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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 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 SE.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 46 60 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -35
Contract jobs citing SAP 79 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.32% 2.23% 5.95%
As % of the Vendors category 8.68% 6.34% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 8 16
Median daily rate £280 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £294 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £590 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -32.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.81 £19.08 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+30.03% -14.24%
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
910 331 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 61.32% 35.14% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 164 152
Median daily rate £280 £300 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.58% -9.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £475 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 28 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.10% -42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.40 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.75 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -2 61 £273 -19.85% 1
Durham +15 7 £425 +93.18% 3
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for SAP.

1 72 (59.50%) ITIL
2 59 (48.76%) Service Delivery
3 58 (47.93%) Project Management
4 56 (46.28%) Business Continuity
5 55 (45.45%) Windows
6 48 (39.67%) Windows Server
7 47 (38.84%) HP
8 46 (38.02%) Microsoft
9 45 (37.19%) Security Cleared
10 44 (36.36%) Citrix
11 43 (35.54%) DHCP
11 43 (35.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (34.71%) Computer Science
12 42 (34.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 41 (33.88%) Degree
13 41 (33.88%) SC Cleared
14 40 (33.06%) XenMobile
15 39 (32.23%) XenApp
15 39 (32.23%) Management Information System
15 39 (32.23%) Active Directory
16 37 (30.58%) XenServer
16 37 (30.58%) XenDesktop
17 36 (29.75%) ThinPrint
18 35 (28.93%) SafeCom
19 32 (26.45%) AppSense
20 31 (25.62%) Microsoft App-V
21 30 (24.79%) VMware
21 30 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
22 29 (23.97%) EdgeSight
22 29 (23.97%) IIS

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (23.97%) IIS
2 4 (3.31%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.65%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) SAP PP
2 7 (5.79%) SAP QM
3 6 (4.96%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (1.65%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.65%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.83%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.83%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 43 (35.54%) DHCP
2 8 (6.61%) DNS
3 3 (2.48%) Firewall
3 3 (2.48%) FTP
3 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.65%) Skype
5 1 (0.83%) 3G
5 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) SAP HANA
1 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.65%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.65%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.65%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.83%) Xcelsius
General
1 9 (7.44%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.31%) Billing
4 2 (1.65%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (31.40%) Support Engineer
2 36 (29.75%) Consultant
3 29 (23.97%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 27 (22.31%) SAP Consultant
5 8 (6.61%) SAP PP Consultant
6 6 (4.96%) Analyst
6 6 (4.96%) Citrix Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 6 (4.96%) SAP Manager
6 6 (4.96%) SAP QM Consultant
7 5 (4.13%) Administrator
8 4 (3.31%) Citrix Support
8 4 (3.31%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Data Manager
8 4 (3.31%) Data Migration Manager
8 4 (3.31%) Migration Manager
8 4 (3.31%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Services Delivery Consultant
8 4 (3.31%) Support Consultant
9 3 (2.48%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.09%) Middleware
2 5 (4.13%) SAP Basis
3 3 (2.48%) ADO
3 3 (2.48%) HTML
3 3 (2.48%) HTML5
3 3 (2.48%) ISPF
4 2 (1.65%) CSS
4 2 (1.65%) D3.js
5 1 (0.83%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.83%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 42 (34.71%) Computer Science
2 39 (32.23%) Management Information System
3 14 (11.57%) Mainframe
4 13 (10.74%) User Experience
5 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (7.44%) AS400
6 9 (7.44%) Tandem
7 3 (2.48%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.48%) PKI
7 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.83%) PMI
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (45.45%) Windows
2 48 (39.67%) Windows Server
3 43 (35.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (34.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (11.57%) Unix
6 12 (9.92%) Linux
7 4 (3.31%) Android
7 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.31%) Solaris
8 3 (2.48%) AIX
8 3 (2.48%) MVS
8 3 (2.48%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.48%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (2.48%) zOS
9 2 (1.65%) HPUX
9 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (59.50%) ITIL
2 59 (48.76%) Service Delivery
3 58 (47.93%) Project Management
4 56 (46.28%) Business Continuity
5 14 (11.57%) ITSM
6 12 (9.92%) SAP Security
7 9 (7.44%) Network Management
7 9 (7.44%) Validation
8 8 (6.61%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.79%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.13%) Data Management
10 5 (4.13%) Data Modelling
11 4 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.31%) Business Process Mapping
11 4 (3.31%) Content Management
11 4 (3.31%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.31%) Logistics
11 4 (3.31%) Migration
11 4 (3.31%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.31%) ABAP
1 4 (3.31%) SQL
2 3 (2.48%) JCL
2 3 (2.48%) REXX
3 2 (1.65%) VBScript
4 1 (0.83%) C
4 1 (0.83%) C++
4 1 (0.83%) Groovy
4 1 (0.83%) Java
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.83%) Perl
4 1 (0.83%) PHP
4 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (37.19%) Security Cleared
2 41 (33.88%) Degree
2 41 (33.88%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (10.74%) MCSE
5 9 (7.44%) CCNA
5 9 (7.44%) CCNP
5 9 (7.44%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (7.44%) MCDBA
5 9 (7.44%) MCP
6 6 (4.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.83%) AAT
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.83%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) SLA
2 5 (4.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.31%) GxP
4 3 (2.48%) QA
5 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (32.23%) Active Directory
1 39 (32.23%) XenApp
2 37 (30.58%) XenDesktop
2 37 (30.58%) XenServer
3 31 (25.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 30 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.48%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) KVM
Systems Management
1 40 (33.06%) XenMobile
2 35 (28.93%) SafeCom
3 29 (23.97%) EdgeSight
4 9 (7.44%) OpenView
5 4 (3.31%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.31%) SAP Afaria
6 3 (2.48%) SCCM
6 3 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.83%) Control-M
8 1 (0.83%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.83%) OVSD
8 1 (0.83%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.83%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 47 (38.84%) HP
2 46 (38.02%) Microsoft
3 44 (36.36%) Citrix
4 36 (29.75%) ThinPrint
5 32 (26.45%) AppSense
6 30 (24.79%) VMware
7 11 (9.09%) Oracle
8 3 (2.48%) Apple
8 3 (2.48%) Cisco
8 3 (2.48%) IBM
8 3 (2.48%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.65%) EMC
9 2 (1.65%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.83%) arcserve
10 1 (0.83%) BMC
10 1 (0.83%) CA
10 1 (0.83%) CommVault
10 1 (0.83%) Compuware
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.83%) Symantec