The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAP R/3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP R/3 over the 3 months to 26 June 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 R/3
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 612 626
Rank change year-on-year +26 +14  
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 3 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.023% 0.020%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.081% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £450 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +28.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £150
% change year-on-year +12.50% +166.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP R/3 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 3707 4082 4331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.59% 8.38% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 2543 2581
Median daily rate £475 £438 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -0.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 49 41
Median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.40 £99.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

SAP R/3
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SAP R/3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP R/3 in England

SAP R/3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP R/3 in England

SAP R/3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP R/3 in England

SAP R/3
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 R/3 within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
London -7 2 - - 1
East of England - 1 £450 - 1
SAP R/3
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP R/3 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 R/3.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) General Ledger
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) SAP HANA
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Business One
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) ABAP
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) OLAP
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) EDI
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML

SAP R/3
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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Business One
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
2 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (11.11%) SAP GRC
2 1 (11.11%) SAP MDG
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) OLAP
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
1 2 (22.22%) SAP HANA
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Process Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SAP CO Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
1 1 (11.11%) EDIFACT
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XBRL
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Order to Cash
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (11.11%) Record to Report
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) ABAP
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Basel III
1 1 (11.11%) FINREP
1 1 (11.11%) PMBOK
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com