The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 South East 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 36 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP 436 434 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.88% 5.17% 5.61%
As % of the Vendors category 10.21% 10.43% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 222 220
Average daily rate
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£396 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £302 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.08 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.85 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -6.66%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4270 4160 4825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.83% 49.55% 48.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 2063 2063
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 326 341
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
SAP
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +23 99 £403 -10.55% 33
Surrey +2 92 £400 -6.70% 22
Buckinghamshire +9 57 £350 -19.54% 17
Middlesex -1 45 £433 -8.94% 3
Hampshire -16 42 £385 -9.41% 21
Oxfordshire -3 29 £450 +5.88% 5
West Sussex -19 17 £375 -6.25% 2
Kent -5 8 £475 +13.77% 1
Sussex -1 6 - -
Thames Valley - 4 - -
East Sussex -4 2 £406 +1.56% 2
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 314 (34.89%) Finance
2 157 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
3 129 (14.33%) Telecoms
4 119 (13.22%) Project Management
5 116 (12.89%) Oracle
6 112 (12.44%) Manufacturing
7 107 (11.89%) CRM
8 104 (11.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 103 (11.44%) Marketing
10 97 (10.78%) Programme Management
11 87 (9.67%) Electronics
11 87 (9.67%) Digital Marketing
12 86 (9.56%) DTV
13 79 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 77 (8.56%) ABAP
15 74 (8.22%) SQL
15 74 (8.22%) MS Excel
16 72 (8.00%) SAP BW
17 71 (7.89%) ERP
18 70 (7.78%) SAP FI
19 69 (7.67%) Migration
20 67 (7.44%) ITIL
21 66 (7.33%) PRINCE2
21 66 (7.33%) Microsoft
22 59 (6.56%) Degree
23 58 (6.44%) SAP CO
24 56 (6.22%) SAP FI/CO
25 51 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
26 49 (5.44%) SAP IS-U
27 48 (5.33%) .NET

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 21 (2.33%) NetWeaver
2 20 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.78%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.00%) IIS
5 6 (0.67%) SAS
5 6 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.44%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.33%) Commerce Server
7 3 (0.33%) Apache
7 3 (0.33%) Documentum
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.33%) SAP EP
7 3 (0.33%) SAP Web AS
7 3 (0.33%) Confluence
8 2 (0.22%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.22%) SAP Portal
8 2 (0.22%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 74 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.67%) MS Office
3 30 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.00%) MS Project
5 12 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.67%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 104 (11.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 70 (7.78%) SAP FI
3 58 (6.44%) SAP CO
4 56 (6.22%) SAP FI/CO
5 49 (5.44%) SAP IS-U
6 36 (4.00%) SAP SD
7 33 (3.67%) SAP HR
8 31 (3.44%) SAP CRM
9 30 (3.33%) SAP SRM
9 30 (3.33%) SAP MRS
10 22 (2.44%) SAP MM
11 14 (1.56%) SAP BPC
12 13 (1.44%) SAP PM
13 12 (1.33%) SAP Payroll
14 11 (1.22%) SAP GRC
14 11 (1.22%) SAP Retail
15 10 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
16 9 (1.00%) Magento
16 9 (1.00%) SAP ERP
17 8 (0.89%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.67%) Force.com
2 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.22%) LAN
2 8 (0.89%) WAN
3 7 (0.78%) Firewall
4 5 (0.56%) DNS
4 5 (0.56%) HTTP
4 5 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (0.44%) 4G
5 4 (0.44%) 2G
5 4 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.44%) VPN
5 4 (0.44%) 3G
6 3 (0.33%) MPLS
6 3 (0.33%) LDAP
6 3 (0.33%) SSL
6 3 (0.33%) FTP
6 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.33%) Wireless
7 2 (0.22%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (0.22%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (8.00%) SAP BW
2 45 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 39 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 19 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 18 (2.00%) MS Access
6 18 (2.00%) SAP BI
7 15 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.33%) BusinessObjects XI
8 12 (1.33%) DataStage
9 11 (1.22%) NoSQL
9 11 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 11 (1.22%) QlikView
10 10 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.11%) Big Data
11 9 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (0.89%) Selenium
3 7 (0.78%) Toad
4 5 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.56%) LSMW
5 4 (0.44%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.44%) Ant
6 3 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.33%) JUnit
6 3 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.33%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.33%) JIRA
7 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.22%) NUnit
7 2 (0.22%) Subversion
7 2 (0.22%) Maven
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 314 (34.89%) Finance
2 129 (14.33%) Telecoms
3 112 (12.44%) Manufacturing
4 103 (11.44%) Marketing
5 87 (9.67%) Electronics
6 44 (4.89%) Retail
7 43 (4.78%) Billing
8 37 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (1.78%) Legal
10 15 (1.67%) Banking
11 13 (1.44%) German Language
12 10 (1.11%) Automotive
13 9 (1.00%) Publishing
14 7 (0.78%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.78%) Local Government
15 5 (0.56%) Mandarin Language
15 5 (0.56%) French Language
16 4 (0.44%) Law
17 3 (0.33%) Advertising
18 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 192 (21.33%) Consultant
2 183 (20.33%) Analyst
3 165 (18.33%) SAP Consultant
4 111 (12.33%) Project Manager
5 67 (7.44%) SAP Manager
6 66 (7.33%) Business Analyst
7 63 (7.00%) Developer
8 61 (6.78%) Architect
9 48 (5.33%) SAP Analyst
10 31 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
11 28 (3.11%) SAP Business Analyst
12 27 (3.00%) Test Analyst
13 26 (2.89%) Data Analyst
14 25 (2.78%) SAP Project Manager
15 22 (2.44%) Support Analyst
16 20 (2.22%) SAP Developer
17 19 (2.11%) Coordinator
17 19 (2.11%) SAP Support
18 15 (1.67%) Project Coordinator
18 15 (1.67%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.33%) .NET
2 23 (2.56%) SOAP
3 19 (2.11%) Web Services
3 19 (2.11%) XML
4 17 (1.89%) Middleware
4 17 (1.89%) HTML
4 17 (1.89%) SAP PI
5 16 (1.78%) SAP Basis
6 15 (1.67%) SAP ALE
7 12 (1.33%) BAPI
7 12 (1.33%) EDI
8 10 (1.11%) JMS
8 10 (1.11%) J2EE
9 8 (0.89%) MDX
9 8 (0.89%) REST
9 8 (0.89%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.89%) CSS
10 6 (0.67%) SAP XI
10 6 (0.67%) SAP Smart Forms
10 6 (0.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.56%) DTV
2 21 (2.33%) FMCG
3 19 (2.11%) Data Integration
4 15 (1.67%) Smart Meter
5 10 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.11%) NHS
6 7 (0.78%) Firmware
6 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.56%) Blackberry
7 5 (0.56%) Replication
7 5 (0.56%) GIS
7 5 (0.56%) iPad
7 5 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.44%) E-Learning
8 4 (0.44%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.33%) EPoS
9 3 (0.33%) Clustering
9 3 (0.33%) AS400
10 2 (0.22%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 45 (5.00%) Windows
2 26 (2.89%) UNIX
3 16 (1.78%) Linux
4 11 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.89%) AIX
7 4 (0.44%) Android
7 4 (0.44%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.44%) Solaris
8 3 (0.33%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.22%) VMS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
2 119 (13.22%) Project Management
3 107 (11.89%) CRM
4 97 (10.78%) Programme Management
5 87 (9.67%) Digital Marketing
6 79 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 71 (7.89%) ERP
8 69 (7.67%) Migration
9 67 (7.44%) ITIL
10 66 (7.33%) PRINCE2
11 51 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 46 (5.11%) SAP Implementation
13 40 (4.44%) Change Management
14 39 (4.33%) Workflow
14 39 (4.33%) Data Migration
15 35 (3.89%) OO
16 34 (3.78%) Logistics
17 32 (3.56%) E-Commerce
18 29 (3.22%) Business Analysis
19 27 (3.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (8.56%) ABAP
2 74 (8.22%) SQL
3 47 (5.22%) Java
4 18 (2.00%) VBA
5 17 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 16 (1.78%) C#
7 12 (1.33%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.00%) VB
8 9 (1.00%) PHP
9 8 (0.89%) SAPscript
10 7 (0.78%) C
11 5 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.56%) VBScript
12 4 (0.44%) Korn
12 4 (0.44%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.44%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.44%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.33%) Perl
14 2 (0.22%) Ruby
14 2 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 59 (6.56%) Degree
2 21 (2.33%) ISEB
3 20 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.89%) HND
6 8 (0.89%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.67%) CIMA
8 6 (0.67%) PMP
9 5 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.44%) CIPD
10 4 (0.44%) CISM
10 4 (0.44%) CCA
10 4 (0.44%) CISSP
11 3 (0.33%) ACCA
12 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.44%) QA
2 7 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (0.78%) SLA
3 5 (0.56%) GxP
4 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) GAMP
5 2 (0.22%) GCP
5 2 (0.22%) GMP
6 1 (0.11%) TickIT
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) NFS
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.11%) XenApp
3 1 (0.11%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.11%) Xen
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.11%) Nagios
3 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.11%) YUM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 116 (12.89%) Oracle
2 66 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 24 (2.67%) Cognos
4 24 (2.67%) IBM
5 23 (2.56%) JD Edwards
5 23 (2.56%) HP
6 21 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.33%) Cisco
8 11 (1.22%) Siebel
9 9 (1.00%) Sun
10 8 (0.89%) ATG
11 7 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (0.67%) VMware
12 6 (0.67%) Hyperion
12 6 (0.67%) Informatica
13 5 (0.56%) webMethods
13 5 (0.56%) JBoss
13 5 (0.56%) Citrix
13 5 (0.56%) TOWER Software
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