The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Afaria skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Afaria over the 3 months to 23 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Afaria (formerly Sybase Afaria)
Rank 608 571 600
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +29
Contract jobs citing SAP Afaria 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.013% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 0.19% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
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£400 £395 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -28.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £550
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -28.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4433 3750 3752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.67% 7.11% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2208 1972
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 155 181
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £13.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

SAP Afaria
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Afaria within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SAP Afaria Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Afaria
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP Afaria Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Afaria
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Afaria within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SAP Afaria Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Afaria
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP Afaria Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Afaria
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Afaria within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England -20 6 £400 +1.26%
Midlands - - - -

SAP Afaria
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Afaria 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 Afaria.

1 14 (87.50%) SCCM
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (81.25%) HP
3 11 (68.75%) Clustering
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) MOM
5 9 (56.25%) SCOM
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (43.75%) VMware
8 6 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (37.50%) Altiris
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (37.50%) Sophos
8 6 (37.50%) IIS
8 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) HP SIM
8 6 (37.50%) Qualys
8 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
10 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (12.50%) Firewall
11 2 (12.50%) Migration
11 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
11 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
11 2 (12.50%) Axway
11 2 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (12.50%) VPN

SAP Afaria
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Afaria 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 Afaria. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (50.00%) Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) BAPI
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Clustering
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) AIX
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) SCCM
2 9 (56.25%) SCOM
2 9 (56.25%) MOM
3 6 (37.50%) HP SIM
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Altiris
4 6 (37.50%) Sophos
4 6 (37.50%) Qualys
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) MobileIron
5 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 2 (12.50%) Axway
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) StorageTek
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Sun
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Sybase
6 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
6 1 (6.25%) SAP