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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Portal (EP)
Rank 618 565 575
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +10
Contract jobs citing SAP EP 5 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.017% 0.018%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.049% 0.099% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£400 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £488 -
% change year-on-year
-17.94% -
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
10256 9124 9862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.67% 17.55% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6269 5445 5551
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 360 502
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.95 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £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 12 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 2 October 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 -31 5 £400 -16.01% 6
London +11 3 - - 2
Nottingham - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1

SAP EP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) ABAP
2 5 (55.56%) NetWeaver
3 3 (33.33%) LDAP
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) SAP GRC
3 3 (33.33%) SAP Basis
4 2 (22.22%) SAP HCM
4 2 (22.22%) BAPI
4 2 (22.22%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) SAP HR
4 2 (22.22%) SAP FI
5 1 (11.11%) BPR
5 1 (11.11%) JDBC
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
5 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms

SAP EP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) NetWeaver
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP GRC
2 2 (22.22%) SAP HCM
2 2 (22.22%) SAP HR
2 2 (22.22%) SAP FI
3 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
3 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (11.11%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
General
1 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
1 6 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) SAP GRC Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Portals Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Basis
2 2 (22.22%) BAPI
2 2 (22.22%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) JDBC
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
1 3 (33.33%) Workflow
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) BPR
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) OOP
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP