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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
England / North East
Rank 69 59 16
Rank change year-on-year -10 -43  
Contract jobs citing SAP 17 15 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.34% 1.72% 8.80%
As % of the Vendors category 4.99% 4.04% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 26
Median daily rate £420 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £380 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £601 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -7.89%  

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 341 371 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 47.03% 42.64% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 251 146
Median daily rate £388 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -2.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 18
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.05 £11.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.98% +19.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.66 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £17.90 £22.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 -9 7 £400 -5.88% 6
Durham -6 4 £475 +12.22% 2
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 11 (21.15%) Manufacturing
1 11 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SAP HANA
2 10 (19.23%) SAP HR
2 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.31%) ITIL
3 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
4 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 8 (15.38%) Finance
5 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 7 (13.46%) ETL
5 7 (13.46%) Firmware
5 7 (13.46%) EMC
5 7 (13.46%) Project Management
5 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (13.46%) Data Protection
5 7 (13.46%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (11.54%) Release Management
6 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (11.54%) Degree
6 6 (11.54%) Problem Management
6 6 (11.54%) QlikView
6 6 (11.54%) Analytics
6 6 (11.54%) OLAP Cube
6 6 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
6 6 (11.54%) OLAP
6 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse

SAP
Top Related 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 2 (3.85%) Documentum
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.92%) JBoss
2 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) SAP HR
2 5 (9.62%) SAP PP
2 5 (9.62%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (5.77%) SAP APO
4 3 (5.77%) SAP FI
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (3.85%) SAP CO
5 2 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (3.85%) SAP WM
6 1 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (1.92%) SAP LE
6 1 (1.92%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (1.92%) SAP Retail
6 1 (1.92%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) AMQP
1 1 (1.92%) DHCP
1 1 (1.92%) SAN
1 1 (1.92%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SAP HANA
2 6 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.54%) OLAP
2 6 (11.54%) OLAP Cube
2 6 (11.54%) QlikView
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.62%) SAP BW
4 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.85%) HBase
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.92%) DTS
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) LSMW
2 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (21.15%) Manufacturing
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Electronics
3 4 (7.69%) Local Government
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Consultant
2 14 (26.92%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Backup Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) SAP PP Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (7.69%) HR Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) SAP HR Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.77%) SAP Architect
8 3 (5.77%) SAP Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.77%) SAP FI Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) SAP MM Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) SAP MM Functional Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) SAP PP Functional Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
1 2 (3.85%) EDIFACT
1 2 (3.85%) JSON
1 2 (3.85%) Middleware
1 2 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) FMCG
4 3 (5.77%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.77%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) AS400
6 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.92%) Tandem
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 9 (17.31%) ITIL
4 7 (13.46%) Data Protection
4 7 (13.46%) ETL
4 7 (13.46%) Project Management
4 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (11.54%) Analytics
5 6 (11.54%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) Migration
5 6 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 6 (11.54%) Release Management
6 5 (9.62%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (9.62%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (7.69%) Coaching
7 4 (7.69%) Data Governance
7 4 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) Logistics
7 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) VB
3 3 (5.77%) Java
3 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) ABAP
4 2 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) Perl
5 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) CCAB
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) CCNP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Firmware
2 2 (3.85%) XenApp
2 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.85%) XenServer
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) Docker
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.85%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.92%) PureDisk
3 1 (1.92%) Simpana
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) EMC
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.85%) Pega
4 2 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (1.92%) arcserve
5 1 (1.92%) Ariba
5 1 (1.92%) Brocade
5 1 (1.92%) CA
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) CommVault
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Informatica
5 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) Sun
5 1 (1.92%) Veritas
5 1 (1.92%) WorldPay
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