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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 562 539 526
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 63 77 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.35% 1.50% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 36
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £458 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £67.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £67.00 -
% change year-on-year
-55.22% -

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
4672 5148 4700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.87% 9.10% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2631 2693 2474
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £586 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 69 86
Average hourly rate £23.00 £31.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +78.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.08 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -24 60 £438 +2.94% 20
South East -11 22 £550 +37.50% 3
London -14 17 £350 -17.64% 8
West Sussex - 11 - -
West Midlands +7 6 £450 +20.00% 3
Berkshire -3 6 £550 +20.21%
Worthing - 6 - -
City of London +7 5 - - 5
North West -29 5 £350 -36.07% 3
Hampshire +2 4 £513 +33.98%
Warwickshire +8 3 £425 +13.33%
Southampton +4 3 £375 -1.96%
Manchester -17 3 £363 -33.94%
East of England - 3 £413 - 2
Warwick - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £413 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £413 - 1
Maidenhead +5 1 £553 -
Midlands +4 1 £550 -
Reading -9 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £650 -
Wigan - 1 £100 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £350 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £350 - 1

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 154 (100.00%) SAP
1 154 (100.00%) ERP
2 62 (40.26%) Finance
3 24 (15.58%) Requirements Management
3 24 (15.58%) Project Management
4 21 (13.64%) SAP FI
5 19 (12.34%) SAP PSCD
6 18 (11.69%) Change Management
6 18 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (11.04%) CRM
7 17 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (10.39%) SAP BW
8 16 (10.39%) Manufacturing
8 16 (10.39%) Migration
8 16 (10.39%) SAP FI-CA
8 16 (10.39%) Test Management
9 14 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (9.09%) Telecoms
10 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
10 13 (8.44%) MS Excel
11 12 (7.79%) Data Cleansing
11 12 (7.79%) ITIL
11 12 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (7.14%) PRINCE2
12 11 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (6.49%) Data Migration
13 10 (6.49%) MS Office

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (4.55%) Confluence
2 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.60%) NetWeaver
3 4 (2.60%) SAP Portal
4 3 (1.95%) Lync
5 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (6.49%) MS Visio
3 10 (6.49%) MS Office
4 4 (2.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (13.64%) SAP FI
2 19 (12.34%) SAP PSCD
3 16 (10.39%) SAP FI-CA
4 6 (3.90%) SAP MII
4 6 (3.90%) SAP MM
5 5 (3.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (3.25%) SAP CO
6 4 (2.60%) SAP HR
7 3 (1.95%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (1.95%) Maximo
7 3 (1.95%) SAP CCM
7 3 (1.95%) SAP SRM
7 3 (1.95%) SAP BPC
8 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (1.30%) SAP QM
8 2 (1.30%) SAP WM
8 2 (1.30%) SAP MDM
8 2 (1.30%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.65%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.65%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Office 365
2 2 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) LAN
1 3 (1.95%) WAN
2 2 (1.30%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.39%) SAP BW
2 10 (6.49%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (5.84%) SAP BI
4 4 (2.60%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.65%) MS Access
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.65%) MaxDB
7 1 (0.65%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 7 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.65%) LSMW
General
1 62 (40.26%) Finance
2 16 (10.39%) Manufacturing
3 14 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.19%) Retail
5 5 (3.25%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.25%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.95%) German Language
8 2 (1.30%) Games
8 2 (1.30%) Czech Language
8 2 (1.30%) French Language
8 2 (1.30%) Automotive
8 2 (1.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.65%) Local Government
9 1 (0.65%) Marketing
9 1 (0.65%) Greek Language
9 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.65%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.65%) Slovak Language
Job Titles
1 39 (25.32%) Analyst
2 37 (24.03%) Consultant
3 29 (18.83%) SAP Consultant
4 21 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 17 (11.04%) Architect
6 14 (9.09%) SAP Manager
7 13 (8.44%) SAP Analyst
8 11 (7.14%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) ERP Manager
10 6 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.90%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (3.25%) SAP Project Manager
11 5 (3.25%) ERP Project Manager
12 4 (2.60%) SAP Architect
12 4 (2.60%) SAP Change Manager
12 4 (2.60%) Agile Business Analyst
12 4 (2.60%) Change Manager
12 4 (2.60%) Implementation Manager
12 4 (2.60%) SAP Business Analyst
12 4 (2.60%) Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.25%) SAP XI
2 4 (2.60%) Web Services
2 4 (2.60%) Middleware
2 4 (2.60%) SAP Business Workflow
2 4 (2.60%) Itk
3 1 (0.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.65%) MDX
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.19%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.60%) PMI
5 3 (1.95%) User Experience
6 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) PKI
7 1 (0.65%) FMCG
7 1 (0.65%) DataPower
7 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) Social Media
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.90%) Windows
2 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.30%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) Solaris
4 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (100.00%) ERP
2 24 (15.58%) Project Management
2 24 (15.58%) Requirements Management
3 18 (11.69%) Change Management
3 18 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (11.04%) CRM
5 16 (10.39%) Migration
5 16 (10.39%) Test Management
6 14 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (7.79%) ITIL
7 12 (7.79%) Data Cleansing
8 11 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.49%) Data Migration
9 10 (6.49%) Logistics
9 10 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.84%) Procure-to-pay
10 9 (5.84%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.55%) SQL
2 5 (3.25%) ABAP
3 1 (0.65%) VBA
3 1 (0.65%) VB
3 1 (0.65%) C
3 1 (0.65%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
1 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.55%) Degree
3 5 (3.25%) CCA
3 5 (3.25%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.95%) MOS
4 3 (1.95%) MCTS
4 3 (1.95%) MCITP
4 3 (1.95%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.95%) MCSE
4 3 (1.95%) MCSA
4 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.30%) CRISC
5 2 (1.30%) CISA
6 1 (0.65%) CISM
6 1 (0.65%) MBA
6 1 (0.65%) PMP
6 1 (0.65%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) QA
2 4 (2.60%) SLA
3 3 (1.95%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.30%) GxP
5 1 (0.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) Nagios
1 3 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (1.95%) NetBackup
1 3 (1.95%) Backup Exec
1 3 (1.95%) WSUS
1 3 (1.95%) SCCM
1 3 (1.95%) SCOM
1 3 (1.95%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 154 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.49%) Oracle
4 6 (3.90%) JD Edwards
5 5 (3.25%) Cisco
5 5 (3.25%) webMethods
6 4 (2.60%) OpenText
6 4 (2.60%) HP
6 4 (2.60%) Ariba
6 4 (2.60%) CA
7 3 (1.95%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.95%) Baan
7 3 (1.95%) Citrix
7 3 (1.95%) IBM
7 3 (1.95%) hybris
7 3 (1.95%) Symantec
7 3 (1.95%) McAfee
7 3 (1.95%) BT
7 3 (1.95%) Syclo
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