The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Basis
Rank 520 537 449
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -88
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 66 56 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.38% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 38
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£425 £450 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £575 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £71.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14707 14714 12753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.38% 27.19% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9574 9397 8038
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 228 336
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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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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
England +1 55 £425 -5.55% 7
North West +4 22 £438 - 1
London -1 9 £333 -42.17%
Manchester - 9 £425 -
South East -23 8 £425 - 5
Scotland -10 6 £515 +28.75%
Glasgow -4 5 £515 +28.75%
East Midlands -3 4 - -
South West +2 3 £413 -8.33%
Berkshire -8 2 £425 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
Surrey 0 1 £500 -4.76%
West Midlands -6 1 £450 -5.26%
South Coast - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Slough - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chester - - - -

SAP Basis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) SAP
2 53 (48.62%) NetWeaver
3 28 (25.69%) SAP BW
4 24 (22.02%) ABAP
5 23 (21.10%) Java
6 22 (20.18%) Windows
7 21 (19.27%) ERP
8 19 (17.43%) UNIX
8 19 (17.43%) DB2
8 19 (17.43%) SAP HANA
9 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (15.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (15.60%) Oracle
9 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
9 17 (15.60%) Linux
10 16 (14.68%) CRM
10 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (14.68%) Migration
11 15 (13.76%) Project Management
12 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
13 12 (11.01%) SAP Implementation
14 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
15 9 (8.26%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (8.26%) Business Objects
15 9 (8.26%) Release Management
15 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (8.26%) SAP Security
16 8 (7.34%) Technical Architecture
16 8 (7.34%) ITIL
17 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery

SAP Basis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 53 (48.62%) NetWeaver
2 4 (3.67%) SAP Portal
3 3 (2.75%) SAP EP
4 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.92%) Documentum
5 1 (0.92%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) SAP ERP
2 5 (4.59%) SAP HR
2 5 (4.59%) SAP GRC
3 4 (3.67%) SAP SRM
3 4 (3.67%) SAP Payroll
3 4 (3.67%) SAP R/3
4 3 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (2.75%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.92%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.92%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.92%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.92%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.92%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.92%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.92%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.92%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.92%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) SAN
2 1 (0.92%) LDAP
2 1 (0.92%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.69%) SAP BW
2 19 (17.43%) DB2
2 19 (17.43%) SAP HANA
3 17 (15.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.26%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.83%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.92%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.92%) Big Data
7 1 (0.92%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (5.50%) Finance
2 2 (1.83%) Retail
2 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.92%) Back Office
3 1 (0.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (50.46%) Consultant
1 55 (50.46%) SAP Consultant
2 43 (39.45%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 11 (10.09%) SAP Manager
4 9 (8.26%) Architect
5 7 (6.42%) Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) SAP Architect
6 6 (5.50%) DBA
7 5 (4.59%) Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) SAP Administrator
8 4 (3.67%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) SAP HR Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.67%) NetWeaver Consultant
8 4 (3.67%) SAP Project Manager
8 4 (3.67%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.75%) DB2 DBA
9 3 (2.75%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) SAP PI
2 3 (2.75%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.83%) SAP ALE
3 2 (1.83%) Web Services
4 1 (0.92%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.83%) Life Science
2 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.83%) Clustering
2 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.92%) PMI
3 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.18%) Windows
2 19 (17.43%) UNIX
3 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (15.60%) Linux
4 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.67%) AIX
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.27%) ERP
2 16 (14.68%) CRM
2 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (14.68%) Migration
3 15 (13.76%) Project Management
4 12 (11.01%) SAP Implementation
5 9 (8.26%) Release Management
5 9 (8.26%) SAP Security
6 8 (7.34%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (7.34%) ITIL
7 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.42%) Workflow
7 7 (6.42%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (5.50%) High Availability
8 6 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.67%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.67%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.67%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.02%) ABAP
2 23 (21.10%) Java
3 6 (5.50%) SQL
4 1 (0.92%) C
4 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) Degree
4 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.83%) CISSP
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.83%) MCP
4 2 (1.83%) HNC
4 2 (1.83%) MCSA
5 1 (0.92%) CCNP
5 1 (0.92%) CCNA
5 1 (0.92%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.92%) PMP
5 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.92%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 109 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (15.60%) Oracle
3 9 (8.26%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.50%) IBM
5 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.75%) Sybase
6 3 (2.75%) HP
6 3 (2.75%) EMC
7 2 (1.83%) Brocade
7 2 (1.83%) VMware
7 2 (1.83%) OpenText
7 2 (1.83%) Citrix
7 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco
8 1 (0.92%) Nortel
8 1 (0.92%) Avaya
8 1 (0.92%) FrontRange
8 1 (0.92%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.92%) Ceridian
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
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Rate: £430 per day
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