Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 837 759 729
Rank change year-on-year -78 -30 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP IS-U 45 77 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.085% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.66% 1.03% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 106
UK median daily rate £600 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £519 £350 £313
90th Percentile £613 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +29.73% -7.50% +5.26%
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 6,857 7,473 8,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.81% 8.21% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,051 4,346 4,855
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% -2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £650 £630 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £423
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.85% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 101 87
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £31.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.40% +14.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £9.60 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £58.00 £67.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -39.85% +20.91% +22.22%

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 27 May 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 11 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 27 May 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 -64 41 £600 +37.14% 2
UK excluding London -40 33 £600 +29.73% 1
South East -15 13 £600 +71.43%
London -58 12 £600 +41.18% 1
North of England -29 6 £600 +14.29%
Midlands -11 5 £600 +28.00%
South West -16 5 £600 +71.43% 1
West Midlands -18 5 £600 +28.00%
Scotland - 4 £544 -
North West -12 3 £600 +14.29%
Yorkshire -31 3 £475 -9.52%

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 45 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (42.22%) Billing
2 19 (42.22%) Smart Meter
3 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (26.67%) SAP Smart Forms
4 12 (26.67%) ABAP
4 12 (26.67%) CRM
5 11 (24.44%) Business Process Mapping
6 9 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 8 (17.78%) SAP CRM
7 8 (17.78%) UML
8 5 (11.11%) ERP
8 5 (11.11%) SAP FI
8 5 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (11.11%) SAP CO
8 5 (11.11%) SAP ERP
9 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.89%) Finance
9 4 (8.89%) Project Management
9 4 (8.89%) SAP FI-CA
10 3 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (6.67%) CCA
10 3 (6.67%) SAP BW
10 3 (6.67%) Retail
11 2 (4.44%) Workflow Management
11 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.44%) HP
11 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (4.44%) Workflow

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 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) SAP CRM
2 5 (11.11%) SAP CO
2 5 (11.11%) SAP ERP
2 5 (11.11%) SAP FI
2 5 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (8.89%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (4.44%) SAP CRM for Utilities
5 1 (2.22%) SAP BPC
5 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.22%) MS Access
General
1 19 (42.22%) Billing
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Consultant
1 16 (35.56%) SAP Consultant
2 15 (33.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) ABAP Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Architect
3 10 (22.22%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) SAP Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (20.00%) SAP Architect
4 9 (20.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.11%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) CRM Architect
6 4 (8.89%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) SAP CRM Architect
7 3 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.67%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (26.67%) CRM
3 11 (24.44%) Business Process Mapping
4 9 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 8 (17.78%) UML
6 5 (11.11%) ERP
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.89%) Project Management
8 3 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) Functional Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.44%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (4.44%) Test Management
9 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.44%) Workflow
9 2 (4.44%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) ABAP
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) CCA
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.44%) HP