The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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 for Utilities as Part of SAP ERP (IS-U)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 255 257
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 0 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.17% 0.064%
As % of the Business Applications category - 2.14% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Median daily rate - £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £445 £423
% change year-on-year +12.35% +5.32%  
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 the South East with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 573 702 671
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 7.39% 7.81% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 430 399
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.06% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.24 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £99.00 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

SAP IS-U
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SAP IS-U
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP IS-U in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP IS-U.

1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Process Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (10.00%) ABAP

SAP IS-U
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI-CA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Consultant
1 9 (90.00%) SAP Consultant
1 9 (90.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Process Architecture
1 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft