The table below looks at the statistics for SAP EP 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 EP over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Enterprise Portal (EP)
Rank 594 563 528
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -35
Contract jobs citing SAP EP 5 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.013% 0.026%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.052% 0.077% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £550 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +30.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9602 9127 8202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.58% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5769 5480 4671
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 304 406
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

SAP EP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP EP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAP EP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP EP
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP EP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP EP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP EP within the UK.

SAP EP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP EP
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP EP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 -9 5 £475 -13.63%
East Midlands - 2 - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Derby - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -

SAP EP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP EP 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 EP.

1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (60.00%) NetWeaver
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) ABAP
4 4 (40.00%) SAP HCM
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) SAP PI
5 3 (30.00%) SAP Basis
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) SAPscript
6 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
6 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (20.00%) SAP BI
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
6 2 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (20.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) JSP

SAP EP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP EP 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 EP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) NetWeaver
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP HCM
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BPC
2 2 (20.00%) SAP SRM
3 1 (10.00%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BI
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Portals Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) NetWeaver Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Enterprise Portal Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) SAP PI
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Basis
3 2 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) JSP
3 2 (20.00%) Servlets
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) SAP ALE
4 1 (10.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) ABAP
2 3 (30.00%) SAPscript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix