The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Sheffield region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 30 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.92% 0.56% 3.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.55% 1.28% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.42% +48.57%
Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
129 78 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 59.17% 43.58% 57.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 36 33
Average daily rate £313 £360 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £433 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.25 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.66% +63.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £20.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
SAP
South Yorkshire

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

SAP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) SAP Retail
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) ABAP
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SAP ERP
4 3 (42.86%) ERP
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Billing

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Retail
2 3 (42.86%) SAP ERP
General
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Consultant
1 7 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA