The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SAP PP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP PP over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Production Planning (PP)
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 432 402
Rank change year-on-year +33 -30  
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 1 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.009% 0.084%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.066% 0.11% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 13
Median daily rate - £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP PP is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1520 1778 1903
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 7.71% 7.88% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1151 1247
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Median hourly rate £51.25 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.11% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £55.00 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

SAP PP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SAP PP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP PP in London

SAP PP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PP in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP 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 London region with a requirement for SAP PP.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) MTS
3 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
3 1 (16.67%) French Language
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing

SAP PP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (16.67%) MTS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP MM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP