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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Customer Service (CS)
Rank 601 586 604
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing SAP CS 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.098% 0.13% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£305 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-28.23% -
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
5084 4655 5562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.84% 8.81% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2779 2455 2763
Average daily rate £450 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 83 80
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.20 £45.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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 4 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 16 September 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 -3 5 £305 -28.23%
Lincoln - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

SAP CS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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%) Billing
3 6 (42.86%) SAP PM
3 6 (42.86%) SAP SD
4 4 (28.57%) SAP MM
5 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Dutch Language
6 2 (14.29%) French Language
6 2 (14.29%) SAP PS
7 1 (7.14%) SAP PP
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
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%) Progress
7 1 (7.14%) SAP CO-PA
7 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (7.14%) SAP CO

SAP CS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (42.86%) SAP SD
1 6 (42.86%) SAP PM
2 4 (28.57%) SAP MM
3 2 (14.29%) SAP PS
4 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
4 1 (7.14%) SAP PP
4 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
General
1 7 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (14.29%) Dutch Language
2 2 (14.29%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Consultant
1 12 (85.71%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) SAP CS Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) SAP PM Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP PS Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) EDI
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CO-PA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) ABAP
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Progress