Period
to 10 December 2018

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 6 months to 10 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 > North East
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 57 87
Rank change year-on-year -24 +30 -40
Contract jobs citing SAP 27 39 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.07% 3.22% 3.05%
As % of the Vendors category 5.52% 7.14% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 48
North East median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £364 £213 £220
90th Percentile £775 £550 £550
England median daily rate £496 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -0.75% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.88% -20.37% -40.66%
10th Percentile £13.50 £20.75 £8.50
90th Percentile £14.50 £22.25 £29.00
England median hourly rate £25.50 £17.12 £20.75
% change year-on-year +48.99% -17.52% +3.75%

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 North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 489 546 1,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 37.44% 45.05% 55.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 351 943
North East median daily rate £400 £362 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.65% +6.32% -9.33%
10th Percentile £253 £235 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £513
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 113
North East median hourly rate £14.39 £12.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.08% -52.83% +28.33%
10th Percentile £10.73 £8.96 £11.08
90th Percentile £26.59 £47.53 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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 6 months to 10 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
Tyne and Wear -1 17 £413 +3.13% 5
Durham -24 3 £388 -6.06% 3
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 10 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 North East region with a requirement for SAP.

1 12 (44.44%) Manufacturing
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (29.63%) Electronics
4 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
4 8 (29.63%) Programme Management
4 8 (29.63%) Marketing
4 8 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
6 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
6 5 (18.52%) Windows
7 4 (14.81%) Java
7 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) SAP SD
7 4 (14.81%) McAfee
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
8 3 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Taurus
8 3 (11.11%) SAP Afaria
8 3 (11.11%) XenMobile
8 3 (11.11%) Coaching
8 3 (11.11%) User Experience
8 3 (11.11%) AirWatch
8 3 (11.11%) SDET

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SAP SD
2 3 (11.11%) SAP ERP
3 2 (7.41%) SAP MM
3 2 (7.41%) SAP R/3
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Business One
4 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.70%) SAP PP
4 1 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DHCP
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) OLAP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JMeter
1 3 (11.11%) Selenium
1 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 2 (7.41%) GitLab
2 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.70%) LSMW
General
1 12 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 8 (29.63%) Electronics
3 8 (29.63%) Marketing
3 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 3 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Mobility Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) SAP SD Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Controller
4 1 (3.70%) Head of Design
4 1 (3.70%) Head of DevOps
4 1 (3.70%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) QA Leader
4 1 (3.70%) SAP CO Support
4 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO Support
4 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) RESTful
1 3 (11.11%) Taurus
2 1 (3.70%) IDoc
2 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) PKI
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Android
3 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Phone
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Phone 8
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) CentOS
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (29.63%) Programme Management
4 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Data Management
7 3 (11.11%) ERP
7 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) OOP
7 3 (11.11%) Open Source
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ACCA
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) AirWatch
1 3 (11.11%) SAP Afaria
1 3 (11.11%) XenMobile
2 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Terraform
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) McAfee
2 3 (11.11%) Apple
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Black Duck
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Amdocs
4 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.70%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.70%) Lotus
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Syclo
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau