Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 39 33
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 910 888 961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.75% 5.33% 5.69%
As % of the Vendors category 13.52% 11.50% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 496 531
South East median daily rate £499 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £303
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £500 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +2.04% -1.90% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 32
South East median hourly rate £21.39 £33.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.45% +100.85% -17.50%
10th Percentile £11.77 £19.85 £12.75
90th Percentile £51.89 £78.99 £47.46
England median hourly rate £27.00 £34.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -21.74% +109.09% -19.51%

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 6,729 7,721 8,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.91% 46.31% 48.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,879 4,483 4,663
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.67% +4.50%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £582 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 312 343
South East median hourly rate £19.71 £16.18 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.85% -4.85% +13.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £71.40 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.72% +5.30%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 +6 275 £450 - 38
Surrey +13 217 £475 +2.70% 16
Berkshire -7 199 £450 -2.70% 21
Hampshire +26 194 £500 +4.17% 24
West Sussex +13 143 £500 - 5
Buckinghamshire +37 67 £448 +11.88% 13
East Sussex +6 34 £490 +70.43% 3
Kent +19 14 £475 +65.22% 6
Oxfordshire +10 9 £375 -46.43% 4
Middlesex +4 5 £475 -8.20%
M4 Corridor +5 2 - -
Sussex -2 2 £475 -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 251 (27.58%) Finance
2 161 (17.69%) SAP S/4HANA
3 145 (15.93%) ERP
4 123 (13.52%) Business Intelligence
5 121 (13.30%) ABAP
6 110 (12.09%) Migration
6 110 (12.09%) Public Sector
7 109 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
8 106 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 100 (10.99%) Project Management
10 98 (10.77%) Manufacturing
11 83 (9.12%) SQL
12 81 (8.90%) Microsoft
13 78 (8.57%) Security Cleared
14 76 (8.35%) Telecoms
15 75 (8.24%) SAP Fiori
16 74 (8.13%) Windows
17 73 (8.02%) CRM
18 71 (7.80%) ITIL
19 70 (7.69%) Marketing
20 68 (7.47%) SAP BW
21 67 (7.36%) SAP FI
21 67 (7.36%) SuccessFactors
22 66 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
22 66 (7.25%) Oracle
22 66 (7.25%) Programme Management
23 64 (7.03%) Electronics
24 63 (6.92%) SAPUI5
25 61 (6.70%) Digital Marketing
25 61 (6.70%) Data Migration

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 33 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.41%) Confluence
3 21 (2.31%) SAP Portal
4 15 (1.65%) NetWeaver
5 8 (0.88%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.66%) SAP EP
7 5 (0.55%) Apache
7 5 (0.55%) Mule
7 5 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.44%) JBoss
8 4 (0.44%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.22%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.22%) CMS
9 2 (0.22%) Documentum
9 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.11%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.11%) IIS
10 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) Figma
6 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 161 (17.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 67 (7.36%) SAP FI
3 58 (6.37%) SAP HR
4 55 (6.04%) SAP ERP
5 54 (5.93%) SAP CO
6 53 (5.82%) SAP HCM
7 51 (5.60%) SAP FI/CO
8 42 (4.62%) SAP MDG
9 39 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 34 (3.74%) SAP Payroll
11 25 (2.75%) SAP PSCD
12 19 (2.09%) SAP SD
13 15 (1.65%) SAP FI-CA
13 15 (1.65%) SAP MDM
14 14 (1.54%) SAP BPC
15 13 (1.43%) SAP PP
16 12 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
16 12 (1.32%) SAP CRM
16 12 (1.32%) SAP FSCM
16 12 (1.32%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 67 (7.36%) SuccessFactors
2 41 (4.51%) Azure
3 33 (3.63%) Dynamics 365
4 26 (2.86%) SaaS
5 20 (2.20%) Power Platform
6 16 (1.76%) Trello
7 15 (1.65%) AWS
8 13 (1.43%) PaaS
9 9 (0.99%) Office 365
10 5 (0.55%) Boomi
10 5 (0.55%) IaaS
11 4 (0.44%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.44%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.44%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.33%) Slack
13 2 (0.22%) GitHub
13 2 (0.22%) Smartsheet
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.21%) DNS
2 6 (0.66%) Firewall
3 5 (0.55%) VPN
4 4 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (0.44%) DHCP
5 3 (0.33%) Wireless
6 2 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.22%) Internet
6 2 (0.22%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.22%) VoIP
6 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.11%) Skype
7 1 (0.11%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.47%) SAP BW
2 49 (5.38%) SAP HANA
3 45 (4.95%) BusinessObjects
4 27 (2.97%) SQL Server
5 20 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (2.20%) Power BI
6 18 (1.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 16 (1.76%) SAP Data Services
8 15 (1.65%) Oracle Database
9 14 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.77%) Big Data
11 7 (0.77%) Lumira
12 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (0.33%) QlikView
14 2 (0.22%) EDRMS
14 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 37 (4.07%) JIRA
2 16 (1.76%) LSMW
3 10 (1.10%) PVCS
4 9 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.77%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.44%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.44%) CA Gen
7 4 (0.44%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.44%) Selenium
8 3 (0.33%) Ant
8 3 (0.33%) Maven
9 2 (0.22%) Appium
9 2 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.22%) ER Studio
9 2 (0.22%) ERwin
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.22%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 251 (27.58%) Finance
2 110 (12.09%) Public Sector
3 98 (10.77%) Manufacturing
4 76 (8.35%) Telecoms
5 70 (7.69%) Marketing
6 64 (7.03%) Electronics
7 36 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 27 (2.97%) Retail
9 15 (1.65%) General Ledger
10 13 (1.43%) Banking
10 13 (1.43%) Billing
11 7 (0.77%) Legal
12 6 (0.66%) Back Office
13 5 (0.55%) Police
14 4 (0.44%) Automotive
14 4 (0.44%) French Language
14 4 (0.44%) Local Government
15 3 (0.33%) German Language
15 3 (0.33%) Military
15 3 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 221 (24.29%) Consultant
2 206 (22.64%) SAP Consultant
3 137 (15.05%) Analyst
4 98 (10.77%) Developer
5 97 (10.66%) SAP Manager
6 79 (8.68%) Project Manager
7 70 (7.69%) SAP Developer
8 60 (6.59%) SAP Analyst
9 58 (6.37%) Architect
10 42 (4.62%) Business Analyst
11 41 (4.51%) Functional Consultant
12 39 (4.29%) ABAP Developer
12 39 (4.29%) Data Analyst
12 39 (4.29%) SAP Project Manager
13 35 (3.85%) SAP Architect
14 34 (3.74%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 27 (2.97%) SAP Basis Consultant
15 27 (2.97%) SAP FI Consultant
16 24 (2.64%) Delivery Manager
16 24 (2.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (8.24%) SAP Fiori
2 63 (6.92%) SAPUI5
3 32 (3.52%) SAP Basis
3 32 (3.52%) Web Services
4 29 (3.19%) SAP PI
5 27 (2.97%) Web Dynpro
6 16 (1.76%) SAP XI
7 14 (1.54%) BAPI
8 11 (1.21%) SAP Smart Forms
9 10 (1.10%) XML
10 9 (0.99%) IDoc
11 8 (0.88%) .NET
11 8 (0.88%) EDI
11 8 (0.88%) J2EE
11 8 (0.88%) jQuery
12 7 (0.77%) SAP BSP
12 7 (0.77%) XSLT
13 6 (0.66%) HTML
14 5 (0.55%) REST
15 4 (0.44%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.42%) Management Information System
3 18 (1.98%) NHS
3 18 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (1.21%) CMDB
5 11 (1.21%) e-Learning
6 10 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (0.99%) Reference Data
8 8 (0.88%) Clustering
9 7 (0.77%) Life Science
10 6 (0.66%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.55%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.55%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.55%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.55%) User Experience
12 4 (0.44%) Derivative
12 4 (0.44%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.13%) Windows
2 30 (3.30%) Linux
3 27 (2.97%) Windows 10
4 17 (1.87%) Unix
4 17 (1.87%) Windows 7
5 13 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.88%) AIX
6 8 (0.88%) SUSE
7 7 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.55%) Android
10 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (15.93%) ERP
2 123 (13.52%) Business Intelligence
3 110 (12.09%) Migration
4 109 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 100 (10.99%) Project Management
7 73 (8.02%) CRM
8 71 (7.80%) ITIL
9 66 (7.25%) Programme Management
10 61 (6.70%) Data Migration
10 61 (6.70%) Digital Marketing
11 56 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 55 (6.04%) Project Delivery
13 51 (5.60%) Waterfall
14 49 (5.38%) Workflow
15 42 (4.62%) Change Management
16 41 (4.51%) Decision-Making
16 41 (4.51%) PRINCE2
17 39 (4.29%) Analytics
18 38 (4.18%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 121 (13.30%) ABAP
2 83 (9.12%) SQL
3 35 (3.85%) Java
4 22 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 21 (2.31%) C
6 11 (1.21%) PL/SQL
6 11 (1.21%) SAPscript
7 6 (0.66%) Python
8 5 (0.55%) Perl
9 2 (0.22%) C#
9 2 (0.22%) C++
9 2 (0.22%) Ruby
9 2 (0.22%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.22%) VBA
10 1 (0.11%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.11%) Dart
10 1 (0.11%) Go
10 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 56 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 38 (4.18%) Degree
4 12 (1.32%) CCA
5 9 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.77%) BC Cleared
6 7 (0.77%) ISEB
7 5 (0.55%) CIMA
7 5 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.44%) ACCA
8 4 (0.44%) PMP
8 4 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.44%) SAP Certification
9 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.33%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.63%) SLA
2 31 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 30 (3.30%) QA
4 24 (2.64%) PMO
5 6 (0.66%) GDPR
6 4 (0.44%) GxP
6 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.33%) GAMP
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) IFRS
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 1 (0.11%) PSD2
8 1 (0.11%) RosettaNet
8 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.44%) Firmware
3 3 (0.33%) Docker
3 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.33%) XenApp
4 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.11%) HDFS
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (2.42%) HP ALM
2 8 (0.88%) Data Guard
2 8 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (0.55%) Puppet
4 4 (0.44%) SCSM
5 3 (0.33%) SCCM
6 2 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 81 (8.90%) Microsoft
2 66 (7.25%) Oracle
3 55 (6.04%) Ariba
4 30 (3.30%) Workday
5 29 (3.19%) Informatica
5 29 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (3.08%) HP
7 26 (2.86%) webMethods
8 21 (2.31%) Adobe
9 17 (1.87%) hybris
10 9 (0.99%) Cognos
10 9 (0.99%) JD Edwards
11 7 (0.77%) Cisco
12 6 (0.66%) Dell
12 6 (0.66%) Planview
13 5 (0.55%) IBM
13 5 (0.55%) Pega
13 5 (0.55%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.55%) Tableau
13 5 (0.55%) Twitter