The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Quality Management (QM)
Rank 532 496 552
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +56
Contract jobs citing SAP QM 58 77 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.050%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.14% 1.69% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 8
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£450 £435 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £325 £498
% change year-on-year
+42.30% -34.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5107 4550 5324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.35% 8.90% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2641 2342 2593
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 75 55
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% -43.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £44.94 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%

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 1 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 14 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 1 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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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 -29 47 £450 +1.92% 6
London -13 21 £319 -29.78%
West Midlands -10 4 £500 - 2
South East -13 4 £325 +4.83%
Coventry - 3 £500 - 1
Birmingham -1 1 - -
Manchester -3 1 - -
North West -9 1 - -
Egham - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -

SAP QM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 72 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (26.39%) Quality Management
3 15 (20.83%) SAP PM
4 14 (19.44%) BAPI
4 14 (19.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (18.06%) Manufacturing
5 13 (18.06%) SAP PP
6 11 (15.28%) Legal
7 10 (13.89%) Time Management
7 10 (13.89%) Change Management
8 9 (12.50%) Logistics
9 7 (9.72%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (9.72%) ERP
10 6 (8.33%) SAP MM
10 6 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (8.33%) SAP EWM
11 4 (5.56%) SAP Certification
11 4 (5.56%) SAP SD
12 3 (4.17%) Automotive
12 3 (4.17%) German Language
13 2 (2.78%) QA
13 2 (2.78%) Resource Management
13 2 (2.78%) Finance
13 2 (2.78%) SAP WM
13 2 (2.78%) ABAP
13 2 (2.78%) SAP FI
14 1 (1.39%) Project Management
14 1 (1.39%) SAP APO
14 1 (1.39%) SAP HR
14 1 (1.39%) GxP

SAP QM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (20.83%) SAP PM
2 13 (18.06%) SAP PP
3 6 (8.33%) SAP MM
3 6 (8.33%) SAP EWM
4 4 (5.56%) SAP SD
5 2 (2.78%) SAP WM
5 2 (2.78%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.39%) SAP APO
6 1 (1.39%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.39%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.39%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.39%) SAP LE
6 1 (1.39%) SAP BPC
General
1 14 (19.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (18.06%) Manufacturing
3 11 (15.28%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Automotive
4 3 (4.17%) German Language
5 2 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (72.22%) Consultant
1 52 (72.22%) SAP Consultant
2 43 (59.72%) SAP QM Consultant
3 10 (13.89%) SAP PM Consultant
4 7 (9.72%) SAP PP Consultant
5 3 (4.17%) Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 2 (2.78%) SAP Trainer
6 2 (2.78%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (2.78%) Trainer
6 2 (2.78%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.39%) Management Consultant
7 1 (1.39%) Tester
7 1 (1.39%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.39%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (1.39%) Process Analyst
7 1 (1.39%) Quality Manager
7 1 (1.39%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (1.39%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 1 (1.39%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.39%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Quality Management
2 10 (13.89%) Time Management
2 10 (13.89%) Change Management
3 9 (12.50%) Logistics
4 7 (9.72%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (9.72%) ERP
5 6 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (2.78%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.39%) Project Management
7 1 (1.39%) Migration
7 1 (1.39%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.39%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (1.39%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (1.39%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.39%) CCAB
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) GxP
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) SAP
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