Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 630 707 620
Rank change year-on-year +77 -87 -128
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 216 180 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 82 156
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +12.78%
10th Percentile £324 £325 £350
90th Percentile £638 £675 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £479
% change year-on-year - -0.78% +6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £56.82 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.39 -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80749 91852 91010
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.21% 83.48% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52942 60585 57564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2076 2197 2573
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.10% +5.59%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +4.24%

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 22 July 2017.

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 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 Implementation within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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 +101 213 £500 +11.11% 11
UK excluding London +92 131 £475 - 9
London +12 55 £550 +22.22% 1
South East +57 40 £450 -18.18% 2
Midlands +25 35 £525 +5.00% 1
North of England +65 28 £444 +2.60% 3
West Midlands +26 18 £525 +2.44% 1
North West +33 16 £475 +26.67% 2
South West +3 15 £400 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire +34 11 £225 -49.01% 1
East of England -2 11 £525 +3.70% 2
East Midlands -12 10 £540 +8.00%
Scotland +35 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation.

1 216 (100.00%) SAP
2 75 (34.72%) Finance
3 43 (19.91%) Project Management
4 36 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 36 (16.67%) Retail
5 34 (15.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (15.28%) ERP
7 30 (13.89%) SAP CO
7 30 (13.89%) Migration
8 29 (13.43%) SAP FI/CO
8 29 (13.43%) SAP FI
9 25 (11.57%) Greenfield Project
10 23 (10.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 23 (10.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (10.19%) IDoc
12 21 (9.72%) Change Management
13 20 (9.26%) Data Migration
14 19 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
14 19 (8.80%) Procure-to-Pay
15 18 (8.33%) Logistics
16 16 (7.41%) SAP S/4HANA
17 15 (6.94%) PMO
17 15 (6.94%) PRINCE2
18 14 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (6.48%) OpenText VIM for SAP
19 13 (6.02%) SAP ERP
19 13 (6.02%) SAP FSCM
20 12 (5.56%) Integration Testing
20 12 (5.56%) Banking
21 11 (5.09%) Degree

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 7 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.93%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (8.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.63%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 30 (13.89%) SAP CO
2 29 (13.43%) SAP FI
2 29 (13.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 16 (7.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 14 (6.48%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 13 (6.02%) SAP ERP
5 13 (6.02%) SAP FSCM
6 11 (5.09%) SAP MM
7 8 (3.70%) SAP SD
8 7 (3.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (2.78%) SAP GRC
9 6 (2.78%) SAP IS-U
9 6 (2.78%) SAP PM
9 6 (2.78%) SAP Retail
10 5 (2.31%) SAP CAR
11 4 (1.85%) SAP CRM
11 4 (1.85%) SAP HCM
11 4 (1.85%) SAP HR
12 3 (1.39%) SAP POS DM
12 3 (1.39%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.63%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.09%) SAP BW
1 11 (5.09%) SAP HANA
2 6 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 5 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.93%) MS Access
5 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.46%) DB2
5 1 (0.46%) Lumira
5 1 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) LSMW
2 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (34.72%) Finance
2 36 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 36 (16.67%) Retail
3 23 (10.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (5.56%) Banking
5 10 (4.63%) Billing
6 7 (3.24%) Back Office
7 6 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.85%) Digital Economy
9 3 (1.39%) Legal
10 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.46%) Automotive
11 1 (0.46%) German Language
11 1 (0.46%) Marketing
11 1 (0.46%) Military
11 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (26.39%) SAP Manager
2 54 (25.00%) Consultant
3 52 (24.07%) SAP Consultant
4 35 (16.20%) Project Manager
5 32 (14.81%) SAP Project Manager
6 31 (14.35%) Analyst
7 19 (8.80%) SAP Analyst
8 16 (7.41%) SAP CO Consultant
9 15 (6.94%) SAP FI Consultant
9 15 (6.94%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 11 (5.09%) Architect
10 11 (5.09%) SAP Trainer
10 11 (5.09%) Trainer
11 10 (4.63%) Finance Manager
11 10 (4.63%) Implementation Manager
11 10 (4.63%) SAP Architect
11 10 (4.63%) SAP Implementation Manager
12 9 (4.17%) Finance Project Manager
12 9 (4.17%) SAP Financial Project Manager
12 9 (4.17%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.19%) IDoc
2 5 (2.31%) SAP ALE
3 3 (1.39%) SAP Basis
3 3 (1.39%) XML
4 2 (0.93%) EDI
4 2 (0.93%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.46%) BAPI
5 1 (0.46%) CSS
5 1 (0.46%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.46%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.46%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.46%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.46%) SAP TM
5 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.57%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.24%) Life Science
4 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.39%) FMCG
7 1 (0.46%) Clustering
7 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.46%) PMI
7 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.91%) Project Management
2 34 (15.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (15.28%) ERP
4 30 (13.89%) Migration
5 23 (10.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (9.72%) Change Management
7 20 (9.26%) Data Migration
8 19 (8.80%) Procure-to-Pay
9 18 (8.33%) Logistics
10 15 (6.94%) PRINCE2
11 14 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.56%) Integration Testing
13 11 (5.09%) Order to Cash
14 10 (4.63%) CRM
14 10 (4.63%) Record to Report
15 9 (4.17%) Test Scripting
16 8 (3.70%) Programme Management
17 7 (3.24%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (3.24%) Data Cleansing
17 7 (3.24%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.85%) ABAP
2 3 (1.39%) Java
3 2 (0.93%) SQL
4 1 (0.46%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.46%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.09%) Degree
2 6 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.85%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.39%) PMP
6 2 (0.93%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CRISC
7 1 (0.46%) ISACA
7 1 (0.46%) ISEB
7 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.94%) PMO
2 8 (3.70%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.46%) COSO
4 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 216 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (5.09%) Concur
2 11 (5.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.63%) Ariba
4 6 (2.78%) hybris
5 4 (1.85%) HP
5 4 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.93%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle
7 1 (0.46%) Informatica
7 1 (0.46%) OpenText
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
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