Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 19 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 577 761 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.00% 7.80% 7.21%
As % of the Vendors category 15.82% 16.65% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 391 326
Midlands median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £307 £305 £313
90th Percentile £600 £625 £700
England median daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 12
Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% -26.62% -32.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.50 £15.08
90th Percentile £58.66 £15.60 £34.01
England median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year -19.51% -11.83% +5.68%

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 3648 4571 3691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.23% 46.86% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2218 2576 1892
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £218
90th Percentile £560 £551 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 169 254
Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% -5.36%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £10.45
90th Percentile £45.00 £33.75 £33.03
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
East Midlands -2 281 £475 +1.06% 18
West Midlands 0 264 £448 -0.56% 29
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SAP.

1 158 (27.38%) Finance
2 113 (19.58%) ERP
3 108 (18.72%) Manufacturing
4 99 (17.16%) Security Cleared
5 78 (13.52%) SC Cleared
6 76 (13.17%) Retail
6 76 (13.17%) Migration
7 66 (11.44%) ABAP
8 65 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 62 (10.75%) Oracle
10 61 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
10 61 (10.57%) Logistics
11 55 (9.53%) Project Management
12 51 (8.84%) Data Migration
13 43 (7.45%) CRM
14 42 (7.28%) SAP ERP
15 39 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (6.59%) Microsoft
17 37 (6.41%) SAP FI
18 35 (6.07%) SAP FI/CO
18 35 (6.07%) SAP CO
18 35 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
19 34 (5.89%) SAP MM
20 32 (5.55%) SAP Retail
21 31 (5.37%) SAP HANA
22 30 (5.20%) Integration Testing
22 30 (5.20%) Unix
23 29 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
23 29 (5.03%) Marketing
24 28 (4.85%) Linux

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 10 (1.73%) NetWeaver
2 6 (1.04%) SAS
3 5 (0.87%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.52%) SAP Portal
5 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.35%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.35%) WordPress
6 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.17%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.17%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.17%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 42 (7.28%) SAP ERP
2 37 (6.41%) SAP FI
3 35 (6.07%) SAP CO
3 35 (6.07%) SAP FI/CO
4 34 (5.89%) SAP MM
5 32 (5.55%) SAP Retail
6 24 (4.16%) SAP SD
7 20 (3.47%) SAP HR
8 18 (3.12%) SAP IS-U
9 16 (2.77%) SAP S/4HANA
10 15 (2.60%) SAP CRM
11 13 (2.25%) SAP PP
12 10 (1.73%) SAP GTS
12 10 (1.73%) SAP Hybris
13 9 (1.56%) SAP Payroll
13 9 (1.56%) SAP PM
14 8 (1.39%) SAP HCM
15 7 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
15 7 (1.21%) SAP QM
16 6 (1.04%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.77%) SuccessFactors
2 12 (2.08%) Office 365
3 11 (1.91%) SaaS
4 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.35%) IaaS
6 2 (0.35%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.52%) Internet
1 3 (0.52%) Intranet
1 3 (0.52%) SAN
1 3 (0.52%) SMS
1 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.35%) ATM
2 2 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (0.35%) Firewall
2 2 (0.35%) LAN
2 2 (0.35%) VoIP
2 2 (0.35%) WAN
2 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.17%) DNS
3 1 (0.17%) HTTP
3 1 (0.17%) LDAP
3 1 (0.17%) MPLS
3 1 (0.17%) SMTP
3 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.37%) SAP HANA
2 23 (3.99%) SAP BW
3 19 (3.29%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (2.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 13 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.56%) SAP Data Services
8 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.87%) QlikView
10 4 (0.69%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (0.52%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.52%) Power BI
11 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.35%) Data Mart
12 2 (0.35%) GIS
12 2 (0.35%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 16 (2.77%) LSMW
2 5 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.69%) JIRA
4 2 (0.35%) Subversion
4 2 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.17%) Protractor
5 1 (0.17%) Selenium
5 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 158 (27.38%) Finance
2 108 (18.72%) Manufacturing
3 76 (13.17%) Retail
4 29 (5.03%) Marketing
5 26 (4.51%) Telecoms
6 25 (4.33%) Aerospace
7 23 (3.99%) Electronics
8 19 (3.29%) Automotive
9 18 (3.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (2.60%) Billing
11 13 (2.25%) Banking
12 8 (1.39%) Legal
13 7 (1.21%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.87%) French Language
15 3 (0.52%) Advertising
15 3 (0.52%) German Language
16 2 (0.35%) Back Office
17 1 (0.17%) Local Government
17 1 (0.17%) Publishing
17 1 (0.17%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 151 (26.17%) Consultant
2 130 (22.53%) SAP Consultant
3 106 (18.37%) Analyst
4 56 (9.71%) Project Manager
5 55 (9.53%) Architect
6 51 (8.84%) Business Analyst
7 43 (7.45%) Developer
8 41 (7.11%) SAP Analyst
9 35 (6.07%) Solutions Architect
10 32 (5.55%) SAP Manager
11 30 (5.20%) SAP Business Analyst
12 25 (4.33%) SAP Architect
13 22 (3.81%) SAP Developer
14 21 (3.64%) SAP Project Manager
15 20 (3.47%) SAP MM Consultant
15 20 (3.47%) Unix Engineer
16 19 (3.29%) Functional Consultant
17 18 (3.12%) SAP Solutions Architect
18 16 (2.77%) Design Engineer
18 16 (2.77%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.77%) .NET
2 13 (2.25%) IDoc
2 13 (2.25%) SAP ALE
3 11 (1.91%) Web Services
4 10 (1.73%) Middleware
5 9 (1.56%) SAP PI
6 8 (1.39%) EDI
7 7 (1.21%) CSS
7 7 (1.21%) SAP Smart Forms
8 6 (1.04%) XML
9 5 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (0.87%) HTML
9 5 (0.87%) React
9 5 (0.87%) RESTful
9 5 (0.87%) SAP Fiori
10 3 (0.52%) Node.js
10 3 (0.52%) REST
10 3 (0.52%) SAP Basis
10 3 (0.52%) SAP XI
11 2 (0.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (1.91%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.56%) NHS
4 7 (1.21%) FMCG
5 6 (1.04%) Driving Licence
5 6 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.04%) User Experience
6 5 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.69%) AS400
7 4 (0.69%) e-Learning
7 4 (0.69%) EPoS
8 3 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.52%) Replication
8 3 (0.52%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.35%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.35%) DataPower
9 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.35%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.35%) PMI
9 2 (0.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.20%) Unix
2 28 (4.85%) Linux
3 24 (4.16%) Solaris
4 15 (2.60%) Windows
5 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.69%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Android
9 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (19.58%) ERP
2 76 (13.17%) Migration
3 65 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
4 61 (10.57%) Logistics
5 55 (9.53%) Project Management
6 51 (8.84%) Data Migration
7 43 (7.45%) CRM
8 39 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (5.20%) Integration Testing
10 29 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 28 (4.85%) Programme Management
12 26 (4.51%) Change Management
12 26 (4.51%) SAP Implementation
13 23 (3.99%) Digital Marketing
13 23 (3.99%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (3.64%) Analytics
15 20 (3.47%) Business Analysis
16 19 (3.29%) System Integration Testing
17 18 (3.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 66 (11.44%) ABAP
2 26 (4.51%) SQL
3 22 (3.81%) Python
4 21 (3.64%) Perl
5 20 (3.47%) Korn
6 10 (1.73%) Java
7 5 (0.87%) C#
7 5 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.69%) VB
8 4 (0.69%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.52%) C
9 3 (0.52%) PHP
9 3 (0.52%) SAPscript
10 2 (0.35%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.35%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.35%) RPG
10 2 (0.35%) VBA
11 1 (0.17%) R
11 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (17.16%) Security Cleared
2 78 (13.52%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.51%) Degree
4 11 (1.91%) PMI Certification
4 11 (1.91%) PMP
5 8 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.52%) CIMA
7 3 (0.52%) ISEB
7 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.35%) ACCA
8 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.35%) MCSA
8 2 (0.35%) MCSE
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CCA
9 1 (0.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.91%) PMO
3 7 (1.21%) QA
4 2 (0.35%) COBIT
4 2 (0.35%) GDPR
4 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (3.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 22 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.35%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.56%) MOM
2 4 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.17%) Mesos
4 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (10.75%) Oracle
2 38 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.33%) Sun
4 22 (3.81%) Veritas
5 10 (1.73%) hybris
6 9 (1.56%) IBM
7 7 (1.21%) Cognos
7 7 (1.21%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.04%) HP
8 6 (1.04%) JDA
8 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.87%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.69%) Adobe
10 4 (0.69%) Ariba
10 4 (0.69%) Concur
10 4 (0.69%) Infor
10 4 (0.69%) OpenText
10 4 (0.69%) Workday
11 3 (0.52%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.52%) VMware