The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP 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.

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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 24 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing SAP 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.93% 1.16% -
As % of the Vendors category 11.67% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £622 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
SAP
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
60 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 42.25% 63.95% 54.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 17
Average daily rate £335 £308 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +56.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.75 £46.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.10% +162.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Watford

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (40.00%) SAP FI
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (40.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (20.00%) SAP PS
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BI
2 2 (20.00%) ABAP
2 2 (20.00%) Progress
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Logistics
2 2 (20.00%) SAP CO-PA
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BPC
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) EDI
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) SAPscript
3 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (10.00%) SAP PP
3 1 (10.00%) SAP CS

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP FI
1 4 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (40.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BPC
2 2 (20.00%) SAP PS
3 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (10.00%) SAP PP
3 1 (10.00%) SAP CS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (20.00%) SAP BI
General
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) ABAP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BW Architect
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP PS Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP CO Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SAP CO-PA
2 1 (10.00%) EDI
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) ABAP
2 1 (10.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Progress
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe