Period
to 27 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an SAP Project Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 547 715 735
Rank change year-on-year +168 +20 -102
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Project Manager 73 150 157
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 84 94
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £423 £459 £407
90th Percentile £666 £743 £662
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -3.81% +5.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
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 44,123 85,729 95,580
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.63% 94.53% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,759 56,423 62,725
Median daily rate £465 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.59% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,835 2,745 3,002
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £10.80
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% -2.78%

SAP Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Project Manager in the UK

SAP Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for SAP Project Manager in the UK

SAP Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP Project Manager over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP Project Manager in the UK

SAP Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

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 May 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
England +152 68 £525 -4.55%
UK excluding London +148 46 £505 -3.81% 1
London +113 18 £588 +2.17%
North of England +103 15 £475 -14.61%
South East +118 13 £550 +10.00%
North West +62 13 £331 -39.77%
Midlands +73 11 £475 -9.52%
West Midlands +56 8 £475 -9.52%
South West +61 3 £600 -
East of England +56 3 £500 -23.08%
Work from Home +6 3 £525 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Yorkshire +59 2 £594 +5.56%
Scotland +40 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 73 (100.00%) SAP
2 44 (60.27%) Project Management
3 19 (26.03%) Finance
4 16 (21.92%) Migration
4 16 (21.92%) Project Delivery
5 15 (20.55%) SAP S/4HANA
6 13 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (15.07%) Manufacturing
7 11 (15.07%) ERP
8 10 (13.70%) Ariba
8 10 (13.70%) Project Planning
8 10 (13.70%) Data Migration
9 9 (12.33%) Logistics
10 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (10.96%) SuccessFactors
10 8 (10.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (9.59%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Project
12 6 (8.22%) Change Management
12 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
12 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
12 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.22%) SAP HANA
13 5 (6.85%) SAP EWM
13 5 (6.85%) Retail
13 5 (6.85%) SAP SD
14 4 (5.48%) PMP
14 4 (5.48%) SAP HR
14 4 (5.48%) Oracle
14 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence

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 (2.74%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.37%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (20.55%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (10.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (6.85%) SAP EWM
3 5 (6.85%) SAP SD
4 4 (5.48%) SAP HR
4 4 (5.48%) SAP MDG
5 2 (2.74%) SAP BPC
5 2 (2.74%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.74%) SAP ERP
5 2 (2.74%) SAP FI
5 2 (2.74%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.37%) Magento
6 1 (1.37%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (1.37%) SAP ECC
6 1 (1.37%) SAP GRC
6 1 (1.37%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (1.37%) SAP IBP
6 1 (1.37%) SAP PLM
6 1 (1.37%) SAP SCM
6 1 (1.37%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (4.11%) Azure
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SAP HANA
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.85%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.37%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.37%) French Language
5 1 (1.37%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) SAP TM
1 1 (1.37%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Life Science
2 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) FMCG
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (60.27%) Project Management
2 16 (21.92%) Migration
2 16 (21.92%) Project Delivery
3 13 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.07%) ERP
5 10 (13.70%) Data Migration
5 10 (13.70%) Project Planning
6 9 (12.33%) Logistics
7 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.59%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.22%) Change Management
9 6 (8.22%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.48%) Change Control
10 4 (5.48%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.11%) CRM
11 3 (4.11%) PRINCE
11 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.11%) Test Management
12 2 (2.74%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.37%) ABAP
1 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) PMP
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) PMO
2 1 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (13.70%) Ariba
3 4 (5.48%) hybris
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.37%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.37%) Workday