Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP PP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP PP over the 6 months to 16 January 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 Production Planning (PP)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 795 786
Rank change year-on-year -33 -9 -37
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 47 67 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.069% 0.090%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.61% 0.83% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 28
UK median daily rate £538 £488 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.26% -3.47% +1.00%
10th Percentile £406 £367 £410
90th Percentile £650 £594 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £58.66 - £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.66 - -

SAP PP 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 7,737 8,117 8,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.72% 8.40% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,667 4,922 4,852
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
10th Percentile £309 £306 £278
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 78 139
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.71% +12.32%
10th Percentile £10.65 £7.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.06 £69.07 £68.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £33.71
% change year-on-year -16.00% -25.84% +7.02%

SAP PP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP PP in the UK

SAP PP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PP in the UK

SAP PP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP PP over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP PP in the UK

SAP PP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP PP in the UK

SAP PP
Top 13 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 within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 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 -29 45 £538 +13.16% 12
UK excluding London -2 30 £550 +12.82% 7
Midlands +14 14 £419 -23.86% 1
West Midlands +17 10 £419 -44.17%
London -43 9 £500 +48.15% 4
North of England +20 6 £625 +31.58% 6
East of England -9 5 £700 +64.71%
North West +1 3 £550 +15.79% 6
South East -27 3 £500 -2.91%
Yorkshire - 3 £650 -
East Midlands +4 2 - - 1
Wales - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP 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.

1 47 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (40.43%) Manufacturing
3 11 (23.40%) SAP MM
4 7 (14.89%) Quality Management
4 7 (14.89%) SAP APO
4 7 (14.89%) Logistics
5 6 (12.77%) SAP QM
5 6 (12.77%) ERP
5 6 (12.77%) SAP PP-PI
6 5 (10.64%) FMCG
6 5 (10.64%) SAP Implementation
6 5 (10.64%) SAP EWM
7 4 (8.51%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) SAP SD
7 4 (8.51%) SAP PS
7 4 (8.51%) Supply Chain Management
7 4 (8.51%) SAP SCM
8 3 (6.38%) Migration
8 3 (6.38%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (6.38%) SAP CO
8 3 (6.38%) SAP PM
8 3 (6.38%) SAP FI
8 3 (6.38%) ABAP
8 3 (6.38%) SAP MRS
8 3 (6.38%) SAP HANA
8 3 (6.38%) Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (4.26%) SAP VC
9 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project

SAP PP
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:

Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (23.40%) SAP MM
2 7 (14.89%) SAP APO
3 6 (12.77%) SAP PP-PI
3 6 (12.77%) SAP QM
4 5 (10.64%) SAP EWM
5 4 (8.51%) SAP PS
5 4 (8.51%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (8.51%) SAP SCM
5 4 (8.51%) SAP SD
6 3 (6.38%) SAP CO
6 3 (6.38%) SAP FI
6 3 (6.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (6.38%) SAP MRS
6 3 (6.38%) SAP PM
7 2 (4.26%) SAP VC
7 2 (4.26%) SAP WM
8 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
8 1 (2.13%) SAP HR
8 1 (2.13%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SAP HANA
2 2 (4.26%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) LSMW
General
1 19 (40.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Automotive
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Czech Language
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Consultant
1 28 (59.57%) SAP Consultant
2 24 (51.06%) SAP PP Consultant
3 11 (23.40%) SAP MM Consultant
4 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) SAP APO Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) SAP Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) SAP PP Functional Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) SAP PS Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Process Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Process Improvement Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) SAP PP Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Trainer
7 2 (4.26%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) EDI
1 1 (2.13%) JMS
1 1 (2.13%) SAP PI
1 1 (2.13%) SOAP
1 1 (2.13%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) FMCG
2 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Logistics
1 7 (14.89%) Quality Management
2 6 (12.77%) ERP
3 5 (10.64%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.51%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (6.38%) Migration
5 3 (6.38%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.26%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (4.26%) Business Transformation
6 2 (4.26%) Change Control
6 2 (4.26%) Coaching
6 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Data Strategy
6 2 (4.26%) Operations Management
6 2 (4.26%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) ABAP
2 2 (4.26%) C
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) OpenText
2 1 (2.13%) TIBCO