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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP for Retail (IS-Retail)
Rank 575 570 519
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -51
Contract jobs citing SAP Retail 22 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.042% 0.055%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.52% 0.48% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 10
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£463 £550 £606
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% -9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £455 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £840 £704
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £725 £328
% change year-on-year
-34.50% +121.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4269 4754 4350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.75% 8.77% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2436 2633 2184
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 78
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £52.50 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-37.92% -4.11%

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
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 6 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 28 May 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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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 -21 17 £463 -15.90% 8
London +23 11 £435 -20.90% 5
West Midlands - 3 £475 -
East Midlands -4 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £463 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

SAP Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 48 (100.00%) SAP
1 48 (100.00%) Retail
2 13 (27.08%) SAP BW
3 11 (22.92%) Finance
4 10 (20.83%) SAP FI
5 8 (16.67%) Logistics
5 8 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 7 (14.58%) SAP HANA
6 7 (14.58%) SAP SD
6 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.58%) ERP
7 6 (12.50%) XML
7 6 (12.50%) Data Management
7 6 (12.50%) SAP ALE
7 6 (12.50%) Data Structures
8 5 (10.42%) Service Management
8 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.42%) Change Management
8 5 (10.42%) ITIL
9 4 (8.33%) ABAP
9 4 (8.33%) SLA
9 4 (8.33%) HOOD
10 3 (6.25%) Project Management
10 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.17%) SQL
11 2 (4.17%) HP
11 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
11 2 (4.17%) SAP MM
11 2 (4.17%) EPoS
11 2 (4.17%) QA

SAP Retail
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (20.83%) SAP FI
2 7 (14.58%) SAP SD
3 2 (4.17%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.08%) SAP AFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SAP BW
2 7 (14.58%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 48 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (22.92%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) SAP Consultant
1 35 (72.92%) Consultant
2 19 (39.58%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 11 (22.92%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) SAP Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) SAP HANA Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Supply Chain Manager
7 1 (2.08%) SAP SD Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.08%) ABAP Developer
7 1 (2.08%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) XML
1 6 (12.50%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.17%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Logistics
1 8 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.58%) ERP
3 6 (12.50%) Data Management
4 5 (10.42%) Service Management
4 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.42%) Change Management
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) HOOD
6 3 (6.25%) Project Management
6 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.08%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (2.08%) Test Management
8 1 (2.08%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.08%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) ABAP
2 2 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) ATG
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.08%) CA
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