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 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Certification
Rank 560 539 545
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 32 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.061% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 7
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£563 £538 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +8.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £440 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £622 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £538 £450
% change year-on-year
-39.53% +19.44%
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
11109 9220 8729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 18.01% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6529 5132 4572
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 401 602
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 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 24 December 2014. 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 -28 29 £563 +4.65% 24
London +21 24 £563 +8.43% 10
South East -37 3 £325 -39.53% 2
South West - 1 - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - - 12
North West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

SAP Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 77 (100.00%) SAP
2 37 (48.05%) Manufacturing
3 29 (37.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 27 (35.06%) SAP BW
4 27 (35.06%) Six Sigma
4 27 (35.06%) Lean Six Sigma
4 27 (35.06%) Procure-to-pay
5 19 (24.68%) ERP
6 15 (19.48%) SAP FI-AP
6 15 (19.48%) SAP SRM
6 15 (19.48%) Data Modelling
7 13 (16.88%) Open Text
7 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (16.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (14.29%) Finance
9 10 (12.99%) Analytics
10 9 (11.69%) Change Control
11 8 (10.39%) FMCG
11 8 (10.39%) Release Management
12 7 (9.09%) SAP QM
12 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (7.79%) SAP Implementation
14 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
14 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (5.19%) NetWeaver
15 4 (5.19%) SLA
15 4 (5.19%) MS Project
15 4 (5.19%) User Experience
15 4 (5.19%) Transition Management
16 3 (3.90%) SAP HANA

SAP Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (5.19%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.30%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Project
2 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (19.48%) SAP SRM
1 15 (19.48%) SAP FI-AP
2 7 (9.09%) SAP QM
3 3 (3.90%) SAP APO
3 3 (3.90%) SAP MM
3 3 (3.90%) SAP PP
3 3 (3.90%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.60%) SAP Travel Management
4 2 (2.60%) SAP HCM
4 2 (2.60%) SAP cProjects
4 2 (2.60%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.60%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.60%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.30%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.30%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (3.90%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (3.90%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.30%) Xcelsius
4 1 (1.30%) SAP BI
General
1 37 (48.05%) Manufacturing
2 29 (37.66%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (3.90%) Billing
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Local Government
6 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (72.73%) Consultant
2 54 (70.13%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (20.78%) Functional Consultant
3 16 (20.78%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 7 (9.09%) SAP QM Consultant
4 7 (9.09%) SAP P2P Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) SAP SRM Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Management Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Trainer
7 4 (5.19%) SAP Trainer
7 4 (5.19%) SAP Manager
7 4 (5.19%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Functional Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) SAP Business Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.60%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.30%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.30%) .NET
3 1 (1.30%) COM
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) FMCG
3 4 (5.19%) User Experience
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Windows
1 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Six Sigma
1 27 (35.06%) Lean Six Sigma
1 27 (35.06%) Procure-to-pay
2 19 (24.68%) ERP
3 15 (19.48%) Data Modelling
4 13 (16.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (12.99%) Analytics
6 9 (11.69%) Change Control
7 8 (10.39%) Release Management
8 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.79%) SAP Implementation
10 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.19%) Transition Management
12 3 (3.90%) ITIL
13 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
13 2 (2.60%) ETL
13 2 (2.60%) Quality Management
13 2 (2.60%) Time Management
13 2 (2.60%) SAP Security
13 2 (2.60%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) C
1 3 (3.90%) ABAP
2 1 (1.30%) X++
2 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) PMP
2 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (16.88%) Open Text
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.90%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com