Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 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 Materials Management (MM)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 703 713 699
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP MM 172 133 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.27% 1.63% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 72 66
UK median daily rate £525 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.25% +7.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £354 £350 £361
90th Percentile £668 £635 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £401
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.84% -15.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £55.25 £80.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.94% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 7,577 8,167 8,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.46% 8.51% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,492 4,945 4,880
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.93% -1.59%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 82 123
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -30.56% +21.01%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.80 £14.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £64.30 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £26.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -3.81% -27.08% +50.00%

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 21 February 2018.

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 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 MM within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 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 +25 164 £518 +3.50% 6
UK excluding London +22 99 £550 +10.00% 4
London -9 45 £500 -0.05% 2
South East +11 36 £381 -10.29% 1
North of England +44 22 £640 +28.00% 1
Midlands -14 17 £510 +3.03% 1
North West +21 16 £650 +30.00% 1
East of England -4 9 £550 +46.67%
South West - 9 £609 - 1
West Midlands -6 8 £538 +10.26% 1
East Midlands +8 7 £500 -4.76%
Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
Scotland - 4 £600 -
Wales - 2 £525 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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.

1 172 (100.00%) SAP
2 35 (20.35%) Logistics
3 34 (19.77%) Migration
3 34 (19.77%) Finance
3 34 (19.77%) Data Migration
4 32 (18.60%) Procure-to-Pay
4 32 (18.60%) ERP
5 26 (15.12%) SAP FI
5 26 (15.12%) Manufacturing
6 25 (14.53%) SAP FI/CO
6 25 (14.53%) SAP CO
7 24 (13.95%) SAP SD
7 24 (13.95%) Ariba
7 24 (13.95%) ABAP
8 23 (13.37%) Asset Management
9 20 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (11.05%) SAP Implementation
11 18 (10.47%) SAP BW
12 15 (8.72%) SQL
12 15 (8.72%) Project Management
12 15 (8.72%) Retail
12 15 (8.72%) Integration Testing
13 14 (8.14%) Data Cleansing
13 14 (8.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 14 (8.14%) SAP PM
13 14 (8.14%) SAP S/4HANA
14 13 (7.56%) Validation
15 12 (6.98%) Maximo
16 11 (6.40%) SAP Retail

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 7 (4.07%) Documentum
2 6 (3.49%) CMS
3 5 (2.91%) Confluence
4 2 (1.16%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (15.12%) SAP FI
2 25 (14.53%) SAP CO
2 25 (14.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 24 (13.95%) SAP SD
4 14 (8.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (8.14%) SAP PM
4 14 (8.14%) SAP S/4HANA
5 12 (6.98%) Maximo
6 11 (6.40%) SAP Retail
7 10 (5.81%) SAP PS
8 9 (5.23%) SAP PP
9 8 (4.65%) SAP MDG
9 8 (4.65%) SAP WM
10 7 (4.07%) SAP FSCM
11 6 (3.49%) SAP APO
11 6 (3.49%) SAP ERP
12 5 (2.91%) SAP MDM
12 5 (2.91%) SAP QM
13 4 (2.33%) SAP SRM
14 2 (1.16%) SAP CCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.47%) SAP BW
2 6 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (3.49%) SAP Data Services
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.74%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.16%) Big Data
4 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (5.23%) LSMW
2 5 (2.91%) JIRA
General
1 34 (19.77%) Finance
2 26 (15.12%) Manufacturing
3 15 (8.72%) Retail
4 7 (4.07%) Automotive
4 7 (4.07%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.91%) Billing
6 4 (2.33%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.33%) Legal
7 3 (1.74%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.16%) Arabic Language
8 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.58%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 96 (55.81%) Consultant
2 93 (54.07%) SAP Consultant
3 73 (42.44%) SAP MM Consultant
4 24 (13.95%) Analyst
5 15 (8.72%) SAP Analyst
6 11 (6.40%) SAP Manager
6 11 (6.40%) SAP PP Consultant
6 11 (6.40%) SAP SD Consultant
7 10 (5.81%) Functional Consultant
7 10 (5.81%) Logistics Consultant
7 10 (5.81%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 10 (5.81%) SAP Logistics Consultant
8 9 (5.23%) Data Analyst
8 9 (5.23%) SAP MM Analyst
8 9 (5.23%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
9 8 (4.65%) Architect
9 8 (4.65%) SAP Architect
9 8 (4.65%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
9 8 (4.65%) SAP Retail Consultant
9 8 (4.65%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.49%) IDoc
2 3 (1.74%) EDI
2 3 (1.74%) Middleware
2 3 (1.74%) SAP ALE
2 3 (1.74%) Web Services
3 2 (1.16%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.58%) BAPI
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.58%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.58%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.58%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.23%) Data Structures
1 9 (5.23%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.49%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.91%) AS400
4 5 (2.91%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.33%) FMCG
6 2 (1.16%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.35%) Logistics
2 34 (19.77%) Data Migration
2 34 (19.77%) Migration
3 32 (18.60%) ERP
3 32 (18.60%) Procure-to-Pay
4 23 (13.37%) Asset Management
5 20 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (11.05%) SAP Implementation
7 15 (8.72%) Integration Testing
7 15 (8.72%) Project Management
8 14 (8.14%) Data Cleansing
9 13 (7.56%) Validation
10 11 (6.40%) Data Mapping
10 11 (6.40%) People Management
10 11 (6.40%) Test Scripting
11 10 (5.81%) Change Management
12 9 (5.23%) Business Analysis
12 9 (5.23%) Service Delivery
12 9 (5.23%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.95%) ABAP
2 15 (8.72%) SQL
3 6 (3.49%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.16%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.23%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.07%) Degree
4 4 (2.33%) ISEB
4 4 (2.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.16%) ACCA
5 2 (1.16%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.49%) GxP
2 6 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.33%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 172 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (13.95%) Ariba
3 5 (2.91%) HP
3 5 (2.91%) OpenText
4 2 (1.16%) Capita
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle
5 1 (0.58%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.58%) JD Edwards