The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Implementation 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 Implementation over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Implementation
Rank 542 485 430
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -55
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 98 151 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.34% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 79 91
Average daily rate £475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £379 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £478 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.18% +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £66.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.25 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45554 43915 42300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.78% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30085 27355 26388
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1272 1188
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

SAP Implementation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Implementation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SAP Implementation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Implementation
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP Implementation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Implementation
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Implementation within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SAP Implementation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Implementation
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP Implementation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
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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 -69 89 £475 -5.00% 19
London -39 25 £415 -24.54% 4
West Midlands -8 17 £563 +12.50% 2
North West -11 17 £575 +27.77% 1
Coventry +2 13 - -
South East -11 9 £550 +10.00% 6
East Midlands +14 8 £500 - 2
Manchester -14 7 £338 -25.00% 1
Cheshire -4 5 £581 +38.39%
Merseyside - 5 - -
Wirral - 5 - -
Berkshire +10 4 £450 -10.00% 5
Hertfordshire +4 4 - -
Brentford +3 4 £425 -1.16%
Yorkshire +1 4 £525 +10.52%
East of England -4 4 - - 3
Surrey - 4 £575 -
Northampton - 4 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £400 -
City of London +44 3 £390 -23.90%
West Yorkshire -5 3 £525 +10.52%
Bristol -1 2 £550 +46.66%
South West -12 2 £550 +46.66% 1
Weybridge - 2 £575 -
Macclesfield - 2 £1,050 -
Royston - 2 - -
Bradford +18 1 £600 +26.31%
Birmingham +3 1 £550 +6.53%
Glasgow +1 1 - -
Hampshire -1 1 £550 -

SAP Implementation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation.

1 195 (100.00%) SAP
2 57 (29.23%) Finance
3 29 (14.87%) Migration
4 25 (12.82%) SAP HANA
5 24 (12.31%) Project Management
5 24 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (11.79%) ERP
6 23 (11.79%) Manufacturing
7 21 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (10.77%) Data Migration
8 20 (10.26%) Retail
9 19 (9.74%) SAP BW
9 19 (9.74%) Procure-to-pay
9 19 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (8.72%) SAP FI
10 17 (8.72%) SAP FI/CO
10 17 (8.72%) SAP Basis
10 17 (8.72%) SAP CO
11 16 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (7.18%) SAP HR
13 14 (7.18%) Java
14 13 (6.67%) ABAP
14 13 (6.67%) Logistics
15 12 (6.15%) SAP SRM
15 12 (6.15%) PRINCE2
15 12 (6.15%) NetWeaver
15 12 (6.15%) Workflow
16 10 (5.13%) Change Management
16 10 (5.13%) CRM

SAP Implementation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.15%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.51%) Apache
3 1 (0.51%) OpenEdge
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Office
2 2 (1.03%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (8.72%) SAP CO
1 17 (8.72%) SAP FI
1 17 (8.72%) SAP FI/CO
2 14 (7.18%) SAP HR
3 12 (6.15%) SAP SRM
4 10 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (4.62%) SAP Payroll
5 9 (4.62%) SAP SD
6 6 (3.08%) SAP PM
7 5 (2.56%) SAP BPC
7 5 (2.56%) SAP ERP
7 5 (2.56%) SAP MM
8 4 (2.05%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 4 (2.05%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (2.05%) SAP Retail
9 3 (1.54%) SAP MDM
10 2 (1.03%) SAP Business One
10 2 (1.03%) SAP FSCM
10 2 (1.03%) SAP SCM
10 2 (1.03%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.54%) Converged Networks
1 3 (1.54%) SAN
2 1 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.82%) SAP HANA
2 19 (9.74%) SAP BW
3 8 (4.10%) SAP BI
4 6 (3.08%) DB2
5 3 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.03%) Big Data
6 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.03%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.51%) MaxDB
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) NWDI
1 1 (0.51%) NWDS
1 1 (0.51%) Subversion
1 1 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 57 (29.23%) Finance
2 23 (11.79%) Manufacturing
3 20 (10.26%) Retail
4 15 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (4.10%) Automotive
5 8 (4.10%) Banking
5 8 (4.10%) Billing
6 7 (3.59%) Legal
7 6 (3.08%) Marketing
8 4 (2.05%) Electronics
8 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.03%) Local Government
9 2 (1.03%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 57 (29.23%) Consultant
2 53 (27.18%) SAP Manager
3 47 (24.10%) SAP Consultant
4 34 (17.44%) Project Manager
5 33 (16.92%) SAP Project Manager
6 30 (15.38%) Analyst
7 27 (13.85%) SAP Analyst
8 16 (8.21%) Architect
9 13 (6.67%) SAP Architect
10 10 (5.13%) Implementation Manager
10 10 (5.13%) Programme Manager
10 10 (5.13%) SAP Implementation Manager
10 10 (5.13%) SAP Programme Manager
10 10 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (4.62%) HR Analyst
11 9 (4.62%) SAP HR Analyst
11 9 (4.62%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.10%) Business Analyst
12 8 (4.10%) Test Manager
13 7 (3.59%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.72%) SAP Basis
2 6 (3.08%) SAP XI
3 4 (2.05%) SAP PI
4 3 (1.54%) Middleware
4 3 (1.54%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (1.03%) J2EE
5 2 (1.03%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (1.03%) Web Services
6 1 (0.51%) .NET
6 1 (0.51%) EDI
6 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.08%) PMI
4 3 (1.54%) FMCG
5 2 (1.03%) Clustering
5 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.03%) Life Science
6 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.56%) AIX
2 4 (2.05%) Linux
2 4 (2.05%) Windows
3 3 (1.54%) VMS
3 3 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.87%) Migration
2 24 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (12.31%) Project Management
3 23 (11.79%) ERP
4 21 (10.77%) Data Migration
4 21 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (9.74%) Procure-to-pay
6 16 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (6.67%) Logistics
8 12 (6.15%) PRINCE2
8 12 (6.15%) Workflow
9 10 (5.13%) Change Management
9 10 (5.13%) CRM
10 9 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.62%) Test Scripting
11 8 (4.10%) Programme Management
12 7 (3.59%) BCP
12 7 (3.59%) Data Security
12 7 (3.59%) Test Management
13 6 (3.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.18%) Java
2 13 (6.67%) ABAP
3 5 (2.56%) C#
4 2 (1.03%) R
4 2 (1.03%) SQL
5 1 (0.51%) OpenEdge ABL
5 1 (0.51%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.62%) Degree
1 9 (4.62%) PMI Certification
2 7 (3.59%) SAP Certification
3 3 (1.54%) ACCA
3 3 (1.54%) CIMA
3 3 (1.54%) PMP
4 2 (1.03%) CCA
4 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) CISA
5 1 (0.51%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.03%) GxP
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 195 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (3.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.56%) HP
3 5 (2.56%) hybris
3 5 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.05%) OpenText
4 4 (2.05%) Oracle
4 4 (2.05%) VMware
5 2 (1.03%) Ariba
6 1 (0.51%) PTC
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