Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 709 651 683
Rank change year-on-year -58 +32 -32
Contract jobs citing SAP HR 174 185 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.46% 2.41% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 112 79
UK median daily rate £481 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11% +10.09%
10th Percentile £336 £364 £338
90th Percentile £596 £636 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -5.50% +17.65% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.25

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 7,067 7,689 8,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.99% 8.36% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,152 4,524 4,903
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £290
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 98 110
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £31.48 £31.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.57% -1.19% +31.82%
10th Percentile £10.12 £10.98 £14.34
90th Percentile £55.85 £58.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £31.48 £35.25
% change year-on-year -36.46% -10.71% +95.83%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -32 166 £475 -5.00% 5
UK excluding London -27 105 £473 -5.50% 5
London -47 55 £544 +8.75% 1
South East +5 52 £475 -5.00% 2
North of England -23 27 £450 -18.18% 1
Midlands -4 15 £400 -17.95%
North West -16 15 £460 -23.33%
Yorkshire -6 10 £438 +16.67% 1
West Midlands -2 9 £400 -20.00%
East Midlands +4 6 - -
East of England -23 5 £550 +12.82% 1
Scotland - 5 £505 - 1
North East +26 2 £400 -11.11%
Wales -20 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 174 (100.00%) SAP
2 70 (40.23%) SuccessFactors
3 38 (21.84%) SAP Payroll
4 31 (17.82%) Test Scripting
5 30 (17.24%) SAP HCM
6 27 (15.52%) Data Modelling
7 24 (13.79%) Project Management
8 20 (11.49%) Degree
9 19 (10.92%) Migration
9 19 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (9.77%) Finance
11 16 (9.20%) SAP S/4HANA
12 15 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (8.62%) Data Migration
13 12 (6.90%) Workday
14 11 (6.32%) ABAP
14 11 (6.32%) Performance Management
15 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
16 9 (5.17%) Time Management
16 9 (5.17%) Security Cleared
17 7 (4.02%) SAP Basis
17 7 (4.02%) ERP
17 7 (4.02%) Scenario Testing
17 7 (4.02%) SC Cleared
18 6 (3.45%) SAP Portal
18 6 (3.45%) SaaS
18 6 (3.45%) SAP Implementation
18 6 (3.45%) Change Management
19 5 (2.87%) ITIL

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 6 (3.45%) SAP Portal
2 3 (1.72%) SAP EP
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 38 (21.84%) SAP Payroll
2 30 (17.24%) SAP HCM
3 16 (9.20%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (2.30%) Workday HCM
5 3 (1.72%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.72%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.15%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.57%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.57%) SAP HR-PA
7 1 (0.57%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.57%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.57%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 70 (40.23%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.72%) WebEx
2 1 (0.57%) Intranet
2 1 (0.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.72%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.15%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.57%) DataStage
3 1 (0.57%) GIS
3 1 (0.57%) Lumira
3 1 (0.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 17 (9.77%) Finance
2 4 (2.30%) French Language
3 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.15%) Banking
4 2 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (42.53%) Consultant
2 62 (35.63%) SAP Consultant
3 58 (33.33%) HR Consultant
4 54 (31.03%) SAP HR Consultant
5 21 (12.07%) Analyst
6 17 (9.77%) Project Manager
7 16 (9.20%) HR Manager
7 16 (9.20%) SAP Manager
8 15 (8.62%) HR Analyst
9 13 (7.47%) SAP Analyst
10 12 (6.90%) Payroll Consultant
10 12 (6.90%) SAP HR Analyst
11 10 (5.75%) SAP Payroll Consultant
12 9 (5.17%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
12 9 (5.17%) SAP Project Manager
13 8 (4.60%) HR Specialist
13 8 (4.60%) SAP HR Project Manager
13 8 (4.60%) SAP HR Specialist
13 8 (4.60%) SAP Support
14 7 (4.02%) SAP HR Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.02%) SAP Basis
2 5 (2.87%) SAP PI
3 3 (1.72%) IDoc
3 3 (1.72%) Middleware
4 2 (1.15%) BAPI
4 2 (1.15%) HTML
4 2 (1.15%) SAP ALE
4 2 (1.15%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (1.15%) Web Services
5 1 (0.57%) HTML5
5 1 (0.57%) jQuery
5 1 (0.57%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.57%) XML
5 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (1.72%) FMCG
4 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.57%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.82%) Test Scripting
2 27 (15.52%) Data Modelling
3 24 (13.79%) Project Management
4 19 (10.92%) Migration
4 19 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (8.62%) Data Migration
5 15 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (6.32%) Performance Management
7 9 (5.17%) Time Management
8 7 (4.02%) ERP
8 7 (4.02%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (3.45%) Change Management
9 6 (3.45%) SAP Implementation
10 5 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.87%) Business Analysis
10 5 (2.87%) ITIL
10 5 (2.87%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (2.87%) Workflow
11 4 (2.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.32%) ABAP
2 2 (1.15%) C
3 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.57%) SQL
3 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (11.49%) Degree
2 9 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.57%) CIPD
4 1 (0.57%) ISEB
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.57%) PMP
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) PMO
2 4 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.72%) QA
4 2 (1.15%) SLA
Vendors
1 174 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (6.90%) Workday
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.72%) Concur
5 2 (1.15%) Avature
5 2 (1.15%) Cognos
5 2 (1.15%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.57%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.57%) Kronos
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle
6 1 (0.57%) Tableau