Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 725 659 708
Rank change year-on-year -66 +49 -47
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 157 187 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.29% 2.52% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 103 74
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £452
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.20% +0.33%
10th Percentile £367 £305 £338
90th Percentile £675 £640 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -34.55% -58.96%
10th Percentile £13.75 £15.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £39.85 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -34.55% -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 6,849 7,434 8,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.80% 8.23% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,048 4,324 4,827
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +4.05% -1.70%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 98 88
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £30.19 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.47% +9.78% +22.22%
10th Percentile £9.50 £12.50 £12.53
90th Percentile £47.50 £58.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -37.98% +17.27% +25.00%

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 24 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP ERP over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 May 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 -71 143 £525 +10.53% 17
UK excluding London -61 88 £450 - 14
South East 0 56 £525 +16.67% 9
London -25 55 £600 +26.32% 3
North West -13 9 £630 +9.57% 2
North of England -17 9 £630 +34.40% 2
Scotland -32 9 £440 -9.74% 1
Midlands -59 8 £431 -12.66%
East of England -1 5 £525 -6.67% 1
West Midlands -19 4 £413 +37.50%
East Midlands -43 4 £450 -10.00%
South West +3 1 £385 -14.44% 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 157 (100.00%) SAP
1 157 (100.00%) ERP
2 80 (50.96%) Finance
3 37 (23.57%) CRM
4 31 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (17.83%) BusinessObjects
6 27 (17.20%) Master Data Management
7 26 (16.56%) Revenue Management
7 26 (16.56%) Telecoms
8 25 (15.92%) SAP PSCD
8 25 (15.92%) SAP Data Services
9 23 (14.65%) webMethods
9 23 (14.65%) SAP XI
10 22 (14.01%) General Ledger
10 22 (14.01%) Project Management
10 22 (14.01%) CCA
10 22 (14.01%) Accounts Payable
10 22 (14.01%) Accounts Receivable
11 20 (12.74%) SAP HANA
12 19 (12.10%) Oracle
13 18 (11.46%) Business Analysis
13 18 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (10.83%) Change Management
14 17 (10.83%) Analytics
15 16 (10.19%) Manufacturing
15 16 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (10.19%) TOGAF
16 14 (8.92%) Logistics
16 14 (8.92%) Degree
16 14 (8.92%) Microsoft

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 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) Liferay
2 2 (1.27%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.64%) Confluence
3 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.64%) MTS
3 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.27%) Camtasia
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.64%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (15.92%) SAP PSCD
2 13 (8.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (7.01%) SAP FI
4 8 (5.10%) SAP CRM
4 8 (5.10%) SAP SD
5 7 (4.46%) SAP MM
6 6 (3.82%) SAP WM
7 5 (3.18%) SAP APO
7 5 (3.18%) SAP CO
7 5 (3.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (3.18%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (2.55%) SAP BPC
8 4 (2.55%) SAP EWM
8 4 (2.55%) SAP FI-CA
8 4 (2.55%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (1.27%) SAP ECC
9 2 (1.27%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 2 (1.27%) SAP FS
9 2 (1.27%) SAP PM
9 2 (1.27%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.27%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (1.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.64%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.64%) G Suite
4 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.91%) RFID
2 2 (1.27%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.83%) BusinessObjects
2 25 (15.92%) SAP Data Services
3 20 (12.74%) SAP HANA
4 13 (8.28%) SAP BW
5 5 (3.18%) Big Data
5 5 (3.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (3.18%) Data Lake
5 5 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.64%) MS Access
8 1 (0.64%) MySQL
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.64%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.27%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.64%) JIRA
3 1 (0.64%) LSMW
3 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 80 (50.96%) Finance
2 26 (16.56%) Telecoms
3 22 (14.01%) General Ledger
4 16 (10.19%) Manufacturing
5 12 (7.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.82%) Legal
7 5 (3.18%) Automotive
7 5 (3.18%) Retail
8 3 (1.91%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.91%) Billing
8 3 (1.91%) German Language
9 2 (1.27%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.64%) Advertising
10 1 (0.64%) Back Office
10 1 (0.64%) Banking
10 1 (0.64%) Local Government
10 1 (0.64%) Marketing
10 1 (0.64%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (37.58%) Consultant
2 56 (35.67%) SAP Consultant
3 30 (19.11%) Architect
4 21 (13.38%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (12.10%) SAP Manager
6 18 (11.46%) SAP Architect
7 14 (8.92%) ERP Manager
8 12 (7.64%) Analyst
9 10 (6.37%) Identity Management Architect
9 10 (6.37%) Project Manager
9 10 (6.37%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.10%) TOGAF Architect
11 7 (4.46%) Developer
11 7 (4.46%) Management Consultant
11 7 (4.46%) SAP Project Manager
12 6 (3.82%) SAP Analyst
12 6 (3.82%) SAP FI Consultant
13 5 (3.18%) CRM Architect
13 5 (3.18%) CRM Solutions Architect
13 5 (3.18%) SAP CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.65%) SAP XI
2 11 (7.01%) SAML
3 10 (6.37%) OAuth
3 10 (6.37%) RESTful
3 10 (6.37%) SailPoint
4 3 (1.91%) .NET
4 3 (1.91%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (1.91%) XML
5 2 (1.27%) EDI
5 2 (1.27%) EDIFACT
5 2 (1.27%) Java EE
5 2 (1.27%) JAX-RS
5 2 (1.27%) JMS
5 2 (1.27%) JTA
5 2 (1.27%) Middleware
6 1 (0.64%) Node.js
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.64%) REST
6 1 (0.64%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.64%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.18%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.55%) Life Science
4 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.91%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.91%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.27%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (0.64%) Blog
6 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.64%) Fintech
6 1 (0.64%) FMCG
6 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.64%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.64%) NHS
6 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.27%) Windows
2 1 (0.64%) Android
2 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (100.00%) ERP
2 37 (23.57%) CRM
3 31 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (17.20%) Master Data Management
5 26 (16.56%) Revenue Management
6 22 (14.01%) Accounts Payable
6 22 (14.01%) Accounts Receivable
6 22 (14.01%) Project Management
7 18 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (11.46%) Business Analysis
8 17 (10.83%) Analytics
8 17 (10.83%) Change Management
9 16 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (10.19%) TOGAF
10 14 (8.92%) Logistics
11 13 (8.28%) DevOps
12 12 (7.64%) Identity Access Management
13 11 (7.01%) Software Engineering
13 11 (7.01%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (6.37%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.82%) ABAP
2 4 (2.55%) C
2 4 (2.55%) SQL
3 3 (1.91%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.27%) Java
4 2 (1.27%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.64%) C++
5 1 (0.64%) Go
5 1 (0.64%) Python
5 1 (0.64%) Ruby
5 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (14.01%) CCA
2 14 (8.92%) Degree
3 10 (6.37%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (2.55%) CIMA
4 4 (2.55%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.55%) PMP
5 3 (1.91%) ACCA
5 3 (1.91%) APMG
6 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.64%) MCSD
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.64%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (7.01%) COBIT
3 4 (2.55%) PMO
4 2 (1.27%) SLA
5 1 (0.64%) GAAP
5 1 (0.64%) GDPR
5 1 (0.64%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (6.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.64%) Nagios
2 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 157 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (14.65%) webMethods
3 19 (12.10%) Oracle
4 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.37%) Ping Identity
6 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.64%) Adobe
7 1 (0.64%) Ariba
7 1 (0.64%) Concur
7 1 (0.64%) Google
7 1 (0.64%) HP
7 1 (0.64%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.64%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.64%) Sage
7 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.64%) Teradata
7 1 (0.64%) VMware