Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 35 38
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 4,073 5,096 4,747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.32% 5.57% 4.82%
As % of the Vendors category 10.29% 12.92% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,481 2,862 2,679
England median daily rate £490 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.51% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £281
90th Percentile £675 £663 £613
UK median daily rate £490 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +1.03% +7.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 77 74
England median hourly rate £26.00 £16.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.58% -26.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £15.94 £11.42 £8.80
90th Percentile £56.25 £57.96 £55.14
UK median hourly rate £27.15 £16.63 £21.76
% change year-on-year +63.31% -23.60% +2.40%

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 39,573 39,434 44,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.00% 43.13% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,783 24,550 27,421
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £630 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,485 1,273 1,556
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.87 £45.90 £44.25
UK median hourly rate £17.42 £17.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year -0.47% +2.28% -2.23%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -19 1,423 £513 +2.50% 174
South East -7 923 £475 +2.15% 150
North of England -37 461 £430 -14.00% 110
Midlands -16 435 £463 -2.63% 86
East of England +1 333 £525 +2.44% 47
South West -24 254 £450 +5.88% 78
North West -35 253 £439 -20.23% 64
West Midlands -15 250 £475 +11.76% 63
East Midlands -11 172 £450 -7.69% 22
Yorkshire -30 156 £425 -7.46% 36
North East 0 46 £413 +0.61% 10
South Coast 0 6 £425 +6.25%
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,346 (33.05%) Finance
2 809 (19.86%) Business Intelligence
3 674 (16.55%) Manufacturing
4 620 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 556 (13.65%) ERP
6 533 (13.09%) Oracle
6 533 (13.09%) Telecoms
7 530 (13.01%) Programme Management
8 521 (12.79%) Marketing
9 480 (11.78%) Electronics
10 479 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
11 439 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 426 (10.46%) Microsoft
13 425 (10.43%) SQL
14 393 (9.65%) Migration
15 370 (9.08%) Project Management
16 347 (8.52%) Java
17 341 (8.37%) SAP S/4HANA
18 315 (7.73%) Security Cleared
19 302 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
20 289 (7.10%) SAP HANA
21 269 (6.60%) BusinessObjects
22 257 (6.31%) Retail
23 252 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
24 240 (5.89%) SC Cleared
25 238 (5.84%) Data Migration
26 237 (5.82%) Microsoft Excel
27 234 (5.75%) ABAP
28 230 (5.65%) SAP BW
29 213 (5.23%) Scrum

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
1 121 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 74 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 73 (1.79%) NetWeaver
4 64 (1.57%) Mule
5 53 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
6 49 (1.20%) Confluence
7 35 (0.86%) SAS
8 32 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 30 (0.74%) Apache Spark
10 27 (0.66%) SAP Portal
11 26 (0.64%) Apache
12 23 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (0.56%) IIS
13 18 (0.44%) CMS
13 18 (0.44%) K2 blackpearl
14 16 (0.39%) MS Exchange
15 11 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.25%) WebSphere
17 9 (0.22%) SAP EP
17 9 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 237 (5.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 125 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 46 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 35 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.098%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.098%) Windchill
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.025%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.025%) CATIA
8 1 (0.025%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.025%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 341 (8.37%) SAP S/4HANA
2 189 (4.64%) SAP FI
3 158 (3.88%) SAP HR
4 157 (3.85%) SAP ERP
5 155 (3.81%) SAP CO
6 148 (3.63%) SAP FI/CO
7 118 (2.90%) SAP MM
8 100 (2.46%) SAP Hybris
9 91 (2.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 85 (2.09%) SAP SD
11 77 (1.89%) SAP BPC
12 67 (1.64%) SAP HCM
13 60 (1.47%) SAP PP
14 58 (1.42%) SAP PSCD
15 46 (1.13%) SAP Payroll
16 44 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
16 44 (1.08%) SAP MDG
17 43 (1.06%) SAP IS-U
18 40 (0.98%) SAP CRM
18 40 (0.98%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 206 (5.06%) SuccessFactors
2 158 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (1.67%) SaaS
5 61 (1.50%) Office 365
6 32 (0.79%) Boomi
7 31 (0.76%) PaaS
8 30 (0.74%) IaaS
9 16 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (0.32%) GitHub
11 10 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
12 9 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
12 9 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.20%) Taleo
14 7 (0.17%) Yammer
15 6 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
16 5 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (0.88%) Firewall
1 36 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 22 (0.54%) Internet
3 20 (0.49%) DNS
3 20 (0.49%) VPN
4 19 (0.47%) SAN
5 18 (0.44%) DHCP
6 17 (0.42%) SMS
7 16 (0.39%) Intranet
8 15 (0.37%) Wireless
9 14 (0.34%) LAN
9 14 (0.34%) NetScaler
10 13 (0.32%) WAN
11 8 (0.20%) WebEx
12 7 (0.17%) Bluetooth
12 7 (0.17%) SMTP
12 7 (0.17%) ZigBee
13 6 (0.15%) HTTP
13 6 (0.15%) Network Security
13 6 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (7.10%) SAP HANA
2 269 (6.60%) BusinessObjects
3 230 (5.65%) SAP BW
4 209 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 132 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
6 111 (2.73%) SAP Data Services
7 100 (2.46%) Power BI
8 80 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 77 (1.89%) Big Data
10 72 (1.77%) Relational Database
11 67 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 58 (1.42%) Oracle Database
13 55 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 52 (1.28%) Hadoop
15 49 (1.20%) Lumira
16 45 (1.10%) NoSQL
17 43 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 33 (0.81%) MongoDB
18 33 (0.81%) MySQL
19 32 (0.79%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 124 (3.04%) JIRA
2 62 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 55 (1.35%) Maven
4 53 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 45 (1.10%) LSMW
6 35 (0.86%) SoapUI
7 32 (0.79%) Selenium
8 29 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (0.59%) Eclipse
9 24 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
10 20 (0.49%) Toad
11 15 (0.37%) Visual Studio
12 14 (0.34%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.34%) JMeter
12 14 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (0.29%) WebDriver
14 11 (0.27%) JUnit
15 10 (0.25%) Ant
15 10 (0.25%) Bitbucket
16 9 (0.22%) HP UFT
General
1 1,346 (33.05%) Finance
2 674 (16.55%) Manufacturing
3 533 (13.09%) Telecoms
4 521 (12.79%) Marketing
5 480 (11.78%) Electronics
6 257 (6.31%) Retail
7 100 (2.46%) Banking
8 92 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 86 (2.11%) Legal
10 63 (1.55%) Billing
11 39 (0.96%) Advertising
12 36 (0.88%) Back Office
13 33 (0.81%) Automotive
13 33 (0.81%) General Ledger
14 22 (0.54%) Law
15 21 (0.52%) Investment Banking
16 19 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 17 (0.42%) German Language
17 17 (0.42%) Publishing
18 16 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 944 (23.18%) Consultant
2 775 (19.03%) SAP Consultant
3 640 (15.71%) Analyst
4 511 (12.55%) Developer
5 430 (10.56%) Architect
6 310 (7.61%) Project Manager
7 274 (6.73%) SAP Manager
8 227 (5.57%) Business Analyst
9 221 (5.43%) SAP Analyst
10 208 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
11 184 (4.52%) SAP Developer
12 178 (4.37%) SAP Architect
13 159 (3.90%) SAP Project Manager
14 126 (3.09%) Data Analyst
15 88 (2.16%) Test Analyst
16 86 (2.11%) SAP Solutions Architect
17 84 (2.06%) Functional Consultant
18 83 (2.04%) SAP FI Consultant
19 73 (1.79%) ABAP Developer
20 72 (1.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (4.91%) XML
2 193 (4.74%) Web Services
3 159 (3.90%) Middleware
3 159 (3.90%) SOAP
4 121 (2.97%) .NET
4 121 (2.97%) RESTful
5 111 (2.73%) HTML
6 101 (2.48%) JSON
7 98 (2.41%) REST
8 74 (1.82%) CSS
9 72 (1.77%) Spring
10 65 (1.60%) J2EE
11 62 (1.52%) Apache Camel
11 62 (1.52%) EDI
12 61 (1.50%) SAP Fiori
13 54 (1.33%) SAPUI5
14 52 (1.28%) XSLT
15 51 (1.25%) SAP PI
16 42 (1.03%) Web Dynpro
17 39 (0.96%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 302 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 180 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
3 107 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 85 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
5 66 (1.62%) User Experience
6 62 (1.52%) FMCG
7 54 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 50 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 43 (1.06%) Computer Science
10 34 (0.83%) NHS
11 33 (0.81%) Virtual Team
12 29 (0.71%) Smart Meter
13 27 (0.66%) Clustering
13 27 (0.66%) e-Learning
14 26 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
14 26 (0.64%) Mobile App
15 19 (0.47%) Public Cloud
16 18 (0.44%) Life Science
16 18 (0.44%) Reference Data
17 13 (0.32%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 175 (4.30%) Windows
2 122 (3.00%) Linux
3 99 (2.43%) Unix
4 47 (1.15%) Windows 10
5 42 (1.03%) Windows Server
6 31 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 23 (0.56%) SUSE
8 20 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 18 (0.44%) AIX
10 16 (0.39%) Solaris
11 12 (0.29%) Android
11 12 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.22%) Mac OS X Server
12 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.17%) CentOS
14 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 809 (19.86%) Business Intelligence
2 620 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 556 (13.65%) ERP
4 530 (13.01%) Programme Management
5 479 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
6 439 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 393 (9.65%) Migration
8 370 (9.08%) Project Management
9 252 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
10 238 (5.84%) Data Migration
11 213 (5.23%) Scrum
12 204 (5.01%) CRM
13 201 (4.93%) Change Management
14 200 (4.91%) Analytics
15 181 (4.44%) Business Analysis
16 180 (4.42%) ETL
17 177 (4.35%) ITIL
18 165 (4.05%) DevOps
18 165 (4.05%) Logistics
19 164 (4.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 425 (10.43%) SQL
2 347 (8.52%) Java
3 234 (5.75%) ABAP
4 121 (2.97%) JavaScript
5 79 (1.94%) C#
6 63 (1.55%) XPath
7 57 (1.40%) Python
8 52 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 47 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 40 (0.98%) Java 8
11 26 (0.64%) VB
12 24 (0.59%) XQuery
13 22 (0.54%) PHP
14 21 (0.52%) VBA
15 20 (0.49%) Bash Shell
16 18 (0.44%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 17 (0.42%) Groovy
17 17 (0.42%) R
18 13 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 315 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 240 (5.89%) SC Cleared
3 167 (4.10%) Degree
4 61 (1.50%) ISTQB
5 53 (1.30%) ISEB
6 44 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 31 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.64%) PMP
9 25 (0.61%) CCA
9 25 (0.61%) CIMA
10 23 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (0.54%) ACCA
12 20 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.44%) PMI Certification
14 17 (0.42%) CISA
15 15 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
16 14 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
16 14 (0.34%) Master's Degree
17 13 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
17 13 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (2.97%) QA
2 119 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 89 (2.19%) PMO
4 51 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 39 (0.96%) GDPR
5 39 (0.96%) SLA
6 32 (0.79%) IFRS
7 13 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 12 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (0.25%) GxP
9 10 (0.25%) JSP 440
9 10 (0.25%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.20%) COBIT
11 7 (0.17%) RMADS
12 6 (0.15%) GAAP
12 6 (0.15%) GAMP
13 5 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
14 4 (0.098%) HL7
14 4 (0.098%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.098%) SEPA
System Software
1 70 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 30 (0.74%) Docker
3 29 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (0.37%) Apache Flume
5 15 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (0.32%) NFS
7 12 (0.29%) XenApp
8 11 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.27%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.17%) HDFS
10 5 (0.12%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.12%) vSphere
11 3 (0.074%) etcd
11 3 (0.074%) flannel
12 2 (0.049%) Postfix
13 1 (0.025%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.025%) Ceph
13 1 (0.025%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (1.37%) Ansible
2 44 (1.08%) HP ALM
3 41 (1.01%) Terraform
4 22 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
5 20 (0.49%) Puppet
6 18 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (0.44%) SCCM
7 17 (0.42%) Kubernetes
8 11 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (0.20%) Kibana
10 8 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.17%) Data Guard
11 7 (0.17%) Oozie
11 7 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (0.17%) XenMobile
12 6 (0.15%) logstash
12 6 (0.15%) MOM
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 6 (0.15%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 533 (13.09%) Oracle
2 426 (10.46%) Microsoft
3 120 (2.95%) hybris
4 102 (2.50%) Ariba
5 79 (1.94%) Workday
6 76 (1.87%) IBM
7 62 (1.52%) Adobe
7 62 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 57 (1.40%) HP
9 55 (1.35%) webMethods
10 54 (1.33%) WSO2
11 52 (1.28%) Tableau
12 48 (1.18%) VMware
13 44 (1.08%) Informatica
14 36 (0.88%) JD Edwards
15 34 (0.83%) Citrix
16 31 (0.76%) Apple
17 30 (0.74%) Dell
18 25 (0.61%) Red Hat
18 25 (0.61%) Talend