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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Utilities (ISU)
Rank 499 474 476
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 88 70 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.82% 1.62% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 34
Average daily rate £444 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £385 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £426 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -5.27%
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
4825 4317 5606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 9.05% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2739 2206 2779
Average daily rate £425 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 78
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £63.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

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 18 April 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 18 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -64 81 £450 +5.88% 15
South East -4 33 £525 +23.16% 5
Surrey -3 20 £550 +46.66% 2
Middlesex - 8 £263 - 1
London -24 7 £488 +18.18% 2
Berkshire - 2 £525 -
Manchester -13 1 - - 1
North West -16 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £525 -
Slough - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
South West - - - -
City of London - - - -

SAP IS-U
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 202 (100.00%) SAP
2 108 (53.47%) Billing
3 84 (41.58%) CRM
4 51 (25.25%) ABAP
5 40 (19.80%) SAP CRM
6 38 (18.81%) Integration Testing
7 31 (15.35%) Migration
8 27 (13.37%) Finance
9 26 (12.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 26 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (10.89%) SAP FI-CA
10 22 (10.89%) Data Modelling
11 20 (9.90%) Smart Meter
12 19 (9.41%) Customer Segmentation
12 19 (9.41%) Data Conversion
13 15 (7.43%) OO
14 13 (6.44%) Unit Testing
15 12 (5.94%) Test Scripting
16 11 (5.45%) Logistics
17 10 (4.95%) Middleware
17 10 (4.95%) SQL
17 10 (4.95%) WFM
17 10 (4.95%) SAP MRS
17 10 (4.95%) Data Migration
18 9 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (4.46%) LSMW
19 8 (3.96%) ITIL
19 8 (3.96%) HP
19 8 (3.96%) SAP FI
19 8 (3.96%) HP Quality Center

SAP IS-U
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (2.48%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.50%) Apache
2 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) MS Office
1 3 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 40 (19.80%) SAP CRM
2 26 (12.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (10.89%) SAP FI-CA
4 10 (4.95%) SAP MRS
5 8 (3.96%) SAP FI
6 6 (2.97%) SAP CO
6 6 (2.97%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (2.97%) SAP R/3
7 4 (1.98%) SAP PM
7 4 (1.98%) SAP EWM
8 3 (1.49%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.50%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.50%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.50%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.97%) RTP
2 3 (1.49%) CTI
3 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (1.98%) SAP BW
2 2 (0.99%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.50%) MS Access
3 1 (0.50%) DTS
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.50%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (4.46%) LSMW
2 5 (2.48%) Toad
3 4 (1.98%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.50%) NWDS
4 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 108 (53.47%) Billing
2 27 (13.37%) Finance
3 6 (2.97%) Marketing
4 4 (1.98%) Retail
4 4 (1.98%) Dutch Language
5 3 (1.49%) French Language
6 2 (0.99%) German Language
7 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 123 (60.89%) Consultant
2 121 (59.90%) SAP Consultant
3 97 (48.02%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 21 (10.40%) CRM Consultant
4 21 (10.40%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 18 (8.91%) Functional Consultant
6 17 (8.42%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 14 (6.93%) Architect
7 14 (6.93%) Management Consultant
8 12 (5.94%) Developer
9 11 (5.45%) Analyst
9 11 (5.45%) SAP Developer
10 10 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.96%) Data Consultant
11 8 (3.96%) Migration Consultant
11 8 (3.96%) Data Migration Consultant
11 8 (3.96%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
11 8 (3.96%) SAP Data Consultant
12 7 (3.47%) SAP Manager
13 6 (2.97%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.95%) Middleware
2 5 (2.48%) SAP Basis
2 5 (2.48%) BAPI
2 5 (2.48%) SAP ALE
3 4 (1.98%) Web Services
4 3 (1.49%) SAP BSP
5 2 (0.99%) XML
6 1 (0.50%) SAP BC
6 1 (0.50%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (0.50%) XSLT
6 1 (0.50%) JSP
6 1 (0.50%) Struts
6 1 (0.50%) .NET
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.50%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.90%) Smart Meter
2 19 (9.41%) Data Conversion
3 4 (1.98%) Firmware
4 1 (0.50%) CMDB
4 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.50%) GIS
4 1 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (41.58%) CRM
2 38 (18.81%) Integration Testing
3 31 (15.35%) Migration
4 26 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (10.89%) Data Modelling
6 19 (9.41%) Customer Segmentation
7 15 (7.43%) OO
8 13 (6.44%) Unit Testing
9 12 (5.94%) Test Scripting
10 11 (5.45%) Logistics
11 10 (4.95%) WFM
11 10 (4.95%) Data Migration
12 9 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.96%) ITIL
14 7 (3.47%) Enterprise Architecture
15 6 (2.97%) Data Management
15 6 (2.97%) Service Management
15 6 (2.97%) Project Management
15 6 (2.97%) Release Management
15 6 (2.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.25%) ABAP
2 10 (4.95%) SQL
3 4 (1.98%) SAPscript
4 3 (1.49%) Java
4 3 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.99%) VBA
6 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.48%) SAP Certification
2 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.98%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 8 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.97%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 202 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (3.96%) HP
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle
4 4 (1.98%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.98%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.99%) Adobe
6 1 (0.50%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 1 (0.50%) Siebel
6 1 (0.50%) webMethods
6 1 (0.50%) CA
6 1 (0.50%) Primavera
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