Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 32 39
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP 324 294 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.95% 5.30% 4.92%
As % of the Vendors category 12.13% 13.59% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 210 227
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £295 £313 £301
90th Percentile £625 £591 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
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% -29.91%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -16.67% +5.00%

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 2,672 2,163 2,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.79% 38.98% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,643 1,341 1,476
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £200 £193
90th Percentile £575 £550 £535
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 105 174
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £24.00 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.92% +3.73% -7.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.28 £11.63
90th Percentile £56.04 £48.45 £46.35
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Wiltshire -5 135 £525 +10.53% 16
Bristol -8 133 £403 +7.33% 36
Somerset -1 28 £400 -18.37% 7
Gloucestershire -37 7 £475 +21.79% 5
Devon - 3 £122 - 3
Dorset +3 1 £450 - 15
Cornwall - 1 £250 -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 236 (72.84%) Finance
2 223 (68.83%) Manufacturing
3 217 (66.98%) Business Intelligence
4 210 (64.81%) Telecoms
5 208 (64.20%) Marketing
6 207 (63.89%) Digital Marketing
6 207 (63.89%) Electronics
6 207 (63.89%) Programme Management
7 72 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 66 (20.37%) Microsoft
9 58 (17.90%) SC Cleared
10 44 (13.58%) C#
10 44 (13.58%) .NET
10 44 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (12.96%) SQL
11 42 (12.96%) CRM
12 39 (12.04%) SQL Server
13 34 (10.49%) JavaScript
14 32 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (9.26%) HTML
16 28 (8.64%) Windows
17 27 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (6.79%) CSS
20 21 (6.48%) ITIL
20 21 (6.48%) PowerShell
20 21 (6.48%) AngularJS
21 20 (6.17%) MVC
21 20 (6.17%) Retail
22 19 (5.86%) Microsoft Office

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 (3.40%) Confluence
2 7 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (0.93%) SAP Portal
4 3 (0.93%) Site Server
5 2 (0.62%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.31%) IIS
6 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (5.86%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.40%) SAP CRM
3 9 (2.78%) SAP MM
4 8 (2.47%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (1.85%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (1.54%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.93%) Cognos Controller
7 3 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.93%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.31%) Maximo
9 1 (0.31%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM for Utilities
9 1 (0.31%) SAP GTS
9 1 (0.31%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.31%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.31%) SAP SCM
9 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.16%) Office 365
3 4 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.62%) IaaS
4 2 (0.62%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) GitHub
5 1 (0.31%) NuGet
5 1 (0.31%) Route 53
5 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.47%) Intranet
2 6 (1.85%) Firewall
3 5 (1.54%) Network Security
4 4 (1.23%) VPN
5 3 (0.93%) HTTP
5 3 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.62%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.62%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.62%) VoIP
6 2 (0.62%) WebEx
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.31%) SAN
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
7 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (3.09%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 8 (2.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 8 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.16%) SAP BW
4 7 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.85%) Power BI
5 6 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.23%) MySQL
6 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.23%) SAP HANA
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.23%) Star Schema
7 3 (0.93%) OLAP
7 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (5.25%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.70%) JIRA
4 10 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.93%) Selenium
8 2 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.31%) Grunt
9 1 (0.31%) LSMW
9 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.31%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.31%) Subversion
9 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.31%) Zephyr
General
1 236 (72.84%) Finance
2 223 (68.83%) Manufacturing
3 210 (64.81%) Telecoms
4 208 (64.20%) Marketing
5 207 (63.89%) Electronics
6 20 (6.17%) Retail
7 13 (4.01%) Banking
8 11 (3.40%) Billing
9 10 (3.09%) Automotive
10 4 (1.23%) Legal
11 3 (0.93%) Back Office
11 3 (0.93%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.62%) French Language
12 2 (0.62%) Military
13 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (19.44%) Developer
2 60 (18.52%) Analyst
3 56 (17.28%) Architect
4 39 (12.04%) Consultant
5 23 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 18 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
7 15 (4.63%) C# Developer
7 15 (4.63%) CRM Developer
7 15 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 15 (4.63%) Microsoft Developer
8 14 (4.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (4.32%) SAP Analyst
9 12 (3.70%) Coordinator
9 12 (3.70%) IT Analyst
9 12 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 12 (3.70%) Test Analyst
10 11 (3.40%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.40%) Security Assurance Coordinator
11 9 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.58%) .NET
2 30 (9.26%) HTML
3 22 (6.79%) CSS
4 21 (6.48%) AngularJS
5 18 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 15 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (4.63%) jQuery
7 11 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (3.40%) SOAP
8 10 (3.09%) JSON
8 10 (3.09%) REST
9 8 (2.47%) Angular 2
10 7 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (2.16%) XML
11 6 (1.85%) React
11 6 (1.85%) Web Services
12 5 (1.54%) SAP PI
13 4 (1.23%) AppFabric
13 4 (1.23%) HTML5
13 4 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.78%) NHS
5 8 (2.47%) Social Media
6 5 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.23%) IVR
7 4 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.62%) CESG
9 2 (0.62%) CMDB
9 2 (0.62%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.62%) FMCG
9 2 (0.62%) Robotics
9 2 (0.62%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.64%) Windows
2 17 (5.25%) Windows 10
3 14 (4.32%) Linux
4 10 (3.09%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.16%) AIX
6 6 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.23%) Unix
7 4 (1.23%) zOS
8 3 (0.93%) CentOS
8 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.62%) Android
9 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (66.98%) Business Intelligence
2 207 (63.89%) Digital Marketing
2 207 (63.89%) Programme Management
3 44 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (12.96%) CRM
5 32 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (6.48%) ITIL
8 20 (6.17%) MVC
9 18 (5.56%) Scrum
10 13 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (3.70%) Migration
11 12 (3.70%) Service Management
12 11 (3.40%) MODAF
12 11 (3.40%) OO
12 11 (3.40%) SDLC
13 10 (3.09%) Project Management
13 10 (3.09%) Service Delivery
13 10 (3.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.58%) C#
2 42 (12.96%) SQL
3 34 (10.49%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.48%) PowerShell
5 15 (4.63%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.47%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.23%) ABAP
7 4 (1.23%) Apple Swift
8 3 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (0.93%) PHP
9 2 (0.62%) SAPscript
9 2 (0.62%) VBScript
10 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.31%) C
10 1 (0.31%) ES6
10 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.31%) Python
10 1 (0.31%) R
10 1 (0.31%) Ruby
10 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 58 (17.90%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.94%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.70%) Degree
4 12 (3.70%) ISEB
4 12 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (0.93%) CISM
6 3 (0.93%) CISSP
6 3 (0.93%) SSCP
7 2 (0.62%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.62%) CCNA
7 2 (0.62%) CIMA
7 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) AAT
8 1 (0.31%) ICAEW
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.94%) JSP 440
2 14 (4.32%) RMADS
3 13 (4.01%) QA
4 9 (2.78%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.85%) SLA
6 4 (1.23%) GDPR
6 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.23%) PMO
7 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.31%) IFRS
7 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.23%) Ansible
1 4 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.93%) Terraform
3 2 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.62%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.62%) WSUS
4 1 (0.31%) Consul
4 1 (0.31%) Control-M
4 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.31%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 66 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.86%) Oracle
3 11 (3.40%) hybris
4 8 (2.47%) IBM
4 8 (2.47%) Unisys
4 8 (2.47%) VMware
5 5 (1.54%) Cisco
5 5 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.54%) Snow
5 5 (1.54%) Veritas
6 4 (1.23%) Adobe
7 3 (0.93%) Anaplan
7 3 (0.93%) Apple
7 3 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.93%) Cognos
7 3 (0.93%) HP
7 3 (0.93%) Intel
7 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.62%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (0.62%) Nimble Storage