Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 859 805 778
Rank change year-on-year -54 -27 -28
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 25 83 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.084% 0.082%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.40% 1.08% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 59 44
UK median daily rate £450 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +12.82% -2.50%
10th Percentile £373 £460 £333
90th Percentile £577 £600 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £550 £523
% change year-on-year -11.36% +5.26% +2.96%
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 6,246 7,678 8,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.32% 7.78% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,638 4,624 4,901
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £305
90th Percentile £663 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 70 73
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £21.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +3.40% -37.83%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.48 £5.70
90th Percentile £69.90 £50.87 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £21.56
% change year-on-year +55.56% +4.35% -32.31%

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 21 January 2019.

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 9 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 21 January 2019. 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 -56 25 £450 -18.18% 3
UK excluding London -69 20 £488 -11.36% 3
South East +8 12 £500 -4.76% 3
London +10 5 £400 -30.43%
Midlands -11 3 £538 -2.27%
West Midlands -27 3 £538 -2.27%
South West -50 3 £413 -25.00%
Yorkshire -16 2 - -
North of England -34 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (36.00%) Smart Meter
3 6 (24.00%) CRM
3 6 (24.00%) Billing
4 5 (20.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) ABAP
5 4 (16.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (16.00%) SAP FI
5 4 (16.00%) SAP CO
5 4 (16.00%) SAP FI-CA
5 4 (16.00%) Workshop Facilitation
6 3 (12.00%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (12.00%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (12.00%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) SAP PSCD
6 3 (12.00%) Revenue Management
6 3 (12.00%) NetWeaver
6 3 (12.00%) Ariba
6 3 (12.00%) CA
7 2 (8.00%) Finance
7 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Retail
7 2 (8.00%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (8.00%) SAP PI
7 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
8 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
8 1 (4.00%) Security 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 3 (12.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SAP CO
1 4 (16.00%) SAP FI
1 4 (16.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (16.00%) SAP FI-CA
2 3 (12.00%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (12.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 1 (4.00%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (24.00%) Billing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Manager
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Project Manager
5 3 (12.00%) SAP Architect
5 3 (12.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) SAP Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Utilities Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
6 2 (8.00%) TIBCO Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) ABAP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Billing Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Smart Metering Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (8.00%) SAP PI
2 2 (8.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (4.00%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) CRM
2 4 (16.00%) Workshop Facilitation
3 3 (12.00%) Revenue Management
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Fault Management
5 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) ABAP
1 5 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Ariba
2 3 (12.00%) CA
3 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.00%) HP