The table below looks at the statistics for SAP QM 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 QM over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Quality Management (QM)
Rank 236 224 248
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Contract jobs citing SAP QM 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.090% 0.050%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.97% 1.25% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
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£325 £305 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -28.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £318 £495
% change year-on-year
+49.60% -35.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP QM
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
616 638 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.73% 7.21% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 280 378
Average daily rate £415 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £240 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £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 £18.37 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -14.58%

SAP QM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAP QM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP QM
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 QM across the South East region.

SAP QM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP QM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP QM across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SAP QM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAP QM
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 QM within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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 - - - -
SAP QM
England

SAP QM
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SAP QM 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 QM.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) SAP PP
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (16.67%) GxP
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SAP QM 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 QM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP PP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) SAP QM Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP PP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Tester
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Functional Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GxP
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP