Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 824 829 799
Rank change year-on-year +5 -30 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 63 54 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.054% 0.093%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.99% 0.66% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 38
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £457
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +14.94% -8.65%
10th Percentile £381 £406 £394
90th Percentile £650 £676 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £545 £525 £466
% change year-on-year +3.86% +12.60% -4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £58.66 -
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 6,365 8,195 8,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.15% 8.18% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,720 4,842 5,161
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +1.74%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £295
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 96
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.70 £93.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.06
% change year-on-year -18.18% +9.74% +8.96%

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 23 October 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 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 23 October 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 +13 62 £550 +4.76% 7
UK excluding London -10 38 £545 +3.86% 7
South East -5 15 £475 -9.52% 5
London -3 10 £594 +15.85% 1
East of England +15 7 £600 -29.41%
Midlands -17 7 £575 +37.31%
North of England -13 6 £413 -25.00% 1
West Midlands -27 5 £550 +31.34%
North West -14 4 £389 -29.32% 1
East Midlands +11 1 £600 -
Yorkshire -7 1 - -
South West -17 1 - -
Scotland -21 1 £565 +25.56%
North East - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 26 (41.27%) Manufacturing
3 12 (19.05%) SAP MM
4 9 (14.29%) Migration
5 8 (12.70%) SAP QM
6 7 (11.11%) Logistics
6 7 (11.11%) ABAP
6 7 (11.11%) ERP
6 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 6 (9.52%) SAP ERP
7 6 (9.52%) SAP SD
7 6 (9.52%) Quality Management
8 5 (7.94%) SAP WM
8 5 (7.94%) Project Management
8 5 (7.94%) SAP PM
9 4 (6.35%) User Experience
9 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (6.35%) Demand Management
9 4 (6.35%) SAP EWM
9 4 (6.35%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (6.35%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (6.35%) IDoc
9 4 (6.35%) CRM
9 4 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (6.35%) SAP FI
9 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.17%) Supply Chain Planning
10 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (3.17%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (3.17%) SAP HCM

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 (1.59%) MTS
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (19.05%) SAP MM
2 8 (12.70%) SAP QM
3 6 (9.52%) SAP ERP
3 6 (9.52%) SAP SD
4 5 (7.94%) SAP PM
4 5 (7.94%) SAP WM
5 4 (6.35%) SAP EWM
5 4 (6.35%) SAP FI
5 4 (6.35%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (3.17%) SAP APO
6 2 (3.17%) SAP CO
6 2 (3.17%) SAP HCM
7 1 (1.59%) SAP GRC
7 1 (1.59%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.59%) SAP PP-PI
7 1 (1.59%) SAP R/3
7 1 (1.59%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) DTS
1 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) LSMW
General
1 26 (41.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.17%) Automotive
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.59%) German Language
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) Consultant
1 35 (55.56%) SAP Consultant
2 30 (47.62%) SAP PP Consultant
3 7 (11.11%) Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) SAP QM Consultant
4 6 (9.52%) SAP PP Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Architect
5 4 (6.35%) SAP Architect
5 4 (6.35%) SAP MM Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Developer
6 3 (4.76%) SAP Developer
6 3 (4.76%) SAP MM Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) SAP PP Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) IDoc
2 2 (3.17%) EDI
2 2 (3.17%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.59%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) User Experience
2 2 (3.17%) e-Learning
2 2 (3.17%) FMCG
2 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Migration
2 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 7 (11.11%) ERP
2 7 (11.11%) Logistics
3 6 (9.52%) Quality Management
4 5 (7.94%) Project Management
5 4 (6.35%) CRM
5 4 (6.35%) Demand Management
5 4 (6.35%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.17%) Change Management
6 2 (3.17%) Coaching
6 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.17%) Matrix Management
6 2 (3.17%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (3.17%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (3.17%) Supply Chain Planning
6 2 (3.17%) Validation
7 1 (1.59%) Fit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) CIPD
1 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Pegasus