Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 October 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 Certification
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 787 891 819
Rank change year-on-year +104 -72 +59
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 20 14 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.014% 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.073% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 29
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £463 £279 £415
90th Percentile £588 £738 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £289 £525
% change year-on-year +72.89% -44.91% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £26.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - -21.21% -

SAP Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16,957 19,202 18,591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.93% 18.61% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,388 11,364 11,300
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £225
90th Percentile £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +7.27% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 837 962 896
UK median hourly rate £36.70 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.80% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £14.36 £12.64 £12.00
90th Percentile £59.91 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.06 £30.00
% change year-on-year +49.64% -16.47% +9.09%

SAP Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Certification in the UK

SAP Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Certification.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Certification in the UK

SAP Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Certification over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Certification in the UK

SAP Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Certification.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Certification in the UK

SAP Certification
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 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 +89 18 £500 -4.76% 5
London +78 9 £513 -14.58% 1
UK excluding London +71 9 £500 +72.89% 5
South East +25 4 - - 1
South West - 4 £500 -
North West - 1 £488 - 1
North of England - 1 £488 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Certification 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 Certification.

1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Migration
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (30.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) SAP HANA
5 5 (25.00%) C
5 5 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (20.00%) HP ALM
6 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
6 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) VB
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (20.00%) MCP
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (20.00%) OCP
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Psychology
6 4 (20.00%) Test Management
6 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting

SAP Certification
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 2 (10.00%) NetWeaver
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (10.00%) SAP MDG
3 1 (5.00%) SAP CAR
3 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (5.00%) SAP EWM
3 1 (5.00%) SAP MDM
3 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (5.00%) SAP Retail
3 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SAP HANA
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Consultant
2 11 (55.00%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Data Consultant
6 3 (15.00%) SAP Data Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) ABAP Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Data Migration Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) SAP MDG Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA Project Manager
8 1 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) AIX
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (20.00%) Psychology
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Test Management
2 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VB
3 3 (15.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) MCP
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (20.00%) OCP
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) CCA
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GxP
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP ALM
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (30.00%) HP
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Ariba
4 1 (5.00%) PTC
4 1 (5.00%) Workday