Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 880 898 895
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 -25
Contract jobs citing SAP SM 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.001% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.049% 0.011% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
UK median daily rate £539 £500 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.80% +40.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £528 £500 £355
% change year-on-year +5.60% +40.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP SM 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 8150 8759 9244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.90% 8.31% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4811 5226 5144
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +0.58%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 98 137
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £31.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +6.90% +4.50%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.01 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.55 £99.00 £53.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.92% +13.55% -12.70%

SAP SM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP SM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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

SAP SM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP SM over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP SM in the UK

SAP SM
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP SM within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England +18 4 £539 +7.80%
UK excluding London +33 3 £528 +5.60%
South East +10 2 £440 -12.00%
Midlands - 1 £550 -
London - 1 £650 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP SM 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 SM.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) ISMS
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) EAM
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) SAP PM

SAP SM
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 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP GRC
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Delivery Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Support
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Support Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Security Compliance Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Service Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) ISMS
3 2 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Security
4 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow