The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 April 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 65 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 -29  
Contract jobs citing SAP 11 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.07% 2.31% 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category 4.12% 4.62% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
Median daily rate £400 £280 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -33.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £345 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +73.52% -10.52%  

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 Tyne and Wear.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 267 455 244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 50.19% 50.06% 43.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 294 141
Median daily rate £415 £295 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.67% -5.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £434 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 21
Median hourly rate £24.50 £26.25 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +121.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £14.60 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £28.35 £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Tyne and Wear

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Tyne and Wear

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Tyne and Wear

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 9 £400 +42.85%
Gateshead - 1 £400 -
SAP
North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SAP.

1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (15.00%) Local Government
4 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.00%) Information Governance
4 3 (15.00%) Data Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (15.00%) Electronics
4 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) ABAP
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) SAP WM
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (10.00%) Documentum
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (15.00%) SAP WM
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (10.00%) SAP HR
3 1 (5.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (10.00%) HBase
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Local Government
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Architect
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Enterprise Architect
4 2 (10.00%) SAP WM Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Steward
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SAP CO Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Strategy Architect
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF Architect
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (10.00%) JSON
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (15.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.00%) Data Strategy
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Information Governance
3 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) ABAP
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) SAPscript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) CCAB
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) XenApp
1 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (10.00%) XenServer
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (10.00%) Pega
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) VMware