Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 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 > South East
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 28 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP 221 900 956
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 6.32% 6.41% 5.87%
As % of the Vendors category 11.97% 13.19% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 532 557
Median daily rate £475 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +4.21% +2.98%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £313
90th Percentile £638 £675 £638
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 16
Median hourly rate £36.23 £18.19 £29.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +99.15% -39.00% +83.51%
10th Percentile £32.80 £13.15 £20.38
90th Percentile £44.15 £49.75 £80.21
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% +5.77% +44.44%

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 1,847 6,821 7,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 52.79% 48.62% 46.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,095 4,044 4,400
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £213 £232 £255
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 311 340
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +22.14% -3.68%
10th Percentile £10.43 £11.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £49.94 £71.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +70.00% +14.29% -

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP in the South East.

Daily rate trend for SAP in the South East

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP in the South East over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in the South East

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for SAP in the South East

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SAP in the South East over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 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
Thames Valley +18 87 £543 +20.56% 10
Berkshire +14 64 £575 +21.05% 7
Hampshire +5 54 £465 -7.92% 3
West Sussex -2 32 £486 -1.82% 1
Surrey -6 23 £340 -28.42% 4
Oxfordshire +47 13 £700 +86.67% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 12 £525 +16.67%
East Sussex +11 6 £285 -40.05%
Kent +26 4 £475 +51.52%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 South East region with a requirement for SAP.

1 71 (32.13%) Finance
2 54 (24.43%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (23.08%) Public Sector
4 50 (22.62%) Manufacturing
4 50 (22.62%) Security Cleared
5 46 (20.81%) Telecoms
5 46 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (20.36%) SAP S/4HANA
7 43 (19.46%) Programme Management
7 43 (19.46%) ERP
8 39 (17.65%) Electronics
8 39 (17.65%) SC Cleared
9 38 (17.19%) Digital Marketing
9 38 (17.19%) Marketing
10 35 (15.84%) Java
11 33 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (10.86%) SQL
13 22 (9.95%) Ariba
13 22 (9.95%) Migration
14 21 (9.50%) Oracle
15 19 (8.60%) CRM
15 19 (8.60%) Microsoft
16 18 (8.14%) Azure
17 17 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (7.24%) ABAP
19 15 (6.79%) Data Modelling
19 15 (6.79%) SAP HANA
20 14 (6.33%) DevOps
20 14 (6.33%) NHS
20 14 (6.33%) Problem-Solving

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 9 (4.07%) SAP EP
2 6 (2.71%) Confluence
3 5 (2.26%) NetWeaver
3 5 (2.26%) SAP Portal
4 4 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.81%) Apache
4 4 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.90%) Anypoint
5 2 (0.90%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.90%) CMS
5 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.62%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.45%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.45%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.45%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 45 (20.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (4.52%) SAP ERP
3 7 (3.17%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (2.71%) SAP CO
4 6 (2.71%) SAP CRM
4 6 (2.71%) SAP FI
4 6 (2.71%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (2.26%) SAP Travel Management
6 3 (1.36%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (1.36%) SAP PSCD
7 2 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.90%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (0.90%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.90%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.90%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.90%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.90%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.90%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.14%) Azure
2 12 (5.43%) AWS
3 6 (2.71%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (2.26%) Power Platform
5 4 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.81%) GCP
5 4 (1.81%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.36%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.36%) Office 365
6 3 (1.36%) WhatsApp
7 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.90%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.90%) Logic Apps
7 2 (0.90%) PaaS
7 2 (0.90%) SaaS
7 2 (0.90%) Serverless
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.45%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.45%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.36%) FTP
1 3 (1.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.45%) SAN
2 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.45%) VoIP
2 1 (0.45%) VPN
2 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.79%) SAP HANA
2 11 (4.98%) SAP BW
3 6 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.26%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.26%) Power BI
5 4 (1.81%) Big Data
5 4 (1.81%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.36%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.36%) GIS
6 3 (1.36%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.90%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.45%) DataStage
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.62%) JIRA
2 7 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.71%) CA Gen
4 5 (2.26%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.81%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.36%) Maven
7 2 (0.90%) ERwin
7 2 (0.90%) Hudson
7 2 (0.90%) Postman
7 2 (0.90%) REST Assured
7 2 (0.90%) Selenium
7 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.45%) Ant
8 1 (0.45%) Balsamiq
8 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.45%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.45%) NWDS
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 71 (32.13%) Finance
2 51 (23.08%) Public Sector
3 50 (22.62%) Manufacturing
4 46 (20.81%) Telecoms
5 39 (17.65%) Electronics
6 38 (17.19%) Marketing
7 10 (4.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.26%) Billing
8 5 (2.26%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.81%) Retail
10 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.90%) Back Office
10 2 (0.90%) Legal
11 1 (0.45%) Advertising
11 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.45%) Law
11 1 (0.45%) Local Government
11 1 (0.45%) Military
11 1 (0.45%) Police
11 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (19.46%) Consultant
2 32 (14.48%) Architect
2 32 (14.48%) SAP Consultant
3 27 (12.22%) Developer
4 25 (11.31%) Analyst
5 17 (7.69%) SAP Architect
6 15 (6.79%) Business Analyst
7 14 (6.33%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.88%) SAP Developer
9 11 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.07%) SAP Manager
11 8 (3.62%) Functional Consultant
11 8 (3.62%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.17%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 6 (2.71%) Coordinator
13 6 (2.71%) Data Architect
13 6 (2.71%) Technical Architect
14 5 (2.26%) Java Developer
14 5 (2.26%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.98%) SAP Fiori
2 10 (4.52%) J2EE
3 9 (4.07%) CSS
3 9 (4.07%) HTML
3 9 (4.07%) SAPUI5
3 9 (4.07%) Web Services
4 8 (3.62%) JSON
5 7 (3.17%) RESTful
5 7 (3.17%) SAP PI
5 7 (3.17%) Spring
6 6 (2.71%) SAP TM
6 6 (2.71%) XML
7 5 (2.26%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.26%) OpenLayers
7 5 (2.26%) Web Dynpro
8 4 (1.81%) .NET
8 4 (1.81%) Apache NiFi
8 4 (1.81%) JSF
8 4 (1.81%) React
8 4 (1.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.33%) NHS
3 6 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.26%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.81%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.81%) User Experience
6 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.36%) FMCG
7 2 (0.90%) Life Science
7 2 (0.90%) PACS
7 2 (0.90%) Robotics
7 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.90%) SystemC
8 1 (0.45%) Clustering
8 1 (0.45%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.07%) Linux
2 6 (2.71%) Oracle Linux
2 6 (2.71%) SUSE
2 6 (2.71%) Windows
3 3 (1.36%) AIX
3 3 (1.36%) Unix
4 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.43%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (19.46%) ERP
3 43 (19.46%) Programme Management
4 38 (17.19%) Digital Marketing
5 33 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (9.95%) Migration
7 19 (8.60%) CRM
8 15 (6.79%) Data Modelling
9 14 (6.33%) DevOps
9 14 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (5.88%) Data Migration
10 13 (5.88%) Microservices
10 13 (5.88%) Project Management
11 12 (5.43%) Analytics
11 12 (5.43%) Change Management
11 12 (5.43%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.43%) Requirements Gathering
12 11 (4.98%) Project Delivery
13 10 (4.52%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.84%) Java
2 24 (10.86%) SQL
3 16 (7.24%) ABAP
4 11 (4.98%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.52%) PL/SQL
6 9 (4.07%) C#
7 6 (2.71%) Java 8
8 5 (2.26%) Python
9 3 (1.36%) C
9 3 (1.36%) R
10 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.45%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 50 (22.62%) Security Cleared
2 39 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.17%) Degree
4 6 (2.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (2.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.90%) CCA
5 2 (0.90%) HNC
5 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.90%) PMP
6 1 (0.45%) ACCA
6 1 (0.45%) CIMA
6 1 (0.45%) CISSP
6 1 (0.45%) HND
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.17%) IFRS
2 5 (2.26%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.26%) PMO
3 3 (1.36%) QA
3 3 (1.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) Firmware
2 1 (0.45%) NFS
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.07%) Terraform
2 6 (2.71%) Puppet
3 3 (1.36%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.45%) SCCM
4 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (9.95%) Ariba
2 21 (9.50%) Oracle
3 19 (8.60%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.62%) Adobe
4 8 (3.62%) IFS
5 7 (3.17%) hybris
5 7 (3.17%) webMethods
6 6 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.26%) MuleSoft
7 5 (2.26%) Sage
8 4 (1.81%) BiZZdesign
8 4 (1.81%) Concur
8 4 (1.81%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.36%) BMC
9 3 (1.36%) OpenText
10 2 (0.90%) Actuate
10 2 (0.90%) BT
10 2 (0.90%) ESRI
10 2 (0.90%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.90%) Pegasus