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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 548 537 528
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 92 98 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.14% 2.14% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 53 59
Average daily rate £450 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.94% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £316 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £580 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -

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
4302 4589 4992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.70% 8.23% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2652 2550 2802
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 46
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.00 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £60.16 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.65%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -25 85 £450 +5.94% 7
South East -5 28 £425 -20.93% 2
London -27 23 £550 +51.72% 2
East Midlands +17 13 £395 -7.05% 1
West Sussex -14 10 - - 2
Yorkshire +5 8 £463 +8.88%
West Yorkshire - 8 £463 -
Worthing -26 7 - - 1
Leeds - 7 £451 -
Derbyshire +12 6 £378 -
Berkshire +12 6 - -
Derby - 6 £378 -
Hampshire +2 5 £425 +112.50%
Reading -3 5 - -
Brentford +7 4 - -
East of England +4 4 £413 -14.28% 2
South West 0 4 £300 -14.28%
Surrey -11 3 £400 -27.27%
Guildford - 3 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £413 -22.35% 1
Bristol -1 2 £250 -28.57%
Manchester -6 2 £525 +16.66%
North West -9 2 £525 +20.00%
Bradford - 2 £475 -
Aldershot - 2 £475 -
Basingstoke - 2 £425 -
City of London +40 1 £450 +38.46% 1
Hertfordshire +3 1 - -
Chichester 0 1 - -
Middlesex -3 1 - -

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 186 (100.00%) SAP
1 186 (100.00%) ERP
2 78 (41.94%) Finance
3 28 (15.05%) Project Management
4 23 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (12.37%) Security Cleared
5 21 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (10.75%) SAP HANA
7 19 (10.22%) Migration
8 18 (9.68%) PRINCE2
9 16 (8.60%) SC Cleared
9 16 (8.60%) Test Management
9 16 (8.60%) CRM
9 16 (8.60%) SAP BW
9 16 (8.60%) Manufacturing
10 15 (8.06%) Service Management
10 15 (8.06%) SAP PSCD
11 14 (7.53%) Microsoft
11 14 (7.53%) Oracle
12 13 (6.99%) ABAP
12 13 (6.99%) SAP FI
12 13 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (6.99%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (6.45%) SAP EWM
13 12 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (6.45%) Validation
14 11 (5.91%) Information Security
14 11 (5.91%) Data Migration
15 10 (5.38%) Revenue Management
15 10 (5.38%) Analytical Skills

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.15%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.54%) CMS
4 1 (0.54%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.54%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.54%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) MS Office
2 4 (2.15%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
5 1 (0.54%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (8.06%) SAP PSCD
2 13 (6.99%) SAP FI
3 12 (6.45%) SAP EWM
4 9 (4.84%) SAP CO
4 9 (4.84%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (4.30%) SAP HR
6 7 (3.76%) Maximo
7 6 (3.23%) SAP BPC
7 6 (3.23%) SAP FI-CA
7 6 (3.23%) SAP PP
7 6 (3.23%) SAP SCM
8 5 (2.69%) SAP FI-AA
8 5 (2.69%) SAP IS-U
8 5 (2.69%) SAP SD
9 4 (2.15%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 4 (2.15%) SAP CRM
9 4 (2.15%) SAP MM
10 3 (1.61%) SAP GRC
10 3 (1.61%) SAP MDM
11 2 (1.08%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.08%) Boomi
2 2 (1.08%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.61%) FTP
2 1 (0.54%) Network Security
2 1 (0.54%) SAN
2 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.75%) SAP HANA
2 16 (8.60%) SAP BW
3 10 (5.38%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.23%) SAP BI
5 5 (2.69%) DataStage
5 5 (2.69%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (2.15%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.54%) Big Data
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.54%) Lumira
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.54%) OLAP
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (1.61%) CaliberRM
1 3 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (1.61%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.54%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.54%) MSTest
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 78 (41.94%) Finance
2 16 (8.60%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.38%) Legal
4 9 (4.84%) Back Office
4 9 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.30%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.69%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.08%) Billing
8 1 (0.54%) Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.54%) Electronics
8 1 (0.54%) German Language
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (30.11%) Consultant
2 53 (28.49%) SAP Consultant
3 36 (19.35%) Project Manager
4 33 (17.74%) SAP Manager
5 22 (11.83%) Analyst
5 22 (11.83%) Architect
5 22 (11.83%) SAP Project Manager
6 18 (9.68%) ERP Manager
7 15 (8.06%) SAP Analyst
8 12 (6.45%) Business Analyst
9 11 (5.91%) Developer
9 11 (5.91%) ERP Project Manager
10 10 (5.38%) ERP Analyst
10 10 (5.38%) SAP Architect
10 10 (5.38%) SAP FI Consultant
11 9 (4.84%) SAP Financial Consultant
12 7 (3.76%) ERP Architect
12 7 (3.76%) ERP Business Analyst
12 7 (3.76%) IT Project Manager
12 7 (3.76%) SAP EWM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.84%) SAP XI
2 6 (3.23%) SAP Fiori
2 6 (3.23%) SAPUI5
3 5 (2.69%) BAPI
3 5 (2.69%) SAP PI
3 5 (2.69%) SOAP
3 5 (2.69%) Web Services
3 5 (2.69%) XML
4 4 (2.15%) HTML
4 4 (2.15%) HTML5
5 3 (1.61%) Middleware
5 3 (1.61%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.61%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (1.08%) REST
6 2 (1.08%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (1.08%) WSDL
7 1 (0.54%) .NET
7 1 (0.54%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.76%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.69%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.69%) Data Conversion
4 5 (2.69%) User Experience
5 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.61%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.08%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.54%) PMI
8 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.15%) Windows
2 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (100.00%) ERP
2 28 (15.05%) Project Management
3 23 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (10.22%) Migration
6 18 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 16 (8.60%) CRM
7 16 (8.60%) Test Management
8 15 (8.06%) Service Management
9 13 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (6.99%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (6.45%) Validation
11 11 (5.91%) Data Migration
11 11 (5.91%) Information Security
12 10 (5.38%) Data Modelling
12 10 (5.38%) Revenue Management
13 9 (4.84%) Business Transformation
13 9 (4.84%) Change Management
14 8 (4.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.99%) ABAP
2 4 (2.15%) SQL
3 3 (1.61%) PHP
4 2 (1.08%) C
4 2 (1.08%) SAPscript
4 2 (1.08%) VBA
5 1 (0.54%) Java
5 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.60%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.84%) CCA
4 7 (3.76%) Degree
5 5 (2.69%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.15%) PMP
7 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.54%) CIMA
8 1 (0.54%) CISA
8 1 (0.54%) CRISC
8 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.54%) COBIT
3 1 (0.54%) GxP
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 186 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (7.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.53%) Oracle
3 9 (4.84%) webMethods
4 7 (3.76%) Informatica
5 6 (3.23%) Ariba
5 6 (3.23%) IBM
5 6 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (2.69%) Cognos
7 4 (2.15%) Concur
7 4 (2.15%) HP
7 4 (2.15%) OpenText
8 3 (1.61%) Remedy
8 3 (1.61%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.08%) Dell
9 2 (1.08%) Infor
9 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.08%) WSO2
10 1 (0.54%) BMC
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco
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