Period
to

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAP over the 6 months to 12 August 2022 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

SAP
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 48 49 46
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP 4,190 3,618 1,706
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 4.73% 4.89% 4.94%
As % of the Vendors category 11.47% 11.88% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,373 2,010 995
10th Percentile £400 £350 £325
25th Percentile £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £665 £638 £625
90th Percentile £750 £725 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £533 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +6.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 39 22
10th Percentile £17.31 £13.50 £15.29
25th Percentile £22.46 £19.63 £18.86
Median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £30.50
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +63.93% +14.02%
75th Percentile £63.00 £63.00 £36.31
90th Percentile £75.00 £76.50 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £51.25 £20.36
% change year-on-year -12.20% +151.78% +7.13%

SAP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 36,546 30,464 15,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.22% 41.21% 44.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,540 19,606 9,748
10th Percentile £300 £300 £258
25th Percentile £420 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £575
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 806 858 512
10th Percentile £12.28 £11.25 £11.50
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.50 £14.69
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +8.11%
75th Percentile £47.50 £42.00 £40.75
90th Percentile £66.00 £60.00 £52.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.81 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +10.06% -7.69% +11.43%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in the UK

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP.

Daily rate trend for SAP in the UK

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in the UK

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP.

Hourly rate trend for SAP in the UK

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SAP over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for SAP in the UK

SAP
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the UK over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -3 2,957 £575 +9.52% 392
Work from Home -3 2,366 £550 +7.32% 158
UK excluding London -1 1,312 £533 +6.50% 266
London -8 1,243 £600 +4.35% 143
South East -15 336 £528 +8.21% 52
Midlands -3 316 £545 +19.45% 57
North of England +6 295 £550 +5.77% 63
West Midlands -2 216 £550 +12.30% 43
South West -5 206 £555 +11.00% 44
North West +9 151 £525 -2.33% 35
Yorkshire +1 136 £550 +5.26% 22
East Midlands -1 88 £540 +30.91% 14
East of England +18 81 £525 +6.06% 21
Scotland +13 48 £481 +4.05% 11
Wales -16 25 £500 -10.71% 14
Northern Ireland -2 7 £500 - 4
North East -9 7 £550 +25.71% 6

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing SAP 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.

1 1,325 (31.62%) Finance
2 929 (22.17%) Social Skills
3 923 (22.03%) SAP S/4HANA
4 787 (18.78%) Agile
5 744 (17.76%) Manufacturing
6 647 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
7 600 (14.32%) ERP
8 553 (13.20%) Oracle
9 540 (12.89%) Public Sector
10 534 (12.74%) Microsoft
11 520 (12.41%) Migration
12 517 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 488 (11.65%) Azure
14 477 (11.38%) Programme Management
15 473 (11.29%) Project Management
16 451 (10.76%) Marketing
17 443 (10.57%) Telecoms
18 408 (9.74%) Electronics
19 391 (9.33%) Digital Marketing
20 378 (9.02%) SQL
21 345 (8.23%) Retail
22 328 (7.83%) Salesforce.com
23 309 (7.37%) Security Cleared
24 292 (6.97%) Data Migration
25 282 (6.73%) DevOps
25 282 (6.73%) Java
25 282 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
26 279 (6.66%) Analytics
27 268 (6.40%) CRM
28 256 (6.11%) SAP HANA

SAP
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
1 145 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 107 (2.55%) Confluence
3 42 (1.00%) Apache Spark
4 35 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 30 (0.72%) NetWeaver
6 22 (0.53%) Apache Pig
6 22 (0.53%) CMS
6 22 (0.53%) SAS
7 20 (0.48%) Apache
8 15 (0.36%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.24%) JBoss
10 9 (0.21%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.19%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.17%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.14%) Appian
13 6 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.12%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.12%) MTS
Applications
1 148 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 86 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
3 75 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 69 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.36%) OrCAD
7 14 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.19%) SPSS
9 4 (0.095%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.072%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.072%) CATIA
10 3 (0.072%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.048%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.048%) Autodesk Inventor
11 2 (0.048%) Mathcad
11 2 (0.048%) Maya
11 2 (0.048%) Siemens NX
11 2 (0.048%) Solid Edge
11 2 (0.048%) Windchill
12 1 (0.024%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 923 (22.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 185 (4.42%) SAP FI
3 159 (3.79%) SAP CO
4 153 (3.65%) SAP FI/CO
5 129 (3.08%) SAP SD
6 116 (2.77%) SAP ERP
7 108 (2.58%) SAP Hybris
8 94 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 93 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
10 82 (1.96%) SAP MM
11 79 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
12 76 (1.81%) SAP PP
13 74 (1.77%) SAP EWM
14 66 (1.58%) SAP MDG
15 65 (1.55%) SAP BPC
16 62 (1.48%) SAP Retail
17 55 (1.31%) Shopify
18 54 (1.29%) NetSuite
19 50 (1.19%) SAP IBP
20 49 (1.17%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 488 (11.65%) Azure
2 245 (5.85%) AWS
3 185 (4.42%) SaaS
4 176 (4.20%) SAP Commerce Cloud
5 173 (4.13%) Power Platform
5 173 (4.13%) SuccessFactors
6 122 (2.91%) Dynamics 365
7 91 (2.17%) Azure DevOps
8 84 (2.00%) PowerApps
9 72 (1.72%) Microsoft 365
10 70 (1.67%) Serverless
11 64 (1.53%) GCP
11 64 (1.53%) PaaS
12 62 (1.48%) Azure Data Factory
13 61 (1.46%) BigCommerce
14 59 (1.41%) Commercetools
15 43 (1.03%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 42 (1.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 40 (0.95%) GitHub
18 34 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (0.74%) Network Security
2 30 (0.72%) HTTP
3 20 (0.48%) Internet
4 19 (0.45%) Firewall
5 16 (0.38%) DNS
5 16 (0.38%) Ethernet
6 15 (0.36%) Skype
6 15 (0.36%) WAN
7 11 (0.26%) FTP
7 11 (0.26%) LAN
8 10 (0.24%) Wireless
9 9 (0.21%) SAN
9 9 (0.21%) VPN
10 8 (0.19%) 4G
10 8 (0.19%) DHCP
10 8 (0.19%) RFID
11 7 (0.17%) 5G
12 6 (0.14%) NGFW
12 6 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
13 5 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (6.11%) SAP HANA
2 158 (3.77%) SAP BW
3 141 (3.37%) SQL Server
4 110 (2.63%) Power BI
5 105 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
6 89 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
7 82 (1.96%) Data Lake
8 57 (1.36%) Big Data
9 50 (1.19%) Metadata
10 47 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
11 45 (1.07%) Relational Database
12 43 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
12 43 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 41 (0.98%) MySQL
14 38 (0.91%) NoSQL
15 36 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 36 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
16 35 (0.84%) MongoDB
16 35 (0.84%) Oracle Database
17 32 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 200 (4.77%) JIRA
2 86 (2.05%) Git (software)
3 63 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 47 (1.12%) PowerDesigner
5 37 (0.88%) LSMW
6 35 (0.84%) Postman
7 32 (0.76%) Bitbucket
8 30 (0.72%) Selenium
9 18 (0.43%) GitLab
9 18 (0.43%) JMeter
9 18 (0.43%) SoapUI
10 15 (0.36%) Toad
11 14 (0.33%) Cucumber
11 14 (0.33%) Gatling
11 14 (0.33%) git-flow
12 12 (0.29%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.29%) JUnit
12 12 (0.29%) Mockito
13 9 (0.21%) kappa
13 9 (0.21%) LoadRunner
General
1 1,325 (31.62%) Finance
2 929 (22.17%) Social Skills
3 744 (17.76%) Manufacturing
4 540 (12.89%) Public Sector
5 451 (10.76%) Marketing
6 443 (10.57%) Telecoms
7 408 (9.74%) Electronics
8 345 (8.23%) Retail
9 253 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
10 126 (3.01%) Presentation Skills
11 90 (2.15%) German Language
12 86 (2.05%) Organisational Skills
13 79 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
14 75 (1.79%) Influencing Skills
15 58 (1.38%) Banking
16 54 (1.29%) Legal
17 53 (1.26%) Billing
18 51 (1.22%) Aerospace
18 51 (1.22%) Law
19 41 (0.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,046 (24.96%) Consultant
2 871 (20.79%) SAP Consultant
3 543 (12.96%) Architect
4 491 (11.72%) Project Manager
5 425 (10.14%) Analyst
6 333 (7.95%) Developer
6 333 (7.95%) SAP Manager
7 272 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
8 176 (4.20%) Business Analyst
9 167 (3.99%) SAP Project Manager
10 166 (3.96%) SAP Architect
11 134 (3.20%) SAP Developer
12 115 (2.74%) SAP Analyst
13 105 (2.51%) Functional Consultant
14 92 (2.20%) Data Architect
15 87 (2.08%) Data Analyst
16 82 (1.96%) SAP FI Consultant
17 81 (1.93%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
18 78 (1.86%) Senior Manager
19 77 (1.84%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (3.84%) .NET
2 95 (2.27%) SAP Fiori
3 89 (2.12%) J2EE
4 80 (1.91%) Web Services
5 79 (1.89%) REST
6 67 (1.60%) JSON
7 63 (1.50%) SOAP
8 62 (1.48%) XML
9 61 (1.46%) HTML
10 60 (1.43%) SAP Basis
11 57 (1.36%) RESTful
12 50 (1.19%) CSS
13 47 (1.12%) React
13 47 (1.12%) SAPUI5
14 44 (1.05%) Spring
15 42 (1.00%) IDoc
15 42 (1.00%) Kafka
16 41 (0.98%) Node.js
17 40 (0.95%) Middleware
18 38 (0.91%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 100 (2.39%) Management Information System
2 95 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
3 84 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 81 (1.93%) Legacy Systems
4 81 (1.93%) User Experience
5 67 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
6 62 (1.48%) NHS
7 61 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 54 (1.29%) FMCG
9 48 (1.15%) Cloud Native
10 38 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 35 (0.84%) Data Centre
11 35 (0.84%) Data Structures
12 31 (0.74%) Replication
13 30 (0.72%) Legacy Applications
14 29 (0.69%) Mobile App
15 28 (0.67%) Life Science
16 20 (0.48%) Credit Risk
17 14 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
17 14 (0.33%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 164 (3.91%) Windows
2 139 (3.32%) Linux
3 79 (1.89%) Unix
4 35 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 33 (0.79%) Windows 10
7 25 (0.60%) Solaris
8 21 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 19 (0.45%) Debian
9 19 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.36%) VMS
11 11 (0.26%) AIX
12 10 (0.24%) Android
13 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
14 4 (0.095%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.072%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.072%) SUSE
16 2 (0.048%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (18.78%) Agile
2 647 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
3 600 (14.32%) ERP
4 520 (12.41%) Migration
5 517 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 477 (11.38%) Programme Management
7 473 (11.29%) Project Management
8 391 (9.33%) Digital Marketing
9 292 (6.97%) Data Migration
10 282 (6.73%) DevOps
10 282 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
11 279 (6.66%) Analytics
12 268 (6.40%) CRM
13 218 (5.20%) E-Commerce
14 217 (5.18%) Project Delivery
15 215 (5.13%) Requirements Gathering
16 211 (5.04%) Change Management
17 207 (4.94%) Logistics
18 201 (4.80%) Scrum
19 175 (4.18%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 378 (9.02%) SQL
2 282 (6.73%) Java
3 252 (6.01%) ABAP
4 122 (2.91%) Python
5 117 (2.79%) JavaScript
6 86 (2.05%) PowerShell
7 85 (2.03%) C#
8 57 (1.36%) C
9 53 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 45 (1.07%) PHP
11 35 (0.84%) Go
12 33 (0.79%) Bash
12 33 (0.79%) Perl
12 33 (0.79%) TypeScript
13 32 (0.76%) PL/SQL
14 21 (0.50%) Ruby
15 20 (0.48%) R
15 20 (0.48%) Shell Script
16 16 (0.38%) Groovy
17 15 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 309 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 252 (6.01%) SC Cleared
3 244 (5.82%) Degree
4 52 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 41 (0.98%) PMP
6 38 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 34 (0.81%) ISEB
8 33 (0.79%) SAP Certification
9 30 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 28 (0.67%) ACCA
10 28 (0.67%) CIMA
11 27 (0.64%) CISSP
11 27 (0.64%) DV Cleared
12 26 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 19 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
14 17 (0.41%) HND
15 15 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
16 14 (0.33%) CISM
16 14 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (3.75%) QA
2 78 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 74 (1.77%) PMO
4 53 (1.26%) SLA
5 41 (0.98%) GDPR
6 26 (0.62%) Accessibility
7 23 (0.55%) NIST
8 21 (0.50%) IFRS
9 20 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (0.43%) GxP
11 14 (0.33%) GRC
12 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (0.14%) GMP
13 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.14%) ITGC
13 6 (0.14%) NCSC
14 5 (0.12%) COBIT
14 5 (0.12%) Def Stans
14 5 (0.12%) JSP 440
14 5 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 85 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 47 (1.12%) Docker
3 34 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.095%) HDFS
9 3 (0.072%) IAG
10 2 (0.048%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.048%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.048%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.048%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.048%) vSphere
10 2 (0.048%) XenApp
11 1 (0.024%) Firmware
11 1 (0.024%) NFS
11 1 (0.024%) RACF
Systems Management
1 74 (1.77%) Kubernetes
2 44 (1.05%) Terraform
3 19 (0.45%) Ansible
4 18 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
5 12 (0.29%) HP ALM
6 11 (0.26%) Grafana
6 11 (0.26%) Puppet
7 10 (0.24%) Kibana
8 9 (0.21%) Control-M
8 9 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.21%) Opsgenie
8 9 (0.21%) SCCM
8 9 (0.21%) vCenter Server
9 6 (0.14%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.12%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.095%) Istio
11 4 (0.095%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.072%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 553 (13.20%) Oracle
2 534 (12.74%) Microsoft
3 328 (7.83%) Salesforce.com
4 210 (5.01%) Ariba
5 109 (2.60%) Adobe
6 100 (2.39%) Workday
7 80 (1.91%) MuleSoft
8 68 (1.62%) ServiceNow
9 55 (1.31%) IBM
10 54 (1.29%) Databricks
11 53 (1.26%) BiZZdesign
11 53 (1.26%) Cisco
12 52 (1.24%) NN4M
13 48 (1.15%) Red Hat
14 42 (1.00%) Google
15 40 (0.95%) VMware
16 37 (0.88%) Informatica
16 37 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
17 33 (0.79%) Infor
18 31 (0.74%) Concur