Period
to 1 December 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 1 December 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
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 729 538 590
Rank change year-on-year -191 +52 +187
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 112 26 217
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.071% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.11% 1.02% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 13 135
10th Percentile £404 £322 £400
25th Percentile £413 £363 £453
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £433 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.61% -17.62% +9.38%
75th Percentile £626 £560 £622
90th Percentile £725 £630 £733
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £525
% change year-on-year +15.63% -23.81% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 5,310 2,553 5,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.94% 6.92% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,220 1,535 3,628
10th Percentile £350 £313 £320
25th Percentile £425 £400 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £588
90th Percentile £738 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +5.95% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 19 79
10th Percentile £17.18 £16.00 £13.85
25th Percentile £24.36 £20.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate £45.75 £50.00 £24.12
Median % change year-on-year -8.50% +107.30% -8.11%
75th Percentile £63.00 £57.17 £51.71
90th Percentile £75.00 £62.03 £64.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year - +36.99% +52.08%

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 1 December 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 12 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 1 December 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 -160 92 £500 +17.65% 16
UK excluding London -121 46 £463 +15.63% 9
Work from Home -165 37 £493 +13.87% 2
London -178 33 £575 +14.90% 7
South East -73 21 £450 +20.00% 2
North of England -64 15 £425 -19.05% 2
Yorkshire - 15 £425 -
East of England - 5 £550 - 2
Midlands -69 2 - - 3
South West - 2 £425 -
West Midlands - 2 - - 3
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 1 December 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.

1 112 (100.00%) SAP
1 112 (100.00%) ERP
2 41 (36.61%) Finance
3 31 (27.68%) Social Skills
4 27 (24.11%) SAP S/4HANA
5 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (20.54%) Migration
7 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
8 18 (16.07%) ABAP
8 18 (16.07%) Data Migration
8 18 (16.07%) Azure
9 17 (15.18%) CRM
10 16 (14.29%) Project Management
11 14 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (11.61%) Telecoms
12 13 (11.61%) Analytics
13 12 (10.71%) Dynamics 365
13 12 (10.71%) Revenue Management
13 12 (10.71%) Supply Chain Management
13 12 (10.71%) General Ledger
14 11 (9.82%) SAP FSCM
14 11 (9.82%) Integration Testing
15 10 (8.93%) Customer Engagement
15 10 (8.93%) Waterfall
15 10 (8.93%) Project Delivery
15 10 (8.93%) DevOps
15 10 (8.93%) iPaaS
16 9 (8.04%) SAP Fiori
16 9 (8.04%) Accounts Payable
16 9 (8.04%) BusinessObjects

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 4 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.79%) Confluence
2 2 (1.79%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (24.11%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (9.82%) SAP FSCM
3 8 (7.14%) SAP FI
4 7 (6.25%) SAP CO
4 7 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (5.36%) SAP PP
6 5 (4.46%) Primavera
6 5 (4.46%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (3.57%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (3.57%) SAP Retail
7 4 (3.57%) SAP SD
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (2.68%) SAP IBP
8 3 (2.68%) SAP MDG
8 3 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.89%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.89%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.89%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.07%) Azure
2 12 (10.71%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (8.93%) iPaaS
4 5 (4.46%) AWS
5 4 (3.57%) IaaS
6 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.68%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (2.68%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.68%) SaaS
7 2 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.79%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.89%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) Firewall
1 4 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) BusinessObjects
1 9 (8.04%) SAP BW
1 9 (8.04%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (3.57%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.68%) Data Lake
3 3 (2.68%) Power BI
4 2 (1.79%) MS Access
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.89%) Big Data
5 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.89%) DB2
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.89%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) JIRA
2 2 (1.79%) LSMW
2 2 (1.79%) NWDS
2 2 (1.79%) Postman
2 2 (1.79%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.79%) TestDirector
General
1 41 (36.61%) Finance
2 31 (27.68%) Social Skills
3 13 (11.61%) Telecoms
4 12 (10.71%) General Ledger
5 8 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 8 (7.14%) Retail
6 5 (4.46%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.57%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (1.79%) Back Office
8 2 (1.79%) Czech Language
8 2 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.89%) Law
9 1 (0.89%) Marketing
9 1 (0.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 38 (33.93%) Consultant
2 33 (29.46%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (16.96%) Architect
4 15 (13.39%) SAP Manager
5 12 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 10 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (8.04%) SAP Architect
7 9 (8.04%) SAP Project Manager
8 8 (7.14%) Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.25%) ERP Consultant
10 6 (5.36%) SAP BW Consultant
10 6 (5.36%) SAP FI Consultant
11 5 (4.46%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) ERP Manager
11 5 (4.46%) Functional Consultant
12 4 (3.57%) Developer
12 4 (3.57%) Migration Consultant
12 4 (3.57%) SAP Migration Consultant
12 4 (3.57%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) SAP Fiori
2 6 (5.36%) SAPUI5
3 4 (3.57%) ADO
3 4 (3.57%) EDI
3 4 (3.57%) IDoc
3 4 (3.57%) SAP ALE
3 4 (3.57%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.79%) BAPI
4 2 (1.79%) HTML
4 2 (1.79%) HTML5
4 2 (1.79%) LDAP
4 2 (1.79%) Middleware
4 2 (1.79%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.79%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (1.79%) Web Services
4 2 (1.79%) XML
4 2 (1.79%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.89%) DAO
5 1 (0.89%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (3.57%) FMCG
2 4 (3.57%) User Experience
3 3 (2.68%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.79%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (1.79%) PMI
5 1 (0.89%) AS400
5 1 (0.89%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.89%) Robotics
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.68%) AIX
1 3 (2.68%) HPUX
1 3 (2.68%) Linux
1 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (2.68%) SUSE
2 1 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (100.00%) ERP
2 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.54%) Migration
4 18 (16.07%) Data Migration
5 17 (15.18%) CRM
6 16 (14.29%) Project Management
7 14 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (11.61%) Analytics
9 12 (10.71%) Revenue Management
9 12 (10.71%) Supply Chain Management
10 11 (9.82%) Integration Testing
11 10 (8.93%) Customer Engagement
11 10 (8.93%) DevOps
11 10 (8.93%) Project Delivery
11 10 (8.93%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.04%) Accounts Payable
12 9 (8.04%) Logistics
13 8 (7.14%) Master Data Management
13 8 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
13 8 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.07%) ABAP
2 4 (3.57%) Java
3 3 (2.68%) C
3 3 (2.68%) SQL
4 2 (1.79%) SAPscript
4 2 (1.79%) VBA
5 1 (0.89%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.89%) C#
5 1 (0.89%) Java 8
5 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) CCA
2 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.46%) Degree
3 5 (4.46%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.46%) PMP
4 3 (2.68%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) GDPR
2 1 (0.89%) GxP
2 1 (0.89%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.79%) MOM
1 2 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.89%) Ansible
2 1 (0.89%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 112 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.25%) Oracle
4 6 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.36%) Workday
5 5 (4.46%) Ariba
6 3 (2.68%) Anaplan
6 3 (2.68%) BiZZdesign
6 3 (2.68%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.68%) Remedy
7 2 (1.79%) HP
7 2 (1.79%) hybris
8 1 (0.89%) BMC
8 1 (0.89%) Databricks
8 1 (0.89%) Dell
8 1 (0.89%) Genesys
8 1 (0.89%) Infor
8 1 (0.89%) MAPICS
8 1 (0.89%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.89%) PTC