Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 18 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 126 93 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.01% 7.21% 5.79%
As % of the Vendors category 15.95% 15.12% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 46 24
Hertfordshire median daily rate £513 £450 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +8.76% +0.30%
10th Percentile £225 £181 £223
90th Percentile £638 £638 £553
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £425
% change year-on-year +2.44% +20.59% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.12% +94.12% -50.72%
East of England median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year +96.43% +64.71% -52.78%

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 790 615 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.19% 47.71% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 320 379
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £173 £212 £221
90th Percentile £550 £588 £526
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 53 34
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +13.21% -28.38%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.03 £8.25
90th Percentile £46.25 £34.75 £21.58
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.45% -6.06% -19.51%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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
Watford +3 25 £475 +7.53% 2
Hemel Hempstead -6 14 £475 +7.95% 5
Hatfield -6 11 £540 +245.60% 2
Stevenage -15 7 £350 -12.50% 1
Royston -4 4 £375 +50.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £102 -
St Albans -3 1 - -
Hertford - 1 £438 - 1
SAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 23 (18.25%) Finance
2 17 (13.49%) ERP
3 14 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (10.32%) Manufacturing
5 12 (9.52%) Oracle
6 11 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (8.73%) SAP FI
6 11 (8.73%) Retail
6 11 (8.73%) Logistics
6 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (7.94%) SaaS
8 9 (7.14%) Order to Cash
8 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (6.35%) CMS
9 8 (6.35%) ETL
9 8 (6.35%) Business Analysis
9 8 (6.35%) SAP Implementation
10 7 (5.56%) Content Management
10 7 (5.56%) EPoS
10 7 (5.56%) Change Management
10 7 (5.56%) Project Management
10 7 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (5.56%) Data Quality
11 6 (4.76%) Cross-Platform Development
11 6 (4.76%) Middleware
11 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.76%) BusinessObjects

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 8 (6.35%) CMS
2 2 (1.59%) JBoss
2 2 (1.59%) Jupyter
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.59%) SAP EP
2 2 (1.59%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (8.73%) SAP FI
2 5 (3.97%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.97%) SAP MM
3 4 (3.17%) SAP CO
3 4 (3.17%) SAP CS
3 4 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.17%) SAP PP
3 4 (3.17%) SAP SD
4 3 (2.38%) SAP ERP
4 3 (2.38%) SAP WM
5 2 (1.59%) BPCS
5 2 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (1.59%) Movex
5 2 (1.59%) SAP EWM
5 2 (1.59%) SAP HCM
5 2 (1.59%) SAP PM
5 2 (1.59%) SAP PP-PI
5 2 (1.59%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.79%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.94%) SaaS
2 3 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.79%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Skype
1 2 (1.59%) VoIP
2 1 (0.79%) DHCP
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.59%) Looker
4 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.59%) MySQL
4 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.59%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.59%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) dBASE
5 1 (0.79%) IDOL
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 23 (18.25%) Finance
2 13 (10.32%) Manufacturing
3 11 (8.73%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (20.63%) Consultant
2 25 (19.84%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (15.87%) Project Manager
4 19 (15.08%) SAP Manager
5 17 (13.49%) Analyst
6 15 (11.90%) Architect
7 12 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (8.73%) SAP Project Manager
9 9 (7.14%) Business Analyst
10 8 (6.35%) Data Analyst
11 7 (5.56%) SAP MM Consultant
12 6 (4.76%) SAP Architect
12 6 (4.76%) SAP FI Consultant
13 5 (3.97%) Developer
13 5 (3.97%) SAP Analyst
14 4 (3.17%) Master Data Analyst
14 4 (3.17%) SAP CS Consultant
14 4 (3.17%) Service Manager
14 4 (3.17%) Trainer
14 4 (3.17%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) Middleware
2 4 (3.17%) EDI
2 4 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.59%) CSS
3 2 (1.59%) HTML
3 2 (1.59%) JMS
3 2 (1.59%) Kafka
3 2 (1.59%) Node.js
3 2 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.59%) REST
3 2 (1.59%) SOAP
4 1 (0.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.79%) cXML
4 1 (0.79%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Core Interface
4 1 (0.79%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.56%) EPoS
2 7 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.59%) PMI
4 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.79%) Life Science
5 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.59%) CentOS
1 2 (1.59%) Fedora
1 2 (1.59%) Linux
1 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
1 2 (1.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.49%) ERP
2 14 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (8.73%) Logistics
4 9 (7.14%) Order to Cash
5 8 (6.35%) Business Analysis
5 8 (6.35%) ETL
5 8 (6.35%) SAP Implementation
6 7 (5.56%) Change Management
6 7 (5.56%) Content Management
6 7 (5.56%) Project Management
7 6 (4.76%) Cross-Platform Development
7 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.97%) Change Control
8 5 (3.97%) Master Data Management
8 5 (3.97%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (3.97%) Programme Governance
8 5 (3.97%) Record to Report
8 5 (3.97%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.17%) Java
2 3 (2.38%) ABAP
2 3 (2.38%) SQL
3 2 (1.59%) C++
3 2 (1.59%) Python
3 2 (1.59%) R
4 1 (0.79%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.79%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) ACCA
2 2 (1.59%) CIMA
2 2 (1.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.97%) SLA
3 4 (3.17%) QA
4 2 (1.59%) GDPR
4 2 (1.59%) PMO
5 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.79%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.79%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (9.52%) Oracle
2 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.17%) Concur
3 4 (3.17%) IBM
3 4 (3.17%) Informatica
3 4 (3.17%) Remedy
4 3 (2.38%) Embarcadero
4 3 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.59%) Capita
5 2 (1.59%) Cognos
5 2 (1.59%) Google
5 2 (1.59%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (1.59%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.59%) Siebel
5 2 (1.59%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.59%) webMethods
5 2 (1.59%) WSO2
6 1 (0.79%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow