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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP R/3
Rank 596 564 554
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 17 20 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.038% 0.094%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.34% 0.43% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 15
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£451 £381 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.29% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £318 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £545 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
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
5062 4616 5459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.80% 8.88% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2441 2716
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 78 81
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £10.30 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.75 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -44.53%

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 18 September 2014.

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 27 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 18 September 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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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 -33 15 £451 +18.29% 7
London -5 7 £468 -28.00% 2
North East - 5 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - -
City of London +23 1 - -
South East -4 1 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £400 -
Hampshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Fareham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (36.59%) Finance
3 8 (19.51%) ABAP
4 7 (17.07%) SAP BW
4 7 (17.07%) SAP SD
4 7 (17.07%) SAP FI
4 7 (17.07%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (17.07%) SAP CO
5 6 (14.63%) Banking
5 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (14.63%) Oracle
6 5 (12.20%) ERP
6 5 (12.20%) Project Management
7 4 (9.76%) Retail
7 4 (9.76%) Logistics
7 4 (9.76%) Degree
7 4 (9.76%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.76%) CRM
7 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
7 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (7.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (7.32%) SLA
8 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.32%) SAP APO
8 3 (7.32%) NetWeaver
8 3 (7.32%) Hyperion
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS

SAP R/3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (7.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) SAP SD
1 7 (17.07%) SAP FI
1 7 (17.07%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (17.07%) SAP CO
2 3 (7.32%) SAP SCM
2 3 (7.32%) SAP APO
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (7.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 2 (4.88%) SAP HR
3 2 (4.88%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (2.44%) SAP GRC
4 1 (2.44%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (2.44%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (2.44%) SAP WM
4 1 (2.44%) SAP FI-AP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SAP BW
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (4.88%) MS Access
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
6 1 (2.44%) Law
6 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.44%) Local Government
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Czech Language
6 1 (2.44%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Consultant
2 19 (46.34%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (24.39%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) SAP SD Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) SAP SD Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) SAP BW Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Designer
8 2 (4.88%) SAP Manager
8 2 (4.88%) ABAP Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Business Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (12.20%) Project Management
2 5 (12.20%) ERP
3 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
3 4 (9.76%) Logistics
3 4 (9.76%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (9.76%) CRM
4 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.88%) OO
5 2 (4.88%) Data Management
5 2 (4.88%) Workflow
5 2 (4.88%) Line Management
5 2 (4.88%) Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.44%) Test Management
6 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) ABAP
2 2 (4.88%) C
2 2 (4.88%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) SAPscript
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) CCA
2 1 (2.44%) CIMA
2 1 (2.44%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Hyperion
4 2 (4.88%) Hummingbird
4 2 (4.88%) Open Text
5 1 (2.44%) NEC
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos
5 1 (2.44%) Sybase
5 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
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