The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ERP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP ERP over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 544 568 544
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 70 81 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.65% 1.79% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 65
Median daily rate £468 £441 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.94% -11.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £541 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £443 £523
% change year-on-year
+5.87% -15.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-25.45% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4243 4537 5188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.56% 8.25% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2662 2563 3042
Median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 84 40
Median hourly rate £17.50 £31.86 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.06% +37.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £52.47 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £38.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-39.47% +100.00%

SAP ERP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAP ERP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

SAP ERP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP ERP within the UK.

SAP ERP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP ERP within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SAP ERP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP ERP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP ERP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP ERP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ERP within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 65 £466 +5.96% 11
London -4 15 £438 -0.56% 3
South East +7 13 £438 +6.06% 2
East of England +7 12 £465 +6.28%
North West +7 11 £575 +39.47% 3
West Sussex +7 9 - -
East Midlands +8 8 £468 -6.50% 1
Manchester +6 8 £575 +39.47% 3
Cambridgeshire +3 7 £465 +15.52%
Derby +4 4 £625 +25.00%
Derbyshire 0 4 £625 +25.00% 1
Cambridge +8 3 £465 -23.61%
Hertfordshire +2 3 £468 -
Worthing -4 3 - -
South West +7 2 £465 +0.54% 2
City of London -12 2 £388 -16.21%
Northamptonshire -14 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £468 -
Northampton - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £375 -
Swindon +10 1 £350 -17.64%
Wiltshire 0 1 £350 -17.64%
Bristol - 1 £580 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £450 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP 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 ERP.

1 153 (100.00%) SAP
1 153 (100.00%) ERP
2 62 (40.52%) Finance
3 31 (20.26%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (18.95%) SAP BW
5 25 (16.34%) CRM
5 25 (16.34%) Project Management
6 24 (15.69%) Migration
7 20 (13.07%) Data Migration
8 19 (12.42%) Data Modelling
9 18 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 18 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (11.76%) Logistics
9 18 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
9 18 (11.76%) SAP Data Services
10 17 (11.11%) Retail
11 15 (9.80%) BusinessObjects
12 14 (9.15%) webMethods
12 14 (9.15%) Six Sigma
12 14 (9.15%) Service Management
13 13 (8.50%) SQL
13 13 (8.50%) Test Management
13 13 (8.50%) Data Cleansing
13 13 (8.50%) General Ledger
13 13 (8.50%) Data Management
13 13 (8.50%) Master Data Management
14 12 (7.84%) SAP PSCD
14 12 (7.84%) Revenue Management
14 12 (7.84%) Tableau
14 12 (7.84%) Process Improvement

SAP ERP
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 7 (4.58%) NetWeaver
2 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.54%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.58%) MS Office
3 5 (3.27%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.96%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (7.84%) SAP PSCD
2 9 (5.88%) SAP HR
3 7 (4.58%) SAP CRM
3 7 (4.58%) SAP FI
4 5 (3.27%) SAP APO
4 5 (3.27%) SAP CO
5 4 (2.61%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (2.61%) SAP GRC
5 4 (2.61%) SAP MDM
6 3 (1.96%) SAP BPC
6 3 (1.96%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (1.96%) SAP MM
6 3 (1.96%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.96%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (1.31%) Primavera
7 2 (1.31%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (1.31%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (1.31%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.65%) Maximo
8 1 (0.65%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.27%) SaaS
1 5 (3.27%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) Intranet
1 2 (1.31%) VoIP
2 1 (0.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.95%) SAP BW
2 18 (11.76%) SAP Data Services
3 15 (9.80%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (3.27%) SAP HANA
6 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.31%) GIS
9 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.61%) LSMW
2 2 (1.31%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) Sahi
3 1 (0.65%) Selenium
3 1 (0.65%) Testopia
General
1 62 (40.52%) Finance
2 17 (11.11%) Retail
3 13 (8.50%) General Ledger
4 10 (6.54%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.23%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.92%) Marketing
7 3 (1.96%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.65%) German Language
Job Titles
1 33 (21.57%) Consultant
2 31 (20.26%) SAP Manager
3 29 (18.95%) SAP Consultant
4 21 (13.73%) Analyst
4 21 (13.73%) Project Manager
5 20 (13.07%) Architect
6 19 (12.42%) SAP Project Manager
7 16 (10.46%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (9.80%) SAP Architect
9 13 (8.50%) ERP Manager
10 12 (7.84%) Business Manager
10 12 (7.84%) Data Manager
10 12 (7.84%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 10 (6.54%) Implementation Manager
11 10 (6.54%) Test Analyst
12 8 (5.23%) SAP FI Consultant
13 7 (4.58%) Developer
14 6 (3.92%) ERP Consultant
14 6 (3.92%) SAP Analyst
14 6 (3.92%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.19%) SAP XI
2 10 (6.54%) XML
3 9 (5.88%) Web Services
4 6 (3.92%) HTML
4 6 (3.92%) Silverlight
5 5 (3.27%) BAPI
6 4 (2.61%) Middleware
6 4 (2.61%) SAP Basis
6 4 (2.61%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (1.96%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (1.31%) .NET
8 2 (1.31%) SAP ALE
8 2 (1.31%) SAP CO-PA
9 1 (0.65%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.65%) SAPUI5
9 1 (0.65%) SOAP
9 1 (0.65%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.27%) Data Extraction
4 4 (2.61%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.31%) AS400
6 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.31%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.31%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.31%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.31%) FMCG
6 2 (1.31%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Life Science
7 1 (0.65%) PMI
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.65%) Linux
1 1 (0.65%) Windows
1 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (100.00%) ERP
2 31 (20.26%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (16.34%) CRM
3 25 (16.34%) Project Management
4 24 (15.69%) Migration
5 20 (13.07%) Data Migration
6 19 (12.42%) Data Modelling
7 18 (11.76%) Logistics
7 18 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
7 18 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (9.15%) Service Management
8 14 (9.15%) Six Sigma
9 13 (8.50%) Data Cleansing
9 13 (8.50%) Data Management
9 13 (8.50%) Master Data Management
9 13 (8.50%) Test Management
10 12 (7.84%) Lean Six Sigma
10 12 (7.84%) Process Improvement
10 12 (7.84%) Revenue Management
11 11 (7.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.50%) SQL
2 5 (3.27%) ABAP
3 2 (1.31%) C
3 2 (1.31%) Java
3 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.65%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.19%) CCA
2 8 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.31%) CSQA
4 2 (1.31%) Degree
4 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.31%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.65%) PMP
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.65%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) Data Quality
1 5 (3.27%) GxP
2 3 (1.96%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.96%) SLA
3 2 (1.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.31%) SEPA
4 1 (0.65%) GAMP
4 1 (0.65%) GCP
4 1 (0.65%) GMP
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 153 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.15%) webMethods
4 12 (7.84%) Cognos
4 12 (7.84%) Tableau
5 5 (3.27%) Ariba
6 4 (2.61%) Concur
6 4 (2.61%) Oracle
7 2 (1.31%) Northgate
7 2 (1.31%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.65%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
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