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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
England / South East
Rank 31 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 402 487 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.51% 5.94% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 11.03% 12.48% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 268 214
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £578 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £438
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +11.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.38 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £49.75 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.91%

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
3644 3901 4426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.98% 47.54% 47.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2105 2175 2304
Median daily rate £410 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 218 217
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.55 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -1 123 £450 +2.85% 18
Surrey +14 68 £495 +20.00% 10
West Sussex +2 57 £405 +24.61% 5
Hampshire -26 33 £425 -19.04% 17
Buckinghamshire -21 30 £470 +10.58% 9
Oxfordshire +8 19 £475 +24.59% 1
Sussex +4 7 £425 +70.00%
Middlesex -11 6 £488 +11.42% 1
Kent -1 5 £475 - 3
East Sussex +5 3 £500 +33.33%
M4 Corridor +5 2 £413 -
Thames Valley 0 1 £625 -
Home Counties - 1 £225 -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 252 (29.89%) Finance
2 143 (16.96%) ERP
3 133 (15.78%) Business Intelligence
4 103 (12.22%) Oracle
4 103 (12.22%) Migration
5 96 (11.39%) Manufacturing
5 96 (11.39%) Telecoms
6 90 (10.68%) SQL
7 89 (10.56%) Project Management
8 85 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 83 (9.85%) Microsoft
10 81 (9.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 79 (9.37%) CRM
12 77 (9.13%) Marketing
13 76 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
14 71 (8.42%) SAP BW
14 71 (8.42%) Programme Management
15 70 (8.30%) ABAP
16 66 (7.83%) Digital Marketing
17 64 (7.59%) Data Migration
17 64 (7.59%) Electronics
18 60 (7.12%) Retail
19 57 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
20 54 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
21 52 (6.17%) Data Management
22 50 (5.93%) MS Excel
23 47 (5.58%) NetWeaver
24 46 (5.46%) SAP FI
25 45 (5.34%) SAP Data Services
25 45 (5.34%) SAP HANA

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 47 (5.58%) NetWeaver
2 15 (1.78%) IIS
3 14 (1.66%) SAP EP
3 14 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.42%) Apache
5 8 (0.95%) CMS
6 5 (0.59%) SAP Portal
7 4 (0.47%) Confluence
7 4 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.36%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.36%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.12%) JBoss
10 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.12%) SAS
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.86%) MS Office
3 20 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.47%) MS Project
4 4 (0.47%) RoboHelp
5 3 (0.36%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 81 (9.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 46 (5.46%) SAP FI
3 35 (4.15%) SAP CRM
4 34 (4.03%) SAP CO
5 32 (3.80%) SAP FI/CO
5 32 (3.80%) SAP HR
6 30 (3.56%) SAP ERP
7 25 (2.97%) SAP PSCD
8 22 (2.61%) SAP BPC
8 22 (2.61%) SAP SD
9 19 (2.25%) SAP PS
10 18 (2.14%) SAP MDM
11 15 (1.78%) SAP IS-U
12 13 (1.54%) SAP HCM
12 13 (1.54%) SAP Retail
13 12 (1.42%) SAP GRC
14 11 (1.30%) SAP MM
14 11 (1.30%) SAP PP
15 10 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
15 10 (1.19%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.56%) SuccessFactors
2 15 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.19%) SaaS
5 8 (0.95%) IaaS
6 3 (0.36%) Taleo
7 2 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.12%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.54%) Firewall
2 12 (1.42%) FTP
2 12 (1.42%) HTTP
2 12 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.19%) IP Telephony
4 9 (1.07%) Internet
4 9 (1.07%) SSL
5 8 (0.95%) NetScaler
6 7 (0.83%) LAN
7 6 (0.71%) DNS
7 6 (0.71%) VPN
8 5 (0.59%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.59%) SSH
9 4 (0.47%) IMAP
9 4 (0.47%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.47%) Telnet
9 4 (0.47%) WAN
10 3 (0.36%) SAN
10 3 (0.36%) Wireless
11 2 (0.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (8.42%) SAP BW
2 54 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
3 45 (5.34%) SAP Data Services
3 45 (5.34%) SAP HANA
4 38 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (4.03%) SQL Server
6 22 (2.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 19 (2.25%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.90%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.30%) DB2
10 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.19%) MySQL
11 10 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.95%) Big Data
12 8 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.95%) Qlik Sense
12 8 (0.95%) QlikView
13 7 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 7 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (2.14%) LSMW
2 8 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.83%) JIRA
4 6 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.71%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.36%) Selenium
6 3 (0.36%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.24%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.24%) MSI
7 2 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.12%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.12%) PowerDesigner
General
1 252 (29.89%) Finance
2 96 (11.39%) Manufacturing
2 96 (11.39%) Telecoms
3 77 (9.13%) Marketing
4 64 (7.59%) Electronics
5 60 (7.12%) Retail
6 32 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 21 (2.49%) General Ledger
8 13 (1.54%) Billing
9 12 (1.42%) Banking
10 7 (0.83%) Legal
10 7 (0.83%) Publishing
11 6 (0.71%) Advertising
12 4 (0.47%) Automotive
13 3 (0.36%) Back Office
13 3 (0.36%) German Language
14 2 (0.24%) Cantonese Language
14 2 (0.24%) French Language
14 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 205 (24.32%) Consultant
2 180 (21.35%) SAP Consultant
3 146 (17.32%) Analyst
4 95 (11.27%) Architect
5 88 (10.44%) SAP Manager
6 77 (9.13%) Developer
7 68 (8.07%) Project Manager
8 63 (7.47%) Business Analyst
9 60 (7.12%) SAP Architect
10 54 (6.41%) SAP Analyst
11 46 (5.46%) SAP Project Manager
12 41 (4.86%) SAP Developer
13 36 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
14 26 (3.08%) Administrator
15 25 (2.97%) Data Analyst
16 23 (2.73%) SAP Solutions Architect
17 22 (2.61%) Financial Analyst
18 20 (2.37%) SAP Business Analyst
18 20 (2.37%) SAP FI Consultant
19 18 (2.14%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.80%) HTML
2 30 (3.56%) SAP Basis
3 28 (3.32%) CSS
4 23 (2.73%) Web Dynpro
5 22 (2.61%) SAP PI
6 20 (2.37%) SAPUI5
7 17 (2.02%) SAP XI
8 14 (1.66%) Middleware
9 12 (1.42%) .NET
9 12 (1.42%) SAP Fiori
10 11 (1.30%) BAPI
11 10 (1.19%) Web Services
12 9 (1.07%) jQuery
12 9 (1.07%) XML
13 8 (0.95%) HTML5
14 5 (0.59%) EDI
14 5 (0.59%) REST
14 5 (0.59%) SAP Smart Forms
14 5 (0.59%) Sass
14 5 (0.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.02%) Management Information System
3 15 (1.78%) Data Extraction
4 12 (1.42%) Data Centre
5 11 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.07%) Data Conversion
6 9 (1.07%) Learning Management System
7 7 (0.83%) e-Learning
7 7 (0.83%) Mashup
7 7 (0.83%) User Experience
8 6 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.71%) FMCG
8 6 (0.71%) NHS
8 6 (0.71%) SCADA
9 5 (0.59%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.47%) PMI
10 4 (0.47%) Social Media
10 4 (0.47%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (4.74%) Linux
2 34 (4.03%) Windows
3 22 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (2.02%) Unix
5 16 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.54%) AIX
7 12 (1.42%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.71%) VMS
9 4 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.36%) SUSE
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.24%) Solaris
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) Android
12 1 (0.12%) Debian
12 1 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (16.96%) ERP
2 133 (15.78%) Business Intelligence
3 103 (12.22%) Migration
4 89 (10.56%) Project Management
5 85 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 79 (9.37%) CRM
7 71 (8.42%) Programme Management
8 66 (7.83%) Digital Marketing
9 64 (7.59%) Data Migration
10 57 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (6.17%) Data Management
12 44 (5.22%) Change Management
13 43 (5.10%) SAP Implementation
14 39 (4.63%) Business Analysis
15 38 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
16 36 (4.27%) Master Data Management
17 35 (4.15%) ITIL
18 33 (3.91%) ETL
19 32 (3.80%) Workflow
20 31 (3.68%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 90 (10.68%) SQL
2 70 (8.30%) ABAP
3 32 (3.80%) Java
4 22 (2.61%) JavaScript
5 19 (2.25%) PL/SQL
6 14 (1.66%) Python
7 12 (1.42%) C#
8 11 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.19%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.83%) C
10 7 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.71%) Perl
11 6 (0.71%) PHP
12 5 (0.59%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.59%) SAPscript
13 3 (0.36%) F#
13 3 (0.36%) Ruby
13 3 (0.36%) VBA
14 2 (0.24%) VB
15 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (4.39%) Degree
2 31 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.90%) CCA
5 10 (1.19%) ISEB
6 8 (0.95%) SAP Certification
7 7 (0.83%) ACCA
7 7 (0.83%) HND
7 7 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.71%) CIMA
9 5 (0.59%) MBA
9 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.59%) PMP
10 4 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.47%) PhD
11 3 (0.36%) AAT
11 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.44%) QA
2 26 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 20 (2.37%) GxP
4 18 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (2.02%) GAMP
6 15 (1.78%) SLA
7 13 (1.54%) GCP
7 13 (1.54%) GMP
8 12 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.59%) GAAP
10 4 (0.47%) COBIT
10 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.47%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 28 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.95%) XenDesktop
4 8 (0.95%) XenServer
5 3 (0.36%) vSphere
6 2 (0.24%) HDFS
6 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.24%) Xen
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.12%) Docker
7 1 (0.12%) NFS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.59%) vRealize
3 4 (0.47%) Puppet
4 3 (0.36%) Ansible
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.24%) Packer
5 2 (0.24%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 1 (0.12%) Ambari
6 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.12%) Oozie
6 1 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 103 (12.22%) Oracle
2 83 (9.85%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.03%) VMware
4 23 (2.73%) HP
4 23 (2.73%) webMethods
5 22 (2.61%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.02%) Informatica
7 14 (1.66%) Ariba
7 14 (1.66%) Citrix
7 14 (1.66%) hybris
7 14 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.42%) Adobe
9 11 (1.30%) Capita
10 10 (1.19%) Cognos
10 10 (1.19%) IBM
10 10 (1.19%) Teradata
11 9 (1.07%) CheckPoint
11 9 (1.07%) Hyperion
11 9 (1.07%) Infor
12 8 (0.95%) Sage
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