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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 495 490 496
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 96 92 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.58% 2.19% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 46
Average daily rate £475 £508 £507
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% +0.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £296 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £550 £468
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £67.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £67.00 -
% change year-on-year
-58.95% -
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
3724 4196 4184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.87% 9.01% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2495 2215
Average daily rate £438 £440 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 32 53
Average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £63.58 £60.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

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 14 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP ERP across the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SAP ERP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 31 £525 +10.52% 4
South East +20 30 £450 -5.26% 3
East of England -4 14 £413 -26.66% 1
East Midlands -4 6 £500 +72.41% 1
South West -1 5 £450 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire -11 5 £575 +31.42% 2
North West -12 4 £300 -29.41% 2
SAP ERP
UK

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 158 (100.00%) SAP
1 158 (100.00%) ERP
2 75 (47.47%) Finance
3 21 (13.29%) SAP BW
4 20 (12.66%) Project Management
4 20 (12.66%) Manufacturing
4 20 (12.66%) SAP HANA
5 19 (12.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (10.76%) BusinessObjects
6 17 (10.76%) ABAP
7 15 (9.49%) Migration
7 15 (9.49%) SAP PSCD
7 15 (9.49%) Security Cleared
8 14 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (8.86%) SAP FI
9 13 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (8.23%) Validation
10 12 (7.59%) Logistics
10 12 (7.59%) Data Modelling
10 12 (7.59%) Oracle
10 12 (7.59%) CRM
10 12 (7.59%) Regression Testing
10 12 (7.59%) Test Management
10 12 (7.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (6.33%) Service Management
11 10 (6.33%) Data Management
11 10 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.33%) SAP FI/CO
11 10 (6.33%) Maximo
11 10 (6.33%) SAP CO

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (4.43%) NetWeaver
2 6 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.90%) Confluence
3 3 (1.90%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.70%) MS Office
2 8 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.63%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (9.49%) SAP PSCD
2 14 (8.86%) SAP FI
3 10 (6.33%) Maximo
3 10 (6.33%) SAP CO
3 10 (6.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (3.80%) SAP BPC
5 5 (3.16%) SAP FI-AA
5 5 (3.16%) SAP FI-CA
5 5 (3.16%) SAP HR
5 5 (3.16%) SAP MM
5 5 (3.16%) SAP PP
6 3 (1.90%) SAP MDM
7 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 2 (1.27%) SAP PM
7 2 (1.27%) SAP SD
7 2 (1.27%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.63%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) FTP
2 2 (1.27%) VoIP
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.63%) LAN
3 1 (0.63%) SAN
3 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.29%) SAP BW
2 20 (12.66%) SAP HANA
3 17 (10.76%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (5.06%) SAP BI
5 3 (1.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.63%) Big Data
7 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) Lumira
7 1 (0.63%) MySQL
7 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.63%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 4 (2.53%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) MSTest
3 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 75 (47.47%) Finance
2 20 (12.66%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.06%) Back Office
3 8 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.43%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.16%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.16%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Billing
6 2 (1.27%) German Language
6 2 (1.27%) Marketing
6 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (30.38%) Consultant
2 45 (28.48%) SAP Consultant
3 33 (20.89%) Analyst
4 24 (15.19%) SAP Analyst
5 17 (10.76%) Architect
5 17 (10.76%) Project Manager
6 16 (10.13%) SAP Manager
7 11 (6.96%) Developer
7 11 (6.96%) ERP Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) Business Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) SAP FI Consultant
9 9 (5.70%) SAP Financial Consultant
9 9 (5.70%) SAP Project Manager
9 9 (5.70%) SAP Test Analyst
9 9 (5.70%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.43%) Functional Consultant
10 7 (4.43%) SAP Architect
10 7 (4.43%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 6 (3.80%) SAP Developer
11 6 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.06%) SAP PI
1 8 (5.06%) SAP XI
2 7 (4.43%) SAP Fiori
2 7 (4.43%) SAPUI5
3 5 (3.16%) BAPI
3 5 (3.16%) HTML
4 4 (2.53%) HTML5
4 4 (2.53%) XML
5 3 (1.90%) SOAP
5 3 (1.90%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (1.90%) Web Services
6 2 (1.27%) .NET
6 2 (1.27%) CSS
6 2 (1.27%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.27%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (1.27%) WSDL
7 1 (0.63%) Ext JS
7 1 (0.63%) LAMP
7 1 (0.63%) SAP BSP
7 1 (0.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.16%) Client/Server
1 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (3.16%) User Experience
2 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.90%) Data Extraction
3 3 (1.90%) FMCG
4 2 (1.27%) PMI
5 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.27%) Windows
2 1 (0.63%) Linux
2 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (100.00%) ERP
2 20 (12.66%) Project Management
3 19 (12.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (9.49%) Migration
5 14 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (8.23%) Validation
7 12 (7.59%) CRM
7 12 (7.59%) Data Modelling
7 12 (7.59%) Logistics
7 12 (7.59%) Regression Testing
7 12 (7.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (7.59%) Test Management
8 10 (6.33%) Data Management
8 10 (6.33%) Service Management
8 10 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.70%) Revenue Management
10 8 (5.06%) Integration Testing
10 8 (5.06%) ITIL
10 8 (5.06%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.76%) ABAP
2 4 (2.53%) SQL
3 2 (1.27%) Java
3 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.27%) SAPscript
3 2 (1.27%) VBA
4 1 (0.63%) PHP
4 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (9.49%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.06%) CCA
4 5 (3.16%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.90%) Degree
6 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CISA
7 1 (0.63%) CRISC
7 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.63%) MBA
7 1 (0.63%) MCITP
7 1 (0.63%) MCSE
7 1 (0.63%) MCTS
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.63%) MOS
7 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.63%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) GxP
2 3 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.63%) Nagios
2 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) SCOM
2 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 158 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (7.59%) Oracle
3 9 (5.70%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.06%) webMethods
5 6 (3.80%) Ariba
6 5 (3.16%) Cognos
6 5 (3.16%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (2.53%) Concur
7 4 (2.53%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.53%) OpenText
8 3 (1.90%) Baan
8 3 (1.90%) Cisco
8 3 (1.90%) HP
8 3 (1.90%) Syclo
9 2 (1.27%) CA
9 2 (1.27%) Infor
9 2 (1.27%) Remedy
9 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.63%) Sencha
10 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
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