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 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Certification
England / South East
Rank 244 256 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.066% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.046% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £420 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £420 £475
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 2196 2527 2652
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.34% 27.61% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1559 1377
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 105 104
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.75 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

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 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
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - -
SAP Certification
England

SAP Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) ABAP
3 1 (33.33%) German Language
3 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Infor
3 1 (33.33%) SAP TM
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) StreamServe
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) B2C

SAP Certification
Top Related 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP SD
1 1 (33.33%) StreamServe
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SAP TM
1 1 (33.33%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) B2C
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Infor
2 1 (33.33%) Sun