The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Implementation
Rank 399 384 403
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 200 191 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.51% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 90 49
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £373 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £603 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -6 183 £450 -5.26% 56
London -14 72 £450 -5.26% 5
West Midlands +9 36 £475 -13.63% 10
South East -12 18 £375 -14.28% 10
Coventry -1 16 £500 -9.09% 1
South West -11 16 £363 -12.12% 6
East of England -10 14 £463 - 3
Cambridgeshire +7 8 £575 - 2
Berkshire +5 8 £375 -
City of London -6 6 £800 +45.45%
Cambridge -2 5 £625 - 2
North West -13 5 £445 +4.76% 11
Birmingham - 4 £435 - 8
Manchester -3 3 £445 - 8
Surrey -15 3 £303 -21.93% 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £499 - 4
Yorkshire - 3 £499 - 5
East Midlands +4 2 £440 - 1
North East - 2 - - 5
Leicestershire - 2 £440 -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £550 +15.78%
Hampshire -12 1 £313 -41.86% 7
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 £600 - 1
Wales - 1 £250 - 1
Essex - 1 £360 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 2
Newport - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

SAP Implementation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 399 (100.00%) SAP
2 86 (21.55%) Finance
3 72 (18.05%) Project Management
4 51 (12.78%) Migration
5 48 (12.03%) Change Management
6 46 (11.53%) Manufacturing
7 43 (10.78%) ERP
8 42 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 39 (9.77%) Data Migration
10 37 (9.27%) SAP FI
11 36 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (9.02%) FMCG
12 34 (8.52%) SAP CO
13 33 (8.27%) Logistics
14 31 (7.77%) SAP FI/CO
14 31 (7.77%) SAP SD
15 26 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (5.76%) SAP BW
16 23 (5.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 22 (5.51%) CRM
18 21 (5.26%) ABAP
18 21 (5.26%) Business Transformation
19 20 (5.01%) Change Control
20 19 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
20 19 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
20 19 (4.76%) QA
21 18 (4.51%) SAP MM
22 15 (3.76%) SAP HR
23 14 (3.51%) Programme Management
23 14 (3.51%) Oracle

SAP Implementation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.50%) SAP Portal
3 5 (1.25%) NetWeaver
4 4 (1.00%) SAS
5 1 (0.25%) CMS
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.75%) MS Office
4 6 (1.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 37 (9.27%) SAP FI
2 34 (8.52%) SAP CO
3 31 (7.77%) SAP FI/CO
3 31 (7.77%) SAP SD
4 18 (4.51%) SAP MM
5 15 (3.76%) SAP HR
6 14 (3.51%) SAP HCM
7 9 (2.26%) SAP PP
7 9 (2.26%) SAP SRM
8 8 (2.01%) SAP APO
9 7 (1.75%) SAP PM
10 6 (1.50%) SAP ERP
11 5 (1.25%) SAP WM
11 5 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (1.25%) SAP QM
11 5 (1.25%) SAP EWM
12 4 (1.00%) SAP GRC
12 4 (1.00%) SAP CRM
13 3 (0.75%) SAP PS
13 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.25%) SaaS
1 1 (0.25%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.76%) SAP BW
2 12 (3.01%) SAP BI
3 10 (2.51%) SAP HANA
4 3 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.50%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (0.50%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (0.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (0.50%) DataStage
5 2 (0.50%) DB2
5 2 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) LSMW
General
1 86 (21.55%) Finance
2 46 (11.53%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.76%) Automotive
4 6 (1.50%) Retail
4 6 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.25%) Marketing
5 5 (1.25%) Billing
6 4 (1.00%) German Language
6 4 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.75%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.75%) Back Office
7 3 (0.75%) Banking
7 3 (0.75%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (25.81%) SAP Manager
2 89 (22.31%) Consultant
3 77 (19.30%) SAP Consultant
4 66 (16.54%) Project Manager
5 44 (11.03%) Analyst
6 33 (8.27%) SAP Project Manager
7 28 (7.02%) SAP Analyst
8 21 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 15 (3.76%) SAP Business Analyst
10 14 (3.51%) Programme Manager
11 12 (3.01%) Senior Consultant
11 12 (3.01%) Senior SAP Consultant
12 11 (2.76%) Change Manager
12 11 (2.76%) Implementation Manager
12 11 (2.76%) Test Leader
13 10 (2.51%) Developer
14 9 (2.26%) Trainer
14 9 (2.26%) SAP Trainer
15 8 (2.01%) SAP MM Consultant
15 8 (2.01%) SAP Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.01%) SAP Basis
2 4 (1.00%) EDI
3 3 (0.75%) SAP ALE
4 2 (0.50%) Middleware
4 2 (0.50%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.25%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.25%) BAPI
5 1 (0.25%) SOAP
5 1 (0.25%) XML
5 1 (0.25%) HTML
5 1 (0.25%) SAML
5 1 (0.25%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.25%) Mason
5 1 (0.25%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (0.25%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.25%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.02%) FMCG
2 9 (2.26%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.25%) PMI
3 5 (1.25%) Life Science
4 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.50%) Economics
5 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.25%) Handset
5 1 (0.25%) Clustering
5 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.25%) HACMP
5 1 (0.25%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.25%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.25%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.25%) Physics
5 1 (0.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.25%) AIX
2 3 (0.75%) VMS
3 2 (0.50%) Linux
3 2 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (18.05%) Project Management
2 51 (12.78%) Migration
3 48 (12.03%) Change Management
4 43 (10.78%) ERP
5 42 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 39 (9.77%) Data Migration
7 36 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (8.27%) Logistics
9 26 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (5.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 22 (5.51%) CRM
12 21 (5.26%) Business Transformation
13 20 (5.01%) Change Control
14 19 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
14 19 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (3.51%) Programme Management
16 12 (3.01%) Integration Testing
16 12 (3.01%) Business Analysis
17 10 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (2.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.26%) ABAP
2 8 (2.01%) VBA
3 4 (1.00%) C
4 2 (0.50%) Java
5 1 (0.25%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (2.01%) Degree
2 8 (2.01%) SAP Certification
3 7 (1.75%) ISEB
4 5 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.75%) CIMA
6 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.50%) MBA
7 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ACCA
7 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.25%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.76%) QA
2 4 (1.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.25%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.25%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 399 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (3.51%) Oracle
3 6 (1.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.00%) DataFlux
4 4 (1.00%) Cognos
5 3 (0.75%) VMware
5 3 (0.75%) Open Text
5 3 (0.75%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.50%) Casewise
6 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.50%) Adobe
6 2 (0.50%) HP
6 2 (0.50%) Ariba
6 2 (0.50%) IBM
6 2 (0.50%) ReadSoft
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco
7 1 (0.25%) Siebel
7 1 (0.25%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.25%) EMC
7 1 (0.25%) Remedy
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
networx
Rate: benefits depending on skills
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
networx
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Networx Recruitment
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 7 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Exeter
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Taunton
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago