The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SAP ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP ERP over the 3 months to 23 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 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 247 264
Rank change year-on-year +8 +17  
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 15 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.63% 2.16% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Median daily rate £310 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.05% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £473 £413
% change year-on-year -5.29% +14.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -

SAP ERP 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 the South East with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 571 695 672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 7.38% 7.75% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 422 403
Median daily rate £475 £425 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 3
Median hourly rate £41.25 £24.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.36% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £10.24 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £99.00 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

SAP ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP ERP in the South East

SAP ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP ERP in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP ERP in the South East

SAP ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ERP in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP ERP in the South East

SAP ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP ERP in the South East

SAP ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ERP in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP ERP in the South East

SAP ERP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ERP within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire +26 10 £310 -43.63%
West Sussex +13 3 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £500 - 1
SAP ERP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP ERP.

1 33 (100.00%) SAP
1 33 (100.00%) ERP
2 15 (45.45%) Finance
3 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (30.30%) CRM
5 10 (30.30%) Data Management
5 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
6 9 (27.27%) SAP XI
6 9 (27.27%) General Ledger
6 9 (27.27%) Revenue Management
6 9 (27.27%) CCA
6 9 (27.27%) SAP BW
6 9 (27.27%) webMethods
6 9 (27.27%) Test Management
6 9 (27.27%) SAP PSCD
6 9 (27.27%) SAP Data Services
6 9 (27.27%) Master Data Management
7 6 (18.18%) Change Management
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (18.18%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (15.15%) SDLC
9 4 (12.12%) IT Audit
9 4 (12.12%) Process Improvement
9 4 (12.12%) Change Control
9 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (12.12%) hybris
9 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma
9 4 (12.12%) CMMI

SAP ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (12.12%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (6.06%) SAP EHS
2 2 (6.06%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (3.03%) SAP MDG
3 1 (3.03%) SAP MDM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.03%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (3.03%) CloudFront
2 1 (3.03%) G Suite
2 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) IPsec
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (27.27%) SAP BW
2 9 (27.27%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
3 9 (27.27%) General Ledger
4 2 (6.06%) Billing
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Economy
5 1 (3.03%) Automotive
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (3.03%) German Language
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Consultant
2 12 (36.36%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (27.27%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
5 4 (12.12%) QA Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Quality Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior QA Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Quality Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Developer
6 3 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) SAP Developer
6 3 (9.09%) SAP Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) ERP Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SAP Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) ERP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) SAP XI
2 2 (6.06%) EDI
3 1 (3.03%) EDIFACT
3 1 (3.03%) SAP TM
3 1 (3.03%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) FMCG
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) ERP
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) CRM
3 10 (30.30%) Data Management
4 9 (27.27%) Master Data Management
4 9 (27.27%) Revenue Management
4 9 (27.27%) Test Management
5 6 (18.18%) Change Management
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) SDLC
7 4 (12.12%) Change Control
7 4 (12.12%) CMMI
7 4 (12.12%) IT Audit
7 4 (12.12%) Process Improvement
7 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) CCA
2 4 (12.12%) CSQA
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) CISA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CISM
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.09%) PMO
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (27.27%) webMethods
3 4 (12.12%) hybris
4 2 (6.06%) Ariba
4 2 (6.06%) Concur
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) VMware