Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 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 Data Services (SAP BODS, SAP DS)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 754 765 702
Rank change year-on-year +11 -63 +46
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 91 120 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.45% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 66 56
UK median daily rate £475 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +13.89% -
10th Percentile £363 £316 £313
90th Percentile £716 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £425
% change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 20,337 22,576 20,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.35% 22.43% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,936 15,720 13,577
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £437
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +8.12% +2.82%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £294
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £415 £390
% change year-on-year +3.19% +6.41% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 225 255
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £29.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +7.33% +8.42%
10th Percentile £13.78 £14.00 £9.30
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.20 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £30.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.19% +5.61%

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 21 May 2019.

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 14 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 21 May 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 -5 80 £450 -12.20% 4
UK excluding London +4 66 £450 +15.38% 4
London +33 23 £481 -6.10% 2
South East -4 18 £495 -5.71% 2
East of England +19 16 £480 +37.14%
North of England +25 12 £431 +27.78%
Yorkshire +13 9 £450 +12.50%
South West -13 6 £400 -15.79%
Wales - 6 £729 - 2
West Midlands +1 5 £413 +5.77%
Midlands +1 5 £413 +5.77%
Scotland +34 4 £500 -
North East - 2 £350 -
North West +24 1 £250 -25.93%

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 67 (73.63%) SAP
2 55 (60.44%) BusinessObjects
3 53 (58.24%) ETL
4 44 (48.35%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (37.36%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (36.26%) SQL
7 31 (34.07%) Oracle
8 29 (31.87%) Data Modelling
9 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
9 27 (29.67%) Analytics
10 21 (23.08%) Finance
11 18 (19.78%) Big Data
11 18 (19.78%) Data Strategy
12 16 (17.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 16 (17.58%) Migration
12 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (16.48%) SAP BW
13 15 (16.48%) Dimensional Modelling
13 15 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
14 14 (15.38%) Data Migration
14 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
14 14 (15.38%) Tableau
14 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
15 13 (14.29%) Informatica
15 13 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 13 (14.29%) Data Structures
16 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (13.19%) BODI

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 6 (6.59%) Confluence
2 4 (4.40%) SAS
3 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.20%) nginx
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) SAP BPC
2 7 (7.69%) SAP Payroll
3 5 (5.49%) SAP CRM
3 5 (5.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (3.30%) NetSuite
4 3 (3.30%) SAP ERP
4 3 (3.30%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (2.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 2 (2.20%) SAP FI
5 2 (2.20%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (2.20%) SAP HR
5 2 (2.20%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.59%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.40%) Office 365
3 4 (4.40%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.20%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.10%) Boomi
5 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (60.44%) BusinessObjects
2 44 (48.35%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
4 18 (19.78%) Big Data
5 16 (17.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 15 (16.48%) SAP BW
7 12 (13.19%) BODI
7 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (12.09%) MySQL
8 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (9.89%) DB2
9 9 (9.89%) Hadoop
9 9 (9.89%) Pentaho
10 8 (8.79%) Ingres
10 8 (8.79%) OLAP
10 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database
10 8 (8.79%) Relational Database
10 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) JIRA
2 3 (3.30%) LSMW
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.10%) Toad
3 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
2 5 (5.49%) General Ledger
3 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Local Government
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (36.26%) Developer
2 21 (23.08%) Consultant
3 12 (13.19%) Architect
3 12 (13.19%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 12 (13.19%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (13.19%) SAP Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Business Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) Data Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) ETL Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (4.40%) SAP Architect
8 4 (4.40%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) SAP BW Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Implementation Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) SAP BI Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) SAP Implementation Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) .NET
1 5 (5.49%) JDBC
1 5 (5.49%) Kafka
1 5 (5.49%) SAP XI
1 5 (5.49%) XML
2 4 (4.40%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.30%) CSS
3 3 (3.30%) HTML
4 2 (2.20%) LDAP
4 2 (2.20%) Middleware
5 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.10%) BAPI
5 1 (1.10%) JSON
5 1 (1.10%) RESTful
5 1 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Unix
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) AIX
3 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Solaris
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.24%) ETL
2 34 (37.36%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (31.87%) Data Modelling
4 27 (29.67%) Analytics
5 18 (19.78%) Data Strategy
6 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (17.58%) Migration
7 15 (16.48%) Dimensional Modelling
7 15 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 14 (15.38%) Data Migration
9 12 (13.19%) Data Security
10 11 (12.09%) Waterfall
11 10 (10.99%) Data Integration
12 9 (9.89%) CRM
12 9 (9.89%) Data Analytics
13 8 (8.79%) ERP
13 8 (8.79%) SAP Implementation
14 6 (6.59%) Data Management
14 6 (6.59%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.26%) SQL
2 7 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.59%) ABAP
4 4 (4.40%) R
5 3 (3.30%) Python
5 3 (3.30%) SAS Macro
5 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.79%) Degree
4 6 (6.59%) MCSA
4 6 (6.59%) MCSE
4 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.30%) CCA
5 3 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.20%) ACCA
6 2 (2.20%) CIMA
7 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.30%) GDPR
3 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 67 (73.63%) SAP
2 31 (34.07%) Oracle
3 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.38%) Tableau
4 13 (14.29%) Informatica
5 7 (7.69%) Google
6 6 (6.59%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (5.49%) Ariba
8 3 (3.30%) IBM
8 3 (3.30%) webMethods
9 2 (2.20%) Ab Initio
9 2 (2.20%) Birst
9 2 (2.20%) Concur
9 2 (2.20%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.20%) OpenText
9 2 (2.20%) SnapLogic
9 2 (2.20%) Teradata
10 1 (1.10%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.10%) Workday