The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 34 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 32 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.57% 2.13% 2.67%
As % of the Vendors category 7.02% 4.29% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £240 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £24.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -6.60%
SAP
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
456 489 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.84% 49.59% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 218 185
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £222 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.62% -30.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.10 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (33.77%) Degree
2 21 (27.27%) Finance
3 18 (23.38%) Telecoms
4 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
5 14 (18.18%) ERP
5 14 (18.18%) MS Office
6 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
6 12 (15.58%) Project Management
6 12 (15.58%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 11 (14.29%) Oracle
7 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 9 (11.69%) Workflow
8 9 (11.69%) TOWER Software
9 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
9 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.39%) SAP BW
10 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 7 (9.09%) Billing
10 7 (9.09%) Data Management
10 7 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (7.79%) Analytics
11 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
11 6 (7.79%) Legal
11 6 (7.79%) Electronics
11 6 (7.79%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (7.79%) Java
11 6 (7.79%) Business Objects
11 6 (7.79%) SOA
11 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (2.60%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.60%) NetWeaver
1 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Office
2 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Project
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.90%) SAP HCM
2 3 (3.90%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.60%) SAP BPC
3 2 (2.60%) SAP MDM
3 2 (2.60%) Maximo
3 2 (2.60%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.30%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.30%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.30%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.30%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
2 2 (2.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SAP BW
2 6 (7.79%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.90%) DB2
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.30%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.30%) QlikView
5 1 (1.30%) Xcelsius
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 18 (23.38%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
4 7 (9.09%) Billing
5 6 (7.79%) Legal
5 6 (7.79%) Electronics
6 5 (6.49%) Retail
6 5 (6.49%) Spanish Language
7 4 (5.19%) Marketing
8 1 (1.30%) Back Office
8 1 (1.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Architect
2 9 (11.69%) Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.09%) Consultant
4 7 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (9.09%) SAP Architect
5 6 (7.79%) Business Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Lead Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Design Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Systems Architect
7 4 (5.19%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.19%) SAP Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Project Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) HTML
1 5 (6.49%) SOAP
1 5 (6.49%) HTML5
1 5 (6.49%) REST
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.60%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.30%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) GIS
5 2 (2.60%) iSeries
5 2 (2.60%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.60%) Life Science
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) AS400
5 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.60%) DTV
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.30%) Economics
6 1 (1.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) UNIX
2 2 (2.60%) zOS
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) AIX
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) ERP
2 12 (15.58%) Project Management
3 11 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 9 (11.69%) Workflow
5 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.09%) Data Management
7 6 (7.79%) Analytics
7 6 (7.79%) SOA
7 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.49%) OO
8 5 (6.49%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.49%) CRM
8 5 (6.49%) Service Management
8 5 (6.49%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (6.49%) Programme Management
8 5 (6.49%) Migration
8 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.19%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) Java
2 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.19%) ABAP
4 1 (1.30%) C
4 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (33.77%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) HND
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.60%) CIMA
3 2 (2.60%) ISEB
3 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.60%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
3 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle
3 9 (11.69%) TOWER Software
4 6 (7.79%) Business Objects
5 5 (6.49%) HP
6 2 (2.60%) VMware
6 2 (2.60%) Citrix
6 2 (2.60%) SunGard
7 1 (1.30%) Cognos
7 1 (1.30%) Sage
7 1 (1.30%) Ariba
7 1 (1.30%) ESRI
7 1 (1.30%) Huawei
7 1 (1.30%) Capita
7 1 (1.30%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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