Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 15 19
Rank change year-on-year -19 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 447 639 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.55% 8.18% 7.62%
As % of the Vendors category 12.16% 18.11% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 384 394
Midlands median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £356 £305 £305
90th Percentile £650 £588 £600
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 6
Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £25.12 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.27% +73.24% -24.00%
10th Percentile £11.94 £15.25 £12.38
90th Percentile £19.33 £58.66 £20.56
England median hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +36.84% -15.56% +2.27%

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 3,677 3,528 4,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 45.69% 45.16% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,105 2,133 2,555
Midlands median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £221 £235
90th Percentile £575 £553 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £423
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.14% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 178 144
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.81 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.64% +9.72% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £9.04
90th Percentile £29.13 £48.25 £24.93
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 18 September 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
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 18 September 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 -8 269 £495 +16.47% 63
East Midlands -23 161 £450 -10.00% 46
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 97 (21.70%) Finance
2 76 (17.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (13.87%) Retail
4 57 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (12.53%) ERP
6 53 (11.86%) Oracle
6 53 (11.86%) Manufacturing
7 52 (11.63%) SQL
7 52 (11.63%) SAP S/4HANA
8 51 (11.41%) Microsoft
8 51 (11.41%) Migration
9 48 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (8.05%) Change Management
11 35 (7.83%) Windows
12 34 (7.61%) SuccessFactors
13 31 (6.94%) SQL Server
13 31 (6.94%) Project Management
14 28 (6.26%) Problem-Solving
15 27 (6.04%) Data Migration
15 27 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 27 (6.04%) Business Analysis
16 26 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 24 (5.37%) ABAP
17 24 (5.37%) XML
17 24 (5.37%) PowerShell
18 23 (5.15%) C#
18 23 (5.15%) Java
18 23 (5.15%) Scrum
19 22 (4.92%) Test Scripting
19 22 (4.92%) Marketing

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 18 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.01%) K2 blackpearl
2 9 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (1.79%) NetWeaver
4 6 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.34%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.89%) Confluence
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.45%) Mule
6 2 (0.45%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.45%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.01%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 52 (11.63%) SAP S/4HANA
2 15 (3.36%) SAP HR
3 11 (2.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (2.46%) SAP MDG
4 10 (2.24%) SAP FI
5 9 (2.01%) SAP CO
5 9 (2.01%) SAP EWM
5 9 (2.01%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (2.01%) SAP HCM
5 9 (2.01%) SAP Payroll
6 8 (1.79%) SAP Retail
7 7 (1.57%) SAP BPC
7 7 (1.57%) SAP FI-CA
7 7 (1.57%) SAP MII
7 7 (1.57%) SAP MM
7 7 (1.57%) SAP PSCD
8 6 (1.34%) SAP PP
8 6 (1.34%) SAP PS
9 5 (1.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 5 (1.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.61%) SuccessFactors
2 15 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.13%) SaaS
4 12 (2.68%) PaaS
5 7 (1.57%) IaaS
6 6 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.12%) Office 365
8 3 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.67%) Taleo
9 1 (0.22%) Boomi
9 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.57%) Bluetooth
1 7 (1.57%) ZigBee
2 6 (1.34%) Internet
3 4 (0.89%) NAS
3 4 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.45%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) RFID
5 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (4.70%) SAP HANA
5 18 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (4.03%) SAP BW
6 17 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (2.46%) Power BI
8 9 (2.01%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 7 (1.57%) Lumira
11 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.67%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (0.45%) MS Access
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.34%) Maven
2 6 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.34%) Toad
2 6 (1.34%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.12%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.12%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.89%) Ant
4 4 (0.89%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.89%) JIRA
4 4 (0.89%) JUnit
4 4 (0.89%) Selenium
4 4 (0.89%) Subversion
4 4 (0.89%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.67%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.67%) MSI
6 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.22%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
General
1 97 (21.70%) Finance
2 62 (13.87%) Retail
3 53 (11.86%) Manufacturing
4 22 (4.92%) Marketing
5 20 (4.47%) Legal
6 19 (4.25%) Automotive
7 17 (3.80%) Electronics
7 17 (3.80%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.79%) Back Office
9 6 (1.34%) Advertising
9 6 (1.34%) Military
10 5 (1.12%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.12%) Publishing
11 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.45%) Banking
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 107 (23.94%) Consultant
2 90 (20.13%) SAP Consultant
3 83 (18.57%) Analyst
4 69 (15.44%) Developer
5 57 (12.75%) Architect
6 47 (10.51%) Project Manager
7 41 (9.17%) SAP Architect
8 39 (8.72%) SAP Manager
9 37 (8.28%) Business Analyst
9 37 (8.28%) SAP Analyst
10 29 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
11 26 (5.82%) SAP Project Manager
12 21 (4.70%) Functional Consultant
12 21 (4.70%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 20 (4.47%) Test Analyst
14 18 (4.03%) SAP Developer
14 18 (4.03%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 16 (3.58%) Change Manager
16 13 (2.91%) SAP Business Analyst
16 13 (2.91%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.37%) XML
2 20 (4.47%) .NET
3 17 (3.80%) SOAP
4 11 (2.46%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (2.24%) REST
5 10 (2.24%) RESTful
5 10 (2.24%) SAP Basis
5 10 (2.24%) SAP Smart Forms
6 9 (2.01%) Web Services
7 8 (1.79%) Middleware
8 7 (1.57%) HTML
8 7 (1.57%) JSON
8 7 (1.57%) Qt
8 7 (1.57%) Spring
8 7 (1.57%) WCF
9 6 (1.34%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.34%) Hibernate
9 6 (1.34%) MDX
9 6 (1.34%) SAP Fiori
9 6 (1.34%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.46%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.01%) User Experience
4 7 (1.57%) Smart Meter
5 6 (1.34%) FMCG
6 5 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (0.89%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.45%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.45%) NHS
8 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.22%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.22%) PKI
9 1 (0.22%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) Replication
9 1 (0.22%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.83%) Windows
2 18 (4.03%) Unix
3 11 (2.46%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.12%) Linux
5 4 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.22%) AIX
6 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.22%) SUSE
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 57 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (12.53%) ERP
4 51 (11.41%) Migration
5 48 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (8.05%) Change Management
7 31 (6.94%) Project Management
8 28 (6.26%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (6.04%) Business Analysis
9 27 (6.04%) Data Migration
10 23 (5.15%) Scrum
11 22 (4.92%) Test Scripting
12 20 (4.47%) Programme Management
13 19 (4.25%) ITIL
13 19 (4.25%) Logistics
14 18 (4.03%) Customer Requirements
14 18 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (3.80%) Digital Marketing
16 16 (3.58%) SAP Implementation
16 16 (3.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (11.63%) SQL
2 24 (5.37%) ABAP
2 24 (5.37%) PowerShell
3 23 (5.15%) C#
3 23 (5.15%) Java
4 10 (2.24%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.57%) C++
5 7 (1.57%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (1.12%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.12%) VBA
8 4 (0.89%) VB
8 4 (0.89%) VB6
8 4 (0.89%) VBScript
9 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.67%) XPath
10 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (4.92%) Degree
2 19 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.80%) ISEB
4 16 (3.58%) ISTQB
5 15 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.34%) HND
8 5 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.89%) CIPD
9 4 (0.89%) HNC
9 4 (0.89%) MCP
9 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.67%) ACCA
10 3 (0.67%) CIMA
10 3 (0.67%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.45%) CISA
11 2 (0.45%) CISM
11 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.22%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.46%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.79%) PMO
3 7 (1.57%) QA
4 4 (0.89%) IFRS
4 4 (0.89%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.67%) GDPR
5 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.89%) Docker
3 4 (0.89%) XenApp
4 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.12%) SCCM
2 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.45%) CloudHub
4 2 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.22%) Ansible
5 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.22%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 53 (11.86%) Oracle
2 51 (11.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.34%) webMethods
4 5 (1.12%) hybris
5 4 (0.89%) Citrix
5 4 (0.89%) Workday
6 3 (0.67%) Ariba
6 3 (0.67%) HP
6 3 (0.67%) Ivanti
6 3 (0.67%) JD Edwards
6 3 (0.67%) MuleSoft
6 3 (0.67%) Sage
7 2 (0.45%) Apple
7 2 (0.45%) Cognos
7 2 (0.45%) Concur
7 2 (0.45%) Kony
7 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.45%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.45%) Tableau
8 1 (0.22%) Snow