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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
UK / England
Rank 34 40 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9  
Contract jobs citing SAP 2201 2154 2500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.27% 4.41% 5.23%
As % of the Vendors category 12.00% 10.11% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1264 1238 1309
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 23
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £8.34 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.69 £48.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +61.76% -10.52%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18337 21302 21687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.87% 43.60% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11399 13076 12501
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 762 916
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.71 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 783 £475 - 172
South East +4 444 £450 +9.09% 105
North West +13 178 £450 +5.88% 37
South West +26 162 £423 +12.66% 61
East Midlands +3 139 £475 +24.59% 15
West Midlands +4 122 £428 -2.28% 18
East of England -17 107 £450 - 38
Yorkshire +6 70 £425 -8.15% 19
Midlands +7 25 £400 -20.00% 2
North East -10 17 £420 -1.17% 8
South Coast -2 1 - -
SAP
UK

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1399 (31.12%) Finance
2 884 (19.66%) Business Intelligence
3 725 (16.13%) Manufacturing
4 672 (14.95%) ERP
5 575 (12.79%) Oracle
5 575 (12.79%) Marketing
6 545 (12.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 544 (12.10%) Telecoms
8 534 (11.88%) Programme Management
9 519 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 513 (11.41%) Migration
11 486 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
12 480 (10.68%) Electronics
13 472 (10.50%) Project Management
14 378 (8.41%) SQL
15 376 (8.36%) Microsoft
16 367 (8.16%) CRM
17 360 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
18 349 (7.76%) Retail
19 321 (7.14%) Data Migration
20 320 (7.12%) SAP FI
21 311 (6.92%) Security Cleared
22 299 (6.65%) Java
23 298 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
24 294 (6.54%) ABAP
25 291 (6.47%) SAP BW
26 282 (6.27%) BusinessObjects
27 274 (6.09%) SAP CO
28 262 (5.83%) MS Excel
29 258 (5.74%) SAP FI/CO

SAP
Top Related 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
1 167 (3.71%) SharePoint
2 86 (1.91%) NetWeaver
3 73 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
4 47 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 45 (1.00%) Skype for Business
6 42 (0.93%) Mule
7 33 (0.73%) Apache Spark
8 28 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
8 28 (0.62%) SAS
9 25 (0.56%) SAP Portal
10 24 (0.53%) Confluence
11 23 (0.51%) Apache
11 23 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 22 (0.49%) IIS
13 21 (0.47%) Documentum
14 20 (0.44%) WebSphere
15 19 (0.42%) CMS
15 19 (0.42%) MS Exchange
16 17 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
17 16 (0.36%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 262 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 120 (2.67%) MS Office
3 79 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 61 (1.36%) MS Project
5 40 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.18%) SPSS
9 6 (0.13%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.044%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.044%) Weka
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.022%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.022%) InVision
Business Applications
1 545 (12.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 320 (7.12%) SAP FI
3 274 (6.09%) SAP CO
4 258 (5.74%) SAP FI/CO
5 175 (3.89%) SAP HR
6 168 (3.74%) SAP SD
7 139 (3.09%) SAP ERP
8 116 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 116 (2.58%) SAP MM
9 108 (2.40%) SAP HCM
10 99 (2.20%) SAP CRM
11 98 (2.18%) SAP BPC
11 98 (2.18%) SAP Retail
12 86 (1.91%) SAP S/4HANA
13 77 (1.71%) SAP IS-U
14 68 (1.51%) SAP MDG
15 67 (1.49%) SAP GRC
16 61 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
17 59 (1.31%) SAP PP
18 53 (1.18%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 161 (3.58%) SuccessFactors
2 115 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (1.67%) Office 365
4 40 (0.89%) Yammer
5 34 (0.76%) SaaS
6 25 (0.56%) Boomi
7 20 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (0.40%) PaaS
9 16 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 12 (0.27%) IaaS
11 11 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.20%) GitHub
13 7 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.16%) Taleo
14 6 (0.13%) iPaaS
15 5 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
15 5 (0.11%) Datadog
16 4 (0.089%) AWS CloudFormation
17 3 (0.067%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 25 (0.56%) Firewall
2 23 (0.51%) Internet
3 22 (0.49%) FTP
3 22 (0.49%) HTTP
4 17 (0.38%) Intranet
5 13 (0.29%) DNS
5 13 (0.29%) HTTPS
5 13 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.29%) WAN
6 12 (0.27%) LAN
6 12 (0.27%) SAN
6 12 (0.27%) VPN
7 11 (0.24%) Skype
8 7 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (0.16%) DHCP
8 7 (0.16%) LDAP
8 7 (0.16%) SSL
8 7 (0.16%) X.509
9 6 (0.13%) SMTP
9 6 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (6.47%) SAP BW
2 282 (6.27%) BusinessObjects
3 251 (5.58%) SAP HANA
4 250 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 138 (3.07%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 118 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
7 102 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
8 84 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 79 (1.76%) Oracle Database
10 71 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 63 (1.40%) DB2
12 62 (1.38%) Relational Database
13 61 (1.36%) Hadoop
14 55 (1.22%) Big Data
15 50 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
16 43 (0.96%) QlikView
17 38 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 37 (0.82%) MySQL
18 37 (0.82%) NoSQL
19 35 (0.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 54 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 52 (1.16%) LSMW
3 51 (1.13%) Maven
4 48 (1.07%) JIRA
5 41 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 22 (0.49%) Selenium
8 21 (0.47%) Visual Studio
9 19 (0.42%) SoapUI
10 17 (0.38%) Subversion
11 15 (0.33%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.31%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.27%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
14 10 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (0.22%) WebDriver
15 9 (0.20%) Gradle
16 8 (0.18%) JUnit
17 7 (0.16%) LoadRunner
18 6 (0.13%) Bitbucket
General
1 1399 (31.12%) Finance
2 725 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 575 (12.79%) Marketing
4 544 (12.10%) Telecoms
5 480 (10.68%) Electronics
6 349 (7.76%) Retail
7 153 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 114 (2.54%) Billing
9 106 (2.36%) Banking
10 63 (1.40%) Legal
11 54 (1.20%) General Ledger
12 42 (0.93%) Advertising
13 26 (0.58%) French Language
14 25 (0.56%) Back Office
14 25 (0.56%) German Language
15 22 (0.49%) Automotive
16 21 (0.47%) Publishing
17 15 (0.33%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.29%) Investment Banking
19 12 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1356 (30.16%) Consultant
2 1141 (25.38%) SAP Consultant
3 661 (14.70%) Analyst
4 513 (11.41%) Developer
5 432 (9.61%) Architect
6 361 (8.03%) SAP Manager
7 296 (6.58%) Project Manager
8 294 (6.54%) SAP Analyst
9 227 (5.05%) SAP Architect
10 224 (4.98%) Business Analyst
11 195 (4.34%) SAP Developer
12 193 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
13 166 (3.69%) SAP Project Manager
14 118 (2.62%) SAP FI Consultant
15 115 (2.56%) SAP Solutions Architect
16 109 (2.42%) SAP CO Consultant
17 105 (2.34%) Data Analyst
18 101 (2.25%) Functional Consultant
18 101 (2.25%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
19 86 (1.91%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (3.40%) .NET
2 142 (3.16%) XML
3 138 (3.07%) Web Services
4 122 (2.71%) HTML
5 111 (2.47%) JSON
6 104 (2.31%) CSS
7 91 (2.02%) SAP Basis
8 82 (1.82%) SOAP
9 77 (1.71%) Middleware
10 75 (1.67%) REST
11 74 (1.65%) SAPUI5
12 64 (1.42%) AngularJS
13 63 (1.40%) SAP PI
14 61 (1.36%) Web Dynpro
15 59 (1.31%) SAP Fiori
16 48 (1.07%) XSLT
17 44 (0.98%) Apache Camel
18 43 (0.96%) HTML5
19 42 (0.93%) SAP XI
20 41 (0.91%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 298 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (2.38%) FMCG
3 68 (1.51%) Management Information System
4 59 (1.31%) User Experience
5 54 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 40 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 39 (0.87%) Life Science
8 35 (0.78%) e-Learning
9 33 (0.73%) Mobile App
10 32 (0.71%) Data Centre
11 30 (0.67%) Virtual Team
12 27 (0.60%) Replication
13 24 (0.53%) Learning Management System
14 23 (0.51%) NHS
15 21 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 18 (0.40%) PMI
18 14 (0.31%) Clustering
19 13 (0.29%) Mainframe
20 12 (0.27%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 141 (3.14%) Windows
2 136 (3.02%) Linux
3 86 (1.91%) Unix
4 31 (0.69%) Solaris
4 31 (0.69%) Windows Server
5 30 (0.67%) AIX
6 22 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (0.38%) Android
9 15 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.29%) SUSE
11 11 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.22%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.18%) CentOS
14 7 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.11%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.11%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.089%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.089%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.089%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (19.66%) Business Intelligence
2 672 (14.95%) ERP
3 534 (11.88%) Programme Management
4 519 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 513 (11.41%) Migration
6 486 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
7 472 (10.50%) Project Management
8 367 (8.16%) CRM
9 360 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 321 (7.14%) Data Migration
11 218 (4.85%) Change Management
12 193 (4.29%) Data Modelling
13 190 (4.23%) SAP Implementation
14 165 (3.67%) Logistics
15 164 (3.65%) Procure-to-Pay
15 164 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
16 162 (3.60%) ETL
17 157 (3.49%) ITIL
18 152 (3.38%) Business Analysis
19 150 (3.34%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 378 (8.41%) SQL
2 299 (6.65%) Java
3 294 (6.54%) ABAP
4 148 (3.29%) JavaScript
5 102 (2.27%) C#
6 78 (1.73%) Python
7 53 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 45 (1.00%) VBA
9 42 (0.93%) C
9 42 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 41 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 37 (0.82%) XPath
12 36 (0.80%) Ruby
13 32 (0.71%) Perl
14 22 (0.49%) PHP
14 22 (0.49%) VB
15 19 (0.42%) PowerShell
16 16 (0.36%) R
17 13 (0.29%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.24%) Go
Qualifications
1 311 (6.92%) Security Cleared
2 238 (5.29%) SC Cleared
3 176 (3.91%) Degree
4 32 (0.71%) PMI Certification
5 30 (0.67%) ACCA
6 29 (0.65%) CIMA
7 27 (0.60%) ISEB
8 26 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 23 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 22 (0.49%) CCA
10 22 (0.49%) CISA
11 20 (0.44%) PMP
12 18 (0.40%) CISSP
13 17 (0.38%) BC Cleared
14 15 (0.33%) SAP Certification
15 14 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
15 14 (0.31%) CISM
16 13 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 12 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (2.71%) QA
2 103 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 54 (1.20%) PMO
4 46 (1.02%) SLA
5 45 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 22 (0.49%) GxP
7 15 (0.33%) GAMP
8 14 (0.31%) GMP
8 14 (0.31%) IFRS
9 12 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (0.24%) GCP
11 9 (0.20%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.13%) GAAP
12 6 (0.13%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.11%) GDPR
14 4 (0.089%) COBIT
14 4 (0.089%) Disclosure Scotland
14 4 (0.089%) Solvency II
15 3 (0.067%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 2 (0.044%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 78 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 36 (0.80%) Docker
2 36 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (0.22%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.20%) vSphere
7 8 (0.18%) XenServer
8 7 (0.16%) Firmware
8 7 (0.16%) NFS
9 6 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.11%) HDFS
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.11%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.089%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.089%) XenApp
12 3 (0.067%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.067%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (0.78%) Ansible
2 33 (0.73%) Puppet
3 27 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (0.44%) Nagios
5 18 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.24%) Oozie
6 11 (0.24%) SCOM
7 10 (0.22%) Terraform
7 10 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (0.20%) SCCM
9 8 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (0.18%) Kibana
10 7 (0.16%) logstash
11 6 (0.13%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (0.13%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.13%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.13%) Salt
11 6 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 575 (12.79%) Oracle
2 376 (8.36%) Microsoft
3 124 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
4 118 (2.62%) IBM
5 83 (1.85%) hybris
6 63 (1.40%) HP
7 62 (1.38%) VMware
8 60 (1.33%) Informatica
9 56 (1.25%) Ariba
9 56 (1.25%) Tableau
10 50 (1.11%) Adobe
10 50 (1.11%) Infor
11 43 (0.96%) Sybase
12 37 (0.82%) OpenText
13 36 (0.80%) Concur
13 36 (0.80%) Workday
14 35 (0.78%) Hyperion
15 33 (0.73%) Cognos
15 33 (0.73%) webMethods
16 32 (0.71%) JD Edwards
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