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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 48 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Contract jobs citing SAP 24 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.85% 6.92% 3.66%
As % of the Vendors category 7.34% 14.34% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £350 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
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
327 244 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.84% 48.22% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 155 59
Average daily rate £289 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £222 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +138.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 14 £330 -12.00% 3
Durham -16 3 £220 -51.11% 1
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (34.57%) Finance
2 15 (18.52%) SAP FI
3 13 (16.05%) Manufacturing
4 11 (13.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (13.58%) SAP CO
4 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (12.35%) ABAP
5 10 (12.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (9.88%) Electronics
6 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
6 8 (9.88%) Programme Management
6 8 (9.88%) Java
6 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.88%) ERP
6 8 (9.88%) DTV
6 8 (9.88%) Marketing
6 8 (9.88%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (9.88%) SAP Implementation
6 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (7.41%) Logistics
7 6 (7.41%) Oracle
7 6 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.17%) SAP IS-U
8 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
8 5 (6.17%) SAP HANA
8 5 (6.17%) MS Office
8 5 (6.17%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (6.17%) SAP HR
8 5 (6.17%) Regression Testing

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.47%) JBoss
1 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.23%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (18.52%) SAP FI
2 11 (13.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (13.58%) SAP CO
3 10 (12.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (6.17%) SAP HR
4 5 (6.17%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (4.94%) SAP PP
5 4 (4.94%) SAP PM
6 3 (3.70%) SAP SM
6 3 (3.70%) SAP CS
6 3 (3.70%) SAP MM
6 3 (3.70%) SAP ERP
7 2 (2.47%) SAP SCM
7 2 (2.47%) SAP PS
7 2 (2.47%) SAP WM
7 2 (2.47%) SAP SD
7 2 (2.47%) SAP APO
8 1 (1.23%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (6.17%) SAP HANA
2 4 (4.94%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.70%) SAP BW
3 3 (3.70%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) LSMW
1 3 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (34.57%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.88%) Electronics
3 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.88%) Marketing
4 3 (3.70%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.70%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Local Government
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Consultant
2 25 (30.86%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (13.58%) Architect
3 11 (13.58%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.88%) SAP Architect
5 7 (8.64%) Developer
5 7 (8.64%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) SAP Manager
7 5 (6.17%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Functional Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Process Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Business Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Business Process Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) SAP CO Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) SAP PM Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) SAP ISU Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) J2EE
1 4 (4.94%) jBPM
1 4 (4.94%) Play Framework
2 1 (1.23%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) DTV
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Smart Meter
2 4 (4.94%) NHS
3 3 (3.70%) User Experience
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.47%) Informatics
4 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.23%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Windows
1 2 (2.47%) AIX
1 2 (2.47%) Linux
1 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.23%) VME
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (9.88%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (9.88%) SAP Implementation
2 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (9.88%) Programme Management
2 8 (9.88%) ERP
3 6 (7.41%) Integration Testing
3 6 (7.41%) Logistics
4 5 (6.17%) Migration
4 5 (6.17%) Regression Testing
4 5 (6.17%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (4.94%) Workflow
5 4 (4.94%) ITIL
5 4 (4.94%) Project Management
5 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.70%) Data Validation
6 3 (3.70%) Product Management
6 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) ABAP
2 8 (9.88%) Java
3 4 (4.94%) SQL
4 2 (2.47%) C
4 2 (2.47%) SAPscript
4 2 (2.47%) C++
5 1 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.23%) WSUS
1 1 (1.23%) SCCM
1 1 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) Cerner
4 3 (3.70%) Sybase
5 2 (2.47%) IBM
5 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.23%) OpenText
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Ariba