The first table below looks at the demand for SAP ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ERP over the 3 months to 22 July 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 South East 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 236 223 225
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 4 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.045% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.56% 1.73% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
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£365 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -12.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 -
Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
715 636 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.01% 7.58% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 304 436
Average daily rate £400 £413 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £539 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 11
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.35 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £62.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
SAP ERP
England

SAP ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAP ERP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP ERP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP ERP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAP ERP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Hampshire -10 2 £365 -2.66%
Berkshire 0 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
SAP ERP
England

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) SAP BI
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Process Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Document Management
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Confluence
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) ABAP
5 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) SunGard
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) PMP
5 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (22.22%) SAP BI
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Account Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Process Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CIPD
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) SunGard
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects