The first table below looks at the demand for the SAP Support role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Support in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Support
Rank 557 528 540
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 23 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.080% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.087% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 23
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£345 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £140 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £385 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.88 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% -36.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-24.32% -30.18%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

SAP Support
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Support in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Support
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP Support Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Support
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Support within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

SAP Support Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Support
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Support within the UK.

SAP Support Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Support
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Support within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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 -26 20 £345 +38.00% 15
London -6 9 £340 +38.07% 4
South East -2 6 £266 -33.43% 3
Milton Keynes +1 2 £440 -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £440 -
City of London +28 1 £313 +49.70%
Scotland -21 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £93 -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 5
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 2
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Slough - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2

SAP Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Support in their job title 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 with SAP Support in their job title.

1 62 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (24.19%) Finance
3 9 (14.52%) SAP FI
4 8 (12.90%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (12.90%) SAP CO
5 7 (11.29%) SAP Implementation
5 7 (11.29%) CRM
6 6 (9.68%) SAP Basis
7 5 (8.06%) ABAP
7 5 (8.06%) SAP BW
7 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.45%) NetWeaver
8 4 (6.45%) SAP HR
8 4 (6.45%) ERP
8 4 (6.45%) ITIL
8 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
8 4 (6.45%) Process Management
8 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (4.84%) SAP ERP
9 3 (4.84%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (4.84%) FMCG
9 3 (4.84%) Quality Management
9 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.84%) SAP CRM
9 3 (4.84%) Business Objects
9 3 (4.84%) MS Project
9 3 (4.84%) SAP APO
9 3 (4.84%) HP

SAP Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Support in their job title 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 with SAP Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.45%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Project
3 2 (3.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) SAP FI
2 8 (12.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (12.90%) SAP CO
3 4 (6.45%) SAP HR
4 3 (4.84%) SAP APO
4 3 (4.84%) SAP CRM
4 3 (4.84%) SAP ERP
4 3 (4.84%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (3.23%) SAP BPC
5 2 (3.23%) SAP SRM
5 2 (3.23%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (1.61%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SAP BW
2 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.61%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.61%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.23%) French Language
2 2 (3.23%) German Language
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) SAP Basis
2 2 (3.23%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.61%) J2EE
3 1 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) XSLT
3 1 (1.61%) BAPI
3 1 (1.61%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) FMCG
2 1 (1.61%) Open Source
2 1 (1.61%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) UNIX
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.29%) CRM
1 7 (11.29%) SAP Implementation
2 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.45%) ERP
3 4 (6.45%) ITIL
3 4 (6.45%) Process Management
3 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
4 3 (4.84%) Quality Management
4 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.23%) Change Management
5 2 (3.23%) Migration
5 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.23%) SAP Security
5 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.23%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (1.61%) Change Control
6 1 (1.61%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.61%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.61%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) ABAP
2 2 (3.23%) VBA
3 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) CCA
1 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
1 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) HP
3 3 (4.84%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.23%) Remedy
5 1 (1.61%) Sun
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) Siebel
5 1 (1.61%) IBM