The first table below looks at the demand for SAP CS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP CS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Customer Service (CS)
Rank 568 561 582
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs citing SAP CS 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.081% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£451 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.92% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+28.92% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4949 4606 5346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 9.06% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2529 2361 2550
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 77 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £32.79 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -11.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £53.92 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%

SAP CS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP CS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP CS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP CS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP CS within the UK.

SAP CS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP CS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP CS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SAP CS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP CS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP CS within the UK.

SAP CS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP CS
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP CS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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 -8 4 £451 +28.92%
East of England - 1 £538 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
South East - - - -

SAP CS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP CS 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 CS.

1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (50.00%) SAP PM
3 5 (35.71%) SAP MM
4 4 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Billing
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SAP SD
5 3 (21.43%) SAP PS
5 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) ABAP
7 1 (7.14%) MS Access
7 1 (7.14%) EDI
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
7 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
7 1 (7.14%) EAM
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Legal
7 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Dutch Language
7 1 (7.14%) French Language
7 1 (7.14%) German Language

SAP CS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP CS 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 CS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) SAP PM
2 5 (35.71%) SAP MM
3 3 (21.43%) SAP PS
3 3 (21.43%) SAP SD
4 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
4 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
4 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
4 1 (7.14%) SAP MRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
General
1 4 (28.57%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Dutch Language
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) German Language
2 1 (7.14%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Consultant
1 11 (78.57%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) SAP CS Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) SAP PM Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SAP SD Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP MM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) EAM
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) ABAP
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP