The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAP IS-U skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP IS-U over the 3 months to 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP for Utilities as Part of SAP ERP (IS-U)
UK / England
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 545 576
Rank change year-on-year +1 +31  
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 29 86 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.068% 0.17% 0.081%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.81% 2.16% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 60 8
Median daily rate £425 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +16.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £625 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP IS-U is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3591 3973 4155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.42% 8.04% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2113 2484 2450
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 39 39
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £21.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +22.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £10.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £46.45 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +11.91% +50.00%  

SAP IS-U
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SAP IS-U as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP IS-U in England

SAP IS-U
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP IS-U in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP IS-U in England

SAP IS-U
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP IS-U in England over the 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP IS-U in England

SAP IS-U
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP IS-U in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP IS-U in England

SAP IS-U
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP IS-U within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2017. 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 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
South West +15 16 £350 -19.77% 1
Yorkshire +6 10 £425 -22.72%
South East +7 4 - -
North West - 2 £525 -
West Midlands +1 1 £525 +61.53%
SAP IS-U
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP IS-U also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SAP IS-U.

1 67 (100.00%) SAP
2 35 (52.24%) Billing
3 9 (13.43%) ABAP
3 9 (13.43%) CRM
4 7 (10.45%) SAP CRM
5 6 (8.96%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.46%) Data Management
6 5 (7.46%) SAP CRM for Utilities
6 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Process Architecture
7 4 (5.97%) Process Improvement
7 4 (5.97%) Retail
7 4 (5.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (5.97%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
8 3 (4.48%) Degree
8 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.48%) Data Quality
8 3 (4.48%) Smart Meter
9 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.99%) Data Analytics
9 2 (2.99%) Analytics
9 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.99%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (2.99%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (2.99%) Statistics
9 2 (2.99%) SAP FI-CA

SAP IS-U
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (2.99%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) SAP CRM
2 5 (7.46%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 2 (2.99%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.99%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.49%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.49%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.99%) DTS
1 2 (2.99%) MS Access
1 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Toad
General
1 35 (52.24%) Billing
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Dutch Language
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) French Language
Job Titles
1 54 (80.60%) Consultant
1 54 (80.60%) SAP Consultant
1 54 (80.60%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 13 (19.40%) Billing Consultant
3 12 (17.91%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 11 (16.42%) Functional Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Management Consultant
6 7 (10.45%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 7 (10.45%) SAP Utilities Consultant
6 7 (10.45%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) CRM Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) SAP CRM Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Data Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Exchange Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Process Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) SAP Data Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) Developer
10 2 (2.99%) SAP Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) BAPI
1 1 (1.49%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.43%) CRM
2 6 (8.96%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (7.46%) Data Management
3 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (5.97%) Process Architecture
4 4 (5.97%) Process Improvement
4 4 (5.97%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.99%) Analytics
6 2 (2.99%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (2.99%) Data Analytics
6 2 (2.99%) Data Modelling
6 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.99%) Migration
6 2 (2.99%) Performance Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Statistics
7 1 (1.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.49%) IT Strategy
7 1 (1.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) ABAP
2 2 (2.99%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) VB
2 2 (2.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft