Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Project Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 660 627 622
Rank change year-on-year -33 -5 -5
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Project Manager 196 226 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 126 141
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £395 £368 £375
90th Percentile £694 £750 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
UK median hourly rate £58.00 £5.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1060.00% -90.91% -24.66%
10th Percentile £55.00 £5.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £61.00 £5.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 - -

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 95,011 91,868 102,819
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.80% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,133 59,980 65,551
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,784 3,231 3,883
UK median hourly rate £18.36 £18.00 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.01% -3.64% +13.21%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

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 19 January 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 15 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 19 January 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 -26 186 £525 -4.33% 9
UK excluding London -8 103 £525 - 7
London -53 68 £538 -8.32% 1
South East -27 34 £488 -9.30% 3
Midlands +2 24 £513 +7.89%
North of England +37 16 £581 +10.71%
South West +7 11 £525 +7.69% 2
Yorkshire +16 10 £588 +1.08%
West Midlands 0 10 £500 +11.11%
East of England -8 10 £525 +0.96% 2
East Midlands +1 8 £450 -10.00%
North West +1 5 £575 +35.29%
Scotland -13 3 £424 -15.25%
Wales +6 1 £400 -11.11%
North East - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, SAP Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAP Project Manager in the job title.

1 196 (100.00%) SAP
2 109 (55.61%) Project Management
3 66 (33.67%) Finance
4 51 (26.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (15.31%) ERP
6 25 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (10.71%) SAP Implementation
8 20 (10.20%) Project Planning
8 20 (10.20%) Manufacturing
9 19 (9.69%) SAP FI
10 18 (9.18%) PRINCE2
10 18 (9.18%) SAP S/4HANA
11 17 (8.67%) Change Management
12 15 (7.65%) SAP HANA
13 14 (7.14%) SAP CO
13 14 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
13 14 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (7.14%) FMCG
14 13 (6.63%) SuccessFactors
14 13 (6.63%) Project Governance
14 13 (6.63%) SAP BW
15 12 (6.12%) SAP BPC
15 12 (6.12%) Matrix Organization
16 11 (5.61%) SAP HR
16 11 (5.61%) Microsoft
16 11 (5.61%) Scrum
16 11 (5.61%) Programme Management
16 11 (5.61%) Retail
17 10 (5.10%) Migration
17 10 (5.10%) Waterfall

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 (1.02%) CMS
1 2 (1.02%) Confluence
2 1 (0.51%) Documentum
2 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.51%) SAS
2 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 19 (9.69%) SAP FI
2 18 (9.18%) SAP S/4HANA
3 14 (7.14%) SAP CO
3 14 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 12 (6.12%) SAP BPC
5 11 (5.61%) SAP HR
6 7 (3.57%) SAP ERP
7 5 (2.55%) SAP APO
7 5 (2.55%) SAP PM
8 4 (2.04%) SAP FSCM
8 4 (2.04%) SAP MM
9 3 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (1.53%) SAP Payroll
9 3 (1.53%) SAP Retail
10 2 (1.02%) SAP CRM
10 2 (1.02%) SAP EWM
10 2 (1.02%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (1.02%) SAP PP
10 2 (1.02%) SAP SCM
11 1 (0.51%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.63%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) SMS
2 1 (0.51%) CTI
2 1 (0.51%) Skype
2 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.65%) SAP HANA
2 13 (6.63%) SAP BW
3 6 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (2.04%) Power BI
4 4 (2.04%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (2.04%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.53%) Big Data
6 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.51%) DB2
7 1 (0.51%) GIS
7 1 (0.51%) Lumira
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.51%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) JIRA
2 1 (0.51%) LSMW
General
1 66 (33.67%) Finance
2 20 (10.20%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.61%) Retail
4 6 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.53%) Automotive
5 3 (1.53%) Marketing
5 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.53%) SAPUI5
2 2 (1.02%) HTML
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.14%) FMCG
2 8 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.55%) Robotics
4 4 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.04%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.53%) PMI
6 1 (0.51%) AS400
6 1 (0.51%) BYOD
6 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.51%) IVR
6 1 (0.51%) Life Science
6 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (55.61%) Project Management
2 51 (26.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (15.31%) ERP
4 25 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (10.71%) SAP Implementation
6 20 (10.20%) Project Planning
7 18 (9.18%) PRINCE2
8 17 (8.67%) Change Management
9 14 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.63%) Project Governance
11 12 (6.12%) Matrix Organization
12 11 (5.61%) Programme Management
12 11 (5.61%) Scrum
13 10 (5.10%) Logistics
13 10 (5.10%) Migration
13 10 (5.10%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 7 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
16 6 (3.06%) CRM
16 6 (3.06%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.55%) SQL
2 4 (2.04%) ABAP
3 1 (0.51%) C
3 1 (0.51%) Python
3 1 (0.51%) R
3 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.57%) Degree
1 7 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (3.06%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.04%) PMP
3 4 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.51%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.04%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) GDPR
2 2 (1.02%) GxP
2 2 (1.02%) PMO
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) MOM
1 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 196 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.59%) Ariba
3 9 (4.59%) Oracle
4 8 (4.08%) Concur
5 6 (3.06%) hybris
6 5 (2.55%) Blue Prism
6 5 (2.55%) Kofax
7 4 (2.04%) Tableau
8 3 (1.53%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.53%) JDA
8 3 (1.53%) Workday
9 2 (1.02%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.51%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.51%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.51%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.51%) Informatica
10 1 (0.51%) Northgate
10 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.51%) TIBCO