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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP R/3
Rank 613 586 560
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -26
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 13 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.050% 0.056%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.32% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 15
Average daily rate £458 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £220 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £605 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £575 £513
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +12.19%
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
4097 4813 4744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 9.29% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2407 2729 2442
Average daily rate £438 £446 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 38 59
Average hourly rate £39.14 £30.00 £27.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £59.57 £59.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -49.28%

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 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 11 £458 +1.66% 8
London +7 6 £479 +9.42% 2
South East - 5 £438 - 2
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (60.00%) FMCG
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 11 (55.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (55.00%) AS400
4 10 (50.00%) Change Management
4 10 (50.00%) AIX
4 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (45.00%) SABSA
5 9 (45.00%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (45.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (45.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
5 9 (45.00%) ClearTrust
5 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
5 9 (45.00%) DoDAF
5 9 (45.00%) MODAF
5 9 (45.00%) DB2 UDB
5 9 (45.00%) Solaris
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) DB2
5 9 (45.00%) WebLogic
5 9 (45.00%) IIS
5 9 (45.00%) MSMQ
5 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
5 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (45.00%) IBM
5 9 (45.00%) CCSP

SAP R/3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (45.00%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (45.00%) IIS
1 9 (45.00%) iPlanet
1 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
1 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (45.00%) WebLogic
1 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) BusinessWare
2 3 (15.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (10.00%) SAP APO
3 2 (10.00%) SAP PP
3 2 (10.00%) SAP PP-PI
3 2 (10.00%) SAP QM
4 1 (5.00%) SAP EWM
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) DB2
1 9 (45.00%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 11 (55.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Automotive
5 1 (5.00%) Electronics
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
1 9 (45.00%) Security Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Information Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) ABAP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP MM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) MSMQ
2 3 (15.00%) SAP XI
2 3 (15.00%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) FMCG
2 11 (55.00%) AS400
3 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.00%) Life Science
6 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) AIX
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Solaris
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (45.00%) zOS
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Change Management
2 9 (45.00%) DoDAF
2 9 (45.00%) Identity Access Management
2 9 (45.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) MODAF
2 9 (45.00%) SABSA
2 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
2 9 (45.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 8 (40.00%) Information Management
4 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) ABAP
2 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 9 (45.00%) CCSP
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (45.00%) CISM
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (45.00%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) BEA
3 9 (45.00%) CA
3 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (45.00%) IBM
3 9 (45.00%) Vitria
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
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