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 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 31 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP 34 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.07% 2.92% 3.05%
As % of the Vendors category 8.61% 6.23% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £400 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £428 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+48.57% +9.37%
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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
395 353 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 47.25% 46.82% 51.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 165 183
Average daily rate £370 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £8.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
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 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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 39 (62.90%) Finance
2 22 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (20.97%) SQL
3 13 (20.97%) Manufacturing
3 13 (20.97%) Telecoms
3 13 (20.97%) Programme Management
3 13 (20.97%) Marketing
3 13 (20.97%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (19.35%) Electronics
4 12 (19.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (19.35%) ISEB
4 12 (19.35%) DTV
5 11 (17.74%) QA
6 9 (14.52%) SAP BW
6 9 (14.52%) .NET
6 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
7 8 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (12.90%) Oracle
7 8 (12.90%) C#
7 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
7 8 (12.90%) Automotive
7 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
7 8 (12.90%) Business Analysis
8 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.29%) Banking
8 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.68%) Windows
9 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.68%) Scrum

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (4.84%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (19.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (8.06%) SAP SRM
3 3 (4.84%) SAP FI
3 3 (4.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (4.84%) SAP CO
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.61%) ResourceLink
5 1 (1.61%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SAP BW
2 4 (6.45%) SAP BI
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.61%) MS Access
5 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Selenium
2 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Forms
General
1 39 (62.90%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Manufacturing
2 13 (20.97%) Marketing
2 13 (20.97%) Telecoms
3 12 (19.35%) Electronics
4 8 (12.90%) Automotive
5 7 (11.29%) Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Retail
6 2 (3.23%) Billing
7 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) Analyst
2 20 (32.26%) Business Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) Test Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Consultant
4 10 (16.13%) SAP Business Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Financial Business Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.68%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) SAP SRM Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) SAP BW Business Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Business Project Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Business Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) SAP Support
10 2 (3.23%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 4 (6.45%) XML
3 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (3.23%) Backbone.js
4 2 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.23%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.61%) Java EE
5 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) DTV
2 1 (1.61%) IVR
2 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows NT
2 4 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (20.97%) Programme Management
2 13 (20.97%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
4 8 (12.90%) Business Analysis
4 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
5 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.68%) Scrum
7 5 (8.06%) Workflow
7 5 (8.06%) Project Management
7 5 (8.06%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.45%) Manual Testing
8 4 (6.45%) V-Model
8 4 (6.45%) BDD
8 4 (6.45%) ITIL
8 4 (6.45%) OO
8 4 (6.45%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) C#
3 5 (8.06%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) VBScript
5 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) ISEB
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) CTC Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) CIPD
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) HP
4 2 (3.23%) JDA
4 2 (3.23%) Primavera
4 2 (3.23%) StreamServe
5 1 (1.61%) VMware
5 1 (1.61%) Symantec
5 1 (1.61%) McAfee
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.61%) IBM
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