Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 35 27
Rank change year-on-year +21 -8 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 337 250 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.59% 5.70% 5.64%
As % of the Vendors category 16.29% 12.34% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 175 178
East of England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £360 £300 £296
90th Percentile £638 £595 £595
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 11
East of England median hourly rate £16.11 £27.50 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.42% +223.53% -50.72%
10th Percentile £12.89 £9.30 £6.86
90th Percentile £41.50 £33.35 £37.50
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -1.23%

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 2,069 2,026 2,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.60% 46.18% 47.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,173 1,196 1,302
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £180 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £558 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 147 223
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.18 £9.20
90th Percentile £45.55 £42.55 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +10.29%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +12 138 £500 +11.11% 19
Essex +1 91 £525 +16.67% 9
Cambridgeshire +10 78 £525 +11.70% 18
Bedfordshire -3 25 £543 +3.33% 12
Suffolk +4 1 - - 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 144 (42.73%) Finance
2 125 (37.09%) Manufacturing
3 118 (35.01%) Greenfield Project
4 117 (34.72%) Business Intelligence
5 103 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (27.89%) Programme Management
6 94 (27.89%) Marketing
7 92 (27.30%) Digital Marketing
7 92 (27.30%) Electronics
7 92 (27.30%) Telecoms
8 77 (22.85%) Oracle
9 74 (21.96%) SOA
10 72 (21.36%) TDD
11 63 (18.69%) SOAP
12 62 (18.40%) Middleware
13 61 (18.10%) Web Services
14 57 (16.91%) XML
15 54 (16.02%) Maven
16 53 (15.73%) JSON
17 51 (15.13%) RESTful
17 51 (15.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 48 (14.24%) Java
18 48 (14.24%) WSO2
19 45 (13.35%) Oracle Service Bus
19 45 (13.35%) Mule
20 43 (12.76%) XPath
20 43 (12.76%) Apache Camel
20 43 (12.76%) XSLT
21 40 (11.87%) Scrum
22 39 (11.57%) 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 51 (15.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 45 (13.35%) Mule
2 45 (13.35%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (2.08%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.48%) CMS
5 3 (0.89%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.89%) Confluence
6 2 (0.59%) JBoss
6 2 (0.59%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.30%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.30%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 24 (7.12%) SAP FI
2 20 (5.93%) SAP CO
3 16 (4.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (2.37%) SAP MM
5 6 (1.78%) SAP SD
6 5 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (1.48%) SAP HR
7 4 (1.19%) NetSuite
7 4 (1.19%) SAP CRM
7 4 (1.19%) SAP CS
7 4 (1.19%) SAP ERP
7 4 (1.19%) SAP PP
8 3 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.89%) iTrent
8 3 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.89%) Primavera
8 3 (0.89%) ResourceLink
8 3 (0.89%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.89%) SAP PM
8 3 (0.89%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.15%) SuccessFactors
2 12 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (1.19%) Data Lake Analytics
4 4 (1.19%) SaaS
5 3 (0.89%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.30%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.97%) Skype
2 2 (0.59%) FTP
3 1 (0.30%) Firewall
3 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.23%) BusinessObjects
2 17 (5.04%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.75%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.26%) SAP HANA
6 7 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 7 (2.08%) MySQL
6 7 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.78%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.78%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.48%) Power BI
8 5 (1.48%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.19%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.89%) Big Data
10 3 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 54 (16.02%) Maven
2 9 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.37%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.89%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.89%) JIRA
6 2 (0.59%) ERwin
7 1 (0.30%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.30%) Gradle
7 1 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 144 (42.73%) Finance
2 125 (37.09%) Manufacturing
3 94 (27.89%) Marketing
4 92 (27.30%) Electronics
4 92 (27.30%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.75%) Retail
6 4 (1.19%) Legal
7 3 (0.89%) Banking
7 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 66 (19.58%) Developer
2 49 (14.54%) Consultant
3 48 (14.24%) Integration Developer
4 43 (12.76%) Analyst
5 38 (11.28%) SAP Consultant
6 36 (10.68%) Senior Developer
7 35 (10.39%) SAP Manager
8 32 (9.50%) Architect
9 25 (7.42%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (6.82%) Project Manager
11 20 (5.93%) SOA Developer
12 18 (5.34%) Data Analyst
13 17 (5.04%) Business Analyst
14 16 (4.75%) Lead Developer
15 15 (4.45%) SAP Project Manager
16 14 (4.15%) Agile Developer
16 14 (4.15%) SAP Analyst
17 13 (3.86%) Trainer
18 11 (3.26%) SAP Architect
18 11 (3.26%) SAP Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (18.69%) SOAP
2 62 (18.40%) Middleware
3 61 (18.10%) Web Services
4 57 (16.91%) XML
5 53 (15.73%) JSON
6 51 (15.13%) RESTful
7 43 (12.76%) Apache Camel
7 43 (12.76%) XSLT
8 38 (11.28%) Swagger
8 38 (11.28%) WireMock
9 12 (3.56%) SAP PI
10 10 (2.97%) REST
11 9 (2.67%) WSDL
12 7 (2.08%) JSON Schema
13 5 (1.48%) .NET
13 5 (1.48%) Elastic Stack
13 5 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (1.19%) CSS
15 3 (0.89%) J2EE
15 3 (0.89%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 118 (35.01%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.56%) e-Learning
4 6 (1.78%) Clustering
5 5 (1.48%) Podcast
5 5 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.89%) FMCG
6 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.89%) PMI
6 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.59%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.59%) EPoS
7 2 (0.59%) NHS
8 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.30%) Life Science
8 1 (0.30%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.82%) Windows
2 11 (3.26%) Linux
3 6 (1.78%) AIX
3 6 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.19%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.89%) Unix
5 3 (0.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.59%) CentOS
6 2 (0.59%) Fedora
6 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (34.72%) Business Intelligence
2 103 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (27.89%) Programme Management
4 92 (27.30%) Digital Marketing
5 74 (21.96%) SOA
6 72 (21.36%) TDD
7 40 (11.87%) Scrum
8 39 (11.57%) Migration
9 36 (10.68%) SAP Implementation
10 34 (10.09%) Project Management
11 24 (7.12%) ERP
12 22 (6.53%) DevOps
12 22 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (6.23%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (5.93%) Business Analysis
15 19 (5.64%) Change Management
15 19 (5.64%) ETL
15 19 (5.64%) Validation
16 17 (5.04%) PRINCE2
17 15 (4.45%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.24%) Java
2 43 (12.76%) XPath
3 17 (5.04%) SQL
4 8 (2.37%) Groovy
5 7 (2.08%) Java 8
6 5 (1.48%) Python
7 4 (1.19%) ABAP
7 4 (1.19%) C#
7 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.89%) U-SQL
9 2 (0.59%) BeanShell
9 2 (0.59%) C++
9 2 (0.59%) R
10 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.30%) C
10 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (4.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.48%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.89%) Degree
7 2 (0.59%) ACCA
7 2 (0.59%) CIMA
7 2 (0.59%) MCSE
7 2 (0.59%) PMP
8 1 (0.30%) HNC
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.37%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.78%) GDPR
2 6 (1.78%) QA
3 3 (0.89%) PMO
4 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.59%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.30%) IFRS
System Software
1 3 (0.89%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.89%) Docker
1 3 (0.89%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.26%) Control-M
2 7 (2.08%) Ansible
3 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.19%) Puppet
5 3 (0.89%) Terraform
6 2 (0.59%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 77 (22.85%) Oracle
2 48 (14.24%) WSO2
3 22 (6.53%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.56%) 3PAR
5 10 (2.97%) IBM
6 9 (2.67%) Concur
7 8 (2.37%) Ariba
7 8 (2.37%) TIBCO
7 8 (2.37%) VMware
8 4 (1.19%) ForeScout
8 4 (1.19%) Lumesse
8 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.19%) Splunk
8 4 (1.19%) Talend
8 4 (1.19%) Thycotic
8 4 (1.19%) Workday
9 3 (0.89%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.89%) Cognos
9 3 (0.89%) Google
10 2 (0.59%) Siebel