The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SAP Implementation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Implementation over the 3 months to 29 April 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 Implementation
England / South East
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 267 255
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12  
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 19 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.093% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.11% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 2
Median daily rate £463 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.90% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £440 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £595 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £478
% change year-on-year -13.63% +15.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 -

SAP Implementation is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6797 7862 7879
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.16% 80.83% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3926 4890 4411
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 254 286
Median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

SAP Implementation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing SAP Implementation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Implementation in the South East

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Implementation in the South East

SAP Implementation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Implementation in the South East over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Implementation in the South East

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Implementation in the South East

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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 +30 10 £463 +2.77% 3
West Sussex - 4 £450 -
Hampshire +13 1 £425 -22.72% 1
Surrey +2 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
SAP Implementation
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation.

1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (30.43%) ERP
3 11 (23.91%) Migration
3 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (21.74%) Finance
4 10 (21.74%) Project Management
4 10 (21.74%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (19.57%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
5 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (19.57%) Change Management
5 9 (19.57%) Data Migration
6 7 (15.22%) PMO
7 6 (13.04%) Ariba
7 6 (13.04%) ITIL
7 6 (13.04%) Learning Management System
7 6 (13.04%) Degree
7 6 (13.04%) Logistics
8 5 (10.87%) SAP ERP
8 5 (10.87%) Change Control
8 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
8 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
8 5 (10.87%) Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (8.70%) Concur
9 4 (8.70%) SAP FI
9 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (8.70%) SLA
9 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO

SAP Implementation
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 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (19.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (10.87%) SAP ERP
3 4 (8.70%) SAP CO
3 4 (8.70%) SAP FI
3 4 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (4.35%) SAP CRM
5 1 (2.17%) Sage X3
5 1 (2.17%) SAP APO
5 1 (2.17%) SAP BPC
5 1 (2.17%) SAP GRC
5 1 (2.17%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (2.17%) SAP PS
5 1 (2.17%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MS Access
1 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) LSMW
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) Military
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Consultant
1 12 (26.09%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (23.91%) SAP Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.22%) SAP Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Implementation Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) SAP Implementation Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Change Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Process Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Procurement Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Change Manager
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Data Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Support
7 2 (4.35%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) BAPI
1 1 (2.17%) SAP ALE
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Learning Management System
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) ERP
2 11 (23.91%) Migration
2 11 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (21.74%) Project Management
4 9 (19.57%) Change Management
4 9 (19.57%) Data Migration
4 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
4 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) Logistics
6 5 (10.87%) Change Control
6 5 (10.87%) Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security
7 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.52%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.52%) Time Management
9 2 (4.35%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 2 (4.35%) Data Reconciliation
9 2 (4.35%) Indirect Procurement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) ABAP
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.35%) PMP
3 2 (4.35%) SAP Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) IIBA
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) PMO
2 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 4 (8.70%) SLA
3 2 (4.35%) QA
4 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (13.04%) Ariba
3 4 (8.70%) Concur
4 2 (4.35%) hybris
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) Informatica
5 1 (2.17%) Sage
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