Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP HR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP HR over the 6 months to 15 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 Human Resources (HR)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 699 697 740
Rank change year-on-year -2 +43 -46
Contract jobs citing SAP HR 183 170 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.81% 2.19% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 82 96
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £313 £363 £238
90th Percentile £613 £635 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £513 £395
% change year-on-year -7.32% +29.75% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
UK median hourly rate - £162.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +712.50% +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00

SAP HR 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 6,511 7,777 8,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.36% 8.13% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,803 4,484 5,151
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 £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 107 94
UK median hourly rate £24.25 £31.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.77% -0.80% +38.89%
10th Percentile £11.46 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £54.38 £58.26 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -37.31% -4.29% +55.56%

SAP HR
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP HR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP HR in the UK

SAP HR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP HR in the UK

SAP HR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP HR over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP HR in the UK

SAP HR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP HR.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP HR in the UK

SAP HR
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP HR within the UK over the 6 months to 15 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 -13 170 £475 -5.00% 5
UK excluding London +18 113 £475 -7.32% 5
South East +4 56 £470 -1.05% 2
London -29 54 £500 -
North of England -21 25 £450 -25.00%
Midlands -17 12 £495 +11.86% 2
Yorkshire -5 11 £344 -
North West -19 10 £475 -20.83%
East of England -7 8 £325 -29.73% 1
Wales -12 7 £550 +4.76%
West Midlands -27 6 - - 1
East Midlands +6 5 £495 -5.71% 1
North East -6 4 £450 -
Scotland - 3 £520 -
South West -10 2 £513 +7.89%

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP HR 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 HR.

1 183 (100.00%) SAP
2 47 (25.68%) SuccessFactors
3 36 (19.67%) SAP Payroll
4 35 (19.13%) Migration
5 30 (16.39%) Test Scripting
6 29 (15.85%) SAP HCM
6 29 (15.85%) Workday
7 27 (14.75%) Data Migration
7 27 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (14.21%) Project Management
8 26 (14.21%) Degree
9 24 (13.11%) ABAP
10 22 (12.02%) Data Modelling
11 21 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Excel
13 18 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (8.74%) Self-Motivation
15 15 (8.20%) Security Cleared
16 13 (7.10%) Time Management
17 12 (6.56%) Finance
17 12 (6.56%) SAP S/4HANA
18 11 (6.01%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (6.01%) SC Cleared
18 11 (6.01%) Change Management
18 11 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (5.46%) Business Analysis
19 10 (5.46%) ITIL
19 10 (5.46%) SaaS
19 10 (5.46%) Data Extraction
19 10 (5.46%) Data Quality

SAP HR
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 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.55%) CMS
2 1 (0.55%) Confluence
2 1 (0.55%) SAP EP
Applications
1 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 36 (19.67%) SAP Payroll
2 29 (15.85%) SAP HCM
3 12 (6.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (3.28%) SAP FI
5 5 (2.73%) SAP CO
5 5 (2.73%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (2.73%) Workday HCM
6 4 (2.19%) SAP R/3
7 3 (1.64%) Global One
7 3 (1.64%) SAP CRM
7 3 (1.64%) SAP GRC
7 3 (1.64%) SAP HR-PA
8 1 (0.55%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.55%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 47 (25.68%) SuccessFactors
2 10 (5.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) Intranet
1 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.37%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (4.37%) SAP BW
2 7 (3.83%) Power BI
3 5 (2.73%) MS Access
4 4 (2.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (1.64%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.64%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.55%) Lumira
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.64%) LSMW
2 1 (0.55%) eCATT
2 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 12 (6.56%) Finance
2 8 (4.37%) Legal
3 4 (2.19%) Banking
3 4 (2.19%) Publishing
4 2 (1.09%) Law
4 2 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 81 (44.26%) Consultant
2 74 (40.44%) SAP Consultant
3 57 (31.15%) HR Consultant
4 56 (30.60%) SAP HR Consultant
5 26 (14.21%) Analyst
6 16 (8.74%) HR Analyst
6 16 (8.74%) Payroll Consultant
7 13 (7.10%) SAP Payroll Consultant
8 12 (6.56%) Project Manager
8 12 (6.56%) SAP Manager
9 11 (6.01%) SAP Analyst
10 10 (5.46%) HR Manager
10 10 (5.46%) SAP HR Analyst
10 10 (5.46%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
11 7 (3.83%) SAP Configurer
11 7 (3.83%) SAP HCM Consultant
11 7 (3.83%) SAP Project Manager
11 7 (3.83%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (3.83%) Senior SAP Consultant
11 7 (3.83%) Senior SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.28%) BAPI
2 4 (2.19%) SAP Basis
2 4 (2.19%) XML
2 4 (2.19%) XSLT
3 3 (1.64%) IDoc
3 3 (1.64%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (1.09%) HTML
4 2 (1.09%) Middleware
4 2 (1.09%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.55%) HTML5
5 1 (0.55%) jQuery
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.55%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.74%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.28%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.64%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.64%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.55%) EPoS
7 1 (0.55%) FMCG
7 1 (0.55%) Podcast
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.13%) Migration
2 30 (16.39%) Test Scripting
3 27 (14.75%) Data Migration
3 27 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (14.21%) Project Management
5 22 (12.02%) Data Modelling
6 18 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (7.10%) Time Management
8 11 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.01%) Change Management
8 11 (6.01%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (5.46%) Analytics
9 10 (5.46%) Business Analysis
9 10 (5.46%) Data Extraction
9 10 (5.46%) ITIL
10 9 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.37%) Data Mapping
11 8 (4.37%) ERP
11 8 (4.37%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.83%) Data Conversion
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.11%) ABAP
2 5 (2.73%) VB
3 2 (1.09%) C
4 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (14.21%) Degree
2 15 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.01%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.09%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.46%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.83%) PMO
3 2 (1.09%) QA
3 2 (1.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 183 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (15.85%) Workday
3 4 (2.19%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.19%) Oracle
4 3 (1.64%) Cloudera
4 3 (1.64%) Concur
4 3 (1.64%) Pegasus
5 2 (1.09%) Apple
5 2 (1.09%) IBM
5 2 (1.09%) Kenexa
5 2 (1.09%) Sage
5 2 (1.09%) SumTotal
6 1 (0.55%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.55%) HP
6 1 (0.55%) Kronos
6 1 (0.55%) Tableau