Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP PS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP PS over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

SAP Project System (PS)
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 874 851
Rank change year-on-year +43 -23 -28
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 18 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.030% 0.034%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.23% 0.38% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 6
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +9.38% -8.57%
10th Percentile £424 £412 £343
90th Percentile £575 £593 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £525 £473
% change year-on-year +2.38% +11.11% -9.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -

SAP PS is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7696 8668 9382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.07% 7.89% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4432 5129 5164
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £275
90th Percentile £644 £600 £617
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 98 88
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £31.25 £26.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.81% -15.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.42 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.60 £78.05 £61.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £26.22
% change year-on-year +4.62% +23.95% -19.32%

SAP PS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP PS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP PS in the UK

SAP PS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PS in the UK

SAP PS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP PS over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP PS in the UK

SAP PS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP PS in the UK

SAP PS
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PS within the UK over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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 +46 17 £538 +2.38% 3
UK excluding London +39 12 £538 +2.38% 2
South East +26 9 £538 -28.33% 2
London +8 2 £538 -2.27% 1
North of England +53 1 £513 -6.82%
South West +9 1 £550 +4.76%
East of England - 1 - -
North East - 1 £513 -

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP PS.

1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) SAP CO
3 4 (22.22%) SAP SD
3 4 (22.22%) Primavera
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) SAP FI
4 3 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) SAP HANA
5 2 (11.11%) SAP ALE
5 2 (11.11%) EDI
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.56%) Ariba
6 1 (5.56%) SAP HR
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.56%) SAP HCM
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Business Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) Logistics
6 1 (5.56%) Critical Path Analysis

SAP PS
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Primavera
1 4 (22.22%) SAP CO
1 4 (22.22%) SAP SD
2 3 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 3 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HCM
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HR
3 1 (5.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Boomi
1 1 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (11.11%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Consultant
1 12 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) SAP PS Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) SAP SD Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SAP CO Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP FI Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) HR Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planner
5 1 (5.56%) SAP EP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP HR Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP PS Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (11.11%) EDI
2 2 (11.11%) SAP ALE
3 1 (5.56%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Coaching
3 1 (5.56%) Contract Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
3 1 (5.56%) Earned Value Management
3 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.56%) System Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Ariba
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