Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 November 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 34 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 879 956 917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.32% 5.67% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 11.52% 11.81% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 528 520
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% -3.95%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £261
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
England median daily rate £490 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 15
South East median hourly rate £33.14 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.85% -17.50% -
10th Percentile £19.85 £12.75 £14.18
90th Percentile £78.99 £47.46 £26.35
England median hourly rate £34.75 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +110.61% -19.51% -8.89%

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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,627 8,097 8,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.17% 48.05% 48.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,420 4,651 4,684
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £225
90th Percentile £580 £575 £555
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 341 406
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +10.57% -14.58%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £46.96
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -5.71%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the South East

SAP
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in the South East

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in the South East

SAP
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in the South East

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP in the South East

SAP
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Thames Valley +5 318 £450 -5.26% 50
Berkshire -3 246 £450 -7.69% 33
Surrey -7 230 £462 +5.36% 22
Hampshire -28 154 £480 +1.05% 45
West Sussex +10 99 £498 +11.17% 9
Buckinghamshire -3 47 £400 -11.11% 10
East Sussex +14 36 £288 -0.86%
Oxfordshire +6 25 £700 +33.33% 7
Middlesex -8 11 £517 +18.95% 3
Kent +1 3 £288 -42.50% 8
Sussex +3 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor +1 1 £450 -30.77%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP.

1 233 (26.51%) Finance
2 173 (19.68%) ERP
3 135 (15.36%) Project Management
3 135 (15.36%) Migration
4 130 (14.79%) Oracle
5 114 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (12.06%) SAP S/4HANA
7 97 (11.04%) Microsoft
8 91 (10.35%) ABAP
9 90 (10.24%) SQL
10 87 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
11 84 (9.56%) Security Cleared
12 83 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
13 82 (9.33%) Java
13 82 (9.33%) Data Migration
14 81 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 80 (9.10%) Microsoft Excel
15 80 (9.10%) CRM
16 77 (8.76%) SC Cleared
17 67 (7.62%) SAP BW
18 66 (7.51%) SAP HANA
19 62 (7.05%) SuccessFactors
20 59 (6.71%) Telecoms
21 57 (6.48%) BusinessObjects
21 57 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
22 56 (6.37%) Degree
23 55 (6.26%) Manufacturing
23 55 (6.26%) PMO
24 54 (6.14%) SAP ERP
25 52 (5.92%) Ariba

SAP
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 31 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.07%) NetWeaver
3 26 (2.96%) SAP Portal
4 19 (2.16%) Confluence
5 7 (0.80%) SAP EP
6 6 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
6 6 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.46%) Apache
8 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.34%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.34%) Mule
9 3 (0.34%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.23%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.23%) SAS
10 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.11%) MTS
Applications
1 80 (9.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 106 (12.06%) SAP S/4HANA
2 54 (6.14%) SAP ERP
3 35 (3.98%) SAP HR
4 32 (3.64%) SAP FI
5 31 (3.53%) SAP MM
6 30 (3.41%) SAP PSCD
7 26 (2.96%) SAP CO
8 24 (2.73%) SAP FI/CO
8 24 (2.73%) SAP SD
9 17 (1.93%) SAP IS-U
10 15 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 14 (1.59%) SAP CRM
11 14 (1.59%) SAP PP
12 13 (1.48%) SAP BPC
13 12 (1.37%) SAP PM
13 12 (1.37%) Workday HCM
14 11 (1.25%) SAP MDM
15 9 (1.02%) NetSuite
15 9 (1.02%) SAP GRC
16 8 (0.91%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.05%) SuccessFactors
2 31 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.30%) SaaS
4 27 (3.07%) Boomi
5 26 (2.96%) Office 365
6 20 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (1.37%) IaaS
8 9 (1.02%) PaaS
9 5 (0.57%) iPaaS
10 4 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.46%) Taleo
11 3 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.34%) Yammer
12 2 (0.23%) SAP Leonardo
13 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.11%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.93%) VPN
2 13 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.25%) Firewall
3 11 (1.25%) NetScaler
4 5 (0.57%) Intranet
5 4 (0.46%) DHCP
5 4 (0.46%) DNS
5 4 (0.46%) LAN
5 4 (0.46%) Skype
6 3 (0.34%) WAN
6 3 (0.34%) WebEx
7 2 (0.23%) Internet
7 2 (0.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.11%) Extranet
8 1 (0.11%) HTTP
8 1 (0.11%) MPLS
8 1 (0.11%) RFID
8 1 (0.11%) SAN
8 1 (0.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.62%) SAP BW
2 66 (7.51%) SAP HANA
3 57 (6.48%) BusinessObjects
4 41 (4.66%) SAP Data Services
5 38 (4.32%) SQL Server
6 26 (2.96%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.93%) Big Data
7 17 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.93%) MS Access
7 17 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.48%) Lumira
8 13 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (1.48%) Power BI
8 13 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.25%) Data Lake
9 11 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
11 8 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 7 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (4.10%) JIRA
2 16 (1.82%) LSMW
3 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (0.46%) NWDI
5 3 (0.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (0.34%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.34%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.34%) Toad
6 2 (0.23%) Ant
6 2 (0.23%) CMake
6 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.23%) Maven
6 2 (0.23%) Selenium
6 2 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.23%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.11%) CA Gen
7 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.11%) webpack
General
1 233 (26.51%) Finance
2 59 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 55 (6.26%) Manufacturing
4 46 (5.23%) Marketing
5 30 (3.41%) Electronics
5 30 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 27 (3.07%) Legal
7 24 (2.73%) Retail
8 20 (2.28%) Billing
9 12 (1.37%) General Ledger
10 11 (1.25%) Advertising
11 8 (0.91%) Italian Language
12 7 (0.80%) German Language
13 6 (0.68%) Back Office
14 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.34%) Automotive
14 3 (0.34%) French Language
14 3 (0.34%) Publishing
15 2 (0.23%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 197 (22.41%) Consultant
2 170 (19.34%) SAP Consultant
3 169 (19.23%) Analyst
4 107 (12.17%) Project Manager
5 94 (10.69%) Developer
6 78 (8.87%) SAP Manager
7 76 (8.65%) Architect
8 61 (6.94%) SAP Analyst
9 57 (6.48%) SAP Developer
10 56 (6.37%) Data Analyst
10 56 (6.37%) SAP Project Manager
11 43 (4.89%) SAP Architect
11 43 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
12 34 (3.87%) ABAP Developer
13 33 (3.75%) Business Analyst
14 21 (2.39%) Functional Consultant
15 20 (2.28%) Migration Analyst
16 19 (2.16%) Data Migration Analyst
16 19 (2.16%) SAP Business Analyst
17 18 (2.05%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.46%) SAP PI
2 33 (3.75%) SAP Fiori
3 31 (3.53%) Web Services
4 28 (3.19%) XML
5 25 (2.84%) IDoc
6 20 (2.28%) Middleware
7 19 (2.16%) SAP XI
7 19 (2.16%) Web Dynpro
8 18 (2.05%) SOAP
9 17 (1.93%) EDI
10 16 (1.82%) SAP Basis
11 15 (1.71%) REST
12 14 (1.59%) SAPUI5
13 13 (1.48%) .NET
14 12 (1.37%) XSLT
15 11 (1.25%) SAP Smart Forms
16 10 (1.14%) BAPI
17 9 (1.02%) SAP ALE
18 7 (0.80%) J2EE
19 6 (0.68%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 16 (1.82%) NHS
5 15 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (1.71%) Virtual Team
6 13 (1.48%) User Experience
7 11 (1.25%) Clustering
7 11 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (1.25%) Reference Data
8 9 (1.02%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.80%) Data Centre
9 7 (0.80%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.57%) FMCG
11 4 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.46%) AS400
11 4 (0.46%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.46%) Robotics
12 3 (0.34%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.34%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 43 (4.89%) Windows
2 27 (3.07%) Linux
3 21 (2.39%) SUSE
4 20 (2.28%) Windows 10
5 14 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.25%) AIX
6 11 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.02%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.68%) Unix
10 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Android
12 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (19.68%) ERP
2 135 (15.36%) Migration
2 135 (15.36%) Project Management
3 114 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
5 82 (9.33%) Data Migration
6 81 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 80 (9.10%) CRM
8 57 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
9 52 (5.92%) ITIL
10 49 (5.57%) Change Management
10 49 (5.57%) PRINCE2
10 49 (5.57%) Programme Management
11 43 (4.89%) Logistics
12 42 (4.78%) ETL
13 39 (4.44%) Problem Management
14 38 (4.32%) Analytics
14 38 (4.32%) Procure-to-Pay
14 38 (4.32%) SAP Implementation
15 37 (4.21%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 91 (10.35%) ABAP
2 90 (10.24%) SQL
3 82 (9.33%) Java
4 15 (1.71%) VB
5 10 (1.14%) C#
6 8 (0.91%) PowerShell
7 7 (0.80%) C
7 7 (0.80%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.57%) SAPscript
10 4 (0.46%) Python
11 3 (0.34%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.23%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.23%) C++
12 2 (0.23%) R
13 1 (0.11%) COBOL
13 1 (0.11%) Groovy
13 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.11%) Smalltalk
13 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (9.56%) Security Cleared
2 77 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 56 (6.37%) Degree
4 12 (1.37%) CCA
4 12 (1.37%) ISEB
4 12 (1.37%) PMP
5 10 (1.14%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (0.91%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (0.91%) SAP Certification
7 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.68%) MCDST
9 5 (0.57%) ACCA
9 5 (0.57%) CIMA
10 4 (0.46%) APMP
11 3 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.26%) PMO
2 37 (4.21%) Data Quality
3 30 (3.41%) QA
4 17 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.48%) SLA
6 6 (0.68%) GDPR
6 6 (0.68%) IFRS
7 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.34%) GxP
8 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 2 (0.23%) GAAP
10 1 (0.11%) GAMP
10 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (1.48%) NFS
3 9 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.46%) XenApp
5 3 (0.34%) Docker
5 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (2.73%) HP ALM
2 10 (1.14%) Data Guard
2 10 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.68%) MOM
5 6 (0.68%) SCCM
6 3 (0.34%) Ansible
7 2 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.11%) Puppet
8 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 130 (14.79%) Oracle
2 97 (11.04%) Microsoft
3 52 (5.92%) Ariba
4 50 (5.69%) Workday
5 30 (3.41%) HP
5 30 (3.41%) webMethods
6 24 (2.73%) Dell
7 21 (2.39%) JD Edwards
8 19 (2.16%) hybris
9 16 (1.82%) Adobe
9 16 (1.82%) CA
10 14 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.48%) IBM
12 12 (1.37%) Informatica
12 12 (1.37%) Remedy
12 12 (1.37%) Sitecore
13 11 (1.25%) ForgeRock
13 11 (1.25%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.14%) Kronos
15 9 (1.02%) Concur