The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 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 Implementation
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 128 137
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 6 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.52% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Median daily rate £450 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +34.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £588 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +8.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.39 -

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2224 2327 2452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.92% 78.83% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1538 1664
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 107 111
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

SAP Implementation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Implementation in the South West

SAP Implementation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Implementation in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Implementation in the South West

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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 +9 4 £431 -36.11%
Bristol -6 1 £450 +12.50%
Somerset -9 1 - -
SAP Implementation
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West region with a requirement for SAP Implementation.

1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 5 (35.71%) Billing
3 5 (35.71%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (35.71%) Process Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
3 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
5 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
6 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.14%) Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
6 1 (7.14%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (7.14%) SAP PP
6 1 (7.14%) ABAP
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (7.14%) Back Office
6 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing

SAP Implementation
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 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
2 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
2 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (7.14%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Billing
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Process Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Change Manager
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Change Manager
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Training Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Training Manager
5 1 (7.14%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP CO Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP PP Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Process Architecture
1 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
3 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) ABAP
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft