The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Coast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 4 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 35.29% 2.13% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 60.00% 6.25% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £250 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Coast region.

Vendors Category
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 58.82% 34.04% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 1
Average daily rate - £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) XML
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
1 6 (54.55%) Validation
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
1 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Resource Management
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (54.55%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) PMP
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) FMCG
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Receivables
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Manager
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Environment Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Validation
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Resource Management
1 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
1 6 (54.55%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) PMP
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle