Period
to 18 January 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 18 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 24 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 32 116 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.23% 11.69% 16.84%
As % of the Vendors category 16.00% 21.40% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 103 96
Essex median daily rate £535 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.90% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £421 £419 £506
90th Percentile £591 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £475 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Essex median hourly rate - £22.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £11.78 £17.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year -32.40% +5.61% +70.98%

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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 200 542 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.91% 54.64% 53.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 321 260
Essex median daily rate £425 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -2.44% +46.43%
10th Percentile £185 £300 £308
90th Percentile £591 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 25
Essex median hourly rate £15.76 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -10.00% -46.15%
10th Percentile £11.90 £9.94 £12.54
90th Percentile £22.48 £20.81 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.57
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.63% -5.34%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Essex

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Essex

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Essex over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Essex

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Essex

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 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
Southend-on-Sea +22 2 £340 -43.33% 1
Harlow +3 2 £450 -32.71%
Halstead - 2 £525 -
SAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Essex region with a requirement for SAP.

1 13 (40.63%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (37.50%) ERP
2 12 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 10 (31.25%) Ariba
4 9 (28.13%) Programme Management
4 9 (28.13%) Concur
4 9 (28.13%) Public Sector
4 9 (28.13%) SuccessFactors
5 8 (25.00%) Marketing
5 8 (25.00%) SAP ERP
5 8 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (25.00%) Project Management
5 8 (25.00%) Electronics
5 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (25.00%) Finance
5 8 (25.00%) Change Management
5 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
6 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.88%) Office 365
7 6 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (18.75%) Scrum
7 6 (18.75%) TDD
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (18.75%) XML
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (15.63%) e-Learning
8 5 (15.63%) Business Transformation
8 5 (15.63%) Coaching

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (40.63%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (25.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.13%) SAP EHS
3 1 (3.13%) SAP PM
3 1 (3.13%) SAP PP
3 1 (3.13%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (21.88%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Mart
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (9.38%) Pentaho
1 3 (9.38%) PowerCenter
1 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 12 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 9 (28.13%) Public Sector
3 8 (25.00%) Electronics
3 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) Marketing
3 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Environmental Health
4 2 (6.25%) French Language
4 2 (6.25%) German Language
4 2 (6.25%) Italian Language
5 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) SAP Manager
2 5 (15.63%) SAP Trainer
2 5 (15.63%) Trainer
3 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Product Business Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Product Owner
3 3 (9.38%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Scrum Master
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Business Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Product Owner
4 2 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Cutover Manager
4 2 (6.25%) RF Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Cutover Manager
4 2 (6.25%) SAP PM Trainer
4 2 (6.25%) SAP PP Trainer
4 2 (6.25%) SAP QM Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) JDBC
2 3 (9.38%) Kafka
2 3 (9.38%) REST
2 3 (9.38%) RESTful
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (15.63%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ERP
2 9 (28.13%) Programme Management
3 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.00%) Change Management
3 8 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (25.00%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Business Transformation
6 5 (15.63%) Coaching
7 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (12.50%) Record to Report
8 3 (9.38%) Business Process Modelling
8 3 (9.38%) Data Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (9.38%) Product Roadmap
8 3 (9.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 3 (9.38%) Sequence Diagram
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Ariba
2 9 (28.13%) Concur
3 3 (9.38%) Informatica
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft