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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Implementation
Rank 465 415 379
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -36
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 112 147 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.41% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 61 61
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£500 £500 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £475 £440
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £82.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 - -

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
38219 36146 32687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.29% 74.26% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24558 22025 19397
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1117 1319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 -60 102 £500 - 30
London -20 39 £500 - 9
East of England +14 16 £540 +10.76%
Cambridgeshire -6 11 £525 +7.69%
East Midlands +14 10 £350 -4.10% 1
West Midlands 0 9 £575 +16.16% 5
City of London +7 8 £450 -16.27%
South East -31 8 £538 +19.44% 8
North East - 7 £800 - 2
Leicestershire - 7 £400 - 1
Leicester - 7 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £550 -
North West -10 4 £600 +20.00% 6
Coventry +4 3 £575 - 1
Berkshire -1 3 £550 +15.78%
Hertford - 3 £575 -
Cambridge -5 2 £540 +10.76%
Hampshire - 2 £538 - 6
Reading +8 1 £550 -
Yorkshire 0 1 £375 - 2
West Yorkshire -3 1 £375 - 2
Midlands -7 1 - - 1
Surrey -10 1 £300 -14.28% 1
Manchester -12 1 - - 5
Oxfordshire -20 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 £565 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - - 4
Tyne and Wear - 1 £600 -
Scotland - 1 £565 -

SAP Implementation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 251 (100.00%) SAP
2 57 (22.71%) Finance
3 45 (17.93%) Project Management
4 36 (14.34%) Manufacturing
5 33 (13.15%) ERP
6 29 (11.55%) Migration
7 26 (10.36%) SAP FI
8 25 (9.96%) SAP FI/CO
8 25 (9.96%) SAP CO
9 21 (8.37%) Business Transformation
10 20 (7.97%) PRINCE2
11 17 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (6.77%) Integration Testing
12 16 (6.37%) Data Migration
12 16 (6.37%) QA
12 16 (6.37%) ABAP
13 15 (5.98%) SAP HCM
14 14 (5.58%) Change Management
15 13 (5.18%) SAP SD
15 13 (5.18%) Logistics
15 13 (5.18%) SAP XI
15 13 (5.18%) FMCG
15 13 (5.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 12 (4.78%) Degree
16 12 (4.78%) SAP BW
16 12 (4.78%) SAP PP
17 11 (4.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 11 (4.38%) Retail
17 11 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (3.98%) SuccessFactors

SAP Implementation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (1.99%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.40%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.59%) MS Project
2 4 (1.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (10.36%) SAP FI
2 25 (9.96%) SAP FI/CO
2 25 (9.96%) SAP CO
3 15 (5.98%) SAP HCM
4 13 (5.18%) SAP SD
5 12 (4.78%) SAP PP
6 11 (4.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (3.98%) SAP ERP
8 7 (2.79%) SAP PM
8 7 (2.79%) SAP QM
9 6 (2.39%) SAP MM
10 5 (1.99%) SAP APO
10 5 (1.99%) SAP GRC
10 5 (1.99%) SAP MRS
11 4 (1.59%) SAP EWM
11 4 (1.59%) SAP R/3
11 4 (1.59%) SAP HR
11 4 (1.59%) SAP WM
12 3 (1.20%) SAP FSCM
13 2 (0.80%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.98%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) HTTP
1 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.78%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.20%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.80%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.40%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) LSMW
General
1 57 (22.71%) Finance
2 36 (14.34%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.38%) Retail
4 10 (3.98%) Automotive
5 6 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.39%) General Ledger
6 5 (1.99%) French Language
6 5 (1.99%) German Language
7 3 (1.20%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.20%) Swedish Language
8 2 (0.80%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (30.68%) Consultant
2 72 (28.69%) SAP Consultant
3 55 (21.91%) SAP Manager
4 39 (15.54%) Analyst
4 39 (15.54%) Project Manager
5 32 (12.75%) SAP Project Manager
6 21 (8.37%) Architect
6 21 (8.37%) SAP Analyst
7 17 (6.77%) SAP Architect
8 11 (4.38%) Business Analyst
8 11 (4.38%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 10 (3.98%) SAP Business Analyst
10 9 (3.59%) PMO Analyst
10 9 (3.59%) SAP Implementation Manager
10 9 (3.59%) Implementation Manager
11 7 (2.79%) Programme Manager
11 7 (2.79%) SAP HCM Consultant
12 6 (2.39%) SAP Functional Consultant
12 6 (2.39%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.39%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.18%) SAP XI
2 10 (3.98%) SAP PI
3 4 (1.59%) Middleware
3 4 (1.59%) EDI
4 3 (1.20%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.80%) XML
6 1 (0.40%) Web Services
6 1 (0.40%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.40%) Mason
6 1 (0.40%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.18%) FMCG
2 11 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.20%) User Experience
7 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.80%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) PMI
8 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.40%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) GIS
8 1 (0.40%) AS400
8 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.39%) AIX
1 6 (2.39%) Linux
2 5 (1.99%) UNIX
2 5 (1.99%) Windows
3 4 (1.59%) Windows NT
4 3 (1.20%) VMS
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.93%) Project Management
2 33 (13.15%) ERP
3 29 (11.55%) Migration
4 21 (8.37%) Business Transformation
5 20 (7.97%) PRINCE2
6 17 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (6.77%) Integration Testing
7 16 (6.37%) Data Migration
8 14 (5.58%) Change Management
9 13 (5.18%) Logistics
9 13 (5.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (3.98%) Programme Management
11 9 (3.59%) Data Management
11 9 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (2.79%) Regression Testing
12 7 (2.79%) ETL
12 7 (2.79%) Test Strategy
12 7 (2.79%) Data Cleansing
12 7 (2.79%) SAP Security
12 7 (2.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.37%) ABAP
2 6 (2.39%) SQL
3 5 (1.99%) VB
4 3 (1.20%) Java
5 1 (0.40%) C
5 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.40%) VBA
5 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 12 (4.78%) Degree
2 8 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (1.99%) ISEB
3 5 (1.99%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.59%) SAP Certification
4 4 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.59%) PMP
4 4 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.20%) ACCA
6 2 (0.80%) CIMA
7 1 (0.40%) CISA
7 1 (0.40%) QiCA
7 1 (0.40%) CIPFA
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.37%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 251 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (3.98%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.19%) Oracle
4 7 (2.79%) VMware
5 4 (1.59%) IBM
6 2 (0.80%) Citrix
6 2 (0.80%) Informatica
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.40%) Primavera
7 1 (0.40%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.40%) HP
7 1 (0.40%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
London
Boss ERP Consulting
Rate: £700-800 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Boss ERP Consulting
Posted: 9 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
North East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
North East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent rates on offer
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: £450-500/day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 400-570 Per Day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 20 days ago