The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 40 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP 451 461 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.60% 5.17% 6.13%
As % of the Vendors category 9.77% 10.88% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 226 219
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £265 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 16
Average hourly rate £18.21 £15.13 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.39% -41.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.48 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £23.55 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -15.38%
SAP
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4615 4239 3668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.04% 47.52% 47.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2420 2063 1696
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 258 317
Average hourly rate £18.36 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.88% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Surrey +18 109 £398 -16.21% 13
Berkshire -6 107 £425 -9.57% 31
Hampshire -5 69 £415 -2.35% 12
Buckinghamshire +4 45 £295 -34.44% 14
West Sussex -7 40 £450 -10.00% 5
Middlesex -3 26 £396 -1.00% 7
Oxfordshire -22 15 £418 -7.22% 6
East Sussex +1 7 £675 +110.93% 2
Kent -14 3 £475 +19.49% 4
Home Counties +4 2 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 313 (33.40%) Finance
2 165 (17.61%) Business Intelligence
3 127 (13.55%) Telecoms
4 113 (12.06%) ERP
5 109 (11.63%) Manufacturing
6 107 (11.42%) SAP BW
7 98 (10.46%) CRM
8 91 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 90 (9.61%) Project Management
9 90 (9.61%) SAP FI
10 81 (8.64%) SQL
11 78 (8.32%) MS Excel
11 78 (8.32%) Microsoft
11 78 (8.32%) Programme Management
12 76 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
12 76 (8.11%) Business Objects
13 75 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 75 (8.00%) Marketing
14 74 (7.90%) Oracle
15 71 (7.58%) Migration
16 67 (7.15%) Electronics
16 67 (7.15%) Degree
16 67 (7.15%) Digital Marketing
17 65 (6.94%) DTV
18 61 (6.51%) ABAP
19 59 (6.30%) PRINCE2
20 57 (6.08%) MS Office
20 57 (6.08%) SAP FI/CO
20 57 (6.08%) SAP CO
21 55 (5.87%) Analytical Skills

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 38 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.49%) CMS
3 12 (1.28%) NetWeaver
4 9 (0.96%) Confluence
5 5 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.53%) Lync
5 5 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.43%) SAS
6 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (0.32%) SAP Portal
7 3 (0.32%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.32%) IIS
8 2 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.21%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 78 (8.32%) MS Excel
2 57 (6.08%) MS Office
3 32 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.92%) MS Project
5 11 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.43%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 90 (9.61%) SAP FI
2 75 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 57 (6.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 57 (6.08%) SAP CO
4 49 (5.23%) SAP CRM
5 43 (4.59%) SAP SRM
5 43 (4.59%) SAP ERP
6 40 (4.27%) SAP IS-U
7 31 (3.31%) SAP HR
8 23 (2.45%) SAP PSCD
9 20 (2.13%) SAP MII
10 19 (2.03%) SAP FI-CA
11 13 (1.39%) SAP SD
11 13 (1.39%) SAP APO
12 11 (1.17%) SAP BPC
12 11 (1.17%) SAP Payroll
13 9 (0.96%) SAP MDM
13 9 (0.96%) SAP PP
14 7 (0.75%) SAP FSCM
14 7 (0.75%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.81%) SuccessFactors
2 14 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.39%) Intranet
2 8 (0.85%) Firewall
3 6 (0.64%) Internet
3 6 (0.64%) SAN
3 6 (0.64%) WAN
4 4 (0.43%) DHCP
4 4 (0.43%) FTP
4 4 (0.43%) DNS
4 4 (0.43%) NAS
4 4 (0.43%) PABX
5 3 (0.32%) Network Security
5 3 (0.32%) Wireless
5 3 (0.32%) 2G
5 3 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.32%) GSM
5 3 (0.32%) LAN
5 3 (0.32%) UMTS
5 3 (0.32%) 3G
6 2 (0.21%) OSPF
6 2 (0.21%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (11.42%) SAP BW
2 76 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
3 32 (3.42%) SQL Server
4 26 (2.77%) SAP BI
5 22 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 21 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (1.92%) SAP HANA
8 17 (1.81%) SAP Data Services
9 12 (1.28%) BusinessObjects XI
9 12 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 11 (1.17%) QlikView
10 11 (1.17%) DB2
11 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.85%) MySQL
13 7 (0.75%) Big Data
13 7 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.75%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.75%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (1.07%) JIRA
2 5 (0.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.32%) Subversion
3 3 (0.32%) JUnit
4 2 (0.21%) LSMW
4 2 (0.21%) MorphX
4 2 (0.21%) Selenium
5 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.11%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.11%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CE
5 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
General
1 313 (33.40%) Finance
2 127 (13.55%) Telecoms
3 109 (11.63%) Manufacturing
4 75 (8.00%) Marketing
5 67 (7.15%) Electronics
6 28 (2.99%) Retail
7 27 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 23 (2.45%) General Ledger
9 18 (1.92%) Banking
10 16 (1.71%) Legal
11 15 (1.60%) Billing
12 12 (1.28%) Publishing
13 10 (1.07%) Automotive
14 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.21%) Advertising
14 2 (0.21%) Front Office
14 2 (0.21%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) French Language
15 1 (0.11%) Korean Language
15 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 274 (29.24%) Consultant
2 246 (26.25%) SAP Consultant
3 150 (16.01%) Analyst
4 117 (12.49%) Project Manager
5 72 (7.68%) SAP Manager
6 70 (7.47%) Architect
7 57 (6.08%) Developer
8 55 (5.87%) Business Analyst
9 46 (4.91%) SAP Project Manager
10 31 (3.31%) SAP Analyst
11 29 (3.09%) Test Analyst
12 25 (2.67%) SAP Developer
12 25 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
12 25 (2.67%) SAP Architect
13 24 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
14 22 (2.35%) Functional Consultant
14 22 (2.35%) Administrator
15 20 (2.13%) SAP ISU Consultant
15 20 (2.13%) SAP Business Analyst
16 18 (1.92%) SAP CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.38%) XML
2 26 (2.77%) SAP XI
3 20 (2.13%) Middleware
4 19 (2.03%) .NET
5 18 (1.92%) SAP Basis
6 17 (1.81%) HTML
7 13 (1.39%) BAPI
8 12 (1.28%) EDI
8 12 (1.28%) SAP Smart Forms
9 10 (1.07%) Web Services
9 10 (1.07%) Web Dynpro
10 9 (0.96%) SOAP
10 9 (0.96%) CSS
11 8 (0.85%) J2EE
11 8 (0.85%) SAP ALE
11 8 (0.85%) HTML5
12 7 (0.75%) SAP Business Workflow
13 6 (0.64%) JSP
13 6 (0.64%) jQuery
13 6 (0.64%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.94%) DTV
2 55 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (1.60%) FMCG
4 14 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.39%) NHS
6 11 (1.17%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.17%) Smart Meter
7 10 (1.07%) Data Integration
8 9 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 9 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (0.75%) Replication
10 6 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.53%) User Experience
11 5 (0.53%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.43%) GIS
12 4 (0.43%) PMI
12 4 (0.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (4.59%) Windows
2 38 (4.06%) UNIX
3 19 (2.03%) Linux
4 11 (1.17%) AIX
5 6 (0.64%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.43%) Solaris
7 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.43%) Android
7 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (17.61%) Business Intelligence
2 113 (12.06%) ERP
3 98 (10.46%) CRM
4 91 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (9.61%) Project Management
6 78 (8.32%) Programme Management
7 71 (7.58%) Migration
8 67 (7.15%) Digital Marketing
9 59 (6.30%) PRINCE2
10 54 (5.76%) Test Scripting
11 51 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
13 43 (4.59%) Procure-to-pay
14 42 (4.48%) Change Management
15 40 (4.27%) Waterfall
16 38 (4.06%) Data Migration
16 38 (4.06%) ITIL
17 34 (3.63%) Workflow
18 33 (3.52%) Test Management
19 28 (2.99%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 81 (8.64%) SQL
2 61 (6.51%) ABAP
3 35 (3.74%) Java
4 12 (1.28%) SAPscript
5 11 (1.17%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.07%) C#
7 9 (0.96%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.53%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.53%) VBA
9 5 (0.53%) C
10 2 (0.21%) VB
10 2 (0.21%) X++
10 2 (0.21%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.21%) Groovy
11 1 (0.11%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.11%) XPath
11 1 (0.11%) PHP
11 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (7.15%) Degree
2 32 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.99%) ISEB
4 24 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.92%) PMI Certification
6 14 (1.49%) PMP
6 14 (1.49%) MBA
7 12 (1.28%) CCA
8 9 (0.96%) VCP4
8 9 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.85%) HND
9 8 (0.85%) APMP
9 8 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.75%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.64%) ACCA
11 6 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.53%) CIMA
13 3 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.32%) SAP Certification
13 3 (0.32%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.16%) QA
2 12 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (0.85%) SLA
3 8 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.64%) COBIT
5 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) GxP
7 1 (0.11%) COSO
System Software
1 13 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.21%) Firmware
4 2 (0.21%) Veritas File System
4 2 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.32%) SCCM
3 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.21%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.21%) SCOM
4 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.11%) OpenView
4 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 78 (8.32%) Microsoft
2 76 (8.11%) Business Objects
3 74 (7.90%) Oracle
4 29 (3.09%) HP
5 28 (2.99%) Ariba
6 16 (1.71%) VMware
7 15 (1.60%) Epicor
8 13 (1.39%) Informatica
9 12 (1.28%) IBM
9 12 (1.28%) JD Edwards
10 10 (1.07%) Cognos
10 10 (1.07%) webMethods
11 8 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
11 8 (0.85%) TOWER Software
12 7 (0.75%) Adobe
12 7 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.53%) Teradata
13 5 (0.53%) Sun
13 5 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.53%) TIBCO
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