The table below looks at the statistics for SAP R/3 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 R/3 over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP R/3
Rank 547 538 515
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 22 16 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.033% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.48% 0.39% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 29
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£498 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.30% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £302 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £375 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+32.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP R/3
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
4584 4084 4653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.01% 8.53% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2494 2254 2402
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 58
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.60 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.16% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

SAP R/3
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SAP R/3 Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP R/3
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAP R/3 Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP R/3
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP R/3 across the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SAP R/3 Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP R/3
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAP R/3 Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP R/3
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 R/3 within the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 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 +10 11 £498 +55.70% 2
North East - 5 - -
East Midlands - 2 £525 -
South East 0 1 £400 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
SAP R/3
UK

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP R/3 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 R/3.

1 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 8 (19.05%) ABAP
4 7 (16.67%) SAP FI
4 7 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (16.67%) SAP CO
5 6 (14.29%) SAP BW
5 6 (14.29%) SAP SD
6 5 (11.90%) ERP
6 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.90%) SAP APO
6 5 (11.90%) Project Management
7 4 (9.52%) Oracle
7 4 (9.52%) CRM
7 4 (9.52%) NetWeaver
7 4 (9.52%) Banking
7 4 (9.52%) Logistics
7 4 (9.52%) Degree
8 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
8 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
8 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (7.14%) SLA
8 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
8 3 (7.14%) Intranet
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
8 3 (7.14%) SAP SCM
8 3 (7.14%) SAP Implementation

SAP R/3
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP R/3 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 R/3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) NetWeaver
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (16.67%) SAP CO
1 7 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 6 (14.29%) SAP SD
3 5 (11.90%) SAP APO
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (7.14%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 3 (7.14%) SAP SCM
5 2 (4.76%) SAP HR
6 1 (2.38%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (2.38%) SAP SRM
6 1 (2.38%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (2.38%) SAP GRC
6 1 (2.38%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (2.38%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SAP BW
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (4.76%) MS Access
3 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.38%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.38%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.38%) Local Government
5 1 (2.38%) Czech Language
5 1 (2.38%) Law
5 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Consultant
2 21 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (23.81%) Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) SAP SD Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) SAP SD Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP Manager
7 3 (7.14%) SAP BW Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP APO Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.76%) ABAP Developer
8 2 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
1 2 (4.76%) XML
1 2 (4.76%) Web Dynpro
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (2.38%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.38%) Statistics
2 1 (2.38%) CMDB
2 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.38%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) UNIX
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) AIX
1 1 (2.38%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) ERP
1 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Project Management
2 4 (9.52%) CRM
2 4 (9.52%) Logistics
3 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 3 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.76%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) Analytics
4 2 (4.76%) OO
4 2 (4.76%) Data Management
4 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (2.38%) Validation
5 1 (2.38%) Migration
5 1 (2.38%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) ABAP
2 2 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CCA
2 1 (2.38%) CIMA
2 1 (2.38%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Hummingbird
4 2 (4.76%) Open Text
5 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.38%) Cognos