Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 37 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -26
Contract jobs citing SAP 84 270 286
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 4.01% 5.09% 4.67%
As % of the Vendors category 8.53% 12.41% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 178 165
Median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £433 £388 £313
90th Percentile £700 £650 £733
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +16.67% +133.19%
10th Percentile £32.50 £14.88 £35.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £63.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% -6.78% +55.26%

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 985 2,176 2,508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 47.02% 41.03% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 1,384 1,489
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -0.06%
10th Percentile £185 £225 £225
90th Percentile £639 £584 £586
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 105 153
Median hourly rate £19.58 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +17.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £12.37 £13.00 £11.53
90th Percentile £40.25 £53.75 £49.50
Median hourly rate £24.30 £19.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.84% +10.34% +2.94%

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 14 August 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
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 14 August 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 +27 45 £550 +22.22% 6
Cheshire -12 9 £525 - 13
Lancashire -5 8 £600 +21.21% 1
Merseyside -2 7 £500 -
Cumbria -10 6 £670 +11.67%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 23 (27.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 22 (26.19%) Manufacturing
4 20 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (19.05%) Public Sector
6 13 (15.48%) Programme Management
6 13 (15.48%) Electronics
6 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
6 13 (15.48%) Marketing
6 13 (15.48%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 11 (13.10%) SAP Data Services
8 11 (13.10%) SQL
8 11 (13.10%) Oracle
9 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (9.52%) Azure
12 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
12 7 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (8.33%) ERP
13 6 (7.14%) Migration
13 6 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (7.14%) ETL
13 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
13 6 (7.14%) Test Scripting
13 6 (7.14%) SAP Fiori
13 6 (7.14%) Power Platform
13 6 (7.14%) Supplier Relationship Management
14 5 (5.95%) Power BI

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 3 (3.57%) SAS
2 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) Confluence
3 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.19%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (27.38%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (5.95%) SAP APO
2 5 (5.95%) SAP BPC
2 5 (5.95%) SAP SRM
3 4 (4.76%) SAP MM
4 3 (3.57%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (2.38%) SAP MII
6 1 (1.19%) ENOVIA
6 1 (1.19%) Magento
6 1 (1.19%) SAP Business One
6 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.19%) SAP EWM
6 1 (1.19%) SAP GRC
6 1 (1.19%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.19%) SAP PP
6 1 (1.19%) SAP Retail
6 1 (1.19%) SAP Travel Management
6 1 (1.19%) SAP WM
6 1 (1.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (1.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Azure
2 6 (7.14%) Power Platform
3 5 (5.95%) AWS
4 4 (4.76%) Office 365
5 3 (3.57%) PaaS
6 2 (2.38%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.38%) IaaS
6 2 (2.38%) PowerApps
6 2 (2.38%) SaaS
6 2 (2.38%) Serverless
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.19%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.19%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) DNS
1 2 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) SAP Data Services
2 7 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.95%) Power BI
5 4 (4.76%) SAP BW
6 3 (3.57%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.38%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.38%) DB2
7 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.19%) ERwin
2 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 22 (26.19%) Manufacturing
3 16 (19.05%) Public Sector
4 13 (15.48%) Electronics
4 13 (15.48%) Marketing
4 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.38%) Legal
6 2 (2.38%) Retail
7 1 (1.19%) Billing
7 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Consultant
2 21 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (16.67%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 13 (15.48%) Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.33%) SAP Developer
7 6 (7.14%) SAP Manager
8 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) ETL Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Coordinator
9 4 (4.76%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Procurement Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
10 3 (3.57%) Administrator
10 3 (3.57%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 3 (3.57%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (3.57%) HTML
2 3 (3.57%) Middleware
3 2 (2.38%) Kafka
3 2 (2.38%) Node.js
3 2 (2.38%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.38%) Velocity
4 1 (1.19%) .NET
4 1 (1.19%) AWS Amplify
4 1 (1.19%) CSS
4 1 (1.19%) Matplotlib
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.19%) SAP TM
4 1 (1.19%) Shiny
4 1 (1.19%) Spring
4 1 (1.19%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.19%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (1.19%) Web Services
4 1 (1.19%) XML
4 1 (1.19%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.38%) Life Science
2 2 (2.38%) Social Media
3 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.19%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) NHS
3 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (15.48%) Digital Marketing
2 13 (15.48%) Programme Management
3 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.33%) ERP
5 6 (7.14%) ETL
5 6 (7.14%) Migration
5 6 (7.14%) Supplier Relationship Management
5 6 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.95%) Integration Testing
6 5 (5.95%) Validation
7 4 (4.76%) Change Management
7 4 (4.76%) DevOps
7 4 (4.76%) Project Management
7 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.76%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.57%) Logistics
8 3 (3.57%) PLM
8 3 (3.57%) Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) Java
2 4 (4.76%) Python
3 3 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.19%) ABAP
5 1 (1.19%) Go
5 1 (1.19%) Java 8
5 1 (1.19%) R
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby
5 1 (1.19%) U-SQL
5 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.19%) PMO
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Ansible
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Oracle
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) Informatica
4 2 (2.38%) IBM
4 2 (2.38%) Kofax
4 2 (2.38%) ReadSoft
4 2 (2.38%) Tableau
5 1 (1.19%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.19%) Clearswift
5 1 (1.19%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.19%) Databricks
5 1 (1.19%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.19%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.19%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.19%) Sparx
5 1 (1.19%) Splunk
5 1 (1.19%) Talend