Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 31 27
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP 332 228 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.08% 5.09% 5.19%
As % of the Vendors category 15.65% 10.57% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 163 199
East of England median daily rate £525 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £357 £300 £313
90th Percentile £638 £575 £700
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £9.65 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.98% -72.43% +118.75%
10th Percentile £12.91 £9.13 £9.20
90th Percentile £23.59 £10.17 £41.50
England median hourly rate £17.75 £17.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year - -16.47% -2.30%

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 2,121 2,157 2,414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.24% 48.18% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,198 1,189 1,278
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £209 £206
90th Percentile £594 £538 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 174 255
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £21.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.04% -15.50% +10.55%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.75
% change year-on-year +0.72% -2.09% +7.55%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +16 114 £456 +2.85% 23
Essex +1 112 £525 +16.67% 22
Cambridgeshire +4 82 £525 +30.66% 18
Bedfordshire -1 23 £585 +37.65% 9
Suffolk +13 4 £613 +28.95%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for SAP.

1 138 (41.57%) Finance
2 123 (37.05%) Manufacturing
3 117 (35.24%) Business Intelligence
4 114 (34.34%) Greenfield Project
5 103 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (30.42%) Programme Management
7 100 (30.12%) Marketing
8 98 (29.52%) Digital Marketing
8 98 (29.52%) Electronics
8 98 (29.52%) Telecoms
9 84 (25.30%) TDD
10 79 (23.80%) Oracle
11 78 (23.49%) SOA
12 72 (21.69%) Middleware
13 70 (21.08%) XML
14 67 (20.18%) JSON
15 61 (18.37%) SOAP
16 60 (18.07%) XSLT
17 58 (17.47%) Web Services
17 58 (17.47%) Maven
18 55 (16.57%) Mule
18 55 (16.57%) Oracle Service Bus
18 55 (16.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 55 (16.57%) WSO2
19 54 (16.27%) XPath
19 54 (16.27%) WireMock
19 54 (16.27%) Swagger
20 53 (15.96%) Apache Camel
21 46 (13.86%) RESTful
22 39 (11.75%) Migration

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 55 (16.57%) Mule
1 55 (16.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 55 (16.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (1.81%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.51%) CMS
4 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.90%) Confluence
6 2 (0.60%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (8.13%) SAP CO
2 22 (6.63%) SAP FI
3 19 (5.72%) SAP FI/CO
4 16 (4.82%) SAP MM
5 11 (3.31%) SAP FSCM
6 9 (2.71%) SAP SD
7 6 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (1.81%) SAP ERP
8 5 (1.51%) NetSuite
8 5 (1.51%) SAP Payroll
8 5 (1.51%) SAP PP
9 4 (1.20%) ResourceLink
9 4 (1.20%) SAP CRM
9 4 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.90%) Primavera
10 3 (0.90%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.90%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.60%) Maximo
11 2 (0.60%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.11%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (1.20%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (0.90%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.60%) Boomi
7 1 (0.30%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.51%) Skype
2 2 (0.60%) Internet
2 2 (0.60%) SMS
3 1 (0.30%) FTP
3 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.30%) LAN
3 1 (0.30%) SSL
3 1 (0.30%) VoIP
3 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.42%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.61%) SAP HANA
4 11 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.81%) Big Data
7 6 (1.81%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.81%) Power BI
8 5 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.51%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.51%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (1.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (1.20%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.20%) Impala
9 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 58 (17.47%) Maven
2 8 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.41%) SoapUI
3 7 (2.11%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.90%) JIRA
4 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.30%) ERwin
5 1 (0.30%) Gradle
5 1 (0.30%) JUnit
5 1 (0.30%) XMLSpy
General
1 138 (41.57%) Finance
2 123 (37.05%) Manufacturing
3 100 (30.12%) Marketing
4 98 (29.52%) Electronics
4 98 (29.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.81%) Billing
5 6 (1.81%) Retail
6 4 (1.20%) Banking
7 3 (0.90%) Back Office
7 3 (0.90%) Local Government
7 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.60%) Advertising
8 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 77 (23.19%) Developer
2 62 (18.67%) Consultant
3 51 (15.36%) SAP Consultant
4 48 (14.46%) Integration Developer
5 39 (11.75%) SAP Manager
6 37 (11.14%) Senior Developer
7 33 (9.94%) Agile Developer
8 31 (9.34%) SOA Developer
9 30 (9.04%) Analyst
10 24 (7.23%) Lead Developer
11 21 (6.33%) Architect
12 16 (4.82%) SAP CO Consultant
12 16 (4.82%) Senior Agile Developer
13 15 (4.52%) Delivery Manager
13 15 (4.52%) Project Manager
13 15 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (4.22%) SAP Delivery Manager
15 12 (3.61%) SAP FI Consultant
16 11 (3.31%) Administrator
16 11 (3.31%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (21.69%) Middleware
2 70 (21.08%) XML
3 67 (20.18%) JSON
4 61 (18.37%) SOAP
5 60 (18.07%) XSLT
6 58 (17.47%) Web Services
7 54 (16.27%) Swagger
7 54 (16.27%) WireMock
8 53 (15.96%) Apache Camel
9 46 (13.86%) RESTful
10 14 (4.22%) SAP PI
11 13 (3.92%) WSDL
12 11 (3.31%) .NET
13 10 (3.01%) REST
14 7 (2.11%) JSON Schema
14 7 (2.11%) XSD
15 2 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
15 2 (0.60%) GraphX
15 2 (0.60%) MLlib
15 2 (0.60%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 114 (34.34%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.81%) NHS
5 5 (1.51%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.20%) Clustering
6 4 (1.20%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.90%) FMCG
8 2 (0.60%) DataPower
8 2 (0.60%) EPoS
8 2 (0.60%) Life Science
9 1 (0.30%) CMDB
9 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.30%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.30%) PMI
9 1 (0.30%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.42%) Windows
2 6 (1.81%) AIX
2 6 (1.81%) Linux
3 4 (1.20%) Unix
3 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.20%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.30%) Android
4 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (35.24%) Business Intelligence
2 103 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (30.42%) Programme Management
4 98 (29.52%) Digital Marketing
5 84 (25.30%) TDD
6 78 (23.49%) SOA
7 39 (11.75%) Migration
7 39 (11.75%) Project Management
8 35 (10.54%) ERP
8 35 (10.54%) Scrum
9 28 (8.43%) SAP Implementation
10 23 (6.93%) ITIL
11 19 (5.72%) DevOps
11 19 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (4.52%) Data Migration
12 15 (4.52%) Service Delivery
13 14 (4.22%) Change Control
13 14 (4.22%) Change Management
14 13 (3.92%) Analytics
14 13 (3.92%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.27%) XPath
2 34 (10.24%) Java
3 21 (6.33%) SQL
4 8 (2.41%) Groovy
5 5 (1.51%) C#
5 5 (1.51%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.20%) Python
7 3 (0.90%) C
7 3 (0.90%) U-SQL
7 3 (0.90%) X++
8 2 (0.60%) ABAP
8 2 (0.60%) BeanShell
8 2 (0.60%) R
8 2 (0.60%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.60%) XQuery
9 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.30%) RPG
9 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (4.82%) SC Cleared
1 16 (4.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.81%) MCSE
4 5 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.90%) ACCA
5 3 (0.90%) CIMA
5 3 (0.90%) Degree
6 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.52%) QA
2 5 (1.51%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.90%) PMO
4 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.30%) IFRS
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.71%) Control-M
2 6 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.81%) Puppet
3 5 (1.51%) Ansible
4 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.90%) Mesos
6 2 (0.60%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 79 (23.80%) Oracle
2 55 (16.57%) WSO2
3 20 (6.02%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.92%) Ariba
5 10 (3.01%) 3PAR
5 10 (3.01%) VMware
6 6 (1.81%) IBM
6 6 (1.81%) Tableau
7 4 (1.20%) Concur
8 3 (0.90%) hybris
8 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.90%) Talend
9 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.60%) Cognos
9 2 (0.60%) Dell
9 2 (0.60%) HP
9 2 (0.60%) Informatica
9 2 (0.60%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.60%) Northgate
10 1 (0.30%) Progress