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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 526 536 517
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 80 56 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.57% 1.20% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 51
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £274 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £67.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+78.66% -

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
5084 4655 5562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.84% 8.81% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2779 2455 2763
Average daily rate £450 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 83 80
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.20 £45.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 76 £425 -2.29% 9
London +28 28 £425 -15.63% 2
North West +6 13 £549 -4.56% 2
South East -1 13 £375 -11.76% 1
Manchester -3 9 £550 - 1
Hampshire +6 8 £375 -
Southampton -5 6 £365 -
Berkshire +10 3 £458 +60.52%
Cumbria - 3 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 3 - -
City of London +18 2 £275 -45.81% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 4
Milton Keynes -2 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -6 1 - -
South West -23 1 £575 +2.22%
Oxford - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Malmesbury - - - -
Luton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Egham - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 145 (100.00%) SAP
1 145 (100.00%) ERP
2 47 (32.41%) Finance
3 24 (16.55%) SAP BW
3 24 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (15.17%) CRM
5 19 (13.10%) SAP BPC
6 18 (12.41%) Project Management
6 18 (12.41%) Manufacturing
7 13 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.28%) Migration
8 12 (8.28%) CCAB
9 11 (7.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
9 11 (7.59%) Oracle
9 11 (7.59%) German Language
9 11 (7.59%) Retail
9 11 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.90%) SAP BI
10 10 (6.90%) Data Migration
11 9 (6.21%) Java
11 9 (6.21%) IBM
11 9 (6.21%) Requirements Management
12 8 (5.52%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (5.52%) JIRA
12 8 (5.52%) Validation
12 8 (5.52%) Change Management
12 8 (5.52%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (5.52%) MS Visio

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 8 (5.52%) NetWeaver
1 8 (5.52%) Confluence
2 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (0.69%) Lync
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
1 11 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (5.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.76%) MS Office
4 2 (1.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (13.10%) SAP BPC
2 8 (5.52%) SAP EWM
3 7 (4.83%) SAP CO
4 6 (4.14%) SAP FI
5 5 (3.45%) SAP SD
6 4 (2.76%) SAP CRM
6 4 (2.76%) SAP MM
6 4 (2.76%) SAP PLM
7 3 (2.07%) SAP Retail
7 3 (2.07%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (2.07%) SAP APO
8 2 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (1.38%) SAP HCM
8 2 (1.38%) SAP ECC
9 1 (0.69%) SAP cProjects
9 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.69%) SAP SCM
9 1 (0.69%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.69%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.69%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) SaaS
1 2 (1.38%) PaaS
1 2 (1.38%) IaaS
2 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.38%) Intranet
2 1 (0.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) RTP
2 1 (0.69%) Firewall
2 1 (0.69%) Wireless
2 1 (0.69%) SSH
2 1 (0.69%) VLAN
2 1 (0.69%) Network Security
2 1 (0.69%) Broadband
2 1 (0.69%) ISDN
2 1 (0.69%) VoIP
2 1 (0.69%) WAN
2 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.69%) SSL
2 1 (0.69%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.55%) SAP BW
2 10 (6.90%) SAP BI
3 8 (5.52%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (4.83%) DB2
5 6 (4.14%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.07%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.38%) Informix
9 1 (0.69%) MS Access
9 1 (0.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (5.52%) JIRA
2 2 (1.38%) LSMW
3 1 (0.69%) eCATT
General
1 47 (32.41%) Finance
2 18 (12.41%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.59%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (7.59%) Retail
3 11 (7.59%) German Language
4 4 (2.76%) Automotive
5 3 (2.07%) Banking
5 3 (2.07%) Back Office
5 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.38%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.38%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Front Office
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (23.45%) Consultant
2 32 (22.07%) SAP Consultant
3 30 (20.69%) Analyst
4 20 (13.79%) SAP Manager
5 19 (13.10%) Business Analyst
6 17 (11.72%) Architect
7 15 (10.34%) Project Manager
8 12 (8.28%) SAP Business Analyst
9 8 (5.52%) Requirements Analyst
9 8 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.14%) Integration Manager
10 6 (4.14%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.14%) Developer
11 5 (3.45%) SAP Test Manager
12 4 (2.76%) SAP Architect
12 4 (2.76%) SAP BI Consultant
12 4 (2.76%) SAP Administrator
12 4 (2.76%) Data Consultant
12 4 (2.76%) Financial Analyst
12 4 (2.76%) SAP Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.76%) XML
1 4 (2.76%) Middleware
1 4 (2.76%) SAP Basis
2 3 (2.07%) SAP PI
2 3 (2.07%) EDI
2 3 (2.07%) SOAP
3 2 (1.38%) J2EE
3 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (1.38%) Java EE
3 2 (1.38%) BAPI
4 1 (0.69%) WinForms
4 1 (0.69%) MDX
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.69%) DOM
4 1 (0.69%) XSL
4 1 (0.69%) JMS
4 1 (0.69%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.69%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.52%) Client/Server
2 7 (4.83%) FMCG
3 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.76%) Open Source
4 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.38%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.38%) AS400
5 2 (1.38%) SCADA
5 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Life Science
6 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.69%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
6 1 (0.69%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.69%) PMI
6 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.83%) Linux
2 2 (1.38%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) AIX
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (100.00%) ERP
2 24 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (15.17%) CRM
4 18 (12.41%) Project Management
5 13 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (8.28%) Migration
7 10 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.90%) Data Migration
8 9 (6.21%) Requirements Management
9 8 (5.52%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (5.52%) Validation
9 8 (5.52%) Change Management
9 8 (5.52%) ITIL
10 7 (4.83%) User Stories
10 7 (4.83%) Business Process Mapping
11 6 (4.14%) Test Strategy
11 6 (4.14%) SAP Implementation
12 5 (3.45%) Project Planning
12 5 (3.45%) TOGAF
13 4 (2.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.21%) Java
2 8 (5.52%) SQL
3 6 (4.14%) C
4 5 (3.45%) C++
4 5 (3.45%) ABAP
5 4 (2.76%) Assembly Language
6 2 (1.38%) VB
7 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) COBOL
7 1 (0.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) CCAB
2 6 (4.14%) Degree
3 4 (2.76%) CCNP
3 4 (2.76%) CCNA
3 4 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.38%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.38%) ACCA
4 2 (1.38%) CIMA
4 2 (1.38%) CCA
5 1 (0.69%) MBA
5 1 (0.69%) CIPD
5 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.38%) RosettaNet
2 2 (1.38%) IAS 39
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.69%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 145 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (7.59%) Oracle
3 9 (6.21%) IBM
4 8 (5.52%) Business Objects
5 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.14%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.45%) RedPrairie
7 5 (3.45%) JDA
8 4 (2.76%) Avaya
8 4 (2.76%) Cisco
8 4 (2.76%) Nortel
8 4 (2.76%) Pegasus
9 3 (2.07%) Siebel
10 2 (1.38%) Sun
10 2 (1.38%) IT2
11 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.69%) Teradata
11 1 (0.69%) Civica
11 1 (0.69%) SunGard
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