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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Basis
UK
Rank 543 582 560
Rank change year-on-year +39 -22  
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 56 46 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.087% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 15
Median daily rate £467 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +4.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -

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 14008 14779 13928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.32% 27.98% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9711 10236 9022
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 227 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

SAP Basis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP Basis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Basis in the UK

SAP Basis
Top 23 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 23 March 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 +46 53 £475 +5.55% 14
South East +38 29 £473 -0.62% 5
Surrey +39 23 £488 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 23 £488 -
London +13 11 £525 +16.66% 3
Manchester +15 3 £413 - 1
North West +11 3 £413 +2.86% 1
West Sussex +1 3 £448 -16.79% 3
East of England - 3 £343 -
Middlesex - 3 £509 -
Basildon - 2 £343 -
Edinburgh - 2 £350 -
Scotland - 2 £350 -
Essex - 2 £343 -
West Midlands +13 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Birmingham +1 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £850 -
South West - 1 £850 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Chichester - 1 £443 -
East Grinstead - 1 £454 -
Swindon - 1 £850 -

SAP Basis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 105 (100.00%) SAP
2 42 (40.00%) Oracle
3 34 (32.38%) NetWeaver
4 33 (31.43%) SAP BW
5 29 (27.62%) SAP HANA
6 24 (22.86%) Sybase
7 21 (20.00%) ITIL
8 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
8 19 (18.10%) BusinessObjects
8 19 (18.10%) Project Management
8 19 (18.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (17.14%) Linux
10 16 (15.24%) ITIL V3
10 16 (15.24%) MaxDB
11 15 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (14.29%) SAP BPC
12 14 (13.33%) SAP MII
12 14 (13.33%) NWDI
12 14 (13.33%) SQL
12 14 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 14 (13.33%) Migration
13 13 (12.38%) DB2
13 13 (12.38%) CRM
13 13 (12.38%) Oracle Database
13 13 (12.38%) SAP Implementation
14 12 (11.43%) ERP
15 11 (10.48%) SAP PI
16 10 (9.52%) AIX
17 9 (8.57%) Red Hat

SAP Basis
Top Related 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 34 (32.38%) NetWeaver
2 9 (8.57%) SAP EP
3 4 (3.81%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.95%) IIS
4 1 (0.95%) JBoss
4 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
2 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (14.29%) SAP BPC
2 14 (13.33%) SAP MII
2 14 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (8.57%) SAP GRC
4 8 (7.62%) SAP CRM
5 5 (4.76%) SAP ERP
5 5 (4.76%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 5 (4.76%) SAP MDM
6 4 (3.81%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.95%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.95%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.95%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.95%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Firewall
1 1 (0.95%) FTP
1 1 (0.95%) HTTP
1 1 (0.95%) LDAP
1 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (31.43%) SAP BW
2 29 (27.62%) SAP HANA
3 19 (18.10%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
4 16 (15.24%) MaxDB
5 13 (12.38%) DB2
5 13 (12.38%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.95%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.95%) GIS
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) NWDI
2 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.95%) LSMW
General
1 6 (5.71%) Legal
2 5 (4.76%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.95%) Automotive
3 1 (0.95%) Back Office
3 1 (0.95%) Billing
3 1 (0.95%) Dutch Language
3 1 (0.95%) French Language
3 1 (0.95%) German Language
3 1 (0.95%) Marketing
3 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (40.00%) Consultant
2 41 (39.05%) SAP Consultant
3 35 (33.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 22 (20.95%) Architect
5 21 (20.00%) SAP Architect
6 12 (11.43%) Administrator
6 12 (11.43%) SAP Administrator
6 12 (11.43%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 11 (10.48%) SAP Basis Architect
8 10 (9.52%) SAP Technical Architect
8 10 (9.52%) Technical Architect
9 8 (7.62%) SAP Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Applications Architect
11 4 (3.81%) Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) SAP Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) SAP Basis Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) Technical Leader
12 3 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
12 3 (2.86%) Security Consultant
12 3 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) SAP PI
2 5 (4.76%) SAP XI
3 4 (3.81%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (2.86%) SAP TM
5 1 (0.95%) EDI
5 1 (0.95%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.95%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.95%) SAPUI5
5 1 (0.95%) Web Services
5 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Virtual Team
2 4 (3.81%) Clustering
3 3 (2.86%) Life Science
4 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Replication
5 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.95%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) Linux
2 10 (9.52%) AIX
3 9 (8.57%) SUSE
4 7 (6.67%) Windows
5 5 (4.76%) Solaris
6 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.81%) Unix
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.00%) ITIL
2 19 (18.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (18.10%) Project Management
3 18 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (15.24%) ITIL V3
5 14 (13.33%) Migration
6 13 (12.38%) CRM
6 13 (12.38%) SAP Implementation
7 12 (11.43%) ERP
8 9 (8.57%) Performance Testing
9 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (7.62%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.71%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.71%) Data Migration
11 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (4.76%) Coaching
12 5 (4.76%) Data Management
12 5 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.33%) SQL
2 8 (7.62%) Java
3 5 (4.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.62%) BC Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.95%) PMP
4 1 (0.95%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 105 (100.00%) SAP
2 42 (40.00%) Oracle
3 24 (22.86%) Sybase
4 9 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.76%) BMC
6 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.95%) Ariba
7 1 (0.95%) Avaya
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco
7 1 (0.95%) HP
7 1 (0.95%) IBM
7 1 (0.95%) Informatica
7 1 (0.95%) OpenText
7 1 (0.95%) Sun
7 1 (0.95%) VMware
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