Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 34 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 940 902 985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.59% 5.42% 5.11%
As % of the Vendors category 11.62% 11.22% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 510 523
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £302 £261 £306
90th Percentile £638 £600 £650
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.06% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 35
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.61 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.46 £26.45 £41.26
England median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -20.48% -17.00% +14.94%

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 8091 8036 9168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.08% 48.33% 47.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4651 4621 5123
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £238 £224 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £533
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 398 432
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +19.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.00 £44.88
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -10 356 £475 +11.76% 31
Berkshire +1 241 £488 +14.71% 13
Surrey -2 215 £439 +0.29% 17
Hampshire +36 173 £483 +7.22% 16
Buckinghamshire -27 84 £450 +5.88% 5
West Sussex -14 81 £448 +28.78% 1
Middlesex +3 33 £435 +20.83% 1
Oxfordshire +9 31 £525 +16.67% 13
East Sussex +11 13 £290 +52.63%
Kent -17 7 £500 +163.16% 2
Sussex -10 2 £450 +5.88%
M4 Corridor +6 1 £650 +100.00%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for SAP.

1 246 (26.17%) Finance
2 138 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
3 134 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (14.04%) Oracle
5 130 (13.83%) ERP
6 125 (13.30%) Migration
7 122 (12.98%) Marketing
8 120 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 106 (11.28%) Manufacturing
10 99 (10.53%) Programme Management
11 98 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
12 96 (10.21%) Project Management
13 92 (9.79%) SQL
13 92 (9.79%) Telecoms
14 88 (9.36%) Electronics
14 88 (9.36%) Digital Marketing
15 79 (8.40%) Data Migration
16 74 (7.87%) Microsoft
17 69 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
18 63 (6.70%) XML
19 60 (6.38%) SAP BW
20 58 (6.17%) ITIL
21 55 (5.85%) Security Cleared
22 52 (5.53%) Data Modelling
23 49 (5.21%) SC Cleared
24 48 (5.11%) PRINCE2
24 48 (5.11%) ABAP
25 47 (5.00%) CRM
26 46 (4.89%) Management Information System
27 45 (4.79%) Change Management

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 34 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.34%) NetWeaver
3 20 (2.13%) Confluence
4 15 (1.60%) CMS
5 12 (1.28%) Documentum
6 11 (1.17%) SAP Portal
7 9 (0.96%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.64%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.64%) SAS
10 5 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.43%) Mule
12 3 (0.32%) SAP EP
12 3 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.32%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.21%) Apache
13 2 (0.21%) JBoss
13 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (3.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 40 (4.26%) SAP ERP
2 36 (3.83%) SAP HR
3 33 (3.51%) SAP FI
4 32 (3.40%) SAP MM
5 30 (3.19%) SAP CO
5 30 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 29 (3.09%) SAP FI/CO
7 27 (2.87%) SAP SD
8 23 (2.45%) SAP S/4HANA
9 22 (2.34%) Maximo
10 21 (2.23%) SAP Hybris
11 18 (1.91%) SAP HCM
12 17 (1.81%) SAP BPC
13 16 (1.70%) SAP GRC
14 15 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
15 14 (1.49%) SAP CRM
16 13 (1.38%) SAP PM
17 11 (1.17%) SAP APO
17 11 (1.17%) SAP Payroll
18 10 (1.06%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.47%) SuccessFactors
2 17 (1.81%) IaaS
3 16 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (1.38%) SaaS
6 9 (0.96%) OpenShift
7 8 (0.85%) iPaaS
8 7 (0.74%) Office 365
9 6 (0.64%) Boomi
10 5 (0.53%) PaaS
11 4 (0.43%) Slack
12 3 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.21%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.11%) CallidusCloud
14 1 (0.11%) Taleo
14 1 (0.11%) Trello
14 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.38%) Firewall
2 5 (0.53%) SAN
3 4 (0.43%) LAN
4 3 (0.32%) HTTP
4 3 (0.32%) Intranet
4 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.32%) WAN
5 2 (0.21%) DNS
5 2 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.21%) LDAP
5 2 (0.21%) Skype
5 2 (0.21%) SMS
5 2 (0.21%) VPN
5 2 (0.21%) Wireless
6 1 (0.11%) AMQP
6 1 (0.11%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.11%) PBX
6 1 (0.11%) SMTP
6 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.38%) SAP BW
2 41 (4.36%) BusinessObjects
2 41 (4.36%) SAP HANA
3 33 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 28 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (2.77%) SAP Data Services
6 18 (1.91%) Big Data
7 17 (1.81%) Qlik Sense
7 17 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 12 (1.28%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.28%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 9 (0.96%) Apache Hive
11 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (0.85%) Sqoop
13 7 (0.74%) Lumira
14 6 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (3.40%) JIRA
2 26 (2.77%) Maven
3 21 (2.23%) LSMW
4 18 (1.91%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (1.70%) TeamCity
6 15 (1.60%) Ant
6 15 (1.60%) Gradle
6 15 (1.60%) MSBuild
7 6 (0.64%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.43%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.43%) JUnit
9 4 (0.43%) Moq
9 4 (0.43%) NSubstitute
9 4 (0.43%) NUnit
9 4 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 246 (26.17%) Finance
2 122 (12.98%) Marketing
3 106 (11.28%) Manufacturing
4 92 (9.79%) Telecoms
5 88 (9.36%) Electronics
6 31 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 30 (3.19%) Retail
8 23 (2.45%) Billing
9 19 (2.02%) Banking
10 10 (1.06%) Legal
11 9 (0.96%) Advertising
12 8 (0.85%) General Ledger
12 8 (0.85%) Publishing
13 6 (0.64%) Back Office
13 6 (0.64%) German Language
14 2 (0.21%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.11%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 226 (24.04%) Consultant
2 190 (20.21%) Analyst
3 178 (18.94%) SAP Consultant
4 123 (13.09%) Architect
5 73 (7.77%) SAP Manager
6 72 (7.66%) Developer
7 67 (7.13%) Project Manager
8 62 (6.60%) SAP Architect
9 60 (6.38%) SAP Analyst
10 53 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
11 45 (4.79%) Data Analyst
12 42 (4.47%) SAP Developer
13 37 (3.94%) Business Analyst
13 37 (3.94%) SAP Project Manager
14 27 (2.87%) SAP Solutions Architect
15 26 (2.77%) Technical Architect
16 25 (2.66%) XML Consultant
16 25 (2.66%) XML Specialist
17 22 (2.34%) Test Analyst
18 21 (2.23%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (6.70%) XML
2 30 (3.19%) JSON
3 27 (2.87%) SAP Fiori
4 26 (2.77%) SAPUI5
5 25 (2.66%) HTML
5 25 (2.66%) JSON Schema
5 25 (2.66%) Swagger
5 25 (2.66%) WireMock
5 25 (2.66%) XSLT
6 24 (2.55%) Web Services
7 22 (2.34%) REST
8 21 (2.23%) SAP Basis
9 18 (1.91%) SAP PI
10 17 (1.81%) Web Dynpro
11 15 (1.60%) Spring
12 13 (1.38%) HTML5
12 13 (1.38%) J2EE
12 13 (1.38%) Middleware
12 13 (1.38%) SOAP
13 12 (1.28%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 38 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (1.91%) FMCG
4 18 (1.91%) Mobile App
5 15 (1.60%) User Experience
6 13 (1.38%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.17%) AS400
7 11 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.06%) Data Structures
9 9 (0.96%) CMDB
9 9 (0.96%) Data Centre
9 9 (0.96%) Social Media
10 8 (0.85%) PMI
11 7 (0.74%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.74%) NHS
12 5 (0.53%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.53%) Life Science
12 5 (0.53%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (2.98%) Windows
2 27 (2.87%) Linux
3 15 (1.60%) Unix
4 12 (1.28%) AIX
5 10 (1.06%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.53%) Android
8 3 (0.32%) SUSE
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Debian
10 1 (0.11%) Fedora
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
2 134 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (13.83%) ERP
4 125 (13.30%) Migration
5 120 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 99 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 96 (10.21%) Project Management
8 88 (9.36%) Digital Marketing
9 79 (8.40%) Data Migration
10 58 (6.17%) ITIL
11 52 (5.53%) Data Modelling
12 48 (5.11%) PRINCE2
13 47 (5.00%) CRM
14 45 (4.79%) Change Management
15 44 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
16 42 (4.47%) Analytics
17 41 (4.36%) Data Management
18 39 (4.15%) ETL
18 39 (4.15%) Validation
19 38 (4.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (9.79%) SQL
2 48 (5.11%) ABAP
3 43 (4.57%) Java
4 25 (2.66%) XPath
5 18 (1.91%) PowerShell
6 16 (1.70%) JavaScript
7 9 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 8 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.74%) C#
9 7 (0.74%) Python
10 6 (0.64%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.64%) C
10 6 (0.64%) VBA
11 3 (0.32%) SAPscript
12 2 (0.21%) VBScript
13 1 (0.11%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.11%) C++
13 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.11%) Tcl
13 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (5.85%) Security Cleared
2 49 (5.21%) SC Cleared
3 40 (4.26%) Degree
4 18 (1.91%) ISEB
5 16 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.96%) CIMA
6 9 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (0.96%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (0.74%) ACCA
8 6 (0.64%) SAP Certification
9 4 (0.43%) CISM
10 3 (0.32%) PMP
11 2 (0.21%) AAT
11 2 (0.21%) CIPD
11 2 (0.21%) CSQA
11 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.94%) Data Quality
2 31 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 27 (2.87%) QA
4 16 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.70%) PMO
5 8 (0.85%) GxP
6 7 (0.74%) SLA
7 3 (0.32%) GDPR
8 2 (0.21%) ECSS
8 2 (0.21%) GMP
8 2 (0.21%) IFRS
9 1 (0.11%) EMIR
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.11%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (0.85%) HDFS
2 7 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.64%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.43%) Docker
5 4 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.43%) vSphere
6 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.32%) XenServer
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (2.02%) Puppet
2 16 (1.70%) Ansible
2 16 (1.70%) Salt
3 10 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.21%) SCCM
8 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.11%) SCOM
8 1 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 132 (14.04%) Oracle
2 74 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 42 (4.47%) Workday
4 38 (4.04%) HP
5 32 (3.40%) Ariba
5 32 (3.40%) IBM
6 28 (2.98%) Tableau
7 25 (2.66%) JD Edwards
8 23 (2.45%) hybris
9 14 (1.49%) Kronos
10 12 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
11 11 (1.17%) Adobe
11 11 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.17%) Wallstreet Suite
12 10 (1.06%) Sybase
13 9 (0.96%) Cognos
13 9 (0.96%) VMware
14 8 (0.85%) Concur
15 7 (0.74%) Cisco
15 7 (0.74%) Siebel