The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 422 424 426
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.014% 0.035%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.12% 0.19% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £285 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.57%  
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 London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1646 1616 2043
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 7.91% 7.42% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1094 1283
Median daily rate £475 £466 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.93% -1.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 18
Median hourly rate £27.00 £24.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £42.33 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

SAP R/3
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

SAP R/3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP R/3 in London

SAP R/3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP R/3 in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for SAP R/3.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (40.00%) ABAP
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) OLAP
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Business One
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (20.00%) FINREP
4 1 (20.00%) PMBOK
4 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (20.00%) Basel III
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) XBRL
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) CRM

SAP R/3
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Business One
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) OLAP
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BW Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (20.00%) XBRL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Basel III
1 1 (20.00%) FINREP
1 1 (20.00%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft