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 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 Project System (PS)
Rank 565 550 563
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 35 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.047% 0.039%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.69% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
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£509 £450 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.05% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £430 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £509 £444 £255
% change year-on-year
+14.64% +74.01%
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 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 27 August 2014.

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 8 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 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 32 £509 +13.05%
London +1 10 £475 -
East of England -16 6 £471 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £518 -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

SAP PS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 51 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (21.57%) Primavera
3 10 (19.61%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (15.69%) Cognos
5 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
5 8 (15.69%) WebLogic
5 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.69%) Critical Path Analysis
5 8 (15.69%) Project Planning
5 8 (15.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (15.69%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (13.73%) SAP MM
7 6 (11.76%) SAP PP
7 6 (11.76%) SAP FI
7 6 (11.76%) SAP CO
8 5 (9.80%) SAP PM
8 5 (9.80%) Billing
8 5 (9.80%) Logistics
8 5 (9.80%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (9.80%) Finance
8 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
8 5 (9.80%) Investment Management
8 5 (9.80%) SAP MRS
9 4 (7.84%) Progress
10 3 (5.88%) ABAP
10 3 (5.88%) SAP SD
10 3 (5.88%) Asset Management

SAP PS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.69%) WebLogic
1 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) SAP MM
2 6 (11.76%) SAP PP
2 6 (11.76%) SAP CO
2 6 (11.76%) SAP FI
3 5 (9.80%) SAP MRS
3 5 (9.80%) SAP PM
3 5 (9.80%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (5.88%) Teamcenter
4 3 (5.88%) SAP SD
5 2 (3.92%) SAP CS
6 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.96%) SAP WM
6 1 (1.96%) SAP PLM
6 1 (1.96%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.96%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (1.96%) SAP FI-FM
6 1 (1.96%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (1.96%) SAP cProjects
6 1 (1.96%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
1 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
1 5 (9.80%) Billing
2 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.96%) German Language
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Consultant
2 28 (54.90%) SAP Consultant
3 18 (35.29%) SAP PS Consultant
4 8 (15.69%) Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) SAP PM Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) SAP Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Developer
7 2 (3.92%) ABAP Developer
7 2 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) SAP MM Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Project Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.96%) SAP WM Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) GAP Analysis
2 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.69%) Critical Path Analysis
3 8 (15.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (15.69%) Project Planning
3 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (15.69%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (9.80%) Investment Management
4 5 (9.80%) Logistics
5 3 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.92%) Project Management
6 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.92%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (3.92%) Business Transformation
7 1 (1.96%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (1.96%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) CCA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (21.57%) Primavera
3 8 (15.69%) Cognos
4 4 (7.84%) Progress
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) Siemens
6 1 (1.96%) HP