The median contractor rate for an SAP Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 501 558 534
Rank change year-on-year +57 -24  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Project Manager 115 87 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 33 69
Median daily rate £500 £500 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £388 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £500 £454
% change year-on-year -6.00% +10.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SAP Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SAP Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 30 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +80 112 £500 - 4
London +32 42 £550 +22.22%
Yorkshire +36 14 £425 -1.73%
South East +23 14 £490 -2.00% 1
North West +32 9 £601 - 1
West Yorkshire +29 9 £463 +6.93%
Berkshire +23 7 £450 -
East Midlands -9 7 £375 -25.00%
West Midlands +21 6 £500 +29.03% 1
Derbyshire - 6 £375 -
Derby - 6 £375 -
Liverpool - 4 £590 -
City of London - 4 £543 -
Merseyside - 4 £590 -
West Sussex +17 3 £533 -
East of England -5 3 £490 -
Bradford - 3 £550 -
Birmingham - 3 £500 -
South West +14 2 £450 -14.28%
North Yorkshire +9 2 - -
Surrey +4 2 £490 -6.66%
Brentford -1 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £480 -
East Grinstead - 2 £533 -
Reading - 2 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £480 -
South Coast - 2 - -
Scotland +33 1 - -
Worthing +20 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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.

1 209 (100.00%) SAP
2 117 (55.98%) Project Management
3 83 (39.71%) Finance
4 50 (23.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (22.49%) ERP
6 40 (19.14%) PRINCE2
7 33 (15.79%) Migration
8 32 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (13.40%) SAP Implementation
10 24 (11.48%) Change Management
11 19 (9.09%) Manufacturing
11 19 (9.09%) SAP HANA
12 18 (8.61%) Risk Management
13 17 (8.13%) PMI Certification
13 17 (8.13%) Matrix Organization
14 16 (7.66%) FMCG
14 16 (7.66%) Scrum
14 16 (7.66%) Logistics
15 14 (6.70%) Data Migration
16 13 (6.22%) SAP ERP
16 13 (6.22%) PMP
16 13 (6.22%) SAP S/4HANA
17 12 (5.74%) Concur
17 12 (5.74%) SuccessFactors
17 12 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (5.26%) Line Management
18 11 (5.26%) Degree
18 11 (5.26%) Resource Management
19 10 (4.78%) SAP HR
19 10 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
1 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.91%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (6.22%) SAP ERP
1 13 (6.22%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (4.78%) SAP HR
3 9 (4.31%) SAP FI
3 9 (4.31%) SAP PM
4 8 (3.83%) SAP BPC
5 7 (3.35%) SAP CO
5 7 (3.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (2.87%) SAP CRM
7 4 (1.91%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 3 (1.44%) SAP Business One
8 3 (1.44%) SAP HCM
8 3 (1.44%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.96%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.96%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.96%) SAP Retail
10 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.48%) SAP SCM
10 1 (0.48%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.74%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.09%) SAP HANA
2 7 (3.35%) SAP BW
3 6 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (1.44%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.96%) Power BI
7 1 (0.48%) Big Data
7 1 (0.48%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) LSMW
General
1 83 (39.71%) Finance
2 19 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.31%) Retail
4 6 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.39%) Marketing
6 4 (1.91%) Digital Economy
6 4 (1.91%) Legal
7 3 (1.44%) Automotive
7 3 (1.44%) Billing
8 2 (0.96%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.48%) Local Government
9 1 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.91%) EDI
2 2 (0.96%) HTML
2 2 (0.96%) Silverlight
2 2 (0.96%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.48%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.66%) FMCG
2 12 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.87%) PMI
5 4 (1.91%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.48%) EPoS
8 1 (0.48%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.96%) Unix
1 2 (0.96%) Windows
2 1 (0.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (55.98%) Project Management
2 50 (23.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (22.49%) ERP
4 40 (19.14%) PRINCE2
5 33 (15.79%) Migration
6 32 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (13.40%) SAP Implementation
8 24 (11.48%) Change Management
9 18 (8.61%) Risk Management
10 17 (8.13%) Matrix Organization
11 16 (7.66%) Logistics
11 16 (7.66%) Scrum
12 14 (6.70%) Data Migration
13 11 (5.26%) Line Management
13 11 (5.26%) Resource Management
14 10 (4.78%) CRM
15 9 (4.31%) Change Control
16 8 (3.83%) Business Intelligence
17 7 (3.35%) Project Governance
17 7 (3.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.35%) C
2 4 (1.91%) ABAP
3 2 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (8.13%) PMI Certification
2 13 (6.22%) PMP
3 11 (5.26%) Degree
4 10 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (3.35%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.35%) PMO
2 2 (0.96%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.87%) MOM
Vendors
1 209 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (5.74%) Concur
3 6 (2.87%) Ariba
4 4 (1.91%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.91%) Oracle
5 3 (1.44%) hybris
6 2 (0.96%) Tableau
6 2 (0.96%) Workday
7 1 (0.48%) Citrix
7 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.48%) Kronos
7 1 (0.48%) Mercator
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.48%) VMware