Period
to 23 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 23 September 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
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 740 739
Rank change year-on-year -40 -1 -14
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 70 143 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.90% 1.65% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 93 39
UK median daily rate £520 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £358 £277 £372
90th Percentile £592 £593 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7815 8688 9354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.98% 8.09% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4587 5172 5207
UK median daily rate £450 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.41% +4.41% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £272
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.85% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 99 117
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -28.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £72.66 £53.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +41.11% -30.77%

SAP IS-U
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP IS-U as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP IS-U in the UK

SAP IS-U
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP IS-U in the UK

SAP IS-U
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP IS-U over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP IS-U in the UK

SAP IS-U
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP IS-U in the UK

SAP IS-U
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -37 63 £520 +15.56% 1
UK excluding London -2 62 £500 +11.11%
South West +29 21 £425 -1.73%
North of England +53 20 £520 -5.45%
North West +40 10 £500 +25.00%
Yorkshire +13 10 £525 -4.55%
Midlands -2 10 £525 +61.54%
West Midlands +20 8 £550 +69.23%
Wales +3 7 £550 +15.79%
South East +3 4 - -
London -2 4 £550 +13.40% 1
East Midlands -5 2 £500 -15.97%

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 with a requirement for SAP IS-U.

1 70 (100.00%) SAP
2 38 (54.29%) Billing
3 16 (22.86%) CRM
4 12 (17.14%) Retail
5 11 (15.71%) ABAP
6 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.86%) Web Dynpro
7 9 (12.86%) SAP CRM
8 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
8 8 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (11.43%) Data Quality
8 8 (11.43%) Finance
8 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (10.00%) Web Services
9 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.00%) BAPI
9 7 (10.00%) Asset Management
10 6 (8.57%) Change Control
10 6 (8.57%) Use Case
11 5 (7.14%) Process Architecture
11 5 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
11 5 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
11 5 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
11 5 (7.14%) SQL
11 5 (7.14%) VB
12 4 (5.71%) NetWeaver

SAP IS-U
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (5.71%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) SAP CRM
2 4 (5.71%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 2 (2.86%) SAP MRS
4 1 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.86%) DTS
2 2 (2.86%) MS Access
2 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Toad
General
1 38 (54.29%) Billing
2 12 (17.14%) Retail
3 8 (11.43%) Finance
4 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Consultant
2 28 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
3 25 (35.71%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 14 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
5 11 (15.71%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 10 (14.29%) Analyst
6 10 (14.29%) Billing Consultant
7 9 (12.86%) ABAP Developer
7 9 (12.86%) Developer
7 9 (12.86%) SAP Developer
8 8 (11.43%) Architect
8 8 (11.43%) CRM Consultant
8 8 (11.43%) SAP CRM Consultant
9 6 (8.57%) SAP Architect
10 5 (7.14%) Process Analyst
10 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (4.29%) Business Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) Programme Planner
11 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) Web Dynpro
2 7 (10.00%) BAPI
2 7 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) CRM
2 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
5 7 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 6 (8.57%) Change Control
6 6 (8.57%) Use Case
7 5 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
7 5 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (7.14%) Process Architecture
7 5 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (5.71%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (5.71%) Process Improvement
9 3 (4.29%) Coaching
9 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.29%) Earned Value Management
9 3 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 3 (4.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) ABAP
2 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) VB
3 2 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) SAP Certification
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) hybris