The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SAP PP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP PP 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 Production Planning (PP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 136 114
Rank change year-on-year +21 -22  
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.050% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 1.15% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £451 £500
% change year-on-year +16.53% -9.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP PP 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 218 349 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 10.86% 11.70% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 162 132
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £507 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £23.38 £38.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.48% +67.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.08 £22.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.68 £38.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

SAP PP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP PP in the West Midlands

SAP PP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP PP in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAP PP.

1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

SAP PP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP MM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP PP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Process Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP MM Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP P2P Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP P2P Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP