Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 24 37
Rank change year-on-year -34 +13 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 194 363 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.55% 6.62% 4.90%
As % of the Vendors category 9.44% 16.03% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 255 210
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £250 £313 £272
90th Percentile £538 £588 £539
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
South West median hourly rate - - £30.50
England median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +44.44% -21.74% +17.71%

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 2,054 2,265 2,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.54% 41.33% 42.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,241 1,350 1,565
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £226 £225 £214
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.39% +4.64% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 118 141
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +48.94% +16.42%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.46 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.20 £52.88 £46.20
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.18
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.02% -1.86%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -17 98 £380 -7.32% 49
Wiltshire -26 64 £475 +11.76% 12
Somerset 0 12 £388 -19.48% 9
Gloucestershire -15 9 £500 +25.00% 12
Devon +4 3 £350 -9.68%
Cornwall - 2 £250 -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 132 (68.04%) Finance
2 123 (63.40%) Manufacturing
3 113 (58.25%) Business Intelligence
4 107 (55.15%) Marketing
5 106 (54.64%) Telecoms
6 105 (54.12%) Electronics
6 105 (54.12%) Programme Management
6 105 (54.12%) Digital Marketing
7 44 (22.68%) Microsoft
8 40 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (20.10%) C#
10 35 (18.04%) .NET
11 34 (17.53%) SQL
12 28 (14.43%) Security Cleared
13 26 (13.40%) CRM
13 26 (13.40%) Scrum
14 25 (12.89%) Oracle
14 25 (12.89%) SQL Server
15 22 (11.34%) HTML
15 22 (11.34%) JavaScript
15 22 (11.34%) SC Cleared
16 20 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (9.79%) MVC
18 18 (9.28%) Migration
19 17 (8.76%) CSS
20 16 (8.25%) AngularJS
21 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET
21 15 (7.73%) Windows
22 13 (6.70%) ASP.NET Web API
22 13 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC

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 6 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.06%) Confluence
2 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.06%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.55%) Site Server
4 2 (1.03%) SAS
4 2 (1.03%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.09%) SAP CRM
2 6 (3.09%) SAP MDG
2 6 (3.09%) SAP MM
3 4 (2.06%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.03%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.03%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (1.03%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.03%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.03%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.03%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.52%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM for Utilities
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.64%) Office 365
3 4 (2.06%) PaaS
4 3 (1.55%) SaaS
5 2 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.52%) IaaS
6 1 (0.52%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.06%) SMS
2 3 (1.55%) Firewall
2 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.03%) HTTP
3 2 (1.03%) Intranet
3 2 (1.03%) Skype
3 2 (1.03%) WebEx
4 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.52%) Network Security
4 1 (0.52%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.19%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.55%) Lumira
5 3 (1.55%) Power BI
5 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.03%) KNIME
6 2 (1.03%) OLAP
6 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.03%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (4.12%) JIRA
2 5 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.03%) Selenium
4 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.52%) LSMW
5 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.52%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 132 (68.04%) Finance
2 123 (63.40%) Manufacturing
3 107 (55.15%) Marketing
4 106 (54.64%) Telecoms
5 105 (54.12%) Electronics
6 8 (4.12%) Retail
7 5 (2.58%) Automotive
7 5 (2.58%) Billing
7 5 (2.58%) General Ledger
8 4 (2.06%) Banking
8 4 (2.06%) Legal
9 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.03%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.52%) French Language
10 1 (0.52%) Law
10 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (24.23%) Developer
2 41 (21.13%) Analyst
3 33 (17.01%) Consultant
4 19 (9.79%) Architect
5 18 (9.28%) .NET Developer
6 16 (8.25%) SAP Consultant
7 14 (7.22%) C# Developer
8 13 (6.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (5.67%) CRM Developer
10 11 (5.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Developer
11 10 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.64%) Business Analyst
13 8 (4.12%) Project Manager
14 7 (3.61%) Technical Analyst
15 6 (3.09%) SAP Analyst
15 6 (3.09%) SAP MM Consultant
15 6 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.04%) .NET
2 22 (11.34%) HTML
3 17 (8.76%) CSS
4 16 (8.25%) AngularJS
5 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET
6 13 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (6.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (6.70%) jQuery
7 12 (6.19%) REST
8 11 (5.67%) JSON
8 11 (5.67%) SOAP
9 8 (4.12%) Angular 2
10 6 (3.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.06%) AppFabric
11 4 (2.06%) SAP PI
11 4 (2.06%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (2.06%) XML
12 3 (1.55%) RESTful
13 2 (1.03%) Symfony
13 2 (1.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.61%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.09%) NHS
6 4 (2.06%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.55%) IVR
8 2 (1.03%) CESG
8 2 (1.03%) CMDB
8 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.03%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.03%) FMCG
8 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) PKI
9 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.52%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.73%) Windows
2 9 (4.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.58%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.06%) AIX
4 4 (2.06%) zOS
5 3 (1.55%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.03%) Linux
6 2 (1.03%) Unix
6 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (58.25%) Business Intelligence
2 105 (54.12%) Digital Marketing
2 105 (54.12%) Programme Management
3 40 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (13.40%) CRM
4 26 (13.40%) Scrum
5 19 (9.79%) MVC
6 18 (9.28%) Migration
7 11 (5.67%) OO
7 11 (5.67%) OOD
7 11 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (5.15%) ITIL
8 10 (5.15%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (5.15%) SDLC
9 9 (4.64%) Business Analysis
9 9 (4.64%) Project Management
9 9 (4.64%) Workflow
10 7 (3.61%) ETL
10 7 (3.61%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (3.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.10%) C#
2 34 (17.53%) SQL
3 22 (11.34%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.19%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.12%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.58%) Apple Swift
6 5 (2.58%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.06%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.03%) ABAP
8 2 (1.03%) COBOL
8 2 (1.03%) PHP
8 2 (1.03%) Python
8 2 (1.03%) R
8 2 (1.03%) VBScript
9 1 (0.52%) C++
9 1 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.52%) ES6
9 1 (0.52%) Java
9 1 (0.52%) VB
9 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (14.43%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.61%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.58%) Degree
5 4 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.55%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (1.55%) CISM
6 3 (1.55%) CISSP
6 3 (1.55%) SSCP
7 2 (1.03%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) CIMA
8 1 (0.52%) CITP
8 1 (0.52%) ICAEW
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB
8 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.52%) MCSE
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.12%) QA
2 7 (3.61%) JSP 440
3 5 (2.58%) GDPR
3 5 (2.58%) SLA
4 4 (2.06%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.55%) PMO
6 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.52%) IFRS
6 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.09%) SCCM
2 2 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.03%) SCSM
2 2 (1.03%) WSUS
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (22.68%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.89%) Oracle
3 11 (5.67%) Unisys
4 8 (4.12%) IBM
5 6 (3.09%) Cognos
6 5 (2.58%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.06%) IronPort
7 4 (2.06%) LogRhythm
7 4 (2.06%) RightFax
8 3 (1.55%) Anaplan
8 3 (1.55%) hybris
8 3 (1.55%) JDA
8 3 (1.55%) VMware
9 2 (1.03%) Adobe
9 2 (1.03%) Ceridian
9 2 (1.03%) Cisco
9 2 (1.03%) Epicor
9 2 (1.03%) NetApp
9 2 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.03%) RapidMiner