Period
to 18 April 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 723 766 740
Rank change year-on-year +43 -26 -14
Contract jobs citing SAP MM 126 132 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.98% 1.86% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 65
UK median daily rate £491 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £308
90th Percentile £664 £625 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £488
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
UK median hourly rate £55.50 £60.50 £80.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.26% -24.61% -
10th Percentile £52.50 £60.25 £77.78
90th Percentile £58.38 £60.75 £82.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.50 - -

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 6,369 7,090 7,702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.64% 7.01% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,825 4,172 4,530
UK median daily rate £483 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 96 95
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -19.35% -9.77%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.03 £10.56
90th Percentile £64.45 £57.25 £59.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.23
% change year-on-year +75.00% -35.95% -11.42%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 +3 101 £488 -2.50% 2
UK excluding London +5 73 £475 -9.52% 2
London +19 31 £494 -1.25%
South East +8 24 £500 +21.21% 1
Midlands +7 16 £450 -10.00%
East of England +21 12 £420 -19.23%
West Midlands -1 10 £450 -10.00%
Northern Ireland - 9 - -
North of England +8 7 £525 -2.33% 1
North West +10 6 £525 -4.55% 1
East Midlands +27 2 - -
Scotland +14 2 - -
Wales +2 2 £500 -4.76%
Yorkshire -3 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 126 (100.00%) SAP
2 35 (27.78%) Finance
3 32 (25.40%) Logistics
4 28 (22.22%) SAP S/4HANA
5 27 (21.43%) Manufacturing
6 23 (18.25%) ERP
7 19 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (14.29%) Project Management
9 17 (13.49%) SAP SD
10 16 (12.70%) SAP FI
11 15 (11.90%) SAP WM
11 15 (11.90%) Ariba
11 15 (11.90%) Procure-to-Pay
12 13 (10.32%) PRINCE2
12 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (9.52%) SAP CO
13 12 (9.52%) Migration
13 12 (9.52%) SAP MDG
14 11 (8.73%) SAP FI/CO
15 10 (7.94%) ABAP
16 9 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (7.14%) SAP PM
17 8 (6.35%) SAP PP
18 7 (5.56%) SAP BW
18 7 (5.56%) LSMW
18 7 (5.56%) Business Analysis
18 7 (5.56%) Unit Testing
18 7 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
18 7 (5.56%) OpenText VIM for SAP
18 7 (5.56%) Data Migration

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:

Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 28 (22.22%) SAP S/4HANA
2 17 (13.49%) SAP SD
3 16 (12.70%) SAP FI
4 15 (11.90%) SAP WM
5 12 (9.52%) SAP CO
5 12 (9.52%) SAP MDG
6 11 (8.73%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (7.14%) SAP PM
8 8 (6.35%) SAP PP
9 7 (5.56%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 6 (4.76%) SAP ERP
10 6 (4.76%) SAP SCM
11 4 (3.17%) SAP LE
12 3 (2.38%) SAP APO
12 3 (2.38%) SAP EWM
13 2 (1.59%) SAP BPC
13 2 (1.59%) SAP PS
13 2 (1.59%) SAP QM
13 2 (1.59%) SAP SM
14 1 (0.79%) SAP HUM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (5.56%) SAP BW
3 4 (3.17%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 4 (3.17%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (1.59%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (5.56%) LSMW
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 35 (27.78%) Finance
2 27 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.97%) Billing
4 5 (3.97%) Retail
5 3 (2.38%) German Language
6 2 (1.59%) Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Croatian Language
6 2 (1.59%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.59%) Serbian Language
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (63.49%) Consultant
2 78 (61.90%) SAP Consultant
3 44 (34.92%) SAP MM Consultant
4 19 (15.08%) Functional Consultant
5 17 (13.49%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 13 (10.32%) SAP Manager
7 12 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 12 (9.52%) SAP Project Manager
7 12 (9.52%) SAP WM Consultant
8 7 (5.56%) Data Consultant
8 7 (5.56%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) SAP Data Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) Senior SAP Consultant
10 5 (3.97%) Master Data Consultant
10 5 (3.97%) Procurement Consultant
10 5 (3.97%) SAP Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
10 5 (3.97%) Supply Chain Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) SAPUI5
2 4 (3.17%) BAPI
3 3 (2.38%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (1.59%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.59%) User Experience
3 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Logistics
2 23 (18.25%) ERP
3 19 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.29%) Project Management
5 15 (11.90%) Procure-to-Pay
6 13 (10.32%) PRINCE2
6 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (9.52%) Migration
8 7 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 7 (5.56%) Data Governance
8 7 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 7 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.76%) Data Integration
9 6 (4.76%) Data Mapping
9 6 (4.76%) Quality Management
9 6 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
10 5 (3.97%) ITIL
10 5 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.94%) ABAP
2 5 (3.97%) SQL
3 3 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.38%) PMP
4 2 (1.59%) ACCA
4 2 (1.59%) CIMA
4 2 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (0.79%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) GxP
2 1 (0.79%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 126 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (11.90%) Ariba
3 6 (4.76%) OpenText
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.79%) HP
5 1 (0.79%) JDA