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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 24 37
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13  
Contract jobs citing SAP 128 139 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.98% 5.88% 4.40%
As % of the Vendors category 14.43% 11.65% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 82 70
Median daily rate £500 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -0.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £255 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £524 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Median hourly rate £33.50 £16.42 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.08% -45.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.12 £19.08
% change year-on-year -28.34% +31.65%  

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 887 1193 1250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.36% 50.49% 50.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 628 594
Median daily rate £438 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 70 55
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.60 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -10 22 £500 +17.64% 5
Maidenhead +10 18 £310 -27.05% 1
Slough +12 14 £525 +55.55% 2
Bracknell +2 14 £500 +17.64% 2
Newbury +1 2 £438 - 7
Windsor - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
SAP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 56 (22.31%) Finance
2 50 (19.92%) ERP
3 39 (15.54%) Oracle
3 39 (15.54%) Migration
4 29 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (9.56%) SQL
5 24 (9.56%) Project Management
6 23 (9.16%) Marketing
7 22 (8.76%) Data Migration
8 19 (7.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (7.57%) Telecoms
8 19 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (7.17%) SAP Implementation
10 17 (6.77%) Digital Marketing
10 17 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (6.77%) Microsoft
10 17 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (6.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 15 (5.98%) EDI
12 15 (5.98%) Ariba
12 15 (5.98%) Manufacturing
13 14 (5.58%) Programme Management
13 14 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (5.58%) Business Analysis
13 14 (5.58%) SAP ERP
14 13 (5.18%) Degree
14 13 (5.18%) PRINCE2
14 13 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
14 13 (5.18%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (5.18%) Scrum

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 4 (1.59%) MS Project Server
2 3 (1.20%) Confluence
2 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.40%) Documentum
4 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.79%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (6.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (5.58%) SAP ERP
3 10 (3.98%) SAP IS-U
4 9 (3.59%) SAP FI
5 8 (3.19%) SAP CO
5 8 (3.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (3.19%) SAP HCM
5 8 (3.19%) SAP HR
6 7 (2.79%) SAP BPC
6 7 (2.79%) SAP MM
6 7 (2.79%) SAP PS
7 5 (1.99%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 4 (1.59%) SAP FI-AP
8 4 (1.59%) SAP MDG
8 4 (1.59%) SAP MDM
8 4 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (1.59%) SAP SD
9 3 (1.20%) NetSuite
9 3 (1.20%) SAP Business One
9 3 (1.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.38%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (3.19%) SaaS
3 5 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.99%) Taleo
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.80%) Boomi
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.40%) G Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.40%) Office 365
6 1 (0.40%) Veeva
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.20%) Firewall
2 2 (0.80%) VPN
3 1 (0.40%) BGP
3 1 (0.40%) IPsec
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
3 1 (0.40%) MPLS
3 1 (0.40%) Network Security
3 1 (0.40%) SSL
3 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (5.18%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (3.98%) DB2
3 10 (3.98%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.59%) SAP HANA
5 8 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.79%) DB2 UDB
7 5 (1.99%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
7 5 (1.99%) MS Access
7 5 (1.99%) SAP BW
8 4 (1.59%) Big Data
8 4 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 4 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.20%) MySQL
10 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.80%) IDOL
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) JIRA
2 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.40%) JUnit
3 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (22.31%) Finance
2 23 (9.16%) Marketing
3 19 (7.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 19 (7.57%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.98%) Manufacturing
5 13 (5.18%) Electronics
6 6 (2.39%) Billing
6 6 (2.39%) Digital Economy
6 6 (2.39%) Retail
7 3 (1.20%) Banking
7 3 (1.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (23.11%) Consultant
2 56 (22.31%) Analyst
3 55 (21.91%) SAP Consultant
4 33 (13.15%) SAP Manager
5 24 (9.56%) Architect
6 22 (8.76%) Project Manager
6 22 (8.76%) SAP Analyst
7 17 (6.77%) Developer
8 14 (5.58%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.78%) SAP Project Manager
9 12 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.38%) SAP Architect
11 9 (3.59%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.59%) SAP Developer
11 9 (3.59%) SAP ISU Consultant
12 8 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (2.79%) Security Analyst
13 7 (2.79%) Test Manager
14 6 (2.39%) DBA
14 6 (2.39%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.98%) EDI
2 5 (1.99%) XML
3 3 (1.20%) IDoc
3 3 (1.20%) SAP ALE
3 3 (1.20%) Web Services
4 2 (0.80%) LAMP
4 2 (0.80%) REST
4 2 (0.80%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.80%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (0.80%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.40%) .NET
5 1 (0.40%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.40%) Kafka
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (0.40%) SAP TM
5 1 (0.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.79%) FMCG
4 6 (2.39%) Life Science
4 6 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.59%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.20%) iSeries
6 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.20%) NHS
7 2 (0.80%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) PMI
8 1 (0.40%) Replication
8 1 (0.40%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.98%) Linux
2 7 (2.79%) AIX
3 2 (0.80%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.92%) ERP
2 39 (15.54%) Migration
3 29 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (9.56%) Project Management
5 22 (8.76%) Data Migration
6 19 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (7.17%) SAP Implementation
8 17 (6.77%) Digital Marketing
8 17 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (5.58%) Business Analysis
9 14 (5.58%) Programme Management
10 13 (5.18%) Change Management
10 13 (5.18%) PRINCE2
10 13 (5.18%) Scrum
11 12 (4.78%) Procure-to-Pay
11 12 (4.78%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.38%) Logistics
13 10 (3.98%) Data Modelling
13 10 (3.98%) Process Improvement
13 10 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.56%) SQL
2 6 (2.39%) Shell Script
3 5 (1.99%) ABAP
4 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.20%) COBOL
6 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.80%) Java
6 2 (0.80%) PHP
7 1 (0.40%) C
7 1 (0.40%) C#
7 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.40%) Perl
7 1 (0.40%) Python
7 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.18%) Degree
2 7 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.59%) CSQA
5 4 (1.59%) ISEB
6 3 (1.20%) IIBA
6 3 (1.20%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.80%) HND
7 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.40%) ACCA
8 1 (0.40%) CCNA
8 1 (0.40%) CCNP
8 1 (0.40%) CIMA
8 1 (0.40%) CISA
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.40%) CISSP
8 1 (0.40%) MCSE
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.98%) QA
2 9 (3.59%) Data Quality
3 8 (3.19%) PMO
3 8 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.20%) HL7
4 3 (1.20%) SLA
5 2 (0.80%) GAAP
5 2 (0.80%) GMP
5 2 (0.80%) GxP
6 1 (0.40%) GDPR
6 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Docker
2 2 (0.80%) NFS
2 2 (0.80%) Samba
2 2 (0.80%) Squid
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) HDFS
3 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) vSphere
3 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.59%) Ansible
3 3 (1.20%) Nagios
4 2 (0.80%) Puppet
5 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.40%) SCCM
5 1 (0.40%) vRealize
Vendors
1 39 (15.54%) Oracle
2 17 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.98%) Ariba
4 11 (4.38%) JD Edwards
5 9 (3.59%) Informatica
6 8 (3.19%) OpenText
6 8 (3.19%) Siebel
7 7 (2.79%) hybris
7 7 (2.79%) IBM
8 6 (2.39%) HP
9 5 (1.99%) Saba
9 5 (1.99%) Trillium
9 5 (1.99%) VMware
10 4 (1.59%) Concur
10 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.59%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.59%) Teradata
10 4 (1.59%) webMethods
11 3 (1.20%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.20%) Workday
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