The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SAP Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Support
Rank 609 603 616
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 43 70 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.12% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.13% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 12
Median daily rate £323 £361 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.72% +27.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £276 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £494 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £255 £350 £243
% change year-on-year
-27.14% +44.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £65.00 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+282.35% -5.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+282.35% -5.55%

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

SAP Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured SAP Support in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Support within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SAP Support Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Support
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Support within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 38 £323 -13.42% 11
London +23 14 £355 -18.85% 2
South East +17 10 £200 -42.85% 2
Buckinghamshire +23 7 £200 -42.85%
Milton Keynes - 7 £200 -
North West +16 4 £375 - 1
South West +16 4 - -
Bristol - 3 - -
East Midlands -10 1 - -
West Midlands -47 1 £340 -15.52% 3
City of London - 1 £420 -
Coventry - 1 £340 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

SAP Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, SAP Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAP Support in the job title.

1 83 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (16.87%) Finance
3 12 (14.46%) SAP FI
3 12 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (13.25%) SAP BW
5 10 (12.05%) SQL
5 10 (12.05%) SAP BI
5 10 (12.05%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (12.05%) SAP CO
6 9 (10.84%) SAP MM
6 9 (10.84%) SAP SD
6 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (9.64%) Change Management
8 7 (8.43%) Manufacturing
8 7 (8.43%) Logistics
8 7 (8.43%) SAP PP
8 7 (8.43%) ITIL
8 7 (8.43%) SLA
8 7 (8.43%) ERP
9 6 (7.23%) SAP WM
9 6 (7.23%) Retail
9 6 (7.23%) SAP ERP
9 6 (7.23%) Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (6.02%) SAP HCM
10 5 (6.02%) ITIL V3
10 5 (6.02%) SAP EWM
10 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
10 5 (6.02%) German Language
10 5 (6.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley

SAP Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.61%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.20%) Apache
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (14.46%) SAP FI
2 10 (12.05%) SAP CO
2 10 (12.05%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (10.84%) SAP MM
3 9 (10.84%) SAP SD
4 7 (8.43%) SAP PP
5 6 (7.23%) SAP ERP
5 6 (7.23%) SAP WM
6 5 (6.02%) SAP EWM
6 5 (6.02%) SAP HCM
7 4 (4.82%) SAP MDM
8 3 (3.61%) SAP GRC
9 2 (2.41%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 2 (2.41%) SAP APO
9 2 (2.41%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (2.41%) SAP SCM
9 2 (2.41%) SAP SRM
10 1 (1.20%) SAP HR
10 1 (1.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SAP BW
2 10 (12.05%) SAP BI
3 3 (3.61%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.20%) MaxDB
4 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) LSMW
2 1 (1.20%) NWDI
2 1 (1.20%) NWDS
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.23%) Retail
4 5 (6.02%) German Language
4 5 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.82%) Automotive
6 2 (2.41%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.41%) Marketing
6 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (1.20%) Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) EDI
1 3 (3.61%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.41%) J2EE
2 2 (2.41%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (1.20%) BAPI
3 1 (1.20%) Middleware
3 1 (1.20%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) FMCG
3 2 (2.41%) Data Conversion
3 2 (2.41%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.41%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.20%) AS400
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) AIX
1 1 (1.20%) Linux
1 1 (1.20%) Unix
1 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (9.64%) Change Management
2 8 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (8.43%) ERP
3 7 (8.43%) ITIL
3 7 (8.43%) Logistics
4 6 (7.23%) Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.02%) ITIL V3
6 4 (4.82%) Migration
6 4 (4.82%) Project Management
7 3 (3.61%) B2C
7 3 (3.61%) CRM
7 3 (3.61%) Data Mapping
7 3 (3.61%) ETL
7 3 (3.61%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (3.61%) Service Management
7 3 (3.61%) Six Sigma
7 3 (3.61%) SOA
7 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) ABAP
3 2 (2.41%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
1 3 (3.61%) SAP Certification
2 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.20%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) SLA
2 5 (6.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.41%) GxP
Vendors
1 83 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (2.41%) OpenText
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle
2 2 (2.41%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.20%) ReadSoft
3 1 (1.20%) Remedy