Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 64 23
Rank change year-on-year +24 -41 +17
Contract jobs citing SAP 336 165 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.36% 3.11% 6.81%
As % of the Vendors category 12.97% 8.43% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 119 265
South West median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £278 £249 £266
90th Percentile £688 £550 £587
England median daily rate £500 £487 £475
% change year-on-year +2.77% +2.42% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
South West median hourly rate £32.50 - £50.00
10th Percentile £18.50 - £47.50
90th Percentile £46.50 - £52.50
England median hourly rate £27.50 £31.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +73.61% -20.00%

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 2,591 1,957 2,289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.30% 36.86% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,571 1,148 1,388
South West median daily rate £443 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% +0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £250 £223 £213
90th Percentile £625 £546 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +2.78% +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 116 112
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £29.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.29% -24.84% +57.00%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.51 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +7.04% +4.41% -2.86%

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 17 July 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in the South West over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

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 6 months to 17 July 2019. 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
Wiltshire +15 135 £581 +19.23% 15
Bristol +4 93 £425 +13.33% 13
Gloucestershire -1 28 £510 +2.00% 11
Somerset +11 25 £350 -15.15% 5
Devon -4 7 £425 +21.43% 1
Dorset - 6 £550 - 6
Cornwall +7 3 £400 +60.00% 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 226 (67.26%) Finance
2 210 (62.50%) Manufacturing
3 199 (59.23%) Business Intelligence
4 197 (58.63%) Marketing
5 196 (58.33%) Digital Marketing
5 196 (58.33%) Telecoms
5 196 (58.33%) Programme Management
6 195 (58.04%) Electronics
7 105 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 78 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (16.96%) SC Cleared
10 55 (16.37%) DV Cleared
11 54 (16.07%) Microsoft
12 37 (11.01%) Retail
13 34 (10.12%) SQL
14 33 (9.82%) CRM
15 32 (9.52%) .NET
16 30 (8.93%) C#
17 29 (8.63%) SQL Server
17 29 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
18 27 (8.04%) JavaScript
19 26 (7.74%) HTML
19 26 (7.74%) Oracle
19 26 (7.74%) Windows
20 24 (7.14%) Scrum
21 23 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
21 23 (6.85%) Java
22 22 (6.55%) Migration
22 22 (6.55%) Problem-Solving
23 21 (6.25%) ArchiMate

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 5 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (1.19%) Confluence
3 2 (0.60%) IIS
3 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.30%) JBoss
4 1 (0.30%) Jetty
4 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.30%) nginx
4 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.60%) InDesign
5 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.87%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (2.98%) SAP CRM
4 5 (1.49%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.49%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (1.19%) SAP CO
5 4 (1.19%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.19%) SAP PP
6 3 (0.89%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.60%) SAP PLM
7 2 (0.60%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.30%) Magento
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
3 12 (3.57%) Office 365
4 11 (3.27%) Power Platform
5 9 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (2.68%) Azure Functions
5 9 (2.68%) Serverless
6 6 (1.79%) SaaS
7 4 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.89%) PaaS
9 2 (0.60%) Boomi
9 2 (0.60%) IaaS
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.38%) WAN
2 4 (1.19%) HTTP
2 4 (1.19%) LAN
2 4 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (0.89%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.30%) MPLS
4 1 (0.30%) Skype
4 1 (0.30%) SSL
4 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.57%) SAP HANA
4 11 (3.27%) Power BI
5 10 (2.98%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.68%) Big Data
7 8 (2.38%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.89%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.89%) MySQL
10 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
2 15 (4.46%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.27%) JIRA
4 9 (2.68%) HP UFT
4 9 (2.68%) LoadRunner
5 8 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.79%) Selenium
7 4 (1.19%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.19%) Subversion
8 3 (0.89%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.60%) Mocha
9 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.30%) ERwin
10 1 (0.30%) Maven
10 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.30%) tSQLt
10 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.30%) webpack
General
1 226 (67.26%) Finance
2 210 (62.50%) Manufacturing
3 197 (58.63%) Marketing
4 196 (58.33%) Telecoms
5 195 (58.04%) Electronics
6 37 (11.01%) Retail
7 5 (1.49%) Automotive
7 5 (1.49%) Billing
8 4 (1.19%) Banking
8 4 (1.19%) Military
9 3 (0.89%) Local Government
10 2 (0.60%) Legal
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (18.75%) Analyst
2 60 (17.86%) Architect
3 49 (14.58%) Developer
4 29 (8.63%) Solutions Architect
5 26 (7.74%) Test Analyst
6 24 (7.14%) Consultant
7 22 (6.55%) SAP Analyst
8 19 (5.65%) Business Analyst
9 18 (5.36%) SAP Test Analyst
10 17 (5.06%) C# Developer
11 16 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
11 16 (4.76%) SAP Functional Analyst
12 15 (4.46%) Technical Analyst
13 13 (3.87%) Desktop Support
13 13 (3.87%) Project Manager
13 13 (3.87%) Security Architect
14 12 (3.57%) Coordinator
14 12 (3.57%) Support Engineer
15 11 (3.27%) CRM Analyst
15 11 (3.27%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.52%) .NET
2 26 (7.74%) HTML
3 17 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (4.76%) CSS
5 12 (3.57%) RESTful
5 12 (3.57%) XML
6 11 (3.27%) ASP.NET
7 10 (2.98%) .NET Core
8 9 (2.68%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.68%) Middleware
8 9 (2.68%) SOAP
8 9 (2.68%) WCF
9 8 (2.38%) jQuery
10 7 (2.08%) JSON
10 7 (2.08%) REST
10 7 (2.08%) Web Services
11 6 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.79%) Node.js
11 6 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (2.68%) User Experience
3 8 (2.38%) PKI
4 7 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.49%) NHS
6 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.19%) Podcast
6 4 (1.19%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (0.89%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.89%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.60%) FMCG
8 2 (0.60%) SCORM
9 1 (0.30%) CESG
9 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.30%) Replication
9 1 (0.30%) Social Media
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.74%) Windows
2 20 (5.95%) Windows 10
3 13 (3.87%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.68%) Linux
5 6 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.49%) Unix
7 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.19%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.89%) Solaris
8 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.60%) zOS
10 1 (0.30%) Android
10 1 (0.30%) CentOS
10 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (59.23%) Business Intelligence
2 196 (58.33%) Digital Marketing
2 196 (58.33%) Programme Management
3 78 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (9.82%) CRM
5 24 (7.14%) Scrum
6 23 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (6.55%) Migration
7 22 (6.55%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (6.25%) ArchiMate
9 20 (5.95%) ERP
10 17 (5.06%) Functional Testing
10 17 (5.06%) TOGAF
11 16 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
11 16 (4.76%) Visualisation
12 15 (4.46%) Decision-Making
12 15 (4.46%) Test Automation
12 15 (4.46%) User Stories
13 14 (4.17%) ITIL
13 14 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.12%) SQL
2 30 (8.93%) C#
3 27 (8.04%) JavaScript
4 23 (6.85%) Java
5 14 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 13 (3.87%) C
7 11 (3.27%) Python
8 10 (2.98%) PL/SQL
8 10 (2.98%) TypeScript
8 10 (2.98%) VB
9 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.19%) Ruby
10 2 (0.60%) ABAP
10 2 (0.60%) ES6
10 2 (0.60%) Java 8
10 2 (0.60%) PHP
10 2 (0.60%) R
11 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.30%) C++
11 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 105 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 57 (16.96%) SC Cleared
3 55 (16.37%) DV Cleared
4 20 (5.95%) ISTQB
5 16 (4.76%) ISEB
6 11 (3.27%) Degree
7 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.68%) MCP
8 9 (2.68%) OCP
8 9 (2.68%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (2.68%) SAP Certification
9 8 (2.38%) CISA
9 8 (2.38%) CISM
10 7 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.49%) SANS
12 4 (1.19%) CISSP
13 3 (0.89%) CIPD
14 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.60%) CISMP
14 2 (0.60%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.46%) JSP 440
2 13 (3.87%) RMADS
3 8 (2.38%) QA
4 7 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.19%) PMO
6 2 (0.60%) GDPR
6 2 (0.60%) NCSC
7 1 (0.30%) HL7
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.30%) NIST
7 1 (0.30%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.30%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.08%) Docker
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.68%) HP ALM
1 9 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.08%) Grafana
2 7 (2.08%) Kibana
3 3 (0.89%) SCCM
4 2 (0.60%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.60%) Ansible
4 2 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.30%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.30%) Puppet
5 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.74%) Oracle
3 9 (2.68%) HP
3 9 (2.68%) hybris
4 8 (2.38%) Adobe
5 7 (2.08%) Ariba
6 6 (1.79%) BiZZdesign
7 5 (1.49%) CA
7 5 (1.49%) Informatica
8 4 (1.19%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.19%) Google
8 4 (1.19%) IBM
8 4 (1.19%) Tableau
8 4 (1.19%) VMware
9 3 (0.89%) Cisco
10 2 (0.60%) Dell
10 2 (0.60%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.60%) Sage
10 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.60%) Unisys