Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 731 700 733
Rank change year-on-year -31 +33 -4
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 144 162 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.65% 0.74% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 84 84
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £359 £350 £363
90th Percentile £591 £609 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
UK median hourly rate £55.25 £54.00 £39.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.31% +38.14% -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.25 - £39.09

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 22,068 21,747 24,744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.01% 22.52% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,353 14,496 16,456
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 319 425
UK median hourly rate £30.75 £28.18 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.12% -6.07% +4.57%
10th Percentile £14.54 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.36 £50.32 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.94 £29.50
% change year-on-year +29.93% -8.69% +7.27%

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 16 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Data Services over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 January 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 -22 142 £470 +5.86% 16
UK excluding London -11 88 £450 +12.50% 12
London -36 44 £500 +3.09% 4
South East -24 41 £488 +30.00% 5
North of England +40 23 £424 +5.94% 4
North West +19 16 £425 -4.23% 2
Midlands +4 16 £390 -4.88% 1
Yorkshire +22 7 £417 +4.19% 2
West Midlands +2 7 £390 -22.39%
East of England -22 5 - - 1
East Midlands +5 4 £400 +6.67% 1
South West +10 3 £475 -20.83% 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAP Data Services 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 Data Services.

1 128 (88.89%) SAP
2 68 (47.22%) BusinessObjects
3 51 (35.42%) ETL
3 51 (35.42%) Finance
4 49 (34.03%) SQL
5 40 (27.78%) Migration
6 34 (23.61%) Data Migration
7 32 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 32 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (21.53%) Data Management
9 29 (20.14%) Analytics
10 26 (18.06%) Microsoft
11 25 (17.36%) Oracle
11 25 (17.36%) SAP S/4HANA
12 24 (16.67%) Validation
13 23 (15.97%) SAP BW
13 23 (15.97%) SAP HANA
14 22 (15.28%) Data Modelling
15 21 (14.58%) Tableau
16 20 (13.89%) Visualisation
16 20 (13.89%) ERP
17 19 (13.19%) CRM
17 19 (13.19%) Big Data
17 19 (13.19%) Data Quality
18 18 (12.50%) Hadoop
18 18 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 18 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 17 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
19 17 (11.81%) Apache Spark
20 15 (10.42%) Java

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 17 (11.81%) Apache Spark
2 12 (8.33%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.08%) SAS
3 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.39%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (17.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (8.33%) SAP CO
2 12 (8.33%) SAP ERP
2 12 (8.33%) SAP FI
2 12 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (7.64%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (4.86%) Markit EDM
4 7 (4.86%) SAP MDM
4 7 (4.86%) SAP MM
5 6 (4.17%) SAP APO
5 6 (4.17%) SAP PSCD
6 4 (2.78%) Lawson
6 4 (2.78%) SAP BPC
6 4 (2.78%) SAP CRM
7 3 (2.08%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (2.08%) iTrent
7 3 (2.08%) Kondor
7 3 (2.08%) SAP SD
8 2 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (1.39%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.78%) Azure Machine Learning
2 4 (2.78%) Data Lake Analytics
3 3 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.69%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (47.22%) BusinessObjects
2 32 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 23 (15.97%) SAP BW
3 23 (15.97%) SAP HANA
4 19 (13.19%) Big Data
5 18 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 18 (12.50%) Hadoop
5 18 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (11.81%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (9.03%) HBase
8 12 (8.33%) Apache Hive
8 12 (8.33%) Sqoop
9 11 (7.64%) Pentaho
10 10 (6.94%) QlikView
11 9 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.25%) Endeca
11 9 (6.25%) Power BI
12 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (4.86%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (9.03%) LSMW
2 7 (4.86%) Selenium
3 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.69%) PowerDesigner
General
1 51 (35.42%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (5.56%) Retail
4 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.17%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.39%) Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) Front Office
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (34.03%) Developer
2 33 (22.92%) Consultant
3 26 (18.06%) SAP Consultant
4 25 (17.36%) SAP Developer
5 15 (10.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (9.72%) Analyst
6 14 (9.72%) Technical Leader
7 13 (9.03%) Architect
8 11 (7.64%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 9 (6.25%) Data Architect
9 9 (6.25%) Data Consultant
10 8 (5.56%) Data Migration Lead
10 8 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
11 7 (4.86%) ABAP Developer
11 7 (4.86%) Analyst Developer
11 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (4.86%) SAP Data Consultant
11 7 (4.86%) SAP Manager
11 7 (4.86%) Technical Architect
12 6 (4.17%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.64%) Kafka
2 9 (6.25%) J2EE
2 9 (6.25%) XML
3 6 (4.17%) SAP PI
3 6 (4.17%) SAP XI
4 4 (2.78%) BAPI
5 3 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.08%) EDI
5 3 (2.08%) Spring
6 2 (1.39%) .NET
6 2 (1.39%) CSS
6 2 (1.39%) LESS
6 2 (1.39%) Node.js
6 2 (1.39%) React
6 2 (1.39%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.39%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.39%) Sass
7 1 (0.69%) JDBC
7 1 (0.69%) SOAP
7 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) Data Structures
2 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.86%) Reference Data
3 7 (4.86%) User Experience
4 6 (4.17%) AS400
5 3 (2.08%) FMCG
5 3 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.42%) ETL
2 40 (27.78%) Migration
3 34 (23.61%) Data Migration
4 32 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (21.53%) Data Management
6 29 (20.14%) Analytics
7 24 (16.67%) Validation
8 22 (15.28%) Data Modelling
9 20 (13.89%) ERP
9 20 (13.89%) Visualisation
10 19 (13.19%) CRM
11 15 (10.42%) Data Cleansing
12 13 (9.03%) Information Management
13 12 (8.33%) MapReduce
14 11 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (7.64%) B2C
14 11 (7.64%) Data Analysis
14 11 (7.64%) Data Conversion
14 11 (7.64%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (6.94%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 49 (34.03%) SQL
2 15 (10.42%) Java
3 13 (9.03%) ABAP
4 8 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.86%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.08%) Python
6 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.08%) U-SQL
7 2 (1.39%) C#
7 2 (1.39%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.69%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.17%) CCA
2 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.19%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.17%) GxP
2 6 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) MiFID
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.03%) Apache Flume
2 12 (8.33%) HDFS
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.08%) XenApp
3 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (2.08%) SCCM
3 2 (1.39%) Oozie
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 128 (88.89%) SAP
2 26 (18.06%) Microsoft
3 25 (17.36%) Oracle
4 21 (14.58%) Tableau
5 12 (8.33%) Cloudera
5 12 (8.33%) Hortonworks
6 11 (7.64%) hybris
6 11 (7.64%) Informatica
7 7 (4.86%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (4.17%) webMethods
9 5 (3.47%) Cognos
10 4 (2.78%) IBM
10 4 (2.78%) Sage
10 4 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.08%) Citrix
11 3 (2.08%) Sybase
11 3 (2.08%) Workday
12 2 (1.39%) ESRI
12 2 (1.39%) OpenText
12 2 (1.39%) Talend