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 3 months to 27 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.

SAP
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 19 12
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7  
Contract jobs citing SAP 34 43 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.74% 6.29% 10.73%
As % of the Vendors category 12.98% 12.87% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 43
Median daily rate £425 £406 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% -14.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £348 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £463 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £8.23 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +234.24% -51.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -7.89%  

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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 262 334 412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 44.26% 48.83% 58.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 162 211
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £7.87 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Hertfordshire

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 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
Watford +8 13 £525 +50.00% 1
Hatfield -15 6 £425 +6.25% 1
Hemel Hempstead +7 2 £455 - 2
Stevenage +1 2 - -
Royston 0 1 - -
SAP
East of England

SAP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 29 (35.80%) Finance
2 25 (30.86%) Migration
3 24 (29.63%) Data Migration
4 21 (25.93%) Data Cleansing
5 18 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (20.99%) XML
6 17 (20.99%) ERP
6 17 (20.99%) SAP HR
7 15 (18.52%) Project Management
7 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.05%) LSMW
8 13 (16.05%) SuccessFactors
9 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
9 12 (14.81%) SAP HCM
9 12 (14.81%) BAPI
9 12 (14.81%) Change Management
10 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
11 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (12.35%) Oracle
11 10 (12.35%) Java
12 9 (11.11%) .NET
12 9 (11.11%) IBM
13 7 (8.64%) Order to Cash
13 7 (8.64%) Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (8.64%) Manufacturing
14 6 (7.41%) Retail
14 6 (7.41%) SAP SD
14 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
14 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling

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 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
2 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (20.99%) SAP HR
2 12 (14.81%) SAP HCM
3 6 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (7.41%) SAP SD
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (4.94%) SAP ERP
4 4 (4.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (3.70%) SAP BPC
5 3 (3.70%) SAP GTS
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (2.47%) Primavera
6 2 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (2.47%) SAP CO
6 2 (2.47%) SAP FI
6 2 (2.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (2.47%) SAP PS
7 1 (1.23%) Maximo
7 1 (1.23%) SAP PM
7 1 (1.23%) SAP QM
7 1 (1.23%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (6.17%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) HTTP
1 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.23%) Intranet
1 1 (1.23%) WAN
1 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.23%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.23%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.23%) HBase
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.23%) QlikView
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) LSMW
General
1 29 (35.80%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.41%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Electronics
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
4 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.23%) Front Office
6 1 (1.23%) German Language
6 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Consultant
2 14 (17.28%) Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Project Manager
4 11 (13.58%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (12.35%) SAP Manager
6 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Data Manager
6 8 (9.88%) Data Migration Specialist
6 8 (9.88%) HR Specialist
6 8 (9.88%) Migration Specialist
7 7 (8.64%) Data Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Data Migration Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Migration Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) SAP Data Manager
8 6 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Data Migration Manager
9 5 (6.17%) HR Manager
9 5 (6.17%) Migration Manager
9 5 (6.17%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.99%) XML
2 12 (14.81%) BAPI
3 9 (11.11%) .NET
4 5 (6.17%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (4.94%) JSON
5 4 (4.94%) RESTful
5 4 (4.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (4.94%) XSLT
6 2 (2.47%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.23%) NumPy
7 1 (1.23%) REST
7 1 (1.23%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.23%) SciPy
7 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Data Structures
2 5 (6.17%) DataPower
3 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.94%) NHS
4 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) EPoS
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Solaris
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Migration
2 24 (29.63%) Data Migration
3 21 (25.93%) Data Cleansing
4 17 (20.99%) ERP
5 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.52%) Project Management
6 12 (14.81%) Change Management
7 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.64%) Order to Cash
8 7 (8.64%) Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.41%) CRM
9 6 (7.41%) Data Mapping
9 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.17%) Data Architecture
10 5 (6.17%) Data Conversion
10 5 (6.17%) Data Transformation
10 5 (6.17%) DevOps
10 5 (6.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) Java
2 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.23%) Python
4 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) ACCA
4 2 (2.47%) CIMA
4 2 (2.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (2.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle
2 9 (11.11%) IBM
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.17%) Dell
5 4 (4.94%) Ariba
6 3 (3.70%) Northgate
6 3 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.47%) BMC
7 2 (2.47%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.47%) Remedy
8 1 (1.23%) Concur
8 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.23%) Sun
8 1 (1.23%) Teradata
8 1 (1.23%) Workday