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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Customer Service (CS)
Rank 566 546 520
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -26
Contract jobs citing SAP CS 5 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.027% 0.024%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.11% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
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£475 £381 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -19.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £381 £475
% change year-on-year
+24.59% -19.73%
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
4531 4465 4062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.04% 9.14% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 2309 1961
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -17.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

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 2 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 28 January 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 -26 5 £475 +24.59% 1
London - - - -

SAP CS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (53.33%) SAP SD
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) SAP FI
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) SAP PS
4 3 (20.00%) Logistics
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) SAP PM
5 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Billing
5 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) CMS
5 2 (13.33%) SAP CRM
5 2 (13.33%) ABAP
5 2 (13.33%) SAP BW
5 2 (13.33%) SAP MM
5 2 (13.33%) SAP PP
6 1 (6.67%) Progress
6 1 (6.67%) ISEB
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
6 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (6.67%) Dutch Language
6 1 (6.67%) French Language

SAP CS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) SAP SD
2 4 (26.67%) SAP FI
3 3 (20.00%) SAP PS
4 2 (13.33%) SAP PM
4 2 (13.33%) SAP CRM
4 2 (13.33%) SAP MM
4 2 (13.33%) SAP PP
5 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
5 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Dutch Language
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Consultant
1 10 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) SAP CS Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) SAP SD Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) SAP PS Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) CRM
1 3 (20.00%) Logistics
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Progress