The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 30 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.

SAP Project System (PS)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 266 265
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1  
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.063% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.75% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £563 - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £525 £365
% change year-on-year +7.14% +43.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -

SAP PS 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 664 653 662
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 8.38% 6.94% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 376 402
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 2
Median hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.33% +47.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £16.20 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.70 £15.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

SAP PS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP PS in the South East

SAP PS
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 PS in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PS in the South East

SAP PS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP PS in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP PS in the South East

SAP PS
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 PS in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP PS in the South East

SAP PS
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 PS within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Berkshire - 2 £600 -
Surrey - 2 £600 -
SAP PS
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PS 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 PS.

1 13 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) SAP BPC
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (15.38%) Primavera
6 1 (7.69%) Record to Report
6 1 (7.69%) PMO
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
6 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
6 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (7.69%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Billing
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Business Development
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis

SAP PS
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:

Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP BPC
2 2 (15.38%) Primavera
2 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
3 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
3 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) SAP PS Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Architect
2 2 (15.38%) SAP PS Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP CO Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) SAP PS Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Transformation Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Record to Report
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) SAP