The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Manager
Rank 391 338 285
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -53
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Manager 231 278 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.53% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.57% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 136 140
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£525 £515 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £518 £525
% change year-on-year
-3.38% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

SAP Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAP Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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 -64 201 £525 +1.44% 23
London -32 89 £550 +7.31% 3
North West -16 25 £450 -25.00% 6
South East -22 25 £550 +4.76% 4
Manchester -6 20 £500 -16.66% 1
Brentford +2 15 £535 +10.59%
East of England +2 11 £506 -1.21%
West Midlands -27 9 £463 -2.63% 2
South West +10 7 £400 -15.78% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 7 £525 +1.94%
Berkshire -5 7 £550 - 1
Yorkshire -21 7 £425 -10.05% 1
City of London +3 6 £650 +13.04%
Midlands 0 5 £550 +37.50% 1
Cheshire -7 5 £425 - 2
Middlesex +8 4 £450 -11.98%
North Yorkshire +7 4 £425 -10.52%
Hertfordshire +1 4 £475 +66.66%
Middlesbrough 0 4 £425 -10.52%
Cambridge -5 4 £525 +1.94%
East Midlands -9 4 £463 -13.00% 2
Bracknell - 4 £511 -
Derbyshire - 4 £463 - 1
Coventry +4 3 - -
Surrey -5 3 - - 2
Hampshire - 3 £625 - 1
Somerset - 3 £400 -
North East - 3 - -
Staines +7 2 - -
Milton Keynes +4 2 £563 -

SAP Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Manager in their job title 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 with SAP Manager in their job title.

1 537 (100.00%) SAP
2 165 (30.73%) Project Management
3 134 (24.95%) Finance
4 106 (19.74%) PRINCE2
5 101 (18.81%) ERP
6 90 (16.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 70 (13.04%) SAP Implementation
8 69 (12.85%) Migration
9 68 (12.66%) Change Management
10 53 (9.87%) Manufacturing
11 48 (8.94%) Data Migration
12 45 (8.38%) CRM
13 44 (8.19%) PMI Certification
14 38 (7.08%) Programme Management
15 36 (6.70%) SAP ERP
16 35 (6.52%) SAP FI
17 33 (6.15%) SAP BW
17 33 (6.15%) FMCG
18 32 (5.96%) PMP
19 30 (5.59%) Pharmaceutical
19 30 (5.59%) User Acceptance Testing
20 29 (5.40%) SAP CO
20 29 (5.40%) SAP FI/CO
21 28 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
22 27 (5.03%) Test Management
23 26 (4.84%) Logistics
24 25 (4.66%) ITIL
24 25 (4.66%) SAP BPC
24 25 (4.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 23 (4.28%) Service Delivery

SAP Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Manager in their job title 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 with SAP Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.93%) SAP Portal
3 3 (0.56%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.56%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 19 (3.54%) MS Project
2 14 (2.61%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.05%) MS Office
4 8 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 36 (6.70%) SAP ERP
2 35 (6.52%) SAP FI
3 29 (5.40%) SAP CO
3 29 (5.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 25 (4.66%) SAP BPC
5 16 (2.98%) SAP SD
6 14 (2.61%) SAP PM
7 13 (2.42%) SAP CRM
7 13 (2.42%) SAP HR
8 12 (2.23%) SAP MM
8 12 (2.23%) SAP HCM
9 10 (1.86%) SAP PP
9 10 (1.86%) SAP FSCM
10 9 (1.68%) SAP WM
11 6 (1.12%) SAP IS-U
12 5 (0.93%) SAP SRM
12 5 (0.93%) Agresso
13 4 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 3 (0.56%) SAP GRC
14 3 (0.56%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.98%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Yammer
3 1 (0.19%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.19%) RTP
1 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.15%) SAP BW
2 14 (2.61%) SAP BI
3 11 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.86%) SAP HANA
5 4 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.74%) DataStage
6 3 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (1.49%) LSMW
2 7 (1.30%) LoadRunner
3 5 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 134 (24.95%) Finance
2 53 (9.87%) Manufacturing
3 30 (5.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 20 (3.72%) Retail
5 10 (1.86%) Legal
6 9 (1.68%) German Language
7 8 (1.49%) Banking
8 7 (1.30%) Portuguese Language
9 6 (1.12%) Automotive
10 4 (0.74%) Billing
11 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.56%) French Language
12 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.37%) Advertising
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) Swedish Language
12 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.86%) SAP Basis
2 9 (1.68%) SAP PI
3 3 (0.56%) J2EE
4 1 (0.19%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.19%) HTML
4 1 (0.19%) .NET
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
4 1 (0.19%) XML
4 1 (0.19%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.15%) FMCG
2 28 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.79%) PMI
4 9 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 4 (0.74%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.74%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.56%) Economics
7 2 (0.37%) New Media
7 2 (0.37%) User Experience
8 1 (0.19%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.19%) Open Source
8 1 (0.19%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.19%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.19%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.19%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.19%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.19%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.19%) Life Science
8 1 (0.19%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.74%) Windows NT
1 4 (0.74%) UNIX
1 4 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (30.73%) Project Management
2 106 (19.74%) PRINCE2
3 101 (18.81%) ERP
4 90 (16.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (13.04%) SAP Implementation
6 69 (12.85%) Migration
7 68 (12.66%) Change Management
8 48 (8.94%) Data Migration
9 45 (8.38%) CRM
10 38 (7.08%) Programme Management
11 30 (5.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (5.03%) Test Management
13 26 (4.84%) Logistics
14 25 (4.66%) ITIL
14 25 (4.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 23 (4.28%) Service Delivery
16 21 (3.91%) Test Strategy
17 20 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (3.54%) Procure-to-pay
19 18 (3.35%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.23%) ABAP
2 3 (0.56%) C
3 2 (0.37%) Java
4 1 (0.19%) RPG IV
4 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 44 (8.19%) PMI Certification
2 32 (5.96%) PMP
3 16 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (1.68%) Degree
6 7 (1.30%) APMP
7 5 (0.93%) SAP Certification
8 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.37%) ISEB
9 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) HNC
10 1 (0.19%) HND
10 1 (0.19%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.61%) QA
2 5 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.19%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 17 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 537 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (2.98%) HP
3 11 (2.05%) Business Objects
3 11 (2.05%) Microsoft
4 5 (0.93%) IBM
4 5 (0.93%) Cognizant
5 4 (0.74%) Progress
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle
6 3 (0.56%) Ariba
7 1 (0.19%) Twitter
7 1 (0.19%) Syclo
7 1 (0.19%) FrontRange
7 1 (0.19%) Kofax
7 1 (0.19%) Dell
7 1 (0.19%) EMC
7 1 (0.19%) Sun
7 1 (0.19%) Sage
7 1 (0.19%) NetApp
7 1 (0.19%) Pegasus
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