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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 25 37 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.16% 16.37% 29.24%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 37.76% 50.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 41
Average daily rate
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£376 £433 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.01% -8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £326 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £516 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.11%
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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 Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
100 98 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 52.63% 43.36% 58.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 62 86
Average daily rate £342 £405 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.50% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 3
Average hourly rate £28.13 £42.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +57.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.60 £19.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.70%) ABAP
3 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (11.11%) ERP
4 7 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 7 (11.11%) Finance
4 7 (11.11%) Migration
4 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
5 6 (9.52%) CRM
6 5 (7.94%) SAP BW
6 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.94%) Oracle
6 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
6 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.94%) Degree
6 5 (7.94%) SAP CRM
7 4 (6.35%) BAPI
7 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.35%) SAP SRM
7 4 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (6.35%) IBM
7 4 (6.35%) SAP HR
7 4 (6.35%) Intranet
7 4 (6.35%) Project Management
7 4 (6.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (6.35%) Integration Testing

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.17%) Eucalyptus
3 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) SAP CRM
2 4 (6.35%) SAP HR
2 4 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (6.35%) SAP SRM
3 2 (3.17%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (3.17%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (3.17%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.17%) SAP SD
3 2 (3.17%) SAP APO
3 2 (3.17%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.59%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.59%) Maximo
4 1 (1.59%) MFGPRO
4 1 (1.59%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.59%) BPCS
4 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.59%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.59%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) IaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Intranet
2 2 (3.17%) Network Security
2 2 (3.17%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.94%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.59%) OLAP
4 1 (1.59%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.17%) Billing
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Consultant
3 8 (12.70%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.11%) SAP Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Developer
5 6 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Business Developer
7 4 (6.35%) SAP Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Content Editor
8 3 (4.76%) Deployment Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Content Manager
9 2 (3.17%) VMware Specialist
9 2 (3.17%) Platform Architect
9 2 (3.17%) VMware Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Security Manager
9 2 (3.17%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) BAPI
2 2 (3.17%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (3.17%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) EDI
3 1 (1.59%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) FMCG
4 3 (4.76%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) UNIX
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (11.11%) ERP
2 7 (11.11%) Migration
3 6 (9.52%) CRM
3 6 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
4 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.35%) Project Management
5 4 (6.35%) Integration Testing
5 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.76%) Change Management
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL
6 3 (4.76%) Workflow
7 2 (3.17%) System Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (3.17%) Open Source
7 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.17%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) ABAP
2 2 (3.17%) SAPscript
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) CISSP
2 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.17%) CISM
2 2 (3.17%) MBA
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.17%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) IBM
5 3 (4.76%) Ariba
6 2 (3.17%) CA
6 2 (3.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.17%) Kenexa
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) EMC
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix
7 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.59%) Remedy
7 1 (1.59%) OpenText
7 1 (1.59%) Manugistics