The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP PP-PI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP PP-PI 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 Production Planning Process Industries (PP-PI)
UK
Rank 588 636 614
Rank change year-on-year +48 -22  
Contract jobs citing SAP PP-PI 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.21% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £563
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP PP-PI 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 PP-PI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP PP-PI in the UK

SAP PP-PI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PP-PI in the UK

SAP PP-PI
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PP-PI 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 +37 8 £450 -
South West - 4 £450 -
Swindon - 4 £450 -
Wiltshire - 4 £450 -
Midlands - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £450 -
North West - 2 £450 -

SAP PP-PI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP-PI 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 PP-PI.

1 19 (100.00%) SAP
1 19 (100.00%) SAP PP
2 13 (68.42%) Migration
3 11 (57.89%) Manufacturing
4 10 (52.63%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (42.11%) SAP XI
5 8 (42.11%) Change Management
5 8 (42.11%) Feasibility Study
5 8 (42.11%) Business Process Modelling
5 8 (42.11%) SAP MII
5 8 (42.11%) Business Process Improvement
5 8 (42.11%) Process Improvement
5 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 8 (42.11%) Defect Management
6 6 (31.58%) FMCG
7 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) ABAP
8 2 (10.53%) SAP WM
9 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (5.26%) SAP Certification
9 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
9 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.26%) Retail
9 1 (5.26%) Logistics
9 1 (5.26%) French Language
9 1 (5.26%) Italian Language
9 1 (5.26%) SAP HUM
9 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing

SAP PP-PI
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 19 (100.00%) SAP PP
2 8 (42.11%) SAP MII
3 2 (10.53%) SAP WM
4 1 (5.26%) SAP HUM
General
1 11 (57.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) Italian Language
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Consultant
1 10 (52.63%) SAP Consultant
1 10 (52.63%) SAP PP Consultant
2 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Business Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) SAP Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) SAP Business Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) SAP PI Consultant
2 9 (47.37%) SAP PP Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) SAP PP Business Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Migration
2 10 (52.63%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (42.11%) Business Process Improvement
3 8 (42.11%) Business Process Modelling
3 8 (42.11%) Change Management
3 8 (42.11%) Defect Management
3 8 (42.11%) Feasibility Study
3 8 (42.11%) Process Improvement
3 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Logistics
6 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP