Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 562 728 725
Rank change year-on-year +166 -3 +15
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 176 151 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.35% 2.36% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 88 100
UK median daily rate £528 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% - -
10th Percentile £411 £375 £352
90th Percentile £775 £688 £714
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £69.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.91% +345.16% -24.39%
10th Percentile £13.25 £16.21 £15.25
90th Percentile £27.43 £95.00 £22.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.43 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.30% +12.42% -24.39%

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 5,248 6,387 7,959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.26% 6.42% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,143 3,732 4,803
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £321 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 87 72
UK median hourly rate £26.75 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.57% +55.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £14.45 £11.50 £10.55
90th Percentile £53.75 £69.85 £57.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -28.21%

SAP ERP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ERP over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP ERP.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ERP over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Top 13 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 18 January 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 +169 175 £528 +5.50% 23
UK excluding London +103 117 £550 +10.00% 20
London +130 56 £500 -4.76% 4
South East +66 53 £573 +10.74% 11
Midlands +69 19 £525 +16.67% 5
East of England +41 17 £528 +11.05% 2
South West +18 17 £750 -
North of England +28 11 £613 +20.99% 1
West Midlands +47 10 £525 +18.31% 4
East Midlands +38 8 £363 -27.50% 1
Yorkshire +45 6 £675 +58.82% 1
North West +3 4 £500 -16.67%
North East +15 1 £775 +90.77%

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 176 (100.00%) SAP
1 176 (100.00%) ERP
2 64 (36.36%) Finance
3 35 (19.89%) CRM
4 32 (18.18%) Migration
5 31 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (15.91%) Manufacturing
6 28 (15.91%) SAP S/4HANA
7 25 (14.20%) Microsoft
8 23 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (11.93%) Ariba
9 21 (11.93%) Project Management
10 20 (11.36%) Project Delivery
10 20 (11.36%) Azure
11 16 (9.09%) Data Migration
11 16 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
12 15 (8.52%) Data Modelling
12 15 (8.52%) Dynamics CRM
12 15 (8.52%) Analytics
12 15 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (7.95%) SAP HANA
13 14 (7.95%) Dynamics 365
13 14 (7.95%) Logistics
13 14 (7.95%) Oracle
13 14 (7.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (7.95%) Change Management
14 13 (7.39%) SQL
14 13 (7.39%) General Ledger
14 13 (7.39%) Accounts Payable

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 8 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.84%) NetWeaver
3 4 (2.27%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.27%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (15.91%) SAP S/4HANA
2 15 (8.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (5.68%) SAP PP
3 10 (5.68%) SAP PSCD
4 8 (4.55%) SAP FI
5 7 (3.98%) SAP QM
6 6 (3.41%) SAP WM
7 5 (2.84%) SAP EWM
7 5 (2.84%) SAP MDG
7 5 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (2.27%) SAP CRM
8 4 (2.27%) SAP FI-CA
8 4 (2.27%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (1.70%) SAP BPC
9 3 (1.70%) SAP Business One
9 3 (1.70%) SAP CO
9 3 (1.70%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (1.70%) SAP PM
10 2 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (1.14%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.36%) Azure
2 14 (7.95%) Dynamics 365
3 11 (6.25%) AWS
4 9 (5.11%) SuccessFactors
5 8 (4.55%) SaaS
6 5 (2.84%) Office 365
7 4 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.27%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.70%) PaaS
9 2 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 2 (1.14%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) RFID
2 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (7.95%) SAP HANA
3 11 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
4 7 (3.98%) Big Data
4 7 (3.98%) MS Access
4 7 (3.98%) SAP BW
5 5 (2.84%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.27%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.27%) Power BI
7 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.70%) DB2
8 2 (1.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.14%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.14%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (1.70%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (1.70%) Selenium
3 1 (0.57%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.57%) LSMW
General
1 64 (36.36%) Finance
2 28 (15.91%) Manufacturing
3 14 (7.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (7.39%) General Ledger
5 12 (6.82%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.11%) Public Sector
6 9 (5.11%) Retail
7 5 (2.84%) Billing
7 5 (2.84%) Law
7 5 (2.84%) Marketing
8 4 (2.27%) Banking
9 3 (1.70%) French Language
9 3 (1.70%) German Language
9 3 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.70%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.70%) Spanish Language
10 2 (1.14%) Legal
11 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.57%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 44 (25.00%) Consultant
2 38 (21.59%) SAP Consultant
3 28 (15.91%) Architect
4 22 (12.50%) Analyst
5 20 (11.36%) SAP Manager
6 13 (7.39%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.82%) ERP Architect
8 11 (6.25%) SAP Architect
9 10 (5.68%) Enterprise Architect
9 10 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.11%) Data Analyst
10 9 (5.11%) ERP Manager
10 9 (5.11%) Functional Consultant
10 9 (5.11%) SAP Analyst
10 9 (5.11%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 8 (4.55%) CRM Architect
11 8 (4.55%) SAP Trainer
11 8 (4.55%) Trainer
12 7 (3.98%) SAP Project Manager
13 6 (3.41%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.25%) SAP XI
2 6 (3.41%) .NET
2 6 (3.41%) Web Services
3 5 (2.84%) BAPI
4 4 (2.27%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.70%) .NET Core
5 3 (1.70%) ADO
5 3 (1.70%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.70%) DAO
5 3 (1.70%) Node.js
5 3 (1.70%) ODBC
5 3 (1.70%) React
5 3 (1.70%) WebSockets
6 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.14%) IDoc
6 2 (1.14%) Java EE
6 2 (1.14%) JSON
6 2 (1.14%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.68%) e-Learning
3 8 (4.55%) FMCG
3 8 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 7 (3.98%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.41%) Life Science
5 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.84%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.27%) LPAR
8 3 (1.70%) AS400
8 3 (1.70%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.27%) Linux
2 3 (1.70%) Windows
3 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (100.00%) ERP
2 35 (19.89%) CRM
3 32 (18.18%) Migration
4 31 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (13.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (11.93%) Project Management
7 20 (11.36%) Project Delivery
8 16 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 15 (8.52%) Analytics
9 15 (8.52%) Data Modelling
10 14 (7.95%) Change Management
10 14 (7.95%) Logistics
11 13 (7.39%) Accounts Payable
11 13 (7.39%) Accounts Receivable
11 13 (7.39%) Master Data Management
12 12 (6.82%) Data Analysis
12 12 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (6.25%) Data Integration
13 11 (6.25%) Demand Management
13 11 (6.25%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.39%) SQL
2 7 (3.98%) Python
3 5 (2.84%) ABAP
3 5 (2.84%) Java
4 3 (1.70%) C#
4 3 (1.70%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.70%) VBA
5 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (6.82%) CCA
2 10 (5.68%) TOGAF Certification
3 8 (4.55%) Degree
4 3 (1.70%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.57%) HND
5 1 (0.57%) ISEB
5 1 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.57%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.70%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) COBIT
3 2 (1.14%) GDPR
3 2 (1.14%) GxP
3 2 (1.14%) PMO
4 1 (0.57%) GAMP
4 1 (0.57%) NIST
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) MOM
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 176 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (14.20%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.93%) Ariba
4 14 (7.95%) Oracle
5 11 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (6.25%) webMethods
6 10 (5.68%) Concur
7 5 (2.84%) Informatica
8 4 (2.27%) IBM
8 4 (2.27%) Workday
9 3 (1.70%) MAPICS
9 3 (1.70%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.14%) FIS
11 1 (0.57%) Citrix
11 1 (0.57%) HP
11 1 (0.57%) Ping Identity
11 1 (0.57%) Tableau
11 1 (0.57%) VMware
11 1 (0.57%) YouTube