The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 20 30
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10  
Contract jobs citing SAP 167 109 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.85% 7.19% 4.85%
As % of the Vendors category 23.86% 18.26% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 69 41
Median daily rate £510 £450 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.50 - £19.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.12 £19.08
% change year-on-year -31.32% +31.65%  

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 the East Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 700 597 674
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 45.48% 39.35% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 373 364
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 34
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -28.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in the East Midlands

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in the East Midlands

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in the East Midlands

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Derbyshire +12 109 £510 +7.36% 6
Northamptonshire -11 14 £450 +5.88% 3
Nottinghamshire -19 11 £400 -11.11% 3
Leicestershire -11 8 £463 +12.94% 2
Lincolnshire -3 3 £525 +19.31%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SAP.

1 117 (38.49%) ERP
2 105 (34.54%) Security Cleared
3 82 (26.97%) SC Cleared
4 69 (22.70%) Logistics
4 69 (22.70%) SAP ERP
5 63 (20.72%) Manufacturing
6 57 (18.75%) Finance
7 53 (17.43%) Oracle
8 47 (15.46%) ABAP
9 42 (13.82%) Solaris
10 41 (13.49%) Sun
10 41 (13.49%) Veritas
10 41 (13.49%) Migration
10 41 (13.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 38 (12.50%) Project Management
12 36 (11.84%) Retail
13 35 (11.51%) Integration Testing
14 31 (10.20%) Data Migration
15 30 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (9.87%) IDoc
15 30 (9.87%) SAP FI
15 30 (9.87%) SAP CO
16 29 (9.54%) SAP FI/CO
17 24 (7.89%) Linux
17 24 (7.89%) Unix
17 24 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
18 23 (7.57%) Degree
18 23 (7.57%) EDI
18 23 (7.57%) SAP SD
19 18 (5.92%) Virtual Machines

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.66%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.33%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 69 (22.70%) SAP ERP
2 30 (9.87%) SAP CO
2 30 (9.87%) SAP FI
3 29 (9.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 23 (7.57%) SAP SD
5 13 (4.28%) SAP Retail
6 10 (3.29%) SAP MM
6 10 (3.29%) SAP WM
7 7 (2.30%) Primavera
8 6 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (1.64%) SAP CRM
9 5 (1.64%) SAP GTS
10 4 (1.32%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 3 (0.99%) SAP GRC
11 3 (0.99%) SAP Hybris
11 3 (0.99%) SAP MDG
12 2 (0.66%) SAP BPC
12 2 (0.66%) SAP FSCM
12 2 (0.66%) SAP Payroll
12 2 (0.66%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.66%) Boomi
3 2 (0.66%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.33%) G Suite
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.30%) HTTP
1 7 (2.30%) Internet
2 3 (0.99%) FTP
3 1 (0.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.33%) DNS
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
3 1 (0.33%) LAN
3 1 (0.33%) SMS
3 1 (0.33%) SMTP
3 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.33%) VoIP
3 1 (0.33%) WAN
3 1 (0.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.93%) SAP BW
2 9 (2.96%) SAP HANA
3 8 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.99%) MySQL
5 3 (0.99%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.66%) Essbase
7 1 (0.33%) BODI
7 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (1.97%) LSMW
2 3 (0.99%) Artifactory
2 3 (0.99%) GitLab
2 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.99%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (20.72%) Manufacturing
2 57 (18.75%) Finance
3 36 (11.84%) Retail
4 18 (5.92%) Billing
5 14 (4.61%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.97%) Electronics
6 6 (1.97%) Marketing
6 6 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.99%) Automotive
8 2 (0.66%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Banking
9 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (34.54%) Consultant
2 79 (25.99%) SAP Consultant
3 35 (11.51%) Analyst
4 26 (8.55%) Architect
5 23 (7.57%) Developer
6 21 (6.91%) SAP Architect
6 21 (6.91%) Solaris Consultant
7 17 (5.59%) SAP Analyst
7 17 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
9 15 (4.93%) SAP SD Consultant
10 14 (4.61%) SAP Manager
11 13 (4.28%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.95%) Business Analyst
12 12 (3.95%) Design Engineer
12 12 (3.95%) Solaris Engineer
13 11 (3.62%) SAP Developer
14 10 (3.29%) SAP Project Manager
14 10 (3.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.87%) IDoc
2 23 (7.57%) EDI
3 13 (4.28%) .NET
4 9 (2.96%) Web Services
5 7 (2.30%) Classic ASP
5 7 (2.30%) SAP ALE
6 6 (1.97%) REST
6 6 (1.97%) SAP Smart Forms
6 6 (1.97%) SOAP
7 4 (1.32%) SAP CO-PA
7 4 (1.32%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.66%) CSS
8 2 (0.66%) EDIFACT
8 2 (0.66%) HTML
8 2 (0.66%) HTML5
8 2 (0.66%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.66%) Middleware
8 2 (0.66%) XML
9 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.64%) Data Structures
3 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.66%) FMCG
4 2 (0.66%) PMI
4 2 (0.66%) Reference Data
4 2 (0.66%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (0.33%) NHS
5 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.82%) Solaris
2 24 (7.89%) Linux
2 24 (7.89%) Unix
3 3 (0.99%) Windows
4 2 (0.66%) AIX
5 1 (0.33%) Android
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (38.49%) ERP
2 69 (22.70%) Logistics
3 41 (13.49%) Migration
4 38 (12.50%) Project Management
5 35 (11.51%) Integration Testing
6 31 (10.20%) Data Migration
7 24 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (5.92%) B2B
9 17 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (4.93%) Workflow
12 13 (4.28%) Coaching
12 13 (4.28%) Data Mapping
13 12 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (3.62%) Order to Cash
14 11 (3.62%) PLM
14 11 (3.62%) SAP Implementation
14 11 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (3.29%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.46%) ABAP
2 17 (5.59%) Perl
2 17 (5.59%) Python
3 16 (5.26%) Korn
4 14 (4.61%) SQL
5 10 (3.29%) Java
6 8 (2.63%) C#
6 8 (2.63%) VB
7 7 (2.30%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.30%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.30%) VB6
7 7 (2.30%) VBA
8 6 (1.97%) SAPscript
9 2 (0.66%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.66%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.33%) C++
10 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.33%) R
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
10 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (34.54%) Security Cleared
2 82 (26.97%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.57%) Degree
4 9 (2.96%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.30%) PMP
6 4 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.66%) ISEB
8 1 (0.33%) APMP
8 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.62%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) PMO
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) IFRS
4 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (13.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 18 (5.92%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.32%) NFS
4 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.30%) MOM
2 4 (1.32%) Ansible
3 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.99%) Terraform
4 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.33%) Mesos
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (17.43%) Oracle
2 41 (13.49%) Sun
2 41 (13.49%) Veritas
3 15 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.32%) HP
5 3 (0.99%) hybris
5 3 (0.99%) IBM
5 3 (0.99%) OpenText
5 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.66%) Dell
6 2 (0.66%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (0.66%) Kronos
7 1 (0.33%) Avaya
7 1 (0.33%) Citrix
7 1 (0.33%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.33%) Mercator
7 1 (0.33%) NetApp
7 1 (0.33%) Sage
7 1 (0.33%) Siemens
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Washington Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Northamptonshire
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 3 days ago