The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Service Management (SM)
Rank - 563 582
Contract jobs citing SAP SM 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.014% 0.003%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.15% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £442
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 -
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
5098 4568 5325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 8.94% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2638 2343 2593
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 76 55
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.25% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.67 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -21.73%

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 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) SAP
1 20 (100.00%) Service Management
2 13 (65.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) ITSM
4 6 (30.00%) ERP
4 6 (30.00%) SAP ERP
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (20.00%) Automotive
7 3 (15.00%) Analytics
7 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Degree
9 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
9 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
9 1 (5.00%) Finance
9 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (5.00%) NetWeaver
9 1 (5.00%) Project Management

SAP SM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) SAP ERP
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 4 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
1 8 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) SAP Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Management Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Service Management
2 13 (65.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) ITSM
4 6 (30.00%) ERP
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP