The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP GTS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP GTS over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

SAP Global Trade Services (GTS)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 636 638
Rank change year-on-year +42 +2  
Contract jobs citing SAP GTS 13 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.028% 0.005%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.33% 0.34% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £500 £539 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.19% +2.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £354 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £565 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £539 £440
% change year-on-year -7.19% +22.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP GTS 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 3974 4394 4790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.45% 8.28% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2338 2693 2731
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 52 51
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £11.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

SAP GTS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP GTS in the UK

SAP GTS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP GTS.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP GTS in the UK

SAP GTS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP GTS over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP GTS in the UK

SAP GTS
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP GTS within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +31 12 £500 -7.19% 1
South East +33 4 £500 -
East of England - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £500 -
London -12 2 £600 +41.17% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
West Midlands +23 1 £500 -
East Midlands -11 1 £338 -37.35%
Derbyshire -18 1 £338 -37.35%
Derby -19 1 £338 -37.35%
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £500 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
Birmingham - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP GTS 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 GTS.

1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (47.22%) Legal
3 11 (30.56%) GAP Analysis
3 11 (30.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
5 6 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) Cutover Planning
7 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
8 3 (8.33%) Finance
8 3 (8.33%) C
8 3 (8.33%) Logistics
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.56%) SAP GRC
9 2 (5.56%) SAP Security
9 2 (5.56%) Billing
9 2 (5.56%) SEEBURGER
9 2 (5.56%) ABAP
9 2 (5.56%) SAP SD
9 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (2.78%) IDoc
10 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.78%) Retail
10 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.78%) Electronics
10 1 (2.78%) Telecoms

SAP GTS
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 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (30.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (5.56%) SAP GRC
2 2 (5.56%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.78%) HFM
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
General
1 17 (47.22%) Legal
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) German Language
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Consultant
1 27 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) SAP GTM Consultant
3 2 (5.56%) SAP Security Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) Architect
4 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) P2P Business Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Architect
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Manager
4 1 (2.78%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Supply Chain Architect
4 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (2.78%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) EDI
1 1 (2.78%) IDoc
1 1 (2.78%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) GAP Analysis
2 6 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Cutover Planning
3 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Logistics
5 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Security
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.78%) Coaching
6 1 (2.78%) Compliance Audit
6 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.78%) ERP
6 1 (2.78%) Order to Cash
6 1 (2.78%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C
2 2 (5.56%) ABAP
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PMP
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (2.78%) Ariba
3 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards