The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 3 months to 28 June 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 / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 48 48
Rank change year-on-year +21 0  
Contract jobs citing SAP 31 98 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.46% 6.05% 3.05%
As % of the Vendors category 10.62% 10.06% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 66 10
Median daily rate £400 £285 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £213 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £484 £715
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £415 £418
% change year-on-year +14.45% -0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.64% -8.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £24.17 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.95 £35.75 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.12 £19.08
% change year-on-year -31.32% +31.65%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 292 974 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 51.41% 60.09% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 1709 437
Median daily rate £340 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 214 41
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% +104.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £36.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the North East

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in the North East

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the North East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in the North East

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in the North East

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +22 11 £344 +22.76%
Durham +2 10 £240 -56.36% 4
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North East region with a requirement for SAP.

1 16 (32.65%) Manufacturing
2 14 (28.57%) Migration
2 14 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 9 (18.37%) ERP
4 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (16.33%) Data Mapping
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.20%) SAP HR
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
5 5 (10.20%) Change Management
5 5 (10.20%) Analytics
6 4 (8.16%) Coaching
6 4 (8.16%) Data Entry
6 4 (8.16%) Workday
6 4 (8.16%) SAP HANA
6 4 (8.16%) Electronics
6 4 (8.16%) Automotive
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.16%) SAP WM
6 4 (8.16%) SAP FI
6 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL
6 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
6 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (6.12%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) SAP HR
2 4 (8.16%) SAP FI
2 4 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (8.16%) SAP WM
3 3 (6.12%) SAP APO
3 3 (6.12%) SAP CO
3 3 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (6.12%) SAP PP
4 1 (2.04%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Sauce Labs
1 1 (2.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (8.16%) SAP HANA
2 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.12%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.12%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (4.08%) QlikView
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) BODI
4 1 (2.04%) Lumira
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) LSMW
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (32.65%) Manufacturing
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.16%) Automotive
4 4 (8.16%) Electronics
4 4 (8.16%) Marketing
5 2 (4.08%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.04%) Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Consultant
2 14 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Data Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) SAP Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) SAP Data Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Developer
5 4 (8.16%) SAP FI Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Data Migration Lead
6 3 (6.12%) SAP CO Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SAP Data Migration Lead
6 3 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SAP MM Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SAP PP Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SAP PP Functional Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SAP WM Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) SAP Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) IDoc
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.04%) BAPI
3 1 (2.04%) EDI
3 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) SAP ALE
3 1 (2.04%) SAP BSP
3 1 (2.04%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (2.04%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) FMCG
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 14 (28.57%) Migration
2 9 (18.37%) ERP
3 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (16.33%) Data Mapping
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) Analytics
4 5 (10.20%) Change Management
4 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.16%) Coaching
5 4 (8.16%) Data Entry
5 4 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Management
5 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
5 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.12%) Validation
7 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) ABAP
1 3 (6.12%) C#
2 2 (4.08%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) SAPscript
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) Ruby
3 1 (2.04%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.04%) CCAB
3 1 (2.04%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) GMP
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) XenApp
2 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Workday
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Tableau
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Informatica
4 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.04%) WorldPay