Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 765 749
Rank change year-on-year -26 -16 -84
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 67 77 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.89% 0.95% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 62
UK median daily rate £550 £475 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -6.86% -1.45%
10th Percentile £471 £345 £394
90th Percentile £600 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £523 £525
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.48% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 7,494 8,144 8,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.45% 8.49% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,455 4,948 4,917
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% -2.81%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 82 126
UK median hourly rate £28.25 £23.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.83% -36.11% +27.25%
10th Percentile £10.28 £9.80 £14.69
90th Percentile £50.00 £63.94 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £22.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +10.99% -36.81% +61.18%

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 17 February 2018.

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 13 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 17 February 2018. 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 -17 60 £575 +24.32%
UK excluding London +17 53 £550 +5.26% 1
West Midlands +18 16 £550 +29.41%
Midlands +17 16 £550 +10.00%
South West +22 15 £550 +46.67%
London -35 13 £575 +24.32%
North of England +18 8 £575 +7.98%
South East -19 7 £525 +46.34%
North West +19 6 £588 +11.90%
Scotland -16 4 £544 -1.14% 1
Yorkshire -10 2 £475 -12.04%
Northern Ireland - 2 £500 -
Wales - 1 £600 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP IS-U also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for SAP IS-U.

1 67 (100.00%) SAP
2 43 (64.18%) Billing
3 29 (43.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (38.81%) Business Process Mapping
5 25 (37.31%) ABAP
6 20 (29.85%) SAP Smart Forms
6 20 (29.85%) Smart Meter
7 18 (26.87%) CRM
8 7 (10.45%) SAP CRM
9 6 (8.96%) Retail
10 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (5.97%) Workflow
10 4 (5.97%) Finance
10 4 (5.97%) Project Management
10 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.97%) SAP CRM for Utilities
10 4 (5.97%) People Management
11 3 (4.48%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (4.48%) SAP Implementation
11 3 (4.48%) Validation
11 3 (4.48%) QA
11 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
12 2 (2.99%) Integration Testing
12 2 (2.99%) Test Management
12 2 (2.99%) Test Scripting
12 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 2 (2.99%) Workflow Management
12 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
12 2 (2.99%) Web Dynpro

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 1 (1.49%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) SAP CRM
2 4 (5.97%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 1 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
General
1 43 (64.18%) Billing
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Consultant
1 31 (46.27%) SAP Consultant
2 29 (43.28%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 17 (25.37%) Developer
3 17 (25.37%) SAP Developer
4 15 (22.39%) ABAP Developer
4 15 (22.39%) Functional Consultant
4 15 (22.39%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 10 (14.93%) CRM Consultant
5 10 (14.93%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 9 (13.43%) Architect
7 8 (11.94%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (8.96%) Billing Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
10 4 (5.97%) SAP Architect
11 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Programme Manager
11 3 (4.48%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.99%) Management Consultant
12 2 (2.99%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (2.99%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.49%) IVR
2 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (38.81%) Business Process Mapping
3 18 (26.87%) CRM
4 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
4 4 (5.97%) People Management
4 4 (5.97%) Project Management
4 4 (5.97%) Workflow
5 3 (4.48%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (4.48%) Performance Testing
5 3 (4.48%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (4.48%) Validation
6 2 (2.99%) Change Control
6 2 (2.99%) Integration Testing
6 2 (2.99%) ITIL
6 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.99%) Test Management
6 2 (2.99%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.99%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) ABAP
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) PMO
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (2.99%) HP
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe
3 1 (1.49%) hybris
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft