Period
to 28 November 2020

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 28 November 2020 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
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 38 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP 57 191 330
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.36% 4.97% 6.56%
As % of the Vendors category 10.09% 11.32% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 140 282
Median daily rate £480 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £211 £200 £363
90th Percentile £549 £638 £606
England median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Median hourly rate £25.63 £11.78 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.53% -46.45% +69.23%
10th Percentile £17.79 £9.25 £16.15
90th Percentile £33.16 £65.05 £35.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.15% -32.50% +112.12%

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 565 1,688 2,415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.26% 43.95% 47.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 1,018 1,408
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +5.46%
10th Percentile £195 £193 £186
90th Percentile £550 £600 £588
England median daily rate £465 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 105 165
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.42% -1.49% +1.52%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.14 £10.88
90th Percentile £52.63 £53.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +84.21% +8.57% +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 28 November 2020.

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 28 November 2020.

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 28 November 2020. 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 +3 23 £485 +7.78% 10
Essex -11 13 £330 -38.32%
Cambridgeshire +6 11 £519 +3.75% 6
Bedfordshire +18 5 £225 +76.47%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, 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 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 12 (21.05%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (19.30%) Manufacturing
4 9 (15.79%) Migration
4 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.04%) Oracle
5 8 (14.04%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (14.04%) Data Migration
6 7 (12.28%) hybris
6 7 (12.28%) ITGC
6 7 (12.28%) ServiceNow
6 7 (12.28%) CISA
6 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (12.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (10.53%) MS Visio
7 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 6 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (10.53%) User Stories
7 6 (10.53%) FMCG
8 5 (8.77%) SaaS
8 5 (8.77%) Master Data Management
8 5 (8.77%) Data Quality
8 5 (8.77%) Order to Cash
8 5 (8.77%) CRM
8 5 (8.77%) Java
9 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel

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 4 (7.02%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.26%) CMS
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (21.05%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (14.04%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (3.51%) SAP EWM
4 2 (3.51%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.75%) Fredhopper
5 1 (1.75%) Magento
5 1 (1.75%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.75%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.75%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (1.75%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.75%) SAP VC
5 1 (1.75%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) SaaS
2 4 (7.02%) AWS
3 3 (5.26%) Azure
3 3 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.51%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.75%) PaaS
5 1 (1.75%) SpeedCurve
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) Power BI
3 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.75%) DB2
4 1 (1.75%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (1.75%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.75%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
1 2 (3.51%) JMeter
2 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.75%) LSMW
2 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.75%) WebPageTest
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.02%) Electronics
4 4 (7.02%) Marketing
4 4 (7.02%) Public Sector
4 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.51%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Law
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Consultant
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) IT Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) SOX Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) CRM Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Hybris Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Junior
8 2 (3.51%) Salesforce Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) SAP EWM Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) SAP Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
1 3 (5.26%) J2EE
2 2 (3.51%) Spring
2 2 (3.51%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.75%) JSON
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) RESTful
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) FMCG
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) VME
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 9 (15.79%) Migration
3 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (14.04%) Data Migration
4 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.53%) User Stories
6 5 (8.77%) CRM
6 5 (8.77%) Master Data Management
6 5 (8.77%) Order to Cash
7 4 (7.02%) Analytics
7 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.02%) ETL
7 4 (7.02%) IT Audit
7 4 (7.02%) Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.02%) Record to Report
7 4 (7.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) Java
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) AWK
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) Groovy
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) CISA
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) OCP
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.75%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) ITGC
1 7 (12.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (8.77%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.51%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Grafana
1 1 (1.75%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 7 (12.28%) hybris
3 7 (12.28%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.26%) Ariba
4 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.75%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.75%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.75%) Google
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Lotus
6 1 (1.75%) New Relic
6 1 (1.75%) Veeam
6 1 (1.75%) Veritas
6 1 (1.75%) VMware