Period
to 21 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 31 35
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 890 898 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.32% 5.88% 5.17%
As % of the Vendors category 11.37% 11.98% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 499 550
South East median daily rate £467 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.78% +7.14% -0.71%
10th Percentile £321 £305 £260
90th Percentile £638 £600 £594
England median daily rate £495 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.12% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 27
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £22.75 £17.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.87% +26.78% -5.55%
10th Percentile £15.85 £11.00 £11.46
90th Percentile £47.20 £39.00 £50.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -4.76%

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 7,827 7,493 8,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.81% 49.08% 48.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,479 4,206 5,179
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £253 £232
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 365 433
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +2.28%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.43 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -23 294 £500 +11.11% 54
Surrey 0 230 £462 +3.82% 18
Hampshire +4 208 £450 -5.26% 43
Berkshire -15 193 £550 +22.22% 35
West Sussex -2 98 £455 +4.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 74 £467 +16.75% 8
Oxfordshire +3 28 £550 +4.76% 11
Kent +16 14 £513 -0.97% 4
Middlesex -10 10 £381 -15.98% 1
East Sussex +1 7 £400 -2.62% 3
Sussex +1 2 £460 -
M4 Corridor -7 1 £450 -10.00%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 262 (29.44%) Finance
2 119 (13.37%) ERP
3 110 (12.36%) Migration
4 106 (11.91%) Business Intelligence
5 101 (11.35%) Oracle
5 101 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (10.79%) Project Management
7 92 (10.34%) Data Modelling
8 91 (10.22%) Microsoft
9 87 (9.78%) Microsoft Excel
10 84 (9.44%) SAP FI
11 79 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 76 (8.54%) SAP BW
13 75 (8.43%) Telecoms
14 73 (8.20%) SQL
15 72 (8.09%) CRM
15 72 (8.09%) BusinessObjects
16 68 (7.64%) Data Migration
17 67 (7.53%) Test Scripting
18 60 (6.74%) Analytics
19 58 (6.52%) Degree
20 57 (6.40%) Manufacturing
20 57 (6.40%) ABAP
21 55 (6.18%) SAP ERP
21 55 (6.18%) SAP HANA
22 54 (6.07%) ITIL
22 54 (6.07%) SAP CO
22 54 (6.07%) SAP S/4HANA
23 53 (5.96%) SAP HR
24 52 (5.84%) SAP FI/CO

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 44 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.36%) Confluence
3 15 (1.69%) NetWeaver
4 13 (1.46%) IIS
5 11 (1.24%) Documentum
6 10 (1.12%) CMS
7 9 (1.01%) Apache Pig
8 8 (0.90%) Apache
8 8 (0.90%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
9 6 (0.67%) SAS
10 5 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.45%) Mule
11 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.34%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.22%) nginx
13 2 (0.22%) SAP EP
13 2 (0.22%) SAP Portal
14 1 (0.11%) MTS
Applications
1 87 (9.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.45%) OrCAD
8 3 (0.34%) Simulink
8 3 (0.34%) SPSS
9 2 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 84 (9.44%) SAP FI
2 55 (6.18%) SAP ERP
3 54 (6.07%) SAP CO
3 54 (6.07%) SAP S/4HANA
4 53 (5.96%) SAP HR
5 52 (5.84%) SAP FI/CO
6 28 (3.15%) SAP BPC
6 28 (3.15%) SAP MM
6 28 (3.15%) SAP PSCD
6 28 (3.15%) SAP SD
7 21 (2.36%) SAP HCM
7 21 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 19 (2.13%) SAP Hybris
9 17 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
9 17 (1.91%) SAP CRM
10 13 (1.46%) SAP IS-U
11 12 (1.35%) SAP PP
12 9 (1.01%) SAP PS
12 9 (1.01%) SAP Retail
13 8 (0.90%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.73%) SuccessFactors
2 41 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (2.70%) SaaS
5 8 (0.90%) Office 365
6 7 (0.79%) IaaS
6 7 (0.79%) PaaS
6 7 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 5 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.56%) Force.com
8 4 (0.45%) Yammer
9 3 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.22%) GitHub
10 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.22%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.11%) Boomi
11 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.24%) SMS
2 6 (0.67%) Intranet
3 5 (0.56%) Firewall
4 4 (0.45%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.34%) DMZ
5 3 (0.34%) DNS
5 3 (0.34%) Internet
5 3 (0.34%) VPN
5 3 (0.34%) WAN
5 3 (0.34%) Wireless
6 2 (0.22%) FTP
6 2 (0.22%) LAN
6 2 (0.22%) Network Security
6 2 (0.22%) RFID
6 2 (0.22%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) 4G
7 1 (0.11%) Extranet
7 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (8.54%) SAP BW
2 72 (8.09%) BusinessObjects
3 55 (6.18%) SAP HANA
4 47 (5.28%) SAP Data Services
5 41 (4.61%) Big Data
6 39 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (4.16%) SQL Server
8 24 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 20 (2.25%) Power BI
10 19 (2.13%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.24%) Data Lake
13 11 (1.24%) Oracle Database
14 10 (1.12%) Apache Hive
15 9 (1.01%) Data Mining
15 9 (1.01%) HBase
15 9 (1.01%) NoSQL
15 9 (1.01%) Sqoop
16 8 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 38 (4.27%) JIRA
2 16 (1.80%) Gradle
2 16 (1.80%) LSMW
3 14 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 13 (1.46%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.35%) Ant
5 12 (1.35%) MSBuild
6 9 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.01%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.01%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.79%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.45%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.45%) JMeter
9 4 (0.45%) RhodeCode
10 3 (0.34%) Subversion
11 2 (0.22%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.22%) NWDI
12 1 (0.11%) Maven
General
1 262 (29.44%) Finance
2 75 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 57 (6.40%) Manufacturing
4 45 (5.06%) Marketing
5 44 (4.94%) Retail
6 32 (3.60%) General Ledger
7 30 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 29 (3.26%) Billing
9 22 (2.47%) Electronics
10 14 (1.57%) Legal
11 9 (1.01%) Banking
12 8 (0.90%) German Language
13 7 (0.79%) Back Office
14 6 (0.67%) Automotive
15 3 (0.34%) Advertising
15 3 (0.34%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.34%) French Language
15 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 277 (31.12%) Consultant
2 236 (26.52%) SAP Consultant
3 110 (12.36%) Analyst
4 99 (11.12%) Architect
5 76 (8.54%) Developer
6 70 (7.87%) Project Manager
7 54 (6.07%) Solutions Architect
8 47 (5.28%) SAP Manager
9 43 (4.83%) SAP Architect
10 37 (4.16%) SAP FI Consultant
11 35 (3.93%) Business Analyst
11 35 (3.93%) SAP Analyst
11 35 (3.93%) SAP Developer
12 32 (3.60%) Data Analyst
12 32 (3.60%) Functional Consultant
13 29 (3.26%) SAP Functional Consultant
13 29 (3.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 24 (2.70%) HR Consultant
14 24 (2.70%) SAP CO Consultant
14 24 (2.70%) SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.61%) .NET
2 27 (3.03%) EDI
3 23 (2.58%) SAP XI
4 21 (2.36%) SAP Basis
5 18 (2.02%) REST
6 17 (1.91%) IDoc
7 15 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 15 (1.69%) HTML
8 14 (1.57%) ASP.NET
9 11 (1.24%) CSS
9 11 (1.24%) Middleware
9 11 (1.24%) SOAP
9 11 (1.24%) XML
10 10 (1.12%) SAP Fiori
11 9 (1.01%) SAP PI
11 9 (1.01%) Web Services
12 8 (0.90%) JSON
12 8 (0.90%) SAP ALE
12 8 (0.90%) Spring
13 7 (0.79%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 24 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (1.46%) FMCG
6 11 (1.24%) User Experience
7 8 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (0.90%) Virtual Team
8 7 (0.79%) Driving Licence
8 7 (0.79%) Smart Meter
9 6 (0.67%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.67%) e-Learning
9 6 (0.67%) Life Science
9 6 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.45%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.45%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.45%) Replication
10 4 (0.45%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.34%) AS400
11 3 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.26%) Windows
2 12 (1.35%) Linux
2 12 (1.35%) Unix
3 6 (0.67%) SUSE
4 4 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.22%) Android
5 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.22%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (13.37%) ERP
2 110 (12.36%) Migration
3 106 (11.91%) Business Intelligence
4 101 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (10.79%) Project Management
6 92 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 79 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 72 (8.09%) CRM
9 68 (7.64%) Data Migration
10 67 (7.53%) Test Scripting
11 60 (6.74%) Analytics
12 54 (6.07%) ITIL
13 52 (5.84%) Problem-Solving
14 49 (5.51%) Procure-to-Pay
15 45 (5.06%) SAP Implementation
16 43 (4.83%) DevOps
17 40 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
18 38 (4.27%) Change Management
19 36 (4.04%) Programme Management
20 34 (3.82%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 73 (8.20%) SQL
2 57 (6.40%) ABAP
3 36 (4.04%) Java
4 26 (2.92%) C#
5 20 (2.25%) PowerShell
6 13 (1.46%) VBA
7 8 (0.90%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.79%) C
9 6 (0.67%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.56%) Apex Code
10 5 (0.56%) Python
11 4 (0.45%) BeanShell
11 4 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.45%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.34%) F#
12 3 (0.34%) R
12 3 (0.34%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.22%) PHP
14 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (6.52%) Degree
2 31 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.47%) CCA
5 11 (1.24%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.12%) SAP Certification
7 8 (0.90%) PMP
8 7 (0.79%) ISEB
8 7 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.67%) MCP
9 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.45%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.34%) CCNA
11 3 (0.34%) CCNP
11 3 (0.34%) CISA
11 3 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.34%) CISSP
11 3 (0.34%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.04%) Data Quality
2 21 (2.36%) PMO
3 18 (2.02%) QA
3 18 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (1.69%) GDPR
5 13 (1.46%) GxP
6 11 (1.24%) IFRS
7 9 (1.01%) SLA
8 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 3 (0.34%) FIPS 140-2
9 3 (0.34%) GMP
10 2 (0.22%) COBIT
11 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.11%) EMIR
11 1 (0.11%) GAAP
11 1 (0.11%) GAMP
11 1 (0.11%) GCP
11 1 (0.11%) GLP
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.01%) Apache Flume
2 6 (0.67%) HDFS
3 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.22%) Docker
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (2.02%) HP ALM
2 16 (1.80%) Puppet
3 14 (1.57%) Ansible
3 14 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.35%) Automic
4 12 (1.35%) Salt
5 6 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.22%) Oozie
7 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.22%) Terraform
8 1 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 101 (11.35%) Oracle
2 91 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.60%) Ariba
4 29 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (3.15%) Tableau
6 26 (2.92%) hybris
7 22 (2.47%) webMethods
8 19 (2.13%) HP
9 17 (1.91%) Workday
10 10 (1.12%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.01%) Concur
12 8 (0.90%) IBM
13 7 (0.79%) Adobe
13 7 (0.79%) Cisco
13 7 (0.79%) Cloudera
13 7 (0.79%) JD Edwards
13 7 (0.79%) Kronos
13 7 (0.79%) Micro Focus
13 7 (0.79%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 6 (0.67%) Hortonworks