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 2 September 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 34 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP 492 398 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.91% 4.28% 5.00%
As % of the Vendors category 10.28% 9.17% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 214 240
Average daily rate
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£439 £400 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £255 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £525 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.80 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £48.50 £39.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
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
4788 4339 4274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.76% 46.67% 48.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2746 2252 2159
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 246 264
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 +12 130 £420 +1.20% 29
Surrey +11 113 £475 +29.25% 3
Hampshire +27 80 £436 +11.85% 9
Buckinghamshire +6 62 £400 +21.21% 12
West Sussex +1 36 £540 +48.96% 4
Middlesex -4 23 £443 +2.31%
Oxfordshire -40 13 £355 -18.85% 7
East Sussex +9 10 £655 +51.88% 3
Sussex +3 5 £423 - 1
Kent 0 2 £215 -58.04%
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 249 (28.49%) Finance
2 165 (18.88%) Business Intelligence
3 136 (15.56%) Oracle
4 127 (14.53%) ERP
5 121 (13.84%) Telecoms
6 116 (13.27%) Project Management
7 113 (12.93%) Manufacturing
8 97 (11.10%) Migration
8 97 (11.10%) BusinessObjects
9 95 (10.87%) Microsoft
10 90 (10.30%) SAP BW
11 87 (9.95%) CRM
12 85 (9.73%) Programme Management
13 79 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 77 (8.81%) Electronics
15 75 (8.58%) Marketing
16 74 (8.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 72 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
18 70 (8.01%) MS Excel
19 68 (7.78%) SQL
20 67 (7.67%) DTV
20 67 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
20 67 (7.67%) Digital Marketing
21 64 (7.32%) ABAP
22 62 (7.09%) PRINCE2
23 59 (6.75%) ITIL
24 53 (6.06%) Windows
25 52 (5.95%) SAP FI
26 51 (5.84%) MS Office
27 50 (5.72%) SQL Server

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 30 (3.43%) NetWeaver
2 24 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.06%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.49%) Confluence
5 11 (1.26%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (0.92%) SAP EP
7 8 (0.92%) SAS
8 7 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.80%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.80%) Lync
9 4 (0.46%) SAP Portal
10 3 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.34%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.34%) Apache
10 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.23%) JBoss
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.23%) Eucalyptus
12 1 (0.11%) Mule
Applications
1 70 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 51 (5.84%) MS Office
3 25 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.14%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.23%) SPSS
5 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.23%) Open Workbench
5 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 74 (8.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 52 (5.95%) SAP FI
3 48 (5.49%) SAP CRM
4 40 (4.58%) SAP ERP
5 34 (3.89%) SAP PSCD
6 29 (3.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 29 (3.32%) SAP CO
7 24 (2.75%) SAP FI-CA
8 23 (2.63%) SAP SRM
9 21 (2.40%) SAP BPC
10 19 (2.17%) SAP IS-U
11 18 (2.06%) SAP HR
12 17 (1.95%) SAP MII
13 16 (1.83%) Maximo
14 15 (1.72%) SAP SD
15 13 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
16 12 (1.37%) SAP MM
17 11 (1.26%) SAP MDM
18 9 (1.03%) SAP GRC
19 7 (0.80%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
2 10 (1.14%) SaaS
3 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.92%) Taleo
5 4 (0.46%) Office 365
6 3 (0.34%) IaaS
7 2 (0.23%) Boomi
7 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.23%) Google Checkout
8 1 (0.11%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.72%) SAN
2 10 (1.14%) Intranet
3 8 (0.92%) LAN
3 8 (0.92%) WAN
4 6 (0.69%) NAS
5 4 (0.46%) FTP
6 2 (0.23%) HTTP
6 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.23%) Internet
6 2 (0.23%) Firewall
6 2 (0.23%) SSH
6 2 (0.23%) Network Security
6 2 (0.23%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.11%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.11%) VLAN
7 1 (0.11%) IMAP
7 1 (0.11%) Wireless
7 1 (0.11%) RTP
7 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (11.10%) BusinessObjects
2 90 (10.30%) SAP BW
3 50 (5.72%) SQL Server
4 47 (5.38%) SAP BI
5 34 (3.89%) SAP HANA
6 30 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (3.20%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 15 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (1.60%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.49%) DB2
12 12 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (1.26%) Lumira
14 10 (1.14%) Xcelsius
15 9 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.80%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 14 (1.60%) JIRA
2 4 (0.46%) Selenium
2 4 (0.46%) Subversion
3 3 (0.34%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.23%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.23%) JUnit
4 2 (0.23%) Toad
4 2 (0.23%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.23%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.23%) JMeter
5 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.11%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.11%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 249 (28.49%) Finance
2 121 (13.84%) Telecoms
3 113 (12.93%) Manufacturing
4 77 (8.81%) Electronics
5 75 (8.58%) Marketing
6 40 (4.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 33 (3.78%) Retail
8 25 (2.86%) Billing
9 18 (2.06%) Banking
10 16 (1.83%) Automotive
11 8 (0.92%) Legal
11 8 (0.92%) General Ledger
11 8 (0.92%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.69%) German Language
12 6 (0.69%) Back Office
13 5 (0.57%) Publishing
14 3 (0.34%) Local Government
14 3 (0.34%) French Language
14 3 (0.34%) Korean Language
15 2 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 182 (20.82%) Consultant
2 165 (18.88%) Analyst
3 159 (18.19%) SAP Consultant
4 95 (10.87%) Architect
5 86 (9.84%) Project Manager
6 75 (8.58%) Developer
7 63 (7.21%) SAP Manager
8 50 (5.72%) Business Analyst
9 45 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
10 42 (4.81%) SAP Developer
11 38 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
12 31 (3.55%) SAP Project Manager
13 30 (3.43%) SAP Architect
14 27 (3.09%) Test Analyst
15 24 (2.75%) Administrator
16 21 (2.40%) SAP Solutions Architect
17 20 (2.29%) SAP Basis Consultant
18 17 (1.95%) ABAP Developer
18 17 (1.95%) Financial Analyst
18 17 (1.95%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.00%) SAP Basis
2 31 (3.55%) SAP XI
3 30 (3.43%) XML
4 29 (3.32%) SAP PI
5 26 (2.97%) HTML
6 20 (2.29%) .NET
7 18 (2.06%) Middleware
8 17 (1.95%) HTML5
9 16 (1.83%) Web Services
10 12 (1.37%) Web Dynpro
11 11 (1.26%) SAP Smart Forms
12 10 (1.14%) J2EE
12 10 (1.14%) CSS
13 9 (1.03%) SOAP
13 9 (1.03%) ASP.NET
13 9 (1.03%) EDI
13 9 (1.03%) BAPI
14 8 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.92%) REST
15 6 (0.69%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (7.67%) DTV
3 30 (3.43%) Data Centre
4 28 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.95%) FMCG
6 12 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.26%) AS400
8 10 (1.14%) iSeries
8 10 (1.14%) User Experience
9 9 (1.03%) Smart Meter
9 9 (1.03%) Data Extraction
9 9 (1.03%) Statistics
9 9 (1.03%) PKI
9 9 (1.03%) NHS
10 7 (0.80%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.80%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.69%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.69%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (6.06%) Windows
2 50 (5.72%) UNIX
3 37 (4.23%) Linux
4 17 (1.95%) AIX
5 11 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.03%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.69%) Solaris
8 6 (0.69%) Windows 2000
8 6 (0.69%) zOS
9 5 (0.57%) VMS
10 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (18.88%) Business Intelligence
2 127 (14.53%) ERP
3 116 (13.27%) Project Management
4 97 (11.10%) Migration
5 87 (9.95%) CRM
6 85 (9.73%) Programme Management
7 79 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (7.67%) Digital Marketing
9 62 (7.09%) PRINCE2
10 59 (6.75%) ITIL
11 39 (4.46%) Data Management
12 38 (4.35%) Change Management
13 36 (4.12%) Service Delivery
13 36 (4.12%) Test Scripting
14 35 (4.00%) OO
14 35 (4.00%) Data Modelling
14 35 (4.00%) Analytics
15 32 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (3.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 68 (7.78%) SQL
2 64 (7.32%) ABAP
3 35 (4.00%) Java
4 15 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 15 (1.72%) C#
5 9 (1.03%) PL/SQL
6 8 (0.92%) SAPscript
6 8 (0.92%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.80%) C
8 5 (0.57%) C++
9 4 (0.46%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.46%) VB
10 3 (0.34%) COBOL
10 3 (0.34%) XPath
10 3 (0.34%) VBA
11 2 (0.23%) Python
11 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.23%) VBScript
11 2 (0.23%) Perl
11 2 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (4.23%) Degree
2 28 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.95%) ISEB
4 17 (1.95%) CIMA
5 15 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (1.26%) ACCA
7 10 (1.14%) CISSP
8 9 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.80%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.80%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.57%) CISM
10 5 (0.57%) CCAB
11 4 (0.46%) MBA
11 4 (0.46%) PMP
11 4 (0.46%) CCA
11 4 (0.46%) SAP Certification
11 4 (0.46%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.55%) QA
2 20 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 18 (2.06%) SLA
4 15 (1.72%) GxP
5 5 (0.57%) GAMP
6 4 (0.46%) GCP
6 4 (0.46%) GMP
7 3 (0.34%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.11%) COBIT
9 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (0.46%) Veritas File System
3 4 (0.46%) vSphere
4 2 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.11%) NFS
5 1 (0.11%) SRDF
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.03%) NetBackup
3 7 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (0.80%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.34%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.34%) Nagios
5 3 (0.34%) WSUS
5 3 (0.34%) SCCM
5 3 (0.34%) SCOM
5 3 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.23%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.23%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.23%) Puppet
6 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.11%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 136 (15.56%) Oracle
2 95 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.43%) Ariba
4 28 (3.20%) Adobe
5 26 (2.97%) HP
6 20 (2.29%) Citrix
7 18 (2.06%) IBM
8 17 (1.95%) Informatica
9 14 (1.60%) VMware
10 10 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.14%) Cognos
11 9 (1.03%) Sun
11 9 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.03%) webMethods
11 9 (1.03%) Symantec
11 9 (1.03%) TOWER Software
11 9 (1.03%) OpenText
12 8 (0.92%) hybris
12 8 (0.92%) JD Edwards
12 8 (0.92%) Cisco
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