The table below looks at the statistics for SAP SM 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 SM over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Service Management (SM)
Rank 602 576 536
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -40
Contract jobs citing SAP SM 5 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.011% 0.028%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.12% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +96.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £264
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
4245 4595 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 8.73% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2564 2180
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 79
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 £53.80 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

SAP SM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP SM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP SM
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP SM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP SM
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP SM within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -28 4 - -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
South East - 3 - -
London -13 1 - -

SAP SM
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP SM 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 SM.

1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (58.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) ABAP
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) SAP PM
4 3 (25.00%) SAP CS
4 3 (25.00%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) SAP CO
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) SAP SD
5 2 (16.67%) SAP FI
6 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
6 1 (8.33%) SAP PS
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
6 1 (8.33%) SAP CO-PA
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Billing

SAP SM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP SM 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 SM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP PM
1 3 (25.00%) SAP CS
2 2 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 2 (16.67%) SAP SD
2 2 (16.67%) SAP FI
3 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
3 1 (8.33%) SAP PS
3 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Management Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) SAP PM Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) SAP Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Developer
6 1 (8.33%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SAP FI Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
6 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) ABAP
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP