Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAP Support was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 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 Support
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 802 794
Rank change year-on-year -20 -8 +34
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 65 89 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.085% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.089% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 56
UK median daily rate £388 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -8.45% +1.43%
10th Percentile £193 £192 £262
90th Percentile £500 £475 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
UK median hourly rate - £65.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +282.35% +29.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +50.00% +29.82%

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 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
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 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +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 £17.50

SAP Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Support in the UK

SAP Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Support in the UK

SAP Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Support over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Support in the UK

SAP Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Support in the UK

SAP Support
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 Support within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England -4 61 £381 +17.31% 11
UK excluding London +45 47 £313 -3.85% 5
South East +5 18 £370 +85.00% 1
North of England +67 16 £221 -44.88% 3
North West +26 14 £216 -46.00% 2
London -37 13 £425 +30.77% 6
Midlands +29 7 £475 +39.71% 1
East Midlands -3 5 £375 -
East of England -16 3 - -
South West -8 2 - -
West Midlands +32 1 £475 +39.71% 1
North East - 1 £225 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £500 -

SAP Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, SAP Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (20.00%) Finance
3 12 (18.46%) ITIL
3 12 (18.46%) hybris
3 12 (18.46%) SAP Hybris
4 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.31%) Java
6 8 (12.31%) ERP
6 8 (12.31%) Marketing
7 7 (10.77%) SAP HR
7 7 (10.77%) SAP MM
8 6 (9.23%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (9.23%) SAP FI
8 6 (9.23%) ABAP
8 6 (9.23%) Data Management
9 5 (7.69%) SAP CO
9 5 (7.69%) OO
9 5 (7.69%) SAP SD
9 5 (7.69%) Ariba
9 5 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (6.15%) Ticket Management
10 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.15%) SAP BW
10 4 (6.15%) J2EE
10 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
10 4 (6.15%) SLA
10 4 (6.15%) SAP ERP
10 4 (6.15%) Spring
10 4 (6.15%) Logistics

SAP Support 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.62%) SAP EP
1 3 (4.62%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (18.46%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (10.77%) SAP HR
2 7 (10.77%) SAP MM
3 6 (9.23%) SAP FI
4 5 (7.69%) SAP CO
4 5 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (7.69%) SAP SD
5 4 (6.15%) SAP ERP
6 3 (4.62%) SAP HCM
7 2 (3.08%) SAP Business One
7 2 (3.08%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (3.08%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (3.08%) SAP PP
7 2 (3.08%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (3.08%) SAP Travel Management
8 1 (1.54%) SAP CS
8 1 (1.54%) SAP FI-AP
8 1 (1.54%) SAP GTS
8 1 (1.54%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (1.54%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
1 1 (1.54%) LSMW
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Marketing
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Advertising
4 2 (3.08%) Billing
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) J2EE
1 4 (6.15%) Spring
2 3 (4.62%) CSS
2 3 (4.62%) HTML
2 3 (4.62%) HTML5
2 3 (4.62%) Middleware
2 3 (4.62%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.54%) EDI
3 1 (1.54%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Infotainment
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) ITIL
2 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
3 8 (12.31%) ERP
4 6 (9.23%) Data Management
5 5 (7.69%) OO
6 4 (6.15%) Logistics
6 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.15%) Ticket Management
7 3 (4.62%) Change Management
7 3 (4.62%) Escalation Management
7 3 (4.62%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (4.62%) Record to Report
7 3 (4.62%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (3.08%) CRM
8 2 (3.08%) Migration
8 2 (3.08%) Order to Cash
8 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.08%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.08%) Workflow
8 2 (3.08%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) Java
2 6 (9.23%) ABAP
3 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) ACCA
2 2 (3.08%) CIMA
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.54%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (18.46%) hybris
3 5 (7.69%) Ariba
4 2 (3.08%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.54%) Remedy
5 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow