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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 463 488 497
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +9
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 114 73 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.15% 0.066%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.47% 1.65% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 15
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£500 £465 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £348 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £575 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
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
4611 4414 4130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.08% 9.07% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2635 2292 1989
Average daily rate £429 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 60
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £55.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +0.80%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +15 110 £500 +6.38% 20
London +7 38 £475 -1.40% 7
South East -8 31 £423 -11.05% 3
East of England +9 14 £550 +22.22% 2
Hertfordshire +14 10 £538 -
City of London +15 9 £444 -4.56% 2
North West 0 8 £500 +17.64% 2
South West -18 8 £550 +51.72%
Wiltshire - 6 £563 -
Yorkshire +3 4 £438 -
Cambridgeshire -12 4 £600 -
West Midlands +1 3 £510 - 2
Berkshire -1 3 £475 +11.76%
Cambridge -4 3 £600 -
Manchester - 3 £500 -
Cumbria - 3 - - 1
Reading +9 2 - -
East Midlands +8 2 £290 - 2
Hampshire -18 2 - - 2
Birmingham -3 1 £370 -
Royston - 1 £575 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 199 (100.00%) SAP
1 199 (100.00%) ERP
2 76 (38.19%) Finance
3 49 (24.62%) CRM
4 40 (20.10%) SAP BW
5 31 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (15.08%) Project Management
7 23 (11.56%) Requirements Management
8 22 (11.06%) SAP FI
9 20 (10.05%) Migration
10 19 (9.55%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (9.05%) SAP PSCD
12 17 (8.54%) PRINCE2
12 17 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (8.04%) Degree
13 16 (8.04%) NetWeaver
14 15 (7.54%) Oracle
15 14 (7.04%) Manufacturing
15 14 (7.04%) Change Management
15 14 (7.04%) Retail
15 14 (7.04%) SAP BPC
15 14 (7.04%) SAP FI-CA
16 13 (6.53%) Test Management
16 13 (6.53%) Business Transformation
16 13 (6.53%) Logistics
17 12 (6.03%) DB2
17 12 (6.03%) Linux
17 12 (6.03%) Client/Server
17 12 (6.03%) SAP XI
17 12 (6.03%) Integration Testing

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (8.04%) NetWeaver
2 6 (3.02%) Confluence
3 5 (2.51%) CMS
4 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.51%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.50%) CICS
7 1 (0.50%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.01%) MS Office
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (11.06%) SAP FI
2 18 (9.05%) SAP PSCD
3 14 (7.04%) SAP BPC
3 14 (7.04%) SAP FI-CA
4 10 (5.03%) SAP SRM
5 9 (4.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (4.02%) SAP SD
7 7 (3.52%) SAP CRM
8 6 (3.02%) SAP CO
8 6 (3.02%) SAP PLM
8 6 (3.02%) SAP LE
9 5 (2.51%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (2.51%) SAP MM
10 4 (2.01%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (1.51%) SAP ECC
11 3 (1.51%) Agresso
12 2 (1.01%) SAP HR
12 2 (1.01%) SAP PP
12 2 (1.01%) SAP SCM
12 2 (1.01%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.01%) SaaS
1 2 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.50%) PaaS
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) 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 40 (20.10%) SAP BW
2 12 (6.03%) DB2
3 11 (5.53%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (5.03%) SAP BI
5 9 (4.52%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.02%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.02%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.50%) OLAP
11 1 (0.50%) MS Access
11 1 (0.50%) QlikView
11 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 6 (3.02%) JIRA
2 3 (1.51%) LSMW
General
1 76 (38.19%) Finance
2 14 (7.04%) Manufacturing
2 14 (7.04%) Retail
3 10 (5.03%) General Ledger
3 10 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.52%) German Language
5 6 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.01%) Marketing
6 4 (2.01%) French Language
7 3 (1.51%) Automotive
7 3 (1.51%) Legal
8 2 (1.01%) Billing
8 2 (1.01%) Publishing
8 2 (1.01%) Romanian Language
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (34.67%) Consultant
2 67 (33.67%) SAP Consultant
3 37 (18.59%) Analyst
4 30 (15.08%) SAP Manager
5 18 (9.05%) Project Manager
6 17 (8.54%) Architect
7 13 (6.53%) Business Analyst
8 12 (6.03%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.53%) Developer
10 10 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 10 (5.03%) SAP BW Consultant
10 10 (5.03%) SAP BI Consultant
11 8 (4.02%) SAP Analyst
11 8 (4.02%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (4.02%) SAP Project Manager
11 8 (4.02%) SAP Business Analyst
12 7 (3.52%) Change Manager
12 7 (3.52%) SAP Architect
13 6 (3.02%) SAP Change Manager
13 6 (3.02%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.03%) SAP XI
2 9 (4.52%) SAP Basis
3 5 (2.51%) Middleware
3 5 (2.51%) XML
4 4 (2.01%) Web Services
5 3 (1.51%) .NET
6 2 (1.01%) HTML
6 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.01%) EDI
6 2 (1.01%) BAPI
6 2 (1.01%) SAP ALE
6 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.01%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.50%) WinForms
7 1 (0.50%) Java EE
7 1 (0.50%) MDX
7 1 (0.50%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.50%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.50%) XSLT
7 1 (0.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.03%) Client/Server
2 10 (5.03%) FMCG
3 8 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.02%) PMI
5 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.51%) Life Science
7 3 (1.51%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.01%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.50%) Open Source
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.50%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.50%) AS400
9 1 (0.50%) SCADA
9 1 (0.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.03%) Linux
2 5 (2.51%) Windows
3 1 (0.50%) AIX
3 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (100.00%) ERP
2 49 (24.62%) CRM
3 31 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (15.08%) Project Management
5 23 (11.56%) Requirements Management
6 20 (10.05%) Migration
7 19 (9.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (8.54%) PRINCE2
9 14 (7.04%) Change Management
10 13 (6.53%) Logistics
10 13 (6.53%) Test Management
10 13 (6.53%) Business Transformation
11 12 (6.03%) Integration Testing
12 11 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (5.53%) ITIL
12 11 (5.53%) Analytics
13 10 (5.03%) SAP Implementation
13 10 (5.03%) Data Migration
14 9 (4.52%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.03%) SQL
2 8 (4.02%) Java
3 7 (3.52%) ABAP
4 6 (3.02%) C
5 3 (1.51%) C#
6 2 (1.01%) C++
6 2 (1.01%) VB
7 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.50%) COBOL
7 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (8.04%) Degree
2 9 (4.52%) CCA
3 6 (3.02%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.02%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.51%) CCAB
4 5 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.51%) CCNP
4 5 (2.51%) CCNA
5 3 (1.51%) SAP Certification
6 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.01%) ISEB
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.50%) MBA
7 1 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.01%) GxP
1 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.01%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 199 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (7.54%) Oracle
3 11 (5.53%) Business Objects
3 11 (5.53%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.02%) webMethods
5 6 (3.02%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.51%) Cisco
6 5 (2.51%) HP
6 5 (2.51%) Nortel
6 5 (2.51%) Avaya
6 5 (2.51%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.01%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.01%) IBM
8 2 (1.01%) Siebel
8 2 (1.01%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.01%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 1 (0.50%) Teradata
9 1 (0.50%) Kronos
9 1 (0.50%) Cognizant
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