Period
to 22 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 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 West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 34 47
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 -11
Contract jobs citing SAP 230 284 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.43% 5.18% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 11.83% 12.72% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 240 198
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £311 £263 £304
90th Percentile £600 £510 £550
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
South West median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -50.77% -31.58%
10th Percentile £14.25 £7.10 £31.25
90th Percentile £14.75 £45.30 £33.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% -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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,945 2,232 2,486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.43% 40.69% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,200 1,431 1,599
South West median daily rate £398 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £219
90th Percentile £573 £530 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 156 134
South West median hourly rate £25.50 £26.75 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.67% -19.55% +47.78%
10th Percentile £12.97 £12.00 £12.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £49.76
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.34%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the South West

SAP
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 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in the South West

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the South West over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in the South West

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in the South West

SAP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Bristol -20 80 £375 - 31
Wiltshire +10 71 £513 +32.26% 8
Gloucestershire +18 37 £415 - 9
Somerset +2 22 £400 +6.67% 9
Devon +1 1 - - 6
Dorset -13 1 - - 5
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for SAP.

1 118 (51.30%) Finance
2 117 (50.87%) Business Intelligence
3 101 (43.91%) Manufacturing
4 90 (39.13%) Marketing
5 88 (38.26%) Telecoms
6 85 (36.96%) Programme Management
7 83 (36.09%) Electronics
7 83 (36.09%) Digital Marketing
8 67 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (13.91%) Scrum
10 29 (12.61%) Security Cleared
11 28 (12.17%) Project Management
12 27 (11.74%) BusinessObjects
12 27 (11.74%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (9.57%) ETL
13 22 (9.57%) SQL
13 22 (9.57%) DevOps
14 21 (9.13%) Tableau
14 21 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (9.13%) Retail
14 21 (9.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 20 (8.70%) SAS
15 20 (8.70%) MuleSoft
16 19 (8.26%) SC Cleared
16 19 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
16 19 (8.26%) Oracle
16 19 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (7.83%) .NET
17 18 (7.83%) SAP BW
18 17 (7.39%) Microsoft

SAP
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 20 (8.70%) SAS
2 4 (1.74%) Mule
2 4 (1.74%) Mule ESB
2 4 (1.74%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.30%) Confluence
4 2 (0.87%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.87%) nginx
4 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (5.65%) SAP CO
1 13 (5.65%) SAP FI
1 13 (5.65%) SAP FI/CO
1 13 (5.65%) SAP IS-U
2 9 (3.91%) SAP MM
3 5 (2.17%) Maximo
3 5 (2.17%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (1.74%) SAP Business One
4 4 (1.74%) SAP CRM
4 4 (1.74%) SAP CRM for Utilities
5 3 (1.30%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.87%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.87%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.87%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.43%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.43%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.09%) Amazon S3
3 6 (2.61%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.30%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.30%) Office 365
5 2 (0.87%) GitHub
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.43%) Boomi
6 1 (0.43%) Datadog
6 1 (0.43%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.43%) Google Play
6 1 (0.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Route 53
6 1 (0.43%) SaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.74%) Skype
2 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.43%) DHCP
2 1 (0.43%) DNS
2 1 (0.43%) Firewall
2 1 (0.43%) Intranet
2 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.43%) Network Security
2 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.74%) BusinessObjects
1 27 (11.74%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (9.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 18 (7.83%) SAP BW
4 16 (6.96%) Amazon Redshift
4 16 (6.96%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.52%) SAS EBI
6 14 (6.09%) SAP HANA
7 8 (3.48%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.04%) DB2
8 7 (3.04%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.61%) Big Data
9 6 (2.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.74%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.91%) Cucumber
1 9 (3.91%) Selenium
1 9 (3.91%) SoapUI
1 9 (3.91%) WebDriver
2 6 (2.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.61%) SpecFlow
3 5 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.74%) JIRA
5 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.30%) Maven
5 3 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.87%) GitLab
6 2 (0.87%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.43%) LSMW
7 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.43%) webpack
General
1 118 (51.30%) Finance
2 101 (43.91%) Manufacturing
3 90 (39.13%) Marketing
4 88 (38.26%) Telecoms
5 83 (36.09%) Electronics
6 21 (9.13%) Retail
7 11 (4.78%) Billing
8 8 (3.48%) Automotive
8 8 (3.48%) Banking
9 5 (2.17%) Law
9 5 (2.17%) Military
10 3 (1.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.87%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.43%) Back Office
12 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (25.22%) Analyst
2 37 (16.09%) Developer
3 30 (13.04%) Consultant
4 25 (10.87%) SAP Consultant
5 21 (9.13%) Business Analyst
6 17 (7.39%) Project Manager
7 15 (6.52%) SAP Analyst
8 14 (6.09%) SAP Manager
9 13 (5.65%) SAP Project Manager
10 11 (4.78%) Architect
11 9 (3.91%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.91%) QA Tester
11 9 (3.91%) SAP CO Consultant
11 9 (3.91%) SAP FI Consultant
11 9 (3.91%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 9 (3.91%) Software QA Tester
11 9 (3.91%) Software Tester
11 9 (3.91%) Tester
12 7 (3.04%) AWS Specialist
12 7 (3.04%) Redshift Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.83%) .NET
2 15 (6.52%) SOAP
3 10 (4.35%) HTML
4 9 (3.91%) CSS
5 8 (3.48%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.04%) jQuery
7 6 (2.61%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (2.61%) JSON
7 6 (2.61%) REST
7 6 (2.61%) SAP PI
7 6 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (2.17%) Angular 2
8 5 (2.17%) Middleware
9 4 (1.74%) .NET Core
9 4 (1.74%) J2EE
10 3 (1.30%) ModSecurity
10 3 (1.30%) Web Dynpro
11 2 (0.87%) RESTful
11 2 (0.87%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.04%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.74%) PKI
5 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.30%) User Experience
6 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.87%) NHS
6 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.43%) CESG
7 1 (0.43%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.17%) Linux
2 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.87%) DC/OS
2 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
2 2 (0.87%) Windows
2 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.43%) Android
3 1 (0.43%) CentOS
3 1 (0.43%) Unix
3 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (50.87%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (36.96%) Programme Management
3 83 (36.09%) Digital Marketing
4 67 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (13.91%) Scrum
6 28 (12.17%) Project Management
7 22 (9.57%) DevOps
7 22 (9.57%) ETL
8 19 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (6.96%) Analytics
10 14 (6.09%) CRM
11 13 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (5.22%) SDLC
12 12 (5.22%) Test Automation
13 11 (4.78%) Migration
14 10 (4.35%) Asset Management
14 10 (4.35%) Test Scripting
15 9 (3.91%) BDD
15 9 (3.91%) Change Management
15 9 (3.91%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.57%) SQL
2 16 (6.96%) C#
3 10 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.48%) ABAP
4 8 (3.48%) Java
5 7 (3.04%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.74%) VBA
7 3 (1.30%) VB
8 2 (0.87%) Apple Swift
8 2 (0.87%) Dart
8 2 (0.87%) PHP
8 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.87%) SAS Macro
8 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.43%) C
9 1 (0.43%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.78%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.61%) Degree
5 4 (1.74%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (1.30%) CISSP
6 3 (1.30%) CLAS
6 3 (1.30%) ISEB
6 3 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) CCA
7 1 (0.43%) CCIE
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.22%) QA
2 7 (3.04%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.04%) PMO
3 6 (2.61%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.30%) GDPR
5 2 (0.87%) RMADS
6 1 (0.43%) BS25999
6 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.04%) PowerHA
2 6 (2.61%) Docker
3 5 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.04%) Ansible
2 3 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.30%) SCCM
2 3 (1.30%) Terraform
3 2 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (9.13%) Tableau
2 20 (8.70%) MuleSoft
3 19 (8.26%) Oracle
4 17 (7.39%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.78%) IBM
6 5 (2.17%) Adobe
6 5 (2.17%) hybris
7 3 (1.30%) CODA
7 3 (1.30%) Cognos
8 2 (0.87%) Epicor
8 2 (0.87%) ESRI
8 2 (0.87%) Infor
8 2 (0.87%) Microgen
8 2 (0.87%) Sage
8 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.43%) F5
9 1 (0.43%) Gemalto
9 1 (0.43%) Google
9 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.43%) VMware