The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SEM 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 SEM over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Strategic Enterprise Management (SEM)
Rank 601 577 588
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing SAP SEM 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.020% 0.13% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£415 £388 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -40.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+7.09% -
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
5098 4744 5419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.02% 8.88% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 2506 2670
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 £578 £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 £31.50 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £11.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £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 SEM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP SEM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP SEM
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP SEM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP SEM
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP SEM within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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 -17 1 £415 -
Lancashire - - - -
North West - - - -

SAP SEM
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP SEM 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 SEM.

1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BI
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BPC

SAP SEM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP SEM 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 SEM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft