The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP QM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP QM over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Quality Management (QM)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 628 618
Rank change year-on-year +41 -10  
Contract jobs citing SAP QM 20 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.043% 0.041%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.50% 0.52% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 8
Median daily rate £550 £475 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -14.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £560
% change year-on-year +15.78% -15.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 - -

SAP QM 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 3974 4394 4790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.45% 8.28% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2338 2693 2731
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 52 51
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £11.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

SAP QM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP QM in the UK

SAP QM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP QM.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP QM in the UK

SAP QM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP QM.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP QM in the UK

SAP QM
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP QM within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +30 18 £550 +15.78% 2
Yorkshire - 5 - -
London -4 4 £500 -
South East - 3 £550 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £550 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £550 -
North West - 1 £550 - 2
Glasgow - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP QM 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 QM.

1 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 11 (32.35%) Manufacturing
4 6 (17.65%) SAP PP
5 5 (14.71%) SAP PM
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) SAP BW
6 3 (8.82%) SAP MM
7 2 (5.88%) SAP FI
7 2 (5.88%) SAP SD
7 2 (5.88%) ERP
7 2 (5.88%) ABAP
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (5.88%) PLM
7 2 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (5.88%) e-Learning
7 2 (5.88%) SAP SCM
7 2 (5.88%) SAP PLM
7 2 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.88%) Data Governance
7 2 (5.88%) SAP CO
8 1 (2.94%) Demand Management
8 1 (2.94%) Master Data Management
8 1 (2.94%) Coaching
8 1 (2.94%) Dashboard Development

SAP QM
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 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) SAP PP
2 5 (14.71%) SAP PM
3 3 (8.82%) SAP MM
4 2 (5.88%) SAP CO
4 2 (5.88%) SAP FI
4 2 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (5.88%) SAP PLM
4 2 (5.88%) SAP SCM
4 2 (5.88%) SAP SD
5 1 (2.94%) SAP APO
5 1 (2.94%) SAP MDM
5 1 (2.94%) SAP VC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SAP BW
General
1 11 (32.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.94%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Consultant
1 28 (82.35%) SAP Consultant
2 23 (67.65%) SAP QM Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) SAP MM Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) SAP PP Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) SAP PM Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Training Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Quality Management Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) SAP PP Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) SAP QM Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Quality Management Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Subject Matter Expert
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Support
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Trainer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior SAP QM Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
1 2 (5.88%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.94%) FMCG
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (8.82%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) Data Governance
3 2 (5.88%) ERP
3 2 (5.88%) PLM
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) Coaching
4 1 (2.94%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (2.94%) Data Management
4 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Demand Management
4 1 (2.94%) Discrete Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Master Data Management
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) SAP