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 3 months to 28 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.

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

SAP
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 35 38
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing SAP 2536 2376 2298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.87% 4.80% 4.58%
As % of the Vendors category 13.34% 10.81% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1437 1383 1317
Median daily rate £480 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 36
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.12 £20.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.34% +22.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £48.82 £46.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.12 £23.54
% change year-on-year -28.34% +6.71%  

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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19008 21981 22493
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.97% 44.45% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11614 13765 13470
Median daily rate £430 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 738 1007
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
London +10 856 £500 +11.11% 153
South East +11 479 £480 +12.94% 66
North West +11 214 £500 +25.00% 51
South West +5 175 £420 +5.00% 71
East Midlands +8 165 £500 +11.11% 17
East of England -4 147 £525 +23.52% 32
Yorkshire +32 127 £456 -2.97% 30
West Midlands -2 118 £436 +12.38% 24
North East +21 31 £400 +40.35% 4
Midlands -6 11 £575 +21.05% 41
South Coast 0 4 - -
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region with a requirement for SAP.

1 1534 (32.47%) Finance
2 961 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
3 886 (18.76%) Manufacturing
4 687 (14.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 678 (14.35%) ERP
6 676 (14.31%) Marketing
7 660 (13.97%) Programme Management
8 659 (13.95%) Telecoms
9 620 (13.12%) Agile Software Development
10 617 (13.06%) Digital Marketing
11 615 (13.02%) Electronics
12 537 (11.37%) Oracle
13 512 (10.84%) Migration
14 493 (10.44%) Project Management
15 437 (9.25%) Security Cleared
16 393 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
17 374 (7.92%) Retail
18 373 (7.90%) SQL
19 344 (7.28%) SC Cleared
20 343 (7.26%) Microsoft
21 329 (6.96%) SAP FI
22 321 (6.80%) Data Migration
23 308 (6.52%) SAP CO
24 307 (6.50%) SAP HANA
25 297 (6.29%) CRM
26 281 (5.95%) SAP FI/CO
27 280 (5.93%) BusinessObjects
28 278 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
29 269 (5.69%) Java
30 268 (5.67%) SAP BW

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
1 132 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 62 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 56 (1.19%) NetWeaver
4 55 (1.16%) Mule
5 46 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
6 45 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
6 45 (0.95%) Confluence
7 42 (0.89%) SAS
8 32 (0.68%) MS Exchange
8 32 (0.68%) SAP Portal
9 31 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 30 (0.64%) CMS
11 29 (0.61%) Skype for Business
12 22 (0.47%) Apache Solr
12 22 (0.47%) JBoss
13 21 (0.44%) Apache Spark
13 21 (0.44%) IIS
14 20 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 19 (0.40%) WebSphere
16 16 (0.34%) Documentum
Applications
1 187 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 115 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
3 64 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 60 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
5 42 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.17%) SPSS
7 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.11%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.064%) Windchill
10 2 (0.042%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.042%) Stata
10 2 (0.042%) Weka
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.021%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.021%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.021%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.021%) InVision
Business Applications
1 687 (14.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 329 (6.96%) SAP FI
3 308 (6.52%) SAP CO
4 281 (5.95%) SAP FI/CO
5 201 (4.25%) SAP ERP
6 174 (3.68%) SAP SD
7 152 (3.22%) SAP HR
8 126 (2.67%) SAP S/4HANA
9 116 (2.46%) SAP MM
10 107 (2.27%) SAP Retail
11 104 (2.20%) SAP HCM
12 102 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
13 80 (1.69%) SAP CRM
14 78 (1.65%) SAP BPC
15 76 (1.61%) SAP Hybris
16 67 (1.42%) SAP IS-U
16 67 (1.42%) SAP Payroll
17 66 (1.40%) OpenText VIM for SAP
18 63 (1.33%) SAP WM
19 61 (1.29%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 143 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
2 125 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 67 (1.42%) Office 365
5 34 (0.72%) SaaS
6 28 (0.59%) Boomi
7 25 (0.53%) Yammer
8 19 (0.40%) PaaS
9 15 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (0.23%) IaaS
12 10 (0.21%) G Suite
12 10 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.17%) Taleo
15 7 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (0.13%) iPaaS
16 6 (0.13%) Silverpop
17 5 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
17 5 (0.11%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (0.85%) Firewall
2 31 (0.66%) HTTP
3 23 (0.49%) WAN
4 22 (0.47%) SAN
5 21 (0.44%) VPN
6 20 (0.42%) FTP
7 19 (0.40%) Internet
7 19 (0.40%) LAN
8 18 (0.38%) TCP/IP
9 14 (0.30%) Skype
9 14 (0.30%) Wireless
10 12 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (0.25%) DNS
11 10 (0.21%) Intranet
12 9 (0.19%) 3G
12 9 (0.19%) GPRS
12 9 (0.19%) GSM
12 9 (0.19%) LDAP
12 9 (0.19%) SGSN
12 9 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (6.50%) SAP HANA
2 280 (5.93%) BusinessObjects
3 268 (5.67%) SAP BW
4 185 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 140 (2.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 136 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 89 (1.88%) SAP Data Services
8 78 (1.65%) Relational Database
9 72 (1.52%) Hadoop
10 66 (1.40%) Big Data
11 63 (1.33%) Oracle Database
12 52 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 47 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 46 (0.97%) QlikView
15 44 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 43 (0.91%) Power BI
17 41 (0.87%) DB2
17 41 (0.87%) MongoDB
18 38 (0.80%) RDBMS
19 35 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 85 (1.80%) Git (software)
1 85 (1.80%) Maven
2 83 (1.76%) JIRA
3 51 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 39 (0.83%) LSMW
5 27 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (0.40%) Cucumber
6 19 (0.40%) Selenium
7 14 (0.30%) Gradle
7 14 (0.30%) Visual Studio
8 13 (0.28%) SoapUI
8 13 (0.28%) Subversion
9 12 (0.25%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.19%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.17%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.17%) XMLSpy
12 7 (0.15%) Grunt
12 7 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.15%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.13%) Robolectric
General
1 1534 (32.47%) Finance
2 886 (18.76%) Manufacturing
3 676 (14.31%) Marketing
4 659 (13.95%) Telecoms
5 615 (13.02%) Electronics
6 374 (7.92%) Retail
7 175 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 112 (2.37%) Billing
9 109 (2.31%) Banking
10 75 (1.59%) Legal
11 42 (0.89%) Back Office
12 39 (0.83%) General Ledger
13 38 (0.80%) Advertising
14 30 (0.64%) Automotive
15 25 (0.53%) French Language
16 20 (0.42%) Aerospace
17 18 (0.38%) German Language
17 18 (0.38%) Law
18 16 (0.34%) Investment Banking
19 15 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1406 (29.76%) Consultant
2 1209 (25.59%) SAP Consultant
3 657 (13.91%) Analyst
4 532 (11.26%) Developer
5 396 (8.38%) SAP Manager
6 386 (8.17%) Architect
7 348 (7.37%) Project Manager
8 267 (5.65%) SAP Analyst
9 210 (4.45%) Business Analyst
10 198 (4.19%) SAP Project Manager
11 196 (4.15%) SAP Developer
12 191 (4.04%) SAP Architect
13 157 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
14 137 (2.90%) SAP CO Consultant
15 135 (2.86%) SAP FI Consultant
16 121 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
17 119 (2.52%) Data Analyst
18 92 (1.95%) Functional Consultant
19 90 (1.91%) SAP Solutions Architect
20 84 (1.78%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (3.47%) XML
2 141 (2.98%) JSON
3 133 (2.82%) .NET
4 132 (2.79%) Web Services
5 116 (2.46%) SAP Basis
6 115 (2.43%) HTML
7 110 (2.33%) Middleware
8 95 (2.01%) CSS
9 92 (1.95%) IDoc
10 86 (1.82%) SAP Fiori
11 82 (1.74%) REST
12 80 (1.69%) XSLT
13 72 (1.52%) EDI
14 69 (1.46%) Swagger
15 68 (1.44%) SOAP
16 66 (1.40%) SAPUI5
16 66 (1.40%) Spring
16 66 (1.40%) WireMock
17 64 (1.35%) Apache Camel
18 53 (1.12%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 278 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 190 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
3 129 (2.73%) FMCG
4 86 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 59 (1.25%) User Experience
6 39 (0.83%) Data Structures
6 39 (0.83%) Life Science
7 38 (0.80%) Virtual Team
8 37 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 31 (0.66%) e-Learning
10 28 (0.59%) Computer Science
11 25 (0.53%) Mobile App
11 25 (0.53%) PMI
12 22 (0.47%) NHS
13 21 (0.44%) Replication
14 19 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.34%) Learning Management System
16 13 (0.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 13 (0.28%) Mainframe
16 13 (0.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 169 (3.58%) Linux
2 149 (3.15%) Windows
3 116 (2.46%) Unix
4 66 (1.40%) Solaris
5 42 (0.89%) AIX
6 38 (0.80%) Android
7 35 (0.74%) Windows Server
8 29 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 26 (0.55%) Mac OS X
11 15 (0.32%) SUSE
11 15 (0.32%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.23%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.19%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.17%) CentOS
17 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.085%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.085%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 961 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
2 678 (14.35%) ERP
3 660 (13.97%) Programme Management
4 620 (13.12%) Agile Software Development
5 617 (13.06%) Digital Marketing
6 512 (10.84%) Migration
7 493 (10.44%) Project Management
8 393 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 321 (6.80%) Data Migration
10 297 (6.29%) CRM
11 222 (4.70%) Change Management
12 216 (4.57%) Logistics
13 214 (4.53%) Data Modelling
14 198 (4.19%) SAP Implementation
15 189 (4.00%) Scrum
16 179 (3.79%) ITIL
17 176 (3.73%) TDD
18 169 (3.58%) User Acceptance Testing
19 147 (3.11%) DevOps
20 146 (3.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 373 (7.90%) SQL
2 269 (5.69%) Java
3 253 (5.36%) ABAP
4 130 (2.75%) JavaScript
5 92 (1.95%) C#
6 85 (1.80%) Python
7 70 (1.48%) XPath
8 62 (1.31%) T-SQL
9 47 (0.99%) C
10 45 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 41 (0.87%) Perl
12 35 (0.74%) VBA
13 31 (0.66%) Korn
14 27 (0.57%) PHP
15 26 (0.55%) PowerShell
15 26 (0.55%) VB
16 23 (0.49%) Ruby
17 19 (0.40%) R
18 18 (0.38%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.30%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 437 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 344 (7.28%) SC Cleared
3 185 (3.92%) Degree
4 50 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 40 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 32 (0.68%) PMP
7 30 (0.64%) ISEB
8 28 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 22 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 22 (0.47%) SAP Certification
10 18 (0.38%) CISSP
10 18 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (0.36%) CIMA
12 16 (0.34%) CISA
12 16 (0.34%) CISM
12 16 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 15 (0.32%) ACCA
14 14 (0.30%) CCA
14 14 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (2.71%) QA
2 71 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 70 (1.48%) PMO
4 44 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 44 (0.93%) SLA
5 19 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.34%) IFRS
7 15 (0.32%) JSP 440
8 11 (0.23%) GxP
9 8 (0.17%) GMP
10 7 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
10 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.15%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.13%) GAAP
11 6 (0.13%) GDPR
12 4 (0.085%) IFRS 9
13 3 (0.064%) GAMP
13 3 (0.064%) HL7
13 3 (0.064%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.042%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 81 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 52 (1.10%) Docker
3 41 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 31 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.30%) vSphere
7 13 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.17%) NFS
8 8 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.13%) XenServer
10 5 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.11%) XenApp
11 4 (0.085%) HDFS
11 4 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.064%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.064%) SRDF
12 3 (0.064%) vCloud
12 3 (0.064%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.064%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (1.10%) Puppet
2 42 (0.89%) Ansible
3 41 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
5 25 (0.53%) Kubernetes
6 13 (0.28%) SCCM
7 12 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (0.23%) Terraform
9 9 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 9 (0.19%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.15%) MOM
11 6 (0.13%) Nagios
11 6 (0.13%) WSUS
12 5 (0.11%) Kibana
12 5 (0.11%) logstash
12 5 (0.11%) Oozie
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 5 (0.11%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.085%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 537 (11.37%) Oracle
2 343 (7.26%) Microsoft
3 121 (2.56%) Ariba
4 117 (2.48%) IBM
5 105 (2.22%) hybris
6 92 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
7 72 (1.52%) HP
8 69 (1.46%) VMware
9 53 (1.12%) Informatica
10 50 (1.06%) Tableau
10 50 (1.06%) Veritas
11 48 (1.02%) Adobe
11 48 (1.02%) OpenText
12 47 (0.99%) Sybase
12 47 (0.99%) WSO2
13 46 (0.97%) JD Edwards
13 46 (0.97%) Sun
14 38 (0.80%) Cisco
15 37 (0.78%) Concur
16 36 (0.76%) Workday
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