Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 59 47
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP 2,632 3,638 4,141
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 4.63% 4.09% 4.44%
As % of the Vendors category 10.80% 9.62% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,603 2,278 2,401
Median daily rate £505 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £318 £325 £313
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £495
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 51 63
Median hourly rate £34.75 £24.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.84% +19.51% +15.49%
10th Percentile £10.81 £11.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £63.75 £57.25
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £47.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year -45.26% +138.99% -0.63%

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 24,381 37,828 38,790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.91% 42.52% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,863 23,835 24,361
Median daily rate £450 £454 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +0.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £643 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,089 1,279 1,323
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.60 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +0.57% +0.63%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.92 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% +4.35%

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 +10 911 £525 - 110
South East +18 645 £500 +5.26% 83
North of England +15 328 £500 +14.29% 69
South West -6 273 £525 +5.00% 34
Midlands +12 235 £475 - 51
North West +27 227 £500 +5.26% 42
West Midlands +15 145 £475 - 40
East of England -24 129 £450 -14.29% 24
East Midlands +14 84 £450 - 11
Yorkshire -12 80 £500 +17.65% 18
North East +17 20 £650 +57.58% 9
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 874 (33.21%) Finance
2 572 (21.73%) Business Intelligence
3 516 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
4 504 (19.15%) Manufacturing
5 427 (16.22%) SAP S/4HANA
6 422 (16.03%) Public Sector
7 389 (14.78%) Marketing
8 382 (14.51%) Programme Management
9 372 (14.13%) Telecoms
10 355 (13.49%) ERP
11 346 (13.15%) Electronics
11 346 (13.15%) Digital Marketing
12 295 (11.21%) Migration
13 274 (10.41%) Microsoft
14 269 (10.22%) Oracle
15 264 (10.03%) Security Cleared
16 255 (9.69%) Project Management
17 245 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
18 238 (9.04%) Azure
19 220 (8.36%) SQL
20 196 (7.45%) Java
21 189 (7.18%) SuccessFactors
22 184 (6.99%) SAP HANA
23 182 (6.91%) SC Cleared
24 173 (6.57%) Data Modelling
25 172 (6.53%) Analytics
26 170 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
27 159 (6.04%) DevOps
28 158 (6.00%) ABAP
28 158 (6.00%) JIRA

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 85 (3.23%) Confluence
2 65 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 28 (1.06%) NetWeaver
4 26 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 23 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 23 (0.87%) SAP Portal
6 18 (0.68%) Red Hat Fuse
7 16 (0.61%) Mule
8 15 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
9 14 (0.53%) Apache
9 14 (0.53%) CMS
10 13 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.42%) SAP EP
12 7 (0.27%) JBoss
13 6 (0.23%) SAS
13 6 (0.23%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.19%) Jupyter
14 5 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.15%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 121 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
4 31 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.19%) Sketch
8 2 (0.076%) Figma
8 2 (0.076%) InVision
8 2 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.076%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.038%) CATIA
9 1 (0.038%) Marvel
9 1 (0.038%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.038%) SPSS
9 1 (0.038%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 427 (16.22%) SAP S/4HANA
2 122 (4.64%) SAP ERP
3 99 (3.76%) SAP FI
4 92 (3.50%) SAP HR
5 87 (3.31%) SAP CO
6 84 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 83 (3.15%) SAP HCM
8 73 (2.77%) SAP FI/CO
9 63 (2.39%) SAP Payroll
10 51 (1.94%) SAP BPC
11 50 (1.90%) SAP SD
12 48 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
13 39 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
13 39 (1.48%) SAP MM
14 38 (1.44%) SAP MDG
15 36 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
16 27 (1.03%) SAP CRM
16 27 (1.03%) SAP PP
16 27 (1.03%) SAP PSCD
17 23 (0.87%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 238 (9.04%) Azure
2 189 (7.18%) SuccessFactors
3 126 (4.79%) AWS
4 95 (3.61%) Power Platform
5 61 (2.32%) SaaS
6 52 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
7 44 (1.67%) Office 365
8 42 (1.60%) PaaS
9 28 (1.06%) GCP
10 27 (1.03%) Boomi
10 27 (1.03%) IaaS
11 24 (0.91%) Amazon S3
12 23 (0.87%) Trello
13 17 (0.65%) Serverless
14 16 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
15 14 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
16 13 (0.49%) PowerApps
17 12 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (0.46%) CloudFront
17 12 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.10%) Firewall
2 18 (0.68%) DNS
3 13 (0.49%) HTTP
3 13 (0.49%) Network Security
3 13 (0.49%) WAN
4 10 (0.38%) Internet
5 9 (0.34%) VPN
5 9 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.30%) LAN
7 7 (0.27%) Skype
8 6 (0.23%) DHCP
8 6 (0.23%) FTP
8 6 (0.23%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.19%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.15%) Broadband
10 4 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (0.15%) SSH
10 4 (0.15%) SSL
10 4 (0.15%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (6.99%) SAP HANA
2 135 (5.13%) SAP BW
3 120 (4.56%) SQL Server
4 119 (4.52%) BusinessObjects
5 104 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
6 93 (3.53%) Power BI
7 68 (2.58%) SAP Data Services
8 49 (1.86%) Data Lake
9 45 (1.71%) Hadoop
10 42 (1.60%) Big Data
10 42 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 40 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 32 (1.22%) Relational Database
13 28 (1.06%) NoSQL
14 24 (0.91%) Oracle Database
15 23 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
16 22 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (0.80%) PowerCenter
18 19 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
19 17 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 158 (6.00%) JIRA
2 69 (2.62%) Git (software)
3 60 (2.28%) Jenkins
4 40 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 38 (1.44%) Maven
6 34 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (1.22%) Selenium
8 19 (0.72%) Gradle
9 14 (0.53%) LSMW
10 12 (0.46%) Cucumber
10 12 (0.46%) Visual Studio
11 11 (0.42%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.42%) Subversion
12 10 (0.38%) PowerDesigner
13 9 (0.34%) ERwin
13 9 (0.34%) GitLab
13 9 (0.34%) PVCS
14 8 (0.30%) JUnit
14 8 (0.30%) Toad
15 7 (0.27%) HP UFT
General
1 874 (33.21%) Finance
2 504 (19.15%) Manufacturing
3 422 (16.03%) Public Sector
4 389 (14.78%) Marketing
5 372 (14.13%) Telecoms
6 346 (13.15%) Electronics
7 105 (3.99%) Retail
8 60 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 49 (1.86%) Billing
10 37 (1.41%) Banking
11 24 (0.91%) Back Office
12 23 (0.87%) French Language
12 23 (0.87%) General Ledger
12 23 (0.87%) German Language
13 19 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 19 (0.72%) Law
13 19 (0.72%) Legal
14 15 (0.57%) Local Government
15 14 (0.53%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 606 (23.02%) Consultant
2 502 (19.07%) SAP Consultant
3 312 (11.85%) Architect
4 303 (11.51%) Analyst
5 288 (10.94%) Developer
6 208 (7.90%) Project Manager
7 193 (7.33%) SAP Manager
8 129 (4.90%) SAP Architect
9 125 (4.75%) SAP Analyst
10 111 (4.22%) SAP Developer
11 108 (4.10%) SAP Project Manager
12 104 (3.95%) Business Analyst
13 94 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
14 68 (2.58%) Data Analyst
15 56 (2.13%) Data Architect
15 56 (2.13%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
16 48 (1.82%) Functional Consultant
17 46 (1.75%) SAP FI Consultant
18 45 (1.71%) Windows Engineer
19 44 (1.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (4.18%) SAP Fiori
2 99 (3.76%) Web Services
3 75 (2.85%) SOAP
4 73 (2.77%) XML
5 72 (2.74%) RESTful
6 62 (2.36%) HTML
7 59 (2.24%) .NET
8 58 (2.20%) SAPUI5
9 56 (2.13%) SAP PI
10 43 (1.63%) CSS
11 41 (1.56%) JSON
12 39 (1.48%) REST
13 38 (1.44%) SAP Basis
13 38 (1.44%) Spring
14 33 (1.25%) J2EE
14 33 (1.25%) Node.js
15 31 (1.18%) Middleware
16 26 (0.99%) IDoc
16 26 (0.99%) XSLT
17 24 (0.91%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 170 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (2.51%) Management Information System
3 61 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
4 49 (1.86%) User Experience
5 48 (1.82%) FMCG
6 40 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 34 (1.29%) Data Structures
8 28 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (1.03%) Mobile App
10 25 (0.95%) Data Centre
11 20 (0.76%) Life Science
11 20 (0.76%) Public Cloud
12 18 (0.68%) e-Learning
12 18 (0.68%) NHS
13 15 (0.57%) Social Media
14 12 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
14 12 (0.46%) Virtual Team
15 11 (0.42%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.42%) CMDB
16 10 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 144 (5.47%) Windows
2 87 (3.31%) Linux
3 58 (2.20%) Windows 10
4 44 (1.67%) Unix
5 36 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 28 (1.06%) Android
7 13 (0.49%) AIX
8 12 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.38%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.27%) Solaris
11 7 (0.27%) SUSE
12 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.15%) VMS
13 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.11%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.076%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (21.73%) Business Intelligence
2 516 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
3 382 (14.51%) Programme Management
4 355 (13.49%) ERP
5 346 (13.15%) Digital Marketing
6 295 (11.21%) Migration
7 255 (9.69%) Project Management
8 245 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 173 (6.57%) Data Modelling
10 172 (6.53%) Analytics
11 159 (6.04%) DevOps
12 147 (5.59%) Data Migration
12 147 (5.59%) Project Delivery
13 144 (5.47%) Problem-Solving
14 143 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
15 139 (5.28%) CRM
16 138 (5.24%) Change Management
17 131 (4.98%) ETL
18 123 (4.67%) Scrum
19 100 (3.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 220 (8.36%) SQL
2 196 (7.45%) Java
3 158 (6.00%) ABAP
4 80 (3.04%) JavaScript
5 75 (2.85%) Python
6 39 (1.48%) C
7 36 (1.37%) C#
8 23 (0.87%) PL/SQL
9 19 (0.72%) Apple Swift
9 19 (0.72%) Objective-C
9 19 (0.72%) PowerShell
10 17 (0.65%) R
10 17 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 16 (0.61%) Java 8
11 16 (0.61%) PHP
12 15 (0.57%) VBA
13 13 (0.49%) XPath
14 12 (0.46%) Dart
15 11 (0.42%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 264 (10.03%) Security Cleared
2 182 (6.91%) SC Cleared
3 87 (3.31%) Degree
4 61 (2.32%) DV Cleared
5 21 (0.80%) ACCA
5 21 (0.80%) CIMA
6 20 (0.76%) ISEB
6 20 (0.76%) PMP
7 19 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 16 (0.61%) CCA
9 14 (0.53%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
11 12 (0.46%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.30%) CISSP
14 7 (0.27%) SAP Certification
15 6 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.19%) CISM
16 5 (0.19%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (2.66%) QA
2 55 (2.09%) Data Quality
3 44 (1.67%) PMO
4 28 (1.06%) GDPR
4 28 (1.06%) SLA
5 19 (0.72%) JSP 440
6 18 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.61%) RMADS
8 12 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (0.38%) NIST
10 8 (0.30%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.23%) IFRS
11 6 (0.23%) NCSC
11 6 (0.23%) WCAG
12 5 (0.19%) GxP
12 5 (0.19%) NIST 800
13 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.11%) GAMP
15 2 (0.076%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 23 (0.87%) Docker
3 19 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.23%) Apache Flume
4 6 (0.23%) vSphere
5 5 (0.19%) HDFS
5 5 (0.19%) NFS
6 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.076%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.076%) XenApp
7 2 (0.076%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.038%) Snort
8 1 (0.038%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
2 22 (0.84%) Ansible
3 15 (0.57%) Terraform
4 13 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 10 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.38%) SCCM
6 9 (0.34%) Puppet
7 7 (0.27%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.23%) Control-M
8 6 (0.23%) HP ALM
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.19%) RSA Archer
10 3 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.11%) Grafana
10 3 (0.11%) Kibana
10 3 (0.11%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.076%) SCOM
Vendors
1 274 (10.41%) Microsoft
2 269 (10.22%) Oracle
3 132 (5.02%) Ariba
4 76 (2.89%) hybris
5 67 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
6 61 (2.32%) Informatica
7 45 (1.71%) IBM
8 43 (1.63%) ServiceNow
9 42 (1.60%) Workday
10 41 (1.56%) Adobe
11 39 (1.48%) Concur
11 39 (1.48%) VMware
12 36 (1.37%) Tableau
13 31 (1.18%) Talend
14 30 (1.14%) Dell
15 29 (1.10%) Google
16 27 (1.03%) webMethods
17 24 (0.91%) Cognos
18 21 (0.80%) MuleSoft
19 17 (0.65%) Xamarin