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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 535 523 494
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -29
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 78 69 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.76% 1.44% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 26
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£413 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £351 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £481 £413
% change year-on-year
-11.68% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £12.50

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
4434 4798 4537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 9.07% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2507 2511 2286
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £50.25 £61.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £36.90
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -24.11%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -25 70 £413 -17.50% 22
South East +3 21 £375 - 2
London -25 15 £388 -18.42% 8
East of England +14 13 £413 -28.26% 2
West Sussex - 11 £470 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £413 - 1
West Midlands +4 6 £475 - 1
North West -22 6 £413 -19.51% 2
Hampshire - 6 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £450 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £413 -
Worthing - 4 - - 1
Berkshire +16 3 £550 -
City of London -6 3 £329 -30.78% 4
Manchester -10 3 £550 +7.31% 1
Southampton - 3 £375 -
Lancashire - 3 £300 -
Midlands -1 2 £700 -
East Midlands -5 2 £425 - 2
South West -9 2 £350 -28.16% 2
Bristol - 2 £350 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £425 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £425 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £350 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £650 -

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 177 (100.00%) SAP
1 177 (100.00%) ERP
2 75 (42.37%) Finance
3 31 (17.51%) Project Management
4 28 (15.82%) CRM
5 26 (14.69%) SAP FI
6 25 (14.12%) Manufacturing
7 24 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (12.43%) Requirements Management
9 21 (11.86%) Change Management
10 20 (11.30%) SAP FI-CA
10 20 (11.30%) SAP PSCD
11 19 (10.73%) SAP BW
11 19 (10.73%) PRINCE2
12 18 (10.17%) Telecoms
12 18 (10.17%) Migration
13 17 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (9.60%) Logistics
14 16 (9.04%) Test Management
15 14 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (7.91%) PMI Certification
16 13 (7.34%) Microsoft
16 13 (7.34%) Data Migration
16 13 (7.34%) Security Cleared
17 12 (6.78%) SC Cleared
17 12 (6.78%) Data Cleansing
17 12 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
17 12 (6.78%) MS Visio
17 12 (6.78%) MS Excel
18 11 (6.21%) ITIL

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.39%) NetWeaver
2 4 (2.26%) SAP Portal
2 4 (2.26%) Confluence
3 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.13%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.56%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) Documentum
5 1 (0.56%) Lync
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (6.78%) MS Excel
1 12 (6.78%) MS Visio
2 11 (6.21%) MS Office
3 10 (5.65%) MS Project
3 10 (5.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 26 (14.69%) SAP FI
2 20 (11.30%) SAP FI-CA
2 20 (11.30%) SAP PSCD
3 7 (3.95%) SAP SRM
3 7 (3.95%) SAP MM
4 6 (3.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (3.39%) SAP CO
4 6 (3.39%) SAP MII
4 6 (3.39%) SAP BPC
5 4 (2.26%) Agresso
5 4 (2.26%) SAP WM
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (1.69%) SAP QM
6 3 (1.69%) SAP HR
7 2 (1.13%) SAP SD
7 2 (1.13%) SAP PP
7 2 (1.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (1.13%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.56%) SAP LE
8 1 (0.56%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) Taleo
3 1 (0.56%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.13%) Intranet
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.73%) SAP BW
2 9 (5.08%) SAP HANA
3 8 (4.52%) SAP BI
4 5 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.13%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.26%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.56%) LSMW
General
1 75 (42.37%) Finance
2 25 (14.12%) Manufacturing
3 18 (10.17%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.21%) Retail
5 7 (3.95%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.26%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.26%) Legal
7 3 (1.69%) Games
7 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.13%) Automotive
8 2 (1.13%) Publishing
9 1 (0.56%) Local Government
9 1 (0.56%) Marketing
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 46 (25.99%) Consultant
2 39 (22.03%) SAP Consultant
3 29 (16.38%) Analyst
4 26 (14.69%) SAP Manager
5 25 (14.12%) Project Manager
6 16 (9.04%) Architect
7 13 (7.34%) SAP Analyst
8 9 (5.08%) ERP Manager
8 9 (5.08%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Change Manager
9 7 (3.95%) SAP Architect
9 7 (3.95%) SAP Change Manager
9 7 (3.95%) ERP Project Manager
10 6 (3.39%) SAP BW Consultant
10 6 (3.39%) Implementation Manager
11 5 (2.82%) SAP Business Analyst
11 5 (2.82%) SAP Project Manager
11 5 (2.82%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 5 (2.82%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.39%) SAP XI
1 6 (3.39%) Middleware
2 5 (2.82%) SAP Business Workflow
2 5 (2.82%) Web Services
3 4 (2.26%) XML
3 4 (2.26%) EDI
3 4 (2.26%) Itk
4 3 (1.69%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.13%) .NET
6 1 (0.56%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.56%) BAPI
6 1 (0.56%) MDX
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.82%) PMI
3 5 (2.82%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.69%) User Experience
5 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) FMCG
6 1 (0.56%) DataPower
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.82%) Windows
2 2 (1.13%) Linux
2 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.56%) Solaris
3 1 (0.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (100.00%) ERP
2 31 (17.51%) Project Management
3 28 (15.82%) CRM
4 24 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (12.43%) Requirements Management
6 21 (11.86%) Change Management
7 19 (10.73%) PRINCE2
8 18 (10.17%) Migration
9 17 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (9.60%) Logistics
10 16 (9.04%) Test Management
11 13 (7.34%) Data Migration
12 12 (6.78%) Data Cleansing
12 12 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (6.21%) SAP Implementation
13 11 (6.21%) ITIL
14 10 (5.65%) Workflow
14 10 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.95%) ABAP
2 6 (3.39%) SQL
3 4 (2.26%) Java
4 2 (1.13%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) C
5 1 (0.56%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.91%) PMI Certification
2 13 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.65%) PMP
5 6 (3.39%) CCA
6 5 (2.82%) Degree
7 2 (1.13%) CISA
7 2 (1.13%) CRISC
8 1 (0.56%) CISM
8 1 (0.56%) MBA
8 1 (0.56%) MOS
8 1 (0.56%) MCTS
8 1 (0.56%) MCITP
8 1 (0.56%) CISSP
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.56%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.56%) HNC
8 1 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) QA
2 4 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.56%) GxP
5 1 (0.56%) GAAP
5 1 (0.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.56%) Nagios
2 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.56%) WSUS
2 1 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 177 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.65%) Oracle
4 6 (3.39%) webMethods
5 5 (2.82%) JD Edwards
5 5 (2.82%) OpenText
5 5 (2.82%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.82%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (2.26%) Cisco
6 4 (2.26%) HP
6 4 (2.26%) Ariba
7 3 (1.69%) Dell
7 3 (1.69%) IBM
7 3 (1.69%) VMware
8 2 (1.13%) hybris
8 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.13%) Lotus
8 2 (1.13%) Baan
8 2 (1.13%) CA
9 1 (0.56%) Manugistics
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