The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for SAP Data Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Data Services 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.

SAP Data Services (SAP BODS, SAP DS)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 136 140
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.66% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £335 £425
% change year-on-year +22.01% -21.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -

SAP Data Services is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 453 607 743
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.60% 20.92% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 439 540
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -35.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £15.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.90 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SAP Data Services
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing SAP Data Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Data Services in the South West

SAP Data Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Data Services in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Data Services in the South West

SAP Data Services
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Data Services 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 West region with a requirement for SAP Data Services.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ABAP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

SAP Data Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAP ALE
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle