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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 38 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing SAP 40 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.14% 2.79% 2.49%
As % of the Vendors category 8.39% 5.44% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £275 £446
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -38.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £515 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £435
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.80%
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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
477 533 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.38% 51.25% 51.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 244 174
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £203 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 31
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -49.09%
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 1 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 1 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 29 (34.12%) Degree
2 21 (24.71%) Finance
3 20 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (18.82%) Project Management
6 15 (17.65%) MS Office
7 14 (16.47%) ERP
8 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
8 13 (15.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 12 (14.12%) Oracle
10 11 (12.94%) SAP BW
10 11 (12.94%) TOGAF
10 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
11 10 (11.76%) Manufacturing
12 9 (10.59%) Java
12 9 (10.59%) Workflow
12 9 (10.59%) TOWER Software
13 8 (9.41%) Data Management
13 8 (9.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 7 (8.24%) Billing
14 7 (8.24%) Electronics
14 7 (8.24%) Migration
14 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (8.24%) DB2
14 7 (8.24%) ABAP
15 6 (7.06%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (7.06%) Business Objects
15 6 (7.06%) SOA
15 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (7.06%) Legal

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (5.88%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Office
2 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.35%) MS Project
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.53%) SAP HCM
2 3 (3.53%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.35%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.35%) Maximo
3 2 (2.35%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.18%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.18%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.18%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.18%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.18%) Agresso
4 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SAP BW
2 7 (8.24%) DB2
3 6 (7.06%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) QlikView
5 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.18%) Xcelsius
5 1 (1.18%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.18%) SAP BI
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 20 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.24%) Billing
4 7 (8.24%) Electronics
5 6 (7.06%) Legal
6 5 (5.88%) Spanish Language
6 5 (5.88%) Marketing
6 5 (5.88%) Retail
7 1 (1.18%) German Language
7 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Architect
2 10 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (11.76%) Consultant
2 10 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (10.59%) Analyst
4 8 (9.41%) SAP Architect
5 7 (8.24%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.06%) Design Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Business Architect
7 5 (5.88%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.88%) SAP Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Systems Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.71%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) SAP Project Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) SAP Basis
2 5 (5.88%) HTML5
2 5 (5.88%) REST
2 5 (5.88%) HTML
2 5 (5.88%) SOAP
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.18%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) GIS
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) DTV
5 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.35%) AS400
5 2 (2.35%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.35%) iSeries
5 2 (2.35%) Life Science
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.35%) User Experience
5 2 (2.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) CMDB
6 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) UNIX
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) zOS
3 2 (2.35%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) AIX
4 1 (1.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Project Management
2 14 (16.47%) ERP
3 11 (12.94%) TOGAF
4 9 (10.59%) Workflow
5 8 (9.41%) Data Management
6 7 (8.24%) Migration
6 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.06%) SOA
7 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.06%) Analytics
8 5 (5.88%) Software Architecture
8 5 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (5.88%) OO
8 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.88%) CRM
8 5 (5.88%) ITIL
8 5 (5.88%) Service Management
9 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) Java
2 7 (8.24%) ABAP
3 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) C
4 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (34.12%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) HND
3 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) ISEB
4 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 2 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.12%) Oracle
3 9 (10.59%) TOWER Software
4 6 (7.06%) Business Objects
5 5 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (3.53%) VMware
7 2 (2.35%) Citrix
7 2 (2.35%) SunGard
8 1 (1.18%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 1 (1.18%) Huawei
8 1 (1.18%) Capita
8 1 (1.18%) ESRI
8 1 (1.18%) Cognos
8 1 (1.18%) Sage
8 1 (1.18%) Ariba