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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 32 39
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs citing SAP 166 161 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.11% 5.45% 4.40%
As % of the Vendors category 14.70% 12.43% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 108 105
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.12 £19.08
% change year-on-year -31.32% +31.65%  

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 1129 1295 1166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 41.58% 43.87% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 798 701
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 103
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.18% +8.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +33 64 £425 +13.33% 24
Bristol +1 62 £410 +5.80% 27
Gloucestershire +4 9 £420 +5.00% 12
Somerset -27 6 £499 +22.39% 2
Devon - 4 £388 -
Dorset 0 2 £480 +9.71% 5
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 207 (63.50%) Finance
2 177 (54.29%) Manufacturing
3 172 (52.76%) Telecoms
4 169 (51.84%) Business Intelligence
5 166 (50.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 162 (49.69%) Programme Management
7 161 (49.39%) Marketing
8 160 (49.08%) Digital Marketing
8 160 (49.08%) Electronics
9 84 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (22.09%) Security Cleared
11 48 (14.72%) SC Cleared
12 47 (14.42%) MVC
13 43 (13.19%) Project Management
14 42 (12.88%) SQL
14 42 (12.88%) .NET
15 39 (11.96%) C#
16 33 (10.12%) Greenfield Project
17 31 (9.51%) PRINCE2
17 31 (9.51%) Microsoft
18 30 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (8.90%) CRM
19 29 (8.90%) SAP IS-U
19 29 (8.90%) AngularJS
20 26 (7.98%) ASP.NET
21 24 (7.36%) ERP
21 24 (7.36%) Retail
21 24 (7.36%) User Acceptance Testing
22 23 (7.06%) Billing
23 22 (6.75%) SAP FI

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 21 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (3.07%) Mule
3 10 (3.07%) Mule ESB
4 9 (2.76%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.84%) Confluence
6 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.61%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.61%) Documentum
8 2 (0.61%) nginx
8 2 (0.61%) SAS
9 1 (0.31%) CMS
9 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.31%) Railo
9 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (4.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (4.60%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 166 (50.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (8.90%) SAP IS-U
3 22 (6.75%) SAP FI
4 21 (6.44%) SAP CO
4 21 (6.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 16 (4.91%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (2.76%) SAP ERP
7 8 (2.45%) SAP SRM
8 7 (2.15%) SAP BPC
8 7 (2.15%) SAP PM
9 6 (1.84%) SAP CRM
9 6 (1.84%) SAP FI-AP
9 6 (1.84%) SAP HR
10 5 (1.53%) SAP CRM for Utilities
10 5 (1.53%) SAP PP
11 4 (1.23%) Pegasus Opera
11 4 (1.23%) SAP HCM
11 4 (1.23%) SAP PP-PI
11 4 (1.23%) SAP SD
11 4 (1.23%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (2.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (1.84%) Office 365
4 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.61%) Boomi
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.31%) GitHub
6 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (0.92%) DNS
2 3 (0.92%) Firewall
2 3 (0.92%) HTTP
3 2 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.61%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.31%) DCCP
4 1 (0.31%) DHCP
4 1 (0.31%) DSL
4 1 (0.31%) ISDN
4 1 (0.31%) LAN
4 1 (0.31%) Network Security
4 1 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.31%) Skype
4 1 (0.31%) SMS
4 1 (0.31%) VoIP
4 1 (0.31%) WAN
4 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.45%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.23%) SAP HANA
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.23%) Star Schema
7 3 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.92%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (0.92%) GIS
7 3 (0.92%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.61%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.76%) JIRA
2 7 (2.15%) Cucumber
2 7 (2.15%) Selenium
3 5 (1.53%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.53%) Maven
3 5 (1.53%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.53%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.23%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.23%) LSMW
4 4 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.31%) Ant
6 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.31%) Grunt
6 1 (0.31%) IDA Disassembler
6 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
General
1 207 (63.50%) Finance
2 177 (54.29%) Manufacturing
3 172 (52.76%) Telecoms
4 161 (49.39%) Marketing
5 160 (49.08%) Electronics
6 24 (7.36%) Retail
7 23 (7.06%) Billing
8 7 (2.15%) Banking
9 6 (1.84%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.23%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.92%) Military
12 2 (0.61%) Back Office
13 1 (0.31%) Advertising
13 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 68 (20.86%) Analyst
2 64 (19.63%) Consultant
3 56 (17.18%) Developer
4 51 (15.64%) SAP Consultant
5 26 (7.98%) SAP Analyst
6 23 (7.06%) Business Analyst
6 23 (7.06%) SAP ISU Consultant
7 22 (6.75%) C# Developer
7 22 (6.75%) Project Manager
8 21 (6.44%) SAP Manager
9 18 (5.52%) Architect
10 14 (4.29%) .NET Developer
11 13 (3.99%) Financial Analyst
11 13 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (3.99%) Java Developer
12 12 (3.68%) CRM Developer
12 12 (3.68%) Test Analyst
13 11 (3.37%) Enterprise Architect
13 11 (3.37%) Process Analyst
13 11 (3.37%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.88%) .NET
2 29 (8.90%) AngularJS
3 26 (7.98%) ASP.NET
4 22 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (5.83%) JSON
5 19 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (5.21%) Spring
7 15 (4.60%) XML
8 13 (3.99%) Hibernate
8 13 (3.99%) HTML
8 13 (3.99%) JPA
8 13 (3.99%) Spring MVC
9 12 (3.68%) CSS
9 12 (3.68%) SOAP
10 11 (3.37%) jQuery
11 10 (3.07%) Apache Camel
11 10 (3.07%) Backbone.js
11 10 (3.07%) Ember.js
11 10 (3.07%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (3.07%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.12%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.84%) NHS
3 6 (1.84%) PMI
4 5 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.23%) FMCG
6 3 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.92%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.61%) BYOD
7 2 (0.61%) Linked Data
7 2 (0.61%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.61%) User Experience
8 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.31%) DataPower
8 1 (0.31%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.91%) Windows
2 14 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 13 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.15%) Linux
4 7 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.61%) CentOS
7 2 (0.61%) Unix
7 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.31%) AIX
8 1 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (51.84%) Business Intelligence
2 162 (49.69%) Programme Management
3 160 (49.08%) Digital Marketing
4 84 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (14.42%) MVC
6 43 (13.19%) Project Management
7 31 (9.51%) PRINCE2
8 30 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (8.90%) CRM
10 24 (7.36%) ERP
10 24 (7.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (6.75%) Migration
12 19 (5.83%) Scrum
12 19 (5.83%) Test Scripting
13 15 (4.60%) Integration Testing
13 15 (4.60%) Process Improvement
14 14 (4.29%) SAP Implementation
14 14 (4.29%) Validation
15 13 (3.99%) Data Migration
16 12 (3.68%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 42 (12.88%) SQL
2 39 (11.96%) C#
3 18 (5.52%) Java
3 18 (5.52%) T-SQL
4 13 (3.99%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.45%) ABAP
6 4 (1.23%) VBA
7 2 (0.61%) Dart
7 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.31%) C++
8 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 72 (22.09%) Security Cleared
2 48 (14.72%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.52%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.45%) Degree
5 7 (2.15%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.84%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.23%) APMP
7 4 (1.23%) PMP
8 3 (0.92%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (0.92%) CITP
8 3 (0.92%) ISEB
8 3 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.92%) MBCS
9 2 (0.61%) CCNA
9 2 (0.61%) CCNP
9 2 (0.61%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.61%) CLAS
9 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.76%) JSP 440
1 9 (2.76%) QA
2 7 (2.15%) PMO
3 5 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.92%) IFRS
System Software
1 14 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.92%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.92%) XenApp
4 2 (0.61%) Docker
4 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.23%) Ansible
2 3 (0.92%) WSUS
3 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.61%) Puppet
3 2 (0.61%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) SCCM
4 1 (0.31%) SCOM
4 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 31 (9.51%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.52%) Oracle
3 10 (3.07%) VMware
4 8 (2.45%) Cisco
5 5 (1.53%) IBM
5 5 (1.53%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.53%) Unisys
6 4 (1.23%) hybris
6 4 (1.23%) Hyperion
6 4 (1.23%) Informatica
6 4 (1.23%) Pegasus
6 4 (1.23%) QAD
7 3 (0.92%) Amdocs
7 3 (0.92%) Anaplan
7 3 (0.92%) Ariba
7 3 (0.92%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.92%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.92%) Citrix
7 3 (0.92%) HP
7 3 (0.92%) Veeam
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