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 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 Quality Management (QM)
Rank 581 558 505
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -53
Contract jobs citing SAP QM 26 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.046% 0.093%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.61% 0.52% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 11
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£500 £518 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% +8.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £452 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £584 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £514
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50

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 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP QM within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAP QM Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 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 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 -29 18 £500 -3.38% 1
London -11 11 £428 -17.39%
West Midlands - 5 £590 -
Brentford - 3 £500 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
North West -20 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £550 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Wirral - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £550 -

SAP QM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (27.66%) SAP PP
2 13 (27.66%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (25.53%) Manufacturing
4 10 (21.28%) Quality Management
5 8 (17.02%) ERP
6 7 (14.89%) SAP SD
6 7 (14.89%) SAP MM
6 7 (14.89%) Time Management
7 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.64%) Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Change Management
8 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.51%) SLA
8 4 (8.51%) SAP Certification
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.51%) Change Control
8 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (8.51%) SAP PM
8 4 (8.51%) Release Management
8 4 (8.51%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (6.38%) SAP ERP
9 3 (6.38%) BPR
9 3 (6.38%) Project Management
9 3 (6.38%) Automotive
10 2 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.26%) ABAP
10 2 (4.26%) SAP WM
10 2 (4.26%) QA

SAP QM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Business Applications
1 13 (27.66%) SAP PP
2 7 (14.89%) SAP SD
2 7 (14.89%) SAP MM
3 4 (8.51%) SAP PM
4 3 (6.38%) SAP ERP
5 2 (4.26%) SAP WM
5 2 (4.26%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
6 1 (2.13%) SAP EWM
6 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
6 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SAP HANA
General
1 13 (27.66%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (25.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Consultant
1 42 (89.36%) SAP Consultant
2 30 (63.83%) SAP QM Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) SAP PP Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Trainer
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) SAP PI Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) SAP Trainer
6 1 (2.13%) SAP MM Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) SAP PM Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.13%) SAP WM Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) SAP APO Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.13%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Quality Management
2 8 (17.02%) ERP
3 7 (14.89%) Time Management
4 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Change Management
5 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.51%) Change Control
5 4 (8.51%) Release Management
5 4 (8.51%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (6.38%) BPR
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.26%) Logistics
8 1 (2.13%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.13%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) CAPA
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) SAP Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PMP
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) SAP