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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Human Capital Management (SAP HCM)
Rank 586 554 549
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP HCM 42 60 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.90% 1.17% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 10
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£518 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.76% -19.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £275 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £550 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £425 £501
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -15.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
4646 5111 4620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.16% 9.34% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2615 2637 2365
Average daily rate £450 £449 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 71 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £16.10 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.31 £49.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%

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 3 August 2015.

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 23 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 3 August 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 -16 39 £510 +20.00% 5
London -14 11 £563 +36.36%
West Midlands +4 6 £550 +29.41%
North West -15 6 £600 +67.71% 2
South East -15 5 £438 - 2
Lancashire - 5 £600 - 2
City of London -11 4 £700 +64.70%
Preston - 4 £600 -
East of England +2 3 £425 -21.65%
Midlands +1 3 £413 -
Berkshire - 3 £438 -
Yorkshire -23 2 - -
West Yorkshire -25 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £510 -
Halifax - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 -
Coventry 0 1 £550 +7.84%
Bristol -4 1 £300 -6.25%
South West -4 1 £300 +0.84%
Cambridge -4 1 - -
Manchester -10 1 £438 -6.01%
Cambridgeshire -10 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

SAP HCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 77 (100.00%) SAP
2 31 (40.26%) SuccessFactors
3 24 (31.17%) SAP HR
4 13 (16.88%) Data Management
5 11 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 11 (14.29%) Migration
5 11 (14.29%) SAP FI
6 9 (11.69%) SAP Implementation
6 9 (11.69%) SAP CO
6 9 (11.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (11.69%) Finance
6 9 (11.69%) Data Modelling
6 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (11.69%) Performance Management
6 9 (11.69%) SAP PI
7 8 (10.39%) SAP EWM
7 8 (10.39%) Master Data Management
7 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
7 8 (10.39%) Project Management
7 8 (10.39%) SAP EP
7 8 (10.39%) SAP QM
7 8 (10.39%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.09%) SAP APO
8 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 7 (9.09%) Oracle
8 7 (9.09%) SQL
9 6 (7.79%) ABAP
9 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
9 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared

SAP HCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 8 (10.39%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.30%) Apache
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (31.17%) SAP HR
2 11 (14.29%) SAP FI
3 9 (11.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (11.69%) SAP CO
4 8 (10.39%) SAP QM
4 8 (10.39%) SAP EWM
5 7 (9.09%) SAP APO
6 5 (6.49%) SAP Payroll
7 4 (5.19%) SAP PP
8 2 (2.60%) SAP CRM
9 1 (1.30%) SAP R/3
9 1 (1.30%) Workday HCM
9 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (1.30%) ResourceLink
9 1 (1.30%) SAP SRM
9 1 (1.30%) SAP FI-AP
9 1 (1.30%) SAP HR-PA
9 1 (1.30%) SAP MRS
9 1 (1.30%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 31 (40.26%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.90%) LSMW
3 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) German Language
5 1 (1.30%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Consultant
2 27 (35.06%) SAP Consultant
3 15 (19.48%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 14 (18.18%) Analyst
5 11 (14.29%) Architect
6 10 (12.99%) SAP Architect
7 9 (11.69%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (11.69%) Data Analyst
7 9 (11.69%) SAP HR Consultant
8 8 (10.39%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 7 (9.09%) Project Manager
10 6 (7.79%) SAP Manager
11 5 (6.49%) SAP Analyst
11 5 (6.49%) Data Migration Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) SAP Project Manager
13 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
13 3 (3.90%) SAP Technical Architect
13 3 (3.90%) Quality Analyst
13 3 (3.90%) SAP HR Analyst
13 3 (3.90%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) SAP PI
2 3 (3.90%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.60%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (1.30%) BAPI
4 1 (1.30%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.30%) RESTful
4 1 (1.30%) XML
4 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.30%) PMI
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) UNIX
1 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Data Management
2 11 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 11 (14.29%) Migration
3 9 (11.69%) Data Modelling
3 9 (11.69%) SAP Implementation
3 9 (11.69%) Performance Management
4 8 (10.39%) Master Data Management
4 8 (10.39%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (10.39%) Project Management
5 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.79%) Analytics
6 6 (7.79%) Time Management
7 5 (6.49%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.49%) ETL Development
7 5 (6.49%) ETL
8 4 (5.19%) ERP
8 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.90%) Change Management
9 3 (3.90%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) ABAP
3 5 (6.49%) Java
4 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.60%) VBA
5 2 (2.60%) SAPscript
5 2 (2.60%) R
6 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.30%) C
6 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) CCA
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.60%) QA
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe
4 1 (1.30%) Dell
4 1 (1.30%) Syclo
4 1 (1.30%) Twitter
4 1 (1.30%) Talend