Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 591 798 822
Rank change year-on-year +207 +24 -28
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 18 47 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.052% 0.065%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.54% 0.78% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 30
Median daily rate £550 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +26.32%
10th Percentile £480 £413 £458
90th Percentile £630 £650 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £543 £600
% change year-on-year +3.69% -9.58% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 3,329 6,033 6,949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.45% 6.71% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,969 3,645 4,081
Median daily rate £500 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.72% +4.44%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £711 £669 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 88 96
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.84% -15.08%
10th Percentile £15.48 £11.25 £10.79
90th Percentile £48.75 £63.75 £50.63
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +55.56% -33.33%

SAP PP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP PP in the UK

SAP PP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP PP.

Daily rate trend for SAP PP in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP PP over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP PP in the UK

SAP PP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP PP.

Hourly rate trend for SAP PP in the UK

SAP PP
Top 10 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 5 June 2020. 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
UK excluding London +173 13 £563 +3.69% 2
England +215 9 £550 +2.33% 3
Northern Ireland +16 6 - -
Midlands +68 4 - -
West Midlands +67 4 - -
London +164 2 £550 +4.76% 1
South East +124 2 £650 +62.50%
Work from Home +2 2 - -
North of England +92 1 £475 -2.56% 2
North West +57 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for SAP PP.

1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (66.67%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (38.89%) Requirements Gathering
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 6 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
4 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (33.33%) SAP QM
5 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (11.11%) SAP SD
6 2 (11.11%) ABAP
6 2 (11.11%) Supply Chain Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Environmental Health
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Logistics
7 1 (5.56%) SAP EHS
7 1 (5.56%) German Language
7 1 (5.56%) SAP PLM
7 1 (5.56%) SAP APO
7 1 (5.56%) SAP MM
7 1 (5.56%) SAP WM
7 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
7 1 (5.56%) PLM
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) Investment Management

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:

Business Applications
1 12 (66.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (33.33%) SAP QM
3 2 (11.11%) SAP SD
4 1 (5.56%) SAP APO
4 1 (5.56%) SAP EHS
4 1 (5.56%) SAP EWM
4 1 (5.56%) SAP MM
4 1 (5.56%) SAP PLM
4 1 (5.56%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
1 1 (5.56%) WebEx
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Environmental Health
3 1 (5.56%) German Language
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Consultant
1 15 (83.33%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (61.11%) SAP PP Consultant
3 6 (33.33%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) SAP MM Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP APO Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP EWM Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP SD/MM Support
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Support
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Support Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Requirements Gathering
2 6 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 6 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (11.11%) Supply Chain Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Conversion
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.56%) Logistics
4 1 (5.56%) Master Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) PLM
4 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP