The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Support
Rank 254 226 211
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 4 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
Average daily rate
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£150 £280 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% -34.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 - £40.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8841 8077 6850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.56% 91.36% 91.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4729 4304 3263
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 457 576
Average hourly rate £17.40 £17.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
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 5 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire -4 2 - -
Surrey +1 1 £150 -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
SAP Support
England

SAP Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) SAP XI
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) SAP BW
3 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (14.29%) SAP MII
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
4 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
5 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (7.14%) SAP SRM
5 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP MII
1 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.14%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (7.14%) SAP SRM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SAP BW
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Business Objects