Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP Implementation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Implementation over the 6 months to 25 September 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 Implementation
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 765 636 646
Rank change year-on-year -129 +10 +14
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 137 232 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 138 113
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -11.21%
10th Percentile £408 £338 £325
90th Percentile £725 £641 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £560 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +17.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £41.00 - £47.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - £47.39

SAP Implementation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 88,599 84,098 90,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.17% 85.60% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,535 55,446 59,633
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,426 2,078 2,364
UK median hourly rate £20.55 £24.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.38% +5.10% +4.22%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.13% +6.82%

SAP Implementation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Implementation in the UK

SAP Implementation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Implementation in the UK

SAP Implementation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Implementation over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Implementation in the UK

SAP Implementation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Implementation in the UK

SAP Implementation
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Implementation within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 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 -112 135 £550 +10.00% 22
UK excluding London -86 75 £560 +17.89% 18
London -18 53 £550 - 5
South East -33 38 £540 +22.73% 5
Midlands -40 16 £575 +9.52% 8
East of England -7 15 £563 +4.65% 1
West Midlands -29 13 £575 +23.66% 3
North of England -35 5 £525 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire -33 4 £633 +74.48%
East Midlands -5 2 £600 +11.11% 5
Wales -19 1 £475 +31.03%
North West -32 1 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation.

1 137 (100.00%) SAP
2 37 (27.01%) Finance
3 33 (24.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (20.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 26 (18.98%) SAP HANA
6 23 (16.79%) Migration
7 21 (15.33%) Data Migration
8 19 (13.87%) Project Management
9 18 (13.14%) Manufacturing
9 18 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (12.41%) Change Management
11 16 (11.68%) Logistics
12 15 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (10.95%) ERP
13 14 (10.22%) Greenfield Project
14 13 (9.49%) SAP BW
14 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2
14 13 (9.49%) Procure-to-Pay
15 11 (8.03%) ABAP
16 10 (7.30%) SAP CO
16 10 (7.30%) Time Management
16 10 (7.30%) SuccessFactors
17 9 (6.57%) SAP FI
17 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
18 8 (5.84%) SAP FI/CO
18 8 (5.84%) SAP MDG
19 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
19 7 (5.11%) SAP HCM
19 7 (5.11%) Business Analysis

SAP Implementation
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 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.73%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.73%) SAP EP
2 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 28 (20.44%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (7.30%) SAP CO
3 9 (6.57%) SAP FI
4 8 (5.84%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (5.84%) SAP MDG
5 7 (5.11%) SAP HCM
6 6 (4.38%) SAP BPC
7 5 (3.65%) SAP MM
7 5 (3.65%) SAP PS
8 4 (2.92%) SAP ERP
8 4 (2.92%) SAP GRC
8 4 (2.92%) SAP SD
9 3 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (2.19%) SAP PM
10 2 (1.46%) SAP HR
10 2 (1.46%) SAP MDG-S
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.73%) SAP Payroll
11 1 (0.73%) SAP PP
11 1 (0.73%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.30%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.46%) SAP Leonardo
3 1 (0.73%) Boomi
3 1 (0.73%) IaaS
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.73%) PaaS
3 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.73%) Intranet
1 1 (0.73%) Skype
1 1 (0.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.98%) SAP HANA
2 13 (9.49%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.46%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.73%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) LSMW
General
1 37 (27.01%) Finance
2 18 (13.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.92%) Billing
4 3 (2.19%) Law
4 3 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.19%) Retail
5 2 (1.46%) Automotive
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.73%) French Language
6 1 (0.73%) Front Office
6 1 (0.73%) German Language
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (22.63%) Consultant
2 30 (21.90%) SAP Consultant
3 22 (16.06%) Architect
3 22 (16.06%) SAP Architect
4 20 (14.60%) SAP Manager
5 19 (13.87%) Analyst
6 14 (10.22%) Project Manager
7 13 (9.49%) SAP Analyst
8 11 (8.03%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 11 (8.03%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.30%) SAP Project Manager
10 8 (5.84%) Business Analyst
11 7 (5.11%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (4.38%) Agile Delivery Manager
12 6 (4.38%) Agile Scrum Master
12 6 (4.38%) Implementation Manager
12 6 (4.38%) Scrum Master
12 6 (4.38%) Technical Delivery Manager
12 6 (4.38%) Technical Manager
13 5 (3.65%) SAP Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) IDoc
2 5 (3.65%) EDI
3 2 (1.46%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.46%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.46%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.22%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.46%) FMCG
5 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.73%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.73%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (0.73%) User Experience
5 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (16.79%) Migration
3 21 (15.33%) Data Migration
4 19 (13.87%) Project Management
5 18 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (12.41%) Change Management
7 16 (11.68%) Logistics
8 15 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (10.95%) ERP
9 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2
9 13 (9.49%) Procure-to-Pay
10 10 (7.30%) Time Management
11 7 (5.11%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.38%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.38%) DevOps
12 6 (4.38%) Kanban
12 6 (4.38%) Master Data Management
12 6 (4.38%) Record to Report
12 6 (4.38%) Scrum
12 6 (4.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.03%) ABAP
2 2 (1.46%) Java
2 2 (1.46%) SQL
3 1 (0.73%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.46%) CRISC
3 2 (1.46%) Degree
3 2 (1.46%) ISACA
3 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.46%) PMP
3 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) PMO
1 4 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (2.92%) SEPA
2 3 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.46%) COSO
3 2 (1.46%) QA
4 1 (0.73%) GxP
4 1 (0.73%) IFRS
4 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 137 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.38%) Ariba
3 6 (4.38%) HP
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle
5 2 (1.46%) Fujitsu
5 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.73%) Anaplan
6 1 (0.73%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.73%) Databricks
6 1 (0.73%) Dell
6 1 (0.73%) Kronos