Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 34 37
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 +10
Contract jobs citing SAP 83 92 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.50% 5.29% 4.62%
As % of the Vendors category 7.89% 11.53% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 73 101
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +33.83%
10th Percentile £297 £217 £300
90th Percentile £543 £573 £700
South East median daily rate £460 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +25.00% -12.73%
10th Percentile £12.45 £14.30 £10.60
90th Percentile £51.38 £22.53 £14.65
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +2.56% +23.81%

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 1052 798 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.39% 45.89% 45.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 420 536
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £229 £208
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +4.38% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 43 48
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £10.80 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.04% -32.20% +27.44%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.10 £26.95 £30.15
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year +7.81% -14.35% +20.52%

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 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -18 73 £450 +5.88% 4
High Wycombe -5 4 £408 +262.22%
Aylesbury - 4 - -
SAP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 32 (38.55%) Finance
2 26 (31.33%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (30.12%) Manufacturing
4 22 (26.51%) Programme Management
4 22 (26.51%) Electronics
4 22 (26.51%) Telecoms
4 22 (26.51%) Marketing
4 22 (26.51%) Digital Marketing
5 15 (18.07%) SQL
6 13 (15.66%) ERP
7 12 (14.46%) Migration
7 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.05%) Project Management
9 10 (12.05%) SAP ERP
9 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (10.84%) Oracle
11 8 (9.64%) ABAP
11 8 (9.64%) Linux
11 8 (9.64%) IBM
12 7 (8.43%) HP
12 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (8.43%) ITIL
12 7 (8.43%) Firewall
12 7 (8.43%) SAP Portal
13 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
13 6 (7.23%) SAP CO

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 7 (8.43%) SAP Portal
2 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.02%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.20%) SAS
5 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (12.05%) SAP ERP
2 6 (7.23%) SAP CO
2 6 (7.23%) SAP FI
2 6 (7.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (4.82%) SAP SD
4 3 (3.61%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (2.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.20%) SAP Business One
6 1 (1.20%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
1 2 (2.41%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) Skype
3 1 (1.20%) DNS
3 1 (1.20%) Extranet
3 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.20%) FTP
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) Intranet
3 1 (1.20%) SAN
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.61%) OLAP
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.41%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.20%) DataStage
4 1 (1.20%) DB2
4 1 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.20%) Informix
4 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) LSMW
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.20%) XMLSpy
General
1 32 (38.55%) Finance
2 25 (30.12%) Manufacturing
3 22 (26.51%) Electronics
3 22 (26.51%) Marketing
3 22 (26.51%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Billing
5 3 (3.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.20%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Analyst
2 13 (15.66%) Consultant
3 11 (13.25%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (8.43%) Test Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Report Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Information Officer
7 4 (4.82%) Information Security Officer
7 4 (4.82%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) SAP SD Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Security Officer
7 4 (4.82%) Supplier Manager
7 4 (4.82%) WebSphere Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Digital Architect
8 3 (3.61%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Middleware
1 3 (3.61%) SAP Fiori
1 3 (3.61%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.20%) SAP TM
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.02%) AS400
4 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.61%) LPAR
5 3 (3.61%) Social Media
5 3 (3.61%) User Experience
6 2 (2.41%) CESG
6 2 (2.41%) FMCG
7 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.20%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.20%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Linux
2 6 (7.23%) AIX
3 3 (3.61%) Unix
3 3 (3.61%) Windows
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (26.51%) Digital Marketing
2 22 (26.51%) Programme Management
3 13 (15.66%) ERP
4 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.46%) Migration
5 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.05%) Project Management
7 7 (8.43%) ITIL
8 6 (7.23%) Escalation Management
8 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.23%) Process Management
8 6 (7.23%) Risk Management
8 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.02%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.02%) Smoke Testing
9 5 (6.02%) Time Management
9 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.82%) ETL
10 4 (4.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) ABAP
3 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.41%) VBA
5 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.20%) Tcl
5 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) ISEB
1 5 (6.02%) ISTQB
1 5 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (4.82%) CISM
3 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) HND
5 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PMP
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.41%) ECSS
2 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.41%) PMO
3 1 (1.20%) GDPR
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.41%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle
3 8 (9.64%) IBM
4 7 (8.43%) HP
5 3 (3.61%) Cognos
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco
6 2 (2.41%) Planview
6 2 (2.41%) Snow
6 2 (2.41%) Splunk
6 2 (2.41%) VMware
7 1 (1.20%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.20%) Brocade
7 1 (1.20%) Ceridian
7 1 (1.20%) Informatica
7 1 (1.20%) McAfee
7 1 (1.20%) Meraki
7 1 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.20%) NCR
7 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.20%) Teradata