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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 17 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Contract jobs citing SAP 38 48 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.09% 7.27% 7.61%
As % of the Vendors category 12.67% 14.72% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 40
Median daily rate £460 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £270 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +11.76% +0.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.45 - £17.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 - £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 - £17.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.12 £19.08
% change year-on-year -28.34% +31.65%  

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 300 326 486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 48.08% 49.39% 54.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 164 236
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 36
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.94% +23.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £8.78 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.76 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 24 June 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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
Hatfield +3 10 £113 - 2
Watford -9 9 £455 -
Stevenage - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead +4 2 - - 2
Royston - 2 £250 -
Welwyn - 1 £550 -
SAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.48%) ERP
3 14 (18.18%) Project Management
4 13 (16.88%) Finance
4 13 (16.88%) Java
5 12 (15.58%) Oracle
5 12 (15.58%) Change Management
5 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (14.29%) .NET
6 11 (14.29%) IBM
7 9 (11.69%) SuccessFactors
7 9 (11.69%) Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (10.39%) Order to Cash
8 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.09%) Migration
9 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (9.09%) Retail
9 7 (9.09%) SAP HCM
9 7 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
10 6 (7.79%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (7.79%) SAP GTS
10 6 (7.79%) XML
10 6 (7.79%) SQL
11 5 (6.49%) CRM
11 5 (6.49%) Dell
11 5 (6.49%) Ariba

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 (6.49%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) SAP HCM
2 6 (7.79%) SAP GTS
3 5 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (6.49%) SAP HR
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (5.19%) SAP SD
4 4 (5.19%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (3.90%) SAP QM
6 2 (2.60%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (2.60%) SAP BPC
6 2 (2.60%) SAP CO
6 2 (2.60%) SAP FI
6 2 (2.60%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (1.30%) Primavera
7 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.30%) SAP PS
7 1 (1.30%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (6.49%) Boomi
3 1 (1.30%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) FTP
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) NAS
2 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.30%) Big Data
4 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.30%) HBase
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) QlikView
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Retail
3 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.60%) Automotive
5 2 (2.60%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.30%) Electronics
6 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.30%) German Language
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Norwegian Language
6 1 (1.30%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Analyst
2 15 (19.48%) Project Manager
3 11 (14.29%) Consultant
3 11 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (7.79%) Architect
4 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Administrator
5 5 (6.49%) Data Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Developer
5 5 (6.49%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Integration Developer
6 4 (5.19%) SAP Manager
6 4 (5.19%) SAP Project Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) XML
3 5 (6.49%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (6.49%) JSON
4 4 (5.19%) RESTful
4 4 (5.19%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.19%) XSLT
5 3 (3.90%) SAP PI
6 2 (2.60%) CSS
6 2 (2.60%) EDI
6 2 (2.60%) EDIFACT
6 2 (2.60%) HTML
6 2 (2.60%) IDoc
6 2 (2.60%) JDBC
6 2 (2.60%) JMS
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.30%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.30%) COM
7 1 (1.30%) SOAP
7 1 (1.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) DataPower
2 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) TRADACOMS
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.30%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) AIX
1 1 (1.30%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (1.30%) Solaris
1 1 (1.30%) Unix
1 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.48%) ERP
3 14 (18.18%) Project Management
4 12 (15.58%) Change Management
5 9 (11.69%) Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (10.39%) Order to Cash
6 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.09%) Migration
7 7 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (7.79%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.49%) CRM
9 5 (6.49%) DevOps
9 5 (6.49%) Record to Report
9 5 (6.49%) Release Management
10 4 (5.19%) API Development
10 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.19%) OO
10 4 (5.19%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) Java
2 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.79%) SQL
4 1 (1.30%) C#
4 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.30%) Python
4 1 (1.30%) R
4 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) ACCA
2 2 (2.60%) CIMA
2 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) PMO
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (1.30%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.30%) MobiControl
2 1 (1.30%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (1.30%) SnapMirror
2 1 (1.30%) ThinApp
2 1 (1.30%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle
2 11 (14.29%) IBM
3 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.49%) Ariba
4 5 (6.49%) Dell
5 2 (2.60%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.60%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (2.60%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.30%) Apple
6 1 (1.30%) Borland
6 1 (1.30%) Brocade
6 1 (1.30%) EMC
6 1 (1.30%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.30%) NetApp
6 1 (1.30%) Remedy
6 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.30%) SOTI
6 1 (1.30%) Teradata
6 1 (1.30%) VMware