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 23 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 36 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing SAP 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.57% 1.80% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 4.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £525 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 135 133 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 52.94% 39.94% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 87 68
Median daily rate £375 £328 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -30.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.52 £55.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.05% +243.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for SAP.

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Security
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (25.00%) PMO
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) LSMW
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) PMP
4 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management

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 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LSMW
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) SOX Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Cutover Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior SAP Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Security
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle