The first table below looks at the demand for SAP GTS 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 GTS over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Global Trade Services (GTS)
Rank 584 554 551
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP GTS 5 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.018% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.099% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 13
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£455 £600 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.16% +88.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £515 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £650 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £650 £318
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +104.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5076 4592 5317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.29% 8.98% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2608 2346 2576
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 57
Average hourly rate £31.77 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.62 £12.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.97 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+57.50% -38.46%

SAP GTS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP GTS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP GTS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP GTS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP GTS within the UK.

SAP GTS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP GTS
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP GTS within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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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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 -13 4 £455 -24.16% 1
London - - - - 1

SAP GTS
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP GTS 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 GTS.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Portal
2 2 (33.33%) PowerHA
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP XI
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (33.33%) NetWeaver
2 2 (33.33%) SAML
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis
3 1 (16.67%) ABAP
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation

SAP GTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP GTS 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 GTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) NetWeaver
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SAML
1 2 (33.33%) SAP XI
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle