Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 797 765 703
Rank change year-on-year -32 -62 +65
Contract jobs citing SAP Data Services 106 123 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.45% 0.54% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 70 105
UK median daily rate £511 £463 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.54% +6.63% -3.61%
10th Percentile £342 £363 £350
90th Percentile £608 £580 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
UK median hourly rate £77.42 £55.25 £54.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.13% +2.31% +38.14%
10th Percentile £69.73 £50.38 £52.00
90th Percentile £81.84 £64.15 £56.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £77.42 £55.25 -
% change year-on-year +40.13% - -

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 23,760 22,677 23,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.65% 21.96% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,510 15,623 15,424
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 265 351
UK median hourly rate £32.48 £31.15 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +11.25% -0.44%
10th Percentile £13.81 £14.54 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £58.00 £51.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +25.00% -3.45%

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 14 December 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
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 14 December 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 -18 101 £511 +10.54% 19
UK excluding London -39 61 £475 +5.56% 14
London +16 42 £513 +7.89% 6
South East -3 33 £568 +17.72% 4
North of England -16 14 £395 -7.06% 3
North West -15 9 £369 -18.06%
East of England -4 6 - - 1
Yorkshire -16 5 £493 +18.18% 2
Scotland - 4 £500 - 1
West Midlands -25 3 - -
Midlands -28 3 - -
South West -32 1 £450 -5.26% 5

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 96 (90.57%) SAP
2 59 (55.66%) BusinessObjects
3 40 (37.74%) ETL
4 35 (33.02%) Finance
4 35 (33.02%) SQL
5 33 (31.13%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (26.42%) Migration
7 26 (24.53%) Data Migration
8 22 (20.75%) ERP
9 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
10 20 (18.87%) SAP BW
11 16 (15.09%) Data Modelling
11 16 (15.09%) CRM
11 16 (15.09%) SAP ERP
12 15 (14.15%) Security Cleared
12 15 (14.15%) Data Quality
12 15 (14.15%) Master Data Management
12 15 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (13.21%) Oracle
13 14 (13.21%) Data Integration
13 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
14 12 (11.32%) Analytics
14 12 (11.32%) SAP XI
15 11 (10.38%) Telecoms
15 11 (10.38%) DB2
15 11 (10.38%) ABAP
15 11 (10.38%) CCA
15 11 (10.38%) webMethods
15 11 (10.38%) SAP HANA
15 11 (10.38%) SAP PSCD

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 (5.66%) Confluence
2 3 (2.83%) SAS
3 2 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (15.09%) SAP ERP
2 11 (10.38%) SAP PSCD
2 11 (10.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (8.49%) SAP BPC
4 7 (6.60%) SAP MDG
5 6 (5.66%) SAP FI
5 6 (5.66%) SAP MM
6 4 (3.77%) SAP CO
6 4 (3.77%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (2.83%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 3 (2.83%) SAP APO
7 3 (2.83%) SAP CRM
7 3 (2.83%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (2.83%) SAP MDM
7 3 (2.83%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (1.89%) SAP FI-CA
8 2 (1.89%) SAP GTS
8 2 (1.89%) SAP IBP
8 2 (1.89%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.83%) Office 365
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.94%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (0.94%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) Intranet
2 1 (0.94%) LAN
2 1 (0.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (55.66%) BusinessObjects
2 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
3 20 (18.87%) SAP BW
4 15 (14.15%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (10.38%) DB2
5 11 (10.38%) SAP HANA
6 9 (8.49%) Big Data
7 8 (7.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (6.60%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.72%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (4.72%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.77%) Data Lake
10 4 (3.77%) Lumira
10 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
11 3 (2.83%) MySQL
11 3 (2.83%) Pentaho
11 3 (2.83%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) JIRA
2 8 (7.55%) LSMW
3 3 (2.83%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.83%) JUnit
3 3 (2.83%) Selenium
4 2 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (33.02%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) General Ledger
2 11 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (36.79%) Consultant
2 33 (31.13%) SAP Consultant
3 30 (28.30%) Developer
4 14 (13.21%) Data Consultant
4 14 (13.21%) SAP Developer
5 12 (11.32%) ETL Developer
5 12 (11.32%) SAP Data Consultant
6 10 (9.43%) Architect
6 10 (9.43%) Data Migration Consultant
6 10 (9.43%) Migration Consultant
7 8 (7.55%) Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
7 8 (7.55%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 8 (7.55%) SAP Migration Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) Data Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Business Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Report Writer
10 5 (4.72%) SAP Architect
10 5 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.32%) SAP XI
2 10 (9.43%) XML
3 9 (8.49%) JSON
4 6 (5.66%) SAP Fiori
5 4 (3.77%) HTML
5 4 (3.77%) HTML5
6 3 (2.83%) .NET
6 3 (2.83%) CSS
6 3 (2.83%) Kafka
6 3 (2.83%) Spring
6 3 (2.83%) XHTML
7 2 (1.89%) BAPI
7 2 (1.89%) IDoc
7 2 (1.89%) JDBC
7 2 (1.89%) SAPUI5
7 2 (1.89%) SOAP
8 1 (0.94%) EDI
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.94%) REST
8 1 (0.94%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.89%) AS400
3 2 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Unix
2 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.74%) ETL
2 33 (31.13%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (26.42%) Migration
4 26 (24.53%) Data Migration
5 22 (20.75%) ERP
6 16 (15.09%) CRM
6 16 (15.09%) Data Modelling
7 15 (14.15%) Master Data Management
8 14 (13.21%) Data Integration
9 12 (11.32%) Analytics
10 11 (10.38%) Accounts Receivable
10 11 (10.38%) Revenue Management
11 10 (9.43%) Accounts Payable
11 10 (9.43%) Data Analysis
12 8 (7.55%) Data Cleansing
12 8 (7.55%) Dimensional Modelling
13 7 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (6.60%) Data Mapping
13 7 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (4.72%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.02%) SQL
2 11 (10.38%) ABAP
3 5 (4.72%) Java
3 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.83%) Python
6 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.94%) R
7 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (14.15%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.38%) CCA
4 3 (2.83%) Degree
5 1 (0.94%) ACCA
5 1 (0.94%) CIMA
5 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.94%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.94%) Oozie
2 1 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 96 (90.57%) SAP
2 14 (13.21%) Oracle
3 11 (10.38%) webMethods
4 9 (8.49%) Informatica
4 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.66%) Tableau
6 3 (2.83%) Ariba
6 3 (2.83%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.83%) HP
6 3 (2.83%) hybris
6 3 (2.83%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.83%) OpenText
7 2 (1.89%) Databricks
8 1 (0.94%) Birst
8 1 (0.94%) Citrix
8 1 (0.94%) Cognos
8 1 (0.94%) Concur
8 1 (0.94%) IBM
8 1 (0.94%) SnapLogic
8 1 (0.94%) Workday