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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 492 498 499
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 97 90 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.15% 1.96% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 22
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£425 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £361 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £650 £673
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £469
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -14.66%
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 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
4514 4601 4211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.21% 8.63% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 2512 2134
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 69
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -2 91 £425 -17.07% 28
London -11 40 £400 -23.80% 15
South East -15 19 £538 +53.57%
East of England +17 9 £600 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 - -
Yorkshire -4 6 £425 +18.05% 2
West Midlands -6 6 £348 -18.23% 2
City of London +12 3 £325 -12.75% 1
Berkshire 0 3 £475 +40.74%
South West -6 3 - - 1
North East - 3 £600 -
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £600 +50.00% 1
Cambridge 0 2 £600 +50.00% 1
East Midlands -1 2 £290 - 1
North West -16 2 £438 - 1
Middlesex +1 1 - -
Reading -1 1 - -
Manchester -10 1 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire -12 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £550 -
Cumbria - 1 £425 -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Fife - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Brentwood - - - -

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 214 (100.00%) SAP
1 214 (100.00%) ERP
2 88 (41.12%) Finance
3 49 (22.90%) CRM
4 43 (20.09%) Project Management
5 32 (14.95%) SAP FI
6 28 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (13.08%) Migration
6 28 (13.08%) SAP PSCD
7 27 (12.62%) SAP BW
8 26 (12.15%) Requirements Management
9 25 (11.68%) PRINCE2
10 24 (11.21%) SAP FI-CA
11 22 (10.28%) Root Cause Analysis
11 22 (10.28%) Manufacturing
12 21 (9.81%) Telecoms
12 21 (9.81%) Change Management
12 21 (9.81%) Test Management
13 17 (7.94%) Data Migration
13 17 (7.94%) SAP XI
14 16 (7.48%) Retail
14 16 (7.48%) PMI Certification
15 15 (7.01%) NetWeaver
15 15 (7.01%) General Ledger
16 14 (6.54%) Logistics
16 14 (6.54%) Degree
16 14 (6.54%) CCA
16 14 (6.54%) SAP Implementation
17 12 (5.61%) Security Cleared
17 12 (5.61%) BusinessObjects

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 15 (7.01%) NetWeaver
2 5 (2.34%) CMS
3 4 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.40%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.47%) Documentum
6 1 (0.47%) LiveLink
Applications
1 9 (4.21%) MS Project
1 9 (4.21%) MS Office
2 6 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (14.95%) SAP FI
2 28 (13.08%) SAP PSCD
3 24 (11.21%) SAP FI-CA
4 9 (4.21%) SAP SRM
4 9 (4.21%) SAP BPC
5 8 (3.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (3.27%) Agresso
6 7 (3.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (3.27%) SAP CO
7 6 (2.80%) SAP CRM
7 6 (2.80%) SAP PLM
8 5 (2.34%) SAP QM
8 5 (2.34%) SAP HR
9 4 (1.87%) SAP SD
9 4 (1.87%) SAP MM
9 4 (1.87%) SAP PP
9 4 (1.87%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (1.40%) SAP WM
10 3 (1.40%) SAP LE
10 3 (1.40%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.62%) SAP BW
2 12 (5.61%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (4.21%) SAP HANA
4 5 (2.34%) DB2
4 5 (2.34%) SAP BI
5 4 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.40%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.47%) QlikView
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 88 (41.12%) Finance
2 22 (10.28%) Manufacturing
3 21 (9.81%) Telecoms
4 16 (7.48%) Retail
5 15 (7.01%) General Ledger
6 7 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.34%) German Language
8 4 (1.87%) Marketing
8 4 (1.87%) French Language
9 3 (1.40%) Legal
9 3 (1.40%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.93%) Romanian Language
10 2 (0.93%) Publishing
10 2 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (33.18%) Consultant
2 65 (30.37%) SAP Consultant
3 42 (19.63%) SAP Manager
4 31 (14.49%) Project Manager
5 21 (9.81%) Analyst
6 16 (7.48%) Architect
7 12 (5.61%) Change Manager
7 12 (5.61%) SAP Project Manager
8 11 (5.14%) SAP Change Manager
9 9 (4.21%) SAP BW Consultant
9 9 (4.21%) Developer
10 8 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 8 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.74%) Implementation Manager
10 8 (3.74%) SAP BI Consultant
10 8 (3.74%) SAP Implementation Manager
11 7 (3.27%) SAP Architect
12 6 (2.80%) SAP Analyst
12 6 (2.80%) ERP Manager
12 6 (2.80%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.94%) SAP XI
2 7 (3.27%) SAP Basis
2 7 (3.27%) XML
3 5 (2.34%) EDI
4 4 (1.87%) Middleware
5 3 (1.40%) .NET
5 3 (1.40%) Web Services
6 2 (0.93%) HTML
6 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.93%) SAP ALE
6 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.93%) MDX
6 2 (0.93%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.47%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (0.47%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.47%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.47%) BAPI
7 1 (0.47%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.14%) FMCG
2 10 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.27%) PMI
4 5 (2.34%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.40%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.93%) Life Science
7 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.47%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) GIS
8 1 (0.47%) DataPower
8 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.27%) Windows
1 7 (3.27%) Linux
2 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (100.00%) ERP
2 49 (22.90%) CRM
3 43 (20.09%) Project Management
4 28 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (13.08%) Migration
5 26 (12.15%) Requirements Management
6 25 (11.68%) PRINCE2
7 22 (10.28%) Root Cause Analysis
8 21 (9.81%) Change Management
8 21 (9.81%) Test Management
9 17 (7.94%) Data Migration
10 14 (6.54%) SAP Implementation
10 14 (6.54%) Logistics
11 12 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (5.14%) Business Transformation
12 11 (5.14%) Analytics
13 9 (4.21%) Coaching
13 9 (4.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (4.21%) B2B
13 9 (4.21%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.67%) SQL
2 7 (3.27%) Java
3 6 (2.80%) ABAP
4 4 (1.87%) C
5 3 (1.40%) VB
6 2 (0.93%) C#
7 1 (0.47%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.48%) PMI Certification
2 14 (6.54%) Degree
2 14 (6.54%) CCA
3 12 (5.61%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.67%) PMP
5 2 (0.93%) MBA
6 1 (0.47%) CISM
6 1 (0.47%) APMP
6 1 (0.47%) CISSP
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.47%) MCP
6 1 (0.47%) HNC
6 1 (0.47%) CCNP
6 1 (0.47%) CCNA
6 1 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) GAAP
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 214 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (5.61%) Business Objects
2 12 (5.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.61%) webMethods
3 10 (4.67%) Oracle
4 7 (3.27%) HP
5 6 (2.80%) JD Edwards
6 5 (2.34%) ArcSight
6 5 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.87%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.87%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (1.87%) Cisco
8 3 (1.40%) IBM
8 3 (1.40%) Dell
8 3 (1.40%) VMware
9 2 (0.93%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.93%) hybris
9 2 (0.93%) CA
9 2 (0.93%) Siebel
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