The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SAP EP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP EP over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Enterprise Portal (EP)
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 643 645
Rank change year-on-year +50 +2  
Contract jobs citing SAP EP 2 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.025% 0.005%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.025% 0.14% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £539 £475
% change year-on-year - +13.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SAP EP is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7856 9693 10036
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.97% 17.34% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5092 6266 6035
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 224 382
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

SAP EP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAP EP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SAP EP in the UK

SAP EP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP EP in the UK

SAP EP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP EP in the UK

SAP EP
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP EP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +48 2 - -
London +35 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP EP 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 EP.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) NetWeaver
3 4 (57.14%) SAP Basis
3 4 (57.14%) SAP HANA
4 2 (28.57%) SAP Portal
4 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) SAP PI
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) ABAP
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (28.57%) SAP CRM
4 2 (28.57%) SAP MDM
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) LDAP
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) B2B
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects

SAP EP
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 5 (71.43%) NetWeaver
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP CRM
1 2 (28.57%) SAP MDM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP GRC
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SAP HANA
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Composer
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Architect
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Portal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Enterprise Portal Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP EP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP GRC Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Portal Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAPUI5 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Basis
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (28.57%) SAP PI
2 2 (28.57%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) ABAP
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP