Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 854 781 746
Rank change year-on-year -73 -35 +25
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 43 77 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.080% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.65% 0.99% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 97
UK median daily rate £586 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.20% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £416 £350 £291
90th Percentile £600 £580 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £593 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +18.60% +11.11% +6.19%
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 6,567 7,784 8,649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.37% 8.13% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,835 4,499 5,138
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +0.57%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £293
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 106 94
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £30.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.59% -6.15% +44.44%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £55.00 £58.33 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -38.35% -5.00% +55.56%

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 August 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 10 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 August 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 -65 43 £586 +17.20% 1
UK excluding London -61 31 £593 +18.60%
South East +5 23 £560 -
London -16 10 £550 - 1
Midlands -7 3 £600 +14.29%
West Midlands -18 3 £600 +14.29%
North of England -40 3 £600 +20.00%
North West -15 2 £600 +20.00%
South West -37 2 £438 +25.00%
Yorkshire -31 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 43 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (44.19%) Smart Meter
3 17 (39.53%) Billing
4 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (25.58%) CRM
6 9 (20.93%) TOGAF
7 8 (18.60%) Virtual Team
7 8 (18.60%) SAP CRM
7 8 (18.60%) ITIL
7 8 (18.60%) UML
8 7 (16.28%) ABAP
8 7 (16.28%) SAP FI
8 7 (16.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (16.28%) SAP CO
8 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.95%) SAP FI-CA
10 5 (11.63%) SAP Smart Forms
10 5 (11.63%) Finance
10 5 (11.63%) SAP ERP
10 5 (11.63%) ERP
11 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.30%) SAP BW
11 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (9.30%) Business Process Mapping
12 3 (6.98%) GAP Analysis
12 3 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (6.98%) CCA
13 2 (4.65%) NetWeaver
13 2 (4.65%) Middleware
13 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling

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 2 (4.65%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) SAP CRM
2 7 (16.28%) SAP CO
2 7 (16.28%) SAP FI
2 7 (16.28%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (13.95%) SAP FI-CA
4 5 (11.63%) SAP ERP
5 2 (4.65%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (2.33%) SAP BPC
6 1 (2.33%) SAP CRM for Utilities
6 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (2.33%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.33%) MS Access
General
1 17 (39.53%) Billing
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Consultant
2 18 (41.86%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (30.23%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 10 (23.26%) Architect
4 10 (23.26%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (20.93%) SAP Architect
5 9 (20.93%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.63%) ABAP Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Developer
6 5 (11.63%) SAP Developer
7 4 (9.30%) CRM Architect
7 4 (9.30%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.30%) SAP CRM Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Billing Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) CRM Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.98%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) SAP Manager
8 3 (6.98%) SAP Project Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Smart Meter
2 8 (18.60%) Virtual Team
3 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (25.58%) CRM
3 9 (20.93%) TOGAF
4 8 (18.60%) ITIL
4 8 (18.60%) UML
5 5 (11.63%) ERP
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.30%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (6.98%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.65%) Revenue Management
8 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.33%) Business Transformation
9 1 (2.33%) Change Control
9 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.33%) Earned Value Management
9 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Stress Testing
9 1 (2.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) ABAP
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) CCA
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) HP