The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 29 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 9 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.48% 4.20% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 6.82% 13.79% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Average daily rate
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£365 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+51.42% -12.50%
SAP
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
132 87 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 36.36% 30.42% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 41 54
Average daily rate £400 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £570 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £18.58 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Northampton +1 9 £365 -8.75% 4
SAP
East Midlands

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Agresso
4 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (16.67%) Data Security
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) ABAP
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) CIMA
6 1 (8.33%) E-business
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Electronics
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (8.33%) ISEB
6 1 (8.33%) JDA
6 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Agresso
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
2 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (8.33%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Data Migration Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SAP FI Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Data Management
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Security
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-business
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) BPR
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) ABAP
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CIMA
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ACCA
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) JDA
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects