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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Quality Management (QM)
Rank 595 573 549
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -24
Contract jobs citing SAP QM 24 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.055% 0.062%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.58% 0.59% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 7
Average daily rate £400 £494 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £391 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £550 £754
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £513 £590
% change year-on-year
-22.04% -13.13%
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
4159 4769 4653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.09% 9.41% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2450 2730 2396
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 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 35 56
Average hourly rate £39.14 £30.00 £28.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% +4.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.49 £13.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £61.53 £61.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -53.70%

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 10 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 5 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 13 £400 -16.11% 4
Cumbria - 4 - -
North West - 4 - - 1
South East - 4 £400 -
London -12 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £443 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £357 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

SAP QM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 47 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (59.57%) Quality Management
3 19 (40.43%) Manufacturing
4 14 (29.79%) SAP PM
5 11 (23.40%) SAP PP
6 10 (21.28%) SAP MM
7 9 (19.15%) Requirements Management
7 9 (19.15%) User Experience
8 7 (14.89%) QA
8 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
9 6 (12.77%) SAP SD
9 6 (12.77%) Change Management
10 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
10 5 (10.64%) SAP PP-PI
11 4 (8.51%) Time Management
11 4 (8.51%) SAP EHS
11 4 (8.51%) Migration
12 3 (6.38%) Finance
12 3 (6.38%) GAP Analysis
12 3 (6.38%) SAP APO
12 3 (6.38%) ABAP
12 3 (6.38%) SAP FI
12 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (6.38%) Life Science
12 3 (6.38%) Logistics
12 3 (6.38%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (6.38%) SAP CO
13 2 (4.26%) FMCG
13 2 (4.26%) Process Improvement

SAP QM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 14 (29.79%) SAP PM
2 11 (23.40%) SAP PP
3 10 (21.28%) SAP MM
4 6 (12.77%) SAP SD
5 5 (10.64%) SAP PP-PI
6 4 (8.51%) SAP EHS
7 3 (6.38%) SAP APO
7 3 (6.38%) SAP CO
7 3 (6.38%) SAP FI
7 3 (6.38%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (4.26%) SAP HR
8 2 (4.26%) SAP R/3
8 2 (4.26%) SAP WM
9 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
9 1 (2.13%) SAP EWM
9 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (2.13%) SAP PS
9 1 (2.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) LSMW
General
1 19 (40.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Consultant
2 39 (82.98%) SAP Consultant
3 35 (74.47%) SAP QM Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) SAP PM Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) SAP PP Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Quality Management Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Quality Manager
7 2 (4.26%) SAP MM Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Quality Management Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Senior SAP PM Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Junior Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) SAP Business Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) BAPI
1 1 (2.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Life Science
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) FMCG
3 2 (4.26%) LIMS
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Quality Management
2 9 (19.15%) Requirements Management
3 6 (12.77%) Change Management
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Time Management
5 3 (6.38%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Logistics
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Data Management
6 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) QMS
6 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.26%) Test Management
6 2 (4.26%) Validation
6 2 (4.26%) Workflow
7 1 (2.13%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) SAP