Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 36 35
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP 4900 4755 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.21% 4.92% 4.67%
As % of the Vendors category 12.17% 10.89% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2731 2715 2759
England median daily rate £498 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £300
90th Percentile £663 £613 £631
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 70 93
England median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.48% -17.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £11.31 £5.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.33 £55.76 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -21.43% -1.18% -3.41%

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 40256 43645 45307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.80% 45.17% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25236 26986 27222
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1350 1538 1950
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -9 1666 £500 +7.53% 153
South East +1 939 £463 +8.82% 62
North of England +20 723 £500 +21.21% 91
Midlands -4 578 £475 +2.70% 50
North West +17 492 £563 +36.36% 45
South West +8 322 £420 +5.00% 40
East of England +4 314 £513 +20.59% 30
East Midlands -2 283 £475 +2.43% 20
West Midlands -1 262 £445 -1.11% 29
Yorkshire +50 184 £450 -1.10% 39
North East +14 43 £410 +10.07% 7
South Coast 0 8 £400 -
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1630 (33.27%) Finance
2 1021 (20.84%) Business Intelligence
3 1008 (20.57%) Manufacturing
4 799 (16.31%) Marketing
5 785 (16.02%) Programme Management
6 764 (15.59%) Telecoms
7 739 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
8 728 (14.86%) Electronics
9 727 (14.84%) Digital Marketing
10 641 (13.08%) ERP
11 516 (10.53%) Oracle
12 502 (10.24%) Migration
13 497 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 455 (9.29%) Security Cleared
15 450 (9.18%) Project Management
16 389 (7.94%) Retail
17 377 (7.69%) SAP FI
18 367 (7.49%) SQL
19 364 (7.43%) SC Cleared
20 342 (6.98%) SAP CO
21 340 (6.94%) SAP BW
21 340 (6.94%) Data Migration
22 320 (6.53%) SAP FI/CO
23 317 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
24 299 (6.10%) Microsoft
25 295 (6.02%) Java
26 263 (5.37%) SAP HANA
27 258 (5.27%) ABAP
28 252 (5.14%) BusinessObjects
29 245 (5.00%) CRM

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 94 (1.92%) Mule
2 91 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 78 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 72 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
5 63 (1.29%) NetWeaver
6 61 (1.24%) Confluence
7 58 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 41 (0.84%) CMS
9 34 (0.69%) SAS
10 30 (0.61%) SAP Portal
11 26 (0.53%) Apache
11 26 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 26 (0.53%) WebSphere
12 20 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
13 18 (0.37%) Mule ESB
14 14 (0.29%) Documentum
14 14 (0.29%) nginx
15 13 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 12 (0.24%) JBoss
16 12 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 216 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 101 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
3 92 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 50 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.082%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.082%) SPSS
8 2 (0.041%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.041%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.041%) Stata
8 2 (0.041%) Windchill
9 1 (0.020%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.020%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.020%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 377 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 342 (6.98%) SAP CO
3 320 (6.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 202 (4.12%) SAP ERP
5 196 (4.00%) SAP S/4HANA
6 191 (3.90%) SAP SD
7 183 (3.73%) SAP MM
8 161 (3.29%) SAP HR
9 137 (2.80%) SAP Retail
10 105 (2.14%) SAP Hybris
11 88 (1.80%) SAP HCM
12 81 (1.65%) SAP IS-U
13 71 (1.45%) SAP CRM
14 69 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 61 (1.24%) SAP Payroll
16 59 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
16 59 (1.20%) SAP PM
17 51 (1.04%) SAP BPC
18 48 (0.98%) SAP SRM
19 45 (0.92%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 181 (3.69%) SuccessFactors
2 124 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 67 (1.37%) SaaS
5 47 (0.96%) Office 365
6 42 (0.86%) IaaS
7 18 (0.37%) iPaaS
8 17 (0.35%) PaaS
9 15 (0.31%) G Suite
9 15 (0.31%) GitHub
10 14 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (0.27%) Boomi
12 11 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 9 (0.18%) Force.com
14 9 (0.18%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.16%) Amazon S3
16 6 (0.12%) Google Analytics
16 6 (0.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 5 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.06%) Firewall
2 34 (0.69%) LAN
3 33 (0.67%) WAN
4 26 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 25 (0.51%) SAN
6 23 (0.47%) VPN
7 19 (0.39%) Internet
8 17 (0.35%) DNS
9 16 (0.33%) HTTP
9 16 (0.33%) SMS
9 16 (0.33%) Wireless
10 15 (0.31%) SSL
11 13 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (0.24%) Network Security
13 11 (0.22%) Kerberos
13 11 (0.22%) WLAN
14 10 (0.20%) IPv6
14 10 (0.20%) MPLS
15 9 (0.18%) 3G
15 9 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (6.94%) SAP BW
2 263 (5.37%) SAP HANA
3 252 (5.14%) BusinessObjects
4 144 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 121 (2.47%) Big Data
6 118 (2.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 112 (2.29%) Hadoop
8 111 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 109 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
10 61 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
11 60 (1.22%) Oracle Database
12 52 (1.06%) Relational Database
13 49 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 48 (0.98%) MongoDB
15 42 (0.86%) MySQL
16 37 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 36 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 33 (0.67%) HBase
19 32 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
20 31 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 127 (2.59%) JIRA
2 112 (2.29%) Maven
3 111 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 77 (1.57%) Jenkins
5 61 (1.24%) LSMW
6 39 (0.80%) Cucumber
7 36 (0.73%) TeamCity
8 30 (0.61%) Visual Studio
9 25 (0.51%) SoapUI
10 24 (0.49%) Selenium
11 22 (0.45%) Ant
11 22 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (0.33%) Artifactory
12 16 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (0.33%) Gradle
13 15 (0.31%) MSBuild
14 14 (0.29%) Eclipse
14 14 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (0.27%) GitLab
16 12 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 1630 (33.27%) Finance
2 1008 (20.57%) Manufacturing
3 799 (16.31%) Marketing
4 764 (15.59%) Telecoms
5 728 (14.86%) Electronics
6 389 (7.94%) Retail
7 145 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 128 (2.61%) Banking
9 122 (2.49%) Billing
10 57 (1.16%) General Ledger
11 52 (1.06%) Legal
12 47 (0.96%) Advertising
13 35 (0.71%) Aerospace
13 35 (0.71%) Automotive
14 27 (0.55%) German Language
15 26 (0.53%) Spanish Language
16 25 (0.51%) Back Office
17 24 (0.49%) Italian Language
18 23 (0.47%) Law
19 18 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1324 (27.02%) Consultant
2 1156 (23.59%) SAP Consultant
3 717 (14.63%) Analyst
4 583 (11.90%) Developer
5 433 (8.84%) Architect
6 337 (6.88%) SAP Manager
7 323 (6.59%) Project Manager
8 290 (5.92%) SAP Analyst
9 247 (5.04%) Business Analyst
10 214 (4.37%) SAP Developer
11 210 (4.29%) SAP Architect
12 199 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
13 181 (3.69%) SAP Project Manager
14 149 (3.04%) SAP FI Consultant
15 135 (2.76%) Data Analyst
15 135 (2.76%) SAP CO Consultant
16 122 (2.49%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
17 111 (2.27%) Functional Consultant
18 108 (2.20%) SAP Business Analyst
19 94 (1.92%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (4.00%) XML
2 188 (3.84%) JSON
3 159 (3.24%) Middleware
4 148 (3.02%) Web Services
5 123 (2.51%) HTML
6 109 (2.22%) SOAP
7 107 (2.18%) .NET
8 103 (2.10%) XSLT
9 96 (1.96%) Swagger
9 96 (1.96%) WireMock
10 95 (1.94%) Apache Camel
11 94 (1.92%) REST
12 91 (1.86%) SAP Fiori
13 83 (1.69%) CSS
13 83 (1.69%) Spring
14 74 (1.51%) SAP Basis
15 72 (1.47%) RESTful
16 71 (1.45%) SAP PI
17 65 (1.33%) SAPUI5
18 48 (0.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 317 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 215 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
3 121 (2.47%) FMCG
4 117 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 83 (1.69%) User Experience
6 60 (1.22%) Virtual Team
7 50 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 46 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 40 (0.82%) Computer Science
10 35 (0.71%) NHS
11 27 (0.55%) Social Media
12 25 (0.51%) Replication
13 22 (0.45%) Fintech
14 19 (0.39%) Data Centre
14 19 (0.39%) Life Science
15 18 (0.37%) e-Learning
15 18 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (0.37%) EPoS
16 17 (0.35%) Algorithms
17 15 (0.31%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 177 (3.61%) Linux
2 134 (2.73%) Unix
3 127 (2.59%) Windows
4 44 (0.90%) Solaris
5 36 (0.73%) Windows Server
6 32 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 27 (0.55%) AIX
7 27 (0.55%) Android
8 18 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 18 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.18%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.10%) SUSE
12 5 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.082%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.082%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.061%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.061%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1021 (20.84%) Business Intelligence
2 785 (16.02%) Programme Management
3 739 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
4 727 (14.84%) Digital Marketing
5 641 (13.08%) ERP
6 502 (10.24%) Migration
7 497 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 450 (9.18%) Project Management
9 340 (6.94%) Data Migration
10 245 (5.00%) CRM
11 233 (4.76%) Scrum
12 223 (4.55%) Analytics
13 210 (4.29%) Change Management
14 208 (4.24%) SAP Implementation
15 207 (4.22%) TDD
16 193 (3.94%) ITIL
17 189 (3.86%) User Acceptance Testing
18 186 (3.80%) DevOps
18 186 (3.80%) Logistics
19 182 (3.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 367 (7.49%) SQL
2 295 (6.02%) Java
3 258 (5.27%) ABAP
4 138 (2.82%) Python
5 137 (2.80%) JavaScript
6 96 (1.96%) XPath
7 74 (1.51%) C#
8 54 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 49 (1.00%) Perl
10 43 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 42 (0.86%) Korn
12 37 (0.76%) C
13 33 (0.67%) PowerShell
14 25 (0.51%) R
15 21 (0.43%) PHP
15 21 (0.43%) Ruby
15 21 (0.43%) VB
16 19 (0.39%) VBA
17 17 (0.35%) PL/SQL
18 16 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 455 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 364 (7.43%) SC Cleared
3 179 (3.65%) Degree
4 53 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 40 (0.82%) SAP Certification
6 35 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 28 (0.57%) ISEB
7 28 (0.57%) PMP
8 26 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 24 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 22 (0.45%) CIMA
10 22 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
12 20 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (0.39%) ACCA
14 18 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 15 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
17 11 (0.22%) MCSE
18 10 (0.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (2.49%) Data Quality
1 122 (2.49%) QA
2 64 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 63 (1.29%) PMO
4 38 (0.78%) SLA
5 30 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.37%) GDPR
7 15 (0.31%) IFRS
8 12 (0.24%) GxP
9 11 (0.22%) JSP 440
10 6 (0.12%) EMIR
11 5 (0.10%) GMP
12 4 (0.082%) COBIT
12 4 (0.082%) GAAP
12 4 (0.082%) MiFID
12 4 (0.082%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.061%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.061%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.041%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.041%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 80 (1.63%) Docker
2 53 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 21 (0.43%) HDFS
6 20 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 11 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.20%) vSphere
10 8 (0.16%) Hyper-V
11 7 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.12%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.12%) XenServer
13 4 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.082%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.082%) XenApp
14 2 (0.041%) Firmware
14 2 (0.041%) NFS
14 2 (0.041%) Oracle Clusterware
14 2 (0.041%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 88 (1.80%) Puppet
2 76 (1.55%) Ansible
3 66 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (0.84%) Kubernetes
5 34 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 23 (0.47%) Salt
7 18 (0.37%) Terraform
8 17 (0.35%) logstash
9 16 (0.33%) Kibana
10 12 (0.24%) AirWatch
10 12 (0.24%) SCCM
11 11 (0.22%) MOM
12 10 (0.20%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.16%) Grafana
14 7 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.14%) Prometheus
15 6 (0.12%) Mesos
15 6 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 5 (0.10%) DatAdvantage
17 4 (0.082%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 516 (10.53%) Oracle
2 299 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 191 (3.90%) Ariba
4 124 (2.53%) hybris
5 100 (2.04%) Tableau
6 93 (1.90%) IBM
7 90 (1.84%) HP
8 77 (1.57%) Workday
9 72 (1.47%) WSO2
10 59 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 54 (1.10%) JD Edwards
12 49 (1.00%) VMware
13 44 (0.90%) Adobe
14 41 (0.84%) Concur
15 40 (0.82%) Sun
16 36 (0.73%) Cisco
17 34 (0.69%) Cognos
17 34 (0.69%) Sybase
18 33 (0.67%) Google
18 33 (0.67%) PeopleSoft