The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAP Implementation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Implementation over the 3 months to 22 June 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 Implementation
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 483 537 509
Rank change year-on-year +54 -28  
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 107 100 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 46 71
Median daily rate £513 £450 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.88% -17.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £331 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £606 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.82 -

SAP Implementation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36460 41364 41331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.71% 83.50% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23944 27759 26979
Median daily rate £450 £446 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 965 1150
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.43% +4.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

SAP Implementation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SAP Implementation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Implementation in England

SAP Implementation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Implementation in England

SAP Implementation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Implementation in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Implementation in England

SAP Implementation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Implementation in England

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 26 £550 +37.50% 1
South East +33 21 £450 -18.18% 2
East Midlands -2 10 £540 -8.08%
Yorkshire +32 9 £225 -47.97%
West Midlands +17 9 £425 -24.44%
East of England -2 7 £525 +35.48%
South West +7 6 £450 +2.85%
North West +20 4 £475 +26.66% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
SAP Implementation
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation.

1 196 (100.00%) SAP
2 71 (36.22%) Finance
3 37 (18.88%) Project Management
4 35 (17.86%) Manufacturing
5 33 (16.84%) ERP
6 32 (16.33%) Retail
7 28 (14.29%) Migration
7 28 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (14.29%) SAP CO
8 27 (13.78%) SAP FI/CO
8 27 (13.78%) SAP FI
9 23 (11.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 23 (11.73%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (9.69%) Microsoft Excel
10 19 (9.69%) Data Migration
11 18 (9.18%) Change Management
11 18 (9.18%) IDoc
12 17 (8.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (8.16%) Procure-to-Pay
14 15 (7.65%) Logistics
15 14 (7.14%) SAP ERP
15 14 (7.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
16 13 (6.63%) PMO
16 13 (6.63%) SAP S/4HANA
16 13 (6.63%) Banking
16 13 (6.63%) SAP FSCM
16 13 (6.63%) PRINCE2
17 12 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (6.12%) SAP BW
18 11 (5.61%) Microsoft

SAP Implementation
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 6 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.02%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (9.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (4.59%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 28 (14.29%) SAP CO
2 27 (13.78%) SAP FI
2 27 (13.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (7.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 14 (7.14%) SAP ERP
4 13 (6.63%) SAP FSCM
4 13 (6.63%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (4.59%) SAP MM
6 8 (4.08%) SAP GRC
6 8 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (3.06%) SAP PM
7 6 (3.06%) SAP SD
8 5 (2.55%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (2.04%) SAP HR
10 3 (1.53%) SAP CRM
10 3 (1.53%) SAP HCM
10 3 (1.53%) SAP PP
11 2 (1.02%) SAP BPC
11 2 (1.02%) SAP MDG
11 2 (1.02%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.55%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.02%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.12%) SAP BW
2 8 (4.08%) SAP HANA
3 7 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (1.53%) Lumira
5 3 (1.53%) MS Access
6 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.51%) DB2
7 1 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) LSMW
General
1 71 (36.22%) Finance
2 35 (17.86%) Manufacturing
3 32 (16.33%) Retail
4 23 (11.73%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (6.63%) Banking
6 9 (4.59%) Billing
7 7 (3.57%) Back Office
8 5 (2.55%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.04%) Digital Economy
10 3 (1.53%) Legal
11 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.51%) Advertising
12 1 (0.51%) Automotive
12 1 (0.51%) German Language
12 1 (0.51%) Marketing
12 1 (0.51%) Military
12 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (27.55%) SAP Manager
2 50 (25.51%) Consultant
3 48 (24.49%) SAP Consultant
4 30 (15.31%) Project Manager
5 29 (14.80%) Analyst
6 27 (13.78%) SAP Project Manager
7 18 (9.18%) SAP Analyst
8 15 (7.65%) SAP CO Consultant
9 14 (7.14%) SAP FI Consultant
9 14 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 10 (5.10%) Change Manager
10 10 (5.10%) Finance Manager
11 9 (4.59%) Finance Project Manager
11 9 (4.59%) SAP Financial Project Manager
12 8 (4.08%) Architect
12 8 (4.08%) Implementation Manager
12 8 (4.08%) SAP Architect
12 8 (4.08%) SAP Change Manager
12 8 (4.08%) SAP Trainer
12 8 (4.08%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.18%) IDoc
2 3 (1.53%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.02%) SAP ALE
3 2 (1.02%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.51%) BAPI
4 1 (0.51%) CSS
4 1 (0.51%) EDI
4 1 (0.51%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.51%) SAP TM
4 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.73%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.57%) Life Science
4 3 (1.53%) FMCG
4 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.51%) Clustering
5 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.51%) PMI
5 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.88%) Project Management
2 33 (16.84%) ERP
3 28 (14.29%) Migration
3 28 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (9.69%) Data Migration
5 18 (9.18%) Change Management
6 17 (8.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (8.16%) Procure-to-Pay
8 15 (7.65%) Logistics
9 13 (6.63%) PRINCE2
10 12 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.61%) Integration Testing
12 8 (4.08%) CRM
13 7 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (3.57%) Order to Cash
13 7 (3.57%) Programme Management
13 7 (3.57%) Record to Report
14 6 (3.06%) Resource Management
14 6 (3.06%) Test Scripting
14 6 (3.06%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.04%) ABAP
2 3 (1.53%) Java
3 1 (0.51%) ActionScript
3 1 (0.51%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (0.51%) C
3 1 (0.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.59%) Degree
2 5 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.53%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.53%) PMP
5 2 (1.02%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.51%) CRISC
6 1 (0.51%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.63%) PMO
2 5 (2.55%) QA
3 3 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) COSO
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 196 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (5.61%) Concur
2 11 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.57%) Ariba
4 5 (2.55%) hybris
5 4 (2.04%) HP
5 4 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.51%) Informatica
7 1 (0.51%) OpenText
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.51%) Sage