The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Utilities (ISU)
Rank 232 220 212
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 17 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.047% 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.34% 0.64% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£463 - £383
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
727 623 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.90% 7.33% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 293 422
Average daily rate £405 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 12
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 £12.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £62.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
SAP IS-U
England

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
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 28 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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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 +6 12 - - 2
Middlesex -1 2 - -
SAP IS-U
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 45 (100.00%) SAP
2 26 (57.78%) CRM
3 18 (40.00%) ABAP
4 13 (28.89%) SAP MRS
5 12 (26.67%) Smart Meter
5 12 (26.67%) SAP CRM
5 12 (26.67%) Billing
6 11 (24.44%) WFM
6 11 (24.44%) OO
7 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
8 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
9 7 (15.56%) BAPI
9 7 (15.56%) Logistics
9 7 (15.56%) SAP ALE
10 6 (13.33%) Resource Management
10 6 (13.33%) SAP MM
11 5 (11.11%) SQL
12 4 (8.89%) SAP PM
12 4 (8.89%) Validation
12 4 (8.89%) UNIX
12 4 (8.89%) Toad
13 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
13 3 (6.67%) Project Management
13 3 (6.67%) Firmware
13 3 (6.67%) SAP HR
13 3 (6.67%) MS Access

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (28.89%) SAP MRS
2 12 (26.67%) SAP CRM
3 6 (13.33%) SAP MM
4 4 (8.89%) SAP PM
5 3 (6.67%) SAP HR
6 2 (4.44%) SAP EWM
7 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (2.22%) SAP FI-CA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Toad
General
1 12 (26.67%) Billing
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Consultant
1 21 (46.67%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (24.44%) Architect
3 9 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) SAP Manager
5 4 (8.89%) SAP Architect
5 4 (8.89%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) SAP Support
7 2 (4.44%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) SAP Logistics Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Applications Manager
8 1 (2.22%) SAP ISU Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) BAPI
1 7 (15.56%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Smart Meter
2 3 (6.67%) Firmware
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) CRM
2 11 (24.44%) OO
2 11 (24.44%) WFM
3 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
4 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
5 7 (15.56%) Logistics
6 6 (13.33%) Resource Management
7 4 (8.89%) Validation
8 3 (6.67%) Project Management
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.44%) ITIL
10 1 (2.22%) ETL
10 1 (2.22%) Service Management
10 1 (2.22%) Migration
10 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.22%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) ABAP
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) ClickSoftware Technologies