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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 38 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 21.47% 17.57% 27.80%
As % of the Vendors category 42.70% 40.21% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 32
Average daily rate
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£396 £424 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £303 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £502 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £428
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.66%
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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
89 97 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 50.28% 43.69% 57.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 65 66
Average daily rate £388 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £18.25 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.16% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.40 £15.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.70 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.11%) ABAP
3 8 (13.11%) Business Objects
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.11%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (11.48%) Finance
4 7 (11.48%) Performance Management
4 7 (11.48%) Procure-to-pay
5 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (9.84%) Degree
5 6 (9.84%) Migration
5 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
5 6 (9.84%) CRM
6 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
6 5 (8.20%) MS Office
6 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (8.20%) SAP CRM
6 5 (8.20%) BAPI
6 5 (8.20%) SAP SRM
6 5 (8.20%) FMCG
7 4 (6.56%) Smart Meter
7 4 (6.56%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
7 4 (6.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (6.56%) Project Management
7 4 (6.56%) Intranet
7 4 (6.56%) Change Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) SAP CRM
1 5 (8.20%) SAP SRM
2 4 (6.56%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (6.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (6.56%) SAP HR
3 2 (3.28%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (3.28%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.28%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.28%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.28%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.64%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.64%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.64%) BPCS
4 1 (1.64%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.64%) MFGPRO
4 1 (1.64%) Maximo
4 1 (1.64%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) SaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Intranet
2 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.56%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) OLAP
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.64%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.28%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Project Manager
3 10 (16.39%) Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) SAP Manager
4 6 (9.84%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) SAP Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Business Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Content Manager
7 3 (4.92%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Content Editor
7 3 (4.92%) Deployment Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Security Manager
8 2 (3.28%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) SAP Developer
8 2 (3.28%) ABAP Developer
8 2 (3.28%) SAP CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) BAPI
2 2 (3.28%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (3.28%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) EDI
3 1 (1.64%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) FMCG
4 4 (6.56%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) UNIX
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.48%) Performance Management
1 7 (11.48%) Procure-to-pay
2 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (9.84%) Migration
2 6 (9.84%) CRM
3 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
4 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
4 4 (6.56%) Project Management
4 4 (6.56%) Change Management
4 4 (6.56%) ERP
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL
5 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.92%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (3.28%) System Testing
6 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.28%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (3.28%) Information Security
6 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) ABAP
2 2 (3.28%) SAPscript
3 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) MBA
3 2 (3.28%) CISM
3 2 (3.28%) CISSP
4 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) COBIT
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Business Objects
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Ariba
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) Kenexa
4 1 (1.64%) Manugistics
4 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.64%) Remedy