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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 40 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 388 436 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.24% 4.97% 5.72%
As % of the Vendors category 9.05% 10.09% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 232 204
Average daily rate
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£400 £427 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% -5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £574 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.00 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £29.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +4.47%
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
4289 4319 4989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.88% 49.27% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2242 2190 2142
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £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 261 258 292
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 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 17 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 17 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 -4 77 £438 +2.94% 17
Surrey +1 75 £419 -6.94% 21
Hampshire +1 56 £400 -8.57% 32
Buckinghamshire +8 43 £335 -4.28% 9
Middlesex -1 39 £396 -16.98% 2
Oxfordshire +4 36 £450 +5.88% 4
West Sussex -15 20 £363 -9.37% 3
Kent -13 5 £550 +31.73% 1
East Sussex -8 2 £431 - 2
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 317 (38.24%) Finance
2 174 (20.99%) Business Intelligence
3 149 (17.97%) Telecoms
4 131 (15.80%) Manufacturing
5 123 (14.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 120 (14.48%) Programme Management
7 116 (13.99%) Marketing
8 114 (13.75%) Project Management
9 111 (13.39%) Digital Marketing
10 110 (13.27%) DTV
10 110 (13.27%) Electronics
11 96 (11.58%) CRM
12 92 (11.10%) Oracle
13 84 (10.13%) Migration
14 74 (8.93%) ERP
15 73 (8.81%) SAP BW
16 68 (8.20%) PRINCE2
17 67 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
18 65 (7.84%) SQL
19 63 (7.60%) SAP FI
19 63 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
20 58 (7.00%) MS Excel
20 58 (7.00%) Microsoft
21 57 (6.88%) SAP CO
22 55 (6.63%) SAP FI/CO
23 53 (6.39%) ABAP
24 52 (6.27%) Degree
25 51 (6.15%) Data Migration
26 50 (6.03%) ITIL
27 48 (5.79%) Windows

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (3.14%) NetWeaver
1 26 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.29%) WebSphere
3 13 (1.57%) Confluence
4 8 (0.97%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.60%) CMS
7 5 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.48%) IIS
9 3 (0.36%) SAP Portal
9 3 (0.36%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.36%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.36%) Documentum
9 3 (0.36%) SAS
10 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.24%) SAP EP
10 2 (0.24%) ATG Dynamo
10 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 58 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.70%) MS Office
3 30 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.29%) MS Project
5 14 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.72%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 123 (14.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 63 (7.60%) SAP FI
3 57 (6.88%) SAP CO
4 55 (6.63%) SAP FI/CO
5 34 (4.10%) SAP IS-U
6 33 (3.98%) SAP CRM
7 27 (3.26%) SAP SD
7 27 (3.26%) SAP SRM
8 23 (2.77%) SAP HR
9 19 (2.29%) SAP MM
10 18 (2.17%) SAP ERP
11 16 (1.93%) SAP BPC
12 11 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
13 10 (1.21%) SAP MRS
14 9 (1.09%) SAP GRC
15 8 (0.97%) SAP SCM
16 7 (0.84%) Maximo
16 7 (0.84%) SAP Retail
16 7 (0.84%) SAP PP
17 6 (0.72%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.84%) SaaS
2 6 (0.72%) Force.com
3 4 (0.48%) Office 365
4 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.57%) LAN
2 12 (1.45%) WAN
3 6 (0.72%) DNS
3 6 (0.72%) Firewall
4 5 (0.60%) NAS
4 5 (0.60%) 2G
4 5 (0.60%) 3G
4 5 (0.60%) MPLS
4 5 (0.60%) Internet
4 5 (0.60%) SAN
4 5 (0.60%) HTTP
5 4 (0.48%) FTP
5 4 (0.48%) LDAP
5 4 (0.48%) 4G
6 3 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.36%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.36%) Network Security
6 3 (0.36%) INAP
6 3 (0.36%) Intranet
6 3 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (8.81%) SAP BW
2 33 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
3 30 (3.62%) SQL Server
4 23 (2.77%) SAP BI
5 18 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.33%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.33%) MS Access
9 9 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 9 (1.09%) MySQL
10 7 (0.84%) Big Data
10 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.72%) QlikView
11 6 (0.72%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (0.60%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 13 (1.57%) JIRA
2 11 (1.33%) Selenium
3 9 (1.09%) LSMW
4 8 (0.97%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.84%) JUnit
6 6 (0.72%) Subversion
7 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.48%) Ant
7 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.36%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.24%) Toad
9 2 (0.24%) NUnit
9 2 (0.24%) Maven
9 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 317 (38.24%) Finance
2 149 (17.97%) Telecoms
3 131 (15.80%) Manufacturing
4 116 (13.99%) Marketing
5 110 (13.27%) Electronics
6 44 (5.31%) Billing
7 35 (4.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 33 (3.98%) Retail
9 14 (1.69%) Legal
10 13 (1.57%) Banking
11 12 (1.45%) German Language
12 11 (1.33%) Automotive
13 7 (0.84%) French Language
13 7 (0.84%) Publishing
13 7 (0.84%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.48%) Advertising
15 2 (0.24%) Back Office
16 1 (0.12%) Local Government
16 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
16 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 164 (19.78%) Analyst
1 164 (19.78%) Consultant
2 140 (16.89%) SAP Consultant
3 99 (11.94%) Project Manager
4 69 (8.32%) Business Analyst
5 66 (7.96%) Architect
5 66 (7.96%) Developer
6 56 (6.76%) SAP Manager
7 39 (4.70%) SAP Analyst
8 31 (3.74%) SAP Business Analyst
8 31 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (2.90%) Test Analyst
10 20 (2.41%) SAP Project Manager
11 19 (2.29%) SAP Architect
12 17 (2.05%) Data Analyst
12 17 (2.05%) Support Analyst
13 16 (1.93%) SAP SRM Consultant
14 15 (1.81%) Tester
15 14 (1.69%) Programme Manager
15 14 (1.69%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.79%) .NET
2 26 (3.14%) Middleware
3 22 (2.65%) XML
4 21 (2.53%) SOAP
4 21 (2.53%) SAP Basis
5 19 (2.29%) Web Services
6 18 (2.17%) SAP PI
7 15 (1.81%) HTML
8 14 (1.69%) J2EE
9 13 (1.57%) EDI
10 11 (1.33%) REST
10 11 (1.33%) jQuery
11 10 (1.21%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.21%) CSS
11 10 (1.21%) SAP ALE
12 9 (1.09%) SAP XI
13 8 (0.97%) JMS
13 8 (0.97%) BAPI
14 6 (0.72%) MSMQ
14 6 (0.72%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 110 (13.27%) DTV
2 42 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.05%) FMCG
3 17 (2.05%) Smart Meter
4 14 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 13 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.33%) NHS
7 8 (0.97%) Replication
8 7 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.84%) Data Conversion
8 7 (0.84%) E-Learning
9 5 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.48%) PMI
10 4 (0.48%) AS400
10 4 (0.48%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.48%) CMDB
10 4 (0.48%) iPad
11 3 (0.36%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.36%) Informatics
11 3 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (5.79%) Windows
2 33 (3.98%) UNIX
3 19 (2.29%) Linux
4 10 (1.21%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.09%) AIX
6 8 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.72%) Android
8 5 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.60%) Windows NT
9 4 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.48%) Solaris
10 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (20.99%) Business Intelligence
2 120 (14.48%) Programme Management
3 114 (13.75%) Project Management
4 111 (13.39%) Digital Marketing
5 96 (11.58%) CRM
6 84 (10.13%) Migration
7 74 (8.93%) ERP
8 68 (8.20%) PRINCE2
9 67 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 63 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (6.15%) Data Migration
12 50 (6.03%) ITIL
13 41 (4.95%) SAP Implementation
14 36 (4.34%) Workflow
15 35 (4.22%) Change Management
16 32 (3.86%) User Acceptance Testing
17 29 (3.50%) OO
18 28 (3.38%) Data Management
19 27 (3.26%) Business Analysis
20 26 (3.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 65 (7.84%) SQL
2 53 (6.39%) ABAP
3 41 (4.95%) Java
4 19 (2.29%) C#
5 13 (1.57%) JavaScript
6 12 (1.45%) VBA
7 10 (1.21%) PL/SQL
8 8 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.84%) C
10 6 (0.72%) VBScript
10 6 (0.72%) VB
10 6 (0.72%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.60%) SAPscript
12 4 (0.48%) PHP
12 4 (0.48%) Korn
12 4 (0.48%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.48%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.36%) Perl
14 2 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (6.27%) Degree
2 24 (2.90%) ISEB
3 17 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (1.45%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.09%) PMP
7 8 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (0.72%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.60%) CIMA
10 5 (0.60%) HND
11 4 (0.48%) CCA
12 3 (0.36%) ACCA
12 3 (0.36%) MCP
13 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.24%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.12%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.50%) QA
2 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.60%) SLA
2 5 (0.60%) GxP
3 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) GAMP
5 2 (0.24%) GCP
5 2 (0.24%) GMP
5 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) KVM
3 1 (0.12%) vSphere
3 1 (0.12%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.12%) Xen
3 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.24%) SCCM
3 2 (0.24%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (0.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) YUM
4 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.12%) Nagios
4 1 (0.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 92 (11.10%) Oracle
2 58 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.98%) Business Objects
4 28 (3.38%) HP
5 23 (2.77%) IBM
6 20 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (2.05%) JD Edwards
8 13 (1.57%) Cisco
9 11 (1.33%) Informatica
9 11 (1.33%) Cognos
10 10 (1.21%) Siebel
10 10 (1.21%) PeopleSoft
10 10 (1.21%) VMware
11 8 (0.97%) ATG
11 8 (0.97%) hybris
12 7 (0.84%) webMethods
13 6 (0.72%) Tableau
14 5 (0.60%) TOWER Software
14 5 (0.60%) Primavera
14 5 (0.60%) NetApp
Surrey
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Posted: 7 hours ago
West Sussex
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Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
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Palm (UK) Ltd
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Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Red Commerce
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Grinstead
Computer Futures
Posted: 9 days ago
South East England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
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Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
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Chertsey, Surrey (commutable from London)
Rushworths Associates
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Middlesex
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