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 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Certification
Rank 562 550 512
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -38
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 35 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.042% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 8
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£513 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.44% -4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £560 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £469 £490
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -4.33%
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
10645 10156 8204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.72% 19.36% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6042 5585 4353
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 478 516 472
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -28.00%

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 26 March 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 22 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 26 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
England -5 34 £525 +4.89% 15
London +17 28 £544 +1.16% 10
Yorkshire -8 4 £475 +8.57%
West Yorkshire -6 2 £475 +8.57%
East of England - 1 £480 -
City of London - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - - 2
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Staines - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

SAP Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 67 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (40.30%) Manufacturing
3 25 (37.31%) SAP BW
3 25 (37.31%) Pharmaceutical
4 23 (34.33%) Six Sigma
4 23 (34.33%) ERP
4 23 (34.33%) Lean Six Sigma
5 22 (32.84%) SAP FI-AP
6 21 (31.34%) Procure-to-pay
7 17 (25.37%) FMCG
8 15 (22.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (20.90%) Change Control
9 14 (20.90%) Release Management
10 13 (19.40%) OpenText
11 11 (16.42%) SAP SRM
12 10 (14.93%) Finance
12 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
13 9 (13.43%) Transition Management
14 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (10.45%) SAP FI
16 6 (8.96%) Analytics
16 6 (8.96%) SLA
16 6 (8.96%) SAP FI/CO
16 6 (8.96%) SAP CO
17 5 (7.46%) SAP MM
17 5 (7.46%) SAP Travel Management
18 4 (5.97%) Degree
18 4 (5.97%) General Ledger
18 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification

SAP Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2 (2.99%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 22 (32.84%) SAP FI-AP
2 11 (16.42%) SAP SRM
3 7 (10.45%) SAP FI
4 6 (8.96%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (8.96%) SAP CO
5 5 (7.46%) SAP MM
5 5 (7.46%) SAP Travel Management
6 4 (5.97%) SAP QM
7 1 (1.49%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.49%) SAP SD
7 1 (1.49%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.31%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.99%) SAP HANA
2 2 (2.99%) SAP BI
General
1 27 (40.30%) Manufacturing
2 25 (37.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (14.93%) Finance
4 4 (5.97%) General Ledger
5 3 (4.48%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (70.15%) Consultant
2 46 (68.66%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (29.85%) Functional Consultant
4 19 (28.36%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) SAP SRM Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) Management Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) SAP Manager
8 4 (5.97%) SAP FI Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) SAP CO Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) SAP QM Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Financial Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) SAP P2P Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) SAP Programme Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.49%) EDIFACT
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) J2EE
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) XML
2 1 (1.49%) EDI
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) FMCG
2 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) PMI
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Six Sigma
1 23 (34.33%) ERP
1 23 (34.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 21 (31.34%) Procure-to-pay
3 15 (22.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (20.90%) Change Control
4 14 (20.90%) Release Management
5 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
6 9 (13.43%) Transition Management
7 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.96%) Analytics
9 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.48%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.48%) Business Transformation
11 2 (2.99%) SAP Implementation
11 2 (2.99%) Project Management
11 2 (2.99%) CRM
11 2 (2.99%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) ABAP
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
1 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.99%) PMP
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (19.40%) OpenText
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
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