The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Ariba products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ariba over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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 Ariba.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ariba
Rank 585 568 567
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Ariba 43 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.079% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.17% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 7
Average daily rate £450 £396 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £378 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £396 £501
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -20.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22140 23572 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.04% 45.69% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13204 13718 12166
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 988 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Ariba
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ariba within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Ariba Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ariba
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ariba within the UK.

Ariba Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ariba
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ariba within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Ariba Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ariba
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ariba within the UK.

Ariba Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ariba
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ariba within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -4 42 £450 +13.63% 3
London +33 28 £625 +4.16% 3
South East -15 8 £375 -5.30%
Hampshire +8 4 £375 -
Berkshire 0 3 £450 -
North West -18 3 £175 -75.00%
Basingstoke +2 2 - -
Fareham - 2 £375 -
Croydon - 2 £284 -
Midlands - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £175 -
Middlesex -2 1 £338 -14.64%
Manchester -17 1 £225 -67.85%
Paddington - 1 £440 -

Ariba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ariba 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 Ariba.

1 78 (83.87%) SAP
2 32 (34.41%) Procure-to-pay
3 31 (33.33%) SAP MM
4 28 (30.11%) MS Excel
5 26 (27.96%) Finance
6 25 (26.88%) Change Management
7 24 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 23 (24.73%) MS Office
9 22 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (21.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (20.43%) OpenText
12 17 (18.28%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (17.20%) SAP SRM
14 15 (16.13%) MS Visio
15 13 (13.98%) MS Access
15 13 (13.98%) Degree
15 13 (13.98%) Data Management
15 13 (13.98%) Business Transformation
16 11 (11.83%) MS PowerPoint
17 10 (10.75%) Target Operating Model
18 9 (9.68%) Maximo
18 9 (9.68%) Integration Testing
18 9 (9.68%) ERP
19 8 (8.60%) SAP FI
19 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
20 7 (7.53%) MBA
20 7 (7.53%) Process Improvement
20 7 (7.53%) SAP HANA
21 6 (6.45%) Project Management
22 5 (5.38%) SAP CO

Ariba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ariba 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 Ariba. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.08%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (30.11%) MS Excel
2 23 (24.73%) MS Office
3 15 (16.13%) MS Visio
4 11 (11.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (33.33%) SAP MM
2 16 (17.20%) SAP SRM
3 9 (9.68%) Maximo
4 8 (8.60%) SAP FI
5 5 (5.38%) SAP CO
5 5 (5.38%) SAP ERP
5 5 (5.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (2.15%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (1.08%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.28%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (13.98%) MS Access
3 7 (7.53%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.15%) SAP Data Services
General
1 26 (27.96%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Marketing
2 5 (5.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Automotive
5 2 (2.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) Consultant
2 12 (12.90%) Analyst
3 9 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.60%) Procurement Specialist
5 7 (7.53%) Procurement Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) SAP Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Deployment Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Process Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Procurement Manager
7 5 (5.38%) SAP Architect
7 5 (5.38%) SAP Project Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Maximo Specialist
9 3 (3.23%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.15%) SAP Basis Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) SAP PI
1 4 (4.30%) Web Services
2 3 (3.23%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.15%) BAPI
3 2 (2.15%) Middleware
3 2 (2.15%) SAP ALE
3 2 (2.15%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.08%) Itk
4 1 (1.08%) J2EE
4 1 (1.08%) JMS
4 1 (1.08%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.08%) Fintech
3 1 (1.08%) Life Science
3 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) Procure-to-pay
2 25 (26.88%) Change Management
3 20 (21.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (13.98%) Business Transformation
4 13 (13.98%) Data Management
5 10 (10.75%) Target Operating Model
6 9 (9.68%) ERP
6 9 (9.68%) Integration Testing
7 7 (7.53%) Process Improvement
8 6 (6.45%) Project Management
9 5 (5.38%) Coaching
9 5 (5.38%) Functional Testing
9 5 (5.38%) Master Data Management
10 4 (4.30%) E-Procurement
10 4 (4.30%) Supplier Management
11 3 (3.23%) CRM
11 3 (3.23%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.23%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.23%) Risk Management
12 2 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) Java
2 1 (1.08%) C
2 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) MBA
3 1 (1.08%) CIMA
3 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 78 (83.87%) SAP
2 24 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 19 (20.43%) OpenText
4 2 (2.15%) Remedy
4 2 (2.15%) WSO2
5 1 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle
5 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.08%) VMware