The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP CS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP CS over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Customer Service (CS)
UK
Rank 591 643 615
Rank change year-on-year +52 -28  
Contract jobs citing SAP CS 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.051% 0.024% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP CS 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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3884 4247 4635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.57% 7.98% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2342 2557 2578
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 39
Median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.58% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP CS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP CS in the UK

SAP CS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP CS in the UK

SAP CS
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP CS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England - 2 - - 1
Woking - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 1

SAP CS
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP CS 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 CS.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) SAP SD
3 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SAP VC
4 1 (20.00%) French Language
4 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (20.00%) SAP PM
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Migration

SAP CS
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PM
3 1 (20.00%) SAP VC
General
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
1 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP CS Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP