The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 511 495 492
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 73 68 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.51% 1.50% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 39
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£500 £444 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £371 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4831 4529 5333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.16% 9.04% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2507 2289 2536
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 54
Average hourly rate £32.03 £32.58 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% -20.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £12.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £61.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.41 £35.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.05%

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 10 July 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 10 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 67 £500 +12.67% 20
London +15 31 £488 +8.33% 8
North West +10 14 £513 +7.89%
South East -11 5 £375 -12.79% 2
City of London +20 2 £475 +5.55% 2
Surrey +3 2 £580 +36.47% 1
Birmingham -8 2 £500 +49.25%
West Midlands -15 2 £500 +49.25% 1
South West -34 2 £525 +14.77% 4
Yorkshire +3 1 - -
Berkshire +1 1 - -
West Yorkshire 0 1 - -
Wiltshire -8 1 £525 +21.97%
East of England -23 1 £575 +43.75% 4
Bedfordshire - 1 £575 -
Luton - 1 £575 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Thetford - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
North East - - - -

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 163 (100.00%) SAP
1 163 (100.00%) ERP
2 41 (25.15%) Finance
3 25 (15.34%) Migration
4 21 (12.88%) Manufacturing
4 21 (12.88%) CRM
4 21 (12.88%) Data Migration
5 18 (11.04%) Project Management
6 16 (9.82%) Change Management
6 16 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (7.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (7.98%) German Language
8 12 (7.36%) Validation
8 12 (7.36%) SQL
8 12 (7.36%) SAP BPC
9 11 (6.75%) SAP BW
9 11 (6.75%) SAP FI
9 11 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.75%) SAP CRM
9 11 (6.75%) SAP CO
9 11 (6.75%) Retail
10 10 (6.13%) LSMW
10 10 (6.13%) SAP SD
10 10 (6.13%) ABAP
10 10 (6.13%) IBM
11 9 (5.52%) EDI
11 9 (5.52%) SAP APO
11 9 (5.52%) FMCG
11 9 (5.52%) SAP PI
12 8 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 3 (1.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.23%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS Project
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (7.36%) SAP BPC
2 11 (6.75%) SAP FI
2 11 (6.75%) SAP CO
2 11 (6.75%) SAP CRM
3 10 (6.13%) SAP SD
4 9 (5.52%) SAP APO
5 8 (4.91%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (4.29%) SAP EWM
6 7 (4.29%) SAP SCM
7 6 (3.68%) SAP SM
8 5 (3.07%) SAP MM
9 4 (2.45%) SAP R/3
9 4 (2.45%) SAP Retail
9 4 (2.45%) SAP PLM
10 3 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (1.23%) SAP HR
11 2 (1.23%) SAP ECC
12 1 (0.61%) SAP GRC
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
12 1 (0.61%) SAP Bank Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) SaaS
1 2 (1.23%) PaaS
1 2 (1.23%) IaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) Broadband
1 1 (0.61%) ISDN
1 1 (0.61%) VoIP
1 1 (0.61%) WAN
1 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.61%) Intranet
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
1 1 (0.61%) RTP
1 1 (0.61%) Firewall
1 1 (0.61%) Wireless
1 1 (0.61%) WPA
1 1 (0.61%) VLAN
1 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.75%) SAP BW
2 8 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.91%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.45%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.84%) BODI
5 3 (1.84%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (1.84%) Informix
6 2 (1.23%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) Big Data
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (6.13%) LSMW
2 2 (1.23%) eCATT
General
1 41 (25.15%) Finance
2 21 (12.88%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (7.98%) German Language
4 11 (6.75%) Retail
5 6 (3.68%) Banking
6 5 (3.07%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (2.45%) Back Office
7 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.84%) Automotive
8 3 (1.84%) Legal
8 3 (1.84%) Billing
9 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.61%) French Language
10 1 (0.61%) Games
10 1 (0.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 59 (36.20%) Consultant
2 52 (31.90%) SAP Consultant
3 25 (15.34%) SAP Manager
4 19 (11.66%) Analyst
5 18 (11.04%) Project Manager
6 17 (10.43%) Business Analyst
6 17 (10.43%) Architect
7 8 (4.91%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (4.91%) SAP Architect
8 7 (4.29%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 7 (4.29%) Developer
8 7 (4.29%) SAP Business Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.68%) Integration Manager
10 5 (3.07%) Functional Consultant
10 5 (3.07%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (3.07%) Management Consultant
10 5 (3.07%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 5 (3.07%) Business Manager
10 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.52%) EDI
1 9 (5.52%) SAP PI
2 8 (4.91%) SOAP
3 7 (4.29%) XML
4 6 (3.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (3.07%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (1.23%) BAPI
6 2 (1.23%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.23%) Java EE
6 2 (1.23%) SAP TM
6 2 (1.23%) Middleware
6 2 (1.23%) Web Services
6 2 (1.23%) J2EE
7 1 (0.61%) .NET
7 1 (0.61%) DOM
7 1 (0.61%) XSL
7 1 (0.61%) JMS
7 1 (0.61%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.52%) FMCG
2 6 (3.68%) SWIFT
3 5 (3.07%) Open Source
4 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.84%) AS400
6 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.23%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.61%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.23%) Linux
1 2 (1.23%) CentOS
1 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (100.00%) ERP
2 25 (15.34%) Migration
3 21 (12.88%) CRM
3 21 (12.88%) Data Migration
4 18 (11.04%) Project Management
5 16 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (9.82%) Change Management
6 12 (7.36%) Validation
7 11 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.91%) Logistics
8 8 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (4.91%) Procure-to-pay
9 7 (4.29%) Business Process Mapping
9 7 (4.29%) SAP Implementation
9 7 (4.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (4.29%) Data Management
9 7 (4.29%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.68%) Service Management
10 6 (3.68%) Test Strategy
11 5 (3.07%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.36%) SQL
2 10 (6.13%) ABAP
3 5 (3.07%) Java
4 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.23%) C
5 1 (0.61%) C++
5 1 (0.61%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (4.29%) CCAB
2 6 (3.68%) Degree
3 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.23%) RHCE
3 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.23%) CCA
3 2 (1.23%) ACCA
3 2 (1.23%) CIMA
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.61%) PMP
4 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.61%) ISEB
4 1 (0.61%) MBA
4 1 (0.61%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) QA
2 5 (3.07%) RosettaNet
3 2 (1.23%) IAS 39
3 2 (1.23%) GxP
3 2 (1.23%) SLA
3 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.61%) Basel II
4 1 (0.61%) GAAP
4 1 (0.61%) Basel III
4 1 (0.61%) COREP
4 1 (0.61%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 163 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (6.13%) IBM
3 8 (4.91%) Business Objects
4 6 (3.68%) Oracle
5 5 (3.07%) RedPrairie
5 5 (3.07%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.07%) JDA
6 4 (2.45%) Manugistics
6 4 (2.45%) Pegasus
7 3 (1.84%) Siebel
8 2 (1.23%) Informatica
8 2 (1.23%) IT2
8 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.23%) Sun
9 1 (0.61%) SunGard
9 1 (0.61%) HP
9 1 (0.61%) Dell
9 1 (0.61%) Citrix
9 1 (0.61%) Ariba
9 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
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