Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 27 34
Rank change year-on-year -22 +7 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP 251 346 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.15% 6.28% 5.14%
As % of the Vendors category 10.67% 15.36% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 245 222
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £295 £317 £310
90th Percentile £625 £602 £588
England median daily rate £490 £488 £445
% change year-on-year +0.51% +9.67% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
South West median hourly rate - £14.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.05% +26.16%
England median hourly rate £26.00 £17.74 £22.50
% change year-on-year +46.56% -21.16% +12.50%

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 2,353 2,252 2,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.91% 40.89% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,419 1,347 1,550
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £210 £205
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 101 155
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +39.13% +8.24%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -14 104 £400 +1.91% 41
Wiltshire -13 100 £494 +3.95% 16
Somerset +2 24 £325 -35.00% 9
Gloucestershire -23 9 £475 +17.28% 5
Devon +5 1 - - 2
Cornwall - 1 £250 -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 184 (73.31%) Finance
2 175 (69.72%) Manufacturing
3 165 (65.74%) Business Intelligence
4 156 (62.15%) Electronics
4 156 (62.15%) Telecoms
4 156 (62.15%) Programme Management
4 156 (62.15%) Marketing
4 156 (62.15%) Digital Marketing
5 55 (21.91%) Security Cleared
6 51 (20.32%) SC Cleared
7 48 (19.12%) Microsoft
8 43 (17.13%) SQL
9 38 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (14.74%) C#
11 35 (13.94%) .NET
12 30 (11.95%) CRM
13 29 (11.55%) SQL Server
14 23 (9.16%) JavaScript
14 23 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (8.76%) Windows
16 21 (8.37%) ITIL
16 21 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (7.57%) HTML
18 18 (7.17%) Dynamics CRM
19 17 (6.77%) T-SQL
19 17 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
20 16 (6.37%) Oracle
20 16 (6.37%) Migration
20 16 (6.37%) Scrum
20 16 (6.37%) PowerShell

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 (2.39%) Confluence
1 6 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.20%) Site Server
4 2 (0.80%) SAS
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Apache
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.40%) Drupal
5 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (7.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.38%) SAP MM
3 7 (2.79%) SAP CRM
4 4 (1.59%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.80%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.80%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.80%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.80%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.80%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.40%) Maximo
7 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.40%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.59%) Office 365
3 3 (1.20%) PaaS
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.80%) IaaS
4 2 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) NuGet
5 1 (0.40%) Route 53
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.99%) Firewall
1 5 (1.99%) Network Security
2 4 (1.59%) Intranet
2 4 (1.59%) SMS
3 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.80%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.80%) VoIP
4 2 (0.80%) WebEx
5 1 (0.40%) Skype
5 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.59%) Oracle Database
2 9 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (2.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (2.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 6 (2.39%) Power BI
5 6 (2.39%) SAP BW
5 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.99%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.59%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.20%) MySQL
8 3 (1.20%) OLAP
8 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.20%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (5.58%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.38%) JIRA
4 6 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.80%) Selenium
7 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.40%) Grunt
8 1 (0.40%) LSMW
8 1 (0.40%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.40%) Zephyr
General
1 184 (73.31%) Finance
2 175 (69.72%) Manufacturing
3 156 (62.15%) Electronics
3 156 (62.15%) Marketing
3 156 (62.15%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.78%) Retail
5 10 (3.98%) Automotive
6 8 (3.19%) Banking
7 5 (1.99%) Billing
8 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.80%) French Language
8 2 (0.80%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (21.12%) Developer
2 39 (15.54%) Architect
3 38 (15.14%) Analyst
4 34 (13.55%) Consultant
5 20 (7.97%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (7.17%) SAP Consultant
7 16 (6.37%) CRM Developer
7 16 (6.37%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 16 (6.37%) Microsoft Developer
8 12 (4.78%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.38%) SAP MM Consultant
10 10 (3.98%) .NET Developer
11 9 (3.59%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (3.59%) Desktop Support
12 8 (3.19%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 8 (3.19%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.19%) SAP CO Consultant
12 8 (3.19%) SAP FI Consultant
12 8 (3.19%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.94%) .NET
2 19 (7.57%) HTML
3 13 (5.18%) AngularJS
3 13 (5.18%) CSS
4 10 (3.98%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.98%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (3.98%) REST
4 10 (3.98%) SOAP
5 9 (3.59%) JSON
6 8 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (2.79%) jQuery
8 6 (2.39%) Angular 2
9 5 (1.99%) SAP PI
9 5 (1.99%) XML
10 4 (1.59%) AppFabric
10 4 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (1.20%) HTML5
11 3 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.80%) CSS3
12 2 (0.80%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (5.58%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.98%) NHS
5 8 (3.19%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.99%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.59%) FMCG
7 4 (1.59%) IVR
7 4 (1.59%) Social Media
7 4 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.80%) CESG
9 2 (0.80%) CMDB
9 2 (0.80%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.80%) Robotics
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) Replication
10 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.76%) Windows
2 11 (4.38%) Windows 10
2 11 (4.38%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.59%) Linux
4 7 (2.79%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.59%) AIX
5 4 (1.59%) zOS
6 3 (1.20%) CentOS
6 3 (1.20%) Unix
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (65.74%) Business Intelligence
2 156 (62.15%) Digital Marketing
2 156 (62.15%) Programme Management
3 38 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (11.95%) CRM
5 21 (8.37%) ITIL
5 21 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (6.37%) Migration
6 16 (6.37%) Scrum
7 15 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (4.78%) MVC
9 10 (3.98%) DevOps
9 10 (3.98%) SDLC
10 9 (3.59%) Business Analysis
10 9 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (3.59%) OO
10 9 (3.59%) Project Management
10 9 (3.59%) TOGAF
11 8 (3.19%) OOD
11 8 (3.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (17.13%) SQL
2 37 (14.74%) C#
3 23 (9.16%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.77%) T-SQL
5 16 (6.37%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.39%) TypeScript
7 5 (1.99%) Apple Swift
8 3 (1.20%) ABAP
8 3 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (1.20%) PHP
8 3 (1.20%) R
9 2 (0.80%) COBOL
9 2 (0.80%) Python
9 2 (0.80%) VBScript
10 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.40%) C
10 1 (0.40%) ES6
10 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.40%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (21.91%) Security Cleared
2 51 (20.32%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.79%) Degree
3 7 (2.79%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (1.20%) CISM
5 3 (1.20%) CISSP
5 3 (1.20%) ISEB
5 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.20%) SSCP
6 2 (0.80%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.80%) CCNA
6 2 (0.80%) CIMA
6 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ICAEW
7 1 (0.40%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.38%) QA
2 8 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.19%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.39%) RMADS
4 5 (1.99%) SLA
5 3 (1.20%) GDPR
5 3 (1.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.40%) IFRS
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Docker
3 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) Ansible
1 4 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.20%) SCCM
3 2 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.80%) Terraform
3 2 (0.80%) WSUS
4 1 (0.40%) Consul
4 1 (0.40%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.40%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.40%) SCSM
Vendors
1 48 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.37%) Oracle
3 11 (4.38%) Unisys
4 7 (2.79%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.99%) IBM
5 5 (1.99%) VMware
6 4 (1.59%) Cisco
6 4 (1.59%) IronPort
6 4 (1.59%) RightFax
7 3 (1.20%) Adobe
7 3 (1.20%) Anaplan
7 3 (1.20%) hybris
7 3 (1.20%) JDA
7 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.80%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (0.80%) HP
8 2 (0.80%) NetApp
8 2 (0.80%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (0.80%) Sage
8 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com