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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 597 590
Rank change year-on-year +49 -7  
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 66 52 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.097% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 24
Median daily rate £475 £414 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -10.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £335 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £747 £563 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £413 £463
% change year-on-year +30.90% -10.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 - -

SAP Basis is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15092 15313 15456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.04% 28.51% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40585 42041 38676
Median daily rate £434 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £297 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 519 682
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.20 £16.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.76 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 8 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 3 months to 29 June 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
England +43 61 £475 +14.45% 3
UK excluding London +76 43 £540 +30.90%
South East +41 36 £563 +34.32%
London +6 13 £475 +13.09% 2
North of England +49 3 £410 +6.49%
East of England -6 2 £388 -11.42%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 124 (100.00%) SAP
2 59 (47.58%) SAP HANA
3 37 (29.84%) ITIL
4 35 (28.23%) Oracle
5 30 (24.19%) NetWeaver
6 29 (23.39%) Project Management
7 27 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (20.97%) ITIL V3
9 22 (17.74%) Linux
9 22 (17.74%) Migration
10 21 (16.94%) Sybase
11 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
11 19 (15.32%) ABAP
12 17 (13.71%) Windows
12 17 (13.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 16 (12.90%) Oracle Database
13 16 (12.90%) SAP BW
14 15 (12.10%) CRM
14 15 (12.10%) Degree
15 14 (11.29%) Mentoring
15 14 (11.29%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (10.48%) SQL
16 13 (10.48%) SUSE
17 11 (8.87%) ERP
17 11 (8.87%) SAP Data Services
18 10 (8.06%) Incident Management
18 10 (8.06%) SAP ERP
18 10 (8.06%) SAP PI
18 10 (8.06%) SAP CRM
18 10 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery

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 30 (24.19%) NetWeaver
2 5 (4.03%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.42%) IIS
3 3 (2.42%) JBoss
3 3 (2.42%) SAP Portal
4 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.61%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (13.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (8.06%) SAP CRM
2 10 (8.06%) SAP ERP
3 9 (7.26%) SAP MM
3 9 (7.26%) SAP SD
4 7 (5.65%) SAP BPC
5 4 (3.23%) SAP MII
5 4 (3.23%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (1.61%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.81%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 1 (0.81%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.81%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (1.61%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.61%) MPLS
2 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.61%) VPN
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.81%) FTP
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) LAN
3 1 (0.81%) LDAP
3 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.81%) WAN
3 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (47.58%) SAP HANA
2 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
3 16 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 16 (12.90%) SAP BW
4 14 (11.29%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (8.87%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (2.42%) DB2
6 3 (2.42%) MaxDB
6 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.61%) Redis
8 1 (0.81%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.81%) GIS
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 9 (7.26%) LSMW
2 4 (3.23%) NWDI
3 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (5.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.61%) Back Office
3 2 (1.61%) Legal
3 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.61%) Retail
3 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Billing
4 1 (0.81%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.81%) French Language
4 1 (0.81%) German Language
Job Titles
1 62 (50.00%) Consultant
2 59 (47.58%) SAP Consultant
3 53 (42.74%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 20 (16.13%) Architect
5 17 (13.71%) SAP Architect
6 14 (11.29%) SAP Basis Architect
7 9 (7.26%) SAP Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) Technical Leader
9 6 (4.84%) Applications Architect
9 6 (4.84%) SAP HANA Consultant
10 5 (4.03%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.42%) Administrator
12 3 (2.42%) SAP Administrator
12 3 (2.42%) SAP Basis Administrator
12 3 (2.42%) SAP Manager
12 3 (2.42%) SAP Technical Architect
12 3 (2.42%) Security Consultant
12 3 (2.42%) Technical Architect
13 2 (1.61%) SAP Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.06%) SAP PI
2 5 (4.03%) SAP Fiori
2 5 (4.03%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.61%) Middleware
3 2 (1.61%) SAP TM
3 2 (1.61%) Web Services
4 1 (0.81%) EDI
4 1 (0.81%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.81%) SAPUI5
4 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Data Centre
1 6 (4.84%) Virtual Team
2 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.42%) Life Science
4 1 (0.81%) Clustering
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Replication
4 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.81%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Linux
2 17 (13.71%) Windows
3 13 (10.48%) SUSE
4 7 (5.65%) Unix
5 6 (4.84%) AIX
6 3 (2.42%) Solaris
7 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.84%) ITIL
2 29 (23.39%) Project Management
3 26 (20.97%) ITIL V3
4 22 (17.74%) Migration
5 15 (12.10%) CRM
6 14 (11.29%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.87%) ERP
8 10 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (8.06%) Incident Management
9 9 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.26%) Performance Testing
9 9 (7.26%) Release Management
10 7 (5.65%) Business Continuity
10 7 (5.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.03%) SDLC
11 5 (4.03%) Virtual Team Management
12 4 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (3.23%) Project Planning
12 4 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.32%) ABAP
2 13 (10.48%) SQL
3 6 (4.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) Degree
2 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.42%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.42%) PMP
3 3 (2.42%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) CCNA
5 1 (0.81%) CCNP
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.81%) MCP
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.42%) vSphere
2 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 124 (100.00%) SAP
2 35 (28.23%) Oracle
3 21 (16.94%) Sybase
4 8 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.23%) VMware
6 3 (2.42%) Informatica
6 3 (2.42%) OpenText
6 3 (2.42%) Sun
7 2 (1.61%) Ariba
7 2 (1.61%) Cisco
7 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.81%) Avaya
8 1 (0.81%) BMC
8 1 (0.81%) Citrix
8 1 (0.81%) HP
8 1 (0.81%) NetApp