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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 40 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 398 443 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.28% 5.00% 5.19%
As % of the Vendors category 9.06% 10.25% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 240 192
Average daily rate
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£400 £435 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £564 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -49.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.10 £23.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £39.35 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
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
4392 4320 4884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.24% 48.76% 49.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2282 2186 2126
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £219 £225
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 249 265 294
Average hourly rate £17.04 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +17 95 £415 -2.35% 29
Surrey -4 75 £368 -14.33% 18
Hampshire -12 53 £390 -10.85% 15
Buckinghamshire +14 41 £330 -24.13% 10
Oxfordshire +4 40 £438 +2.94% 5
Middlesex -1 39 £433 -10.64% 2
West Sussex -19 19 £363 -9.37% 6
Kent -19 4 £513 +22.75% 5
East Sussex -7 2 £431 +7.81% 2
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 312 (37.32%) Finance
2 169 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
3 143 (17.11%) Telecoms
4 128 (15.31%) Manufacturing
5 118 (14.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 117 (14.00%) Programme Management
7 116 (13.88%) Marketing
8 109 (13.04%) Project Management
9 107 (12.80%) Digital Marketing
10 106 (12.68%) DTV
10 106 (12.68%) Electronics
11 98 (11.72%) CRM
12 95 (11.36%) Oracle
13 82 (9.81%) Migration
14 71 (8.49%) SAP BW
14 71 (8.49%) ERP
15 68 (8.13%) SQL
16 66 (7.89%) PRINCE2
17 65 (7.78%) ABAP
18 63 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
19 60 (7.18%) MS Excel
20 59 (7.06%) Microsoft
21 58 (6.94%) SAP FI
22 54 (6.46%) Degree
23 53 (6.34%) ITIL
24 52 (6.22%) SAP CO
25 50 (5.98%) SAP FI/CO
26 49 (5.86%) .NET
27 48 (5.74%) Windows
27 48 (5.74%) Data Migration

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 26 (3.11%) SharePoint
1 26 (3.11%) NetWeaver
2 19 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 7 (0.84%) Confluence
4 6 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.60%) IIS
5 5 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.60%) CMS
5 5 (0.60%) SAS
6 3 (0.36%) SAP Portal
6 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.36%) Commerce Server
6 3 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.36%) Documentum
7 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.24%) Apache
7 2 (0.24%) ATG Dynamo
7 2 (0.24%) SAP Web AS
7 2 (0.24%) SAP EP
Applications
1 60 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.78%) MS Office
3 29 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.03%) MS Project
5 11 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.72%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 118 (14.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 58 (6.94%) SAP FI
3 52 (6.22%) SAP CO
4 50 (5.98%) SAP FI/CO
5 37 (4.43%) SAP IS-U
6 32 (3.83%) SAP SD
7 31 (3.71%) SAP CRM
8 27 (3.23%) SAP HR
8 27 (3.23%) SAP SRM
9 22 (2.63%) SAP MM
10 18 (2.15%) SAP MRS
11 16 (1.91%) SAP ERP
12 14 (1.67%) SAP BPC
13 11 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
14 10 (1.20%) SAP Payroll
14 10 (1.20%) SAP GRC
15 8 (0.96%) SAP SCM
16 7 (0.84%) Maximo
17 6 (0.72%) SAP Retail
17 6 (0.72%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.72%) Force.com
2 5 (0.60%) SaaS
3 4 (0.48%) Office 365
3 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.79%) LAN
2 12 (1.44%) WAN
3 6 (0.72%) HTTP
3 6 (0.72%) DNS
3 6 (0.72%) Firewall
4 5 (0.60%) 2G
4 5 (0.60%) 3G
4 5 (0.60%) MPLS
5 4 (0.48%) Internet
5 4 (0.48%) VPN
5 4 (0.48%) SAN
5 4 (0.48%) FTP
5 4 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.48%) NAS
5 4 (0.48%) 4G
6 3 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.36%) INAP
6 3 (0.36%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.36%) Network Security
6 3 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (8.49%) SAP BW
2 36 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
3 31 (3.71%) SQL Server
4 22 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (2.51%) Oracle Database
6 20 (2.39%) SAP BI
7 15 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.56%) MS Access
9 11 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.08%) BusinessObjects XI
11 9 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 9 (1.08%) Big Data
12 8 (0.96%) QlikView
12 8 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.72%) DataStage
15 5 (0.60%) MySQL
15 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (1.20%) Selenium
2 9 (1.08%) LSMW
3 8 (0.96%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.84%) JIRA
5 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.48%) Ant
6 4 (0.48%) JUnit
6 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.36%) Subversion
7 3 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.36%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.24%) Maven
8 2 (0.24%) Toad
8 2 (0.24%) NUnit
General
1 312 (37.32%) Finance
2 143 (17.11%) Telecoms
3 128 (15.31%) Manufacturing
4 116 (13.88%) Marketing
5 106 (12.68%) Electronics
6 44 (5.26%) Billing
7 35 (4.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 33 (3.95%) Retail
9 17 (2.03%) Legal
10 14 (1.67%) Banking
11 12 (1.44%) Automotive
11 12 (1.44%) German Language
12 7 (0.84%) Publishing
13 6 (0.72%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.72%) Local Government
13 6 (0.72%) French Language
14 4 (0.48%) Advertising
15 3 (0.36%) Law
16 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 177 (21.17%) Consultant
2 166 (19.86%) Analyst
3 155 (18.54%) SAP Consultant
4 93 (11.12%) Project Manager
5 67 (8.01%) Business Analyst
6 65 (7.78%) Architect
7 64 (7.66%) Developer
8 54 (6.46%) SAP Manager
9 40 (4.78%) SAP Analyst
10 33 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (3.23%) SAP Business Analyst
12 25 (2.99%) Test Analyst
13 20 (2.39%) Data Analyst
14 18 (2.15%) SAP Architect
15 17 (2.03%) SAP Project Manager
15 17 (2.03%) Support Analyst
16 16 (1.91%) Programme Manager
16 16 (1.91%) SAP SRM Consultant
17 15 (1.79%) SAP Developer
17 15 (1.79%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.86%) .NET
2 25 (2.99%) Middleware
3 22 (2.63%) SAP Basis
4 21 (2.51%) SOAP
4 21 (2.51%) Web Services
5 18 (2.15%) XML
6 16 (1.91%) SAP PI
7 13 (1.56%) EDI
7 13 (1.56%) HTML
8 11 (1.32%) J2EE
8 11 (1.32%) SAP ALE
8 11 (1.32%) REST
9 9 (1.08%) BAPI
9 9 (1.08%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.96%) JMS
11 7 (0.84%) CSS
11 7 (0.84%) SAP XI
11 7 (0.84%) jQuery
12 6 (0.72%) MDX
12 6 (0.72%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 106 (12.68%) DTV
2 19 (2.27%) Data Integration
3 17 (2.03%) FMCG
4 14 (1.67%) Smart Meter
5 10 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.20%) NHS
6 8 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 8 (0.96%) Replication
7 7 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.72%) Data Conversion
8 6 (0.72%) E-Learning
9 5 (0.60%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.48%) CMDB
10 4 (0.48%) AS400
10 4 (0.48%) iPad
11 3 (0.36%) Clustering
11 3 (0.36%) Economics
11 3 (0.36%) Firmware
11 3 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 48 (5.74%) Windows
2 28 (3.35%) UNIX
3 19 (2.27%) Linux
4 11 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 8 (0.96%) AIX
6 7 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.60%) Windows NT
8 5 (0.60%) Android
9 4 (0.48%) Solaris
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.24%) VMS
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
2 117 (14.00%) Programme Management
3 109 (13.04%) Project Management
4 107 (12.80%) Digital Marketing
5 98 (11.72%) CRM
6 82 (9.81%) Migration
7 71 (8.49%) ERP
8 66 (7.89%) PRINCE2
9 63 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (6.34%) ITIL
11 48 (5.74%) Data Migration
12 42 (5.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 40 (4.78%) SAP Implementation
14 38 (4.55%) Workflow
15 35 (4.19%) Change Management
16 33 (3.95%) OO
17 31 (3.71%) Business Analysis
18 29 (3.47%) Data Management
19 27 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
19 27 (3.23%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 68 (8.13%) SQL
2 65 (7.78%) ABAP
3 42 (5.02%) Java
4 18 (2.15%) C#
5 14 (1.67%) VBA
6 13 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.84%) T-SQL
8 7 (0.84%) VB
9 6 (0.72%) SAPscript
9 6 (0.72%) VBScript
9 6 (0.72%) C
9 6 (0.72%) PHP
10 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.48%) Korn
10 4 (0.48%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.48%) Apex Code
10 4 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.36%) Perl
12 2 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (6.46%) Degree
2 24 (2.87%) ISEB
3 15 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (1.32%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.08%) PMP
7 8 (0.96%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.60%) CIMA
9 5 (0.60%) HND
10 4 (0.48%) CCA
11 3 (0.36%) CISSP
11 3 (0.36%) CISM
11 3 (0.36%) ACCA
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.24%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.23%) QA
2 7 (0.84%) SLA
3 5 (0.60%) GxP
4 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.24%) GAMP
6 2 (0.24%) GCP
6 2 (0.24%) GMP
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.12%) vSphere
3 1 (0.12%) KVM
3 1 (0.12%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.12%) Xen
3 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.12%) Nagios
3 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.12%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.12%) YUM
3 1 (0.12%) Puppet
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 95 (11.36%) Oracle
2 59 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.31%) Business Objects
4 25 (2.99%) IBM
5 23 (2.75%) HP
6 21 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (2.03%) JD Edwards
8 13 (1.56%) Cisco
9 12 (1.44%) Cognos
10 11 (1.32%) Informatica
11 10 (1.20%) Siebel
12 9 (1.08%) VMware
13 8 (0.96%) ATG
13 8 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
14 6 (0.72%) Tableau
15 5 (0.60%) JBoss
15 5 (0.60%) TOWER Software
15 5 (0.60%) Primavera
15 5 (0.60%) webMethods
15 5 (0.60%) hybris
South East
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Reading, Berkshire
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Bracknell
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Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gatwick
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Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
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Rate: Up to £70K + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Rate: Up to £70K + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £270 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent Police
Salary: allowances
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Personnel IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey (commutable from London)
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