Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 57 45
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP 3,097 3,773 4,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.77% 4.20% 4.67%
As % of the Vendors category 10.96% 9.94% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,883 2,268 2,503
England median daily rate £505 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £318 £325 £320
90th Percentile £699 £669 £665
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 46 68
England median hourly rate £23.06 £25.50 £17.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.56% +45.80% -0.06%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.50 £12.85
90th Percentile £53.02 £66.00 £54.88
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £34.75 £17.48
% change year-on-year -39.58% +98.80% -2.89%

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 28,245 37,952 38,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.47% 42.27% 42.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,704 23,747 24,606
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £225 £260 £238
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,181 1,366 1,287
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.43
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.40% +2.53%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 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 +18 1,084 £525 - 119
South East +11 716 £500 +5.26% 107
North of England +15 413 £525 +22.09% 93
South West -4 313 £525 +14.13% 31
North West +22 288 £525 +16.67% 55
Midlands +10 275 £525 +16.67% 76
West Midlands +15 166 £525 +16.67% 46
East of England -13 159 £450 -14.29% 35
East Midlands +1 97 £475 +5.56% 30
Yorkshire -11 96 £525 +23.53% 33
North East +27 27 £650 +57.58% 5
South Coast +3 2 - -
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1,093 (35.29%) Finance
2 686 (22.15%) Manufacturing
3 663 (21.41%) Business Intelligence
4 544 (17.57%) SAP S/4HANA
5 542 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 502 (16.21%) Public Sector
7 484 (15.63%) Programme Management
8 474 (15.31%) Marketing
9 460 (14.85%) Telecoms
10 452 (14.59%) ERP
11 436 (14.08%) Electronics
11 436 (14.08%) Digital Marketing
12 343 (11.08%) Migration
13 316 (10.20%) Security Cleared
14 309 (9.98%) Project Management
15 307 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 290 (9.36%) Microsoft
17 285 (9.20%) Oracle
18 248 (8.01%) SQL
19 227 (7.33%) SC Cleared
20 212 (6.85%) SAP HANA
21 211 (6.81%) Azure
22 209 (6.75%) SuccessFactors
23 204 (6.59%) ABAP
24 182 (5.88%) Ariba
25 175 (5.65%) Change Management
26 173 (5.59%) DevOps
27 172 (5.55%) Data Modelling
28 171 (5.52%) Windows
29 170 (5.49%) Analytical Skills

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 80 (2.58%) Confluence
2 78 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.16%) SAP Portal
4 33 (1.07%) NetWeaver
5 22 (0.71%) Apache Spark
6 21 (0.68%) CMS
7 16 (0.52%) Mule
8 15 (0.48%) Apache
9 14 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (0.45%) Red Hat Fuse
9 14 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.32%) JBoss
11 9 (0.29%) SAP EP
12 8 (0.26%) Anypoint
12 8 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (0.26%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.16%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 130 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 86 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 55 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
4 40 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.26%) Sketch
8 7 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.13%) Siemens NX
11 3 (0.097%) Figma
11 3 (0.097%) InVision
11 3 (0.097%) PTC Creo
11 3 (0.097%) Windchill
12 2 (0.065%) Marvel
12 2 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.032%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.032%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.032%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.032%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 544 (17.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 166 (5.36%) SAP ERP
3 151 (4.88%) SAP FI
4 129 (4.17%) SAP CO
5 114 (3.68%) SAP FI/CO
6 100 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 92 (2.97%) SAP HR
8 78 (2.52%) SAP HCM
9 64 (2.07%) SAP Payroll
10 63 (2.03%) SAP BPC
10 63 (2.03%) SAP MDG
11 48 (1.55%) SAP SD
12 45 (1.45%) SAP Hybris
13 43 (1.39%) SAP MM
14 42 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
15 41 (1.32%) SAP PP
16 36 (1.16%) SAP IBP
17 35 (1.13%) SAP CRM
18 32 (1.03%) SAP PSCD
19 29 (0.94%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 211 (6.81%) Azure
2 209 (6.75%) SuccessFactors
3 105 (3.39%) AWS
4 97 (3.13%) Power Platform
5 65 (2.10%) SaaS
6 54 (1.74%) Office 365
7 52 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
8 43 (1.39%) PaaS
9 24 (0.77%) Amazon S3
9 24 (0.77%) IaaS
10 22 (0.71%) GCP
10 22 (0.71%) Trello
11 12 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (0.39%) Serverless
12 11 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
12 11 (0.36%) CloudFront
12 11 (0.36%) GitHub
13 9 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
13 9 (0.29%) Google Analytics
14 8 (0.26%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 24 (0.77%) DNS
2 23 (0.74%) Firewall
3 13 (0.42%) WAN
4 12 (0.39%) VPN
4 12 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (0.36%) DHCP
5 11 (0.36%) HTTP
5 11 (0.36%) Network Security
6 10 (0.32%) Internet
7 7 (0.23%) LAN
7 7 (0.23%) SSH
8 6 (0.19%) Bluetooth
8 6 (0.19%) Intranet
8 6 (0.19%) RTP
8 6 (0.19%) Wireless
9 5 (0.16%) FTP
9 5 (0.16%) Skype
9 5 (0.16%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.16%) VLAN
10 4 (0.13%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (6.85%) SAP HANA
2 137 (4.42%) SAP BW
3 130 (4.20%) SQL Server
4 114 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
5 106 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
6 96 (3.10%) Power BI
7 54 (1.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 54 (1.74%) SAP Data Services
8 45 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 42 (1.36%) Hadoop
10 40 (1.29%) Big Data
11 39 (1.26%) Oracle Database
12 38 (1.23%) Data Lake
13 35 (1.13%) Relational Database
14 22 (0.71%) NoSQL
15 21 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
15 21 (0.68%) PowerCenter
15 21 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (0.65%) RDBMS
17 18 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 167 (5.39%) JIRA
2 76 (2.45%) Git (software)
3 56 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 31 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 28 (0.90%) Maven
5 28 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (0.84%) Selenium
7 17 (0.55%) Gradle
7 17 (0.55%) LSMW
8 16 (0.52%) Subversion
9 14 (0.45%) JUnit
9 14 (0.45%) Visual Studio
10 9 (0.29%) ER Studio
10 9 (0.29%) HP UFT
11 8 (0.26%) GitLab
11 8 (0.26%) Toad
12 7 (0.23%) ERwin
12 7 (0.23%) JMeter
12 7 (0.23%) LoadRunner
12 7 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
General
1 1,093 (35.29%) Finance
2 686 (22.15%) Manufacturing
3 502 (16.21%) Public Sector
4 474 (15.31%) Marketing
5 460 (14.85%) Telecoms
6 436 (14.08%) Electronics
7 134 (4.33%) Retail
8 82 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 50 (1.61%) Banking
10 43 (1.39%) Billing
11 24 (0.77%) Legal
12 23 (0.74%) General Ledger
13 21 (0.68%) Aerospace
13 21 (0.68%) German Language
13 21 (0.68%) Law
14 20 (0.65%) Back Office
14 20 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.65%) French Language
15 16 (0.52%) Publishing
16 11 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 734 (23.70%) Consultant
2 634 (20.47%) SAP Consultant
3 325 (10.49%) Analyst
4 320 (10.33%) Architect
5 300 (9.69%) Developer
6 290 (9.36%) SAP Manager
7 268 (8.65%) Project Manager
8 148 (4.78%) SAP Project Manager
9 129 (4.17%) SAP Architect
10 117 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
11 115 (3.71%) SAP Developer
12 113 (3.65%) SAP Analyst
13 108 (3.49%) Business Analyst
14 97 (3.13%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
15 79 (2.55%) Data Analyst
16 66 (2.13%) SAP FI Consultant
17 59 (1.91%) SAP CO Consultant
18 58 (1.87%) Change Manager
19 54 (1.74%) Windows Engineer
20 52 (1.68%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (4.29%) SAP Fiori
2 89 (2.87%) Web Services
3 87 (2.81%) SAPUI5
4 62 (2.00%) RESTful
5 61 (1.97%) XML
6 55 (1.78%) HTML
6 55 (1.78%) SAP Basis
7 50 (1.61%) .NET
8 49 (1.58%) SAP PI
9 44 (1.42%) SOAP
10 41 (1.32%) CSS
11 34 (1.10%) Node.js
11 34 (1.10%) Spring
12 32 (1.03%) Middleware
13 28 (0.90%) JSON
13 28 (0.90%) REST
14 27 (0.87%) J2EE
15 26 (0.84%) IDoc
16 25 (0.81%) BAPI
16 25 (0.81%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 170 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
3 64 (2.07%) User Experience
4 63 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 57 (1.84%) FMCG
6 36 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 34 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
8 33 (1.07%) Mobile App
8 33 (1.07%) Public Cloud
9 32 (1.03%) Data Centre
10 30 (0.97%) Life Science
11 28 (0.90%) e-Learning
12 27 (0.87%) NHS
13 22 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (0.61%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.52%) Replication
16 14 (0.45%) Algorithms
16 14 (0.45%) CMDB
17 13 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
18 12 (0.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 171 (5.52%) Windows
2 107 (3.45%) Linux
3 76 (2.45%) Windows 10
4 55 (1.78%) Unix
5 44 (1.42%) Windows 7
6 26 (0.84%) Android
7 20 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 16 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.32%) AIX
9 10 (0.32%) SUSE
10 9 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.13%) Solaris
14 4 (0.13%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.097%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.097%) VMS
16 2 (0.065%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (21.41%) Business Intelligence
2 542 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 484 (15.63%) Programme Management
4 452 (14.59%) ERP
5 436 (14.08%) Digital Marketing
6 343 (11.08%) Migration
7 309 (9.98%) Project Management
8 307 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 175 (5.65%) Change Management
10 173 (5.59%) DevOps
11 172 (5.55%) Data Modelling
12 170 (5.49%) Analytics
13 169 (5.46%) Data Migration
14 160 (5.17%) Project Delivery
15 159 (5.13%) CRM
16 151 (4.88%) Logistics
17 149 (4.81%) Problem-Solving
18 138 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
19 129 (4.17%) ETL
20 121 (3.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 248 (8.01%) SQL
2 204 (6.59%) ABAP
3 160 (5.17%) Java
4 90 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 67 (2.16%) Python
6 48 (1.55%) C
7 30 (0.97%) C#
8 29 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 22 (0.71%) T-SQL
10 18 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 17 (0.55%) PHP
11 17 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 17 (0.55%) VBA
12 16 (0.52%) Apple Swift
12 16 (0.52%) Objective-C
13 14 (0.45%) Dart
13 14 (0.45%) R
14 12 (0.39%) C++
15 11 (0.36%) Ruby
16 8 (0.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 316 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 227 (7.33%) SC Cleared
3 106 (3.42%) Degree
4 69 (2.23%) DV Cleared
5 32 (1.03%) PMP
6 25 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 23 (0.74%) ACCA
7 23 (0.74%) CIMA
8 18 (0.58%) CCA
9 16 (0.52%) ISEB
10 15 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 13 (0.42%) SAP Certification
11 13 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
12 11 (0.36%) AWS Certification
12 11 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
12 11 (0.36%) CISSP
13 10 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.29%) Master's Degree
15 8 (0.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (2.49%) QA
2 68 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 57 (1.84%) PMO
4 37 (1.19%) SLA
5 28 (0.90%) JSP 440
6 26 (0.84%) GDPR
7 25 (0.81%) RMADS
8 12 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.32%) GAMP
10 9 (0.29%) GxP
10 9 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.29%) NIST
11 7 (0.23%) NCSC
12 6 (0.19%) WCAG
13 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.13%) IFRS
15 3 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials
15 3 (0.097%) PCI DSS
16 2 (0.065%) HIPAA
16 2 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 40 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.00%) Docker
3 17 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.23%) vSphere
5 5 (0.16%) Firmware
5 5 (0.16%) HDFS
6 4 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.065%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.065%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.065%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.065%) XenApp
8 2 (0.065%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.032%) NFS
9 1 (0.032%) Snort
9 1 (0.032%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 23 (0.74%) Ansible
3 19 (0.61%) HP ALM
3 19 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (0.52%) Kubernetes
5 15 (0.48%) Terraform
6 11 (0.36%) SCCM
7 8 (0.26%) Data Guard
7 8 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.26%) Puppet
8 7 (0.23%) Control-M
8 7 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.13%) SCSM
10 2 (0.065%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.065%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.065%) Salt
10 2 (0.065%) SCOM
10 2 (0.065%) WSUS
Vendors
1 290 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 285 (9.20%) Oracle
3 182 (5.88%) Ariba
4 85 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
5 77 (2.49%) hybris
6 73 (2.36%) Informatica
7 62 (2.00%) Adobe
8 58 (1.87%) Workday
9 48 (1.55%) ServiceNow
10 46 (1.49%) Concur
11 41 (1.32%) VMware
12 39 (1.26%) IBM
13 33 (1.07%) Tableau
13 33 (1.07%) webMethods
14 31 (1.00%) Cognos
15 27 (0.87%) Google
15 27 (0.87%) HP
16 24 (0.77%) MuleSoft
17 22 (0.71%) Talend
18 16 (0.52%) Cisco