Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 29 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 +23
Contract jobs citing SAP 240 219 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.93% 5.14% 6.06%
As % of the Vendors category 12.00% 10.09% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 134 190
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £316 £291 £311
90th Percentile £664 £582 £700
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -37.31% +65.43%
10th Percentile £14.25 £20.00 £31.58
90th Percentile £44.34 £25.55 £47.90
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% - +26.98%

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2000 2171 2526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.41% 51.00% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1027 1124 1293
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 125 133
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -42.00% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.62 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.90 £44.31 £46.82
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £18.50
% change year-on-year +7.26% -14.32% +17.61%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 51 £500 +15.61% 1
Bracknell +20 43 £469 +10.29% 1
Maidenhead -2 26 £425 -9.33% 3
Slough +4 17 £500 +37.93% 2
Windsor +5 7 £450 -7.69%
Wokingham +12 5 £263 -
Newbury -6 4 £394 -17.11%
Crowthorne - 1 - -
SAP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 65 (27.08%) Oracle
1 65 (27.08%) Finance
2 44 (18.33%) ERP
3 42 (17.50%) Migration
3 42 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (15.42%) SQL
6 31 (12.92%) Marketing
6 31 (12.92%) Data Migration
7 30 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
8 28 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (10.42%) Validation
10 24 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
11 23 (9.58%) Manufacturing
11 23 (9.58%) Programme Management
12 21 (8.75%) Telecoms
13 20 (8.33%) Project Management
14 19 (7.92%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (7.92%) SQL Server
14 19 (7.92%) JIRA
15 18 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
15 18 (7.50%) Jenkins
15 18 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (7.50%) ETL
15 18 (7.50%) Microsoft
15 18 (7.50%) Electronics
16 17 (7.08%) Configuration Management
17 16 (6.67%) SAP MM

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 16 (6.67%) Confluence
2 9 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.25%) SAP EP
3 3 (1.25%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.83%) Documentum
4 2 (0.83%) JBoss
4 2 (0.83%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.42%) Apache
5 1 (0.42%) IIS
5 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.42%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (6.67%) SAP MM
2 15 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (5.00%) SAP ERP
4 10 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (2.92%) SAP APO
5 7 (2.92%) SAP CRM
5 7 (2.92%) SAP HCM
5 7 (2.92%) SAP MDG
6 6 (2.50%) SAP FI
6 6 (2.50%) SAP MDM
7 5 (2.08%) SAP HR
7 5 (2.08%) SAP SD
8 4 (1.67%) NetSuite
8 4 (1.67%) SAP BPC
8 4 (1.67%) SAP CO
8 4 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (1.67%) SAP PM
9 3 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (1.25%) Maximo
9 3 (1.25%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.25%) Office 365
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.42%) CallidusCloud
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Slack
4 1 (0.42%) Taleo
4 1 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.25%) LAN
1 3 (1.25%) SAN
1 3 (1.25%) WAN
2 2 (0.83%) SMS
3 1 (0.42%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) SSL
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (4.17%) SAP BW
4 10 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
5 8 (3.33%) SAP HANA
5 8 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 4 (1.67%) Big Data
8 4 (1.67%) DB2
8 4 (1.67%) DB2 UDB
9 3 (1.25%) QlikView
10 2 (0.83%) Lumira
10 2 (0.83%) MS Access
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.42%) OLAP
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (7.92%) JIRA
2 18 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 16 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 15 (6.25%) Ant
4 15 (6.25%) Gradle
4 15 (6.25%) MSBuild
5 13 (5.42%) LSMW
6 4 (1.67%) JUnit
6 4 (1.67%) Moq
6 4 (1.67%) NSubstitute
6 4 (1.67%) NUnit
6 4 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.25%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.25%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.42%) git-flow
8 1 (0.42%) Maven
8 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (27.08%) Finance
2 31 (12.92%) Marketing
3 23 (9.58%) Manufacturing
4 21 (8.75%) Telecoms
5 19 (7.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 18 (7.50%) Electronics
7 8 (3.33%) Retail
8 6 (2.50%) Billing
9 3 (1.25%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.83%) Back Office
10 2 (0.83%) Banking
10 2 (0.83%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 66 (27.50%) Analyst
2 50 (20.83%) Consultant
3 42 (17.50%) SAP Consultant
4 23 (9.58%) Architect
5 21 (8.75%) SAP Analyst
6 16 (6.67%) SAP Manager
7 14 (5.83%) Business Analyst
7 14 (5.83%) Data Analyst
8 13 (5.42%) Developer
9 12 (5.00%) SAP Architect
10 10 (4.17%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.33%) Data Consultant
11 8 (3.33%) SAP Data Consultant
11 8 (3.33%) SAP Project Manager
12 7 (2.92%) Automation Developer
12 7 (2.92%) Financial Analyst
12 7 (2.92%) Technical Analyst
13 6 (2.50%) Enterprise Architect
13 6 (2.50%) ERP Architect
13 6 (2.50%) SAP Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.42%) XML
2 5 (2.08%) EDI
3 4 (1.67%) .NET
3 4 (1.67%) BAPI
3 4 (1.67%) REST
4 3 (1.25%) J2EE
5 2 (0.83%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.83%) CSS
5 2 (0.83%) EJB
5 2 (0.83%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.83%) HTML
5 2 (0.83%) JSP
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.83%) Spring
5 2 (0.83%) Struts
5 2 (0.83%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (0.83%) Web Services
6 1 (0.42%) Ajax
6 1 (0.42%) jQuery
6 1 (0.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 9 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.33%) CMDB
4 8 (3.33%) FMCG
5 7 (2.92%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.50%) AS400
6 6 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.67%) Life Science
8 3 (1.25%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.25%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.83%) Pricing Data
9 2 (0.83%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.42%) iSeries
10 1 (0.42%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.58%) Linux
2 7 (2.92%) Windows
3 5 (2.08%) Unix
4 4 (1.67%) AIX
5 1 (0.42%) SUSE
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.33%) ERP
2 42 (17.50%) Migration
3 40 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (12.92%) Data Migration
6 28 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (10.42%) Validation
8 24 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
9 23 (9.58%) Programme Management
10 20 (8.33%) Project Management
11 18 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (7.50%) ETL
11 18 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (7.08%) Configuration Management
13 16 (6.67%) Analytics
13 16 (6.67%) Change Management
13 16 (6.67%) ITIL
14 15 (6.25%) Data Modelling
14 15 (6.25%) DevOps
14 15 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.42%) SQL
2 16 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.17%) Java
4 7 (2.92%) ABAP
4 7 (2.92%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.08%) C#
6 4 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.25%) VBA
8 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.42%) C++
8 1 (0.42%) Groovy
8 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.42%) Python
8 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.17%) Degree
4 6 (2.50%) ACCA
4 6 (2.50%) CIMA
5 3 (1.25%) ISEB
5 3 (1.25%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.83%) AAT
6 2 (0.83%) CSQA
6 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.83%) PMP
7 1 (0.42%) IIBA
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.42%) PgMP
7 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.75%) PMO
2 9 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (3.33%) GxP
3 8 (3.33%) QA
4 3 (1.25%) SLA
5 2 (0.83%) GMP
6 1 (0.42%) EMIR
6 1 (0.42%) IFRS
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.25%) vSphere
2 3 (1.25%) XenDesktop
2 3 (1.25%) XenServer
3 1 (0.42%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (6.67%) Ansible
1 16 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (6.67%) Puppet
1 16 (6.67%) Salt
2 3 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (27.08%) Oracle
2 18 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.25%) HP
4 9 (3.75%) Tableau
5 8 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
5 8 (3.33%) Workday
6 7 (2.92%) Callidus
6 7 (2.92%) IBM
6 7 (2.92%) JD Edwards
6 7 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.92%) Siebel
7 6 (2.50%) Ariba
8 5 (2.08%) Cognos
9 4 (1.67%) Citrix
9 4 (1.67%) hybris
9 4 (1.67%) VMware
10 3 (1.25%) Brocade
10 3 (1.25%) Dell
10 3 (1.25%) Infor
10 3 (1.25%) Sun