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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Basis
Rank 614 585 581
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 33 81 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.49% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 17
Median daily rate £500 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £290 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £538 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £405 £488
% change year-on-year
+28.08% -16.92%
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
16247 16402 15724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 28.26% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11253 11283 10195
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 310 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £17.33 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 24 September 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 25 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 24 September 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 -38 25 £500 +23.45% 5
West Sussex +7 9 £538 -0.46%
South East +2 9 £538 +17.48%
London -1 7 £410 +38.39%
Worthing -9 6 £538 -
East Midlands -16 2 £600 +60.00% 2
East of England - 2 £438 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £600 -
Leicester - 2 £600 -
Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
South West +15 1 - -
North West -1 1 - - 1
Manchester -6 1 - -
City of London - 1 £425 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £438 -

SAP Basis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 89 (100.00%) SAP
2 33 (37.08%) NetWeaver
3 32 (35.96%) SAP HANA
4 22 (24.72%) CRM
5 20 (22.47%) ERP
6 19 (21.35%) SAP PI
7 18 (20.22%) Project Management
8 17 (19.10%) SAP EP
9 16 (17.98%) ABAP
9 16 (17.98%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (14.61%) SAP BW
10 13 (14.61%) Data Management
10 13 (14.61%) SAP CRM
11 12 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (13.48%) Oracle
12 11 (12.36%) Java
12 11 (12.36%) Windows
13 10 (11.24%) Unix
13 10 (11.24%) Linux
13 10 (11.24%) ITIL
13 10 (11.24%) SAP MDM
13 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (11.24%) Master Data Management
14 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
14 9 (10.11%) SAP Implementation
14 9 (10.11%) Migration
14 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
14 9 (10.11%) Citrix
15 8 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
16 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management

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 (37.08%) NetWeaver
2 17 (19.10%) SAP EP
3 5 (5.62%) Apache
4 3 (3.37%) nginx
4 3 (3.37%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.37%) SAP Portal
5 1 (1.12%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Project
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (14.61%) SAP CRM
2 10 (11.24%) SAP MDM
3 3 (3.37%) SAP R/3
4 2 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (2.25%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.25%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.25%) SAP HCM
4 2 (2.25%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (1.12%) SAP APO
5 1 (1.12%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.12%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.12%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.12%) SAP SCM
5 1 (1.12%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (2.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.96%) SAP HANA
2 13 (14.61%) SAP BW
3 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.62%) DB2
5 4 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.37%) MySQL
6 3 (3.37%) SAP BI
6 3 (3.37%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (2.25%) MaxDB
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.12%) OLAP
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) NWDI
1 2 (2.25%) NWDS
General
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
1 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.12%) Back Office
2 1 (1.12%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.12%) French Language
2 1 (1.12%) German Language
2 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Consultant
1 35 (39.33%) SAP Consultant
2 31 (34.83%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 22 (24.72%) Architect
3 22 (24.72%) SAP Architect
4 18 (20.22%) SAP Manager
5 16 (17.98%) SAP Technical Architect
5 16 (17.98%) Technical Architect
6 9 (10.11%) Project Manager
7 8 (8.99%) SAP Project Manager
8 7 (7.87%) SAP Basis Manager
9 6 (6.74%) Technical Manager
10 5 (5.62%) SAP Basis Architect
11 4 (4.49%) Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) SAP Support
11 4 (4.49%) Technical Leader
11 4 (4.49%) Technical Project Manager
12 3 (3.37%) Citrix Engineer
12 3 (3.37%) Governance Manager
12 3 (3.37%) SAP Basis Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.35%) SAP PI
2 3 (3.37%) ADO
2 3 (3.37%) HTML
2 3 (3.37%) HTML5
2 3 (3.37%) J2EE
2 3 (3.37%) LAMP
2 3 (3.37%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (3.37%) SAP XI
2 3 (3.37%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (2.25%) Middleware
3 2 (2.25%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (2.25%) XML
4 1 (1.12%) BAPI
4 1 (1.12%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.12%) SAP BC
4 1 (1.12%) SAP BSP
4 1 (1.12%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) Clustering
2 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.37%) User Experience
2 3 (3.37%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.25%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.12%) FMCG
4 1 (1.12%) Life Science
4 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.12%) Replication
4 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) Unix
3 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) AIX
4 4 (4.49%) Solaris
4 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.25%) SUSE
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) HPUX
6 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.12%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) CRM
2 20 (22.47%) ERP
3 18 (20.22%) Project Management
4 16 (17.98%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (14.61%) Data Management
6 12 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (11.24%) ITIL
7 10 (11.24%) Master Data Management
8 9 (10.11%) Migration
8 9 (10.11%) SAP Implementation
9 8 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.87%) SAP Security
10 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.74%) Test Management
11 6 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.49%) Change Management
12 4 (4.49%) ITSM
12 4 (4.49%) Release Management
12 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) ABAP
2 11 (12.36%) Java
3 6 (6.74%) SQL
4 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.37%) Python
4 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.37%) MCSE
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.37%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.12%) AAT
5 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.12%) PMP
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.37%) vSphere
2 3 (3.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) PowerCLI
2 2 (2.25%) Control-M
3 1 (1.12%) Casper Suite
3 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 89 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (13.48%) Oracle
3 9 (10.11%) Citrix
4 5 (5.62%) Sybase
5 4 (4.49%) VMware
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco
7 2 (2.25%) BMC
7 2 (2.25%) Remedy
8 1 (1.12%) AppSense
8 1 (1.12%) Capita
8 1 (1.12%) IBM
8 1 (1.12%) Informatica
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.12%) OpenText
8 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow