Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 703 652 738
Rank change year-on-year -51 +86 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 152 202 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.55% 2.63% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 126 86
England median daily rate £475 £494 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.80% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £375 £351 £305
90th Percentile £675 £750 £631
UK median daily rate £475 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
England median hourly rate £37.00 £15.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.71% -24.39% -28.70%
10th Percentile £16.21 £15.25 £20.25
90th Percentile £59.38 £22.15 £20.75
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £15.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +138.71% -24.39% -28.70%

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 5,966 7,674 8,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.27% 8.16% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,550 4,655 4,948
England median daily rate £475 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.74% +2.30%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £440
% change year-on-year - +7.95% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 76 91
England median hourly rate £30.00 £27.25 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.09% -12.10% +11.71%
10th Percentile £11.73 £12.10 £10.23
90th Percentile £69.95 £65.28 £99.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -6.45% +3.33%

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 20 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ERP in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 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 -1 56 £488 -4.88% 4
London -9 44 £475 - 5
North of England -35 30 £525 +16.67% 8
North West -24 15 £615 +23.00% 6
Yorkshire -5 12 £388 -26.19% 1
East of England +7 8 £475 +2.70% 1
West Midlands -19 7 £444 -22.83% 3
Midlands -36 7 £444 +6.29% 6
South West -23 4 £438 -8.85% 1
North East -8 3 £406 +1.56% 1
SAP ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 152 (100.00%) SAP
1 152 (100.00%) ERP
2 53 (34.87%) Finance
3 24 (15.79%) Migration
4 23 (15.13%) SAP Data Services
5 21 (13.82%) CRM
6 19 (12.50%) Oracle
6 19 (12.50%) Logistics
7 18 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (11.84%) SQL
7 18 (11.84%) ABAP
7 18 (11.84%) Data Migration
8 16 (10.53%) Project Management
8 16 (10.53%) SAP HANA
8 16 (10.53%) Master Data Management
9 15 (9.87%) SAP S/4HANA
9 15 (9.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
10 14 (9.21%) Microsoft
10 14 (9.21%) Manufacturing
10 14 (9.21%) IDoc
10 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
11 13 (8.55%) SC Cleared
11 13 (8.55%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (8.55%) SAP BW
12 12 (7.89%) SAP MM
12 12 (7.89%) Java
12 12 (7.89%) Telecoms
12 12 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (7.89%) SAP XI

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 9 (5.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.29%) NetWeaver
3 4 (2.63%) Confluence
4 3 (1.97%) Liferay
4 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.97%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (9.87%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (7.89%) SAP MM
2 12 (7.89%) SAP PSCD
3 10 (6.58%) SAP PP
4 6 (3.95%) SAP FI
4 6 (3.95%) SAP HR
5 5 (3.29%) SAP EWM
5 5 (3.29%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (3.29%) SAP SD
6 4 (2.63%) SAP APO
6 4 (2.63%) SAP BPC
6 4 (2.63%) SAP MDM
6 4 (2.63%) SAP WM
7 3 (1.97%) SAP FI-CA
8 2 (1.32%) SAP CO
8 2 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (1.32%) SAP GTS
8 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.66%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Boomi
1 5 (3.29%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.97%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) HTTP
3 1 (0.66%) RFID
3 1 (0.66%) SMS
3 1 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.13%) SAP Data Services
2 16 (10.53%) SAP HANA
3 14 (9.21%) SQL Server
4 13 (8.55%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (8.55%) SAP BW
5 5 (3.29%) Data Lake
6 4 (2.63%) Big Data
6 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.97%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.32%) Power BI
9 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.66%) GIS
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.66%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (6.58%) JIRA
2 6 (3.95%) LSMW
3 3 (1.97%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.97%) JUnit
3 3 (1.97%) Selenium
3 3 (1.97%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.32%) HP UFT
General
1 53 (34.87%) Finance
2 15 (9.87%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (9.21%) Manufacturing
4 12 (7.89%) General Ledger
4 12 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (28.29%) Consultant
2 39 (25.66%) SAP Consultant
3 22 (14.47%) Analyst
4 20 (13.16%) SAP Analyst
5 17 (11.18%) SAP Manager
6 14 (9.21%) Project Manager
7 13 (8.55%) Architect
7 13 (8.55%) Developer
8 10 (6.58%) SAP Developer
8 10 (6.58%) SAP Project Manager
9 8 (5.26%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
9 8 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.61%) ERP Manager
10 7 (4.61%) SAP Business Analyst
11 6 (3.95%) Integration Developer
12 5 (3.29%) HR Consultant
12 5 (3.29%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
12 5 (3.29%) SAP PI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.21%) IDoc
2 12 (7.89%) SAP XI
3 7 (4.61%) Middleware
3 7 (4.61%) SAP ALE
3 7 (4.61%) SAP PI
3 7 (4.61%) XML
4 6 (3.95%) BAPI
4 6 (3.95%) LDAP
4 6 (3.95%) XML Schema
5 4 (2.63%) HTML
5 4 (2.63%) Spring
6 3 (1.97%) CSS
6 3 (1.97%) EDI
6 3 (1.97%) HTML5
6 3 (1.97%) Java EE
6 3 (1.97%) JAX-RS
6 3 (1.97%) JMS
6 3 (1.97%) JTA
6 3 (1.97%) XHTML
7 2 (1.32%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.26%) User Experience
3 6 (3.95%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.63%) AS400
4 4 (2.63%) FMCG
5 3 (1.97%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.66%) Fintech
7 1 (0.66%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.66%) Life Science
7 1 (0.66%) LPAR
7 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.66%) PMI
7 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.32%) Linux
1 2 (1.32%) Windows
2 1 (0.66%) AIX
2 1 (0.66%) SUSE
2 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (100.00%) ERP
2 24 (15.79%) Migration
3 21 (13.82%) CRM
4 19 (12.50%) Logistics
5 18 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.84%) Data Migration
6 16 (10.53%) Master Data Management
6 16 (10.53%) Project Management
7 12 (7.89%) Data Cleansing
7 12 (7.89%) Data Management
7 12 (7.89%) Revenue Management
7 12 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (7.24%) Accounts Receivable
9 10 (6.58%) Accounts Payable
9 10 (6.58%) Data Mapping
10 9 (5.92%) Procure-to-Pay
10 9 (5.92%) SAP Implementation
10 9 (5.92%) SOA
11 8 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.84%) ABAP
1 18 (11.84%) SQL
2 12 (7.89%) Java
3 6 (3.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.32%) C
6 1 (0.66%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.55%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.24%) CCA
4 5 (3.29%) Degree
5 4 (2.63%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.32%) ISEB
6 2 (1.32%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.66%) ACCA
7 1 (0.66%) CIMA
7 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.66%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) PMO
2 9 (5.92%) SLA
3 8 (5.26%) QA
4 6 (3.95%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.32%) COBIT
5 2 (1.32%) GAAP
5 2 (1.32%) IFRS
5 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.95%) MOM
2 6 (3.95%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (2.63%) HP ALM
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 152 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (12.50%) Oracle
3 14 (9.21%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.24%) webMethods
5 10 (6.58%) Ariba
6 7 (4.61%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.95%) Cloudera
7 6 (3.95%) Remedy
8 5 (3.29%) Dell
8 5 (3.29%) HP
8 5 (3.29%) hybris
8 5 (3.29%) JD Edwards
9 4 (2.63%) Informatica
10 3 (1.97%) Concur
11 2 (1.32%) Apple
11 2 (1.32%) JDA
11 2 (1.32%) Ping Identity
12 1 (0.66%) IBM
12 1 (0.66%) TIBCO