The table below looks at the statistics for SAP R/3 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 R/3 over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP R/3
Rank 246 242 236
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 1 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.012% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.17% 0.16% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP R/3
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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
583 633 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.28% 7.34% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 279 349
Average daily rate £425 £425 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £538 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.91 £15.10 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £31.10 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -44.53%

SAP R/3
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAP R/3 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP R/3
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 R/3 across the South East region.

SAP R/3 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP R/3
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 R/3 across the South East region.

SAP R/3 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAP R/3
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 R/3 within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 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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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
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £400 -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
SAP R/3
England

SAP R/3
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SAP R/3 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 R/3.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Hummingbird
3 2 (50.00%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Access
3 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (50.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (25.00%) Local Government
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Payroll

SAP R/3
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SAP R/3 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 R/3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HR Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Hummingbird
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion