Period
to 24 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

SAP
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 34 39
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP 4,104 4,545 4,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.46% 5.44% 4.53%
As % of the Vendors category 10.68% 12.36% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,353 2,665 2,577
England median daily rate £495 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £281
90th Percentile £675 £619 £613
UK median daily rate £488 £455 £445
% change year-on-year +7.26% +2.13% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 66 83
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £12.11 £10.80 £10.85
90th Percentile £51.25 £67.66 £48.50
UK median hourly rate £24.25 £22.99 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.48% +14.95% +5.26%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 38,412 36,759 42,505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.70% 44.03% 43.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,100 22,786 26,263
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,345 1,246 1,513
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year - -6.42% +6.86%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in England

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in England

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in England

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in England

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP in England

SAP
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 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 -28 1,372 £525 +10.53% 193
South East -11 902 £467 +3.78% 123
North of England -2 615 £450 - 109
Midlands -18 409 £475 - 101
North West -6 342 £500 +5.82% 71
East of England +22 340 £525 +14.13% 77
West Midlands -5 248 £500 +11.73% 66
South West -22 191 £418 - 64
Yorkshire -6 186 £425 - 23
East Midlands -25 129 £450 -7.46% 32
North East +26 79 £300 -28.57% 15
South Coast 0 5 - -
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for SAP.

1 1,374 (33.48%) Finance
2 742 (18.08%) Business Intelligence
3 632 (15.40%) Manufacturing
4 583 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
5 486 (11.84%) ERP
6 452 (11.01%) Oracle
7 448 (10.92%) Telecoms
8 434 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 425 (10.36%) Marketing
10 415 (10.11%) Project Management
11 408 (9.94%) Programme Management
12 394 (9.60%) Microsoft
13 388 (9.45%) Migration
14 366 (8.92%) Electronics
15 365 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
16 349 (8.50%) SQL
17 323 (7.87%) SAP HANA
18 299 (7.29%) SAP FI
19 291 (7.09%) Security Cleared
20 266 (6.48%) SAP S/4HANA
21 262 (6.38%) ABAP
22 257 (6.26%) SAP BW
23 248 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
24 243 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
25 241 (5.87%) SAP CO
26 240 (5.85%) BusinessObjects
27 238 (5.80%) SC Cleared
28 237 (5.77%) SuccessFactors
29 234 (5.70%) Retail
30 233 (5.68%) SAP FI/CO

SAP
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 93 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 71 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 53 (1.29%) Mule
4 52 (1.27%) IIS
5 51 (1.24%) Apache Spark
6 46 (1.12%) NetWeaver
7 45 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
8 39 (0.95%) Confluence
9 31 (0.76%) CMS
10 28 (0.68%) SAS
11 22 (0.54%) MS Exchange
12 21 (0.51%) Apache
13 18 (0.44%) Skype for Business
14 15 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.32%) Apache Pig
15 13 (0.32%) Documentum
16 12 (0.29%) Tomcat
17 10 (0.24%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.22%) JBoss
18 9 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 248 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 92 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 79 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
4 42 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
5 25 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.17%) Windchill
8 4 (0.097%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.097%) OrCAD
8 4 (0.097%) SPSS
9 3 (0.073%) Simulink
10 2 (0.049%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.024%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.024%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.024%) HipChat
11 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.024%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.024%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.024%) Stata
Business Applications
1 299 (7.29%) SAP FI
2 266 (6.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 241 (5.87%) SAP CO
4 233 (5.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 172 (4.19%) SAP HR
6 143 (3.48%) SAP ERP
7 122 (2.97%) SAP MM
7 122 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 116 (2.83%) SAP SD
9 87 (2.12%) SAP Hybris
10 83 (2.02%) SAP HCM
11 81 (1.97%) SAP BPC
12 63 (1.54%) SAP PP
13 55 (1.34%) SAP Payroll
14 53 (1.29%) SAP CRM
15 46 (1.12%) SAP WM
16 43 (1.05%) SAP IS-U
17 42 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
17 42 (1.02%) SAP PM
18 39 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 237 (5.77%) SuccessFactors
2 156 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
4 78 (1.90%) SaaS
5 45 (1.10%) Office 365
6 29 (0.71%) PaaS
7 17 (0.41%) IaaS
8 15 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
9 14 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (0.32%) Boomi
11 12 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (0.27%) FinancialForce
12 11 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 9 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (0.15%) Force.com
14 6 (0.15%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.097%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 60 (1.46%) DNS
2 47 (1.15%) DHCP
3 41 (1.00%) SMS
4 30 (0.73%) SAN
5 29 (0.71%) NetScaler
6 25 (0.61%) Firewall
7 23 (0.56%) Skype
8 22 (0.54%) Internet
9 15 (0.37%) HTTP
10 14 (0.34%) TCP/IP
11 12 (0.29%) SSL
11 12 (0.29%) VPN
12 11 (0.27%) Intranet
13 10 (0.24%) WebEx
14 9 (0.22%) WAN
15 8 (0.19%) LAN
16 7 (0.17%) NAS
17 6 (0.15%) FTP
17 6 (0.15%) Kerberos
17 6 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (7.87%) SAP HANA
2 257 (6.26%) SAP BW
3 240 (5.85%) BusinessObjects
4 213 (5.19%) SQL Server
5 148 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
6 127 (3.09%) Big Data
7 96 (2.34%) Power BI
8 94 (2.29%) SAP Data Services
9 91 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 87 (2.12%) Hadoop
11 76 (1.85%) Relational Database
12 65 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 57 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 53 (1.29%) MySQL
15 52 (1.27%) Lumira
16 51 (1.24%) Data Lake
17 50 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 45 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
19 40 (0.97%) Spotfire
20 39 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 101 (2.46%) JIRA
2 66 (1.61%) Maven
3 46 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 39 (0.95%) LSMW
5 36 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 36 (0.88%) Visual Studio
6 31 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 21 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (0.51%) TeamCity
8 17 (0.41%) Gradle
9 15 (0.37%) Ant
10 14 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (0.29%) MSBuild
11 12 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 11 (0.27%) Artifactory
13 10 (0.24%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.24%) SoapUI
14 9 (0.22%) GitLab
14 9 (0.22%) PyCharm
15 8 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1,374 (33.48%) Finance
2 632 (15.40%) Manufacturing
3 448 (10.92%) Telecoms
4 425 (10.36%) Marketing
5 366 (8.92%) Electronics
6 234 (5.70%) Retail
7 85 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 76 (1.85%) Legal
9 72 (1.75%) Billing
10 63 (1.54%) Banking
11 53 (1.29%) General Ledger
12 37 (0.90%) Advertising
13 35 (0.85%) Automotive
14 23 (0.56%) French Language
15 21 (0.51%) Games
15 21 (0.51%) German Language
16 20 (0.49%) Back Office
17 16 (0.39%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.32%) Publishing
19 10 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,085 (26.44%) Consultant
2 921 (22.44%) SAP Consultant
3 549 (13.38%) Analyst
4 456 (11.11%) Developer
5 373 (9.09%) Architect
6 305 (7.43%) Project Manager
7 288 (7.02%) SAP Manager
8 214 (5.21%) SAP Analyst
9 212 (5.17%) Business Analyst
10 193 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
11 175 (4.26%) SAP Developer
12 149 (3.63%) SAP Architect
13 146 (3.56%) SAP Project Manager
14 128 (3.12%) SAP FI Consultant
15 127 (3.09%) Data Analyst
16 103 (2.51%) SAP CO Consultant
17 87 (2.12%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
18 86 (2.10%) SAP Solutions Architect
19 83 (2.02%) SAP Business Analyst
20 80 (1.95%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (2.83%) Web Services
2 110 (2.68%) .NET
3 105 (2.56%) SOAP
4 100 (2.44%) Middleware
5 96 (2.34%) RESTful
6 94 (2.29%) HTML
6 94 (2.29%) XML
7 81 (1.97%) JSON
8 76 (1.85%) CSS
9 67 (1.63%) EDI
10 64 (1.56%) REST
11 61 (1.49%) SAP PI
12 60 (1.46%) SAP Basis
13 54 (1.32%) XSLT
14 48 (1.17%) Apache Camel
15 40 (0.97%) IDoc
16 39 (0.95%) SAP Smart Forms
16 39 (0.95%) Swagger
17 38 (0.93%) SAP XI
18 36 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 231 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
3 145 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 90 (2.19%) FMCG
4 90 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
5 60 (1.46%) User Experience
6 55 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 50 (1.22%) e-Learning
8 49 (1.19%) Virtual Team
9 38 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 31 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (0.63%) Data Centre
11 26 (0.63%) PKI
12 22 (0.54%) Smart Meter
13 21 (0.51%) Life Science
14 18 (0.44%) NHS
15 14 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (0.34%) Replication
16 12 (0.29%) Mobile App
16 12 (0.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 150 (3.65%) Windows
2 90 (2.19%) Linux
3 72 (1.75%) Unix
4 66 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 55 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 25 (0.61%) Android
8 20 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (0.44%) Windows Phone
9 18 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
10 12 (0.29%) AIX
11 11 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.24%) SUSE
12 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.19%) Solaris
13 8 (0.19%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.15%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.12%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.073%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (18.08%) Business Intelligence
2 583 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
3 486 (11.84%) ERP
4 434 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 415 (10.11%) Project Management
6 408 (9.94%) Programme Management
7 388 (9.45%) Migration
8 365 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
9 243 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
10 229 (5.58%) Data Migration
11 227 (5.53%) Analytics
12 206 (5.02%) Change Management
13 204 (4.97%) Data Modelling
13 204 (4.97%) Scrum
14 187 (4.56%) CRM
15 175 (4.26%) ETL
16 169 (4.12%) DevOps
17 163 (3.97%) Procure-to-Pay
18 161 (3.92%) ITIL
19 160 (3.90%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 349 (8.50%) SQL
2 262 (6.38%) ABAP
3 188 (4.58%) Java
4 115 (2.80%) JavaScript
5 95 (2.31%) Python
6 82 (2.00%) C#
7 53 (1.29%) PowerShell
7 53 (1.29%) VBA
8 43 (1.05%) XPath
9 32 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 25 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 23 (0.56%) C
12 17 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 16 (0.39%) PHP
14 15 (0.37%) SAPscript
14 15 (0.37%) VB
15 14 (0.34%) Ruby
16 13 (0.32%) Java 8
16 13 (0.32%) Perl
17 12 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 291 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 238 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 186 (4.53%) Degree
4 33 (0.80%) CCA
4 33 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (0.73%) Master's Degree
6 28 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 23 (0.56%) PMP
8 23 (0.56%) SAP Certification
8 23 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
9 22 (0.54%) ISEB
9 22 (0.54%) PMI Certification
10 21 (0.51%) DV Cleared
11 15 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 14 (0.34%) ISTQB
13 13 (0.32%) ACCA
13 13 (0.32%) CIMA
13 13 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (2.73%) QA
2 101 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 70 (1.71%) PMO
4 50 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 42 (1.02%) GDPR
6 33 (0.80%) IFRS
7 25 (0.61%) SLA
8 15 (0.37%) COBIT
8 15 (0.37%) GxP
9 13 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
10 10 (0.24%) GCP
10 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 9 (0.22%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.15%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.097%) FIPS 140-2
13 4 (0.097%) GMP
14 3 (0.073%) GAMP
14 3 (0.073%) HL7
15 2 (0.049%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 95 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 42 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (1.00%) XenApp
4 40 (0.97%) XenDesktop
5 37 (0.90%) Docker
6 32 (0.78%) vSphere
7 14 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 13 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.22%) HDFS
10 7 (0.17%) PowerHA
11 6 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.073%) etcd
13 3 (0.073%) Firmware
13 3 (0.073%) flannel
13 3 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.073%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.049%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.049%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 47 (1.15%) Ansible
2 46 (1.12%) Puppet
3 35 (0.85%) Kubernetes
4 33 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (0.66%) HP ALM
6 23 (0.56%) SCCM
7 18 (0.44%) AirWatch
7 18 (0.44%) SAP Afaria
7 18 (0.44%) XenMobile
8 14 (0.34%) Terraform
9 13 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.29%) Automic
10 12 (0.29%) Salt
11 11 (0.27%) Control-M
11 11 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 8 (0.19%) MOM
14 7 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 6 (0.15%) Oozie
Vendors
1 452 (11.01%) Oracle
2 394 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 111 (2.70%) hybris
4 104 (2.53%) Ariba
5 101 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
6 98 (2.39%) Tableau
7 84 (2.05%) IBM
8 74 (1.80%) Citrix
9 68 (1.66%) HP
10 61 (1.49%) Workday
11 57 (1.39%) VMware
12 56 (1.36%) Concur
13 48 (1.17%) WSO2
14 40 (0.97%) JD Edwards
15 38 (0.93%) Ivanti
16 31 (0.76%) ServiceNow
17 29 (0.71%) Cognos
18 28 (0.68%) Informatica
18 28 (0.68%) webMethods
19 27 (0.66%) Hyperion