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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Quality Management (QM)
Rank 563 550 515
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -35
Contract jobs citing SAP QM 45 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.037% 0.056%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.93% 0.40% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 14
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£513 £558 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £508 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £877 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £795 £550
% change year-on-year
-32.38% +44.54%
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
4857 4696 4734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.78% 9.09% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2851 2524 2318
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 68 87
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.03 £56.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 18 December 2014.

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 13 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 18 December 2014. 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 -5 37 £465 -16.59% 2
East Midlands +18 12 - -
London +27 9 £405 -20.97% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £513 -
South East -36 3 £408 -
West Midlands - 3 £465 -
Surrey - 3 £408 -
North West - 2 £600 -
Manchester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Egham - - - -
Goole - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -

SAP QM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 90 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (32.22%) Quality Management
3 15 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 12 (13.33%) SAP MM
4 12 (13.33%) SAP PP
5 10 (11.11%) ERP
6 8 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (8.89%) SAP Implementation
7 7 (7.78%) Logistics
7 7 (7.78%) SAP Certification
8 6 (6.67%) Automotive
8 6 (6.67%) SAP SD
9 5 (5.56%) QMS
9 5 (5.56%) SAP EWM
10 4 (4.44%) SAP PM
11 3 (3.33%) German Language
11 3 (3.33%) Integration Testing
11 3 (3.33%) Time Management
11 3 (3.33%) QA
11 3 (3.33%) SAP ERP
11 3 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (3.33%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.33%) LIMS
12 2 (2.22%) Business Transformation
12 2 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.22%) Change Control
12 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (2.22%) SLA
12 2 (2.22%) SAP WM
12 2 (2.22%) Six Sigma

SAP QM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (13.33%) SAP MM
1 12 (13.33%) SAP PP
2 6 (6.67%) SAP SD
3 5 (5.56%) SAP EWM
4 4 (4.44%) SAP PM
5 3 (3.33%) SAP ERP
6 2 (2.22%) SAP WM
7 1 (1.11%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.11%) SAP PP-PI
General
1 15 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.67%) Automotive
4 3 (3.33%) German Language
5 2 (2.22%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (2.22%) Romanian Language
6 1 (1.11%) Finance
6 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 76 (84.44%) Consultant
1 76 (84.44%) SAP Consultant
2 66 (73.33%) SAP QM Consultant
3 7 (7.78%) Functional Consultant
3 7 (7.78%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 7 (7.78%) SAP Support
3 7 (7.78%) SAP Support Consultant
3 7 (7.78%) Support Consultant
4 5 (5.56%) SAP PP Consultant
5 4 (4.44%) SAP PM Consultant
6 3 (3.33%) Business Process Specialist
6 3 (3.33%) Analyst
6 3 (3.33%) SAP EWM Consultant
7 2 (2.22%) Management Consultant
7 2 (2.22%) SAP WM Consultant
7 2 (2.22%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (1.11%) SAP Business Analyst
8 1 (1.11%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (1.11%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (1.11%) SAP Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) LIMS
2 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) Quality Management
2 10 (11.11%) ERP
3 8 (8.89%) SAP Implementation
4 7 (7.78%) Logistics
5 5 (5.56%) QMS
6 3 (3.33%) Integration Testing
6 3 (3.33%) Time Management
6 3 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.22%) Business Transformation
7 2 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.22%) Change Control
7 2 (2.22%) Six Sigma
7 2 (2.22%) Migration
7 2 (2.22%) Release Management
7 2 (2.22%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (2.22%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.11%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.11%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.11%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) C
1 1 (1.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.11%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) SAP
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