The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 42 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP 2184 2336 2720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.44% 4.74% 5.60%
As % of the Vendors category 10.02% 10.53% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1304 1410
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 44
Median hourly rate £25.12 £28.00 £25.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £48.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +17.46%
SAP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21786 22192 21681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.24% 45.06% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13701 13176 12536
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 705 1010 1012
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the England region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SAP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -23 692 £450 -5.75% 161
South East +2 415 £425 - 118
North West -15 181 £411 -3.23% 60
West Midlands -5 163 £375 -20.00% 38
South West 0 149 £395 - 72
East of England -2 137 £425 +6.25% 43
East Midlands +1 91 £433 -4.20% 27
Yorkshire +27 88 £450 +7.91% 16
North East -12 84 £298 -40.50% 10
Midlands -2 28 £488 -3.70% 2
South Coast +3 4 - -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP 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 England region with a requirement for SAP.

1 1216 (27.52%) Finance
2 808 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
3 678 (15.35%) Manufacturing
4 554 (12.54%) ERP
5 502 (11.36%) Project Management
6 499 (11.29%) Oracle
7 494 (11.18%) Programme Management
8 479 (10.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 475 (10.75%) Marketing
10 467 (10.57%) Telecoms
11 458 (10.37%) Migration
12 455 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
13 417 (9.44%) CRM
14 404 (9.14%) Digital Marketing
15 403 (9.12%) Electronics
16 391 (8.85%) Microsoft
17 387 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 359 (8.13%) SQL
19 326 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
20 315 (7.13%) BusinessObjects
21 274 (6.20%) Data Migration
22 264 (5.98%) SAP BW
23 259 (5.86%) MS Excel
24 254 (5.75%) ABAP
25 247 (5.59%) Change Management
26 242 (5.48%) Retail
27 241 (5.45%) SAP FI
28 230 (5.21%) Java
29 220 (4.98%) ITIL
30 213 (4.82%) SAP HANA

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 126 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 87 (1.97%) NetWeaver
3 50 (1.13%) WebSphere
4 49 (1.11%) IIS
5 46 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
6 39 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 31 (0.70%) Apache
7 31 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 29 (0.66%) CMS
9 27 (0.61%) Confluence
10 26 (0.59%) Skype for Business
11 24 (0.54%) MS Exchange
12 22 (0.50%) SAP Portal
13 16 (0.36%) Mule
14 14 (0.32%) MQSeries
14 14 (0.32%) SAP EP
14 14 (0.32%) SAS
15 13 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.27%) Apache Spark
16 12 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 259 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 114 (2.58%) MS Office
3 67 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 63 (1.43%) MS Project
5 38 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.11%) SPSS
8 4 (0.091%) Siemens NX
9 3 (0.068%) CATIA
10 2 (0.045%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.045%) Mingle
10 2 (0.045%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.023%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.023%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.023%) Revit
Business Applications
1 479 (10.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 241 (5.45%) SAP FI
3 181 (4.10%) SAP CO
4 179 (4.05%) SAP FI/CO
5 167 (3.78%) SAP ERP
6 160 (3.62%) SAP HR
7 147 (3.33%) SAP CRM
8 138 (3.12%) SAP IS-U
9 114 (2.58%) SAP SD
10 102 (2.31%) SAP MM
11 89 (2.01%) SAP SRM
12 82 (1.86%) SAP BPC
13 76 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
14 72 (1.63%) SAP Payroll
15 65 (1.47%) SAP HCM
16 63 (1.43%) SAP MDM
17 60 (1.36%) SAP PP
18 58 (1.31%) OpenText VIM for SAP
19 56 (1.27%) SAP WM
20 48 (1.09%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 149 (3.37%) SuccessFactors
2 56 (1.27%) SaaS
3 55 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 45 (1.02%) Office 365
6 19 (0.43%) Yammer
7 18 (0.41%) Boomi
8 17 (0.38%) Force.com
9 12 (0.27%) Veeva
10 10 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.23%) Heroku
10 10 (0.23%) Taleo
11 9 (0.20%) PaaS
11 9 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.18%) IaaS
13 7 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 47 (1.06%) DHCP
2 32 (0.72%) DNS
2 32 (0.72%) Firewall
3 31 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 25 (0.57%) HTTP
4 25 (0.57%) SAN
5 22 (0.50%) WAN
6 18 (0.41%) FTP
6 18 (0.41%) Internet
6 18 (0.41%) LAN
7 15 (0.34%) VPN
8 13 (0.29%) OSPF
8 13 (0.29%) SSL
9 12 (0.27%) BGP
9 12 (0.27%) MPLS
10 10 (0.23%) IPsec
10 10 (0.23%) Network Security
11 9 (0.20%) IPv6
11 9 (0.20%) Wireless
12 8 (0.18%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (7.13%) BusinessObjects
2 264 (5.98%) SAP BW
3 213 (4.82%) SAP HANA
4 183 (4.14%) SQL Server
5 144 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
6 136 (3.08%) SAP BI
7 125 (2.83%) SAP Data Services
8 87 (1.97%) Oracle Database
9 66 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 53 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 53 (1.20%) Relational Database
11 49 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 46 (1.04%) Data Mining
13 42 (0.95%) DB2
14 37 (0.84%) Big Data
15 35 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
15 35 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
16 34 (0.77%) MySQL
17 28 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
18 24 (0.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 59 (1.34%) JIRA
2 50 (1.13%) LSMW
3 33 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 23 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 22 (0.50%) Subversion
7 20 (0.45%) Visual Studio
8 19 (0.43%) JUnit
8 19 (0.43%) Selenium
9 16 (0.36%) Eclipse
9 16 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
10 15 (0.34%) Maven
10 15 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (0.32%) LoadRunner
12 12 (0.27%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.23%) Grunt
14 9 (0.20%) HP UFT
15 8 (0.18%) Toad
16 7 (0.16%) ERwin
16 7 (0.16%) Log4j
General
1 1216 (27.52%) Finance
2 678 (15.35%) Manufacturing
3 475 (10.75%) Marketing
4 467 (10.57%) Telecoms
5 403 (9.12%) Electronics
6 242 (5.48%) Retail
7 173 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 110 (2.49%) Billing
9 93 (2.11%) Banking
10 66 (1.49%) Legal
11 54 (1.22%) Automotive
12 36 (0.81%) General Ledger
13 27 (0.61%) Back Office
14 25 (0.57%) German Language
15 24 (0.54%) French Language
16 17 (0.38%) Advertising
17 16 (0.36%) Aerospace
17 16 (0.36%) Law
18 14 (0.32%) Dutch Language
19 13 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1253 (28.36%) Consultant
2 1024 (23.18%) SAP Consultant
3 758 (17.16%) Analyst
4 429 (9.71%) SAP Manager
5 426 (9.64%) Developer
6 391 (8.85%) Project Manager
7 348 (7.88%) Architect
8 311 (7.04%) SAP Analyst
9 299 (6.77%) Business Analyst
10 188 (4.26%) SAP Project Manager
11 142 (3.21%) SAP Developer
12 138 (3.12%) SAP Architect
13 135 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
14 111 (2.51%) Data Analyst
15 107 (2.42%) SAP Business Analyst
16 105 (2.38%) SAP FI Consultant
17 103 (2.33%) Functional Consultant
18 97 (2.20%) Test Analyst
19 90 (2.04%) SAP Functional Consultant
20 82 (1.86%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (2.90%) Web Services
2 125 (2.83%) HTML
3 118 (2.67%) .NET
4 109 (2.47%) CSS
5 93 (2.11%) XML
6 92 (2.08%) SAP Basis
7 70 (1.58%) SOAP
8 57 (1.29%) Middleware
9 56 (1.27%) jQuery
10 55 (1.24%) BAPI
11 47 (1.06%) COM
12 45 (1.02%) REST
12 45 (1.02%) SAP XI
12 45 (1.02%) Web Dynpro
13 44 (1.00%) HTML5
13 44 (1.00%) J2EE
13 44 (1.00%) RESTful
13 44 (1.00%) SAP PI
14 43 (0.97%) Spring
15 41 (0.93%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 326 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 120 (2.72%) FMCG
4 59 (1.34%) User Experience
5 55 (1.24%) Data Integration
6 54 (1.22%) Data Centre
7 51 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 47 (1.06%) Visualisation
9 46 (1.04%) Computer Science
10 37 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 34 (0.77%) Data Structures
12 32 (0.72%) Life Science
13 30 (0.68%) Smart Meter
14 26 (0.59%) Replication
15 23 (0.52%) Data Extraction
16 21 (0.48%) Mainframe
17 18 (0.41%) e-Learning
17 18 (0.41%) PMI
17 18 (0.41%) Statistics
18 17 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 193 (4.37%) Windows
2 137 (3.10%) Linux
3 85 (1.92%) Unix
4 64 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 52 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (0.77%) Solaris
8 32 (0.72%) Android
9 28 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 27 (0.61%) AIX
11 26 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.20%) VMS
14 9 (0.20%) zOS
15 7 (0.16%) CentOS
16 6 (0.14%) HPUX
17 5 (0.11%) Fedora
17 5 (0.11%) Windows 10
18 3 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 808 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
2 554 (12.54%) ERP
3 502 (11.36%) Project Management
4 494 (11.18%) Programme Management
5 458 (10.37%) Migration
6 455 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
7 417 (9.44%) CRM
8 404 (9.14%) Digital Marketing
9 387 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 274 (6.20%) Data Migration
11 247 (5.59%) Change Management
12 220 (4.98%) ITIL
13 209 (4.73%) Data Modelling
14 204 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 191 (4.32%) ETL
16 187 (4.23%) SAP Implementation
17 185 (4.19%) Data Management
17 185 (4.19%) Logistics
18 175 (3.96%) Business Analysis
19 154 (3.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 359 (8.13%) SQL
2 254 (5.75%) ABAP
3 230 (5.21%) Java
4 108 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 62 (1.40%) PL/SQL
6 61 (1.38%) C#
7 36 (0.81%) C
8 33 (0.75%) VBA
9 30 (0.68%) T-SQL
9 30 (0.68%) VB
10 29 (0.66%) Shell Script
11 24 (0.54%) Apex Code
11 24 (0.54%) PHP
11 24 (0.54%) PowerShell
12 23 (0.52%) Ruby
12 23 (0.52%) SAPscript
13 21 (0.48%) Python
14 17 (0.38%) R
15 12 (0.27%) C++
15 12 (0.27%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 202 (4.57%) Degree
2 175 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 137 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 50 (1.13%) SAP Certification
5 47 (1.06%) ISEB
6 42 (0.95%) PMI Certification
7 36 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 30 (0.68%) PMP
9 27 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 26 (0.59%) ISTQB
11 21 (0.48%) ACCA
12 20 (0.45%) CIMA
12 20 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
13 17 (0.38%) DV Cleared
14 15 (0.34%) CCA
14 15 (0.34%) MBA
15 13 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (0.27%) CISM
17 11 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (2.49%) Data Quality
2 103 (2.33%) QA
3 50 (1.13%) SLA
4 47 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (0.50%) GxP
6 7 (0.16%) COBIT
6 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.068%) GAAP
9 2 (0.045%) GCP
9 2 (0.045%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.023%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.023%) AICPA
10 1 (0.023%) HL7
10 1 (0.023%) MiFID
10 1 (0.023%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.023%) Solvency II
System Software
1 104 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 58 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.63%) XenApp
4 25 (0.57%) XenDesktop
4 25 (0.57%) XenServer
5 20 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (0.41%) Docker
7 12 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.20%) vSphere
9 7 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.16%) Xen
10 6 (0.14%) ClearTrust
10 6 (0.14%) HDFS
10 6 (0.14%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.068%) Time Sharing Option
12 2 (0.045%) KVM
13 1 (0.023%) Brightmail
13 1 (0.023%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.023%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (0.66%) XenMobile
3 24 (0.54%) SafeCom
4 19 (0.43%) EdgeSight
5 16 (0.36%) Puppet
5 16 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 11 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 10 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.20%) SCCM
9 7 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
9 7 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
10 6 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.14%) SCOM
11 5 (0.11%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.11%) OpenView
11 5 (0.11%) Packer
11 5 (0.11%) Terraform
12 4 (0.091%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.091%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.068%) Nagios
Vendors
1 499 (11.29%) Oracle
2 391 (8.85%) Microsoft
3 152 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
4 124 (2.81%) HP
5 102 (2.31%) IBM
6 76 (1.72%) VMware
7 73 (1.65%) Informatica
8 66 (1.49%) hybris
9 56 (1.27%) Ariba
10 55 (1.24%) Tableau
11 51 (1.15%) Infor
11 51 (1.15%) OpenText
12 46 (1.04%) Citrix
12 46 (1.04%) Cognos
12 46 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
13 38 (0.86%) Red Hat
14 37 (0.84%) Siebel
15 35 (0.79%) Cisco
15 35 (0.79%) Sybase
16 33 (0.75%) Hyperion
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