The first table below looks at the demand for SAP ECC 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 ECC over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC)
Rank 587 568 579
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing SAP ECC 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.059% 0.043% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
5098 4613 5320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 9.05% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2615 2363 2560
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 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 80 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%

SAP ECC
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP ECC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP ECC
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP ECC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP ECC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP ECC 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 ECC.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) SAP FI
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) SAP CO
3 4 (66.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (33.33%) Back Office
4 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (33.33%) EDI
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) German Language
4 2 (33.33%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (33.33%) Spanish Language
4 2 (33.33%) SAP ERP
5 1 (16.67%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
5 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project
5 1 (16.67%) Migration

SAP ECC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP ECC 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 ECC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) SAP FI
1 5 (83.33%) SAP CO
2 4 (66.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (33.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (16.67%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
4 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) German Language
2 2 (33.33%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP CO Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Director
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BW Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects