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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
Rank 34 43 40
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Contract jobs citing SAP 28 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.62% 1.56% 3.62%
As % of the Vendors category 11.16% 3.70% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -36.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £445
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +67.64% -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 Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 251 189 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 59.34% 42.19% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 87 103
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 13
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.75% -19.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £19.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Essex

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Colchester +4 7 £375 +25.00% 1
Basildon - 3 £350 -
Billericay - 1 - -
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for SAP.

1 59 (67.82%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (48.28%) Finance
3 39 (44.83%) Oracle
4 32 (36.78%) Manufacturing
4 32 (36.78%) Programme Management
5 29 (33.33%) Electronics
5 29 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 29 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 29 (33.33%) Marketing
5 29 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
6 25 (28.74%) SOA
6 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (27.59%) TDD
7 24 (27.59%) Java
8 23 (26.44%) Migration
9 21 (24.14%) Scrum
9 21 (24.14%) Data Migration
10 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
11 19 (21.84%) Security Cleared
11 19 (21.84%) JSON
12 18 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (20.69%) System Testing
12 18 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (20.69%) SAP BW
12 18 (20.69%) Post-Production
13 17 (19.54%) SAP BPC
14 16 (18.39%) Windows
14 16 (18.39%) MS Excel
15 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (16.09%) BC Cleared

SAP
Top Related 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 12 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
1 12 (13.79%) Skype for Business
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (6.90%) Mule
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.30%) NetWeaver
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (18.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (19.54%) SAP BPC
3 12 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (6.90%) Adobe Campaign
4 6 (6.90%) Unica
5 5 (5.75%) SAP CO
5 5 (5.75%) SAP FI
5 5 (5.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (5.75%) SAP PS
6 4 (4.60%) SAP GRC
7 3 (3.45%) SAP MII
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (2.30%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
9 1 (1.15%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (13.79%) Office 365
1 12 (13.79%) Yammer
2 5 (5.75%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Internet
2 2 (2.30%) HTTP
2 2 (2.30%) SSL
2 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (20.69%) SAP BW
3 13 (14.94%) Oracle Database
4 11 (12.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.20%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.60%) MaxDB
8 2 (2.30%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) SoapUI
2 6 (6.90%) Maven
3 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.45%) NWDI
5 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.30%) JUnit
5 2 (2.30%) Xcode
6 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.15%) JMeter
6 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 42 (48.28%) Finance
2 32 (36.78%) Manufacturing
3 29 (33.33%) Electronics
3 29 (33.33%) Marketing
3 29 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 12 (13.79%) Retail
5 5 (5.75%) Publishing
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Analyst
2 24 (27.59%) Consultant
3 19 (21.84%) Developer
4 16 (18.39%) SAP Consultant
5 15 (17.24%) Functional Analyst
6 14 (16.09%) SAP Analyst
7 13 (14.94%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Business Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) SAP BI Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Test Automation Specialist
9 7 (8.05%) Test Specialist
10 6 (6.90%) Architect
10 6 (6.90%) CRM Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Integration Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (6.90%) SOA Architect
10 6 (6.90%) Technical Architect
11 4 (4.60%) Financial Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.84%) JSON
2 14 (16.09%) SOAP
3 13 (14.94%) COM
3 13 (14.94%) Middleware
3 13 (14.94%) RESTful
3 13 (14.94%) Web Services
4 12 (13.79%) XML
5 9 (10.34%) Swagger
5 9 (10.34%) XSLT
6 8 (9.20%) HTML
6 8 (9.20%) SAP Basis
7 6 (6.90%) Apache Camel
7 6 (6.90%) CSS
7 6 (6.90%) Play Framework
7 6 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (3.45%) J2EE
8 3 (3.45%) WireMock
9 2 (2.30%) Core Data
9 2 (2.30%) JSON Schema
9 2 (2.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.30%) Animation
2 2 (2.30%) iPhone
2 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Unix
3 5 (5.75%) Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.30%) CentOS
5 2 (2.30%) Fedora
6 1 (1.15%) AIX
6 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (67.82%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (36.78%) Programme Management
3 29 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (28.74%) SOA
5 24 (27.59%) TDD
6 23 (26.44%) Migration
7 21 (24.14%) Data Migration
7 21 (24.14%) Scrum
8 18 (20.69%) Post-Production
8 18 (20.69%) System Testing
8 18 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (14.94%) Data Management
11 12 (13.79%) Case Management
11 12 (13.79%) CRM
11 12 (13.79%) DevOps
11 12 (13.79%) Document Management
12 8 (9.20%) Open Source
12 8 (9.20%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) Java
2 11 (12.64%) ABAP
3 10 (11.49%) SQL
4 9 (10.34%) XPath
5 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.90%) PHP
6 6 (6.90%) Ruby
7 2 (2.30%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.30%) C++
7 2 (2.30%) Groovy
7 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.30%) Perl
7 2 (2.30%) Python
7 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.09%) BC Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) CISA
4 4 (4.60%) CISM
4 4 (4.60%) CISSP
4 4 (4.60%) Degree
5 2 (2.30%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (44.83%) Oracle
2 13 (14.94%) Infor
2 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.94%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (9.20%) Adobe
4 7 (8.05%) WSO2
5 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.45%) Sybase
6 2 (2.30%) Ariba
7 1 (1.15%) webMethods
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