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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 40 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP 424 438 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.37% 5.18% 6.41%
As % of the Vendors category 9.26% 10.60% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 219 206
Average daily rate
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£413 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £318 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.43 £42.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £18.67 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+40.61% -40.26%
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
4581 4132 4588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.26% 48.83% 49.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2413 2090 2039
Average daily rate £363 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £215
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 299 248 297
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Surrey +5 97 £435 -3.33% 16
Berkshire -7 85 £425 +6.25% 32
Buckinghamshire -2 47 £335 -4.28% 11
Hampshire -18 46 £430 -12.91% 13
Oxfordshire +2 30 £425 - 3
Middlesex -2 30 £445 -9.55%
Kent +9 20 £520 +8.33% 2
West Sussex -19 15 £325 -23.52% 5
Home Counties - 2 - -
East Sussex -11 1 £450 +5.88%
Thames Valley - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 320 (36.95%) Finance
2 179 (20.67%) Business Intelligence
3 135 (15.59%) Telecoms
4 132 (15.24%) Manufacturing
5 111 (12.82%) Programme Management
6 110 (12.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 106 (12.24%) CRM
8 104 (12.01%) Marketing
9 101 (11.66%) Project Management
10 100 (11.55%) Digital Marketing
11 99 (11.43%) DTV
11 99 (11.43%) Electronics
12 89 (10.28%) Oracle
13 84 (9.70%) Migration
14 80 (9.24%) SAP BW
15 76 (8.78%) SQL
16 73 (8.43%) ERP
17 72 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
18 70 (8.08%) SAP FI
19 66 (7.62%) PRINCE2
20 55 (6.35%) Data Migration
21 54 (6.24%) Agile Software Development
22 53 (6.12%) SAP CO
22 53 (6.12%) MS Excel
22 53 (6.12%) Microsoft
23 52 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
23 52 (6.00%) Business Objects
24 51 (5.89%) ITIL
24 51 (5.89%) SAP FI/CO
25 50 (5.77%) ABAP

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 27 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.42%) NetWeaver
3 17 (1.96%) CMS
4 12 (1.39%) Confluence
5 10 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.92%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.81%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.46%) SAS
9 4 (0.46%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.35%) Documentum
10 3 (0.35%) Commerce Server
11 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.23%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.23%) Lync
11 2 (0.23%) SAP Portal
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.12%) Moodle
Applications
1 53 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.81%) MS Office
3 23 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.31%) MS Project
5 14 (1.62%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 110 (12.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 70 (8.08%) SAP FI
3 53 (6.12%) SAP CO
4 51 (5.89%) SAP FI/CO
5 43 (4.97%) SAP CRM
6 41 (4.73%) SAP IS-U
7 32 (3.70%) SAP SRM
8 29 (3.35%) SAP SD
9 23 (2.66%) SAP HR
10 17 (1.96%) SAP MM
11 15 (1.73%) SAP ERP
12 13 (1.50%) SAP BPC
13 11 (1.27%) SAP APO
14 10 (1.15%) SAP PP
14 10 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
15 9 (1.04%) SAP Business One
15 9 (1.04%) SAP R/3
15 9 (1.04%) SAP QM
16 7 (0.81%) SAP MRS
16 7 (0.81%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.92%) SaaS
2 5 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.46%) Force.com
3 4 (0.46%) Office 365
4 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.04%) WAN
2 8 (0.92%) LAN
3 7 (0.81%) Internet
3 7 (0.81%) SAN
4 6 (0.69%) DNS
5 5 (0.58%) NAS
5 5 (0.58%) MPLS
5 5 (0.58%) 3G
5 5 (0.58%) Firewall
5 5 (0.58%) 2G
6 4 (0.46%) FTP
6 4 (0.46%) HTTP
6 4 (0.46%) 4G
7 3 (0.35%) Network Security
7 3 (0.35%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.35%) DHCP
7 3 (0.35%) INAP
7 3 (0.35%) Intranet
7 3 (0.35%) Wireless
8 2 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (9.24%) SAP BW
2 52 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
3 34 (3.93%) SQL Server
4 26 (3.00%) SAP BI
5 21 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.50%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 9 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.04%) QlikView
10 8 (0.92%) MS Access
10 8 (0.92%) MySQL
10 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.81%) SAP HANA
11 7 (0.81%) BusinessObjects XI
11 7 (0.81%) PowerCenter
11 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (1.50%) JIRA
2 10 (1.15%) Selenium
3 9 (1.04%) LSMW
4 8 (0.92%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.58%) JUnit
5 5 (0.58%) Subversion
6 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.35%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.23%) Ant
7 2 (0.23%) Toad
7 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.12%) TestLink
8 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.12%) MSBuild
General
1 320 (36.95%) Finance
2 135 (15.59%) Telecoms
3 132 (15.24%) Manufacturing
4 104 (12.01%) Marketing
5 99 (11.43%) Electronics
6 37 (4.27%) Billing
7 33 (3.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 27 (3.12%) Retail
9 20 (2.31%) Banking
10 16 (1.85%) Legal
11 13 (1.50%) Automotive
12 7 (0.81%) French Language
12 7 (0.81%) Publishing
13 6 (0.69%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.35%) German Language
14 3 (0.35%) Advertising
15 2 (0.23%) Front Office
15 2 (0.23%) Back Office
16 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 205 (23.67%) Consultant
2 179 (20.67%) SAP Consultant
3 169 (19.52%) Analyst
4 93 (10.74%) Project Manager
5 74 (8.55%) Business Analyst
6 61 (7.04%) Architect
7 57 (6.58%) Developer
8 56 (6.47%) SAP Manager
9 41 (4.73%) SAP Analyst
10 35 (4.04%) SAP Business Analyst
11 30 (3.46%) Test Analyst
12 29 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (2.31%) SAP Architect
14 19 (2.19%) SAP Project Manager
15 16 (1.85%) Support Analyst
15 16 (1.85%) Tester
16 15 (1.73%) SAP SRM Consultant
16 15 (1.73%) SAP ISU Consultant
16 15 (1.73%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
16 15 (1.73%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.39%) .NET
2 26 (3.00%) XML
3 22 (2.54%) Middleware
4 21 (2.42%) SAP Basis
5 19 (2.19%) SOAP
6 16 (1.85%) SAP PI
7 15 (1.73%) HTML
8 14 (1.62%) Web Services
8 14 (1.62%) EDI
9 11 (1.27%) REST
10 10 (1.15%) SAP XI
10 10 (1.15%) J2EE
10 10 (1.15%) SAP ALE
11 9 (1.04%) jQuery
11 9 (1.04%) CSS
12 8 (0.92%) BAPI
12 8 (0.92%) JMS
13 7 (0.81%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.69%) EDIFACT
14 6 (0.69%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 99 (11.43%) DTV
2 47 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (2.42%) Smart Meter
4 19 (2.19%) FMCG
5 13 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 11 (1.27%) NHS
7 9 (1.04%) Replication
8 8 (0.92%) E-Learning
8 8 (0.92%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.81%) Data Conversion
9 7 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.58%) iPad
10 5 (0.58%) CMDB
10 5 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.46%) Clustering
11 4 (0.46%) PMI
11 4 (0.46%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.46%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (5.54%) Windows
2 41 (4.73%) UNIX
3 18 (2.08%) Linux
4 10 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.92%) AIX
7 7 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.58%) Android
8 5 (0.58%) Windows NT
8 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.35%) Solaris
10 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (20.67%) Business Intelligence
2 111 (12.82%) Programme Management
3 106 (12.24%) CRM
4 101 (11.66%) Project Management
5 100 (11.55%) Digital Marketing
6 84 (9.70%) Migration
7 73 (8.43%) ERP
8 72 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 66 (7.62%) PRINCE2
10 55 (6.35%) Data Migration
11 54 (6.24%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (5.89%) ITIL
13 41 (4.73%) Change Management
14 39 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 37 (4.27%) SAP Implementation
16 33 (3.81%) Procure-to-pay
17 31 (3.58%) Business Analysis
18 30 (3.46%) Data Management
19 28 (3.23%) Workflow
20 27 (3.12%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 76 (8.78%) SQL
2 50 (5.77%) ABAP
3 39 (4.50%) Java
4 15 (1.73%) C#
5 14 (1.62%) VBA
6 13 (1.50%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 8 (0.92%) PL/SQL
9 7 (0.81%) C
10 6 (0.69%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.69%) VBScript
10 6 (0.69%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.58%) SAPscript
12 4 (0.46%) VB
12 4 (0.46%) PHP
13 3 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.35%) Korn
14 2 (0.23%) Python
14 2 (0.23%) Perl
14 2 (0.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 47 (5.43%) Degree
2 36 (4.16%) ISEB
3 14 (1.62%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (1.39%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.27%) PMP
7 10 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.92%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.69%) CIMA
10 6 (0.69%) HND
10 6 (0.69%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.58%) MCP
11 5 (0.58%) MBA
12 4 (0.46%) SAP Certification
12 4 (0.46%) ACCA
13 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.35%) CCA
14 2 (0.23%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.27%) QA
2 6 (0.69%) SLA
2 6 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.58%) GxP
3 5 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.23%) GAMP
5 2 (0.23%) GCP
5 2 (0.23%) GMP
5 2 (0.23%) COBIT
5 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.58%) Firmware
4 1 (0.12%) KVM
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (4.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.23%) SCCM
3 2 (0.23%) SCOM
3 2 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.23%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (0.12%) OpenView
4 1 (0.12%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 89 (10.28%) Oracle
2 53 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 52 (6.00%) Business Objects
4 28 (3.23%) HP
5 22 (2.54%) IBM
6 19 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.96%) JD Edwards
8 15 (1.73%) Informatica
9 14 (1.62%) VMware
10 12 (1.39%) Cisco
11 11 (1.27%) Ariba
12 10 (1.15%) Cognos
13 9 (1.04%) Epicor
14 8 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
15 7 (0.81%) hybris
15 7 (0.81%) webMethods
16 6 (0.69%) Primavera
16 6 (0.69%) Siebel
17 5 (0.58%) EMC
17 5 (0.58%) Remedy
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
People Source
Rate: daily rate
Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South East England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 10 days ago
Gatwick
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Kent
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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