The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 40 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 29 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.52% 4.52% 4.68%
As % of the Vendors category 7.23% 10.05% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 17
Average daily rate
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£415 £350 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -19.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £266 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £510 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
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Buckinghamshire

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

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
401 408 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.67% 44.98% 46.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 222 138
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £258 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 42
Average hourly rate £10.04 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.72% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £18.75 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 37 (54.41%) Finance
2 24 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (27.94%) Manufacturing
4 17 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 15 (22.06%) QA
5 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
5 15 (22.06%) ISEB
5 15 (22.06%) SAP BW
5 15 (22.06%) SQL
6 14 (20.59%) DTV
6 14 (20.59%) Electronics
6 14 (20.59%) Programme Management
6 14 (20.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (20.59%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (20.59%) Marketing
7 13 (19.12%) Test Scripting
7 13 (19.12%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (19.12%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (19.12%) Business Objects
8 12 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (16.18%) SDLC
9 11 (16.18%) Software Testing
10 10 (14.71%) Retail
10 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (14.71%) Test Management
10 10 (14.71%) V-Model
11 9 (13.24%) Relational Database
11 9 (13.24%) Validation
11 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.24%) Oracle

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.41%) SAS
3 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.47%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 14 (20.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (7.35%) SAP BCA
3 3 (4.41%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.94%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.47%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.47%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.47%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Google Checkout
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) SAP BW
2 13 (19.12%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (13.24%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.29%) SAP BI
5 5 (7.35%) Data Mining
6 3 (4.41%) PowerCenter
6 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (2.94%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.94%) OLAP
7 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.47%) MS Access
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.47%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.47%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.94%) JMeter
1 2 (2.94%) Selenium
1 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.47%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 37 (54.41%) Finance
2 19 (27.94%) Manufacturing
3 15 (22.06%) Telecoms
4 14 (20.59%) Electronics
4 14 (20.59%) Marketing
5 10 (14.71%) Retail
6 7 (10.29%) Automotive
7 6 (8.82%) Banking
8 3 (4.41%) Legal
9 2 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Analyst
2 17 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.24%) Test Leader
5 8 (11.76%) Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Tester
8 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.94%) Report Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) SAS Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) SAP Test Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) XML
2 5 (7.35%) SAP XI
3 4 (5.88%) .NET
4 3 (4.41%) CSS
4 3 (4.41%) HTML
5 2 (2.94%) DHTML
5 2 (2.94%) JSP
5 2 (2.94%) Struts
5 2 (2.94%) Web Services
5 2 (2.94%) Spring
5 2 (2.94%) Ajax
5 2 (2.94%) Middleware
6 1 (1.47%) Dojo
6 1 (1.47%) YUI
6 1 (1.47%) jQuery
6 1 (1.47%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.47%) HTML5
6 1 (1.47%) CSS3
6 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.47%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) DTV
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) VMS
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 14 (20.59%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (20.59%) Programme Management
4 13 (19.12%) Test Scripting
5 12 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (16.18%) Software Testing
6 11 (16.18%) SDLC
7 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (14.71%) Test Management
7 10 (14.71%) V-Model
8 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.24%) Validation
9 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.82%) Manual Testing
11 5 (7.35%) System Testing
11 5 (7.35%) Analytics
11 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.88%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) Java
3 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.94%) ABAP
4 2 (2.94%) VBA
5 1 (1.47%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) ISEB
2 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (19.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Business Objects
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.41%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) Informatica
4 3 (4.41%) JDA
5 2 (2.94%) Google
5 2 (2.94%) Coremetrics
5 2 (2.94%) PayPal
6 1 (1.47%) Sage
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) IBM