The first table below looks at the demand for SAP Basis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Basis over the 3 months to 18 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 of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Basis
Rank 527 443 461
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +18
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 60 101 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.79% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 36
Average daily rate £450 £475 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £323 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £638 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £455 £415
% change year-on-year
-2.47% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £70.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +55.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

SAP Basis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP Basis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Basis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP Basis within the UK.

SAP Basis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Basis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Basis within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SAP Basis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Basis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis within the UK.

SAP Basis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Basis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Basis within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England -124 52 £450 -5.75% 12
London -47 23 £513 +4.16% 2
South East -13 9 £456 +13.35% 2
East of England - 6 £550 -
Essex - 4 - -
Berkshire - 3 - - 2
City of London -18 2 £375 -21.05% 2
South West -21 2 £450 -2.70%
Hampshire +5 1 £425 -
Bristol -12 1 £450 -5.26%
Abingdon - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Coast - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Egham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Staines - - - -
Watford - - - -

SAP Basis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Basis 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 Basis.

1 110 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (24.55%) NetWeaver
3 25 (22.73%) ABAP
4 20 (18.18%) Oracle
5 17 (15.45%) SAP BW
5 17 (15.45%) Migration
6 15 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (13.64%) Java
7 14 (12.73%) AIX
8 13 (11.82%) Finance
9 12 (10.91%) Project Management
9 12 (10.91%) ITIL
10 11 (10.00%) CRM
10 11 (10.00%) ERP
11 10 (9.09%) DB2
11 10 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
12 9 (8.18%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (8.18%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (7.27%) QA
14 7 (6.36%) Open Text
14 7 (6.36%) SQL
14 7 (6.36%) UNIX
14 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database
15 6 (5.45%) SAP HANA
15 6 (5.45%) Release Management
15 6 (5.45%) Windows
15 6 (5.45%) Linux
15 6 (5.45%) IBM
15 6 (5.45%) SAP CRM
15 6 (5.45%) Change Management

SAP Basis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Basis 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 Basis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (24.55%) NetWeaver
2 4 (3.64%) SAP Portal
3 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.91%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.91%) SAP Web AS
4 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) SAP CRM
2 5 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (3.64%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.73%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.73%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.73%) SAP ERP
4 3 (2.73%) SAP GRC
4 3 (2.73%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.82%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.91%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.91%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.91%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.91%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.91%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.91%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.91%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.91%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
1 1 (0.91%) LDAP
1 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.91%) SSL
1 1 (0.91%) S/MIME
1 1 (0.91%) LAN
1 1 (0.91%) WAN
1 1 (0.91%) FTP
1 1 (0.91%) HTTP
1 1 (0.91%) VPN
1 1 (0.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) SAP BW
2 10 (9.09%) DB2
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.45%) SAP HANA
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.73%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.91%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) NWDI
2 1 (0.91%) SAP CE
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.73%) Dutch Language
2 3 (2.73%) French Language
3 2 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.91%) Back Office
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Billing
4 1 (0.91%) Marketing
4 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (36.36%) Consultant
2 39 (35.45%) SAP Consultant
3 28 (25.45%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 20 (18.18%) SAP Manager
5 11 (10.00%) Architect
6 10 (9.09%) SAP Architect
7 9 (8.18%) SAP Basis Manager
8 8 (7.27%) Project Manager
9 7 (6.36%) Technical Architect
9 7 (6.36%) SAP Technical Architect
10 6 (5.45%) SAP Support
10 6 (5.45%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (3.64%) SAP Administrator
11 4 (3.64%) SAP Basis Support
11 4 (3.64%) SAP Basis Administrator
11 4 (3.64%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.64%) Administrator
12 3 (2.73%) Senior Consultant
12 3 (2.73%) Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) SAP XI
2 3 (2.73%) Web Services
3 2 (1.82%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.82%) Flash
4 1 (0.91%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.91%) Middleware
4 1 (0.91%) JMS
4 1 (0.91%) WSDL
4 1 (0.91%) XML
4 1 (0.91%) XSD
4 1 (0.91%) XSLT
4 1 (0.91%) J2EE
4 1 (0.91%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Clustering
2 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (1.82%) FMCG
2 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.91%) PMI
3 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) AIX
2 7 (6.36%) UNIX
3 6 (5.45%) Windows
3 6 (5.45%) Linux
4 1 (0.91%) HPUX
4 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.45%) Migration
2 15 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (10.91%) Project Management
3 12 (10.91%) ITIL
4 11 (10.00%) CRM
4 11 (10.00%) ERP
5 10 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
6 9 (8.18%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (5.45%) Release Management
7 6 (5.45%) Change Management
8 5 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.55%) SAP Security
9 4 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.64%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.73%) High Availability
11 2 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (1.82%) Change Control
11 2 (1.82%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.73%) ABAP
2 15 (13.64%) Java
3 7 (6.36%) SQL
4 1 (0.91%) C
4 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) SAP Certification
2 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) PowerHA
2 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.91%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.55%) SAP Afaria
3 4 (3.64%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.82%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 110 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (18.18%) Oracle
3 7 (6.36%) Open Text
4 6 (5.45%) IBM
5 5 (4.55%) Sybase
6 4 (3.64%) HP
7 3 (2.73%) webMethods
8 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.82%) VMware
9 1 (0.91%) BMC
9 1 (0.91%) Informatica
9 1 (0.91%) Business Objects
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