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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Implementation
Rank 510 409 373
Rank change year-on-year
-101 -36
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 85 175 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.46% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 79 68
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £350 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £635 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £531 £474 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.13% +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £64.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £64.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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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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 -110 78 £500 - 16
London -17 35 £500 -1.96% 7
South East -39 11 £538 +17.80% 2
East of England -11 9 £550 - 1
West Midlands -22 6 £575 -0.86%
Hertfordshire - 6 £550 - 1
East Midlands +4 5 £325 - 1
Berkshire +3 4 £563 +18.42%
City of London -1 4 £525 -
Hampshire - 4 £525 - 1
Coventry -6 3 £575 -
North East - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -11 2 £538 -
Surrey -17 2 £550 +34.14%
Leicestershire - 2 £475 -
Reading +18 1 £550 -
Midlands -9 1 £375 -25.00% 2
North West -11 1 - - 2
Hertford - 1 £550 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

SAP Implementation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 270 (100.00%) SAP
2 54 (20.00%) Finance
3 44 (16.30%) Project Management
4 41 (15.19%) Manufacturing
5 30 (11.11%) SAP FI
5 30 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
5 30 (11.11%) SAP CO
5 30 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 25 (9.26%) Migration
6 25 (9.26%) ERP
7 24 (8.89%) Logistics
8 23 (8.52%) Integration Testing
9 21 (7.78%) QA
9 21 (7.78%) Change Management
10 20 (7.41%) FMCG
11 19 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (6.67%) SAP SD
13 17 (6.30%) PRINCE2
14 16 (5.93%) SAP PP
14 16 (5.93%) Data Migration
15 15 (5.56%) Automotive
16 14 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 12 (4.44%) Retail
17 12 (4.44%) SAP XI
17 12 (4.44%) Programme Management
17 12 (4.44%) SAP HCM
17 12 (4.44%) SAP BW
17 12 (4.44%) MS Excel
18 11 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (4.07%) SAP Oil and Gas

SAP Implementation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (1.85%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.37%) MTS
4 1 (0.37%) SAS
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.96%) MS Office
3 7 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.11%) MS Project
5 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 30 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 30 (11.11%) SAP CO
2 18 (6.67%) SAP SD
3 16 (5.93%) SAP PP
4 12 (4.44%) SAP HCM
5 11 (4.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (3.70%) SAP ERP
7 9 (3.33%) SAP EWM
8 8 (2.96%) SAP QM
8 8 (2.96%) SAP MM
9 7 (2.59%) SAP PM
10 6 (2.22%) SAP SRM
10 6 (2.22%) SAP HR
11 5 (1.85%) SAP WM
11 5 (1.85%) SAP GRC
11 5 (1.85%) SAP MRS
12 4 (1.48%) SAP APO
13 3 (1.11%) SAP R/3
14 2 (0.74%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Force.com
1 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.37%) SAN
1 1 (0.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.44%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.11%) SAP BI
2 3 (1.11%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.37%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) LSMW
General
1 54 (20.00%) Finance
2 41 (15.19%) Manufacturing
3 15 (5.56%) Automotive
4 12 (4.44%) Retail
5 5 (1.85%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.48%) French Language
6 4 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.11%) Back Office
7 3 (1.11%) German Language
8 2 (0.74%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.74%) Swedish Language
8 2 (0.74%) Marketing
8 2 (0.74%) Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Billing
8 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 77 (28.52%) Consultant
2 69 (25.56%) SAP Consultant
3 52 (19.26%) SAP Manager
4 49 (18.15%) Analyst
5 39 (14.44%) Project Manager
6 28 (10.37%) SAP Project Manager
7 27 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
8 16 (5.93%) Architect
9 15 (5.56%) Business Analyst
10 14 (5.19%) PMO Analyst
10 14 (5.19%) SAP Architect
10 14 (5.19%) SAP Business Analyst
11 11 (4.07%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 9 (3.33%) SAP Implementation Manager
12 9 (3.33%) Implementation Manager
13 8 (2.96%) Programme Manager
13 8 (2.96%) Developer
14 7 (2.59%) Trainer
14 7 (2.59%) SAP Trainer
14 7 (2.59%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.44%) SAP XI
2 10 (3.70%) SAP PI
3 4 (1.48%) EDI
3 4 (1.48%) Middleware
4 3 (1.11%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.74%) Mason
5 2 (0.74%) Visualforce
5 2 (0.74%) XML
6 1 (0.37%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.37%) HTML
6 1 (0.37%) Web Services
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.41%) FMCG
2 8 (2.96%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.22%) User Experience
5 2 (0.74%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.74%) PMI
6 1 (0.37%) AS400
6 1 (0.37%) GIS
6 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.11%) VMS
2 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.37%) Windows
2 1 (0.37%) AIX
2 1 (0.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.30%) Project Management
2 30 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 25 (9.26%) Migration
3 25 (9.26%) ERP
4 24 (8.89%) Logistics
5 23 (8.52%) Integration Testing
6 21 (7.78%) Change Management
7 19 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (6.30%) PRINCE2
9 16 (5.93%) Data Migration
10 14 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (4.44%) Programme Management
12 11 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (3.70%) Quality Management
14 9 (3.33%) Data Cleansing
14 9 (3.33%) Procure-to-pay
14 9 (3.33%) Data Management
15 8 (2.96%) ETL
16 7 (2.59%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.33%) ABAP
2 7 (2.59%) VBA
3 6 (2.22%) SQL
4 5 (1.85%) Java
4 5 (1.85%) VB
5 2 (0.74%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.74%) C
6 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (3.70%) Degree
2 6 (2.22%) SAP Certification
3 5 (1.85%) ISEB
4 4 (1.48%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.48%) CIMA
5 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.74%) ACCA
6 1 (0.37%) QiCA
6 1 (0.37%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.37%) CISA
6 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.78%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 270 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.96%) Oracle
4 4 (1.48%) IBM
5 2 (0.74%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.74%) Informatica
5 2 (0.74%) HP
5 2 (0.74%) Citrix
5 2 (0.74%) Primavera
5 2 (0.74%) VMware
5 2 (0.74%) Open Text
6 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.37%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco
6 1 (0.37%) DataFlux
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