Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 606 703 594
Rank change year-on-year +97 -109 +146
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 204 156 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.54% 2.56% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 73 131
England median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £394 £390 £305
90th Percentile £693 £675 £750
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
England median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.29% +144.78% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £19.50 £15.25
90th Percentile £13.75 £45.25 £36.30
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year -68.29% +144.78% -

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 5,767 6,102 7,339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.94% 6.48% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,528 3,579 4,292
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £673 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 88 95
England median hourly rate £32.50 £24.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.02% -10.19% -16.92%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.54 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £58.25 £57.80
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £23.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +38.04% -25.81% -11.43%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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
London +76 79 £488 -16.31% 5
South East +14 53 £594 +13.10% 7
Midlands +53 25 £525 +5.00% 3
West Midlands +32 14 £525 +5.00%
East of England +29 14 £488 -8.24% 3
North of England +28 11 £488 +20.00% 6
South West -14 10 £750 +76.47% 1
North West +18 8 £525 -12.50% 1
East Midlands +30 6 £319 - 3
Yorkshire +11 3 £463 +19.35% 1
SAP ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 204 (100.00%) SAP
1 204 (100.00%) ERP
2 77 (37.75%) Finance
3 33 (16.18%) Manufacturing
4 31 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (12.25%) Project Management
6 25 (12.25%) Logistics
6 25 (12.25%) SAP S/4HANA
7 24 (11.76%) Migration
7 24 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 23 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (10.78%) Dynamics 365
10 21 (10.29%) SAP HANA
11 18 (8.82%) SAP BW
11 18 (8.82%) Power Platform
11 18 (8.82%) Power BI
12 17 (8.33%) Test Strategy
12 17 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (8.33%) Data Structures
12 17 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (8.33%) CRM
12 17 (8.33%) SQL
13 16 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (7.35%) Test Management
14 15 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (6.86%) Accounts Payable
16 13 (6.37%) Accounts Receivable

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 (5.39%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.96%) Apache
2 4 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (12.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (6.37%) SAP FI
3 10 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (4.90%) SAP EWM
4 9 (4.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (4.41%) SAP WM
5 7 (3.43%) SAP BPC
5 7 (3.43%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (3.43%) SAP PSCD
6 6 (2.94%) SAP CO
6 6 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (2.94%) SAP FI-CA
6 6 (2.94%) SAP PP
6 6 (2.94%) SAP SRM
7 5 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (2.45%) SAP QM
8 4 (1.96%) SAP Business One
8 4 (1.96%) SAP HCM
9 3 (1.47%) SAP PLM
9 3 (1.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (10.78%) Dynamics 365
3 18 (8.82%) Power Platform
4 13 (6.37%) SaaS
5 7 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (2.94%) PaaS
7 2 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.92%) Internet
1 8 (3.92%) RFID
2 7 (3.43%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.29%) SAP HANA
2 18 (8.82%) Power BI
2 18 (8.82%) SAP BW
3 17 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (4.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 9 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.43%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.43%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (3.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.94%) Big Data
9 5 (2.45%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.96%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (1.96%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.96%) HBase
10 4 (1.96%) HDInsight
10 4 (1.96%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.96%) MySQL
10 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (5.39%) JIRA
2 5 (2.45%) HP UFT
3 4 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.96%) Subversion
3 4 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.49%) Selenium
4 1 (0.49%) tSQLt
4 1 (0.49%) Zephyr
General
1 77 (37.75%) Finance
2 33 (16.18%) Manufacturing
3 15 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (4.90%) General Ledger
4 10 (4.90%) Retail
5 8 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.43%) Legal
7 4 (1.96%) Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Marketing
9 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.49%) Automotive
9 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (26.47%) Consultant
2 46 (22.55%) SAP Consultant
3 37 (18.14%) Architect
4 35 (17.16%) SAP Manager
5 24 (11.76%) SAP Architect
6 22 (10.78%) Analyst
7 21 (10.29%) Functional Consultant
8 20 (9.80%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 19 (9.31%) Project Manager
9 19 (9.31%) Test Manager
10 13 (6.37%) SAP Analyst
10 13 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (5.39%) ERP Architect
11 11 (5.39%) ERP Manager
11 11 (5.39%) SAP Test Manager
12 10 (4.90%) SAP FI Consultant
12 10 (4.90%) Senior Manager
13 8 (3.92%) SAP Project Manager
13 8 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
14 7 (3.43%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.41%) HTML
2 7 (3.43%) BAPI
2 7 (3.43%) J2EE
2 7 (3.43%) Middleware
2 7 (3.43%) SAP XI
2 7 (3.43%) Spring
2 7 (3.43%) XML
3 5 (2.45%) RESTful
3 5 (2.45%) Web Services
4 4 (1.96%) SAP ALE
4 4 (1.96%) Velocity
5 3 (1.47%) .NET
6 2 (0.98%) HTML5
6 2 (0.98%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.98%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (0.98%) SAP Core Interface
6 2 (0.98%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (0.98%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (0.98%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.49%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 11 (5.39%) FMCG
3 10 (4.90%) Life Science
4 8 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.47%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.98%) Replication
8 1 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.49%) Podcast
8 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (100.00%) ERP
2 31 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (12.25%) Logistics
4 25 (12.25%) Project Management
5 24 (11.76%) Migration
6 17 (8.33%) CRM
6 17 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 16 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (7.35%) Test Management
9 14 (6.86%) Accounts Payable
9 14 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (6.37%) Accounts Receivable
10 13 (6.37%) PRINCE2
11 12 (5.88%) Change Management
12 10 (4.90%) Analytics
12 10 (4.90%) SAP Implementation
13 9 (4.41%) Defect Management
13 9 (4.41%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.33%) SQL
2 9 (4.41%) Java
3 7 (3.43%) ABAP
4 6 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.45%) Python
6 3 (1.47%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.98%) SAPscript
7 2 (0.98%) VBA
8 1 (0.49%) C
8 1 (0.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (3.92%) CCA
1 8 (3.92%) Degree
2 7 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.96%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.96%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.98%) ISEB
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.49%) CIPD
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) HND
6 1 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.49%) PMP
6 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.49%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.96%) QA
2 4 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.98%) IFRS
3 2 (0.98%) PMO
3 2 (0.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) COBIT
4 1 (0.49%) NIST
System Software
1 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) MOM
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 204 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.88%) Oracle
4 9 (4.41%) Tableau
4 9 (4.41%) Workday
5 7 (3.43%) Ariba
5 7 (3.43%) hybris
5 7 (3.43%) webMethods
6 4 (1.96%) Alteryx
6 4 (1.96%) StreamSets
7 3 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.98%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.98%) Siebel
9 1 (0.49%) Adobe
9 1 (0.49%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.49%) OpenText
9 1 (0.49%) Ping Identity
9 1 (0.49%) Remedy
9 1 (0.49%) Sitecore