Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 25 18
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 400 564 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.04% 6.86% 7.76%
As % of the Vendors category 11.15% 15.56% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 317 373
Midlands median daily rate £450 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £305
90th Percentile £625 £599 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 5
Midlands median hourly rate £13.60 £21.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.77% +53.57% -26.62%
10th Percentile £12.89 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £14.30 £58.66 £15.60
England median hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +45.71% -16.67% +5.00%

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 3,587 3,625 4,375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 45.19% 44.07% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,065 2,221 2,474
Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £226
90th Percentile £563 £560 £563
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 178 170
Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £9.57 £9.93 £10.00
90th Percentile £27.50 £45.00 £34.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -22 218 £475 +7.95% 62
East Midlands -12 163 £450 -4.76% 33
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 90 (22.50%) Finance
2 76 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 74 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (18.00%) Retail
5 67 (16.75%) Manufacturing
6 65 (16.25%) ERP
7 62 (15.50%) Oracle
8 52 (13.00%) Microsoft
9 46 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (11.00%) SQL
11 41 (10.25%) Windows
12 40 (10.00%) SAP S/4HANA
13 36 (9.00%) Java
14 34 (8.50%) Marketing
15 33 (8.25%) Scrum
16 31 (7.75%) Programme Management
16 31 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
17 29 (7.25%) SuccessFactors
17 29 (7.25%) Electronics
17 29 (7.25%) Telecoms
17 29 (7.25%) Digital Marketing
17 29 (7.25%) Security Cleared
18 28 (7.00%) XML
19 26 (6.50%) CRM
19 26 (6.50%) Migration
20 25 (6.25%) Project Management
20 25 (6.25%) SQL Server
21 24 (6.00%) Unix
21 24 (6.00%) Test Scripting
21 24 (6.00%) SAP HANA

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 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (2.25%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.00%) Confluence
3 8 (2.00%) NetWeaver
3 8 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.00%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (0.75%) Apache
5 3 (0.75%) JBoss
5 3 (0.75%) Mule
5 3 (0.75%) Mule ESB
5 3 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.50%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (4.75%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 40 (10.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 16 (4.00%) SAP Hybris
3 12 (3.00%) SAP FI-CA
3 12 (3.00%) SAP PSCD
4 10 (2.50%) SAP FI
4 10 (2.50%) SAP MDG
5 9 (2.25%) SAP Retail
6 8 (2.00%) SAP CO
6 8 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (2.00%) SAP IBP
6 8 (2.00%) SAP PP
7 7 (1.75%) SAP ERP
7 7 (1.75%) SAP MM
8 6 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (1.50%) Maximo
8 6 (1.50%) SAP HR
9 5 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (1.25%) HFM
9 5 (1.25%) SAP PS
9 5 (1.25%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.25%) SuccessFactors
2 12 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.75%) Boomi
4 7 (1.75%) IaaS
4 7 (1.75%) PaaS
5 6 (1.50%) SaaS
6 5 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.00%) Office 365
8 3 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.75%) Taleo
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.00%) Internet
2 7 (1.75%) Bluetooth
2 7 (1.75%) ZigBee
3 5 (1.25%) Firewall
3 5 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.00%) Multicast
4 4 (1.00%) Wireless
5 3 (0.75%) DHCP
5 3 (0.75%) DMVPN
5 3 (0.75%) IPsec
5 3 (0.75%) OSPF
5 3 (0.75%) RFID
5 3 (0.75%) SNMP
6 2 (0.50%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.50%) VoIP
6 2 (0.50%) VPN
6 2 (0.50%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.25%) DNS
7 1 (0.25%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.00%) SAP HANA
3 21 (5.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.00%) Power BI
6 11 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (2.00%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.25%) MySQL
11 5 (1.25%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.75%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.50%) Data Mart
13 2 (0.50%) Electronic Patient Records
13 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.25%) Cucumber
2 9 (2.25%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.25%) JIRA
2 9 (2.25%) SoapUI
2 9 (2.25%) Toad
3 8 (2.00%) Selenium
4 7 (1.75%) Maven
4 7 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (1.25%) Subversion
6 4 (1.00%) Ant
6 4 (1.00%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.00%) JUnit
6 4 (1.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.75%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.50%) ER Studio
8 2 (0.50%) ERwin
8 2 (0.50%) JMeter
8 2 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.25%) Travis CI
General
1 90 (22.50%) Finance
2 72 (18.00%) Retail
3 67 (16.75%) Manufacturing
4 34 (8.50%) Marketing
5 29 (7.25%) Electronics
5 29 (7.25%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.50%) Back Office
6 14 (3.50%) Legal
7 9 (2.25%) Automotive
7 9 (2.25%) Military
8 6 (1.50%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.75%) Advertising
10 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Banking
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 78 (19.50%) Consultant
2 74 (18.50%) Analyst
3 66 (16.50%) SAP Consultant
4 58 (14.50%) Architect
5 49 (12.25%) Developer
6 39 (9.75%) Project Manager
7 33 (8.25%) SAP Analyst
8 32 (8.00%) SAP Architect
9 29 (7.25%) Test Analyst
10 26 (6.50%) Business Analyst
10 26 (6.50%) SAP Manager
11 22 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
12 20 (5.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 18 (4.50%) SAP Project Manager
14 16 (4.00%) SAP Test Analyst
15 14 (3.50%) Test Leader
16 13 (3.25%) Administrator
17 12 (3.00%) IT Manager
18 11 (2.75%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.00%) XML
2 21 (5.25%) SOAP
3 16 (4.00%) RESTful
4 15 (3.75%) JSON
4 15 (3.75%) Middleware
5 14 (3.50%) Web Services
6 12 (3.00%) J2EE
6 12 (3.00%) SAP PI
7 11 (2.75%) REST
7 11 (2.75%) Spring
8 10 (2.50%) .NET
8 10 (2.50%) Hibernate
9 9 (2.25%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.25%) HTML
9 9 (2.25%) IDoc
9 9 (2.25%) MDX
9 9 (2.25%) SAP XI
10 8 (2.00%) CSS
11 7 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (1.75%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.75%) User Experience
4 7 (1.75%) FMCG
4 7 (1.75%) Smart Meter
5 6 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.50%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.25%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Life Science
9 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.25%) Windows
2 24 (6.00%) Unix
3 14 (3.50%) Linux
4 10 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.50%) Solaris
7 2 (0.50%) CentOS
7 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 74 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (16.25%) ERP
4 46 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (8.25%) Scrum
6 31 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (7.75%) Programme Management
7 29 (7.25%) Digital Marketing
8 26 (6.50%) CRM
8 26 (6.50%) Migration
9 25 (6.25%) Project Management
10 24 (6.00%) Test Scripting
11 23 (5.75%) E-Commerce
12 22 (5.50%) DevOps
13 20 (5.00%) Business Analysis
13 20 (5.00%) ITIL
14 17 (4.25%) Logistics
15 16 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
15 16 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (11.00%) SQL
2 36 (9.00%) Java
3 22 (5.50%) ABAP
4 18 (4.50%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.75%) C#
6 9 (2.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 9 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.75%) C++
8 6 (1.50%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.25%) Python
10 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.50%) Perl
10 2 (0.50%) VB
10 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.50%) VB6
10 2 (0.50%) VBA
11 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.25%) PHP
11 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.75%) Degree
3 20 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 19 (4.75%) ISEB
5 17 (4.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.25%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.75%) HND
9 4 (1.00%) CISA
9 4 (1.00%) CISM
9 4 (1.00%) HNC
9 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.50%) ACCA
10 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.50%) CIMA
11 1 (0.25%) CCNA
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.25%) PMP
11 1 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.75%) PMO
3 6 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.25%) IFRS
5 4 (1.00%) ISO 14001
5 4 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.00%) QA
6 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.50%) COBIT
7 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.25%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.25%) Docker
3 7 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.75%) vSphere
4 6 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.75%) Ansible
1 3 (0.75%) CloudHub
1 3 (0.75%) SCCM
1 3 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (0.50%) Grafana
2 2 (0.50%) Graphite
2 2 (0.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.50%) Nagios
2 2 (0.50%) Terraform
2 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.25%) SCOM
3 1 (0.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (15.50%) Oracle
2 52 (13.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.25%) hybris
4 9 (2.25%) webMethods
5 8 (2.00%) Dell
5 8 (2.00%) IBM
5 8 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.75%) VMware
7 6 (1.50%) Sun
8 5 (1.25%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.25%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.25%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.75%) Ariba
10 3 (0.75%) JDA
10 3 (0.75%) Snow
11 2 (0.50%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.50%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.50%) New Relic
11 2 (0.50%) Pegasus