The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 35 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 442 420 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.02% 4.45% 4.88%
As % of the Vendors category 10.33% 9.41% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 225 243
Median daily rate £425 £435 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £306 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.55 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £57.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £19.08 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+31.65% -25.17%
SAP
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4278 4461 4306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.56% 47.23% 47.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2515 2444 2132
Median daily rate £400 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 239 233
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Berkshire +9 140 £425 -1.16% 25
Surrey +8 92 £500 +5.26% 14
Hampshire -9 57 £413 -0.60% 35
West Sussex -21 39 £288 -41.91% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 35 £400 -3.61% 9
Middlesex -3 30 £396 +18.42% 1
Oxfordshire +8 13 £500 +18.20% 4
Kent - 7 £400 - 4
East Sussex +4 4 £450 -27.41% 1
Sussex +1 2 £175 -
Home Counties +3 1 - -
M4 Corridor -7 1 - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP.

1 278 (30.28%) Finance
2 165 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
3 112 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 111 (12.09%) ERP
5 108 (11.76%) Manufacturing
6 105 (11.44%) Migration
6 105 (11.44%) Oracle
7 99 (10.78%) Marketing
8 92 (10.02%) BusinessObjects
9 90 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 90 (9.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 89 (9.69%) Programme Management
11 81 (8.82%) Electronics
11 81 (8.82%) Project Management
12 80 (8.71%) CRM
12 80 (8.71%) Digital Marketing
13 74 (8.06%) SQL
14 71 (7.73%) MS Excel
14 71 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
15 67 (7.30%) Microsoft
16 66 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
17 60 (6.54%) SAP FI
18 57 (6.21%) Data Migration
19 54 (5.88%) ABAP
20 51 (5.56%) SAP BW
21 46 (5.01%) SAP ERP
21 46 (5.01%) SuccessFactors
22 44 (4.79%) Security Cleared
22 44 (4.79%) Business Analysis
23 42 (4.58%) Logistics

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.07%) NetWeaver
3 10 (1.09%) IIS
4 8 (0.87%) SAP EP
5 7 (0.76%) CMS
5 7 (0.76%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.65%) Confluence
7 5 (0.54%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.44%) JBoss
8 4 (0.44%) SAS
8 4 (0.44%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.22%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.22%) SAP Portal
10 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.70%) MS Office
3 28 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.42%) MS Project
4 13 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.22%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 90 (9.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 60 (6.54%) SAP FI
3 46 (5.01%) SAP ERP
4 39 (4.25%) SAP CO
5 38 (4.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 37 (4.03%) SAP CRM
7 35 (3.81%) SAP IS-U
8 33 (3.59%) SAP PSCD
9 31 (3.38%) SAP HR
10 24 (2.61%) SAP BPC
11 23 (2.51%) SAP SD
12 19 (2.07%) SAP GRC
13 16 (1.74%) SAP MM
14 15 (1.63%) SAP SRM
15 14 (1.53%) SAP FI-CA
16 12 (1.31%) SAP Business ByDesign
17 10 (1.09%) OpenText VIM for SAP
18 9 (0.98%) Maximo
18 9 (0.98%) SAP HCM
18 9 (0.98%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.01%) SuccessFactors
2 24 (2.61%) SaaS
3 12 (1.31%) Boomi
4 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.54%) Veeva
6 4 (0.44%) Taleo
7 3 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.33%) AtomSphere
8 2 (0.22%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.22%) Office 365
9 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.98%) Internet
1 9 (0.98%) Wireless
2 8 (0.87%) CTI
3 7 (0.76%) DNS
3 7 (0.76%) Firewall
3 7 (0.76%) SAN
4 5 (0.54%) RTP
4 5 (0.54%) WAN
5 4 (0.44%) 3G
5 4 (0.44%) DHCP
5 4 (0.44%) Intranet
5 4 (0.44%) LAN
5 4 (0.44%) SMS
6 3 (0.33%) BGP
6 3 (0.33%) HTTP
6 3 (0.33%) OSPF
6 3 (0.33%) VoIP
7 2 (0.22%) Extranet
7 2 (0.22%) MPLS
7 2 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (10.02%) BusinessObjects
2 51 (5.56%) SAP BW
3 38 (4.14%) SAP HANA
4 33 (3.59%) SQL Server
5 28 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (2.51%) SAP BI
7 22 (2.40%) SAP Data Services
8 19 (2.07%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 13 (1.42%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (1.09%) MS Access
12 10 (1.09%) QlikView
12 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.09%) Xcelsius
13 9 (0.98%) Oracle OWB
13 9 (0.98%) Relational Database
14 8 (0.87%) Oracle Discoverer
14 8 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (1.42%) LSMW
2 7 (0.76%) JIRA
3 4 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.44%) Subversion
3 4 (0.44%) Toad
4 3 (0.33%) CaliberRM
4 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (0.33%) RequisitePro
4 3 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.22%) Maven
5 2 (0.22%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.22%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.11%) Ant
6 1 (0.11%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.11%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.11%) Hudson
6 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 278 (30.28%) Finance
2 112 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 108 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 99 (10.78%) Marketing
5 81 (8.82%) Electronics
6 37 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 33 (3.59%) Retail
8 24 (2.61%) Billing
9 16 (1.74%) General Ledger
10 12 (1.31%) Legal
11 9 (0.98%) Automotive
12 7 (0.76%) Banking
13 5 (0.54%) Local Government
14 3 (0.33%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.11%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) Law
15 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 252 (27.45%) Consultant
2 221 (24.07%) Analyst
3 218 (23.75%) SAP Consultant
4 80 (8.71%) Architect
5 75 (8.17%) Project Manager
6 67 (7.30%) SAP Analyst
6 67 (7.30%) SAP Manager
7 63 (6.86%) Business Analyst
8 51 (5.56%) Developer
9 44 (4.79%) Data Analyst
10 40 (4.36%) SAP Architect
10 40 (4.36%) SAP FI Consultant
11 35 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
12 31 (3.38%) SAP Project Manager
13 25 (2.72%) Administrator
13 25 (2.72%) Test Analyst
14 23 (2.51%) IT Manager
14 23 (2.51%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 22 (2.40%) Financial Analyst
16 20 (2.18%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.51%) .NET
2 21 (2.29%) SAP Basis
2 21 (2.29%) XML
3 19 (2.07%) SAP XI
4 17 (1.85%) Web Dynpro
4 17 (1.85%) Web Services
5 12 (1.31%) REST
6 11 (1.20%) HTML
6 11 (1.20%) SOAP
7 10 (1.09%) CSS
7 10 (1.09%) SAP PI
8 8 (0.87%) jQuery
8 8 (0.87%) Middleware
8 8 (0.87%) SAML
8 8 (0.87%) SAP Fiori
9 7 (0.76%) SAPUI5
10 6 (0.65%) EDI
10 6 (0.65%) SAP Smart Forms
11 5 (0.54%) Ajax
11 5 (0.54%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.29%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.18%) Data Centre
4 19 (2.07%) Data Integration
5 17 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.63%) FMCG
7 14 (1.53%) Data Extraction
8 12 (1.31%) e-Learning
8 12 (1.31%) Life Science
9 11 (1.20%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.98%) Data Conversion
12 7 (0.76%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.65%) Statistics
13 6 (0.65%) User Experience
14 5 (0.54%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.44%) LIMS
16 3 (0.33%) Computer Science
16 3 (0.33%) EPoS
16 3 (0.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 32 (3.49%) Windows
2 20 (2.18%) Unix
3 11 (1.20%) Linux
4 8 (0.87%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.54%) Android
5 5 (0.54%) VMS
6 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.33%) AIX
7 3 (0.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.22%) Solaris
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) HPUX
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
2 111 (12.09%) ERP
3 105 (11.44%) Migration
4 90 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (9.69%) Programme Management
6 81 (8.82%) Project Management
7 80 (8.71%) CRM
7 80 (8.71%) Digital Marketing
8 66 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (6.21%) Data Migration
10 44 (4.79%) Business Analysis
11 42 (4.58%) Logistics
12 39 (4.25%) Data Modelling
13 38 (4.14%) Workflow
14 37 (4.03%) ETL
14 37 (4.03%) ITIL
14 37 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 35 (3.81%) PRINCE2
16 32 (3.49%) Data Management
17 31 (3.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (8.06%) SQL
2 54 (5.88%) ABAP
3 23 (2.51%) PL/SQL
4 21 (2.29%) Java
5 9 (0.98%) C
6 8 (0.87%) JavaScript
7 6 (0.65%) C#
7 6 (0.65%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.65%) VB
8 5 (0.54%) VBA
9 4 (0.44%) COBOL
9 4 (0.44%) Jython
9 4 (0.44%) Smalltalk
9 4 (0.44%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.33%) PHP
11 2 (0.22%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.22%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.22%) Python
11 2 (0.22%) Ruby
12 1 (0.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (4.79%) Security Cleared
2 38 (4.14%) Degree
3 30 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.94%) ISEB
5 12 (1.31%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.20%) ACCA
6 11 (1.20%) CIMA
7 9 (0.98%) CCA
7 9 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.98%) PMP
8 8 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.87%) SAP Certification
9 6 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.44%) CITP
10 4 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.33%) CCNP
11 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.16%) Data Quality
2 23 (2.51%) QA
3 13 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (1.20%) SLA
5 8 (0.87%) GxP
6 4 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.22%) COBIT
8 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.11%) AICPA
9 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.44%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.11%) ClearTrust
6 1 (0.11%) Docker
6 1 (0.11%) HDFS
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.44%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.22%) Puppet
3 2 (0.22%) SCOM
4 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.11%) Ansible
4 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.11%) Netcool
4 1 (0.11%) Oozie
4 1 (0.11%) SCCM
4 1 (0.11%) WSUS
4 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 105 (11.44%) Oracle
2 67 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 26 (2.83%) Informatica
4 22 (2.40%) HP
4 22 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (1.74%) Hyperion
5 16 (1.74%) webMethods
6 13 (1.42%) IBM
7 12 (1.31%) Tableau
8 11 (1.20%) Ariba
8 11 (1.20%) Dell
9 10 (1.09%) hybris
9 10 (1.09%) VMware
10 9 (0.98%) Cognos
11 8 (0.87%) Cisco
11 8 (0.87%) OpenText
11 8 (0.87%) Sybase
12 7 (0.76%) Anaplan
12 7 (0.76%) Siebel
13 6 (0.65%) Remedy
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