The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 72 69 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -25
Contract jobs citing SAP 140 172 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.54% 2.74% 3.91%
As % of the Vendors category 6.06% 6.17% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 108 181
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£446 £450 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £433
% change year-on-year
+6.18% -7.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £90.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.54 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+7.67% -3.62%
SAP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2311 2787 2818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.96% 44.46% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1685 1961 1977
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 51 81
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% -8.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the City of London region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the City of London region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP.

1 129 (42.72%) Finance
2 64 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (13.25%) Oracle
4 38 (12.58%) Manufacturing
5 32 (10.60%) Project Management
5 32 (10.60%) SAP BW
6 31 (10.26%) ERP
7 29 (9.60%) Telecoms
7 29 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (9.27%) Marketing
9 27 (8.94%) Programme Management
9 27 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (8.94%) Microsoft
10 25 (8.28%) DTV
10 25 (8.28%) Electronics
10 25 (8.28%) SAP FI
10 25 (8.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 25 (8.28%) Digital Marketing
11 24 (7.95%) Banking
11 24 (7.95%) PRINCE2
11 24 (7.95%) Migration
12 23 (7.62%) MS Excel
13 21 (6.95%) ETL
13 21 (6.95%) SQL
13 21 (6.95%) SAP FI/CO
13 21 (6.95%) SAP CO
14 20 (6.62%) ABAP
14 20 (6.62%) Business Objects
14 20 (6.62%) BusinessObjects
15 19 (6.29%) Change Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.97%) NetWeaver
3 6 (1.99%) SAP Portal
4 5 (1.66%) SAS
5 4 (1.32%) IIS
6 3 (0.99%) CMS
6 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.99%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.66%) Node.js
7 2 (0.66%) Apache
7 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.33%) Mule
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.33%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 23 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.30%) MS Office
3 7 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.32%) MS Project
6 3 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.33%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.33%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.33%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.33%) SPSS
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 25 (8.28%) SAP FI
1 25 (8.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (6.95%) SAP FI/CO
2 21 (6.95%) SAP CO
3 15 (4.97%) SAP BPC
4 13 (4.30%) SAP ERP
5 9 (2.98%) SAP HR
5 9 (2.98%) SAP R/3
6 8 (2.65%) SAP MM
7 7 (2.32%) SAP WM
8 6 (1.99%) SAP SD
8 6 (1.99%) SAP APO
9 4 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (1.32%) SAP FSCM
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.99%) SAP EWM
10 3 (0.99%) Agresso
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.99%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.65%) SaaS
2 6 (1.99%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.32%) DNS
1 4 (1.32%) HTTPS
1 4 (1.32%) LAN
2 3 (0.99%) Firewall
3 2 (0.66%) Network Security
3 2 (0.66%) DHCP
3 2 (0.66%) FTP
4 1 (0.33%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.33%) NAS
4 1 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.33%) Multicast
4 1 (0.33%) WebEx
4 1 (0.33%) SAN
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.60%) SAP BW
2 20 (6.62%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (5.96%) SQL Server
4 15 (4.97%) SAP BI
5 10 (3.31%) QlikView
6 9 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.65%) SAP HANA
8 6 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.99%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.99%) OLAP
8 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.66%) Big Data
9 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.32%) SSDT
10 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.66%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.32%) ERwin
2 4 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.33%) Mockito
3 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.33%) NWDI
3 1 (0.33%) NWDS
3 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.33%) TestLink
3 1 (0.33%) Xcode
3 1 (0.33%) LSMW
3 1 (0.33%) Maven
3 1 (0.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) Selenium
3 1 (0.33%) TestNG
3 1 (0.33%) JUnit
General
1 129 (42.72%) Finance
2 38 (12.58%) Manufacturing
3 29 (9.60%) Telecoms
4 28 (9.27%) Marketing
5 25 (8.28%) Electronics
6 24 (7.95%) Banking
7 16 (5.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (3.64%) Retail
9 8 (2.65%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.66%) Billing
11 4 (1.32%) Publishing
12 3 (0.99%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.99%) German Language
12 3 (0.99%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.66%) Legal
13 2 (0.66%) French Language
13 2 (0.66%) Front Office
13 2 (0.66%) Advertising
14 1 (0.33%) Automotive
14 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (23.51%) Consultant
2 58 (19.21%) Analyst
3 53 (17.55%) SAP Consultant
4 34 (11.26%) SAP Manager
5 27 (8.94%) Project Manager
6 26 (8.61%) Developer
7 24 (7.95%) Business Analyst
8 21 (6.95%) Architect
9 14 (4.64%) Test Manager
10 12 (3.97%) SAP Business Analyst
10 12 (3.97%) SAP Analyst
11 11 (3.64%) Programme Manager
12 10 (3.31%) SAP Project Manager
12 10 (3.31%) Financial Analyst
12 10 (3.31%) SAP Test Manager
13 9 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.65%) Administrator
14 8 (2.65%) SAP Architect
15 7 (2.32%) Auditor
16 5 (1.66%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.64%) .NET
1 11 (3.64%) Web Services
1 11 (3.64%) SAP PI
2 7 (2.32%) SOAP
3 6 (1.99%) XML
4 5 (1.66%) J2EE
4 5 (1.66%) HTML
4 5 (1.66%) EDI
5 4 (1.32%) Middleware
5 4 (1.32%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (1.32%) BAPI
5 4 (1.32%) RESTful
5 4 (1.32%) REST
6 3 (0.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (0.99%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.66%) Apache Avro
7 2 (0.66%) HTML5
7 2 (0.66%) SAP BSP
8 1 (0.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.28%) DTV
2 16 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.97%) FMCG
4 9 (2.98%) NHS
4 9 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.32%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.99%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.66%) Clustering
8 4 (1.32%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.99%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.99%) PMI
9 3 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.99%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.66%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.66%) Replication
10 2 (0.66%) Statistics
10 2 (0.66%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.98%) Windows
2 4 (1.32%) UNIX
3 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.99%) Linux
3 3 (0.99%) Android
4 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.33%) HPUX
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (10.60%) Project Management
3 31 (10.26%) ERP
4 29 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (8.94%) Programme Management
5 27 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (8.28%) Digital Marketing
7 24 (7.95%) Migration
7 24 (7.95%) PRINCE2
8 21 (6.95%) ETL
9 19 (6.29%) Change Management
10 18 (5.96%) Asset Management
10 18 (5.96%) Data Migration
11 16 (5.30%) Data Analysis
12 15 (4.97%) ITIL
12 15 (4.97%) Data Modelling
13 14 (4.64%) CRM
14 13 (4.30%) Logistics
14 13 (4.30%) Analytics
15 11 (3.64%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.95%) SQL
2 20 (6.62%) ABAP
3 10 (3.31%) Java
4 6 (1.99%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.66%) C#
5 5 (1.66%) Python
6 2 (0.66%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.66%) VBA
6 2 (0.66%) C
6 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.66%) Ruby
6 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.66%) R
7 1 (0.33%) Clojure
7 1 (0.33%) RPG
7 1 (0.33%) VB
7 1 (0.33%) C++
7 1 (0.33%) COBOL
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (2.98%) Degree
2 7 (2.32%) QiCA
2 7 (2.32%) PMI Certification
2 7 (2.32%) CISA
3 6 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.66%) ACCA
5 4 (1.32%) PMP
5 4 (1.32%) CISSP
5 4 (1.32%) CIMA
6 3 (0.99%) CISM
6 3 (0.99%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CCAB
7 1 (0.33%) MBA
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.33%) MCP
7 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.99%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.66%) SLA
2 2 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) GAAP
3 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) vSphere
3 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.33%) Control-M
3 1 (0.33%) WSUS
3 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 40 (13.25%) Oracle
2 27 (8.94%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.62%) Business Objects
4 9 (2.98%) IBM
4 9 (2.98%) TIBCO
5 7 (2.32%) HP
5 7 (2.32%) Hyperion
6 6 (1.99%) Informatica
7 5 (1.66%) Teradata
7 5 (1.66%) Citrix
7 5 (1.66%) BMC
7 5 (1.66%) Remedy
7 5 (1.66%) Twitter
8 4 (1.32%) Ariba
8 4 (1.32%) Cognos
8 4 (1.32%) Cisco
8 4 (1.32%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.99%) Adobe
City of London
People Source
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £181 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £160 - £190 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + depending on your experience
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: €250 - €325 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago