The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 22 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing SAP 35 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.95% 3.99% 2.20%
As % of the Vendors category 15.42% 8.37% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 1
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£450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+51.42% -12.50%
SAP
South East

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

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
227 215 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.61% 47.67% 55.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 113 133
Average daily rate £375 £363 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £17.50
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 Oxfordshire

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Oxfordshire 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxford -4 14 £475 +15.15%
Banbury - 11 £425 - 2
Abingdon - - - -
SAP
South East

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 37 (56.06%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (53.03%) Finance
3 32 (48.48%) Marketing
4 31 (46.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 31 (46.97%) Manufacturing
4 31 (46.97%) Electronics
4 31 (46.97%) Telecoms
4 31 (46.97%) Programme Management
4 31 (46.97%) DTV
4 31 (46.97%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 10 (15.15%) Migration
7 8 (12.12%) SQL
7 8 (12.12%) WAN
8 7 (10.61%) LAN
9 6 (9.09%) Project Management
9 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 6 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 6 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
9 6 (9.09%) Test Strategy
10 5 (7.58%) SAP PI
10 5 (7.58%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.58%) SAP XI
10 5 (7.58%) Data Management
10 5 (7.58%) TOGAF
10 5 (7.58%) Windows
10 5 (7.58%) Middleware
11 4 (6.06%) BizTalk Server

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.52%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.52%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 31 (46.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.03%) SAP R/3
2 2 (3.03%) SAP HR
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.03%) SAP MRS
2 2 (3.03%) SAP GRC
3 1 (1.52%) Magento
3 1 (1.52%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) WAN
2 7 (10.61%) LAN
3 4 (6.06%) MPLS
4 1 (1.52%) PBX
4 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.03%) MS Access
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.52%) MySQL
5 1 (1.52%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 35 (53.03%) Finance
2 32 (48.48%) Marketing
3 31 (46.97%) Manufacturing
3 31 (46.97%) Electronics
3 31 (46.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Architect
1 14 (21.21%) Project Manager
2 9 (13.64%) Developer
2 9 (13.64%) Analyst
2 9 (13.64%) Technical Architect
2 9 (13.64%) SAP Architect
3 6 (9.09%) Consultant
4 5 (7.58%) SAP Technical Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Network Architect
5 4 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Technical Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.03%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) SAP PI
1 5 (7.58%) SAP XI
1 5 (7.58%) Middleware
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
2 2 (3.03%) CSS
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) EDI
2 2 (3.03%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.52%) CSS3
3 1 (1.52%) HTML5
3 1 (1.52%) jQuery
3 1 (1.52%) WCF
3 1 (1.52%) WPF
3 1 (1.52%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (1.52%) LINQ
3 1 (1.52%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.52%) BAPI
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.97%) DTV
2 2 (3.03%) NHS
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Informatics
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (46.97%) Programme Management
2 31 (46.97%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 10 (15.15%) Migration
5 6 (9.09%) Project Management
5 6 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 6 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
5 6 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.58%) Data Management
6 5 (7.58%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.06%) ETL
7 4 (6.06%) CRM
8 3 (4.55%) Line Management
8 3 (4.55%) Master Data Management
8 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.55%) ITIL
9 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) VB
2 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) VBScript
4 1 (1.52%) ABAP
4 1 (1.52%) VBA
4 1 (1.52%) Java
4 1 (1.52%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) APMP
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) Cisco
1 4 (6.06%) Business Objects
2 3 (4.55%) IBM
3 2 (3.03%) Symantec
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Hummingbird
4 1 (1.52%) hybris
4 1 (1.52%) Syclo
4 1 (1.52%) ATG
4 1 (1.52%) Sybase
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
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