The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 36 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 465 523 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.80% 6.25% 5.30%
As % of the Vendors category 10.02% 12.85% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 263 242
Average daily rate £400 £451 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.35% +6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £571 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 12
Average hourly rate £17.25 £26.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.65% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £14.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £57.75 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.42% +48.57%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
SAP
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -1 117 £440 -12.00% 32
Surrey -14 100 £488 +2.09% 14
Middlesex 0 69 £400 -12.08% 1
Hampshire -13 55 £390 -14.52% 16
Buckinghamshire -17 29 £350 -26.31% 6
Oxfordshire -1 24 £350 -20.00% 10
West Sussex -16 21 £410 +2.50% 3
East Sussex -6 5 £350 +5.26% 4
Home Counties +1 2 £588 +12.98%
Kent -1 2 £475 +46.15% 2
M4 Corridor -1 1 £575 +8.49% 1
Sussex -4 1 £375 -16.66%
Thames Valley - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 237 (25.35%) Finance
2 127 (13.58%) CRM
3 101 (10.80%) ERP
3 101 (10.80%) Project Management
4 99 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
5 97 (10.37%) Oracle
6 82 (8.77%) SAP FI
7 81 (8.66%) ABAP
8 80 (8.56%) ITIL
9 79 (8.45%) SAP BW
10 75 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 72 (7.70%) Migration
12 66 (7.06%) Telecoms
12 66 (7.06%) MS Excel
13 65 (6.95%) Business Objects
13 65 (6.95%) BusinessObjects
14 64 (6.84%) SQL
14 64 (6.84%) Manufacturing
15 63 (6.74%) PRINCE2
16 60 (6.42%) Microsoft
16 60 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
17 59 (6.31%) SAP IS-U
18 57 (6.10%) SAP CRM
19 56 (5.99%) SAP FI/CO
19 56 (5.99%) SAP CO
20 49 (5.24%) Degree
21 48 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
22 47 (5.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
23 46 (4.92%) Change Management
24 45 (4.81%) Java

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (2.99%) NetWeaver
2 17 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.18%) IIS
5 6 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.53%) SAS
7 4 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.32%) Apache
8 3 (0.32%) SAP Web AS
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.32%) SAP EP
9 2 (0.21%) ATG Dynamo
9 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.21%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.11%) Confluence
10 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 66 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.21%) MS Office
3 22 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.71%) MS Project
5 6 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 82 (8.77%) SAP FI
2 59 (6.31%) SAP IS-U
3 57 (6.10%) SAP CRM
4 56 (5.99%) SAP FI/CO
4 56 (5.99%) SAP CO
5 47 (5.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 44 (4.71%) SAP SRM
7 42 (4.49%) SAP SD
8 40 (4.28%) SAP BPC
9 35 (3.74%) SAP HR
10 31 (3.32%) SAP MM
11 24 (2.57%) SAP ERP
12 23 (2.46%) SAP MRS
13 16 (1.71%) SAP APO
14 15 (1.60%) SAP PM
15 14 (1.50%) SAP Retail
16 12 (1.28%) SAP Payroll
17 11 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
18 10 (1.07%) Maximo
19 8 (0.86%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.07%) SaaS
2 7 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.32%) Engine Yard
3 3 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.21%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.28%) LAN
2 10 (1.07%) WAN
3 5 (0.53%) VPN
4 3 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (0.32%) Firewall
4 3 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.21%) LDAP
5 2 (0.21%) DNS
5 2 (0.21%) HTTP
5 2 (0.21%) DMZ
5 2 (0.21%) BGP
5 2 (0.21%) OSPF
5 2 (0.21%) VLAN
6 1 (0.11%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.11%) Wireless
6 1 (0.11%) RTP
6 1 (0.11%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) Extranet
6 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (8.45%) SAP BW
2 65 (6.95%) BusinessObjects
3 48 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (3.21%) SQL Server
5 23 (2.46%) SAP Data Services
6 18 (1.93%) SAP BI
7 17 (1.82%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.60%) MS Access
9 12 (1.28%) DataStage
9 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 9 (0.96%) SAP HANA
12 8 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.75%) BusinessObjects XI
13 7 (0.75%) Big Data
14 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.64%) QlikView
15 5 (0.53%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (2.25%) LSMW
2 9 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.64%) LoadRunner
4 5 (0.53%) Toad
5 4 (0.43%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.32%) Selenium
6 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.32%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.21%) Maven
7 2 (0.21%) NUnit
7 2 (0.21%) Ant
7 2 (0.21%) JUnit
7 2 (0.21%) MSI
7 2 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.11%) MorphX
8 1 (0.11%) JIRA
8 1 (0.11%) Hudson
8 1 (0.11%) Gradle
8 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 237 (25.35%) Finance
2 66 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 64 (6.84%) Manufacturing
4 44 (4.71%) Billing
5 37 (3.96%) Marketing
6 36 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 35 (3.74%) Retail
8 27 (2.89%) Electronics
9 15 (1.60%) Banking
10 13 (1.39%) German Language
11 10 (1.07%) Legal
12 9 (0.96%) Local Government
13 6 (0.64%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
14 5 (0.53%) Automotive
15 4 (0.43%) Publishing
16 3 (0.32%) Law
17 2 (0.21%) Back Office
17 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
18 1 (0.11%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 286 (30.59%) Consultant
2 252 (26.95%) SAP Consultant
3 133 (14.22%) Analyst
4 92 (9.84%) Project Manager
5 86 (9.20%) SAP Manager
6 83 (8.88%) Architect
7 63 (6.74%) Developer
8 43 (4.60%) Business Analyst
9 41 (4.39%) SAP Analyst
10 34 (3.64%) SAP Project Manager
11 33 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
12 30 (3.21%) SAP Architect
13 29 (3.10%) Data Analyst
14 26 (2.78%) SAP Developer
15 23 (2.46%) SAP BPC Consultant
16 22 (2.35%) SAP Business Analyst
16 22 (2.35%) SAP SRM Consultant
17 21 (2.25%) Functional Consultant
17 21 (2.25%) Programme Manager
18 19 (2.03%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.42%) .NET
2 18 (1.93%) SAP ALE
2 18 (1.93%) BAPI
3 17 (1.82%) SAP Basis
4 16 (1.71%) Web Services
5 15 (1.60%) SAP PI
5 15 (1.60%) EDI
6 14 (1.50%) XML
6 14 (1.50%) Middleware
7 10 (1.07%) SOAP
7 10 (1.07%) HTML
8 9 (0.96%) SAP XI
9 7 (0.75%) MDX
9 7 (0.75%) J2EE
10 6 (0.64%) SAP Smart Forms
10 6 (0.64%) ODBC
10 6 (0.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 5 (0.53%) CSS
12 4 (0.43%) Web Dynpro
12 4 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (2.57%) DTV
2 18 (1.93%) Smart Meter
3 15 (1.60%) Management Information System
4 14 (1.50%) FMCG
5 13 (1.39%) Data Conversion
6 8 (0.86%) AS400
7 7 (0.75%) Replication
8 6 (0.64%) GIS
8 6 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.64%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.53%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.43%) Firmware
10 4 (0.43%) iSeries
11 3 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.32%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.32%) NHS
11 3 (0.32%) PMI
11 3 (0.32%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.32%) Clustering
12 2 (0.21%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 35 (3.74%) Windows
2 13 (1.39%) UNIX
3 11 (1.18%) Linux
4 10 (1.07%) AIX
5 8 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.43%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.43%) Solaris
7 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.11%) VMS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (13.58%) CRM
2 101 (10.80%) ERP
2 101 (10.80%) Project Management
3 99 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
4 80 (8.56%) ITIL
5 75 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (7.70%) Migration
7 63 (6.74%) PRINCE2
8 60 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 46 (4.92%) Change Management
10 45 (4.81%) SAP Implementation
11 40 (4.28%) Data Migration
12 37 (3.96%) Service Management
12 37 (3.96%) Data Modelling
12 37 (3.96%) Programme Management
13 33 (3.53%) Workflow
13 33 (3.53%) E-Commerce
14 29 (3.10%) Validation
14 29 (3.10%) Logistics
15 28 (2.99%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 81 (8.66%) ABAP
2 64 (6.84%) SQL
3 45 (4.81%) Java
4 15 (1.60%) PL/SQL
5 14 (1.50%) T-SQL
6 11 (1.18%) SAPscript
7 9 (0.96%) PHP
7 9 (0.96%) VBA
8 6 (0.64%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.64%) VB
9 5 (0.53%) C
9 5 (0.53%) C#
10 3 (0.32%) RPG
11 2 (0.21%) VB6
11 2 (0.21%) C++
11 2 (0.21%) Perl
11 2 (0.21%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.11%) C-shell
12 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (5.24%) Degree
2 20 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 17 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.50%) CTC Cleared
6 11 (1.18%) SAP Certification
7 10 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.86%) PMP
9 7 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.53%) HND
11 4 (0.43%) ACCA
11 4 (0.43%) CIMA
11 4 (0.43%) CIPD
11 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.32%) CISM
12 3 (0.32%) CISSP
13 2 (0.21%) CCA
13 2 (0.21%) ISEB
13 2 (0.21%) APMP
14 1 (0.11%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (1.18%) SLA
3 9 (0.96%) QA
4 5 (0.53%) TickIT
5 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) GxP
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.43%) XenApp
4 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.21%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.11%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) NFS
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.21%) SCCM
3 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.11%) YUM
4 1 (0.11%) Puppet
4 1 (0.11%) SCOM
4 1 (0.11%) Nagios
4 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 97 (10.37%) Oracle
2 65 (6.95%) Business Objects
3 60 (6.42%) Microsoft
4 37 (3.96%) Cognos
5 28 (2.99%) JD Edwards
6 24 (2.57%) IBM
7 23 (2.46%) Informatica
8 11 (1.18%) HP
9 10 (1.07%) Remedy
10 9 (0.96%) Hyperion
10 9 (0.96%) VMware
11 8 (0.86%) Siebel
11 8 (0.86%) Citrix
11 8 (0.86%) Sun
11 8 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.75%) webMethods
13 6 (0.64%) Cisco
14 5 (0.53%) Infor
14 5 (0.53%) Tableau
14 5 (0.53%) NetApp
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