The table below looks at the statistics for SAP HCM 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 HCM over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Human Capital Management (SAP HCM)
Rank 520 545 517
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -28
Contract jobs citing SAP HCM 79 28 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.053% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.53% 0.61% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 21
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£400 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £663 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
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
5170 4617 5342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.18% 8.80% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2695 2424 2601
Average daily rate £450 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 82 64
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

SAP HCM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP HCM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP HCM
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP HCM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP HCM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP HCM within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SAP HCM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP HCM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP HCM within the UK.

SAP HCM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP HCM
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 HCM within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 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 +24 64 £400 -17.94% 10
London +4 12 £413 -19.51% 4
West Midlands - 12 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 12 £400 - 2
Yorkshire - 12 £400 - 2
Leeds - 9 £400 - 2
Coventry - 6 £510 -
East of England -21 5 £543 +8.50% 1
South West - 5 £275 - 1
North West - 4 £458 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £543 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Manchester - 2 £466 -
Scotland - 2 - -
City of London +26 1 £425 - 1
South East -2 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -

SAP HCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP HCM 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 HCM.

1 111 (100.00%) SAP
2 47 (42.34%) SAP HR
3 16 (14.41%) SAP Implementation
4 15 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (11.71%) ABAP
6 9 (8.11%) Test Scripting
6 9 (8.11%) Time Management
7 8 (7.21%) OO
7 8 (7.21%) SAP SRM
7 8 (7.21%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (6.31%) NetWeaver
8 7 (6.31%) SAPscript
8 7 (6.31%) SAP Payroll
8 7 (6.31%) BAPI
8 7 (6.31%) QA
9 6 (5.41%) Project Management
9 6 (5.41%) Italian Language
10 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
10 5 (4.50%) Finance
10 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.50%) SAP Smart Forms
10 5 (4.50%) SAP ALE
11 4 (3.60%) ERP
11 4 (3.60%) Adobe
11 4 (3.60%) HP
11 4 (3.60%) SAP FI
11 4 (3.60%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (3.60%) SAP CO
11 4 (3.60%) LSMW

SAP HCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP HCM 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 HCM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.31%) NetWeaver
2 3 (2.70%) CMS
3 2 (1.80%) SAP EP
3 2 (1.80%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.90%) MS Project
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
2 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 47 (42.34%) SAP HR
2 8 (7.21%) SAP SRM
3 7 (6.31%) SAP Payroll
4 4 (3.60%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (3.60%) SAP CO
4 4 (3.60%) SAP FI
4 4 (3.60%) SAP HR-PA
5 3 (2.70%) SAP WM
5 3 (2.70%) SAP MM
5 3 (2.70%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.80%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.90%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.90%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.90%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) LSMW
General
1 6 (5.41%) Italian Language
2 5 (4.50%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Legal
3 3 (2.70%) German Language
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.90%) Russian Language
5 1 (0.90%) French Language
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 64 (57.66%) Consultant
2 63 (56.76%) SAP Consultant
3 40 (36.04%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 14 (12.61%) Analyst
4 14 (12.61%) SAP HR Consultant
5 12 (10.81%) SAP Analyst
6 6 (5.41%) ABAP Consultant
7 5 (4.50%) Functional Consultant
7 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Tester
7 5 (4.50%) Functional Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 5 (4.50%) SAP Manager
7 5 (4.50%) SAP Tester
7 5 (4.50%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) SAP HR Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Payroll Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) SAP Payroll Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) SAP Business Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) BAPI
2 5 (4.50%) SAP ALE
2 5 (4.50%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (2.70%) HTML
4 2 (1.80%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.90%) SAP TM
5 1 (0.90%) Web Services
5 1 (0.90%) EDI
5 1 (0.90%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.80%) Learning Management System
2 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.41%) SAP Implementation
2 15 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (8.11%) Test Scripting
3 9 (8.11%) Time Management
4 8 (7.21%) OO
5 6 (5.41%) Project Management
6 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.60%) ERP
7 4 (3.60%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.60%) Test Management
8 3 (2.70%) SAP Security
8 3 (2.70%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.70%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.70%) Change Management
8 3 (2.70%) Workflow
8 3 (2.70%) Migration
8 3 (2.70%) Data Privacy
9 2 (1.80%) Programme Management
9 2 (1.80%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.71%) ABAP
2 7 (6.31%) SAPscript
3 1 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (1.80%) Degree
1 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
Vendors
1 111 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.60%) Adobe
3 4 (3.60%) HP
4 2 (1.80%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.90%) Siemens
5 1 (0.90%) Northgate
5 1 (0.90%) NorthgateArinso
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