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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Support
Rank 539 534 481
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -53
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 34 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.066% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.071% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £280 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £123 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £280 £400
% change year-on-year
+41.96% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.50
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
46038 44890 39234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.43% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28471 27469 23064
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1898 2085
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
West Midlands +5 16 £398 +20.45%
Midlands - 7 £350 -
London +3 6 £440 +35.38% 2
South East -42 2 £490 +96.00% 1
East of England - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - -
SAP Support
UK

SAP Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 78 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (23.08%) Finance
3 17 (21.79%) SAP FI
4 12 (15.38%) ABAP
5 10 (12.82%) SAP BW
6 9 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (11.54%) SAP CO
7 7 (8.97%) SAP QM
7 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.97%) ERP
7 7 (8.97%) SAP BPC
8 6 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
8 6 (7.69%) Business Objects
8 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (7.69%) SAP SRM
9 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.41%) SAP XI
9 5 (6.41%) CRM
9 5 (6.41%) Remedy
9 5 (6.41%) Cash Management
10 4 (5.13%) SAP Security
10 4 (5.13%) SAP MII
10 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (5.13%) Change Management
10 4 (5.13%) Java
10 4 (5.13%) SAP SD
10 4 (5.13%) SAP MM
10 4 (5.13%) General Ledger
10 4 (5.13%) SAP ERP

SAP Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.56%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (21.79%) SAP FI
2 9 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (11.54%) SAP CO
3 7 (8.97%) SAP QM
3 7 (8.97%) SAP BPC
4 6 (7.69%) SAP SRM
5 4 (5.13%) SAP ERP
5 4 (5.13%) SAP MII
5 4 (5.13%) SAP MM
5 4 (5.13%) SAP SD
6 3 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (3.85%) SAP CRM
6 3 (3.85%) SAP FI-AP
7 2 (2.56%) SAP PS
8 1 (1.28%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (1.28%) SAP GRC
8 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (1.28%) SAP Business One
8 1 (1.28%) SAP EHS
8 1 (1.28%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SAP BW
2 6 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.85%) SAP BI
3 3 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) General Ledger
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Billing
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) French Language
5 1 (1.28%) German Language
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) SAP XI
2 3 (3.85%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.56%) SAP PI
3 2 (2.56%) SAP TM
4 1 (1.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.28%) EDI
4 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.85%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.28%) FMCG
3 1 (1.28%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.97%) ERP
1 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
3 5 (6.41%) CRM
3 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
3 5 (6.41%) Cash Management
4 4 (5.13%) Change Management
4 4 (5.13%) SAP Security
5 3 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.85%) ITIL
5 3 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (3.85%) System Testing
5 3 (3.85%) Integration Testing
5 3 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (2.56%) Kanban
6 2 (2.56%) Logistics
6 2 (2.56%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) ABAP
2 4 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
1 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 5 (6.41%) Remedy
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) Avaya
5 1 (1.28%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) Sybase