The first table below looks at the demand for SAP HR 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 HR over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Human Resources (HR)
Rank 468 481 419
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -62
Contract jobs citing SAP HR 126 89 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.47% 1.95% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 71
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £423 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5098 4568 5325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 8.94% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2638 2343 2593
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £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 68 76 55
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.25% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.67 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -21.73%

SAP HR
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP HR within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP HR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP HR
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP HR within the UK.

SAP HR Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP HR
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP HR within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SAP HR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP HR
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP HR within the UK.

SAP HR Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP HR
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP HR within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 -22 90 £413 -13.15% 15
London +30 52 £393 -23.37% 7
Scotland - 20 £600 -
Aberdeen - 18 £600 -
City of London +32 13 £313 -40.47% 2
West Midlands -13 12 £425 +102.38% 2
South East -1 10 £484 - 4
Birmingham 0 6 £425 +102.38% 1
Surrey -4 3 £488 - 3
Yorkshire 0 2 - - 1
East Midlands -2 2 - -
North West -6 2 - - 1
South West -27 2 £283 -33.13%
Middlesex - 2 £484 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 -
West Yorkshire -2 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - -
Leeds -7 1 - - 1
Manchester -7 1 - -
East of England -23 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Crawley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -

SAP HR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP HR 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 HR.

1 246 (100.00%) SAP
2 46 (18.70%) SAP HCM
3 44 (17.89%) SAP Payroll
4 32 (13.01%) Project Management
5 27 (10.98%) Test Scripting
6 23 (9.35%) ERP
6 23 (9.35%) Migration
7 20 (8.13%) Data Migration
8 19 (7.72%) SuccessFactors
8 19 (7.72%) Finance
8 19 (7.72%) PeopleSoft
8 19 (7.72%) Oracle
9 18 (7.32%) Microsoft
10 17 (6.91%) ABAP
10 17 (6.91%) Data Integration
10 17 (6.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (6.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 16 (6.50%) Change Management
12 15 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (6.10%) Time Management
12 15 (6.10%) SAP Implementation
13 14 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (5.69%) Workday HCM
14 13 (5.28%) Web Services
14 13 (5.28%) Degree
14 13 (5.28%) Data Cleansing
15 12 (4.88%) JAX-WS
15 12 (4.88%) XPath
15 12 (4.88%) Apache Axis
15 12 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite

SAP HR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP HR 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 HR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.88%) AquaLogic
1 12 (4.88%) WebSphere
1 12 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 11 (4.47%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.07%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.03%) MS Project
4 4 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 46 (18.70%) SAP HCM
2 44 (17.89%) SAP Payroll
3 16 (6.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (5.69%) Workday HCM
5 7 (2.85%) SAP FI
6 6 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (2.44%) SAP CO
7 5 (2.03%) SAP HR-PA
8 3 (1.22%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.81%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.81%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.81%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.81%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.41%) Agresso
10 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.41%) SAP APO
10 1 (0.41%) SAP PP
10 1 (0.41%) SAP PS
10 1 (0.41%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.72%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.44%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.22%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.81%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.41%) MS Access
4 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.22%) LSMW
2 2 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 19 (7.72%) Finance
2 7 (2.85%) Legal
3 4 (1.63%) Law
3 4 (1.63%) Local Government
3 4 (1.63%) German Language
4 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.81%) Retail
5 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 76 (30.89%) Consultant
2 67 (27.24%) SAP Consultant
3 62 (25.20%) Analyst
4 53 (21.54%) SAP HR Consultant
5 30 (12.20%) SAP Analyst
6 26 (10.57%) Business Analyst
7 22 (8.94%) SAP Manager
8 20 (8.13%) SAP HR Analyst
9 18 (7.32%) Project Manager
10 14 (5.69%) SAP Project Manager
10 14 (5.69%) Payroll Consultant
11 13 (5.28%) SAP Payroll Consultant
12 11 (4.47%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
13 10 (4.07%) Test Leader
13 10 (4.07%) Tester
13 10 (4.07%) Test Analyst
14 9 (3.66%) Trainer
14 9 (3.66%) SAP Trainer
14 9 (3.66%) SAP HCM Consultant
15 8 (3.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.28%) Web Services
2 12 (4.88%) XML
2 12 (4.88%) XSD
2 12 (4.88%) XSLT
2 12 (4.88%) UDDI
2 12 (4.88%) WSDL
2 12 (4.88%) SOAP
2 12 (4.88%) Apache Axis
2 12 (4.88%) JAX-WS
3 6 (2.44%) SAP ALE
4 5 (2.03%) BAPI
5 2 (0.81%) SAP TM
5 2 (0.81%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.91%) Data Integration
2 7 (2.85%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.44%) Learning Management System
4 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
4 2 (0.81%) E-Learning
4 2 (0.81%) Data Conversion
4 2 (0.81%) FMCG
5 1 (0.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.01%) Project Management
2 27 (10.98%) Test Scripting
3 23 (9.35%) ERP
3 23 (9.35%) Migration
4 20 (8.13%) Data Migration
5 17 (6.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (6.50%) Change Management
7 15 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (6.10%) SAP Implementation
7 15 (6.10%) Time Management
8 14 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (5.28%) Data Cleansing
10 12 (4.88%) E-business
10 12 (4.88%) SOA
10 12 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (3.66%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.66%) Performance Management
11 9 (3.66%) Integration Testing
12 8 (3.25%) Data Management
12 8 (3.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.91%) ABAP
2 12 (4.88%) XPath
3 4 (1.63%) SQL
4 2 (0.81%) VBA
5 1 (0.41%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 13 (5.28%) Degree
2 5 (2.03%) ISEB
3 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.81%) PMP
4 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.41%) CIPD
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.85%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 246 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (7.72%) Oracle
2 19 (7.72%) PeopleSoft
3 18 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.88%) BEA
4 12 (4.88%) IBM
5 5 (2.03%) Adobe
6 2 (0.81%) HP
6 2 (0.81%) Northgate
7 1 (0.41%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.41%) Business Objects
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago