Period
to 30 March 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 30 March 2020 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 West
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 59 21
Rank change year-on-year +26 -38 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 225 207 415
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 5.39% 3.63% 7.21%
As % of the Vendors category 12.05% 8.61% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 121 270
Median daily rate £500 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +15.79%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £364
90th Percentile £688 £700 £713
England median daily rate £503 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +0.50% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £51.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +181.25%
10th Percentile £10.93 £34.25 £11.41
90th Percentile £53.75 £60.75 £52.00
England median hourly rate £34.50 £24.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +40.82% +19.51% +24.24%

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 West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,867 2,403 2,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.75% 42.08% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,042 1,496 1,440
Median daily rate £425 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.49% +4.69%
10th Percentile £193 £263 £238
90th Percentile £625 £621 £625
England median daily rate £450 £455 £450
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 129 149
Median hourly rate £24.20 £21.76 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.19% +45.07% -8.20%
10th Percentile £13.95 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.78 £49.54 £50.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.95% +0.57% -

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the North West

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP in the North West.

Daily rate trend for SAP in the North West

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP in the North West over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in the North West

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for SAP in the North West

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SAP in the North West over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SAP in the North West

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 30 March 2020. 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
Manchester +37 86 £450 -2.70% 19
Cumbria -5 39 £670 +52.27% 1
Lancashire +41 26 £475 -7.77% 9
Cheshire -2 20 £500 -4.76% 9
Merseyside +3 18 £550 +17.65% 2
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for SAP.

1 52 (23.11%) Security Cleared
2 49 (21.78%) Finance
3 48 (21.33%) SC Cleared
4 47 (20.89%) Manufacturing
5 43 (19.11%) SAP S/4HANA
6 32 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (10.67%) ERP
8 24 (10.67%) Oracle
9 23 (10.22%) SuccessFactors
10 21 (9.33%) Project Management
11 19 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (8.00%) PLM
12 18 (8.00%) SAP Data Services
13 17 (7.56%) Public Sector
13 17 (7.56%) Windows
13 17 (7.56%) ETL
14 16 (7.11%) SAP CO
15 15 (6.67%) Migration
15 15 (6.67%) SQL
15 15 (6.67%) SAP HANA
15 15 (6.67%) DevOps
16 14 (6.22%) Azure
16 14 (6.22%) SQL Server
16 14 (6.22%) Python
16 14 (6.22%) SAP FI
16 14 (6.22%) Microsoft
16 14 (6.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 14 (6.22%) Life Science
17 13 (5.78%) SAP FI/CO

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (4.44%) Apache Spark
2 9 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.89%) Confluence
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 43 (19.11%) SAP S/4HANA
2 16 (7.11%) SAP CO
3 14 (6.22%) SAP FI
3 14 (6.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (5.78%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (4.44%) SAP HCM
6 6 (2.67%) SAP APO
7 5 (2.22%) SAP MM
7 5 (2.22%) SAP PS
7 5 (2.22%) Teamcenter
8 4 (1.78%) SAP ERP
9 3 (1.33%) Primavera
9 3 (1.33%) SAP CRM
9 3 (1.33%) SAP IBP
9 3 (1.33%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (1.33%) SAP MII
9 3 (1.33%) SAP SRM
10 2 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.89%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.89%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.22%) SuccessFactors
2 14 (6.22%) Azure
3 13 (5.78%) AWS
4 10 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (4.44%) Serverless
5 9 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
5 9 (4.00%) Amazon S3
5 9 (4.00%) CloudFront
6 8 (3.56%) Power Platform
7 7 (3.11%) Office 365
8 3 (1.33%) GCP
9 2 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.89%) IaaS
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 2 (0.89%) PaaS
9 2 (0.89%) SaaS
10 1 (0.44%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.44%) G Suite
10 1 (0.44%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.22%) Network Security
1 5 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.89%) DNS
2 2 (0.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.00%) SAP Data Services
2 15 (6.67%) SAP HANA
3 14 (6.22%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (3.56%) Power BI
5 8 (3.56%) SAP BW
6 6 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.78%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.78%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.33%) Big Data
9 3 (1.33%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.33%) DB2
9 3 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.33%) Redis
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.11%) Selenium
3 4 (1.78%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.33%) JIRA
4 3 (1.33%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (1.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.89%) JMeter
5 2 (0.89%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.44%) Gatling
6 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.44%) Zephyr
General
1 49 (21.78%) Finance
2 47 (20.89%) Manufacturing
3 17 (7.56%) Public Sector
4 10 (4.44%) Marketing
4 10 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.00%) Electronics
6 5 (2.22%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.78%) Retail
8 3 (1.33%) Billing
9 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (28.00%) Consultant
2 55 (24.44%) SAP Consultant
3 32 (14.22%) Project Manager
4 26 (11.56%) Architect
4 26 (11.56%) SAP Manager
5 20 (8.89%) SAP Project Manager
6 17 (7.56%) Analyst
7 16 (7.11%) Developer
8 14 (6.22%) SAP Architect
8 14 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.33%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
10 10 (4.44%) AWS DevOps
10 10 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
10 10 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.44%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 9 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
11 9 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
11 9 (4.00%) SAP CO Consultant
11 9 (4.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.44%) SAP Fiori
2 9 (4.00%) Kafka
3 8 (3.56%) .NET
4 3 (1.33%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (1.33%) NumPy
4 3 (1.33%) RESTful
4 3 (1.33%) SAP Basis
4 3 (1.33%) TensorFlow
5 2 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.89%) Velocity
5 2 (0.89%) Web Services
6 1 (0.44%) AWS Amplify
6 1 (0.44%) EDI
6 1 (0.44%) Middleware
6 1 (0.44%) Node.js
6 1 (0.44%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.44%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.22%) Life Science
2 9 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.56%) FMCG
4 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.11%) User Experience
5 5 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.22%) SCADA
6 4 (1.78%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.33%) PMI
8 2 (0.89%) NHS
8 2 (0.89%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.44%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.44%) Mashup
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.56%) Windows
2 9 (4.00%) Linux
3 5 (2.22%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.89%) Android
4 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.44%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (10.67%) ERP
4 21 (9.33%) Project Management
5 19 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (8.00%) PLM
7 17 (7.56%) ETL
8 15 (6.67%) DevOps
8 15 (6.67%) Migration
9 11 (4.89%) OO
9 11 (4.89%) Programme Management
9 11 (4.89%) Scrum
10 10 (4.44%) Change Management
10 10 (4.44%) Computer Science
10 10 (4.44%) CRM
10 10 (4.44%) Data Migration
10 10 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (4.00%) OOP
11 9 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.67%) SQL
2 14 (6.22%) Python
3 11 (4.89%) ABAP
4 10 (4.44%) C#
5 4 (1.78%) R
6 3 (1.33%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.89%) C
7 2 (0.89%) Java
8 1 (0.44%) Go
8 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.44%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (23.11%) Security Cleared
2 48 (21.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.00%) AWS Certification
4 7 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (3.11%) Degree
5 3 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.33%) GDPR
2 3 (1.33%) PMO
3 1 (0.44%) GMP
3 1 (0.44%) NCSC
3 1 (0.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) Ansible
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (10.67%) Oracle
2 14 (6.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.78%) Informatica
4 12 (5.33%) IBM
5 9 (4.00%) IBM Sterling
6 7 (3.11%) hybris
7 6 (2.67%) Ariba
8 3 (1.33%) Google
8 3 (1.33%) Siemens
8 3 (1.33%) Workday
9 2 (0.89%) Tableau
9 2 (0.89%) Talend
10 1 (0.44%) Adaptive Insights
10 1 (0.44%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.44%) Databricks
10 1 (0.44%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.44%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.44%) Paxata
10 1 (0.44%) Reuters
10 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow