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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Quality Management (QM)
Rank 539 517 563
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +46
Contract jobs citing SAP QM 56 61 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.11% 0.059%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.09% 1.30% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 9
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£463 £436 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £324 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £318 £495
% change year-on-year
+47.63% -35.85%
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
5151 4698 5341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.14% 8.81% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 2478 2601
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 82 64
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

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 August 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 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 22 August 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 -40 44 £463 +3.24% 11
London -8 13 £425 -7.60% 3
West Midlands -13 9 £500 - 1
Coventry - 7 £500 - 1
South East -2 6 £325 +6.55% 1
Birmingham +2 1 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Egham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 5

SAP QM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 81 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (29.63%) Quality Management
3 19 (23.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 18 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 16 (19.75%) SAP PM
6 14 (17.28%) BAPI
7 12 (14.81%) SAP PP
8 11 (13.58%) Legal
9 10 (12.35%) Time Management
9 10 (12.35%) Change Management
10 8 (9.88%) SAP Certification
10 8 (9.88%) ERP
10 8 (9.88%) Logistics
11 7 (8.64%) SAP Implementation
11 7 (8.64%) SAP MM
12 6 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (7.41%) SAP EWM
13 5 (6.17%) Automotive
14 4 (4.94%) SAP SD
15 3 (3.70%) German Language
15 3 (3.70%) QA
16 2 (2.47%) Resource Management
16 2 (2.47%) Lean Six Sigma
16 2 (2.47%) Portuguese Language
16 2 (2.47%) Six Sigma
16 2 (2.47%) Data Modelling
16 2 (2.47%) ABAP
16 2 (2.47%) Finance
17 1 (1.23%) Migration
17 1 (1.23%) Risk Management

SAP QM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (19.75%) SAP PM
2 12 (14.81%) SAP PP
3 7 (8.64%) SAP MM
4 6 (7.41%) SAP EWM
5 4 (4.94%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.23%) SAP WM
6 1 (1.23%) SAP APO
6 1 (1.23%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.23%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.23%) SAP LE
6 1 (1.23%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.23%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.23%) SAP CO
General
1 19 (23.46%) Pharmaceutical
2 18 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 11 (13.58%) Legal
4 5 (6.17%) Automotive
5 3 (3.70%) German Language
6 2 (2.47%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (2.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 60 (74.07%) Consultant
1 60 (74.07%) SAP Consultant
2 52 (64.20%) SAP QM Consultant
3 11 (13.58%) SAP PM Consultant
4 7 (8.64%) SAP PP Consultant
5 3 (3.70%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (3.70%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 3 (3.70%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 2 (2.47%) Analyst
7 1 (1.23%) Quality Manager
7 1 (1.23%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.23%) Trainer
7 1 (1.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.23%) Management Consultant
7 1 (1.23%) Tester
7 1 (1.23%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (1.23%) SAP Functional Analyst
7 1 (1.23%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (1.23%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (1.23%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.23%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Quality Management
2 10 (12.35%) Time Management
2 10 (12.35%) Change Management
3 8 (9.88%) ERP
3 8 (9.88%) Logistics
4 7 (8.64%) SAP Implementation
5 6 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (2.47%) Resource Management
6 2 (2.47%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (2.47%) Six Sigma
6 2 (2.47%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.23%) Migration
7 1 (1.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.23%) Project Management
7 1 (1.23%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.23%) Release Management
7 1 (1.23%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.23%) Change Control
7 1 (1.23%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) ABAP
2 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.23%) CCAB
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) GxP
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) SAP
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Modis International - London
Rate: Market
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Sperry Partners
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 22 days ago