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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP R/3
Rank 599 571 549
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -22
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 12 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.053% 0.045%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.26% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 5
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£275 £512 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.23% +57.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £456 £361
% change year-on-year
- +26.47%
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
4580 5092 4685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.02% 9.31% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2592 2603 2397
Average daily rate £450 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 69 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.79 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%

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
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 8 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 29 July 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 -28 9 £275 -46.23% 4
London -1 7 £275 -46.23% 1
City of London +4 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Bexley - 1 - -

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (54.84%) Finance
3 9 (29.03%) SAP BW
4 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
4 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (19.35%) Degree
5 5 (16.13%) Procure-to-pay
5 5 (16.13%) Data Mapping
5 5 (16.13%) Asset Management
5 5 (16.13%) Ariba
5 5 (16.13%) ERP
5 5 (16.13%) SAP FI
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) ABAP
6 4 (12.90%) SAP CO
6 4 (12.90%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (12.90%) SAP FI-AP
7 3 (9.68%) Java
7 3 (9.68%) MS Office
7 3 (9.68%) SAP BI
7 3 (9.68%) SAP HR
7 3 (9.68%) NetWeaver
8 2 (6.45%) SAP Certification
8 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) Front Office
8 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
8 2 (6.45%) CRM
8 2 (6.45%) EDI

SAP R/3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (9.68%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SAP FI
2 4 (12.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (12.90%) SAP CO
2 4 (12.90%) SAP FI-AP
3 3 (9.68%) SAP HR
4 2 (6.45%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (3.23%) SAP SD
5 1 (3.23%) SAP APO
5 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
5 1 (3.23%) SAP WM
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (3.23%) SAP LE
5 1 (3.23%) SAP HCM
5 1 (3.23%) SAP HUM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SAP BW
2 3 (9.68%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.23%) MS Access
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.23%) NWDI
1 1 (3.23%) NWDS
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Front Office
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) German Language
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Business Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) SAP Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) SAP Business Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Consultant
5 6 (19.35%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Manager
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SAP HR Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SAP WM Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) SAP APO Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) SAP FI Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) SAP CO Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XML
1 2 (6.45%) EDI
2 1 (3.23%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (3.23%) SAP XI
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) JSP
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
1 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (16.13%) Asset Management
2 5 (16.13%) ERP
2 5 (16.13%) Data Mapping
2 5 (16.13%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Change Control
4 2 (6.45%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Use Case
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) ABAP
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) RPG
4 1 (3.23%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) HND
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) Ariba
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Informatica
4 1 (3.23%) Remedy
4 1 (3.23%) FrontRange
4 1 (3.23%) Syclo