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 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 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 38 66 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.57% 26.40% 16.72%
As % of the Vendors category 34.23% 44.90% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 14
Average daily rate
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£411 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.90% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £588 £593
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 Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
111 147 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 45.49% 58.80% 50.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 75 61
Average daily rate £475 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £31.00 £36.25
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 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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Project Management
2 14 (16.47%) ABAP
2 14 (16.47%) CRM
3 11 (12.94%) ITIL
3 11 (12.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.59%) Migration
5 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (8.24%) Procure-to-pay
6 7 (8.24%) SAP SRM
6 7 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (8.24%) Data Integration
6 7 (8.24%) OO
6 7 (8.24%) Oracle
6 7 (8.24%) SAP BW
6 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.24%) SAP Basis
6 7 (8.24%) Degree
6 7 (8.24%) Billing
7 6 (7.06%) NetWeaver
7 6 (7.06%) SAP HR
7 6 (7.06%) SAP BI
7 6 (7.06%) Integration Testing
7 6 (7.06%) SAP IS-U
7 6 (7.06%) SAP MRS
8 5 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Middleware
8 5 (5.88%) Service Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (7.06%) NetWeaver
2 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) SAP Web AS
3 2 (2.35%) Apache
3 2 (2.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) SAP SRM
2 6 (7.06%) SAP HR
2 6 (7.06%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (7.06%) SAP MRS
3 5 (5.88%) SAP CRM
4 3 (3.53%) SAP SM
4 3 (3.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (3.53%) SAP SCM
5 2 (2.35%) SAP APO
5 2 (2.35%) Workday HCM
6 1 (1.18%) SAP GRC
6 1 (1.18%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.18%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.18%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.18%) SAP QM
6 1 (1.18%) SAP MDM
6 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SAP BW
2 6 (7.06%) SAP BI
3 5 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.35%) MS Access
6 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.18%) OLAP
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (8.24%) Billing
4 5 (5.88%) Legal
5 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Consultant
2 22 (25.88%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (22.35%) Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Business Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) SAP Manager
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) SAP Business Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Applications Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Management Consultant
7 4 (4.71%) SAP Architect
8 3 (3.53%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Information Management Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) SAP Basis Manager
9 2 (2.35%) Procurement Specialist
9 2 (2.35%) Functional Consultant
9 2 (2.35%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) SAP Basis
2 5 (5.88%) Middleware
3 2 (2.35%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (2.35%) JMS
3 2 (2.35%) MSMQ
3 2 (2.35%) SOAP
3 2 (2.35%) .NET
3 2 (2.35%) REST
3 2 (2.35%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.18%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.35%) FMCG
3 2 (2.35%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.18%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.35%) UNIX
1 2 (2.35%) Windows
1 2 (2.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) Project Management
1 14 (16.47%) CRM
2 11 (12.94%) ITIL
3 9 (10.59%) Migration
3 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (10.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (8.24%) Procure-to-pay
4 7 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (8.24%) OO
4 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.06%) Integration Testing
6 5 (5.88%) Service Management
6 5 (5.88%) ERP
6 5 (5.88%) Document Management
6 5 (5.88%) ITSM
7 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.71%) Change Management
7 4 (4.71%) Workflow
7 4 (4.71%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (4.71%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) ABAP
2 3 (3.53%) VBA
3 2 (2.35%) C
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) CISM
2 3 (3.53%) CISSP
3 2 (2.35%) SAP Certification
3 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PMP
4 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle
3 5 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.35%) Open Text
4 2 (2.35%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.35%) Ariba
5 1 (1.18%) Planview
5 1 (1.18%) Tableau
5 1 (1.18%) Sun