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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Certification
Rank 605 565 546
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -19
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 28 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.081% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.43% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 22
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£506 £513 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +12.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £558 £513 £505
% change year-on-year
+8.78% +1.48%
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
11059 10517 9039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.92% 18.83% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6665 5953 4982
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 450 469
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
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 14 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 4 September 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 -14 27 £513 -2.38%
London -3 17 £488 -4.87%
Brentford -4 5 £488 -2.50%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £565 -
East of England - 4 £565 -
North West -34 3 - -
Uxbridge - 3 £513 -
Merseyside - 3 - -
South East -24 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £565 -
Middlesex +4 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £550 -
Liverpool - 1 - -

SAP Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 55 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (49.09%) Manufacturing
3 24 (43.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 18 (32.73%) Six Sigma
4 18 (32.73%) Lean Six Sigma
5 16 (29.09%) SAP SRM
5 16 (29.09%) SAP BW
6 15 (27.27%) ERP
6 15 (27.27%) Data Modelling
6 15 (27.27%) Procure-to-pay
7 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (18.18%) SAP FI
9 9 (16.36%) Project Management
9 9 (16.36%) SAP FI-AP
10 8 (14.55%) Banking
10 8 (14.55%) SLA
10 8 (14.55%) Finance
11 7 (12.73%) Release Management
11 7 (12.73%) Change Control
11 7 (12.73%) FMCG
12 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (10.91%) Degree
12 6 (10.91%) SAP FI/CO
12 6 (10.91%) SAP CO
12 6 (10.91%) CRM
13 5 (9.09%) ABAP
13 5 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (9.09%) OpenText
13 5 (9.09%) SAP MDM
13 5 (9.09%) Validation

SAP Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (5.45%) NetWeaver
1 3 (5.45%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 16 (29.09%) SAP SRM
2 10 (18.18%) SAP FI
3 9 (16.36%) SAP FI-AP
4 6 (10.91%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (10.91%) SAP CO
5 5 (9.09%) SAP MDM
5 5 (9.09%) SAP FSCM
6 4 (7.27%) Bankmaster
7 3 (5.45%) SAP MII
7 3 (5.45%) SAP QM
7 3 (5.45%) SAP CRM
8 2 (3.64%) SAP SD
8 2 (3.64%) SAP R/3
9 1 (1.82%) SAP APO
9 1 (1.82%) SAP BPC
9 1 (1.82%) SAP GTS
9 1 (1.82%) SAP Travel Management
9 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SAP BW
2 5 (9.09%) SAP HANA
2 5 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.45%) DB2
General
1 27 (49.09%) Manufacturing
2 24 (43.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (14.55%) Finance
3 8 (14.55%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) French Language
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Consultant
2 38 (69.09%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (25.45%) SAP SRM Consultant
4 11 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
5 9 (16.36%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) SAP FI Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) Architect
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) SAP Architect
9 3 (5.45%) SAP P2P Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) SAP Basis Specialist
9 3 (5.45%) ABAP Developer
9 3 (5.45%) SAP QM Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) SAP Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) SAP PI
2 3 (5.45%) SAP ALE
2 3 (5.45%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (5.45%) BAPI
2 3 (5.45%) SAP XI
2 3 (5.45%) SAP Basis
3 2 (3.64%) SAP BSP
3 2 (3.64%) EDI
3 2 (3.64%) Middleware
3 2 (3.64%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) FMCG
3 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Six Sigma
1 18 (32.73%) Lean Six Sigma
2 15 (27.27%) Procure-to-pay
2 15 (27.27%) ERP
2 15 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 9 (16.36%) Project Management
4 7 (12.73%) Change Control
4 7 (12.73%) Release Management
5 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (10.91%) CRM
6 5 (9.09%) Validation
7 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.45%) Workflow
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL
7 3 (5.45%) OOP
7 3 (5.45%) OO
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Change Management
7 3 (5.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) ABAP
2 3 (5.45%) SAPscript
2 3 (5.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) GAAP
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (9.09%) OpenText
3 3 (5.45%) Adobe
4 1 (1.82%) Software AG