The first table below looks at the demand for SAP PP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 505 467 487
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +20
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 65 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.44% 1.83% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 22
Average daily rate
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£438 £423 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -15.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £312 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £578 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £365 £475
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -23.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £75.00
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4499 4092 4596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.11% 8.80% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 2202 2360
Average daily rate £426 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 78 52
Average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -29.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
SAP PP
UK

SAP PP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PP Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP PP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP PP across the England region.

SAP PP Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP PP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP PP across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SAP PP Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP PP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP across the England region.

SAP PP Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP PP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PP within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 21 £513 +17.14% 1
North West +9 11 £331 -39.77%
South East -14 6 £325 +4.00% 1
West Midlands -27 6 £507 -32.46% 2
North East - 3 £488 - 3
South West -27 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +8 1 £300 -20.00% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
SAP PP
UK

SAP PP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP.

1 98 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (25.51%) Manufacturing
3 15 (15.31%) SAP MM
4 14 (14.29%) Migration
4 14 (14.29%) SAP PM
4 14 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 11 (11.22%) SAP SD
6 10 (10.20%) SAP QM
6 10 (10.20%) Logistics
7 9 (9.18%) SAP APO
8 8 (8.16%) SAP Implementation
8 8 (8.16%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (7.14%) Automotive
9 7 (7.14%) German Language
10 6 (6.12%) SAP WM
10 6 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (6.12%) FMCG
11 5 (5.10%) Data Quality
11 5 (5.10%) Data Mapping
11 5 (5.10%) SAP FI
11 5 (5.10%) ABAP
11 5 (5.10%) Finance
11 5 (5.10%) Validation
11 5 (5.10%) SAP CO
12 4 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
12 4 (4.08%) SAP PS
12 4 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (3.06%) Procure-to-pay
13 3 (3.06%) SAP PP-PI
13 3 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management

SAP PP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Project
1 1 (1.02%) MS Office
1 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (15.31%) SAP MM
2 14 (14.29%) SAP PM
3 11 (11.22%) SAP SD
4 10 (10.20%) SAP QM
5 9 (9.18%) SAP APO
6 6 (6.12%) SAP WM
7 5 (5.10%) SAP CO
7 5 (5.10%) SAP FI
8 4 (4.08%) SAP PS
8 4 (4.08%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (3.06%) SAP PP-PI
9 3 (3.06%) SAP EHS
10 2 (2.04%) SAP EWM
10 2 (2.04%) Teamcenter
11 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) LSMW
General
1 25 (25.51%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.14%) Automotive
2 7 (7.14%) German Language
3 6 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (5.10%) Finance
5 3 (3.06%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) French Language
7 1 (1.02%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.02%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 72 (73.47%) Consultant
1 72 (73.47%) SAP Consultant
2 62 (63.27%) SAP PP Consultant
3 16 (16.33%) SAP PM Consultant
4 10 (10.20%) Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (6.12%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) SAP MM Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) SAP QM Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) SAP Data Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) SAP P2P Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) SAP Functional Analyst
9 2 (2.04%) SAP SD Analyst
9 2 (2.04%) SAP Tester
9 2 (2.04%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 2 (2.04%) Data Migration Analyst
9 2 (2.04%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) FMCG
2 2 (2.04%) Data Conversion
2 2 (2.04%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.04%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.02%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.29%) Migration
1 14 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 10 (10.20%) Logistics
3 8 (8.16%) Data Cleansing
3 8 (8.16%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (5.10%) Data Mapping
4 5 (5.10%) Validation
5 4 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (3.06%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (3.06%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.06%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (2.04%) Quality Management
7 2 (2.04%) Data Validation
7 2 (2.04%) Integration Testing
7 2 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.02%) Business Transformation
8 1 (1.02%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.02%) System Testing
8 1 (1.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (2.04%) JDA
2 2 (2.04%) Siemens
3 1 (1.02%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.02%) HP
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