Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 Implementation
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 648 652 687
Rank change year-on-year +4 +35 -111
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 210 220 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 104 109
England median daily rate £500 £500 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.54% +14.93%
10th Percentile £350 £331 £313
90th Percentile £700 £646 £713
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £535
% change year-on-year - -6.54% +14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
England median hourly rate - - £61.75
UK median hourly rate - - £62.50

SAP Implementation is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80294 81883 85035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.66% 84.16% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54019 54581 56048
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1877 2118 2511
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.39 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

SAP Implementation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SAP Implementation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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 60 £538 +2.38% 5
South East +15 34 £430 -14.00%
North of England +59 31 £420 -11.58% 7
Midlands -24 26 £500 -4.76%
East of England +7 19 £550 +25.71% 3
Yorkshire +33 16 £374 -14.57% 2
North West +19 14 £420 -13.85% 5
West Midlands -18 14 £465 -2.11%
South West -21 8 £350 -22.22%
East Midlands -5 5 £550 -6.78%
South Coast - 1 - -
SAP Implementation
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 210 (100.00%) SAP
2 55 (26.19%) Finance
3 38 (18.10%) Retail
4 33 (15.71%) Project Management
5 30 (14.29%) ERP
6 29 (13.81%) Migration
6 29 (13.81%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (11.90%) SAP CO
8 25 (11.90%) SAP HANA
9 24 (11.43%) SAP S/4HANA
9 24 (11.43%) SAP FI
9 24 (11.43%) SAP SD
10 22 (10.48%) SAP BW
10 22 (10.48%) SAP MM
10 22 (10.48%) SAP FI/CO
11 21 (10.00%) SAP Retail
12 19 (9.05%) Data Migration
13 18 (8.57%) Manufacturing
13 18 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (7.62%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (7.62%) Data Cleansing
14 16 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (7.14%) Microsoft
15 15 (7.14%) Order to Cash
16 14 (6.67%) NetWeaver
16 14 (6.67%) Change Management
16 14 (6.67%) SAP ERP
17 13 (6.19%) Data Mapping
17 13 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel

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 14 (6.67%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.95%) SAP EP
2 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 13 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.81%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (11.90%) SAP CO
2 24 (11.43%) SAP FI
2 24 (11.43%) SAP S/4HANA
2 24 (11.43%) SAP SD
3 22 (10.48%) SAP FI/CO
3 22 (10.48%) SAP MM
4 21 (10.00%) SAP Retail
5 14 (6.67%) SAP ERP
6 13 (6.19%) SAP CAR
7 6 (2.86%) SAP HR
7 6 (2.86%) SAP MDG
7 6 (2.86%) SAP SRM
8 5 (2.38%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 5 (2.38%) SAP IS-U
8 5 (2.38%) SAP POS DM
9 4 (1.90%) SAP FSCM
9 4 (1.90%) SAP GRC
9 4 (1.90%) SAP HCM
9 4 (1.90%) SAP PM
9 4 (1.90%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.29%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.43%) SMS
2 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.90%) SAP HANA
2 22 (10.48%) SAP BW
3 16 (7.62%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (3.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 4 (1.90%) DB2
5 4 (1.90%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.48%) Lumira
8 1 (0.48%) MySQL
8 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.38%) LSMW
2 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (26.19%) Finance
2 38 (18.10%) Retail
3 18 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 18 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (3.33%) Banking
4 7 (3.33%) Billing
5 6 (2.86%) Legal
6 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (28.10%) Consultant
2 56 (26.67%) SAP Consultant
3 50 (23.81%) SAP Manager
4 35 (16.67%) Analyst
5 31 (14.76%) Project Manager
6 30 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
7 24 (11.43%) SAP Analyst
8 13 (6.19%) Implementation Manager
8 13 (6.19%) SAP Implementation Manager
9 12 (5.71%) Architect
9 12 (5.71%) Data Analyst
10 11 (5.24%) SAP Architect
10 11 (5.24%) SAP SD Consultant
11 10 (4.76%) Project Implementation Manager
11 10 (4.76%) SAP FI Consultant
11 10 (4.76%) SAP MM Consultant
11 10 (4.76%) SAP Retail Consultant
12 9 (4.29%) Implementation Project Manager
12 9 (4.29%) SAP Data Analyst
12 9 (4.29%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.71%) SAP ALE
1 12 (5.71%) SAP Basis
2 11 (5.24%) IDoc
3 7 (3.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 7 (3.33%) Web Services
4 5 (2.38%) XML
5 4 (1.90%) SAP XI
6 3 (1.43%) EDI
7 2 (0.95%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (0.95%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.48%) BAPI
8 1 (0.48%) CSS
8 1 (0.48%) HTML
8 1 (0.48%) J2EE
8 1 (0.48%) Middleware
8 1 (0.48%) SOAP
8 1 (0.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.81%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.24%) FMCG
3 7 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.90%) Clustering
5 4 (1.90%) Robotics
6 3 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.95%) Life Science
7 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) HACMP
8 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.86%) Windows
2 2 (0.95%) Linux
3 1 (0.48%) Unix
3 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.71%) Project Management
2 30 (14.29%) ERP
3 29 (13.81%) Migration
4 26 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (9.05%) Data Migration
6 16 (7.62%) Data Cleansing
6 16 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (7.14%) Order to Cash
8 14 (6.67%) Change Management
9 13 (6.19%) Data Mapping
10 12 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (5.24%) Data Governance
11 11 (5.24%) Programme Management
12 10 (4.76%) Data Management
13 8 (3.81%) BCP
13 8 (3.81%) Business Continuity
13 8 (3.81%) Business Continuity Planning
13 8 (3.81%) Record to Report
14 7 (3.33%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.81%) SQL
2 7 (3.33%) SAPscript
3 6 (2.86%) Java
4 2 (0.95%) ABAP
5 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (1.43%) Degree
1 3 (1.43%) PMP
2 2 (0.95%) CRISC
2 2 (0.95%) ISACA
2 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.48%) ISEB
3 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.86%) QA
2 5 (2.38%) PMO
3 4 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.95%) COSO
5 1 (0.48%) IFRS
5 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 210 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.86%) Oracle
4 5 (2.38%) HP
4 5 (2.38%) Sybase
5 4 (1.90%) Blue Prism
5 4 (1.90%) hybris
5 4 (1.90%) Kofax
5 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.43%) Ariba
6 3 (1.43%) Concur
7 1 (0.48%) Citrix
7 1 (0.48%) IBM
7 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.48%) Veritas
7 1 (0.48%) VMware