Period
to 23 August 2019

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 6 months to 23 August 2019 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
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 300 326 336
Rank change year-on-year +26 +10 +20
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 51 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.49% 5.14% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 12
South East median daily rate £594 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% +32.26% -8.82%
10th Percentile £448 £391 £305
90th Percentile £746 £600 £568
England median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £43.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.60% +75.51% -
10th Percentile £13.25 £40.85 £15.25
90th Percentile £13.75 £46.00 £37.70
England median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year -68.29% +144.78% -

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

All Business Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1,135 1,206 1,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.77% 7.27% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 664 654
South East median daily rate £490 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £301 £300
90th Percentile £650 £600 £599
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 18
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £21.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.29% -48.48% +68.37%
10th Percentile £15.35 £13.90 £15.25
90th Percentile £74.00 £49.98 £58.55
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +48.94% -12.96% -1.82%

SAP ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAP ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 23 August 2019.

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
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 6 months to 23 August 2019. 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
Hampshire +20 22 £688 +30.95% 2
Thames Valley +11 15 £500 +5.26%
Berkshire -13 12 £513 +7.89%
West Sussex +3 7 £586 +3.72% 3
Surrey +24 4 £600 +20.60%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Kent - 2 - -
Middlesex +12 1 - -
SAP ERP
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP ERP.

1 51 (100.00%) SAP
1 51 (100.00%) ERP
2 36 (70.59%) Finance
3 21 (41.18%) Dynamics 365
4 17 (33.33%) Azure
5 15 (29.41%) CRM
6 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
6 13 (25.49%) Accounts Payable
7 12 (23.53%) Accounts Receivable
8 11 (21.57%) Public Sector
8 11 (21.57%) SAP FI
8 11 (21.57%) SaaS
9 9 (17.65%) General Ledger
9 9 (17.65%) SAP S/4HANA
10 8 (15.69%) Project Delivery
10 8 (15.69%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
11 7 (13.73%) SAP XI
11 7 (13.73%) webMethods
11 7 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (13.73%) CCA
11 7 (13.73%) SAP PSCD
11 7 (13.73%) Revenue Management
11 7 (13.73%) SAP Data Services
11 7 (13.73%) Master Data Management
12 6 (11.76%) PaaS
12 6 (11.76%) SAP FI-CA
12 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
12 6 (11.76%) Project Management
12 6 (11.76%) Workday

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:

Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (21.57%) SAP FI
2 9 (17.65%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (15.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (13.73%) SAP PSCD
5 6 (11.76%) SAP FI-CA
6 5 (9.80%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (9.80%) SAP CO
6 5 (9.80%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (7.84%) SAP BPC
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (1.96%) SAP MDG
8 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.96%) SAP PLM
8 1 (1.96%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (41.18%) Dynamics 365
2 17 (33.33%) Azure
3 11 (21.57%) SaaS
4 6 (11.76%) PaaS
5 5 (9.80%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (13.73%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (9.80%) Power BI
3 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
General
1 36 (70.59%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Public Sector
3 9 (17.65%) General Ledger
4 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
5 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Consultant
2 17 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Functional Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) Project Manager
3 8 (15.69%) SAP FI Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) Senior Manager
3 8 (15.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 7 (13.73%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) ERP Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Delivery Project Manager
6 5 (9.80%) ERP Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) ERP Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Programme Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) SAP Architect
9 2 (3.92%) SAP Data Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) SAP XI
2 3 (5.88%) BAPI
2 3 (5.88%) SAP ALE
3 2 (3.92%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (1.96%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.92%) FMCG
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) ERP
2 15 (29.41%) CRM
3 13 (25.49%) Accounts Payable
4 12 (23.53%) Accounts Receivable
5 8 (15.69%) Project Delivery
6 7 (13.73%) Master Data Management
6 7 (13.73%) Revenue Management
7 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.76%) Project Management
8 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.80%) Change Management
8 5 (9.80%) Migration
9 4 (7.84%) Architecture Roadmap
10 3 (5.88%) Coaching
10 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.88%) Record to Report
10 3 (5.88%) Validation
11 2 (3.92%) Break/Fix
11 2 (3.92%) Business Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) ABAP
2 2 (3.92%) SAPscript
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) CCA
2 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) IFRS
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.73%) webMethods
4 6 (11.76%) Workday
5 3 (5.88%) Ariba
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle