Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP PM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP PM over the 6 months to 5 June 2020 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 Plant Maintenance (PM)
UK
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 600 818 835
Rank change year-on-year +218 +17 -49
Contract jobs citing SAP PM 9 27 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.030% 0.052%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.27% 0.45% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 36
Median daily rate £550 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.39% +9.72% +5.88%
10th Percentile £445 £364 £375
90th Percentile £666 £743 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP PM 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 3,329 6,033 6,949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.45% 6.71% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,969 3,645 4,081
Median daily rate £500 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.72% +4.44%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £711 £669 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 88 96
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.84% -15.08%
10th Percentile £15.48 £11.25 £10.79
90th Percentile £48.75 £63.75 £50.63
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +55.56% -33.33%

SAP PM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP PM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP PM in the UK

SAP PM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP PM.

Daily rate trend for SAP PM in the UK

SAP PM
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP PM over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP PM in the UK

SAP PM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP PM.

Hourly rate trend for SAP PM in the UK

SAP PM
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PM within the UK over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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 +225 5 £564 +14.18% 2
London +157 2 - -
Work from Home - 2 - -
UK excluding London +176 1 £438 -2.78% 2
North of England +94 1 £438 - 1
Yorkshire +62 1 £438 - 1

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PM 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 PM.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) EAM
3 3 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (33.33%) SAP FI
3 3 (33.33%) SAP CO
3 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) ABAP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (11.11%) Informatica
5 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
5 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
5 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (11.11%) MS Access

SAP PM
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 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 3 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 3 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
2 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP CO Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP FI Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP MM Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP PM Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP SD Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
1 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) EAM
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
4 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) ABAP
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle