Period
to 22 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP MM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP MM over the 6 months to 22 September 2019 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 Materials Management (MM)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 693 783 676
Rank change year-on-year +90 -107 +91
Contract jobs citing SAP MM 121 119 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.98% 1.83% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 99
UK median daily rate £498 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.74% -7.32% +10.81%
10th Percentile £413 £380 £400
90th Percentile £638 £588 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £528
% change year-on-year - -9.95% +17.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
UK median hourly rate - £49.75 £58.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.19% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.75 £58.00
% change year-on-year - -14.22% -

SAP MM is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,119 6,494 8,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.01% 6.37% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,662 3,787 4,751
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £658 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 96 108
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £24.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.76% -9.26% +5.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.67 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £60.63 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% -23.64% -18.52%

SAP MM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP MM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP MM in the UK

SAP MM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP MM in the UK

SAP MM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP MM over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP MM in the UK

SAP MM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP MM in the UK

SAP MM
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 MM within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2019. 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 +65 96 £475 - 7
UK excluding London +73 82 £475 - 5
Midlands +69 32 £475 -5.00% 2
West Midlands +60 31 £475 -5.00%
North of England +41 22 £475 +16.92%
London +72 17 £550 +2.33% 4
North West +34 17 £475 -16.67%
South East +2 15 £491 +3.42% 1
Northern Ireland - 8 £625 -
North East +27 3 - -
East of England +32 2 £450 -20.00%
Yorkshire +22 2 £600 +24.68%
Wales +24 1 £375 -23.08%
South West -28 1 £375 -21.05%
Scotland - 1 £543 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAP MM 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 MM.

1 121 (100.00%) SAP
2 44 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 33 (27.27%) SAP S/4HANA
4 25 (20.66%) SAP PP
5 24 (19.83%) Logistics
6 23 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (18.18%) Finance
8 21 (17.36%) BAPI
9 20 (16.53%) SAP SD
10 19 (15.70%) Unit Testing
11 18 (14.88%) SAP FI
12 16 (13.22%) SAP CO
12 16 (13.22%) SAP QM
12 16 (13.22%) ABAP
12 16 (13.22%) SAP WM
13 13 (10.74%) Ariba
14 11 (9.09%) ERP
14 11 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
15 10 (8.26%) Quality Management
15 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis
16 9 (7.44%) Procure-to-Pay
16 9 (7.44%) Workshop Facilitation
16 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Excel
16 9 (7.44%) Data Modelling
17 8 (6.61%) MS Visio
17 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
17 8 (6.61%) Change Management
17 8 (6.61%) Project Management
17 8 (6.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 8 (6.61%) Problem-Solving

SAP MM
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 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Portal
2 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (6.61%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (27.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 25 (20.66%) SAP PP
3 20 (16.53%) SAP SD
4 18 (14.88%) SAP FI
5 16 (13.22%) SAP CO
5 16 (13.22%) SAP QM
5 16 (13.22%) SAP WM
6 11 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (4.96%) SAP PM
7 6 (4.96%) SAP PS
8 5 (4.13%) SAP LE
9 4 (3.31%) SAP SCM
10 2 (1.65%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 2 (1.65%) SAP APO
10 2 (1.65%) SAP ERP
10 2 (1.65%) SAP HCM
10 2 (1.65%) SAP PLM
11 1 (0.83%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.83%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
1 1 (0.83%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 22 (18.18%) Finance
3 7 (5.79%) Retail
4 5 (4.13%) Billing
5 2 (1.65%) French Language
5 2 (1.65%) German Language
5 2 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.83%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.83%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.83%) Police
Job Titles
1 75 (61.98%) Consultant
2 74 (61.16%) SAP Consultant
3 43 (35.54%) SAP MM Consultant
4 23 (19.01%) Analyst
4 23 (19.01%) SAP Analyst
5 17 (14.05%) SAP WM Consultant
6 14 (11.57%) Functional Consultant
6 14 (11.57%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
7 13 (10.74%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 10 (8.26%) Functional Analyst
8 10 (8.26%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 10 (8.26%) SAP PP Consultant
9 8 (6.61%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.96%) SAP Manager
10 6 (4.96%) SAP MM Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) SAP SD Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Senior SAP Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.36%) BAPI
2 5 (4.13%) EDI
3 4 (3.31%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (2.48%) IDoc
5 1 (0.83%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.83%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.83%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.13%) FMCG
1 5 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.31%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.83%) Life Science
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) Logistics
2 23 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (15.70%) Unit Testing
4 11 (9.09%) ERP
5 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis
5 10 (8.26%) Quality Management
6 9 (7.44%) Data Modelling
6 9 (7.44%) Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (7.44%) Workshop Facilitation
7 8 (6.61%) Change Management
7 8 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (6.61%) Project Management
8 7 (5.79%) Issue Tracking
8 7 (5.79%) Migration
8 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (5.79%) Workflow
9 6 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.96%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.96%) Supplier Relationship Management
10 5 (4.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.22%) ABAP
2 3 (2.48%) SQL
3 2 (1.65%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.31%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.31%) PMP
3 2 (1.65%) ISEB
3 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 121 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (10.74%) Ariba
3 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.48%) HP
4 3 (2.48%) Manugistics
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe
5 1 (0.83%) Concur
5 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.83%) JDA
5 1 (0.83%) OpenText