Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 43 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 4,104 4,737 4,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.28% 5.02% 4.95%
As % of the Vendors category 10.11% 11.83% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,495 2,674 2,713
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 75 73
England median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -16.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.61 £12.75 £5.00
90th Percentile £62.40 £58.20 £58.65
UK median hourly rate £32.25 £17.49 £21.00
% change year-on-year +84.39% -16.71% +5.00%

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 40,605 40,057 42,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.31% 42.42% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,590 25,311 26,432
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £240 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,472 1,301 1,537
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.36 £45.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -2 1,485 £520 +4.00% 137
South East 0 903 £475 +2.98% 163
North of England -32 465 £425 -18.31% 123
Midlands -17 400 £450 -4.26% 97
South West -9 320 £450 +7.14% 80
East of England -7 311 £525 +2.44% 61
North West -28 280 £440 -21.78% 67
West Midlands -22 218 £475 +7.95% 63
East Midlands -9 163 £450 -5.26% 33
Yorkshire -28 154 £425 -5.56% 50
North East -18 26 £413 +1.85% 6
South Coast -3 3 £425 +6.25%
SAP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1,339 (32.63%) Finance
2 851 (20.74%) Business Intelligence
3 713 (17.37%) Manufacturing
4 612 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
5 604 (14.72%) Marketing
6 599 (14.60%) Programme Management
7 575 (14.01%) Telecoms
7 575 (14.01%) ERP
8 540 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
9 538 (13.11%) Oracle
9 538 (13.11%) Electronics
10 429 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 423 (10.31%) Microsoft
12 408 (9.94%) SQL
13 398 (9.70%) SAP S/4HANA
14 397 (9.67%) Project Management
15 366 (8.92%) Java
16 350 (8.53%) Migration
17 330 (8.04%) Security Cleared
18 298 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
19 261 (6.36%) Retail
20 258 (6.29%) SAP HANA
21 251 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
22 245 (5.97%) CRM
23 242 (5.90%) SAP BW
24 241 (5.87%) Microsoft Excel
24 241 (5.87%) SC Cleared
25 237 (5.77%) ABAP
26 233 (5.68%) BusinessObjects
27 214 (5.21%) Data Migration

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
1 118 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 75 (1.83%) NetWeaver
3 67 (1.63%) Confluence
4 64 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 53 (1.29%) Mule
6 49 (1.19%) SAP Portal
7 46 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
8 39 (0.95%) SAS
9 30 (0.73%) Apache Spark
10 26 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 19 (0.46%) WebSphere
12 17 (0.41%) Apache
12 17 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (0.29%) CMS
15 11 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
15 11 (0.27%) MS Exchange
16 9 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (0.22%) IIS
17 8 (0.19%) SAP EP
Applications
1 241 (5.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 155 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 37 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.097%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.097%) Windchill
8 2 (0.049%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.024%) CATIA
9 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 398 (9.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 171 (4.17%) SAP FI
3 150 (3.65%) SAP ERP
4 139 (3.39%) SAP CO
5 132 (3.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 130 (3.17%) SAP HR
7 128 (3.12%) SAP MM
8 114 (2.78%) SAP Hybris
9 97 (2.36%) SAP BPC
10 90 (2.19%) SAP SD
11 65 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 57 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
12 57 (1.39%) SAP PP
13 52 (1.27%) SAP HCM
14 48 (1.17%) SAP CRM
14 48 (1.17%) SAP MDG
15 43 (1.05%) SAP PM
16 39 (0.95%) SAP PSCD
17 37 (0.90%) SAP GRC
17 37 (0.90%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 205 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
2 185 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 144 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 74 (1.80%) Office 365
5 60 (1.46%) SaaS
6 43 (1.05%) PaaS
7 42 (1.02%) IaaS
8 38 (0.93%) Boomi
9 28 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
10 22 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
11 17 (0.41%) GitHub
12 15 (0.37%) Yammer
13 10 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
15 7 (0.17%) Amazon S3
16 6 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
16 6 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
17 5 (0.12%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (0.95%) Firewall
1 39 (0.95%) TCP/IP
2 28 (0.68%) VPN
3 22 (0.54%) Internet
4 19 (0.46%) Wireless
5 14 (0.34%) Intranet
5 14 (0.34%) NetScaler
6 13 (0.32%) HTTP
7 12 (0.29%) DNS
7 12 (0.29%) LAN
7 12 (0.29%) SAN
8 11 (0.27%) DHCP
8 11 (0.27%) WAN
9 8 (0.19%) Network Security
10 7 (0.17%) Bluetooth
10 7 (0.17%) WebEx
10 7 (0.17%) ZigBee
11 6 (0.15%) Skype
12 5 (0.12%) SMS
12 5 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (6.29%) SAP HANA
2 242 (5.90%) SAP BW
3 233 (5.68%) BusinessObjects
4 198 (4.82%) SQL Server
5 150 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
6 109 (2.66%) Power BI
7 97 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 90 (2.19%) SAP Data Services
9 75 (1.83%) Relational Database
10 72 (1.75%) Big Data
11 71 (1.73%) Oracle Database
12 67 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 58 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 52 (1.27%) Hadoop
15 46 (1.12%) NoSQL
16 39 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
17 36 (0.88%) Lumira
18 35 (0.85%) Data Lake
19 33 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
20 32 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 136 (3.31%) JIRA
2 78 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 69 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 41 (1.00%) Maven
5 37 (0.90%) LSMW
5 37 (0.90%) Selenium
6 30 (0.73%) SoapUI
7 29 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
9 20 (0.49%) Toad
10 18 (0.44%) JMeter
11 17 (0.41%) Cucumber
12 16 (0.39%) Eclipse
12 16 (0.39%) WebDriver
13 14 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (0.34%) Visual Studio
14 13 (0.32%) JUnit
15 11 (0.27%) HP UFT
15 11 (0.27%) Subversion
16 10 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,339 (32.63%) Finance
2 713 (17.37%) Manufacturing
3 604 (14.72%) Marketing
4 575 (14.01%) Telecoms
5 538 (13.11%) Electronics
6 261 (6.36%) Retail
7 98 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 93 (2.27%) Banking
9 81 (1.97%) Legal
10 62 (1.51%) Billing
11 53 (1.29%) Back Office
12 32 (0.78%) Law
13 30 (0.73%) Advertising
14 27 (0.66%) General Ledger
15 24 (0.58%) Automotive
16 17 (0.41%) German Language
17 15 (0.37%) Investment Banking
18 14 (0.34%) Financial Institution
19 13 (0.32%) French Language
20 12 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 931 (22.69%) Consultant
2 748 (18.23%) SAP Consultant
3 681 (16.59%) Analyst
4 488 (11.89%) Developer
5 417 (10.16%) Architect
6 342 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 303 (7.38%) SAP Manager
8 243 (5.92%) SAP Analyst
9 240 (5.85%) Business Analyst
10 191 (4.65%) SAP Project Manager
11 171 (4.17%) SAP Architect
11 171 (4.17%) SAP Developer
12 163 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
13 125 (3.05%) Data Analyst
14 100 (2.44%) Functional Consultant
14 100 (2.44%) Test Analyst
15 84 (2.05%) SAP Functional Consultant
16 76 (1.85%) SAP Business Analyst
17 74 (1.80%) SAP FI Consultant
18 72 (1.75%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (4.68%) Web Services
2 186 (4.53%) XML
3 152 (3.70%) Middleware
4 147 (3.58%) SOAP
5 123 (3.00%) .NET
6 109 (2.66%) RESTful
7 107 (2.61%) HTML
8 93 (2.27%) REST
9 92 (2.24%) JSON
10 82 (2.00%) SAP PI
11 77 (1.88%) CSS
12 75 (1.83%) SAP Fiori
13 62 (1.51%) Spring
14 61 (1.49%) SAPUI5
15 59 (1.44%) J2EE
16 55 (1.34%) IDoc
17 51 (1.24%) EDI
18 50 (1.22%) Apache Camel
19 49 (1.19%) SAP Basis
20 45 (1.10%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 298 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
3 102 (2.49%) Management Information System
4 78 (1.90%) User Experience
5 70 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
6 57 (1.39%) FMCG
7 53 (1.29%) Data Structures
8 46 (1.12%) Data Centre
9 36 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 33 (0.80%) NHS
11 30 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (0.68%) Clustering
13 23 (0.56%) Reference Data
14 22 (0.54%) Algorithms
15 21 (0.51%) Public Cloud
15 21 (0.51%) Smart Meter
16 20 (0.49%) Mobile App
17 17 (0.41%) e-Learning
18 13 (0.32%) Replication
18 13 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 174 (4.24%) Windows
2 148 (3.61%) Linux
3 87 (2.12%) Unix
4 62 (1.51%) Windows 10
5 47 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 44 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 27 (0.66%) SUSE
9 23 (0.56%) AIX
10 16 (0.39%) Solaris
11 15 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 14 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.32%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.27%) Mac OS X Server
15 10 (0.24%) CentOS
16 9 (0.22%) Android
17 7 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (0.12%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.12%) zOS
19 3 (0.073%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (20.74%) Business Intelligence
2 612 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
3 599 (14.60%) Programme Management
4 575 (14.01%) ERP
5 540 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
6 429 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 397 (9.67%) Project Management
8 350 (8.53%) Migration
9 251 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
10 245 (5.97%) CRM
11 214 (5.21%) Data Migration
12 202 (4.92%) Change Management
12 202 (4.92%) Scrum
13 193 (4.70%) DevOps
14 175 (4.26%) Analytics
14 175 (4.26%) Data Modelling
15 171 (4.17%) ITIL
16 169 (4.12%) Business Analysis
16 169 (4.12%) ETL
17 166 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 408 (9.94%) SQL
2 366 (8.92%) Java
3 237 (5.77%) ABAP
4 123 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 80 (1.95%) C#
6 59 (1.44%) Python
7 52 (1.27%) XPath
8 46 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 45 (1.10%) PowerShell
10 38 (0.93%) Java 8
11 31 (0.76%) VB
12 24 (0.58%) XQuery
13 23 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 21 (0.51%) R
15 20 (0.49%) Bash Shell
16 19 (0.46%) C
16 19 (0.46%) PHP
17 16 (0.39%) PL/SQL
18 14 (0.34%) Groovy
19 13 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 330 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 241 (5.87%) SC Cleared
3 172 (4.19%) Degree
4 73 (1.78%) ISTQB
5 67 (1.63%) ISEB
6 42 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 41 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 25 (0.61%) CIMA
10 24 (0.58%) ACCA
11 23 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (0.54%) PMP
13 19 (0.46%) PMI Certification
14 17 (0.41%) CISA
15 15 (0.37%) CCA
15 15 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (0.34%) CISM
16 14 (0.34%) CISSP
16 14 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 13 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (3.53%) QA
2 111 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 111 (2.70%) PMO
3 47 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 41 (1.00%) GDPR
4 41 (1.00%) SLA
5 26 (0.63%) IFRS
6 19 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.41%) JSP 440
8 14 (0.34%) RMADS
9 13 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.19%) GxP
11 6 (0.15%) GAAP
12 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.097%) Disclosure Scotland
13 4 (0.097%) GAMP
13 4 (0.097%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.097%) SEPA
14 3 (0.073%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 69 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 38 (0.93%) Docker
3 22 (0.54%) Apache Flume
4 19 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
4 19 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.32%) NFS
6 10 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (0.17%) vSphere
8 6 (0.15%) HDFS
9 5 (0.12%) XenApp
10 4 (0.097%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.073%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.049%) Ceph
12 2 (0.049%) etcd
12 2 (0.049%) flannel
12 2 (0.049%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.049%) SkyDNS
13 1 (0.024%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 83 (2.02%) Ansible
2 58 (1.41%) Terraform
3 45 (1.10%) HP ALM
4 29 (0.71%) Puppet
5 24 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 23 (0.56%) Kubernetes
7 20 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (0.32%) SCCM
9 11 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.24%) Data Guard
10 10 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (0.22%) Kibana
12 7 (0.17%) logstash
13 6 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (0.12%) Graphite
14 5 (0.12%) Oozie
15 4 (0.097%) Cisco CUCM
15 4 (0.097%) MOM
15 4 (0.097%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 538 (13.11%) Oracle
2 423 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 143 (3.48%) hybris
4 130 (3.17%) Ariba
5 99 (2.41%) Workday
6 77 (1.88%) IBM
7 64 (1.56%) Adobe
8 61 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 53 (1.29%) HP
10 48 (1.17%) Tableau
11 47 (1.15%) Informatica
11 47 (1.15%) webMethods
12 44 (1.07%) WSO2
13 42 (1.02%) Red Hat
14 41 (1.00%) Dell
14 41 (1.00%) JD Edwards
15 38 (0.93%) VMware
16 30 (0.73%) Talend
17 28 (0.68%) Apple
18 25 (0.61%) Alteryx