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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Utilities (ISU)
Rank 547 497 479
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -18
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 53 78 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.05% 1.65% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 27
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£500 £429 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% +7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £364 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £532 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.95% +6.87%
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
5059 4731 5452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.10% 8.86% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2644 2494 2683
Average daily rate £450 £434 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 88 67
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £11.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -14.58%

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 27 August 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 17 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 27 August 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 -34 44 £500 +16.61% 1
Yorkshire +17 19 £510 -0.92%
West Yorkshire +11 16 £505 -1.94%
Leeds +6 11 £510 -0.97%
South East -8 11 £425 +13.33% 1
London -22 8 - -
Staines -1 5 - -
Surrey -4 5 - -
West Midlands -3 3 £425 - 1
Middlesex -6 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £800 -
Reading - 1 £800 -
Solihull - 1 £500 -
Lanarkshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Scotland - - - -

SAP IS-U
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 131 (100.00%) SAP
2 49 (37.40%) Billing
3 39 (29.77%) CRM
4 27 (20.61%) ABAP
5 24 (18.32%) SAP CRM
6 18 (13.74%) Integration Testing
7 17 (12.98%) Smart Meter
8 16 (12.21%) OO
9 14 (10.69%) Data Modelling
10 12 (9.16%) SAP FI-CA
10 12 (9.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 12 (9.16%) SAP MRS
11 11 (8.40%) Test Scripting
12 10 (7.63%) ITIL
12 10 (7.63%) WFM
12 10 (7.63%) Data Management
13 9 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (6.87%) Oracle
13 9 (6.87%) HP
14 8 (6.11%) Unit Testing
14 8 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (6.11%) Finance
15 7 (5.34%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (4.58%) Migration
16 6 (4.58%) ServiceCenter
16 6 (4.58%) Release Management
16 6 (4.58%) Workflow
16 6 (4.58%) Web Services
17 5 (3.82%) SQL

SAP IS-U
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (3.05%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.05%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Office
1 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (18.32%) SAP CRM
2 12 (9.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (9.16%) SAP FI-CA
2 12 (9.16%) SAP MRS
3 5 (3.82%) SAP MM
4 4 (3.05%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.53%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.76%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) RTP
2 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.05%) MS Access
2 4 (3.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.05%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Toad
2 2 (1.53%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
General
1 49 (37.40%) Billing
2 8 (6.11%) Finance
3 2 (1.53%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 75 (57.25%) Consultant
2 71 (54.20%) SAP Consultant
3 52 (39.69%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 16 (12.21%) Architect
5 14 (10.69%) Management Consultant
6 11 (8.40%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.87%) Functional Consultant
8 8 (6.11%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 6 (4.58%) SAP Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.58%) Developer
9 6 (4.58%) SAP Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) SAP Project Manager
11 4 (3.05%) SAP Architect
12 3 (2.29%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (2.29%) CRM Developer
12 3 (2.29%) SAP CRM Developer
12 3 (2.29%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.58%) Web Services
2 5 (3.82%) SAP ALE
3 4 (3.05%) SAP Basis
4 3 (2.29%) BAPI
5 2 (1.53%) SAP BSP
6 1 (0.76%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (0.76%) .NET
6 1 (0.76%) EDI
6 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Smart Meter
2 4 (3.05%) Data Conversion
3 2 (1.53%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.53%) Firmware
3 2 (1.53%) PKI
4 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.76%) GIS
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) AIX
2 2 (1.53%) UNIX
2 2 (1.53%) Windows
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.77%) CRM
2 18 (13.74%) Integration Testing
3 16 (12.21%) OO
4 14 (10.69%) Data Modelling
5 11 (8.40%) Test Scripting
6 10 (7.63%) WFM
6 10 (7.63%) Data Management
6 10 (7.63%) ITIL
7 9 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.11%) Unit Testing
8 8 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (4.58%) Release Management
9 6 (4.58%) Migration
9 6 (4.58%) Workflow
10 5 (3.82%) Logistics
11 4 (3.05%) Project Management
11 4 (3.05%) Customer Segmentation
12 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2
13 2 (1.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.61%) ABAP
2 5 (3.82%) SQL
3 4 (3.05%) Java
4 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.05%) SAP Certification
2 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.58%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (6.87%) Oracle
2 9 (6.87%) HP
3 4 (3.05%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.76%) Remedy
5 1 (0.76%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (0.76%) IBM