Period
to 23 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 February 2019 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 31 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP 15 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.85% 5.43% 6.55%
As % of the Vendors category 8.67% 11.17% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Watford median daily rate £513 £414 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.87% -8.06% +28.57%
10th Percentile £403 £234 £396
90th Percentile £601 £571 £520
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £469 £447
% change year-on-year +17.33% +4.90% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Watford median hourly rate - £17.50 -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £11.15 £14.16 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.24% -48.52% +205.56%

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 advertised in Watford.

All Vendors
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 173 179 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 55.99% 48.64% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 66 45
Watford median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £254 £174 £135
90th Percentile £550 £572 £525
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £386 £400
% change year-on-year +8.74% -3.44% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Watford median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +20.69% -51.67%
10th Percentile £14.10 £13.85 £12.59
90th Percentile £30.43 £116.50 £15.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% -30.95%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing SAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in Watford

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in Watford

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in Watford over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in Watford

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for SAP.

1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (60.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (40.00%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (40.00%) Migration
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) SAP FI
5 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 5 (33.33%) Source to Pay
6 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (26.67%) SAP HR
7 3 (20.00%) Ariba
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (20.00%) E-Procurement
7 3 (20.00%) Release Management
7 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (20.00%) Data Strategy
8 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Creative Thinking
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (13.33%) Accounts Payable
8 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (13.33%) Critical Thinking

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SAP FI
2 4 (26.67%) SAP HR
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) PowerCenter
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Lead
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Informatica Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Procurement Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Data Migration Lead
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Finance Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 5 (33.33%) Source to Pay
4 4 (26.67%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Data Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) E-Procurement
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Creative Thinking
6 2 (13.33%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (13.33%) ETL
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ACCA
1 1 (6.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GAAP
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Ariba
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica