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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP R/3
Rank 637 653 621
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -32
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 11 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.012% 0.024%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.25% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £443 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.90% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £443 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £443 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £388
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
4478 4707 5360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.38% 8.10% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2717 2626 2995
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 75
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.57 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -31.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £11.30 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £50.80 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+105.71% -44.88%

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 28 September 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 10 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 28 September 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 +25 11 £350 -20.90%
Midlands - 4 - -
Warwick - 3 £225 -
Warwickshire - 3 £225 -
South East - 3 £475 -
West Midlands - 3 £225 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £475 -
London -12 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £500 -

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (48.00%) ABAP
3 6 (24.00%) SAP Security
3 6 (24.00%) SAP GRC
4 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 5 (20.00%) SAP FI
5 4 (16.00%) SAP APO
5 4 (16.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (16.00%) SAP CO
6 3 (12.00%) Banking
6 3 (12.00%) QA
6 3 (12.00%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (12.00%) Change Control
6 3 (12.00%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (12.00%) Windows
6 3 (12.00%) CRM
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) ERP
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.00%) SAP CRM
7 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) SAP Basis
7 2 (8.00%) Unix

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 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Commerce Server
1 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Portal
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) SAP GRC
2 5 (20.00%) SAP FI
3 4 (16.00%) SAP APO
3 4 (16.00%) SAP CO
3 4 (16.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (12.00%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (8.00%) SAP CRM
5 2 (8.00%) SAP ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (4.00%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (4.00%) SAP MII
6 1 (4.00%) SAP MM
6 1 (4.00%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) Informix
3 1 (4.00%) MaxDB
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) OLAP
3 1 (4.00%) OLTP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) LSMW
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) NWDI
2 1 (4.00%) NWDS
2 1 (4.00%) PowerDesigner
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (20.00%) SAP Security Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Security Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) SAP APO Consultant
7 3 (12.00%) SAP Manager
7 3 (12.00%) SAP Project Manager
8 2 (8.00%) ABAP Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Applications Manager
8 2 (8.00%) Applications Project Manager
8 2 (8.00%) Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Mobile Project Manager
8 2 (8.00%) SAP Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Support Consultant
9 1 (4.00%) Administrator
9 1 (4.00%) SAP FI Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) SAP Security and Authorisations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (8.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) BAPI
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (4.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (4.00%) SAPUI5
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) SAP Security
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Change Control
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Governance
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.00%) Logistics
6 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Presales
6 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) ABAP
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCA
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Certification
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Infor
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore