The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PS 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 PS over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Project System (PS)
Rank 600 582 569
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 30 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.060% 0.056%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.66% 0.66% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 7
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£578 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £415 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £686 £570 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £578 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
+15.50% +14.28%
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
4560 5122 4735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.81% 9.06% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2572 2706 2490
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 68 91
Average hourly rate £22.32 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.14% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.57 £31.50 £18.37
% change year-on-year
-37.87% +71.52%

SAP PS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP PS
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP PS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PS
Daily Rate Histogram

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

SAP PS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP PS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP PS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PS
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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 -16 25 £578 +15.50% 2
West Midlands +17 10 £619 -
Shropshire - 8 £600 -
Telford - 7 £619 -
Derbyshire -1 5 - -
Derby -2 5 - -
East Midlands -19 5 - -
North West -30 3 £555 -14.61%
Salford - 3 £555 -
Manchester - 3 £555 -
East of England +4 2 £250 -41.17%
Hertfordshire +4 2 £250 -41.17%
London -16 2 - -
South East - 2 - - 2
Birmingham +6 1 £690 -
Yorkshire -25 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £250 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 - -
Rugby - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

SAP PS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PS 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 PS.

1 48 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (35.42%) Primavera
3 16 (33.33%) Finance
4 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
6 11 (22.92%) Change Management
6 11 (22.92%) Use Case
7 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (18.75%) Business Process Improvement
8 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
9 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 8 (16.67%) Project Management
10 7 (14.58%) SAP CO
11 6 (12.50%) SAP FI
12 5 (10.42%) SAP FI/CO
13 4 (8.33%) Workflow
13 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
13 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
13 4 (8.33%) Resource Management
13 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
14 3 (6.25%) SAP BI
14 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (6.25%) SAP QM
15 2 (4.17%) Legal
15 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
15 2 (4.17%) Migration
15 2 (4.17%) ERP
15 2 (4.17%) SAP MM

SAP PS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PS 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 PS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Primavera
2 7 (14.58%) SAP CO
3 6 (12.50%) SAP FI
4 5 (10.42%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (6.25%) SAP QM
6 2 (4.17%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (4.17%) SAP SD
6 2 (4.17%) SAP MM
6 2 (4.17%) SAP PP
7 1 (2.08%) SAP WM
7 1 (2.08%) SAP SM
7 1 (2.08%) SAP cProjects
7 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
7 1 (2.08%) SAP CS
7 1 (2.08%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SAP BI
2 2 (4.17%) SAP BW
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.08%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Consultant
1 18 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
2 12 (25.00%) SAP PS Consultant
2 12 (25.00%) Integration Specialist
3 7 (14.58%) SAP Manager
3 7 (14.58%) SAP Project Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) SAP Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) SAP CO Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) SAP FI Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Configuration Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) ABAP Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) SAP Trainer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (2.08%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
1 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
3 11 (22.92%) Use Case
3 11 (22.92%) Change Management
4 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.75%) Business Process Improvement
6 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 8 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.33%) Workflow
7 4 (8.33%) Resource Management
7 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.17%) ERP
9 2 (4.17%) Migration
10 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.08%) Requirements Management
10 1 (2.08%) ITIL
10 1 (2.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) CCA
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.08%) webMethods
2 1 (2.08%) OpenText