The first table below looks at the demand for the SAP Support role 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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 Job Titles advertised 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Support
Rank 233 218 240
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 13 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 8
Average daily rate £135 £475 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.57% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £325 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £555 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £425 £285
% change year-on-year
-34.11% +49.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9082 7833 9779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.84% 92.21% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 3901 4422
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 611 700
Average hourly rate £17.13 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.70 £41.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
SAP Support
England

SAP Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Support in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP Support
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 Support across the South East region.

SAP Support Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SAP Support Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAP Support
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 Support across the South East region.

SAP Support Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAP Support
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 Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 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 -11 4 - -
West Sussex - 3 £125 -
Middlesex -6 1 £396 -19.18%
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
SAP Support
England

SAP Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited SAP Support in their job title 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 with SAP Support in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (36.84%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
4 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) SAP CRM
4 3 (15.79%) SAP CO
4 3 (15.79%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (10.53%) Logistics
5 2 (10.53%) SAP SRM
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (10.53%) MS Project
5 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
5 2 (10.53%) SAP HR
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) ABAP
6 1 (5.26%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited SAP Support in their job title 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 with SAP Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
1 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (15.79%) SAP CRM
1 3 (15.79%) SAP CO
1 3 (15.79%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (10.53%) SAP SRM
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (10.53%) SAP HR
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LSMW
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SAP XI
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
1 1 (5.26%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) CRM
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Logistics
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) VB
1 1 (5.26%) ABAP
1 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy