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 29 April 2016 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 SE.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 37 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing SAP 466 416 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.84% 4.18% 4.74%
As % of the Vendors category 9.90% 9.07% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 209 234
Average daily rate £425 £418 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.72 £27.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.82% +59.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 £23.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-29.97% -5.10%
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
4707 4585 4396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.85% 46.08% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2816 2447 2205
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 252 256
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 153 £443 +5.60% 25
Surrey -4 78 £500 +25.00% 11
Hampshire +7 68 £400 -11.11% 20
Buckinghamshire +19 50 £413 +37.50% 18
West Sussex -16 38 £330 -28.64% 9
Middlesex -4 25 £414 +4.48%
Oxfordshire -5 7 £425 -5.55% 6
East Sussex +5 6 £450 -25.00% 1
Kent -21 6 £463 - 2
Sussex +7 5 £175 -
Home Counties -2 4 £475 +2.15%
M4 Corridor -4 3 - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 303 (31.11%) Finance
2 182 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
3 127 (13.04%) Migration
4 124 (12.73%) Manufacturing
5 123 (12.63%) Telecoms
5 123 (12.63%) Oracle
6 122 (12.53%) ERP
7 105 (10.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 105 (10.78%) Marketing
8 104 (10.68%) Programme Management
9 97 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 93 (9.55%) Electronics
11 92 (9.45%) BusinessObjects
11 92 (9.45%) Digital Marketing
12 85 (8.73%) Microsoft
12 85 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
13 82 (8.42%) SQL
14 76 (7.80%) Project Management
15 73 (7.49%) CRM
16 70 (7.19%) MS Excel
17 69 (7.08%) Data Migration
18 67 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
19 63 (6.47%) SAP FI
20 60 (6.16%) ABAP
21 57 (5.85%) SuccessFactors
22 53 (5.44%) SAP ERP
22 53 (5.44%) SAP BW
22 53 (5.44%) Data Management
23 49 (5.03%) Degree
24 45 (4.62%) SAP CO

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.05%) NetWeaver
3 14 (1.44%) IIS
4 12 (1.23%) SAP EP
5 10 (1.03%) Confluence
5 10 (1.03%) JBoss
5 10 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 9 (0.92%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.82%) CMS
7 8 (0.82%) SAS
8 5 (0.51%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.41%) SAP Portal
9 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.31%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.21%) Apache
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 70 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.70%) MS Office
3 23 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.44%) MS Project
5 11 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.92%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.21%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.21%) SPSS
8 1 (0.10%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 105 (10.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 63 (6.47%) SAP FI
3 53 (5.44%) SAP ERP
4 45 (4.62%) SAP CO
5 44 (4.52%) SAP FI/CO
6 32 (3.29%) SAP BPC
6 32 (3.29%) SAP CRM
7 30 (3.08%) SAP IS-U
8 28 (2.87%) SAP HR
9 24 (2.46%) SAP MM
9 24 (2.46%) SAP PSCD
10 21 (2.16%) SAP SRM
11 19 (1.95%) SAP SD
12 18 (1.85%) SAP MDM
13 17 (1.75%) SAP GRC
14 15 (1.54%) SAP HCM
15 11 (1.13%) Maximo
15 11 (1.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
15 11 (1.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
16 10 (1.03%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.85%) SuccessFactors
2 25 (2.57%) SaaS
3 15 (1.54%) Boomi
4 13 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.51%) Office 365
6 5 (0.51%) Veeva
7 4 (0.41%) Taleo
8 3 (0.31%) AtomSphere
9 2 (0.21%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.44%) SAN
2 12 (1.23%) DNS
3 10 (1.03%) Internet
4 9 (0.92%) DHCP
4 9 (0.92%) Firewall
4 9 (0.92%) WAN
5 8 (0.82%) CTI
5 8 (0.82%) Wireless
6 6 (0.62%) LAN
7 5 (0.51%) RTP
7 5 (0.51%) SMS
8 4 (0.41%) 3G
8 4 (0.41%) Intranet
8 4 (0.41%) VPN
9 3 (0.31%) Converged Networks
9 3 (0.31%) HTTP
9 3 (0.31%) Network Security
9 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.31%) VoIP
10 2 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (9.45%) BusinessObjects
2 53 (5.44%) SAP BW
3 44 (4.52%) Oracle Database
4 41 (4.21%) SQL Server
5 37 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (3.18%) SAP BI
6 31 (3.18%) SAP HANA
7 23 (2.36%) Data Mining
8 22 (2.26%) SAP Data Services
9 18 (1.85%) QlikView
9 18 (1.85%) Relational Database
10 17 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 14 (1.44%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.33%) Big Data
13 12 (1.23%) DB2
13 12 (1.23%) MS Access
13 12 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (1.13%) Qlik Sense
15 9 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (1.13%) JIRA
2 7 (0.72%) LSMW
3 6 (0.62%) Toad
4 4 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.41%) Rational Rose
4 4 (0.41%) Subversion
5 3 (0.31%) CaliberRM
5 3 (0.31%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (0.31%) RequisitePro
5 3 (0.31%) Selenium
6 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.21%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.21%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.10%) CA Gen
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.10%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.10%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.10%) Testopia
General
1 303 (31.11%) Finance
2 124 (12.73%) Manufacturing
3 123 (12.63%) Telecoms
4 105 (10.78%) Marketing
5 93 (9.55%) Electronics
6 43 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 35 (3.59%) Billing
8 32 (3.29%) Retail
9 12 (1.23%) General Ledger
9 12 (1.23%) Legal
10 11 (1.13%) Banking
11 10 (1.03%) Automotive
12 6 (0.62%) Back Office
13 5 (0.51%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.31%) Local Government
15 2 (0.21%) French Language
16 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.10%) German Language
16 1 (0.10%) Law
16 1 (0.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 258 (26.49%) Consultant
2 222 (22.79%) SAP Consultant
3 169 (17.35%) Analyst
4 101 (10.37%) Architect
5 96 (9.86%) Project Manager
6 85 (8.73%) SAP Manager
7 64 (6.57%) Developer
8 53 (5.44%) SAP Analyst
9 46 (4.72%) SAP Architect
10 43 (4.41%) Business Analyst
11 39 (4.00%) SAP Project Manager
12 38 (3.90%) Test Analyst
13 34 (3.49%) SAP FI Consultant
13 34 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
14 28 (2.87%) Administrator
15 27 (2.77%) IT Manager
16 24 (2.46%) SAP Developer
16 24 (2.46%) Test Manager
17 23 (2.36%) Data Architect
18 21 (2.16%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.59%) SAP Basis
2 30 (3.08%) Web Services
3 29 (2.98%) .NET
4 27 (2.77%) XML
5 23 (2.36%) SAP XI
6 20 (2.05%) SAP PI
7 19 (1.95%) Web Dynpro
8 15 (1.54%) HTML
9 13 (1.33%) Middleware
9 13 (1.33%) REST
10 12 (1.23%) CSS
11 10 (1.03%) SOAP
12 8 (0.82%) jQuery
12 8 (0.82%) SAML
12 8 (0.82%) SAP Fiori
13 7 (0.72%) HTML5
13 7 (0.72%) SAPUI5
14 6 (0.62%) AngularJS
14 6 (0.62%) EDI
15 5 (0.51%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (3.39%) Data Centre
3 29 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.46%) FMCG
5 20 (2.05%) Data Integration
5 20 (2.05%) Visualisation
6 16 (1.64%) Data Extraction
7 14 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.33%) Life Science
9 12 (1.23%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.13%) Data Conversion
11 9 (0.92%) e-Learning
11 9 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.92%) Smart Meter
12 7 (0.72%) Replication
12 7 (0.72%) User Experience
13 6 (0.62%) Statistics
14 4 (0.41%) LIMS
14 4 (0.41%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (4.41%) Windows
2 23 (2.36%) Unix
3 19 (1.95%) Linux
4 14 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.72%) AIX
6 6 (0.62%) VMS
7 5 (0.51%) Android
7 5 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.21%) NetWare
10 2 (0.21%) Solaris
10 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.10%) HPUX
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (18.69%) Business Intelligence
2 127 (13.04%) Migration
3 122 (12.53%) ERP
4 104 (10.68%) Programme Management
5 97 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 92 (9.45%) Digital Marketing
7 85 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (7.80%) Project Management
9 73 (7.49%) CRM
10 69 (7.08%) Data Migration
11 53 (5.44%) Data Management
12 45 (4.62%) Data Modelling
12 45 (4.62%) PRINCE2
13 40 (4.11%) Change Management
14 38 (3.90%) Test Management
15 37 (3.80%) ETL
15 37 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
16 35 (3.59%) Business Analysis
16 35 (3.59%) Technical Architecture
17 33 (3.39%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 82 (8.42%) SQL
2 60 (6.16%) ABAP
3 31 (3.18%) PL/SQL
4 28 (2.87%) Java
5 10 (1.03%) C
6 9 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.72%) Jython
7 7 (0.72%) VBA
8 6 (0.62%) C#
8 6 (0.62%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.51%) PHP
9 5 (0.51%) VB
10 4 (0.41%) Python
11 3 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.21%) COBOL
12 2 (0.21%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.21%) Ruby
12 2 (0.21%) Smalltalk
12 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (5.03%) Degree
2 38 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.77%) ISEB
5 10 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.03%) SAP Certification
6 9 (0.92%) ACCA
7 8 (0.82%) CCA
7 8 (0.82%) CIMA
8 7 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.72%) PMP
8 7 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.51%) CCNA
9 5 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.41%) CITP
10 4 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.90%) QA
2 34 (3.49%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.54%) SLA
4 10 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.51%) GxP
5 5 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.31%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) AICPA
7 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.10%) P3O
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.41%) vSphere
6 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.10%) ClearTrust
7 1 (0.10%) Docker
7 1 (0.10%) HDFS
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.10%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.72%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (0.72%) SCCM
3 6 (0.62%) SCOM
4 2 (0.21%) Puppet
4 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.21%) vRealize
5 1 (0.10%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.10%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.10%) Netcool
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.10%) WSUS
5 1 (0.10%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 123 (12.63%) Oracle
2 85 (8.73%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.39%) HP
4 28 (2.87%) Informatica
5 23 (2.36%) Ariba
6 22 (2.26%) VMware
7 20 (2.05%) IBM
8 19 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.75%) hybris
10 15 (1.54%) Hyperion
11 14 (1.44%) Tableau
12 13 (1.33%) Dell
13 12 (1.23%) webMethods
14 11 (1.13%) CA
14 11 (1.13%) OpenText
14 11 (1.13%) Siebel
14 11 (1.13%) Sybase
15 10 (1.03%) Cisco
15 10 (1.03%) Cognos
16 7 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
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