The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SAP Implementation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Implementation over the 3 months to 25 April 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 Implementation
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 163 201
Rank change year-on-year +10 +38  
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.063% 0.086% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.098% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £563 £500
% change year-on-year -15.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 -

SAP Implementation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2745 3050 4532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 86.00% 87.42% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2106 2478 3499
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 39
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.25 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.87% -29.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

SAP Implementation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SAP Implementation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Implementation in the City of London

SAP Implementation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Implementation in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Implementation in the City of London

SAP Implementation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Implementation in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Implementation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Implementation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SAP Implementation.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (75.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (75.00%) SAP FSCM
2 3 (75.00%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion

SAP Implementation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 3 (75.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (75.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (75.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (75.00%) SAP FSCM
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP