The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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 SE.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 5 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 25 37 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.88% 23.27% 24.17%
As % of the Vendors category 28.41% 47.44% 47.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 39
Average daily rate £414 £396 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £288 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 £23.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-29.97% -5.10%
SAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
88 78 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 52.38% 49.06% 50.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 44 79
Average daily rate £400 £388 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.75 £18.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% -47.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (15.09%) SAP BW
3 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
3 8 (15.09%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 7 (13.21%) Procure-to-pay
4 7 (13.21%) Performance Management
5 6 (11.32%) jQuery
5 6 (11.32%) SAP MM
5 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.32%) SAP Certification
5 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
5 6 (11.32%) OpenText
5 6 (11.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.43%) CSS
6 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
6 5 (9.43%) Ajax
6 5 (9.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (7.55%) SAP SRM
7 4 (7.55%) Kronos
7 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (7.55%) Capacity Management
7 4 (7.55%) Tableau
7 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.55%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (7.55%) OCR
7 4 (7.55%) Crystal Reports

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.89%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.77%) SPSS
4 1 (1.89%) MS Office
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 6 (11.32%) SAP MM
3 5 (9.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (7.55%) SAP CO
4 4 (7.55%) SAP FI
4 4 (7.55%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (7.55%) SAP SRM
5 3 (5.66%) Maximo
5 3 (5.66%) SAP HR
5 3 (5.66%) SAP SD
6 2 (3.77%) SAP PM
7 1 (1.89%) BusinessWare
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.89%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (1.89%) SAP GRC
7 1 (1.89%) SAP QM
7 1 (1.89%) SAP R/3
7 1 (1.89%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (15.09%) SAP BW
3 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (7.55%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (7.55%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (5.66%) MS Access
5 1 (1.89%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (7.55%) Legal
3 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Consultant
2 16 (30.19%) Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) HR Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Kronos Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Report Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Reward Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) SAP Manager
6 4 (7.55%) SAP MM Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Business Objects Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Deployment Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) HR Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) jQuery
2 5 (9.43%) Ajax
2 5 (9.43%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.66%) .NET
4 3 (5.66%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (3.77%) SAPUI5
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.89%) BAPI
6 1 (1.89%) HTML
6 1 (1.89%) HTML5
6 1 (1.89%) JSON
6 1 (1.89%) Middleware
6 1 (1.89%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.89%) REST
6 1 (1.89%) SAP BSP
6 1 (1.89%) WCF
6 1 (1.89%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.77%) FMCG
4 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) AS400
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.89%) PMI
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) AIX
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Solaris
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) Performance Management
1 7 (13.21%) Procure-to-pay
2 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (7.55%) Capacity Management
3 4 (7.55%) Change Management
3 4 (7.55%) Data Management
3 4 (7.55%) ERP
3 4 (7.55%) OCR
4 3 (5.66%) Migration
4 3 (5.66%) Project Management
4 3 (5.66%) Release Management
4 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.77%) Analytics
5 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.77%) IT Audit
5 2 (3.77%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma
5 2 (3.77%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) ABAP
1 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) SAP Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (1.89%) CCSP
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CISM
3 1 (1.89%) CISSP
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
1 6 (11.32%) OpenText
2 4 (7.55%) Kronos
2 4 (7.55%) Tableau
3 3 (5.66%) Ariba
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) BEA
4 1 (1.89%) CA
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) Remedy
4 1 (1.89%) Vitria