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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 18 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.52% 2.75% 3.49%
As % of the Vendors category 11.54% 6.52% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£475 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £43.90 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-56.71% +154.49%
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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
78 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 47.85% 42.20% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 29
Average daily rate £428 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £155 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -62.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Marketing
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) ERP
5 9 (37.50%) Agresso
6 8 (33.33%) IBM
6 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 8 (33.33%) CRM
6 8 (33.33%) Scrum
7 7 (29.17%) SugarCRM
7 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (29.17%) ETL
7 7 (29.17%) ISO 9001
7 7 (29.17%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
7 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
7 7 (29.17%) Unica
7 7 (29.17%) Campaign Management
7 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
7 7 (29.17%) Neolane
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (29.17%) SugarCRM
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Agresso
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Marketing
3 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.67%) Electronics
3 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Military
5 1 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) SAP PI Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) JSON
3 2 (8.33%) SAP XI
3 2 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) SAP PI
3 2 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.17%) EDI
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) DTV
2 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) ERP
4 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (33.33%) CRM
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (29.17%) ETL
5 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
5 7 (29.17%) Campaign Management
6 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Golang
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) IBM
3 7 (29.17%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (29.17%) Unica
3 7 (29.17%) Neolane
4 2 (8.33%) KANA
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) hybris