Period
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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 747 641 533
Rank change year-on-year -106 -108 +168
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 116 98 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.17% 2.25% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 52 30
10th Percentile £412 £400 £363
25th Percentile £450 £447 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £533 £587
Median % change year-on-year +3.29% -9.25% +14.49%
75th Percentile £688 £647 £647
90th Percentile £779 £741 £776
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £586
% change year-on-year - -14.68% +17.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £46.25
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
75th Percentile - - £48.75
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 5,339 4,355 3,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.00% 6.56% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,352 2,598 1,909
10th Percentile £375 £315 £313
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +3.09%
75th Percentile £656 £615 £606
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £489
% change year-on-year +10.53% -2.81% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 47 33
10th Percentile £16.09 £13.50 £12.50
25th Percentile £21.00 £21.14 £19.00
Median hourly rate £36.16 £36.00 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.44% +20.00% -3.23%
75th Percentile £55.84 £55.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £67.40 £67.70 £59.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +3.84% -10.34% +11.54%

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 3 July 2022.

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 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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -92 94 £550 +5.77% 15
Work from Home -79 64 £500 -5.66% 2
UK excluding London -31 45 £500 - 10
London -90 37 £600 - 3
South East -27 23 £500 +1.83% 4
South West -4 9 £450 -10.00% 2
Midlands -25 8 £550 - 1
West Midlands -33 4 £850 - 1
North of England -49 4 £500 -9.09% 2
East Midlands - 4 £533 -
Yorkshire -34 3 - - 1
North West -35 1 £500 -23.08% 1
Scotland - 1 £356 -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) SAP
1 116 (100.00%) ERP
2 41 (35.34%) SAP S/4HANA
3 34 (29.31%) Finance
4 30 (25.86%) Migration
5 29 (25.00%) Social Skills
6 22 (18.97%) Data Migration
7 20 (17.24%) Project Management
8 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
9 16 (13.79%) Manufacturing
10 15 (12.93%) Agile
11 14 (12.07%) Retail
11 14 (12.07%) Data Cleansing
11 14 (12.07%) ABAP
12 11 (9.48%) Web Services
12 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (9.48%) Change Management
12 11 (9.48%) Logistics
12 11 (9.48%) IDoc
13 10 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (8.62%) Data Integration
14 9 (7.76%) Oracle
14 9 (7.76%) GDPR
15 8 (6.90%) Java
15 8 (6.90%) OOP
15 8 (6.90%) OO
15 8 (6.90%) PRINCE2
15 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
15 8 (6.90%) German Language
16 7 (6.03%) Supply Chain 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 4 (3.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (35.34%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (5.17%) SAP MDG
3 5 (4.31%) SAP EWM
4 4 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (2.59%) SAP CO
5 3 (2.59%) SAP FI
5 3 (2.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (2.59%) SAP MDG-S
5 3 (2.59%) SAP Retail
5 3 (2.59%) SAP SCM
6 2 (1.72%) NetSuite
6 2 (1.72%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 2 (1.72%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (1.72%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.72%) SAP LE
6 2 (1.72%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.72%) SAP PSCD
7 1 (0.86%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.86%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.86%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Azure
1 7 (6.03%) SaaS
2 6 (5.17%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (4.31%) GCP
4 3 (2.59%) AWS
4 3 (2.59%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (2.59%) Boomi
4 3 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (2.59%) Smartsheet
5 2 (1.72%) iPaaS
5 2 (1.72%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.86%) SAP Commerce Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) SAP HANA
2 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.72%) Power BI
3 2 (1.72%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) MS Access
4 1 (0.86%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) LSMW
1 4 (3.45%) NWDI
2 3 (2.59%) NWDS
2 3 (2.59%) Postman
2 3 (2.59%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.86%) Ranorex
General
1 34 (29.31%) Finance
2 29 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 16 (13.79%) Manufacturing
4 14 (12.07%) Retail
5 8 (6.90%) German Language
6 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.17%) Polish Language
7 4 (3.45%) French Language
7 4 (3.45%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (3.45%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (2.59%) Billing
8 3 (2.59%) Marketing
9 2 (1.72%) Automotive
9 2 (1.72%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.86%) Law
10 1 (0.86%) Legal
10 1 (0.86%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (24.14%) Consultant
2 26 (22.41%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (14.66%) Architect
3 17 (14.66%) Project Manager
3 17 (14.66%) SAP Manager
4 10 (8.62%) Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) SAP Architect
4 10 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (7.76%) SAP Project Manager
6 7 (6.03%) ERP Manager
6 7 (6.03%) ERP Project Manager
7 6 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Data Consultant
7 6 (5.17%) SAP Data Consultant
8 5 (4.31%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.31%) Service Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.45%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Service Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) IDoc
1 11 (9.48%) Web Services
2 7 (6.03%) SAP ALE
2 7 (6.03%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (3.45%) BAPI
3 4 (3.45%) SAP Basis
3 4 (3.45%) SAPUI5
3 4 (3.45%) XSLT
4 3 (2.59%) HTML
4 3 (2.59%) HTML5
4 3 (2.59%) LDAP
4 3 (2.59%) Middleware
4 3 (2.59%) SAP PI
4 3 (2.59%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (2.59%) XML
4 3 (2.59%) XML Schema
5 2 (1.72%) ADO
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.72%) RESTful
5 2 (1.72%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Legacy Systems
2 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.45%) Learning Management System
2 4 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.59%) PMI
4 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.72%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.86%) FMCG
5 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.86%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.86%) Replication
5 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.86%) Windows
1 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
1 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (100.00%) ERP
2 30 (25.86%) Migration
3 22 (18.97%) Data Migration
4 20 (17.24%) Project Management
5 15 (12.93%) Agile
6 14 (12.07%) Data Cleansing
7 11 (9.48%) Change Management
7 11 (9.48%) Logistics
7 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.62%) Data Integration
8 10 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (6.90%) OO
9 8 (6.90%) OOP
9 8 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.03%) Business Transformation
10 7 (6.03%) CRM
10 7 (6.03%) Process Improvement
10 7 (6.03%) Supply Chain Management
11 6 (5.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.07%) ABAP
2 8 (6.90%) Java
3 3 (2.59%) SAPscript
3 3 (2.59%) SQL
4 1 (0.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (5.17%) Degree
2 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.45%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.86%) ACCA
4 1 (0.86%) CGEIT
4 1 (0.86%) CISA
4 1 (0.86%) CISM
4 1 (0.86%) CRISC
4 1 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) GDPR
2 6 (5.17%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.17%) SLA
3 2 (1.72%) GAAP
3 2 (1.72%) IFRS
3 2 (1.72%) ITGC
3 2 (1.72%) QA
3 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.86%) COBIT
4 1 (0.86%) GRC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) MOM
1 3 (2.59%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 116 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.76%) Oracle
4 5 (4.31%) Google
5 3 (2.59%) Ariba
5 3 (2.59%) Remedy
5 3 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.72%) Workday
7 1 (0.86%) Anaplan
7 1 (0.86%) Citrix
7 1 (0.86%) Cognos
7 1 (0.86%) Epicor
7 1 (0.86%) HP
7 1 (0.86%) Informatica
7 1 (0.86%) OpenText