The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Human Capital Management (SAP HCM)
Rank 547 535 503
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -32
Contract jobs citing SAP HCM 57 30 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.059% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.12% 0.65% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 24
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£425 £525 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% +7.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £368 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £775 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £501 £500
% change year-on-year
-15.08% +0.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5072 4615 5323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.28% 9.03% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2614 2352 2571
Average daily rate £430 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 79 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%

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 28 July 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 28 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 28 July 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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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 +11 44 £425 -19.08% 16
London +9 11 £409 -39.44% 6
West Midlands - 7 £425 - 3
West Yorkshire - 5 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £375 - 1
Leeds - 4 £375 - 1
South West - 4 £298 - 1
North West - 3 £358 - 3
Coventry - 3 £510 -
Manchester - 2 £466 - 2
City of London +7 1 £425 -
South East -25 1 - - 2
Scotland - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Reading - - - -
Weybridge - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Northumberland - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -

SAP HCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 49 (45.79%) SAP HR
3 14 (13.08%) SAP Implementation
4 13 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (9.35%) Time Management
5 10 (9.35%) SAP Payroll
5 10 (9.35%) Project Management
6 9 (8.41%) ABAP
6 9 (8.41%) Finance
7 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.48%) Test Scripting
8 7 (6.54%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (5.61%) Degree
9 6 (5.61%) SAP SRM
9 6 (5.61%) Italian Language
9 6 (5.61%) OO
10 5 (4.67%) SAP FI
10 5 (4.67%) SAPscript
10 5 (4.67%) Legal
10 5 (4.67%) SAP CO
10 5 (4.67%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (4.67%) SAP Smart Forms
10 5 (4.67%) BAPI
10 5 (4.67%) SAP ALE
10 5 (4.67%) LSMW
10 5 (4.67%) Performance Management
11 4 (3.74%) SAP HR-PA
11 4 (3.74%) SAP Security
11 4 (3.74%) QA
11 4 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management

SAP HCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (2.80%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 49 (45.79%) SAP HR
2 10 (9.35%) SAP Payroll
3 6 (5.61%) SAP SRM
4 5 (4.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (4.67%) SAP CO
4 5 (4.67%) SAP FI
5 4 (3.74%) SAP MM
5 4 (3.74%) SAP HR-PA
6 3 (2.80%) SAP WM
6 3 (2.80%) SAP SD
7 2 (1.87%) SAP PS
7 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.93%) Agresso
8 1 (0.93%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.93%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) LSMW
General
1 9 (8.41%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Italian Language
3 5 (4.67%) Legal
4 3 (2.80%) German Language
5 2 (1.87%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.93%) Local Government
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
Job Titles
1 55 (51.40%) Consultant
1 55 (51.40%) SAP Consultant
2 33 (30.84%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 16 (14.95%) Analyst
3 16 (14.95%) SAP HR Consultant
4 12 (11.21%) SAP Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.54%) SAP Payroll Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) Payroll Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) SAP Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Functional Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) SAP Tester
8 4 (3.74%) SAP Project Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Tester
8 4 (3.74%) ABAP Consultant
9 3 (2.80%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.80%) Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) SAP Smart Forms
1 5 (4.67%) BAPI
1 5 (4.67%) SAP ALE
2 2 (1.87%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
3 1 (0.93%) OLE
3 1 (0.93%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.93%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.87%) PMI
1 2 (1.87%) Learning Management System
2 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.08%) SAP Implementation
2 13 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (9.35%) Time Management
3 10 (9.35%) Project Management
4 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
4 8 (7.48%) Test Scripting
5 6 (5.61%) OO
6 5 (4.67%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.74%) SAP Security
7 4 (3.74%) ERP
7 4 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.80%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.80%) Workflow
8 3 (2.80%) Test Management
8 3 (2.80%) Data Privacy
9 2 (1.87%) BPMN
9 2 (1.87%) Unit Testing
9 2 (1.87%) Change Management
9 2 (1.87%) Data Modelling
9 2 (1.87%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.41%) ABAP
2 5 (4.67%) SAPscript
3 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) PMP
3 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.74%) Adobe
3 3 (2.80%) HP
4 1 (0.93%) Northgate
4 1 (0.93%) NorthgateArinso
North West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 25 days ago
London
MRP Global
Rate: Excellent daily rates offered
Posted: 25 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago