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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP for Retail (IS-Retail)
Rank 571 544 490
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -54
Contract jobs citing SAP Retail 24 38 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.074% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.50% 0.81% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 13
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£650 £563 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £725 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £563 £415
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +35.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £46.48 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.48 -

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
4846 4674 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.78% 9.06% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 2508 2312
Average daily rate £440 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 68 87
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.03 £56.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 15 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 19 December 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 -45 22 £650 +15.55% 2
London +10 11 £700 +21.73%
East Midlands +4 4 - -
Nottinghamshire +8 3 - -
Hertfordshire -1 2 £650 +18.18%
East of England -17 2 £650 +18.18%
South Coast - - - -
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

SAP Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 63 (100.00%) SAP
1 63 (100.00%) Retail
2 12 (19.05%) SAP SD
3 9 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 9 (14.29%) Logistics
4 7 (11.11%) Finance
5 6 (9.52%) SAP BW
5 6 (9.52%) SLA
5 6 (9.52%) Project Management
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL
6 4 (6.35%) CRM
6 4 (6.35%) Service Management
6 4 (6.35%) Change Management
7 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.76%) HP
7 3 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.17%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.17%) Test Planning
8 2 (3.17%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Data Management
8 2 (3.17%) SAP AFS
8 2 (3.17%) SAP FI
8 2 (3.17%) SAP MM
8 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce

SAP Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (19.05%) SAP SD
2 2 (3.17%) SAP AFS
2 2 (3.17%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.17%) SAP MM
2 2 (3.17%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
General
1 63 (100.00%) Retail
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Billing
3 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.59%) German Language
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Consultant
2 30 (47.62%) SAP Consultant
3 22 (34.92%) SAP Retail Consultant
4 15 (23.81%) Analyst
5 14 (22.22%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
6 11 (17.46%) Business Analyst
6 11 (17.46%) SAP Analyst
7 8 (12.70%) SAP Business Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) SAP SD Consultant
8 5 (7.94%) SAP Manager
9 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) Test Manager
10 3 (4.76%) Architect
10 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.76%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) SAP Test Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) SAP Test Manager
10 3 (4.76%) SAP Architect
11 2 (3.17%) Master Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Business Transformation
1 9 (14.29%) Logistics
2 6 (9.52%) Project Management
3 4 (6.35%) ITIL
3 4 (6.35%) CRM
3 4 (6.35%) Service Management
3 4 (6.35%) Change Management
4 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.17%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (3.17%) Test Strategy
5 2 (3.17%) Test Planning
5 2 (3.17%) Automated Testing
5 2 (3.17%) Data Management
5 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.17%) Validation
5 2 (3.17%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (1.59%) RedPrairie
3 1 (1.59%) hybris