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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Implementation
Rank 465 407 434
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +27
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 160 171 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.44% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 76 59
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£450 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £389 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%

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
42787 38469 40705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.71% 74.00% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26972 23861 23648
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1069 1523
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -36 148 £450 -6.49% 44
London -6 51 £494 -5.95% 8
South West -2 32 £315 -28.40% 1
West Midlands -11 26 £475 +2.70% 8
Coventry +13 20 £488 -15.21% 1
South East -10 18 £475 +8.45% 9
East of England -31 9 £574 - 9
Cambridgeshire -8 8 £574 - 1
Bristol - 7 - -
Oxfordshire -7 6 - - 1
Hampshire -11 5 £405 -32.50% 6
North East -31 5 £550 -
City of London +1 4 £500 +2.56% 1
Cambridge -1 4 £675 -
Birmingham -4 3 £460 +16.45% 7
Manchester -8 3 £445 +4.76% 7
North West -8 3 £445 -8.66% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 3 - -
Tyne and Wear -38 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £475 - 1
Middlesex +1 1 - -
Uxbridge -9 1 - -
Surrey -12 1 £550 +29.41% 1
Hertfordshire -28 1 £375 - 6
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1

SAP Implementation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 354 (100.00%) SAP
2 75 (21.19%) Finance
3 58 (16.38%) Project Management
4 49 (13.84%) Manufacturing
5 40 (11.30%) Migration
6 38 (10.73%) Change Management
7 37 (10.45%) SAP FI
8 36 (10.17%) Logistics
9 35 (9.89%) SAP CO
10 34 (9.60%) SAP FI/CO
11 33 (9.32%) ERP
11 33 (9.32%) Business Transformation
12 31 (8.76%) PRINCE2
13 30 (8.47%) SAP SD
13 30 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (7.63%) FMCG
15 25 (7.06%) Data Migration
16 21 (5.93%) Change Control
17 20 (5.65%) Integration Testing
17 20 (5.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 17 (4.80%) SAP BW
18 17 (4.80%) QA
19 16 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
19 16 (4.52%) Automotive
19 16 (4.52%) SAP HCM
19 16 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
20 14 (3.95%) SAP HR
20 14 (3.95%) MS Excel
20 14 (3.95%) Oracle
20 14 (3.95%) Procure-to-pay

SAP Implementation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (1.41%) SAP Portal
1 5 (1.41%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.85%) SAS
4 1 (0.28%) CMS
4 1 (0.28%) MTS
Applications
1 14 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (1.98%) MS Project
2 7 (1.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (10.45%) SAP FI
2 35 (9.89%) SAP CO
3 34 (9.60%) SAP FI/CO
4 30 (8.47%) SAP SD
5 16 (4.52%) SAP HCM
6 14 (3.95%) SAP HR
7 13 (3.67%) SAP PP
8 11 (3.11%) SAP MM
9 9 (2.54%) SAP EWM
9 9 (2.54%) SAP PM
10 7 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (1.98%) SAP SRM
10 7 (1.98%) SAP QM
10 7 (1.98%) SAP APO
11 5 (1.41%) SAP GRC
11 5 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (1.41%) SAP WM
12 4 (1.13%) SAP R/3
12 4 (1.13%) SAP MRS
13 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) SaaS
1 2 (0.56%) Force.com
1 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.80%) SAP BW
2 9 (2.54%) SAP HANA
3 3 (0.85%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.56%) DB2
4 2 (0.56%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (0.56%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (0.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.28%) PowerCenter
General
1 75 (21.19%) Finance
2 49 (13.84%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.52%) Automotive
4 7 (1.98%) Retail
5 4 (1.13%) Marketing
5 4 (1.13%) General Ledger
6 3 (0.85%) Billing
6 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.85%) Back Office
7 2 (0.56%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) French Language
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 90 (25.42%) Consultant
2 77 (21.75%) SAP Consultant
3 75 (21.19%) SAP Manager
4 55 (15.54%) Project Manager
5 51 (14.41%) Analyst
6 30 (8.47%) SAP Project Manager
6 30 (8.47%) SAP Analyst
7 20 (5.65%) Business Analyst
8 15 (4.24%) SAP Business Analyst
9 12 (3.39%) Architect
9 12 (3.39%) Trainer
9 12 (3.39%) Developer
9 12 (3.39%) SAP Trainer
10 11 (3.11%) PMO Analyst
11 10 (2.82%) SAP Architect
11 10 (2.82%) Change Manager
12 9 (2.54%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 9 (2.54%) SAP Developer
12 9 (2.54%) Programme Manager
13 8 (2.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.39%) SAP XI
2 10 (2.82%) SAP PI
3 8 (2.26%) SAP Basis
4 5 (1.41%) Middleware
5 4 (1.13%) EDI
6 2 (0.56%) Visualforce
6 2 (0.56%) Mason
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.28%) SAP TM
7 1 (0.28%) XML
7 1 (0.28%) HTML
7 1 (0.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.63%) FMCG
2 12 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.54%) User Experience
4 5 (1.41%) Life Science
5 4 (1.13%) PMI
6 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.56%) Economics
6 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.28%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.28%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.13%) AIX
2 2 (0.56%) Linux
3 1 (0.28%) UNIX
3 1 (0.28%) Windows
3 1 (0.28%) VMS
3 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.38%) Project Management
2 40 (11.30%) Migration
3 38 (10.73%) Change Management
4 36 (10.17%) Logistics
5 33 (9.32%) ERP
5 33 (9.32%) Business Transformation
6 31 (8.76%) PRINCE2
7 30 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (7.06%) Data Migration
9 21 (5.93%) Change Control
10 20 (5.65%) Integration Testing
10 20 (5.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 16 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (3.95%) Procure-to-pay
13 13 (3.67%) CRM
14 11 (3.11%) Programme Management
15 9 (2.54%) Data Management
15 9 (2.54%) ETL
15 9 (2.54%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.11%) ABAP
2 8 (2.26%) VBA
3 5 (1.41%) VB
3 5 (1.41%) C
4 4 (1.13%) Java
4 4 (1.13%) SQL
5 2 (0.56%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.28%) R
6 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (2.82%) SAP Certification
1 10 (2.82%) Degree
2 7 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (1.41%) ISEB
5 4 (1.13%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.56%) CIMA
6 2 (0.56%) MBA
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.80%) QA
2 4 (1.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
1 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 354 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (3.95%) Oracle
3 10 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.13%) IBM
5 3 (0.85%) DataFlux
5 3 (0.85%) VMware
5 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.56%) Informatica
6 2 (0.56%) Citrix
6 2 (0.56%) HP
6 2 (0.56%) Cognos
6 2 (0.56%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.56%) ReadSoft
6 2 (0.56%) Open Text
6 2 (0.56%) Casewise
7 1 (0.28%) datango
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco
7 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.28%) Ariba
7 1 (0.28%) Remedy
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