Period
to 29 March 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 March 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 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 42 44
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP 645 749 810
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 6.55% 4.74% 4.84%
As % of the Vendors category 13.36% 10.12% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 435 435
Median daily rate £500 £475 £467
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.71% +3.78%
10th Percentile £308 £325 £313
90th Percentile £673 £638 £638
England median daily rate £505 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 15
Median hourly rate £23.63 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -12.20% -13.68%
10th Percentile £11.29 £11.50 £13.85
90th Percentile £63.08 £35.25 £46.30
England median hourly rate £34.75 £24.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +41.84% +19.51% +15.49%

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 4,828 7,398 7,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.02% 46.82% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,732 4,325 4,441
Median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +4.29%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £450 £454 £450
% change year-on-year -0.88% +0.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 312 291
Median hourly rate £17.08 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.52% -5.71% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.73 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.90 £46.44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.95% +0.57% +0.63%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 +8 180 £500 - 32
Surrey +15 153 £495 +4.32% 7
Hampshire +47 129 £492 +8.13% 18
Berkshire +2 128 £510 +2.00% 17
West Sussex +19 103 £520 +9.47% 13
Buckinghamshire -1 40 £450 -10.00% 8
East Sussex +17 31 £483 +20.63% 5
Oxfordshire +23 12 £500 +14.29% 7
Kent +25 8 £525 +31.25% 7
Middlesex +11 4 £600 +31.87%
M4 Corridor - 2 £538 -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 168 (26.05%) Finance
2 128 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (19.84%) SAP S/4HANA
3 118 (18.29%) ERP
4 103 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
5 86 (13.33%) Migration
6 85 (13.18%) Public Sector
7 82 (12.71%) Project Management
7 82 (12.71%) Microsoft
8 76 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 65 (10.08%) Manufacturing
10 62 (9.61%) SuccessFactors
11 58 (8.99%) CRM
11 58 (8.99%) ABAP
11 58 (8.99%) SAP HCM
12 57 (8.84%) SAP BW
13 56 (8.68%) Azure
13 56 (8.68%) SAP Fiori
14 54 (8.37%) SAP HR
15 53 (8.22%) Security Cleared
16 52 (8.06%) SAP Payroll
17 51 (7.91%) Data Migration
17 51 (7.91%) Analytics
18 50 (7.75%) Telecoms
19 49 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
20 47 (7.29%) SAP ERP
20 47 (7.29%) Marketing
21 45 (6.98%) Ariba
22 44 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
22 44 (6.82%) Data Modelling

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 (6.82%) Confluence
2 17 (2.64%) SAP Portal
3 12 (1.86%) NetWeaver
3 12 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.71%) SAP EP
5 5 (0.78%) Apache
5 5 (0.78%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.78%) Jupyter
5 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.62%) CMS
7 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.31%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.16%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (3.72%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.16%) Figma
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 128 (19.84%) SAP S/4HANA
2 58 (8.99%) SAP HCM
3 54 (8.37%) SAP HR
4 52 (8.06%) SAP Payroll
5 47 (7.29%) SAP ERP
6 28 (4.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 27 (4.19%) SAP MDG
8 23 (3.57%) SAP FI
8 23 (3.57%) SAP PSCD
9 17 (2.64%) SAP CO
10 14 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
11 13 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
12 12 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
12 12 (1.86%) SAP SD
13 11 (1.71%) SAP CRM
14 10 (1.55%) SAP SRM
15 9 (1.40%) SAP IS-U
15 9 (1.40%) SAP MDM
15 9 (1.40%) SAP PP
16 8 (1.24%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 62 (9.61%) SuccessFactors
2 56 (8.68%) Azure
3 38 (5.89%) AWS
4 27 (4.19%) Power Platform
5 21 (3.26%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (2.95%) Trello
7 14 (2.17%) Boomi
8 11 (1.71%) SaaS
9 8 (1.24%) Azure Data Factory
9 8 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.93%) PowerApps
11 4 (0.62%) Office 365
12 3 (0.47%) PaaS
13 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.31%) Yammer
14 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.16%) IaaS
14 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Flow
14 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.78%) DNS
1 5 (0.78%) Firewall
1 5 (0.78%) FTP
1 5 (0.78%) HTTP
2 4 (0.62%) Skype
2 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.62%) Wireless
3 3 (0.47%) DHCP
3 3 (0.47%) LAN
3 3 (0.47%) VoIP
3 3 (0.47%) WAN
4 2 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.31%) VPN
5 1 (0.16%) IKE
5 1 (0.16%) Internet
5 1 (0.16%) IPsec
5 1 (0.16%) PPP
5 1 (0.16%) VLAN
5 1 (0.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.84%) SAP BW
2 38 (5.89%) BusinessObjects
3 28 (4.34%) SAP HANA
4 27 (4.19%) Power BI
5 15 (2.33%) SQL Server
6 14 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
7 12 (1.86%) Data Lake
8 11 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 10 (1.55%) OLAP
9 10 (1.55%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 9 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.24%) Lumira
12 6 (0.93%) Big Data
12 6 (0.93%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.78%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (6.82%) JIRA
2 9 (1.40%) PVCS
3 6 (0.93%) Eclipse
3 6 (0.93%) LSMW
3 6 (0.93%) NWDS
4 4 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.31%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.31%) JUnit
6 2 (0.31%) Maven
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 168 (26.05%) Finance
2 85 (13.18%) Public Sector
3 65 (10.08%) Manufacturing
4 50 (7.75%) Telecoms
5 47 (7.29%) Marketing
6 38 (5.89%) Electronics
7 21 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (2.79%) Retail
9 16 (2.48%) General Ledger
10 15 (2.33%) Billing
11 6 (0.93%) Banking
11 6 (0.93%) Local Government
12 5 (0.78%) French Language
12 5 (0.78%) Legal
13 2 (0.31%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.16%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 186 (28.84%) Consultant
2 162 (25.12%) SAP Consultant
3 79 (12.25%) Analyst
4 71 (11.01%) Developer
5 63 (9.77%) Architect
6 51 (7.91%) Project Manager
7 41 (6.36%) SAP Manager
8 39 (6.05%) SAP Architect
9 37 (5.74%) SAP Analyst
9 37 (5.74%) SAP Developer
10 32 (4.96%) Business Analyst
11 27 (4.19%) SAP HCM Consultant
12 23 (3.57%) SAP Project Manager
13 22 (3.41%) Functional Consultant
14 20 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (2.95%) Data Analyst
15 19 (2.95%) HR Consultant
15 19 (2.95%) SAP HR Consultant
16 17 (2.64%) ABAP Developer
16 17 (2.64%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.68%) SAP Fiori
2 31 (4.81%) SAPUI5
3 28 (4.34%) SAP PI
4 20 (3.10%) SAP Basis
4 20 (3.10%) SAP XI
5 16 (2.48%) REST
5 16 (2.48%) Web Services
6 15 (2.33%) SOAP
7 13 (2.02%) Web Dynpro
8 9 (1.40%) .NET
8 9 (1.40%) XSLT
9 8 (1.24%) EDI
9 8 (1.24%) IDoc
10 7 (1.09%) CSS
11 6 (0.93%) Apache Cordova
11 6 (0.93%) HTML
11 6 (0.93%) jQuery
11 6 (0.93%) XML
12 5 (0.78%) JSON
12 5 (0.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (2.02%) Data Structures
3 13 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.71%) NHS
5 9 (1.40%) e-Learning
6 6 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 6 (0.93%) Clustering
6 6 (0.93%) FMCG
6 6 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (0.93%) W3C
7 5 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (0.78%) CMDB
8 4 (0.62%) Pricing Data
9 3 (0.47%) Derivative
9 3 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.47%) Life Science
9 3 (0.47%) User Experience
10 2 (0.31%) CCTV
10 2 (0.31%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.96%) Windows
2 19 (2.95%) Linux
3 12 (1.86%) Windows 10
4 8 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (1.09%) AIX
5 7 (1.09%) SUSE
5 7 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.93%) Android
7 5 (0.78%) Unix
7 5 (0.78%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.31%) Solaris
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (18.29%) ERP
3 103 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
4 86 (13.33%) Migration
5 82 (12.71%) Project Management
6 76 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 58 (8.99%) CRM
8 51 (7.91%) Analytics
8 51 (7.91%) Data Migration
9 44 (6.82%) Data Modelling
9 44 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 44 (6.82%) Workflow
10 43 (6.67%) Programme Management
11 40 (6.20%) Test Scripting
12 38 (5.89%) Change Management
12 38 (5.89%) Digital Marketing
12 38 (5.89%) Process Improvement
13 36 (5.58%) Waterfall
14 35 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (5.43%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (8.99%) ABAP
2 36 (5.58%) Java
2 36 (5.58%) SQL
3 15 (2.33%) Python
4 13 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.40%) C
6 5 (0.78%) Java 8
7 4 (0.62%) Apple Swift
7 4 (0.62%) C++
7 4 (0.62%) Objective-C
7 4 (0.62%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.31%) Dart
9 2 (0.31%) Korn
9 2 (0.31%) Perl
10 1 (0.16%) C#
10 1 (0.16%) COBOL
10 1 (0.16%) Ruby
10 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 53 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 34 (5.27%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.88%) Degree
4 12 (1.86%) CCA
5 8 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.93%) CIMA
7 4 (0.62%) ACCA
7 4 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.62%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.47%) CCAB
8 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.47%) PMP
9 2 (0.31%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.31%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CAPM
10 1 (0.16%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.16%) PhD
10 1 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.95%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.48%) SLA
3 11 (1.71%) QA
4 10 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.24%) PMO
6 6 (0.93%) GDPR
7 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.31%) IFRS
9 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.16%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 11 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.78%) NFS
3 4 (0.62%) Docker
3 4 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.31%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.31%) XenApp
4 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.16%) HDFS
5 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.93%) Data Guard
1 6 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (0.93%) SCCM
2 4 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.62%) RSA Archer
3 3 (0.47%) Ansible
4 2 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.31%) Grafana
4 2 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (0.31%) Kibana
4 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.31%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 45 (6.98%) Ariba
3 35 (5.43%) Oracle
4 20 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (2.95%) webMethods
6 14 (2.17%) Informatica
7 13 (2.02%) Dell
8 12 (1.86%) Adobe
8 12 (1.86%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.24%) VMware
10 7 (1.09%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.09%) Cognos
10 7 (1.09%) Workday
11 6 (0.93%) hybris
12 5 (0.78%) Apple
12 5 (0.78%) IBM
12 5 (0.78%) Infor
12 5 (0.78%) Kronos
12 5 (0.78%) Planview
12 5 (0.78%) Tableau