The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

SAP
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 24 43
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19  
Contract jobs citing SAP 120 149 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.60% 6.05% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 13.16% 11.45% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 73 52
Median daily rate £425 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% -5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.25% -50.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -7.89%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 912 1301 1423
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 50.19% 52.84% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 668 705
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 48 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Berkshire

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Berkshire

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Berkshire

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Berkshire

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP in Berkshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Reading +16 29 £396 -1.06% 5
Maidenhead +2 16 £375 -6.25% 2
Slough +9 13 £475 +46.15% 3
Bracknell -11 11 £450 -
Newbury -7 3 £525 +425.00% 2
Windsor +4 2 £400 -
Wokingham 0 1 - -
SAP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 67 (29.13%) Finance
2 45 (19.57%) Migration
3 41 (17.83%) ERP
4 35 (15.22%) Oracle
5 34 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (14.78%) Telecoms
6 29 (12.61%) Marketing
7 28 (12.17%) Data Migration
7 28 (12.17%) Microsoft
8 27 (11.74%) Project Management
9 26 (11.30%) SQL
10 25 (10.87%) Digital Marketing
11 24 (10.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 24 (10.43%) Programme Management
12 23 (10.00%) MS Excel
13 22 (9.57%) MS Office
13 22 (9.57%) Manufacturing
14 21 (9.13%) Electronics
15 18 (7.83%) Degree
15 18 (7.83%) ITIL
16 17 (7.39%) SAP Implementation
16 17 (7.39%) SuccessFactors
17 16 (6.96%) Data Quality
18 15 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
19 14 (6.09%) BusinessObjects
19 14 (6.09%) Change Management
19 14 (6.09%) SAP IS-U
20 13 (5.65%) Security Cleared
20 13 (5.65%) Business Analysis

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.30%) Confluence
3 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.43%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.43%) IIS
4 1 (0.43%) SAS
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.57%) MS Office
3 15 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (10.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (6.09%) SAP IS-U
3 8 (3.48%) SAP FI
4 7 (3.04%) SAP BPC
4 7 (3.04%) SAP CO
4 7 (3.04%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (2.61%) SAP HCM
6 5 (2.17%) SAP ERP
6 5 (2.17%) SAP MDG
6 5 (2.17%) SAP QM
7 4 (1.74%) SAP FI-CA
7 4 (1.74%) SAP GRC
7 4 (1.74%) SAP HR
7 4 (1.74%) SAP MDM
7 4 (1.74%) SAP PS
8 3 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (1.30%) NetSuite
8 3 (1.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 3 (1.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.39%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (2.61%) Taleo
3 5 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.30%) SaaS
6 2 (0.87%) Office 365
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.43%) Boomi
7 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.43%) G Suite
7 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.43%) Veeva
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) LAN
2 2 (0.87%) Firewall
2 2 (0.87%) Internet
2 2 (0.87%) IP Telephony
2 2 (0.87%) Wireless
2 2 (0.87%) WLAN
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.43%) DNS
3 1 (0.43%) FTP
3 1 (0.43%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.43%) IPsec
3 1 (0.43%) MPLS
3 1 (0.43%) SAN
3 1 (0.43%) SSH
3 1 (0.43%) SSL
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.43%) Telnet
3 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.09%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (5.22%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.61%) DB2
5 5 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
5 5 (2.17%) MS Access
5 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.74%) Big Data
6 4 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.74%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.74%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.30%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (1.30%) MySQL
7 3 (1.30%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.87%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.30%) JIRA
2 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) JUnit
3 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (29.13%) Finance
2 34 (14.78%) Telecoms
3 29 (12.61%) Marketing
4 22 (9.57%) Manufacturing
5 21 (9.13%) Electronics
6 12 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (3.48%) Legal
8 7 (3.04%) Billing
9 2 (0.87%) Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Retail
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Automotive
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
10 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.43%) Military
10 1 (0.43%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (21.30%) Analyst
2 48 (20.87%) Consultant
3 43 (18.70%) SAP Consultant
4 36 (15.65%) SAP Manager
5 21 (9.13%) Project Manager
6 20 (8.70%) SAP Analyst
7 15 (6.52%) Architect
8 14 (6.09%) Business Analyst
8 14 (6.09%) Developer
9 12 (5.22%) SAP ISU Consultant
9 12 (5.22%) SAP Project Manager
10 10 (4.35%) Administrator
11 9 (3.91%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.48%) Financial Analyst
12 8 (3.48%) SAP Developer
12 8 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.04%) Change Manager
13 7 (3.04%) SAP Change Manager
13 7 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.04%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.74%) EDI
2 3 (1.30%) LAMP
3 2 (0.87%) CSS
3 2 (0.87%) HTML
3 2 (0.87%) SAP PI
3 2 (0.87%) Web Services
3 2 (0.87%) XML
4 1 (0.43%) .NET
4 1 (0.43%) BAPI
4 1 (0.43%) Kafka
4 1 (0.43%) Middleware
4 1 (0.43%) REST
4 1 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.43%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.78%) Learning Management System
3 8 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.74%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.30%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.30%) iSeries
5 3 (1.30%) Life Science
5 3 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.43%) AS400
7 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) PMI
7 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.48%) Linux
2 4 (1.74%) AIX
3 3 (1.30%) Unix
3 3 (1.30%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.57%) Migration
2 41 (17.83%) ERP
3 34 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (12.17%) Data Migration
5 27 (11.74%) Project Management
6 25 (10.87%) Digital Marketing
7 24 (10.43%) Programme Management
8 18 (7.83%) ITIL
9 17 (7.39%) SAP Implementation
10 14 (6.09%) Change Management
11 13 (5.65%) Business Analysis
11 13 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.65%) Workflow
12 11 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (4.35%) Data Management
13 10 (4.35%) SAP Security
13 10 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (3.91%) Data Modelling
14 9 (3.91%) Risk Management
15 8 (3.48%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.30%) SQL
2 7 (3.04%) ABAP
3 4 (1.74%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.74%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.30%) C
4 3 (1.30%) Java
4 3 (1.30%) PHP
4 3 (1.30%) Python
4 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.87%) COBOL
6 1 (0.43%) C#
6 1 (0.43%) Go
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
6 1 (0.43%) Ruby
6 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.83%) Degree
2 13 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.04%) HND
5 5 (2.17%) ACCA
5 5 (2.17%) CIMA
6 4 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.30%) AAT
7 3 (1.30%) ISEB
8 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.87%) CCNP
8 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.43%) CCA
9 1 (0.43%) CISSP
9 1 (0.43%) IIBA
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.96%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (3.48%) QA
4 7 (3.04%) SLA
5 6 (2.61%) GAAP
5 6 (2.61%) PMO
6 2 (0.87%) GMP
6 2 (0.87%) IFRS
7 1 (0.43%) GDPR
7 1 (0.43%) GxP
7 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) NFS
2 2 (0.87%) Samba
2 2 (0.87%) Squid
3 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) HDFS
3 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) vSphere
3 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.74%) Ansible
1 4 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.30%) Nagios
3 2 (0.87%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (15.22%) Oracle
2 28 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.61%) Concur
3 6 (2.61%) VMware
4 5 (2.17%) Ariba
4 5 (2.17%) HP
4 5 (2.17%) hybris
4 5 (2.17%) Informatica
4 5 (2.17%) Teradata
4 5 (2.17%) Workday
5 4 (1.74%) JD Edwards
5 4 (1.74%) Saba
5 4 (1.74%) Siebel
6 3 (1.30%) Cisco
6 3 (1.30%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.30%) IBM
6 3 (1.30%) Infor
6 3 (1.30%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.30%) Sage
6 3 (1.30%) webMethods
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