Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 754 749 716
Rank change year-on-year -5 -33 +25
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 129 129 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.55% 0.58% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 67 112
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £340 £388 £356
90th Percentile £594 £590 £637
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +10.27% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
UK median hourly rate £73.34 £52.50 £54.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.70% -2.78% +38.14%
10th Percentile £47.50 £29.00 £52.00
90th Percentile £81.43 £63.70 £56.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £73.34 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year +39.70% - -

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 23,390 22,073 23,760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.65% 22.21% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,316 14,930 15,825
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 276 389
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.69% +5.36%
10th Percentile £12.37 £13.70 £10.85
90th Percentile £56.55 £54.38 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -0.66%

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 22 October 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 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP Data Services in the UK

SAP Data Services
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 Data Services within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 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 -11 127 £513 +7.89% 10
UK excluding London -28 75 £510 +10.27% 6
London -1 52 £513 +7.89% 4
South East +5 51 £558 +14.36% 1
North of England -38 15 £415 -7.78% 2
North West -11 10 £375 -16.67% 1
Yorkshire -31 5 £493 -1.50% 1
East of England +11 4 - - 2
West Midlands -20 2 - -
Midlands -32 2 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 113 (87.60%) SAP
2 69 (53.49%) BusinessObjects
3 54 (41.86%) Finance
4 47 (36.43%) ETL
5 43 (33.33%) SQL
6 41 (31.78%) Migration
7 39 (30.23%) ERP
8 36 (27.91%) Data Migration
9 33 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (23.26%) SAP ERP
11 25 (19.38%) SQL Server
12 21 (16.28%) Master Data Management
13 20 (15.50%) CRM
13 20 (15.50%) SAP BW
14 18 (13.95%) Data Modelling
14 18 (13.95%) Telecoms
14 18 (13.95%) SAP XI
15 17 (13.18%) CCA
15 17 (13.18%) webMethods
15 17 (13.18%) General Ledger
15 17 (13.18%) SAP PSCD
15 17 (13.18%) Revenue Management
15 17 (13.18%) Accounts Receivable
16 16 (12.40%) Accounts Payable
16 16 (12.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 16 (12.40%) SAP HANA
17 15 (11.63%) SAP S/4HANA
18 14 (10.85%) Security Cleared
18 14 (10.85%) Data Cleansing
18 14 (10.85%) JIRA

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 5 (3.88%) Confluence
2 2 (1.55%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.55%) SAS
3 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (23.26%) SAP ERP
2 17 (13.18%) SAP PSCD
3 15 (11.63%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (6.20%) SAP MM
5 7 (5.43%) SAP BPC
5 7 (5.43%) SAP FI
6 6 (4.65%) SAP APO
6 6 (4.65%) SAP MDG
7 5 (3.88%) SAP MDM
8 4 (3.10%) SAP CO
8 4 (3.10%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (3.10%) SAP SD
9 3 (2.33%) SAP FI-CA
9 3 (2.33%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (1.55%) SAP GTS
10 2 (1.55%) SAP IBP
11 1 (0.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Azure Data Factory
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) Intranet
2 1 (0.78%) LAN
2 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (53.49%) BusinessObjects
2 25 (19.38%) SQL Server
3 20 (15.50%) SAP BW
4 16 (12.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 16 (12.40%) SAP HANA
5 14 (10.85%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (8.53%) DB2
7 10 (7.75%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (6.20%) Big Data
9 7 (5.43%) Data Lake
9 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
10 6 (4.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (3.10%) Lumira
12 3 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
12 3 (2.33%) Power BI
12 3 (2.33%) QlikView
12 3 (2.33%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (10.85%) JIRA
1 14 (10.85%) LSMW
2 3 (2.33%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.33%) JUnit
2 3 (2.33%) Selenium
3 2 (1.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (41.86%) Finance
2 18 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 17 (13.18%) General Ledger
4 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.10%) Retail
6 2 (1.55%) Billing
6 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 49 (37.98%) Consultant
2 44 (34.11%) SAP Consultant
3 43 (33.33%) Developer
4 19 (14.73%) Data Consultant
5 17 (13.18%) ETL Developer
6 16 (12.40%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 16 (12.40%) SAP Data Consultant
7 15 (11.63%) Data Migration Consultant
7 15 (11.63%) Migration Consultant
7 15 (11.63%) SAP Developer
8 14 (10.85%) Business Developer
9 12 (9.30%) Analyst
9 12 (9.30%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
9 12 (9.30%) SAP Migration Consultant
10 11 (8.53%) Architect
10 11 (8.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (8.53%) Data Analyst
11 7 (5.43%) SAP Analyst
11 7 (5.43%) SAP Architect
12 5 (3.88%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.95%) SAP XI
2 11 (8.53%) XML
3 10 (7.75%) JSON
4 7 (5.43%) BAPI
5 4 (3.10%) HTML
5 4 (3.10%) HTML5
5 4 (3.10%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (2.33%) CSS
6 3 (2.33%) Spring
6 3 (2.33%) XHTML
7 2 (1.55%) Kafka
8 1 (0.78%) EDI
8 1 (0.78%) JDBC
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.78%) REST
8 1 (0.78%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.78%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.78%) SOAP
8 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.20%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.10%) AS400
3 3 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.78%) FMCG
4 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.33%) Unix
2 1 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.43%) ETL
2 41 (31.78%) Migration
3 39 (30.23%) ERP
4 36 (27.91%) Data Migration
5 33 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (16.28%) Master Data Management
7 20 (15.50%) CRM
8 18 (13.95%) Data Modelling
9 17 (13.18%) Accounts Receivable
9 17 (13.18%) Revenue Management
10 16 (12.40%) Accounts Payable
11 14 (10.85%) Data Cleansing
12 12 (9.30%) Data Analysis
13 11 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (7.75%) Analytics
15 9 (6.98%) Data Integration
15 9 (6.98%) Data Mapping
15 9 (6.98%) Logistics
15 9 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (5.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (6.20%) ABAP
3 5 (3.88%) Java
3 5 (3.88%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.55%) Python
6 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.78%) R
6 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (13.18%) CCA
2 14 (10.85%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.55%) Degree
5 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.78%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.78%) Oozie
2 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 113 (87.60%) SAP
2 17 (13.18%) webMethods
3 9 (6.98%) Oracle
4 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.65%) HP
6 5 (3.88%) Cloudera
6 5 (3.88%) JD Edwards
7 4 (3.10%) Informatica
7 4 (3.10%) Tableau
8 3 (2.33%) hybris
9 2 (1.55%) Databricks
10 1 (0.78%) Ariba
10 1 (0.78%) Citrix
10 1 (0.78%) Cognos
10 1 (0.78%) Concur
10 1 (0.78%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.78%) IBM
10 1 (0.78%) Pegasus