The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Afaria (formerly Sybase Afaria)
Rank 593 548 581
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +33
Contract jobs citing SAP Afaria 10 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.008% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.24% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Average daily rate £350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £82.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4210 3199 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.32% 6.58% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2432 1841 2005
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 159 158
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.90 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%

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
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 6 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -31 10 £350 -12.50%
London -38 1 - -
Malmesbury - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South West - - - -

SAP Afaria
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (68.42%) Clustering
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) SAP
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) SCCM
4 8 (42.11%) Sybase
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (36.84%) HP
6 6 (31.58%) Open Text
6 6 (31.58%) SCOM
6 6 (31.58%) NWDI
6 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (31.58%) ERP
6 6 (31.58%) DB2
6 6 (31.58%) AIX
6 6 (31.58%) SAP BW
6 6 (31.58%) MOM
7 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
7 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (26.32%) QA
7 5 (26.32%) Migration
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 5 (26.32%) SAP Basis
8 4 (21.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (10.53%) HP SIM
10 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008

SAP Afaria
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) RTP
2 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) DB2
1 6 (31.58%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) NWDI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) Server Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Mobility Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) SAP Basis
2 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ERP
1 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) SCCM
2 6 (31.58%) SCOM
2 6 (31.58%) MOM
3 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (10.53%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) SAP
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Sybase
3 7 (36.84%) HP
4 6 (31.58%) Open Text
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) Altiris
6 2 (10.53%) Qualys
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) Sophos
7 1 (5.26%) Syclo