The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 35 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP 14 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.23% 4.55% 3.00%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 10.67% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% +21.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.55% -36.66%
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Oxfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
196 75 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 45.16% 42.61% 55.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 44 82
Average daily rate £475 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £144 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.47 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (30.43%) SAP BW
3 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
3 5 (21.74%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (17.39%) SAP PI
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) QA
4 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) SAP XI
4 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
4 4 (17.39%) DTV
4 4 (17.39%) Electronics
4 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 4 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (17.39%) Marketing
4 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (17.39%) Middleware
4 4 (17.39%) ETL
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
5 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) NHS
6 2 (8.70%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.70%) SAP HR
3 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (4.35%) SAP MRS
3 1 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SAP BW
2 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
2 4 (17.39%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Architect
3 4 (17.39%) SAP Architect
3 4 (17.39%) SAP Technical Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (4.35%) SAP BI Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) ERP Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) SAP PI
1 4 (17.39%) SAP XI
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) DTV
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Informatics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
3 4 (17.39%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) People Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SAPscript
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
1 2 (8.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com