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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Human Capital Management (SAP HCM)
Rank 565 547 490
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -57
Contract jobs citing SAP HCM 35 48 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.088% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.81% 1.02% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 29
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£500 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £745
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00

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
4330 4703 4432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 8.63% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2433 2650 2266
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 79
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £15.45 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.28 £52.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -0.82%

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 1 May 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 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 1 May 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 -24 30 £500 +11.11% 4
East of England +14 9 £544 -
Cambridgeshire +9 8 £575 -
Yorkshire -5 6 £425 - 2
London -17 5 £550 +29.41% 1
South West +4 4 £288 -
Cambridge - 4 £575 -
Bristol - 3 £275 -
North West -20 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £500 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £395 - 2
Berkshire -4 1 £575 -
North East -4 1 £500 +8.10%
City of London -5 1 - - 1
South East -12 1 £575 +4.54% 1
Teesside - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £600 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Halifax - 1 £340 - 2
Leeds - 1 £450 -
Middlesbrough - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £575 -
Swindon - 1 £600 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £400 -

SAP HCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 74 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (45.95%) SuccessFactors
3 22 (29.73%) SAP HR
4 19 (25.68%) SAP Implementation
5 17 (22.97%) Project Management
6 16 (21.62%) Performance Management
7 11 (14.86%) Finance
8 9 (12.16%) Migration
8 9 (12.16%) SAP Payroll
9 8 (10.81%) Data Migration
9 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (9.46%) Time Management
10 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.46%) ABAP
11 6 (8.11%) Oracle
11 6 (8.11%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (6.76%) LSMW
12 5 (6.76%) SAP FI
13 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (5.41%) SAP FI/CO
13 4 (5.41%) SAP CO
13 4 (5.41%) Marketing
13 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
14 3 (4.05%) Workday HCM
14 3 (4.05%) Integration Testing
14 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (4.05%) Degree
14 3 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas

SAP HCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (1.35%) SAP Portal
1 1 (1.35%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 22 (29.73%) SAP HR
2 9 (12.16%) SAP Payroll
3 5 (6.76%) SAP FI
4 4 (5.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (5.41%) SAP CO
5 3 (4.05%) Workday HCM
5 3 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (2.70%) SAP SCM
7 1 (1.35%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (1.35%) SAP HR-PA
7 1 (1.35%) SAP CRM
7 1 (1.35%) Lawson
7 1 (1.35%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 34 (45.95%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) LSMW
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) German Language
3 1 (1.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Consultant
2 29 (39.19%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (25.68%) Project Manager
4 15 (20.27%) SAP Manager
5 14 (18.92%) SAP HCM Consultant
6 12 (16.22%) SAP Project Manager
7 7 (9.46%) SAP HR Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Architect
9 4 (5.41%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.41%) SAP Architect
10 3 (4.05%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Data Quality Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Test Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Data Analyst
11 2 (2.70%) ABAP Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (2.70%) BAPI
1 2 (2.70%) SAP PI
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.35%) EDI
2 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.35%) JSP
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) PMI
2 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.35%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.35%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) SAP Implementation
2 17 (22.97%) Project Management
3 16 (21.62%) Performance Management
4 9 (12.16%) Migration
5 8 (10.81%) Data Migration
6 7 (9.46%) Time Management
6 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.11%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.05%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.05%) ERP
10 2 (2.70%) OO
10 2 (2.70%) Software Testing
10 2 (2.70%) Logistics
10 2 (2.70%) Supply Chain Management
10 2 (2.70%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.70%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) ABAP
2 3 (4.05%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) VBA
3 2 (2.70%) Java
3 2 (2.70%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.70%) Ariba
4 1 (1.35%) Syclo
4 1 (1.35%) Infor
4 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) Dell
4 1 (1.35%) Citrix
4 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
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