The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 207 219 206
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 31 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.51% 2.46% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 9
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£423 £475 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £560 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £455 £438
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £74.05 -
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -
SAP ERP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
687 650 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.36% 7.81% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 299 319
Average daily rate £400 £450 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -27.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +6.47%

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 30 January 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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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
Berkshire +2 3 £475 +11.76%
Hampshire -21 2 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
SAP ERP
England

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) SAP
1 41 (100.00%) ERP
2 29 (70.73%) Finance
3 17 (41.46%) CRM
4 15 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (36.59%) Requirements Management
4 15 (36.59%) SAP PSCD
5 14 (34.15%) SAP BW
5 14 (34.15%) SAP FI
6 13 (31.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (26.83%) SAP FI-CA
8 9 (21.95%) Test Management
8 9 (21.95%) SAP SRM
8 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
9 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing
10 7 (17.07%) SAP XI
10 7 (17.07%) General Ledger
10 7 (17.07%) CCA
11 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (12.20%) JIRA
12 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.20%) Confluence
12 5 (12.20%) webMethods
12 5 (12.20%) SAP BI
12 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
13 4 (9.76%) User Stories
13 4 (9.76%) Revenue Management
13 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
13 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
13 4 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (12.20%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) MS Office
4 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (36.59%) SAP PSCD
2 14 (34.15%) SAP FI
3 11 (26.83%) SAP FI-CA
4 9 (21.95%) SAP SRM
5 2 (4.88%) SAP CRM
5 2 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (4.88%) SAP SCM
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (4.88%) SAP CO
5 2 (4.88%) SAP BPC
6 1 (2.44%) SAP MM
6 1 (2.44%) SAP HR
6 1 (2.44%) SAP SD
6 1 (2.44%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SAP BW
2 5 (12.20%) SAP BI
3 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) LSMW
General
1 29 (70.73%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
3 7 (17.07%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Consultant
1 29 (70.73%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (19.51%) SAP BW Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) SAP BI Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Requirements Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) ERP Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) SAP Architect
6 2 (4.88%) SAP FI Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) EDI
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) XSLT
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.44%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.44%) Data Conversion
1 1 (2.44%) Life Science
1 1 (2.44%) GIS
1 1 (2.44%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) ERP
2 17 (41.46%) CRM
3 15 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (36.59%) Requirements Management
4 13 (31.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (21.95%) Test Management
6 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.76%) User Stories
8 4 (9.76%) Revenue Management
8 4 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.88%) Validation
10 2 (4.88%) Supply Chain Management
11 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.44%) Time Management
11 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
11 1 (2.44%) Data Cleansing
11 1 (2.44%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) CCA
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) GxP
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (12.20%) webMethods
3 2 (4.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.44%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (2.44%) Informatica
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) SunGard