The first table below looks at the demand for SAP IS-U 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 IS-U over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Utilities (ISU)
Rank 489 461 501
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +40
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 75 55 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.81% 1.46% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 15
Average daily rate £450 £426 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% -5.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £383 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £439 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4155 3770 5004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.36% 8.77% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2475 2049 2605
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 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 75 67
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £68.50 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +89.00%
SAP IS-U
UK

SAP IS-U
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SAP IS-U Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP IS-U
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAP IS-U Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP IS-U
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP IS-U across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

SAP IS-U Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP IS-U
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAP IS-U Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP IS-U
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 IS-U within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
South East +8 32 £525 +22.80% 2
London -15 5 £488 +18.18% 2
North West -21 1 - -
South West - - - -
SAP IS-U
UK

SAP IS-U
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP IS-U 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 IS-U.

1 180 (100.00%) SAP
2 93 (51.67%) Billing
3 70 (38.89%) CRM
4 47 (26.11%) ABAP
5 38 (21.11%) Integration Testing
6 33 (18.33%) SAP CRM
7 30 (16.67%) Migration
8 26 (14.44%) Finance
8 26 (14.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (12.22%) SAP FI-CA
9 22 (12.22%) Data Modelling
10 19 (10.56%) Data Conversion
10 19 (10.56%) Customer Segmentation
11 18 (10.00%) Smart Meter
12 17 (9.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 13 (7.22%) OO
13 13 (7.22%) Unit Testing
14 12 (6.67%) Test Scripting
15 10 (5.56%) WFM
15 10 (5.56%) Logistics
15 10 (5.56%) SAP MRS
16 9 (5.00%) Data Migration
16 9 (5.00%) LSMW
16 9 (5.00%) Middleware
17 8 (4.44%) SAP FI
17 8 (4.44%) SQL
17 8 (4.44%) HP
17 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
18 7 (3.89%) Enterprise Architecture

SAP IS-U
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP IS-U 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 IS-U. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.78%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.56%) Apache
2 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Office
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 33 (18.33%) SAP CRM
2 22 (12.22%) SAP FI-CA
3 17 (9.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (5.56%) SAP MRS
5 8 (4.44%) SAP FI
6 6 (3.33%) SAP R/3
6 6 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (3.33%) SAP CO
7 4 (2.22%) SAP PM
7 4 (2.22%) SAP EWM
8 3 (1.67%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.56%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.33%) RTP
2 3 (1.67%) CTI
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (1.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.56%) SAP BI
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.56%) MS Access
2 1 (0.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.00%) LSMW
2 5 (2.78%) Toad
3 4 (2.22%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.56%) NWDS
General
1 93 (51.67%) Billing
2 26 (14.44%) Finance
3 4 (2.22%) Retail
4 2 (1.11%) German Language
5 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.56%) French Language
5 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (60.56%) Consultant
2 107 (59.44%) SAP Consultant
3 83 (46.11%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 14 (7.78%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 14 (7.78%) CRM Consultant
4 14 (7.78%) Management Consultant
4 14 (7.78%) Functional Consultant
5 13 (7.22%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 12 (6.67%) Architect
7 10 (5.56%) Developer
7 10 (5.56%) SAP Developer
8 9 (5.00%) Analyst
8 9 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.44%) Migration Consultant
9 8 (4.44%) Data Consultant
9 8 (4.44%) SAP Data Consultant
9 8 (4.44%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
9 8 (4.44%) Data Migration Consultant
10 7 (3.89%) SAP Manager
11 6 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.00%) Middleware
2 5 (2.78%) SAP Basis
3 4 (2.22%) BAPI
3 4 (2.22%) Web Services
3 4 (2.22%) SAP ALE
4 3 (1.67%) SAP BSP
5 2 (1.11%) XML
6 1 (0.56%) XSLT
6 1 (0.56%) .NET
6 1 (0.56%) JSP
6 1 (0.56%) Struts
6 1 (0.56%) SAP BC
6 1 (0.56%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.56%) Data Conversion
2 18 (10.00%) Smart Meter
3 4 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.56%) GIS
4 1 (0.56%) CMDB
4 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.89%) CRM
2 38 (21.11%) Integration Testing
3 30 (16.67%) Migration
4 26 (14.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (12.22%) Data Modelling
6 19 (10.56%) Customer Segmentation
7 13 (7.22%) Unit Testing
7 13 (7.22%) OO
8 12 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 10 (5.56%) WFM
9 10 (5.56%) Logistics
10 9 (5.00%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.89%) ITIL
12 7 (3.89%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (3.33%) Service Management
13 6 (3.33%) Data Management
14 5 (2.78%) Automated Testing
14 5 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.11%) ABAP
2 8 (4.44%) SQL
3 4 (2.22%) SAPscript
4 3 (1.67%) Java
4 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.78%) SAP Certification
2 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (1.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 180 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (4.44%) HP
3 3 (1.67%) Oracle
3 3 (1.67%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe
5 1 (0.56%) Siebel
5 1 (0.56%) CA
5 1 (0.56%) webMethods
5 1 (0.56%) Primavera
5 1 (0.56%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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