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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Certification
Rank 571 559 563
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 41 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.031% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 9
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£500 £535 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +15.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £294 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £590 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -3.22%
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
11682 8835 9943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.00% 17.12% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6579 5027 5190
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 377 577
Average hourly rate £19.91 £18.37 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.41% -18.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

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 23 October 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 27 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 23 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 36 £500 -6.54% 8
London +21 23 £500 -12.08% 5
South East -24 4 £400 -25.23% 1
Middlesex +4 2 £503 -6.07%
South West - 2 £475 -
North West -12 1 £525 +69.35%
West Midlands -19 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
City of London - - - - 2
Surrey - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
Egham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
Staines - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1

SAP Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 75 (100.00%) SAP
2 37 (49.33%) Manufacturing
3 27 (36.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 26 (34.67%) Six Sigma
4 26 (34.67%) Lean Six Sigma
5 22 (29.33%) Procure-to-pay
6 19 (25.33%) SAP BW
7 16 (21.33%) Data Modelling
8 13 (17.33%) SAP SRM
9 12 (16.00%) ERP
10 11 (14.67%) Finance
10 11 (14.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (13.33%) Analytics
11 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
12 8 (10.67%) SAP QM
12 8 (10.67%) MS Project
12 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.33%) ABAP
13 7 (9.33%) Open Text
13 7 (9.33%) SAP FI-AP
13 7 (9.33%) User Experience
14 6 (8.00%) Change Control
14 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
15 5 (6.67%) ITIL
15 5 (6.67%) Business Objects
15 5 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (6.67%) SAP FI
15 5 (6.67%) SAP PP

SAP Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (5.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.33%) MTS
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Project
2 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (17.33%) SAP SRM
2 8 (10.67%) SAP QM
3 7 (9.33%) SAP FI-AP
4 5 (6.67%) SAP PP
4 5 (6.67%) SAP FI
5 4 (5.33%) SAP APO
5 4 (5.33%) SAP BPC
6 3 (4.00%) SAP ERP
6 3 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (4.00%) SAP CO
7 2 (2.67%) SAP MM
7 2 (2.67%) SAP LE
7 2 (2.67%) SAP HCM
7 2 (2.67%) SAP cProjects
8 1 (1.33%) SAP HR
8 1 (1.33%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SAP BW
2 5 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (6.67%) SAP HANA
2 5 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.33%) Xcelsius
General
1 37 (49.33%) Manufacturing
2 27 (36.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (14.67%) Finance
4 3 (4.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Automotive
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (70.67%) Consultant
2 48 (64.00%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (16.00%) Functional Consultant
3 12 (16.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 11 (14.67%) SAP P2P Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) SAP Trainer
5 7 (9.33%) SAP QM Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Trainer
6 6 (8.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) SAP Manager
7 4 (5.33%) SAP SRM Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Business Objects Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) SAP XI
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.33%) COM
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) User Experience
3 5 (6.67%) FMCG
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
1 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Six Sigma
1 26 (34.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 22 (29.33%) Procure-to-pay
3 16 (21.33%) Data Modelling
4 12 (16.00%) ERP
5 11 (14.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (13.33%) Analytics
6 10 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
7 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.00%) Change Control
9 5 (6.67%) Release Management
9 5 (6.67%) ITIL
10 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.00%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.67%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.67%) Transition Management
11 2 (2.67%) Logistics
11 2 (2.67%) Workflow
11 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) ABAP
2 3 (4.00%) C
3 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.33%) Open Text
3 5 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.33%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
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