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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP R/3
Rank 647 627 595
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -32
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 17 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.035% 0.049%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.40% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 15
Median daily rate £463 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £230 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £150 £385
% change year-on-year
+208.33% -61.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £66.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.25 - -

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
4302 4640 4985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.70% 8.18% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2652 2581 2814
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 29 47
Median hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.90 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £60.55 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £29.42 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-6.51% -21.53%

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 1 May 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 15 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 1 May 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 0 16 £463 +23.33% 2
South East - 7 £475 -
London -24 4 £421 +12.33%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £463 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £475 -
West Midlands - 3 £475 - 1
Warwick - 2 £450 -
Warwickshire - 2 £450 -
City of London +40 1 £350 -6.66%
North West -9 1 - -
South West - 1 £350 -
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £500 -

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (34.62%) ABAP
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) AIX
3 8 (30.77%) Web Dynpro
4 7 (26.92%) SAP XI
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 7 (26.92%) DB2
4 7 (26.92%) FMCG
5 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
5 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (23.08%) SABSA
5 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (23.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (23.08%) CISM
5 6 (23.08%) CISSP
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (23.08%) BEA
5 6 (23.08%) CA
5 6 (23.08%) zOS
5 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 6 (23.08%) Vitria
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (23.08%) iPlanet

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 6 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (23.08%) IIS
1 6 (23.08%) iPlanet
1 6 (23.08%) MQSeries
1 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 6 (23.08%) WebLogic
1 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Commerce Server
2 1 (3.85%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Portal
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) BusinessWare
2 3 (11.54%) SAP GRC
2 3 (11.54%) SAP MM
3 2 (7.69%) SAP APO
3 2 (7.69%) SAP CRM
3 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (7.69%) SAP PP
3 2 (7.69%) SAP PP-PI
3 2 (7.69%) SAP QM
4 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
4 1 (3.85%) SAP EWM
4 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.85%) SAP HR
4 1 (3.85%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (3.85%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) DB2
2 6 (23.08%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (19.23%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) MaxDB
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) OLAP
4 1 (3.85%) OLTP
4 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Toad
2 2 (7.69%) LSMW
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) NWDI
3 1 (3.85%) NWDS
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (11.54%) Retail
5 2 (7.69%) Automotive
5 2 (7.69%) Electronics
5 2 (7.69%) Marketing
5 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
1 7 (26.92%) SAP Developer
2 6 (23.08%) ABAP Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Security Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Information Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security Architect
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) ABAP Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SAP MM Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Portals Support
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Security and Authorisations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Dynpro
2 7 (26.92%) SAP XI
3 6 (23.08%) MSMQ
4 4 (15.38%) SAP Basis
5 1 (3.85%) .NET
5 1 (3.85%) BAPI
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
5 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) FMCG
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) AS400
2 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) EPoS
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) AIX
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Solaris
3 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (23.08%) zOS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Change Management
1 6 (23.08%) DoDAF
1 6 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
1 6 (23.08%) Information Security
1 6 (23.08%) MODAF
1 6 (23.08%) SABSA
1 6 (23.08%) TOGAF
1 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (19.23%) CRM
2 5 (19.23%) Information Assurance
2 5 (19.23%) Information Management
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) SDLC
3 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Security
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) ABAP
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 6 (23.08%) CCSP
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (23.08%) CISM
1 6 (23.08%) CISSP
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (23.08%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 6 (23.08%) BEA
3 6 (23.08%) CA
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 6 (23.08%) IBM
3 6 (23.08%) Vitria
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore