Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAP Release Manager was £700 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Release Manager
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 883 881 884
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -2
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Release Manager 4 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.010% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
UK median daily rate £700 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -10.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £372 £425 £440
90th Percentile £850 £565 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £700 £575 £515
% change year-on-year +21.74% +11.65% -6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

SAP Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAP Release Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Release Manager in the UK

SAP Release Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Release Manager in the UK

SAP Release Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Release Manager over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Release Manager in the UK

SAP Release Manager
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Release Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +37 4 £700 +21.74%
England +10 4 £700 +55.56%
East of England -17 2 £850 -
North of England +60 1 £550 -4.35%
North West +21 1 £550 -4.35%
East Midlands - 1 £313 -
Midlands - 1 £313 -

SAP Release Manager Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, SAP Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAP Release Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) SAP PP
3 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
4 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
4 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

SAP Release Manager Skill Set
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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP PP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP