The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 511 500 510
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 77 53 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.77% 1.28% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 28
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£500 £465 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +9.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £511 £469 £438
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £67.00 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+78.66% -11.76%
SAP ERP
UK

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

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4359 4140 4745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.23% 8.65% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2634 2326 2489
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 99
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.10 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.40 £45.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £22.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -37.50%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 21 £440 -5.37% 3
North West +3 16 £523 -9.13% 1
South East -21 10 £400 -10.11% 6
Yorkshire - 9 £525 -
South West -24 6 £350 -28.20% 2
East of England -21 4 £550 +30.17% 2
West Midlands -14 3 £375 -31.03%
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
SAP ERP
UK

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 146 (100.00%) SAP
1 146 (100.00%) ERP
2 41 (28.08%) Finance
3 29 (19.86%) SAP BW
4 25 (17.12%) CRM
5 21 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (12.33%) Manufacturing
6 18 (12.33%) Migration
7 17 (11.64%) Project Management
8 16 (10.96%) NetWeaver
9 15 (10.27%) SAP BPC
10 13 (8.90%) Oracle
10 13 (8.90%) German Language
11 12 (8.22%) Retail
11 12 (8.22%) DB2
11 12 (8.22%) Linux
11 12 (8.22%) Client/Server
11 12 (8.22%) FMCG
12 11 (7.53%) Java
12 11 (7.53%) Red Hat
12 11 (7.53%) CCAB
12 11 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (6.85%) Requirements Management
13 10 (6.85%) SAP PLM
13 10 (6.85%) Data Migration
13 10 (6.85%) PLM
13 10 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (6.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (6.85%) MS Excel

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 16 (10.96%) NetWeaver
2 8 (5.48%) Confluence
3 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.37%) CMS
3 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.37%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (0.68%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (6.85%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.74%) MS Office
5 3 (2.05%) MS Project
6 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (10.27%) SAP BPC
2 10 (6.85%) SAP PLM
3 9 (6.16%) SAP SD
4 8 (5.48%) SAP EWM
5 6 (4.11%) SAP MM
5 6 (4.11%) SAP CRM
6 5 (3.42%) SAP FI
6 5 (3.42%) SAP LE
7 4 (2.74%) SAP ECC
7 4 (2.74%) SAP APO
7 4 (2.74%) SAP CO
8 3 (2.05%) SAP QM
8 3 (2.05%) SAP Retail
8 3 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (2.05%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (1.37%) SAP PP
9 2 (1.37%) SAP PM
9 2 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (1.37%) SAP HCM
9 2 (1.37%) SAP cProjects
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
2 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.37%) Intranet
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) RTP
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) SSH
2 1 (0.68%) SSL
2 1 (0.68%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.86%) SAP BW
2 12 (8.22%) DB2
3 9 (6.16%) SAP BI
4 8 (5.48%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.79%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.05%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.05%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.37%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.68%) Informix
8 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (5.48%) JIRA
2 4 (2.74%) LSMW
3 1 (0.68%) eCATT
General
1 41 (28.08%) Finance
2 18 (12.33%) Manufacturing
3 13 (8.90%) German Language
4 12 (8.22%) Retail
5 10 (6.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.74%) Automotive
6 4 (2.74%) Marketing
7 3 (2.05%) Banking
7 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.37%) Back Office
8 2 (1.37%) Billing
8 2 (1.37%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.37%) Romanian Language
8 2 (1.37%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Front Office
9 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (30.82%) Consultant
2 43 (29.45%) SAP Consultant
3 34 (23.29%) Analyst
4 17 (11.64%) Business Analyst
5 16 (10.96%) Architect
6 11 (7.53%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.53%) SAP Manager
7 10 (6.85%) SAP Business Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Requirements Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 6 (4.11%) Developer
10 5 (3.42%) SAP WM Consultant
11 4 (2.74%) Implementation Manager
11 4 (2.74%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (2.74%) SAP Basis Consultant
11 4 (2.74%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.74%) SAP Architect
12 3 (2.05%) SAP Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.16%) SAP Basis
2 3 (2.05%) Middleware
2 3 (2.05%) Web Services
2 3 (2.05%) XML
3 2 (1.37%) HTML
3 2 (1.37%) .NET
3 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.37%) BAPI
3 2 (1.37%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.37%) SAP ALE
3 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.37%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.68%) Java EE
4 1 (0.68%) MDX
4 1 (0.68%) WinForms
4 1 (0.68%) SOAP
4 1 (0.68%) J2EE
4 1 (0.68%) DOM
4 1 (0.68%) XSL
4 1 (0.68%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.22%) Client/Server
1 12 (8.22%) FMCG
2 3 (2.05%) Open Source
2 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.37%) PMI
3 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.37%) SCADA
3 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.37%) Life Science
4 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.68%) AS400
4 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.22%) Linux
2 2 (1.37%) Windows
3 1 (0.68%) AIX
3 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (100.00%) ERP
2 25 (17.12%) CRM
3 21 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (12.33%) Migration
5 17 (11.64%) Project Management
6 11 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (6.85%) PLM
7 10 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.85%) Requirements Management
7 10 (6.85%) Data Migration
8 7 (4.79%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (4.79%) Logistics
8 7 (4.79%) Validation
8 7 (4.79%) ITIL
8 7 (4.79%) User Stories
8 7 (4.79%) Business Process Mapping
9 6 (4.11%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.11%) Project Planning
10 5 (3.42%) Data Entry
10 5 (3.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.53%) Java
2 9 (6.16%) ABAP
3 8 (5.48%) SQL
3 8 (5.48%) C
4 5 (3.42%) C++
5 4 (2.74%) Assembly Language
6 3 (2.05%) C#
7 2 (1.37%) VB
8 1 (0.68%) COBOL
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.53%) CCAB
2 6 (4.11%) Degree
3 5 (3.42%) CCNP
3 5 (3.42%) CCNA
3 5 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.05%) SAP Certification
5 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.37%) ACCA
5 2 (1.37%) CIMA
6 1 (0.68%) MBA
6 1 (0.68%) CIPD
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.37%) IAS 39
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) GxP
Vendors
1 146 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (8.90%) Oracle
3 11 (7.53%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.79%) Business Objects
5 6 (4.11%) IBM
6 5 (3.42%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.42%) Nortel
6 5 (3.42%) Avaya
6 5 (3.42%) JDA
6 5 (3.42%) RedPrairie
6 5 (3.42%) Cisco
7 4 (2.74%) Siebel
8 2 (1.37%) Sun
8 2 (1.37%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.37%) HP
8 2 (1.37%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.37%) IT2
8 2 (1.37%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
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