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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP R/3
Rank 568 533 504
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -29
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 21 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.055% 0.066%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.48% 0.62% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 8
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£448 £381 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £543 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £436 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+20.34% +7.40%
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
4335 4195 4126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.59% 8.88% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2630 2318 2117
Average daily rate £445 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 83
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.08% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £15.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.53 £56.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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
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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -15 7 £425 -
London 0 5 £438 +14.75%
East of England - 3 £449 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
SAP R/3
UK

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (24.24%) SAP FI
2 8 (24.24%) SAP CO
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
3 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 7 (21.21%) SAP BW
4 6 (18.18%) ABAP
4 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (15.15%) SAP SD
5 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) NetWeaver
6 4 (12.12%) Change Management
6 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
7 3 (9.09%) GxP
7 3 (9.09%) ERP
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) SAP Basis
7 3 (9.09%) Data Management
7 3 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.09%) Time Management
7 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (6.06%) SAP SCM

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (12.12%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) SAP FI
1 8 (24.24%) SAP CO
1 8 (24.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (15.15%) SAP SD
3 2 (6.06%) SAP SCM
4 1 (3.03%) SAP HR
4 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.03%) SAP PP
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (3.03%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (3.03%) SAP LE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.06%) SAP BI
2 2 (6.06%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.03%) LSMW
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) German Language
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.03%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.03%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Consultant
2 15 (45.45%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (27.27%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) SAP SD Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) SAP SD Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) SAP Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior IT Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Commercial Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.03%) EDIFACT
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XSD
2 1 (3.03%) XSLT
2 1 (3.03%) EDI
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.03%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (3.03%) Statistics
2 1 (3.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) ERP
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Data Management
4 3 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.09%) Time Management
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (6.06%) Validation
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) ETL
6 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analytics
6 1 (3.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) ABAP
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) CCA
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (9.09%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.03%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Ariba
3 1 (3.03%) Open Text