Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 26 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP 253 256 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.50% 6.42% 5.24%
As % of the Vendors category 13.55% 12.90% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 138 142
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +14.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £199 £314 £262
90th Percentile £590 £650 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -12.20% -38.81%
10th Percentile £19.85 £14.25 £16.13
90th Percentile £48.90 £44.34 £25.25
South East median hourly rate £26.25 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -21.25% +5.26%

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 1,867 1,985 2,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.93% 49.81% 50.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 987 1,175
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 100 128
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.31% +22.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.18 £39.78 £38.53
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.35% +8.83% -11.94%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Bracknell +12 73 £388 -22.50% 7
Reading -11 48 £450 -11.76% 14
Newbury +19 37 £550 +37.50% 3
Maidenhead -1 26 £450 +29.03% 1
Slough -15 13 £475 -4.52% 3
Wokingham -9 7 £287 +9.16% 3
Windsor +3 5 £525 +20.00%
SAP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 100 (39.53%) Finance
2 70 (27.67%) ERP
3 51 (20.16%) SAP S/4HANA
4 41 (16.21%) Migration
5 40 (15.81%) Microsoft Excel
5 40 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (14.62%) Microsoft
7 31 (12.25%) Project Management
8 30 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (11.86%) Oracle
8 30 (11.86%) Telecoms
9 29 (11.46%) SQL
10 27 (10.67%) Data Migration
11 26 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (9.88%) SAP HANA
13 24 (9.49%) Procure-to-Pay
14 23 (9.09%) PRINCE2
15 22 (8.70%) SAP ERP
16 21 (8.30%) Microsoft Office
16 21 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (7.51%) Manufacturing
17 19 (7.51%) HP
17 19 (7.51%) Ariba
17 19 (7.51%) Logistics
18 18 (7.11%) HP ALM
19 17 (6.72%) Programme Management
19 17 (6.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 17 (6.72%) SAP BW
19 17 (6.72%) Workflow
19 17 (6.72%) Analytics

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 6 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (15.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (8.30%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (20.16%) SAP S/4HANA
2 22 (8.70%) SAP ERP
3 13 (5.14%) SAP MM
4 10 (3.95%) SAP MDM
5 8 (3.16%) SAP APO
5 8 (3.16%) SAP CO
5 8 (3.16%) SAP FI
5 8 (3.16%) SAP SD
6 7 (2.77%) SAP GRC
6 7 (2.77%) SAP PP
7 6 (2.37%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (2.37%) SAP QM
8 5 (1.98%) SAP HCM
8 5 (1.98%) SAP MDG
9 4 (1.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (1.58%) SAP WM
10 3 (1.19%) SAP EWM
10 3 (1.19%) SAP R/3
11 2 (0.79%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 2 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.53%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.58%) Taleo
3 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.40%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) RFID
2 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.88%) SAP HANA
2 17 (6.72%) SAP BW
2 17 (6.72%) SAP Data Services
3 12 (4.74%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (3.16%) Big Data
5 8 (3.16%) Data Lake
5 8 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 6 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.58%) MS Access
8 4 (1.58%) PowerCenter
9 3 (1.19%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.19%) Lumira
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.19%) QlikView
10 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.79%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 6 (2.37%) JIRA
1 6 (2.37%) LSMW
2 3 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.79%) NWDI
4 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.40%) webpack
General
1 100 (39.53%) Finance
2 30 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.51%) Manufacturing
4 13 (5.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (4.35%) Marketing
6 8 (3.16%) Electronics
7 7 (2.77%) Legal
7 7 (2.77%) Retail
8 5 (1.98%) Billing
9 3 (1.19%) German Language
10 2 (0.79%) Advertising
10 2 (0.79%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (25.69%) Analyst
1 65 (25.69%) Consultant
2 55 (21.74%) SAP Consultant
3 30 (11.86%) Project Manager
4 28 (11.07%) SAP Analyst
5 27 (10.67%) Architect
6 23 (9.09%) SAP Manager
7 21 (8.30%) Data Analyst
8 16 (6.32%) Business Analyst
9 14 (5.53%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (5.14%) Functional Consultant
10 13 (5.14%) SAP Project Manager
11 11 (4.35%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 11 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (3.95%) Developer
12 10 (3.95%) SAP Architect
12 10 (3.95%) SAP Data Analyst
13 9 (3.56%) Coordinator
13 9 (3.56%) Project Coordinator
13 9 (3.56%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.35%) EDI
2 7 (2.77%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (1.98%) BAPI
3 5 (1.98%) SAP Business Workflow
4 4 (1.58%) cXML
4 4 (1.58%) IDoc
4 4 (1.58%) REST
4 4 (1.58%) Web Services
5 3 (1.19%) .NET
5 3 (1.19%) Middleware
5 3 (1.19%) SOAP
6 2 (0.79%) J2EE
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.79%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.79%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.79%) SAP XI
6 2 (0.79%) XSLT
7 1 (0.40%) GraphQL
7 1 (0.40%) Node.js
7 1 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (3.56%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.37%) NHS
5 5 (1.98%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.58%) AS400
6 4 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.58%) Life Science
6 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.19%) Robotics
7 3 (1.19%) User Experience
8 2 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.40%) FMCG
9 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.37%) Windows
1 6 (2.37%) Windows 7
2 5 (1.98%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.40%) Linux
3 1 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.67%) ERP
2 41 (16.21%) Migration
3 40 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (12.25%) Project Management
5 30 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (10.67%) Data Migration
7 24 (9.49%) Procure-to-Pay
8 23 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 21 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (7.51%) Logistics
11 17 (6.72%) Analytics
11 17 (6.72%) Programme Management
11 17 (6.72%) Workflow
12 16 (6.32%) Change Management
12 16 (6.32%) SAP Implementation
12 16 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (5.93%) E-Commerce
14 14 (5.53%) Data Modelling
14 14 (5.53%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (5.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.46%) SQL
2 13 (5.14%) ABAP
3 9 (3.56%) Java
4 6 (2.37%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.58%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (4.74%) Degree
2 9 (3.56%) SAP Certification
3 6 (2.37%) MCDST
3 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.19%) ACCA
6 3 (1.19%) CIMA
6 3 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.19%) PMP
6 3 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 15 (5.93%) Data Quality
3 12 (4.74%) PMO
4 6 (2.37%) QA
4 6 (2.37%) SLA
5 3 (1.19%) GxP
5 3 (1.19%) IFRS
5 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (7.11%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 37 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.86%) Oracle
3 19 (7.51%) Ariba
3 19 (7.51%) HP
4 14 (5.53%) JD Edwards
5 10 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.16%) Aruba
7 5 (1.98%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.98%) Cognos
7 5 (1.98%) Concur
7 5 (1.98%) IBM
8 4 (1.58%) Informatica
8 4 (1.58%) Workday
9 3 (1.19%) Fujitsu
9 3 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.79%) hybris
10 2 (0.79%) IFS
10 2 (0.79%) webMethods
11 1 (0.40%) JDA
11 1 (0.40%) Pegasus