The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PS over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Project System (PS)
Rank 634 629 607
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 13 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.020% 0.042%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.30% 0.24% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - £463
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4343 4574 5059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.81% 8.20% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2678 2548 2852
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
- +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 28 49
Median hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.80 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £60.82 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -28.43%

SAP PS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP PS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP PS
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP PS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP PS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PS
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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 -19 8 £525 +5.00% 7
South West - 2 £525 - 1
Bristol - 2 £525 -
North West -5 1 £575 -
London -24 1 £550 +10.00% 2
Wales - 1 £525 -
South East - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £525 -
City of London - 1 £550 -
Chepstow - 1 £525 -
Manchester - 1 £575 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £525 -

SAP PS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PS 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 PS.

1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (31.25%) Project Management
3 8 (25.00%) SAP FI
4 7 (21.88%) Finance
4 7 (21.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (21.88%) SAP CO
5 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) ERP
7 4 (12.50%) Primavera
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (9.38%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) MS Project
8 3 (9.38%) ABAP
8 3 (9.38%) HND
8 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
9 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.25%) Change Management
9 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
9 2 (6.25%) Billing
9 2 (6.25%) SAP Security
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
10 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (3.13%) Mentoring

SAP PS
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:

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 7 (21.88%) SAP CO
2 7 (21.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (12.50%) Primavera
4 3 (9.38%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (3.13%) SAP CS
5 1 (3.13%) SAP FI-AA
5 1 (3.13%) SAP PM
5 1 (3.13%) SAP PP
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Consultant
1 17 (53.13%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (34.38%) SAP PS Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Programme Planner
3 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Project Planner
3 3 (9.38%) SAP Manager
3 3 (9.38%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Project Leader
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Project Leader
4 2 (6.25%) SAP PS Team Leader
4 2 (6.25%) SAP PS Trainer
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Trainer
4 2 (6.25%) Trainer
5 1 (3.13%) Rollout Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Implementation Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) SAP PM Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) SAP PM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) SAP XI
1 1 (3.13%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) ERP
2 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.38%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Security
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Business Development
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) ABAP
2 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) HND
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle