Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 778 816
Rank change year-on-year -73 +38 -45
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 36 105 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.10% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.100% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 51 40
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £381 £375 £323
90th Percentile £615 £725 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £490 £488
% change year-on-year -12.24% +0.51% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 36,035 32,354 32,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.83% 32.29% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,391 22,723 22,288
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £296
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 369 377
UK median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £15.94 £18.40 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.38 £52.50 £50.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.10% +12.23% -4.00%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -64 36 £450 -5.26% 4
UK excluding London -40 25 £430 -12.24% 4
South East -36 14 £435 -19.82% 4
London -34 7 £483 +1.58%
Midlands -8 6 £388 -
West Midlands - 6 £388 -
North West -16 4 £444 +3.20%
North of England -17 4 £444 +3.20%
East of England +10 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (47.22%) SAP BW
3 16 (44.44%) Migration
4 15 (41.67%) NetWeaver
5 13 (36.11%) Oracle
6 12 (33.33%) Java
6 12 (33.33%) CRM
7 11 (30.56%) AIX
8 10 (27.78%) Linux
8 10 (27.78%) Clustering
9 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (25.00%) SAP HANA
10 8 (22.22%) SUSE
11 7 (19.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
11 7 (19.44%) Data Guard
11 7 (19.44%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
12 6 (16.67%) SAP PI
13 5 (13.89%) SAP Portal
13 5 (13.89%) ABAP
13 5 (13.89%) Security Patching
13 5 (13.89%) SAP S/4HANA
14 4 (11.11%) Supplier Relationship Management
14 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (11.11%) ITIL
14 4 (11.11%) DB2
14 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 3 (8.33%) Finance
15 3 (8.33%) EDI

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 15 (41.67%) NetWeaver
2 5 (13.89%) SAP Portal
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (5.56%) SAP CRM
2 2 (5.56%) SAP ERP
2 2 (5.56%) SAP GRC
3 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.78%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.78%) SAP MDG
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) FTP
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) SMS
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SAP BW
2 9 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (11.11%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data
5 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) LSMW
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Consultant
1 15 (41.67%) SAP Consultant
2 13 (36.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Architect
3 7 (19.44%) SAP Architect
4 6 (16.67%) SAP Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Migration Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Basis Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Basis Manager
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Technical Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) SAP PI
2 3 (8.33%) EDI
3 2 (5.56%) SAP ALE
3 2 (5.56%) SAP XI
4 1 (2.78%) EDIFACT
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (2.78%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Life Science
3 1 (2.78%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) AIX
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) SUSE
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (2.78%) HPUX
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Migration
2 12 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (13.89%) Security Patching
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.11%) Supplier Relationship Management
5 3 (8.33%) ERP
5 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Logistics
7 1 (2.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
1 1 (2.78%) GxP
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Data Guard
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Ariba
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Concur
6 1 (2.78%) OpenText
6 1 (2.78%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.78%) Sybase