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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
England / South East
Rank 33 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing SAP 416 516 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.41% 5.90% 4.68%
As % of the Vendors category 10.96% 12.09% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 292 212
Median daily rate £450 £402 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.07% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £241 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 10
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.25 £16.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +14.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.20 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.08 £51.25 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -2.63%

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
3796 4268 4631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.34% 48.82% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2199 2482 2424
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 216 207
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +132.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.88 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -2 129 £450 +12.35% 16
Hampshire +4 68 £451 +6.00% 20
Surrey -1 60 £425 - 12
West Sussex -11 49 £475 +48.43% 6
Buckinghamshire -26 26 £401 -5.58% 10
Oxfordshire +8 15 £538 +65.38% 7
Middlesex -11 8 £415 +3.75%
East Sussex +10 4 £475 -
Kent +6 4 £481 +39.89% 3
M4 Corridor +8 1 £500 -
Home Counties -3 1 £225 -52.63%
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 226 (27.53%) Finance
2 127 (15.47%) ERP
3 117 (14.25%) Business Intelligence
4 104 (12.67%) Oracle
5 97 (11.81%) Telecoms
6 94 (11.45%) Manufacturing
7 89 (10.84%) Migration
7 89 (10.84%) Project Management
8 86 (10.48%) Microsoft
9 83 (10.11%) Marketing
10 80 (9.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 80 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (9.14%) SQL
12 74 (9.01%) Programme Management
13 68 (8.28%) CRM
13 68 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
14 67 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
15 65 (7.92%) Electronics
16 62 (7.55%) SAP BW
17 58 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
18 56 (6.82%) ABAP
19 53 (6.46%) Data Migration
20 48 (5.85%) BusinessObjects
21 47 (5.72%) MS Excel
22 45 (5.48%) MS Office
23 44 (5.36%) Change Management
23 44 (5.36%) Retail
23 44 (5.36%) Data Management
24 41 (4.99%) SAP Implementation
25 39 (4.75%) Security Cleared

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 39 (4.75%) NetWeaver
2 13 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.46%) IIS
4 10 (1.22%) Apache
5 7 (0.85%) SAP EP
6 6 (0.73%) CMS
6 6 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.61%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.49%) Confluence
8 4 (0.49%) SAP Portal
8 4 (0.49%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.37%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.37%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.37%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 47 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.48%) MS Office
3 18 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.49%) MS Project
5 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.37%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 80 (9.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 35 (4.26%) SAP FI
3 34 (4.14%) SAP HR
4 29 (3.53%) SAP CO
4 29 (3.53%) SAP ERP
5 27 (3.29%) SAP BPC
5 27 (3.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 24 (2.92%) SAP PSCD
7 23 (2.80%) SAP CRM
8 16 (1.95%) SAP IS-U
9 15 (1.83%) SAP HCM
9 15 (1.83%) SAP S/4HANA
10 14 (1.71%) SAP GTS
10 14 (1.71%) SAP MM
10 14 (1.71%) SAP PS
10 14 (1.71%) SAP SD
11 12 (1.46%) SAP MDM
11 12 (1.46%) SAP PP
12 11 (1.34%) SAP Retail
13 10 (1.22%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.02%) SuccessFactors
2 19 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.34%) IaaS
5 10 (1.22%) SaaS
6 6 (0.73%) Taleo
7 5 (0.61%) Office 365
8 3 (0.37%) PaaS
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.24%) Boomi
9 2 (0.24%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.12%) FinancialForce.com
10 1 (0.12%) GitHub
10 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.12%) Veeva
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.71%) Firewall
2 10 (1.22%) IP Telephony
3 9 (1.10%) FTP
3 9 (1.10%) Internet
3 9 (1.10%) LAN
4 8 (0.97%) NetScaler
4 8 (0.97%) VPN
5 7 (0.85%) HTTP
5 7 (0.85%) SSL
5 7 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.85%) WAN
6 6 (0.73%) DNS
7 5 (0.61%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.61%) SSH
8 4 (0.49%) IMAP
8 4 (0.49%) Telnet
8 4 (0.49%) Wireless
9 3 (0.37%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.37%) SMS
10 2 (0.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.55%) SAP BW
2 48 (5.85%) BusinessObjects
3 35 (4.26%) SAP HANA
4 34 (4.14%) SQL Server
5 33 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (4.02%) SAP Data Services
6 22 (2.68%) Oracle Database
7 20 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 18 (2.19%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.58%) Big Data
9 13 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.46%) DB2
11 11 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.22%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.97%) Power BI
14 7 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 7 (0.85%) MySQL
14 7 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.73%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 10 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (0.97%) JIRA
2 8 (0.97%) LSMW
2 8 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.73%) TeamCity
4 6 (0.73%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.49%) Selenium
5 4 (0.49%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.24%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.24%) Toad
7 1 (0.12%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.12%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.12%) MSI
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.12%) webpack
General
1 226 (27.53%) Finance
2 97 (11.81%) Telecoms
3 94 (11.45%) Manufacturing
4 83 (10.11%) Marketing
5 65 (7.92%) Electronics
6 44 (5.36%) Retail
7 38 (4.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 20 (2.44%) General Ledger
9 15 (1.83%) Legal
10 12 (1.46%) Billing
11 9 (1.10%) Banking
12 5 (0.61%) Advertising
13 4 (0.49%) Publishing
14 3 (0.37%) Back Office
15 2 (0.24%) Automotive
15 2 (0.24%) French Language
15 2 (0.24%) German Language
15 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.24%) Military
15 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 219 (26.67%) Consultant
2 194 (23.63%) SAP Consultant
3 129 (15.71%) Analyst
4 87 (10.60%) Architect
5 85 (10.35%) SAP Manager
6 69 (8.40%) Developer
7 57 (6.94%) Project Manager
8 55 (6.70%) Business Analyst
9 47 (5.72%) SAP Analyst
10 46 (5.60%) SAP Architect
11 34 (4.14%) SAP Project Manager
12 33 (4.02%) SAP Developer
13 32 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (2.68%) Administrator
14 22 (2.68%) Data Manager
15 21 (2.56%) HR Consultant
15 21 (2.56%) SAP HR Consultant
16 19 (2.31%) SAP FI Consultant
17 18 (2.19%) SAP Business Analyst
18 17 (2.07%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.17%) HTML
2 24 (2.92%) SAP Basis
3 23 (2.80%) CSS
4 21 (2.56%) Web Dynpro
5 20 (2.44%) SAPUI5
6 16 (1.95%) Web Services
7 15 (1.83%) .NET
7 15 (1.83%) Middleware
8 14 (1.71%) SAP PI
8 14 (1.71%) SAP XI
9 13 (1.58%) SAP Fiori
10 10 (1.22%) XML
11 9 (1.10%) HTML5
11 9 (1.10%) jQuery
12 7 (0.85%) EDI
13 6 (0.73%) Ajax
13 6 (0.73%) REST
13 6 (0.73%) SAP Smart Forms
13 6 (0.73%) SOAP
14 5 (0.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.31%) Management Information System
3 14 (1.71%) Data Centre
4 11 (1.34%) Learning Management System
5 9 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 8 (0.97%) e-Learning
7 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (0.85%) NHS
8 6 (0.73%) FMCG
8 6 (0.73%) Mashup
9 5 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.61%) Life Science
9 5 (0.61%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.49%) PMI
10 4 (0.49%) SCADA
10 4 (0.49%) Social Media
10 4 (0.49%) User Experience
11 3 (0.37%) iSeries
11 3 (0.37%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (4.63%) Linux
2 31 (3.78%) Windows
3 20 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (1.58%) AIX
4 13 (1.58%) Unix
5 12 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.37%) Android
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.37%) Solaris
9 2 (0.24%) SUSE
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) Debian
10 1 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (15.47%) ERP
2 117 (14.25%) Business Intelligence
3 89 (10.84%) Migration
3 89 (10.84%) Project Management
4 80 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (9.01%) Programme Management
6 68 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (8.28%) CRM
7 67 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
8 53 (6.46%) Data Migration
9 44 (5.36%) Change Management
9 44 (5.36%) Data Management
10 41 (4.99%) SAP Implementation
11 38 (4.63%) ITIL
11 38 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 33 (4.02%) Business Analysis
12 33 (4.02%) Data Modelling
12 33 (4.02%) Master Data Management
13 32 (3.90%) Workflow
14 28 (3.41%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 75 (9.14%) SQL
2 56 (6.82%) ABAP
3 31 (3.78%) Java
4 24 (2.92%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.71%) C#
5 14 (1.71%) Python
6 13 (1.58%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.34%) Shell Script
8 8 (0.97%) Bash Shell
8 8 (0.97%) C
9 7 (0.85%) Perl
9 7 (0.85%) PHP
10 5 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.49%) F#
11 4 (0.49%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.37%) Ruby
12 3 (0.37%) VB
12 3 (0.37%) VBA
13 2 (0.24%) COBOL
14 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (4.75%) Security Cleared
2 37 (4.51%) Degree
3 32 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.83%) CCA
5 11 (1.34%) ISEB
6 9 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.85%) ACCA
7 7 (0.85%) CIMA
7 7 (0.85%) HND
7 7 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.61%) CISA
9 5 (0.61%) CISM
9 5 (0.61%) CISSP
9 5 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.61%) PMP
9 5 (0.61%) SAP Certification
10 4 (0.49%) AAT
10 4 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.29%) QA
2 19 (2.31%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.19%) GxP
4 17 (2.07%) GAMP
5 16 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (1.58%) GCP
6 13 (1.58%) GMP
6 13 (1.58%) SLA
7 11 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.61%) GAAP
9 4 (0.49%) COBIT
9 4 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.37%) IFRS
10 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.24%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.24%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 20 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.97%) XenDesktop
5 8 (0.97%) XenServer
6 4 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.37%) vCloud
7 3 (0.37%) Xen
8 2 (0.24%) HDFS
8 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.24%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.12%) Docker
9 1 (0.12%) NFS
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.61%) Puppet
3 3 (0.37%) Ansible
3 3 (0.37%) vRealize
3 3 (0.37%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.12%) Ambari
5 1 (0.12%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
5 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.12%) Oozie
5 1 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.12%) Packer
5 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 104 (12.67%) Oracle
2 86 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.65%) VMware
4 25 (3.05%) HP
5 24 (2.92%) Red Hat
5 24 (2.92%) webMethods
6 17 (2.07%) hybris
7 16 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.83%) Citrix
9 14 (1.71%) IBM
9 14 (1.71%) Informatica
10 11 (1.34%) Ariba
10 11 (1.34%) Capita
11 10 (1.22%) Concur
12 9 (1.10%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.10%) Tableau
13 8 (0.97%) Cisco
13 8 (0.97%) Workday
14 7 (0.85%) Adobe
14 7 (0.85%) Infor
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