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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 518 502 491
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 89 80 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.10% 1.74% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 19
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£425 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £357 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £577 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
4245 4595 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 8.73% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2564 2180
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -21 82 £425 -15.00% 20
London -19 32 £425 -15.00% 4
South East 0 20 £450 +28.57% 2
West Sussex - 9 £550 - 1
East of England +13 8 £456 +14.06%
Hampshire - 6 £346 -
West Midlands -8 5 £348 -18.23% 2
North West -23 5 £525 +0.09% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 4 £438 +9.37%
Manchester -11 4 £538 +2.47% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £475 -
City of London +9 3 £338 -9.39% 2
Cambridge 0 3 £438 +9.37%
East Midlands -9 3 £425 - 3
Southampton - 3 £375 -
South West +7 2 £350 -22.22%
Brentford -4 2 £481 -3.75%
Birmingham -7 2 £348 -18.23%
Yorkshire -15 2 £425 +18.05% 1
Midlands - 2 £700 - 3
North Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Bristol - 2 £350 -
Chichester - 2 £550 -
Middlesbrough - 2 £425 -
Middlesex +7 1 - -
Surrey +4 1 £550 -5.17%
Coventry +3 1 - -
Berkshire -6 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £550 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 193 (100.00%) SAP
1 193 (100.00%) ERP
2 77 (39.90%) Finance
3 34 (17.62%) Project Management
4 31 (16.06%) CRM
5 29 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (13.99%) Manufacturing
7 24 (12.44%) SAP BW
8 23 (11.92%) Change Management
9 22 (11.40%) PRINCE2
10 21 (10.88%) SAP FI
11 19 (9.84%) Requirements Management
11 19 (9.84%) Logistics
12 17 (8.81%) Migration
13 16 (8.29%) Telecoms
13 16 (8.29%) Test Management
14 15 (7.77%) SAP FI-CA
14 15 (7.77%) SAP PSCD
14 15 (7.77%) PMI Certification
15 14 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (7.25%) Degree
16 13 (6.74%) Retail
16 13 (6.74%) Security Cleared
16 13 (6.74%) SAP Implementation
16 13 (6.74%) Root Cause Analysis
16 13 (6.74%) Procure-to-pay
16 13 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (6.22%) Data Migration
18 11 (5.70%) SC Cleared
18 11 (5.70%) MS Visio

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (2.59%) NetWeaver
2 4 (2.07%) Confluence
2 4 (2.07%) SAP Portal
3 3 (1.55%) CMS
4 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.04%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.52%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.52%) Documentum
5 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (5.70%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (4.66%) MS Project
3 8 (4.15%) MS Office
4 7 (3.63%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 21 (10.88%) SAP FI
2 15 (7.77%) SAP FI-CA
2 15 (7.77%) SAP PSCD
3 10 (5.18%) SAP SRM
4 8 (4.15%) SAP MM
5 7 (3.63%) SAP BPC
6 6 (3.11%) SAP CO
6 6 (3.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (2.59%) Agresso
7 5 (2.59%) SAP HR
8 4 (2.07%) SAP MII
9 3 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (1.55%) SAP QM
9 3 (1.55%) SAP WM
9 3 (1.55%) SAP SD
10 2 (1.04%) SAP PP
10 2 (1.04%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 2 (1.04%) SAP PM
10 2 (1.04%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) Boomi
2 1 (0.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) Firewall
1 1 (0.52%) Intranet
1 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.44%) SAP BW
2 9 (4.66%) SAP HANA
2 9 (4.66%) SAP BI
3 7 (3.63%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.07%) JIRA
General
1 77 (39.90%) Finance
2 27 (13.99%) Manufacturing
3 16 (8.29%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.74%) Retail
5 7 (3.63%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.07%) Legal
7 4 (2.07%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.55%) Games
9 2 (1.04%) Publishing
9 2 (1.04%) Automotive
10 1 (0.52%) French Language
10 1 (0.52%) German Language
10 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (26.94%) Consultant
2 45 (23.32%) SAP Consultant
3 36 (18.65%) SAP Manager
4 32 (16.58%) Project Manager
5 23 (11.92%) Analyst
6 19 (9.84%) Architect
7 10 (5.18%) Change Manager
7 10 (5.18%) SAP Project Manager
7 10 (5.18%) SAP Change Manager
7 10 (5.18%) SAP Analyst
8 9 (4.66%) SAP BW Consultant
8 9 (4.66%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.15%) SAP Architect
10 7 (3.63%) SAP BI Consultant
10 7 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 7 (3.63%) Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.11%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (3.11%) Implementation Manager
11 6 (3.11%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.63%) SAP XI
2 6 (3.11%) Middleware
3 5 (2.59%) SAP Business Workflow
3 5 (2.59%) Web Services
4 4 (2.07%) XML
4 4 (2.07%) EDI
4 4 (2.07%) Itk
5 2 (1.04%) .NET
5 2 (1.04%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.52%) MDX
6 1 (0.52%) BAPI
6 1 (0.52%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.52%) XSLT
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.11%) PMI
4 5 (2.59%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.55%) User Experience
7 2 (1.04%) FMCG
7 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) DataPower
8 1 (0.52%) Life Science
8 1 (0.52%) PKI
8 1 (0.52%) GIS
8 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.55%) Windows
2 2 (1.04%) Linux
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (100.00%) ERP
2 34 (17.62%) Project Management
3 31 (16.06%) CRM
4 29 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (11.92%) Change Management
6 22 (11.40%) PRINCE2
7 19 (9.84%) Requirements Management
7 19 (9.84%) Logistics
8 17 (8.81%) Migration
9 16 (8.29%) Test Management
10 14 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (6.74%) SAP Implementation
11 13 (6.74%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (6.74%) Procure-to-pay
12 12 (6.22%) Data Migration
13 11 (5.70%) Workflow
14 10 (5.18%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (5.18%) Business Transformation
15 9 (4.66%) Integration Testing
16 8 (4.15%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.63%) SQL
2 5 (2.59%) ABAP
3 4 (2.07%) Java
4 2 (1.04%) C
4 2 (1.04%) VB
5 1 (0.52%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.77%) PMI Certification
2 14 (7.25%) Degree
3 13 (6.74%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.70%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.18%) PMP
6 6 (3.11%) CCA
7 2 (1.04%) CISA
7 2 (1.04%) CRISC
8 1 (0.52%) APMP
8 1 (0.52%) CISSP
8 1 (0.52%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.52%) HNC
8 1 (0.52%) CISM
8 1 (0.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.07%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.52%) GxP
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) GAAP
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 193 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (5.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.66%) Oracle
4 7 (3.63%) Business Objects
4 7 (3.63%) webMethods
5 6 (3.11%) JD Edwards
6 5 (2.59%) OpenText
7 4 (2.07%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (2.07%) Ariba
8 3 (1.55%) VMware
8 3 (1.55%) Cisco
8 3 (1.55%) IBM
8 3 (1.55%) HP
8 3 (1.55%) Dell
9 2 (1.04%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 2 (1.04%) hybris
10 1 (0.52%) Syclo
10 1 (0.52%) Twitter
10 1 (0.52%) Kronos
10 1 (0.52%) EMC
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