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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 34 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP 484 483 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.18% 5.80% 6.47%
As % of the Vendors category 10.83% 12.45% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 238 214
Average daily rate
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£425 £463 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +6.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.61% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £49.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-61.26% +180.28%
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
4469 3881 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 46.64% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2313 1911 1657
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 227 321
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Surrey +7 130 £425 -8.10% 16
Berkshire -2 107 £500 +11.11% 19
Hampshire -11 58 £405 -4.70% 18
West Sussex -2 51 £415 -2.35% 8
Buckinghamshire -12 35 £369 -29.76% 12
Middlesex -5 23 £375 -27.36% 1
Oxfordshire -13 23 £418 -4.57% 3
Kent +3 16 £425 +6.91% 1
East Sussex -6 6 £585 +46.25% 2
Sussex - 4 - -
Home Counties +2 2 - -
Thames Valley -1 1 - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 306 (34.04%) Finance
2 177 (19.69%) Business Intelligence
3 131 (14.57%) Telecoms
4 117 (13.01%) Manufacturing
5 107 (11.90%) ERP
6 104 (11.57%) SAP BW
7 96 (10.68%) CRM
8 88 (9.79%) Programme Management
9 85 (9.45%) Migration
9 85 (9.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 84 (9.34%) Project Management
11 83 (9.23%) SAP FI
11 83 (9.23%) Marketing
12 80 (8.90%) SQL
13 79 (8.79%) Microsoft
13 79 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 76 (8.45%) Digital Marketing
15 75 (8.34%) MS Excel
15 75 (8.34%) Oracle
16 74 (8.23%) DTV
16 74 (8.23%) Electronics
17 72 (8.01%) Business Objects
17 72 (8.01%) BusinessObjects
18 61 (6.79%) ABAP
19 59 (6.56%) Degree
20 58 (6.45%) PRINCE2
21 55 (6.12%) Windows
21 55 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO
21 55 (6.12%) SAP CO
22 53 (5.90%) MS Office

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.00%) CMS
2 18 (2.00%) NetWeaver
3 11 (1.22%) Confluence
4 8 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.56%) Lync
7 5 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (0.33%) SAP Portal
9 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.33%) IIS
9 3 (0.33%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.22%) SAS
10 2 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.22%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 75 (8.34%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.90%) MS Office
3 29 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (2.56%) MS Project
5 13 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 85 (9.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 83 (9.23%) SAP FI
3 55 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 55 (6.12%) SAP CO
4 47 (5.23%) SAP SRM
4 47 (5.23%) SAP CRM
5 41 (4.56%) SAP ERP
6 40 (4.45%) SAP IS-U
7 31 (3.45%) SAP HR
8 18 (2.00%) SAP PSCD
9 17 (1.89%) SAP MII
10 15 (1.67%) SAP FI-CA
10 15 (1.67%) SAP SD
11 14 (1.56%) SAP APO
11 14 (1.56%) SAP BPC
12 11 (1.22%) SAP Payroll
13 8 (0.89%) SAP MM
14 7 (0.78%) SAP R/3
15 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
15 6 (0.67%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.56%) SaaS
2 13 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.45%) Intranet
2 10 (1.11%) WAN
2 10 (1.11%) SAN
3 8 (0.89%) NAS
4 7 (0.78%) Internet
4 7 (0.78%) Firewall
5 6 (0.67%) LAN
6 5 (0.56%) FTP
7 4 (0.44%) DNS
7 4 (0.44%) DHCP
7 4 (0.44%) Network Security
7 4 (0.44%) PABX
8 3 (0.33%) 3G
8 3 (0.33%) 2G
8 3 (0.33%) Wireless
8 3 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.22%) SSH
9 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.22%) UMTS
9 2 (0.22%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (11.57%) SAP BW
2 72 (8.01%) BusinessObjects
3 39 (4.34%) SQL Server
4 23 (2.56%) SAP BI
5 19 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (1.78%) SAP HANA
7 15 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
9 11 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.22%) DB2
9 11 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (1.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 9 (1.00%) MySQL
11 8 (0.89%) QlikView
11 8 (0.89%) BusinessObjects XI
12 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.56%) Big Data
14 5 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (1.22%) JIRA
2 8 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.67%) LSMW
4 5 (0.56%) Selenium
5 4 (0.44%) Subversion
5 4 (0.44%) JUnit
5 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.22%) MorphX
6 2 (0.22%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.11%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.11%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.11%) SAP CE
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.11%) JMeter
General
1 306 (34.04%) Finance
2 131 (14.57%) Telecoms
3 117 (13.01%) Manufacturing
4 83 (9.23%) Marketing
5 74 (8.23%) Electronics
6 26 (2.89%) Retail
7 25 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (2.00%) General Ledger
9 17 (1.89%) Banking
10 15 (1.67%) Billing
10 15 (1.67%) Legal
11 11 (1.22%) Publishing
11 11 (1.22%) Automotive
12 4 (0.44%) Back Office
13 3 (0.33%) Advertising
14 2 (0.22%) Front Office
14 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.22%) French Language
14 2 (0.22%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 252 (28.03%) Consultant
2 229 (25.47%) SAP Consultant
3 145 (16.13%) Analyst
4 101 (11.23%) Project Manager
5 78 (8.68%) Architect
6 64 (7.12%) SAP Manager
7 60 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 57 (6.34%) Developer
9 35 (3.89%) SAP Project Manager
10 32 (3.56%) SAP Architect
10 32 (3.56%) SAP Analyst
11 27 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
12 25 (2.78%) SAP Business Analyst
13 23 (2.56%) Test Analyst
13 23 (2.56%) Administrator
14 22 (2.45%) SAP Developer
14 22 (2.45%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
15 21 (2.34%) SAP BW Consultant
16 20 (2.22%) SAP ISU Consultant
17 19 (2.11%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.23%) XML
2 26 (2.89%) .NET
3 24 (2.67%) SAP XI
4 20 (2.22%) Middleware
5 19 (2.11%) HTML
5 19 (2.11%) SAP Basis
6 12 (1.33%) BAPI
6 12 (1.33%) EDI
7 11 (1.22%) CSS
8 10 (1.11%) SAP Smart Forms
8 10 (1.11%) Web Services
9 8 (0.89%) Web Dynpro
9 8 (0.89%) SOAP
9 8 (0.89%) jQuery
9 8 (0.89%) HTML5
10 7 (0.78%) SAP PI
10 7 (0.78%) SAP Business Workflow
10 7 (0.78%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.78%) JSP
10 7 (0.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.23%) DTV
2 46 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (1.78%) FMCG
4 12 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 10 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.11%) Smart Meter
6 9 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (0.89%) NHS
7 8 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (0.89%) Data Conversion
8 7 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.78%) Replication
9 6 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (0.56%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.56%) E-Learning
11 4 (0.44%) PMI
11 4 (0.44%) CMDB
12 3 (0.33%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 55 (6.12%) Windows
2 43 (4.78%) UNIX
3 24 (2.67%) Linux
4 12 (1.33%) AIX
5 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.56%) Android
9 4 (0.44%) Solaris
9 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (19.69%) Business Intelligence
2 107 (11.90%) ERP
3 96 (10.68%) CRM
4 88 (9.79%) Programme Management
5 85 (9.45%) Migration
6 84 (9.34%) Project Management
7 79 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 76 (8.45%) Digital Marketing
9 58 (6.45%) PRINCE2
10 50 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (5.34%) Data Migration
12 45 (5.01%) Change Management
13 43 (4.78%) Procure-to-pay
14 39 (4.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 39 (4.34%) ITIL
15 37 (4.12%) Test Scripting
16 32 (3.56%) Workflow
16 32 (3.56%) Waterfall
17 28 (3.11%) SAP Implementation
18 25 (2.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 80 (8.90%) SQL
2 61 (6.79%) ABAP
3 36 (4.00%) Java
4 14 (1.56%) C#
5 13 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 12 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.11%) SAPscript
8 6 (0.67%) VBA
8 6 (0.67%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.56%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.56%) C
10 2 (0.22%) PHP
10 2 (0.22%) VBScript
10 2 (0.22%) VB
10 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.22%) XPath
10 2 (0.22%) X++
10 2 (0.22%) Groovy
11 1 (0.11%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.11%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 59 (6.56%) Degree
2 28 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.56%) ISEB
4 21 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.78%) PMI Certification
6 14 (1.56%) MBA
7 13 (1.45%) PMP
8 12 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (1.11%) CCA
10 9 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.00%) HND
11 7 (0.78%) APMP
12 6 (0.67%) ACCA
13 5 (0.56%) CIMA
13 5 (0.56%) SAP Certification
13 5 (0.56%) MCP
14 3 (0.33%) CISA
14 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.34%) QA
2 10 (1.11%) SLA
2 10 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.67%) COBIT
4 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) COSO
6 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 18 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.22%) Firmware
4 2 (0.22%) Veritas File System
4 2 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.11%) KVM
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.33%) CA Wily
2 3 (0.33%) SCCM
3 2 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.22%) SCOM
4 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.11%) OpenView
4 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 79 (8.79%) Microsoft
2 75 (8.34%) Oracle
3 72 (8.01%) Business Objects
4 27 (3.00%) HP
5 23 (2.56%) Ariba
6 21 (2.34%) VMware
7 17 (1.89%) Informatica
8 16 (1.78%) IBM
9 14 (1.56%) Epicor
10 9 (1.00%) JD Edwards
10 9 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
11 8 (0.89%) Cognos
11 8 (0.89%) webMethods
12 7 (0.78%) CA
12 7 (0.78%) Adobe
13 6 (0.67%) Teradata
13 6 (0.67%) Cisco
13 6 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
14 5 (0.56%) TIBCO
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