Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP Basis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Basis over the 6 months to 15 August 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.

SAP Basis
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 837 736 828
Rank change year-on-year -101 +92 -66
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 44 131 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.14% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.42% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 62 46
UK median daily rate £469 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £381 £399 £341
90th Percentile £675 £725 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £478 £438
% change year-on-year -1.83% +9.14% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £16.28 £66.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -75.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.28 -

SAP Basis is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,236 30,997 31,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.43% 32.42% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,889 21,393 22,140
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £291
90th Percentile £625 £622 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.63% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 385 386
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.70%

SAP Basis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP Basis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Basis in the UK

SAP Basis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Basis in the UK

SAP Basis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Basis over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Basis in the UK

SAP Basis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Basis in the UK

SAP Basis
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Basis within the UK over the 6 months to 15 August 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
England -105 43 £469 -1.32% 6
UK excluding London -62 32 £469 -1.83% 2
Midlands -10 14 £475 -
West Midlands - 14 £475 -
South East -69 11 £475 -8.43% 2
London -56 7 £550 +15.79% 4
North West -15 4 £444 +8.23%
North of England -25 4 £444 +8.23%
East of England -11 3 - -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis 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 with a requirement for SAP Basis.

1 44 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (36.36%) NetWeaver
3 13 (29.55%) Migration
4 11 (25.00%) SAP BW
5 10 (22.73%) Oracle
6 9 (20.45%) Java
6 9 (20.45%) CRM
6 9 (20.45%) SAP HANA
7 8 (18.18%) Linux
7 8 (18.18%) ITIL
7 8 (18.18%) ABAP
8 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (13.64%) AIX
9 6 (13.64%) Change Management
10 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.36%) SAP HCM
10 5 (11.36%) Clustering
10 5 (11.36%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
11 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (9.09%) SAP PI
11 4 (9.09%) SAP HR
11 4 (9.09%) Project Management
11 4 (9.09%) SUSE
12 3 (6.82%) SAP CRM
12 3 (6.82%) Service Management
12 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
12 3 (6.82%) Middleware

SAP Basis
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 16 (36.36%) NetWeaver
2 3 (6.82%) SAP Portal
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) SAP HCM
2 4 (9.09%) SAP HR
3 3 (6.82%) SAP CRM
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (4.55%) SAP ERP
4 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.27%) SAP GRC
5 1 (2.27%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (2.27%) SAP SD
5 1 (2.27%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) SMS
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 9 (20.45%) SAP HANA
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) DB2
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) LSMW
General
1 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Automotive
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Consultant
1 14 (31.82%) SAP Consultant
2 12 (27.27%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) SAP Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) SAP Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) SAP Basis Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) SAP Technical Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) SAP PI
2 3 (6.82%) EDI
2 3 (6.82%) Middleware
2 3 (6.82%) SAP ALE
3 1 (2.27%) IDoc
3 1 (2.27%) Java SE
3 1 (2.27%) SAP TM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.27%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) AIX
3 4 (9.09%) SUSE
4 3 (6.82%) Unix
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) HPUX
6 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Migration
2 9 (20.45%) CRM
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) Change Management
5 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) ERP
6 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Security Patching
6 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.82%) Service Management
6 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.55%) Server Hardening
7 2 (4.55%) SOA
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) ABAP
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) GDPR
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) GxP
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Data Guard
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.55%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.27%) Ariba
5 1 (2.27%) Capita
5 1 (2.27%) Concur
5 1 (2.27%) OpenText
5 1 (2.27%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.27%) Sybase