The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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 Certification
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 629 611
Rank change year-on-year +50 -18  
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 23 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.026% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 13
Median daily rate £525 £460 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.13% -5.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 -

SAP Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9015 11714 10685
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.26% 21.77% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5392 7313 6190
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 442 560
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.03% +16.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.08 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

SAP Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Certification in the UK

SAP Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Certification in the UK

SAP Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Certification over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Certification in the UK

SAP Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Certification.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Certification in the UK

SAP Certification
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +35 15 £518 +12.50% 3
London +7 9 £518 +13.73% 1
Wales - 8 £525 -
Cardiff - 8 £525 -
South Wales - 8 £525 -
South East +10 4 £525 +5.00% 1
Berkshire - 3 £525 - 1
Brentford - 3 - -
Slough - 2 £525 -
Middlesex +10 1 - -
East of England - 1 £425 -
Colchester - 1 £425 -
City of London - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £575 -
Essex - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP Certification.

1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (35.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (30.77%) Degree
4 10 (25.64%) Migration
4 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.64%) ERP
5 9 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (17.95%) Six Sigma
6 7 (17.95%) Lean Six Sigma
6 7 (17.95%) Use Case
6 7 (17.95%) SAP Fiori
7 6 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (15.38%) SAP CO
7 6 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
7 6 (15.38%) Finance
7 6 (15.38%) SAP FI
8 5 (12.82%) Ariba
9 4 (10.26%) SAP HR
9 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
9 4 (10.26%) Change Management
9 4 (10.26%) SAP Payroll
9 4 (10.26%) SAP ERP
9 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
10 3 (7.69%) Presales
10 3 (7.69%) SAP Basis
10 3 (7.69%) SAP SRM
10 3 (7.69%) Document Management

SAP Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) NetWeaver
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) SAP CO
1 6 (15.38%) SAP FI
1 6 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (10.26%) SAP ERP
2 4 (10.26%) SAP HR
2 4 (10.26%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (7.69%) SAP SRM
4 2 (5.13%) SAP CRM
4 2 (5.13%) SAP HCM
4 2 (5.13%) SAP MRS
5 1 (2.56%) SAP APO
5 1 (2.56%) SAP PM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (2.56%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.56%) SAP HANA
General
1 9 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Consultant
2 16 (41.03%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (35.90%) Architect
3 14 (35.90%) SAP Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Functional Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) SAP CO Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) SAP FI Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) SAP HR Architect
6 3 (7.69%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) CRM Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Procurement Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Data Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Financial Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (7.69%) SAP Basis
3 2 (5.13%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.56%) BAPI
4 1 (2.56%) IDoc
4 1 (2.56%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) SAP TM
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) FMCG
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) AIX
1 1 (2.56%) Solaris
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (25.64%) ERP
2 10 (25.64%) Migration
2 10 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.95%) Lean Six Sigma
3 7 (17.95%) Six Sigma
3 7 (17.95%) Use Case
4 6 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (10.26%) Change Management
5 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (7.69%) Document Management
6 3 (7.69%) Presales
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Record to Report
6 3 (7.69%) Source to Pay
6 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) ABAP
2 2 (5.13%) VB
2 2 (5.13%) VB6
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.69%) PMP
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (12.82%) Ariba
3 3 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
London
Lorien Resourcing
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