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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Support
Rank 570 523 504
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -19
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 20 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.083% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.090% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 15
Average daily rate
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£340 £314 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% -21.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
-8.27% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
East Midlands - 7 £200 -
South East -17 6 £318 - 3
London -16 4 £443 +86.35% 3
West Midlands -19 1 - - 1
North West -24 1 - - 3
South West - 1 £265 -
East of England - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
SAP Support
UK

SAP Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (24.39%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) SAP QM
3 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.76%) Process Management
5 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
5 3 (7.32%) SAP APO
5 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) SAP SRM
5 3 (7.32%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (7.32%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (7.32%) People Management
6 2 (4.88%) SAP PI
6 2 (4.88%) LiveCycle
6 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.88%) German Language
6 2 (4.88%) System Testing
6 2 (4.88%) FMCG
6 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (4.88%) SAP Basis
6 2 (4.88%) SAP CO
6 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.88%) Validation
6 2 (4.88%) SAP CRM
6 2 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (4.88%) SAP FI
6 2 (4.88%) SAP BW
6 2 (4.88%) NetWeaver

SAP Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (4.88%) NetWeaver
1 2 (4.88%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SAP QM
2 3 (7.32%) SAP SRM
2 3 (7.32%) SAP APO
3 2 (4.88%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.88%) SAP CRM
3 2 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.88%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.44%) SAP PM
4 1 (2.44%) SAP PP
4 1 (2.44%) SAP MII
4 1 (2.44%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) German Language
3 1 (2.44%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Basis
1 2 (4.88%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) XSLT
2 1 (2.44%) BAPI
2 1 (2.44%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) FMCG
2 1 (2.44%) Open Source
2 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (9.76%) Process Management
3 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
3 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (7.32%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (7.32%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (7.32%) People Management
4 2 (4.88%) Validation
4 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.88%) System Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
4 2 (4.88%) CRM
4 2 (4.88%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL
5 1 (2.44%) ERP
5 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) SAP Security
5 1 (2.44%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) VB
2 1 (2.44%) ABAP
2 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) CCA
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.88%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Siebel
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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