The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP R/3
Rank 575 542 536
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 29 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.045% 0.081%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.57% 0.50% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 28
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£512 £325 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.38% -32.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £302 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £444 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £361 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -9.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5072 4615 5323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.28% 9.03% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2614 2352 2571
Average daily rate £430 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 79 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%

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 28 July 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 25 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 28 July 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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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 +2 25 £512 +58.60% 13
London +20 14 £512 +59.84% 3
North East - 3 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £450 -
South East -24 2 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 - - 1
Huntingdon - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - - 2
Oxford - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Fareham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 58 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (39.66%) Finance
3 15 (25.86%) ABAP
4 13 (22.41%) SAP BW
5 12 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (17.24%) SAP FI
6 10 (17.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (17.24%) SAP CO
6 10 (17.24%) Banking
7 9 (15.52%) SAP APO
8 8 (13.79%) ERP
9 7 (12.07%) CRM
9 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.07%) SAP SD
10 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
10 6 (10.34%) SAP SCM
11 5 (8.62%) Logistics
11 5 (8.62%) Migration
11 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
11 5 (8.62%) Oracle
11 5 (8.62%) Intranet
11 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (8.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (8.62%) SAP SRM
11 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
12 4 (6.90%) SAP ERP
12 4 (6.90%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (6.90%) NetWeaver
12 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
12 4 (6.90%) Web Dynpro

SAP R/3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (6.90%) NetWeaver
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (17.24%) SAP FI
1 10 (17.24%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (17.24%) SAP CO
2 9 (15.52%) SAP APO
3 7 (12.07%) SAP SD
4 6 (10.34%) SAP SCM
5 5 (8.62%) SAP SRM
6 4 (6.90%) SAP ERP
7 3 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (5.17%) SAP CRM
7 3 (5.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 2 (3.45%) SAP HR
8 2 (3.45%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (1.72%) SAP GRC
9 1 (1.72%) SAP FSCM
9 1 (1.72%) SAP BPC
9 1 (1.72%) SAP Bank Analyzer
9 1 (1.72%) SAP FI-AP
9 1 (1.72%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SAP BW
2 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.90%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (5.17%) BODI
5 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (3.45%) SAP BI
5 2 (3.45%) MS Access
6 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) TestDirector
1 3 (5.17%) LSMW
2 2 (3.45%) ClearQuest
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Dutch Language
4 3 (5.17%) German Language
5 2 (3.45%) French Language
6 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.72%) Local Government
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Czech Language
6 1 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Consultant
2 24 (41.38%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) SAP BW Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) ABAP Developer
7 4 (6.90%) SAP APO Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) SAP Developer
8 3 (5.17%) SAP SRM Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) SAP Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.17%) SAP SD Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Principal Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (3.45%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) XML
2 2 (3.45%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.72%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Statistics
3 1 (1.72%) CMDB
3 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.72%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) UNIX
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
1 1 (1.72%) AIX
1 1 (1.72%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (13.79%) ERP
3 7 (12.07%) CRM
4 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 5 (8.62%) Logistics
5 5 (8.62%) Migration
5 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.90%) Supply Chain Management
6 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.17%) Workflow
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) ETL
7 3 (5.17%) ITIL
7 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Data Management
8 2 (3.45%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (3.45%) V-Model
8 2 (3.45%) Financial Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) ABAP
2 3 (5.17%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) VB
3 2 (3.45%) C
4 1 (1.72%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) CCA
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.72%) ACCA
2 1 (1.72%) CISA
2 1 (1.72%) CIMA
2 1 (1.72%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
3 2 (3.45%) QA
4 1 (1.72%) Basel III
4 1 (1.72%) COREP
4 1 (1.72%) FINREP
4 1 (1.72%) Basel II
4 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.17%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.45%) Hummingbird
6 1 (1.72%) Open Text
6 1 (1.72%) Cognos
6 1 (1.72%) NEC
6 1 (1.72%) ReadSoft
6 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.72%) Sybase
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
networx
Rate: benefits depending on skills
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
networx
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Networx Recruitment
Rate: Circa £40,000 - £45,000 pa plus benefits depending on skills
Posted: 6 days ago
East Anglia
Red Commerce
Posted: 6 days ago