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 28 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.

SAP Certification
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 603 607
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4  
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 16 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.067% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 18
Median daily rate £525 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -7.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £420 £475
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.57%  
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 9361 11155 10845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.76% 20.82% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5974 6974 6147
Median daily rate £420 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 405 501
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.91% +64.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Certification.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Certification in the UK

SAP Certification
Top 14 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 28 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
Cardiff - 7 £525 -
South Wales - 7 £525 -
Wales - 7 £525 -
England +2 6 £550 +15.78% 1
London -2 2 - - 1
Brentford -4 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £550 -
Cheshire - 2 £550 -
North West - 2 £550 -
South East +8 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - -
Milton Keynes -8 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -

SAP Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Use Case
2 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (24.00%) Degree
3 6 (24.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) CRM
4 5 (20.00%) ERP
5 4 (16.00%) ABAP
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) SAP ERP
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (12.00%) Presales
6 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
6 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) SAP FI
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) PMP
6 3 (12.00%) PMI Certification
6 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (12.00%) SAP CO

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 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SAP ERP
2 3 (12.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (12.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (12.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (12.00%) SAP PM
3 2 (8.00%) SAP CRM
3 2 (8.00%) SAP HR
3 2 (8.00%) SAP MRS
3 2 (8.00%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (4.00%) SAP APO
4 1 (4.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP HUM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP PP
4 1 (4.00%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (4.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (4.00%) SAP SRM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP WM
4 1 (4.00%) StreamServe
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (4.00%) French Language
4 1 (4.00%) German Language
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Consultant
2 15 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Architect
3 7 (28.00%) SAP Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Management Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) SAP Financial Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) SAP PM Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) SAP PP Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) CRM Architect
5 2 (8.00%) SAP HR Architect
5 2 (8.00%) SAP MM Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SAP APO Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP PI Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SAP PP Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (4.00%) SAP TM
1 1 (4.00%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) AIX
1 1 (4.00%) Solaris
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (28.00%) Use Case
2 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.00%) CRM
3 5 (20.00%) ERP
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (12.00%) Presales
5 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) WFM
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.00%) B2C
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Ariba
3 1 (4.00%) Infor
3 1 (4.00%) Sun