The first table below looks at the demand for SAP IS-U 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 IS-U over the 3 months to 29 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 Business Applications 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Utilities (ISU)
Rank 534 503 456
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -47
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 55 60 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.08% 1.31% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 26
Average daily rate
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£498 £428 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.49% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £533 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+17.17% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5076 4592 5317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.29% 8.98% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2608 2346 2576
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 57
Average hourly rate £31.77 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.62 £12.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.97 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+57.50% -38.46%

SAP IS-U
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP IS-U within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP IS-U Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP IS-U
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP IS-U within the UK.

SAP IS-U Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP IS-U
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP IS-U within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SAP IS-U Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP IS-U
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP IS-U within the UK.

SAP IS-U Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP IS-U
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP IS-U within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 52 £499 +16.72% 5
South East +4 17 £463 - 2
Yorkshire +12 16 £505 -1.94% 3
West Yorkshire +11 12 £500 -2.91% 3
Surrey +10 12 - - 2
Staines +7 12 - - 2
Leeds 0 9 £505 -1.94% 3
West Midlands -6 8 £350 -
London -12 8 - -
Middlesex -4 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £500 -
Birmingham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -

SAP IS-U
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP IS-U 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 IS-U.

1 137 (100.00%) SAP
2 54 (39.42%) Billing
3 49 (35.77%) CRM
4 33 (24.09%) ABAP
5 29 (21.17%) SAP CRM
6 19 (13.87%) Integration Testing
6 19 (13.87%) Smart Meter
7 18 (13.14%) OO
8 16 (11.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 13 (9.49%) SAP MRS
10 12 (8.76%) Test Scripting
10 12 (8.76%) Data Modelling
10 12 (8.76%) SAP FI-CA
11 11 (8.03%) WFM
11 11 (8.03%) Logistics
12 10 (7.30%) SAP ALE
12 10 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (6.57%) Finance
13 9 (6.57%) HP
13 9 (6.57%) ITIL
13 9 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.57%) Data Management
14 8 (5.84%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (5.84%) BAPI
14 8 (5.84%) SQL
14 8 (5.84%) Oracle
14 8 (5.84%) Unit Testing
15 7 (5.11%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (5.11%) Migration
16 6 (4.38%) ServiceCenter

SAP IS-U
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP IS-U 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 IS-U. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.92%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) MS Office
1 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (21.17%) SAP CRM
2 16 (11.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (9.49%) SAP MRS
4 12 (8.76%) SAP FI-CA
5 6 (4.38%) SAP MM
6 4 (2.92%) SAP PM
6 4 (2.92%) SAP FI
7 3 (2.19%) SAP HR
8 2 (1.46%) SAP EWM
9 1 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.73%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) RTP
2 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.19%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
1 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
1 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.19%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.19%) MS Access
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Toad
2 2 (1.46%) LoadRunner
General
1 54 (39.42%) Billing
2 9 (6.57%) Finance
3 4 (2.92%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.46%) French Language
5 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.73%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 77 (56.20%) Consultant
2 73 (53.28%) SAP Consultant
3 48 (35.04%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 15 (10.95%) Architect
5 10 (7.30%) Management Consultant
5 10 (7.30%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.30%) Functional Consultant
6 9 (6.57%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 8 (5.84%) Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) Developer
9 6 (4.38%) SAP Developer
9 6 (4.38%) SAP Architect
9 6 (4.38%) SAP Manager
10 5 (3.65%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.92%) SAP CRM Consultant
11 4 (2.92%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (2.92%) CRM Consultant
12 3 (2.19%) Solutions Consultant
12 3 (2.19%) CRM Developer
12 3 (2.19%) SAP CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) SAP ALE
2 8 (5.84%) BAPI
3 6 (4.38%) Web Services
4 4 (2.92%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.46%) SAP BSP
6 1 (0.73%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (0.73%) EDI
6 1 (0.73%) Middleware
6 1 (0.73%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.73%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.87%) Smart Meter
2 4 (2.92%) Data Conversion
3 3 (2.19%) Firmware
4 2 (1.46%) PKI
5 1 (0.73%) Statistics
5 1 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.92%) UNIX
1 4 (2.92%) AIX
2 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.77%) CRM
2 19 (13.87%) Integration Testing
3 18 (13.14%) OO
4 12 (8.76%) Data Modelling
4 12 (8.76%) Test Scripting
5 11 (8.03%) WFM
5 11 (8.03%) Logistics
6 10 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.57%) Data Management
7 9 (6.57%) ITIL
8 8 (5.84%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (5.84%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.11%) Migration
10 6 (4.38%) Resource Management
10 6 (4.38%) Release Management
11 5 (3.65%) Workflow
11 5 (3.65%) Validation
12 4 (2.92%) Project Management
12 4 (2.92%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.09%) ABAP
2 8 (5.84%) SQL
3 4 (2.92%) Java
4 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.92%) SAP Certification
2 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.38%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 137 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (6.57%) HP
3 8 (5.84%) Oracle
4 3 (2.19%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.73%) Adobe
5 1 (0.73%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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