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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP R/3
Rank 619 652 610
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -42
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 15 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.021% 0.044%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.34% 0.25% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £400 £359 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% -27.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £292 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £426 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 - £463
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
4435 4789 5505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.32% 8.21% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2656 2679 2918
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £280 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 72 82
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £30.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -26.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.04 £53.36 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.32 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+77.16% -35.49%

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 27 August 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 12 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 27 August 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 +22 15 £400 +11.49% 1
London +5 5 £285 -20.55% 1
Midlands - 4 - -
South East - 3 £475 -
North West +16 2 £400 -
Manchester -2 2 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £475 -
Hampshire - 1 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £225 -
Warwick - 1 £225 -
West Midlands - 1 £225 -

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (54.17%) ABAP
3 6 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 5 (20.83%) SAP FI
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) SAP CO
5 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 4 (16.67%) SAP GRC
5 4 (16.67%) SAP Security
5 4 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) SAP APO
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) Change Control
6 3 (12.50%) QA
6 3 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (12.50%) SAP Basis
6 3 (12.50%) Banking
6 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.33%) NWDI
7 2 (8.33%) NWDS
7 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (8.33%) MaxDB
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Governance
7 2 (8.33%) LSMW
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management

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 2 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) NetWeaver
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Portal
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Commerce Server
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP FI
2 4 (16.67%) SAP APO
2 4 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 4 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (16.67%) SAP GRC
3 3 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (8.33%) SAP CRM
4 2 (8.33%) SAP ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (4.17%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (4.17%) SAP MII
5 1 (4.17%) SAP MM
5 1 (4.17%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.33%) MaxDB
2 2 (8.33%) SAP BI
2 2 (8.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Informix
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) OLTP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) LSMW
1 2 (8.33%) NWDI
1 2 (8.33%) NWDS
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) PowerDesigner
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Billing
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) SAP APO Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) SAP Manager
5 3 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) SAP Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) ABAP Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis Support
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Support
6 2 (8.33%) Support Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
2 3 (12.50%) SAP Basis
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) BAPI
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (4.17%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.17%) SAP XI
4 1 (4.17%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) AIX
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Project Management
1 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
1 4 (16.67%) SAP Security
2 3 (12.50%) Change Control
2 3 (12.50%) CRM
2 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) ERP
3 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Governance
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Lean Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) ABAP
2 2 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCA
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Infor
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore