Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 707 680 699
Rank change year-on-year -27 +19 +27
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 145 162 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.49% 2.22% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 97 75
England median daily rate £500 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.44% +15.82%
10th Percentile £375 £352 £308
90th Percentile £688 £718 £665
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £511
% change year-on-year - -2.20% +15.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
England median hourly rate £17.43 £15.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.42% -24.39% -25.45%
10th Percentile £16.21 £15.25 £20.25
90th Percentile £61.33 £22.15 £20.75
UK median hourly rate £69.00 £15.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +345.16% -24.39% -25.45%

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 5,823 7,306 7,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.39% 7.91% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,480 4,503 4,734
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £663 £650 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 66 75
England median hourly rate £33.11 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.77% -13.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.65 £10.38 £6.40
90th Percentile £69.93 £59.71 £69.07
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +55.56% - -35.71%

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 16 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ERP in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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
South East -4 47 £517 +0.88% 2
London +17 44 £500 -
North of England -8 33 £506 +12.50% 7
North West -14 17 £600 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire -1 12 £425 -5.56% 3
Midlands -17 8 £450 -10.00% 4
East of England -1 7 £475 +2.70% 1
West Midlands -21 6 £444 -22.83% 2
North East -7 4 £406 +1.56%
South West - 3 - - 2
East Midlands +5 1 £500 +11.11% 2
SAP ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 145 (100.00%) SAP
1 145 (100.00%) ERP
2 41 (28.28%) Finance
3 20 (13.79%) CRM
4 19 (13.10%) Oracle
5 18 (12.41%) Project Management
5 18 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (11.72%) Logistics
6 17 (11.72%) ABAP
7 15 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (9.66%) Manufacturing
8 14 (9.66%) Migration
8 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (8.97%) SC Cleared
9 13 (8.97%) Security Cleared
9 13 (8.97%) IDoc
10 12 (8.28%) SAP MM
10 12 (8.28%) Java
11 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
11 11 (7.59%) Ariba
11 11 (7.59%) SAP Data Services
12 10 (6.90%) Procure-to-Pay
12 10 (6.90%) SAP S/4HANA
12 10 (6.90%) SAP XI
12 10 (6.90%) SAP PP
12 10 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (6.21%) SAP BW
13 9 (6.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (6.21%) Telecoms
13 9 (6.21%) Scrum

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 5 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.07%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.07%) Confluence
3 3 (2.07%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.69%) Documentum
4 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (8.28%) SAP MM
2 10 (6.90%) SAP PP
2 10 (6.90%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (5.52%) SAP PSCD
4 7 (4.83%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (4.14%) SAP HR
6 4 (2.76%) SAP BPC
6 4 (2.76%) SAP EWM
6 4 (2.76%) SAP SD
6 4 (2.76%) SAP WM
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (2.07%) SAP FI
7 3 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (1.38%) SAP CO
8 2 (1.38%) SAP FI-CA
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.69%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 1 (0.69%) SAP GTS
9 1 (0.69%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Boomi
1 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.07%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.69%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) Internet
2 3 (2.07%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) SMS
3 1 (0.69%) SMTP
3 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) SAP Data Services
2 10 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (6.21%) SAP BW
3 9 (6.21%) SAP HANA
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.38%) Power BI
7 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.69%) GIS
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (4.14%) JIRA
2 3 (2.07%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.07%) JUnit
2 3 (2.07%) Selenium
3 2 (1.38%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.38%) LSMW
General
1 41 (28.28%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.21%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (6.21%) Retail
3 9 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.52%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.76%) Law
6 3 (2.07%) German Language
6 3 (2.07%) Marketing
7 2 (1.38%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.69%) Automotive
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (26.90%) Consultant
2 36 (24.83%) SAP Consultant
3 24 (16.55%) Analyst
4 19 (13.10%) SAP Analyst
5 16 (11.03%) Business Analyst
5 16 (11.03%) SAP Manager
6 15 (10.34%) Architect
7 12 (8.28%) SAP Business Analyst
8 11 (7.59%) Functional Consultant
8 11 (7.59%) Project Manager
9 9 (6.21%) Developer
9 9 (6.21%) ERP Analyst
9 9 (6.21%) ERP Manager
9 9 (6.21%) SAP Developer
9 9 (6.21%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 8 (5.52%) SAP Project Manager
11 7 (4.83%) ERP Business Analyst
11 7 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.14%) P2P Business Analyst
12 6 (4.14%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.97%) IDoc
2 10 (6.90%) SAP XI
3 8 (5.52%) Middleware
4 7 (4.83%) XML
5 6 (4.14%) HTML
5 6 (4.14%) SAP PI
5 6 (4.14%) Spring
6 5 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (3.45%) SAP ALE
7 4 (2.76%) LDAP
7 4 (2.76%) XML Schema
8 3 (2.07%) CSS
8 3 (2.07%) EDI
8 3 (2.07%) HTML5
8 3 (2.07%) J2EE
8 3 (2.07%) XHTML
9 2 (1.38%) Web Services
10 1 (0.69%) .NET
10 1 (0.69%) SOAP
10 1 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.52%) User Experience
3 6 (4.14%) FMCG
4 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.07%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.69%) Fintech
8 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.69%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.69%) LPAR
8 1 (0.69%) PMI
8 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.07%) Windows
2 2 (1.38%) Linux
2 2 (1.38%) Unix
3 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Solaris
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (100.00%) ERP
2 20 (13.79%) CRM
3 18 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (12.41%) Project Management
4 17 (11.72%) Logistics
5 14 (9.66%) Migration
5 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (6.90%) Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (6.21%) Business Analysis
7 9 (6.21%) Master Data Management
7 9 (6.21%) Scrum
8 8 (5.52%) Accounts Payable
8 8 (5.52%) Accounts Receivable
8 8 (5.52%) Change Management
8 8 (5.52%) Data Migration
8 8 (5.52%) Revenue Management
8 8 (5.52%) SAP Implementation
9 7 (4.83%) Business Transformation
9 7 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.72%) ABAP
2 12 (8.28%) Java
3 8 (5.52%) SQL
4 3 (2.07%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.38%) C
6 1 (0.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) SC Cleared
1 13 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.52%) CCA
3 5 (3.45%) Degree
4 4 (2.76%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.38%) ACCA
5 2 (1.38%) CIMA
5 2 (1.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.69%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) PMO
2 8 (5.52%) QA
3 6 (4.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.69%) COBIT
4 1 (0.69%) GAAP
4 1 (0.69%) GxP
4 1 (0.69%) IFRS
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.76%) MOM
2 4 (2.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 145 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (13.10%) Oracle
3 11 (7.59%) Ariba
3 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.52%) webMethods
5 7 (4.83%) hybris
5 7 (4.83%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.45%) Concur
7 4 (2.76%) Dell
7 4 (2.76%) Remedy
8 3 (2.07%) Informatica
9 2 (1.38%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.38%) IBM
10 1 (0.69%) Apple
10 1 (0.69%) HP
10 1 (0.69%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.69%) Sun
10 1 (0.69%) Workday