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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP R/3
Rank 596 560 515
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -45
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 11 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.042% 0.072%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.26% 0.48% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 12
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£375 £425 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.71% +8.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £398 £397
% change year-on-year
-62.26% +0.25%
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
4245 4595 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 8.73% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2564 2180
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

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 22 May 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 10 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 22 May 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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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 -38 8 £375 -14.28% 4
London -12 6 £375 -27.07% 2
City of London - 3 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Larne - 2 - -
North West -20 1 £150 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £150 -

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (53.85%) SAP BW
3 14 (35.90%) Finance
4 12 (30.77%) SAP IS-U
5 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (17.95%) SAP Security
6 7 (17.95%) Data Management
6 7 (17.95%) Document Management
7 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
7 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.82%) Data Mapping
8 5 (12.82%) MS Office
9 4 (10.26%) Java
9 4 (10.26%) XML
9 4 (10.26%) ERP
9 4 (10.26%) NetWeaver
9 4 (10.26%) SAP FI
9 4 (10.26%) SAP Portal
10 3 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
10 3 (7.69%) Degree
10 3 (7.69%) SAP CO
10 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (7.69%) Project Management
10 3 (7.69%) SAP BI
10 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.69%) EDI
10 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
10 3 (7.69%) ABAP
11 2 (5.13%) RPG

SAP R/3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (10.26%) NetWeaver
1 4 (10.26%) SAP Portal
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (30.77%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (10.26%) SAP FI
3 3 (7.69%) SAP CO
3 3 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (2.56%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.56%) SAP HUM
4 1 (2.56%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (2.56%) SAP LE
4 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.56%) SAP EBP
4 1 (2.56%) SAP MDM
4 1 (2.56%) SAP WM
4 1 (2.56%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.56%) SAP SD
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.56%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) SAP BW
2 3 (7.69%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.56%) NWDI
2 1 (2.56%) NWDS
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Front Office
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) German Language
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Consultant
2 12 (30.77%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (25.64%) Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Business Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Data Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) SAP Data Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) SAP Business Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Performance Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) SAP Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Trainer
8 2 (5.13%) IT Trainer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) SAP Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) EDI Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) SAP EDI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) XML
2 3 (7.69%) EDI
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.56%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (2.56%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (2.56%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.56%) EDIFACT
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) JSP
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.13%) E-Learning
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.56%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (17.95%) SAP Security
2 7 (17.95%) Data Management
2 7 (17.95%) Document Management
3 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (12.82%) Data Mapping
5 4 (10.26%) ERP
6 3 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) SOA
7 2 (5.13%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Test Management
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (5.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.69%) ABAP
3 2 (5.13%) RPG
3 2 (5.13%) RPG IV
4 1 (2.56%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) HND
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) GAAP
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Ariba
2 2 (5.13%) RedDot
3 1 (2.56%) Syclo
3 1 (2.56%) FrontRange
3 1 (2.56%) Remedy
3 1 (2.56%) Informatica
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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