The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC)
Rank 626 609 584
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Contract jobs citing SAP ECC 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.11% 0.059% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £525
% change year-on-year
- -23.80%
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
4677 5085 4696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.87% 9.14% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2629 2653 2472
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 68 86
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.20 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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 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 ECC within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 -29 4 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Wolverhampton - 3 - -
London - 1 - -

SAP ECC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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%) ERP
3 3 (50.00%) Baan
3 3 (50.00%) SAP FI
3 3 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) Infor
4 2 (33.33%) SAP SCM
4 2 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (33.33%) SAP CO
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) LSMW
5 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) ABAP

SAP ECC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 2 (33.33%) SAP SCM
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LSMW
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) Baan
3 2 (33.33%) Infor