Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 41 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing SAP 373 313 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.76% 4.87% 5.56%
As % of the Vendors category 14.09% 12.02% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 256 223
South West median daily rate £520 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £251 £305 £313
90th Percentile £688 £625 £599
England median daily rate £500 £499 £500
% change year-on-year +0.20% -0.20% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
South West median hourly rate £26.00 - £14.50
10th Percentile £15.40 - £14.25
90th Percentile £45.70 - £14.75
England median hourly rate £23.31 £25.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.58% +54.55% -19.51%

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 2,647 2,605 2,232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.88% 40.52% 39.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,687 1,592 1,380
South West median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £206
90th Percentile £625 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 141 106
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.53 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.68% +61.28% +11.96%
10th Percentile £15.02 £11.18 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.11% +2.82%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 0 156 £525 - 8
Bristol +9 129 £450 +11.11% 17
Somerset +10 40 £400 -
Gloucestershire +1 18 £500 - 10
Devon -4 6 £513 +321.81% 2
Dorset +2 4 £550 +22.22% 12
Cornwall +15 2 £338 +35.00%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 260 (69.71%) Finance
2 252 (67.56%) Manufacturing
2 252 (67.56%) Business Intelligence
3 241 (64.61%) Public Sector
4 240 (64.34%) Telecoms
4 240 (64.34%) Marketing
5 238 (63.81%) Digital Marketing
6 237 (63.54%) Electronics
6 237 (63.54%) Programme Management
7 119 (31.90%) Security Cleared
8 82 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (18.77%) SC Cleared
10 61 (16.35%) DV Cleared
11 39 (10.46%) Azure
12 38 (10.19%) SQL
12 38 (10.19%) Windows
13 34 (9.12%) ITIL
14 31 (8.31%) Microsoft
14 31 (8.31%) Windows 10
15 29 (7.77%) Migration
15 29 (7.77%) JSP 440
16 27 (7.24%) ERP
17 26 (6.97%) SAP S/4HANA
17 26 (6.97%) RMADS
18 25 (6.70%) Windows 7
19 24 (6.43%) Java
20 23 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
21 22 (5.90%) Linux
22 21 (5.63%) CRM
22 21 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management

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 9 (2.41%) CMS
2 6 (1.61%) Confluence
3 5 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.80%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.54%) Apache
6 2 (0.54%) Drupal
6 2 (0.54%) Jetty
6 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.27%) Gunicorn
7 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.27%) nginx
7 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.27%) R Markdown
Applications
1 12 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.80%) PTC Creo
3 3 (0.80%) Windchill
4 2 (0.54%) Figma
4 2 (0.54%) InVision
4 2 (0.54%) Marvel
4 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.54%) Sketch
5 1 (0.27%) CATIA
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 26 (6.97%) SAP S/4HANA
2 17 (4.56%) SAP ERP
3 13 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.88%) SAP FI
5 6 (1.61%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.80%) assyst
6 3 (0.80%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.80%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.80%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.54%) Magento
7 2 (0.54%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.54%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.54%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.54%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.54%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.27%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.27%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.46%) Azure
2 16 (4.29%) Power Platform
3 9 (2.41%) AWS
3 9 (2.41%) Office 365
3 9 (2.41%) SaaS
4 7 (1.88%) PaaS
5 6 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.80%) GCP
6 3 (0.80%) IaaS
6 3 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.54%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.54%) Boomi
7 2 (0.54%) Serverless
8 1 (0.27%) AdWords
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.27%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.61%) SSH
2 4 (1.07%) WAN
3 3 (0.80%) FTP
3 3 (0.80%) Internet
3 3 (0.80%) Intranet
3 3 (0.80%) Network Security
4 2 (0.54%) Extranet
4 2 (0.54%) LAN
4 2 (0.54%) Link 16
4 2 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.54%) Wireless
5 1 (0.27%) Firewall
5 1 (0.27%) HTTP
5 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.27%) MPLS
5 1 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.29%) Power BI
1 16 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.02%) SAP HANA
3 12 (3.22%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.41%) SAP BW
5 7 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.88%) DB2
6 6 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.07%) DataStage
8 4 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.07%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (0.80%) BigQuery
9 3 (0.80%) Event Store
9 3 (0.80%) Informix
9 3 (0.80%) MS Access
9 3 (0.80%) QualityStage
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (4.02%) JIRA
2 11 (2.95%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.61%) git-flow
3 6 (1.61%) Vagrant
3 6 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.34%) HP UFT
4 5 (1.34%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.07%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.80%) Selenium
7 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.54%) Subversion
8 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.27%) GitLab
8 1 (0.27%) Mocha
8 1 (0.27%) REST Assured
8 1 (0.27%) Sahi
8 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.27%) WATIR
General
1 260 (69.71%) Finance
2 252 (67.56%) Manufacturing
3 241 (64.61%) Public Sector
4 240 (64.34%) Marketing
4 240 (64.34%) Telecoms
5 237 (63.54%) Electronics
6 7 (1.88%) Retail
7 4 (1.07%) Military
8 2 (0.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (16.09%) Architect
2 51 (13.67%) Analyst
3 42 (11.26%) Developer
4 29 (7.77%) Coordinator
5 27 (7.24%) Security Assurance Coordinator
6 26 (6.97%) Windows Engineer
7 24 (6.43%) Support Engineer
8 23 (6.17%) Consultant
9 22 (5.90%) Windows Support Engineer
10 21 (5.63%) Business Analyst
10 21 (5.63%) Deployment Engineer
10 21 (5.63%) Windows Deployment Engineer
11 18 (4.83%) Project Manager
12 15 (4.02%) Desktop Support
13 14 (3.75%) Desktop Engineer
13 14 (3.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 12 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (2.95%) Enterprise Architect
15 11 (2.95%) SAP Consultant
15 11 (2.95%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.83%) HTML
2 15 (4.02%) Web Services
3 14 (3.75%) CSS
4 12 (3.22%) RESTful
5 11 (2.95%) .NET
6 9 (2.41%) Middleware
7 7 (1.88%) CSS3
7 7 (1.88%) HTML5
7 7 (1.88%) OAuth
7 7 (1.88%) OAuth2
7 7 (1.88%) XML
8 6 (1.61%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.61%) Laravel
8 6 (1.61%) LESS
8 6 (1.61%) Sass
9 5 (1.34%) Spring Boot
10 4 (1.07%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.07%) REST
10 4 (1.07%) SAP Fiori
10 4 (1.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.61%) PKI
5 5 (1.34%) User Experience
6 4 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (1.07%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.80%) Animation
7 3 (0.80%) AS400
7 3 (0.80%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.80%) NHS
7 3 (0.80%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.80%) Replication
8 2 (0.54%) Blog
8 2 (0.54%) CAN bus
8 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.19%) Windows
2 31 (8.31%) Windows 10
3 25 (6.70%) Windows 7
4 22 (5.90%) Linux
5 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.54%) AIX
6 2 (0.54%) Unix
7 1 (0.27%) Android
7 1 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) VMS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (67.56%) Business Intelligence
2 238 (63.81%) Digital Marketing
3 237 (63.54%) Programme Management
4 82 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (9.12%) ITIL
6 29 (7.77%) Migration
7 27 (7.24%) ERP
8 23 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (5.63%) CRM
9 21 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (5.09%) Decision-Making
10 19 (5.09%) Service Management
11 18 (4.83%) DevOps
11 18 (4.83%) Scrum
12 17 (4.56%) ArchiMate
12 17 (4.56%) Change Management
12 17 (4.56%) Project Management
13 16 (4.29%) TOGAF
14 14 (3.75%) Business Analysis
14 14 (3.75%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.19%) SQL
2 24 (6.43%) Java
3 20 (5.36%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.56%) Python
5 15 (4.02%) C#
6 10 (2.68%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.41%) PHP
8 7 (1.88%) R
9 6 (1.61%) C
9 6 (1.61%) PHP 7
9 6 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.34%) ABAP
10 5 (1.34%) C++
10 5 (1.34%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.34%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.07%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.07%) VB
12 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.80%) VBA
13 2 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 119 (31.90%) Security Cleared
2 70 (18.77%) SC Cleared
3 61 (16.35%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.68%) TOGAF Certification
5 9 (2.41%) Degree
6 7 (1.88%) CISM
6 7 (1.88%) CISSP
7 6 (1.61%) CISA
8 4 (1.07%) MCP
8 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.07%) OCP
8 4 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (1.07%) SANS
8 4 (1.07%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.54%) CISMP
9 2 (0.54%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.54%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.77%) JSP 440
2 26 (6.97%) RMADS
3 8 (2.14%) QA
4 6 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.80%) PMO
6 2 (0.54%) GDPR
6 2 (0.54%) HL7
6 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.27%) NCSC
7 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.14%) Docker
2 4 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (1.07%) Ansible
1 4 (1.07%) HP ALM
1 4 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.54%) Puppet
2 2 (0.54%) SCCM
2 2 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.27%) Grafana
3 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.27%) OSSEC
3 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.27%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) Terraform
3 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (8.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.09%) Oracle
3 13 (3.49%) Ariba
4 10 (2.68%) Adobe
4 10 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.14%) hybris
6 7 (1.88%) BiZZdesign
6 7 (1.88%) HP
6 7 (1.88%) Tableau
7 6 (1.61%) IBM
8 4 (1.07%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.07%) Google
8 4 (1.07%) Informatica
8 4 (1.07%) VMware
9 3 (0.80%) CA
9 3 (0.80%) ESRI
9 3 (0.80%) MAPICS
9 3 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.80%) Snow
9 3 (0.80%) Teradata