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 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 Project System (PS)
Rank 591 566 534
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -32
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 16 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.030% 0.032%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.38% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
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£488 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +23.52%
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
4245 4595 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 8.73% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2564 2180
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

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 7 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 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 -23 11 £488 -7.14% 1
Derby - 6 £480 -
Derbyshire - 6 £480 -
East Midlands - 6 £480 -
West Midlands -9 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
London -8 1 £500 -

SAP PS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (28.13%) Primavera
3 8 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 8 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.88%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.63%) Finance
6 5 (15.63%) SAP SD
6 5 (15.63%) ERP
7 3 (9.38%) SAP MM
8 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.25%) Legal
8 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) SAP BI
8 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
8 2 (6.25%) ABAP
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle
8 2 (6.25%) Billing
8 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
9 1 (3.13%) SAP FI-GL
9 1 (3.13%) SAP CO-PA
9 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
9 1 (3.13%) Degree
9 1 (3.13%) Dutch Language

SAP PS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (28.13%) Primavera
2 8 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 8 (25.00%) SAP CO
3 7 (21.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (15.63%) SAP SD
5 3 (9.38%) SAP MM
6 1 (3.13%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (3.13%) SAP CS
6 1 (3.13%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (3.13%) SAP cProjects
6 1 (3.13%) SAP PP
6 1 (3.13%) SAP SM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SAP BI
1 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Consultant
2 23 (71.88%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (53.13%) SAP PS Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) SAP SD Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) SAP FI Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) SAP CO Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Support
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Support Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Project Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) SAP CO-PA
1 1 (3.13%) EDI
1 1 (3.13%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) ERP
2 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
2 2 (6.25%) Migration
2 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (6.25%) Project Management
2 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.13%) Release Management
3 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.13%) Information Management
3 1 (3.13%) Document Management
3 1 (3.13%) Logistics
3 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) OO
3 1 (3.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) OpenText