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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Human Capital Management (SAP HCM)
Rank 614 595 568
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Contract jobs citing SAP HCM 44 36 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.064% 0.091%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.02% 0.78% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 21
Average daily rate £450 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £583 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -
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
4304 4589 4999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.70% 8.22% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2654 2542 2809
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 29 48
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.90 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £60.55 £52.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £29.42 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-6.51% -21.53%

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 30 April 2016.

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 25 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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 42 £450 -10.00% 5
London +2 12 £450 -18.18% 1
West Midlands - 11 £550 - 1
South East -17 6 £463 -17.77% 3
South West +8 3 £438 +52.17%
West Yorkshire +1 3 £350 -11.39%
Yorkshire -2 3 £350 -17.64%
Birmingham - 3 £431 - 1
Bristol -2 2 £375 +36.36%
North West -5 2 £334 -
Midlands - 2 £500 -
Manchester - 2 £334 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £470 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £470 - 2
Berkshire +6 1 £463 -19.56%
East of England -4 1 £275 -49.42%
Reading -15 1 £463 -19.56%
Scotland -18 1 £425 -15.00%
Aberdeen - 1 £425 -
Coventry - 1 £550 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £500 -
Worthing - 1 - - 1

SAP HCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 82 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (41.46%) SAP HR
3 32 (39.02%) SuccessFactors
4 23 (28.05%) SAP Payroll
5 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.63%) Business Analysis
7 11 (13.41%) ERP
8 10 (12.20%) Time Management
9 9 (10.98%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (10.98%) Finance
10 8 (9.76%) Test Scripting
10 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.54%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
12 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
12 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (7.32%) Degree
12 6 (7.32%) Integration Testing
13 5 (6.10%) Functional Testing
13 5 (6.10%) SAP Portal
13 5 (6.10%) SAP CO
13 5 (6.10%) CRM
13 5 (6.10%) Migration
13 5 (6.10%) Defect Management
14 4 (4.88%) Retail
14 4 (4.88%) SAP CRM
14 4 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO
14 4 (4.88%) SAP FI

SAP HCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (6.10%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (41.46%) SAP HR
2 23 (28.05%) SAP Payroll
3 5 (6.10%) SAP CO
4 4 (4.88%) SAP CRM
4 4 (4.88%) SAP FI
4 4 (4.88%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.44%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (2.44%) SAP ERP
5 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (1.22%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (39.02%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.22%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.22%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) LSMW
2 2 (2.44%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.44%) Selenium
2 2 (2.44%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Automotive
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (50.00%) Consultant
2 39 (47.56%) SAP Consultant
3 25 (30.49%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 22 (26.83%) Analyst
5 19 (23.17%) SAP Analyst
6 15 (18.29%) HR Consultant
7 13 (15.85%) HR Analyst
7 13 (15.85%) SAP HR Consultant
8 11 (13.41%) Payroll Consultant
8 11 (13.41%) SAP HR Analyst
9 10 (12.20%) SAP Payroll Consultant
10 9 (10.98%) SAP Test Analyst
10 9 (10.98%) Test Analyst
11 8 (9.76%) Business Analyst
12 7 (8.54%) Architect
12 7 (8.54%) HR Business Analyst
12 7 (8.54%) SAP Business Analyst
12 7 (8.54%) SAP HR Business Analyst
13 6 (7.32%) SAP Architect
14 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) Middleware
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Basis
1 1 (1.22%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.22%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.22%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (14.63%) Business Analysis
3 11 (13.41%) ERP
4 10 (12.20%) Time Management
5 9 (10.98%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (9.76%) Test Scripting
6 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.54%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (7.32%) Integration Testing
8 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.10%) CRM
9 5 (6.10%) Defect Management
9 5 (6.10%) Functional Testing
9 5 (6.10%) Migration
10 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.88%) Data Migration
11 3 (3.66%) Project Management
11 3 (3.66%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) ABAP
2 2 (2.44%) VBA
3 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Degree
1 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) ISEB
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (2.44%) HP
2 2 (2.44%) IBM
2 2 (2.44%) Kenexa
2 2 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe
3 1 (1.22%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle
3 1 (1.22%) Remedy
3 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
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