Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 31 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP 970 946 930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.65% 5.84% 4.99%
As % of the Vendors category 12.09% 12.00% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 527 542
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.10% -1.18%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £257
90th Percentile £638 £602 £588
England median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 23
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.06% -17.50% -
10th Percentile £15.10 £12.75 £11.73
90th Percentile £48.50 £38.98 £28.75
England median hourly rate £33.00 £19.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +73.68% -12.64% +13.99%

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 8,020 7,882 9,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.70% 48.68% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,628 4,352 5,391
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 386 415
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -2.83%
10th Percentile £10.53 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.70 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -9 314 £500 +7.53% 50
Surrey +10 266 £462 +5.00% 25
Hampshire +2 231 £464 -7.20% 42
Berkshire -10 209 £505 +3.86% 35
West Sussex +6 95 £469 +10.29% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 69 £425 - 10
Oxfordshire +21 37 £569 +26.39% 5
East Sussex +6 16 £450 +50.00%
Middlesex -9 15 £414 -4.89% 6
Kent +19 12 £525 - 3
Sussex +4 2 £460 -
M4 Corridor -5 2 £450 -30.77%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 266 (27.42%) Finance
2 138 (14.23%) Migration
3 134 (13.81%) ERP
4 130 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
5 119 (12.27%) Oracle
5 119 (12.27%) Project Management
6 111 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
7 108 (11.13%) Microsoft
8 104 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 93 (9.59%) Data Modelling
10 92 (9.48%) Microsoft Excel
11 90 (9.28%) Data Migration
12 86 (8.87%) SAP FI
13 83 (8.56%) CRM
13 83 (8.56%) SQL
14 82 (8.45%) BusinessObjects
15 79 (8.14%) SAP BW
16 77 (7.94%) Degree
17 73 (7.53%) SAP HANA
18 71 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
19 68 (7.01%) Telecoms
20 65 (6.70%) ABAP
20 65 (6.70%) SAP S/4HANA
21 62 (6.39%) ITIL
22 61 (6.29%) SAP HR
22 61 (6.29%) SAP ERP
23 60 (6.19%) Test Scripting
23 60 (6.19%) SuccessFactors
23 60 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
24 59 (6.08%) Analytics

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 39 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.58%) Confluence
3 21 (2.16%) NetWeaver
4 13 (1.34%) IIS
5 11 (1.13%) Apache
6 9 (0.93%) K2 blackpearl
7 6 (0.62%) SAS
8 5 (0.52%) SAP EP
8 5 (0.52%) SAP Portal
9 4 (0.41%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.41%) Documentum
9 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.21%) CMS
11 2 (0.21%) nginx
12 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.10%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 92 (9.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.41%) OrCAD
8 3 (0.31%) Simulink
8 3 (0.31%) SPSS
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 86 (8.87%) SAP FI
2 65 (6.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 61 (6.29%) SAP ERP
3 61 (6.29%) SAP HR
4 59 (6.08%) SAP CO
5 57 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
6 37 (3.81%) SAP PSCD
7 34 (3.51%) SAP MM
8 30 (3.09%) SAP BPC
9 28 (2.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 28 (2.89%) SAP SD
10 21 (2.16%) SAP CRM
11 20 (2.06%) SAP HCM
12 19 (1.96%) SAP Hybris
12 19 (1.96%) SAP IS-U
13 16 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
14 14 (1.44%) SAP PS
15 12 (1.24%) SAP PP
16 11 (1.13%) SAP FI-CA
16 11 (1.13%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.19%) SuccessFactors
2 48 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (3.20%) SaaS
5 10 (1.03%) Boomi
6 9 (0.93%) Office 365
7 7 (0.72%) IaaS
8 6 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 5 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.52%) Force.com
9 5 (0.52%) iPaaS
10 4 (0.41%) PaaS
10 4 (0.41%) Taleo
10 4 (0.41%) Yammer
11 3 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.21%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 2 (0.21%) GitHub
12 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.21%) Lucidchart
13 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.82%) SMS
2 5 (0.52%) Ethernet
2 5 (0.52%) Firewall
2 5 (0.52%) Intranet
2 5 (0.52%) VPN
3 4 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.31%) DNS
4 3 (0.31%) Internet
4 3 (0.31%) LAN
4 3 (0.31%) RFID
4 3 (0.31%) WAN
5 2 (0.21%) FTP
5 2 (0.21%) SSL
6 1 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.10%) DMZ
6 1 (0.10%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.10%) Profibus
6 1 (0.10%) Skype
6 1 (0.10%) SMTP
6 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (8.45%) BusinessObjects
2 79 (8.14%) SAP BW
3 73 (7.53%) SAP HANA
4 56 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 55 (5.67%) SAP Data Services
6 38 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (3.09%) Big Data
8 27 (2.78%) Power BI
9 23 (2.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 18 (1.86%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.75%) Data Lake
12 15 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 10 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.93%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
17 8 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (0.82%) QlikView
17 8 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (4.95%) JIRA
2 19 (1.96%) LSMW
3 16 (1.65%) Gradle
4 15 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (1.24%) Ant
6 12 (1.24%) MSBuild
7 9 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.82%) Git (software)
8 8 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.41%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.41%) JMeter
9 4 (0.41%) RhodeCode
10 3 (0.31%) Subversion
11 2 (0.21%) CMake
11 2 (0.21%) NWDI
11 2 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 266 (27.42%) Finance
2 68 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 56 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 45 (4.64%) Retail
5 41 (4.23%) Marketing
6 36 (3.71%) Billing
7 31 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 23 (2.37%) General Ledger
9 21 (2.16%) Electronics
10 18 (1.86%) Legal
11 9 (0.93%) Advertising
11 9 (0.93%) German Language
12 8 (0.82%) Banking
12 8 (0.82%) Italian Language
13 6 (0.62%) Automotive
14 5 (0.52%) Back Office
14 5 (0.52%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.52%) French Language
14 5 (0.52%) Publishing
15 4 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 286 (29.48%) Consultant
2 240 (24.74%) SAP Consultant
3 134 (13.81%) Analyst
4 103 (10.62%) Architect
5 87 (8.97%) Developer
6 80 (8.25%) Project Manager
7 58 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
8 53 (5.46%) SAP Architect
9 48 (4.95%) SAP Analyst
9 48 (4.95%) SAP Manager
10 45 (4.64%) Data Analyst
11 42 (4.33%) SAP Developer
12 37 (3.81%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 36 (3.71%) SAP FI Consultant
14 31 (3.20%) Functional Consultant
15 28 (2.89%) Business Analyst
15 28 (2.89%) SAP CO Consultant
15 28 (2.89%) SAP Project Manager
16 27 (2.78%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 26 (2.68%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.64%) .NET
2 32 (3.30%) EDI
3 22 (2.27%) SAP PI
4 21 (2.16%) SAP XI
5 20 (2.06%) SAP Basis
6 19 (1.96%) IDoc
7 17 (1.75%) REST
8 16 (1.65%) Middleware
9 15 (1.55%) .NET Framework
10 14 (1.44%) Web Services
11 13 (1.34%) HTML
12 12 (1.24%) ASP.NET
12 12 (1.24%) SAP Fiori
12 12 (1.24%) SAP Smart Forms
12 12 (1.24%) SOAP
13 11 (1.13%) SAPUI5
14 10 (1.03%) SAP ALE
14 10 (1.03%) XML
15 9 (0.93%) CSS
15 9 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 34 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (1.65%) Virtual Team
6 11 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.03%) FMCG
7 10 (1.03%) Smart Meter
8 9 (0.93%) User Experience
9 8 (0.82%) Life Science
10 7 (0.72%) AS400
11 6 (0.62%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.62%) NHS
11 6 (0.62%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.62%) Taxonomies
12 5 (0.52%) Clustering
12 5 (0.52%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.52%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (3.20%) Windows
2 19 (1.96%) Linux
3 12 (1.24%) Unix
4 9 (0.93%) SUSE
5 4 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.21%) AIX
7 2 (0.21%) Android
7 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.21%) DC/OS
7 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (14.23%) Migration
2 134 (13.81%) ERP
3 130 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (12.27%) Project Management
5 111 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
6 104 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 93 (9.59%) Data Modelling
8 90 (9.28%) Data Migration
9 83 (8.56%) CRM
10 62 (6.39%) ITIL
11 60 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
11 60 (6.19%) Test Scripting
12 59 (6.08%) Analytics
13 57 (5.88%) Procure-to-Pay
14 54 (5.57%) SAP Implementation
15 51 (5.26%) DevOps
16 50 (5.15%) Logistics
17 49 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
18 48 (4.95%) Change Management
19 46 (4.74%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 83 (8.56%) SQL
2 65 (6.70%) ABAP
3 44 (4.54%) Java
4 31 (3.20%) C#
5 22 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.03%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.03%) T-SQL
7 8 (0.82%) VBA
8 7 (0.72%) C
8 7 (0.72%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.72%) Python
9 6 (0.62%) VB
10 5 (0.52%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.41%) BeanShell
11 4 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.31%) F#
12 3 (0.31%) R
12 3 (0.31%) SAPscript
12 3 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (7.94%) Degree
2 47 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.33%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.96%) CCA
5 14 (1.44%) SAP Certification
6 13 (1.34%) PMP
7 12 (1.24%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.62%) ISEB
9 6 (0.62%) MCP
9 6 (0.62%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.41%) ACCA
10 4 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.31%) CIMA
11 3 (0.31%) CISA
11 3 (0.31%) CRISC
11 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.05%) Data Quality
2 30 (3.09%) PMO
3 25 (2.58%) QA
4 22 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.34%) GDPR
5 13 (1.34%) GxP
6 12 (1.24%) SLA
7 8 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 7 (0.72%) IFRS
9 2 (0.21%) GAMP
10 1 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.10%) EMIR
10 1 (0.10%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.10%) GAAP
10 1 (0.10%) GCP
10 1 (0.10%) GLP
10 1 (0.10%) GMP
System Software
1 5 (0.52%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.41%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.41%) Docker
3 3 (0.31%) NFS
4 1 (0.10%) HDFS
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.10%) XenApp
4 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (2.37%) HP ALM
2 17 (1.75%) Ansible
2 17 (1.75%) Puppet
3 14 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.24%) Automic
4 12 (1.24%) Salt
5 3 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.21%) MOM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.21%) SCCM
6 2 (0.21%) Terraform
7 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.10%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 119 (12.27%) Oracle
2 108 (11.13%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.64%) Workday
4 36 (3.71%) Ariba
5 29 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (2.89%) hybris
7 24 (2.47%) HP
8 22 (2.27%) webMethods
9 16 (1.65%) Kronos
10 15 (1.55%) Tableau
11 13 (1.34%) ServiceNow
12 12 (1.24%) Informatica
13 11 (1.13%) Cloudera
13 11 (1.13%) IBM
13 11 (1.13%) JD Edwards
14 9 (0.93%) Adobe
14 9 (0.93%) Dell
15 7 (0.72%) Cisco
15 7 (0.72%) Cognos
15 7 (0.72%) Sitecore