The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 29 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 51 38
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13  
Contract jobs citing SAP 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.99% 1.47% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.31% 3.50% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £499 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.83% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £253 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £483 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year +53.24% -5.55%  

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 Kent.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 130 200 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 42.90% 42.02% 48.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 155 76
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £470 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.38 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Kent

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Kent

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 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
Maidstone - 2 £499 -
SAP
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Kent region with a requirement for SAP.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Conversion
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (25.00%) Data Deduplication
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) LSMW
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) PMP
5 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) LSMW
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Migration Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Digital Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Implementation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Data Conversion
3 2 (25.00%) Data Deduplication
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle