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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP R/3 over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP R/3
Rank 652 651 609
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -42
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 9 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.021% 0.053%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.25% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
Median daily rate £400 £275 £512
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -46.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £456
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4413 4771 5440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.20% 8.36% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2635 2710 2861
Median daily rate £438 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £422
% change year-on-year
- +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 76
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £50.37 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -26.82%

SAP R/3
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAP R/3 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP R/3 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 7 £400 +45.45%
London -5 5 £285 +3.63%
North West +1 2 £400 -
Manchester -9 2 £400 -

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP R/3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP R/3.

1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (38.46%) ABAP
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) AIX
4 7 (26.92%) SAP BW
4 7 (26.92%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) Web Dynpro
5 6 (23.08%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle
5 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (19.23%) DB2
6 5 (19.23%) SAP FI
7 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 4 (15.38%) ClearTrust
7 4 (15.38%) DoDAF
7 4 (15.38%) MODAF
7 4 (15.38%) CISM
7 4 (15.38%) Change Management
7 4 (15.38%) Firewall
7 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 4 (15.38%) AS400
7 4 (15.38%) SAP XI
7 4 (15.38%) Information Security
7 4 (15.38%) SAP Basis
7 4 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 4 (15.38%) Vitria
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003

SAP R/3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) iPlanet
1 4 (15.38%) MQSeries
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) NetWeaver
2 2 (7.69%) SAP Portal
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Commerce Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) SAP FI
2 4 (15.38%) BusinessWare
3 3 (11.54%) SAP CO
3 3 (11.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (11.54%) SAP GRC
3 3 (11.54%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (7.69%) SAP CRM
4 2 (7.69%) SAP ERP
5 1 (3.85%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (3.85%) SAP HR
5 1 (3.85%) SAP MM
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (3.85%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SAP BW
2 5 (19.23%) DB2
3 4 (15.38%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (7.69%) MaxDB
4 2 (7.69%) SAP BI
4 2 (7.69%) SAP HANA
5 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) Informix
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) OLAP
5 1 (3.85%) OLTP
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) LSMW
1 2 (7.69%) NWDI
1 2 (7.69%) NWDS
1 2 (7.69%) Toad
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.85%) Automotive
5 1 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (3.85%) Billing
5 1 (3.85%) Electronics
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) SAP Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 3 (11.54%) ABAP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Manager
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Web Dynpro
2 4 (15.38%) MSMQ
2 4 (15.38%) SAP Basis
2 4 (15.38%) SAP XI
3 2 (7.69%) J2EE
3 2 (7.69%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) BAPI
4 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) AS400
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) FMCG
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.85%) EPoS
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) AIX
3 6 (23.08%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) zOS
5 2 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) Change Control
2 4 (15.38%) Change Management
2 4 (15.38%) CRM
2 4 (15.38%) DoDAF
2 4 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (15.38%) Information Security
2 4 (15.38%) MODAF
2 4 (15.38%) SABSA
2 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.54%) Information Assurance
3 3 (11.54%) Information Management
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
3 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Security
3 3 (11.54%) SDLC
4 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) ABAP
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 4 (15.38%) CCSP
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (15.38%) CISM
1 4 (15.38%) CISSP
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) BEA
3 4 (15.38%) CA
3 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (15.38%) Vitria
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore