Period
to 19 August 2018

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 6 months to 19 August 2018 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 372 357 378
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.060% 0.062% 0.050%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.84% 0.83% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
South East median daily rate £525 £538 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -14.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £338 £523
90th Percentile £543 £568 £748
England median daily rate £475 £538 £525
% change year-on-year -11.63% +2.38% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £33.00 -

SAP PS 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 1,196 1,199 1,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.17% 7.45% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 647 757
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.04%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £267
90th Percentile £600 £597 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 29
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.78% +100.00% +4.65%
10th Percentile £13.90 £15.25 £10.19
90th Percentile £49.98 £57.50 £99.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £27.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.32% +6.73% +17.81%

SAP PS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
West Sussex +8 4 - -
Hampshire -12 3 £530 - 2
Surrey -22 3 £325 -
SAP PS
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PS 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 PS.

1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (60.00%) Billing
3 3 (30.00%) Logistics
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (30.00%) SAP FI-CA
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (30.00%) Revenue Management
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Demand Management
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
5 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA

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 (30.00%) SAP FI-CA
1 3 (30.00%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 6 (60.00%) Billing
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Consultant
1 10 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) SAP PS Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP WM Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (30.00%) Demand Management
1 3 (30.00%) Logistics
1 3 (30.00%) Revenue Management
1 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (30.00%) SAP Implementation
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP