The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Production Planning (PP)
England / South East
Rank 250 260 267
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7  
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.038% 0.054% 0.040%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.45% 0.78% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £278 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -41.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -12.19% +2.50%  
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 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 663 638 658
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 8.51% 6.92% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 369 396
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £288 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 2
Median hourly rate £39.00 £22.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.28% +45.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £16.75 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £49.25 £15.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

SAP PP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SAP PP
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 PP in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PP in the South East

SAP PP
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 PP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Surrey - 2 - - 1
SAP PP
England

SAP PP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP PP.

1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (58.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (25.00%) SAP QM
3 3 (25.00%) SAP VC
3 3 (25.00%) Discrete Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) SAP PM
4 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
4 2 (16.67%) SAP PLM
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) PLM
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
5 1 (8.33%) SAP WM
5 1 (8.33%) LSMW
5 1 (8.33%) Italian Language
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (8.33%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

SAP PP
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP QM
1 3 (25.00%) SAP VC
2 2 (16.67%) SAP PLM
2 2 (16.67%) SAP PM
3 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
3 1 (8.33%) SAP PP-PI
3 1 (8.33%) SAP WM
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LSMW
General
1 7 (58.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Consultant
1 8 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
1 8 (66.67%) SAP PP Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) SAP QM Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP PI Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP PS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Discrete Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) PLM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP