"Your idea to package your network skills in an ERP wrapper in the hopes of more lucrative compensation is certainly a smart one. Anytime you can gain enterprise-level experience within an ERP environment, you should be able to make your overall skills more marketable. I wouldn't necessarily limit yourself to SAP, though. You might find that other ERP packages also offer some interesting opportunities. But of course if you can pull it off within SAP, that's ideal..."
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"There are still some bread and butter Basis positions out there, though they are hard to come by. You are someone that might benefit from a bit of training in a new area of SAP related to Basis, such as BW. It might make your resume more attractive, especially since your other SAP hands-on skills are so deep. There's no real secret to building your Basis skills, you basically need to sacrifice rate, location, whatever, in order to choose a project that is going to upgrade to a new version of SAP (ideally 4.7 or NetWeaver/mySAP ERP)..."
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