The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAP AG.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 25 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing SAP 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.78% 3.90% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 12.05% 8.82% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
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£438 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.67% +12.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Vendors Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
83 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 47.98% 44.16% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 23 28
Average daily rate £380 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £370 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -62.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £37.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £20.50 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Luton region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Luton

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Luton region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Luton region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP.

1 20 (74.07%) Oracle
2 17 (62.96%) Finance
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (48.15%) Scrum
5 13 (48.15%) PRINCE2
5 13 (48.15%) ERP
5 13 (48.15%) Agresso
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) Marketing
6 11 (40.74%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (40.74%) Waterfall
6 11 (40.74%) Oracle Payables
6 11 (40.74%) Oracle Receivables
6 11 (40.74%) Oracle Assets
7 9 (33.33%) .NET
8 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
8 8 (29.63%) CRM
8 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (29.63%) IBM
9 7 (25.93%) ETL
9 7 (25.93%) ISO 9001
9 7 (25.93%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
9 7 (25.93%) Campaign Management
9 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
9 7 (25.93%) Neolane
9 7 (25.93%) SugarCRM
9 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
9 7 (25.93%) Unica

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) SugarCRM
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Agresso
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle Receivables
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (14.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Marketing
3 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (14.81%) Electronics
3 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.11%) General Ledger
5 2 (7.41%) Retail
6 1 (3.70%) Games
6 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Project Manager
3 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) ERP Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Process Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) SAP XI Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Hardware Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Web Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) SAP XI
3 2 (7.41%) JSON
3 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
3 2 (7.41%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) EDI
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) DTV
1 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (48.15%) Scrum
3 13 (48.15%) PRINCE2
3 13 (48.15%) ERP
4 11 (40.74%) Waterfall
5 8 (29.63%) CRM
5 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
5 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (25.93%) ETL
6 7 (25.93%) Campaign Management
6 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
7 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
8 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (7.41%) SOA
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) Golang
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) IBM
3 7 (25.93%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (25.93%) Unica
3 7 (25.93%) Neolane
4 2 (7.41%) hybris
4 2 (7.41%) KANA
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft