The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SAP Basis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Basis over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

SAP Basis
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 257 253
Rank change year-on-year +38 -4  
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 36 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 0.54% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 5
Median daily rate £563 £419 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.32% -11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £354 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £545 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +32.12% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 - -

SAP Basis is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2118 2405 2369
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.31% 26.74% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1539 1502
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 56 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SAP Basis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing SAP Basis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Basis in the South East

SAP Basis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Basis in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Basis in the South East

SAP Basis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Basis in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Basis in the South East

SAP Basis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Basis in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Basis in the South East

SAP Basis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Basis within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Hampshire +25 18 £690 +95.05%
Surrey +14 12 £458 -16.81%
West Sussex +15 2 £440 -
Berkshire - 2 £575 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £348 -
SAP Basis
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP Basis.

1 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 33 (50.00%) SAP HANA
3 32 (48.48%) ITIL
4 25 (37.88%) ITIL V3
5 24 (36.36%) Project Management
6 23 (34.85%) Oracle
7 20 (30.30%) NetWeaver
8 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (22.73%) Oracle Database
10 14 (21.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 14 (21.21%) Sybase
11 13 (19.70%) ABAP
12 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
12 12 (18.18%) Linux
13 11 (16.67%) Degree
14 8 (12.12%) Incident Management
14 8 (12.12%) Release Management
14 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
14 8 (12.12%) SUSE
15 7 (10.61%) Performance Testing
16 6 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (9.09%) Migration
16 6 (9.09%) Windows
17 5 (7.58%) SQL
17 5 (7.58%) Business Continuity
17 5 (7.58%) SDLC
18 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
18 4 (6.06%) Virtual Team Management
18 4 (6.06%) Virtual Team

SAP Basis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 20 (30.30%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.03%) IIS
3 2 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 14 (21.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (6.06%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.52%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.03%) MPLS
2 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.52%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.00%) SAP HANA
2 15 (22.73%) Oracle Database
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (6.06%) SAP BW
5 2 (3.03%) Redis
6 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Back Office
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Consultant
2 27 (40.91%) SAP Consultant
3 25 (37.88%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 14 (21.21%) Architect
5 13 (19.70%) SAP Architect
6 11 (16.67%) SAP Basis Architect
7 7 (10.61%) SAP Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Applications Architect
8 6 (9.09%) Technical Leader
9 5 (7.58%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (7.58%) SAP HANA Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) AWS Architect
10 2 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) NetWeaver Architect
10 2 (3.03%) NetWeaver Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) SAP PI Consultant
11 1 (1.52%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Middleware
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.52%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
1 4 (6.06%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Linux
2 8 (12.12%) SUSE
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) ITIL
2 25 (37.88%) ITIL V3
3 24 (36.36%) Project Management
4 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 8 (12.12%) Incident Management
5 8 (12.12%) Release Management
6 7 (10.61%) Performance Testing
7 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (9.09%) Migration
7 6 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.58%) Business Continuity
8 5 (7.58%) SDLC
9 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.06%) Virtual Team Management
10 3 (4.55%) Project Planning
11 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
11 2 (3.03%) Matrix Organization
11 2 (3.03%) Re-Platforming
11 2 (3.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) ABAP
2 5 (7.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.03%) PMP
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) CCNP
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (34.85%) Oracle
3 14 (21.21%) Sybase
4 3 (4.55%) VMware
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco
5 2 (3.03%) Informatica
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.03%) OpenText
6 1 (1.52%) Ariba
6 1 (1.52%) Avaya
6 1 (1.52%) Sun