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 3 months to 23 April 2017 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 25 28
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3  
Contract jobs citing SAP 109 148 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.11% 5.64% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 11.25% 11.87% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 84 92
Median daily rate £500 £450 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £561 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +6.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Median hourly rate £29.50 £7.96 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +270.83% -53.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £6.12 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 £11.62 £17.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +67.64% -10.52%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 969 1247 1373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.41% 47.49% 50.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 693 732
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 91 119
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.85 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 43 £455 +10.30% 11
Cambridgeshire -17 28 £505 +12.22% 9
Essex +8 22 £450 +12.50% 3
Bedfordshire -8 13 £525 +7.14% 6
Norfolk - 2 £600 -
Suffolk - 1 £575 - 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 92 (37.10%) Finance
2 69 (27.82%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (24.19%) Oracle
4 51 (20.56%) Migration
5 48 (19.35%) Manufacturing
5 48 (19.35%) Marketing
5 48 (19.35%) Data Migration
6 46 (18.55%) Java
7 40 (16.13%) Programme Management
7 40 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (15.73%) CRM
9 35 (14.11%) Telecoms
10 34 (13.71%) Electronics
10 34 (13.71%) ERP
10 34 (13.71%) Digital Marketing
10 34 (13.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 33 (13.31%) XML
12 29 (11.69%) Retail
12 29 (11.69%) Web Services
12 29 (11.69%) SQL Server
12 29 (11.69%) Security Cleared
13 27 (10.89%) Microsoft
14 26 (10.48%) SAP BW
14 26 (10.48%) SOA
15 24 (9.68%) TDD
15 24 (9.68%) JSON
16 23 (9.27%) SQL
16 23 (9.27%) Project Management
17 22 (8.87%) BusinessObjects
17 22 (8.87%) Scrum

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 15 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.24%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (4.84%) Skype for Business
4 11 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.82%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (2.42%) Mule
7 5 (2.02%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.81%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 34 (13.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (7.66%) SAP BPC
4 17 (6.85%) SAP HR
5 13 (5.24%) SAP ERP
5 13 (5.24%) SAP HCM
6 12 (4.84%) Unica
7 8 (3.23%) SAP Hybris
8 7 (2.82%) SAP CRM
9 6 (2.42%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (2.42%) SAP GTS
9 6 (2.42%) SAP PS
9 6 (2.42%) SAP SD
10 5 (2.02%) SAP CO
10 5 (2.02%) SAP FI
10 5 (2.02%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (1.61%) SAP GRC
12 3 (1.21%) SAP MII
12 3 (1.21%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (5.24%) Office 365
1 13 (5.24%) SuccessFactors
2 12 (4.84%) Yammer
3 6 (2.42%) Silverpop
4 5 (2.02%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.02%) Boomi
5 2 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.02%) Internet
2 3 (1.21%) HTTP
3 2 (0.81%) FTP
3 2 (0.81%) SSL
3 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
4 1 (0.40%) WAN
4 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.48%) SAP BW
3 22 (8.87%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 10 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.42%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.61%) MaxDB
10 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.81%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.81%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.81%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.40%) DB2
11 1 (0.40%) MySQL
11 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (4.84%) LSMW
2 7 (2.82%) SoapUI
3 6 (2.42%) Maven
4 5 (2.02%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.21%) NWDI
6 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.81%) JUnit
6 2 (0.81%) Subversion
6 2 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.81%) Xcode
7 1 (0.40%) JMeter
7 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (37.10%) Finance
2 48 (19.35%) Manufacturing
2 48 (19.35%) Marketing
3 35 (14.11%) Telecoms
4 34 (13.71%) Electronics
5 29 (11.69%) Retail
6 7 (2.82%) Billing
7 6 (2.42%) Publishing
8 4 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 2 (0.81%) Automotive
9 2 (0.81%) Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.40%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (18.55%) Consultant
2 43 (17.34%) Analyst
3 35 (14.11%) Architect
4 33 (13.31%) Developer
5 30 (12.10%) SAP Consultant
6 23 (9.27%) Project Manager
6 23 (9.27%) SAP Manager
6 23 (9.27%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (8.87%) SAP Analyst
8 14 (5.65%) Functional Analyst
9 13 (5.24%) SAP Project Manager
10 12 (4.84%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.84%) SAP Functional Analyst
11 10 (4.03%) Data Manager
11 10 (4.03%) Integration Developer
12 9 (3.63%) Administrator
12 9 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 9 (3.63%) Data Migration Specialist
12 9 (3.63%) Migration Specialist
12 9 (3.63%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.31%) XML
2 29 (11.69%) Web Services
3 24 (9.68%) JSON
4 19 (7.66%) HTML
5 17 (6.85%) RESTful
6 16 (6.45%) SOAP
7 14 (5.65%) XSLT
8 13 (5.24%) .NET
8 13 (5.24%) COM
8 13 (5.24%) Middleware
9 12 (4.84%) BAPI
10 10 (4.03%) JMS
10 10 (4.03%) SAP Basis
11 9 (3.63%) JDBC
11 9 (3.63%) Swagger
12 8 (3.23%) CSS
12 8 (3.23%) JPA
13 7 (2.82%) Silverlight
14 6 (2.42%) Java EE
14 6 (2.42%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.05%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.42%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.42%) User Experience
5 5 (2.02%) DataPower
6 3 (1.21%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.21%) NHS
7 2 (0.81%) Animation
7 2 (0.81%) iPhone
7 2 (0.81%) TRADACOMS
8 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) PMI
8 1 (0.40%) RIA
8 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.06%) Windows
2 10 (4.03%) Unix
3 6 (2.42%) Linux
4 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.81%) CentOS
5 2 (0.81%) Fedora
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.40%) AIX
6 1 (0.40%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.40%) Solaris
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (27.82%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (20.56%) Migration
3 48 (19.35%) Data Migration
4 40 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (16.13%) Programme Management
5 39 (15.73%) CRM
6 34 (13.71%) Digital Marketing
6 34 (13.71%) ERP
7 26 (10.48%) SOA
8 24 (9.68%) TDD
9 23 (9.27%) Project Management
10 22 (8.87%) Scrum
11 20 (8.06%) Data Cleansing
11 20 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (7.66%) Data Management
13 18 (7.26%) Analytics
13 18 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (6.85%) DevOps
15 15 (6.05%) Post-Production
16 14 (5.65%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.55%) Java
2 23 (9.27%) SQL
3 18 (7.26%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.24%) ABAP
5 9 (3.63%) XPath
6 6 (2.42%) PHP
6 6 (2.42%) Ruby
7 5 (2.02%) Apex Code
8 4 (1.61%) C#
9 3 (1.21%) C++
9 3 (1.21%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.21%) Python
10 2 (0.81%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.81%) Groovy
10 2 (0.81%) Perl
10 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.65%) BC Cleared
3 13 (5.24%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.84%) Degree
5 4 (1.61%) CISM
5 4 (1.61%) CISSP
6 3 (1.21%) CISA
7 2 (0.81%) ACCA
7 2 (0.81%) CCA
7 2 (0.81%) CIMA
7 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.81%) PMP
7 2 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.40%) CCIE
8 1 (0.40%) CCNA
8 1 (0.40%) CCSA
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.40%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.61%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.61%) PMO
2 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.40%) MobiControl
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 60 (24.19%) Oracle
2 27 (10.89%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.47%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (6.05%) IBM
5 12 (4.84%) Infor
6 9 (3.63%) Adobe
7 8 (3.23%) hybris
8 7 (2.82%) Ariba
8 7 (2.82%) WSO2
9 6 (2.42%) Pega
10 5 (2.02%) Dell
11 4 (1.61%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.61%) Workday
12 3 (1.21%) Lumesse
12 3 (1.21%) Northgate
12 3 (1.21%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (1.21%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.21%) Splunk
12 3 (1.21%) Sybase
12 3 (1.21%) TIBCO
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