The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Middlesex region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP 66 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.40% 25.73% 11.53%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 44.54% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 12
Average daily rate £400 £450 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £261 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £570 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £26.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
132 119 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 52.80% 57.77% 51.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 62 82
Average daily rate £396 £380 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £574 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £23.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £32.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
SAP
South East

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 21 (17.65%) Finance
1 21 (17.65%) ITIL
2 19 (15.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 16 (13.45%) CRM
3 16 (13.45%) Manufacturing
4 14 (11.76%) Project Management
5 13 (10.92%) SAP SRM
5 13 (10.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (10.08%) SAP IS-U
7 11 (9.24%) SAP MRS
7 11 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (9.24%) Procure-to-pay
8 10 (8.40%) SAP Certification
8 10 (8.40%) ERP
8 10 (8.40%) ABAP
8 10 (8.40%) Service Delivery
9 9 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (7.56%) Oracle
10 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
10 8 (6.72%) SAP PM
10 8 (6.72%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.72%) Data Management
11 7 (5.88%) Problem Management
11 7 (5.88%) Sun
12 6 (5.04%) Six Sigma
12 6 (5.04%) MS Access
12 6 (5.04%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.04%) SQL
12 6 (5.04%) Service Management
12 6 (5.04%) SAP CRM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 3 (2.52%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.68%) Apache
2 2 (1.68%) SAP Web AS
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (10.92%) SAP SRM
1 13 (10.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (10.08%) SAP IS-U
3 11 (9.24%) SAP MRS
4 8 (6.72%) SAP PM
5 6 (5.04%) SAP CRM
6 5 (4.20%) SAP SM
6 5 (4.20%) SAP HR
7 3 (2.52%) SAP GRC
7 3 (2.52%) SAP MDM
7 3 (2.52%) SAP SD
7 3 (2.52%) SAP APO
8 2 (1.68%) SAP QM
8 2 (1.68%) SAP ECC
8 2 (1.68%) SAP BPC
8 2 (1.68%) SAP FI-AP
8 2 (1.68%) SAP ERP
8 2 (1.68%) SAP SCM
8 2 (1.68%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.84%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.84%) LAN
2 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) MS Access
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.36%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.52%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Toad
2 1 (0.84%) LSMW
General
1 21 (17.65%) Finance
2 19 (15.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 16 (13.45%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.36%) German Language
4 4 (3.36%) Billing
5 2 (1.68%) Legal
5 2 (1.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (32.77%) Consultant
2 30 (25.21%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (16.81%) SAP Manager
4 16 (13.45%) Analyst
5 13 (10.92%) Architect
6 7 (5.88%) Incident Manager
6 7 (5.88%) Incident & Problem Manager
6 7 (5.88%) Support Manager
6 7 (5.88%) Problem Manager
6 7 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
6 7 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.04%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.04%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) SAP Architect
7 6 (5.04%) Applications Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Deployment Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) SAP Project Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.20%) XML
2 3 (2.52%) SAP Basis
2 3 (2.52%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (1.68%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.84%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.84%) BAPI
4 1 (0.84%) Web Services
4 1 (0.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.36%) Smart Meter
2 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.52%) Firmware
3 2 (1.68%) HACMP
3 2 (1.68%) Clustering
3 2 (1.68%) FMCG
4 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.84%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.20%) UNIX
1 5 (4.20%) Windows
1 5 (4.20%) Linux
2 3 (2.52%) AIX
3 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.65%) ITIL
2 16 (13.45%) CRM
3 14 (11.76%) Project Management
4 11 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (9.24%) Procure-to-pay
5 10 (8.40%) ERP
5 10 (8.40%) Service Delivery
6 9 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.72%) Incident Management
7 8 (6.72%) Data Management
8 7 (5.88%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.04%) Six Sigma
9 6 (5.04%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.04%) Service Management
9 6 (5.04%) Logistics
10 5 (4.20%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.20%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.20%) Capacity Management
10 5 (4.20%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.40%) ABAP
2 6 (5.04%) SQL
3 3 (2.52%) Java
4 2 (1.68%) C
5 1 (0.84%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) SAP Certification
2 3 (2.52%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) CISSP
2 3 (2.52%) CISM
3 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.68%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.84%) XenApp
3 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (7.56%) Oracle
2 7 (5.88%) Sun
3 3 (2.52%) VMware
3 3 (2.52%) NetApp
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.68%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (1.68%) EMC
4 2 (1.68%) Open Text
5 1 (0.84%) 3PAR
5 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.84%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.84%) Remedy
5 1 (0.84%) Citrix
5 1 (0.84%) Ariba
5 1 (0.84%) HP
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco
5 1 (0.84%) IBM
5 1 (0.84%) Business Objects