Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAP PS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP PS over the 6 months to 18 February 2020 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 Project System (PS)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 172 217 -
Rank change year-on-year +45 - -
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.018% -
As % of the Business Applications category 1.36% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £525 £475 £600
% change year-on-year +10.53% -20.83% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £50.00 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 - -

SAP PS 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 the North West with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 367 502 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.94% 8.80% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 319 344
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £319
90th Percentile £683 £600 £675
England median daily rate £500 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +3.31% +1.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £46.84 £64.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.74% -27.42% +182.89%
10th Percentile £16.10 £24.60 £45.50
90th Percentile £57.00 £53.75 £69.07
England median hourly rate £32.50 £33.71 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.59% +34.84% -4.76%

SAP PS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SAP PS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SAP PS in the North West

SAP PS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP PS in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PS in the North West

SAP PS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PS within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. 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
Cumbria - 5 - -
SAP PS
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAP PS.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (80.00%) PLM
3 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

SAP PS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (80.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP PS Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) PLM
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Security
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) HP