Period
to 20 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 20 April 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 24 22
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP 138 81 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.39% 6.61% 6.27%
As % of the Vendors category 17.97% 14.73% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 45 39
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £234 £289 £325
90th Percentile £638 £600 £614
East of England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.60 £27.50 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.56% +243.75% -53.62%
10th Percentile £12.89 £9.25 £7.24
90th Percentile £39.75 £33.63 £11.90
East of England median hourly rate £16.11 £27.50 £8.50
% change year-on-year -41.42% +223.53% -50.72%

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 768 550 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.28% 44.86% 52.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 299 355
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £178 £178 £253
90th Percentile £574 £565 £583
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 37 59
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.72 £14.50 £15.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.52% -8.81% +11.58%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.80 £7.97
90th Percentile £46.25 £44.05 £38.90
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% - -6.67%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Hertfordshire

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Hertfordshire

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Hertfordshire

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Hertfordshire

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP in Hertfordshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
Hatfield +10 26 £375 -9.91% 2
Watford -9 21 £463 -
Hemel Hempstead -1 17 £475 -2.56% 6
Stevenage -5 8 £375 - 1
Royston -4 7 - - 4
St Albans - 1 - - 1
SAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 28 (20.29%) Finance
2 21 (15.22%) Migration
3 17 (12.32%) Project Management
3 17 (12.32%) Windows
4 16 (11.59%) Oracle
5 15 (10.87%) SAP FI
6 14 (10.14%) Microsoft
6 14 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (9.42%) PRINCE2
7 13 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.70%) SQL
8 12 (8.70%) Manufacturing
8 12 (8.70%) Oracle Database
8 12 (8.70%) 3PAR
9 11 (7.97%) SQL Server
9 11 (7.97%) Control-M
9 11 (7.97%) SAP CO
9 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
9 11 (7.97%) SAP PI
10 10 (7.25%) SAP Implementation
10 10 (7.25%) Retail
10 10 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.25%) SC Cleared
10 10 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.80%) Order to Cash
11 8 (5.80%) SAP FI/CO
11 8 (5.80%) ERP

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (2.90%) CMS
2 2 (1.45%) JBoss
2 2 (1.45%) Jupyter
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (10.87%) SAP FI
2 11 (7.97%) SAP CO
3 8 (5.80%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (3.62%) SAP MM
4 5 (3.62%) SAP SD
5 4 (2.90%) SAP CS
6 3 (2.17%) iTrent
6 3 (2.17%) Primavera
6 3 (2.17%) SAP Business One
6 3 (2.17%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (2.17%) SAP WM
7 2 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (1.45%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.45%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 2 (1.45%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.45%) SAP HR
7 2 (1.45%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (1.45%) SAP PM
7 2 (1.45%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) SaaS
1 2 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.72%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) Skype
2 1 (0.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 11 (7.97%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.62%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.90%) SAP HANA
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (2.17%) GIS
7 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.17%) OLTP
7 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.45%) Looker
8 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.45%) MySQL
8 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.45%) SAP BW
General
1 28 (20.29%) Finance
2 12 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 10 (7.25%) Retail
4 4 (2.90%) Legal
5 3 (2.17%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (26.09%) Consultant
2 30 (21.74%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (12.32%) Analyst
4 15 (10.87%) SAP Manager
5 11 (7.97%) Architect
6 10 (7.25%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.07%) Developer
8 7 (5.07%) SAP Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) SAP FI Consultant
8 7 (5.07%) SAP MM Consultant
9 6 (4.35%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) SAP Architect
10 5 (3.62%) Administrator
10 5 (3.62%) Coordinator
10 5 (3.62%) Migration Consultant
10 5 (3.62%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (3.62%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.62%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.97%) SAP PI
2 3 (2.17%) CSS
2 3 (2.17%) HTML
2 3 (2.17%) Middleware
3 2 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.45%) J2EE
3 2 (1.45%) JMS
3 2 (1.45%) Kafka
3 2 (1.45%) Node.js
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.45%) REST
3 2 (1.45%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.45%) SOAP
3 2 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.72%) Ajax
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Core Interface
4 1 (0.72%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.72%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.35%) Clustering
4 3 (2.17%) FMCG
4 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.45%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.45%) EPoS
5 2 (1.45%) PMI
5 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.72%) Life Science
6 1 (0.72%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.32%) Windows
2 6 (4.35%) AIX
2 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.90%) Linux
3 4 (2.90%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.45%) CentOS
4 2 (1.45%) Fedora
4 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.72%) Android
5 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.22%) Migration
2 17 (12.32%) Project Management
3 13 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (9.42%) PRINCE2
4 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (7.25%) SAP Implementation
4 10 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (5.80%) Business Analysis
5 8 (5.80%) Data Migration
5 8 (5.80%) ERP
5 8 (5.80%) Order to Cash
5 8 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (5.07%) Change Management
7 6 (4.35%) Business Transformation
7 6 (4.35%) CRM
7 6 (4.35%) Logistics
7 6 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.62%) Information Security
8 5 (3.62%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (3.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.70%) SQL
2 7 (5.07%) Java
3 4 (2.90%) ABAP
3 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.45%) BeanShell
5 2 (1.45%) C++
5 2 (1.45%) Python
5 2 (1.45%) R
6 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.72%) C
6 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.17%) Degree
5 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.72%) ACCA
6 1 (0.72%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.90%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) GDPR
2 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) IFRS
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.97%) Control-M
2 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.72%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (11.59%) Oracle
2 14 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.70%) 3PAR
4 7 (5.07%) IBM
5 6 (4.35%) Concur
5 6 (4.35%) VMware
6 3 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.45%) Ariba
7 2 (1.45%) Capita
7 2 (1.45%) Cognos
7 2 (1.45%) Computacenter
7 2 (1.45%) Google
7 2 (1.45%) hybris
7 2 (1.45%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.45%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.45%) Siebel
7 2 (1.45%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.45%) webMethods
7 2 (1.45%) WSO2