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 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 37 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 23 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.63% 4.89% 4.61%
As % of the Vendors category 8.30% 10.47% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 12
Average daily rate
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£418 £438 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £643 £460
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
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
277 191 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.69% 46.70% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 89 111
Average daily rate £425 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 20
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.35 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% -8.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.74 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £18.65 £20.00
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 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 -16 8 £350 -11.94% 2
Banbury - 7 £350 -
Faringdon - - - -
SAP
South East

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 26 (49.06%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (45.28%) Finance
3 21 (39.62%) Manufacturing
4 20 (37.74%) Electronics
4 20 (37.74%) Telecoms
4 20 (37.74%) Programme Management
4 20 (37.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 20 (37.74%) Marketing
4 20 (37.74%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (37.74%) DTV
5 10 (18.87%) Migration
6 9 (16.98%) SAP BW
7 7 (13.21%) SAP Implementation
7 7 (13.21%) SQL
7 7 (13.21%) Data Migration
8 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
8 6 (11.32%) Project Management
9 5 (9.43%) SAP XI
9 5 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (9.43%) Middleware
9 5 (9.43%) SAP HR
9 5 (9.43%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (9.43%) ABAP
9 5 (9.43%) Windows
9 5 (9.43%) SAP PI
9 5 (9.43%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.43%) Procure-to-pay
10 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
10 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (7.55%) Crystal Reports

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (9.43%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (37.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (9.43%) SAP HR
3 3 (5.66%) SAP MDM
3 3 (5.66%) SAP SRM
4 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (3.77%) SAP SCM
4 2 (3.77%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.89%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.89%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) WAN
2 3 (5.66%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.77%) Network Security
3 2 (3.77%) LAN
3 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
3 2 (3.77%) OSPF
3 2 (3.77%) BGP
4 1 (1.89%) Intranet
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SAP BW
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 21 (39.62%) Manufacturing
3 20 (37.74%) Electronics
3 20 (37.74%) Telecoms
3 20 (37.74%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Architect
2 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Project Manager
3 8 (15.09%) SAP Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Technical Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Developer
5 5 (9.43%) SAP Technical Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (3.77%) EDI Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) CRM Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) SAP XI
1 5 (9.43%) Middleware
1 5 (9.43%) SAP PI
2 4 (7.55%) EDI
2 4 (7.55%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (3.77%) EDIFACT
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) DTV
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) AIX
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (37.74%) Programme Management
2 20 (37.74%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (18.87%) Migration
4 7 (13.21%) SAP Implementation
4 7 (13.21%) Data Migration
5 6 (11.32%) Project Management
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (9.43%) Test Strategy
6 5 (9.43%) Procure-to-pay
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.55%) ERP
7 4 (7.55%) ETL
8 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Data Management
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL
8 3 (5.66%) Master Data Management
9 2 (3.77%) Coaching
9 2 (3.77%) Data Governance
9 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) ABAP
3 4 (7.55%) SAPscript
4 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.89%) ISEB
1 1 (1.89%) HNC
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Cisco
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) Symantec
3 2 (3.77%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.89%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas