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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Quality Management (QM)
Rank 575 581 529
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -52
Contract jobs citing SAP QM 27 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.041% 0.040%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.60% 0.47% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
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£500 £480 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £578 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £275 £475
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -42.10%
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
4514 4912 4452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.06% 8.74% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2534 2778 2269
Average daily rate £438 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 74
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.31 £55.00 £77.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%

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 21 April 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 15 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 21 April 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 +4 19 £500 +4.16% 3
London +6 12 £378 -28.09% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 - - 1
South East - - - -
Egham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Ormskirk - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -

SAP QM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 58 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (22.41%) Quality Management
2 13 (22.41%) SAP PP
3 11 (18.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (18.97%) ERP
4 10 (17.24%) SAP MM
5 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing
6 7 (12.07%) Time Management
7 6 (10.34%) SAP SD
8 5 (8.62%) Migration
8 5 (8.62%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.90%) Change Control
9 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (6.90%) Release Management
9 4 (6.90%) SAP PM
9 4 (6.90%) Change Management
9 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.90%) SLA
9 4 (6.90%) SAP Certification
10 3 (5.17%) BPR
10 3 (5.17%) Project Management
10 3 (5.17%) Automotive
10 3 (5.17%) SAP ERP
11 2 (3.45%) SAP HANA
11 2 (3.45%) SAP PP-PI
11 2 (3.45%) Integration Testing
11 2 (3.45%) QMS
11 2 (3.45%) E-Learning

SAP QM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (22.41%) SAP PP
2 10 (17.24%) SAP MM
3 6 (10.34%) SAP SD
4 4 (6.90%) SAP PM
5 3 (5.17%) SAP ERP
6 2 (3.45%) SAP PP-PI
6 2 (3.45%) SAP WM
7 1 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.72%) SAP CO
7 1 (1.72%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SAP HANA
General
1 11 (18.97%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (15.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (87.93%) Consultant
1 51 (87.93%) SAP Consultant
2 41 (70.69%) SAP QM Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) SAP PP Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (5.17%) Support Consultant
4 3 (5.17%) SAP Support
4 3 (5.17%) SAP Support Consultant
5 2 (3.45%) SAP Trainer
5 2 (3.45%) Trainer
5 2 (3.45%) Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) SAP PI Consultant
6 1 (1.72%) Project Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (1.72%) Management Consultant
6 1 (1.72%) SAP MM Consultant
6 1 (1.72%) SAP PM Consultant
6 1 (1.72%) SAP WM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.72%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Quality Management
2 11 (18.97%) ERP
3 7 (12.07%) Time Management
4 5 (8.62%) Migration
4 5 (8.62%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.90%) Change Control
5 4 (6.90%) Release Management
5 4 (6.90%) Change Management
5 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.17%) BPR
6 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.45%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.45%) QMS
8 1 (1.72%) CAPA
8 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.72%) PMP
2 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) SAP