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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 21 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP 12 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.74% 6.86% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 10.34% 13.86% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£450 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
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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
116 101 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 45.85% 49.51% 54.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 54 75
Average daily rate £344 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £526 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.75 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% +42.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £12.00 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.75 £22.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 16 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
3 10 (41.67%) Electronics
3 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 10 (41.67%) Programme Management
3 10 (41.67%) DTV
3 10 (41.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (41.67%) Marketing
3 10 (41.67%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (29.17%) SAP BW
5 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.67%) QA
6 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 4 (16.67%) SAP PI
6 4 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) SAP XI
6 4 (16.67%) Middleware
6 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (16.67%) ETL
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) LAN
7 3 (12.50%) WAN
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (8.33%) SQL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) SAP R/3
2 1 (4.17%) SAP MRS
2 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LAN
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) PBX
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) SAP BI
3 1 (4.17%) MS Access
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 10 (41.67%) Electronics
2 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (41.67%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Architect
1 5 (20.83%) Technical Architect
2 4 (16.67%) SAP Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) SAP Technical Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) SAP BI Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) SAP PI
1 4 (16.67%) SAP XI
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) DTV
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Economics
3 1 (4.17%) Informatics
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (41.67%) Programme Management
2 10 (41.67%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
4 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) ETL
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
1 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
1 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Hummingbird
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