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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 67 56 46
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 -25
Contract jobs citing SAP 76 63 92
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.99% 3.51% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 7.13% 7.98% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 52
10th Percentile £363 £259 £250
25th Percentile £425 £387 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £498 £448
Median % change year-on-year +5.53% +11.17% -13.73%
75th Percentile £619 £546 £525
90th Percentile £655 £634 £550
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
10th Percentile £12.22 £11.32 £8.72
25th Percentile £13.60 £11.66 £9.24
Median hourly rate £19.18 £14.00 £11.78
Median % change year-on-year +37.00% +18.85% +6.75%
75th Percentile £25.50 £15.73 £35.63
90th Percentile - £21.75 £49.10
England median hourly rate £39.50 £20.90 £30.00
% change year-on-year +89.00% -30.33% +25.98%

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 1,066 789 1,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 41.95% 43.93% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 435 570
10th Percentile £185 £143 £175
25th Percentile £313 £237 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £403
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% -10.56%
75th Percentile £550 £520 £500
90th Percentile £663 £600 £600
England median daily rate £525 £480 £455
% change year-on-year +9.38% +5.49% -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 105 92
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.83 £11.89
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.58 £14.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.35 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.11% -11.65% +8.82%
75th Percentile £25.50 £23.21 £30.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £40.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.37 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +1.76% +12.30% +1.08%

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 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -7 33 £525 +14.75% 10
Cambridgeshire -22 28 £513 +3.54% 5
Essex -7 7 £450 -25.00% 4
Suffolk - 4 £525 - 1
Bedfordshire -15 3 £600 +23.08% 5
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 23 (30.26%) Finance
2 19 (25.00%) Agile
2 19 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 18 (23.68%) Project Management
4 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.16%) ERP
5 10 (13.16%) Degree
6 9 (11.84%) SQL
7 8 (10.53%) Oracle
7 8 (10.53%) Migration
7 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
7 8 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (10.53%) Project Delivery
8 7 (9.21%) Web Services
8 7 (9.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (9.21%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
9 6 (7.89%) SAP FI
9 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
9 6 (7.89%) Java
9 6 (7.89%) Scrum
9 6 (7.89%) Use Case
9 6 (7.89%) QA
9 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.89%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (7.89%) ServiceNow
9 6 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (7.89%) Requirements Gathering

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 1 (1.32%) Confluence
1 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.32%) JBoss
1 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (7.89%) SAP FI
3 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (5.26%) SAP CO
3 4 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (3.95%) SAP PS
5 2 (2.63%) Bankmaster
5 2 (2.63%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (2.63%) SAP MDG
5 2 (2.63%) SAP MDM
5 2 (2.63%) Shopify
6 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (1.32%) Sage X3
6 1 (1.32%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.32%) SAP Business One
6 1 (1.32%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.32%) SAP EWM
6 1 (1.32%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (1.32%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.32%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (3.95%) Azure
3 2 (2.63%) AWS
3 2 (2.63%) Google Workspace
3 2 (2.63%) Serverless
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.32%) GCP
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.32%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) DHCP
1 1 (1.32%) DNS
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
1 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) MySQL
2 3 (3.95%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.63%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (2.63%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.63%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.32%) DB2
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.32%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) Postman
2 1 (1.32%) Selenium
2 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 23 (30.26%) Finance
2 19 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 7 (9.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.26%) Retail
6 3 (3.95%) Influencing Skills
6 3 (3.95%) Law
6 3 (3.95%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (3.95%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.63%) Billing
7 2 (2.63%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.63%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.32%) Back Office
8 1 (1.32%) Electronics
8 1 (1.32%) French Language
8 1 (1.32%) Marketing
8 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Business Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.53%) Developer
4 6 (7.89%) Consultant
4 6 (7.89%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (6.58%) SailPoint Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.26%) Finance Business Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Sales Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Sales Business Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) SAP Developer
7 3 (3.95%) SAP CO Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) SAP FI Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) Web Services
2 5 (6.58%) REST
2 5 (6.58%) SailPoint
3 3 (3.95%) JSON
3 3 (3.95%) LDAP
3 3 (3.95%) XML
4 2 (2.63%) Spring
4 2 (2.63%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.32%) J2EE
5 1 (1.32%) Middleware
5 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.32%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (1.32%) SOAP
5 1 (1.32%) Swagger
5 1 (1.32%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.58%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.95%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.63%) FMCG
4 2 (2.63%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.32%) CMDB
5 1 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
5 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (1.32%) AIX
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Agile
2 18 (23.68%) Project Management
3 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (13.16%) ERP
5 8 (10.53%) Migration
5 8 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (10.53%) Project Delivery
5 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.89%) Business Case
6 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.89%) Requirements Gathering
6 6 (7.89%) Scrum
6 6 (7.89%) Use Case
7 5 (6.58%) CRM
7 5 (6.58%) Data Protection
7 5 (6.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (6.58%) Kanban
7 5 (6.58%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (6.58%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) Java
3 2 (2.63%) ABAP
3 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ACCA
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (1.32%) SCCM
1 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Oracle
2 7 (9.21%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.89%) ServiceNow
4 5 (6.58%) Workday
5 4 (5.26%) hybris
6 3 (3.95%) Remedy
7 2 (2.63%) Adobe
7 2 (2.63%) FIS
7 2 (2.63%) Google
7 2 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.63%) Snow
8 1 (1.32%) Ariba
8 1 (1.32%) BMC
8 1 (1.32%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.32%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.32%) DocuSign
8 1 (1.32%) IBM
8 1 (1.32%) LexisNexis
8 1 (1.32%) Okta