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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Service Management (SM)
Rank 602 585 566
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs citing SAP SM 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.020%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.023% 0.021% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate
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- £588 £262
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +124.23%
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
4360 4855 4520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.92% 9.04% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2468 2546 2268
Average daily rate £450 £425 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 62 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £49.50 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -20.63%

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 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 8 (66.67%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Logistics
3 3 (25.00%) SAP CS
3 3 (25.00%) SAP PM
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) ABAP
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) SAP QM
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
5 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
5 1 (8.33%) SAP PS
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis

SAP SM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 CS
1 3 (25.00%) SAP PM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP QM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
2 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP PS
2 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
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%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) SAP FI Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
6 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Logistics
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP