Period
to 24 October 2021

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 24 October 2021 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
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 48 45
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +10
Contract jobs citing SAP 2,778 1,207 3,869
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 4.13% 4.41% 5.02%
As % of the Vendors category 10.41% 10.22% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,772 751 2,340
10th Percentile £363 £340 £325
25th Percentile £425 £414 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
75th Percentile £650 £624 £588
90th Percentile £738 £713 £688
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 11 62
10th Percentile £11.93 £17.84 £10.52
25th Percentile £19.19 £22.43 £13.38
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +57.14% +27.27% +14.58%
75th Percentile £68.75 £43.27 £53.75
90th Percentile £76.38 £46.75 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £56.25 £31.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +81.45% +14.81% +1.89%

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 26,676 11,805 32,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.67% 43.18% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,858 7,829 21,182
10th Percentile £263 £256 £243
25th Percentile £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £560
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 834 349 1,168
10th Percentile £11.69 £11.73 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.91 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.19 £21.50 £18.95
Median % change year-on-year -10.77% +13.46% +9.47%
75th Percentile £41.80 £45.00 £40.06
90th Percentile £62.50 £55.00 £51.72
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.33% +18.42% +11.76%

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 24 October 2021.

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 24 October 2021.

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 24 October 2021. 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 -4 1,156 £580 +5.45% 111
South East -8 381 £475 - 58
Midlands +12 284 £500 +14.94% 55
North of England +7 254 £525 +2.44% 50
South West +4 232 £468 -13.43% 44
West Midlands +8 178 £507 +17.30% 35
North West -12 133 £550 +4.76% 21
Yorkshire +23 109 £523 +22.94% 27
East Midlands +12 101 £413 -8.33% 18
East of England -45 67 £500 -0.74% 21
North East -11 10 £500 -11.11% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, 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 1,109 (39.92%) Finance
2 668 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
3 659 (23.72%) Social Skills
4 653 (23.51%) Manufacturing
5 550 (19.80%) Public Sector
6 529 (19.04%) Marketing
7 522 (18.79%) Telecoms
8 516 (18.57%) SAP S/4HANA
9 512 (18.43%) Programme Management
10 485 (17.46%) Digital Marketing
11 481 (17.31%) Electronics
12 476 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
13 404 (14.54%) Migration
14 391 (14.07%) ERP
15 352 (12.67%) Azure
16 330 (11.88%) Oracle
17 304 (10.94%) SQL
18 293 (10.55%) Microsoft
19 290 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
20 276 (9.94%) Project Management
21 220 (7.92%) Data Migration
22 211 (7.60%) SAP HANA
23 209 (7.52%) AWS
24 207 (7.45%) Security Cleared
25 202 (7.27%) Analytics
26 193 (6.95%) Data Modelling
27 191 (6.88%) DevOps
28 188 (6.77%) CRM
29 177 (6.37%) Java
30 174 (6.26%) 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 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 42 (1.51%) Confluence
3 28 (1.01%) Apache Spark
4 19 (0.68%) Apache
5 17 (0.61%) NetWeaver
5 17 (0.61%) SAP Portal
6 15 (0.54%) SAS
7 14 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.32%) JBoss
8 9 (0.32%) nginx
8 9 (0.32%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.22%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.18%) CMS
12 5 (0.18%) Documentum
13 4 (0.14%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 107 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (1.76%) Microsoft Project
3 35 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.22%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.22%) SPSS
8 3 (0.11%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.072%) InVision
10 1 (0.036%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.036%) Figma
10 1 (0.036%) Flinto
10 1 (0.036%) Marvel
10 1 (0.036%) Sketch
10 1 (0.036%) SPSS Modeler
10 1 (0.036%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 516 (18.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 103 (3.71%) SAP FI
3 89 (3.20%) SAP Hybris
4 86 (3.10%) SAP ERP
5 84 (3.02%) SAP CO
6 80 (2.88%) SAP FI/CO
7 63 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 48 (1.73%) SAP MDG
9 47 (1.69%) SAP SD
10 45 (1.62%) SAP Retail
11 44 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
12 36 (1.30%) SAP MM
13 35 (1.26%) SAP PP
14 33 (1.19%) SAP HCM
14 33 (1.19%) SAP HR
15 32 (1.15%) SAP IBP
16 30 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
16 30 (1.08%) SAP CRM
17 28 (1.01%) SAP FSCM
18 22 (0.79%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 352 (12.67%) Azure
2 209 (7.52%) AWS
3 145 (5.22%) Power Platform
4 114 (4.10%) SuccessFactors
5 97 (3.49%) SaaS
6 69 (2.48%) Microsoft 365
7 64 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
8 63 (2.27%) PaaS
9 55 (1.98%) IaaS
10 46 (1.66%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 33 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 32 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
13 30 (1.08%) GitHub
14 29 (1.04%) GCP
15 28 (1.01%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 25 (0.90%) Serverless
17 22 (0.79%) PowerApps
18 21 (0.76%) Azure Storage
18 21 (0.76%) iPaaS
19 20 (0.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (0.97%) HTTP
2 25 (0.90%) DNS
2 25 (0.90%) FTP
3 24 (0.86%) Firewall
4 18 (0.65%) WAN
5 15 (0.54%) VPN
6 13 (0.47%) SAN
7 11 (0.40%) Internet
7 11 (0.40%) Network Security
8 10 (0.36%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (0.32%) DHCP
9 9 (0.32%) LAN
9 9 (0.32%) PBX
10 8 (0.29%) Skype
11 7 (0.25%) Intranet
11 7 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.25%) Wireless
12 6 (0.22%) SSL
12 6 (0.22%) VLAN
12 6 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (7.60%) SAP HANA
2 128 (4.61%) Power BI
3 114 (4.10%) SAP BW
4 99 (3.56%) SQL Server
5 97 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
6 88 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
7 78 (2.81%) Metadata
8 55 (1.98%) Data Lake
9 51 (1.84%) Oracle Database
10 45 (1.62%) Big Data
11 40 (1.44%) Metadata Repository
12 38 (1.37%) Relational Database
13 35 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
14 31 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
14 31 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
14 31 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 29 (1.04%) NoSQL
17 28 (1.01%) MySQL
18 24 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 101 (3.64%) JIRA
2 63 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 60 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 31 (1.12%) Cucumber
4 31 (1.12%) PowerDesigner
5 24 (0.86%) Selenium
6 20 (0.72%) Subversion
7 17 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (0.61%) Gatling
8 16 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (0.54%) Bitbucket
10 13 (0.47%) Postman
11 11 (0.40%) SonarQube
11 11 (0.40%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.36%) LSMW
12 10 (0.36%) SoapUI
13 9 (0.32%) ER Studio
13 9 (0.32%) ERwin
13 9 (0.32%) Toad
14 8 (0.29%) Maven
General
1 1,109 (39.92%) Finance
2 659 (23.72%) Social Skills
3 653 (23.51%) Manufacturing
4 550 (19.80%) Public Sector
5 529 (19.04%) Marketing
6 522 (18.79%) Telecoms
7 481 (17.31%) Electronics
8 174 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
9 172 (6.19%) Retail
10 98 (3.53%) Presentation Skills
11 57 (2.05%) Legal
12 55 (1.98%) Billing
13 52 (1.87%) Banking
14 48 (1.73%) Law
15 46 (1.66%) Organisational Skills
16 41 (1.48%) General Ledger
17 37 (1.33%) Influencing Skills
18 35 (1.26%) Aerospace
19 31 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
20 25 (0.90%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 617 (22.21%) Consultant
2 459 (16.52%) SAP Consultant
3 392 (14.11%) Architect
4 326 (11.74%) Analyst
5 267 (9.61%) Developer
6 259 (9.32%) Project Manager
7 170 (6.12%) SAP Manager
8 147 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
9 140 (5.04%) Business Analyst
10 122 (4.39%) Data Architect
11 106 (3.82%) SAP Analyst
12 95 (3.42%) SAP Project Manager
13 92 (3.31%) SAP Developer
14 79 (2.84%) SAP Architect
15 72 (2.59%) Functional Consultant
16 68 (2.45%) Data Analyst
16 68 (2.45%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
17 62 (2.23%) SAP Business Analyst
18 56 (2.02%) Senior Manager
19 53 (1.91%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (2.38%) SAP Basis
2 65 (2.34%) Web Services
3 64 (2.30%) XML
4 59 (2.12%) .NET
5 56 (2.02%) SAP Fiori
6 51 (1.84%) HTML
7 45 (1.62%) SOAP
8 44 (1.58%) Node.js
8 44 (1.58%) REST
9 43 (1.55%) Middleware
10 39 (1.40%) CSS
10 39 (1.40%) J2EE
11 37 (1.33%) JSON
11 37 (1.33%) Spring
12 36 (1.30%) SAP PI
13 29 (1.04%) RESTful
14 28 (1.01%) EDI
15 26 (0.94%) AngularJS
16 24 (0.86%) IDoc
16 24 (0.86%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 100 (3.60%) Management Information System
2 74 (2.66%) NHS
3 68 (2.45%) Legacy Systems
4 43 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (1.51%) User Experience
6 38 (1.37%) Virtual Team
7 37 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
8 33 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
9 31 (1.12%) Public Cloud
10 30 (1.08%) FMCG
11 24 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 20 (0.72%) Reference Data
13 19 (0.68%) Cloud Native
13 19 (0.68%) Legacy Applications
14 17 (0.61%) Mobile App
15 16 (0.58%) iPad
16 14 (0.50%) Clustering
16 14 (0.50%) Data Centre
17 11 (0.40%) PMI
18 10 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 125 (4.50%) Windows
2 122 (4.39%) Linux
3 42 (1.51%) Unix
4 30 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (1.08%) Windows 10
4 30 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 26 (0.94%) VMS
6 19 (0.68%) AIX
7 12 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (0.43%) SUSE
8 8 (0.29%) Android
9 7 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.11%) Debian
12 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.072%) CentOS
13 2 (0.072%) Solaris
13 2 (0.072%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (24.05%) Business Intelligence
2 512 (18.43%) Programme Management
3 485 (17.46%) Digital Marketing
4 476 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
5 404 (14.54%) Migration
6 391 (14.07%) ERP
7 290 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 276 (9.94%) Project Management
9 220 (7.92%) Data Migration
10 202 (7.27%) Analytics
11 193 (6.95%) Data Modelling
12 191 (6.88%) DevOps
13 188 (6.77%) CRM
14 162 (5.83%) Problem-Solving
15 156 (5.62%) Change Management
16 155 (5.58%) Project Delivery
17 150 (5.40%) Logistics
18 135 (4.86%) Data Governance
19 115 (4.14%) Data Architecture
20 111 (4.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 304 (10.94%) SQL
2 177 (6.37%) Java
3 120 (4.32%) JavaScript
4 112 (4.03%) ABAP
5 74 (2.66%) Python
6 59 (2.12%) C#
7 39 (1.40%) T-SQL
8 35 (1.26%) PowerShell
9 28 (1.01%) PL/SQL
10 25 (0.90%) C
11 23 (0.83%) Perl
12 22 (0.79%) Bash Shell
13 21 (0.76%) TypeScript
14 19 (0.68%) Ruby
15 15 (0.54%) PHP
16 12 (0.43%) Go
16 12 (0.43%) Groovy
16 12 (0.43%) R
17 11 (0.40%) Kotlin
18 9 (0.32%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 207 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 147 (5.29%) SC Cleared
3 110 (3.96%) Degree
4 34 (1.22%) ISTQB
5 32 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 31 (1.12%) ISEB
7 30 (1.08%) PMI Certification
8 25 (0.90%) ACCA
8 25 (0.90%) PMP
9 24 (0.86%) CIMA
10 20 (0.72%) CISSP
11 19 (0.68%) DV Cleared
12 16 (0.58%) CISM
13 15 (0.54%) CISA
14 13 (0.47%) CCA
14 13 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
15 12 (0.43%) CESG Certified Professional
15 12 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
16 11 (0.40%) Master's Degree
17 10 (0.36%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (4.07%) Data Quality
2 87 (3.13%) QA
3 77 (2.77%) PMO
4 30 (1.08%) GDPR
5 21 (0.76%) Accessibility
5 21 (0.76%) GRC
6 20 (0.72%) IFRS
6 20 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.65%) COBIT
8 16 (0.58%) SLA
9 14 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (0.50%) JSP 440
10 11 (0.40%) GAAP
10 11 (0.40%) ITGC
11 7 (0.25%) RMADS
12 6 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (0.22%) NCSC
12 6 (0.22%) NIST
12 6 (0.22%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.14%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 60 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.37%) Docker
3 11 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.36%) NFS
5 9 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.29%) HDFS
7 5 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.11%) vSphere
8 3 (0.11%) XenApp
9 2 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.072%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.072%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.036%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 53 (1.91%) Kubernetes
2 42 (1.51%) Terraform
3 24 (0.86%) Ansible
4 16 (0.58%) SCCM
5 15 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
5 15 (0.54%) Rancher
6 14 (0.50%) Grafana
7 13 (0.47%) Data Guard
7 13 (0.47%) Kibana
8 12 (0.43%) Istio
8 12 (0.43%) Prometheus
9 10 (0.36%) Consul
9 10 (0.36%) Fluentd
9 10 (0.36%) logstash
9 10 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (0.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 8 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (0.22%) HP ALM
12 6 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 330 (11.88%) Oracle
2 293 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 166 (5.98%) Salesforce.com
4 112 (4.03%) hybris
5 84 (3.02%) Ariba
6 64 (2.30%) Workday
7 52 (1.87%) Databricks
8 46 (1.66%) Sparx
9 43 (1.55%) IBM
10 41 (1.48%) Remedy
11 39 (1.40%) BiZZdesign
12 38 (1.37%) Informatica
13 37 (1.33%) MuleSoft
14 34 (1.22%) Concur
15 31 (1.12%) ServiceNow
16 29 (1.04%) Google
17 27 (0.97%) Red Hat
18 25 (0.90%) Adobe
18 25 (0.90%) Cisco
19 24 (0.86%) BT