Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 31 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 976 993 923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.89% 6.05% 5.27%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 12.51% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 549 542
South East median daily rate £475 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% -2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £302 £285
90th Percentile £638 £606 £600
England median daily rate £488 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 21
South East median hourly rate £29.82 £15.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.33% -21.25% -
10th Percentile £20.38 £12.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £80.21 £38.63 £28.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +44.44% -20.00% +2.27%

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 7,809 7,935 8,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.13% 48.34% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,538 4,503 4,979
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £228
90th Percentile £578 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.06% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 346 401
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +2.51% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.89 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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 -3 346 £475 +2.70% 54
Surrey +1 283 £462 +6.21% 39
Berkshire -4 247 £475 -2.56% 43
Hampshire -12 189 £475 -5.00% 45
West Sussex +7 90 £495 +16.47% 8
Buckinghamshire -8 62 £400 -5.88% 5
Oxfordshire +28 38 £600 +41.18% 6
East Sussex +2 22 £413 +32.00% 2
Middlesex -6 13 £478 +3.24% 1
Kent +10 9 £500 -4.76% 3
M4 Corridor -3 2 £450 -30.77%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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.

1 286 (29.30%) Finance
2 188 (19.26%) ERP
3 146 (14.96%) Migration
4 139 (14.24%) Oracle
5 132 (13.52%) Project Management
6 120 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
7 102 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 101 (10.35%) Data Migration
9 100 (10.25%) Microsoft Excel
10 97 (9.94%) Microsoft
11 94 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
12 91 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
13 88 (9.02%) BusinessObjects
14 87 (8.91%) SAP S/4HANA
15 86 (8.81%) SQL
16 85 (8.71%) Degree
17 73 (7.48%) CRM
18 72 (7.38%) SAP BW
18 72 (7.38%) Data Modelling
19 68 (6.97%) ITIL
19 68 (6.97%) Security Cleared
20 67 (6.86%) SAP HANA
21 65 (6.66%) Telecoms
21 65 (6.66%) Problem-Solving
22 64 (6.56%) SAP ERP
23 63 (6.45%) SC Cleared
24 60 (6.15%) ABAP
24 60 (6.15%) Analytics
24 60 (6.15%) SuccessFactors
25 59 (6.05%) SAP FI

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 47 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.95%) NetWeaver
3 13 (1.33%) Confluence
4 10 (1.02%) K2 blackpearl
5 9 (0.92%) SAP Portal
6 8 (0.82%) IIS
7 7 (0.72%) Apache
8 6 (0.61%) SAP EP
9 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.31%) Documentum
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.31%) SAS
11 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.20%) CMS
11 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.20%) MTS
11 2 (0.20%) nginx
11 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 100 (10.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 87 (8.91%) SAP S/4HANA
2 64 (6.56%) SAP ERP
3 59 (6.05%) SAP FI
4 53 (5.43%) SAP HR
5 42 (4.30%) SAP CO
6 40 (4.10%) SAP FI/CO
6 40 (4.10%) SAP PSCD
7 31 (3.18%) SAP MM
8 24 (2.46%) SAP IS-U
9 23 (2.36%) SAP BPC
10 22 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 19 (1.95%) SAP SD
12 13 (1.33%) SAP CRM
12 13 (1.33%) SAP Hybris
13 12 (1.23%) SAP FI-CA
13 12 (1.23%) SAP PM
13 12 (1.23%) SAP PP
14 10 (1.02%) SAP MDM
14 10 (1.02%) SAP PS
14 10 (1.02%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.15%) SuccessFactors
2 35 (3.59%) SaaS
3 33 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (2.25%) Boomi
5 22 (2.25%) Office 365
6 13 (1.33%) IaaS
7 10 (1.02%) PaaS
8 5 (0.51%) iPaaS
9 4 (0.41%) Taleo
9 4 (0.41%) Yammer
10 3 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.20%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 2 (0.20%) Force.com
11 2 (0.20%) GitHub
11 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.20%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.20%) SAP Leonardo
12 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.54%) VPN
2 13 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.13%) Firewall
4 10 (1.02%) Intranet
5 9 (0.92%) NetScaler
6 4 (0.41%) DNS
7 3 (0.31%) Internet
7 3 (0.31%) LAN
7 3 (0.31%) RFID
7 3 (0.31%) SSL
7 3 (0.31%) WAN
7 3 (0.31%) WebEx
8 2 (0.20%) DHCP
8 2 (0.20%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.20%) Extranet
8 2 (0.20%) FTP
8 2 (0.20%) Skype
9 1 (0.10%) Profibus
9 1 (0.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (9.02%) BusinessObjects
2 72 (7.38%) SAP BW
3 67 (6.86%) SAP HANA
4 53 (5.43%) SAP Data Services
5 43 (4.41%) SQL Server
6 35 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (2.77%) Big Data
8 21 (2.15%) Oracle Database
9 20 (2.05%) Power BI
9 20 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 16 (1.64%) Data Lake
11 15 (1.54%) MS Access
12 13 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
13 12 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 12 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (1.02%) Oracle Exadata
16 9 (0.92%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 30 (3.07%) JIRA
2 20 (2.05%) LSMW
3 6 (0.61%) Ant
3 6 (0.61%) Gradle
3 6 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.61%) MSBuild
3 6 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (0.31%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.31%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.20%) CMake
7 2 (0.20%) Selenium
7 2 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.20%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.10%) HP UFT
General
1 286 (29.30%) Finance
2 65 (6.66%) Telecoms
3 56 (5.74%) Manufacturing
4 37 (3.79%) Marketing
5 35 (3.59%) Legal
6 34 (3.48%) Retail
7 33 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 25 (2.56%) Billing
9 22 (2.25%) Electronics
10 20 (2.05%) General Ledger
11 10 (1.02%) Advertising
11 10 (1.02%) Italian Language
12 9 (0.92%) Banking
12 9 (0.92%) German Language
13 6 (0.61%) Automotive
14 5 (0.51%) Back Office
14 5 (0.51%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.51%) French Language
14 5 (0.51%) Publishing
15 4 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 236 (24.18%) Consultant
2 202 (20.70%) SAP Consultant
3 182 (18.65%) Analyst
4 97 (9.94%) Project Manager
5 94 (9.63%) Developer
6 92 (9.43%) Architect
7 62 (6.35%) Data Analyst
7 62 (6.35%) SAP Analyst
7 62 (6.35%) SAP Manager
8 61 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 53 (5.43%) SAP Developer
10 46 (4.71%) SAP Architect
11 40 (4.10%) SAP Project Manager
12 34 (3.48%) Business Analyst
13 33 (3.38%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 27 (2.77%) Functional Consultant
15 25 (2.56%) ABAP Developer
15 25 (2.56%) SAP FI Consultant
16 20 (2.05%) Delivery Manager
17 19 (1.95%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.07%) .NET
2 24 (2.46%) EDI
2 24 (2.46%) IDoc
2 24 (2.46%) SAP PI
3 21 (2.15%) Middleware
3 21 (2.15%) Web Services
4 19 (1.95%) SAP XI
4 19 (1.95%) XML
5 16 (1.64%) SAP Fiori
6 14 (1.43%) SAP Smart Forms
7 11 (1.13%) REST
7 11 (1.13%) SAP Basis
7 11 (1.13%) SOAP
7 11 (1.13%) Web Dynpro
8 10 (1.02%) SAPUI5
9 9 (0.92%) SAP ALE
10 8 (0.82%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.72%) BAPI
12 6 (0.61%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 91 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (3.07%) Management Information System
4 16 (1.64%) Virtual Team
5 15 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.43%) Smart Meter
7 11 (1.13%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.02%) NHS
8 10 (1.02%) Reference Data
9 9 (0.92%) FMCG
9 9 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.72%) AS400
12 6 (0.61%) Clustering
12 6 (0.61%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.61%) Taxonomies
12 6 (0.61%) User Experience
13 5 (0.51%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.51%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (3.89%) Windows
2 25 (2.56%) Linux
3 16 (1.64%) SUSE
4 12 (1.23%) Windows 10
5 11 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.72%) Unix
8 6 (0.61%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.51%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.41%) AIX
11 3 (0.31%) Android
11 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.20%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (19.26%) ERP
2 146 (14.96%) Migration
3 132 (13.52%) Project Management
4 120 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 101 (10.35%) Data Migration
7 94 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
8 73 (7.48%) CRM
9 72 (7.38%) Data Modelling
10 68 (6.97%) ITIL
11 65 (6.66%) Problem-Solving
12 60 (6.15%) Analytics
13 59 (6.05%) Change Management
14 54 (5.53%) Procure-to-Pay
15 50 (5.12%) Test Scripting
16 49 (5.02%) ETL
16 49 (5.02%) Logistics
17 45 (4.61%) Programme Management
18 43 (4.41%) Data Management
19 42 (4.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 86 (8.81%) SQL
2 60 (6.15%) ABAP
3 46 (4.71%) Java
4 18 (1.84%) C#
5 17 (1.74%) PowerShell
6 15 (1.54%) VB
7 10 (1.02%) T-SQL
8 9 (0.92%) PL/SQL
9 8 (0.82%) C
10 6 (0.61%) VBA
11 5 (0.51%) Python
12 4 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.41%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.41%) SAPscript
13 3 (0.31%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.20%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.20%) C++
14 2 (0.20%) PHP
14 2 (0.20%) R
15 1 (0.10%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 85 (8.71%) Degree
2 68 (6.97%) Security Cleared
3 63 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.95%) CCA
5 16 (1.64%) PMP
6 15 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.23%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.82%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.82%) SAP Certification
9 7 (0.72%) ISEB
10 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.41%) ACCA
11 4 (0.41%) CIMA
11 4 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.41%) MCDST
12 3 (0.31%) CRISC
12 3 (0.31%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 38 (3.89%) PMO
3 23 (2.36%) QA
3 23 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (1.54%) GDPR
5 13 (1.33%) SLA
6 11 (1.13%) IFRS
7 8 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 5 (0.51%) GxP
9 2 (0.20%) GAMP
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.10%) EMIR
10 1 (0.10%) GAAP
System Software
1 14 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (1.33%) NFS
3 7 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.51%) Docker
5 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.20%) XenApp
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (2.15%) HP ALM
2 11 (1.13%) Ansible
2 11 (1.13%) Puppet
3 8 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.61%) Automic
4 6 (0.61%) Salt
5 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.31%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.31%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.31%) MOM
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.31%) SCCM
7 2 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 139 (14.24%) Oracle
2 97 (9.94%) Microsoft
3 55 (5.64%) Workday
4 43 (4.41%) Ariba
5 27 (2.77%) HP
6 23 (2.36%) webMethods
7 21 (2.15%) JD Edwards
8 20 (2.05%) hybris
9 19 (1.95%) Dell
10 16 (1.64%) Kronos
11 13 (1.33%) ServiceNow
12 12 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (1.23%) Tableau
13 11 (1.13%) Adobe
13 11 (1.13%) CA
13 11 (1.13%) IBM
13 11 (1.13%) Informatica
13 11 (1.13%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.02%) Sitecore
15 9 (0.92%) Cloudera