Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 858 840 881
Rank change year-on-year -18 +41 -40
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 33 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.019% 0.028%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.49% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 16
UK median daily rate £530 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.40% +2.38% +9.38%
10th Percentile £331 £424 £410
90th Percentile £679 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £530 £538 £525
% change year-on-year -1.40% +2.38% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 -

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 6,773 7,809 8,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.50% 8.14% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,952 4,507 5,145
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £288
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 116 98
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £32.25 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.48% +12.17% +9.65%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.13 £10.42
90th Percentile £50.25 £62.50 £78.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.96 £34.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year -36.36% +10.40% +25.00%

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 21 July 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 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 21 July 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 -13 33 £530 -1.40% 7
UK excluding London 0 29 £530 -1.40% 4
South East -10 14 £528 -1.86% 2
Midlands - 11 £608 - 1
West Midlands - 8 £608 - 1
North of England -13 3 £508 -0.98% 1
London -45 3 £513 -4.65%
Yorkshire - 2 £650 -
East of England -2 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £365 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (36.36%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) Billing
4 9 (27.27%) Logistics
5 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
5 6 (18.18%) SAP FI
5 6 (18.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (15.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (15.15%) SAP CO
6 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (15.15%) Demand Management
6 5 (15.15%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (12.12%) Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
7 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.09%) SAP PSCD
8 3 (9.09%) Revenue Management
8 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.09%) Revenue Recognition
8 3 (9.09%) SAP FI-CA
8 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.09%) Time Management
8 3 (9.09%) Conflict Management
8 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC
9 2 (6.06%) IFRS

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 6 (18.18%) SAP FI
1 6 (18.18%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (15.15%) SAP CO
2 5 (15.15%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (9.09%) SAP FI-CA
3 3 (9.09%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC
4 2 (6.06%) SAP PP
5 1 (3.03%) Primavera
5 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
5 1 (3.03%) SAP MRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.06%) SAP BW
1 2 (6.06%) SAP HANA
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Billing
3 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) French Language
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Consultant
1 29 (87.88%) SAP Consultant
2 20 (60.61%) SAP PS Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) SAP CO Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Training Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Project Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) SAP FI Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) SAP Trainer
4 3 (9.09%) Trainer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Architect
5 2 (6.06%) SAP PP Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) SAP PS Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) SAP PS Trainer
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) SAP MM Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) SAP WM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Logistics
2 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (15.15%) Demand Management
2 5 (15.15%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
3 4 (12.12%) Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Conflict Management
4 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (9.09%) Revenue Management
4 3 (9.09%) Revenue Recognition
4 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.09%) Time Management
4 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.06%) BPR
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Information Management
5 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) IFRS
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Ariba