Period
to 12 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP ERP over the 6 months to 12 June 2021 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 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 606 541 720
Rank change year-on-year -65 +179 +17
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 86 74 142
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.12% 2.24% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 67
10th Percentile £400 £378 £410
25th Percentile £450 £463 £461
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £533 £587 £550
Median % change year-on-year -9.25% +6.68% +4.76%
75th Percentile £645 £684 £650
90th Percentile £757 £775 "
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £587 £517
% change year-on-year -14.78% +13.49% +14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £10.00
Median % change year-on-year - +375.00% -69.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP ERP is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 4,065 3,299 6,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.63% 7.53% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,415 2,046 3,729
10th Percentile £313 £313 £325
25th Percentile £406 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £485
Median % change year-on-year - +3.09% +3.80%
75th Percentile £600 £613 £575
90th Percentile £700 £713 £669
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £465
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.84% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 73
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.81 £11.25
25th Percentile £19.04 £18.44 £15.25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £29.25 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +28.21% -2.50% +22.45%
75th Percentile £61.14 £47.50 £57.50
90th Percentile £67.75 £59.30 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -7.69% +62.50%

SAP ERP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP ERP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP ERP.

Daily rate trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP ERP over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP ERP.

Hourly rate trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ERP within the UK over the 6 months to 12 June 2021. 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 -49 69 £520 -11.38% 17
London -62 33 £588 +5.62% 6
Work from Home -237 30 £540 +44.00% 1
UK excluding London -25 25 £500 -14.78% 12
South East 0 20 £496 -15.55% 3
North of England +10 4 £588 -14.86% 5
Yorkshire +9 2 £525 -23.08% 2
North West -5 2 £650 - 2
South West +23 1 £500 -9.09% 1

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for SAP ERP.

1 86 (100.00%) SAP
1 86 (100.00%) ERP
2 35 (40.70%) Social Skills
3 27 (31.40%) Finance
4 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (19.77%) SAP S/4HANA
6 15 (17.44%) Migration
7 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (15.12%) Test Management
8 13 (15.12%) Azure
9 12 (13.95%) General Ledger
9 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
9 12 (13.95%) Oracle
10 11 (12.79%) Project Management
10 11 (12.79%) Manufacturing
10 11 (12.79%) SAP PSCD
11 10 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (11.63%) Data Integration
11 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
11 10 (11.63%) Java
12 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.47%) Logistics
12 9 (10.47%) Revenue Management
13 8 (9.30%) AWS
13 8 (9.30%) Waterfall
13 8 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (9.30%) Middleware
14 7 (8.14%) CRM
14 7 (8.14%) Law
14 7 (8.14%) SaaS

SAP ERP
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 6 (6.98%) NetWeaver
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.16%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.16%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (19.77%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (12.79%) SAP PSCD
3 4 (4.65%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (4.65%) SAP MM
3 4 (4.65%) SAP SCM
4 3 (3.49%) Primavera
4 3 (3.49%) SAP FI
4 3 (3.49%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (2.33%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (2.33%) SAP MDG
5 2 (2.33%) SAP Retail
5 2 (2.33%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (1.16%) SAP CAR
6 1 (1.16%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.16%) SAP CRM
6 1 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.16%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (1.16%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.16%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Azure
2 8 (9.30%) AWS
3 7 (8.14%) SaaS
4 6 (6.98%) IaaS
4 6 (6.98%) PaaS
5 2 (2.33%) GCP
5 2 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.16%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (1.16%) Boomi
6 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.16%) GitHub
6 1 (1.16%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.16%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.65%) SAP HANA
3 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.16%) MS Access
5 1 (1.16%) Power BI
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.16%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) JIRA
2 3 (3.49%) NWDS
3 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.16%) JMeter
3 1 (1.16%) JUnit
3 1 (1.16%) SonarQube
General
1 35 (40.70%) Social Skills
2 27 (31.40%) Finance
3 12 (13.95%) General Ledger
3 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
4 11 (12.79%) Manufacturing
5 8 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (8.14%) Law
7 5 (5.81%) Influencing Skills
7 5 (5.81%) Legal
7 5 (5.81%) Retail
8 4 (4.65%) Billing
9 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.49%) Public Sector
10 2 (2.33%) Back Office
10 2 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (1.16%) Marketing
11 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Consultant
2 21 (24.42%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (18.60%) Architect
4 7 (8.14%) Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.81%) Developer
5 5 (5.81%) ERP Manager
5 5 (5.81%) SAP Architect
5 5 (5.81%) SAP Manager
5 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (4.65%) Hybris Developer
6 4 (4.65%) SAP Developer
6 4 (4.65%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
6 4 (4.65%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Data Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (3.49%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Middleware
2 4 (4.65%) IDoc
2 4 (4.65%) SAP XI
3 3 (3.49%) LDAP
3 3 (3.49%) REST
3 3 (3.49%) SAP ALE
3 3 (3.49%) SAP PI
3 3 (3.49%) SOAP
3 3 (3.49%) XML
3 3 (3.49%) XML Schema
4 2 (2.33%) EDI
4 2 (2.33%) J2EE
4 2 (2.33%) RESTful
4 2 (2.33%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (1.16%) BAPI
5 1 (1.16%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (1.16%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.49%) Cloud Native
2 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.49%) Life Science
3 2 (2.33%) PMI
4 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.16%) FMCG
4 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.16%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) ERP
2 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.44%) Migration
4 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (15.12%) Test Management
6 11 (12.79%) Project Management
7 10 (11.63%) Data Integration
7 10 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (10.47%) Logistics
8 9 (10.47%) Revenue Management
9 8 (9.30%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.14%) CRM
11 6 (6.98%) Data Migration
11 6 (6.98%) Order to Cash
11 6 (6.98%) Programme Management
12 5 (5.81%) Business Transformation
12 5 (5.81%) DevOps
12 5 (5.81%) Network Design
13 4 (4.65%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) Java
2 5 (5.81%) ABAP
3 4 (4.65%) SQL
4 2 (2.33%) C
4 2 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.16%) Java 8
5 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) CCA
4 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.33%) PMP
4 2 (2.33%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.16%) SAFe Agilist
5 1 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) PMO
2 3 (3.49%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.49%) GxP
3 2 (2.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) COBIT
4 1 (1.16%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Ansible
1 4 (4.65%) Terraform
2 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.49%) MOM
2 3 (3.49%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (13.95%) Oracle
3 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.98%) hybris
5 5 (5.81%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (4.65%) webMethods
7 3 (3.49%) Ariba
7 3 (3.49%) CA
7 3 (3.49%) Cadence
7 3 (3.49%) IBM
7 3 (3.49%) Remedy
8 2 (2.33%) HP
8 2 (2.33%) IFS
8 2 (2.33%) PTC
9 1 (1.16%) Automation Anywhere
9 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.16%) Databricks
9 1 (1.16%) Dell
9 1 (1.16%) LabWare
9 1 (1.16%) Workday