Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 683 617 692
Rank change year-on-year -66 +75 -79
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 192 253 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 124 93
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £356 £354 £325
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
UK median hourly rate - - £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £24.00

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 84,708 80,985 88,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.85% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,780 53,648 57,331
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,963 2,249 2,692
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.43 £23.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +4.29% +17.13%
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.29 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.21% -4.00% +25.00%

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 16 January 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 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 16 January 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 -66 183 £510 +2.00% 15
UK excluding London -44 119 £500 +5.26% 14
London -33 48 £525 - 1
South East -28 32 £425 -15.00% 2
North of England +33 28 £425 -22.73% 8
East of England +9 27 £550 +25.71% 2
Midlands -51 19 £500 -4.76% 2
North West +8 17 £420 -26.96% 5
West Midlands -35 12 £465 -2.11% 1
Yorkshire +25 9 £525 +20.00% 3
South West 0 7 £425 -8.60%
Wales +5 6 £401 -
North East +56 1 £375 -
East Midlands -8 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 192 (100.00%) SAP
2 42 (21.88%) Finance
3 40 (20.83%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (17.19%) Migration
4 33 (17.19%) Retail
5 28 (14.58%) Manufacturing
6 27 (14.06%) SAP SD
7 26 (13.54%) Project Management
8 24 (12.50%) ERP
8 24 (12.50%) Data Migration
9 23 (11.98%) SAP CO
9 23 (11.98%) SAP HANA
10 22 (11.46%) SAP MM
10 22 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (10.94%) SAP S/4HANA
12 20 (10.42%) SAP FI
12 20 (10.42%) SAP BW
13 18 (9.38%) Data Mapping
14 17 (8.85%) SAP Retail
15 16 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
16 15 (7.81%) Change Management
16 15 (7.81%) BusinessObjects
17 14 (7.29%) NetWeaver
17 14 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (6.25%) SAP Basis
18 12 (6.25%) Programme Management
18 12 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
18 12 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (5.73%) Microsoft
19 11 (5.73%) Data Cleansing

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 14 (7.29%) NetWeaver
2 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.04%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (14.06%) SAP SD
2 23 (11.98%) SAP CO
3 22 (11.46%) SAP MM
4 21 (10.94%) SAP S/4HANA
5 20 (10.42%) SAP FI
6 17 (8.85%) SAP Retail
7 16 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (5.21%) SAP CAR
8 10 (5.21%) SAP ERP
9 6 (3.13%) SAP HR
9 6 (3.13%) SAP MDG
9 6 (3.13%) SAP SRM
10 5 (2.60%) SAP EWM
10 5 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (2.60%) SAP PP
11 4 (2.08%) SAP GRC
11 4 (2.08%) SAP HCM
11 4 (2.08%) SAP IS-U
11 4 (2.08%) SAP PM
12 3 (1.56%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.60%) SMS
2 2 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.04%) DMZ
2 2 (1.04%) Firewall
2 2 (1.04%) Internet
2 2 (1.04%) Intranet
2 2 (1.04%) Network Security
2 2 (1.04%) VPN
2 2 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.98%) SAP HANA
2 20 (10.42%) SAP BW
3 15 (7.81%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (2.08%) DB2
4 4 (2.08%) Sybase ASE
5 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.04%) Big Data
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.52%) MySQL
7 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.60%) LSMW
2 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (21.88%) Finance
2 33 (17.19%) Retail
3 28 (14.58%) Manufacturing
4 12 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (4.17%) Billing
6 7 (3.65%) Banking
7 5 (2.60%) Legal
8 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.04%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.52%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 62 (32.29%) Consultant
2 58 (30.21%) SAP Consultant
3 43 (22.40%) SAP Manager
4 36 (18.75%) Analyst
5 30 (15.63%) SAP Analyst
6 21 (10.94%) Project Manager
6 21 (10.94%) SAP Project Manager
7 16 (8.33%) Data Analyst
8 13 (6.77%) SAP Data Analyst
8 13 (6.77%) SAP SD Consultant
9 10 (5.21%) Programme Manager
9 10 (5.21%) SAP FI Consultant
9 10 (5.21%) SAP Retail Consultant
10 9 (4.69%) Architect
10 9 (4.69%) Implementation Manager
10 9 (4.69%) SAP Implementation Manager
10 9 (4.69%) SAP MM Consultant
10 9 (4.69%) SAP Programme Manager
11 8 (4.17%) SAP Architect
11 8 (4.17%) SAP CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.25%) SAP Basis
2 9 (4.69%) SAP ALE
3 7 (3.65%) SAP Smart Forms
4 6 (3.13%) IDoc
4 6 (3.13%) Web Services
5 3 (1.56%) EDI
5 3 (1.56%) SAP Fiori
5 3 (1.56%) SAP XI
6 2 (1.04%) XML
7 1 (0.52%) BAPI
7 1 (0.52%) CSS
7 1 (0.52%) HTML
7 1 (0.52%) J2EE
7 1 (0.52%) Middleware
7 1 (0.52%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.52%) SAP TM
7 1 (0.52%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.52%) SOAP
7 1 (0.52%) Spring
7 1 (0.52%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.83%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.69%) FMCG
4 7 (3.65%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.08%) Clustering
5 4 (2.08%) Life Science
5 4 (2.08%) Robotics
6 3 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.52%) HACMP
8 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.04%) Linux
2 1 (0.52%) Unix
2 1 (0.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.19%) Migration
2 26 (13.54%) Project Management
3 24 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 24 (12.50%) ERP
4 22 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (9.38%) Data Mapping
6 15 (7.81%) Change Management
7 14 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 12 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (5.73%) Data Cleansing
10 10 (5.21%) Data Governance
10 10 (5.21%) Order to Cash
11 9 (4.69%) Data Management
11 9 (4.69%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (4.17%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.17%) Validation
13 7 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (3.65%) Data Modelling
13 7 (3.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.17%) SQL
2 7 (3.65%) SAPscript
3 6 (3.13%) Java
4 3 (1.56%) ABAP
5 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.04%) CCNA
2 2 (1.04%) CCNP
2 2 (1.04%) CCSA
2 2 (1.04%) CCSE
2 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.04%) CRISC
2 2 (1.04%) ISACA
2 2 (1.04%) PMP
3 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.52%) ISEB
3 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.56%) PMO
3 2 (1.04%) COSO
3 2 (1.04%) FIPS 140-2
3 2 (1.04%) IFRS
4 1 (0.52%) GDPR
4 1 (0.52%) GxP
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 192 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle
4 5 (2.60%) Sybase
5 4 (2.08%) Blue Prism
5 4 (2.08%) HP
5 4 (2.08%) Kofax
5 4 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.04%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.04%) Cisco
6 2 (1.04%) Dell KACE
6 2 (1.04%) F5
7 1 (0.52%) Ariba
7 1 (0.52%) Citrix
7 1 (0.52%) hybris
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.52%) Veritas
7 1 (0.52%) VMware