Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 713 668 679
Rank change year-on-year -45 +11 -39
Contract jobs citing SAP HR 163 203 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.11% 2.49% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 116 85
UK median daily rate £459 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £325 £310 £308
90th Percentile £609 £625 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £10.50

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 7,708 8,143 8,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.68% 8.38% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,641 4,926 4,867
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
10th Percentile £310 £308 £277
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.06% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 80 140
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.13 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -35.58% +12.51%
10th Percentile £10.55 £8.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.79 £69.07 £68.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £31.86
% change year-on-year -8.70% -27.80% +4.02%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -38 151 £466 +3.61% 13
UK excluding London -24 92 £450 -5.26% 11
London -39 51 £538 +26.47% 2
North of England +23 32 £450 -5.26% 2
South East -31 29 £475 -10.80% 5
North West +9 23 £470 -18.26% 2
Midlands +12 18 £420 -11.58% 1
East Midlands +12 9 £440 +3.53% 1
West Midlands +10 9 £400 -20.00%
Yorkshire +15 7 £488 +33.38%
Scotland 0 6 £300 -35.48%
East of England -25 4 £550 +12.82% 1
North East +44 2 £425 -5.56%
Wales +7 2 £513 -
South West +11 1 £413 +96.43% 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP HR 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 HR.

1 163 (100.00%) SAP
2 59 (36.20%) SuccessFactors
3 48 (29.45%) SAP Payroll
4 31 (19.02%) SAP HCM
5 23 (14.11%) Project Management
6 21 (12.88%) Finance
7 20 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (8.59%) Security Cleared
8 14 (8.59%) Migration
9 13 (7.98%) SC Cleared
9 13 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (7.36%) Time Management
11 11 (6.75%) Performance Management
12 10 (6.13%) ERP
12 10 (6.13%) Data Migration
13 8 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (4.91%) Business Process Analysis
14 7 (4.29%) Scenario Testing
14 7 (4.29%) Banking
15 6 (3.68%) Oracle
15 6 (3.68%) Target Operating Model
15 6 (3.68%) SAP Fiori
15 6 (3.68%) System Integration Testing
15 6 (3.68%) SAP S/4HANA
15 6 (3.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (3.68%) French Language
15 6 (3.68%) SAP Implementation
15 6 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (3.68%) Test Scripting
16 5 (3.07%) Workday

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 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.84%) SAP EP
3 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 48 (29.45%) SAP Payroll
2 31 (19.02%) SAP HCM
3 6 (3.68%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (2.45%) SAP HR-PA
4 4 (2.45%) Workday HCM
5 2 (1.23%) iTrent
5 2 (1.23%) ResourceLink
5 2 (1.23%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.23%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.23%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.23%) SAP PS
5 2 (1.23%) SnowdropKCS
6 1 (0.61%) SAP PA-EC
6 1 (0.61%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.61%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.61%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 59 (36.20%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (2.45%) SaaS
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.23%) Office 365
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) WebEx
2 1 (0.61%) Firewall
2 1 (0.61%) Intranet
2 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.23%) DB2
1 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) DataStage
2 1 (0.61%) GIS
2 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) JIRA
1 1 (0.61%) LSMW
General
1 21 (12.88%) Finance
2 7 (4.29%) Banking
3 6 (3.68%) French Language
4 4 (2.45%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (41.10%) Consultant
2 54 (33.13%) SAP Consultant
3 47 (28.83%) HR Consultant
4 41 (25.15%) SAP HR Consultant
5 23 (14.11%) Analyst
6 21 (12.88%) Payroll Consultant
6 21 (12.88%) SAP Payroll Consultant
7 18 (11.04%) SAP Analyst
7 18 (11.04%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
8 17 (10.43%) HR Analyst
8 17 (10.43%) Project Manager
9 16 (9.82%) SAP Manager
10 15 (9.20%) SAP HR Analyst
11 13 (7.98%) HR Manager
12 11 (6.75%) SAP Project Manager
13 10 (6.13%) SAP HCM Consultant
14 9 (5.52%) Functional Consultant
15 8 (4.91%) SAP HR Project Manager
15 8 (4.91%) SAP Support
16 7 (4.29%) SAP HR Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.68%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (1.23%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.23%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (1.23%) Node.js
2 2 (1.23%) Web Services
3 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.07%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.84%) e-Learning
3 3 (1.84%) FMCG
3 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.23%) DataPower
4 2 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.61%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.11%) Project Management
2 20 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (8.59%) Migration
4 12 (7.36%) Time Management
5 11 (6.75%) Performance Management
6 10 (6.13%) Data Migration
6 10 (6.13%) ERP
7 8 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.91%) Business Process Analysis
8 7 (4.29%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (3.68%) SAP Implementation
9 6 (3.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (3.68%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (3.68%) Target Operating Model
9 6 (3.68%) Test Scripting
9 6 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.07%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.07%) Process Management
10 5 (3.07%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 5 (3.07%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.23%) ABAP
1 2 (1.23%) Java
1 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.61%) SQL
2 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (8.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.84%) Degree
3 3 (1.84%) PMP
4 2 (1.23%) CIPD
4 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.45%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) PMO
3 1 (0.61%) GDPR
Vendors
1 163 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (3.68%) Oracle
3 5 (3.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.07%) Workday
4 3 (1.84%) Concur
4 3 (1.84%) Northgate
5 2 (1.23%) Ariba
5 2 (1.23%) Avature
5 2 (1.23%) Cognos
5 2 (1.23%) IBM
5 2 (1.23%) Pegasus
5 2 (1.23%) Siebel
5 2 (1.23%) Teradata
6 1 (0.61%) Ceridian
6 1 (0.61%) Google
6 1 (0.61%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (0.61%) Sun
6 1 (0.61%) TIBCO