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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 504 500 511
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 98 98 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.099%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.25% 2.09% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 59 18
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£425 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £368 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £461
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4364 4698 4357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.83% 8.61% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2439 2633 2211
Average daily rate £450 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 78
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £14.55 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.34 £53.25 £57.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-10.64% -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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -10 88 £425 -15.00% 11
London -25 38 £363 -30.95% 3
South East -3 19 £538 +65.38% 1
West Sussex - 11 £550 -
East of England +19 9 £481 +20.31% 2
Hertfordshire - 6 £475 - 2
West Midlands -1 5 £345 -18.82%
City of London +21 4 £325 -12.75%
South West +13 4 £350 -22.22% 1
North Yorkshire +2 4 £425 - 2
Brentford -4 4 £363 -27.50%
Yorkshire -24 4 £425 +18.05% 2
Middlesbrough - 4 £425 -
Cambridge +4 3 £531 +32.81%
East Midlands -1 3 £425 -
Cambridgeshire -5 3 £531 +32.81%
Birmingham -6 3 £345 -18.82%
North East - 3 £600 -
Somerset +9 2 - -
Berkshire -4 2 - -
North West -18 2 £438 -27.08% 1
Hampshire - 2 £200 - 1
Worthing - 2 £508 -
Taunton - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £350 -
Chichester - 2 £550 -
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Surrey +3 1 £550 -5.17%
Coventry +1 1 - -
Manchester -10 1 £450 -25.00% 1

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 213 (100.00%) SAP
1 213 (100.00%) ERP
2 88 (41.31%) Finance
3 39 (18.31%) Project Management
3 39 (18.31%) CRM
4 33 (15.49%) SAP FI
5 30 (14.08%) SAP PSCD
6 27 (12.68%) PRINCE2
6 27 (12.68%) Requirements Management
7 26 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (12.21%) SAP FI-CA
8 24 (11.27%) Root Cause Analysis
9 23 (10.80%) Test Management
9 23 (10.80%) Telecoms
9 23 (10.80%) Manufacturing
10 22 (10.33%) Migration
10 22 (10.33%) SAP BW
11 21 (9.86%) Change Management
12 17 (7.98%) PMI Certification
13 16 (7.51%) Degree
13 16 (7.51%) Data Migration
14 15 (7.04%) Retail
14 15 (7.04%) Logistics
14 15 (7.04%) General Ledger
14 15 (7.04%) SAP XI
15 14 (6.57%) CCA
15 14 (6.57%) SAP Implementation
15 14 (6.57%) Security Cleared
15 14 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (2.82%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.88%) SAP Portal
3 3 (1.41%) CMS
3 3 (1.41%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.47%) Documentum
5 1 (0.47%) LiveLink
Applications
1 9 (4.23%) MS Project
1 9 (4.23%) MS Office
2 6 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 33 (15.49%) SAP FI
2 30 (14.08%) SAP PSCD
3 26 (12.21%) SAP FI-CA
4 11 (5.16%) SAP SRM
5 9 (4.23%) SAP BPC
6 7 (3.29%) SAP MM
6 7 (3.29%) Agresso
6 7 (3.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (3.29%) SAP CO
6 7 (3.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (2.35%) SAP HR
8 3 (1.41%) SAP SCM
8 3 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (1.41%) SAP CRM
8 3 (1.41%) SAP PLM
8 3 (1.41%) SAP LE
8 3 (1.41%) SAP QM
9 2 (0.94%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 2 (0.94%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.94%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.47%) Boomi
2 1 (0.47%) Taleo
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (0.47%) Intranet
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.33%) SAP BW
2 9 (4.23%) SAP HANA
2 9 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (2.35%) SAP BI
4 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.94%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.47%) QlikView
7 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
General
1 88 (41.31%) Finance
2 23 (10.80%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.80%) Manufacturing
3 15 (7.04%) Retail
3 15 (7.04%) General Ledger
4 7 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.88%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.41%) Legal
6 3 (1.41%) Games
7 2 (0.94%) Publishing
7 2 (0.94%) Marketing
7 2 (0.94%) French Language
7 2 (0.94%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 70 (32.86%) Consultant
2 62 (29.11%) SAP Consultant
3 40 (18.78%) SAP Manager
4 35 (16.43%) Project Manager
5 21 (9.86%) Analyst
6 14 (6.57%) Architect
7 12 (5.63%) Change Manager
7 12 (5.63%) SAP Project Manager
8 11 (5.16%) SAP Change Manager
9 10 (4.69%) SAP Analyst
9 10 (4.69%) SAP BW Consultant
10 8 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 8 (3.76%) SAP BI Consultant
11 7 (3.29%) SAP Implementation Manager
11 7 (3.29%) Developer
11 7 (3.29%) IT Project Manager
11 7 (3.29%) Implementation Manager
12 6 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (2.82%) Business Analyst
12 6 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.04%) SAP XI
2 5 (2.35%) SAP Business Workflow
2 5 (2.35%) Web Services
2 5 (2.35%) XML
2 5 (2.35%) EDI
3 4 (1.88%) Middleware
3 4 (1.88%) Itk
4 2 (0.94%) .NET
4 2 (0.94%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.94%) MDX
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.47%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.47%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.47%) BAPI
5 1 (0.47%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.76%) PMI
3 8 (3.76%) FMCG
4 6 (2.82%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.41%) User Experience
6 3 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.47%) Life Science
7 1 (0.47%) DataPower
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.47%) GIS
7 1 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.35%) Windows
2 2 (0.94%) Linux
3 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (100.00%) ERP
2 39 (18.31%) CRM
2 39 (18.31%) Project Management
3 27 (12.68%) PRINCE2
3 27 (12.68%) Requirements Management
4 26 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (11.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 23 (10.80%) Test Management
7 22 (10.33%) Migration
8 21 (9.86%) Change Management
9 16 (7.51%) Data Migration
10 15 (7.04%) Logistics
11 14 (6.57%) SAP Implementation
12 13 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (5.16%) Workflow
13 11 (5.16%) Procure-to-pay
13 11 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (4.69%) Business Transformation
15 9 (4.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (4.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.23%) SQL
2 4 (1.88%) Java
2 4 (1.88%) ABAP
3 3 (1.41%) C
3 3 (1.41%) VB
4 1 (0.47%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 17 (7.98%) PMI Certification
2 16 (7.51%) Degree
3 14 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.57%) CCA
4 12 (5.63%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.69%) PMP
6 2 (0.94%) MBA
6 2 (0.94%) CRISC
6 2 (0.94%) CISA
7 1 (0.47%) CISM
7 1 (0.47%) MCP
7 1 (0.47%) HNC
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) CISSP
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.47%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (1.41%) QA
1 3 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.47%) GAAP
System Software
1 3 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 213 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.63%) webMethods
3 9 (4.23%) Oracle
3 9 (4.23%) Business Objects
4 6 (2.82%) HP
4 6 (2.82%) JD Edwards
5 5 (2.35%) OpenText
6 4 (1.88%) Ariba
6 4 (1.88%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.41%) Cisco
7 3 (1.41%) IBM
7 3 (1.41%) Dell
7 3 (1.41%) VMware
7 3 (1.41%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.94%) hybris
8 2 (0.94%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.94%) CA
9 1 (0.47%) Manugistics
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