The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ERP 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 ERP over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 549 525 511
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -14
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 73 75 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.56% 1.46% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 28
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£425 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £344 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £580 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £506 £433
% change year-on-year
-17.28% +17.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £67.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.22% +436.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £67.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-55.22% +436.00%

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
4670 5122 4602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.20% 9.37% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2637 2642 2363
Average daily rate £450 £445 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +3.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 70 74
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.60 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £49.75 £44.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +53.75%

SAP ERP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP ERP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP ERP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP ERP within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SAP ERP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP ERP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP ERP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP ERP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ERP within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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 -21 68 £425 -15.00% 18
South East -9 23 £470 +28.76% 4
London -8 15 £550 +15.78% 5
West Sussex - 13 £470 - 1
North West -38 9 £300 -42.82%
East of England - 8 £413 - 2
West Midlands +10 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £413 - 1
Worthing - 6 - -
Berkshire +3 5 £550 -
Manchester -18 5 £538 +2.47%
Cambridge - 5 £413 -
Hampshire -7 4 £375 +2.73%
Warwickshire +6 3 £425 -
Midlands 0 3 £625 - 1
City of London -11 3 - - 1
Lancashire - 3 £300 -
Southampton -2 2 £346 -5.13%
Slough - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 - 1
Reading -7 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £100 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £350 -

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP ERP 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 ERP.

1 168 (100.00%) SAP
1 168 (100.00%) ERP
2 64 (38.10%) Finance
3 34 (20.24%) Project Management
4 25 (14.88%) SAP FI
4 25 (14.88%) Requirements Management
5 23 (13.69%) SAP PSCD
6 21 (12.50%) Change Management
6 21 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 20 (11.90%) CRM
7 20 (11.90%) SAP FI-CA
8 19 (11.31%) Migration
9 18 (10.71%) Telecoms
9 18 (10.71%) Test Management
10 17 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 16 (9.52%) Manufacturing
12 15 (8.93%) PMI Certification
13 13 (7.74%) MS Excel
13 13 (7.74%) Data Migration
14 12 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
14 12 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (7.14%) ITIL
14 12 (7.14%) MS Office
14 12 (7.14%) SAP BW
14 12 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (6.55%) MS Visio
15 11 (6.55%) Logistics
15 11 (6.55%) Agile Software Development

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP ERP 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 ERP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.38%) NetWeaver
2 4 (2.38%) SAP Portal
2 4 (2.38%) Confluence
3 2 (1.19%) Lync
3 2 (1.19%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.14%) MS Office
3 11 (6.55%) MS Visio
4 9 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (5.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 25 (14.88%) SAP FI
2 23 (13.69%) SAP PSCD
3 20 (11.90%) SAP FI-CA
4 7 (4.17%) SAP MM
5 6 (3.57%) SAP MII
6 5 (2.98%) SAP CO
6 5 (2.98%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (2.38%) SAP HR
7 4 (2.38%) SAP WM
7 4 (2.38%) Agresso
7 4 (2.38%) SAP BPC
8 3 (1.79%) SAP QM
8 3 (1.79%) SAP SRM
8 3 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (1.19%) SAP SD
9 2 (1.19%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 2 (1.19%) SAP PP
9 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (1.19%) SAP CCM
9 2 (1.19%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) Office 365
2 2 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.60%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.19%) LAN
1 2 (1.19%) WAN
1 2 (1.19%) Intranet
2 1 (0.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.14%) SAP BW
2 9 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (4.76%) SAP HANA
4 6 (3.57%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.60%) MS Access
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.60%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.60%) LSMW
General
1 64 (38.10%) Finance
2 18 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 16 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.95%) Retail
5 8 (4.76%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.98%) Spanish Language
7 4 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.79%) Legal
9 2 (1.19%) Games
9 2 (1.19%) French Language
9 2 (1.19%) German Language
9 2 (1.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.60%) Local Government
10 1 (0.60%) Marketing
10 1 (0.60%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.60%) Greek Language
10 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.60%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.60%) Slovak Language
Job Titles
1 42 (25.00%) Consultant
2 33 (19.64%) SAP Consultant
3 30 (17.86%) Analyst
4 27 (16.07%) Project Manager
5 21 (12.50%) SAP Manager
6 12 (7.14%) Architect
7 11 (6.55%) SAP Analyst
8 10 (5.95%) ERP Manager
9 9 (5.36%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.76%) Change Manager
10 8 (4.76%) SAP Change Manager
10 8 (4.76%) ERP Project Manager
11 7 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
12 5 (2.98%) Implementation Project Manager
12 5 (2.98%) Enterprise Architect
12 5 (2.98%) SAP Project Manager
12 5 (2.98%) Developer
12 5 (2.98%) Technical Leader
12 5 (2.98%) SAP Implementation Manager
13 4 (2.38%) ERP Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.76%) SAP XI
2 5 (2.98%) Middleware
2 5 (2.98%) SAP Business Workflow
3 4 (2.38%) Itk
3 4 (2.38%) Web Services
4 3 (1.79%) XML
4 3 (1.79%) EDI
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.60%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.60%) MDX
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.60%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.60%) BAPI
5 1 (0.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.57%) PMI
3 6 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.79%) User Experience
5 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.60%) FMCG
6 1 (0.60%) DataPower
6 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.60%) Social Media
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.98%) Windows
2 2 (1.19%) Linux
2 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.60%) UNIX
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (100.00%) ERP
2 34 (20.24%) Project Management
3 25 (14.88%) Requirements Management
4 21 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 21 (12.50%) Change Management
5 20 (11.90%) CRM
6 19 (11.31%) Migration
7 18 (10.71%) Test Management
8 17 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.74%) Data Migration
10 12 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
10 12 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (7.14%) ITIL
11 11 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (6.55%) Logistics
12 10 (5.95%) SAP Implementation
12 10 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (5.95%) Workflow
12 10 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.57%) SQL
1 6 (3.57%) ABAP
2 1 (0.60%) VBA
2 1 (0.60%) SAPscript
2 1 (0.60%) VB
2 1 (0.60%) C
2 1 (0.60%) Java
2 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (8.93%) PMI Certification
2 10 (5.95%) PMP
2 10 (5.95%) SC Cleared
2 10 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.76%) CCA
4 6 (3.57%) Degree
5 3 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.19%) MCSE
6 2 (1.19%) MCSA
6 2 (1.19%) MOS
6 2 (1.19%) MCTS
6 2 (1.19%) MCITP
6 2 (1.19%) CISA
6 2 (1.19%) CRISC
7 1 (0.60%) APMP
7 1 (0.60%) CISM
7 1 (0.60%) MBA
7 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) QA
1 5 (2.98%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.79%) SLA
2 3 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.60%) GAAP
3 1 (0.60%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.60%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.19%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.19%) SCCM
2 2 (1.19%) SCOM
2 2 (1.19%) Nagios
2 2 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.19%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.19%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.19%) WSUS
3 1 (0.60%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 168 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.95%) Oracle
4 7 (4.17%) webMethods
5 6 (3.57%) JD Edwards
6 5 (2.98%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (2.38%) Cisco
7 4 (2.38%) HP
7 4 (2.38%) Ariba
7 4 (2.38%) OpenText
8 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.79%) CA
8 3 (1.79%) IBM
9 2 (1.19%) Dell
9 2 (1.19%) Citrix
9 2 (1.19%) Lotus
9 2 (1.19%) Baan
9 2 (1.19%) hybris
9 2 (1.19%) VMware
9 2 (1.19%) CheckPoint
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