The first table below looks at the demand for SAP ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ERP over the 3 months to 18 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 350 368 400
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +32
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 62 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.097% 0.082%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.90% 1.11% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 9 10
Average daily rate £515 £463 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.35% -15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £458 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £695 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £506 £425
% change year-on-year
-18.47% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.50
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2136 1894 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.83% 8.77% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1138 1346
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% +0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 7
Average hourly rate £17.41 £23.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.56% -14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £75.00 £53.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
SAP ERP
England

SAP ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP ERP Jobs Demand Trend in London

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SAP ERP Daily Rate Trend in London

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP ERP across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SAP ERP Daily Rate Histogram in London

SAP ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SAP ERP Hourly Rate Trend in London

SAP ERP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ERP within the London region over the 3 months to 18 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
City of London -12 4 £373 -14.85% 3
Hounslow - - - -
Wembley - - - -
SAP ERP
England

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SAP ERP 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 ERP.

1 96 (100.00%) SAP
1 96 (100.00%) ERP
2 34 (35.42%) CRM
3 26 (27.08%) Migration
4 22 (22.92%) Finance
5 18 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (15.63%) Project Management
6 15 (15.63%) SAP CRM
7 14 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (14.58%) SAP BW
8 13 (13.54%) Change Management
9 12 (12.50%) LSMW
9 12 (12.50%) Data Migration
10 11 (11.46%) SAP SCM
10 11 (11.46%) SAP APO
10 11 (11.46%) SQL
11 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2
11 9 (9.38%) Procure-to-pay
12 8 (8.33%) Logistics
12 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
12 8 (8.33%) SAP BI
13 7 (7.29%) Manugistics
13 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (7.29%) Data Management
13 7 (7.29%) FMCG
14 6 (6.25%) SAP PI
14 6 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 6 (6.25%) Network Planning
14 6 (6.25%) SWIFT
14 6 (6.25%) Service Management

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing SAP ERP 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 ERP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (15.63%) SAP CRM
2 11 (11.46%) SAP SCM
2 11 (11.46%) SAP APO
3 6 (6.25%) SAP SM
4 5 (5.21%) SAP SD
5 3 (3.13%) SAP R/3
5 3 (3.13%) SAP FI
5 3 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (3.13%) SAP CO
5 3 (3.13%) SAP BPC
6 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (1.04%) BPCS
7 1 (1.04%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.04%) SAP MDM
7 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (1.04%) SAP GRC
7 1 (1.04%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) IaaS
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
1 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SAP BW
2 8 (8.33%) SAP BI
3 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.21%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (5.21%) BODI
5 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.08%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.08%) Big Data
7 2 (2.08%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) LSMW
2 1 (1.04%) eCATT
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Automotive
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Back Office
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Games
5 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Consultant
2 27 (28.13%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (17.71%) Project Manager
4 16 (16.67%) SAP Manager
5 15 (15.63%) Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Integration Manager
8 6 (6.25%) SAP Project Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Architect
9 5 (5.21%) SAP Integration Manager
10 4 (4.17%) SAP PI Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) Senior SAP Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Management Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Programme Manager
11 3 (3.13%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) SAP PI
1 6 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 6 (6.25%) EDI
1 6 (6.25%) SOAP
1 6 (6.25%) XML
2 4 (4.17%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (2.08%) SAP TM
3 2 (2.08%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.04%) .NET
4 1 (1.04%) J2EE
4 1 (1.04%) Middleware
4 1 (1.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) FMCG
2 6 (6.25%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.04%) AS400
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.04%) Open Source
4 1 (1.04%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (100.00%) ERP
2 34 (35.42%) CRM
3 26 (27.08%) Migration
4 18 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (15.63%) Project Management
6 14 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.54%) Change Management
8 12 (12.50%) Data Migration
9 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 9 (9.38%) Procure-to-pay
10 8 (8.33%) Logistics
11 7 (7.29%) Data Management
12 6 (6.25%) Network Planning
12 6 (6.25%) Service Management
12 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.21%) ETL
13 5 (5.21%) Validation
13 5 (5.21%) Programme Management
13 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (5.21%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) ABAP
3 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.04%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) RosettaNet
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 96 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (7.29%) Manugistics
3 6 (6.25%) IBM
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.17%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle
6 2 (2.08%) Citrix
7 1 (1.04%) Siebel
7 1 (1.04%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.04%) Ariba