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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Production Planning (PP)
UK
Rank 564 620 569
Rank change year-on-year +56 -51  
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 29 24 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.045% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.75% 0.57% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 24
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £300 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £680 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -12.19% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP PP 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 4247 4635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.57% 7.98% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2342 2557 2578
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
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 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

SAP PP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP PP in the UK

SAP PP
Top 19 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 3 months to 25 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 +40 28 £450 -14.28% 10
Midlands +12 4 - -
South West - 4 £450 -
Wiltshire - 4 £450 -
Swindon - 4 £450 -
South East +17 3 - - 2
West Midlands +12 3 £388 -39.45% 1
North West - 3 £450 - 3
Durham - 3 - -
North East - 3 - -
London +34 2 £375 -25.00% 1
Woking - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £450 - 1
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Birmingham -1 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 £310 -
Merseyside - 1 £538 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

SAP PP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 62 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (43.55%) Manufacturing
3 22 (35.48%) Migration
4 19 (30.65%) SAP PP-PI
5 13 (20.97%) FMCG
6 12 (19.35%) Data Migration
7 10 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (14.52%) SAP MM
8 9 (14.52%) Process Improvement
9 8 (12.90%) SAP MII
9 8 (12.90%) Business Process Improvement
9 8 (12.90%) Feasibility Study
9 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 8 (12.90%) Defect Management
9 8 (12.90%) Business Process Modelling
9 8 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (12.90%) SAP QM
9 8 (12.90%) SAP XI
9 8 (12.90%) Change Management
10 7 (11.29%) ERP
11 6 (9.68%) Coaching
12 5 (8.06%) Logistics
13 4 (6.45%) SAP SD
13 4 (6.45%) SAP APO
13 4 (6.45%) SAP VC
14 3 (4.84%) Discrete Manufacturing
14 3 (4.84%) French Language
14 3 (4.84%) SAP WM
14 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (4.84%) Quality Management

SAP PP
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) MTS
Business Applications
1 19 (30.65%) SAP PP-PI
2 9 (14.52%) SAP MM
3 8 (12.90%) SAP MII
3 8 (12.90%) SAP QM
4 4 (6.45%) SAP APO
4 4 (6.45%) SAP SD
4 4 (6.45%) SAP VC
5 3 (4.84%) SAP PLM
5 3 (4.84%) SAP PM
5 3 (4.84%) SAP WM
6 2 (3.23%) SAP SCM
7 1 (1.61%) SAP EHS
7 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.61%) SAP EWM
7 1 (1.61%) SAP FI
7 1 (1.61%) SAP HUM
7 1 (1.61%) SAP LE
7 1 (1.61%) SAP Retail
7 1 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) LSMW
General
1 27 (43.55%) Manufacturing
2 8 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.84%) French Language
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 39 (62.90%) Consultant
1 39 (62.90%) SAP Consultant
2 33 (53.23%) SAP PP Consultant
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) SAP Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) SAP MM Consultant
3 10 (16.13%) SAP PP Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Business Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) SAP Business Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) SAP PI Consultant
4 9 (14.52%) SAP PP Business Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) SAP QM Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Process Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) SAP PP Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.61%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) FMCG
2 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Migration
2 12 (19.35%) Data Migration
3 10 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (14.52%) Process Improvement
5 8 (12.90%) Business Process Improvement
5 8 (12.90%) Business Process Modelling
5 8 (12.90%) Change Management
5 8 (12.90%) Defect Management
5 8 (12.90%) Feasibility Study
5 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 7 (11.29%) ERP
7 6 (9.68%) Coaching
8 5 (8.06%) Logistics
9 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.84%) Discrete Manufacturing
9 3 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) PLM
9 3 (4.84%) Quality Management
10 2 (3.23%) Demand Management
10 2 (3.23%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) ABAP
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) SAP
West Midlands
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