The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SCM 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 SCM over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM)
Rank 538 540 493
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -47
Contract jobs citing SAP SCM 38 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.052% 0.098%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.83% 0.59% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 14
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£515 £573 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.04% +13.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £445 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £600 £530
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +13.20%
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
4592 4443 3981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.75% 8.84% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2344 1972
Average daily rate £448 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% +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 34 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 £14.40 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.21 £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 SCM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP SCM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP SCM
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP SCM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP SCM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP SCM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SAP SCM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP SCM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP SCM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP SCM
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP SCM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -12 32 £515 -10.04% 3
London -15 19 £530 -2.75%
Scotland - 2 - -
North East - 2 £438 -
South East - 2 £575 -
West Midlands -5 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £650 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North West - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
East of England - - - -

SAP SCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP SCM 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 SCM.

1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (26.09%) GAP Analysis
3 11 (23.91%) SAP APO
4 9 (19.57%) SAP PP
4 9 (19.57%) Supply Chain Management
5 7 (15.22%) Logistics
5 7 (15.22%) ERP
6 6 (13.04%) SAP MM
6 6 (13.04%) SAP PP-PI
7 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.70%) SAP WM
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.70%) German Language
9 3 (6.52%) SAP ERP
9 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
9 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
9 3 (6.52%) SAP SD
9 3 (6.52%) SAP BW
9 3 (6.52%) ABAP
9 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Procure-to-pay
10 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.35%) Analytics
10 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.35%) Data Governance
10 2 (4.35%) SAP EWM
10 2 (4.35%) EDI
10 2 (4.35%) SAPscript
10 2 (4.35%) Ariba
10 2 (4.35%) SAP FI

SAP SCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP SCM 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 SCM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 11 (23.91%) SAP APO
2 9 (19.57%) SAP PP
3 6 (13.04%) SAP MM
3 6 (13.04%) SAP PP-PI
4 4 (8.70%) SAP WM
5 3 (6.52%) SAP SD
5 3 (6.52%) SAP ERP
6 2 (4.35%) SAP LE
6 2 (4.35%) SAP HCM
6 2 (4.35%) SAP EWM
6 2 (4.35%) SAP FI
6 2 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (4.35%) SAP MDM
6 2 (4.35%) SAP CO
6 2 (4.35%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (8.70%) German Language
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Consultant
1 33 (71.74%) SAP Consultant
2 23 (50.00%) SAP SCM Consultant
3 9 (19.57%) SAP APO Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) SAP Architect
4 7 (15.22%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) SAP PP Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.70%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Logistics Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Supply Chain Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Functional Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Logistics Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.17%) ABAP Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Procurement Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) EDI
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (2.17%) BAPI
2 1 (2.17%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) GAP Analysis
2 9 (19.57%) Supply Chain Management
3 7 (15.22%) Logistics
3 7 (15.22%) ERP
4 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Data Governance
7 2 (4.35%) Analytics
7 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 1 (2.17%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.17%) Data Management
8 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.17%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (2.17%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) ABAP
2 2 (4.35%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) Ariba