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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Human Capital Management (SAP HCM)
Rank 550 541 531
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP HCM 63 36 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.069% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.31% 0.78% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 19
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£438 £415 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -12.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £296 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £441
% change year-on-year
+15.75% -9.34%
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
4813 4620 5313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.25% 8.81% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2810 2498 2672
Average daily rate £450 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 78 103
Average hourly rate £26.54 £19.59 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.51% -44.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 24 October 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 24 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 24 October 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 -5 56 £436 +5.12% 11
Yorkshire - 19 £465 - 2
West Yorkshire - 16 £425 - 2
West Midlands -16 13 £438 +25.00%
London -5 10 £418 -12.10% 4
Leeds - 8 £400 -
Birmingham -6 7 £438 +25.00%
City of London +17 4 £435 -5.94%
Coventry -3 4 £475 -
North West - 4 £451 - 2
East of England -16 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Hook - - - -
South East - - - - 3
Chertsey - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Preston - - - -
Reading - - - - 3
Weybridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

SAP HCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 124 (100.00%) SAP
2 46 (37.10%) SAP HR
3 20 (16.13%) ABAP
4 15 (12.10%) SAP Implementation
4 15 (12.10%) Test Scripting
5 14 (11.29%) NetWeaver
6 13 (10.48%) SAPscript
7 11 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (8.06%) Finance
9 9 (7.26%) Migration
9 9 (7.26%) QA
10 8 (6.45%) HTML
10 8 (6.45%) OO
10 8 (6.45%) ITIL
10 8 (6.45%) Time Management
10 8 (6.45%) Data Migration
10 8 (6.45%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (5.65%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.65%) ETL
11 7 (5.65%) Italian Language
11 7 (5.65%) BAPI
12 6 (4.84%) Workflow
12 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
12 6 (4.84%) Project Management
13 5 (4.03%) Data Mapping
13 5 (4.03%) Performance Management
13 5 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (4.03%) PeopleSoft
13 5 (4.03%) ERP

SAP HCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (11.29%) NetWeaver
2 5 (4.03%) SAP EP
3 3 (2.42%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Office
1 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 46 (37.10%) SAP HR
2 4 (3.23%) SAP Payroll
2 4 (3.23%) SAP SRM
2 4 (3.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (1.61%) SAP WM
3 2 (1.61%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.61%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.61%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.61%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.61%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.81%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.81%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.81%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.81%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.81%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.45%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.42%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.81%) SAP BI
2 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) LSMW
General
1 10 (8.06%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Italian Language
3 3 (2.42%) Retail
3 3 (2.42%) Back Office
3 3 (2.42%) German Language
4 1 (0.81%) French Language
4 1 (0.81%) Automotive
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Norwegian Language
4 1 (0.81%) Russian Language
4 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (54.03%) Consultant
2 66 (53.23%) SAP Consultant
3 51 (41.13%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 15 (12.10%) Analyst
5 13 (10.48%) SAP Analyst
6 7 (5.65%) SAP HR Consultant
7 6 (4.84%) ABAP Consultant
7 6 (4.84%) Functional Analyst
7 6 (4.84%) Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.84%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) SAP HR Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) SAP Technical Consultant
8 5 (4.03%) SAP Manager
8 5 (4.03%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (4.03%) Functional Consultant
8 5 (4.03%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 4 (3.23%) SAP Developer
9 4 (3.23%) SAP Business Analyst
9 4 (3.23%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.45%) HTML
2 7 (5.65%) BAPI
3 5 (4.03%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (3.23%) SAP ALE
5 3 (2.42%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (1.61%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.81%) Web Services
7 1 (0.81%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.61%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.61%) User Experience
3 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.10%) SAP Implementation
1 15 (12.10%) Test Scripting
2 11 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (7.26%) Migration
4 8 (6.45%) ITIL
4 8 (6.45%) OO
4 8 (6.45%) Time Management
4 8 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 7 (5.65%) PRINCE2
5 7 (5.65%) ETL
6 6 (4.84%) Project Management
6 6 (4.84%) Workflow
7 5 (4.03%) Data Mapping
7 5 (4.03%) Performance Management
7 5 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.03%) ERP
8 4 (3.23%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.23%) Test Management
9 3 (2.42%) Integration Testing
9 3 (2.42%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.13%) ABAP
2 13 (10.48%) SAPscript
3 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (2.42%) Degree
1 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.61%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) QA
Vendors
1 124 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.03%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (0.81%) Siemens
5 1 (0.81%) Remedy
5 1 (0.81%) Northgate
5 1 (0.81%) NorthgateArinso
5 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £430 per day
Posted: 22 days ago