The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ERP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ERP over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 573 561 553
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 73 77 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.70% 1.68% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 29
Median daily rate £469 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £314 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £419 £513
% change year-on-year
+12.83% -18.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4294 4594 5106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.97% 8.33% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2639 2612 2775
Median daily rate £438 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 48 72
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £43.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -26.98%

SAP ERP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAP ERP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ERP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 68 £469 +13.63% 16
East of England +14 16 £600 +45.45% 2
South East -11 16 £413 +10.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +23 14 £600 +45.45% 1
London -10 12 £445 +11.25% 5
West Sussex -17 6 £550 +17.02%
East Midlands +1 5 £520 +22.35%
Surrey - 5 £400 -
Cambridge +18 4 £463 +12.12% 1
South West +5 4 £350 -
North West -9 4 £400 -3.03% 1
Manchester -14 4 £400 -27.27%
West Yorkshire - 4 £438 -
Yorkshire - 4 £438 -
Berkshire -7 3 £550 -
Worthing -28 3 £550 -
Guildford - 3 £413 -
Leeds - 3 £438 -
City of London +34 2 £625 +85.18% 1
Bristol +2 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Bolton - 2 £400 -
Bedford - 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 - -
St Neots - 1 £473 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £445 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP ERP.

1 173 (100.00%) SAP
1 173 (100.00%) ERP
2 73 (42.20%) Finance
3 26 (15.03%) CRM
4 25 (14.45%) Project Management
5 24 (13.87%) Security Cleared
6 23 (13.29%) Service Management
7 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (11.56%) Migration
9 19 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (10.40%) SC Cleared
11 17 (9.83%) SAP HANA
11 17 (9.83%) Analytics
11 17 (9.83%) Web Services
12 15 (8.67%) PRINCE2
12 15 (8.67%) SAP CRM
12 15 (8.67%) Manufacturing
12 15 (8.67%) Marketing
12 15 (8.67%) SAP PSCD
13 14 (8.09%) HTML
14 13 (7.51%) Change Management
14 13 (7.51%) Data Migration
14 13 (7.51%) Test Management
14 13 (7.51%) SAP EWM
15 12 (6.94%) Mobile App
15 12 (6.94%) ABAP
15 12 (6.94%) Oracle
15 12 (6.94%) SAP FI
15 12 (6.94%) Silverlight
16 11 (6.36%) Logistics

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.89%) NetWeaver
2 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.58%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 6 (3.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.58%) MS Project
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.58%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (8.67%) SAP CRM
1 15 (8.67%) SAP PSCD
2 13 (7.51%) SAP EWM
3 12 (6.94%) SAP FI
4 11 (6.36%) SAP CO
4 11 (6.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (3.47%) SAP FI-CA
5 6 (3.47%) SAP SD
6 5 (2.89%) Maximo
6 5 (2.89%) SAP HR
6 5 (2.89%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (2.89%) SAP PP
6 5 (2.89%) SAP SCM
7 3 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (1.73%) SAP BPC
7 3 (1.73%) SAP GRC
8 2 (1.16%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (1.16%) SAP GTS
8 2 (1.16%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.16%) Boomi
1 2 (1.16%) iPaaS
1 2 (1.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.73%) FTP
2 1 (0.58%) Intranet
2 1 (0.58%) Network Security
2 1 (0.58%) SAN
2 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.83%) SAP HANA
2 11 (6.36%) SAP BW
3 9 (5.20%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.89%) DataStage
4 5 (2.89%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (2.31%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.73%) SAP BI
6 3 (1.73%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.58%) Big Data
8 1 (0.58%) GIS
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.58%) OLAP
8 1 (0.58%) OLTP
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) CaliberRM
1 3 (1.73%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (1.73%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) LSMW
2 1 (0.58%) MSTest
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 73 (42.20%) Finance
2 15 (8.67%) Manufacturing
2 15 (8.67%) Marketing
3 10 (5.78%) Legal
4 9 (5.20%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.62%) General Ledger
6 6 (3.47%) Back Office
7 5 (2.89%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.16%) Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Billing
9 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (28.90%) Consultant
2 46 (26.59%) SAP Consultant
3 30 (17.34%) SAP Manager
4 28 (16.18%) Project Manager
5 20 (11.56%) Architect
6 19 (10.98%) Analyst
6 19 (10.98%) SAP Project Manager
7 18 (10.40%) ERP Manager
8 11 (6.36%) ERP Project Manager
8 11 (6.36%) SAP FI Consultant
9 10 (5.78%) Developer
9 10 (5.78%) SAP Analyst
9 10 (5.78%) SAP Architect
9 10 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.20%) Business Analyst
11 8 (4.62%) ERP Analyst
11 8 (4.62%) ERP Architect
11 8 (4.62%) SAP EWM Consultant
11 8 (4.62%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.62%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.83%) Web Services
2 14 (8.09%) HTML
3 12 (6.94%) Silverlight
4 9 (5.20%) SAP XI
5 8 (4.62%) XML
6 6 (3.47%) BAPI
6 6 (3.47%) SAPUI5
7 5 (2.89%) SAP Fiori
7 5 (2.89%) SOAP
8 4 (2.31%) SAP PI
9 3 (1.73%) Middleware
9 3 (1.73%) Web Dynpro
10 2 (1.16%) HTML5
10 2 (1.16%) REST
10 2 (1.16%) SAP Smart Forms
10 2 (1.16%) WSDL
11 1 (0.58%) MFC
11 1 (0.58%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.94%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.62%) Data Integration
3 8 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.89%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.89%) Data Conversion
4 5 (2.89%) User Experience
5 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.16%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.58%) CMDB
7 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.58%) PMI
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.31%) Windows
2 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (100.00%) ERP
2 26 (15.03%) CRM
3 25 (14.45%) Project Management
4 23 (13.29%) Service Management
5 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (11.56%) Migration
7 19 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (9.83%) Analytics
9 15 (8.67%) PRINCE2
10 13 (7.51%) Change Management
10 13 (7.51%) Data Migration
10 13 (7.51%) Test Management
11 11 (6.36%) Information Security
11 11 (6.36%) Logistics
12 10 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (5.78%) Business Transformation
12 10 (5.78%) Revenue Management
13 9 (5.20%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (4.62%) Programme Management
15 7 (4.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.94%) ABAP
2 6 (3.47%) SQL
3 3 (1.73%) PHP
4 2 (1.16%) C
4 2 (1.16%) SAPscript
4 2 (1.16%) VBA
5 1 (0.58%) Java
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (13.87%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.40%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.20%) CCA
4 6 (3.47%) Degree
5 5 (2.89%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.58%) CIMA
7 1 (0.58%) CSQA
7 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) QA
2 3 (1.73%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.16%) GxP
4 1 (0.58%) COBIT
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.58%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 173 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (6.94%) Oracle
3 10 (5.78%) webMethods
4 9 (5.20%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.62%) Informatica
6 6 (3.47%) IBM
6 6 (3.47%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (2.89%) Ariba
8 3 (1.73%) Cognos
8 3 (1.73%) Concur
8 3 (1.73%) HP
8 3 (1.73%) Remedy
9 2 (1.16%) Dell
9 2 (1.16%) Infor
9 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.16%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.16%) WSO2
10 1 (0.58%) BMC
10 1 (0.58%) Siebel
10 1 (0.58%) TIBCO
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