The table below looks at the statistics for SAP IS-U 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 IS-U over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Utilities (ISU)
Rank 238 235 223
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 10 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.056% 0.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.61% 0.78% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £428 £411
% change year-on-year
+16.95% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP IS-U
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
621 638 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.68% 7.20% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 280 368
Average daily rate £413 £419 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

SAP IS-U
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAP IS-U Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP IS-U
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 IS-U across the South East region.

SAP IS-U Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP IS-U
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP IS-U across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SAP IS-U Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAP IS-U
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 IS-U within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Surrey +1 5 - -
Berkshire - 1 £800 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
SAP IS-U
England

SAP IS-U
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SAP IS-U 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 IS-U.

1 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (48.65%) CRM
3 13 (35.14%) ABAP
4 12 (32.43%) SAP MRS
5 10 (27.03%) Smart Meter
5 10 (27.03%) OO
5 10 (27.03%) Billing
5 10 (27.03%) WFM
6 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
7 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (21.62%) SAP CRM
7 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
8 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
9 5 (13.51%) SAP MM
10 3 (8.11%) BAPI
10 3 (8.11%) SAP ALE
10 3 (8.11%) Logistics
10 3 (8.11%) Project Management
10 3 (8.11%) Oracle
10 3 (8.11%) ITIL
10 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
11 2 (5.41%) UNIX
11 2 (5.41%) Windows
11 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
11 2 (5.41%) SQL
11 2 (5.41%) MS Office
11 2 (5.41%) Toad
11 2 (5.41%) Microsoft

SAP IS-U
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SAP IS-U 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 IS-U. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (32.43%) SAP MRS
2 8 (21.62%) SAP CRM
3 5 (13.51%) SAP MM
4 2 (5.41%) SAP EWM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP HR
5 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.70%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MS Access
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Toad
General
1 10 (27.03%) Billing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Consultant
1 15 (40.54%) SAP Consultant
2 13 (35.14%) Architect
3 10 (27.03%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) SAP Manager
5 4 (10.81%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) SAP Architect
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Logistics Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.70%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) SAP MM Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) CRM Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) SAP Programme Manager
8 1 (2.70%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) BAPI
1 3 (8.11%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Smart Meter
2 2 (5.41%) Firmware
2 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) AIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) CRM
2 10 (27.03%) WFM
2 10 (27.03%) OO
3 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
4 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
5 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
5 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Logistics
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Validation
7 2 (5.41%) Data Management
7 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.41%) Data Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.70%) Data Governance
8 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) ABAP
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (2.70%) IBM