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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Human Capital Management (SAP HCM)
Rank 577 559 499
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -60
Contract jobs citing SAP HCM 19 36 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.068% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 0.77% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 22
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£500 £438 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £501
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £523 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £438 £550
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.45%
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
4138 4652 4349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 8.79% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2575 2181
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 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 53 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £52.50 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%

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 29 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 29 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 -40 17 £500 +14.28% 3
London -10 4 £550 +25.71%
North West -15 3 - -
Scotland +2 2 £500 -
Cheshire -8 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £475 - 1
East of England - 2 £456 -
South West +10 1 £300 -
City of London +10 1 - -
Berkshire +4 1 £575 - 1
South East -5 1 £575 - 1
North East -6 1 £500 -
West Midlands -13 1 £550 +25.71% 1
Teesside - 1 £500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £513 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Middlesbrough - 1 £500 -
Preston - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £575 - 1
Warrington - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £300 -
Cambridge - 1 £513 -
Coventry - 1 £550 -
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Leeds - 1 £450 -

SAP HCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 64 (100.00%) SAP
2 35 (54.69%) SuccessFactors
3 19 (29.69%) SAP Implementation
4 16 (25.00%) Project Management
5 15 (23.44%) Performance Management
6 14 (21.88%) SAP HR
7 11 (17.19%) Finance
8 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
8 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (7.81%) Oracle
9 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
10 4 (6.25%) Time Management
10 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.25%) Marketing
10 4 (6.25%) Degree
10 4 (6.25%) SAP FI
10 4 (6.25%) Migration
11 3 (4.69%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (4.69%) ABAP
11 3 (4.69%) SAP CO
11 3 (4.69%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
12 2 (3.13%) Software Deployment
12 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (3.13%) Data Governance
12 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (3.13%) German Language

SAP HCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (21.88%) SAP HR
2 4 (6.25%) SAP FI
3 3 (4.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (4.69%) SAP CO
4 2 (3.13%) SAP SCM
4 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (3.13%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.56%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.56%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.56%) ResourceLink
5 1 (1.56%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (1.56%) SAP HR-PA
5 1 (1.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (54.69%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) LSMW
2 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Consultant
2 25 (39.06%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (26.56%) Project Manager
4 13 (20.31%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 12 (18.75%) SAP Manager
6 10 (15.63%) SAP Project Manager
7 6 (9.38%) Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Architect
9 4 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.25%) SAP Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Data Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) SAP HR Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) Data Quality Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.69%) Quality Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Test Manager
12 1 (1.56%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (1.56%) BAPI
2 1 (1.56%) EDI
2 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.56%) JSP
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.13%) PMI
3 1 (1.56%) Life Science
3 1 (1.56%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) SAP Implementation
2 16 (25.00%) Project Management
3 15 (23.44%) Performance Management
4 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.25%) Time Management
6 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.25%) Migration
7 3 (4.69%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.13%) Data Governance
8 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.13%) Data Mapping
8 2 (3.13%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (3.13%) OO
8 2 (3.13%) ERP
8 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) ABAP
2 2 (3.13%) VBA
2 2 (3.13%) Java
2 2 (3.13%) SAPscript
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CCA
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) Ariba
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.56%) Syclo
4 1 (1.56%) Talend
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