Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 725 696 712
Rank change year-on-year -29 +16 -34
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 144 147 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.90% 1.81% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 84 74
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.31% -11.75%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £311
90th Percentile £713 £634 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £518 £440
% change year-on-year -3.38% +17.61% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -25.45% -58.96%
10th Percentile £21.25 £20.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £23.75 £20.75 £38.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -25.45% -58.96%

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 7,586 8,103 8,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.47% 8.50% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,502 4,912 4,904
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -1.14%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £624 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 81 124
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -30.56% +21.01%
10th Percentile £10.30 £9.80 £14.11
90th Percentile £53.00 £65.00 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% -30.56% +50.00%

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 20 February 2018.

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
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 20 February 2018. 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 -40 135 £500 - 21
UK excluding London -11 99 £500 -3.38% 21
South East 0 49 £513 +13.89% 3
London -19 35 £488 -2.50% 2
North of England +44 26 £500 -13.04% 6
North West +15 19 £600 +4.35% 3
Midlands -12 15 £450 -10.89% 9
East Midlands -16 8 £450 -11.76% 1
West Midlands +12 7 £413 +37.50% 8
North East - 6 £405 -
Scotland -12 5 £385 -21.03%
East of England -24 4 £563 +20.97% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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.

1 144 (100.00%) SAP
1 144 (100.00%) ERP
2 56 (38.89%) Finance
3 22 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (15.28%) BusinessObjects
4 20 (13.89%) CRM
4 20 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (13.19%) ABAP
5 19 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (12.50%) SAP BW
6 18 (12.50%) Data Management
7 16 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
7 16 (11.11%) Migration
8 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (9.72%) Change Management
9 14 (9.72%) Project Management
9 14 (9.72%) Oracle
10 13 (9.03%) Logistics
10 13 (9.03%) Retail
10 13 (9.03%) Business Analysis
11 12 (8.33%) LSMW
11 12 (8.33%) Data Migration
11 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
11 12 (8.33%) Master Data Management
11 12 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 11 (7.64%) Order to Cash
12 11 (7.64%) Procure-to-Pay
12 11 (7.64%) SAP Fiori
12 11 (7.64%) webMethods
12 11 (7.64%) Revenue Management

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 11 (7.64%) SAP Portal
2 3 (2.08%) NetWeaver
2 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.69%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.69%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (6.94%) SAP FI
1 10 (6.94%) SAP PSCD
2 9 (6.25%) SAP Retail
3 7 (4.86%) SAP CO
3 7 (4.86%) SAP SD
4 6 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (4.17%) SAP MM
5 5 (3.47%) SAP APO
6 4 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (2.08%) SAP CAR
7 3 (2.08%) SAP MDG
7 3 (2.08%) SAP Travel Management
8 2 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (1.39%) NetSuite
8 2 (1.39%) SAP BPC
8 2 (1.39%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 2 (1.39%) SAP FS
8 2 (1.39%) SAP PM
8 2 (1.39%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Boomi
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (12.50%) SAP BW
3 16 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
4 12 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 6 (4.17%) SAP HANA
6 5 (3.47%) Big Data
6 5 (3.47%) Data Lake
6 5 (3.47%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.39%) DB2
9 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.69%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (8.33%) LSMW
General
1 56 (38.89%) Finance
2 13 (9.03%) Retail
3 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.64%) General Ledger
5 7 (4.86%) Advertising
5 7 (4.86%) Legal
5 7 (4.86%) Marketing
6 6 (4.17%) German Language
6 6 (4.17%) Italian Language
6 6 (4.17%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.47%) Billing
8 4 (2.78%) Aerospace
8 4 (2.78%) Banking
8 4 (2.78%) Publishing
9 3 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.39%) Automotive
10 2 (1.39%) Back Office
11 1 (0.69%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (38.89%) Consultant
2 55 (38.19%) SAP Consultant
3 22 (15.28%) Analyst
4 16 (11.11%) Architect
5 12 (8.33%) SAP Architect
6 11 (7.64%) Business Analyst
6 11 (7.64%) SAP Manager
7 10 (6.94%) ERP Manager
8 9 (6.25%) Developer
8 9 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
9 8 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.86%) ERP Consultant
10 7 (4.86%) Functional Consultant
10 7 (4.86%) SAP Business Analyst
10 7 (4.86%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.17%) SAP Developer
11 6 (4.17%) SAP FI Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) SAP SD Consultant
12 5 (3.47%) SAP CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.64%) SAP Fiori
2 10 (6.94%) SAP XI
3 5 (3.47%) SAP Basis
4 4 (2.78%) BAPI
5 3 (2.08%) SAP PI
5 3 (2.08%) XML
6 2 (1.39%) EDI
6 2 (1.39%) EDIFACT
6 2 (1.39%) HTML
6 2 (1.39%) HTML5
6 2 (1.39%) IDoc
6 2 (1.39%) J2EE
6 2 (1.39%) SAP ALE
6 2 (1.39%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (1.39%) SAP TM
6 2 (1.39%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.69%) .NET
7 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.69%) D3.js
7 1 (0.69%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.39%) FMCG
3 2 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.69%) Clustering
4 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.69%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.69%) Life Science
4 1 (0.69%) LIMS
4 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.69%) PMI
4 1 (0.69%) SCADA
4 1 (0.69%) User Experience
4 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.17%) Linux
1 6 (4.17%) Solaris
1 6 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (100.00%) ERP
2 22 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (13.89%) CRM
4 19 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (12.50%) Data Management
6 16 (11.11%) Migration
7 14 (9.72%) Change Management
7 14 (9.72%) Project Management
8 13 (9.03%) Business Analysis
8 13 (9.03%) Logistics
9 12 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 12 (8.33%) Master Data Management
10 11 (7.64%) Order to Cash
10 11 (7.64%) Procure-to-Pay
10 11 (7.64%) Revenue Management
11 8 (5.56%) Analytics
12 7 (4.86%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.86%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (4.86%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.19%) ABAP
2 6 (4.17%) Korn
2 6 (4.17%) Perl
2 6 (4.17%) Python
2 6 (4.17%) SQL
3 5 (3.47%) Java
4 3 (2.08%) VBA
5 2 (1.39%) BeanShell
5 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Degree
2 9 (6.25%) CCA
3 7 (4.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.78%) CIMA
6 3 (2.08%) ACCA
7 2 (1.39%) APMG
7 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.39%) PMO
2 1 (0.69%) COBIT
2 1 (0.69%) GDPR
2 1 (0.69%) GxP
2 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 6 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 144 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (9.72%) Oracle
3 11 (7.64%) webMethods
4 8 (5.56%) Ariba
5 6 (4.17%) Sun
5 6 (4.17%) Veritas
6 3 (2.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (2.08%) Teradata
7 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.69%) Adobe
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix
8 1 (0.69%) Concur
8 1 (0.69%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.69%) VMware