The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Tyne and Wear 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 33 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing SAP 11 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.09% 4.43% 3.63%
As % of the Vendors category 6.11% 9.78% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £362 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.73%
Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
180 92 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 50.56% 45.32% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 37 86
Average daily rate £338 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £8.20 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £15.05 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
SAP
North East

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Tyne and Wear region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Tyne and Wear region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 8 £400 +29.03% 5
SAP
North East

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
4 5 (29.41%) Electronics
4 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
4 5 (29.41%) Marketing
4 5 (29.41%) Selenium
4 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (29.41%) DTV
4 5 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Play Framework
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Data Management
6 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (11.76%) ETL
7 2 (11.76%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) UNIX
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) ABAP

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (11.76%) SAP APO
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (5.88%) Teamcenter
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (5.88%) SAP R/3
3 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) OLAP
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) SAP BI
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
General
1 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 5 (29.41%) Electronics
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAP APO Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Excel Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SAP BI Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Trainer
5 1 (5.88%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SAP SD Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Play Framework
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) DTV
2 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.88%) IVR
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
3 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Document Management
5 2 (11.76%) Network Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Balanced Scorecard
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) ABAP
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Genesys
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.88%) Blackboard