The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for SAP PM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP PM over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Plant Maintenance (PM)
England / South West
Rank 128 134 143
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9  
Contract jobs citing SAP PM 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.20% 0.035% 0.032%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.07% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.61% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £550 £425
% change year-on-year -20.45% +29.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP PM 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 242 190 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 9.46% 6.62% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 128 152
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP PM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP PM in the South West

SAP PM
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 PM in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PM in the South West

SAP PM
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 PM within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Wiltshire - 5 £425 -
SAP PM
England

SAP PM
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PM 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 PM.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SAP BPC
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE

SAP PM
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) SAP BPC
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP