Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 19 24
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 -9
Contract jobs citing SAP 463 605 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.82% 6.99% 6.34%
As % of the Vendors category 13.44% 15.25% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 328 298
Midlands median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £298 £304 £309
90th Percentile £588 £613 £700
England median daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -29.11% -21.00%
10th Percentile £10.93 £11.45 £14.51
90th Percentile £29.16 £40.60 £25.21
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% -1.23%

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 3,444 3,968 3,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 43.32% 45.85% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,069 2,252 1,994
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £569 £568 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 182 193
Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -0.25% -5.36%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £33.70 £35.40
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +7.66%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -6 234 £425 -8.36% 61
East Midlands -13 199 £450 -5.26% 33
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 108 (23.33%) Finance
2 92 (19.87%) Manufacturing
3 77 (16.63%) ERP
4 71 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (14.04%) ABAP
6 56 (12.10%) Security Cleared
7 55 (11.88%) Project Management
7 55 (11.88%) Migration
8 53 (11.45%) Retail
9 49 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
10 45 (9.72%) Microsoft
11 42 (9.07%) SC Cleared
12 34 (7.34%) Data Migration
12 34 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (6.70%) Logistics
13 31 (6.70%) Oracle
14 28 (6.05%) CRM
14 28 (6.05%) SAP HANA
15 26 (5.62%) PRINCE2
16 25 (5.40%) SQL
16 25 (5.40%) Change Management
17 23 (4.97%) Degree
17 23 (4.97%) Aerospace
17 23 (4.97%) Programme Management
17 23 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (4.75%) SAP S/4HANA
18 22 (4.75%) Telecoms
19 21 (4.54%) Marketing
19 21 (4.54%) SuccessFactors
20 20 (4.32%) ITIL

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 8 (1.73%) NetWeaver
2 7 (1.51%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.65%) SAP Portal
5 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.43%) Confluence
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.22%) HipChat
6 1 (0.22%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 22 (4.75%) SAP S/4HANA
2 20 (4.32%) SAP FI
3 19 (4.10%) SAP CO
3 19 (4.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (3.89%) SAP IS-U
4 18 (3.89%) SAP Retail
5 17 (3.67%) SAP MM
6 15 (3.24%) SAP ERP
6 15 (3.24%) SAP HR
6 15 (3.24%) SAP Payroll
7 13 (2.81%) SAP PP
8 12 (2.59%) SAP SD
9 9 (1.94%) SAP MDG
9 9 (1.94%) SAP WM
10 8 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (1.51%) Maximo
12 6 (1.30%) SAP Business One
12 6 (1.30%) SAP CRM
12 6 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.54%) SuccessFactors
2 12 (2.59%) SaaS
3 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.30%) Office 365
5 4 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.86%) Boomi
5 4 (0.86%) IaaS
6 2 (0.43%) FinancialForce
6 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.43%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.43%) SMS
2 1 (0.22%) Intranet
2 1 (0.22%) NAS
2 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.22%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.05%) SAP HANA
2 18 (3.89%) SAP Data Services
3 17 (3.67%) SQL Server
4 16 (3.46%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.02%) SAP BW
7 11 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 7 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.08%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.08%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.86%) Big Data
10 4 (0.86%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.65%) Power BI
11 3 (0.65%) QlikView
11 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.43%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (1.73%) JIRA
2 6 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.08%) LSMW
4 3 (0.65%) Selenium
5 2 (0.43%) Subversion
5 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) JUnit
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) Protractor
6 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 108 (23.33%) Finance
2 92 (19.87%) Manufacturing
3 53 (11.45%) Retail
4 23 (4.97%) Aerospace
5 22 (4.75%) Telecoms
6 21 (4.54%) Marketing
7 19 (4.10%) Electronics
8 15 (3.24%) Billing
9 13 (2.81%) Automotive
10 10 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.51%) French Language
12 6 (1.30%) Banking
13 4 (0.86%) Advertising
13 4 (0.86%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.86%) Legal
14 3 (0.65%) German Language
15 1 (0.22%) Back Office
15 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 131 (28.29%) Consultant
2 107 (23.11%) SAP Consultant
3 73 (15.77%) Analyst
4 56 (12.10%) Project Manager
5 53 (11.45%) Architect
6 44 (9.50%) Developer
7 31 (6.70%) Business Analyst
8 30 (6.48%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (5.40%) SAP Developer
10 24 (5.18%) SAP Analyst
10 24 (5.18%) SAP Architect
11 23 (4.97%) SAP Manager
12 20 (4.32%) Data Analyst
12 20 (4.32%) SAP Project Manager
13 18 (3.89%) ABAP Developer
13 18 (3.89%) SAP Business Analyst
14 16 (3.46%) Functional Consultant
15 13 (2.81%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 13 (2.81%) SAP ISU Consultant
15 13 (2.81%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.81%) .NET
2 10 (2.16%) Middleware
2 10 (2.16%) Web Services
3 9 (1.94%) SAP ALE
3 9 (1.94%) SAP PI
4 8 (1.73%) SAP Smart Forms
5 7 (1.51%) SAP Fiori
6 5 (1.08%) CSS
6 5 (1.08%) EDI
6 5 (1.08%) IDoc
6 5 (1.08%) React
7 4 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.86%) REST
7 4 (0.86%) RESTful
7 4 (0.86%) SAP XI
7 4 (0.86%) XML
8 3 (0.65%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (0.65%) Node.js
8 3 (0.65%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.16%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.16%) NHS
3 7 (1.51%) User Experience
4 6 (1.30%) FMCG
5 5 (1.08%) AS400
6 4 (0.86%) Data Centre
6 4 (0.86%) Driving Licence
6 4 (0.86%) EPoS
6 4 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (0.86%) Mainframe
6 4 (0.86%) Private Cloud
6 4 (0.86%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.65%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.43%) LIMS
8 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.43%) PMI
8 2 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.73%) Linux
2 5 (1.08%) Unix
2 5 (1.08%) Windows
3 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.22%) Solaris
5 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (16.63%) ERP
2 71 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (11.88%) Migration
3 55 (11.88%) Project Management
4 49 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (7.34%) Data Migration
6 31 (6.70%) Logistics
7 28 (6.05%) CRM
8 26 (5.62%) PRINCE2
9 25 (5.40%) Change Management
10 23 (4.97%) Programme Management
11 20 (4.32%) ITIL
12 19 (4.10%) Digital Marketing
13 18 (3.89%) SAP Implementation
14 17 (3.67%) Procure-to-Pay
15 16 (3.46%) Matrix Organization
15 16 (3.46%) Process Improvement
16 15 (3.24%) Analytics
16 15 (3.24%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (14.04%) ABAP
2 25 (5.40%) SQL
3 11 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.51%) Java
5 6 (1.30%) VBA
6 5 (1.08%) C#
7 4 (0.86%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.86%) VB
7 4 (0.86%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.65%) C
9 2 (0.43%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.43%) PHP
9 2 (0.43%) RPG
9 2 (0.43%) VB6
10 1 (0.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.22%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.22%) R
10 1 (0.22%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (12.10%) Security Cleared
2 42 (9.07%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.97%) Degree
4 11 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 10 (2.16%) PMP
6 6 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.43%) CIMA
10 1 (0.22%) CCA
10 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.22%) HND
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB
10 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.73%) QA
3 7 (1.51%) PMO
4 3 (0.65%) COBIT
5 2 (0.43%) GDPR
5 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.51%) XenApp
2 7 (1.51%) XenDesktop
3 6 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.22%) Docker
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (2.16%) MOM
2 6 (1.30%) SCCM
3 2 (0.43%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.22%) Ansible
4 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 45 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.70%) Oracle
3 9 (1.94%) Infor
4 8 (1.73%) Cognos
5 7 (1.51%) Citrix
5 7 (1.51%) hybris
5 7 (1.51%) JD Edwards
5 7 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.30%) Concur
7 5 (1.08%) IBM
7 5 (1.08%) JDA
8 4 (0.86%) Ariba
8 4 (0.86%) Cloudera
8 4 (0.86%) HP
8 4 (0.86%) Kronos
8 4 (0.86%) NGA Human Resources
8 4 (0.86%) Sage
8 4 (0.86%) Talend
8 4 (0.86%) Workday
9 3 (0.65%) Google