Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 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 West
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 42 35
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7 +15
Contract jobs citing SAP 168 186 341
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 6.18% 4.73% 5.73%
As % of the Vendors category 16.42% 11.81% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 150 253
10th Percentile £313 £298 £284
25th Percentile £413 £391 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £525 £510
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.94% +22.89%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £588
90th Percentile £725 £638 £675
England median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £15.21 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year - -67.98% -
England median hourly rate £20.45 £28.50 £21.18
% change year-on-year -28.25% +34.56% -1.49%

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 1,023 1,575 2,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.65% 40.08% 42.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 1,078 1,595
10th Percentile £213 £219 £250
25th Percentile £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £440
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +11.39%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £536
90th Percentile £625 £635 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £465
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 146
10th Percentile £18.00 £10.93 £11.17
25th Percentile £21.75 £13.75 £14.72
Median hourly rate £42.50 £21.75 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year +95.40% -45.63% +128.57%
75th Percentile £52.50 £48.03 £48.69
90th Percentile £55.95 £50.00 £50.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.60 £18.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% +0.54% +5.71%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SAP as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for SAP in the South West

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Daily rate histogram for SAP in the South West

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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 15 May 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
Bristol +4 67 £463 -11.90% 9
Wiltshire +14 64 £600 +15.38% 1
Dorset - 11 £550 -
Somerset +2 5 £338 -27.03% 2
Gloucestershire -6 4 £500 - 5
Devon +24 1 £450 +181.25% 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 15 May 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 West region with a requirement for SAP.

1 111 (66.07%) Finance
2 99 (58.93%) Business Intelligence
3 90 (53.57%) Manufacturing
3 90 (53.57%) Marketing
4 89 (52.98%) Telecoms
5 87 (51.79%) Electronics
5 87 (51.79%) Programme Management
5 87 (51.79%) Digital Marketing
5 87 (51.79%) Public Sector
6 51 (30.36%) Security Cleared
7 41 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (22.62%) SC Cleared
9 29 (17.26%) SQL
10 26 (15.48%) Social Skills
11 23 (13.69%) Oracle
11 23 (13.69%) Azure
12 21 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (10.71%) DV Cleared
14 17 (10.12%) Business Case
15 16 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
15 16 (9.52%) Java
15 16 (9.52%) Linux
15 16 (9.52%) Retail
16 14 (8.33%) Python
16 14 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
16 14 (8.33%) DevOps
17 13 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (7.74%) hybris
17 13 (7.74%) E-Commerce
18 12 (7.14%) 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 10 (5.95%) Confluence
2 3 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.19%) Apache
3 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.60%) JBoss
4 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (7.14%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (5.95%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (5.36%) Magento
4 5 (2.98%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.79%) SAP CO
6 3 (1.79%) SAP FI
6 3 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (1.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (1.19%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.60%) Primavera
8 1 (0.60%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.60%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.69%) Azure
2 9 (5.36%) AWS
3 6 (3.57%) PaaS
4 4 (2.38%) IaaS
4 4 (2.38%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.79%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.79%) SaaS
6 2 (1.19%) Azure Logic Apps
6 2 (1.19%) Power Automate
6 2 (1.19%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.60%) Boomi
7 1 (0.60%) GCP
7 1 (0.60%) GitHub
7 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.79%) DNS
1 3 (1.79%) LAN
2 2 (1.19%) Firewall
2 2 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.19%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.19%) WAN
2 2 (1.19%) Wireless
3 1 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.60%) SAN
3 1 (0.60%) Skype
3 1 (0.60%) VPN
3 1 (0.60%) VXLAN
3 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
2 12 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
3 7 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.98%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.38%) Tableau
6 3 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.79%) Power BI
6 3 (1.79%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.19%) Big Data
7 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.19%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.19%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.19%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.60%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (6.55%) JIRA
2 5 (2.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (2.38%) Toad
4 3 (1.79%) LSMW
5 2 (1.19%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.60%) GitLab
6 1 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
General
1 111 (66.07%) Finance
2 90 (53.57%) Manufacturing
2 90 (53.57%) Marketing
3 89 (52.98%) Telecoms
4 87 (51.79%) Electronics
4 87 (51.79%) Public Sector
5 26 (15.48%) Social Skills
6 16 (9.52%) Retail
7 13 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (5.95%) Publishing
9 4 (2.38%) Banking
10 3 (1.79%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.79%) Legal
11 2 (1.19%) Front Office
11 2 (1.19%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.19%) Military
12 1 (0.60%) Billing
12 1 (0.60%) French Language
12 1 (0.60%) German Language
12 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (23.21%) Analyst
2 27 (16.07%) Developer
3 20 (11.90%) Business Analyst
4 19 (11.31%) Architect
5 14 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 14 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.95%) Coordinator
7 9 (5.36%) Python Developer
7 9 (5.36%) Security Assurance Coordinator
8 7 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
8 7 (4.17%) SAP Manager
9 6 (3.57%) Azure Developer
9 6 (3.57%) Data Engineer
9 6 (3.57%) SAP Business Analyst
9 6 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.57%) User Researcher
10 5 (2.98%) Applications Architect
10 5 (2.98%) Development Analyst
10 5 (2.98%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (2.98%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.17%) .NET
1 7 (4.17%) GraphQL
2 6 (3.57%) HTML
3 5 (2.98%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.98%) Node.js
3 5 (2.98%) SAP PI
3 5 (2.98%) XML
4 3 (1.79%) ISPF
4 3 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.79%) Vue.js
5 2 (1.19%) .NET Core
5 2 (1.19%) REST
6 1 (0.60%) Apache NiFi
6 1 (0.60%) CSS
6 1 (0.60%) CSS3
6 1 (0.60%) HTML5
6 1 (0.60%) ModSecurity
6 1 (0.60%) RESTful
6 1 (0.60%) Spring
6 1 (0.60%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.98%) Cloud Native
1 5 (2.98%) Management Information System
1 5 (2.98%) NHS
2 4 (2.38%) Virtual Team
3 3 (1.79%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.19%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.60%) CESG
5 1 (0.60%) Clustering
5 1 (0.60%) CMDB
5 1 (0.60%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.60%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.52%) Linux
2 9 (5.36%) Windows
3 8 (4.76%) Unix
4 3 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.79%) zOS
5 2 (1.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (58.93%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (51.79%) Digital Marketing
2 87 (51.79%) Programme Management
3 41 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (10.12%) Business Case
6 14 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (8.33%) DevOps
7 13 (7.74%) E-Commerce
8 12 (7.14%) Scrum
9 11 (6.55%) Acceptance Criteria
9 11 (6.55%) ETL
9 11 (6.55%) Test Automation
10 10 (5.95%) CRM
10 10 (5.95%) Data Analysis
10 10 (5.95%) Data Modelling
10 10 (5.95%) ERP
10 10 (5.95%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.36%) Migration
11 9 (5.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.26%) SQL
2 16 (9.52%) Java
3 14 (8.33%) Python
4 11 (6.55%) TypeScript
5 7 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.57%) C#
6 6 (3.57%) Kotlin
7 3 (1.79%) JCL
7 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.19%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.19%) R
9 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.60%) C++
9 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 38 (22.62%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.76%) Degree
5 7 (4.17%) CISSP
6 4 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (1.79%) ACCA
7 3 (1.79%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (1.79%) CIMA
8 2 (1.19%) AAT
8 2 (1.19%) CISM
8 2 (1.19%) HNC
8 2 (1.19%) HND
8 2 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.60%) APMP
9 1 (0.60%) CISA
9 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.60%) PMP
9 1 (0.60%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.95%) QA
2 7 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.17%) SLA
3 6 (3.57%) JSP 440
4 5 (2.98%) RMADS
5 4 (2.38%) GDPR
6 3 (1.79%) NIST
6 3 (1.79%) PMO
7 2 (1.19%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.19%) NCSC
8 1 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.60%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.14%) Docker
2 7 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.79%) RACF
3 3 (1.79%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (1.19%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.36%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.79%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (1.79%) zSecure
3 2 (1.19%) Ansible
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.60%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.60%) SCCM
4 1 (0.60%) Terraform
4 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.60%) vMotion
4 1 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (13.69%) Oracle
2 13 (7.74%) hybris
3 12 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.36%) Guidewire
4 9 (5.36%) MuleSoft
5 7 (4.17%) Ariba
6 5 (2.98%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.38%) Cisco
7 4 (2.38%) IBM
7 4 (2.38%) VMware
8 3 (1.79%) Sparx
9 2 (1.19%) Aruba
9 2 (1.19%) Avaya
9 2 (1.19%) BT
9 2 (1.19%) Siebel
9 2 (1.19%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.19%) Talend
9 2 (1.19%) Workday
10 1 (0.60%) 3PAR