Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAP Data Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Data Services over the 6 months to 12 December 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.

SAP Data Services (SAP BODS, SAP DS)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 742 677
Rank change year-on-year -11 -65 +57
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 105 126 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.48% 0.60% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 69 100
England median daily rate £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £342 £363 £350
90th Percentile £602 £580 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £434
% change year-on-year +8.11% +6.63% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
England median hourly rate £73.34 £55.25 £54.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.74% +2.31% +38.14%
10th Percentile £47.50 £50.38 £52.00
90th Percentile £81.43 £64.15 £56.00
UK median hourly rate £73.34 £55.25 £54.00
% change year-on-year +32.74% +2.31% +38.14%

SAP Data Services is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 21,882 20,950 21,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.72% 22.03% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,381 14,593 14,483
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £291
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 244 310
England median hourly rate £33.75 £32.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.47% +16.36% -
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.68 £10.55
90th Percentile £57.50 £56.84 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £32.49 £30.63 £28.00
% change year-on-year +6.08% +9.38% -0.44%

SAP Data Services
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SAP Data Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Data Services in England

SAP Data Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Data Services in England

SAP Data Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Data Services in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Data Services in England

SAP Data Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Data Services in England

SAP Data Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Data Services in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP Data Services in England

SAP Data Services
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 Data Services within the England region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
London +5 44 £513 +7.89% 6
South East -11 35 £568 +17.72% 3
North of England -33 14 £395 -7.06% 1
North West -22 9 £369 -18.06%
East of England -5 6 - - 1
Yorkshire -20 5 £493 +18.18%
West Midlands -16 3 - -
Midlands -20 3 - -
South West -30 1 £450 -5.26% 3
SAP Data Services
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Data Services 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 England region with a requirement for SAP Data Services.

1 95 (90.48%) SAP
2 58 (55.24%) BusinessObjects
3 37 (35.24%) ETL
4 34 (32.38%) Finance
4 34 (32.38%) SQL
5 30 (28.57%) Migration
6 28 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (26.67%) Data Migration
7 25 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 24 (22.86%) ERP
9 22 (20.95%) SAP BW
10 19 (18.10%) Data Modelling
11 18 (17.14%) SAP ERP
12 17 (16.19%) Data Quality
13 15 (14.29%) Master Data Management
13 15 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 15 (14.29%) CRM
14 14 (13.33%) SC Cleared
14 14 (13.33%) JIRA
15 13 (12.38%) SAP HANA
15 13 (12.38%) DB2
16 12 (11.43%) XML
16 12 (11.43%) SAP XI
17 11 (10.48%) Telecoms
17 11 (10.48%) webMethods
17 11 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (10.48%) ABAP
17 11 (10.48%) CCA
17 11 (10.48%) Analytics
17 11 (10.48%) General Ledger

SAP Data Services
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 6 (5.71%) Confluence
2 3 (2.86%) SAS
3 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (17.14%) SAP ERP
2 11 (10.48%) SAP PSCD
3 10 (9.52%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (7.62%) SAP BPC
4 8 (7.62%) SAP MM
5 7 (6.67%) SAP MDG
6 6 (5.71%) SAP APO
6 6 (5.71%) SAP FI
7 5 (4.76%) SAP MDM
8 4 (3.81%) SAP CO
8 4 (3.81%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (2.86%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 3 (2.86%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (1.90%) SAP CRM
10 2 (1.90%) SAP FI-CA
10 2 (1.90%) SAP GTS
10 2 (1.90%) SAP IBP
10 2 (1.90%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (1.90%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (1.90%) Office 365
3 1 (0.95%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (0.95%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Intranet
2 1 (0.95%) LAN
2 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (55.24%) BusinessObjects
2 25 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 22 (20.95%) SAP BW
4 13 (12.38%) DB2
4 13 (12.38%) SAP HANA
5 11 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (8.57%) Big Data
8 8 (7.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 7 (6.67%) Data Lake
9 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
10 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (4.76%) Hadoop
12 4 (3.81%) Lumira
12 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
13 3 (2.86%) Pentaho
13 3 (2.86%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) JIRA
2 8 (7.62%) LSMW
3 3 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.86%) JUnit
3 3 (2.86%) Selenium
4 2 (1.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (32.38%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) General Ledger
2 11 (10.48%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) German Language
6 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (33.33%) Consultant
2 32 (30.48%) Developer
2 32 (30.48%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (13.33%) ETL Developer
3 14 (13.33%) SAP Developer
4 13 (12.38%) Data Consultant
5 11 (10.48%) Analyst
5 11 (10.48%) SAP Data Consultant
6 10 (9.52%) Architect
6 10 (9.52%) Data Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) Data Migration Consultant
7 9 (8.57%) Migration Consultant
8 8 (7.62%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 7 (6.67%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
9 7 (6.67%) SAP Migration Consultant
10 6 (5.71%) Business Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (5.71%) SAP Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) Senior Data Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) SAP XI
1 12 (11.43%) XML
2 11 (10.48%) JSON
3 5 (4.76%) SAP Fiori
4 4 (3.81%) HTML
4 4 (3.81%) HTML5
5 3 (2.86%) CSS
5 3 (2.86%) Kafka
5 3 (2.86%) Spring
5 3 (2.86%) XHTML
6 2 (1.90%) .NET
6 2 (1.90%) BAPI
6 2 (1.90%) IDoc
6 2 (1.90%) JDBC
6 2 (1.90%) SAPUI5
6 2 (1.90%) SOAP
7 1 (0.95%) EDI
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.95%) RESTful
7 1 (0.95%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) AS400
3 2 (1.90%) User Experience
4 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.24%) ETL
2 30 (28.57%) Migration
3 28 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 24 (22.86%) ERP
5 19 (18.10%) Data Modelling
6 15 (14.29%) CRM
6 15 (14.29%) Master Data Management
7 11 (10.48%) Accounts Receivable
7 11 (10.48%) Analytics
7 11 (10.48%) Revenue Management
8 10 (9.52%) Accounts Payable
8 10 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.52%) Data Analysis
8 10 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
8 10 (9.52%) Data Integration
9 9 (8.57%) Data Mapping
10 7 (6.67%) Data Analytics
10 7 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.38%) SQL
2 11 (10.48%) ABAP
3 5 (4.76%) Java
3 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.95%) R
6 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.48%) CCA
4 3 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (0.95%) ACCA
5 1 (0.95%) CIMA
5 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.95%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.95%) Oozie
2 1 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 95 (90.48%) SAP
2 11 (10.48%) webMethods
3 10 (9.52%) Oracle
4 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.71%) Cloudera
5 6 (5.71%) HP
6 5 (4.76%) Informatica
6 5 (4.76%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.86%) Ariba
7 3 (2.86%) hybris
7 3 (2.86%) OpenText
7 3 (2.86%) Tableau
8 2 (1.90%) Databricks
9 1 (0.95%) Birst
9 1 (0.95%) Citrix
9 1 (0.95%) Cognos
9 1 (0.95%) Concur
9 1 (0.95%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.95%) SnapLogic
9 1 (0.95%) Workday