Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 41 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 68 139 271
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.31% 4.07% 6.42%
As % of the Vendors category 9.86% 9.39% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 94 210
Median daily rate £493 £463 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.49% -11.90% -
10th Percentile £205 £250 £361
90th Percentile £575 £595 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +0.05% - +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Median hourly rate £11.99 £28.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +128.00% -8.34%
10th Percentile £10.66 £8.72 £10.30
90th Percentile £18.13 £64.20 £20.68
England median hourly rate £20.95 £29.54 £24.50
% change year-on-year -29.07% +20.55% +40.00%

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 690 1,481 2,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.78% 43.32% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 858 1,153
Median daily rate £410 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £143 £185 £205
90th Percentile £565 £594 £575
England median daily rate £468 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.89% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 118 127
Median hourly rate £18.27 £17.50 £16.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +7.99% -0.28%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.30 £11.09
90th Percentile £49.50 £47.88 £44.15
Median hourly rate £22.42 £18.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.54% +6.29% +0.72%

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 26 February 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
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 26 February 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 +11 36 £525 +23.53% 6
Cambridgeshire +20 16 £473 -5.50% 4
Essex -3 15 £570 +8.57% 2
Bedfordshire +10 3 £200 -57.89% 2
Norfolk -4 1 - -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) E-Commerce
3 12 (17.65%) SQL
3 12 (17.65%) Oracle
3 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
5 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
6 8 (11.76%) Migration
6 8 (11.76%) hybris
6 8 (11.76%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (10.29%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (10.29%) Analytics
7 7 (10.29%) CRM
7 7 (10.29%) Java
8 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (8.82%) ERP
8 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
8 6 (8.82%) Ariba
8 6 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (8.82%) Microsoft 365
8 6 (8.82%) User Stories
8 6 (8.82%) ServiceNow
8 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (8.82%) Azure
9 5 (7.35%) AWS
9 5 (7.35%) Apache Solr
9 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.35%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.35%) FMCG

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 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) Apache Solr
3 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.41%) CMS
3 3 (4.41%) Confluence
3 3 (4.41%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.94%) JBoss
4 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (11.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (7.35%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (5.88%) SAP FI
3 4 (5.88%) SAP SD
4 3 (4.41%) SAP EWM
4 3 (4.41%) SAP GRC
4 3 (4.41%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.94%) Fredhopper
5 2 (2.94%) Magento
5 2 (2.94%) SAP GTS
5 2 (2.94%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (2.94%) SAP PM
5 2 (2.94%) SAP PP
5 2 (2.94%) SAP QM
6 1 (1.47%) MFGPRO
6 1 (1.47%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.47%) SAP EHS
6 1 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.47%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Azure
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (7.35%) AWS
3 4 (5.88%) Power Platform
3 4 (5.88%) SaaS
4 3 (4.41%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.94%) FinancialForce
5 2 (2.94%) PaaS
5 2 (2.94%) SpeedCurve
5 2 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) Power BI
1 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.41%) SAP BW
2 3 (4.41%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.94%) DB2
3 2 (2.94%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (2.94%) Tableau
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.47%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.47%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.94%) JMeter
2 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.94%) WebPageTest
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.41%) French Language
4 3 (4.41%) German Language
4 3 (4.41%) Italian Language
4 3 (4.41%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.94%) Back Office
5 2 (2.94%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Billing
6 1 (1.47%) Electronics
6 1 (1.47%) Environmental Health
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Consultant
2 16 (23.53%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (14.71%) Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) SAP Manager
6 3 (4.41%) SAP Security Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Security Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.94%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Hybris Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Junior
7 2 (2.94%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Report Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) SAP Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
1 3 (4.41%) J2EE
2 2 (2.94%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (2.94%) Spring
3 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) FMCG
3 3 (4.41%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.47%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) VME
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) E-Commerce
2 8 (11.76%) Migration
3 7 (10.29%) Acceptance Criteria
3 7 (10.29%) Analytics
3 7 (10.29%) CRM
4 6 (8.82%) ERP
4 6 (8.82%) User Stories
5 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.35%) Data Analysis
5 5 (7.35%) Data Migration
5 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
5 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.35%) Order to Cash
5 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
5 5 (7.35%) Validation
6 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.88%) Change Management
6 4 (5.88%) Data Governance
6 4 (5.88%) Master Data Management
6 4 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) Java
3 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.94%) AWK
4 2 (2.94%) C
4 2 (2.94%) Perl
4 2 (2.94%) PHP
4 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.94%) Python
4 2 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) CISA
3 3 (4.41%) MCSE
3 3 (4.41%) SAP Certification
3 3 (4.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.94%) MCP
4 2 (2.94%) OCP
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CCA
5 1 (1.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.41%) ITGC
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) HP ALM
2 3 (4.41%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.41%) vRealize
3 2 (2.94%) Grafana
3 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) hybris
3 6 (8.82%) Ariba
3 6 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (8.82%) ServiceNow
4 5 (7.35%) Concur
4 5 (7.35%) IBM
5 4 (5.88%) HP
5 4 (5.88%) VMware
6 3 (4.41%) Lotus
6 3 (4.41%) Veeam
6 3 (4.41%) Veritas
7 2 (2.94%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.94%) Dynatrace
7 2 (2.94%) Google
7 2 (2.94%) New Relic
8 1 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.47%) Citrix
8 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft