Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 36 36
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP 4,156 4,423 4,578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.52% 5.02% 4.62%
As % of the Vendors category 10.77% 11.21% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,401 2,583 2,596
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% - -
10th Percentile £313 £312 £300
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 66 96
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £12.50 £6.75 £10.71
90th Percentile £58.75 £65.78 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% -0.62%

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 38,597 39,461 42,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.00% 44.74% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,547 24,515 25,541
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,298 1,449 1,717
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.52% +6.28%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.72%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -30 1,388 £500 +6.95% 211
South East -9 795 £460 +2.22% 140
North of England +21 675 £500 +11.11% 116
Midlands -10 453 £450 -5.26% 93
North West +11 416 £550 +15.79% 66
East of England +9 324 £525 +16.67% 79
West Midlands -2 229 £431 -8.24% 62
South West -3 222 £413 +3.13% 94
East Midlands -13 195 £450 -5.26% 31
Yorkshire +26 194 £450 +5.88% 38
North East +63 58 £300 -28.57% 12
South Coast 0 6 £400 -
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1,315 (31.64%) Finance
2 741 (17.83%) Business Intelligence
3 634 (15.26%) Manufacturing
4 540 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
5 516 (12.42%) ERP
6 462 (11.12%) Marketing
7 458 (11.02%) Migration
8 448 (10.78%) Telecoms
9 435 (10.47%) Programme Management
9 435 (10.47%) Oracle
10 433 (10.42%) Project Management
11 419 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 391 (9.41%) Electronics
12 391 (9.41%) Digital Marketing
13 348 (8.37%) SQL
14 323 (7.77%) SAP BW
15 320 (7.70%) SAP FI
16 319 (7.68%) Microsoft
17 317 (7.63%) Data Migration
18 293 (7.05%) Retail
19 292 (7.03%) Security Cleared
20 278 (6.69%) SAP CO
21 274 (6.59%) SAP HANA
22 265 (6.38%) SAP FI/CO
23 261 (6.28%) ABAP
24 260 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
25 240 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
26 230 (5.53%) SC Cleared
27 229 (5.51%) SAP S/4HANA
28 217 (5.22%) 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 60 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 59 (1.42%) Apache Spark
3 57 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 53 (1.28%) Mule
5 46 (1.11%) NetWeaver
6 42 (1.01%) CMS
7 39 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
7 39 (0.94%) SAS
8 34 (0.82%) Confluence
9 25 (0.60%) IIS
10 23 (0.55%) Documentum
11 20 (0.48%) SAP Portal
12 19 (0.46%) Apache Pig
12 19 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 19 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 17 (0.41%) Apache
14 13 (0.31%) Tomcat
15 11 (0.26%) JBoss
16 10 (0.24%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 196 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 68 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
4 39 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
5 33 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.096%) Windchill
8 3 (0.072%) SPSS
9 2 (0.048%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.048%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.048%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.024%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.024%) HipChat
10 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.024%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.024%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.024%) Stata
Business Applications
1 320 (7.70%) SAP FI
2 278 (6.69%) SAP CO
3 265 (6.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 229 (5.51%) SAP S/4HANA
5 161 (3.87%) SAP SD
6 159 (3.83%) SAP MM
7 152 (3.66%) SAP HR
8 133 (3.20%) SAP ERP
9 89 (2.14%) SAP Hybris
10 81 (1.95%) SAP Retail
11 80 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 73 (1.76%) SAP Payroll
13 70 (1.68%) SAP HCM
14 61 (1.47%) SAP IS-U
15 57 (1.37%) SAP BPC
16 52 (1.25%) SAP PP
17 50 (1.20%) Maximo
18 49 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
18 49 (1.18%) SAP CRM
19 47 (1.13%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 213 (5.13%) SuccessFactors
2 123 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 119 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 76 (1.83%) SaaS
5 36 (0.87%) Office 365
6 35 (0.84%) IaaS
7 28 (0.67%) PaaS
8 18 (0.43%) iPaaS
9 16 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
10 15 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.36%) Boomi
11 14 (0.34%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 9 (0.22%) FinancialForce
15 7 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
15 7 (0.17%) Data Lake Analytics
16 5 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.096%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 31 (0.75%) SMS
2 28 (0.67%) DNS
3 24 (0.58%) SAN
4 22 (0.53%) DHCP
4 22 (0.53%) Firewall
5 16 (0.38%) NetScaler
5 16 (0.38%) Skype
6 10 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.22%) Internet
8 8 (0.19%) WebEx
8 8 (0.19%) Wireless
9 7 (0.17%) VPN
10 6 (0.14%) Intranet
10 6 (0.14%) Network Security
10 6 (0.14%) WAN
11 5 (0.12%) FTP
11 5 (0.12%) HTTP
11 5 (0.12%) LAN
12 4 (0.096%) SSL
13 3 (0.072%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (7.77%) SAP BW
2 274 (6.59%) SAP HANA
3 240 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
4 168 (4.04%) SQL Server
5 141 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 121 (2.91%) Big Data
7 108 (2.60%) SAP Data Services
8 96 (2.31%) Hadoop
9 93 (2.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 71 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 68 (1.64%) Power BI
12 52 (1.25%) Relational Database
13 51 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 44 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 40 (0.96%) Data Lake
16 34 (0.82%) HBase
17 33 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 32 (0.77%) QlikView
19 31 (0.75%) Apache Hive
19 31 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 92 (2.21%) JIRA
2 55 (1.32%) Maven
3 54 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 43 (1.03%) LSMW
5 40 (0.96%) Jenkins
6 39 (0.94%) Visual Studio
7 27 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 21 (0.51%) SoapUI
9 19 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (0.43%) Selenium
11 17 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
12 14 (0.34%) Cucumber
13 13 (0.31%) Ant
13 13 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (0.31%) Gradle
14 12 (0.29%) MSBuild
15 10 (0.24%) GitLab
15 10 (0.24%) WebDriver
16 9 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
16 9 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1,315 (31.64%) Finance
2 634 (15.26%) Manufacturing
3 462 (11.12%) Marketing
4 448 (10.78%) Telecoms
5 391 (9.41%) Electronics
6 293 (7.05%) Retail
7 112 (2.69%) Billing
8 102 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 80 (1.92%) Banking
10 51 (1.23%) Legal
11 50 (1.20%) Advertising
12 46 (1.11%) General Ledger
13 28 (0.67%) Automotive
14 25 (0.60%) Aerospace
15 22 (0.53%) Back Office
16 21 (0.51%) German Language
17 19 (0.46%) Italian Language
18 15 (0.36%) Publishing
19 14 (0.34%) French Language
19 14 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,168 (28.10%) Consultant
2 1,010 (24.30%) SAP Consultant
3 643 (15.47%) Analyst
4 430 (10.35%) Developer
5 376 (9.05%) Architect
6 294 (7.07%) Project Manager
7 275 (6.62%) SAP Manager
8 257 (6.18%) SAP Analyst
9 239 (5.75%) Business Analyst
10 181 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
11 158 (3.80%) SAP Developer
12 153 (3.68%) SAP Project Manager
13 151 (3.63%) SAP Architect
14 149 (3.59%) Data Analyst
15 142 (3.42%) SAP FI Consultant
16 123 (2.96%) SAP CO Consultant
17 109 (2.62%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
18 98 (2.36%) SAP Business Analyst
19 96 (2.31%) Functional Consultant
20 85 (2.05%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (3.10%) Web Services
2 116 (2.79%) SOAP
3 114 (2.74%) XML
4 97 (2.33%) Middleware
5 94 (2.26%) .NET
6 82 (1.97%) RESTful
7 78 (1.88%) SAP PI
8 74 (1.78%) JSON
9 72 (1.73%) HTML
10 64 (1.54%) REST
11 57 (1.37%) CSS
12 54 (1.30%) SAP Basis
13 53 (1.28%) Apache Camel
14 51 (1.23%) EDI
15 48 (1.15%) XSLT
16 43 (1.03%) Spring
17 39 (0.94%) Swagger
18 38 (0.91%) SAP Fiori
19 37 (0.89%) J2EE
19 37 (0.89%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 260 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
3 105 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 100 (2.41%) FMCG
5 61 (1.47%) Virtual Team
6 58 (1.40%) User Experience
7 43 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 42 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 30 (0.72%) NHS
10 29 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 27 (0.65%) e-Learning
12 21 (0.51%) Smart Meter
12 21 (0.51%) Social Media
13 18 (0.43%) Reference Data
14 14 (0.34%) Data Centre
14 14 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.31%) AS400
15 13 (0.31%) EPoS
15 13 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 117 (2.82%) Windows
2 94 (2.26%) Linux
3 73 (1.76%) Unix
4 43 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 28 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.29%) Solaris
8 11 (0.26%) AIX
9 10 (0.24%) Android
10 9 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.17%) SUSE
12 7 (0.17%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.14%) VMS
13 6 (0.14%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (0.096%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.072%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (17.83%) Business Intelligence
2 540 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
3 516 (12.42%) ERP
4 458 (11.02%) Migration
5 435 (10.47%) Programme Management
6 433 (10.42%) Project Management
7 419 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 391 (9.41%) Digital Marketing
9 317 (7.63%) Data Migration
10 217 (5.22%) CRM
11 213 (5.13%) Analytics
12 203 (4.88%) Change Management
13 179 (4.31%) SAP Implementation
14 171 (4.11%) Data Modelling
15 163 (3.92%) Scrum
16 161 (3.87%) Data Management
17 154 (3.71%) ITIL
18 153 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
19 149 (3.59%) Logistics
20 148 (3.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 348 (8.37%) SQL
2 261 (6.28%) ABAP
3 195 (4.69%) Java
4 90 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 90 (2.17%) Python
5 72 (1.73%) C#
6 41 (0.99%) VBA
7 38 (0.91%) XPath
8 33 (0.79%) PowerShell
9 32 (0.77%) PL/SQL
10 25 (0.60%) C
11 22 (0.53%) T-SQL
12 19 (0.46%) R
12 19 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.34%) Perl
13 14 (0.34%) RPG
14 12 (0.29%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.29%) Groovy
14 12 (0.29%) VB
15 9 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 292 (7.03%) Security Cleared
2 230 (5.53%) SC Cleared
3 162 (3.90%) Degree
4 35 (0.84%) SAP Certification
5 29 (0.70%) PMI Certification
6 28 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 26 (0.63%) ISEB
8 23 (0.55%) DV Cleared
9 21 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 20 (0.48%) ISTQB
10 20 (0.48%) PMP
11 18 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 17 (0.41%) CIMA
12 17 (0.41%) Master's Degree
13 16 (0.38%) ACCA
14 15 (0.36%) CCA
15 14 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
15 14 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (2.69%) Data Quality
2 111 (2.67%) QA
3 66 (1.59%) PMO
4 39 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 32 (0.77%) IFRS
6 31 (0.75%) GDPR
7 15 (0.36%) SLA
8 14 (0.34%) GxP
9 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (0.19%) COBIT
11 7 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.14%) PCI DSS
13 5 (0.12%) EMIR
13 5 (0.12%) GCP
13 5 (0.12%) GMP
14 4 (0.096%) MiFID
15 3 (0.072%) FIPS 140-2
16 2 (0.048%) ECSS
16 2 (0.048%) Solvency II
System Software
1 63 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 34 (0.82%) Docker
3 28 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (0.65%) XenDesktop
5 24 (0.58%) XenApp
6 22 (0.53%) vSphere
7 19 (0.46%) Apache Flume
8 17 (0.41%) HDFS
9 13 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.17%) PowerHA
12 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.096%) XenServer
14 3 (0.072%) Firmware
14 3 (0.072%) Hyper-V
14 3 (0.072%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.048%) Oracle Clusterware
15 2 (0.048%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 49 (1.18%) Ansible
2 38 (0.91%) Puppet
3 35 (0.84%) HP ALM
4 34 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (0.60%) Kubernetes
6 15 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (0.36%) SCCM
6 15 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
8 13 (0.31%) Salt
9 12 (0.29%) Control-M
9 12 (0.29%) MOM
10 9 (0.22%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.22%) Terraform
11 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (0.17%) Oozie
11 7 (0.17%) XenMobile
12 6 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.14%) SAP Afaria
12 6 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 435 (10.47%) Oracle
2 319 (7.68%) Microsoft
3 167 (4.02%) Ariba
4 118 (2.84%) Tableau
5 108 (2.60%) hybris
6 75 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
6 75 (1.80%) Workday
7 68 (1.64%) IBM
8 63 (1.52%) HP
9 48 (1.15%) Concur
10 46 (1.11%) VMware
11 44 (1.06%) JD Edwards
12 40 (0.96%) Citrix
12 40 (0.96%) WSO2
13 35 (0.84%) Cognos
14 34 (0.82%) Informatica
15 31 (0.75%) Hyperion
16 26 (0.63%) Cloudera
16 26 (0.63%) OpenText
17 24 (0.58%) Google