Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Manager was £544 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 549 479 470
Rank change year-on-year -70 -9 -63
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Manager 348 440 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.48% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 210 259
UK median daily rate £544 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +7.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £410 £375 £400
90th Percentile £705 £702 £671
UK excluding London median daily rate £535 £531 £500
% change year-on-year +0.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
UK median hourly rate £58.00 £5.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1060.00% -88.57% -31.64%
10th Percentile £55.00 £5.00 £31.13
90th Percentile £61.00 £5.00 £55.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,087 92,090 101,917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,169 60,120 64,967
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,779 3,236 3,857
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.81% +12.24%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

SAP Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAP Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Manager in the UK

SAP Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Manager.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Manager in the UK

SAP Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Manager over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Manager in the UK

SAP Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Manager in the UK

SAP Manager
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 -51 329 £550 +3.53% 31
UK excluding London -24 185 £535 +0.71% 18
London -82 105 £550 +4.76% 12
South East -51 61 £527 -4.27% 5
East of England +2 39 £550 +1.85% 5
North of England +42 33 £600 +20.00% 4
Midlands -11 30 £500 -2.44% 2
Yorkshire +27 19 £600 +6.67% 1
West Midlands 0 14 £488 +21.88% 2
South West +9 12 £525 +10.53% 2
North West +7 11 £538 +7.50% 3
East Midlands -4 9 £420 -23.64%
Scotland -6 4 £424 -15.25%
North East +52 2 - -
Wales +5 2 £450 -

SAP Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, SAP Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAP Manager in the job title.

1 348 (100.00%) SAP
2 131 (37.64%) Project Management
3 95 (27.30%) Finance
4 79 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (18.39%) ERP
6 43 (12.36%) Change Management
6 43 (12.36%) SAP Implementation
7 34 (9.77%) Manufacturing
8 31 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (8.91%) SAP S/4HANA
9 26 (7.47%) Programme Management
10 25 (7.18%) Migration
10 25 (7.18%) SAP FI
11 24 (6.90%) PRINCE2
11 24 (6.90%) Project Planning
12 23 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
13 22 (6.32%) ITIL
14 21 (6.03%) FMCG
15 20 (5.75%) Service Delivery
15 20 (5.75%) SAP CO
15 20 (5.75%) SAP FI/CO
16 19 (5.46%) Retail
16 19 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (5.46%) SAP HANA
16 19 (5.46%) SuccessFactors
17 18 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (4.89%) Oracle
18 17 (4.89%) SAP MM
18 17 (4.89%) SAP BW
19 16 (4.60%) Business Transformation

SAP Manager Skill Set
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 6 (1.72%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.57%) CMS
3 2 (0.57%) Confluence
4 1 (0.29%) Documentum
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (2.87%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 31 (8.91%) SAP S/4HANA
2 25 (7.18%) SAP FI
3 20 (5.75%) SAP CO
3 20 (5.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 17 (4.89%) SAP MM
5 16 (4.60%) SAP HR
6 15 (4.31%) SAP BPC
6 15 (4.31%) SAP ERP
7 14 (4.02%) SAP FSCM
8 6 (1.72%) SAP APO
8 6 (1.72%) SAP EWM
9 5 (1.44%) SAP PM
9 5 (1.44%) SAP Retail
10 4 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (1.15%) SAP PP
10 4 (1.15%) SAP PSCD
11 3 (0.86%) SAP GRC
11 3 (0.86%) SAP HCM
11 3 (0.86%) SAP Payroll
11 3 (0.86%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.46%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.57%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.57%) SMS
2 1 (0.29%) CTI
2 1 (0.29%) Intranet
2 1 (0.29%) LAN
2 1 (0.29%) Skype
2 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.46%) SAP HANA
2 17 (4.89%) SAP BW
3 10 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (2.01%) SAP Data Services
5 6 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (1.44%) Power BI
6 5 (1.44%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.86%) Big Data
8 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.57%) Lumira
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.29%) DB2
9 1 (0.29%) GIS
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.29%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.15%) LSMW
2 3 (0.86%) JIRA
3 1 (0.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.29%) TestRail
General
1 95 (27.30%) Finance
2 34 (9.77%) Manufacturing
3 19 (5.46%) Retail
4 15 (4.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.15%) Automotive
5 4 (1.15%) Billing
5 4 (1.15%) Marketing
6 3 (0.86%) Back Office
6 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.29%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.44%) Middleware
2 4 (1.15%) SAP Basis
2 4 (1.15%) SAP PI
3 3 (0.86%) SAPUI5
4 2 (0.57%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.29%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (6.03%) FMCG
3 9 (2.59%) Virtual Team
4 6 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.44%) Robotics
6 4 (1.15%) PMI
7 2 (0.57%) User Experience
8 1 (0.29%) AS400
8 1 (0.29%) BYOD
8 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.29%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.29%) IVR
8 1 (0.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.86%) Unix
2 2 (0.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (37.64%) Project Management
2 79 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (18.39%) ERP
4 43 (12.36%) Change Management
4 43 (12.36%) SAP Implementation
5 31 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (7.47%) Programme Management
7 25 (7.18%) Migration
8 24 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 24 (6.90%) Project Planning
9 22 (6.32%) ITIL
10 20 (5.75%) Service Delivery
11 19 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (4.60%) Business Transformation
14 15 (4.31%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (4.02%) Logistics
15 14 (4.02%) Matrix Organization
15 14 (4.02%) Project Governance
15 14 (4.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.30%) SQL
2 7 (2.01%) ABAP
3 4 (1.15%) C
4 1 (0.29%) Python
4 1 (0.29%) R
4 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (3.16%) Degree
2 8 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (2.01%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.72%) PMP
5 5 (1.44%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.15%) ACCA
6 4 (1.15%) CIMA
6 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) PgMP
8 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.74%) QA
2 6 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.44%) PMO
3 5 (1.44%) SLA
4 3 (0.86%) GxP
5 2 (0.57%) GDPR
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) COBIT
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.29%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) MOM
2 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 348 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (4.89%) Oracle
3 12 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.16%) Concur
5 10 (2.87%) Ariba
6 8 (2.30%) HP
7 7 (2.01%) hybris
8 6 (1.72%) Tableau
9 5 (1.44%) Blue Prism
9 5 (1.44%) Kofax
10 4 (1.15%) Adobe
11 3 (0.86%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.86%) IBM
11 3 (0.86%) JDA
11 3 (0.86%) Workday
12 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.29%) Anaplan
13 1 (0.29%) Guidewire
13 1 (0.29%) Platfora
13 1 (0.29%) ServiceNow