Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 723 670 672
Rank change year-on-year -53 +2 -1
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Project Manager 166 211 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 116 116
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +0.24% +4.75%
10th Percentile £381 £388 £365
90th Percentile £660 £696 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
UK median hourly rate £56.25 £58.00 £5.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.02% +1060.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £58.00 -
% change year-on-year -18.10% - -

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 97,660 93,414 100,429
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.91% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,124 61,239 65,458
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £253
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,150 2,806 3,265
UK median hourly rate £17.99 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.34% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +2.86%

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 15 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Project Manager over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 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 -70 155 £500 -4.76% 18
UK excluding London -31 105 £500 - 14
London -30 46 £550 - 4
South East +7 42 £513 -3.76% 5
North of England -28 22 £430 -23.56% 3
Midlands -23 19 £475 +11.76% 5
West Midlands +1 18 £475 -5.00% 4
East of England +3 16 £531 -2.52%
North West -9 16 £430 -29.80% 2
Yorkshire -32 6 £420 -16.00%
Scotland -26 3 £448 +5.60%
South West -20 2 £500 -4.76% 1
East Midlands -15 1 £475 +25.83% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 166 (100.00%) SAP
2 74 (44.58%) Project Management
3 45 (27.11%) Finance
4 42 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (21.69%) SAP S/4HANA
6 26 (15.66%) Migration
7 24 (14.46%) ERP
8 20 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (7.83%) Retail
9 13 (7.83%) PRINCE2
9 13 (7.83%) Change Management
9 13 (7.83%) SAP HANA
9 13 (7.83%) Project Planning
10 12 (7.23%) SAP Implementation
10 12 (7.23%) Data Migration
10 12 (7.23%) SAP BW
11 9 (5.42%) Project Governance
11 9 (5.42%) Risk Management
11 9 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.82%) Logistics
12 8 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (4.22%) SAP ERP
13 7 (4.22%) SuccessFactors
13 7 (4.22%) Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (4.22%) Legal
13 7 (4.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 7 (4.22%) PMI Certification
13 7 (4.22%) Ariba
13 7 (4.22%) CRM
13 7 (4.22%) PMO

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 3 (1.81%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 36 (21.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (4.22%) SAP ERP
2 7 (4.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (3.61%) SAP CO
3 6 (3.61%) SAP FI
3 6 (3.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (3.61%) SAP Retail
4 5 (3.01%) SAP HR
4 5 (3.01%) SAP SD
5 4 (2.41%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (2.41%) SAP MDG
6 3 (1.81%) SAP HCM
6 3 (1.81%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (1.81%) SAP MM
6 3 (1.81%) SAP PM
7 2 (1.20%) SAP BPC
7 2 (1.20%) SAP EWM
7 2 (1.20%) SAP MDM
7 2 (1.20%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (1.20%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.22%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (3.01%) SaaS
3 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.60%) PaaS
5 1 (0.60%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) Internet
1 1 (0.60%) SAN
1 1 (0.60%) SMS
1 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.83%) SAP HANA
2 12 (7.23%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.20%) Big Data
4 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.81%) JIRA
General
1 45 (27.11%) Finance
2 13 (7.83%) Retail
3 7 (4.22%) Legal
4 4 (2.41%) Banking
4 4 (2.41%) Billing
4 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.20%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.20%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.20%) Law
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Retail Finance
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.41%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (0.60%) EDI
3 1 (0.60%) IDoc
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.60%) Velocity
3 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.61%) FMCG
2 5 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.81%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.60%) NHS
5 1 (0.60%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.81%) Linux
2 1 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (44.58%) Project Management
2 42 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (15.66%) Migration
4 24 (14.46%) ERP
5 20 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.83%) Change Management
6 13 (7.83%) PRINCE2
6 13 (7.83%) Project Planning
7 12 (7.23%) Data Migration
7 12 (7.23%) SAP Implementation
8 9 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (5.42%) Project Governance
8 9 (5.42%) Risk Management
9 8 (4.82%) Logistics
9 8 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (4.22%) CRM
10 7 (4.22%) Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (3.61%) Programme Management
12 5 (3.01%) ITIL
13 4 (2.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (4.22%) PMI Certification
2 6 (3.61%) PMP
3 4 (2.41%) Degree
4 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.60%) APMP
6 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.60%) CAPM
6 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) PMO
2 4 (2.41%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 166 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (4.22%) Ariba
3 4 (2.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle
4 3 (1.81%) Concur
4 3 (1.81%) hybris
4 3 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.60%) SEEBURGER