Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAP Engineer was £351 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 887 893
Rank change year-on-year +21 +6 -23
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Engineer 18 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.012% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 5
UK median daily rate £351 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.06% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £205 £260 £340
90th Percentile £503 £513 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £500 £388
% change year-on-year -31.00% +29.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
UK median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £59.31 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

SAP Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAP Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Engineer in the UK

SAP Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Engineer.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Engineer in the UK

SAP Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Engineer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Engineer in the UK

SAP Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Engineer in the UK

SAP Engineer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
UK excluding London +42 15 £345 -31.00%
England +18 13 £343 -3.52%
South East +13 6 £340 -
Scotland - 5 £500 -
North of England +73 3 £355 -
London -34 3 £375 +36.36%
North West +12 1 £175 -
South West +7 1 £190 -62.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £355 -
North East - 1 £393 -

SAP Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, SAP Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAP Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (33.33%) Perl
3 6 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) Solaris
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Korn
4 5 (27.78%) Sybase ASE
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
4 5 (27.78%) Sybase
4 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Docker
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) hybris
6 3 (16.67%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (16.67%) Marketing
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) Informatica
7 2 (11.11%) PowerCenter
7 2 (11.11%) VMware
7 2 (11.11%) Data Management

SAP Engineer Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.56%) SAP EWM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Sybase ASE
2 3 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (11.11%) PowerCenter
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) EDI
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) Infotainment
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Solaris
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Korn
1 6 (33.33%) Perl
1 6 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) Sybase
3 3 (16.67%) hybris
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Informatica
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Capita
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas