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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Data Services (SAP BODS, SAP DS)
UK
Rank 526 572 512
Rank change year-on-year +46 -60  
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 60 58 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 0.49% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 61
Median daily rate £440 £400 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £585 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £290 £425
% change year-on-year +43.96% -31.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10106 11743 11660
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.75% 22.24% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6829 7861 7416
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 191 153
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +9.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

SAP Data Services
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP Data Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Data Services.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Data Services in the UK

SAP Data Services
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 59 £440 +11.74% 7
South East +27 18 £435 +58.18% 1
London +9 15 £450 +1.40% 4
Hampshire +21 7 £425 -
North West - 7 £369 -
West Sussex +10 6 - - 1
East of England -9 6 - -
Essex - 6 - -
Lancashire - 5 £331 -
Blackburn - 5 £331 -
West Midlands +16 4 £490 -
Worthing +11 4 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 4 - -
Yorkshire +16 3 - - 2
Coventry - 2 £500 -
Merseyside - 2 £375 -
Liverpool - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire +20 1 - - 2
Birmingham +3 1 £418 -
City of London -3 1 £450 - 2
Warwickshire -5 1 £490 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £445 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Slough - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £445 -
Winchester - 1 £425 -
Stansted - 1 £475 -
Wakefield - 1 - - 2
Humberside - 1 - -
Lincoln - 1 £400 -

SAP Data Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 115 (81.56%) SAP
2 71 (50.35%) BusinessObjects
3 46 (32.62%) ETL
4 42 (29.79%) SQL
5 38 (26.95%) Oracle
6 35 (24.82%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (24.82%) Finance
7 32 (22.70%) Migration
8 29 (20.57%) SAP BW
9 28 (19.86%) Data Migration
10 27 (19.15%) Data Modelling
11 25 (17.73%) PL/SQL
11 25 (17.73%) CRM
12 24 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (16.31%) ERP
13 23 (16.31%) webMethods
14 21 (14.89%) Data Management
15 20 (14.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 20 (14.18%) SAP ERP
16 19 (13.48%) General Ledger
16 19 (13.48%) SAP PSCD
16 19 (13.48%) Revenue Management
16 19 (13.48%) Master Data Management
16 19 (13.48%) CCA
16 19 (13.48%) Telecoms
16 19 (13.48%) SAP XI
17 18 (12.77%) Test Management
18 17 (12.06%) Oracle Database
18 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
19 16 (11.35%) Oracle Reports

SAP Data Services
Top Related 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 (2.84%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.42%) SAS
4 1 (0.71%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) MS Project
2 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (14.18%) SAP ERP
2 19 (13.48%) SAP PSCD
3 8 (5.67%) SAP FI
4 5 (3.55%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.84%) SAP CRM
6 3 (2.13%) SAP MM
7 2 (1.42%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 2 (1.42%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (1.42%) SAP HR
7 2 (1.42%) SAP MDG
7 2 (1.42%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.13%) GitHub
3 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.71%) Office 365
4 1 (0.71%) PaaS
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) SMS
2 2 (1.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (50.35%) BusinessObjects
2 29 (20.57%) SAP BW
3 24 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (14.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 17 (12.06%) Oracle Database
5 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
6 16 (11.35%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (8.51%) Oracle9i Database
8 10 (7.09%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (7.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (7.09%) Relational Database
9 9 (6.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (5.67%) Pentaho
11 7 (4.96%) SAP HANA
12 6 (4.26%) DB2
13 5 (3.55%) MySQL
13 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (2.84%) BODI
14 4 (2.84%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) LSMW
2 4 (2.84%) CA Gen
3 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 35 (24.82%) Finance
2 19 (13.48%) General Ledger
2 19 (13.48%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.09%) Retail
4 6 (4.26%) Marketing
5 3 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Billing
7 1 (0.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) French Language
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (34.04%) Consultant
2 40 (28.37%) Developer
2 40 (28.37%) SAP Consultant
3 23 (16.31%) SAP Developer
4 13 (9.22%) Data Consultant
5 12 (8.51%) SAP Data Consultant
6 11 (7.80%) ETL Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Pentaho Developer
7 8 (5.67%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Analyst
8 7 (4.96%) Data Manager
8 7 (4.96%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 6 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Oracle ETL Developer
9 6 (4.26%) PL/SQL Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Informatica Developer
10 5 (3.55%) SAP BI Consultant
10 5 (3.55%) SAP Data Manager
10 5 (3.55%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.48%) SAP XI
2 5 (3.55%) XML
3 4 (2.84%) J2EE
4 3 (2.13%) SAML
4 3 (2.13%) SAP Basis
4 3 (2.13%) SAPUI5
4 3 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
5 1 (0.71%) HTML5
5 1 (0.71%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.71%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.55%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.42%) Learning Management System
3 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.71%) FMCG
4 1 (0.71%) iSeries
4 1 (0.71%) Life Science
4 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.09%) Unix
2 7 (4.96%) Linux
3 2 (1.42%) SUSE
4 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.62%) ETL
2 35 (24.82%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (22.70%) Migration
4 28 (19.86%) Data Migration
5 27 (19.15%) Data Modelling
6 25 (17.73%) CRM
7 23 (16.31%) ERP
8 21 (14.89%) Data Management
9 19 (13.48%) Master Data Management
9 19 (13.48%) Revenue Management
10 18 (12.77%) Test Management
11 14 (9.93%) Data Analysis
12 13 (9.22%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (9.22%) Waterfall
13 11 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (6.38%) OO
14 9 (6.38%) RUP
14 9 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (5.67%) Project Management
15 8 (5.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.79%) SQL
2 25 (17.73%) PL/SQL
3 8 (5.67%) Shell Script
4 7 (4.96%) ABAP
5 5 (3.55%) Java
6 4 (2.84%) Perl
7 3 (2.13%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.48%) CCA
2 3 (2.13%) Degree
3 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.55%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) GxP
Vendors
1 115 (81.56%) SAP
2 38 (26.95%) Oracle
3 23 (16.31%) webMethods
4 13 (9.22%) Informatica
5 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.96%) Tableau
7 6 (4.26%) Teradata
8 5 (3.55%) hybris
9 4 (2.84%) BEA
9 4 (2.84%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (2.84%) Pega
10 3 (2.13%) IBM
10 3 (2.13%) Sybase
11 2 (1.42%) Ariba
11 2 (1.42%) OpenText
12 1 (0.71%) ATG
12 1 (0.71%) Cognos
12 1 (0.71%) Google
12 1 (0.71%) Workday
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