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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 472 487 539
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +52
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 120 83 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.045%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.50% 1.79% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 47 9
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£500 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £481 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £67.00 £74.05 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £74.05 -
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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
4808 4624 4655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.86% 9.03% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 2463 2275
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 67 81
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.83 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.37% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +7 113 £511 +4.87% 15
London +8 35 £500 +2.56% 4
South East -24 25 £420 -12.72% 5
North West +5 17 £500 +17.64%
East of England 0 15 £550 +7.31% 1
South West -19 11 £550 +17.33% 1
Manchester - 11 £500 -
Hertfordshire +17 10 £525 - 1
City of London +10 8 £444 -9.89% 1
Wiltshire -8 7 £563 +15.38%
Swindon -5 6 £563 +15.38%
Yorkshire -8 5 £525 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £600 -
Cumbria - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 £600 -
Berkshire -4 2 - -
Hampshire -18 2 - - 3
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - -
Leicestershire +13 1 - -
East Midlands +7 1 - - 1
Merseyside -5 1 - -
Birmingham -10 1 £370 -50.66% 1
West Midlands -10 1 £370 -50.66% 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Home Counties - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 201 (100.00%) SAP
1 201 (100.00%) ERP
2 73 (36.32%) Finance
3 40 (19.90%) CRM
4 35 (17.41%) SAP BW
5 29 (14.43%) Project Management
6 28 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (11.94%) Requirements Management
8 20 (9.95%) Migration
8 20 (9.95%) SAP FI
8 20 (9.95%) SAP BPC
9 18 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (8.46%) SAP PSCD
10 17 (8.46%) NetWeaver
10 17 (8.46%) PRINCE2
10 17 (8.46%) Degree
11 15 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (7.46%) Manufacturing
12 14 (6.97%) Change Management
12 14 (6.97%) Oracle
13 13 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (6.47%) Retail
13 13 (6.47%) SAP FI-CA
14 12 (5.97%) Test Management
14 12 (5.97%) FMCG
14 12 (5.97%) Business Transformation
14 12 (5.97%) SAP XI
14 12 (5.97%) DB2
14 12 (5.97%) Linux
14 12 (5.97%) Client/Server

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (8.46%) NetWeaver
2 8 (3.98%) Confluence
3 5 (2.49%) CMS
4 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.50%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.99%) MS Office
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (9.95%) SAP FI
1 20 (9.95%) SAP BPC
2 17 (8.46%) SAP PSCD
3 13 (6.47%) SAP FI-CA
4 9 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (3.98%) SAP SD
6 7 (3.48%) SAP CRM
6 7 (3.48%) SAP PLM
7 6 (2.99%) SAP LE
7 6 (2.99%) SAP CO
8 4 (1.99%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (1.99%) SAP MM
8 4 (1.99%) SAP SRM
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (1.49%) Agresso
9 3 (1.49%) SAP SCM
9 3 (1.49%) SAP QM
10 2 (1.00%) SAP PM
10 2 (1.00%) SAP HR
10 2 (1.00%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) PaaS
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.99%) Firewall
2 1 (0.50%) SSH
2 1 (0.50%) SSL
2 1 (0.50%) S/MIME
2 1 (0.50%) Intranet
2 1 (0.50%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.41%) SAP BW
2 12 (5.97%) DB2
3 10 (4.98%) SAP BI
4 9 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (3.98%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.98%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.00%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.50%) OLAP
10 1 (0.50%) MS Access
10 1 (0.50%) QlikView
10 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (3.98%) JIRA
2 3 (1.49%) LSMW
General
1 73 (36.32%) Finance
2 15 (7.46%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.47%) Retail
4 10 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.48%) General Ledger
6 8 (3.98%) German Language
7 7 (3.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.49%) Marketing
9 4 (1.99%) French Language
9 4 (1.99%) Automotive
10 3 (1.49%) Banking
11 2 (1.00%) Billing
11 2 (1.00%) Romanian Language
12 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.50%) Legal
12 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 66 (32.84%) Consultant
2 64 (31.84%) SAP Consultant
3 42 (20.90%) Analyst
4 27 (13.43%) SAP Manager
5 20 (9.95%) Business Analyst
6 16 (7.96%) Architect
7 15 (7.46%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.97%) SAP Business Analyst
9 11 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.47%) Developer
10 8 (3.98%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (3.98%) Requirements Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) SAP Project Manager
11 7 (3.48%) Change Manager
12 6 (2.99%) SAP WM Consultant
12 6 (2.99%) SAP Change Manager
12 6 (2.99%) OBIEE Developer
13 5 (2.49%) SAP Implementation Manager
13 5 (2.49%) SAP BI Consultant
13 5 (2.49%) SAP PLM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.97%) SAP XI
2 9 (4.48%) SAP Basis
3 4 (1.99%) XML
4 3 (1.49%) Middleware
4 3 (1.49%) Web Services
5 2 (1.00%) BAPI
5 2 (1.00%) SAP ALE
5 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.00%) HTML
5 2 (1.00%) .NET
5 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.00%) MDX
5 2 (1.00%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.50%) WinForms
6 1 (0.50%) SOAP
6 1 (0.50%) J2EE
6 1 (0.50%) XSL
6 1 (0.50%) EDI
6 1 (0.50%) JMS
6 1 (0.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.97%) Client/Server
1 12 (5.97%) FMCG
2 7 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.99%) PMI
4 5 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.49%) Life Science
6 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.00%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.00%) SCADA
7 2 (1.00%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.50%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.50%) AS400
8 1 (0.50%) GIS
8 1 (0.50%) Open Source
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.97%) Linux
2 5 (2.49%) Windows
3 1 (0.50%) AIX
3 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (100.00%) ERP
2 40 (19.90%) CRM
3 29 (14.43%) Project Management
4 28 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (11.94%) Requirements Management
6 20 (9.95%) Migration
7 18 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (8.46%) PRINCE2
9 15 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (6.97%) Change Management
11 13 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (5.97%) Test Management
12 12 (5.97%) Business Transformation
13 11 (5.47%) Analytics
13 11 (5.47%) ITIL
14 10 (4.98%) Data Migration
14 10 (4.98%) SAP Implementation
14 10 (4.98%) Logistics
15 9 (4.48%) Programme Management
15 9 (4.48%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.47%) SQL
2 10 (4.98%) Java
3 8 (3.98%) C
4 7 (3.48%) ABAP
5 4 (1.99%) C++
6 3 (1.49%) C#
6 3 (1.49%) VB
6 3 (1.49%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (8.46%) Degree
2 12 (5.97%) CCAB
3 10 (4.98%) CCA
4 6 (2.99%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.49%) CCNP
5 5 (2.49%) CCNA
6 4 (1.99%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.49%) SAP Certification
8 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.00%) ACCA
8 2 (1.00%) CIMA
8 2 (1.00%) ISEB
8 2 (1.00%) MBA
9 1 (0.50%) CIPD
9 1 (0.50%) MCP
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) GxP
2 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.00%) IAS 39
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 201 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (6.97%) Oracle
3 11 (5.47%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.48%) Business Objects
5 7 (3.48%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.48%) webMethods
6 5 (2.49%) ArcSight
6 5 (2.49%) Cisco
6 5 (2.49%) HP
6 5 (2.49%) Nortel
6 5 (2.49%) Avaya
7 4 (1.99%) IBM
7 4 (1.99%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 2 (1.00%) IT2
8 2 (1.00%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.00%) Sun
8 2 (1.00%) Siebel
8 2 (1.00%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.00%) CA
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