Period
to 23 September 2018

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 September 2018 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 27 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP 20 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.48% 5.44% 7.14%
As % of the Vendors category 10.58% 10.45% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 5
Watford median daily rate £500 £429 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.48% +10.77% +12.32%
10th Percentile £393 £354 £265
90th Percentile £544 £488 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.12% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 -
% change year-on-year +122.22% - -

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 189 201 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 51.78% 52.07% 56.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 102 76
Watford median daily rate £400 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -17.68%
10th Percentile £149 £165 £196
90th Percentile £550 £549 £519
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Watford median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.48% +14.81% +1.89%
10th Percentile £13.88 £13.60 £13.10
90th Percentile £37.63 £18.50 £14.30
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +26.92% -37.90%

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018, 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 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) ERP
3 6 (30.00%) Retail
3 6 (30.00%) SaaS
4 5 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (25.00%) CMS
4 5 (25.00%) Content Management
4 5 (25.00%) ETL
4 5 (25.00%) EPoS
4 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Logistics
5 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (20.00%) Master Data Management
5 4 (20.00%) Scorecard
6 3 (15.00%) Programme Governance
6 3 (15.00%) Data Governance
6 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Change Control
6 3 (15.00%) SAP ERP
6 3 (15.00%) Data Extraction
6 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Data Management
6 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (15.00%) Informatica
6 3 (15.00%) Remedy
7 2 (10.00%) SLA

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (15.00%) SAP ERP
3 2 (10.00%) BPCS
3 2 (10.00%) Movex
4 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) dBASE
2 1 (5.00%) IDOL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
1 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) ERP Manager
2 3 (15.00%) ERP Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) SAP Manager
2 3 (15.00%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Master Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Flash
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) EPoS
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ERP
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) Content Management
2 5 (25.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) Logistics
3 4 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 4 (20.00%) Scorecard
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Data Extraction
4 3 (15.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (15.00%) Data Management
4 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) GAAP
3 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Informatica
2 3 (15.00%) Remedy
3 2 (10.00%) Concur
3 2 (10.00%) Embarcadero
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) iManage
4 1 (5.00%) JDA
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow