Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAP ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP ERP over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 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 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 714 693 684
Rank change year-on-year -21 -9 -39
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 133 127 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.94% 1.67% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 70 71
England median daily rate £500 £500 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% -12.00%
10th Percentile £352 £313 £313
90th Percentile £718 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £440
% change year-on-year - +13.64% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -25.45% -58.96%
10th Percentile £21.25 £20.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £23.75 £20.75 £38.13
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -25.45% -58.96%

SAP ERP is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,849 7,598 7,900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.41% 8.55% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,164 4,684 4,624
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £431
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.41% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 82 104
England median hourly rate £27.25 £28.25 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.54% -20.98% +42.29%
10th Percentile £9.85 £9.91 £13.13
90th Percentile £53.38 £64.30 £69.07
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £28.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.42% -21.53% +27.25%

SAP ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SAP ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SAP ERP in England

SAP ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP ERP in England

SAP ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ERP in England over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP ERP in England

SAP ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP ERP in England

SAP ERP
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +11 49 £513 +13.89% 8
London -25 34 £500 - 1
North of England +34 24 £538 -6.52% 4
North West +15 17 £615 +6.96% 1
Midlands 0 15 £450 -10.00% 9
East Midlands -13 8 £450 -10.89% 1
West Midlands +10 7 £413 +37.50% 8
North East - 6 £405 -
East of England -27 4 £563 +20.97% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
SAP ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for SAP ERP.

1 133 (100.00%) SAP
1 133 (100.00%) ERP
2 53 (39.85%) Finance
3 21 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
4 20 (15.04%) CRM
5 19 (14.29%) ABAP
6 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (13.53%) Data Management
7 16 (12.03%) SAP Data Services
7 16 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (11.28%) Oracle
9 13 (9.77%) SAP BW
9 13 (9.77%) Migration
9 13 (9.77%) Change Management
9 13 (9.77%) Retail
10 12 (9.02%) LSMW
10 12 (9.02%) Master Data Management
10 12 (9.02%) Telecoms
11 11 (8.27%) Project Management
11 11 (8.27%) webMethods
11 11 (8.27%) SAP Portal
11 11 (8.27%) Revenue Management
11 11 (8.27%) Logistics
11 11 (8.27%) General Ledger
11 11 (8.27%) SAP Fiori
12 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (7.52%) Degree
12 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
12 10 (7.52%) SAP PSCD

SAP ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (8.27%) SAP Portal
2 2 (1.50%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (7.52%) SAP FI
1 10 (7.52%) SAP PSCD
2 9 (6.77%) SAP Retail
3 7 (5.26%) SAP CO
3 7 (5.26%) SAP SD
4 6 (4.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (3.01%) SAP MM
6 3 (2.26%) SAP APO
6 3 (2.26%) SAP BPC
6 3 (2.26%) SAP CAR
6 3 (2.26%) SAP MDG
6 3 (2.26%) SAP Travel Management
7 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.50%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.50%) SAP CRM
7 2 (1.50%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 2 (1.50%) SAP FS
7 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (1.50%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Boomi
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (12.03%) SAP Data Services
3 13 (9.77%) SAP BW
4 8 (6.02%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 7 (5.26%) SAP HANA
6 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.26%) Big Data
7 3 (2.26%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.75%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (9.02%) LSMW
General
1 53 (39.85%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Retail
3 12 (9.02%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.27%) General Ledger
5 6 (4.51%) Legal
5 6 (4.51%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.76%) Advertising
6 5 (3.76%) Billing
6 5 (3.76%) Marketing
7 4 (3.01%) Aerospace
7 4 (3.01%) Banking
7 4 (3.01%) German Language
7 4 (3.01%) Italian Language
7 4 (3.01%) Publishing
8 3 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.50%) Automotive
9 2 (1.50%) Back Office
10 1 (0.75%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (40.60%) Consultant
2 53 (39.85%) SAP Consultant
3 18 (13.53%) Analyst
4 15 (11.28%) Architect
5 11 (8.27%) SAP Architect
5 11 (8.27%) SAP Manager
6 10 (7.52%) Business Analyst
6 10 (7.52%) ERP Manager
7 8 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.26%) Developer
8 7 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
8 7 (5.26%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 6 (4.51%) ERP Consultant
9 6 (4.51%) SAP Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) SAP Business Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) SAP FI Consultant
9 6 (4.51%) SAP SD Consultant
10 5 (3.76%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.76%) SAP CO Consultant
10 5 (3.76%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.27%) SAP Fiori
2 10 (7.52%) SAP XI
3 4 (3.01%) BAPI
3 4 (3.01%) XML
4 3 (2.26%) SAP Basis
4 3 (2.26%) SAP PI
5 2 (1.50%) EDI
5 2 (1.50%) EDIFACT
5 2 (1.50%) HTML
5 2 (1.50%) HTML5
5 2 (1.50%) IDoc
5 2 (1.50%) J2EE
5 2 (1.50%) SAP ALE
5 2 (1.50%) SAP Business Workflow
5 2 (1.50%) SAP TM
5 2 (1.50%) SAPUI5
6 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.75%) D3.js
6 1 (0.75%) LDAP
6 1 (0.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.50%) FMCG
3 2 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.75%) LIMS
4 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.75%) PMI
4 1 (0.75%) SCADA
4 1 (0.75%) User Experience
4 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.51%) Linux
1 6 (4.51%) Solaris
1 6 (4.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (100.00%) ERP
2 20 (15.04%) CRM
3 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.53%) Data Management
4 16 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (9.77%) Change Management
5 13 (9.77%) Migration
6 12 (9.02%) Master Data Management
7 11 (8.27%) Logistics
7 11 (8.27%) Project Management
7 11 (8.27%) Revenue Management
8 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.77%) Data Migration
10 8 (6.02%) Order to Cash
10 8 (6.02%) Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.29%) ABAP
2 6 (4.51%) Korn
2 6 (4.51%) Perl
2 6 (4.51%) Python
3 5 (3.76%) SQL
4 4 (3.01%) Java
5 3 (2.26%) VBA
6 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.75%) BeanShell
7 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.52%) Degree
2 9 (6.77%) CCA
3 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.01%) CIMA
6 3 (2.26%) ACCA
7 2 (1.50%) APMG
7 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) PMO
2 1 (0.75%) COBIT
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.75%) GDPR
2 1 (0.75%) GxP
2 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 6 (4.51%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 133 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (11.28%) Oracle
3 11 (8.27%) webMethods
4 6 (4.51%) Ariba
4 6 (4.51%) Sun
4 6 (4.51%) Veritas
5 3 (2.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.26%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.26%) Teradata
6 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.75%) Concur
7 1 (0.75%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.75%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft