Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 31 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 +28
Contract jobs citing SAP 216 217 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.27% 5.38% 6.42%
As % of the Vendors category 10.65% 10.82% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 141 184
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.37% -4.44% -1.15%
10th Percentile £315 £288 £275
90th Percentile £715 £588 £700
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 11
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.38 £30.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.08% -10.45% +94.20%
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.30 £10.71
90th Percentile £45.76 £38.85 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +21.21%

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 2,028 2,006 2,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.50% 49.69% 49.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,059 1,040 1,206
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £250 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 117 140
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.31% -26.76% +4.41%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £49.25 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.36 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.97% -19.18% +19.22%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 +2 45 £525 +22.09% 11
Bracknell +10 36 £469 +7.14% 4
Maidenhead -7 22 £425 - 4
Slough -3 13 £500 +37.93% 7
Windsor -3 7 £456 -6.41% 1
Newbury -19 6 £369 -24.36% 3
Wokingham +10 5 £263 -38.19% 2
Crowthorne - 1 - -
SAP
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 64 (29.63%) Finance
2 50 (23.15%) Oracle
3 38 (17.59%) ERP
3 38 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (15.74%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (14.35%) Migration
6 31 (14.35%) Microsoft Excel
7 29 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (12.96%) SQL
9 25 (11.57%) Analytics
10 23 (10.65%) Marketing
10 23 (10.65%) Data Migration
11 22 (10.19%) Validation
12 21 (9.72%) Project Management
13 20 (9.26%) Manufacturing
13 20 (9.26%) Telecoms
13 20 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (8.80%) Data Cleansing
15 18 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 18 (8.33%) JIRA
15 18 (8.33%) Jenkins
16 17 (7.87%) Configuration Management
16 17 (7.87%) LSMW
17 16 (7.41%) SAP MM
17 16 (7.41%) ITIL
17 16 (7.41%) PRINCE2
17 16 (7.41%) Data Modelling
17 16 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
17 16 (7.41%) Ansible

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 (7.41%) Confluence
2 13 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.39%) SAP EP
3 3 (1.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.93%) Documentum
4 2 (0.93%) JBoss
5 1 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.46%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (14.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (5.09%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (7.41%) SAP MM
2 15 (6.94%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (6.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (5.56%) SAP ERP
5 9 (4.17%) SAP APO
6 8 (3.70%) SAP MDG
7 6 (2.78%) SAP HCM
7 6 (2.78%) SAP MDM
8 5 (2.31%) SAP FI
8 5 (2.31%) SAP FSCM
8 5 (2.31%) SAP SD
9 4 (1.85%) NetSuite
9 4 (1.85%) SAP BPC
9 4 (1.85%) SAP FI-GL
9 4 (1.85%) SAP HR
9 4 (1.85%) SAP PM
10 3 (1.39%) Maximo
10 3 (1.39%) SAP CO
10 3 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (1.39%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.94%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (2.31%) Office 365
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.93%) Taleo
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) CallidusCloud
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Slack
4 1 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.39%) LAN
1 3 (1.39%) SAN
1 3 (1.39%) WAN
2 2 (0.93%) SMS
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (5.56%) SAP BW
3 10 (4.63%) SAP Data Services
4 8 (3.70%) SAP HANA
5 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.31%) Big Data
8 4 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.39%) QlikView
10 2 (0.93%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.93%) MS Access
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.46%) Lumira
11 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 18 (8.33%) JIRA
2 17 (7.87%) LSMW
3 16 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 16 (7.41%) TeamCity
4 15 (6.94%) Ant
4 15 (6.94%) Gradle
4 15 (6.94%) MSBuild
5 4 (1.85%) HP UFT
5 4 (1.85%) JUnit
5 4 (1.85%) Moq
5 4 (1.85%) NSubstitute
5 4 (1.85%) NUnit
5 4 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.39%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.46%) git-flow
7 1 (0.46%) Maven
7 1 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (29.63%) Finance
2 23 (10.65%) Marketing
3 20 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 20 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 18 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (6.02%) Electronics
6 8 (3.70%) Billing
7 7 (3.24%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.39%) Retail
9 2 (0.93%) Back Office
9 2 (0.93%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.46%) Automotive
10 1 (0.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (27.31%) Analyst
2 41 (18.98%) Consultant
3 33 (15.28%) SAP Consultant
4 19 (8.80%) Developer
5 18 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
6 15 (6.94%) Architect
6 15 (6.94%) SAP Manager
7 13 (6.02%) Business Analyst
7 13 (6.02%) Data Analyst
8 9 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.17%) SAP Architect
8 9 (4.17%) SAP Developer
9 8 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (3.24%) Automation Developer
10 7 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (2.78%) Data Consultant
11 6 (2.78%) SAP Data Analyst
11 6 (2.78%) SAP Data Consultant
11 6 (2.78%) SAP Project Manager
12 5 (2.31%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.24%) XML
2 6 (2.78%) .NET
3 4 (1.85%) BAPI
3 4 (1.85%) REST
4 3 (1.39%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.39%) EDI
4 3 (1.39%) J2EE
4 3 (1.39%) Web Services
5 2 (0.93%) CSS
5 2 (0.93%) EJB
5 2 (0.93%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.93%) HTML
5 2 (0.93%) JSP
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.93%) Spring
5 2 (0.93%) Struts
5 2 (0.93%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.46%) jQuery
6 1 (0.46%) JSON
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.63%) Virtual Team
3 8 (3.70%) CMDB
3 8 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 8 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.24%) FMCG
5 6 (2.78%) AS400
5 6 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.39%) Life Science
7 3 (1.39%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.93%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.46%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.70%) Linux
1 8 (3.70%) Windows
2 5 (2.31%) Unix
3 2 (0.93%) SUSE
4 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.59%) ERP
2 34 (15.74%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (14.35%) Migration
5 29 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (11.57%) Analytics
7 23 (10.65%) Data Migration
8 22 (10.19%) Validation
9 21 (9.72%) Project Management
10 20 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (8.80%) Data Cleansing
12 17 (7.87%) Configuration Management
13 16 (7.41%) Data Modelling
13 16 (7.41%) ITIL
13 16 (7.41%) PRINCE2
14 15 (6.94%) Change Management
14 15 (6.94%) Data Mapping
14 15 (6.94%) DevOps
14 15 (6.94%) Programme Management
14 15 (6.94%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.96%) SQL
2 16 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.09%) Java
4 9 (4.17%) ABAP
5 7 (3.24%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.78%) C#
7 4 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.39%) VBA
9 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.46%) C++
9 1 (0.46%) Groovy
9 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.46%) Python
9 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.17%) Degree
2 5 (2.31%) ACCA
2 5 (2.31%) CIMA
3 4 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.39%) ISEB
4 3 (1.39%) PMP
5 2 (0.93%) AAT
5 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.93%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.46%) IIBA
6 1 (0.46%) PgMP
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.48%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (3.70%) PMO
4 7 (3.24%) GxP
5 5 (2.31%) QA
6 2 (0.93%) GMP
6 2 (0.93%) SLA
7 1 (0.46%) EMIR
7 1 (0.46%) IFRS
7 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.39%) vSphere
2 3 (1.39%) XenDesktop
2 3 (1.39%) XenServer
3 1 (0.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (7.41%) Ansible
1 16 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (7.41%) Puppet
1 16 (7.41%) Salt
2 3 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.39%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (23.15%) Oracle
2 15 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.09%) HP
4 9 (4.17%) Workday
5 8 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
6 7 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.24%) Tableau
7 5 (2.31%) Ariba
7 5 (2.31%) Cognos
8 4 (1.85%) Citrix
8 4 (1.85%) VMware
9 3 (1.39%) Brocade
9 3 (1.39%) Cisco
9 3 (1.39%) Dell
9 3 (1.39%) EMC
9 3 (1.39%) IBM
9 3 (1.39%) Intel
9 3 (1.39%) NetApp
9 3 (1.39%) Sage
9 3 (1.39%) Sun