The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Retail 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 Retail over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP for Retail (IS-Retail)
Rank 549 538 505
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -33
Contract jobs citing SAP Retail 27 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.074% 0.062%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.59% 0.84% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 8
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£563 £588 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £475 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £740 £677
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £613 £525
% change year-on-year
-22.44% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

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
4577 4506 3978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.71% 8.81% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2568 2375 1972
Average daily rate £450 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 53
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.10 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.06% -39.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £59.90 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -39.15%

SAP Retail
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Retail within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Retail
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP Retail within the UK.

SAP Retail Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Retail
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Retail within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

SAP Retail Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Retail
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Retail within the UK.

SAP Retail Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Retail
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Retail within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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 -40 25 £475 -19.14% 9
East Midlands -1 6 - - 1
West Midlands +2 5 £475 +18.75% 1
North West -8 5 £700 +47.36%
London +4 4 £675 +14.89% 4
South East -25 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Somerset - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
South West - - - -
Coventry - - - -
East of England - - - -

SAP Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Retail 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 Retail.

1 52 (100.00%) SAP
1 52 (100.00%) Retail
2 12 (23.08%) SAP BW
3 8 (15.38%) SAP SD
3 8 (15.38%) Project Management
3 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 8 (15.38%) Logistics
3 8 (15.38%) Business Transformation
4 6 (11.54%) SAP FI
4 6 (11.54%) Data Management
5 5 (9.62%) ERP
5 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.62%) ITIL
5 5 (9.62%) Service Management
5 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.62%) Change Management
6 4 (7.69%) HOOD
6 4 (7.69%) XML
6 4 (7.69%) SLA
6 4 (7.69%) SAP ALE
6 4 (7.69%) Data Structures
6 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.77%) CRM
8 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.85%) SAP AFS
8 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.85%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.92%) Test Automation

SAP Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP Retail 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 Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) SAP SD
2 6 (11.54%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.85%) SAP AFS
4 1 (1.92%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.92%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.85%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
General
1 52 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Consultant
1 35 (67.31%) SAP Consultant
2 22 (42.31%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 13 (25.00%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) SAP Manager
6 3 (5.77%) SAP Architect
6 3 (5.77%) SAP Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) SAP SD Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) SAP BW Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) XML
1 4 (7.69%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.92%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Project Management
1 8 (15.38%) Logistics
1 8 (15.38%) Business Transformation
2 6 (11.54%) Data Management
3 5 (9.62%) ERP
3 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (9.62%) Service Management
3 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.62%) Change Management
3 5 (9.62%) ITIL
4 4 (7.69%) HOOD
4 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 3 (5.77%) CRM
6 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.92%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.92%) Migration
7 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.92%) VCP4
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.92%) HP
2 1 (1.92%) ATG
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
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