Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 33 29
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 798 816 1,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.83% 5.32% 5.61%
As % of the Vendors category 10.29% 10.86% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 449 585
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.80%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £260
90th Percentile £638 £613 £617
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 32
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £14.25 £10.80 £10.84
90th Percentile £49.75 £39.00 £48.63
England median hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -17.50% -3.03%

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 7,754 7,513 8,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.97% 48.98% 47.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,526 4,286 4,891
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £234 £238 £219
90th Percentile £575 £552 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 383 458
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £15.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.77% -17.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.43
90th Percentile £43.90 £46.47 £52.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.43%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -10 301 £488 +8.33% 44
Surrey -7 206 £450 +3.45% 30
Berkshire -7 197 £500 +11.11% 32
Hampshire +16 143 £450 - 47
West Sussex -4 97 £440 -0.28% 5
Buckinghamshire -9 75 £450 +5.94% 6
Oxfordshire -14 29 £575 +17.95% 6
Middlesex +5 10 £363 -23.68% 1
East Sussex 0 10 £296 -43.03%
Kent -12 7 £475 +2.70% 10
Sussex -5 2 £450 +5.88%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 249 (31.20%) Finance
2 128 (16.04%) ERP
3 118 (14.79%) Oracle
4 111 (13.91%) Migration
5 104 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (12.41%) Project Management
7 97 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
8 92 (11.53%) SQL
9 90 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 82 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
11 78 (9.77%) SAP BW
12 77 (9.65%) Data Migration
13 76 (9.52%) Microsoft
14 71 (8.90%) Data Modelling
15 70 (8.77%) Marketing
16 63 (7.89%) CRM
16 63 (7.89%) Telecoms
17 62 (7.77%) Manufacturing
18 56 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
19 55 (6.89%) SAP FI
20 54 (6.77%) Analytics
21 53 (6.64%) Java
22 51 (6.39%) User Acceptance Testing
23 50 (6.27%) ABAP
24 48 (6.02%) PRINCE2
25 47 (5.89%) SAP ERP
26 46 (5.76%) Data Management
27 45 (5.64%) ITIL
27 45 (5.64%) Change Management
28 43 (5.39%) Programme 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 33 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.76%) CMS
3 20 (2.51%) Documentum
3 20 (2.51%) NetWeaver
4 19 (2.38%) Confluence
5 17 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 14 (1.75%) Apache Pig
7 10 (1.25%) SAP Portal
8 9 (1.13%) SAS
9 8 (1.00%) Mule
10 7 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.75%) Apache
11 6 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.25%) IIS
14 2 (0.25%) JBoss
14 2 (0.25%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 32 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.25%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.13%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 55 (6.89%) SAP FI
2 47 (5.89%) SAP ERP
3 37 (4.64%) SAP MM
4 36 (4.51%) SAP CO
4 36 (4.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 35 (4.39%) SAP HR
6 29 (3.63%) SAP SD
7 25 (3.13%) Maximo
8 24 (3.01%) SAP S/4HANA
9 23 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 20 (2.51%) SAP Hybris
11 19 (2.38%) SAP BPC
12 16 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
12 16 (2.01%) SAP HCM
13 14 (1.75%) SAP PSCD
14 13 (1.63%) SAP APO
15 10 (1.25%) SAP Payroll
16 9 (1.13%) SAP MDG
17 8 (1.00%) SAP PM
18 7 (0.88%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.01%) SuccessFactors
2 31 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.51%) SaaS
5 14 (1.75%) IaaS
6 8 (1.00%) iPaaS
6 8 (1.00%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.63%) Office 365
7 5 (0.63%) PaaS
7 5 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 4 (0.50%) Slack
9 3 (0.38%) Boomi
9 3 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.13%) CallidusCloud
11 1 (0.13%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.13%) Taleo
11 1 (0.13%) Trello
11 1 (0.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.13%) Firewall
1 9 (1.13%) SMS
2 4 (0.50%) LAN
2 4 (0.50%) WAN
2 4 (0.50%) Wireless
3 3 (0.38%) Internet
3 3 (0.38%) Intranet
3 3 (0.38%) SAN
4 2 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.25%) DMZ
4 2 (0.25%) DNS
4 2 (0.25%) HTTP
4 2 (0.25%) Network Security
4 2 (0.25%) VPN
5 1 (0.13%) 4G
5 1 (0.13%) AMQP
5 1 (0.13%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.13%) CTI
5 1 (0.13%) IPsec
5 1 (0.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (9.77%) SAP BW
2 41 (5.14%) Big Data
3 40 (5.01%) BusinessObjects
4 38 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
5 37 (4.64%) SAP HANA
6 25 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (3.01%) SQL Server
8 23 (2.88%) Hadoop
9 17 (2.13%) Apache Hive
10 16 (2.01%) Sqoop
11 15 (1.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 14 (1.75%) HBase
13 11 (1.38%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.38%) Qlik Sense
14 9 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.00%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.88%) NoSQL
16 7 (0.88%) Power BI
16 7 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (4.64%) JIRA
2 24 (3.01%) LSMW
3 16 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (1.75%) TeamCity
5 13 (1.63%) Ant
5 13 (1.63%) Gradle
5 13 (1.63%) MSBuild
6 7 (0.88%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.50%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.50%) JUnit
9 4 (0.50%) Moq
9 4 (0.50%) NSubstitute
9 4 (0.50%) NUnit
9 4 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.25%) Maven
General
1 249 (31.20%) Finance
2 70 (8.77%) Marketing
3 63 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 62 (7.77%) Manufacturing
5 39 (4.89%) Electronics
6 34 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 32 (4.01%) Billing
8 23 (2.88%) Retail
9 18 (2.26%) General Ledger
10 13 (1.63%) Banking
11 10 (1.25%) Legal
12 8 (1.00%) Back Office
13 7 (0.88%) Advertising
14 5 (0.63%) Publishing
15 2 (0.25%) Automotive
15 2 (0.25%) German Language
15 2 (0.25%) Military
16 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 208 (26.07%) Consultant
2 175 (21.93%) SAP Consultant
3 153 (19.17%) Analyst
4 101 (12.66%) Architect
5 80 (10.03%) Developer
6 60 (7.52%) Project Manager
7 47 (5.89%) SAP Manager
8 45 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
9 44 (5.51%) SAP Architect
10 42 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
11 39 (4.89%) Data Analyst
12 38 (4.76%) Business Analyst
13 33 (4.14%) SAP Developer
14 28 (3.51%) Technical Architect
15 26 (3.26%) SAP Project Manager
16 21 (2.63%) SAP FI Consultant
17 18 (2.26%) Functional Consultant
17 18 (2.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
18 17 (2.13%) SAP Functional Consultant
19 16 (2.01%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.26%) XML
2 29 (3.63%) REST
3 22 (2.76%) EDI
4 21 (2.63%) HTML
4 21 (2.63%) SAP Basis
5 19 (2.38%) Spring
5 19 (2.38%) Web Services
6 18 (2.26%) .NET
6 18 (2.26%) SOAP
7 16 (2.01%) J2EE
7 16 (2.01%) SAP PI
8 12 (1.50%) Apache Camel
8 12 (1.50%) CSS
9 11 (1.38%) Middleware
9 11 (1.38%) SAP XI
10 9 (1.13%) JSP
10 9 (1.13%) Kafka
10 9 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (1.13%) Spring MVC
11 8 (1.00%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.01%) Virtual Team
4 14 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 13 (1.63%) FMCG
6 11 (1.38%) AS400
7 10 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.25%) Social Media
7 10 (1.25%) User Experience
8 9 (1.13%) CMDB
8 9 (1.13%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (0.75%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.63%) NHS
10 5 (0.63%) PMI
11 4 (0.50%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.50%) Life Science
12 3 (0.38%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.76%) Windows
2 19 (2.38%) Linux
3 10 (1.25%) Unix
4 5 (0.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.50%) SUSE
6 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.13%) AIX
7 1 (0.13%) Debian
7 1 (0.13%) Fedora
7 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (16.04%) ERP
2 111 (13.91%) Migration
3 104 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (12.41%) Project Management
5 97 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
6 90 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 77 (9.65%) Data Migration
8 71 (8.90%) Data Modelling
9 63 (7.89%) CRM
10 54 (6.77%) Analytics
11 51 (6.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 48 (6.02%) PRINCE2
13 46 (5.76%) Data Management
14 45 (5.64%) Change Management
14 45 (5.64%) ITIL
15 43 (5.39%) Programme Management
16 42 (5.26%) Test Scripting
17 39 (4.89%) Digital Marketing
18 36 (4.51%) SAP Implementation
19 34 (4.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 92 (11.53%) SQL
2 53 (6.64%) Java
3 50 (6.27%) ABAP
4 17 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 16 (2.01%) C#
6 13 (1.63%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.25%) VBA
8 8 (1.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.88%) Python
10 6 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.75%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.38%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.38%) R
12 2 (0.25%) F#
13 1 (0.13%) C
13 1 (0.13%) C++
13 1 (0.13%) Groovy
13 1 (0.13%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (5.39%) Degree
2 20 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.50%) ISEB
5 11 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.13%) SAP Certification
7 8 (1.00%) CCA
7 8 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.50%) ACCA
10 3 (0.38%) CIMA
10 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.25%) CCNA
11 2 (0.25%) CCNP
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.25%) MCP
11 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.25%) PMP
11 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.51%) QA
3 19 (2.38%) PMO
4 17 (2.13%) GxP
4 17 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.88%) GDPR
5 7 (0.88%) IFRS
6 3 (0.38%) GMP
6 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.25%) COBIT
7 2 (0.25%) ECSS
7 2 (0.25%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.25%) SLA
8 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.13%) EMIR
8 1 (0.13%) GLP
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.13%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 14 (1.75%) Apache Flume
1 14 (1.75%) HDFS
2 6 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.50%) Docker
3 4 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.38%) vSphere
4 3 (0.38%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.38%) XenServer
5 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (2.13%) Puppet
2 14 (1.75%) Ansible
2 14 (1.75%) Salt
3 12 (1.50%) Hadoop YARN
4 8 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.38%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.25%) Oozie
8 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.13%) SCOM
8 1 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 118 (14.79%) Oracle
2 76 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 37 (4.64%) Workday
4 36 (4.51%) Tableau
5 30 (3.76%) HP
6 25 (3.13%) Ariba
7 24 (3.01%) hybris
8 21 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (2.13%) JD Edwards
10 14 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
11 13 (1.63%) Cloudera
12 12 (1.50%) Hortonworks
13 11 (1.38%) Concur
14 10 (1.25%) IBM
15 9 (1.13%) Kronos
15 9 (1.13%) webMethods
16 8 (1.00%) Adobe
16 8 (1.00%) Wallstreet Suite
17 6 (0.75%) Cisco
17 6 (0.75%) Citrix