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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 15 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing SAP 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.44% 5.26% -
As % of the Vendors category 7.50% 11.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£460 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £434 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.63 £23.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.48% -27.69%
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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
80 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 59.26% 46.32% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 19
Average daily rate £400 £299 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.89% -29.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £160 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.25 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 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 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (16.67%) SAP PI
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) SAP BPC
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (16.67%) SAP PS
3 2 (16.67%) SAP BI
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 2 (16.67%) ABAP
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Progress
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Metastorm
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Nintex
3 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Legal

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (16.67%) SAP BPC
2 2 (16.67%) SAP PS
3 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
3 1 (8.33%) SAP PP
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Retail
3 1 (8.33%) SAP CS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (16.67%) SAP BI
1 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (16.67%) SAP BW Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ABAP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SAP PS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Chief Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) SAP PI
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (8.33%) EDI
2 1 (8.33%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Logistics
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (8.33%) Product Management
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Security
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) ABAP
2 1 (8.33%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Progress
1 2 (16.67%) Metastorm
1 2 (16.67%) Nintex
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) HP