Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 864 852 870
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18 -20
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 22 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.028% 0.034%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.34% 0.34% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 17
UK median daily rate £413 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +4.76% -4.98%
10th Percentile £313 £470 £412
90th Percentile £541 £640 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £531 £525
% change year-on-year -22.35% +1.19% -5.41%
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 6,379 8,120 8,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.19% 8.17% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,737 4,801 5,211
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.59% +1.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 97
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.26% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.70 £91.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.06
% change year-on-year -18.18% +9.74% +8.96%

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 19 October 2018.

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 9 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 19 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 -28 22 £413 -25.00%
UK excluding London -15 19 £413 -22.35%
South East -9 10 £510 -7.27%
Midlands -2 7 £400 -26.44%
West Midlands - 6 £400 -
London -9 2 £438 -20.45%
North of England -23 1 £365 -24.16%
East of England - 1 £425 -
North West - 1 £365 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Billing
3 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 5 (22.73%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (22.73%) Demand Management
5 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (22.73%) ERP
5 5 (22.73%) SAP FI
5 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Back Office
6 4 (18.18%) ABAP
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (18.18%) Legal
6 4 (18.18%) SAP CO
6 4 (18.18%) Revenue Recognition
6 4 (18.18%) IFRS
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) SAP FI-CA
7 3 (13.64%) SAP PSCD
7 3 (13.64%) Revenue Management
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.09%) BPR
8 2 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (9.09%) Logistics

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 5 (22.73%) SAP FI
2 4 (18.18%) SAP CO
2 4 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (13.64%) SAP FI-CA
3 3 (13.64%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (4.55%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Billing
3 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
4 4 (18.18%) Back Office
4 4 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Consultant
1 20 (90.91%) SAP Consultant
2 15 (68.18%) SAP PS Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) SAP CS Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) SAP Trainer
4 3 (13.64%) Trainer
4 3 (13.64%) Training Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) SAP PS Trainer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (22.73%) Demand Management
3 5 (22.73%) ERP
3 5 (22.73%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (18.18%) Revenue Recognition
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Revenue Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.09%) BPR
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) IFRS
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Ariba