The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Luton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 15 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing SAP 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.46% 5.63% -
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.15% +48.57%
Vendors Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
75 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 37.31% 47.89% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 22 8
Average daily rate £425 £335 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.52 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
SAP
Bedfordshire

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
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 17 April 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 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (22.22%) SAP CO
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 4 (22.22%) ERP
1 4 (22.22%) SAP SD
1 4 (22.22%) SAP FI
2 3 (16.67%) SAP MM
2 3 (16.67%) Agresso
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) General Ledger
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (11.11%) SAP MRS
3 2 (11.11%) SAP BPC
3 2 (11.11%) Process Management
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (22.22%) SAP CO
1 4 (22.22%) SAP SD
1 4 (22.22%) SAP FI
2 3 (16.67%) SAP MM
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (16.67%) Agresso
3 2 (11.11%) SAP MRS
3 2 (11.11%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP CO Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 4 (22.22%) ERP
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
2 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Process Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) JDA
2 1 (5.56%) Niku