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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP for Utilities as Part of SAP ERP (IS-U)
England / South East
Rank 231 247 254
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7  
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 10 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.48% 3.34% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £401 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.60% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £550 £501
% change year-on-year -25.00% +9.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 675 628 663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 8.60% 6.83% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 362 394
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 2
Median hourly rate £39.00 £22.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.28% +45.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £16.75 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £49.25 £15.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

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

SAP IS-U
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Berkshire +18 10 £350 -3.51%
SAP IS-U
England

SAP IS-U
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (35.29%) ABAP
3 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (11.76%) SAP ALE
5 2 (11.76%) Billing
5 2 (11.76%) SAP CRM
5 2 (11.76%) BAPI
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Process Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (5.88%) SAPUI5
6 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management

SAP IS-U
Top Related 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 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (11.76%) SAP CRM
General
1 2 (11.76%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Consultant
1 13 (76.47%) SAP Consultant
2 12 (70.59%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Management Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) CRM Architect
5 1 (5.88%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Utilities Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAPUI5 Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) BAPI
1 2 (11.76%) SAP ALE
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (5.88%) SAPUI5
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
2 3 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Process Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft