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 3 months to 30 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.

SAP for Utilities as Part of SAP ERP (IS-U)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 566 558
Rank change year-on-year +23 -8  
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 57 74 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.48% 1.70% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 44 16
Median daily rate £406 £556 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.96% +30.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £556 £501
% change year-on-year -25.84% +11.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3855 4350 4696
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.47% 8.04% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 2629 2644
Median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 38
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.66 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

SAP IS-U
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 14 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 3 months to 30 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
England +24 49 £388 -30.33% 5
South West +24 24 £350 -26.31% 2
Wiltshire +24 24 £350 -26.31%
Swindon +20 23 £350 -33.33%
Yorkshire +16 15 £488 -18.75%
West Yorkshire +12 15 £488 -18.75%
Leeds +8 15 £488 -18.75%
Berkshire +17 10 £350 -3.51%
Reading +10 10 £350 +7.69%
South East +7 10 £350 -12.60%
London +36 6 £400 - 1
West Midlands +10 3 £413 -28.26% 1
Birmingham +7 3 £413 -34.00%
City of London - 1 £375 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for SAP IS-U.

1 91 (100.00%) SAP
2 41 (45.05%) Billing
3 19 (20.88%) ABAP
4 18 (19.78%) CRM
5 8 (8.79%) SAP CRM
5 8 (8.79%) Smart Meter
6 7 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (7.69%) Data Management
7 5 (5.49%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (4.40%) SAP FI-CA
8 4 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.40%) Integration Testing
8 4 (4.40%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (4.40%) SAP MDM
9 3 (3.30%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (3.30%) SAP Smart Forms
9 3 (3.30%) BAPI
9 3 (3.30%) SAP CO
9 3 (3.30%) Retail
9 3 (3.30%) Dutch Language
9 3 (3.30%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
9 3 (3.30%) Migration
9 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
9 3 (3.30%) SAP FI
9 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.30%) SAP CRM for Utilities
9 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.30%) Process Improvement
9 3 (3.30%) Process Architecture

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 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) SAP CRM
2 4 (4.40%) SAP FI-CA
2 4 (4.40%) SAP MDM
3 3 (3.30%) SAP CO
3 3 (3.30%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 3 (3.30%) SAP FI
3 3 (3.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.20%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.10%) SAP HANA
General
1 41 (45.05%) Billing
2 3 (3.30%) Dutch Language
2 3 (3.30%) Retail
2 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.20%) French Language
4 1 (1.10%) Finance
4 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (74.73%) Consultant
2 67 (73.63%) SAP Consultant
2 67 (73.63%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 19 (20.88%) Functional Consultant
3 19 (20.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 14 (15.38%) SAP Utilities Consultant
5 12 (13.19%) Billing Consultant
6 10 (10.99%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 10 (10.99%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (8.79%) Management Consultant
8 7 (7.69%) Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Architect
9 6 (6.59%) SAP Architect
10 5 (5.49%) Analyst
11 4 (4.40%) Data Consultant
11 4 (4.40%) Exchange Consultant
11 4 (4.40%) SAP Data Consultant
11 4 (4.40%) SAP Developer
12 3 (3.30%) ABAP Developer
12 3 (3.30%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) BAPI
1 3 (3.30%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (2.20%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.20%) OAuth
2 2 (2.20%) OpenID
2 2 (2.20%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (1.10%) Middleware
3 1 (1.10%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) CRM
2 7 (7.69%) Data Management
2 7 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (5.49%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (4.40%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (4.40%) Integration Testing
4 4 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.30%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (3.30%) Migration
5 3 (3.30%) Performance Testing
5 3 (3.30%) Process Architecture
5 3 (3.30%) Process Improvement
6 2 (2.20%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.20%) Data Modelling
6 2 (2.20%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.20%) MVC
6 2 (2.20%) Workflow
7 1 (1.10%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.10%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) ABAP
2 2 (2.20%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.10%) QA
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle
4 1 (1.10%) IBM