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 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP
England / South West
Rank 23 54 27
Rank change year-on-year +31 -27  
Contract jobs citing SAP 162 99 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.29% 3.41% 5.88%
As % of the Vendors category 15.52% 8.54% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 84 136
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £509 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £33.00 £39.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +85.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -7.89%  

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1044 1159 1235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.56% 39.94% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 751 732
Median daily rate £375 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 74
Median hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.00% -0.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £46.34 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in the South West

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +37 63 £421 +8.70% 18
Bristol +4 44 £400 +6.66% 26
Somerset +3 15 £375 -6.25% 5
Gloucestershire +6 12 £375 - 8
Dorset - 2 £456 -
Devon -6 1 £475 +24.18%
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP 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.

1 183 (61.00%) Finance
2 149 (49.67%) Manufacturing
2 149 (49.67%) Telecoms
3 143 (47.67%) Business Intelligence
4 139 (46.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 138 (46.00%) Programme Management
6 137 (45.67%) Marketing
7 136 (45.33%) Digital Marketing
7 136 (45.33%) Electronics
8 89 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 43 (14.33%) SQL
11 38 (12.67%) AngularJS
12 36 (12.00%) MVC
13 34 (11.33%) .NET
13 34 (11.33%) Oracle
14 33 (11.00%) SC Cleared
15 32 (10.67%) Project Management
16 31 (10.33%) Microsoft
17 30 (10.00%) Java
18 29 (9.67%) SAP FI
19 28 (9.33%) C#
19 28 (9.33%) SQL Server
19 28 (9.33%) SAP FI/CO
19 28 (9.33%) Scrum
19 28 (9.33%) SAP CO
20 27 (9.00%) Migration
21 26 (8.67%) JavaScript
21 26 (8.67%) JSON
22 25 (8.33%) SAP IS-U

SAP
Top Related 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 21 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.00%) Mule
2 15 (5.00%) Mule ESB
3 12 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.33%) NetWeaver
5 6 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.67%) Confluence
7 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.00%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.67%) Apache
8 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.33%) Documentum
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Railo
9 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (6.33%) MS Excel
1 19 (6.33%) MS Project
2 13 (4.33%) MS Office
3 7 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 139 (46.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (9.67%) SAP FI
3 28 (9.33%) SAP CO
3 28 (9.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 25 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
5 10 (3.33%) SAP HR
6 6 (2.00%) SAP BPC
7 5 (1.67%) SAP PM
8 4 (1.33%) Pegasus Opera
8 4 (1.33%) SAP CRM
8 4 (1.33%) SAP HCM
8 4 (1.33%) SAP PP
8 4 (1.33%) SAP PP-PI
9 3 (1.00%) SAP CRM for Utilities
9 3 (1.00%) SAP ERP
9 3 (1.00%) SAP MDG
9 3 (1.00%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.67%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.33%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (4.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (2.33%) Office 365
4 2 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.33%) GitHub
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.00%) DNS
2 3 (1.00%) SAN
3 2 (0.67%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.33%) DCCP
4 1 (0.33%) DHCP
4 1 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.33%) Skype
4 1 (0.33%) SSH
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.33%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.33%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.00%) Ingres
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.67%) Big Data
11 2 (0.67%) QlikView
11 2 (0.67%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.67%) JIRA
1 11 (3.67%) Selenium
2 10 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 9 (3.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (2.67%) SoapUI
5 7 (2.33%) LSMW
5 7 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.00%) Maven
7 5 (1.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.00%) Ant
9 3 (1.00%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.00%) JUnit
10 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.67%) Grunt
10 2 (0.67%) Subversion
10 2 (0.67%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 183 (61.00%) Finance
2 149 (49.67%) Manufacturing
2 149 (49.67%) Telecoms
3 137 (45.67%) Marketing
4 136 (45.33%) Electronics
5 20 (6.67%) Billing
6 15 (5.00%) Retail
7 3 (1.00%) Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (23.67%) Developer
2 55 (18.33%) Consultant
3 54 (18.00%) Analyst
4 50 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
5 22 (7.33%) SAP Analyst
6 20 (6.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 19 (6.33%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.33%) Project Manager
8 18 (6.00%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.67%) SAP Manager
10 15 (5.00%) SAP Developer
10 15 (5.00%) Tester
11 14 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (4.33%) .NET Developer
13 12 (4.00%) ABAP Developer
14 11 (3.67%) C# Developer
14 11 (3.67%) SAP PI Consultant
15 10 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
15 10 (3.33%) QA Tester
15 10 (3.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.67%) AngularJS
2 34 (11.33%) .NET
3 26 (8.67%) JSON
4 23 (7.67%) SOAP
5 21 (7.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (6.67%) HTML
6 20 (6.67%) Spring
7 18 (6.00%) CSS
8 17 (5.67%) KnockoutJS
8 17 (5.67%) XML
9 16 (5.33%) Apache Camel
9 16 (5.33%) jQuery
10 15 (5.00%) Hibernate
10 15 (5.00%) JPA
10 15 (5.00%) Spring Integration
10 15 (5.00%) Spring MVC
11 14 (4.67%) Backbone.js
11 14 (4.67%) Ember.js
12 13 (4.33%) REST
13 12 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.00%) FMCG
3 5 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.33%) User Experience
4 4 (1.33%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.00%) Clustering
5 3 (1.00%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.67%) NHS
6 2 (0.67%) Wiki
7 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.33%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.33%) iPhone
7 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.33%) Windows
2 12 (4.00%) Linux
3 11 (3.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.67%) Unix
5 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.67%) CentOS
6 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.33%) AIX
7 1 (0.33%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (47.67%) Business Intelligence
2 138 (46.00%) Programme Management
3 136 (45.33%) Digital Marketing
4 89 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (12.00%) MVC
6 32 (10.67%) Project Management
7 28 (9.33%) Scrum
8 27 (9.00%) Migration
9 22 (7.33%) ERP
10 20 (6.67%) Test Scripting
11 18 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (5.33%) Integration Testing
13 15 (5.00%) BDD
13 15 (5.00%) Data Migration
13 15 (5.00%) PRINCE2
14 14 (4.67%) OO
14 14 (4.67%) SAP Implementation
14 14 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (4.33%) Project Planning
16 12 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.33%) SQL
2 30 (10.00%) Java
3 28 (9.33%) C#
4 26 (8.67%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.33%) ABAP
6 7 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.00%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.67%) Python
8 5 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.67%) VBA
9 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.00%) Ruby
11 2 (0.67%) C
11 2 (0.67%) C++
11 2 (0.67%) Perl
12 1 (0.33%) Go
12 1 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 33 (11.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.33%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.00%) Degree
5 4 (1.33%) ISEB
5 4 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.00%) ACCA
6 3 (1.00%) CIMA
7 2 (0.67%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.33%) AAT
8 1 (0.33%) CCAB
8 1 (0.33%) CCNA
8 1 (0.33%) CCNP
8 1 (0.33%) CISA
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CISSP
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PMP
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.00%) QA
2 7 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.33%) PMO
3 5 (1.67%) IFRS
4 4 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.00%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.67%) SLA
7 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (1.00%) WSUS
2 2 (0.67%) Nagios
2 2 (0.67%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) Kibana
3 1 (0.33%) SCOM
3 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 34 (11.33%) Oracle
2 31 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.33%) Adobe
4 5 (1.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.67%) VMware
5 4 (1.33%) Pegasus
5 4 (1.33%) QAD
6 3 (1.00%) Amdocs
6 3 (1.00%) Cisco
6 3 (1.00%) hybris
6 3 (1.00%) IBM
7 2 (0.67%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.67%) HP
7 2 (0.67%) Informatica
8 1 (0.33%) Apple
8 1 (0.33%) Ariba
8 1 (0.33%) Epicor
8 1 (0.33%) Remedy
8 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
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