The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP R/3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP R/3 over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP R/3
UK
Rank 603 630 595
Rank change year-on-year +27 -35  
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 6 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.021% 0.053%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.16% 0.26% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Median daily rate £325 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.57% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £395 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £496 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £475 £575
% change year-on-year -31.57% -17.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 -

SAP R/3 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 3830 4248 4653
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.56% 7.98% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2559 2596
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 39
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 £16.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP R/3
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP R/3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP R/3 in the UK

SAP R/3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP R/3.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP R/3 in the UK

SAP R/3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP R/3 over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP R/3 in the UK

SAP R/3
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP R/3.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP R/3 in the UK

SAP R/3
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 R/3 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +35 6 £325 -31.57% 5
London +29 3 £326 -22.55% 2
South East +20 1 £500 +5.26%
City of London +4 1 £403 +15.00%
Dunstable - 1 £325 -
Oxford - 1 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Coventry - 1 £275 -
East of England - 1 £325 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £275 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 -

SAP R/3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP R/3 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 R/3.

1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) SAP GRC
3 5 (35.71%) SAP Security
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Advertising
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
6 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
6 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
6 2 (14.29%) SAP Business One
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) People Management
7 1 (7.14%) PMBOK
7 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (7.14%) Concur
7 1 (7.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (7.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center

SAP R/3
Top Related 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 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) SAP GRC
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Business One
2 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
2 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
2 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (7.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Advertising
3 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) SAP Security Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) SAP Manager
4 3 (21.43%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) EDI
1 1 (7.14%) EDIFACT
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XBRL
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
1 5 (35.71%) SAP Security
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) People Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) Basel III
2 1 (7.14%) FINREP
2 1 (7.14%) PMBOK
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Concur
3 1 (7.14%) hybris
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) OpenText
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
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