The first table below looks at the demand for SAP ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ERP over the 3 months to 18 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 Business Applications category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 141 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.095% 0.044% -
As % of the Business Applications category 1.24% 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £506 £425
% change year-on-year
-18.47% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.50
Business Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
242 126 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.68% 5.60% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 67 128
Average daily rate £400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
SAP ERP
England

SAP ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP ERP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SAP ERP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing SAP ERP 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 ERP.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Manugistics
2 3 (33.33%) SAP CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP APO
2 3 (33.33%) SAP SCM
2 3 (33.33%) LSMW
2 3 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Logistics
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) RHCE
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
4 1 (11.11%) E-business
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) SAP EP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing SAP ERP 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 ERP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
2 1 (11.11%) SAP EP
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP CRM
1 3 (33.33%) SAP APO
1 3 (33.33%) SAP SCM
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) LSMW
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CE
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) CentOS
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Logistics
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) E-business
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) PDCA
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) ISMS
4 1 (11.11%) QMS
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Manugistics
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat