The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 3 months to 24 June 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 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 137 142
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5  
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.13% 0.064%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.02% 1.36% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £350 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £473 £413
% change year-on-year -5.29% +14.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -

SAP ERP 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 West with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 265 294 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 9.90% 9.87% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 195 157
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £308 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £500 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

SAP ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP ERP in the South West

SAP ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP ERP in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP ERP in the South West

SAP ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ERP in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP ERP in the South West

SAP ERP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Wiltshire +6 3 £425 -
Bristol -3 2 £388 -
Dorset - 2 £480 - 1
SAP ERP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP 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 West region with a requirement for SAP ERP.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) BPMN
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) SAP Security
5 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) SAP PM
5 2 (22.22%) Billing
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) MODAF
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
6 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) Biometrics
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle

SAP ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP PM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) SAP Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Business Process Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Process Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Business Process Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SAP PM Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (11.11%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) ERP Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Enterprise Architect
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) BPMN
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Security
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Biometrics
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 1 (11.11%) MODAF
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft