Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 657 725 741
Rank change year-on-year +68 +16 -54
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 202 148 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.67% 1.81% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 88 62
England median daily rate £488 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +15.94% -8.00%
10th Percentile £351 £305 £310
90th Percentile £750 £638 £574
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
England median hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.39% -28.70% -57.09%
10th Percentile £15.25 £20.25 £26.63
90th Percentile £22.15 £20.75 £29.88
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -24.39% -28.70% -57.09%

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 7574 8179 8406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.99% 8.36% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4984 4852
England median daily rate £475 £448 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.15% +2.87% -
10th Percentile £308 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £604 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £435
% change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 93 119
England median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +12.73% +4.76%
10th Percentile £12.10 £9.65 £11.85
90th Percentile £62.38 £96.60 £53.48
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -4.84% +6.90% +4.50%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +8 53 £475 +4.40% 2
Midlands +32 42 £418 -9.73% 1
South East +15 40 £513 +20.59% 2
North of England +82 39 £450 -21.74% 3
East Midlands -1 33 £400 -11.11%
North West +37 27 £500 -13.04% 2
West Midlands +34 9 £575 -11.54% 1
North East - 8 £400 -
South West -5 5 £480 -20.00%
East of England -35 5 £463 -7.50%
Yorkshire +19 4 £525 -10.64% 1
SAP ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP 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 England region with a requirement for SAP ERP.

1 202 (100.00%) SAP
1 202 (100.00%) ERP
2 52 (25.74%) Finance
3 51 (25.25%) Oracle
4 30 (14.85%) Unix
4 30 (14.85%) Linux
4 30 (14.85%) Security Cleared
5 29 (14.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 29 (14.36%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (14.36%) Solaris
5 29 (14.36%) Sun
5 29 (14.36%) Veritas
6 27 (13.37%) Python
6 27 (13.37%) Perl
6 27 (13.37%) Korn
6 27 (13.37%) SC Cleared
7 26 (12.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (12.38%) Retail
9 22 (10.89%) ABAP
10 21 (10.40%) Project Management
10 21 (10.40%) Migration
11 19 (9.41%) SAP BW
11 19 (9.41%) LSMW
12 18 (8.91%) SAP Retail
13 17 (8.42%) Change Management
13 17 (8.42%) SAP MM
13 17 (8.42%) CRM
13 17 (8.42%) SAP Basis
13 17 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (7.92%) Agile Software Development

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 14 (6.93%) NetWeaver
2 11 (5.45%) SAP Portal
3 3 (1.49%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (8.91%) SAP Retail
2 17 (8.42%) SAP MM
3 13 (6.44%) SAP SRM
4 12 (5.94%) SAP FI
4 12 (5.94%) SAP SD
5 11 (5.45%) SAP CO
6 10 (4.95%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (4.46%) SAP CRM
8 5 (2.48%) SAP FI-AP
8 5 (2.48%) SAP MDM
9 4 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (1.98%) SAP MDG
9 4 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (1.98%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (1.49%) SAP CAR
10 3 (1.49%) SAP FSCM
10 3 (1.49%) SAP Travel Management
11 2 (0.99%) SAP HCM
11 2 (0.99%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Boomi
1 2 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.49%) SMS
3 1 (0.50%) LDAP
3 1 (0.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.41%) SAP BW
2 12 (5.94%) SAP Data Services
2 12 (5.94%) SAP HANA
3 10 (4.95%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (3.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (2.48%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.98%) DB2
7 2 (0.99%) Endeca
8 1 (0.50%) MaxDB
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.50%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.50%) QlikView
8 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (9.41%) LSMW
General
1 52 (25.74%) Finance
2 25 (12.38%) Retail
3 13 (6.44%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.46%) Banking
4 9 (4.46%) Legal
5 8 (3.96%) Billing
6 6 (2.97%) Advertising
6 6 (2.97%) German Language
7 5 (2.48%) Italian Language
7 5 (2.48%) Law
7 5 (2.48%) Marketing
8 4 (1.98%) Publishing
9 3 (1.49%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.49%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.99%) Automotive
10 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (33.66%) Consultant
2 66 (32.67%) SAP Consultant
3 34 (16.83%) Analyst
4 23 (11.39%) SAP Manager
4 23 (11.39%) Unix Engineer
5 18 (8.91%) Architect
5 18 (8.91%) Design Engineer
6 17 (8.42%) SAP Analyst
7 15 (7.43%) ERP Manager
7 15 (7.43%) SAP Retail Consultant
7 15 (7.43%) Solaris Engineer
8 14 (6.93%) Project Manager
9 13 (6.44%) SAP Architect
10 12 (5.94%) SAP Project Manager
11 11 (5.45%) Business Analyst
11 11 (5.45%) SAP Basis Consultant
12 9 (4.46%) ERP Architect
12 9 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.96%) ERP Consultant
13 8 (3.96%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.42%) SAP Basis
2 11 (5.45%) SAP PI
3 10 (4.95%) SAP Fiori
4 5 (2.48%) SAP XI
5 4 (1.98%) BAPI
6 2 (0.99%) HTML
6 2 (0.99%) HTML5
6 2 (0.99%) IDoc
6 2 (0.99%) J2EE
6 2 (0.99%) SAP ALE
6 2 (0.99%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (0.99%) SAP TM
6 2 (0.99%) SAPUI5
6 2 (0.99%) XML
7 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.50%) D3.js
7 1 (0.50%) EDI
7 1 (0.50%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.98%) Virtual Team
3 3 (1.49%) Clustering
3 3 (1.49%) FMCG
3 3 (1.49%) Life Science
3 3 (1.49%) User Experience
4 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
4 2 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (0.99%) PMI
5 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.50%) LIMS
5 1 (0.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.85%) Linux
1 30 (14.85%) Unix
2 29 (14.36%) Solaris
3 2 (0.99%) AIX
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Windows
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (100.00%) ERP
2 26 (12.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (10.40%) Migration
3 21 (10.40%) Project Management
4 17 (8.42%) Change Management
4 17 (8.42%) CRM
5 16 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.43%) Data Migration
6 15 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (6.44%) Procure-to-Pay
7 13 (6.44%) SAP Implementation
7 13 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (5.94%) Logistics
8 12 (5.94%) Validation
9 11 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (5.45%) Workflow
10 9 (4.46%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (3.96%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (3.96%) Order to Cash
11 8 (3.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.37%) Korn
1 27 (13.37%) Perl
1 27 (13.37%) Python
2 22 (10.89%) ABAP
3 8 (3.96%) Java
4 6 (2.97%) SQL
5 2 (0.99%) BeanShell
5 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.37%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.46%) Degree
4 5 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.99%) CSQA
7 1 (0.50%) PMP
7 1 (0.50%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) PMO
1 5 (2.48%) SLA
2 4 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.49%) QA
4 2 (0.99%) IFRS
5 1 (0.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (14.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 29 (14.36%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 202 (100.00%) SAP
2 51 (25.25%) Oracle
3 29 (14.36%) Sun
3 29 (14.36%) Veritas
4 16 (7.92%) Ariba
5 7 (3.47%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.48%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.98%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.49%) HP
9 2 (0.99%) BT
9 2 (0.99%) hybris
9 2 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.99%) Teradata
10 1 (0.50%) Citrix
10 1 (0.50%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.50%) VMware