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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Certification
Rank 634 620 605
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 19 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.036% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 8
Median daily rate £475 £478 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £470 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £475 £419
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £66.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 - -

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
11847 10932 10696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.33% 19.59% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7426 6161 6098
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 551 544
Median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 5 May 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 7 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 5 May 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 -26 17 £475 -0.52% 13
London +4 13 £475 -2.56% 6
South East - 2 £500 - 2
North West - 2 £340 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £500 -
Manchester - 2 £340 -
Brentford +6 1 - -

SAP Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 64 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (39.06%) Manufacturing
3 24 (37.50%) SAP BW
4 19 (29.69%) Lean Six Sigma
4 19 (29.69%) Six Sigma
4 19 (29.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (23.44%) FMCG
6 13 (20.31%) Procure-to-pay
7 12 (18.75%) SAP SRM
8 11 (17.19%) Finance
8 11 (17.19%) SAP FI
9 10 (15.63%) SAP CO
9 10 (15.63%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
10 9 (14.06%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 9 (14.06%) Analytics
11 8 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
12 7 (10.94%) Degree
12 7 (10.94%) SAP MDM
12 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
12 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
13 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (9.38%) Oracle
13 6 (9.38%) OpenText
14 5 (7.81%) Migration
14 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (7.81%) Data Management
14 5 (7.81%) SOA
14 5 (7.81%) ETL

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 (4.69%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.13%) Apache
2 2 (3.13%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (18.75%) SAP SRM
2 11 (17.19%) SAP FI
3 10 (15.63%) SAP CO
3 10 (15.63%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (14.06%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 7 (10.94%) SAP MDM
6 5 (7.81%) SAP BPC
7 4 (6.25%) SAP MM
8 3 (4.69%) SAP Travel Management
9 2 (3.13%) SAP CRM
9 2 (3.13%) SAP FI-AP
9 2 (3.13%) SAP GTS
9 2 (3.13%) SAP R/3
10 1 (1.56%) SAP HCM
10 1 (1.56%) SAP PM
10 1 (1.56%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (37.50%) SAP BW
2 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.25%) SAP HANA
5 2 (3.13%) MaxDB
5 2 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (4.69%) LSMW
3 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.13%) NWDI
3 2 (3.13%) NWDS
General
1 25 (39.06%) Manufacturing
2 19 (29.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (17.19%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Back Office
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (79.69%) Consultant
2 47 (73.44%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (31.25%) Functional Consultant
4 18 (28.13%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 11 (17.19%) SAP FI Consultant
5 11 (17.19%) SAP SRM Consultant
6 10 (15.63%) SAP CO Consultant
6 10 (15.63%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 8 (12.50%) SAP Manager
8 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
8 7 (10.94%) SAP MM Consultant
8 7 (10.94%) SAP Project Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Management Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Project Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) SAP PP Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) SAP PP Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) SAP Support
11 2 (3.13%) Administrator
11 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (4.69%) SAP Basis
3 2 (3.13%) J2EE
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) FMCG
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) PMI
3 2 (3.13%) Psychology
4 1 (1.56%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) AIX
1 2 (3.13%) Linux
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Lean Six Sigma
1 19 (29.69%) Six Sigma
2 13 (20.31%) Procure-to-pay
3 9 (14.06%) Analytics
3 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
4 8 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
5 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.81%) Data Architecture
6 5 (7.81%) Data Governance
6 5 (7.81%) Data Management
6 5 (7.81%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (7.81%) ETL
6 5 (7.81%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (7.81%) Master Data Management
6 5 (7.81%) Metadata Management
6 5 (7.81%) Migration
6 5 (7.81%) OO
6 5 (7.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) Java
2 2 (3.13%) ABAP
2 2 (3.13%) C
3 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.69%) CCA
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.13%) MCP
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.13%) OCP
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (9.38%) OpenText
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) HP
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Sybase