Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 822 708 784
Rank change year-on-year -114 +76 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 64 120 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 64 51
UK median daily rate £462 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £315 £350 £325
90th Percentile £594 £721 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -6.63% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median hourly rate - £16.28 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.60% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.28 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -18.60% -

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 33,110 29,174 30,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.20% 32.08% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,274 20,191 21,055
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 377 412
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.40 £15.70 £13.50
90th Percentile £67.30 £53.75 £56.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +7.14%

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 19 June 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 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 19 June 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 -93 57 £470 -1.05% 4
UK excluding London -35 54 £444 -6.63% 2
South East -62 21 £475 -4.52% 1
Midlands +8 15 £475 +18.75%
West Midlands -1 15 £475 +18.75%
North of England -25 11 £416 +1.16% 1
North West -14 8 £388 -5.78% 1
London -74 5 £550 +15.79% 2
Scotland -37 4 £330 -5.71%
East of England 0 3 - -
Yorkshire -19 3 £416 -

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 64 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (32.81%) NetWeaver
3 14 (21.88%) ITIL
4 13 (20.31%) Oracle
4 13 (20.31%) SAP BW
5 12 (18.75%) SAP HANA
6 11 (17.19%) Migration
7 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (14.06%) SuccessFactors
8 9 (14.06%) ABAP
9 8 (12.50%) Project Management
10 7 (10.94%) SAP HR
10 7 (10.94%) ITIL V3
10 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
11 6 (9.38%) Java
11 6 (9.38%) Unix
11 6 (9.38%) Linux
11 6 (9.38%) CRM
11 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
11 6 (9.38%) Change Management
12 5 (7.81%) DB2
12 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (6.25%) Concur
13 4 (6.25%) SAP BPC

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 21 (32.81%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.13%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) SAP HR
2 5 (7.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (6.25%) SAP BPC
3 4 (6.25%) SAP HCM
4 3 (4.69%) SAP CRM
4 3 (4.69%) SAP MII
4 3 (4.69%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (3.13%) SAP ERP
5 2 (3.13%) SAP GRC
5 2 (3.13%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (1.56%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.56%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.56%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.56%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.56%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.06%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) FTP
2 1 (1.56%) SMS
2 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SAP BW
2 12 (18.75%) SAP HANA
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.81%) DB2
5 4 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.13%) MaxDB
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.56%) Big Data
7 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) NWDI
2 1 (1.56%) LSMW
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
1 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Consultant
2 11 (17.19%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 11 (17.19%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (10.94%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) SAP Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Architect
4 6 (9.38%) SAP Architect
4 6 (9.38%) SAP Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Manager
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Support
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Technical Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) EDI
1 3 (4.69%) SAP ALE
1 3 (4.69%) SAP PI
2 2 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) IDoc
3 1 (1.56%) Java SE
3 1 (1.56%) SAP TM
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.13%) Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Life Science
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
1 6 (9.38%) Unix
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) AIX
4 1 (1.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Migration
3 8 (12.50%) Project Management
4 7 (10.94%) ITIL V3
4 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (9.38%) Change Management
5 6 (9.38%) CRM
5 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.25%) Service Management
8 3 (4.69%) ERP
8 3 (4.69%) Issue Tracking
8 3 (4.69%) ITSM
8 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.69%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.13%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) ABAP
2 6 (9.38%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) SQL
4 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) GDPR
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) GxP
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (20.31%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Ariba
3 4 (6.25%) Concur
4 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.69%) Sybase
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.13%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) Pegasus