Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 719 822 851
Rank change year-on-year +103 +29 -24
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 82 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.060% 0.051%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.35% 0.95% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 28
UK median daily rate £538 £531 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +10.53%
10th Percentile £475 £378 £406
90th Percentile £712 £650 £679
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £67.50 - £58.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 - £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 6,054 6,391 8,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.26% 6.26% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,624 3,747 4,979
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +6.82%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £660 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 86 88
UK median hourly rate £28.50 £29.75 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.20% +9.17% -13.35%
10th Percentile £13.78 £11.46 £12.43
90th Percentile £63.75 £66.25 £54.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +48.94% +2.17% -28.07%

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 11 November 2019.

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 14 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 11 November 2019. 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 +90 65 £525 - 1
UK excluding London +68 57 £525 +2.44% 1
Midlands +53 18 £525 -4.55%
North of England +44 16 £675 +52.11% 1
West Midlands +52 14 £525 -3.45%
South East +35 14 £500 +5.26%
North West +17 10 £675 +63.64% 1
London +77 9 £505 -19.20%
Northern Ireland - 7 £600 -
North East +20 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
East Midlands +18 2 - -
Scotland +26 1 £438 -22.57%
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 82 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (41.46%) Manufacturing
3 26 (31.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 22 (26.83%) Ariba
5 20 (24.39%) SAP QM
6 17 (20.73%) SAP MM
7 13 (15.85%) Logistics
8 12 (14.63%) PLM
9 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (13.41%) ERP
9 11 (13.41%) Demand Management
10 10 (12.20%) SAP PM
10 10 (12.20%) Retail
10 10 (12.20%) SAP SD
10 10 (12.20%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (12.20%) BAPI
10 10 (12.20%) e-Learning
11 9 (10.98%) Quality Management
11 9 (10.98%) SAP ERP
11 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
12 8 (9.76%) Business Transformation
12 8 (9.76%) ABAP
12 8 (9.76%) Planning and Forecasting
12 8 (9.76%) SAP IBP
13 7 (8.54%) SAP MII
13 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
13 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (7.32%) FMCG
14 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
14 6 (7.32%) Waterfall

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Portal
1 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (31.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 20 (24.39%) SAP QM
3 17 (20.73%) SAP MM
4 10 (12.20%) SAP PM
4 10 (12.20%) SAP SD
5 9 (10.98%) SAP ERP
6 8 (9.76%) SAP IBP
7 7 (8.54%) SAP MII
8 6 (7.32%) SAP WM
9 5 (6.10%) SAP CO
9 5 (6.10%) SAP FI
10 4 (4.88%) SAP EWM
11 3 (3.66%) SAP APO
11 3 (3.66%) SAP LE
11 3 (3.66%) SAP PLM
11 3 (3.66%) SAP PP-PI
11 3 (3.66%) Teamcenter
12 2 (2.44%) SAP HCM
13 1 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
13 1 (1.22%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.22%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.22%) MS Access
1 1 (1.22%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.22%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 34 (41.46%) Manufacturing
2 10 (12.20%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Finance
4 3 (3.66%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.44%) French Language
5 2 (2.44%) German Language
5 2 (2.44%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.44%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.22%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 61 (74.39%) Consultant
2 60 (73.17%) SAP Consultant
3 47 (57.32%) SAP PP Consultant
4 7 (8.54%) SAP QM Consultant
4 7 (8.54%) SAP Trainer
4 7 (8.54%) Trainer
5 6 (7.32%) Functional Consultant
5 6 (7.32%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 6 (7.32%) SAP MM Consultant
6 5 (6.10%) SAP PP Functional Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Operations Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) SAP PI Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) SAP SD Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Senior SAP MM Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Senior SAP PP Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) BAPI
2 6 (7.32%) SAPUI5
3 4 (4.88%) EDI
4 1 (1.22%) IDoc
4 1 (1.22%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) e-Learning
2 6 (7.32%) FMCG
2 6 (7.32%) User Experience
3 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.22%) Life Science
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) Logistics
2 12 (14.63%) PLM
3 11 (13.41%) Demand Management
3 11 (13.41%) ERP
3 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.20%) GAP Analysis
5 9 (10.98%) Quality Management
6 8 (9.76%) Business Transformation
6 8 (9.76%) Planning and Forecasting
7 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.32%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.10%) Design Thinking
9 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.88%) Change Management
11 3 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.66%) EAM
11 3 (3.66%) Record to Report
12 2 (2.44%) Kanban
12 2 (2.44%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) ABAP
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (26.83%) Ariba
3 4 (4.88%) Manugistics
4 2 (2.44%) Concur
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.22%) Informatica
5 1 (1.22%) JDA