Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

SAP Basis
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 818 754
Rank change year-on-year +28 -64 +40
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 88 76 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 68
UK median daily rate £475 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% +1.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £312 £306
90th Percentile £691 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +6.11% +5.88% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £51.00

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 32915 32203 32498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.02% 30.39% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23251 22320 22282
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 368 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.25 £14.09 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% -2.67% +10.29%

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 17 November 2017.

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 11 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 17 November 2017. 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 +36 79 £475 +10.14% 2
UK excluding London +17 39 £478 +6.11%
London +15 33 £475 +14.46% 2
South East +11 25 £480 +12.94%
North of England +58 9 £450 -7.69%
North West +21 8 £450 -5.26%
Midlands +29 3 - -
East Midlands +3 3 - -
Yorkshire +30 1 - -
South West 0 1 - -
East of England -28 1 £425 -2.86%

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SAP Basis.

1 88 (100.00%) SAP
2 46 (52.27%) SAP HANA
3 26 (29.55%) NetWeaver
4 20 (22.73%) ERP
5 19 (21.59%) SAP BW
5 19 (21.59%) Migration
6 17 (19.32%) SAP ERP
6 17 (19.32%) Oracle
7 16 (18.18%) Windows
8 15 (17.05%) Linux
9 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
10 12 (13.64%) SAP Implementation
11 11 (12.50%) ABAP
11 11 (12.50%) Unix
11 11 (12.50%) CRM
12 10 (11.36%) SQL
13 9 (10.23%) Sybase
13 9 (10.23%) ITIL
13 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
14 8 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
14 8 (9.09%) SAP CRM
14 8 (9.09%) LSMW
14 8 (9.09%) SAP PI
14 8 (9.09%) Project Management
14 8 (9.09%) DB2
15 7 (7.95%) Finance
15 7 (7.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 7 (7.95%) SAP Fiori

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 26 (29.55%) NetWeaver
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.14%) SAP EP
3 1 (1.14%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (19.32%) SAP ERP
2 8 (9.09%) SAP CRM
3 7 (7.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (7.95%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (6.82%) SAP MM
4 6 (6.82%) SAP SD
4 6 (6.82%) SAP SRM
5 1 (1.14%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.14%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.14%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (1.14%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
3 1 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.14%) Firewall
1 1 (1.14%) MPLS
1 1 (1.14%) SMS
1 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (52.27%) SAP HANA
2 19 (21.59%) SAP BW
3 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.09%) DB2
4 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 8 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
5 6 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (5.68%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.14%) Redis
8 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) LSMW
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Legal
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.14%) French Language
4 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (52.27%) Consultant
2 45 (51.14%) SAP Consultant
3 40 (45.45%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 9 (10.23%) Architect
4 9 (10.23%) SAP HANA Consultant
5 8 (9.09%) SAP Architect
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.68%) Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) SAP Basis Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) SAP Basis Architect
8 4 (4.55%) SAP Manager
9 3 (3.41%) SAP Technical Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.27%) AWS Consultant
10 2 (2.27%) NetWeaver Consultant
10 2 (2.27%) SAP Basis Specialist
10 2 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.27%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) SAP PI
2 7 (7.95%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (2.27%) HTML
3 2 (2.27%) HTML5
3 2 (2.27%) Middleware
3 2 (2.27%) SAP Business Workflow
3 2 (2.27%) SAPUI5
3 2 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Clustering
3 3 (3.41%) Life Science
4 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.14%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.18%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Linux
3 11 (12.50%) Unix
4 4 (4.55%) SUSE
5 3 (3.41%) AIX
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) ERP
2 19 (21.59%) Migration
3 12 (13.64%) SAP Implementation
4 11 (12.50%) CRM
5 9 (10.23%) ITIL
5 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.09%) Project Management
7 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.82%) ITIL V3
8 5 (5.68%) High Availability
9 3 (3.41%) Analytics
9 3 (3.41%) SDLC
9 3 (3.41%) Time Management
10 2 (2.27%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.27%) MVC
10 2 (2.27%) Workflow
11 1 (1.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.14%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.14%) Quality Management
11 1 (1.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) ABAP
2 10 (11.36%) SQL
3 6 (6.82%) Java
4 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) SAP Certification
2 3 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) CCNA
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.14%) MCP
3 1 (1.14%) MCSE
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (19.32%) Oracle
3 9 (10.23%) Sybase
4 6 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (1.14%) Ariba
6 1 (1.14%) BMC
6 1 (1.14%) Citrix
6 1 (1.14%) hybris
6 1 (1.14%) IBM
6 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.14%) Sun
6 1 (1.14%) Veritas