Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

SAP Data Services (SAP BODS, SAP DS)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 758 702 721
Rank change year-on-year -56 +19 +46
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 121 186 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.54% 0.79% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 108 100
UK median daily rate £465 £439 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% -1.35% +11.25%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £300
90th Percentile £580 £608 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £404 £434
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.89% +23.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £54.00 £39.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +38.14% -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - £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 22595 23511 26618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.09% 22.60% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15446 15594 17543
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.51%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 366 411
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +16.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.09 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.20% -6.07% +33.33%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -32 120 £464 +3.06% 10
UK excluding London -10 66 £461 +14.28% 8
London -22 45 £475 +2.70% 2
South East -9 33 £483 +19.58% 1
North of England +58 19 £438 -1.41% 3
North West +24 12 £450 -8.40%
Midlands +3 9 £400 -15.34% 3
Yorkshire +12 7 £417 +11.13% 3
West Midlands +9 4 £465 -20.51% 3
South West +12 3 £475 -20.83%
East Midlands +1 3 £400 -1.84%
East of England -27 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 110 (90.91%) SAP
2 51 (42.15%) ETL
3 48 (39.67%) BusinessObjects
4 39 (32.23%) Migration
5 37 (30.58%) SQL
6 35 (28.93%) Finance
7 33 (27.27%) Data Migration
8 29 (23.97%) SAP HANA
9 26 (21.49%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
10 22 (18.18%) SAP S/4HANA
11 21 (17.36%) Validation
11 21 (17.36%) Analytics
12 20 (16.53%) LSMW
12 20 (16.53%) ERP
13 19 (15.70%) CRM
14 18 (14.88%) Oracle
14 18 (14.88%) Data Management
15 17 (14.05%) Data Modelling
16 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
17 15 (12.40%) SAP BW
17 15 (12.40%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (12.40%) Data Cleansing
18 14 (11.57%) Data Conversion
19 13 (10.74%) Data Quality
19 13 (10.74%) SAP MM
20 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (9.92%) Big Data
20 12 (9.92%) SAP PI
20 12 (9.92%) SAP ERP

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 8 (6.61%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.79%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.48%) SAS
4 2 (1.65%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (18.18%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (10.74%) SAP MM
3 12 (9.92%) SAP ERP
4 11 (9.09%) SAP Hybris
5 10 (8.26%) SAP CRM
6 8 (6.61%) SAP CO
6 8 (6.61%) SAP FI
6 8 (6.61%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (6.61%) SAP SD
7 7 (5.79%) SAP MDM
8 6 (4.96%) SAP APO
9 4 (3.31%) Lawson
10 3 (2.48%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (2.48%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (2.48%) iTrent
11 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.83%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.83%) SAP MDG
11 1 (0.83%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.65%) Azure Machine Learning
2 2 (1.65%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.83%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (39.67%) BusinessObjects
2 29 (23.97%) SAP HANA
3 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
4 15 (12.40%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (12.40%) SAP BW
5 12 (9.92%) Big Data
6 11 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 11 (9.09%) Hadoop
7 9 (7.44%) Endeca
8 8 (6.61%) HBase
8 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (5.79%) Apache Hive
9 7 (5.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (5.79%) Sqoop
10 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
10 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (4.96%) Power BI
11 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (16.53%) LSMW
2 7 (5.79%) Selenium
3 5 (4.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.83%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (28.93%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (5.79%) Retail
4 3 (2.48%) Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (26.45%) Consultant
2 29 (23.97%) Developer
3 25 (20.66%) SAP Consultant
4 17 (14.05%) SAP Developer
5 16 (13.22%) Architect
6 14 (11.57%) Technical Leader
7 12 (9.92%) Data Architect
8 10 (8.26%) Analyst
9 9 (7.44%) Data Consultant
10 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 8 (6.61%) Data Migration Lead
10 8 (6.61%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 8 (6.61%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
10 8 (6.61%) SAP Data Consultant
11 7 (5.79%) Technical Architect
12 6 (4.96%) Data Analyst
12 6 (4.96%) Data Migration Consultant
12 6 (4.96%) Migration Consultant
12 6 (4.96%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
12 6 (4.96%) SAP Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) SAP PI
2 10 (8.26%) XML
3 8 (6.61%) Kafka
3 8 (6.61%) SAP Basis
4 6 (4.96%) J2EE
5 4 (3.31%) BAPI
6 3 (2.48%) CSS
6 3 (2.48%) EDI
6 3 (2.48%) Spring
7 2 (1.65%) .NET
7 2 (1.65%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.65%) JSON
7 2 (1.65%) LESS
7 2 (1.65%) Node.js
7 2 (1.65%) React
7 2 (1.65%) Sass
8 1 (0.83%) HTML
8 1 (0.83%) JDBC
8 1 (0.83%) SOAP
8 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.79%) Data Structures
1 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.96%) AS400
3 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.31%) FMCG
5 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.15%) ETL
2 39 (32.23%) Migration
3 33 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 26 (21.49%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (17.36%) Analytics
5 21 (17.36%) Validation
6 20 (16.53%) ERP
7 19 (15.70%) CRM
8 18 (14.88%) Data Management
9 17 (14.05%) Data Modelling
10 15 (12.40%) Data Cleansing
11 14 (11.57%) Data Conversion
12 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (9.09%) B2C
13 11 (9.09%) Data Analysis
14 10 (8.26%) Data Extraction
15 9 (7.44%) B2B
15 9 (7.44%) OWASP
15 9 (7.44%) Web Development
16 8 (6.61%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.58%) SQL
2 10 (8.26%) Java
3 9 (7.44%) ABAP
4 7 (5.79%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.48%) C
6 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.65%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 2 (1.65%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (0.83%) C#
8 1 (0.83%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.96%) GxP
2 6 (4.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) MiFID
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) Apache Flume
2 7 (5.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.83%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 110 (90.91%) SAP
2 18 (14.88%) Oracle
3 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.09%) hybris
5 8 (6.61%) Tableau
6 7 (5.79%) Cloudera
6 7 (5.79%) Hortonworks
7 5 (4.13%) Cognos
7 5 (4.13%) IFS
7 5 (4.13%) Informatica
8 4 (3.31%) IBM
8 4 (3.31%) Sage
8 4 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.65%) ESRI
9 2 (1.65%) OpenText
9 2 (1.65%) Syncsort
9 2 (1.65%) Talend
9 2 (1.65%) Workday
10 1 (0.83%) Birst
10 1 (0.83%) SnapLogic