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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Certification
Rank 627 609 569
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -40
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 16 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.065% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 11
Median daily rate £525 £518 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £486 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £558 £525
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +6.19%
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
11621 10908 10315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.48% 19.15% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7257 6503 5836
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 542 453
Median hourly rate £29.00 £23.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.10% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £51.24 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 July 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 8 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 July 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 -37 15 £525 +1.44% 2
London -14 12 £523 +1.95%
Middlesex -2 1 - -
Midlands -5 1 £625 +13.63%
South East -6 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Leeds - 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £550 -

SAP Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (45.24%) Manufacturing
3 18 (42.86%) Six Sigma
3 18 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
4 17 (40.48%) SAP BW
5 16 (38.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (38.10%) SAP SRM
5 16 (38.10%) Procure-to-Pay
6 15 (35.71%) FMCG
7 10 (23.81%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (19.05%) OpenText
8 8 (19.05%) SAP MDM
9 5 (11.90%) Analytics
9 5 (11.90%) Spend Analysis
9 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (9.52%) Oracle
11 3 (7.14%) Java
11 3 (7.14%) NetWeaver
11 3 (7.14%) Middleware
11 3 (7.14%) SAP FI
11 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
11 3 (7.14%) SAP Basis
11 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (7.14%) SAP Travel Management
12 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (4.76%) Defect Management
12 2 (4.76%) MaxDB
12 2 (4.76%) Degree

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 (7.14%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (38.10%) SAP SRM
2 10 (23.81%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 8 (19.05%) SAP MDM
4 3 (7.14%) SAP FI
4 3 (7.14%) SAP Travel Management
5 2 (4.76%) SAP CO
5 2 (4.76%) SAP CRM
5 2 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (4.76%) SAP FI-AP
5 2 (4.76%) SAP GTS
5 2 (4.76%) SAP R/3
6 1 (2.38%) SAP BPC
6 1 (2.38%) SAP HCM
6 1 (2.38%) SAP MII
6 1 (2.38%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.76%) MaxDB
2 2 (4.76%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
1 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.76%) NWDI
1 2 (4.76%) NWDS
2 1 (2.38%) LSMW
General
1 19 (45.24%) Manufacturing
2 16 (38.10%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Consultant
2 32 (76.19%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (28.57%) Functional Consultant
4 11 (26.19%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 11 (26.19%) SAP SRM Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) SAP Support
6 4 (9.52%) SAP FI Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP CO Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP Manager
7 3 (7.14%) SAP P2P Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP Support Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Data Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Data Quality Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Management Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) SAP Basis Support
8 2 (4.76%) SAP Data Manager
8 2 (4.76%) SAP MM Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) SAP MM Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Middleware
1 3 (7.14%) SAP Basis
2 2 (4.76%) J2EE
2 2 (4.76%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (2.38%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) FMCG
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Psychology
4 1 (2.38%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) AIX
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
1 18 (42.86%) Six Sigma
2 16 (38.10%) Procure-to-Pay
3 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (11.90%) Analytics
4 5 (11.90%) Spend Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) CRM
7 2 (4.76%) Data Management
7 2 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.76%) Master Data Management
7 2 (4.76%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Test Management
7 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) ABAP
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
1 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (4.76%) MCP
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.76%) OCP
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (19.05%) OpenText
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Wonderware