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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 497 561 475
Rank change year-on-year +64 -86  
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 98 94 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 79
Median daily rate £475 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £358 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £563 £481
% change year-on-year -15.55% +16.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 -

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 38874 46289 44591
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.66% 82.81% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25559 30584 27700
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1086 1306
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.97 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

SAP Implementation
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP Implementation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 30 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 97 £475 -2.56% 22
London +31 23 £550 +30.95% 5
South East +25 19 £463 -15.90% 6
West Midlands +21 14 £525 -6.66% 3
Berkshire +25 10 £463 +2.77% 3
North West +22 9 £475 -17.39% 1
South West +18 8 £475 -13.63%
Reading - 7 £450 - 2
Bristol +7 5 £475 -13.63%
Coventry +1 5 £550 - 1
Midlands - 5 £450 -
Warwickshire - 4 £475 - 2
West Sussex - 4 £450 -
Gatwick - 4 £450 -
Manchester +8 3 £563 +87.50%
East Midlands -6 3 £540 +8.00% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £350 -
Yorkshire +25 2 £425 -29.16% 1
Birmingham +4 2 £438 -20.45%
City of London -1 2 - -
East of England -5 2 £725 - 1
Swindon - 2 £350 -
Cambridge - 2 £725 - 1
Derby - 2 £545 - 1
Slough - 2 £525 -
Derbyshire - 2 £545 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £725 - 1
Scotland +37 1 - -
West Yorkshire +22 1 £425 -29.16%
Bracknell +5 1 £475 +5.55%

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 204 (100.00%) SAP
2 67 (32.84%) Finance
3 41 (20.10%) ERP
4 36 (17.65%) Project Management
4 36 (17.65%) Retail
5 32 (15.69%) Migration
6 29 (14.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 27 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (13.24%) SAP CO
8 26 (12.75%) Manufacturing
9 25 (12.25%) SAP FI
10 24 (11.76%) Change Management
10 24 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
11 23 (11.27%) Data Migration
12 22 (10.78%) SAP BW
13 19 (9.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (9.31%) Procure-to-Pay
14 18 (8.82%) SAP ERP
15 17 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
16 14 (6.86%) SuccessFactors
16 14 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (6.37%) SAP FSCM
17 13 (6.37%) Logistics
17 13 (6.37%) Banking
18 12 (5.88%) PRINCE2
18 12 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (5.88%) OpenText VIM for SAP
19 11 (5.39%) Concur
19 11 (5.39%) Ariba
19 11 (5.39%) SAP Basis

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 8 (3.92%) NetWeaver
2 7 (3.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (13.24%) SAP CO
2 25 (12.25%) SAP FI
3 24 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (8.82%) SAP ERP
5 13 (6.37%) SAP FSCM
6 12 (5.88%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 11 (5.39%) SAP GRC
8 10 (4.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (4.41%) SAP MM
9 9 (4.41%) SAP S/4HANA
10 8 (3.92%) SAP SD
11 7 (3.43%) SAP HR
11 7 (3.43%) SAP PM
12 6 (2.94%) SAP BPC
13 5 (2.45%) SAP APO
13 5 (2.45%) SAP IS-U
13 5 (2.45%) SAP SRM
14 4 (1.96%) SAP MDG
14 4 (1.96%) SAP Payroll
15 3 (1.47%) SAP MDG-F
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.86%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (2.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.47%) Intranet
2 1 (0.49%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.78%) SAP BW
2 7 (3.43%) SAP HANA
3 6 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.96%) DB2
5 3 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (1.47%) MS Access
6 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.98%) Lumira
7 1 (0.49%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.47%) LSMW
2 1 (0.49%) eCATT
General
1 67 (32.84%) Finance
2 36 (17.65%) Retail
3 29 (14.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 26 (12.75%) Manufacturing
5 13 (6.37%) Banking
6 7 (3.43%) Billing
7 6 (2.94%) Back Office
7 6 (2.94%) Legal
8 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.98%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.49%) German Language
10 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (27.94%) Consultant
1 57 (27.94%) SAP Consultant
2 49 (24.02%) SAP Manager
3 25 (12.25%) Analyst
3 25 (12.25%) Project Manager
4 23 (11.27%) SAP Project Manager
5 19 (9.31%) SAP Analyst
6 14 (6.86%) Change Manager
7 13 (6.37%) Architect
7 13 (6.37%) SAP Architect
7 13 (6.37%) SAP CO Consultant
8 11 (5.39%) SAP FI Consultant
8 11 (5.39%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 10 (4.90%) SAP Change Manager
9 10 (4.90%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.92%) Developer
10 8 (3.92%) SAP Developer
11 7 (3.43%) Implementation Consultant
11 7 (3.43%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.39%) SAP Basis
2 3 (1.47%) BAPI
2 3 (1.47%) SAP ALE
2 3 (1.47%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (1.47%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (1.47%) SAP TM
3 2 (0.98%) SAP Business Workflow
3 2 (0.98%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.49%) CSS
4 1 (0.49%) EDI
4 1 (0.49%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.49%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.41%) Life Science
4 6 (2.94%) Learning Management System
4 6 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.96%) Clustering
6 3 (1.47%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.98%) FMCG
7 2 (0.98%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.49%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.10%) ERP
2 36 (17.65%) Project Management
3 32 (15.69%) Migration
4 27 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (11.76%) Change Management
6 23 (11.27%) Data Migration
7 19 (9.31%) Procure-to-Pay
7 19 (9.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.37%) Logistics
10 12 (5.88%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.90%) CRM
12 9 (4.41%) Integration Testing
13 8 (3.92%) Change Control
13 8 (3.92%) ITIL
13 8 (3.92%) Process Improvement
14 7 (3.43%) Test Scripting
14 7 (3.43%) Workflow
15 6 (2.94%) Programme Management
15 6 (2.94%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.41%) ABAP
2 8 (3.92%) Java
3 2 (0.98%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.49%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.49%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.49%) C
4 1 (0.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.43%) Degree
2 4 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.47%) PMP
3 3 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.98%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.49%) IIBA
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.90%) PMO
2 5 (2.45%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.45%) QA
3 4 (1.96%) SLA
4 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.49%) GMP
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 204 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (5.39%) Ariba
2 11 (5.39%) Concur
3 5 (2.45%) HP
4 4 (1.96%) hybris
4 4 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.98%) Adobe
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle
7 1 (0.49%) Informatica
7 1 (0.49%) Sage
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