Period
to 6 December 2019

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 6 December 2019 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 764 885 882
Rank change year-on-year +121 -3 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 32 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.017% 0.027%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.53% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 12
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -21.74% +9.52%
10th Percentile £468 £368 £428
90th Percentile £597 £499 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £488
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,049 6,580 8,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.42% 6.28% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,610 3,837 5,035
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £322 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 93 85
UK median hourly rate £26.75 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.83% +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £13.48 £11.50 £10.70
90th Percentile £58.43 £69.30 £60.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% +8.70% -25.81%

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 6 December 2019.

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 11 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 6 December 2019. 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 +143 31 £525 +23.53% 8
UK excluding London +83 27 £525 +16.67% 6
North of England +39 13 £498 +36.30% 4
North West +25 12 £498 +36.30% 4
Midlands +52 6 £525 +31.25% 2
West Midlands +37 5 £525 +31.25% 2
London +93 4 £631 +44.29% 2
South East +50 4 - -
South West - 3 £513 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for SAP PS.

1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) SAP FI
3 11 (34.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (34.38%) SAP CO
4 10 (31.25%) Business Analysis
5 8 (25.00%) ERP
5 8 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) Billing
7 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
7 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (18.75%) Workshop Facilitation
7 6 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (15.63%) BAPI
8 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.50%) PLM
9 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 3 (9.38%) BC Cleared
10 3 (9.38%) SAP SD
10 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
10 3 (9.38%) Requirements Management
10 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (6.25%) Workflow
11 2 (6.25%) Migration
11 2 (6.25%) Ariba
11 2 (6.25%) SAP MM
11 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (6.25%) SAP Business Workflow

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%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (37.50%) SAP FI
2 11 (34.38%) SAP CO
2 11 (34.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (9.38%) SAP SD
5 2 (6.25%) SAP MM
6 1 (3.13%) Primavera
6 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (3.13%) SAP PM
6 1 (3.13%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) LSMW
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Billing
2 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Consultant
1 22 (68.75%) SAP Consultant
2 21 (65.63%) SAP PS Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) SAP CO Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) SAP FI Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) SAP Financial Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SAP FI Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Data Migration Manager
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Data Manager
7 1 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) SAP MM Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) SAP SD Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) SAP SD/MM Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) BAPI
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Fiori
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Business Analysis
2 8 (25.00%) ERP
3 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
3 6 (18.75%) Workshop Facilitation
4 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.50%) PLM
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Requirements Management
7 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) Change Management
8 1 (3.13%) Critical Path Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.13%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) BC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Ariba
3 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.13%) RedPrairie