Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 711 696 702
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP HR 173 171 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.71% 2.10% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 74 105
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £319 £329 £260
90th Percentile £596 £638 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £162.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.08% +712.50% +35.59%
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 6,391 8,143 8,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.20% 8.19% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,750 4,806 5,223
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +1.74%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 89 97
UK median hourly rate £24.25 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.91% +14.00% -
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.50 £91.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £31.15 £25.06
% change year-on-year -30.18% +24.30% +8.96%

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 October 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 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 HR within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 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 -2 160 £475 +5.56% 10
UK excluding London -13 98 £475 +6.74% 9
London -10 57 £494 +6.76% 1
South East -5 41 £480 +12.94% 4
North of England -24 32 £450 -25.00% 5
Yorkshire -7 15 £388 -
North West -24 13 £475 -20.83% 4
Midlands -19 10 £495 +12.50%
Wales -11 7 £550 +4.76%
East of England -4 6 £325 -29.73%
West Midlands -22 5 £675 +59.76%
East Midlands +5 4 £495 +2.59%
North East -2 4 £450 - 1
South West -13 2 £513 +24.24%

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 173 (100.00%) SAP
2 43 (24.86%) SAP Payroll
3 41 (23.70%) SuccessFactors
4 39 (22.54%) Migration
5 36 (20.81%) Workday
6 31 (17.92%) Project Management
6 31 (17.92%) Data Migration
7 28 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (15.61%) SAP HCM
9 23 (13.29%) Microsoft Excel
10 22 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (10.40%) ABAP
12 17 (9.83%) Data Extraction
13 15 (8.67%) Data Conversion
13 15 (8.67%) Security Cleared
13 15 (8.67%) Business Analysis
13 15 (8.67%) Degree
13 15 (8.67%) Data Quality
13 15 (8.67%) Self-Motivation
14 14 (8.09%) SAP S/4HANA
14 14 (8.09%) Test Scripting
15 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
15 13 (7.51%) Reference Data
15 13 (7.51%) QA
15 13 (7.51%) Data Management
15 13 (7.51%) Reference Data Management
16 12 (6.94%) VB
16 12 (6.94%) MS Access
16 12 (6.94%) Data Mapping

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 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) CMS
2 1 (0.58%) Confluence
2 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.58%) SAP EP
Applications
1 23 (13.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.31%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 43 (24.86%) SAP Payroll
2 27 (15.61%) SAP HCM
3 14 (8.09%) SAP S/4HANA
4 11 (6.36%) Workday HCM
5 5 (2.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (2.31%) SAP ERP
6 4 (2.31%) SAP FI
6 4 (2.31%) SAP R/3
7 3 (1.73%) Global One
7 3 (1.73%) SAP CO
7 3 (1.73%) SAP CRM
7 3 (1.73%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (1.73%) SAP GRC
7 3 (1.73%) SAP HR-PA
8 1 (0.58%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.58%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.58%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 41 (23.70%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (4.62%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) Intranet
1 1 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.94%) MS Access
2 7 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (4.05%) SAP BW
3 6 (3.47%) Power BI
4 3 (1.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (1.73%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.73%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) JIRA
2 3 (1.73%) LSMW
3 2 (1.16%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.16%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.58%) eCATT
General
1 8 (4.62%) Finance
2 7 (4.05%) Legal
3 4 (2.31%) Banking
3 4 (2.31%) Publishing
4 3 (1.73%) Retail
5 2 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) German Language
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (39.31%) Consultant
2 63 (36.42%) SAP Consultant
3 45 (26.01%) HR Consultant
4 44 (25.43%) SAP HR Consultant
5 36 (20.81%) Analyst
6 21 (12.14%) HR Analyst
7 19 (10.98%) Payroll Consultant
8 18 (10.40%) SAP Payroll Consultant
9 15 (8.67%) Data Analyst
9 15 (8.67%) SAP Analyst
10 14 (8.09%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
11 13 (7.51%) SAP HR Analyst
12 11 (6.36%) Project Manager
12 11 (6.36%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 10 (5.78%) Functional Consultant
13 10 (5.78%) Migration Analyst
13 10 (5.78%) SAP HCM Consultant
14 9 (5.20%) Business Analyst
14 9 (5.20%) Data Migration Analyst
14 9 (5.20%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.47%) BAPI
2 3 (1.73%) SailPoint
2 3 (1.73%) XML
2 3 (1.73%) XSLT
3 2 (1.16%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.58%) HTML
4 1 (0.58%) HTML5
4 1 (0.58%) IDoc
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (0.58%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.67%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (7.51%) Reference Data
4 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.73%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.73%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.58%) EPoS
7 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.58%) Podcast
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.54%) Migration
2 31 (17.92%) Data Migration
2 31 (17.92%) Project Management
3 28 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (9.83%) Data Extraction
6 15 (8.67%) Business Analysis
6 15 (8.67%) Data Conversion
7 14 (8.09%) Test Scripting
8 13 (7.51%) Data Management
8 13 (7.51%) Reference Data Management
9 12 (6.94%) Data Mapping
9 12 (6.94%) Time Management
10 11 (6.36%) Data Architecture
10 11 (6.36%) Data Modelling
11 10 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (5.78%) ERP
12 9 (5.20%) Analytics
12 9 (5.20%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (4.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.40%) ABAP
2 12 (6.94%) VB
3 6 (3.47%) SQL
4 1 (0.58%) C
4 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (8.67%) Degree
1 15 (8.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.73%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) CIPD
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.67%) Data Quality
2 13 (7.51%) QA
3 5 (2.89%) PMO
4 1 (0.58%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 173 (100.00%) SAP
2 36 (20.81%) Workday
3 6 (3.47%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.31%) Oracle
5 3 (1.73%) Apple
5 3 (1.73%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.73%) HP
6 2 (1.16%) IBM
6 2 (1.16%) Kenexa
6 2 (1.16%) Pegasus
6 2 (1.16%) Sage
6 2 (1.16%) SumTotal
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe
7 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.58%) Kronos