The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Support role 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Support
Rank 556 501 543
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +42
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 16 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.12% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 10
Average daily rate
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£210 £256 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.04% -32.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £140 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £394 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
SAP Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46778 44742 49913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.00% 92.82% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29097 27301 28553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1954 2464
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

SAP Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Support in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP Support
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SAP Support Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP Support
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Support across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SAP Support Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP Support
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAP Support Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP Support
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 Support within the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
South East +1 7 £200 -
London -4 4 £340 +36.00% 2
East Midlands - 2 £200 -
West Midlands -19 1 - - 1
North West -22 1 - - 4
South West -22 1 £265 -11.66%
East of England - - - -
SAP Support
UK

SAP Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SAP Support in their job title 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 with SAP Support in their job title.

1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (30.43%) Finance
3 6 (13.04%) SAP FI
4 5 (10.87%) SAP CO
4 5 (10.87%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (10.87%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (8.70%) SAP Basis
5 4 (8.70%) Process Management
5 4 (8.70%) ABAP
5 4 (8.70%) CRM
6 3 (6.52%) ERP
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Quality Management
6 3 (6.52%) SAP BW
6 3 (6.52%) NetWeaver
6 3 (6.52%) SAP APO
6 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) People Management
7 2 (4.35%) FMCG
7 2 (4.35%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (4.35%) SAP BPC
7 2 (4.35%) SAP PI
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Security
7 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.35%) German Language
7 2 (4.35%) SAP ERP
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery

SAP Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SAP Support in their job title 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 with SAP Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) SAP FI
2 5 (10.87%) SAP CO
2 5 (10.87%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (6.52%) SAP APO
4 2 (4.35%) SAP BPC
4 2 (4.35%) SAP ERP
4 2 (4.35%) SAP HR
5 1 (2.17%) SAP PP
5 1 (2.17%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (2.17%) SAP PM
5 1 (2.17%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) SAP Basis
2 2 (4.35%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) XSLT
3 1 (2.17%) J2EE
3 1 (2.17%) BAPI
3 1 (2.17%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) FMCG
2 1 (2.17%) Open Source
2 1 (2.17%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) UNIX
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (8.70%) Process Management
2 4 (8.70%) CRM
3 3 (6.52%) ERP
3 3 (6.52%) ITIL
3 3 (6.52%) Quality Management
3 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
3 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.52%) People Management
4 2 (4.35%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Security
4 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.35%) Service Management
4 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.17%) Validation
5 1 (2.17%) Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.17%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) ABAP
2 1 (2.17%) VBA
2 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) CCA
1 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) IBM
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Siebel
3 1 (2.17%) HP
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