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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
UK
Rank 524 543 528
Rank change year-on-year +19 -15  
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 85 98 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.22% 2.31% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 45
Median daily rate £463 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £334 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £640 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £469
% change year-on-year - -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

SAP ERP is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3830 4248 4653
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.56% 7.98% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2559 2596
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 39
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP ERP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP ERP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP ERP in the UK

SAP ERP
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 79 £475 - 18
East Midlands +17 28 £500 +32.45% 1
Derbyshire +5 22 £500 +32.45% 1
Derby +5 20 £500 +32.45% 1
South East +12 18 £438 +2.94% 3
London +19 17 £525 -4.54% 3
West Sussex -6 7 £325 - 1
North West +31 4 £456 +51.83% 1
Berkshire +27 4 £425 - 1
Worthing +10 4 - - 1
Hampshire +9 4 £494 +16.17% 1
Manchester +17 3 £575 +91.34% 1
East of England -10 3 £375 -9.09% 4
West Midlands - 3 £300 - 1
Basingstoke +8 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +7 2 - - 2
City of London +2 2 - - 2
Milton Keynes -1 2 £600 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £600 +20.00%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £272 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £272 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Reading +17 1 £450 -
Surrey +10 1 £425 +6.25%
Guildford +5 1 £425 +6.25%
Bristol +3 1 £338 +35.00% 1
South West +2 1 £338 +35.00% 2
Hertfordshire +2 1 £375 -
Bracknell -2 1 £425 -

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP ERP.

1 147 (100.00%) SAP
1 147 (100.00%) ERP
2 52 (35.37%) Finance
3 43 (29.25%) SAP BW
4 26 (17.69%) CRM
5 25 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (17.01%) BusinessObjects
6 24 (16.33%) Oracle
6 24 (16.33%) Security Cleared
7 23 (15.65%) Project Management
8 21 (14.29%) Migration
9 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
10 17 (11.56%) SAP Implementation
10 17 (11.56%) Data Management
11 16 (10.88%) Test Management
11 16 (10.88%) webMethods
11 16 (10.88%) Telecoms
11 16 (10.88%) Manufacturing
11 16 (10.88%) SAP Data Services
11 16 (10.88%) Master Data Management
12 15 (10.20%) CCA
12 15 (10.20%) SAP PSCD
12 15 (10.20%) Revenue Management
12 15 (10.20%) General Ledger
12 15 (10.20%) SAP XI
13 13 (8.84%) Logistics
13 13 (8.84%) Data Migration
14 12 (8.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 12 (8.16%) Sun
14 12 (8.16%) Veritas

SAP ERP
Top Related 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 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.36%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.72%) MS Project
4 3 (2.04%) MS Office
5 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (10.20%) SAP PSCD
2 11 (7.48%) SAP HR
3 10 (6.80%) SAP CRM
4 9 (6.12%) SAP SD
5 8 (5.44%) SAP GRC
6 5 (3.40%) SAP FI
6 5 (3.40%) SAP MM
7 4 (2.72%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (2.72%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (2.04%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (1.36%) Primavera
9 2 (1.36%) SAP APO
9 2 (1.36%) SAP BPC
9 2 (1.36%) SAP CAR
9 2 (1.36%) SAP EHS
9 2 (1.36%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.68%) SAP EWM
10 1 (0.68%) SAP FSCM
10 1 (0.68%) SAP MDG
10 1 (0.68%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.44%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (4.08%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.68%) G Suite
3 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) Intranet
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) FTP
2 1 (0.68%) IPsec
2 1 (0.68%) LAN
2 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (29.25%) SAP BW
2 25 (17.01%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (10.88%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.40%) SAP HANA
7 4 (2.72%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.36%) Lumira
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.68%) MySQL
10 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.68%) QlikView
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) LSMW
2 1 (0.68%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 52 (35.37%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Manufacturing
2 16 (10.88%) Telecoms
3 15 (10.20%) General Ledger
4 9 (6.12%) Marketing
4 9 (6.12%) Retail
5 7 (4.76%) Billing
6 4 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (31.29%) Consultant
2 31 (21.09%) SAP Consultant
3 21 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 20 (13.61%) SAP Manager
5 19 (12.93%) Analyst
6 13 (8.84%) SAP Project Manager
7 12 (8.16%) Architect
7 12 (8.16%) SAP Analyst
7 12 (8.16%) SAP Architect
7 12 (8.16%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 12 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (7.48%) ERP Manager
8 11 (7.48%) Solaris Consultant
9 9 (6.12%) ERP Analyst
10 6 (4.08%) Business Manager
10 6 (4.08%) ERP Project Manager
10 6 (4.08%) Technical Manager
10 6 (4.08%) Technical Project Manager
10 6 (4.08%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.40%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.20%) SAP XI
2 9 (6.12%) Web Services
3 7 (4.76%) HTML
3 7 (4.76%) Silverlight
4 5 (3.40%) SAP Basis
5 4 (2.72%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (2.04%) BAPI
6 3 (2.04%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (2.04%) XML
7 2 (1.36%) SAP ALE
7 2 (1.36%) SAP CO-PA
8 1 (0.68%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.68%) SAP TM
8 1 (0.68%) SAPUI5
8 1 (0.68%) SOAP
8 1 (0.68%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.68%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.40%) FMCG
4 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.36%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.36%) PMI
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.16%) Solaris
2 2 (1.36%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Unix
3 1 (0.68%) Windows
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (100.00%) ERP
2 26 (17.69%) CRM
3 25 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (15.65%) Project Management
5 21 (14.29%) Migration
6 17 (11.56%) Data Management
6 17 (11.56%) SAP Implementation
7 16 (10.88%) Master Data Management
7 16 (10.88%) Test Management
8 15 (10.20%) Revenue Management
9 13 (8.84%) Data Migration
9 13 (8.84%) Logistics
10 12 (8.16%) Change Management
10 12 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.80%) Service Management
12 9 (6.12%) Data Mapping
12 9 (6.12%) Integration Testing
13 8 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (5.44%) Data Modelling
13 8 (5.44%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.16%) ABAP
2 7 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (0.68%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 24 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.20%) CCA
4 11 (7.48%) Degree
5 7 (4.76%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.40%) PMP
7 4 (2.72%) SAP Certification
8 3 (2.04%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCNA
9 1 (0.68%) CCNP
9 1 (0.68%) CISA
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CISM
9 1 (0.68%) CISSP
9 1 (0.68%) CSQA
9 1 (0.68%) MCSE
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) PMO
2 3 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) GAMP
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) Nagios
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 147 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (16.33%) Oracle
3 16 (10.88%) webMethods
4 12 (8.16%) Sun
4 12 (8.16%) Veritas
5 7 (4.76%) Ariba
5 7 (4.76%) Concur
5 7 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.40%) HP
7 4 (2.72%) Cognos
7 4 (2.72%) Tableau
8 3 (2.04%) hybris
9 2 (1.36%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.36%) Netezza
9 2 (1.36%) Northgate
9 2 (1.36%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.68%) Google
10 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.68%) IBM
10 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
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