The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Utilities (ISU)
Rank 531 524 491
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -33
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 84 45 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.086% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.79% 0.98% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 33
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£500 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £521 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.16% +1.17%
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4697 4615 5376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.18% 8.82% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2737 2488 2713
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 78 102
Average hourly rate £26.54 £19.09 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.06% -45.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 22 October 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 10 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 22 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 -20 43 £438 +1.74% 6
South East -3 21 £688 +57.14% 3
London +11 7 £400 -3.03% 2
Surrey -1 4 £575 +43.75% 3
Staines -4 4 £575 +43.75% 3
Berkshire - 2 £800 -
Reading - 2 £800 -
West Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
Egham - - - -
Middlesex - - - -

SAP IS-U
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 139 (100.00%) SAP
2 46 (33.09%) CRM
3 42 (30.22%) Billing
4 28 (20.14%) SAP CRM
5 23 (16.55%) Smart Meter
6 19 (13.67%) ABAP
7 17 (12.23%) Data Modelling
8 13 (9.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (8.63%) Finance
9 12 (8.63%) Oracle
10 11 (7.91%) Workflow
10 11 (7.91%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.19%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (6.47%) Integration Testing
12 9 (6.47%) RTP
13 8 (5.76%) Data Management
14 7 (5.04%) SQL
14 7 (5.04%) Toad
15 6 (4.32%) UML
15 6 (4.32%) SAP BW
15 6 (4.32%) Migration
15 6 (4.32%) Retail
15 6 (4.32%) BPMN
16 5 (3.60%) SAP ALE
16 5 (3.60%) Oracle APEX
16 5 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (3.60%) HP
16 5 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (3.60%) SAP MM
16 5 (3.60%) Business Objects

SAP IS-U
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (2.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.44%) MS Project
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (20.14%) SAP CRM
2 13 (9.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (3.60%) SAP MM
3 5 (3.60%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (2.16%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.16%) SAP EWM
4 3 (2.16%) SAP MRS
5 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.72%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.72%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) RTP
2 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.32%) SAP BW
2 5 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.88%) MS Access
3 4 (2.88%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.44%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.72%) EDMS
6 1 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Toad
2 5 (3.60%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CE
General
1 42 (30.22%) Billing
2 12 (8.63%) Finance
3 6 (4.32%) Retail
4 2 (1.44%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 96 (69.06%) Consultant
2 87 (62.59%) SAP Consultant
3 78 (56.12%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 18 (12.95%) Architect
5 16 (11.51%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 16 (11.51%) CRM Consultant
6 12 (8.63%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.19%) Management Consultant
8 7 (5.04%) Data Analyst
8 7 (5.04%) Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) SAP Architect
10 5 (3.60%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) Functional Consultant
11 4 (2.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 4 (2.88%) SAP FI Consultant
12 3 (2.16%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.16%) Solutions Consultant
12 3 (2.16%) SAP Manager
12 3 (2.16%) Data Architect
12 3 (2.16%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.60%) SAP ALE
2 4 (2.88%) Web Services
3 3 (2.16%) BAPI
4 1 (0.72%) SAP MI
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.72%) EDI
4 1 (0.72%) Middleware
4 1 (0.72%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) Smart Meter
2 5 (3.60%) Data Extraction
3 4 (2.88%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.44%) PKI
5 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.60%) AIX
2 2 (1.44%) UNIX
2 2 (1.44%) Windows
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.09%) CRM
2 17 (12.23%) Data Modelling
3 11 (7.91%) Workflow
3 11 (7.91%) Mentoring
4 10 (7.19%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (6.47%) Integration Testing
6 8 (5.76%) Data Management
7 6 (4.32%) UML
7 6 (4.32%) Migration
7 6 (4.32%) BPMN
8 5 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.88%) Customer Segmentation
9 4 (2.88%) OO
9 4 (2.88%) Logistics
10 3 (2.16%) Workflow Management
10 3 (2.16%) ITIL
10 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.16%) Data Governance
11 2 (1.44%) Data Architecture
11 2 (1.44%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.67%) ABAP
2 7 (5.04%) SQL
3 5 (3.60%) VB
4 4 (2.88%) Java
5 3 (2.16%) VBA
6 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) QA
1 1 (0.72%) SLA
1 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 139 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (8.63%) Oracle
3 5 (3.60%) HP
3 5 (3.60%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.44%) StreamServe
5 1 (0.72%) IBM
5 1 (0.72%) Remedy
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