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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 34 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 8 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.22% 5.33% 3.21%
As % of the Vendors category 4.65% 12.33% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £398 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £370 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £583 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £49.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-61.26% +180.28%
SAP
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
172 73 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 47.78% 43.20% 47.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 43 63
Average daily rate £475 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £444 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +58.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) SAP BW
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (20.00%) SAP PI
4 4 (20.00%) Marketing
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) QA
4 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) SAP XI
4 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (20.00%) Electronics
4 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (20.00%) Middleware
4 4 (20.00%) DTV
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) SAP HR
6 2 (10.00%) NHS
6 2 (10.00%) SAPscript
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Adobe
6 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (15.00%) SAP HR
3 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (20.00%) Electronics
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (20.00%) SAP Architect
3 4 (20.00%) SAP Technical Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Solution Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) ERP Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) SAP PI
1 4 (20.00%) SAP XI
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) DTV
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Test Management
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SAPscript
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft