Period
to

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 20 May 2022 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
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 54 53 52
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP 2,888 2,004 1,974
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 4.07% 4.35% 4.52%
As % of the Vendors category 10.29% 10.69% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,915 1,285 1,182
10th Percentile £400 £325 £315
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £675 £618 £613
90th Percentile £738 £725 £725
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 19
10th Percentile £14.19 £11.99 £9.55
25th Percentile £20.25 £14.75 £13.24
Median hourly rate £34.44 £20.90 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +64.78% -30.33% +29.73%
75th Percentile £56.31 £35.88 £45.25
90th Percentile £75.00 £55.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £34.75 £20.95 £28.25
% change year-on-year +65.87% -25.83% -4.83%

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 28,077 18,752 18,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.56% 40.72% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,240 12,187 11,777
10th Percentile £275 £275 £230
25th Percentile £413 £381 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £480 £450
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -3.43%
75th Percentile £638 £584 £571
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 795 617 710
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.25 £11.67
25th Percentile £15.00 £14.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate £21.35 £21.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +1.67% +12.30% +1.08%
75th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £30.00
90th Percentile £64.00 £56.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.27% +15.79% +4.63%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in England

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP in England.

Daily rate trend for SAP in England

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in England

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP in England.

Hourly rate trend for SAP in England

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SAP in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +3 1,252 £576 +4.77% 96
South East -13 346 £500 +5.26% 33
Midlands -8 273 £522 +9.89% 37
North of England -9 243 £525 - 41
South West -1 239 £550 +10.00% 26
West Midlands -10 190 £525 +10.53% 21
North West -4 135 £520 +1.46% 23
Yorkshire -9 101 £525 - 15
East of England -18 76 £525 +5.53% 21
East Midlands -11 72 £522 +26.24% 15
North East -8 5 - - 3
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 1,157 (40.06%) Finance
2 681 (23.58%) Manufacturing
3 651 (22.54%) Social Skills
4 650 (22.51%) Business Intelligence
5 596 (20.64%) Public Sector
6 592 (20.50%) Programme Management
7 553 (19.15%) Agile
8 546 (18.91%) Marketing
9 544 (18.84%) Telecoms
10 520 (18.01%) Electronics
11 512 (17.73%) Digital Marketing
12 505 (17.49%) SAP S/4HANA
13 413 (14.30%) ERP
14 379 (13.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 375 (12.98%) Migration
16 360 (12.47%) Azure
17 340 (11.77%) Microsoft
18 332 (11.50%) Project Management
19 316 (10.94%) Oracle
20 279 (9.66%) SQL
21 221 (7.65%) Retail
22 213 (7.38%) Analytics
23 196 (6.79%) DevOps
24 190 (6.58%) Data Migration
25 184 (6.37%) Security Cleared
26 179 (6.20%) AWS
27 171 (5.92%) Degree
28 166 (5.75%) CRM
29 162 (5.61%) Windows
30 161 (5.57%) Data Modelling

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 78 (2.70%) Confluence
1 78 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 26 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 24 (0.83%) SAS
4 22 (0.76%) NetWeaver
5 21 (0.73%) Apache Spark
6 20 (0.69%) Apache
7 18 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 10 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.24%) CMS
9 7 (0.24%) nginx
10 6 (0.21%) Appian
10 6 (0.21%) SAP Portal
11 5 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.10%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.10%) IIS
12 3 (0.10%) JBoss
12 3 (0.10%) Mule
12 3 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 110 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.21%) OrCAD
8 4 (0.14%) Sketch
8 4 (0.14%) SPSS
9 3 (0.10%) CATIA
9 3 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.069%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.069%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.069%) Autodesk Inventor
10 2 (0.069%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.069%) Mathcad
10 2 (0.069%) Maya
10 2 (0.069%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.069%) Solid Edge
10 2 (0.069%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 505 (17.49%) SAP S/4HANA
2 108 (3.74%) SAP FI
3 103 (3.57%) SAP ERP
4 87 (3.01%) SAP CO
5 85 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
6 71 (2.46%) SAP Hybris
7 67 (2.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 54 (1.87%) SAP SD
9 51 (1.77%) SAP BPC
10 49 (1.70%) SAP MDG
11 46 (1.59%) SAP HR
12 45 (1.56%) SAP EWM
13 42 (1.45%) SAP MM
14 38 (1.32%) SAP HCM
15 33 (1.14%) SAP CRM
16 32 (1.11%) SAP Retail
17 31 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
18 30 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
19 28 (0.97%) Shopify
20 25 (0.87%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 360 (12.47%) Azure
2 179 (6.20%) AWS
3 137 (4.74%) SuccessFactors
4 129 (4.47%) SaaS
5 102 (3.53%) Power Platform
6 75 (2.60%) PaaS
7 70 (2.42%) Microsoft 365
8 51 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
9 47 (1.63%) IaaS
10 46 (1.59%) GCP
11 42 (1.45%) Serverless
12 32 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
13 27 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
13 27 (0.93%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 27 (0.93%) PowerApps
14 25 (0.87%) GitHub
15 19 (0.66%) Boomi
16 17 (0.59%) Power Automate
17 16 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
18 14 (0.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.00%) HTTP
2 22 (0.76%) WAN
3 21 (0.73%) Internet
4 19 (0.66%) Firewall
5 17 (0.59%) LAN
6 16 (0.55%) FTP
7 14 (0.48%) DNS
8 13 (0.45%) VPN
9 12 (0.42%) Wireless
10 11 (0.38%) SAN
11 10 (0.35%) SSL
12 9 (0.31%) VLAN
13 8 (0.28%) RFID
13 8 (0.28%) Unified Communications
14 7 (0.24%) 4G
14 7 (0.24%) 5G
14 7 (0.24%) DHCP
14 7 (0.24%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.24%) MQTT
14 7 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (5.47%) SAP HANA
2 117 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 83 (2.87%) Power BI
3 83 (2.87%) SAP BW
4 79 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 74 (2.56%) Metadata
6 58 (2.01%) Data Lake
7 56 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
8 42 (1.45%) MongoDB
9 40 (1.39%) Big Data
10 35 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (1.21%) Relational Database
11 34 (1.18%) Oracle Database
12 32 (1.11%) MySQL
13 31 (1.07%) SAP Data Services
14 28 (0.97%) Hadoop
15 26 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
15 26 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 25 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (0.83%) Metadata Repository
Development Applications
1 130 (4.50%) JIRA
2 62 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 39 (1.35%) Postman
4 38 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 34 (1.18%) SoapUI
6 28 (0.97%) Selenium
7 26 (0.90%) PowerDesigner
8 21 (0.73%) Toad
9 20 (0.69%) Cucumber
10 17 (0.59%) Subversion
11 14 (0.48%) LSMW
12 12 (0.42%) ERwin
13 10 (0.35%) CircleCI
13 10 (0.35%) ER Studio
14 9 (0.31%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.24%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.24%) JMeter
15 7 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (0.21%) SonarQube
General
1 1,157 (40.06%) Finance
2 681 (23.58%) Manufacturing
3 651 (22.54%) Social Skills
4 596 (20.64%) Public Sector
5 546 (18.91%) Marketing
6 544 (18.84%) Telecoms
7 520 (18.01%) Electronics
8 221 (7.65%) Retail
9 156 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
10 89 (3.08%) Presentation Skills
11 63 (2.18%) Banking
12 60 (2.08%) Legal
13 56 (1.94%) Law
14 55 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
15 44 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 43 (1.49%) Billing
17 39 (1.35%) Organisational Skills
18 36 (1.25%) General Ledger
19 34 (1.18%) German Language
20 33 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 497 (17.21%) Consultant
2 429 (14.85%) Architect
3 414 (14.34%) SAP Consultant
4 376 (13.02%) Analyst
5 355 (12.29%) Project Manager
6 249 (8.62%) Developer
7 232 (8.03%) Solutions Architect
8 195 (6.75%) SAP Manager
9 158 (5.47%) Business Analyst
10 110 (3.81%) SAP Project Manager
11 96 (3.32%) SAP Architect
12 84 (2.91%) SAP Analyst
13 83 (2.87%) Data Analyst
14 82 (2.84%) Data Architect
15 72 (2.49%) SAP Developer
16 63 (2.18%) SAP Solutions Architect
17 61 (2.11%) Senior Manager
18 58 (2.01%) IT Manager
19 50 (1.73%) Programme Manager
20 49 (1.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (3.39%) .NET
2 74 (2.56%) XML
3 64 (2.22%) Web Services
4 62 (2.15%) JSON
5 59 (2.04%) SAP Fiori
6 57 (1.97%) REST
7 53 (1.84%) SOAP
8 50 (1.73%) HTML
9 35 (1.21%) Node.js
10 32 (1.11%) React
11 30 (1.04%) CSS
12 27 (0.93%) AngularJS
12 27 (0.93%) SAP Basis
12 27 (0.93%) SAP PI
13 26 (0.90%) SAPUI5
14 25 (0.87%) IDoc
15 24 (0.83%) Middleware
16 22 (0.76%) J2EE
16 22 (0.76%) RESTful
17 21 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 81 (2.80%) NHS
2 68 (2.35%) Management Information System
3 58 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
4 53 (1.84%) Legacy Systems
5 51 (1.77%) User Experience
6 44 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 42 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 32 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (1.11%) FMCG
9 31 (1.07%) Public Cloud
10 28 (0.97%) Mobile App
11 27 (0.93%) IoT
12 25 (0.87%) Data Structures
13 22 (0.76%) Data Centre
13 22 (0.76%) Replication
14 21 (0.73%) Cloud Native
15 18 (0.62%) Reference Data
16 17 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
16 17 (0.59%) Renewable Energy
17 11 (0.38%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 162 (5.61%) Windows
2 97 (3.36%) Linux
3 59 (2.04%) Unix
4 43 (1.49%) Windows 10
5 31 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 17 (0.59%) VMS
7 12 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.31%) AIX
8 9 (0.31%) Solaris
9 8 (0.28%) Android
9 8 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.24%) SUSE
11 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.069%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.069%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (22.51%) Business Intelligence
2 592 (20.50%) Programme Management
3 553 (19.15%) Agile
4 512 (17.73%) Digital Marketing
5 413 (14.30%) ERP
6 379 (13.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 375 (12.98%) Migration
8 332 (11.50%) Project Management
9 213 (7.38%) Analytics
10 196 (6.79%) DevOps
11 190 (6.58%) Data Migration
12 166 (5.75%) CRM
13 161 (5.57%) Data Modelling
14 158 (5.47%) Problem-Solving
15 156 (5.40%) Scrum
16 149 (5.16%) Project Delivery
17 136 (4.71%) Change Management
17 136 (4.71%) Waterfall
18 131 (4.54%) E-Commerce
19 127 (4.40%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 279 (9.66%) SQL
2 152 (5.26%) Java
3 122 (4.22%) ABAP
4 70 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 58 (2.01%) C#
5 58 (2.01%) Python
6 43 (1.49%) PowerShell
7 42 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 29 (1.00%) TypeScript
9 28 (0.97%) C
10 27 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 20 (0.69%) Ruby
12 18 (0.62%) Bash
13 17 (0.59%) Go
14 15 (0.52%) VBA
15 12 (0.42%) PHP
15 12 (0.42%) R
16 10 (0.35%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.35%) VB
17 9 (0.31%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 184 (6.37%) Security Cleared
2 171 (5.92%) Degree
3 145 (5.02%) SC Cleared
4 47 (1.63%) ISTQB
5 45 (1.56%) PMP
6 39 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 36 (1.25%) ISEB
8 30 (1.04%) ACCA
9 28 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
10 26 (0.90%) CIMA
11 24 (0.83%) DV Cleared
12 22 (0.76%) CISSP
13 21 (0.73%) SAP Certification
14 12 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
15 11 (0.38%) CESG Certified Professional
16 10 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (0.35%) PMI Certification
17 9 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (4.92%) QA
2 69 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 44 (1.52%) GDPR
4 42 (1.45%) PMO
5 31 (1.07%) SLA
6 22 (0.76%) IFRS
7 21 (0.73%) NIST
8 20 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.55%) Accessibility
10 15 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (0.38%) ITGC
12 10 (0.35%) COBIT
13 9 (0.31%) IFRS 17
13 9 (0.31%) JSP 440
14 8 (0.28%) GRC
14 8 (0.28%) NCSC
15 7 (0.24%) GxP
16 6 (0.21%) RMADS
17 5 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 4 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 56 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 42 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.00%) Docker
4 15 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.31%) HDFS
6 7 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.14%) NFS
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.035%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.035%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.035%) IAG
10 1 (0.035%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.035%) vSphere
10 1 (0.035%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (1.28%) Terraform
2 36 (1.25%) Kubernetes
3 18 (0.62%) Ansible
4 13 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.28%) Puppet
7 7 (0.24%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.24%) HP ALM
8 6 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.17%) Control-M
9 5 (0.17%) Kibana
9 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.17%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.14%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.14%) Grafana
10 4 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 340 (11.77%) Microsoft
2 316 (10.94%) Oracle
3 152 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 100 (3.46%) hybris
5 87 (3.01%) Ariba
6 80 (2.77%) ServiceNow
7 70 (2.42%) Adobe
8 67 (2.32%) Workday
9 63 (2.18%) Cisco
10 50 (1.73%) Databricks
11 47 (1.63%) VMware
12 40 (1.39%) IBM
12 40 (1.39%) MuleSoft
13 37 (1.28%) Google
14 30 (1.04%) BiZZdesign
14 30 (1.04%) Informatica
15 25 (0.87%) Concur
16 23 (0.80%) IFS
17 22 (0.76%) webMethods
18 21 (0.73%) Remedy