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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC)
Rank 583 539 587
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +48
Contract jobs citing SAP ECC 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.083% 0.12% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
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
4825 4317 5606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 9.05% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2739 2206 2779
Average daily rate £425 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 78
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £63.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ECC within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -88 4 - - 1
London - 1 - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -

SAP ECC
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) NetWeaver
2 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (37.50%) SAP FI
3 3 (37.50%) SAP CO
4 2 (25.00%) EDI
4 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (25.00%) Back Office
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
5 1 (12.50%) SAP WM
5 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (12.50%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAP MRS
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement

SAP ECC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (37.50%) SAP FI
1 3 (37.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP WM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (12.50%) SAP MRS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Director
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP