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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 509 477 500
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +23
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 61 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.36% 1.59% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 30
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 £362 £372 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £555 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.19% -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
4499 4092 4596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.11% 8.80% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 2202 2360
Average daily rate £426 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £290
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 63 78 52
Average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -29.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
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 25 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 25 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 +1 25 £475 -5.00% 7
North West +11 15 £513 +7.89% 3
South East -15 4 £365 -14.11% 4
West Midlands -16 3 £425 +26.86% 1
South West -31 2 £525 +14.77% 3
Yorkshire +8 1 - - 1
North East - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 2
SAP ERP
UK

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 154 (100.00%) SAP
1 154 (100.00%) ERP
2 38 (24.68%) Finance
3 23 (14.94%) Manufacturing
4 21 (13.64%) Migration
5 17 (11.04%) Project Management
5 17 (11.04%) CRM
5 17 (11.04%) Data Migration
6 16 (10.39%) Change Management
7 15 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (8.44%) German Language
9 11 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.14%) SQL
9 11 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (7.14%) SAP BPC
10 10 (6.49%) ABAP
10 10 (6.49%) IBM
10 10 (6.49%) Retail
11 9 (5.84%) SAP BW
11 9 (5.84%) FMCG
12 8 (5.19%) SAP PI
12 8 (5.19%) SAP EWM
12 8 (5.19%) SAP SD
12 8 (5.19%) SAP APO
12 8 (5.19%) EDI
12 8 (5.19%) SOAP
12 8 (5.19%) Oracle
12 8 (5.19%) Validation
13 7 (4.55%) SAP CRM
13 7 (4.55%) Business Objects

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (1.95%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.95%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.30%) Confluence
2 2 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (0.65%) Lync
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.95%) MS Office
4 2 (1.30%) MS Project
4 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.14%) SAP BPC
2 8 (5.19%) SAP EWM
2 8 (5.19%) SAP SD
2 8 (5.19%) SAP APO
3 7 (4.55%) SAP CRM
4 6 (3.90%) SAP CO
4 6 (3.90%) SAP SCM
4 6 (3.90%) SAP SM
4 6 (3.90%) SAP FI
5 5 (3.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (2.60%) SAP PLM
7 3 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (1.95%) SAP Retail
7 3 (1.95%) SAP MM
7 3 (1.95%) SAP R/3
8 2 (1.30%) 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 (1.30%) SaaS
1 2 (1.30%) PaaS
1 2 (1.30%) 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 9 (5.84%) SAP BW
2 7 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.60%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.95%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.95%) Informix
6 3 (1.95%) SAP BI
6 3 (1.95%) BODI
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) Big Data
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) LSMW
2 2 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) eCATT
General
1 38 (24.68%) Finance
2 23 (14.94%) Manufacturing
3 13 (8.44%) German Language
4 11 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (6.49%) Retail
6 6 (3.90%) Banking
7 5 (3.25%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (2.60%) Back Office
8 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.60%) Automotive
9 3 (1.95%) Legal
10 2 (1.30%) Spanish Language
10 2 (1.30%) Billing
11 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.65%) Marketing
11 1 (0.65%) Games
11 1 (0.65%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 46 (29.87%) Consultant
2 42 (27.27%) SAP Consultant
3 25 (16.23%) SAP Manager
4 20 (12.99%) Analyst
5 17 (11.04%) Architect
5 17 (11.04%) Project Manager
5 17 (11.04%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.84%) Developer
7 7 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.55%) SAP Business Analyst
7 7 (4.55%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 6 (3.90%) SAP Architect
8 6 (3.90%) Integration Manager
9 5 (3.25%) Management Consultant
9 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (3.25%) Business Manager
9 5 (3.25%) SAP Integration Manager
10 4 (2.60%) ERP Manager
10 4 (2.60%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.19%) SOAP
1 8 (5.19%) EDI
1 8 (5.19%) SAP PI
2 7 (4.55%) XML
3 6 (3.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (3.25%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (1.30%) Middleware
5 2 (1.30%) SAP TM
5 2 (1.30%) Java EE
5 2 (1.30%) 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%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) FMCG
2 6 (3.90%) SWIFT
3 5 (3.25%) Open Source
4 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.30%) 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 (1.30%) Linux
1 2 (1.30%) CentOS
1 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (100.00%) ERP
2 21 (13.64%) Migration
3 17 (11.04%) Project Management
3 17 (11.04%) CRM
3 17 (11.04%) Data Migration
4 16 (10.39%) Change Management
5 15 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.19%) Validation
8 7 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
8 7 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
9 6 (3.90%) SAP Implementation
9 6 (3.90%) Data Management
9 6 (3.90%) Service Management
10 5 (3.25%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (3.25%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.14%) SQL
2 10 (6.49%) ABAP
3 7 (4.55%) Java
4 3 (1.95%) Assembly Language
4 3 (1.95%) C
4 3 (1.95%) C++
5 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.90%) CCAB
1 6 (3.90%) Degree
2 2 (1.30%) MBA
2 2 (1.30%) CIPD
2 2 (1.30%) ACCA
2 2 (1.30%) CIMA
2 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.30%) RHCE
2 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.65%) PMP
3 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) QA
2 5 (3.25%) RosettaNet
3 2 (1.30%) IAS 39
3 2 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 154 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (6.49%) IBM
3 8 (5.19%) Oracle
4 7 (4.55%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.25%) JDA
5 5 (3.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.25%) RedPrairie
6 4 (2.60%) Pegasus
7 3 (1.95%) Manugistics
8 2 (1.30%) Siebel
8 2 (1.30%) Sun
8 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.30%) IT2
9 1 (0.65%) DataCash
9 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.65%) Civica
9 1 (0.65%) SunGard
9 1 (0.65%) HP
9 1 (0.65%) Dell
Brentford, Middlesex
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
CRL
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £50 - £67 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 25 days ago