The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM)
Rank 564 499 564
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +65
Contract jobs citing SAP SCM 23 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.082% 0.026%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.49% 0.90% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 7
Average daily rate £550 £496 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -4.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £433 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £550 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £530 £510
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4678 4319 5690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 9.06% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 2211 2830
Average daily rate £425 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 79 76
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.33 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £62.75 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +89.00%

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 24 April 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 16 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -48 23 £550 +11.67% 3
London -15 14 £545 +21.11% 1
South East 0 2 £550 -2.22%
City of London -6 1 £423 -14.86%
West Midlands -19 1 £650 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £600 -
Berkshire - 1 £550 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
East of England - - - -

SAP SCM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (40.82%) SAP APO
3 16 (32.65%) CRM
3 16 (32.65%) Supply Chain Management
4 15 (30.61%) SAP CRM
4 15 (30.61%) ERP
4 15 (30.61%) Logistics
5 13 (26.53%) SAP ERP
5 13 (26.53%) LSMW
6 11 (22.45%) SAP SD
7 9 (18.37%) Procure-to-pay
8 8 (16.33%) Network Planning
8 8 (16.33%) Manugistics
9 7 (14.29%) SAP MM
10 6 (12.24%) Migration
10 6 (12.24%) Finance
10 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
11 5 (10.20%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (10.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (10.20%) BODI
11 5 (10.20%) Banking
11 5 (10.20%) Project Management
11 5 (10.20%) ETL
11 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (10.20%) SQL
12 4 (8.16%) SAP R/3
13 3 (6.12%) FMCG
13 3 (6.12%) SAP EM
13 3 (6.12%) ABAP
13 3 (6.12%) SAP PM

SAP SCM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (40.82%) SAP APO
2 15 (30.61%) SAP CRM
3 13 (26.53%) SAP ERP
4 11 (22.45%) SAP SD
5 7 (14.29%) SAP MM
6 5 (10.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (8.16%) SAP R/3
8 3 (6.12%) SAP PM
8 3 (6.12%) SAP EM
9 2 (4.08%) SAP WM
9 2 (4.08%) SAP CO
10 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
10 1 (2.04%) SAP EWM
10 1 (2.04%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.20%) BODI
1 5 (10.20%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (4.08%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.04%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) LSMW
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) German Language
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Consultant
2 28 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (28.57%) SAP SCM Consultant
4 8 (16.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 8 (16.33%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Developer
6 4 (8.16%) SAP Manager
7 3 (6.12%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) SAP APO Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) SAP Trainer
8 2 (4.08%) Trainer
8 2 (4.08%) Management Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Programme Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Migration Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Deployment Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (2.04%) SAP BW Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (2.04%) BAPI
1 1 (2.04%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) FMCG
2 2 (4.08%) Life Science
3 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) CRM
1 16 (32.65%) Supply Chain Management
2 15 (30.61%) Logistics
2 15 (30.61%) ERP
3 9 (18.37%) Procure-to-pay
4 8 (16.33%) Network Planning
5 6 (12.24%) Migration
5 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
6 5 (10.20%) ETL
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) E-Procurement
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.08%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (2.04%) Data Mapping
8 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.04%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.04%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.04%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) ABAP
3 1 (2.04%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (16.33%) Manugistics
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft