The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SAP Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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 Certification
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 260 277
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17  
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.022% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.079% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £525 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 -

SAP Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1868 2526 2358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.13% 28.19% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1477 1309
Median daily rate £407 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 97 124
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +16.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

SAP Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Certification in the South East

SAP Certification
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 Certification in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Certification in the South East

SAP Certification
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 Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire - 3 £525 - 1
Middlesex +10 1 - -
SAP Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Certification 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 Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Ariba
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (40.00%) Indirect Procurement
4 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ABAP
4 1 (20.00%) SAP TM
4 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) StreamServe
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Life Science
4 1 (20.00%) German Language
4 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) ERP

SAP Certification
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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (20.00%) StreamServe
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) German Language
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Functional Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Procurement Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Data Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Functional Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (20.00%) SAP TM
1 1 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Indirect Procurement
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Ariba