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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Human Capital Management (SAP HCM)
Rank 557 538 520
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Contract jobs citing SAP HCM 35 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.063% 0.084%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.73% 0.69% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 12
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£465 £486 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +10.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £428 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £738 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £513 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
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
4808 4624 4655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.86% 9.03% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 2463 2275
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 67 81
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.83 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.37% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 December 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 22 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 December 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 -25 29 £465 -2.31% 11
London +3 6 £390 -19.67% 7
South East -28 4 £475 -7.31% 2
West Midlands -4 3 - -
Derbyshire +15 2 £600 -
East Midlands +9 2 £600 -
North West - 2 - - 1
Chesterfield - 2 £600 -
Scotland - 2 - -
City of London +5 1 £390 -24.27% 2
Lancashire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Preston - - - -
Watford - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

SAP HCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 107 (100.00%) SAP
2 40 (37.38%) SAP HR
3 22 (20.56%) ABAP
4 15 (14.02%) NetWeaver
4 15 (14.02%) Migration
5 13 (12.15%) SAPscript
5 13 (12.15%) Data Migration
6 12 (11.21%) Test Scripting
6 12 (11.21%) SAP Implementation
7 10 (9.35%) SAP Payroll
8 9 (8.41%) Finance
8 9 (8.41%) QA
8 9 (8.41%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (7.48%) Time Management
9 8 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.48%) HTML
9 8 (7.48%) ITIL
10 7 (6.54%) OO
10 7 (6.54%) PeopleSoft
10 7 (6.54%) ETL
10 7 (6.54%) BAPI
10 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (5.61%) SAP EP
11 6 (5.61%) ERP
12 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
12 5 (4.67%) Project Management
12 5 (4.67%) Data Mapping
12 5 (4.67%) Test Management

SAP HCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (14.02%) NetWeaver
2 6 (5.61%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 40 (37.38%) SAP HR
2 10 (9.35%) SAP Payroll
3 4 (3.74%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 3 (2.80%) SAP SRM
5 2 (1.87%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.87%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.87%) Workday HCM
5 2 (1.87%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.87%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.93%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.93%) Lawson
6 1 (0.93%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.93%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.93%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.93%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.93%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.93%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.93%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) LSMW
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Retail
2 3 (2.80%) Back Office
3 1 (0.93%) German Language
3 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
3 1 (0.93%) Norwegian Language
3 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (56.07%) Consultant
2 58 (54.21%) SAP Consultant
3 47 (43.93%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.54%) ABAP Consultant
5 7 (6.54%) SAP HR Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) SAP Manager
6 6 (5.61%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) SAP Tester
8 4 (3.74%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Tester
8 4 (3.74%) Developer
8 4 (3.74%) SAP Project Manager
8 4 (3.74%) SAP Developer
8 4 (3.74%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) NetWeaver Consultant
9 3 (2.80%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) HTML
2 7 (6.54%) BAPI
3 4 (3.74%) SAP PI
3 4 (3.74%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.93%) EDI
5 1 (0.93%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.87%) User Experience
3 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.93%) Life Science
3 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.02%) Migration
2 13 (12.15%) Data Migration
3 12 (11.21%) SAP Implementation
3 12 (11.21%) Test Scripting
4 8 (7.48%) Time Management
4 8 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.48%) ITIL
5 7 (6.54%) OO
5 7 (6.54%) ETL
6 6 (5.61%) ERP
7 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.67%) Project Management
7 5 (4.67%) Test Management
7 5 (4.67%) Data Mapping
8 4 (3.74%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.74%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.74%) Change Management
9 3 (2.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.56%) ABAP
2 13 (12.15%) SAPscript
3 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.80%) Degree
1 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.87%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (6.54%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.74%) HP
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle
5 2 (1.87%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.93%) Dell
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) Siemens
6 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.93%) Remedy
6 1 (0.93%) Infor
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