The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Customer Service (CS)
Rank 590 563 533
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -30
Contract jobs citing SAP CS 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£475 £405 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £405 -
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4419 4467 4152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.24% 8.61% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2514 2429 2096
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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
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 7 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 27 March 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 -7 8 £475 +17.28%
East of England +8 3 £475 -
North West -14 1 - -
Chester - - - -
London - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

SAP CS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (37.50%) SAP PM
3 5 (31.25%) Logistics
3 5 (31.25%) ABAP
3 5 (31.25%) SAP SD
4 3 (18.75%) SAP SM
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) SAP FI
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) SAP PS
5 2 (12.50%) SAP BW
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Teamcenter
6 1 (6.25%) CMS
6 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
6 1 (6.25%) Banking
6 1 (6.25%) Primavera
6 1 (6.25%) ISEB
6 1 (6.25%) Siemens
6 1 (6.25%) SAP MM
6 1 (6.25%) SAP PP
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2

SAP CS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SAP PM
2 5 (31.25%) SAP SD
3 3 (18.75%) SAP SM
4 2 (12.50%) SAP FI
4 2 (12.50%) SAP PS
5 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Teamcenter
5 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (6.25%) SAP MM
5 1 (6.25%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) German Language
2 1 (6.25%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Consultant
1 12 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) SAP CS Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) SAP PM Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) SAP SD Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP PS Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Logistics
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Siemens
2 1 (6.25%) Primavera
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle