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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 498 488 502
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 64 66 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.42% 1.63% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 32
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £360 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £67.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+436.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+436.00% -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4504 4060 4604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.13% 8.71% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2398 2183 2376
Average daily rate £428 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 75 53
Average hourly rate £31.77 £20.00 £35.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -43.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.51 £12.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+57.50% -38.46%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -7 25 £475 -5.00% 5
North West +10 15 £513 +7.89% 4
South East -15 5 £365 -14.11% 4
West Midlands -14 3 £425 +26.86% 1
Yorkshire +6 2 £300 - 1
South West -38 2 £525 +14.77% 4
North East - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
SAP ERP
UK

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 155 (100.00%) SAP
1 155 (100.00%) ERP
2 38 (24.52%) Finance
3 23 (14.84%) Manufacturing
4 20 (12.90%) Migration
5 19 (12.26%) Project Management
6 16 (10.32%) Change Management
6 16 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (10.32%) Data Migration
7 15 (9.68%) CRM
8 13 (8.39%) German Language
9 12 (7.74%) IBM
10 11 (7.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (7.10%) SAP BPC
11 10 (6.45%) Retail
11 10 (6.45%) SAP BW
11 10 (6.45%) SQL
11 10 (6.45%) ABAP
12 9 (5.81%) FMCG
13 8 (5.16%) SAP PI
13 8 (5.16%) SAP EWM
13 8 (5.16%) SOAP
13 8 (5.16%) Oracle
13 8 (5.16%) EDI
13 8 (5.16%) Validation
14 7 (4.52%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (4.52%) Business Objects
14 7 (4.52%) Java
14 7 (4.52%) XML

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.94%) NetWeaver
1 3 (1.94%) Confluence
2 2 (1.29%) Apache
2 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.65%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (7.10%) SAP BPC
2 8 (5.16%) SAP EWM
3 7 (4.52%) SAP SD
4 6 (3.87%) SAP APO
4 6 (3.87%) SAP SM
4 6 (3.87%) SAP FI
4 6 (3.87%) SAP CO
5 5 (3.23%) SAP CRM
5 5 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (2.58%) SAP SCM
6 4 (2.58%) SAP PLM
7 3 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (1.94%) SAP Retail
7 3 (1.94%) SAP MM
8 2 (1.29%) SAP R/3
8 2 (1.29%) SAP ECC
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.65%) BPCS
9 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.65%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.29%) SaaS
1 2 (1.29%) PaaS
1 2 (1.29%) IaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Broadband
1 1 (0.65%) ISDN
1 1 (0.65%) VoIP
1 1 (0.65%) WAN
1 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.65%) Intranet
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
1 1 (0.65%) Firewall
1 1 (0.65%) Wireless
1 1 (0.65%) WPA
1 1 (0.65%) VLAN
1 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.45%) SAP BW
2 7 (4.52%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.58%) SAP BI
4 4 (2.58%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.94%) Informix
6 2 (1.29%) BODI
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.29%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) LSMW
2 3 (1.94%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) eCATT
General
1 38 (24.52%) Finance
2 23 (14.84%) Manufacturing
3 13 (8.39%) German Language
4 11 (7.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (6.45%) Retail
6 5 (3.23%) Portuguese Language
6 5 (3.23%) Banking
7 4 (2.58%) Back Office
7 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.58%) Automotive
8 3 (1.94%) Legal
9 2 (1.29%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Marketing
10 1 (0.65%) Games
10 1 (0.65%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 44 (28.39%) Consultant
2 41 (26.45%) SAP Consultant
3 25 (16.13%) SAP Manager
4 21 (13.55%) Analyst
5 17 (10.97%) Architect
5 17 (10.97%) Project Manager
5 17 (10.97%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.81%) Developer
7 7 (4.52%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.52%) SAP Business Analyst
7 7 (4.52%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 6 (3.87%) SAP Architect
8 6 (3.87%) Integration Manager
9 5 (3.23%) Management Consultant
9 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (3.23%) Business Manager
9 5 (3.23%) SAP Integration Manager
10 4 (2.58%) ERP Manager
10 4 (2.58%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.16%) SOAP
1 8 (5.16%) EDI
1 8 (5.16%) SAP PI
2 7 (4.52%) XML
3 6 (3.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (3.23%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (1.29%) Middleware
5 2 (1.29%) SAP TM
5 2 (1.29%) Java EE
5 2 (1.29%) J2EE
6 1 (0.65%) .NET
6 1 (0.65%) Web Services
6 1 (0.65%) DOM
6 1 (0.65%) XSL
6 1 (0.65%) JMS
6 1 (0.65%) MDX
6 1 (0.65%) REST
6 1 (0.65%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.81%) FMCG
2 6 (3.87%) SWIFT
3 5 (3.23%) Open Source
4 4 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.65%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.65%) AS400
7 1 (0.65%) SCADA
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.29%) Windows
1 2 (1.29%) Linux
1 2 (1.29%) CentOS
1 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (100.00%) ERP
2 20 (12.90%) Migration
3 19 (12.26%) Project Management
4 16 (10.32%) Change Management
4 16 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (10.32%) Data Migration
5 15 (9.68%) CRM
6 11 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.16%) Validation
8 7 (4.52%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (4.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (4.52%) Business Process Mapping
9 6 (3.87%) Procure-to-pay
9 6 (3.87%) SAP Implementation
9 6 (3.87%) Data Management
9 6 (3.87%) Project Planning
9 6 (3.87%) Service Management
10 5 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.45%) SQL
1 10 (6.45%) ABAP
2 7 (4.52%) Java
3 3 (1.94%) C++
3 3 (1.94%) C
3 3 (1.94%) Assembly Language
4 1 (0.65%) VB
4 1 (0.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (3.87%) CCAB
1 6 (3.87%) Degree
2 2 (1.29%) MBA
2 2 (1.29%) CIPD
2 2 (1.29%) ACCA
2 2 (1.29%) CIMA
2 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.29%) RHCE
2 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.65%) PMP
3 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) QA
2 5 (3.23%) RosettaNet
3 2 (1.29%) IAS 39
3 2 (1.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 155 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (7.74%) IBM
3 8 (5.16%) Oracle
4 7 (4.52%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.23%) JDA
5 5 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.23%) RedPrairie
6 4 (2.58%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.29%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.29%) IT2
7 2 (1.29%) Sun
7 2 (1.29%) Manugistics
7 2 (1.29%) Siebel
8 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.65%) Sybase
8 1 (0.65%) SunGard
8 1 (0.65%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) Dell
8 1 (0.65%) Citrix
8 1 (0.65%) Ariba
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