The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAP Basis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Basis over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

SAP Basis
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 578 563
Rank change year-on-year +57 -15  
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 59 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.10% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 21
Median daily rate £475 £420 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.09% -9.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £550 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £545 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +32.12% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 - -

SAP Basis is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13690 14131 14204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.22% 29.01% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9510 10069 9669
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 167 196
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SAP Basis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SAP Basis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Basis in England

SAP Basis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Basis in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Basis in England

SAP Basis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Basis in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Basis in England

SAP Basis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Basis in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Basis in England

SAP Basis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Basis within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
South East +62 36 £563 +34.32%
London +4 11 £475 +11.76% 2
North West +20 2 £410 -18.00%
East of England -6 2 £388 -11.42%
Yorkshire +22 1 - -
SAP Basis
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis 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 England region with a requirement for SAP Basis.

1 115 (100.00%) SAP
2 58 (50.43%) SAP HANA
3 36 (31.30%) ITIL
4 31 (26.96%) Oracle
5 30 (26.09%) NetWeaver
6 28 (24.35%) Project Management
7 26 (22.61%) ITIL V3
8 24 (20.87%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (19.13%) Linux
10 20 (17.39%) Sybase
11 19 (16.52%) ABAP
12 17 (14.78%) Migration
12 17 (14.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
14 15 (13.04%) SAP BW
14 15 (13.04%) Oracle Database
15 14 (12.17%) Mentoring
15 14 (12.17%) Degree
15 14 (12.17%) CRM
16 13 (11.30%) Windows
16 13 (11.30%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (11.30%) SUSE
17 11 (9.57%) SQL
18 10 (8.70%) Incident Management
18 10 (8.70%) SAP Data Services
19 9 (7.83%) Performance Testing
19 9 (7.83%) SAP PI
19 9 (7.83%) Release Management
19 9 (7.83%) SAP CRM
19 9 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery

SAP Basis
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 30 (26.09%) NetWeaver
2 5 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.61%) IIS
3 3 (2.61%) JBoss
3 3 (2.61%) SAP Portal
4 2 (1.74%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (14.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (7.83%) SAP CRM
3 8 (6.96%) SAP ERP
3 8 (6.96%) SAP MM
3 8 (6.96%) SAP SD
4 6 (5.22%) SAP BPC
5 4 (3.48%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (2.61%) SAP MII
7 2 (1.74%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.87%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 1 (0.87%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.87%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Firewall
2 2 (1.74%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.74%) MPLS
2 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.74%) VPN
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.87%) FTP
3 1 (0.87%) HTTP
3 1 (0.87%) LAN
3 1 (0.87%) LDAP
3 1 (0.87%) WAN
3 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (50.43%) SAP HANA
2 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
3 15 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 15 (13.04%) SAP BW
4 13 (11.30%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (8.70%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (1.74%) DB2
6 2 (1.74%) MaxDB
6 2 (1.74%) Redis
7 1 (0.87%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.87%) GIS
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) LSMW
2 3 (2.61%) NWDI
3 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (4.35%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.74%) Back Office
3 2 (1.74%) Legal
3 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.87%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Billing
4 1 (0.87%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.87%) French Language
4 1 (0.87%) German Language
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (50.43%) Consultant
2 56 (48.70%) SAP Consultant
3 50 (43.48%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 19 (16.52%) Architect
5 16 (13.91%) SAP Architect
6 13 (11.30%) SAP Basis Architect
7 9 (7.83%) SAP Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Technical Leader
9 6 (5.22%) Applications Architect
9 6 (5.22%) SAP HANA Consultant
10 5 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
11 3 (2.61%) Administrator
11 3 (2.61%) SAP Administrator
11 3 (2.61%) SAP Basis Administrator
11 3 (2.61%) SAP Technical Architect
11 3 (2.61%) Security Consultant
11 3 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.61%) Technical Architect
12 2 (1.74%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 2 (1.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.83%) SAP PI
2 5 (4.35%) SAP Fiori
2 5 (4.35%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.74%) Middleware
3 2 (1.74%) SAP TM
4 1 (0.87%) EDI
4 1 (0.87%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.87%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.87%) Web Services
4 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) Data Centre
1 6 (5.22%) Virtual Team
2 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.61%) Life Science
2 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.87%) Clustering
3 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.87%) Replication
3 1 (0.87%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.87%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.13%) Linux
2 13 (11.30%) SUSE
2 13 (11.30%) Windows
3 5 (4.35%) AIX
4 4 (3.48%) Unix
5 2 (1.74%) Solaris
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.30%) ITIL
2 28 (24.35%) Project Management
3 26 (22.61%) ITIL V3
4 17 (14.78%) Migration
5 14 (12.17%) CRM
5 14 (12.17%) Mentoring
6 10 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 9 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.83%) Performance Testing
7 9 (7.83%) Release Management
8 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.96%) ERP
9 7 (6.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.22%) Business Continuity
10 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.35%) SDLC
11 5 (4.35%) Virtual Team Management
12 4 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (3.48%) Project Planning
12 4 (3.48%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.52%) ABAP
2 11 (9.57%) SQL
3 6 (5.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (12.17%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.61%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.61%) PMP
3 3 (2.61%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) CCNA
5 1 (0.87%) CCNP
5 1 (0.87%) MCP
5 1 (0.87%) MCSE
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) vSphere
3 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 115 (100.00%) SAP
2 31 (26.96%) Oracle
3 20 (17.39%) Sybase
4 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.61%) Informatica
5 3 (2.61%) OpenText
5 3 (2.61%) VMware
6 2 (1.74%) Ariba
6 2 (1.74%) Cisco
6 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.87%) Avaya
7 1 (0.87%) BMC
7 1 (0.87%) Sun