Period
to 25 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 723 629 676
Rank change year-on-year -94 +47 -82
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 157 202 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 120 84
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -12.20%
10th Percentile £350 £311 £325
90th Percentile £675 £604 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
UK median hourly rate £25.00 - £56.82
10th Percentile £21.88 - £49.21
90th Percentile £27.13 - £64.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £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 86,091 77,679 89,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.68% 84.79% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,757 50,812 58,840
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,340 2,080 2,256
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% - +17.23%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.41% +25.29%

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 June 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 June 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 -79 153 £513 +5.13% 15
UK excluding London -50 104 £525 +10.53% 10
South East -6 49 £438 -2.78% 9
London -59 37 £475 -13.64% 5
East of England +20 23 £575 +9.52%
North of England -45 16 £450 +1.41%
North West -24 13 £463 -2.63%
Midlands -39 11 £650 +23.81% 1
West Midlands -30 9 £650 +23.81%
South West 0 4 £600 +50.00%
Yorkshire -28 3 £450 +100.00%
Scotland -38 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 157 (100.00%) SAP
2 42 (26.75%) Finance
3 32 (20.38%) Manufacturing
4 27 (17.20%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (15.92%) Project Management
6 22 (14.01%) Migration
6 22 (14.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (13.38%) Logistics
8 20 (12.74%) ERP
9 19 (12.10%) Data Migration
9 19 (12.10%) SAP S/4HANA
10 18 (11.46%) Procure-to-Pay
11 17 (10.83%) SAP HANA
12 16 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (10.19%) Change Management
13 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
14 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (7.01%) ABAP
15 11 (7.01%) SAP FI
15 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
15 11 (7.01%) Security Cleared
15 11 (7.01%) SAP CO
16 10 (6.37%) Asset Management
16 10 (6.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 10 (6.37%) SAP MM
16 10 (6.37%) IDoc
17 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Office
17 9 (5.73%) EDI

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 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.64%) CMS
3 1 (0.64%) IIS
3 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.64%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.64%) SAP EP
Applications
1 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.27%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (12.10%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (7.01%) SAP CO
2 11 (7.01%) SAP FI
3 10 (6.37%) SAP MM
4 9 (5.73%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (5.73%) SAP HCM
4 9 (5.73%) SAP PM
5 5 (3.18%) SAP BPC
5 5 (3.18%) SAP ERP
5 5 (3.18%) SAP PS
5 5 (3.18%) SAP SD
6 4 (2.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (2.55%) SAP PP
7 3 (1.91%) SAP EWM
8 2 (1.27%) SAP CRM for Utilities
8 2 (1.27%) SAP FI-GL
8 2 (1.27%) SAP GRC
8 2 (1.27%) SAP HR
8 2 (1.27%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (1.27%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.10%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.64%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) Skype
2 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.64%) DMZ
2 1 (0.64%) Firewall
2 1 (0.64%) Intranet
2 1 (0.64%) SMS
2 1 (0.64%) VPN
2 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.83%) SAP HANA
2 2 (1.27%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.64%) Big Data
3 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) LSMW
1 1 (0.64%) NWDI
1 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (26.75%) Finance
2 32 (20.38%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.46%) Billing
3 7 (4.46%) Retail
4 3 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.27%) Automotive
5 2 (1.27%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Local Government
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (26.75%) Consultant
2 40 (25.48%) SAP Consultant
3 21 (13.38%) Analyst
3 21 (13.38%) SAP Manager
4 19 (12.10%) Architect
5 18 (11.46%) SAP Analyst
5 18 (11.46%) SAP Architect
6 15 (9.55%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (8.92%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 12 (7.64%) Project Manager
9 11 (7.01%) Functional Consultant
9 11 (7.01%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 10 (6.37%) SAP Project Manager
11 9 (5.73%) Programme Manager
12 8 (5.10%) SAP MM Analyst
13 7 (4.46%) Change Manager
13 7 (4.46%) Data Analyst
13 7 (4.46%) Functional Analyst
13 7 (4.46%) SAP Functional Analyst
13 7 (4.46%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.37%) IDoc
2 9 (5.73%) EDI
3 3 (1.91%) SAP TM
4 2 (1.27%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.64%) .NET
5 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.64%) JDBC
5 1 (0.64%) Middleware
5 1 (0.64%) REST
5 1 (0.64%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.64%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.64%) SOAP
5 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.20%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.82%) FMCG
3 6 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.91%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.91%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.27%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.27%) Life Science
6 2 (1.27%) Social Media
6 2 (1.27%) User Experience
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.92%) Project Management
2 22 (14.01%) Migration
2 22 (14.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (13.38%) Logistics
4 20 (12.74%) ERP
5 19 (12.10%) Data Migration
6 18 (11.46%) Procure-to-Pay
7 16 (10.19%) Change Management
7 16 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (6.37%) Asset Management
8 10 (6.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (5.10%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (4.46%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.46%) Record to Report
11 6 (3.82%) Programme Management
11 6 (3.82%) Supplier Relationship Management
11 6 (3.82%) Test Scripting
11 6 (3.82%) Time Management
11 6 (3.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.01%) ABAP
2 3 (1.91%) C
3 1 (0.64%) C#
3 1 (0.64%) Java
3 1 (0.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
1 11 (7.01%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.27%) PMP
3 1 (0.64%) CCNA
3 1 (0.64%) CCNP
3 1 (0.64%) CCSA
3 1 (0.64%) CCSE
3 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.64%) CRISC
3 1 (0.64%) ISACA
3 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) PMO
1 6 (3.82%) QA
2 5 (3.18%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.91%) SLA
4 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.64%) COSO
5 1 (0.64%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.64%) GxP
5 1 (0.64%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 157 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.18%) Ariba
3 5 (3.18%) Oracle
4 4 (2.55%) HP
5 2 (1.27%) Adobe
5 2 (1.27%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.64%) Anaplan
6 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco
6 1 (0.64%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.64%) Dell
6 1 (0.64%) F5
6 1 (0.64%) hybris
6 1 (0.64%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com