The first table below looks at the demand for SAP R/3 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 R/3 over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP R/3
Rank 394 386 420
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +34
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 15 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.023% 0.018%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.71% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
Average daily rate £451 £401 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.27% -19.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £413 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.24% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2126 1946 2427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.82% 8.85% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 1174 1355
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 8
Average hourly rate £17.85 £23.39 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% -30.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £12.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £70.00 £51.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +89.00%
SAP R/3
England

SAP R/3
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SAP R/3 Jobs Demand Trend in London

SAP R/3
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SAP R/3 Daily Rate Trend in London

SAP R/3
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SAP R/3 Hourly Rate Trend in London

SAP R/3
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 R/3 within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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 -6 3 £475 +11.11%
SAP R/3
England

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 35 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (40.00%) ABAP
3 10 (28.57%) SAP SD
4 9 (25.71%) CRM
5 7 (20.00%) SAP APO
5 7 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (17.14%) Billing
6 6 (17.14%) Finance
7 5 (14.29%) Migration
7 5 (14.29%) SAP SRM
8 4 (11.43%) SAP SCM
8 4 (11.43%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Advertising
8 4 (11.43%) Banking
8 4 (11.43%) Workflow
8 4 (11.43%) ERP
8 4 (11.43%) Service Management
9 3 (8.57%) SQL
9 3 (8.57%) SAPscript
9 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.57%) ETL
9 3 (8.57%) LSMW
9 3 (8.57%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (8.57%) SAP CRM
9 3 (8.57%) German Language
9 3 (8.57%) BODI
9 3 (8.57%) SAP ERP
9 3 (8.57%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (5.71%) Kimball Methodology

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (2.86%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (28.57%) SAP SD
2 7 (20.00%) SAP APO
2 7 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (14.29%) SAP SRM
4 4 (11.43%) SAP SCM
4 4 (11.43%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (8.57%) SAP CRM
5 3 (8.57%) SAP ERP
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
6 1 (2.86%) SAP MM
6 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
6 1 (2.86%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) FTP
1 2 (5.71%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.57%) BODI
1 3 (8.57%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) LSMW
General
1 6 (17.14%) Billing
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Advertising
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) German Language
4 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Consultant
2 17 (48.57%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (22.86%) Developer
4 6 (17.14%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
6 4 (11.43%) SAP APO Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) ABAP Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Management Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Senior ABAP Developer
7 3 (8.57%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) SAP SRM Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Integration Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Auditor
9 1 (2.86%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) SAP Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Dynpro
1 2 (5.71%) EDI
1 2 (5.71%) EDIFACT
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (2.86%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.86%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) CRM
2 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Workflow
3 4 (11.43%) ERP
3 4 (11.43%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) ETL
4 3 (8.57%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (5.71%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL
6 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.86%) BCP
6 1 (2.86%) BPR
6 1 (2.86%) Logistics
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.86%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) ABAP
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) SAPscript
3 2 (5.71%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (5.71%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) CISA
1 1 (2.86%) ACCA
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft