The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP R/3
Rank 538 504 533
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +29
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 28 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.057% 0.054%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.64% 0.65% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 16
Average daily rate £450 £438 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% +52.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £325 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £600 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £439 £273
% change year-on-year
-8.83% +61.00%
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
4372 3840 4886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.35% 8.74% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2571 2084 2533
Average daily rate £425 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +1.12%
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 40 73 67
Average hourly rate £26.00 £37.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.21% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £75.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
SAP R/3
UK

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 16 April 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 16 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
London -27 16 £451 +5.38%
South East -9 3 £375 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
SAP R/3
UK

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (36.54%) ABAP
3 13 (25.00%) Finance
4 12 (23.08%) CRM
5 10 (19.23%) SAP SD
6 9 (17.31%) SAP BW
6 9 (17.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (15.38%) Billing
8 7 (13.46%) SAP APO
8 7 (13.46%) Service Management
8 7 (13.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (11.54%) Banking
9 6 (11.54%) SAP IS-U
10 5 (9.62%) SAP SRM
10 5 (9.62%) Migration
10 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.62%) SQL
11 4 (7.69%) ITIL
11 4 (7.69%) ERP
11 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.69%) SAP FI
11 4 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (7.69%) Advertising
11 4 (7.69%) Workflow
11 4 (7.69%) SAP CO
11 4 (7.69%) SAP SCM
11 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
12 3 (5.77%) SAP ERP
12 3 (5.77%) BODI
12 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) SAP SD
2 9 (17.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (13.46%) SAP APO
4 6 (11.54%) SAP IS-U
5 5 (9.62%) SAP SRM
6 4 (7.69%) SAP FI
6 4 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (7.69%) SAP CO
6 4 (7.69%) SAP SCM
7 3 (5.77%) SAP ERP
7 3 (5.77%) SAP CRM
8 2 (3.85%) SAP SEM
9 1 (1.92%) SAP BPC
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (1.92%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Intranet
2 2 (3.85%) FTP
2 2 (3.85%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.77%) BODI
2 3 (5.77%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) LSMW
1 3 (5.77%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.92%) NWDI
2 1 (1.92%) NWDS
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Maven
2 1 (1.92%) Ant
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Billing
3 6 (11.54%) Banking
4 4 (7.69%) Advertising
5 3 (5.77%) German Language
6 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Consultant
2 24 (46.15%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (17.31%) Developer
4 7 (13.46%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) ABAP Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Management Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) SAP APO Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) ABAP Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Senior ABAP Developer
7 3 (5.77%) SAP BW Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) SAP Developer
8 2 (3.85%) SAP SRM Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (3.85%) EDI
2 2 (3.85%) EDIFACT
2 2 (3.85%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.92%) jQuery
3 1 (1.92%) SAP ALE
3 1 (1.92%) Spring
3 1 (1.92%) SAP MI
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.92%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.92%) J2EE
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) JSP
3 1 (1.92%) Servlets
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) Struts
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) FMCG
1 1 (1.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Tru64
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) CRM
2 7 (13.46%) Service Management
3 5 (9.62%) Migration
4 4 (7.69%) ITIL
4 4 (7.69%) ERP
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.69%) Workflow
4 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.77%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (5.77%) ETL
6 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Data Management
6 2 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (3.85%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (3.85%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) SAP Security
6 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.92%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) ABAP
2 5 (9.62%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) SAPscript
4 2 (3.85%) VB
4 2 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) ActionScript
4 2 (3.85%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) ACCA
1 1 (1.92%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Hummingbird
3 2 (3.85%) SEEBURGER
4 1 (1.92%) Informatica