Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP Payroll skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Payroll over the 6 months to 14 August 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 Payroll Management (HR-PY)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 773 855
Rank change year-on-year -66 +82 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP Payroll 49 72 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.075% 0.046%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.75% 0.93% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 26
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.95% -6.29%
10th Percentile £321 £365 £314
90th Percentile £671 £600 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -2.56% +21.88% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +200.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00

SAP Payroll 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 6,535 7,783 8,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.38% 8.14% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,809 4,498 5,152
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +0.57%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £293
90th Percentile £651 £646 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £414
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.93% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 105 94
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £33.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.76% +5.60% +38.89%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £57.50 £58.40 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% +7.14% +55.56%

SAP Payroll
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Payroll in the UK

SAP Payroll
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Payroll in the UK

SAP Payroll
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Payroll over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Payroll in the UK

SAP Payroll
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Payroll in the UK

SAP Payroll
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Payroll within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 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 -53 41 £500 +2.56% 1
UK excluding London -33 30 £475 -2.56% 1
London -17 18 £550 +10.00%
Midlands -5 10 £466 +12.69% 1
Yorkshire -11 8 £331 -47.00%
North of England -23 8 £331 -36.90%
Wales -12 6 £575 +9.52%
West Midlands -22 6 £458 +10.57%
East Midlands +10 4 £495 - 1
South East -29 4 £628 +32.11%
South West -3 1 £525 +10.53%
Northern Ireland - 1 £478 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Payroll 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 Payroll.

1 49 (100.00%) SAP
2 36 (73.47%) SAP HR
3 10 (20.41%) ABAP
4 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
5 7 (14.29%) Finance
5 7 (14.29%) Migration
5 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (12.24%) SAP HCM
6 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Project Management
7 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
8 4 (8.16%) Workday
8 4 (8.16%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (8.16%) ITIL
8 4 (8.16%) Change Management
9 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
9 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (6.12%) Defect Management
10 2 (4.08%) Concur
10 2 (4.08%) Coaching
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
10 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.08%) Test Planning
10 2 (4.08%) System Testing
10 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing

SAP Payroll
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 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 36 (73.47%) SAP HR
2 6 (12.24%) SAP HCM
3 4 (8.16%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.04%) SAP EWM
4 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) GIS
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Consultant
2 22 (44.90%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (34.69%) Payroll Consultant
4 16 (32.65%) SAP Payroll Consultant
5 14 (28.57%) HR Consultant
5 14 (28.57%) SAP HR Consultant
6 10 (20.41%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
7 8 (16.33%) Analyst
7 8 (16.33%) SAP Analyst
8 7 (14.29%) HR Analyst
8 7 (14.29%) SAP HR Analyst
9 6 (12.24%) SAP Test Analyst
9 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
10 4 (8.16%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 3 (6.12%) Functional Consultant
11 3 (6.12%) Report Specialist
11 3 (6.12%) SAP HCM Consultant
11 3 (6.12%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
11 3 (6.12%) SAP Manager
12 2 (4.08%) SAP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
2 7 (14.29%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) Change Management
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
6 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.12%) Defect Management
6 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.08%) Coaching
7 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.08%) System Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Test Planning
7 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) ABAP
2 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.04%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (8.16%) Workday
3 2 (4.08%) Concur
3 2 (4.08%) HP
3 2 (4.08%) NetApp
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Capita