The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Basis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Basis over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Basis
Rank 607 579 576
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 37 76 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.47% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 14
Median daily rate £500 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.34% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £298 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16134 16105 15692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.85% 28.01% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11187 10923 9942
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 286 217
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

SAP Basis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SAP Basis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP Basis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Basis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP Basis within the UK.

SAP Basis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Basis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Basis within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

SAP Basis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Basis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis within the UK.

SAP Basis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Basis
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Basis within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
England -26 33 £500 +12.67% 4
North West +5 9 £488 +8.33%
West Sussex +3 8 £538 -0.46%
South East -3 8 £538 +15.59% 1
London -14 7 £425 +36.00% 1
Manchester +1 6 £488 -
Worthing -5 6 £538 -
East of England +19 3 £438 -2.77% 1
South West +5 2 £413 -
Hertfordshire +1 2 £438 -5.40%
Merseyside -1 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
East Midlands -4 1 £600 +60.00%
Somerset - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £425 - 1
Peterborough - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £600 -
Leeds - 1 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £600 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

SAP Basis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP Basis.

1 91 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (37.36%) SAP HANA
3 33 (36.26%) NetWeaver
4 22 (24.18%) CRM
5 21 (23.08%) SAP PI
5 21 (23.08%) ERP
6 19 (20.88%) SAP EP
7 17 (18.68%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (17.58%) ABAP
8 16 (17.58%) Project Management
9 14 (15.38%) SAP CRM
10 13 (14.29%) SAP MDM
10 13 (14.29%) Data Management
10 13 (14.29%) SAP BW
10 13 (14.29%) Master Data Management
11 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (12.09%) Oracle
13 10 (10.99%) Java
13 10 (10.99%) Windows
13 10 (10.99%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (9.89%) SAP Implementation
14 9 (9.89%) Linux
14 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
14 9 (9.89%) Citrix
15 8 (8.79%) ITIL
15 8 (8.79%) Unix
15 8 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (8.79%) Migration
15 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
16 7 (7.69%) SAP Security

SAP Basis
Top Related IT Skills 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 33 (36.26%) NetWeaver
2 19 (20.88%) SAP EP
3 5 (5.49%) Apache
4 3 (3.30%) nginx
4 3 (3.30%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.30%) SAP Portal
5 1 (1.10%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Project
2 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (15.38%) SAP CRM
2 13 (14.29%) SAP MDM
3 3 (3.30%) SAP R/3
4 2 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.20%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.20%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.20%) SAP HCM
4 2 (2.20%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.10%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (1.10%) SAP APO
5 1 (1.10%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.10%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.10%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.10%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.10%) SAP SCM
5 1 (1.10%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.20%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (2.20%) SSL
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.36%) SAP HANA
2 13 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.40%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.40%) DB2
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.30%) MySQL
5 3 (3.30%) SAP BI
5 3 (3.30%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (2.20%) MaxDB
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) OLAP
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.10%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) NWDI
1 2 (2.20%) NWDS
General
1 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Back Office
3 1 (1.10%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.10%) French Language
3 1 (1.10%) German Language
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (41.76%) Consultant
1 38 (41.76%) SAP Consultant
2 35 (38.46%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 22 (24.18%) Architect
3 22 (24.18%) SAP Architect
4 19 (20.88%) SAP Manager
5 17 (18.68%) SAP Technical Architect
5 17 (18.68%) Technical Architect
6 9 (9.89%) Project Manager
7 8 (8.79%) SAP Basis Manager
7 8 (8.79%) SAP Project Manager
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Manager
9 5 (5.49%) SAP Basis Architect
10 4 (4.40%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.40%) Technical Project Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Citrix Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Governance Manager
11 3 (3.30%) SAP Basis Support
11 3 (3.30%) SAP Support
11 3 (3.30%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.08%) SAP PI
2 3 (3.30%) ADO
2 3 (3.30%) HTML
2 3 (3.30%) HTML5
2 3 (3.30%) LAMP
2 3 (3.30%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (3.30%) SAP XI
2 3 (3.30%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (2.20%) J2EE
3 2 (2.20%) Middleware
3 2 (2.20%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (2.20%) XML
4 1 (1.10%) BAPI
4 1 (1.10%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.10%) SAP BC
4 1 (1.10%) SAP BSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Clustering
2 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.30%) User Experience
2 3 (3.30%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.20%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) FMCG
4 1 (1.10%) Life Science
4 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) Linux
3 8 (8.79%) Unix
4 4 (4.40%) AIX
4 4 (4.40%) Solaris
4 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.10%) HPUX
6 1 (1.10%) SUSE
6 1 (1.10%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) CRM
2 21 (23.08%) ERP
3 17 (18.68%) Technical Architecture
4 16 (17.58%) Project Management
5 13 (14.29%) Data Management
5 13 (14.29%) Master Data Management
6 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.99%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (9.89%) SAP Implementation
9 8 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (8.79%) ITIL
9 8 (8.79%) Migration
10 7 (7.69%) SAP Security
11 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.59%) Test Management
11 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.40%) Change Management
12 4 (4.40%) Release Management
12 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
13 3 (3.30%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) ABAP
2 10 (10.99%) Java
3 5 (5.49%) SQL
4 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.30%) Python
4 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.40%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.30%) MCSE
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.30%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.10%) AAT
5 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.10%) PMP
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.30%) vSphere
1 3 (3.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Control-M
2 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (12.09%) Oracle
3 9 (9.89%) Citrix
4 6 (6.59%) Sybase
5 3 (3.30%) Cisco
5 3 (3.30%) VMware
6 2 (2.20%) BMC
6 2 (2.20%) Remedy
7 1 (1.10%) Capita
7 1 (1.10%) IBM
7 1 (1.10%) Informatica
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.10%) OpenText