Period
to 23 October 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 23 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 61 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 -28 +5
Contract jobs citing SAP 49 85 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.71% 3.77% 5.04%
As % of the Vendors category 5.74% 8.67% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 52 70
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £303 £257 £277
90th Percentile £588 £538 £501
South East median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +25.00%
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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 854 980 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.23% 43.50% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 433 433
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £172 £213
90th Percentile £575 £536 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 69 41
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.75 £17.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +54.55% -21.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.50
90th Percentile £17.00 £31.00 £25.75
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £15.70
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.87% -12.78%

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 23 October 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
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 23 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
Milton Keynes -11 47 £400 -11.11% 5
Aylesbury 0 2 - -
SAP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) Oracle
3 17 (34.69%) ERP
4 15 (30.61%) ITIL V3
5 14 (28.57%) Finance
5 14 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 13 (26.53%) Incident Management
6 13 (26.53%) NFS
6 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
6 13 (26.53%) VPN
6 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
6 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
7 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
8 9 (18.37%) SQL
9 8 (16.33%) Retail
9 8 (16.33%) SAP Smart Forms
9 8 (16.33%) K2 blackpearl
9 8 (16.33%) Capacity Management
10 6 (12.24%) SAP HANA
10 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.24%) C#
10 6 (12.24%) .NET
10 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (12.24%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
11 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (10.20%) hybris

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 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.33%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (4.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) SAP EP
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP FI
1 4 (8.16%) SAP SD
2 3 (6.12%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (4.08%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.08%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.04%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.04%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
1 13 (26.53%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) Extranet
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (12.24%) SAP HANA
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.16%) SAP BW
4 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (6.12%) QlikView
5 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Zephyr
3 1 (2.04%) LSMW
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Dutch Language
3 4 (8.16%) French Language
4 3 (6.12%) German Language
5 2 (4.08%) Italian Language
5 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.08%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.04%) Back Office
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (2.04%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Incident Manager
2 13 (26.53%) Major Incident Manager
3 12 (24.49%) Developer
4 4 (8.16%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) SAP Developer
5 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) SAP BI Developer
5 3 (6.12%) SAP HANA Developer
5 3 (6.12%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) SAP BI Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 6 (12.24%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) LAMP
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) EDI
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) AS400
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Unix
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
1 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) ERP
3 15 (30.61%) ITIL V3
4 14 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 13 (26.53%) Incident Management
6 8 (16.33%) Capacity Management
7 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.16%) Analytics
9 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.16%) Order to Cash
9 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.16%) Visualisation
10 3 (6.12%) DevOps
10 3 (6.12%) Open Source
10 3 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (6.12%) Project Management
10 3 (6.12%) Record to Report
10 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) C#
3 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
1 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) CISA
2 2 (4.08%) CISSP
2 2 (4.08%) CRISC
2 2 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.08%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) MCP
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PMP
3 1 (2.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) GDPR
2 2 (4.08%) PMO
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) NFS
2 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) hybris
4 3 (6.12%) Tableau
5 2 (4.08%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.08%) JDA
5 2 (4.08%) Splunk