The table below looks at the statistics for SAP R/3 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 R/3 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP R/3
Rank 614 594 572
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -22
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 11 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.040% 0.030%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.24% 0.43% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
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£359 £498 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.99% +32.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £436 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £533 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate - £463 £375
% change year-on-year
- +23.33%
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
4605 5081 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.86% 9.14% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 2651 2472
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 68 86
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

SAP R/3
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP R/3 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP R/3 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP R/3
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP R/3 within the UK.

SAP R/3 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP R/3
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP R/3 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SAP R/3 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP R/3
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP R/3 within the UK.

SAP R/3 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP R/3
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP R/3 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -22 9 £359 -27.99% 4
London +16 8 £359 -27.99%
Bexley - 2 - -
City of London +4 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP R/3 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 R/3.

1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (65.22%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) SAP BW
4 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
5 5 (21.74%) Ariba
5 5 (21.74%) SAP FI
5 5 (21.74%) Data Mapping
6 4 (17.39%) SAP FI-AP
6 4 (17.39%) Procure-to-pay
6 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (17.39%) SAP CO
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) ERP
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) ABAP
7 3 (13.04%) SAP HR
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.70%) AS400
8 2 (8.70%) Firewall
8 2 (8.70%) Information Security
8 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
8 2 (8.70%) Information Management
8 2 (8.70%) ClearTrust
8 2 (8.70%) SABSA
8 2 (8.70%) Windows 7

SAP R/3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP R/3 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 R/3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.70%) iPlanet
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SAP FI
2 4 (17.39%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (17.39%) SAP CO
2 4 (17.39%) SAP FI-AP
3 3 (13.04%) SAP HR
4 2 (8.70%) BusinessWare
5 1 (4.35%) SAP SD
5 1 (4.35%) SAP APO
5 1 (4.35%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.70%) SAP BI
2 2 (8.70%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Business Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) SAP Analyst
4 8 (34.78%) SAP Business Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Information Architect
6 2 (8.70%) SAP FI Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) SAP CO Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) SAP HR Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) MSMQ
1 2 (8.70%) EDI
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) AS400
3 2 (8.70%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) AIX
1 2 (8.70%) Solaris
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) zOS
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
1 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
2 5 (21.74%) Data Mapping
3 4 (17.39%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) ERP
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.70%) Information Management
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.70%) SABSA
5 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
5 2 (8.70%) DoDAF
5 2 (8.70%) MODAF
6 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) ABAP
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CISM
2 2 (8.70%) HND
2 2 (8.70%) CCSP
2 2 (8.70%) CCA
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) GAAP
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) Ariba
3 2 (8.70%) CA
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) BEA
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) Vitria
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica