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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Project System (PS)
Rank 611 589 556
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -33
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 17 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.039% 0.054%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.41% 0.42% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Average daily rate £575 £488 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.94% -4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £391 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £534 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £408 £475
% change year-on-year
+34.96% -14.21%
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
4141 4809 4661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.05% 9.32% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2441 2745 2399
Average daily rate £438 £438 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 36 58
Average hourly rate £39.14 £30.00 £27.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% +8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £13.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £60.84 £61.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -53.04%

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
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 8 February 2016. 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 -12 16 £575 +9.52% 13
London +10 8 £588 +10.58% 3
South East +4 3 £550 +50.68% 3
North West - 3 - - 1
Manchester - 3 - -
City of London +50 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £550 - 3
Guildford - 1 £600 - 3

SAP PS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (25.81%) SAP FI
3 7 (22.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (22.58%) SAP CO
3 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 5 (16.13%) Finance
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
5 4 (12.90%) ERP
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) Primavera
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Billing
6 3 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) SAP PM
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) MS Project
6 3 (9.68%) HND
6 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.45%) ABAP
7 2 (6.45%) SAP SD
7 2 (6.45%) SAP PP
7 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) Business Development

SAP PS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) SAP FI
2 7 (22.58%) SAP CO
2 7 (22.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (12.90%) Primavera
4 3 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (9.68%) SAP PM
5 2 (6.45%) SAP PP
5 2 (6.45%) SAP SD
6 1 (3.23%) SAP CS
6 1 (3.23%) SAP FI-AA
6 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
6 1 (3.23%) SAP QM
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Consultant
1 18 (58.06%) SAP Consultant
2 16 (51.61%) SAP PS Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Planner
4 3 (9.68%) Project Planner
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SAP PM Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SAP PS Trainer
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Trainer
5 2 (6.45%) Trainer
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) SAP Architect
6 1 (3.23%) SAP MM Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Project Management
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) ERP
3 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
3 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Business Development
5 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) ABAP
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) HND
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Progress
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