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 24 August 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Certification
Rank 644 632 580
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -52
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 17 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.051% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 23
Median daily rate £524 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £486 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £562 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £558 £513
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
11213 11246 10601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.57% 19.24% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7003 6789 6009
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 537 456
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.07 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

SAP Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAP Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 16 £524 +4.75% 9
London -2 11 £525 +7.69% 5
South East +15 3 £400 - 2
Surrey +4 2 £400 - 1
Staines - 2 £400 -
Midlands -10 1 £625 +13.63%
Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Leeds - 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -

SAP Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP Certification.

1 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (44.83%) Manufacturing
3 12 (41.38%) Procure-to-Pay
4 11 (37.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (37.93%) Six Sigma
4 11 (37.93%) Lean Six Sigma
5 10 (34.48%) FMCG
6 9 (31.03%) SAP SRM
6 9 (31.03%) SAP BW
7 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.24%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (13.79%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) Oracle
9 4 (13.79%) HP
10 3 (10.34%) OpenText
10 3 (10.34%) SAP MDM
10 3 (10.34%) Java
10 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (10.34%) NetWeaver
10 3 (10.34%) Middleware
10 3 (10.34%) SAP Basis
10 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (10.34%) SAP HANA
11 2 (6.90%) Master Data Management
11 2 (6.90%) MaxDB
11 2 (6.90%) Security Hardening
11 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
11 2 (6.90%) ISO22301

SAP Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) SAP SRM
2 5 (17.24%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 3 (10.34%) SAP MDM
4 2 (6.90%) SAP CO
4 2 (6.90%) SAP FI
4 2 (6.90%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (6.90%) SAP FI-AP
4 2 (6.90%) SAP GTS
4 2 (6.90%) SAP R/3
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (3.45%) SAP MII
5 1 (3.45%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
1 2 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SAP BW
2 3 (10.34%) SAP HANA
3 2 (6.90%) MaxDB
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
1 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
1 2 (6.90%) NWDI
1 2 (6.90%) NWDS
2 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 13 (44.83%) Manufacturing
2 11 (37.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Consultant
2 16 (55.17%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) SAP SRM Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) SAP Support
4 3 (10.34%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) SAP Manager
4 3 (10.34%) SAP P2P Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) SAP Support Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Quality Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis Support
5 2 (6.90%) SAP CO Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Data Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SAP FI Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SAP MM Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SAP MM Support
5 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Basis
2 2 (6.90%) COM
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) FMCG
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) AIX
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Procure-to-Pay
2 11 (37.93%) Lean Six Sigma
2 11 (37.93%) Six Sigma
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.79%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
6 2 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.90%) Security Hardening
6 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Test Management
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) ABAP
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (6.90%) MCP
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) OCP
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.90%) vRealize
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Packer
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) HP
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) OpenText
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Infor
5 1 (3.45%) Sun
5 1 (3.45%) Wonderware
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