The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Application Platforms 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Portal (EP)
Rank 595 541 578
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +37
Contract jobs citing SAP EP 8 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.023% 0.023%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.082% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate £550 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9768 8438 9919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.99% 17.36% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5956 4773 5359
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 416 450
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £39.53 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%

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 16 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 -42 6 £550 +30.95%
South East -14 2 - -
London -38 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £550 -
East of England - 1 £550 -
Cambridge - 1 £550 -
Aldershot - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
North West - - - -

SAP EP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (33.33%) SAP Portal
3 3 (25.00%) NetWeaver
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (16.67%) SAP CRM
4 2 (16.67%) SAP ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
5 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
5 1 (8.33%) SAP GRC
5 1 (8.33%) Xcelsius
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) SAP CE
5 1 (8.33%) Sencha
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (8.33%) LDAP
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel

SAP EP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (33.33%) SAP Portal
2 3 (25.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP CRM
1 2 (16.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (8.33%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
2 1 (8.33%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CE
General
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Architect
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Portals Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SAP GRC Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) ERP
1 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) ABAP
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Sencha