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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 39 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing SAP 424 448 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.53% 5.00% 5.65%
As % of the Vendors category 9.46% 10.48% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 250 233
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £255 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £532 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.95 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £37.20 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
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
4482 4273 4181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.90% 47.71% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2116 2048
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 244 345
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.19 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +4 120 £434 +15.66% 29
Surrey -11 77 £475 +11.76% 7
Hampshire +33 75 £415 +6.41% 28
West Sussex +10 44 £495 +32.00% 20
Buckinghamshire -15 39 £415 +18.57% 13
Middlesex -1 26 £376 -14.50%
Oxfordshire -39 15 £325 -7.80% 8
East Sussex -7 9 £620 +55.00% 2
Sussex -2 2 - - 2
M4 Corridor +2 1 - - 1
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 248 (28.31%) Finance
2 145 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
3 127 (14.50%) Telecoms
4 124 (14.16%) ERP
5 110 (12.56%) Microsoft
6 106 (12.10%) Oracle
7 105 (11.99%) SAP BW
8 92 (10.50%) Project Management
8 92 (10.50%) Manufacturing
9 89 (10.16%) MS Excel
10 83 (9.47%) Migration
11 73 (8.33%) Business Objects
11 73 (8.33%) SQL
11 73 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
12 72 (8.22%) CRM
13 70 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 69 (7.88%) Programme Management
15 68 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
16 67 (7.65%) MS Office
17 66 (7.53%) Electronics
18 62 (7.08%) ABAP
19 61 (6.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
20 60 (6.85%) Marketing
21 57 (6.51%) PRINCE2
22 56 (6.39%) Windows
23 55 (6.28%) ITIL
23 55 (6.28%) DTV
23 55 (6.28%) Digital Marketing
24 54 (6.16%) Degree
25 53 (6.05%) SAP FI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.97%) NetWeaver
3 20 (2.28%) WebSphere
4 14 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.91%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.80%) Confluence
7 6 (0.68%) SAP EP
8 5 (0.57%) SAS
8 5 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.46%) Lync
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.34%) Apache
11 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.23%) CMS
11 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.23%) Eucalyptus
11 2 (0.23%) Mule
11 2 (0.23%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 89 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 67 (7.65%) MS Office
3 34 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.05%) MS Project
5 12 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.46%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.23%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) GIMP
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 61 (6.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 53 (6.05%) SAP FI
3 40 (4.57%) SAP CRM
3 40 (4.57%) SAP ERP
4 31 (3.54%) SAP PSCD
5 29 (3.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 29 (3.31%) SAP CO
6 27 (3.08%) SAP FI-CA
7 24 (2.74%) SAP SRM
7 24 (2.74%) SAP MII
8 19 (2.17%) SAP HR
9 18 (2.05%) SAP IS-U
10 16 (1.83%) Maximo
11 14 (1.60%) SAP BPC
12 12 (1.37%) SAP MDM
12 12 (1.37%) SAP SD
13 10 (1.14%) SAP MM
14 7 (0.80%) SAP HCM
15 6 (0.68%) SAP GRC
15 6 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.85%) SuccessFactors
2 13 (1.48%) SaaS
3 9 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.46%) Taleo
5 4 (0.46%) Boomi
6 3 (0.34%) IaaS
7 2 (0.23%) Office 365
7 2 (0.23%) Google Checkout
7 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.11%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.48%) Intranet
2 11 (1.26%) SAN
3 8 (0.91%) Firewall
3 8 (0.91%) WAN
4 7 (0.80%) LAN
5 5 (0.57%) NAS
6 4 (0.46%) FTP
7 3 (0.34%) GSM
7 3 (0.34%) UMTS
7 3 (0.34%) Wireless
8 2 (0.23%) SSH
8 2 (0.23%) Network Security
8 2 (0.23%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.23%) HTTP
8 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.11%) SMS
9 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (11.99%) SAP BW
2 73 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 47 (5.37%) SAP BI
4 35 (4.00%) SAP HANA
5 34 (3.88%) SQL Server
6 24 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (2.51%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.40%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.83%) SAP Data Services
10 14 (1.60%) DB2
11 11 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 10 (1.14%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
14 7 (0.80%) Xcelsius
14 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.80%) QlikView
14 7 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.03%) JIRA
2 4 (0.46%) Selenium
2 4 (0.46%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.23%) MorphX
3 2 (0.23%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.23%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.23%) JMeter
4 1 (0.11%) LSMW
4 1 (0.11%) Subversion
4 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.11%) Toad
4 1 (0.11%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.11%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.11%) Zephyr
General
1 248 (28.31%) Finance
2 127 (14.50%) Telecoms
3 92 (10.50%) Manufacturing
4 66 (7.53%) Electronics
5 60 (6.85%) Marketing
6 29 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 27 (3.08%) Retail
7 27 (3.08%) Billing
8 17 (1.94%) Automotive
8 17 (1.94%) Banking
9 10 (1.14%) Legal
9 10 (1.14%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.57%) Publishing
12 4 (0.46%) German Language
12 4 (0.46%) Back Office
12 4 (0.46%) Korean Language
13 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 212 (24.20%) Consultant
2 179 (20.43%) SAP Consultant
3 150 (17.12%) Analyst
4 92 (10.50%) Architect
5 88 (10.05%) Project Manager
6 71 (8.11%) Developer
7 69 (7.88%) SAP Manager
8 42 (4.79%) Business Analyst
9 38 (4.34%) SAP Project Manager
10 37 (4.22%) SAP Developer
11 35 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
12 34 (3.88%) Test Analyst
13 29 (3.31%) SAP Architect
14 28 (3.20%) SAP Analyst
15 21 (2.40%) Programme Manager
16 20 (2.28%) Administrator
17 19 (2.17%) Functional Consultant
18 18 (2.05%) SAP Solutions Architect
19 17 (1.94%) SAP BW Consultant
20 15 (1.71%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.88%) XML
2 24 (2.74%) HTML
2 24 (2.74%) SAP XI
3 22 (2.51%) Web Services
4 20 (2.28%) .NET
4 20 (2.28%) SAP PI
5 19 (2.17%) Middleware
5 19 (2.17%) SAP Basis
6 17 (1.94%) HTML5
7 12 (1.37%) SAP Smart Forms
8 11 (1.26%) BAPI
8 11 (1.26%) Web Dynpro
8 11 (1.26%) EDI
9 10 (1.14%) CSS
9 10 (1.14%) SOAP
10 6 (0.68%) REST
10 6 (0.68%) SAP ALE
10 6 (0.68%) SAP Business Workflow
11 5 (0.57%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.28%) DTV
3 35 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.05%) Data Centre
5 17 (1.94%) FMCG
6 12 (1.37%) Data Integration
7 11 (1.26%) AS400
7 11 (1.26%) NHS
8 10 (1.14%) iSeries
8 10 (1.14%) Smart Meter
9 9 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.03%) Statistics
9 9 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.03%) User Experience
10 8 (0.91%) PKI
10 8 (0.91%) Data Extraction
11 7 (0.80%) Mainframe
11 7 (0.80%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.68%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (6.39%) Windows
2 42 (4.79%) UNIX
3 35 (4.00%) Linux
4 21 (2.40%) AIX
5 8 (0.91%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.68%) Solaris
6 6 (0.68%) zOS
6 6 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.57%) VMS
7 5 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.46%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.23%) Android
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.11%) SUSE
11 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
2 124 (14.16%) ERP
3 92 (10.50%) Project Management
4 83 (9.47%) Migration
5 72 (8.22%) CRM
6 70 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (7.88%) Programme Management
8 57 (6.51%) PRINCE2
9 55 (6.28%) ITIL
9 55 (6.28%) Digital Marketing
10 49 (5.59%) Test Scripting
11 48 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (5.14%) Workflow
13 41 (4.68%) Change Management
13 41 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 39 (4.45%) Data Management
15 34 (3.88%) Waterfall
16 31 (3.54%) Service Delivery
17 30 (3.42%) Analytics
18 29 (3.31%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 73 (8.33%) SQL
2 62 (7.08%) ABAP
3 31 (3.54%) Java
4 14 (1.60%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.14%) C#
5 10 (1.14%) SAPscript
6 8 (0.91%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.80%) C
8 4 (0.46%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.34%) PHP
9 3 (0.34%) XPath
9 3 (0.34%) C++
10 2 (0.23%) COBOL
10 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.23%) X++
10 2 (0.23%) VBA
10 2 (0.23%) Python
10 2 (0.23%) R
11 1 (0.11%) PHP5
11 1 (0.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 54 (6.16%) Degree
2 29 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 23 (2.63%) ISEB
4 14 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (1.48%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.26%) MBA
6 11 (1.26%) CISSP
7 10 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (1.14%) ACCA
7 10 (1.14%) PMP
8 9 (1.03%) CIMA
8 9 (1.03%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.80%) APMP
10 6 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.68%) CCA
11 5 (0.57%) CISM
11 5 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.46%) SAP Certification
13 3 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.45%) QA
2 19 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (1.14%) GxP
4 9 (1.03%) SLA
5 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.23%) GAMP
6 2 (0.23%) GCP
6 2 (0.23%) GMP
6 2 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) COSO
System Software
1 10 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (0.46%) Veritas File System
3 4 (0.46%) vSphere
3 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) Firmware
4 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 18 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.80%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.57%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.34%) SCCM
5 2 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.23%) Puppet
5 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.23%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.11%) WSUS
6 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.11%) Nagios
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.11%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.11%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 110 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 106 (12.10%) Oracle
3 73 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 41 (4.68%) Ariba
5 32 (3.65%) HP
6 22 (2.51%) Citrix
7 21 (2.40%) VMware
8 20 (2.28%) Adobe
8 20 (2.28%) IBM
9 16 (1.83%) TOWER Software
10 12 (1.37%) Informatica
11 11 (1.26%) JD Edwards
11 11 (1.26%) Cognos
12 9 (1.03%) webMethods
13 8 (0.91%) Veritas
14 7 (0.80%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.68%) Cisco
15 6 (0.68%) Sun
16 5 (0.57%) CA
16 5 (0.57%) Sage
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