The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 21 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP 47 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.41% 3.29% 2.96%
As % of the Vendors category 14.42% 5.97% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 4
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£475 £438 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £465 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -5.76%
SAP
England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
326 352 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.47% 55.17% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 229 58
Average daily rate £314 £278 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.06% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 12
Average hourly rate £12.18 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.01% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.67 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £19.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +20 19 £388 +29.16% 7
Durham +3 7 £450 -
Teesside - 4 £500 -
Northumberland - 1 £413 -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) SAP FI
3 17 (20.48%) SAP CO
4 16 (19.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 14 (16.87%) ABAP
6 10 (12.05%) Manufacturing
6 10 (12.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (10.84%) SAP Implementation
7 9 (10.84%) SAP SD
8 8 (9.64%) ERP
8 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
9 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.43%) Oracle
9 7 (8.43%) SAP PP
9 7 (8.43%) Logistics
9 7 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Integration Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (7.23%) Regression Testing
10 6 (7.23%) MS Office
11 5 (6.02%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (6.02%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (6.02%) Migration
11 5 (6.02%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.02%) SAP HANA
12 4 (4.82%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (4.82%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (4.82%) SAP GTS
12 4 (4.82%) Data Migration
12 4 (4.82%) SAP PM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.20%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (24.10%) SAP FI
2 17 (20.48%) SAP CO
3 16 (19.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (12.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (10.84%) SAP SD
6 7 (8.43%) SAP PP
7 4 (4.82%) SAP PM
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (4.82%) SAP MM
7 4 (4.82%) SAP GTS
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (3.61%) SAP ERP
8 3 (3.61%) SAP HR
8 3 (3.61%) SAP SM
8 3 (3.61%) SAP CS
9 2 (2.41%) SAP PS
9 2 (2.41%) SAP WM
9 2 (2.41%) SAP APO
9 2 (2.41%) SAP R/3
9 2 (2.41%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (6.02%) SAP HANA
2 4 (4.82%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.61%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.20%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) LSMW
2 2 (2.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.82%) Electronics
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.61%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.41%) Advertising
5 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (42.17%) Consultant
2 34 (40.96%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (12.05%) Architect
4 9 (10.84%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.84%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 7 (8.43%) SAP Manager
5 7 (8.43%) SAP Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Functional Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.82%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.82%) SAP CO Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) SAP PM Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.61%) SAP SD Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Tester
9 3 (3.61%) SAP FI Consultant
10 2 (2.41%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) jBPM
2 3 (3.61%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.20%) SAP CO-PA
3 1 (1.20%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.20%) J2EE
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.20%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) NHS
2 4 (4.82%) DTV
3 2 (2.41%) Informatics
3 2 (2.41%) FMCG
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.84%) SAP Implementation
2 8 (9.64%) ERP
3 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (8.43%) Integration Testing
3 7 (8.43%) Logistics
4 6 (7.23%) Regression Testing
5 5 (6.02%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (6.02%) Migration
5 5 (6.02%) Programme Management
6 4 (4.82%) Workflow
6 4 (4.82%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (4.82%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.61%) Product Management
7 3 (3.61%) Cash Management
7 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.61%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.61%) Information Governance
8 2 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) ABAP
2 4 (4.82%) Java
2 4 (4.82%) SQL
3 2 (2.41%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) Degree
1 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) GxP
1 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Cerner
4 1 (1.20%) Sybase
4 1 (1.20%) EMC
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