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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
England / South East
Rank 33 35 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing SAP 437 476 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.61% 5.16% 4.38%
As % of the Vendors category 11.46% 10.52% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 265 220
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.55 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £27.50 £40.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -7.89%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3813 4523 4544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.93% 49.05% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2093 2686 2376
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 206 236
Median hourly rate £15.60 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +62.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £12.29 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 121 £438 +7.62% 23
Hampshire +21 83 £465 +12.72% 17
Surrey +11 74 £475 +5.55% 13
West Sussex 0 52 £438 +33.58% 13
Buckinghamshire -20 34 £413 -2.94% 10
Middlesex -4 14 £433 +7.12%
Oxfordshire -3 13 £450 +28.57% 12
East Sussex +5 4 £300 +9.09% 1
Kent +9 3 £499 +7.83% 1
M4 Corridor +8 1 £500 -
Home Counties -6 1 £225 -52.63%
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 231 (27.76%) Finance
2 132 (15.87%) Oracle
3 124 (14.90%) ERP
4 123 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
5 118 (14.18%) Migration
6 110 (13.22%) Project Management
7 100 (12.02%) Telecoms
8 94 (11.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 93 (11.18%) Manufacturing
10 85 (10.22%) Marketing
11 76 (9.13%) Programme Management
12 74 (8.89%) Microsoft
13 73 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 72 (8.65%) Digital Marketing
15 71 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
16 68 (8.17%) Electronics
17 67 (8.05%) SQL
17 67 (8.05%) CRM
18 62 (7.45%) Data Migration
19 60 (7.21%) BusinessObjects
20 59 (7.09%) SAP BW
20 59 (7.09%) ITIL
21 52 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
22 51 (6.13%) Change Management
23 49 (5.89%) SAP HANA
24 47 (5.65%) ABAP
25 45 (5.41%) MS Office
26 44 (5.29%) Security Cleared
27 42 (5.05%) SAP Implementation
27 42 (5.05%) Degree

SAP
Top Related 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 36 (4.33%) NetWeaver
2 20 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.96%) Confluence
4 6 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.72%) IIS
5 5 (0.60%) CMS
5 5 (0.60%) IBM Notes
5 5 (0.60%) SAP Portal
5 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.48%) SAP EP
6 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.48%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.36%) Apache
7 3 (0.36%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.36%) JBoss
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.36%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (5.41%) MS Office
2 42 (5.05%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.48%) Open Workbench
5 3 (0.36%) MS Project
5 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 94 (11.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 35 (4.21%) SAP FI
3 30 (3.61%) SAP ERP
4 27 (3.25%) SAP CO
5 26 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 26 (3.13%) SAP HR
6 24 (2.88%) SAP BPC
7 23 (2.76%) SAP PSCD
8 20 (2.40%) SAP S/4HANA
9 16 (1.92%) SAP CRM
9 16 (1.92%) SAP GTS
9 16 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
10 14 (1.68%) SAP MM
10 14 (1.68%) SAP Retail
11 13 (1.56%) SAP PS
12 12 (1.44%) SAP PP
12 12 (1.44%) SAP SD
13 11 (1.32%) SAP HCM
14 10 (1.20%) SAP GRC
14 10 (1.20%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.85%) SuccessFactors
2 28 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.08%) Office 365
5 6 (0.72%) Taleo
6 5 (0.60%) Boomi
7 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.36%) IaaS
7 3 (0.36%) PaaS
7 3 (0.36%) SaaS
8 2 (0.24%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.24%) Veeva
8 2 (0.24%) Yammer
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.12%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.96%) Firewall
1 8 (0.96%) LAN
1 8 (0.96%) VPN
2 7 (0.84%) WAN
3 5 (0.60%) Internet
4 4 (0.48%) Wireless
5 3 (0.36%) FTP
5 3 (0.36%) IMAP
5 3 (0.36%) Intranet
5 3 (0.36%) IPsec
5 3 (0.36%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.36%) SAN
5 3 (0.36%) SMS
5 3 (0.36%) SSL
5 3 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.24%) DNS
6 2 (0.24%) NAS
6 2 (0.24%) Network Security
6 2 (0.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (7.21%) BusinessObjects
2 59 (7.09%) SAP BW
3 49 (5.89%) SAP HANA
4 39 (4.69%) SQL Server
5 33 (3.97%) SAP Data Services
6 30 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (3.37%) Oracle Database
8 22 (2.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 14 (1.68%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.56%) DB2
11 12 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 10 (1.20%) NoSQL
13 10 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.20%) Relational Database
14 9 (1.08%) Big Data
14 9 (1.08%) Power BI
15 7 (0.84%) Lumira
15 7 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (1.68%) JIRA
2 9 (1.08%) TeamCity
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.60%) LSMW
5 5 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.48%) Selenium
6 4 (0.48%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.36%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.24%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.24%) Subversion
8 2 (0.24%) Toad
9 1 (0.12%) MSTest
9 1 (0.12%) NuGet
9 1 (0.12%) TestNG
General
1 231 (27.76%) Finance
2 100 (12.02%) Telecoms
3 93 (11.18%) Manufacturing
4 85 (10.22%) Marketing
5 68 (8.17%) Electronics
6 39 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 38 (4.57%) Retail
8 18 (2.16%) Legal
9 17 (2.04%) General Ledger
10 15 (1.80%) Billing
11 13 (1.56%) Banking
12 5 (0.60%) Publishing
13 4 (0.48%) Advertising
14 3 (0.36%) Automotive
14 3 (0.36%) Back Office
15 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.24%) French Language
15 2 (0.24%) German Language
15 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 218 (26.20%) Consultant
2 197 (23.68%) SAP Consultant
3 122 (14.66%) Analyst
4 81 (9.74%) Architect
4 81 (9.74%) SAP Manager
5 69 (8.29%) Developer
6 60 (7.21%) Project Manager
7 45 (5.41%) Business Analyst
8 44 (5.29%) SAP Analyst
9 39 (4.69%) SAP Architect
10 36 (4.33%) SAP Developer
11 34 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
12 33 (3.97%) SAP Project Manager
13 31 (3.73%) Administrator
14 20 (2.40%) Data Manager
15 17 (2.04%) SAP FI Consultant
15 17 (2.04%) SAP Solutions Architect
16 16 (1.92%) Data Analyst
16 16 (1.92%) HR Consultant
16 16 (1.92%) SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.81%) SAP Basis
2 17 (2.04%) Web Dynpro
3 16 (1.92%) .NET
4 15 (1.80%) HTML
4 15 (1.80%) SAP XI
5 14 (1.68%) SAPUI5
6 13 (1.56%) Web Services
7 12 (1.44%) CSS
7 12 (1.44%) SAP PI
8 10 (1.20%) Middleware
9 9 (1.08%) REST
9 9 (1.08%) XML
10 8 (0.96%) SAP Fiori
10 8 (0.96%) SOAP
11 7 (0.84%) HTML5
11 7 (0.84%) jQuery
12 6 (0.72%) AngularJS
12 6 (0.72%) BAPI
12 6 (0.72%) EDI
13 5 (0.60%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 13 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 11 (1.32%) Learning Management System
5 9 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (0.96%) Life Science
6 8 (0.96%) Virtual Team
7 7 (0.84%) e-Learning
7 7 (0.84%) NHS
8 6 (0.72%) FMCG
8 6 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.60%) PMI
10 4 (0.48%) SCADA
11 3 (0.36%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.36%) iSeries
11 3 (0.36%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.36%) Replication
11 3 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.93%) Linux
2 20 (2.40%) Windows
3 18 (2.16%) Unix
4 16 (1.92%) AIX
5 8 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.84%) SUSE
7 4 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.36%) Android
8 3 (0.36%) Solaris
8 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.24%) CentOS
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (14.90%) ERP
2 123 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
3 118 (14.18%) Migration
4 110 (13.22%) Project Management
5 76 (9.13%) Programme Management
6 73 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (8.65%) Digital Marketing
8 71 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (8.05%) CRM
10 62 (7.45%) Data Migration
11 59 (7.09%) ITIL
12 51 (6.13%) Change Management
13 42 (5.05%) SAP Implementation
14 41 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
15 39 (4.69%) Data Management
16 33 (3.97%) Data Modelling
17 32 (3.85%) Business Analysis
18 29 (3.49%) Workflow
19 28 (3.37%) Logistics
20 27 (3.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 67 (8.05%) SQL
2 47 (5.65%) ABAP
3 25 (3.00%) Java
4 18 (2.16%) JavaScript
5 15 (1.80%) C#
5 15 (1.80%) PL/SQL
6 13 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.08%) Python
8 6 (0.72%) C
9 5 (0.60%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.48%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.48%) F#
10 4 (0.48%) Perl
10 4 (0.48%) PHP
10 4 (0.48%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.48%) VB
11 3 (0.36%) COBOL
11 3 (0.36%) Ruby
12 2 (0.24%) VBScript
13 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (5.29%) Security Cleared
2 42 (5.05%) Degree
3 39 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.80%) CCA
5 11 (1.32%) ISEB
5 11 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.96%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.84%) ACCA
7 7 (0.84%) CIMA
7 7 (0.84%) HND
7 7 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.60%) CISA
9 5 (0.60%) CISM
9 5 (0.60%) CISSP
9 5 (0.60%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.60%) PMP
10 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.48%) PhD
10 4 (0.48%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.61%) QA
2 20 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (1.68%) PMO
5 13 (1.56%) GxP
6 12 (1.44%) GAMP
7 11 (1.32%) GMP
7 11 (1.32%) SLA
8 9 (1.08%) GCP
9 6 (0.72%) GAAP
10 4 (0.48%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.36%) COBIT
12 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.24%) IFRS
12 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.12%) EFQM
13 1 (0.12%) GDPR
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.36%) Docker
4 3 (0.36%) NFS
4 3 (0.36%) vCloud
4 3 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.36%) vSphere
5 2 (0.24%) HDFS
5 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.24%) Samba
5 2 (0.24%) Squid
5 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.24%) XenServer
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.12%) Xen
6 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.72%) Ansible
3 5 (0.60%) Puppet
4 3 (0.36%) Nagios
4 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.12%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 132 (15.87%) Oracle
2 74 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.25%) webMethods
4 23 (2.76%) HP
5 22 (2.64%) Informatica
6 21 (2.52%) VMware
7 15 (1.80%) IBM
7 15 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.56%) hybris
9 12 (1.44%) Concur
9 12 (1.44%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.32%) Sybase
11 10 (1.20%) Ariba
12 9 (1.08%) Cisco
12 9 (1.08%) Hyperion
13 8 (0.96%) Adobe
13 8 (0.96%) Capita
13 8 (0.96%) Tableau
13 8 (0.96%) Workday
14 7 (0.84%) Citrix
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