Period
to 15 August 2020

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 15 August 2020 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
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 522 810 867
Rank change year-on-year +288 +57 0
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 12 34 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.038% 0.029%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.45% 0.54% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 13
Median daily rate £638 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.21% -9.52% -2.33%
10th Percentile £529 £428 £322
90th Percentile £656 £603 £647
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £528
% change year-on-year - -9.95% -1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 2,655 6,301 6,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.79% 6.96% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,569 3,799 3,871
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £325 £313
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 98
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +38.30% -24.80%
10th Percentile £20.35 £11.25 £11.54
90th Percentile £50.00 £65.25 £53.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +54.76% -38.69%

SAP PS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP PS in the UK

SAP PS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP PS.

Daily rate trend for SAP PS in the UK

SAP PS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP PS.

Hourly rate trend for SAP PS in the UK

SAP PS
Top 3 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 15 August 2020. 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 +275 8 - -
London +210 5 - -
Work from Home -22 5 £638 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (66.67%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 3 (25.00%) Network Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Cash Management
5 2 (16.67%) SAP BPC
5 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
5 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (16.67%) SAP FI
5 2 (16.67%) Billing
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Ariba
6 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (8.33%) Logistics
6 1 (8.33%) German Language
6 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP

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:

Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (16.67%) SAP BPC
2 2 (16.67%) SAP FI
3 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
1 6 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) SAP PS Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Project Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Financial Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP PS Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Planning
1 3 (25.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
2 2 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Ariba