The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Support
Rank 593 535 541
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +6
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 25 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.097% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.10% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 14
Average daily rate
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£333 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -26.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £136 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £396 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £351 £360
% change year-on-year
-24.55% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -52 19 £243 -17.65% 16
South East -19 8 £220 - 3
East Midlands - 6 £200 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £210 -
Surrey -2 3 £415 - 2
Derbyshire - 3 - -
City of London +20 2 £445 +82.00% 1
London -22 2 £445 +87.36% 6
Nottinghamshire - 2 £200 -
Cheshire +4 1 - - 1
Birmingham -4 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - -
North West -31 1 - - 3
Wiltshire - 1 £265 - 1
South West - 1 £265 - 2
Reading - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £265 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £200 -
Oxford - - - -
Preston - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1

SAP Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 49 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (22.45%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) SAP QM
3 4 (8.16%) Process Management
4 3 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (6.12%) SAP Basis
4 3 (6.12%) SAP APO
4 3 (6.12%) SAP WM
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) SAP BW
4 3 (6.12%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.12%) Quality Management
4 3 (6.12%) People Management
5 2 (4.08%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (4.08%) FMCG
5 2 (4.08%) SAP PI
5 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (4.08%) SAP Security
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.08%) SAP SRM
5 2 (4.08%) French Language
5 2 (4.08%) German Language
5 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.08%) NetWeaver
5 2 (4.08%) SAP HR
5 2 (4.08%) SAP FI
5 2 (4.08%) SAP PP
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) ERP

SAP Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (4.08%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Web AS
2 1 (2.04%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP QM
2 3 (6.12%) SAP APO
2 3 (6.12%) SAP WM
3 2 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.08%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.08%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.08%) SAP PP
3 2 (4.08%) SAP HR
3 2 (4.08%) SAP SRM
4 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.04%) SAP MII
4 1 (2.04%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.04%) SAP SD
4 1 (2.04%) SAP PM
4 1 (2.04%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.04%) SAP HANA
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) French Language
2 2 (4.08%) German Language
3 1 (2.04%) Hungarian Language
3 1 (2.04%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.04%) Romanian Language
3 1 (2.04%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) SAP Basis
2 2 (4.08%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.04%) J2EE
3 1 (2.04%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) XSLT
3 1 (2.04%) BAPI
3 1 (2.04%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) FMCG
2 1 (2.04%) Open Source
2 1 (2.04%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) UNIX
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.16%) Process Management
2 3 (6.12%) Quality Management
2 3 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (6.12%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (6.12%) People Management
3 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
3 2 (4.08%) SAP Security
3 2 (4.08%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (4.08%) Logistics
3 2 (4.08%) Change Management
3 2 (4.08%) Service Management
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL
3 2 (4.08%) ERP
4 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.04%) CRM
4 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.04%) Regression Testing
4 1 (2.04%) Validation
4 1 (2.04%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) ABAP
2 1 (2.04%) VBA
2 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) CCA
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.04%) Siebel
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) HP
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
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Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Pertemps ERP
Rate: Fixed Term contract - up to £50,000
Posted: 8 days ago