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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM)
Rank 585 541 563
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +22
Contract jobs citing SAP SCM 21 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.072% 0.048%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.41% 0.81% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 10
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£451 £500 £489
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £600 £855
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -

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
5125 4678 5407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.06% 8.88% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2467 2662
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 85 66
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £11.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

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 29 August 2014.

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 20 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 29 August 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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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 -26 21 £451 -9.80%
London +11 12 £451 -9.80%
North West -13 3 £513 +46.42%
South East -16 3 - -
West Midlands -13 1 - -
Manchester -15 1 - -
Oxford - - - -
Woking - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Egham - - - -

SAP SCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (30.56%) Supply Chain Management
3 10 (27.78%) SAP APO
4 6 (16.67%) Logistics
5 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (11.11%) SAP MM
5 4 (11.11%) Life Science
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) PLM
5 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.33%) LSMW
6 3 (8.33%) French Language
6 3 (8.33%) SAP R/3
6 3 (8.33%) Finance
6 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (5.56%) MS Office
7 2 (5.56%) LIMS
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) SAP SRM
7 2 (5.56%) Data Extraction
7 2 (5.56%) FMCG
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.78%) Procure-to-pay
8 1 (2.78%) Hudson
8 1 (2.78%) BAPI
8 1 (2.78%) Network Planning
8 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (2.78%) WFM

SAP SCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) SAP APO
2 4 (11.11%) SAP MM
3 3 (8.33%) SAP R/3
4 2 (5.56%) SAP SRM
5 1 (2.78%) SAP PLM
5 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.78%) SAP SD
5 1 (2.78%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) LSMW
2 1 (2.78%) Hudson
General
1 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Consultant
1 18 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (22.22%) SAP SCM Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) SAP APO Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) SAP Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Data Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Package Solution Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SAP WM Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Data Migration Manager
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Life Science
2 2 (5.56%) Data Extraction
2 2 (5.56%) FMCG
2 2 (5.56%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Supply Chain Management
2 6 (16.67%) Logistics
3 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) PLM
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) Validation
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.78%) ERP
5 1 (2.78%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.78%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (2.78%) WFM
5 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle