Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

SAP
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 38 40
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing SAP 327 280 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.78% 4.90% 4.56%
As % of the Vendors category 14.57% 11.71% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 218 236
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.96% -5.63%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £286
90th Percentile £596 £575 £550
England median daily rate £498 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.56% - +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
South West median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +26.16% -89.47%
10th Percentile £14.25 £7.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £14.75 £26.55 £34.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year -19.51% -11.83% +6.90%

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 2244 2391 2657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.65% 41.81% 40.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1511 1660
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £208
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 157 157
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.91% -15.69% +27.12%
10th Percentile £11.96 £11.48 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £49.51
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 2017. 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 -5 125 £375 -5.36% 33
Wiltshire +30 116 £475 +19.95% 4
Gloucestershire +43 35 £420 -11.58% 9
Somerset -7 22 £500 +30.72% 4
Dorset -17 2 £480 +1.05% 3
Devon -2 1 £550 +120.00%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 212 (64.83%) Finance
2 198 (60.55%) Manufacturing
3 196 (59.94%) Business Intelligence
4 181 (55.35%) Telecoms
5 175 (53.52%) Marketing
6 174 (53.21%) Programme Management
7 172 (52.60%) Electronics
7 172 (52.60%) Digital Marketing
8 97 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (19.88%) Security Cleared
10 49 (14.98%) Project Management
10 49 (14.98%) .NET
11 48 (14.68%) C#
11 48 (14.68%) Scrum
12 46 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (13.15%) DV Cleared
14 39 (11.93%) MVC
15 38 (11.62%) SQL
16 33 (10.09%) Oracle
16 33 (10.09%) Microsoft
17 32 (9.79%) CRM
18 28 (8.56%) ASP.NET
18 28 (8.56%) SOAP
19 27 (8.26%) Retail
19 27 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
20 26 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
20 26 (7.95%) SQL Server
21 25 (7.65%) SAP FI
21 25 (7.65%) SAP CO
21 25 (7.65%) SAP FI/CO

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 11 (3.36%) SAS
2 9 (2.75%) CMS
3 8 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.83%) Mule
4 6 (1.83%) Mule ESB
5 5 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.61%) Confluence
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (5.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (7.65%) SAP CO
1 25 (7.65%) SAP FI
1 25 (7.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 20 (6.12%) SAP IS-U
3 16 (4.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (3.36%) SAP MM
5 8 (2.45%) SAP SD
6 6 (1.83%) Maximo
6 6 (1.83%) SAP FI-AP
6 6 (1.83%) SAP WM
7 5 (1.53%) SAP ERP
7 5 (1.53%) SAP SRM
8 3 (0.92%) SAP APO
8 3 (0.92%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.92%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.61%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 2 (0.61%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.61%) SAP PS
9 2 (0.61%) SAP Retail
9 2 (0.61%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.14%) Amazon S3
3 6 (1.83%) Office 365
4 3 (0.92%) GitHub
5 2 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) Boomi
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.45%) VPN
2 7 (2.14%) Ethernet
2 7 (2.14%) Unified Communications
3 6 (1.83%) ISDN
4 2 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.61%) VLAN
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.31%) DHCP
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) DSL
5 1 (0.31%) HTTP
5 1 (0.31%) LAN
5 1 (0.31%) Skype
5 1 (0.31%) SMS
5 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.42%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (5.20%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 7 (2.14%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (2.14%) SAS EBI
7 6 (1.83%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.83%) SAP HANA
8 5 (1.53%) Big Data
8 5 (1.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (1.22%) MySQL
9 4 (1.22%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.22%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.22%) Star Schema
10 3 (0.92%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (3.98%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.06%) Cucumber
2 10 (3.06%) Selenium
2 10 (3.06%) SoapUI
2 10 (3.06%) WebDriver
3 6 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.83%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.53%) Maven
5 4 (1.22%) GitLab
5 4 (1.22%) PhpStorm
6 3 (0.92%) JIRA
7 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
General
1 212 (64.83%) Finance
2 198 (60.55%) Manufacturing
3 181 (55.35%) Telecoms
4 175 (53.52%) Marketing
5 172 (52.60%) Electronics
6 27 (8.26%) Retail
7 24 (7.34%) Billing
8 13 (3.98%) Banking
9 9 (2.75%) Military
10 8 (2.45%) Automotive
11 7 (2.14%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.53%) General Ledger
13 4 (1.22%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.61%) Advertising
14 2 (0.61%) Back Office
15 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (22.32%) Developer
2 58 (17.74%) Analyst
3 44 (13.46%) Consultant
4 35 (10.70%) SAP Consultant
5 24 (7.34%) C# Developer
6 23 (7.03%) Project Manager
7 21 (6.42%) .NET Developer
8 20 (6.12%) Architect
9 18 (5.50%) Business Analyst
9 18 (5.50%) SAP Analyst
10 15 (4.59%) CRM Developer
11 12 (3.67%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (3.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (3.67%) SAP CO Consultant
11 12 (3.67%) SAP FI Consultant
11 12 (3.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 11 (3.36%) SAP FI Analyst
13 10 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 10 (3.06%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.98%) .NET
2 28 (8.56%) ASP.NET
2 28 (8.56%) SOAP
3 27 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 24 (7.34%) AngularJS
4 24 (7.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 23 (7.03%) CSS
5 23 (7.03%) HTML
5 23 (7.03%) JSON
6 21 (6.42%) REST
7 19 (5.81%) jQuery
8 15 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (2.75%) XML
10 6 (1.83%) Angular 2
10 6 (1.83%) J2EE
10 6 (1.83%) Middleware
10 6 (1.83%) SAP PI
10 6 (1.83%) Spring
11 5 (1.53%) Java EE
11 5 (1.53%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.14%) User Experience
6 6 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.53%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.92%) FMCG
8 3 (0.92%) iPad
8 3 (0.92%) iPhone
8 3 (0.92%) NHS
9 2 (0.61%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.61%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.61%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.31%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.67%) Windows
2 11 (3.36%) Linux
3 9 (2.75%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.75%) Windows 10
3 9 (2.75%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.14%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (59.94%) Business Intelligence
2 174 (53.21%) Programme Management
3 172 (52.60%) Digital Marketing
4 97 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (14.98%) Project Management
6 48 (14.68%) Scrum
7 46 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (11.93%) MVC
9 32 (9.79%) CRM
10 23 (7.03%) PRINCE2
11 19 (5.81%) ITIL
12 18 (5.50%) DevOps
12 18 (5.50%) OO
12 18 (5.50%) OOD
13 17 (5.20%) ERP
14 16 (4.89%) Change Management
15 15 (4.59%) Release Management
16 14 (4.28%) Migration
16 14 (4.28%) Test Scripting
17 13 (3.98%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.68%) C#
2 38 (11.62%) SQL
3 23 (7.03%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.89%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.98%) Java
6 8 (2.45%) ABAP
6 8 (2.45%) VB
7 4 (1.22%) PHP
8 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.61%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.61%) Ruby
9 2 (0.61%) SAS Macro
9 2 (0.61%) VB6
10 1 (0.31%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.31%) R
10 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (19.88%) Security Cleared
2 43 (13.15%) DV Cleared
3 25 (7.65%) SC Cleared
4 24 (7.34%) Degree
5 15 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.14%) CISSP
6 7 (2.14%) CLAS
6 7 (2.14%) NVQ Level 4
7 6 (1.83%) CISM
7 6 (1.83%) HND
7 6 (1.83%) IISP
7 6 (1.83%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.92%) ISEB
9 2 (0.61%) APMP
9 2 (0.61%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.61%) CCA
9 2 (0.61%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.61%) PMP
10 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.59%) QA
2 9 (2.75%) JSP 440
3 7 (2.14%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.53%) PMO
6 2 (0.61%) IFRS
7 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.92%) AirWatch
1 3 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.92%) Puppet
1 3 (0.92%) SCCM
2 2 (0.61%) Ansible
3 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (10.09%) Microsoft
1 33 (10.09%) Oracle
2 13 (3.98%) MuleSoft
3 11 (3.36%) Tableau
4 7 (2.14%) Adobe
5 5 (1.53%) Cisco
6 4 (1.22%) IBM
6 4 (1.22%) Unisys
6 4 (1.22%) VMware
7 3 (0.92%) F5
7 3 (0.92%) HP
7 3 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (0.92%) Workday
8 2 (0.61%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.61%) BT
8 2 (0.61%) CODA
8 2 (0.61%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.61%) Microgen
9 1 (0.31%) Sage
9 1 (0.31%) Teradata