Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP Data Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP Data Services over the 6 months to 18 July 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 Data Services (SAP BODS, SAP DS)
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 767 730 732
Rank change year-on-year -37 +2 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 124 110 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.53% 0.52% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 51 88
UK median daily rate £513 £450 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +1.81% -1.23%
10th Percentile £316 £313 £318
90th Percentile £583 £588 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.33% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £18.75 -
% change year-on-year +137.33% - -

SAP Data Services is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 23,466 21,330 24,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.67% 22.45% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,368 14,170 16,289
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £638 £616 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 267 379
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.26% +14.00%
10th Percentile £13.98 £10.90 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.35% +5.00% +20.00%

SAP Data Services
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Data Services in the UK

SAP Data Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Data Services in the UK

SAP Data Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Data Services over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Data Services in the UK

SAP Data Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Data Services in the UK

SAP Data Services
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Data Services within the UK over the 6 months to 18 July 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 -28 121 £513 +13.89% 15
UK excluding London -16 76 £475 +10.47% 10
South East +14 56 £525 +19.32% 5
London -19 46 £513 +7.89% 5
Midlands -6 7 £400 -4.19%
West Midlands -19 7 £400 -18.37%
North of England -49 5 £369 -13.24% 2
East of England +6 3 £350 - 2
Yorkshire -43 3 £350 -36.36% 1
North West -34 2 £381 -4.69% 1
Scotland -40 2 - -
South West +5 1 £475 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Data Services 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 Data Services.

1 100 (80.65%) SAP
2 71 (57.26%) BusinessObjects
3 70 (56.45%) Finance
4 47 (37.90%) ETL
5 44 (35.48%) SQL
6 38 (30.65%) Migration
7 36 (29.03%) ERP
8 35 (28.23%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (25.00%) SAP ERP
10 30 (24.19%) Data Migration
11 25 (20.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 25 (20.16%) Master Data Management
12 24 (19.35%) CRM
12 24 (19.35%) SQL Server
12 24 (19.35%) Telecoms
13 21 (16.94%) SAP XI
13 21 (16.94%) Revenue Management
14 20 (16.13%) SAP PSCD
15 19 (15.32%) CCA
15 19 (15.32%) webMethods
15 19 (15.32%) General Ledger
15 19 (15.32%) Accounts Receivable
16 18 (14.52%) Accounts Payable
17 17 (13.71%) SAP BW
18 16 (12.90%) LSMW
19 15 (12.10%) Data Modelling
20 14 (11.29%) Data Cleansing
21 13 (10.48%) SAP HANA
21 13 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
22 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel

SAP Data Services
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 4 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.81%) Confluence
2 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (25.00%) SAP ERP
2 20 (16.13%) SAP PSCD
3 12 (9.68%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (8.06%) SAP FI
5 9 (7.26%) SAP MM
6 8 (6.45%) SAP BPC
7 6 (4.84%) SAP APO
7 6 (4.84%) SAP CO
7 6 (4.84%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (4.03%) SAP MDM
9 4 (3.23%) SAP FI-CA
9 4 (3.23%) SAP SD
10 3 (2.42%) SAP MDG
11 2 (1.61%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.81%) Markit EDM
12 1 (0.81%) SAP LE
12 1 (0.81%) SAP PP
12 1 (0.81%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (57.26%) BusinessObjects
2 25 (20.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 24 (19.35%) SQL Server
4 17 (13.71%) SAP BW
5 13 (10.48%) SAP HANA
6 11 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.45%) Big Data
7 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (5.65%) Data Lake
8 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (4.84%) DB2
10 5 (4.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.23%) Hadoop
12 3 (2.42%) Apache Hive
12 3 (2.42%) BODI
12 3 (2.42%) Lumira
12 3 (2.42%) Power BI
12 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.61%) QlikView
13 2 (1.61%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (12.90%) LSMW
2 7 (5.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.81%) ER Studio
3 1 (0.81%) ERwin
3 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (56.45%) Finance
2 24 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 19 (15.32%) General Ledger
4 7 (5.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (35.48%) Consultant
2 42 (33.87%) Developer
3 39 (31.45%) SAP Consultant
4 20 (16.13%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 18 (14.52%) Business Developer
6 15 (12.10%) ETL Developer
7 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (9.68%) Data Consultant
7 12 (9.68%) SAP Developer
8 11 (8.87%) Analyst
8 11 (8.87%) Data Migration Consultant
8 11 (8.87%) Migration Consultant
9 9 (7.26%) SAP Data Consultant
10 8 (6.45%) Data Analyst
10 8 (6.45%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
10 8 (6.45%) SAP Migration Consultant
11 7 (5.65%) Architect
11 7 (5.65%) SAP Analyst
11 7 (5.65%) SAP FI Consultant
12 5 (4.03%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.94%) SAP XI
2 9 (7.26%) XML
3 6 (4.84%) BAPI
3 6 (4.84%) JSON
4 2 (1.61%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.81%) EDI
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
5 1 (0.81%) HTML5
5 1 (0.81%) JDBC
5 1 (0.81%) Kafka
5 1 (0.81%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.81%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.23%) AS400
3 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.61%) User Experience
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) FMCG
4 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.03%) Unix
2 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.90%) ETL
2 38 (30.65%) Migration
3 36 (29.03%) ERP
4 35 (28.23%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (24.19%) Data Migration
6 25 (20.16%) Master Data Management
7 24 (19.35%) CRM
8 21 (16.94%) Revenue Management
9 19 (15.32%) Accounts Receivable
10 18 (14.52%) Accounts Payable
11 15 (12.10%) Data Modelling
12 14 (11.29%) Data Cleansing
13 13 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (8.87%) Analytics
15 9 (7.26%) Logistics
16 8 (6.45%) Data Mapping
16 8 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (6.45%) Visualisation
17 7 (5.65%) Data Management
17 7 (5.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.48%) SQL
2 10 (8.06%) ABAP
3 5 (4.03%) PL/SQL
3 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.61%) Python
6 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.81%) Java
6 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.81%) Korn
6 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (15.32%) CCA
2 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.81%) Degree
5 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.81%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.23%) XenApp
1 4 (3.23%) XenDesktop
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.61%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) HP ALM
2 3 (2.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 100 (80.65%) SAP
2 19 (15.32%) webMethods
3 11 (8.87%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.45%) Oracle
5 7 (5.65%) Cloudera
5 7 (5.65%) Tableau
6 6 (4.84%) HP
7 4 (3.23%) Citrix
7 4 (3.23%) Informatica
7 4 (3.23%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.42%) Cognos
9 2 (1.61%) IBM
9 2 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.81%) Ariba
10 1 (0.81%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.81%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com