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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 33 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP 39 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.37% 1.69% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 9.44% 4.04% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 4
Average daily rate
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£295 £400 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% -20.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £206 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -15.38%
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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
413 371 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.25% 41.83% 45.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 188 123
Average daily rate £325 £380 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 24
Average hourly rate £17.32 £9.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.44% -14.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.55 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.35 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 42 (60.00%) Finance
2 25 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (27.14%) ISEB
3 19 (27.14%) SQL
3 19 (27.14%) Waterfall
4 18 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (25.71%) SAP BW
5 17 (24.29%) Manufacturing
6 16 (22.86%) QA
7 15 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 15 (21.43%) Programme Management
8 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 14 (20.00%) V-Model
9 13 (18.57%) Test Management
9 13 (18.57%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (18.57%) Marketing
9 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
9 13 (18.57%) Validation
9 13 (18.57%) Software Testing
9 13 (18.57%) XML
10 11 (15.71%) Business Objects
10 11 (15.71%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (15.71%) DTV
10 11 (15.71%) Electronics
10 11 (15.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 10 (14.29%) Manual Testing
11 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (14.29%) Retail
12 9 (12.86%) Oracle

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (4.29%) SAS
1 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (15.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (7.14%) SAP BCA
3 4 (5.71%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.86%) SAP MM
4 2 (2.86%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.86%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.43%) ResourceLink
5 1 (1.43%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.43%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DHCP
1 2 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SAP BW
2 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
3 11 (15.71%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (10.00%) SAP BI
5 5 (7.14%) Data Mining
6 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (4.29%) PowerCenter
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.86%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (2.86%) OLAP
8 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.43%) MS Access
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 42 (60.00%) Finance
2 17 (24.29%) Manufacturing
3 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 13 (18.57%) Marketing
5 11 (15.71%) Electronics
6 10 (14.29%) Retail
7 5 (7.14%) Automotive
8 4 (5.71%) Legal
9 3 (4.29%) Banking
10 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Analyst
2 21 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 13 (18.57%) Test Leader
4 9 (12.86%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) Architect
5 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Tester
6 5 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.29%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Support Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) SAP Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Web Support Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) SAP Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) XML
2 3 (4.29%) SAP XI
2 3 (4.29%) HTML
2 3 (4.29%) .NET
2 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.86%) Middleware
3 2 (2.86%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (1.43%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.43%) DHTML
4 1 (1.43%) Spring
4 1 (1.43%) Ajax
4 1 (1.43%) CSS
4 1 (1.43%) JSP
4 1 (1.43%) Struts
4 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) DTV
2 3 (4.29%) SCADA
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) UNIX
2 1 (1.43%) VMS
2 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (27.14%) Waterfall
3 15 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 15 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 14 (20.00%) V-Model
5 13 (18.57%) Test Management
5 13 (18.57%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (18.57%) Validation
5 13 (18.57%) Software Testing
6 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 7 (10.00%) Analytics
8 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.14%) Project Management
9 5 (7.14%) Migration
9 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.71%) Supplier Management
10 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) C#
2 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.86%) ABAP
3 2 (2.86%) VBA
4 1 (1.43%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) ISEB
2 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Business Objects
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Hyperion
3 3 (4.29%) Informatica
3 3 (4.29%) JDA
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.43%) Apple
5 1 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) Coremetrics
5 1 (1.43%) PayPal
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