Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 604 507 489
Rank change year-on-year -97 -18 -37
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Manager 290 406 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.43% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 218 212
UK median daily rate £525 £532 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.22% +1.24% +2.44%
10th Percentile £406 £386 £400
90th Percentile £675 £725 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £520 £500
% change year-on-year -1.44% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £58.00 £5.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.10% +1060.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £58.00 -
% change year-on-year -23.71% - -

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 97,845 94,346 99,963
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.94% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,305 61,972 65,147
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,138 2,810 3,268
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% +3.89% +0.06%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

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 22 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Manager over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP Manager in the UK

SAP Manager
Top 16 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 22 October 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 -95 274 £525 -0.57% 24
UK excluding London -77 169 £513 -1.44% 18
London -32 98 £555 +2.07% 6
South East -24 70 £519 +1.72% 6
North of England -33 37 £435 -26.27% 5
Midlands -34 28 £494 +3.40% 5
East of England +9 25 £550 - 1
North West -1 24 £430 -29.80% 2
West Midlands -14 24 £519 -5.68% 4
Yorkshire -32 12 £470 -17.36% 2
South West -34 4 £550 +34.15% 1
East Midlands +2 3 £456 +20.07% 1
Scotland -26 3 £575 +35.29%
North East +2 1 - - 1
Wales -23 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

SAP Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, SAP Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring SAP Manager in the job title.

1 290 (100.00%) SAP
2 90 (31.03%) Project Management
3 76 (26.21%) Finance
4 64 (22.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (21.03%) SAP S/4HANA
6 55 (18.97%) ERP
7 36 (12.41%) Migration
8 29 (10.00%) Change Management
9 25 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (7.93%) SAP Implementation
11 22 (7.59%) SAP HANA
12 19 (6.55%) Retail
13 18 (6.21%) SAP ERP
13 18 (6.21%) Data Migration
14 15 (5.17%) Project Planning
14 15 (5.17%) Risk Management
15 14 (4.83%) ITIL
15 14 (4.83%) PRINCE2
15 14 (4.83%) SuccessFactors
16 13 (4.48%) Project Governance
16 13 (4.48%) Logistics
16 13 (4.48%) Ariba
16 13 (4.48%) SAP BW
17 12 (4.14%) Programme Management
17 12 (4.14%) Manufacturing
17 12 (4.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 11 (3.79%) Test Strategy
18 11 (3.79%) Procure-to-Pay
18 11 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
19 10 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical

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 3 (1.03%) NetWeaver
1 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.69%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 61 (21.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 18 (6.21%) SAP ERP
3 10 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (2.76%) SAP CO
4 8 (2.76%) SAP FI
4 8 (2.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (2.76%) SAP HR
4 8 (2.76%) SAP MDG
5 7 (2.41%) SAP Retail
6 6 (2.07%) SAP SD
7 5 (1.72%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (1.38%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (1.38%) SAP PM
9 3 (1.03%) SAP EWM
9 3 (1.03%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 3 (1.03%) SAP HCM
9 3 (1.03%) SAP MDM
9 3 (1.03%) SAP MM
9 3 (1.03%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.69%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.83%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.72%) SaaS
4 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) Boomi
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.69%) Internet
1 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.34%) DHCP
2 1 (0.34%) DNS
2 1 (0.34%) Firewall
2 1 (0.34%) SAN
2 1 (0.34%) SMS
2 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.59%) SAP HANA
2 13 (4.48%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.03%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (0.69%) Big Data
4 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.34%) DB2
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.07%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.34%) LSMW
General
1 76 (26.21%) Finance
2 19 (6.55%) Retail
3 12 (4.14%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.41%) Legal
6 4 (1.38%) Banking
6 4 (1.38%) Billing
7 3 (1.03%) French Language
8 2 (0.69%) Automotive
8 2 (0.69%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.69%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.69%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.69%) Law
8 2 (0.69%) Marketing
8 2 (0.69%) Publishing
8 2 (0.69%) Retail Finance
8 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.07%) SAP Basis
2 3 (1.03%) SAP PI
3 2 (0.69%) .NET
3 2 (0.69%) EDI
3 2 (0.69%) Velocity
3 2 (0.69%) XML
4 1 (0.34%) IDoc
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.76%) FMCG
2 6 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (1.72%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.34%) Clustering
6 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.34%) Life Science
6 1 (0.34%) NHS
6 1 (0.34%) PMI
6 1 (0.34%) Social Media
6 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.03%) Linux
1 3 (1.03%) Windows
2 1 (0.34%) AIX
2 1 (0.34%) Unix
2 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (31.03%) Project Management
2 64 (22.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (18.97%) ERP
4 36 (12.41%) Migration
5 29 (10.00%) Change Management
6 25 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (7.93%) SAP Implementation
8 18 (6.21%) Data Migration
9 15 (5.17%) Project Planning
9 15 (5.17%) Risk Management
10 14 (4.83%) ITIL
10 14 (4.83%) PRINCE2
11 13 (4.48%) Logistics
11 13 (4.48%) Project Governance
12 12 (4.14%) Programme Management
12 12 (4.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (3.79%) Procure-to-Pay
13 11 (3.79%) Test Strategy
14 10 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.03%) Java
1 3 (1.03%) SQL
2 2 (0.69%) ABAP
3 1 (0.34%) C
3 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (2.76%) PMI Certification
2 7 (2.41%) Degree
2 7 (2.41%) PMP
3 5 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.34%) APMP
6 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.34%) CAPM
6 1 (0.34%) CIMA
6 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.34%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.10%) PMO
1 9 (3.10%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) GxP
3 1 (0.34%) GDPR
3 1 (0.34%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 290 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (4.48%) Ariba
3 8 (2.76%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.76%) Oracle
4 6 (2.07%) hybris
5 5 (1.72%) Concur
6 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.69%) Infor
7 2 (0.69%) SEEBURGER
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco
8 1 (0.34%) Citrix
8 1 (0.34%) Dell
8 1 (0.34%) HP
8 1 (0.34%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.34%) Syclo
8 1 (0.34%) Veeam
8 1 (0.34%) VMware
8 1 (0.34%) webMethods