The table below looks at the statistics for SAP QM 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 QM over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Quality Management (QM)
Rank 597 564 529
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -35
Contract jobs citing SAP QM 28 52 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.61% 1.02% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 30
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£480 £475 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £321 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £475 £318
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +49.60%
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
4605 5081 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.86% 9.14% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 2651 2472
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 68 86
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

SAP QM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP QM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP QM
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP QM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP QM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP QM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP QM
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP QM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -33 19 £480 +1.05% 1
West Midlands -2 7 £553 +10.50%
North West - 3 - -
Cumbria - 3 - -
South East -23 2 £450 +38.46%
Yorkshire -31 2 £450 -10.00%
Midlands - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
London +7 1 - -
Birmingham +6 1 - -
Kenilworth - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
East of England - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

SAP QM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP QM 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 QM.

1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 31 (59.62%) Manufacturing
3 23 (44.23%) SAP PP
4 18 (34.62%) Quality Management
5 12 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (19.23%) SAP FI
6 10 (19.23%) SAP CO
7 9 (17.31%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (17.31%) SAP MM
7 9 (17.31%) SAP EWM
8 8 (15.38%) SAP PI
8 8 (15.38%) SAP HCM
8 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (15.38%) Master Data Management
8 8 (15.38%) Data Management
8 8 (15.38%) SAP EP
9 7 (13.46%) Change Management
9 7 (13.46%) SAP APO
9 7 (13.46%) ERP
10 6 (11.54%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
10 6 (11.54%) SAP PM
11 5 (9.62%) Automotive
11 5 (9.62%) ABAP
11 5 (9.62%) SAP SD
11 5 (9.62%) Time Management
11 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (7.69%) Kanban
12 4 (7.69%) SAP HANA
12 4 (7.69%) Document Management

SAP QM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP QM 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 QM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.38%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 23 (44.23%) SAP PP
2 10 (19.23%) SAP FI
2 10 (19.23%) SAP CO
3 9 (17.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (17.31%) SAP MM
3 9 (17.31%) SAP EWM
4 8 (15.38%) SAP HCM
5 7 (13.46%) SAP APO
6 6 (11.54%) SAP PM
7 5 (9.62%) SAP SD
8 3 (5.77%) Primavera
8 3 (5.77%) SAP PS
8 3 (5.77%) Teamcenter
8 3 (5.77%) SAP PLM
9 2 (3.85%) SAP ERP
9 2 (3.85%) SAP WM
10 1 (1.92%) SAP SM
10 1 (1.92%) SAP CS
10 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (1.92%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
General
1 31 (59.62%) Manufacturing
2 12 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (9.62%) Automotive
4 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Finance
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) German Language
5 1 (1.92%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Consultant
1 35 (67.31%) SAP Consultant
2 24 (46.15%) SAP QM Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Architect
3 8 (15.38%) SAP Architect
4 7 (13.46%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.54%) SAP PP Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) SAP Technical Architect
8 3 (5.77%) SAP PM Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
10 1 (1.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) LIMS
3 1 (1.92%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Quality Management
2 8 (15.38%) Data Management
2 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (15.38%) Master Data Management
3 7 (13.46%) Change Management
3 7 (13.46%) ERP
4 6 (11.54%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (9.62%) Time Management
6 4 (7.69%) Kanban
6 4 (7.69%) Document Management
7 3 (5.77%) Workflow
7 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL
7 3 (5.77%) BPR
7 3 (5.77%) PLM
7 3 (5.77%) Release Management
7 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.77%) Change Control
8 2 (3.85%) Project Management
8 2 (3.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PMP
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) GAMP
3 1 (1.92%) GxP
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) SAP