The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAP IS-U skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP IS-U over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP for Utilities as Part of SAP ERP (IS-U)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 554 569
Rank change year-on-year +26 +15  
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 49 72 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.39% 1.81% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 44 12
Median daily rate £388 £556 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.33% +33.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £650 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £556 £501
% change year-on-year -25.84% +11.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

SAP IS-U is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3530 3973 4174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.46% 8.00% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2159 2440 2449
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 37
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £9.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £63.16 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

SAP IS-U
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SAP IS-U as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP IS-U in England

SAP IS-U
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP IS-U in England

SAP IS-U
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP IS-U in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP IS-U in England

SAP IS-U
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP IS-U in England

SAP IS-U
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP IS-U within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +16 24 £350 -26.31% 2
Yorkshire +15 15 £488 -18.75%
South East +7 10 £350 -12.60%
London +33 6 £400 - 1
West Midlands +5 3 £413 -28.26% 1
SAP IS-U
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP IS-U also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SAP IS-U.

1 76 (100.00%) SAP
2 36 (47.37%) Billing
3 17 (22.37%) ABAP
4 12 (15.79%) CRM
5 8 (10.53%) SAP CRM
6 7 (9.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.26%) SAP FI-CA
7 4 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 3 (3.95%) Performance Testing
8 3 (3.95%) Process Architecture
8 3 (3.95%) SAP CRM for Utilities
8 3 (3.95%) Process Improvement
8 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.95%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (3.95%) Retail
8 3 (3.95%) Data Management
8 3 (3.95%) Migration
8 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
8 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.95%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
9 2 (2.63%) Workflow
9 2 (2.63%) MVC
9 2 (2.63%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.63%) .NET
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle
9 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.63%) RTP

SAP IS-U
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) SAP CRM
2 4 (5.26%) SAP FI-CA
3 3 (3.95%) SAP CRM for Utilities
4 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.63%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.32%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.32%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
General
1 36 (47.37%) Billing
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Dutch Language
3 2 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 59 (77.63%) Consultant
1 59 (77.63%) SAP Consultant
1 59 (77.63%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 15 (19.74%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 14 (18.42%) Functional Consultant
4 11 (14.47%) Billing Consultant
5 10 (13.16%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 10 (13.16%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (10.53%) Management Consultant
6 8 (10.53%) SAP Utilities Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Data Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Exchange Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) SAP Architect
8 4 (5.26%) SAP Data Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Process Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) ABAP Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) SAP CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) .NET
1 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (2.63%) OAuth
1 2 (2.63%) OpenID
2 1 (1.32%) BAPI
2 1 (1.32%) SAP ALE
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) CRM
2 7 (9.21%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 3 (3.95%) Data Management
4 3 (3.95%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (3.95%) Migration
4 3 (3.95%) Performance Testing
4 3 (3.95%) Process Architecture
4 3 (3.95%) Process Improvement
4 3 (3.95%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (2.63%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.63%) Data Modelling
5 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.63%) MVC
5 2 (2.63%) Workflow
6 1 (1.32%) Data Transformation
6 1 (1.32%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.32%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) IBM