Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 568 705 758
Rank change year-on-year +137 +53 -54
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 122 173 131
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.64% 2.65% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 96 65
Median daily rate £530 £521 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.73% -0.76% +12.30%
10th Percentile £393 £375 £354
90th Percentile £727 £688 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £24.25 £90.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.06% +109.30% +156.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.25 £69.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -64.86% +60.47% +138.89%

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 4,615 6,524 7,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.50% 6.73% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,748 3,918 4,297
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 93 95
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -25.76%
10th Percentile £16.54 £11.25 £9.98
90th Percentile £48.58 £64.55 £52.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +75.00% -36.41%

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 5 April 2020.

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 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 ERP within the UK over the 6 months to 5 April 2020. 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 +127 122 £530 +1.73% 8
UK excluding London +148 90 £540 +8.00% 9
South East +96 47 £535 +3.48% 4
London +116 31 £513 -10.87%
Midlands +69 18 £540 +8.00% 1
North of England +60 11 £644 +35.53% 1
East Midlands +40 11 £550 +10.00%
West Midlands +57 7 £525 +5.00% 1
South West +34 7 £650 - 2
East of England +31 7 £525 +14.13%
Yorkshire +54 6 £675 +68.75%
North West +23 4 £480 -23.81% 1
Work from Home +12 2 £375 - 1
North East +32 1 £775 -

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) SAP
1 122 (100.00%) ERP
2 52 (42.62%) Finance
3 30 (24.59%) CRM
4 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (18.03%) Microsoft
5 22 (18.03%) SAP S/4HANA
6 21 (17.21%) Migration
7 19 (15.57%) Azure
8 18 (14.75%) Analytics
8 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (12.30%) SQL
10 14 (11.48%) Scrum
10 14 (11.48%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (11.48%) Ariba
10 14 (11.48%) General Ledger
11 13 (10.66%) SAP PSCD
11 13 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (10.66%) Master Data Management
12 12 (9.84%) Accounts Payable
12 12 (9.84%) Accounts Receivable
12 12 (9.84%) Data Migration
13 11 (9.02%) Data Integration
13 11 (9.02%) Data Cleansing
13 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
13 11 (9.02%) CCA
13 11 (9.02%) Project Management
13 11 (9.02%) Data Modelling
14 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (8.20%) webMethods

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 5 (4.10%) Apache Spark
1 5 (4.10%) Jupyter
2 4 (3.28%) CMS
2 4 (3.28%) Confluence
2 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.64%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.82%) EPiServer
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (18.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (10.66%) SAP PSCD
3 10 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (5.74%) SAP MDG
5 5 (4.10%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (4.10%) SAP CRM
5 5 (4.10%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (3.28%) SAP MM
6 4 (3.28%) SAP PP
7 3 (2.46%) SAP BPC
7 3 (2.46%) SAP QM
7 3 (2.46%) SAP SD
7 3 (2.46%) SAP WM
8 2 (1.64%) SAP FI
8 2 (1.64%) SAP MDM
8 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (1.64%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.82%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.57%) Azure
2 9 (7.38%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (5.74%) AWS
4 6 (4.92%) Power Platform
5 5 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.10%) SaaS
5 5 (4.10%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (2.46%) Office 365
6 3 (2.46%) PowerApps
7 2 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 2 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.48%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (8.20%) SAP Data Services
3 8 (6.56%) Big Data
4 7 (5.74%) MS Access
4 7 (5.74%) SAP HANA
5 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.10%) Data Mining
6 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.10%) Power BI
6 5 (4.10%) SAP BW
7 3 (2.46%) DB2
8 2 (1.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.64%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.64%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (3.28%) JIRA
3 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (0.82%) LSMW
General
1 52 (42.62%) Finance
2 14 (11.48%) General Ledger
3 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.38%) Retail
5 8 (6.56%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.92%) Billing
6 6 (4.92%) Public Sector
7 5 (4.10%) Marketing
7 5 (4.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (3.28%) Law
9 3 (2.46%) Back Office
10 2 (1.64%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.64%) German Language
11 1 (0.82%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.82%) French Language
11 1 (0.82%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.82%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.82%) Local Government
11 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (24.59%) Consultant
2 24 (19.67%) SAP Consultant
3 19 (15.57%) Architect
4 15 (12.30%) Analyst
5 13 (10.66%) SAP Analyst
6 9 (7.38%) SAP Architect
7 6 (4.92%) ERP Architect
7 6 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Data Scientist
8 5 (4.10%) Implementation Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.10%) SAP Business Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) SAP Trainer
8 5 (4.10%) Trainer
9 4 (3.28%) IT Director
9 4 (3.28%) Programme Director
9 4 (3.28%) SAP Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Scrum Master
10 3 (2.46%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) SAP XI
2 4 (3.28%) .NET
2 4 (3.28%) SAP Basis
2 4 (3.28%) Web Services
3 3 (2.46%) ADO
3 3 (2.46%) DAO
3 3 (2.46%) ODBC
3 3 (2.46%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (1.64%) .NET Core
4 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.64%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.64%) HTML
4 2 (1.64%) Java EE
4 2 (1.64%) JSON
4 2 (1.64%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (1.64%) Node.js
4 2 (1.64%) React
4 2 (1.64%) WebSockets
4 2 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.92%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (4.10%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.28%) LPAR
5 4 (3.28%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.46%) AS400
6 3 (2.46%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.82%) FMCG
8 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.82%) Mashup
8 1 (0.82%) Replication
8 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.28%) Linux
2 2 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (100.00%) ERP
2 30 (24.59%) CRM
3 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (17.21%) Migration
5 18 (14.75%) Analytics
6 14 (11.48%) Scrum
7 13 (10.66%) Master Data Management
7 13 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (9.84%) Accounts Payable
8 12 (9.84%) Accounts Receivable
8 12 (9.84%) Data Migration
9 11 (9.02%) Data Cleansing
9 11 (9.02%) Data Integration
9 11 (9.02%) Data Modelling
9 11 (9.02%) Project Management
10 10 (8.20%) Coaching
10 10 (8.20%) Data Analysis
10 10 (8.20%) Project Delivery
10 10 (8.20%) Revenue Management
11 9 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.30%) SQL
2 8 (6.56%) ABAP
3 7 (5.74%) Python
4 5 (4.10%) Java
5 3 (2.46%) C#
5 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.46%) VBA
6 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) CCA
2 9 (7.38%) Degree
3 3 (2.46%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.64%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.64%) GDPR
2 2 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) PMO
3 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 122 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.48%) Ariba
4 10 (8.20%) webMethods
5 9 (7.38%) Oracle
6 6 (4.92%) Concur
6 6 (4.92%) Informatica
7 4 (3.28%) IBM
7 4 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.28%) Workday
8 3 (2.46%) MAPICS
9 2 (1.64%) FIS
9 2 (1.64%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.82%) Callidus
10 1 (0.82%) HP
10 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.82%) UiPath