The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP SM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP SM over the 3 months to 25 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 Service Management (SM)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 649 635
Contract jobs citing SAP SM 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.068% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP SM 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 3911 4391 4807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.45% 8.28% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2301 2693 2747
Median daily rate £475 £438 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -0.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £292
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 61 52 50
Median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

SAP SM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP SM in the UK

SAP SM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP SM in the UK