Period
to 20 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 June 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 21 26
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP 405 571 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.13% 7.59% 6.19%
As % of the Vendors category 11.68% 16.88% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 355 319
Midlands median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £346 £306 £275
90th Percentile £675 £575 £588
England median daily rate £482 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +1.42% +10.47% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Midlands median hourly rate £17.26 £24.49 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.52% +24.00% +3.95%
10th Percentile £11.90 £15.54 £14.63
90th Percentile £31.38 £41.88 £22.56
England median hourly rate £33.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +73.68% -7.32% +2.30%

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 the Midlands.

All Vendors
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,466 3,383 4,232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 43.88% 44.99% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,022 2,007 2,278
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £230 £220 £243
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 157 161
Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +11.75% -15.94%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.00 £9.63
90th Percentile £34.40 £47.00 £26.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +2.86%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the Midlands

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in the Midlands

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in the Midlands

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in the Midlands

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP in the Midlands

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
West Midlands -6 251 £488 +12.07% 58
East Midlands -28 128 £450 -10.00% 16
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SAP.

1 107 (26.42%) Finance
2 75 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 53 (13.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (12.10%) Migration
5 47 (11.60%) ERP
6 44 (10.86%) Microsoft
7 43 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (9.88%) Project Management
9 39 (9.63%) Oracle
10 38 (9.38%) SAP S/4HANA
11 34 (8.40%) ABAP
11 34 (8.40%) Change Management
12 33 (8.15%) SQL
13 31 (7.65%) SuccessFactors
14 29 (7.16%) Retail
14 29 (7.16%) PowerShell
15 27 (6.67%) SQL Server
16 25 (6.17%) SAP HANA
16 25 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (5.93%) Data Migration
18 21 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (4.94%) ITIL
19 20 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
19 20 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
20 19 (4.69%) SAP BW
20 19 (4.69%) Security Cleared
21 18 (4.44%) Procure-to-Pay
22 17 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 17 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 17 (4.20%) Data Warehouse

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 13 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.47%) NetWeaver
3 7 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (1.73%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.48%) K2 blackpearl
5 5 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.49%) Confluence
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.25%) IIS
9 1 (0.25%) Liferay
9 1 (0.25%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.25%) HipChat
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (9.38%) SAP S/4HANA
2 16 (3.95%) SAP Payroll
3 15 (3.70%) SAP PP
4 13 (3.21%) SAP HR
5 11 (2.72%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (2.72%) SAP HCM
6 10 (2.47%) SAP CO
6 10 (2.47%) SAP FI
6 10 (2.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (2.47%) SAP PS
7 8 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (1.98%) SAP MII
8 7 (1.73%) SAP Business One
8 7 (1.73%) SAP ERP
8 7 (1.73%) SAP EWM
8 7 (1.73%) SAP MM
9 6 (1.48%) SAP BPC
9 6 (1.48%) SAP CRM
10 5 (1.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 5 (1.23%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.65%) SuccessFactors
2 13 (3.21%) SaaS
3 12 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.48%) PaaS
5 5 (1.23%) Boomi
5 5 (1.23%) Office 365
6 4 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.74%) FinancialForce
8 2 (0.49%) IaaS
9 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.23%) NAS
2 4 (0.99%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) Skype
3 1 (0.25%) SMS
3 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.25%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.17%) SAP HANA
3 20 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
4 19 (4.69%) SAP BW
5 17 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.47%) SAP Data Services
7 7 (1.73%) Lumira
7 7 (1.73%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 6 (1.48%) Power BI
9 5 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.74%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.74%) MS Access
11 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.23%) JIRA
4 3 (0.74%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.74%) MSI
4 3 (0.74%) Toad
5 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.49%) LSMW
5 2 (0.49%) Maven
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.49%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.25%) Selenium
6 1 (0.25%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 107 (26.42%) Finance
2 75 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 29 (7.16%) Retail
4 15 (3.70%) Automotive
4 15 (3.70%) Marketing
4 15 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.21%) Electronics
5 13 (3.21%) Legal
6 10 (2.47%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.98%) Advertising
8 6 (1.48%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.99%) Billing
9 4 (0.99%) Publishing
10 2 (0.49%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Banking
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 111 (27.41%) Consultant
2 95 (23.46%) SAP Consultant
3 58 (14.32%) Analyst
4 51 (12.59%) Developer
4 51 (12.59%) Project Manager
5 46 (11.36%) SAP Manager
6 39 (9.63%) Architect
7 31 (7.65%) SAP Project Manager
8 30 (7.41%) SAP Architect
9 28 (6.91%) Business Analyst
10 26 (6.42%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (5.68%) SAP Developer
12 20 (4.94%) SAP Analyst
12 20 (4.94%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 14 (3.46%) Data Analyst
14 10 (2.47%) Change Manager
14 10 (2.47%) SAP Business Analyst
15 9 (2.22%) Administrator
15 9 (2.22%) SAP FI Consultant
15 9 (2.22%) SAP PS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.70%) SAP Basis
2 14 (3.46%) .NET
3 10 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (2.22%) XML
5 8 (1.98%) SAP Smart Forms
6 7 (1.73%) EDI
7 6 (1.48%) HTML
7 6 (1.48%) SAP Fiori
8 5 (1.23%) SOAP
8 5 (1.23%) Web Services
8 5 (1.23%) XSLT
9 4 (0.99%) Classic ASP
9 4 (0.99%) REST
9 4 (0.99%) SAPUI5
10 3 (0.74%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.74%) jQuery
10 3 (0.74%) MDX
10 3 (0.74%) SAP PI
10 3 (0.74%) WCF
10 3 (0.74%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.23%) FMCG
3 5 (1.23%) NHS
3 5 (1.23%) Private Cloud
3 5 (1.23%) User Experience
4 4 (0.99%) e-Learning
5 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.49%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.49%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.25%) LIMS
7 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.25%) PKI
7 1 (0.25%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.25%) Replication
7 1 (0.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.46%) Windows
2 10 (2.47%) Unix
3 6 (1.48%) Linux
4 4 (0.99%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.99%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Android
7 1 (0.25%) SUSE
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (13.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 49 (12.10%) Migration
3 47 (11.60%) ERP
4 43 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (9.88%) Project Management
6 34 (8.40%) Change Management
7 25 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (5.93%) Data Migration
9 21 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (4.94%) ITIL
11 18 (4.44%) Procure-to-Pay
12 17 (4.20%) Programme Management
13 16 (3.95%) Logistics
14 15 (3.70%) Business Analysis
15 14 (3.46%) ETL
16 13 (3.21%) Analytics
16 13 (3.21%) Digital Marketing
17 11 (2.72%) CRM
18 10 (2.47%) Data Modelling
18 10 (2.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.40%) ABAP
2 33 (8.15%) SQL
3 29 (7.16%) PowerShell
4 15 (3.70%) C#
5 12 (2.96%) VBA
6 10 (2.47%) Java
7 5 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.99%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.99%) VB
8 4 (0.99%) VB6
8 4 (0.99%) VBScript
9 3 (0.74%) XPath
10 2 (0.49%) XMLA
11 1 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 19 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.46%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.21%) Degree
4 5 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (0.99%) CIPD
5 4 (0.99%) ISEB
5 4 (0.99%) MCP
5 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.49%) CIMA
6 2 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.49%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.25%) AAT
7 1 (0.25%) ACCA
7 1 (0.25%) CCAB
7 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.98%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.23%) PMO
3 3 (0.74%) GDPR
4 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.49%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) IFRS
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.72%) XenApp
3 10 (2.47%) XenDesktop
4 7 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.47%) SCCM
2 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.49%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.63%) Oracle
3 11 (2.72%) Citrix
4 6 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.23%) hybris
5 5 (1.23%) JD Edwards
5 5 (1.23%) Sage
6 4 (0.99%) HP
6 4 (0.99%) Infor
6 4 (0.99%) Tableau
6 4 (0.99%) Workday
7 3 (0.74%) Cognos
7 3 (0.74%) Concur
7 3 (0.74%) Epicor
7 3 (0.74%) IFS
7 3 (0.74%) Ivanti
7 3 (0.74%) Xero
8 2 (0.49%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.49%) Tripwire
8 2 (0.49%) webMethods