Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 33 30
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 330 279 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.96% 5.98% 5.52%
As % of the Vendors category 15.05% 13.40% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 190 171
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +20.59% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £337 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £598
England median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 7
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £7.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% +75.99% -57.00%
10th Percentile £13.29 £10.41 £6.12
90th Percentile £37.50 £32.53 £11.90
England median hourly rate £33.00 £18.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +78.38% -14.94% +11.31%

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 2,192 2,082 2,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.23% 44.66% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,262 1,198 1,358
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £212
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 130 191
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.51 £10.35 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.63 £40.49 £42.84
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in the East of England

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in the East of England

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in the East of England

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor 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 19 July 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
Hertfordshire +11 132 £513 +13.26% 18
Essex +2 102 £525 - 22
Cambridgeshire +6 59 £465 -4.12% 12
Bedfordshire +12 30 £543 +3.33% 5
Norfolk +12 2 £175 -70.83%
East Anglia - 1 £1,000 -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for SAP.

1 154 (46.67%) Finance
2 130 (39.39%) Manufacturing
3 122 (36.97%) Business Intelligence
4 111 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (31.82%) Marketing
6 102 (30.91%) Programme Management
7 101 (30.61%) Telecoms
7 101 (30.61%) Greenfield Project
8 100 (30.30%) Electronics
8 100 (30.30%) Digital Marketing
9 80 (24.24%) SOA
10 76 (23.03%) Oracle
10 76 (23.03%) TDD
11 74 (22.42%) Web Services
12 72 (21.82%) Java
13 68 (20.61%) SOAP
14 66 (20.00%) Middleware
15 59 (17.88%) RESTful
16 53 (16.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 52 (15.76%) XML
18 50 (15.15%) WSO2
19 48 (14.55%) Maven
20 47 (14.24%) Mule
20 47 (14.24%) Apache Camel
20 47 (14.24%) Oracle Service Bus
21 45 (13.64%) JSON
22 39 (11.82%) Scrum
23 38 (11.52%) XSLT
23 38 (11.52%) XPath
24 33 (10.00%) Swagger

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 53 (16.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 47 (14.24%) Mule
2 47 (14.24%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (2.73%) CMS
3 9 (2.73%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.82%) Confluence
5 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.91%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.61%) JBoss
7 2 (0.61%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.61%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 18 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.30%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (5.76%) SAP FI
2 11 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (3.33%) SAP CO
2 11 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (1.82%) SAP HR
4 5 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.52%) SAP MM
5 4 (1.21%) SAP CS
5 4 (1.21%) SAP ERP
5 4 (1.21%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (1.21%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.91%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.91%) SAP WM
6 3 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.61%) Movex
7 2 (0.61%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.45%) SuccessFactors
3 12 (3.64%) SaaS
4 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.91%) Office 365
5 2 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.73%) Skype
2 2 (0.61%) FTP
2 2 (0.61%) VoIP
3 1 (0.30%) DHCP
3 1 (0.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.30%) Firewall
3 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (2.42%) Oracle Database
2 8 (2.42%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.52%) Big Data
4 4 (1.21%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.21%) MySQL
4 4 (1.21%) SAP HANA
4 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.91%) Amazon Athena
5 3 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.91%) GIS
5 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.91%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.61%) Power BI
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 48 (14.55%) Maven
2 8 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.42%) JIRA
2 8 (2.42%) SoapUI
3 6 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) ER Studio
4 1 (0.30%) ERwin
4 1 (0.30%) JMeter
4 1 (0.30%) LSMW
4 1 (0.30%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.30%) XMLSpy
General
1 154 (46.67%) Finance
2 130 (39.39%) Manufacturing
3 105 (31.82%) Marketing
4 101 (30.61%) Telecoms
5 100 (30.30%) Electronics
6 27 (8.18%) Retail
7 4 (1.21%) Legal
8 2 (0.61%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (18.48%) Developer
2 52 (15.76%) Analyst
3 43 (13.03%) Architect
4 40 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 39 (11.82%) Integration Developer
6 35 (10.61%) Consultant
7 29 (8.79%) SAP Consultant
7 29 (8.79%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (8.18%) Project Manager
9 26 (7.88%) SAP Manager
10 25 (7.58%) SOA Developer
11 22 (6.67%) Business Analyst
12 20 (6.06%) Data Analyst
13 19 (5.76%) Trainer
14 15 (4.55%) Java Developer
14 15 (4.55%) SAP Project Manager
14 15 (4.55%) SAP Trainer
15 14 (4.24%) Agile Developer
15 14 (4.24%) SAP Analyst
15 14 (4.24%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (22.42%) Web Services
2 68 (20.61%) SOAP
3 66 (20.00%) Middleware
4 59 (17.88%) RESTful
5 52 (15.76%) XML
6 47 (14.24%) Apache Camel
7 45 (13.64%) JSON
8 38 (11.52%) XSLT
9 33 (10.00%) Swagger
9 33 (10.00%) WireMock
10 14 (4.24%) REST
11 7 (2.12%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
13 5 (1.52%) .NET
13 5 (1.52%) JMS
13 5 (1.52%) JSON Schema
13 5 (1.52%) XML Schema
14 4 (1.21%) EDI
14 4 (1.21%) J2EE
14 4 (1.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 101 (30.61%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.85%) e-Learning
4 8 (2.42%) Podcast
5 7 (2.12%) EPoS
6 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.21%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.91%) PMI
8 3 (0.91%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.61%) Clustering
9 2 (0.61%) FMCG
10 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.30%) iSeries
10 1 (0.30%) Life Science
10 1 (0.30%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.42%) Linux
2 7 (2.12%) Windows
3 5 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.91%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.61%) CentOS
5 2 (0.61%) Fedora
5 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (36.97%) Business Intelligence
2 111 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (30.91%) Programme Management
4 100 (30.30%) Digital Marketing
5 80 (24.24%) SOA
6 76 (23.03%) TDD
7 39 (11.82%) Scrum
8 30 (9.09%) ERP
9 26 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (6.67%) DevOps
11 21 (6.36%) Business Analysis
11 21 (6.36%) Project Management
12 20 (6.06%) ETL
12 20 (6.06%) Logistics
12 20 (6.06%) SAP Implementation
13 18 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
15 14 (4.24%) Change Management
15 14 (4.24%) CRM
15 14 (4.24%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 72 (21.82%) Java
2 38 (11.52%) XPath
3 25 (7.58%) Java 8
4 10 (3.03%) SQL
5 8 (2.42%) Groovy
6 6 (1.82%) Java 9
7 5 (1.52%) C++
7 5 (1.52%) Python
8 4 (1.21%) ABAP
9 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.61%) R
10 2 (0.61%) VBA
11 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (5.15%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.82%) Degree
4 4 (1.21%) ACCA
4 4 (1.21%) CIMA
4 4 (1.21%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.61%) HNC
6 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.30%) MCP
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.30%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.12%) GDPR
3 6 (1.82%) QA
3 6 (1.82%) SLA
4 4 (1.21%) PMO
5 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) vSphere
3 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (3.03%) Ansible
2 8 (2.42%) Terraform
3 7 (2.12%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.61%) Control-M
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.61%) Puppet
5 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.30%) MOM
5 1 (0.30%) SCCM
5 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 76 (23.03%) Oracle
2 50 (15.15%) WSO2
3 17 (5.15%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.42%) TIBCO
5 6 (1.82%) Concur
5 6 (1.82%) IBM
5 6 (1.82%) Talend
6 5 (1.52%) Informatica
7 4 (1.21%) ForeScout
7 4 (1.21%) hybris
7 4 (1.21%) Lumesse
7 4 (1.21%) Remedy
7 4 (1.21%) Splunk
7 4 (1.21%) Thycotic
7 4 (1.21%) Workday
8 3 (0.91%) 3PAR
8 3 (0.91%) Embarcadero
8 3 (0.91%) Google
8 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.91%) VMware