Period
to 14 November 2019

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 November 2019 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 56 39
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 3,854 4,025 5,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.01% 4.22% 5.28%
As % of the Vendors category 11.56% 9.97% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,314 2,444 2,815
England median daily rate £500 £490 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £320
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £490
% change year-on-year +1.01% +1.02% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 47 85
England median hourly rate £27.00 £34.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +109.09% -19.51%
10th Percentile £10.74 £16.08 £11.36
90th Percentile £53.75 £59.25 £59.91
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £34.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -23.91% +109.09% -21.43%

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 33,348 40,373 40,767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.38% 42.32% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,141 25,372 25,530
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,294 1,518 1,367
England median hourly rate £19.31 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +1.45% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.71 £17.50 £17.43
% change year-on-year +12.63% +0.40% +5.64%

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 +19 1,374 £513 - 126
South East +14 920 £496 +4.47% 96
North of England +16 451 £500 +13.96% 90
South West +12 370 £500 +11.11% 58
Midlands +9 359 £521 +15.83% 68
North West +25 337 £500 +11.11% 59
West Midlands +16 238 £506 +6.58% 44
East of England -11 200 £500 -4.76% 42
East Midlands -6 99 £550 +22.22% 23
Yorkshire -28 89 £500 +15.94% 28
North East +6 23 £425 -2.86% 3
South Coast +1 9 £275 -35.29%
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 1,296 (33.63%) Finance
2 837 (21.72%) Manufacturing
3 755 (19.59%) Business Intelligence
4 647 (16.79%) SAP S/4HANA
5 610 (15.83%) ERP
6 560 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
7 557 (14.45%) Public Sector
8 538 (13.96%) Programme Management
9 532 (13.80%) Marketing
10 510 (13.23%) Telecoms
11 491 (12.74%) Electronics
11 491 (12.74%) Digital Marketing
12 423 (10.98%) Migration
13 396 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 394 (10.22%) Project Management
15 323 (8.38%) Security Cleared
16 305 (7.91%) Oracle
17 303 (7.86%) Microsoft
18 299 (7.76%) SQL
19 265 (6.88%) SAP HANA
20 253 (6.56%) ABAP
21 245 (6.36%) Ariba
22 238 (6.18%) Windows
23 229 (5.94%) SuccessFactors
23 229 (5.94%) Problem-Solving
24 226 (5.86%) SAP FI
25 222 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
26 220 (5.71%) Azure
27 217 (5.63%) SC Cleared
28 214 (5.55%) SAP ERP

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
1 100 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 78 (2.02%) Confluence
3 43 (1.12%) NetWeaver
4 33 (0.86%) SAP Portal
5 27 (0.70%) Apache Spark
6 23 (0.60%) Apache
6 23 (0.60%) Mule
7 17 (0.44%) CMS
8 13 (0.34%) Anypoint
9 12 (0.31%) JBoss
9 12 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
11 10 (0.26%) Pachyderm
11 10 (0.26%) SAP EP
12 8 (0.21%) SAS
13 7 (0.18%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 184 (4.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 116 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
4 51 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.18%) Sketch
8 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.10%) Siemens NX
10 3 (0.078%) Camtasia
10 3 (0.078%) Figma
10 3 (0.078%) PTC Creo
10 3 (0.078%) Windchill
11 2 (0.052%) InVision
11 2 (0.052%) Marvel
11 2 (0.052%) SPSS
12 1 (0.026%) CATIA
12 1 (0.026%) InDesign
12 1 (0.026%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 647 (16.79%) SAP S/4HANA
2 226 (5.86%) SAP FI
3 214 (5.55%) SAP ERP
4 192 (4.98%) SAP CO
5 181 (4.70%) SAP FI/CO
6 122 (3.17%) SAP HR
7 118 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 101 (2.62%) SAP HCM
9 85 (2.21%) SAP BPC
10 77 (2.00%) SAP SD
11 76 (1.97%) SAP MM
12 72 (1.87%) SAP MDG
13 65 (1.69%) SAP PP
14 63 (1.63%) SAP Hybris
14 63 (1.63%) SAP Payroll
15 46 (1.19%) SAP IBP
16 36 (0.93%) SAP CRM
17 35 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
18 34 (0.88%) SAP WM
19 33 (0.86%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 229 (5.94%) SuccessFactors
2 220 (5.71%) Azure
3 118 (3.06%) AWS
4 111 (2.88%) Power Platform
5 70 (1.82%) SaaS
6 66 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
7 65 (1.69%) Office 365
8 43 (1.12%) PaaS
9 25 (0.65%) IaaS
10 22 (0.57%) GitHub
11 18 (0.47%) Amazon S3
12 17 (0.44%) Serverless
13 16 (0.42%) Trello
14 15 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (0.36%) Boomi
16 13 (0.34%) CloudFront
17 12 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
17 12 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
18 11 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
18 11 (0.29%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 28 (0.73%) Firewall
2 25 (0.65%) DNS
3 19 (0.49%) HTTP
4 16 (0.42%) WAN
5 14 (0.36%) VPN
6 13 (0.34%) Skype
7 12 (0.31%) DHCP
8 11 (0.29%) RFID
9 10 (0.26%) Intranet
10 9 (0.23%) Internet
10 9 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.18%) RTP
11 7 (0.18%) SSH
11 7 (0.18%) TCP/IP
11 7 (0.18%) VLAN
11 7 (0.18%) Wireless
12 6 (0.16%) FTP
13 5 (0.13%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.13%) Network Security
14 4 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (6.88%) SAP HANA
2 196 (5.09%) SAP BW
3 145 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
4 144 (3.74%) SQL Server
5 137 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
6 111 (2.88%) Power BI
7 82 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 62 (1.61%) SAP Data Services
9 48 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 44 (1.14%) Oracle Database
11 40 (1.04%) Big Data
12 39 (1.01%) Relational Database
13 32 (0.83%) Hadoop
14 26 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 23 (0.60%) DB2
16 21 (0.54%) Lumira
17 20 (0.52%) Data Lake
17 20 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (0.49%) RDBMS
19 18 (0.47%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 167 (4.33%) JIRA
2 74 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 49 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 35 (0.91%) LSMW
5 28 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (0.67%) Selenium
7 18 (0.47%) HP UFT
7 18 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (0.44%) JUnit
9 13 (0.34%) Maven
9 13 (0.34%) Visual Studio
10 10 (0.26%) PVCS
10 10 (0.26%) Subversion
11 9 (0.23%) ERwin
12 8 (0.21%) Ant
12 8 (0.21%) PowerDesigner
12 8 (0.21%) Zephyr
13 7 (0.18%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.18%) git-flow
14 6 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 1,296 (33.63%) Finance
2 837 (21.72%) Manufacturing
3 557 (14.45%) Public Sector
4 532 (13.80%) Marketing
5 510 (13.23%) Telecoms
6 491 (12.74%) Electronics
7 183 (4.75%) Retail
8 122 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 57 (1.48%) Banking
10 56 (1.45%) Billing
11 42 (1.09%) Legal
12 28 (0.73%) General Ledger
13 27 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.67%) Law
15 20 (0.52%) Back Office
16 19 (0.49%) Aerospace
17 18 (0.47%) Publishing
18 16 (0.42%) German Language
19 15 (0.39%) French Language
20 12 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,021 (26.49%) Consultant
2 887 (23.02%) SAP Consultant
3 458 (11.88%) Analyst
4 368 (9.55%) Architect
5 366 (9.50%) SAP Manager
6 352 (9.13%) Project Manager
7 337 (8.74%) Developer
8 184 (4.77%) SAP Project Manager
9 175 (4.54%) SAP Analyst
10 161 (4.18%) Business Analyst
11 149 (3.87%) SAP Architect
12 147 (3.81%) SAP Developer
13 133 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
14 131 (3.40%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
15 108 (2.80%) SAP FI Consultant
16 102 (2.65%) Data Analyst
17 93 (2.41%) Functional Consultant
18 91 (2.36%) SAP CO Consultant
19 84 (2.18%) SAP Functional Consultant
20 83 (2.15%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (3.97%) SAP Fiori
2 103 (2.67%) Web Services
3 94 (2.44%) SAPUI5
4 69 (1.79%) SAP Basis
5 67 (1.74%) XML
6 63 (1.63%) SAP PI
7 59 (1.53%) BAPI
8 52 (1.35%) JSON
8 52 (1.35%) SOAP
9 50 (1.30%) HTML
10 46 (1.19%) .NET
11 42 (1.09%) Middleware
11 42 (1.09%) REST
11 42 (1.09%) RESTful
12 36 (0.93%) CSS
13 32 (0.83%) Node.js
14 30 (0.78%) Web Dynpro
15 28 (0.73%) EDI
15 28 (0.73%) IDoc
16 25 (0.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 222 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
3 87 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 68 (1.76%) FMCG
5 59 (1.53%) User Experience
6 49 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 44 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
8 40 (1.04%) Life Science
9 39 (1.01%) Mobile App
10 37 (0.96%) NHS
11 35 (0.91%) e-Learning
12 31 (0.80%) Data Centre
13 26 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (0.65%) Virtual Team
15 22 (0.57%) Public Cloud
16 18 (0.47%) Hedge funds
17 16 (0.42%) Replication
18 15 (0.39%) Social Media
19 14 (0.36%) PKI
20 12 (0.31%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 238 (6.18%) Windows
2 131 (3.40%) Linux
3 113 (2.93%) Windows 10
4 58 (1.50%) Unix
4 58 (1.50%) Windows 7
5 30 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 27 (0.70%) Android
7 17 (0.44%) AIX
8 13 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.26%) SUSE
12 7 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.13%) Solaris
15 4 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.10%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.078%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 755 (19.59%) Business Intelligence
2 610 (15.83%) ERP
3 560 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
4 538 (13.96%) Programme Management
5 491 (12.74%) Digital Marketing
6 423 (10.98%) Migration
7 396 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 394 (10.22%) Project Management
9 229 (5.94%) Problem-Solving
10 213 (5.53%) Data Migration
11 210 (5.45%) Logistics
12 203 (5.27%) Change Management
13 186 (4.83%) Project Delivery
14 177 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
15 172 (4.46%) Analytics
15 172 (4.46%) Data Modelling
16 163 (4.23%) CRM
17 151 (3.92%) DevOps
18 147 (3.81%) Scrum
19 145 (3.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 299 (7.76%) SQL
2 253 (6.56%) ABAP
3 152 (3.94%) Java
4 94 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 75 (1.95%) Python
6 53 (1.38%) C
7 44 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 32 (0.83%) T-SQL
9 28 (0.73%) Bash Shell
9 28 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 27 (0.70%) C#
11 26 (0.67%) PHP
12 21 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 18 (0.47%) SAPscript
14 15 (0.39%) Ruby
15 14 (0.36%) Java 8
15 14 (0.36%) VBA
16 13 (0.34%) Apex Code
16 13 (0.34%) R
17 12 (0.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 323 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 217 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 133 (3.45%) Degree
4 74 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 50 (1.30%) PMP
6 34 (0.88%) ACCA
6 34 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 32 (0.83%) CIMA
8 25 (0.65%) ISTQB
9 22 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 22 (0.57%) CCA
10 21 (0.54%) ISEB
11 19 (0.49%) SAP Certification
12 17 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
13 15 (0.39%) AWS Certification
14 14 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (0.26%) CISSP
16 10 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (2.62%) QA
2 87 (2.26%) PMO
3 80 (2.08%) Data Quality
4 50 (1.30%) SLA
5 27 (0.70%) JSP 440
6 25 (0.65%) RMADS
7 24 (0.62%) GDPR
8 19 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (0.36%) GxP
10 12 (0.31%) GAMP
11 8 (0.21%) IFRS
12 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (0.16%) NIST
14 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (0.13%) NCSC
15 4 (0.10%) WCAG
16 3 (0.078%) GAAP
16 3 (0.078%) SEPA
17 2 (0.052%) HL7
17 2 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 60 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 34 (0.88%) Docker
3 13 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.16%) Firmware
5 5 (0.13%) XenApp
6 4 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.078%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.078%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.078%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.078%) vSphere
7 3 (0.078%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.052%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.052%) HDFS
8 2 (0.052%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.026%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.026%) NFS
9 1 (0.026%) Snort
9 1 (0.026%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 55 (1.43%) HP ALM
2 31 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (0.75%) Ansible
3 29 (0.75%) SCCM
4 27 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 22 (0.57%) AirWatch
5 22 (0.57%) Kubernetes
6 14 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (0.31%) Control-M
7 12 (0.31%) Puppet
8 11 (0.29%) Terraform
8 11 (0.29%) WMI
9 10 (0.26%) Kubeflow
10 9 (0.23%) Data Guard
10 9 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.10%) SCSM
14 3 (0.078%) MOM
14 3 (0.078%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 305 (7.91%) Oracle
2 303 (7.86%) Microsoft
3 245 (6.36%) Ariba
4 95 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
5 85 (2.21%) hybris
6 83 (2.15%) Informatica
7 77 (2.00%) Workday
8 62 (1.61%) HP
9 56 (1.45%) Tableau
10 55 (1.43%) IBM
10 55 (1.43%) MuleSoft
11 54 (1.40%) Adobe
12 52 (1.35%) ServiceNow
13 51 (1.32%) Concur
14 38 (0.99%) Google
15 33 (0.86%) VMware
16 31 (0.80%) Cognos
17 29 (0.75%) Talend
18 27 (0.70%) webMethods
19 24 (0.62%) JD Edwards