Period
to 20 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 20 February 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 47 29
Rank change year-on-year -13 -18 +20
Contract jobs citing SAP 75 64 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.38% 3.69% 5.96%
As % of the Vendors category 7.38% 7.95% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 43 116
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.94% -2.86% +30.60%
10th Percentile £302 £339 £283
90th Percentile £533 £670 £700
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £32.75 £12.15 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.55% +5.65% -7.11%
10th Percentile £20.83 £10.80 £10.55
90th Percentile £45.68 £15.63 £15.45
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +13.64%

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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,016 805 1,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.85% 46.37% 44.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 440 454
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £235 £263 £211
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 34 44
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £10.80 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.72% -32.79% +23.62%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.74
90th Percentile £29.46 £37.03 £30.35
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £15.36 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.84% -19.18% +18.75%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Buckinghamshire

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Buckinghamshire

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Buckinghamshire

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Buckinghamshire

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP in Buckinghamshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Milton Keynes -8 67 £450 +5.94% 8
Aylesbury - 3 - -
High Wycombe -6 1 £290 +157.78%
SAP
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (18.67%) ERP
4 14 (18.67%) Manufacturing
5 13 (17.33%) Telecoms
6 12 (16.00%) SQL
6 12 (16.00%) ABAP
6 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.00%) Electronics
6 12 (16.00%) Programme Management
6 12 (16.00%) Marketing
6 12 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (14.67%) SAP ERP
8 9 (12.00%) SAP Portal
8 9 (12.00%) HP
9 8 (10.67%) SAP FI
9 8 (10.67%) Windows
9 8 (10.67%) SAP CO
9 8 (10.67%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (9.33%) C#
10 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (9.33%) .NET
10 7 (9.33%) Project Management
11 6 (8.00%) Linux
11 6 (8.00%) Firewall
11 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 9 (12.00%) SAP Portal
2 5 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.33%) SAS
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (14.67%) SAP ERP
2 8 (10.67%) SAP CO
2 8 (10.67%) SAP FI
2 8 (10.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (5.33%) SAP SD
4 3 (4.00%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (1.33%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.67%) PaaS
3 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) FTP
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.33%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.67%) Big Data
3 2 (2.67%) Data Lake
3 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.33%) DataStage
4 1 (1.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.33%) Informix
4 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.33%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) LSMW
1 5 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (5.33%) JIRA
3 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Manufacturing
3 13 (17.33%) Telecoms
4 12 (16.00%) Electronics
4 12 (16.00%) Marketing
5 5 (6.67%) Legal
5 5 (6.67%) Retail
6 4 (5.33%) Banking
7 3 (4.00%) Billing
8 1 (1.33%) Automotive
8 1 (1.33%) German Language
8 1 (1.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Consultant
2 14 (18.67%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (17.33%) Architect
4 9 (12.00%) Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Functional Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Technical Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Data Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.33%) SAP SD Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Data Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (5.33%) REST
3 4 (5.33%) Web Services
3 4 (5.33%) XML
4 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.00%) Middleware
5 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.67%) CSS
5 2 (2.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.67%) HTML
5 2 (2.67%) jQuery
5 2 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.67%) MEAP
5 2 (2.67%) SAP PI
5 2 (2.67%) SOAP
5 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.67%) WCF
6 1 (1.33%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) AS400
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) FMCG
3 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.67%) Social Media
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (18.67%) ERP
4 12 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (16.00%) Programme Management
4 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.33%) Project Management
6 6 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.33%) CRM
8 4 (5.33%) Logistics
8 4 (5.33%) Migration
8 4 (5.33%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (5.33%) Smoke Testing
8 4 (5.33%) SOA
8 4 (5.33%) SOLID
8 4 (5.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) ABAP
1 12 (16.00%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) C#
3 5 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.67%) Java
5 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) ISEB
2 4 (5.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) MCP
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) HND
5 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (2.67%) ECSS
3 2 (2.67%) GDPR
4 1 (1.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) HP
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (5.33%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Planview
5 2 (2.67%) Splunk
6 1 (1.33%) IFS
6 1 (1.33%) Informatica
6 1 (1.33%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.33%) NCR
6 1 (1.33%) Teradata