Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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 > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 76 51
Rank change year-on-year +20 -25 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP 44 100 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.59% 3.64% 3.53%
As % of the Vendors category 7.52% 6.26% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 64 39
North East median daily rate £405 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £231 £208 £310
90th Percentile £550 £511 £575
England median daily rate £498 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.56% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 4
North East median hourly rate £27.75 £27.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -41.94% +3.33%
10th Percentile £22.08 £10.50 £31.43
90th Percentile £32.83 £28.90 £50.15
England median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.48% -17.00% +11.11%

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 585 1597 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 47.72% 58.11% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 1060 442
North East median daily rate £363 £330 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.85% -6.71% +1.07%
10th Percentile £256 £210 £226
90th Percentile £550 £488 £560
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 123 69
North East median hourly rate £17.10 £27.00 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.67% +33.00% +9.73%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.01 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.16 £36.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Tyne and Wear +18 24 £400 +36.75%
Durham +3 14 £413 -2.94% 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North East region with a requirement for SAP.

1 15 (34.09%) Oracle
2 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) ERP
4 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (20.45%) Finance
5 9 (20.45%) Manufacturing
6 8 (18.18%) Project Management
6 8 (18.18%) Perl
6 8 (18.18%) SAP ERP
7 7 (15.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (15.91%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (15.91%) Unix
7 7 (15.91%) Solaris
7 7 (15.91%) Linux
7 7 (15.91%) Python
7 7 (15.91%) Sun
7 7 (15.91%) Veritas
7 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (15.91%) Korn
7 7 (15.91%) Degree
8 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
8 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 6 (13.64%) ITIL
9 5 (11.36%) Migration
9 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
9 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
10 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Data Mapping
10 4 (9.09%) Virtual Team
10 4 (9.09%) SAP HANA

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 (6.82%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) SAP ERP
2 4 (9.09%) Maximo
3 3 (6.82%) SAP HR
4 2 (4.55%) SAP HR-PA
4 2 (4.55%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (4.55%) SAP PS
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (2.27%) SAP Business One
5 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.27%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SAP HANA
2 3 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.82%) SAP BW
3 2 (4.55%) QlikView
4 1 (2.27%) Adabas
4 1 (2.27%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
1 9 (20.45%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.09%) Billing
3 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Consultant
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) SAP Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Payroll Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
1 7 (15.91%) Solaris
1 7 (15.91%) Unix
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ERP
2 8 (18.18%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
4 6 (13.64%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
5 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
5 5 (11.36%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Analytics
6 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 4 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.82%) CRM
7 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.55%) Business Development
8 2 (4.55%) Logistics
8 2 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) Perl
2 7 (15.91%) Korn
2 7 (15.91%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) ABAP
3 1 (2.27%) NATURAL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.91%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) GMP
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 7 (15.91%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (6.82%) XenApp
2 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
2 3 (6.82%) XenServer
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) PureDisk
2 1 (2.27%) Simpana
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Sun
2 7 (15.91%) Veritas
3 3 (6.82%) Citrix
3 3 (6.82%) Tableau
4 2 (4.55%) Progress
5 1 (2.27%) arcserve
5 1 (2.27%) Brocade
5 1 (2.27%) CA
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (2.27%) CommVault
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) NetApp
5 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) Workday