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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Plant Maintenance (PM)
UK
Rank 563 621 582
Rank change year-on-year +58 -39  
Contract jobs citing SAP PM 33 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.040% 0.074%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.85% 0.50% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 16
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £340 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -20.45% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3884 4229 4617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.57% 7.98% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2342 2541 2555
Median daily rate £450 £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 39
Median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.58% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £67.04 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP PM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP PM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP PM in the UK

SAP PM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PM in the UK

SAP PM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP PM over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP PM in the UK

SAP PM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP PM in the UK

SAP PM
Top 22 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 31 £444 +1.71% 5
London +39 17 £450 +18.03% 4
South West +2 5 £425 -34.61%
Swindon - 5 £425 -
Wiltshire - 5 £425 -
South East +26 2 - -
Woking - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
West Midlands +6 1 £550 -2.22%
Coventry -1 1 £550 -2.22%
Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £550 -
Manchester - 1 £550 -
Belfast - 1 £500 -
City of London - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £540 -
East of England - 1 £540 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £540 -
County Antrim - 1 £500 -

SAP PM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP PM.

1 55 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (18.18%) Project Management
3 9 (16.36%) SAP MM
3 9 (16.36%) ERP
4 8 (14.55%) Data Migration
4 8 (14.55%) Migration
5 6 (10.91%) Finance
6 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 5 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (7.27%) SAP BPC
7 4 (7.27%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (7.27%) SAP CO
7 4 (7.27%) ABAP
7 4 (7.27%) SAP FI
8 3 (5.45%) CRM
8 3 (5.45%) SAP SD
8 3 (5.45%) SAP Certification
8 3 (5.45%) SAP PP
8 3 (5.45%) EAM
8 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (5.45%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.45%) PLM
8 3 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (5.45%) WFM
8 3 (5.45%) FMCG
8 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Use Case

SAP PM
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) SAP MM
2 4 (7.27%) SAP BPC
2 4 (7.27%) SAP CO
2 4 (7.27%) SAP FI
2 4 (7.27%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (5.45%) SAP PLM
3 3 (5.45%) SAP PP
3 3 (5.45%) SAP SD
4 2 (3.64%) SAP QM
5 1 (1.82%) SAP CS
5 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.82%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (1.82%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.82%) SAP SCM
5 1 (1.82%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Consultant
1 25 (45.45%) SAP Consultant
2 18 (32.73%) SAP PM Consultant
3 11 (20.00%) SAP Manager
4 10 (18.18%) Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) SAP Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
5 7 (12.73%) SAP Project Manager
6 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) SAP Business Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) SAP MM Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Data Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) SAP CS Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) SAP Data Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) SAP PM Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Finance Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Finance Project Manager
9 3 (5.45%) SAP Financial Project Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Finance Project Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Senior SAP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) FMCG
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
2 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Project Management
1 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.36%) ERP
3 8 (14.55%) Data Migration
3 8 (14.55%) Migration
4 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (5.45%) CRM
5 3 (5.45%) EAM
5 3 (5.45%) PLM
5 3 (5.45%) Regression Testing
5 3 (5.45%) Use Case
5 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.45%) WFM
6 2 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.64%) Process Improvement
6 2 (3.64%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.64%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.64%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.82%) Ariba