The first table below looks at the demand for SAP ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 500 454 499
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +45
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 90 49 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.10% 1.30% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 23 45
Average daily rate £500 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £438 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £670 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £506 £425
% change year-on-year
-18.47% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.50
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4286 3757 4925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.35% 8.72% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2038 2549
Average daily rate £425 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 70 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £70.25 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
SAP ERP
UK

SAP ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SAP ERP Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAP ERP Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

SAP ERP Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAP ERP Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP ERP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ERP within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +18 62 £515 +11.35% 4
West Midlands -12 4 £425 -3.40% 1
South West -18 4 £450 -2.17% 2
South East -24 4 £453 +0.55% 2
Yorkshire -18 3 £360 -52.00%
East Midlands - 2 - -
North West -16 1 - - 7
SAP ERP
UK

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 162 (100.00%) SAP
1 162 (100.00%) ERP
2 50 (30.86%) CRM
3 38 (23.46%) Migration
4 35 (21.60%) Finance
5 30 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (16.05%) Project Management
7 25 (15.43%) SAP CRM
8 23 (14.20%) Data Migration
9 21 (12.96%) LSMW
10 20 (12.35%) SAP BW
11 18 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (10.49%) SQL
13 16 (9.88%) Change Management
14 15 (9.26%) SAP APO
14 15 (9.26%) SAP SCM
15 13 (8.02%) Procure-to-pay
16 12 (7.41%) Logistics
16 12 (7.41%) Manufacturing
16 12 (7.41%) PRINCE2
16 12 (7.41%) ETL
17 11 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (6.79%) SAP SD
17 11 (6.79%) Validation
18 10 (6.17%) Service Management
18 10 (6.17%) ABAP
18 10 (6.17%) Manugistics
18 10 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
19 9 (5.56%) SAP PI
19 9 (5.56%) Oracle

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (3.09%) NetWeaver
2 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.23%) SAP EP
3 2 (1.23%) Apache
3 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.62%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (15.43%) SAP CRM
2 15 (9.26%) SAP APO
2 15 (9.26%) SAP SCM
3 11 (6.79%) SAP SD
4 9 (5.56%) SAP FI
5 6 (3.70%) SAP SM
6 5 (3.09%) SAP Retail
7 4 (2.47%) SAP BPC
7 4 (2.47%) SAP CO
7 4 (2.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (2.47%) SAP MM
8 3 (1.85%) SAP R/3
8 3 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (1.23%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (1.23%) SAP GRC
9 2 (1.23%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (1.23%) SAP HR
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.62%) SAP PP
10 1 (0.62%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) PaaS
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) RTP
2 1 (0.62%) Firewall
2 1 (0.62%) Wireless
2 1 (0.62%) Broadband
2 1 (0.62%) ISDN
2 1 (0.62%) VoIP
2 1 (0.62%) WAN
2 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.62%) VLAN
2 1 (0.62%) WPA
2 1 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.35%) SAP BW
2 11 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.56%) SAP BI
4 8 (4.94%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (4.32%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (3.70%) BODI
7 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.09%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.47%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.85%) DB2
9 3 (1.85%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.23%) Big Data
10 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.23%) Informix
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (12.96%) LSMW
2 1 (0.62%) SAP CE
2 1 (0.62%) eCATT
General
1 35 (21.60%) Finance
2 12 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (4.94%) Billing
5 7 (4.32%) German Language
5 7 (4.32%) Retail
6 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.70%) Banking
7 3 (1.85%) Back Office
7 3 (1.85%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.85%) Automotive
7 3 (1.85%) Legal
8 2 (1.23%) Games
8 2 (1.23%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.62%) Electronics
9 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (38.27%) Consultant
2 52 (32.10%) SAP Consultant
3 25 (15.43%) SAP Manager
4 22 (13.58%) Project Manager
5 20 (12.35%) Analyst
6 12 (7.41%) Developer
7 10 (6.17%) Functional Consultant
7 10 (6.17%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 10 (6.17%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.17%) Architect
8 9 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
9 8 (4.94%) Senior SAP Consultant
10 7 (4.32%) Data Analyst
11 6 (3.70%) SAP Technical Consultant
11 6 (3.70%) ERP Manager
11 6 (3.70%) Integration Manager
11 6 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.09%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.56%) SAP PI
2 8 (4.94%) EDI
3 7 (4.32%) SOAP
3 7 (4.32%) XML
4 6 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (3.09%) Web Dynpro
6 4 (2.47%) SAP XI
7 3 (1.85%) BAPI
7 3 (1.85%) SAP Basis
8 2 (1.23%) SAP TM
8 2 (1.23%) Web Services
9 1 (0.62%) Middleware
9 1 (0.62%) HTML
9 1 (0.62%) .NET
9 1 (0.62%) J2EE
9 1 (0.62%) Java EE
9 1 (0.62%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.32%) FMCG
2 6 (3.70%) SWIFT
3 4 (2.47%) Data Conversion
4 3 (1.85%) AS400
4 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.23%) Open Source
5 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.62%) Life Science
6 1 (0.62%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.47%) Windows
2 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.23%) CentOS
3 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.23%) Linux
3 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (100.00%) ERP
2 50 (30.86%) CRM
3 38 (23.46%) Migration
4 30 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (16.05%) Project Management
6 23 (14.20%) Data Migration
7 18 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (9.88%) Change Management
9 13 (8.02%) Procure-to-pay
10 12 (7.41%) Logistics
10 12 (7.41%) PRINCE2
10 12 (7.41%) ETL
11 11 (6.79%) Validation
12 10 (6.17%) Service Management
12 10 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (5.56%) Network Planning
13 9 (5.56%) Data Management
14 8 (4.94%) Service Delivery
15 7 (4.32%) ITIL
15 7 (4.32%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.49%) SQL
2 10 (6.17%) ABAP
3 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.47%) Degree
2 3 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.23%) RHCE
3 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.23%) PMP
3 2 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.62%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.62%) ISEB
4 1 (0.62%) CIPD
4 1 (0.62%) MBA
4 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) QA
2 5 (3.09%) RosettaNet
3 4 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.85%) SLA
4 3 (1.85%) GxP
5 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 162 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (6.17%) Manugistics
3 9 (5.56%) Oracle
4 8 (4.94%) Business Objects
4 8 (4.94%) IBM
5 6 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.09%) Informatica
7 2 (1.23%) Cognos
7 2 (1.23%) Citrix
7 2 (1.23%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.23%) webMethods
8 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.62%) Ariba
8 1 (0.62%) HP
8 1 (0.62%) Siebel
8 1 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.62%) Sybase
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400-£500pd
Posted: 16 days ago
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Pegasus Resource
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + DOE
Posted: 25 days ago