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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 33 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing SAP 42 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.66% 4.68% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 9.63% 10.63% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £8.26 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.63 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.48% -27.69%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
436 320 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.39% 44.02% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 160 111
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £14.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 56 (75.68%) Finance
2 36 (48.65%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (31.08%) ISEB
4 20 (27.03%) SQL
4 20 (27.03%) Manufacturing
4 20 (27.03%) Programme Management
5 19 (25.68%) QA
6 18 (24.32%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (24.32%) Marketing
6 18 (24.32%) Waterfall
6 18 (24.32%) Telecoms
7 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (22.97%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (20.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 15 (20.27%) Electronics
9 15 (20.27%) DTV
10 14 (18.92%) CMS
10 14 (18.92%) Software Testing
11 13 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (16.22%) SAP FI
12 12 (16.22%) SAP BW
12 12 (16.22%) Oracle
12 12 (16.22%) CRM
13 11 (14.86%) XML
13 11 (14.86%) Automotive
14 10 (13.51%) Banking
14 10 (13.51%) Scrum
14 10 (13.51%) .NET
14 10 (13.51%) Business Analysis

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (18.92%) CMS
2 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (20.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (16.22%) SAP FI
3 4 (5.41%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.70%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.70%) SAP CS
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.70%) ResourceLink
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.35%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Network Security
1 1 (1.35%) Intranet
1 1 (1.35%) DHCP
1 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SAP BW
2 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.16%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.70%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Selenium
2 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.35%) JMeter
General
1 56 (75.68%) Finance
2 20 (27.03%) Manufacturing
3 18 (24.32%) Marketing
3 18 (24.32%) Telecoms
4 15 (20.27%) Electronics
5 11 (14.86%) Automotive
6 10 (13.51%) Banking
7 6 (8.11%) Retail
8 2 (2.70%) Legal
8 2 (2.70%) Billing
9 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (58.11%) Analyst
2 25 (33.78%) Business Analyst
3 17 (22.97%) Test Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) SAP Business Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Financial Business Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Test Leader
8 5 (6.76%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Lead Test Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) SAP Test Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Support Manager
10 3 (4.05%) SAP BW Business Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) XML
2 10 (13.51%) .NET
3 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.05%) Backbone.js
5 3 (4.05%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.70%) NHibernate
6 2 (2.70%) SAP CO-PA
7 1 (1.35%) WCF
7 1 (1.35%) jQuery
7 1 (1.35%) Java EE
7 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.35%) Web Services
7 1 (1.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) DTV
2 3 (4.05%) SCADA
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) IVR
3 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) UNIX
2 4 (5.41%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (27.03%) Programme Management
3 18 (24.32%) Digital Marketing
3 18 (24.32%) Waterfall
4 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (18.92%) Software Testing
7 13 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (16.22%) CRM
9 10 (13.51%) Scrum
9 10 (13.51%) Business Analysis
9 10 (13.51%) Test Scripting
9 10 (13.51%) V-Model
10 9 (12.16%) Validation
11 8 (10.81%) Project Management
11 8 (10.81%) Manual Testing
11 8 (10.81%) Test Management
12 7 (9.46%) BDD
12 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
13 6 (8.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) C#
3 6 (8.11%) Java
4 4 (5.41%) VBScript
5 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.35%) C
6 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) ISEB
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.68%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) Business Objects
3 4 (5.41%) HP
4 3 (4.05%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.70%) Primavera
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.70%) JDA
5 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.70%) StreamServe
6 1 (1.35%) Apple
6 1 (1.35%) CA