Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 855 828
Rank change year-on-year +22 -27 -8
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 46 33 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.032% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 29
UK median daily rate £518 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.15% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £373
90th Percentile £625 £584 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £558
% change year-on-year +22.22% -19.28% +14.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19090 21493 22625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 20.66% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11700 13402 13639
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £240 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 897 851 1090
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +31.58%

SAP Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 8 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England +35 40 £501 +2.67% 4
London -13 23 £501 -4.57% 2
UK excluding London +44 19 £550 +22.22% 2
North of England +62 6 £575 +4.55%
Yorkshire +20 6 £575 +4.55%
South East +6 6 £480 +20.00%
Wales - 6 £575 -
East of England -16 1 £425 -10.53%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (34.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (32.61%) Manufacturing
4 12 (26.09%) Six Sigma
4 12 (26.09%) Lean Six Sigma
4 12 (26.09%) SAP Fiori
5 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (19.57%) FMCG
6 9 (19.57%) Finance
6 9 (19.57%) ERP
7 8 (17.39%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (17.39%) SAP FI
7 8 (17.39%) SAP CO
8 7 (15.22%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (15.22%) Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.87%) Release Management
10 5 (10.87%) Degree
10 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
10 5 (10.87%) SAP BW
10 5 (10.87%) NetWeaver
11 4 (8.70%) Migration
11 4 (8.70%) SAP SRM
11 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.70%) SAP Basis
11 4 (8.70%) Change Control
12 3 (6.52%) Process Improvement
12 3 (6.52%) Indirect Procurement
12 3 (6.52%) Order to Cash
12 3 (6.52%) Contract 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 5 (10.87%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) SAP CO
1 8 (17.39%) SAP FI
1 8 (17.39%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (8.70%) SAP SRM
3 3 (6.52%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (6.52%) SAP SD
4 2 (4.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (4.35%) SAP R/3
4 2 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (2.17%) Primavera
5 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.17%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
5 1 (2.17%) SAP MDG
5 1 (2.17%) SAP MDG-S
5 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.17%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.35%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) MS Access
General
1 16 (34.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (32.61%) Manufacturing
3 9 (19.57%) Finance
4 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.35%) Billing
6 1 (2.17%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Consultant
2 21 (45.65%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (26.09%) Functional Consultant
3 12 (26.09%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) SAP CO Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) SAP FI Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) SAP Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) SAP SRM Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Business Process Expert
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Implementation Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Project Implementation Manager
8 2 (4.35%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (8.70%) SAP Basis
3 2 (4.35%) BAPI
3 2 (4.35%) EDI
3 2 (4.35%) IDoc
3 2 (4.35%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) SAP PI
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) FMCG
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.17%) Life Science
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) VMS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Lean Six Sigma
1 12 (26.09%) Six Sigma
2 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (19.57%) ERP
4 7 (15.22%) Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.87%) Release Management
6 4 (8.70%) Change Control
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Contract Management
7 3 (6.52%) Indirect Procurement
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL
7 3 (6.52%) Order to Cash
7 3 (6.52%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Supplier Management
7 3 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) ABAP
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) Ariba
2 2 (4.35%) Concur
2 2 (4.35%) IBM
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.35%) Workday
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) Sybase