Period
to 15 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 842 809 780
Rank change year-on-year -33 -29 -30
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 46 69 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.069% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 46
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £399 £322 £326
90th Percentile £580 £586 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% -2.86%
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 34,011 31,922 30,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.20% 32.11% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,947 22,764 20,721
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 326 338
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.25 £18.25 £14.87
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.40 £38.50
% change year-on-year +2.79% +4.94% +2.67%

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 January 2019.

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 6 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 January 2019. 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 -15 46 £463 -2.63% 19
UK excluding London -54 26 £463 -2.63% 14
South East 0 17 £448 -6.28% 4
London -1 17 £485 +2.11% 5
North West -12 9 £463 -2.63% 3
North of England -23 9 £463 -7.50% 4

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (41.30%) Java
3 17 (36.96%) Oracle
3 17 (36.96%) SAP BW
3 17 (36.96%) NetWeaver
4 15 (32.61%) Migration
5 14 (30.43%) Linux
6 13 (28.26%) Clustering
7 12 (26.09%) AIX
8 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database
9 9 (19.57%) SAP HANA
10 8 (17.39%) Data Guard
10 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
10 8 (17.39%) SAP S/4HANA
10 8 (17.39%) SUSE
10 8 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (17.39%) CRM
10 8 (17.39%) DB2
10 8 (17.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.04%) IaaS
11 6 (13.04%) PaaS
11 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
11 6 (13.04%) JSON
11 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (13.04%) Virtual Team
12 5 (10.87%) Supplier Relationship Management
12 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
12 5 (10.87%) SAP Portal

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 17 (36.96%) NetWeaver
2 5 (10.87%) SAP Portal
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (4.35%) SAP GRC
3 1 (2.17%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 1 (2.17%) SAP MDG
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.17%) SAP POS DM
3 1 (2.17%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.04%) IaaS
2 6 (13.04%) PaaS
3 5 (10.87%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) SAP BW
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database
3 9 (19.57%) SAP HANA
4 8 (17.39%) DB2
5 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.17%) Sybase ASE
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Consultant
2 20 (43.48%) SAP Consultant
3 18 (39.13%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 11 (23.91%) Architect
5 9 (19.57%) SAP Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Azure Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Lead Architect
7 4 (8.70%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) NetWeaver Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) SAP Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) SAP Basis Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) SAP Basis Architect
8 2 (4.35%) SAP HANA Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) SAP Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Security Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) JSON
2 4 (8.70%) SAP PI
3 3 (6.52%) SAP XI
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (2.17%) EDI
5 1 (2.17%) EDIFACT
5 1 (2.17%) IDoc
5 1 (2.17%) Middleware
5 1 (2.17%) SAP TM
5 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Clustering
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) AIX
3 8 (17.39%) SUSE
4 4 (8.70%) Windows
5 3 (6.52%) Unix
6 1 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Migration
2 8 (17.39%) CRM
3 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.87%) Supplier Relationship Management
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
5 4 (8.70%) Security Patching
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.52%) Business Transformation
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) ERP
7 2 (4.35%) High Availability
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Security
7 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Java
2 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.87%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Data Guard
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (36.96%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Ariba
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) Sybase
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) Concur
6 1 (2.17%) OpenText
6 1 (2.17%) Sitecore