Period
to 27 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Project Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 April 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Project Manager - SAP
UK
6 months to
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 709 647 652
Rank change year-on-year -62 +5 -57
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Project Manager 159 192 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 95 142
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £424 £410 £375
90th Percentile £675 £661 £661
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £480 £500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £47.50 - £55.00
10th Percentile £43.75 - £52.50
90th Percentile £51.25 - £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,978 86,402 101,402
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 94.88% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,069 56,198 65,514
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,975 2,964 3,303
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -2.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.68 £49.19 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

SAP Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAP Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Project Manager in the UK

SAP Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Project Manager.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Project Manager in the UK

SAP Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Project Manager over the 6 months to 27 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Project Manager in the UK

SAP Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Project Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Project Manager in the UK

SAP Project Manager
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 Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 27 April 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 -90 146 £525 +5.00% 6
UK excluding London -13 98 £500 +4.17% 3
London -80 47 £550 -1.35% 4
Midlands +3 32 £525 +16.67%
South East -29 21 £491 -1.75%
West Midlands -10 16 £500 +5.26%
East of England -11 15 £525 +12.90% 2
North of England -8 11 £500 +8.40%
South West +14 8 - -
East Midlands -7 7 £625 +47.06%
North West -6 6 £500 +8.40%
Wales -13 5 £438 -2.78%
Yorkshire -14 5 £325 -31.58%
Scotland - 4 £440 - 1

SAP Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2018, SAP Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring SAP Project Manager in the job title.

1 159 (100.00%) SAP
2 88 (55.35%) Project Management
3 50 (31.45%) Finance
4 36 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (12.58%) Manufacturing
7 16 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (9.43%) SAP BW
8 15 (9.43%) SAP S/4HANA
9 14 (8.81%) SAP HANA
10 13 (8.18%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.18%) ERP
10 13 (8.18%) Scrum
10 13 (8.18%) Project Planning
11 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2
11 12 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.55%) SAP FI
12 11 (6.92%) hybris
13 10 (6.29%) Project Governance
13 10 (6.29%) SuccessFactors
13 10 (6.29%) Change Management
13 10 (6.29%) SAP FI/CO
13 10 (6.29%) SAP CO
14 9 (5.66%) Migration
14 9 (5.66%) Logistics
14 9 (5.66%) SAP HR
14 9 (5.66%) FMCG
15 8 (5.03%) SAP Implementation
16 7 (4.40%) SAP Hybris
16 7 (4.40%) Matrix Organization

SAP Project Manager Skill Set
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 2 (1.26%) CMS
1 2 (1.26%) Confluence
2 1 (0.63%) Documentum
2 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (9.43%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (7.55%) SAP FI
3 10 (6.29%) SAP CO
3 10 (6.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (5.66%) SAP HR
5 7 (4.40%) SAP BPC
5 7 (4.40%) SAP Hybris
6 6 (3.77%) SAP FSCM
7 5 (3.14%) SAP MM
8 4 (2.52%) SAP EWM
8 4 (2.52%) SAP Payroll
9 3 (1.89%) SAP ERP
9 3 (1.89%) SAP PM
9 3 (1.89%) SAP SRM
10 2 (1.26%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (1.26%) SAP MDG
10 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (1.26%) SAP PP
10 2 (1.26%) SAP SCM
10 2 (1.26%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.29%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.52%) SMS
2 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.43%) SAP BW
2 14 (8.81%) SAP HANA
3 6 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (1.89%) Power BI
5 3 (1.89%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.63%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) JIRA
General
1 50 (31.45%) Finance
2 20 (12.58%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.14%) Automotive
4 4 (2.52%) Back Office
4 4 (2.52%) Retail
5 3 (1.89%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.26%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.26%) Law
6 2 (1.26%) Legal
6 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.89%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (1.26%) SAP PI
2 2 (1.26%) SAPUI5
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.66%) FMCG
2 6 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.89%) Smart Meter
3 3 (1.89%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.63%) Robotics
5 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (55.35%) Project Management
2 36 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (8.18%) ERP
5 13 (8.18%) Project Planning
5 13 (8.18%) Scrum
5 13 (8.18%) Waterfall
6 12 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.29%) Change Management
7 10 (6.29%) Project Governance
8 9 (5.66%) Logistics
8 9 (5.66%) Migration
9 8 (5.03%) SAP Implementation
10 7 (4.40%) Data Migration
10 7 (4.40%) Matrix Organization
11 6 (3.77%) Cash Management
11 6 (3.77%) Record to Report
11 6 (3.77%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.52%) ABAP
1 4 (2.52%) C
2 3 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.14%) PMP
2 4 (2.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.52%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CAPM
5 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) GDPR
2 1 (0.63%) PMO
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 159 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (6.92%) hybris
3 6 (3.77%) Ariba
3 6 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.52%) Concur
5 3 (1.89%) Tableau
6 2 (1.26%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.63%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (0.63%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.63%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.63%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.63%) Kofax
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle
7 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.63%) Xerox