Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 754 673 638
Rank change year-on-year -81 -35 +73
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 136 215 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 119 125
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £371 £356 £355
90th Percentile £725 £710 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £518 £493 £475
% change year-on-year +5.08% +3.68% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - -

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 91,056 88,128 86,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.78% 85.88% 85.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,307 58,823 57,239
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,332 2,060 2,454
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.09
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% -

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -72 130 £525 +5.00% 13
UK excluding London -77 74 £518 +5.08% 11
London +4 52 £538 +2.38% 2
South East -6 42 £493 +14.53% 5
East of England -20 11 £563 +2.27% 2
Midlands -33 11 £575 +15.00%
Yorkshire -13 8 £450 -21.74%
West Midlands -25 8 £541 +16.40%
North of England -35 8 £450 +5.88% 4
East Midlands +8 2 £600 -
Wales -31 1 £475 +18.38%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 136 (100.00%) SAP
2 36 (26.47%) Finance
3 28 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (20.59%) SAP S/4HANA
4 26 (19.12%) Migration
5 25 (18.38%) ERP
6 24 (17.65%) Data Migration
7 23 (16.91%) Change Management
8 16 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (10.29%) SAP HANA
10 13 (9.56%) Project Management
10 13 (9.56%) CRM
11 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (8.09%) PRINCE2
11 11 (8.09%) SAP BW
12 10 (7.35%) Microsoft
12 10 (7.35%) Logistics
12 10 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (6.62%) SAP MDG
13 9 (6.62%) SAP ERP
13 9 (6.62%) Time Management
13 9 (6.62%) ABAP
13 9 (6.62%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (6.62%) SAP MM
13 9 (6.62%) SAP CO
14 8 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
14 8 (5.88%) SAP FI
14 8 (5.88%) HP
14 8 (5.88%) SAP BPC
14 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 28 (20.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (6.62%) SAP CO
2 9 (6.62%) SAP ERP
2 9 (6.62%) SAP MDG
2 9 (6.62%) SAP MM
3 8 (5.88%) SAP BPC
3 8 (5.88%) SAP FI
3 8 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (4.41%) SAP PP
4 6 (4.41%) SAP SD
5 5 (3.68%) SAP EWM
6 4 (2.94%) SAP GRC
6 4 (2.94%) SAP Payroll
6 4 (2.94%) SAP PM
7 3 (2.21%) SAP CRM
7 3 (2.21%) SAP IBP
7 3 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (2.21%) SAP PS
8 2 (1.47%) SAP GTS
8 2 (1.47%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.21%) Office 365
4 2 (1.47%) SAP Leonardo
5 1 (0.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.29%) SAP HANA
2 11 (8.09%) SAP BW
3 5 (3.68%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.47%) Power BI
6 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) LSMW
General
1 36 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (4.41%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (4.41%) Retail
3 4 (2.94%) Law
4 3 (2.21%) Billing
5 2 (1.47%) Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Croatian Language
5 2 (1.47%) Legal
5 2 (1.47%) Serbian Language
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Front Office
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (27.21%) Consultant
1 37 (27.21%) SAP Consultant
2 23 (16.91%) SAP Manager
3 17 (12.50%) Analyst
4 14 (10.29%) Project Manager
5 13 (9.56%) Architect
5 13 (9.56%) SAP Architect
6 12 (8.82%) SAP Project Manager
7 9 (6.62%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (5.15%) SAP Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Technical Manager
9 6 (4.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.41%) Agile Scrum Master
9 6 (4.41%) Functional Consultant
9 6 (4.41%) Implementation Manager
9 6 (4.41%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 6 (4.41%) Scrum Master
9 6 (4.41%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) IDoc
2 4 (2.94%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (2.21%) .NET
4 2 (1.47%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.74%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.74%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.15%) User Experience
4 3 (2.21%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.74%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing Technology
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (19.12%) Migration
3 25 (18.38%) ERP
4 24 (17.65%) Data Migration
5 23 (16.91%) Change Management
6 16 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (9.56%) CRM
7 13 (9.56%) Project Management
8 11 (8.09%) PRINCE2
9 10 (7.35%) Logistics
10 9 (6.62%) Time Management
11 8 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.15%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.41%) Analytics
13 6 (4.41%) Business Analysis
13 6 (4.41%) Procure-to-Pay
13 6 (4.41%) Scrum
13 6 (4.41%) Stakeholder Identification
13 6 (4.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.62%) ABAP
2 6 (4.41%) SQL
3 3 (2.21%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.47%) Degree
1 2 (1.47%) PMI Certification
1 2 (1.47%) PMP
1 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.74%) ACCA
2 1 (0.74%) CIMA
2 1 (0.74%) CIPD
2 1 (0.74%) CRISC
2 1 (0.74%) ISACA
2 1 (0.74%) ISEB
2 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) GDPR
1 4 (2.94%) SEPA
2 3 (2.21%) PMO
2 3 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.47%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) COSO
4 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) GxP
4 1 (0.74%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) HP ALM
2 7 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.62%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (5.88%) HP
5 6 (4.41%) Ariba
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle
7 2 (1.47%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.74%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.74%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.74%) Databricks
8 1 (0.74%) Kronos
8 1 (0.74%) Tableau