Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 42 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 832 843 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.20% 5.08% 5.54%
As % of the Vendors category 11.19% 10.75% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 472 470
South East median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £312
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 16
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £18.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.73% -5.13% -2.50%
10th Percentile £11.90 £14.25 £10.80
90th Percentile £76.94 £49.88 £38.88
England median hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +45.71% -1.41% -21.11%

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 7,435 7,842 7,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.43% 47.28% 48.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,254 4,563 4,316
South East median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.47% +5.75% +1.27%
10th Percentile £247 £238 £238
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 299 374
South East median hourly rate £16.38 £17.50 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +13.43% -20.86%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.54 £44.28
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.11% -0.11% -2.78%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +4 306 £425 -10.53% 75
Berkshire +8 238 £463 -5.13% 50
Surrey -7 211 £466 +3.61% 18
Hampshire -24 139 £475 +5.56% 21
West Sussex -2 98 £500 +11.42% 19
Buckinghamshire +4 57 £400 -11.16% 11
East Sussex +12 32 £288 +17.35% 2
Oxfordshire +12 11 £438 -25.25% 14
Middlesex +4 9 £490 +11.36%
Kent +6 2 £400 -20.00% 10
Sussex +4 1 - -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 235 (28.25%) Finance
2 186 (22.36%) ERP
3 131 (15.75%) SAP S/4HANA
4 123 (14.78%) Project Management
5 115 (13.82%) Oracle
6 105 (12.62%) Migration
7 103 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
8 98 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
8 98 (11.78%) Microsoft
9 88 (10.58%) ABAP
10 85 (10.22%) CRM
11 82 (9.86%) SQL
12 77 (9.25%) Java
13 76 (9.13%) Microsoft Excel
14 66 (7.93%) Security Cleared
14 66 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
15 63 (7.57%) Manufacturing
16 62 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 62 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
16 62 (7.45%) Marketing
17 60 (7.21%) Telecoms
18 58 (6.97%) SC Cleared
19 57 (6.85%) Data Migration
20 55 (6.61%) SAP HANA
20 55 (6.61%) Ariba
21 54 (6.49%) Change Management
21 54 (6.49%) Programme Management
22 52 (6.25%) ITIL
23 51 (6.13%) SuccessFactors
23 51 (6.13%) PMO

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 37 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 35 (4.21%) SAP Portal
3 28 (3.37%) Confluence
4 22 (2.64%) NetWeaver
5 7 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (0.72%) Mule
6 6 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.60%) SAP EP
8 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.48%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.36%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.24%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.24%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 76 (9.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 131 (15.75%) SAP S/4HANA
2 47 (5.65%) SAP ERP
3 33 (3.97%) SAP MM
4 26 (3.13%) SAP HR
5 24 (2.88%) SAP CRM
5 24 (2.88%) SAP FI
6 21 (2.52%) SAP CO
7 19 (2.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 18 (2.16%) SAP PSCD
8 18 (2.16%) SAP SD
9 17 (2.04%) SAP BPC
10 16 (1.92%) SAP MDG
11 15 (1.80%) NetSuite
12 13 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 13 (1.56%) SAP PP
13 12 (1.44%) SAP IS-U
14 11 (1.32%) SAP GRC
14 11 (1.32%) SAP GTS
14 11 (1.32%) SAP Payroll
14 11 (1.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.13%) SuccessFactors
2 36 (4.33%) Office 365
3 35 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (3.13%) SaaS
5 20 (2.40%) Boomi
6 16 (1.92%) IaaS
7 13 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (1.56%) PaaS
8 9 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
8 9 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (1.08%) Yammer
9 5 (0.60%) Serverless
10 4 (0.48%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.24%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.24%) SAP Leonardo
11 2 (0.24%) Veeva
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.80%) VPN
2 12 (1.44%) NetScaler
2 12 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.20%) Firewall
4 5 (0.60%) DNS
4 5 (0.60%) HTTP
4 5 (0.60%) Intranet
4 5 (0.60%) LAN
5 4 (0.48%) DHCP
5 4 (0.48%) WAN
6 3 (0.36%) Skype
6 3 (0.36%) SSL
6 3 (0.36%) WebEx
7 1 (0.12%) Extranet
7 1 (0.12%) FTP
7 1 (0.12%) Internet
7 1 (0.12%) NAS
7 1 (0.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.12%) SMTP
7 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.61%) SAP HANA
2 49 (5.89%) SAP BW
3 47 (5.65%) BusinessObjects
4 30 (3.61%) SQL Server
5 21 (2.52%) SAP Data Services
6 20 (2.40%) Oracle Database
7 18 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.80%) MS Access
9 13 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.44%) Big Data
11 9 (1.08%) Lumira
11 9 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (1.08%) Power BI
12 8 (0.96%) Oracle Exadata
13 7 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (0.84%) Data Lake
13 7 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.84%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 41 (4.93%) JIRA
2 13 (1.56%) LSMW
3 5 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.48%) NWDI
4 4 (0.48%) Toad
5 3 (0.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.36%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.24%) Ant
6 2 (0.24%) Maven
6 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.12%) CA Gen
7 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.12%) GitLab
7 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.12%) Subversion
7 1 (0.12%) webpack
General
1 235 (28.25%) Finance
2 63 (7.57%) Manufacturing
3 62 (7.45%) Marketing
4 60 (7.21%) Telecoms
5 38 (4.57%) Electronics
6 26 (3.13%) Legal
7 25 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (2.52%) Retail
9 16 (1.92%) Billing
10 15 (1.80%) German Language
11 14 (1.68%) Back Office
12 11 (1.32%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.72%) Law
14 4 (0.48%) Automotive
15 3 (0.36%) Advertising
15 3 (0.36%) French Language
15 3 (0.36%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.36%) Polish Language
16 2 (0.24%) Local Government
16 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 174 (20.91%) Consultant
2 155 (18.63%) Analyst
3 152 (18.27%) SAP Consultant
4 117 (14.06%) Project Manager
5 96 (11.54%) SAP Manager
6 86 (10.34%) Developer
7 75 (9.01%) Architect
8 68 (8.17%) SAP Project Manager
9 52 (6.25%) SAP Developer
10 51 (6.13%) SAP Analyst
11 44 (5.29%) Data Analyst
12 39 (4.69%) Business Analyst
12 39 (4.69%) SAP Architect
13 36 (4.33%) ABAP Developer
14 34 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
15 29 (3.49%) Functional Consultant
16 23 (2.76%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 19 (2.28%) Migration Analyst
18 18 (2.16%) Data Migration Analyst
18 18 (2.16%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.89%) SAP PI
2 40 (4.81%) SAP Fiori
3 30 (3.61%) Web Services
4 25 (3.00%) XML
5 24 (2.88%) IDoc
6 21 (2.52%) Web Dynpro
7 20 (2.40%) Middleware
8 17 (2.04%) SAP XI
8 17 (2.04%) SOAP
9 16 (1.92%) SAP Basis
10 13 (1.56%) SAPUI5
11 12 (1.44%) .NET
12 11 (1.32%) EDI
12 11 (1.32%) REST
12 11 (1.32%) XSLT
13 10 (1.20%) Silverlight
14 8 (0.96%) BAPI
14 8 (0.96%) SAP ALE
15 7 (0.84%) J2EE
15 7 (0.84%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 16 (1.92%) User Experience
4 13 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (1.44%) NHS
6 9 (1.08%) Reference Data
7 8 (0.96%) Clustering
7 8 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.72%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.60%) FMCG
9 5 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.48%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.48%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.48%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.36%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.36%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 47 (5.65%) Windows
2 26 (3.13%) Windows 10
3 19 (2.28%) Linux
4 17 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.92%) SUSE
6 9 (1.08%) AIX
6 9 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.08%) Unix
7 6 (0.72%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.36%) Android
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (22.36%) ERP
2 123 (14.78%) Project Management
3 105 (12.62%) Migration
4 103 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
6 85 (10.22%) CRM
7 62 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (6.85%) Data Migration
9 54 (6.49%) Change Management
9 54 (6.49%) Programme Management
10 52 (6.25%) ITIL
11 47 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (5.05%) PRINCE2
12 42 (5.05%) Workflow
13 40 (4.81%) Logistics
13 40 (4.81%) Problem Management
14 37 (4.45%) Digital Marketing
14 37 (4.45%) SAP Implementation
15 36 (4.33%) Validation
16 34 (4.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 88 (10.58%) ABAP
2 82 (9.86%) SQL
3 77 (9.25%) Java
4 13 (1.56%) C
4 13 (1.56%) VB
5 9 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 7 (0.84%) PowerShell
6 7 (0.84%) Python
7 6 (0.72%) C#
7 6 (0.72%) SAPscript
8 3 (0.36%) Java 8
9 2 (0.24%) Perl
9 2 (0.24%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.24%) R
9 2 (0.24%) Ruby
9 2 (0.24%) U-SQL
9 2 (0.24%) XAML
10 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.12%) Groovy
10 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (7.93%) Security Cleared
2 58 (6.97%) SC Cleared
3 44 (5.29%) Degree
4 13 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (1.44%) ISEB
6 11 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.20%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.08%) CCA
9 8 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.72%) CISSP
10 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.60%) APMP
11 5 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.60%) MCDST
11 5 (0.60%) PMP
12 4 (0.48%) ACCA
12 4 (0.48%) CISM
12 4 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.48%) SAP Certification
13 3 (0.36%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.13%) PMO
2 29 (3.49%) QA
3 26 (3.13%) Data Quality
4 18 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (2.16%) SLA
5 12 (1.44%) GDPR
6 5 (0.60%) IFRS
6 5 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.36%) COBIT
8 2 (0.24%) GAAP
8 2 (0.24%) GxP
8 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.32%) NFS
3 5 (0.60%) Docker
4 3 (0.36%) XenApp
5 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (2.28%) HP ALM
2 10 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.96%) Data Guard
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.72%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.72%) SCCM
5 5 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.48%) MOM
7 2 (0.24%) Ansible
7 2 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.24%) Puppet
7 2 (0.24%) Terraform
8 1 (0.12%) Grafana
8 1 (0.12%) Graphite
8 1 (0.12%) Mesos
8 1 (0.12%) Nagios
8 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 115 (13.82%) Oracle
2 98 (11.78%) Microsoft
3 55 (6.61%) Ariba
4 31 (3.73%) Workday
5 26 (3.13%) HP
5 26 (3.13%) hybris
5 26 (3.13%) webMethods
6 21 (2.52%) Adobe
7 20 (2.40%) Dell
7 20 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (2.04%) JD Edwards
9 15 (1.80%) IBM
10 13 (1.56%) CA
11 12 (1.44%) ForgeRock
11 12 (1.44%) Remedy
11 12 (1.44%) Sitecore
12 11 (1.32%) Concur
13 9 (1.08%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.96%) Aruba
14 8 (0.96%) Tableau