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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 21 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP 15 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.21% 2.41% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 17.05% 9.52% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £449
% change year-on-year
- -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +181.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.67 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.95% -37.77%
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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
88 21 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 42.31% 25.30% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 13 42
Average daily rate £325 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £130 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.55 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £28.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 23 (92.00%) Oracle
2 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 16 (64.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (56.00%) Scrum
3 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) ERP
3 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
3 14 (56.00%) Agresso
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 12 (48.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
5 12 (48.00%) Oracle Payables
6 11 (44.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 11 (44.00%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) ETL
7 7 (28.00%) ISO 9001
7 7 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (28.00%) CRM
7 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (28.00%) IBM
7 7 (28.00%) Campaign Management
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (28.00%) Neolane
7 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (28.00%) Marketing
7 7 (28.00%) SugarCRM
7 7 (28.00%) Unica
8 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (28.00%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Agresso
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle Payables
3 11 (44.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (44.00%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Marketing
3 5 (20.00%) General Ledger
4 3 (12.00%) Retail
5 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Hardware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (56.00%) Scrum
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) ERP
2 14 (56.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (28.00%) Campaign Management
4 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 7 (28.00%) ETL
4 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (24.00%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.00%) Procure-to-pay
8 1 (4.00%) Change Control
8 1 (4.00%) Change Management
8 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) IBM
2 7 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (28.00%) Unica
2 7 (28.00%) Neolane