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 30 January 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Afaria (formerly Sybase Afaria)
Rank 580 545 534
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP Afaria 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.073% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Average daily rate
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£260 £296 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +4.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £296 £283
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -

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
4122 3508 2895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.08% 7.28% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2501 2015 1567
Average daily rate £425 £387 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.74% +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 139 204
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -22.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.78 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) SCOM
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (33.33%) MOM
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Lync

SAP Afaria
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) IT Support
1 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) Wiki
4 1 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
2 1 (16.67%) UAG
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) MOM
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) MobileIron
4 1 (16.67%) Axway
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) StorageTek
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle