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 3 months to 27 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 38 55
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17  
Contract jobs citing SAP 50 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.89% 3.77% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 10.35% 8.09% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 20
Median daily rate £425 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.02 £13.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -5.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.12 £23.54
% change year-on-year -28.34% +6.71%  

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 Buckinghamshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 483 445 540
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.21% 46.60% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 216 239
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 28
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.12 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.54% -55.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £15.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 27 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
Milton Keynes -5 43 £425 +6.25% 13
High Wycombe - 5 £130 - 1
Aylesbury - 1 £500 -
SAP
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 48 (57.14%) Finance
2 43 (51.19%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 36 (42.86%) Electronics
3 36 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 36 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 36 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 36 (42.86%) Marketing
3 36 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
4 23 (27.38%) Migration
5 18 (21.43%) Oracle
6 16 (19.05%) Active Directory
7 15 (17.86%) Windows
8 12 (14.29%) AIX
9 11 (13.10%) ITIL
9 11 (13.10%) Office 365
10 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
11 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database
11 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (10.71%) Data Centre
12 8 (9.52%) Incident Management
12 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
12 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (9.52%) Change Management
13 7 (8.33%) VMware
13 7 (8.33%) Cisco
13 7 (8.33%) Linux
13 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (8.33%) Project Management
13 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing

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 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.38%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 36 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.38%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.19%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.19%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.19%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.19%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) Office 365
2 4 (4.76%) Yammer
3 2 (2.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) VPN
2 5 (5.95%) SAN
2 5 (5.95%) Skype
2 5 (5.95%) WAN
3 3 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 3 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (1.19%) DNS
4 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.19%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
1 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.19%) XMLSpy
General
1 48 (57.14%) Finance
2 36 (42.86%) Electronics
2 36 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 36 (42.86%) Marketing
2 36 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Automotive
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (23.81%) Analyst
2 9 (10.71%) Trainer
3 8 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 7 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.95%) IT Trainer
7 4 (4.76%) Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) SAP Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Data Migration Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (3.57%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (3.57%) SAP Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Security Officer
8 3 (3.57%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (2.38%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (1.19%) ADO
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.19%) SAP TM
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.95%) Replication
3 4 (4.76%) LPAR
4 3 (3.57%) IBM XIV
4 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) FMCG
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Windows
2 12 (14.29%) AIX
3 7 (8.33%) Linux
4 5 (5.95%) Unix
4 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.19%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
2 36 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 23 (27.38%) Migration
4 11 (13.10%) ITIL
5 8 (9.52%) Change Management
5 8 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.33%) Project Management
6 7 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 6 (7.14%) Smoke Testing
8 5 (5.95%) ITIL V3
8 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.95%) Release Management
9 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.76%) Business Transformation
9 4 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) SQL
2 2 (2.38%) ABAP
3 1 (1.19%) Groovy
3 1 (1.19%) Java
3 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) ISEB
2 5 (5.95%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) CISM
4 2 (2.38%) Degree
4 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.19%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PMP
5 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.19%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) EFQM
3 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) SCCM
1 4 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.19%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Oracle
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) Cisco
3 7 (8.33%) VMware
4 6 (7.14%) HP
4 6 (7.14%) IBM
5 3 (3.57%) Brocade
5 3 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (2.38%) Adobe
6 2 (2.38%) Avaya
6 2 (2.38%) IFS
6 2 (2.38%) Lotus
7 1 (1.19%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) Epicor
7 1 (1.19%) McAfee
7 1 (1.19%) Meraki
7 1 (1.19%) RedPrairie
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