Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 28 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 +5
Contract jobs citing SAP 251 739 853
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 5.86% 6.27% 5.34%
As % of the Vendors category 11.26% 12.71% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 471 452
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £638
England median daily rate £513 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +0.49% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 23 23
Median hourly rate £37.83 £20.29 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.47% -15.48% +29.73%
10th Percentile £17.98 £11.63 £11.90
90th Percentile £45.71 £52.16 £76.94
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% -8.16% +40.00%

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 2,229 5,813 7,380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 52.06% 49.30% 46.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,357 3,398 4,299
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £230
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 303 293
Median hourly rate £19.67 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.39% +7.69% -7.04%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.33 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.86 £56.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.41
% change year-on-year +22.99% +7.41% +2.41%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP in the South East.

Daily rate trend for SAP in the South East

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP in the South East over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in the South East

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for SAP in the South East

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SAP in the South East over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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 75 £525 +11.41% 18
Berkshire +4 56 £550 +15.79% 14
West Sussex +3 55 £395 -21.00% 4
Hampshire -16 40 £518 +0.49% 3
Surrey -3 37 £400 -20.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +4 13 £433 -3.89% 2
Oxfordshire +26 6 £363 -19.44% 2
Kent +16 5 £425 -15.00% 9
East Sussex +1 2 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 89 (35.46%) Finance
2 76 (30.28%) Business Intelligence
3 69 (27.49%) Public Sector
4 64 (25.50%) Manufacturing
5 62 (24.70%) Programme Management
6 59 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (23.51%) Marketing
7 57 (22.71%) Telecoms
8 55 (21.91%) Electronics
8 55 (21.91%) Digital Marketing
9 41 (16.33%) ERP
10 39 (15.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (13.94%) SAP S/4HANA
12 33 (13.15%) Azure
13 31 (12.35%) SQL
14 29 (11.55%) CRM
15 28 (11.16%) Oracle
16 26 (10.36%) NHS
16 26 (10.36%) Migration
16 26 (10.36%) Security Cleared
17 23 (9.16%) Java
17 23 (9.16%) DevOps
18 21 (8.37%) Project Management
18 21 (8.37%) Data Modelling
18 21 (8.37%) Microsoft
18 21 (8.37%) JIRA
19 20 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
20 19 (7.57%) SAP BW
20 19 (7.57%) E-Commerce
21 18 (7.17%) SAP HANA

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 12 (4.78%) Confluence
1 12 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.79%) NetWeaver
3 6 (2.39%) ArcGIS
4 5 (1.99%) SAP Portal
5 4 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.20%) CMS
6 3 (1.20%) IIS
6 3 (1.20%) SAP EP
6 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (2.79%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.40%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.40%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 35 (13.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (3.59%) SAP ERP
3 8 (3.19%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (2.79%) SAP CRM
4 7 (2.79%) SAP IBP
5 6 (2.39%) SAP FI
5 6 (2.39%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (1.99%) SAP CO
6 5 (1.99%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (1.99%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (1.59%) SAP MM
7 4 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (1.59%) SAP SD
8 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (1.20%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.80%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.80%) SAP Retail
9 2 (0.80%) SAP SCM
9 2 (0.80%) SAP Travel Management
9 2 (0.80%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 33 (13.15%) Azure
2 14 (5.58%) AWS
3 10 (3.98%) Power Platform
4 9 (3.59%) Office 365
5 5 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (1.59%) GCP
6 4 (1.59%) SaaS
7 3 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (1.20%) GitHub
7 3 (1.20%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.20%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (1.20%) WhatsApp
7 3 (1.20%) Yammer
8 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.80%) Logic Apps
8 2 (0.80%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) FTP
1 2 (0.80%) Network Security
1 2 (0.80%) Wireless
2 1 (0.40%) Firewall
2 1 (0.40%) LAN
2 1 (0.40%) RTP
2 1 (0.40%) VPN
2 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.57%) SAP BW
2 18 (7.17%) SAP HANA
3 12 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.19%) Data Lake
7 7 (2.79%) Power BI
7 7 (2.79%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.99%) GIS
9 3 (1.20%) Big Data
9 3 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.20%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.40%) DataStage
11 1 (0.40%) Essbase
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (8.37%) JIRA
2 9 (3.59%) CA Gen
3 4 (1.59%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.20%) ERwin
4 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.20%) Toad
4 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.80%) Ant
5 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.80%) Postman
5 2 (0.80%) Selenium
5 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.40%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.40%) Maven
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 89 (35.46%) Finance
2 69 (27.49%) Public Sector
3 64 (25.50%) Manufacturing
4 59 (23.51%) Marketing
5 57 (22.71%) Telecoms
6 55 (21.91%) Electronics
7 14 (5.58%) Retail
8 9 (3.59%) Back Office
9 8 (3.19%) Billing
10 6 (2.39%) Publishing
11 2 (0.80%) Automotive
11 2 (0.80%) Banking
11 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.40%) Fire and Rescue
12 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.40%) Law
12 1 (0.40%) Local Government
12 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (16.73%) Architect
2 41 (16.33%) Consultant
3 39 (15.54%) Analyst
4 33 (13.15%) Developer
5 31 (12.35%) SAP Consultant
6 22 (8.76%) Project Manager
7 20 (7.97%) Business Analyst
8 19 (7.57%) SAP Architect
9 16 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (5.58%) SAP Developer
11 11 (4.38%) SAP Analyst
11 11 (4.38%) SAP Manager
12 9 (3.59%) Data Architect
13 8 (3.19%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.79%) ABAP Developer
14 7 (2.79%) Agile Coach
14 7 (2.79%) Data Analyst
14 7 (2.79%) IT Manager
14 7 (2.79%) Technical Architect
15 6 (2.39%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.38%) J2EE
2 10 (3.98%) HTML
3 9 (3.59%) XML
4 8 (3.19%) Web Services
5 7 (2.79%) CSS
6 6 (2.39%) .NET
6 6 (2.39%) SAP ALE
6 6 (2.39%) SAPUI5
7 5 (1.99%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.99%) RESTful
7 5 (1.99%) SAP Fiori
7 5 (1.99%) SAP XI
7 5 (1.99%) Spring
7 5 (1.99%) Web Dynpro
8 4 (1.59%) Middleware
8 4 (1.59%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (1.59%) React
8 4 (1.59%) SAP Basis
8 4 (1.59%) SAP TM
8 4 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.36%) NHS
2 14 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (1.99%) User Experience
5 3 (1.20%) Blog
5 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.20%) FMCG
5 3 (1.20%) Life Science
5 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.20%) SCADA
6 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.80%) PKI
6 2 (0.80%) SystemC
7 1 (0.40%) Animation
7 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.40%) iPad
7 1 (0.40%) IVR
7 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.77%) Windows
2 13 (5.18%) Linux
3 9 (3.59%) Oracle Linux
3 9 (3.59%) SUSE
4 4 (1.59%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.80%) Android
6 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.80%) MVS
6 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (30.28%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (24.70%) Programme Management
3 59 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (21.91%) Digital Marketing
5 41 (16.33%) ERP
6 39 (15.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (11.55%) CRM
8 26 (10.36%) Migration
9 23 (9.16%) DevOps
10 21 (8.37%) Data Modelling
10 21 (8.37%) Project Management
11 20 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (7.57%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.98%) Test Scripting
14 14 (5.58%) Analytics
14 14 (5.58%) Scrum
15 13 (5.18%) Data Management
15 13 (5.18%) Logistics
16 12 (4.78%) Business Transformation
16 12 (4.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.35%) SQL
2 23 (9.16%) Java
3 13 (5.18%) ABAP
4 12 (4.78%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.38%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.19%) C#
7 5 (1.99%) C
8 3 (1.20%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.20%) Python
9 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.40%) ANSI C
10 1 (0.40%) ES6
10 1 (0.40%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.77%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.18%) Degree
4 9 (3.59%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.19%) ISEB
5 8 (3.19%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.99%) CCA
7 3 (1.20%) APMP
8 2 (0.80%) CISSP
8 2 (0.80%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.80%) PMP
8 2 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.40%) ACCA
9 1 (0.40%) CIMA
9 1 (0.40%) GIAC
9 1 (0.40%) HNC
9 1 (0.40%) HND
9 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.78%) SLA
2 9 (3.59%) PMO
3 7 (2.79%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.99%) QA
5 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.80%) NIST
5 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.40%) COBIT
6 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.40%) Dublin Core
6 1 (0.40%) GAAP
6 1 (0.40%) GxP
6 1 (0.40%) IFRS
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) Docker
2 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.98%) Terraform
2 9 (3.59%) Puppet
3 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.80%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
5 1 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.40%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 28 (11.16%) Oracle
2 21 (8.37%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.18%) webMethods
4 12 (4.78%) hybris
5 11 (4.38%) Adobe
6 10 (3.98%) Ariba
6 10 (3.98%) MuleSoft
7 9 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.39%) ESRI
9 5 (1.99%) BiZZdesign
10 4 (1.59%) CA
10 4 (1.59%) IBM
11 3 (1.20%) Concur
11 3 (1.20%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.20%) Kronos
11 3 (1.20%) OpenText
11 3 (1.20%) OutSystems
11 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.20%) Sage
12 2 (0.80%) Workday