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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 40 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing SAP 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.41% 5.08% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 3.38% 12.82% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £550 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £470 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £630 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.93 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -28.54%
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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
148 78 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 41.69% 39.59% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 33 51
Average daily rate £425 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 17
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% +39.08%
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
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 3 March 2015, 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 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
3 5 (26.32%) DTV
3 5 (26.32%) Electronics
3 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
3 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (26.32%) Marketing
3 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (21.05%) NHS
4 4 (21.05%) SAP BW
4 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.79%) SAP HR
5 3 (15.79%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (10.53%) QA
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Information Management
6 2 (10.53%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (10.53%) SAP XI
6 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (10.53%) Middleware
6 2 (10.53%) SAPscript
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (15.79%) SAP HR
3 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SAP BW
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
1 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
2 5 (26.32%) Marketing
2 5 (26.32%) Electronics
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Architect
4 2 (10.53%) CRM Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Business Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (10.53%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (10.53%) SAP XI
1 2 (10.53%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) DTV
2 4 (21.05%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
2 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
1 2 (10.53%) ABAP
1 2 (10.53%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft