The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 4 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 16.67% 7.50% 22.45%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 30.00% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £428 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+48.57% +9.37%
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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 M4 Corridor region.

Vendors Category
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 83.33% 25.00% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £500 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the M4 Corridor region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

SAP
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP FI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP FI Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management