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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Support
Rank 578 520 558
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +38
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 21 53 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.10% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 14
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£284 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.50% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £140 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £338 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.93 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -33.58%

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
52000 48616 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.66% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31509 28830 30178
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 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2090 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 August 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 August 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 -40 18 £284 +13.50% 8
London -7 8 £340 +36.00% 2
South East +1 5 £93 -
East Midlands - 2 £200 - 1
City of London +25 1 - - 2
Surrey -2 1 £93 -
Scotland -22 1 - -
South West -37 1 £265 -11.66%
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
North West - - - - 4
Birmingham - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Milton Keynes - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Slough - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

SAP Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 53 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (26.42%) Finance
3 8 (15.09%) SAP FI
3 8 (15.09%) SAP Implementation
4 7 (13.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (13.21%) SAP CO
5 5 (9.43%) ABAP
5 5 (9.43%) CRM
5 5 (9.43%) SAP Basis
6 4 (7.55%) ERP
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.55%) NetWeaver
6 4 (7.55%) Process Management
6 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.66%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.66%) SAP BW
7 3 (5.66%) SAP HR
7 3 (5.66%) SAP APO
7 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
7 3 (5.66%) Change Management
7 3 (5.66%) SAP ERP
7 3 (5.66%) FMCG
7 3 (5.66%) SAP Security
8 2 (3.77%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
8 2 (3.77%) IBM
8 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (3.77%) Service Management

SAP Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (7.55%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) SAP FI
2 7 (13.21%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (13.21%) SAP CO
3 3 (5.66%) SAP HR
3 3 (5.66%) SAP ERP
3 3 (5.66%) SAP APO
4 2 (3.77%) SAP BPC
4 2 (3.77%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.89%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.89%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.89%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.89%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.89%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.77%) French Language
2 2 (3.77%) German Language
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) SAP Basis
2 2 (3.77%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.89%) J2EE
3 1 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) XSLT
3 1 (1.89%) BAPI
3 1 (1.89%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) FMCG
2 1 (1.89%) Open Source
2 1 (1.89%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) UNIX
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) SAP Implementation
2 5 (9.43%) CRM
3 4 (7.55%) ERP
3 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.55%) Process Management
3 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
4 3 (5.66%) SAP Security
4 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL
4 3 (5.66%) Change Management
5 2 (3.77%) Logistics
5 2 (3.77%) Service Management
5 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.77%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.89%) Change Control
6 1 (1.89%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) ABAP
2 1 (1.89%) VBA
2 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) CCA
1 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) IBM
3 2 (3.77%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Siebel
4 1 (1.89%) HP
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