Period
to 24 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 September 2021 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 of England
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 71 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -38 +3 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP 70 60 220
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.87% 5.15% 5.24%
As % of the Vendors category 6.92% 11.34% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 134
10th Percentile £392 £313 £220
25th Percentile £425 £423 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year -3.41% +2.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £569 £531 £550
90th Percentile £725 £619 £588
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
10th Percentile £11.80 " £9.25
25th Percentile £12.74 £15.88 £9.54
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £10.85
Median % change year-on-year -13.85% +49.74% -50.67%
75th Percentile £24.98 £16.63 £12.06
90th Percentile £35.30 " £26.20
England median hourly rate £51.25 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +46.43% +29.63% +12.50%

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 the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,012 529 1,904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 41.53% 45.37% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 308 1,138
10th Percentile £138 £206 £200
25th Percentile £263 £300 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year -2.82% - -
75th Percentile £525 £525 £525
90th Percentile £600 £588 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 44 89
10th Percentile £11.28 £14.25 £10.72
25th Percentile £13.06 £17.38 £12.50
Median hourly rate £15.25 £45.00 £16.20
Median % change year-on-year -66.11% +177.78% -1.82%
75th Percentile £28.56 £49.06 £47.50
90th Percentile £47.03 £55.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.29 £19.03
% change year-on-year -6.37% +6.63% +9.41%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the East of England

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for SAP in the East of England

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in the East of England

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for SAP in the East of England

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SAP in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for SAP in the East of England

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 24 September 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -29 27 £500 -1.48% 16
Cambridgeshire -16 18 £498 +3.92% 3
Essex -10 8 £505 -3.81% 2
Bedfordshire -11 7 £463 -26.00% 2
Suffolk - 3 £425 -
Norfolk -13 2 £265 -11.67%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for SAP.

1 30 (42.86%) Finance
2 20 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 16 (22.86%) Social Skills
4 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.71%) Project Management
5 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (15.71%) SAP S/4HANA
6 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (10.00%) ERP
8 7 (10.00%) Oracle
8 7 (10.00%) Retail
8 7 (10.00%) Public Sector
8 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (8.57%) Project Delivery
9 6 (8.57%) Influencing Skills
9 6 (8.57%) hybris
9 6 (8.57%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (8.57%) Change Management
9 6 (8.57%) Migration
9 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (7.14%) Java
10 5 (7.14%) SQL
10 5 (7.14%) Electronics
10 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
10 5 (7.14%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 5 (7.14%) SAP HANA

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.43%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.43%) JBoss
2 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (15.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (7.14%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (5.71%) SAP MDG
3 4 (5.71%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.86%) MFGPRO
4 2 (2.86%) SAP HCM
4 2 (2.86%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.43%) Magento
5 1 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (1.43%) SAP Business One
5 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.43%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.43%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (5.71%) AWS
3 3 (4.29%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.86%) Azure
4 2 (2.86%) GCP
4 2 (2.86%) Google Data Studio
4 2 (2.86%) Google Workspace
4 2 (2.86%) Serverless
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.43%) Attraqt
5 1 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 1 (1.43%) CloudTest
5 1 (1.43%) GitHub
5 1 (1.43%) SpeedCurve
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) FTP
2 1 (1.43%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SAP HANA
2 3 (4.29%) Data Lake
2 3 (4.29%) Power BI
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) BigQuery
3 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.86%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) DB2
4 1 (1.43%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) Metadata
4 1 (1.43%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.86%) Gatling
1 2 (2.86%) ProC
1 2 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (1.43%) ER Studio
2 1 (1.43%) ERwin
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) JMeter
2 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.43%) NeoLoad
2 1 (1.43%) Pylint
2 1 (1.43%) Subversion
2 1 (1.43%) WebPageTest
General
1 30 (42.86%) Finance
2 20 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 16 (22.86%) Social Skills
4 7 (10.00%) Public Sector
4 7 (10.00%) Retail
5 6 (8.57%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (7.14%) Electronics
6 5 (7.14%) Marketing
6 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
7 4 (5.71%) Law
8 3 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
9 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.86%) Back Office
9 2 (2.86%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (1.43%) Automotive
10 1 (1.43%) Billing
10 1 (1.43%) French Language
10 1 (1.43%) German Language
10 1 (1.43%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Project Manager
2 10 (14.29%) Architect
2 10 (14.29%) Consultant
3 9 (12.86%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (10.00%) Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 6 (8.57%) SAP Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Process Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Business Process Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Junior
7 3 (4.29%) SAP Business Process Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Applications Project Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Cutover Manager
8 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce Architect
8 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) SAP Business Process Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) SAP Cutover Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) Spring
2 2 (2.86%) Node.js
2 2 (2.86%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.86%) Spring Boot
2 2 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (1.43%) EDI
3 1 (1.43%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.43%) IDoc
3 1 (1.43%) NumPy
3 1 (1.43%) PyTorch
3 1 (1.43%) SciPy
3 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) NHS
2 3 (4.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.86%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.86%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) iPad
4 1 (1.43%) PACS
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Linux
1 2 (2.86%) Unix
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (15.71%) Project Management
3 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (10.00%) ERP
4 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (8.57%) Change Management
5 6 (8.57%) Migration
5 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
5 6 (8.57%) Project Delivery
6 5 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 5 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.71%) ETL
8 3 (4.29%) BPR
8 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) Java
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (1.43%) ABAP
3 1 (1.43%) AWK
3 1 (1.43%) Perl
3 1 (1.43%) PHP
3 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) ACCA
2 2 (2.86%) CIMA
2 2 (2.86%) HNC
2 2 (2.86%) HND
2 2 (2.86%) ISEB
2 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.86%) PMP
2 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) COSHH
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) IFRS
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
1 1 (1.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Grafana
1 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) hybris
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.29%) Google
4 3 (4.29%) Workday
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco
5 2 (2.86%) Progress
6 1 (1.43%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.43%) Ariba
6 1 (1.43%) BT
6 1 (1.43%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.43%) Databricks
6 1 (1.43%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) Juniper
6 1 (1.43%) Kronos
6 1 (1.43%) New Relic
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) SnapLogic
6 1 (1.43%) Xerox