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 26 May 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.

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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 17 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.23% 4.35% 4.29%
As % of the Vendors category 14.77% 7.55% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
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£345 £330 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £406 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.54 £24.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.88% -4.80%
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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
88 53 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 55.70% 57.61% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 14
Average daily rate £360 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.88 £19.68 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 26 May 2015, 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 5 (26.32%) Workflow
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
1 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
2 4 (21.05%) SAP PI
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) ERP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (15.79%) Metastorm
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Network Design
3 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (15.79%) PKI
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Nintex
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) SCCM
3 3 (15.79%) SCOM

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (10.53%) SAP PS
2 2 (10.53%) SAP SD
3 1 (5.26%) SAP SM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
3 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP PP
3 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP CS
3 1 (5.26%) SAP SRM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Architect
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) SAP PI
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PKI
2 2 (10.53%) Data Conversion
2 2 (10.53%) iPad
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
1 5 (26.32%) Workflow
1 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
2 4 (21.05%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Network Design
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Product Management
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Data Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
1 2 (10.53%) CISM
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Metastorm
2 3 (15.79%) Nintex
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade