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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 647 646
Rank change year-on-year +34 -1  
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 4 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.021% 0.018%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.10% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
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 3992 4466 4732
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.47% 7.99% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2736 2634
Median daily rate £450 £440 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £421 £425
% change year-on-year +7.01% -1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 44 34
Median hourly rate £37.64 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.75% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £9.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £49.80 £62.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £22.50 £29.42
% change year-on-year +67.86% -23.50%  

SAP PS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP PS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 7 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 3 months to 23 April 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 +45 4 £525 -
South East +22 3 £525 -
Berkshire - 2 £538 -
East of England - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £525 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (31.25%) SAP SD
3 9 (28.13%) SAP CO
4 8 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (21.88%) SAP BW
5 7 (21.88%) SAP BPC
6 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.63%) Primavera
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
7 5 (15.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.50%) Post-Production
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 4 (12.50%) System Testing
8 4 (12.50%) BC Cleared
8 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.50%) SAP MRS
8 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Test Management
8 4 (12.50%) SAP HR
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle
9 3 (9.38%) SAP FI
9 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.38%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (9.38%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (9.38%) Record to Report
9 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (6.25%) SAP FI-AA

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 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) SAP SD
2 9 (28.13%) SAP CO
3 7 (21.88%) SAP BPC
4 5 (15.63%) Primavera
5 4 (12.50%) SAP HR
5 4 (12.50%) SAP MRS
6 3 (9.38%) SAP FI
6 3 (9.38%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (6.25%) SAP FI-AA
8 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SAP BW
2 5 (15.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Consultant
1 14 (43.75%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (34.38%) SAP PS Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) SAP SD Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) SAP Architect
4 4 (12.50%) SAP BI Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) SAP BW Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) SAP CO Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) SAP PS Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Post-Production
3 4 (12.50%) System Testing
3 4 (12.50%) Test Management
3 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Record to Report
4 3 (9.38%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
6 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
6 1 (3.13%) Earned Value Management
6 1 (3.13%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Logistics
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) BC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle