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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Utilities (ISU)
Rank 217 213 232
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 33 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.95% 3.63% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Average daily rate £525 £426 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.16% -5.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £319 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £426 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -5.27%
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
666 661 873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.88% 7.90% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 342 433
Average daily rate £400 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Average hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% +49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.70 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £27.45 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
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
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 18 April 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 18 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
Surrey -3 20 £550 +46.66% 2
Middlesex - 8 £263 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £525 -
SAP IS-U
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (100.00%) SAP
2 30 (50.85%) CRM
3 26 (44.07%) Billing
4 19 (32.20%) ABAP
5 16 (27.12%) SAP CRM
6 15 (25.42%) Smart Meter
7 10 (16.95%) Integration Testing
7 10 (16.95%) WFM
7 10 (16.95%) OO
7 10 (16.95%) SAP MRS
8 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
9 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
11 6 (10.17%) SQL
12 5 (8.47%) Migration
12 5 (8.47%) Finance
12 5 (8.47%) UNIX
12 5 (8.47%) Toad
13 4 (6.78%) Firmware
13 4 (6.78%) SAPscript
13 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
13 4 (6.78%) ClearQuest
13 4 (6.78%) Project Management
13 4 (6.78%) Logistics
13 4 (6.78%) SAP ALE
13 4 (6.78%) Resource Management
13 4 (6.78%) BAPI
13 4 (6.78%) SAP PM

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (27.12%) SAP CRM
2 10 (16.95%) SAP MRS
3 4 (6.78%) SAP PM
4 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (3.39%) SAP HR
4 2 (3.39%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.69%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.69%) SAP FI-CA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Toad
2 4 (6.78%) ClearQuest
General
1 26 (44.07%) Billing
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Consultant
1 29 (49.15%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (18.64%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 9 (15.25%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (15.25%) Architect
4 7 (11.86%) SAP Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.78%) Developer
7 4 (6.78%) SAP Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) SAP Developer
8 3 (5.08%) CRM Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.08%) SAP Support
8 3 (5.08%) SAP Architect
9 2 (3.39%) SAP Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) SAP ALE
1 4 (6.78%) BAPI
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Smart Meter
2 4 (6.78%) Firmware
3 3 (5.08%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) CRM
2 10 (16.95%) Integration Testing
2 10 (16.95%) WFM
2 10 (16.95%) OO
3 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
4 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (11.86%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.47%) Migration
7 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.78%) Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) Logistics
7 4 (6.78%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.08%) Customer Segmentation
9 2 (3.39%) Service Management
9 2 (3.39%) Validation
10 1 (1.69%) ITIL
10 1 (1.69%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) ABAP
2 6 (10.17%) SQL
3 4 (6.78%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.69%) ClickSoftware Technologies