Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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 R/3
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 872 874
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -34
Contract jobs citing SAP R/3 12 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.021% 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.15% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 2
UK median daily rate £475 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -2.44% -20.45%
10th Percentile £385 £213 £278
90th Percentile £593 £488 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

SAP R/3 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 8159 8800 9477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.94% 8.30% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4804 5231 5298
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +0.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 97 139
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.84% +8.77% -4.20%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.14 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.67 £99.00 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.58 £31.00 £27.44
% change year-on-year -1.37% +12.97% -12.89%

SAP R/3
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP R/3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP R/3.

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

SAP R/3
Top 4 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +8 11 £475 +35.71% 2
London -2 10 £525 +54.41%
UK excluding London +18 1 £400 - 2
South West - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) ERP
3 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) SAP BW
5 3 (25.00%) ABAP
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) SAP Certification
6 2 (16.67%) PMP
6 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (16.67%) OLAP
6 2 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Data Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Advertising
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 2 (16.67%) SAP Business One
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) QA

SAP R/3
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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Business One
2 1 (8.33%) HFM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (8.33%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SAP BW
1 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) OLAP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Smart View
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ERP Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) HR Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP CS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Deployment Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP HR Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP PM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) ERP
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle