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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Implementation
Rank 469 402 356
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -46
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 143 197 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.49% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 89 99
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £350 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £440 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -7.36%
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 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
42640 40307 34513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.39% 74.95% 73.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 25279 20562
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1247 1176 1030
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 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 -64 130 £483 -3.50% 24
London -39 50 £550 +4.76% 9
North West -1 20 £450 - 2
East of England +11 16 £475 -15.55% 1
South West +12 14 £375 +3.44%
Manchester -6 14 £450 -
West Midlands -29 9 £500 +21.95% 4
Cambridgeshire +8 8 £575 +2.22% 1
Somerset +12 7 £413 +14.58%
Hertfordshire +3 7 £475 -40.62%
Brentford +3 7 £425 -18.26%
South East -28 6 £488 -9.30% 3
Scotland - 6 £515 -
Taunton +8 5 £394 +12.50%
Glasgow - 5 £515 -
Cambridge 0 4 £575 +2.22% 1
Midlands -1 4 - - 2
Yorkshire -11 3 £475 -4.76% 1
Hertford - 3 £475 -
Cheshire - 3 £420 -
City of London +7 2 £513 +2.50% 1
Watford +3 2 £360 -55.00%
Coventry +3 2 - -
West Yorkshire -3 2 £475 -20.83% 1
Bristol -4 2 £375 -16.66%
Birmingham -4 2 £516 - 3
Berkshire -12 2 £488 -7.14%
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Essex +4 1 £250 +42.85%
Derbyshire +2 1 - -

SAP Implementation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 261 (100.00%) SAP
2 54 (20.69%) Finance
3 47 (18.01%) Project Management
4 46 (17.62%) ERP
5 38 (14.56%) Manufacturing
6 28 (10.73%) Migration
7 27 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (8.43%) Data Migration
8 22 (8.43%) SuccessFactors
9 21 (8.05%) Integration Testing
9 21 (8.05%) Retail
9 21 (8.05%) PRINCE2
10 20 (7.66%) ABAP
11 19 (7.28%) SAP HCM
12 17 (6.51%) Change Management
13 16 (6.13%) Business Objects
13 16 (6.13%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (6.13%) SAP FI
13 16 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (5.75%) Performance Management
14 15 (5.75%) Validation
14 15 (5.75%) Business Transformation
15 14 (5.36%) SAP ERP
16 13 (4.98%) SAP CO
16 13 (4.98%) SAP FI/CO
16 13 (4.98%) SAP Basis
17 12 (4.60%) Workflow
17 12 (4.60%) Programme Management
17 12 (4.60%) SAP HR
17 12 (4.60%) SAP BW

SAP Implementation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 7 (2.68%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.15%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.38%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (2.68%) MS Office
2 6 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.30%) MS Project
3 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (7.28%) SAP HCM
2 16 (6.13%) SAP FI
3 14 (5.36%) SAP ERP
4 13 (4.98%) SAP FI/CO
4 13 (4.98%) SAP CO
5 12 (4.60%) SAP HR
6 9 (3.45%) SAP SD
7 7 (2.68%) SAP Payroll
8 6 (2.30%) SAP PP
8 6 (2.30%) SAP EWM
9 5 (1.92%) SAP QM
9 5 (1.92%) SAP MM
9 5 (1.92%) SAP WM
10 4 (1.53%) SAP PM
10 4 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (1.53%) SAP BPC
11 3 (1.15%) SAP APO
12 2 (0.77%) SAP R/3
12 2 (0.77%) SAP PS
12 2 (0.77%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.43%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.38%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.13%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (4.60%) SAP BW
3 8 (3.07%) SAP HANA
4 6 (2.30%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (1.53%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) LSMW
General
1 54 (20.69%) Finance
2 38 (14.56%) Manufacturing
3 21 (8.05%) Retail
4 9 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.92%) German Language
6 4 (1.53%) Automotive
6 4 (1.53%) French Language
7 3 (1.15%) Swedish Language
7 3 (1.15%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.77%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Bosnian Language
9 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (27.20%) Consultant
1 71 (27.20%) SAP Consultant
2 69 (26.44%) SAP Manager
3 44 (16.86%) Project Manager
4 35 (13.41%) Analyst
5 28 (10.73%) SAP Project Manager
6 22 (8.43%) SAP Analyst
7 12 (4.60%) PMO Manager
8 11 (4.21%) Test Manager
8 11 (4.21%) Business Analyst
8 11 (4.21%) Programme Manager
9 10 (3.83%) Data Analyst
10 9 (3.45%) Architect
10 9 (3.45%) SAP HCM Consultant
11 8 (3.07%) SAP Programme Manager
11 8 (3.07%) Data Governance Manager
11 8 (3.07%) Governance Manager
11 8 (3.07%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (3.07%) Data Manager
11 8 (3.07%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.98%) SAP Basis
2 3 (1.15%) EDI
3 2 (0.77%) SAP XI
3 2 (0.77%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.38%) SOAP
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.83%) FMCG
1 10 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.53%) Data Conversion
3 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.15%) PMI
5 1 (0.38%) NHS
5 1 (0.38%) Tandem
5 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.38%) Life Science
5 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.83%) Windows
2 6 (2.30%) AIX
2 6 (2.30%) Linux
2 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (1.92%) UNIX
4 4 (1.53%) Windows NT
4 4 (1.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.01%) Project Management
2 46 (17.62%) ERP
3 28 (10.73%) Migration
4 27 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (8.43%) Data Migration
6 21 (8.05%) Integration Testing
6 21 (8.05%) PRINCE2
7 17 (6.51%) Change Management
8 16 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (5.75%) Performance Management
9 15 (5.75%) Validation
9 15 (5.75%) Business Transformation
10 12 (4.60%) Workflow
10 12 (4.60%) Programme Management
10 12 (4.60%) Data Validation
11 11 (4.21%) Data Governance
11 11 (4.21%) Test Strategy
12 10 (3.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (3.83%) Logistics
13 8 (3.07%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.66%) ABAP
2 6 (2.30%) Java
3 1 (0.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (2.68%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.92%) ACCA
3 5 (1.92%) PMP
3 5 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.53%) Degree
4 4 (1.53%) ISEB
5 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.77%) CISSP
6 2 (0.77%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.30%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 261 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (6.13%) Business Objects
3 6 (2.30%) VMware
3 6 (2.30%) Oracle
4 4 (1.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.77%) HP
5 2 (0.77%) Informatica
6 1 (0.38%) OpenText
6 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.38%) Ariba
6 1 (0.38%) FrontRange
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