Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 729 604 735
Rank change year-on-year -125 +131 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 159 244 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.43% 3.14% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 136 88
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.01% +11.47%
10th Percentile £391 £305 £336
90th Percentile £675 £750 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £420 £473
% change year-on-year +18.45% -11.11% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.78% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year +127.78% - -

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 6,535 7,783 8,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.38% 8.14% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,809 4,498 5,152
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +0.57%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £293
90th Percentile £651 £646 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £414
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.93% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 105 94
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £33.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.76% +5.60% +38.89%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £57.50 £58.40 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% +7.14% +55.56%

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 14 August 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 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 August 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 -107 150 £525 +16.67% 18
UK excluding London -92 87 £498 +18.45% 14
South East +5 61 £525 +35.48% 5
London -16 59 £583 +22.63% 6
North of England -35 9 £494 +16.18% 4
Yorkshire -18 6 £388 -13.89% 1
Scotland -40 6 £450 -18.18% 2
East of England +2 5 £531 -9.57%
South West -9 3 £425 -10.53% 1
Midlands -79 3 £500 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -28 2 £500 -4.76% 2
North West -32 2 £600 +41.18% 1
North East -5 1 - - 2
East Midlands -57 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 159 (100.00%) SAP
1 159 (100.00%) ERP
2 80 (50.31%) Finance
3 31 (19.50%) Oracle
3 31 (19.50%) CRM
4 29 (18.24%) SAP Data Services
5 27 (16.98%) Master Data Management
6 24 (15.09%) SAP HANA
7 23 (14.47%) BusinessObjects
7 23 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (13.84%) SAP PSCD
8 22 (13.84%) Revenue Management
9 20 (12.58%) Telecoms
9 20 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (12.58%) General Ledger
10 19 (11.95%) SAP XI
10 19 (11.95%) CCA
10 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
10 19 (11.95%) Accounts Receivable
11 18 (11.32%) Accounts Payable
11 18 (11.32%) Project Management
11 18 (11.32%) webMethods
12 17 (10.69%) TOGAF
12 17 (10.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (10.06%) Logistics
13 16 (10.06%) Identity Access Management
14 15 (9.43%) DevOps
14 15 (9.43%) Analytics
14 15 (9.43%) Degree
14 15 (9.43%) Manufacturing

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 7 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (3.77%) NetWeaver
3 5 (3.14%) Liferay
3 5 (3.14%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.14%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.26%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.63%) MTS
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.26%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (13.84%) SAP PSCD
2 11 (6.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (6.29%) SAP FI
3 10 (6.29%) SAP MM
3 10 (6.29%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (5.03%) SAP CRM
4 8 (5.03%) SAP SD
5 6 (3.77%) SAP FI-CA
6 5 (3.14%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (3.14%) SAP WM
7 4 (2.52%) SAP APO
7 4 (2.52%) SAP BPC
7 4 (2.52%) SAP EWM
7 4 (2.52%) SAP MDM
8 3 (1.89%) SAP CO
8 3 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (1.89%) SAP SRM
9 2 (1.26%) SAP ECC
9 2 (1.26%) SAP PP
10 1 (0.63%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.26%) Boomi
4 2 (1.26%) Office 365
4 2 (1.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.63%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.63%) G Suite
5 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.89%) RFID
3 2 (1.26%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.24%) SAP Data Services
2 24 (15.09%) SAP HANA
3 23 (14.47%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (8.18%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.66%) SAP BW
6 5 (3.14%) Data Lake
7 4 (2.52%) Big Data
7 4 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.26%) Power BI
10 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.63%) MS Access
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.63%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (4.40%) JIRA
2 6 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.14%) LSMW
3 5 (3.14%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 80 (50.31%) Finance
2 20 (12.58%) General Ledger
2 20 (12.58%) Telecoms
3 17 (10.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (9.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.52%) Automotive
6 3 (1.89%) Billing
6 3 (1.89%) German Language
6 3 (1.89%) Legal
6 3 (1.89%) Retail
7 2 (1.26%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.26%) French Language
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (33.33%) Consultant
2 49 (30.82%) SAP Consultant
3 29 (18.24%) Architect
4 24 (15.09%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (11.32%) SAP Manager
6 16 (10.06%) Analyst
7 15 (9.43%) SAP Architect
8 13 (8.18%) ERP Manager
9 12 (7.55%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 11 (6.92%) Identity Management Architect
10 11 (6.92%) Project Manager
10 11 (6.92%) SAP Analyst
11 8 (5.03%) TOGAF Architect
12 7 (4.40%) SAP Project Manager
13 6 (3.77%) Data Analyst
13 6 (3.77%) SAP FI Consultant
14 5 (3.14%) Change Manager
14 5 (3.14%) IT Manager
14 5 (3.14%) Management Consultant
14 5 (3.14%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.95%) SAP XI
2 12 (7.55%) SAML
3 11 (6.92%) OAuth
3 11 (6.92%) RESTful
3 11 (6.92%) SailPoint
4 5 (3.14%) BAPI
4 5 (3.14%) Java EE
4 5 (3.14%) JAX-RS
4 5 (3.14%) JMS
4 5 (3.14%) JTA
5 4 (2.52%) Middleware
5 4 (2.52%) XML
6 3 (1.89%) .NET
6 3 (1.89%) SAP PI
7 2 (1.26%) IDoc
7 2 (1.26%) LDAP
7 2 (1.26%) SAP ALE
7 2 (1.26%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.26%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.66%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.52%) AS400
3 4 (2.52%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.52%) Life Science
4 3 (1.89%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.89%) User Experience
5 2 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.26%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.26%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.63%) Blog
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Fintech
6 1 (0.63%) FMCG
6 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.63%) LPAR
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.26%) Linux
1 2 (1.26%) Windows
2 1 (0.63%) AIX
2 1 (0.63%) Android
2 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.63%) SUSE
2 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (100.00%) ERP
2 31 (19.50%) CRM
3 27 (16.98%) Master Data Management
4 23 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (13.84%) Revenue Management
6 20 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (11.95%) Accounts Receivable
8 18 (11.32%) Accounts Payable
8 18 (11.32%) Project Management
9 17 (10.69%) TOGAF
10 16 (10.06%) Identity Access Management
10 16 (10.06%) Logistics
11 15 (9.43%) Analytics
11 15 (9.43%) DevOps
12 13 (8.18%) Business Analysis
12 13 (8.18%) Information Management
13 12 (7.55%) Migration
13 12 (7.55%) Software Engineering
13 12 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (6.92%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.81%) SQL
2 7 (4.40%) ABAP
3 6 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.14%) Java
5 4 (2.52%) C
5 4 (2.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.26%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.63%) C#
7 1 (0.63%) C++
7 1 (0.63%) Go
7 1 (0.63%) Python
7 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) CCA
2 15 (9.43%) Degree
3 11 (6.92%) TOGAF Certification
4 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.89%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.89%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) ACCA
7 1 (0.63%) APMG
7 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CIMA
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.63%) MCSD
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.63%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (6.92%) COBIT
3 7 (4.40%) PMO
4 6 (3.77%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.52%) SLA
6 3 (1.89%) GAAP
7 2 (1.26%) IFRS
8 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (6.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (2.52%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.26%) MOM
3 2 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.63%) Nagios
4 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 159 (100.00%) SAP
2 31 (19.50%) Oracle
3 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
4 18 (11.32%) webMethods
5 11 (6.92%) Ping Identity
6 6 (3.77%) Cloudera
7 5 (3.14%) HP
8 4 (2.52%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.89%) Informatica
10 2 (1.26%) Ariba
10 2 (1.26%) Dell
10 2 (1.26%) JDA
10 2 (1.26%) Remedy
11 1 (0.63%) Adobe
11 1 (0.63%) Google
11 1 (0.63%) hybris
11 1 (0.63%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.63%) IBM
11 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.63%) VMware