Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 33 38
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 4,149 5,148 4,646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.44% 5.84% 4.60%
As % of the Vendors category 10.60% 13.33% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,433 2,881 2,705
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £315 £315 £278
90th Percentile £675 £650 £600
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.11% +8.45% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 66 78
England median hourly rate £29.50 £19.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.26% -20.00% +13.10%
10th Percentile £12.89 £11.39 £10.62
90th Percentile £50.00 £71.25 £49.30
UK median hourly rate £27.15 £20.00 £21.76
% change year-on-year +35.75% -8.09% -1.09%

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 39,128 38,631 45,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.87% 43.85% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,561 23,821 28,222
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,425 1,257 1,475
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.45 £47.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -23 1,420 £518 +3.50% 198
South East -6 994 £468 -1.58% 126
North of England -27 493 £438 -2.78% 101
Midlands -18 443 £475 - 89
East of England +5 345 £525 +2.44% 58
North West -25 286 £475 +3.26% 65
West Midlands -4 280 £500 +13.64% 65
South West -34 192 £400 -5.88% 87
East Midlands -25 138 £450 -8.86% 24
Yorkshire -56 130 £406 -9.72% 28
North East +8 72 £333 -13.07% 8
South Coast 0 6 £425 +6.25%
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 1,400 (33.74%) Finance
2 781 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
3 665 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
4 656 (15.81%) Manufacturing
5 515 (12.41%) ERP
5 515 (12.41%) Oracle
6 483 (11.64%) Telecoms
7 465 (11.21%) Programme Management
8 457 (11.01%) Marketing
9 450 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 439 (10.58%) Microsoft
11 417 (10.05%) Electronics
12 415 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
13 402 (9.69%) Migration
14 387 (9.33%) SQL
15 363 (8.75%) Project Management
16 326 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
17 305 (7.35%) Security Cleared
18 279 (6.72%) BusinessObjects
19 276 (6.65%) SAP S/4HANA
20 275 (6.63%) SAP HANA
21 274 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
21 274 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
22 272 (6.56%) Java
23 256 (6.17%) SAP BW
24 253 (6.10%) SAP FI
24 253 (6.10%) SC Cleared
25 249 (6.00%) Data Migration
26 242 (5.83%) ABAP
27 240 (5.78%) SQL Server

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
1 124 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 77 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 72 (1.74%) NetWeaver
4 58 (1.40%) Mule
5 52 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
6 48 (1.16%) Confluence
7 43 (1.04%) IIS
8 37 (0.89%) Apache Spark
9 33 (0.80%) SAS
10 27 (0.65%) MS Exchange
11 26 (0.63%) Apache
12 23 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (0.53%) CMS
14 18 (0.43%) SAP Portal
15 17 (0.41%) K2 blackpearl
15 17 (0.41%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.36%) Skype for Business
17 12 (0.29%) WebSphere
18 9 (0.22%) SAP EP
18 9 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 274 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 106 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
3 75 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 49 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 37 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.17%) Windchill
8 4 (0.096%) Camtasia
9 3 (0.072%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.072%) OrCAD
9 3 (0.072%) Simulink
10 2 (0.048%) SPSS
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.024%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.024%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.024%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.024%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.024%) Stata
Business Applications
1 276 (6.65%) SAP S/4HANA
2 253 (6.10%) SAP FI
3 210 (5.06%) SAP CO
4 204 (4.92%) SAP FI/CO
5 169 (4.07%) SAP HR
6 150 (3.62%) SAP ERP
7 120 (2.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 108 (2.60%) SAP MM
9 87 (2.10%) SAP BPC
9 87 (2.10%) SAP SD
10 79 (1.90%) SAP HCM
11 77 (1.86%) SAP Hybris
12 56 (1.35%) SAP PP
13 46 (1.11%) SAP CRM
14 45 (1.08%) SAP PSCD
14 45 (1.08%) SAP WM
15 41 (0.99%) SAP Payroll
15 41 (0.99%) SAP PM
16 40 (0.96%) SAP IS-U
17 39 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 207 (4.99%) SuccessFactors
2 166 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 159 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 81 (1.95%) SaaS
5 55 (1.33%) Office 365
6 31 (0.75%) PaaS
7 30 (0.72%) IaaS
8 24 (0.58%) Boomi
9 15 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (0.31%) GitHub
11 12 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
11 12 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (0.19%) Taleo
14 7 (0.17%) Yammer
15 6 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.14%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.14%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.25%) DNS
2 40 (0.96%) DHCP
3 34 (0.82%) Firewall
3 34 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 27 (0.65%) Internet
4 27 (0.65%) SMS
5 25 (0.60%) SAN
6 22 (0.53%) NetScaler
7 16 (0.39%) Skype
8 14 (0.34%) VPN
9 13 (0.31%) HTTP
10 11 (0.27%) LAN
10 11 (0.27%) WebEx
10 11 (0.27%) Wireless
11 10 (0.24%) Intranet
11 10 (0.24%) SSL
12 9 (0.22%) WAN
13 8 (0.19%) SMTP
14 7 (0.17%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (6.72%) BusinessObjects
2 275 (6.63%) SAP HANA
3 256 (6.17%) SAP BW
4 240 (5.78%) SQL Server
5 148 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 104 (2.51%) Power BI
7 101 (2.43%) Big Data
8 100 (2.41%) SAP Data Services
9 88 (2.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 77 (1.86%) Relational Database
11 72 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 61 (1.47%) Hadoop
13 57 (1.37%) Oracle Database
14 56 (1.35%) Lumira
15 54 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 50 (1.21%) MySQL
17 45 (1.08%) Data Lake
18 39 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
19 38 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
20 34 (0.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 115 (2.77%) JIRA
2 62 (1.49%) Maven
3 53 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 52 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 45 (1.08%) LSMW
6 32 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
7 26 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 25 (0.60%) Visual Studio
9 24 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (0.48%) SoapUI
11 19 (0.46%) Ant
11 19 (0.46%) TeamCity
12 16 (0.39%) Gradle
13 14 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (0.34%) Subversion
14 13 (0.31%) MSBuild
14 13 (0.31%) Selenium
15 12 (0.29%) Toad
16 10 (0.24%) Artifactory
General
1 1,400 (33.74%) Finance
2 656 (15.81%) Manufacturing
3 483 (11.64%) Telecoms
4 457 (11.01%) Marketing
5 417 (10.05%) Electronics
6 234 (5.64%) Retail
7 95 (2.29%) Legal
8 91 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 82 (1.98%) Banking
10 74 (1.78%) Billing
11 43 (1.04%) Advertising
12 37 (0.89%) Automotive
12 37 (0.89%) General Ledger
13 29 (0.70%) Back Office
14 21 (0.51%) French Language
15 20 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 19 (0.46%) Law
17 17 (0.41%) German Language
17 17 (0.41%) Publishing
18 14 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,002 (24.15%) Consultant
2 840 (20.25%) SAP Consultant
3 630 (15.18%) Analyst
4 518 (12.48%) Developer
5 416 (10.03%) Architect
6 300 (7.23%) Project Manager
7 268 (6.46%) SAP Manager
8 231 (5.57%) SAP Analyst
8 231 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
9 223 (5.37%) Business Analyst
10 189 (4.56%) SAP Developer
11 173 (4.17%) SAP Architect
12 143 (3.45%) Data Analyst
13 139 (3.35%) SAP Project Manager
14 106 (2.55%) SAP FI Consultant
15 105 (2.53%) SAP Solutions Architect
16 93 (2.24%) SAP CO Consultant
17 89 (2.15%) ABAP Developer
18 81 (1.95%) Functional Consultant
18 81 (1.95%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (4.17%) Web Services
2 155 (3.74%) Middleware
3 153 (3.69%) XML
4 143 (3.45%) SOAP
5 142 (3.42%) .NET
6 117 (2.82%) HTML
7 108 (2.60%) JSON
7 108 (2.60%) RESTful
8 88 (2.12%) REST
9 79 (1.90%) CSS
10 69 (1.66%) EDI
11 56 (1.35%) Apache Camel
11 56 (1.35%) XSLT
12 50 (1.21%) Spring
13 49 (1.18%) SAPUI5
14 48 (1.16%) SAP PI
15 44 (1.06%) SAP Fiori
16 43 (1.04%) J2EE
16 43 (1.04%) SAP Basis
17 41 (0.99%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 326 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 186 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
3 141 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 90 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 72 (1.74%) FMCG
6 55 (1.33%) User Experience
7 49 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 41 (0.99%) Virtual Team
9 40 (0.96%) Data Centre
10 35 (0.84%) e-Learning
11 34 (0.82%) Data Structures
12 30 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (0.67%) NHS
14 24 (0.58%) PKI
15 22 (0.53%) Mobile App
16 20 (0.48%) Life Science
17 19 (0.46%) Smart Meter
18 16 (0.39%) Clustering
19 14 (0.34%) AS400
20 13 (0.31%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 165 (3.98%) Windows
2 116 (2.80%) Linux
3 95 (2.29%) Unix
4 72 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 42 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (0.87%) Apple iOS
7 30 (0.72%) Android
7 30 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 21 (0.51%) Windows Phone
9 21 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
10 20 (0.48%) Windows 10
11 17 (0.41%) SUSE
12 16 (0.39%) AIX
12 16 (0.39%) Solaris
13 12 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
15 7 (0.17%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 781 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
2 665 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
3 515 (12.41%) ERP
4 465 (11.21%) Programme Management
5 450 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 415 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 402 (9.69%) Migration
8 363 (8.75%) Project Management
9 274 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
10 249 (6.00%) Data Migration
11 235 (5.66%) Scrum
12 226 (5.45%) Analytics
13 225 (5.42%) Change Management
14 200 (4.82%) Data Modelling
15 198 (4.77%) CRM
16 197 (4.75%) ETL
17 194 (4.68%) DevOps
18 171 (4.12%) ITIL
19 168 (4.05%) Business Analysis
20 162 (3.90%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 387 (9.33%) SQL
2 272 (6.56%) Java
3 242 (5.83%) ABAP
4 121 (2.92%) JavaScript
5 96 (2.31%) C#
6 75 (1.81%) Python
7 60 (1.45%) PowerShell
8 42 (1.01%) XPath
9 37 (0.89%) T-SQL
9 37 (0.89%) VBA
10 35 (0.84%) Java 8
11 32 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 24 (0.58%) PHP
13 19 (0.46%) VB
14 17 (0.41%) R
14 17 (0.41%) SAPscript
15 16 (0.39%) Bash Shell
16 15 (0.36%) Ruby
17 14 (0.34%) C
18 13 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 305 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 253 (6.10%) SC Cleared
3 196 (4.72%) Degree
4 37 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (0.87%) ISEB
6 30 (0.72%) CCA
7 29 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 26 (0.63%) PMP
9 25 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
9 25 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 23 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 23 (0.55%) SAP Certification
11 21 (0.51%) PMI Certification
12 20 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
13 19 (0.46%) CIMA
14 18 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (0.41%) ACCA
15 17 (0.41%) DV Cleared
16 15 (0.36%) Master's Degree
17 14 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (2.89%) Data Quality
2 102 (2.46%) QA
3 86 (2.07%) PMO
4 61 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 47 (1.13%) GDPR
6 41 (0.99%) SLA
7 23 (0.55%) IFRS
8 17 (0.41%) GxP
9 13 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
10 12 (0.29%) COBIT
11 11 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 7 (0.17%) GCP
12 7 (0.17%) JSP 440
13 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (0.14%) PCI DSS
14 5 (0.12%) HL7
14 5 (0.12%) SEPA
15 4 (0.096%) GAMP
15 4 (0.096%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 86 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 37 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.65%) Docker
4 22 (0.53%) XenApp
5 21 (0.51%) XenDesktop
6 15 (0.36%) vSphere
7 14 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.29%) Apache Flume
8 12 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.12%) HDFS
11 5 (0.12%) NFS
12 4 (0.096%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.072%) etcd
13 3 (0.072%) Firmware
13 3 (0.072%) flannel
14 2 (0.048%) Postfix
15 1 (0.024%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.024%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (1.37%) Ansible
2 44 (1.06%) Puppet
3 35 (0.84%) HP ALM
4 31 (0.75%) Terraform
5 25 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
7 21 (0.51%) AirWatch
7 21 (0.51%) Kubernetes
7 21 (0.51%) SAP Afaria
7 21 (0.51%) XenMobile
8 17 (0.41%) SCCM
9 13 (0.31%) Salt
10 12 (0.29%) Automic
10 12 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 9 (0.22%) Kibana
12 9 (0.22%) MOM
13 8 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 515 (12.41%) Oracle
2 439 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 102 (2.46%) hybris
4 98 (2.36%) Ariba
5 92 (2.22%) IBM
6 90 (2.17%) Workday
7 76 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 66 (1.59%) Tableau
9 62 (1.49%) Citrix
10 61 (1.47%) HP
11 56 (1.35%) WSO2
12 53 (1.28%) VMware
13 45 (1.08%) Informatica
14 41 (0.99%) webMethods
15 39 (0.94%) Adobe
16 38 (0.92%) Apple
17 35 (0.84%) Concur
17 35 (0.84%) JD Edwards
18 30 (0.72%) ServiceNow
19 28 (0.67%) Cognos