The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 28 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 1.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 130 178 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.86% 9.96% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 96 87
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £528 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.58% +57.14%  

SAP PP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

SAP PP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PP in Manchester

SAP PP
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SAP PP.

1 10 (100.00%) SAP
1 10 (100.00%) Migration
2 8 (80.00%) SAP PP-PI
3 6 (60.00%) SAP MII
3 6 (60.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 6 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 6 (60.00%) Feasibility Study
3 6 (60.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 6 (60.00%) SAP XI
3 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) FMCG
5 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) SAP SD
5 2 (20.00%) SAP MM
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management

SAP PP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) SAP PP-PI
2 6 (60.00%) SAP MII
3 2 (20.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (20.00%) SAP SD
General
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) SAP Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) SAP Business Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) SAP PP Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) SAP PP Business Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP PI Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP PP Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 6 (60.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 6 (60.00%) Change Management
2 6 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 6 (60.00%) Feasibility Study
2 6 (60.00%) Process Improvement
2 6 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP