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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Support
Rank 249 245 225
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 4 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.047% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate £368 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £449 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £395 £320
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +23.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.10 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%
SAP Support
England

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
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £420 -
West Sussex +7 1 £260 -
Berkshire +1 1 £360 +2.85%
Surrey -6 1 £375 -6.25%
SAP Support
England

SAP Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Logistics
5 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Quote-to-Cash
6 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
6 3 (15.79%) SAP PI
6 3 (15.79%) SAP BI
6 3 (15.79%) ABAP
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) SAP XI
6 3 (15.79%) Billing
6 3 (15.79%) SAP SRM
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Back Office
7 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (10.53%) SAP Basis
7 2 (10.53%) SAP SD
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) ERP
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.26%) SAP HCM
8 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
8 1 (5.26%) SAP GTS

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP SRM
2 2 (10.53%) SAP SD
3 1 (5.26%) SAP BPC
3 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP EHS
3 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.26%) SAP GTS
3 1 (5.26%) SAP HCM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP HR
3 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Extranet
1 1 (5.26%) GSM
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LSMW
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) SAP PI
1 3 (15.79%) SAP XI
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Logistics
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
2 3 (15.79%) Quote-to-Cash
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) ABAP
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Pegasus
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy