Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

SAP Production Planning (PP)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 803 768
Rank change year-on-year -23 -35 -38
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 49 93 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.089% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.61% 1.07% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 31
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £406 £400 £425
90th Percentile £660 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
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 8032 8699 9426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.92% 8.30% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4732 5187 5256
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +0.57% +1.74%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.00% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 96 143
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +8.77% -4.20%
10th Percentile £12.26 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.97 £99.00 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.47
% change year-on-year -3.23% +12.85% -12.79%

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 19 November 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 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 19 November 2017. 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 -15 44 £525 +10.53% 1
UK excluding London +4 33 £525 +10.53% 1
Midlands +33 13 £419 -35.58%
West Midlands +35 10 £419 -44.17%
North of England +38 7 £550 +15.79%
North West +12 7 £550 +15.79%
London -35 7 £500 +66.67%
South East +3 5 £525 +1.94% 1
East of England -16 4 £850 +97.10%
Scotland - 2 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 49 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (44.90%) Manufacturing
3 12 (24.49%) SAP MM
4 10 (20.41%) Quality Management
5 8 (16.33%) Logistics
6 6 (12.24%) SAP QM
6 6 (12.24%) SAP APO
6 6 (12.24%) SAP PP-PI
6 6 (12.24%) FMCG
7 5 (10.20%) SAP PM
7 5 (10.20%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (10.20%) SAP EWM
7 5 (10.20%) SAP FI
7 5 (10.20%) ERP
7 5 (10.20%) SAP SD
8 4 (8.16%) SAP CO
8 4 (8.16%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (8.16%) Finance
8 4 (8.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.16%) SAP SCM
9 3 (6.12%) SAP BW
9 3 (6.12%) C
10 2 (4.08%) ABAP
10 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (4.08%) Pegasus
10 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.08%) e-Learning
10 2 (4.08%) PLM

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 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (24.49%) SAP MM
2 6 (12.24%) SAP APO
2 6 (12.24%) SAP PP-PI
2 6 (12.24%) SAP QM
3 5 (10.20%) SAP EWM
3 5 (10.20%) SAP FI
3 5 (10.20%) SAP PM
3 5 (10.20%) SAP SD
4 4 (8.16%) SAP CO
4 4 (8.16%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (8.16%) SAP SCM
5 2 (4.08%) SAP VC
6 1 (2.04%) SAP HR
6 1 (2.04%) SAP MDM
6 1 (2.04%) SAP PLM
6 1 (2.04%) SAP PS
6 1 (2.04%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
General
1 22 (44.90%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) French Language
4 1 (2.04%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Consultant
1 32 (65.31%) SAP Consultant
2 24 (48.98%) SAP PP Consultant
3 7 (14.29%) SAP MM Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) SAP Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) SAP APO Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) SAP PP Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Process Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) SAP PI Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.08%) SAP Functional Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) SAP Release Manager
6 2 (4.08%) SAP Support
6 2 (4.08%) SAP Trainer
6 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Trainer
6 2 (4.08%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.04%) BAPI
2 1 (2.04%) EDI
2 1 (2.04%) JMS
2 1 (2.04%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (2.04%) SOAP
2 1 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) FMCG
2 2 (4.08%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Quality Management
2 8 (16.33%) Logistics
3 5 (10.20%) ERP
3 5 (10.20%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.16%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (4.08%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (4.08%) Business Transformation
5 2 (4.08%) Change Control
5 2 (4.08%) Coaching
5 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (4.08%) Operations Management
5 2 (4.08%) PLM
5 2 (4.08%) Process Improvement
5 2 (4.08%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.08%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (2.04%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) C
2 2 (4.08%) ABAP
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) SAPscript
3 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.08%) Pegasus
3 1 (2.04%) OpenText
3 1 (2.04%) TIBCO