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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Manager
Rank 418 343 364
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +21
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Manager 201 254 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.52% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 131 107
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£520 £520 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £706 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £525 £525
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £58.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.25 - -

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 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 -68 188 £523 +1.95% 26
London -65 79 £550 +8.85% 9
South East -12 29 £444 -16.47% 7
West Midlands -8 20 £700 +41.41% 3
East of England -11 17 £575 +17.94% 3
Hertfordshire -14 12 £575 - 2
North West -11 10 £444 -14.66% 1
South West -25 10 £413 - 2
Surrey -5 9 £425 -19.04% 2
Berkshire +16 7 - - 2
Staines +3 7 - - 2
Yorkshire +3 6 £475 -
City of London +3 4 £400 -21.98% 1
Midlands 0 4 £730 +46.00%
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £575 +9.52%
Manchester - 4 £444 -
East Midlands -2 3 £450 -
Coventry -5 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £325 -
Leamington Spa - 2 - -
Nottingham +8 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +3 1 - -
Derbyshire -3 1 - -
Birmingham -6 1 - - 2
Hampshire -14 1 £710 +29.09% 1
Bedfordshire -17 1 £575 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £710 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -

SAP Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 475 (100.00%) SAP
2 137 (28.84%) Project Management
3 87 (18.32%) Finance
4 77 (16.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (15.16%) SAP Implementation
6 64 (13.47%) ERP
7 62 (13.05%) PRINCE2
7 62 (13.05%) Change Management
8 52 (10.95%) Migration
9 37 (7.79%) Manufacturing
10 35 (7.37%) Data Migration
11 32 (6.74%) CRM
12 30 (6.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 29 (6.11%) ITIL
14 28 (5.89%) SAP FI
14 28 (5.89%) SAP BW
14 28 (5.89%) FMCG
15 27 (5.68%) SAP CO
15 27 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (5.47%) SAP FI/CO
17 24 (5.05%) Programme Management
18 23 (4.84%) Service Management
19 21 (4.42%) Pharmaceutical
19 21 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
20 20 (4.21%) MS Project
21 18 (3.79%) Service Delivery
21 18 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
22 17 (3.58%) SAP CRM
22 17 (3.58%) Project Planning
22 17 (3.58%) QA

SAP Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.05%) NetWeaver
4 4 (0.84%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (4.21%) MS Project
2 9 (1.89%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.05%) MS Office
4 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (5.89%) SAP FI
2 27 (5.68%) SAP CO
3 26 (5.47%) SAP FI/CO
4 17 (3.58%) SAP CRM
5 16 (3.37%) SAP SD
6 12 (2.53%) SAP SRM
6 12 (2.53%) SAP ERP
7 11 (2.32%) SAP HR
8 10 (2.11%) SAP MM
9 6 (1.26%) SAP MII
9 6 (1.26%) SAP BPC
9 6 (1.26%) SAP EWM
10 5 (1.05%) SAP WM
10 5 (1.05%) SAP HCM
10 5 (1.05%) SAP PM
11 4 (0.84%) Agresso
11 4 (0.84%) SAP APO
11 4 (0.84%) SAP R/3
11 4 (0.84%) SAP IS-U
12 3 (0.63%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.89%) SAP BW
2 10 (2.11%) SAP BI
3 3 (0.63%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.42%) DB2
4 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.42%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (1.26%) LSMW
2 2 (0.42%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 87 (18.32%) Finance
2 37 (7.79%) Manufacturing
3 21 (4.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (2.11%) Retail
5 8 (1.68%) Automotive
6 7 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.47%) Marketing
6 7 (1.47%) German Language
7 5 (1.05%) Billing
8 4 (0.84%) Back Office
9 3 (0.63%) Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.42%) Front Office
10 2 (0.42%) French Language
10 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.21%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.53%) SAP Basis
2 8 (1.68%) Middleware
3 3 (0.63%) SAP XI
4 2 (0.42%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.21%) SAP TM
5 1 (0.21%) EDI
5 1 (0.21%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.89%) FMCG
2 12 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.68%) PMI
4 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (0.63%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.42%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.42%) Economics
8 2 (0.42%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.21%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.21%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.21%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.21%) DTV
9 1 (0.21%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.84%) Linux
2 3 (0.63%) AIX
3 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (28.84%) Project Management
2 77 (16.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (15.16%) SAP Implementation
4 64 (13.47%) ERP
5 62 (13.05%) PRINCE2
5 62 (13.05%) Change Management
6 52 (10.95%) Migration
7 35 (7.37%) Data Migration
8 32 (6.74%) CRM
9 30 (6.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 29 (6.11%) ITIL
11 27 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (5.05%) Programme Management
13 23 (4.84%) Service Management
14 21 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (3.79%) Service Delivery
15 18 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (3.58%) Project Planning
17 15 (3.16%) Logistics
17 15 (3.16%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.26%) C
2 5 (1.05%) ABAP
3 2 (0.42%) SQL
3 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (2.32%) PMI Certification
2 10 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (0.84%) SAP Certification
3 4 (0.84%) PMP
4 3 (0.63%) Degree
4 3 (0.63%) APMP
5 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.42%) MBA
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.58%) QA
2 7 (1.47%) SLA
3 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.42%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 475 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (2.95%) Oracle
3 9 (1.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.26%) JD Edwards
5 4 (0.84%) HP
6 3 (0.63%) CA
6 3 (0.63%) IBM
7 2 (0.42%) datango
7 2 (0.42%) Ariba
7 2 (0.42%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.42%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.21%) Cognos
8 1 (0.21%) Siebel
8 1 (0.21%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.21%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.21%) Informatica
8 1 (0.21%) JDA
8 1 (0.21%) Primavera
8 1 (0.21%) Open Text
8 1 (0.21%) Saba
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