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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Support
Rank 576 591 541
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -50
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 52 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.042% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.045% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £127 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £410 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £266 £300
% change year-on-year
+40.84% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -24.32%

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
52643 50594 47358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.45% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33418 30646 27757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1998 2130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.78 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 2015.

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 21 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 3 August 2015. 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 +19 47 £361 +6.25% 9
West Midlands - 17 £405 -
Birmingham - 17 £405 -
London -11 11 £336 -1.17% 2
Midlands +3 5 £410 -
East of England - 5 £300 - 1
Brentford +1 3 £325 -0.38%
South East -23 3 £438 +64.31% 3
Berkshire - 3 £438 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £300 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £300 -
North West - 2 £300 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 1
Reading - 1 £400 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £300 -
Nottingham - 1 £300 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £300 - 1

SAP Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 75 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (18.67%) Finance
4 11 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (13.33%) ABAP
5 10 (13.33%) SAP BW
5 10 (13.33%) SAP FI
6 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (12.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (12.00%) SAP CO
7 8 (10.67%) CRM
7 8 (10.67%) ERP
7 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
8 7 (9.33%) SAP MM
8 7 (9.33%) SAP Basis
8 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
8 7 (9.33%) Data Mapping
9 6 (8.00%) SAP Implementation
9 6 (8.00%) Statistics
9 6 (8.00%) SAP CRM
10 5 (6.67%) SAP BI
10 5 (6.67%) NetWeaver
10 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (6.67%) SAP HANA
10 5 (6.67%) SAP Portal
10 5 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (5.33%) SAP ERP
11 4 (5.33%) SAP SRM
11 4 (5.33%) Marketing

SAP Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 5 (6.67%) NetWeaver
1 5 (6.67%) SAP Portal
2 2 (2.67%) SAP EP
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.33%) SAP FI
2 9 (12.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (12.00%) SAP CO
3 7 (9.33%) SAP MM
4 6 (8.00%) SAP CRM
5 4 (5.33%) SAP SD
5 4 (5.33%) SAP SRM
5 4 (5.33%) SAP ERP
6 2 (2.67%) SAP HCM
6 2 (2.67%) SAP MII
6 2 (2.67%) SAP BPC
6 2 (2.67%) SAP MDM
6 2 (2.67%) SAP PS
7 1 (1.33%) SAP WM
7 1 (1.33%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (1.33%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.33%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.33%) SAP PM
7 1 (1.33%) SAP Business One
7 1 (1.33%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SAP BW
2 5 (6.67%) SAP BI
2 5 (6.67%) SAP HANA
2 5 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.33%) OLAP
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Bosnian Language
3 2 (2.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.33%) French Language
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.67%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.33%) Itk
3 1 (1.33%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Statistics
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) UNIX
1 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (10.67%) CRM
3 8 (10.67%) ERP
4 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
4 7 (9.33%) Data Mapping
5 6 (8.00%) SAP Implementation
6 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (4.00%) Line Management
7 3 (4.00%) Analytics
7 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.00%) ITIL
8 2 (2.67%) Information Management
8 2 (2.67%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.67%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (2.67%) Workflow
8 2 (2.67%) Migration
8 2 (2.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.33%) ABAP
2 2 (2.67%) R
3 1 (1.33%) C
3 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Certification
1 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) GxP
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) OpenText
4 2 (2.67%) HP
4 2 (2.67%) Ariba
4 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) ReadSoft
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) Sybase
5 1 (1.33%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.33%) Lotus
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