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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 29 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 38 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.88% 4.65% 2.62%
As % of the Vendors category 11.95% 9.89% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £24.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -6.60%
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
318 273 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.82% 46.99% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 168 56
Average daily rate £300 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £25.00 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 19 £444 +47.91% 2
Teesside - 4 £500 -
Durham -12 1 - - 4
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (28.09%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) SAP FI
3 15 (16.85%) SAP CO
4 14 (15.73%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (12.36%) ABAP
5 11 (12.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (11.24%) Manufacturing
7 9 (10.11%) ERP
7 9 (10.11%) SAP SD
8 8 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.99%) SAP Implementation
8 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.87%) Java
9 7 (7.87%) Migration
10 6 (6.74%) Programme Management
10 6 (6.74%) Logistics
10 6 (6.74%) Oracle
10 6 (6.74%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.62%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (5.62%) SAP IS-U
11 5 (5.62%) Marketing
11 5 (5.62%) SAP HANA
11 5 (5.62%) MS Office
11 5 (5.62%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (5.62%) SAP MM
11 5 (5.62%) SAP HR
11 5 (5.62%) DTV
11 5 (5.62%) Regression Testing

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.25%) JBoss
1 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (20.22%) SAP FI
2 15 (16.85%) SAP CO
3 14 (15.73%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (12.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (10.11%) SAP SD
6 5 (5.62%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (5.62%) SAP MM
6 5 (5.62%) SAP HR
7 4 (4.49%) SAP PM
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (4.49%) SAP GTS
8 3 (3.37%) SAP ERP
8 3 (3.37%) SAP SM
8 3 (3.37%) SAP PP
8 3 (3.37%) SAP CS
9 2 (2.25%) SAP SCM
9 2 (2.25%) SAP PS
9 2 (2.25%) SAP WM
9 2 (2.25%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SAP HANA
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (4.49%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.37%) Sybase ASE
3 3 (3.37%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) LSMW
2 2 (2.25%) Selenium
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (28.09%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.62%) Marketing
3 5 (5.62%) Electronics
3 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.25%) Advertising
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Consultant
2 31 (34.83%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (13.48%) Architect
4 11 (12.36%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.99%) SAP Architect
6 7 (7.87%) SAP Manager
6 7 (7.87%) Developer
6 7 (7.87%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (5.62%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Business Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) SAP CO Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Business Process Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Process Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) SAP ISU Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) J2EE
1 4 (4.49%) Play Framework
1 4 (4.49%) jBPM
2 1 (1.12%) SAP CO-PA
2 1 (1.12%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) DTV
3 4 (4.49%) NHS
3 4 (4.49%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.25%) Informatics
6 1 (1.12%) FMCG
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) AIX
1 2 (2.25%) Linux
1 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.12%) VME
2 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.11%) ERP
2 8 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (8.99%) SAP Implementation
3 7 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (7.87%) Migration
4 6 (6.74%) Programme Management
4 6 (6.74%) Logistics
4 6 (6.74%) Integration Testing
5 5 (5.62%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (5.62%) Regression Testing
5 5 (5.62%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (4.49%) Workflow
6 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.49%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.37%) Cash Management
7 3 (3.37%) Product Management
7 3 (3.37%) Information Governance
7 3 (3.37%) ITIL
7 3 (3.37%) Project Management
7 3 (3.37%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.36%) ABAP
2 7 (7.87%) Java
3 4 (4.49%) SQL
4 2 (2.25%) SAPscript
4 2 (2.25%) C++
4 2 (2.25%) C
5 1 (1.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.12%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) Cerner
4 3 (3.37%) Sybase
5 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) Ariba
6 1 (1.12%) OpenText
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