The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Certification over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Certification
Rank 573 566 533
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -33
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 38 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.062% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.33% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 18
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£513 £525 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +17.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £438 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £558 £525 £476
% change year-on-year
+6.19% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10818 10449 9073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.95% 19.11% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6471 5893 4878
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 462 504
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £21.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £44.14 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

SAP Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SAP Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Certification
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

SAP Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Certification
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +2 38 £513 -2.38% 9
London +18 28 £513 -1.44% 2
Brentford +10 11 £488 +4.00%
South East - 4 - -
East of England - 3 £565 - 1
Surrey - 3 - -
Uxbridge - 3 £513 -
North West -22 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £565 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £565 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £550 - 1

SAP Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Certification 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 Certification.

1 61 (100.00%) SAP
2 30 (49.18%) Manufacturing
3 27 (44.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 20 (32.79%) SAP BW
4 20 (32.79%) Six Sigma
4 20 (32.79%) Lean Six Sigma
5 17 (27.87%) ERP
6 16 (26.23%) SAP SRM
7 15 (24.59%) Procure-to-pay
7 15 (24.59%) Data Modelling
8 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (18.03%) Finance
9 11 (18.03%) SAP FI
10 10 (16.39%) SAP FI-AP
10 10 (16.39%) FMCG
11 9 (14.75%) Release Management
11 9 (14.75%) Change Control
11 9 (14.75%) Project Management
12 8 (13.11%) SLA
12 8 (13.11%) SAP FI/CO
12 8 (13.11%) SAP CO
12 8 (13.11%) Banking
13 6 (9.84%) OpenText
13 6 (9.84%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (9.84%) Degree
13 6 (9.84%) SAP HANA
13 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (9.84%) SAP PI
14 5 (8.20%) SAP FSCM
14 5 (8.20%) CRM

SAP Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.92%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.28%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.64%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 16 (26.23%) SAP SRM
2 11 (18.03%) SAP FI
3 10 (16.39%) SAP FI-AP
4 8 (13.11%) SAP CO
4 8 (13.11%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (8.20%) SAP MDM
5 5 (8.20%) SAP FSCM
6 3 (4.92%) SAP QM
6 3 (4.92%) Bankmaster
6 3 (4.92%) SAP SD
6 3 (4.92%) SAP MII
7 2 (3.28%) SAP R/3
7 2 (3.28%) SAP CRM
8 1 (1.64%) SAP APO
8 1 (1.64%) SAP MM
8 1 (1.64%) SAP Travel Management
8 1 (1.64%) SAP GTS
8 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
8 1 (1.64%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SAP BW
2 6 (9.84%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (9.84%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) SAP BI
General
1 30 (49.18%) Manufacturing
2 27 (44.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (18.03%) Finance
4 8 (13.11%) Banking
5 4 (6.56%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.28%) Legal
7 1 (1.64%) French Language
7 1 (1.64%) Retail
7 1 (1.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (73.77%) Consultant
2 42 (68.85%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (22.95%) SAP SRM Consultant
4 13 (21.31%) Functional Consultant
5 11 (18.03%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 7 (11.48%) SAP FI Consultant
6 7 (11.48%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) SAP CO Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) SAP QM Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) SAP Developer
9 3 (4.92%) ABAP Developer
9 3 (4.92%) SAP Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Architect
9 3 (4.92%) SAP P2P Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) SAP Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) SAP PI
2 3 (4.92%) SAP ALE
2 3 (4.92%) EDI
2 3 (4.92%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (4.92%) BAPI
2 3 (4.92%) SAP XI
3 2 (3.28%) SAP Basis
3 2 (3.28%) SAP BSP
3 2 (3.28%) Middleware
3 2 (3.28%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (1.64%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (1.64%) EDIFACT
4 1 (1.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.39%) FMCG
3 2 (3.28%) PMI
3 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Six Sigma
1 20 (32.79%) Lean Six Sigma
2 17 (27.87%) ERP
3 15 (24.59%) Data Modelling
3 15 (24.59%) Procure-to-pay
4 9 (14.75%) Project Management
4 9 (14.75%) Release Management
4 9 (14.75%) Change Control
5 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.20%) CRM
6 5 (8.20%) Validation
7 4 (6.56%) Workflow
7 4 (6.56%) Analytics
7 4 (6.56%) Transition Management
7 4 (6.56%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.92%) Business Transformation
8 3 (4.92%) Time Management
8 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) ABAP
2 3 (4.92%) SAPscript
2 3 (4.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) HND
2 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (9.84%) OpenText
3 3 (4.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.64%) Software AG