The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 38 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing SAP 1046 1389 947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.60% 5.84% 4.53%
As % of the Vendors category 10.32% 12.74% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 773 458
Average daily rate
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£475 £458 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £32.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.72% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £17.25 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £80.50 £48.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.67% +12.00%
SAP
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10136 10906 9687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 45.83% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 7164 6077
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 234 301
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in London

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in London

SAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 179 £489 +5.67% 60
Brentford 0 43 £475 -10.71% 1
Uxbridge +12 23 £420 -18.84% 2
Hammersmith +3 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £400 -
Greenford - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Romford - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Paddington - - - -
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 598 (27.12%) Finance
2 315 (14.29%) ERP
3 306 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
4 279 (12.65%) Migration
5 248 (11.25%) Oracle
6 235 (10.66%) SAP BW
7 219 (9.93%) Project Management
8 189 (8.57%) Data Migration
9 188 (8.53%) Manufacturing
10 162 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 157 (7.12%) SAP FI
12 146 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
13 136 (6.17%) Retail
14 135 (6.12%) SAP BPC
15 131 (5.94%) BusinessObjects
15 131 (5.94%) Business Objects
16 129 (5.85%) FMCG
17 127 (5.76%) Change Management
18 122 (5.53%) ABAP
19 118 (5.35%) SQL
20 117 (5.31%) Microsoft
20 117 (5.31%) Pharmaceutical
21 114 (5.17%) SAP CO
21 114 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
22 111 (5.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
22 111 (5.03%) SAP FI/CO
23 108 (4.90%) Banking
24 107 (4.85%) MS Excel
25 100 (4.54%) SAP BI
26 92 (4.17%) Programme Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 57 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 54 (2.45%) NetWeaver
3 16 (0.73%) SAP Portal
4 15 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
4 15 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (0.68%) MS Project Server
5 12 (0.54%) Apache
6 9 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.32%) CMS
8 5 (0.23%) SAP EP
9 4 (0.18%) AquaLogic
9 4 (0.18%) SAS
9 4 (0.18%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.18%) LiveCycle
9 4 (0.18%) Node.js
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.14%) Confluence
10 3 (0.14%) IIS
11 2 (0.091%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.091%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 107 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.86%) MS Project
3 62 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (2.09%) MS Office
5 25 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.14%) Windchill
8 2 (0.091%) SPSS
9 1 (0.045%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 157 (7.12%) SAP FI
2 135 (6.12%) SAP BPC
3 114 (5.17%) SAP CO
4 111 (5.03%) SAP FI/CO
4 111 (5.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 84 (3.81%) SAP SD
6 77 (3.49%) SAP HR
7 66 (2.99%) SAP SRM
8 64 (2.90%) SAP ERP
9 59 (2.68%) SAP APO
10 58 (2.63%) SAP MM
11 40 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
12 37 (1.68%) SAP CRM
13 35 (1.59%) SAP PP
14 34 (1.54%) SAP FSCM
15 32 (1.45%) SAP Retail
15 32 (1.45%) SAP WM
16 31 (1.41%) Agresso
16 31 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
17 24 (1.09%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.32%) SaaS
2 19 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.14%) PaaS
4 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.14%) IaaS
5 2 (0.091%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.091%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.091%) Taleo
5 2 (0.091%) Office 365
5 2 (0.091%) Force.com
5 2 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.091%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.045%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.77%) Firewall
2 13 (0.59%) SAN
3 12 (0.54%) WAN
4 8 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.32%) LDAP
6 6 (0.27%) LAN
6 6 (0.27%) DNS
6 6 (0.27%) Intranet
7 5 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.18%) RTP
9 3 (0.14%) Network Security
10 2 (0.091%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.091%) Internet
10 2 (0.091%) VPN
10 2 (0.091%) DHCP
11 1 (0.045%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.045%) FTP
11 1 (0.045%) SNMP
11 1 (0.045%) VoIP
11 1 (0.045%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (10.66%) SAP BW
2 131 (5.94%) BusinessObjects
3 100 (4.54%) SAP BI
4 83 (3.76%) SQL Server
5 63 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (2.31%) SAP HANA
7 44 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (1.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 41 (1.86%) SAP Data Services
10 32 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
11 26 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (0.86%) Big Data
13 16 (0.73%) Oracle Database
13 16 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (0.68%) QlikView
14 15 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (0.54%) Relational Database
16 12 (0.54%) BusinessObjects XI
17 11 (0.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 43 (1.95%) LSMW
2 17 (0.77%) JIRA
3 14 (0.63%) ERwin
4 13 (0.59%) Selenium
5 11 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (0.41%) Subversion
7 7 (0.32%) LoadRunner
7 7 (0.32%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.27%) JUnit
9 5 (0.23%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.23%) Redmine
10 4 (0.18%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.18%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.18%) Toad
11 3 (0.14%) PowerDesigner
11 3 (0.14%) Maven
11 3 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.14%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.091%) Jenkins
General
1 598 (27.12%) Finance
2 188 (8.53%) Manufacturing
3 136 (6.17%) Retail
4 117 (5.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 108 (4.90%) Banking
6 84 (3.81%) Marketing
7 76 (3.45%) Telecoms
8 57 (2.59%) Electronics
9 34 (1.54%) Billing
10 30 (1.36%) Legal
11 29 (1.32%) Front Office
11 29 (1.32%) Investment Banking
12 25 (1.13%) Back Office
13 18 (0.82%) Publishing
14 17 (0.77%) German Language
15 16 (0.73%) General Ledger
16 15 (0.68%) French Language
17 6 (0.27%) Law
18 5 (0.23%) Military
18 5 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 759 (34.42%) Consultant
2 642 (29.12%) SAP Consultant
3 324 (14.69%) Analyst
4 204 (9.25%) SAP Manager
5 189 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 172 (7.80%) Architect
7 162 (7.35%) Business Analyst
8 149 (6.76%) Developer
9 108 (4.90%) SAP Analyst
10 88 (3.99%) SAP Project Manager
11 85 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
12 76 (3.45%) SAP Business Analyst
13 74 (3.36%) Functional Consultant
14 62 (2.81%) SAP Functional Consultant
15 57 (2.59%) SAP Developer
15 57 (2.59%) SAP Architect
16 51 (2.31%) Data Analyst
17 47 (2.13%) Trainer
18 43 (1.95%) SAP Trainer
18 43 (1.95%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (1.81%) .NET
1 40 (1.81%) SAP PI
2 36 (1.63%) Web Services
3 30 (1.36%) XML
4 29 (1.32%) BAPI
5 25 (1.13%) HTML
6 23 (1.04%) SAP XI
7 22 (1.00%) EDI
8 21 (0.95%) DOM
8 21 (0.95%) SOAP
9 15 (0.68%) CSS
9 15 (0.68%) Middleware
10 12 (0.54%) SAP Basis
10 12 (0.54%) HTML5
11 11 (0.50%) JSON
11 11 (0.50%) Spring
11 11 (0.50%) J2EE
12 10 (0.45%) jQuery
12 10 (0.45%) REST
13 9 (0.41%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 146 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (5.85%) FMCG
3 64 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 57 (2.59%) DTV
5 27 (1.22%) Data Integration
6 26 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 21 (0.95%) Data Extraction
7 21 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 19 (0.86%) Data Conversion
9 17 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (0.63%) Visualisation
11 12 (0.54%) PMI
12 10 (0.45%) User Experience
13 9 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.41%) NHS
13 9 (0.41%) HACMP
13 9 (0.41%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.41%) Replication
14 8 (0.36%) Statistics
14 8 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 60 (2.72%) Windows
2 30 (1.36%) UNIX
3 26 (1.18%) Linux
4 16 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 12 (0.54%) Windows 8
6 12 (0.54%) AIX
7 8 (0.36%) HPUX
7 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.36%) Android
8 7 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.091%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.091%) Solaris
11 1 (0.045%) VMS
11 1 (0.045%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.045%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (14.29%) ERP
2 306 (13.88%) Business Intelligence
3 279 (12.65%) Migration
4 219 (9.93%) Project Management
5 189 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 162 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 127 (5.76%) Change Management
8 114 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (4.17%) Programme Management
10 90 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 87 (3.95%) SAP Implementation
11 87 (3.95%) Data Modelling
11 87 (3.95%) PRINCE2
12 83 (3.76%) ETL
13 82 (3.72%) CRM
14 76 (3.45%) Procure-to-pay
15 74 (3.36%) Data Management
16 69 (3.13%) Validation
16 69 (3.13%) Logistics
17 66 (2.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 122 (5.53%) ABAP
2 118 (5.35%) SQL
3 51 (2.31%) Java
4 30 (1.36%) C
5 23 (1.04%) JavaScript
6 19 (0.86%) T-SQL
7 16 (0.73%) VBA
8 13 (0.59%) C#
9 12 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.36%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.23%) VB
11 5 (0.23%) C++
12 4 (0.18%) XPath
12 4 (0.18%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.14%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.14%) SAPscript
14 2 (0.091%) VC++
14 2 (0.091%) Python
14 2 (0.091%) VBScript
14 2 (0.091%) Perl
Qualifications
1 73 (3.31%) Degree
2 49 (2.22%) SAP Certification
3 18 (0.82%) PMI Certification
3 18 (0.82%) CIMA
4 17 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 15 (0.68%) ACCA
6 14 (0.63%) PMP
7 11 (0.50%) CCAB
8 9 (0.41%) CISA
9 8 (0.36%) ISEB
9 8 (0.36%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.32%) CISSP
11 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.23%) CCA
12 5 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.18%) MCSE
13 4 (0.18%) QiCA
13 4 (0.18%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (2.90%) QA
2 22 (1.00%) GAAP
3 21 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.91%) SLA
5 13 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.32%) MiFID
6 7 (0.32%) EMIR
7 6 (0.27%) COBIT
8 2 (0.091%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.045%) Basel II
9 1 (0.045%) GAMP
9 1 (0.045%) GxP
9 1 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.045%) PAS 55
9 1 (0.045%) HL7
9 1 (0.045%) COSO
9 1 (0.045%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.50%) VMware ESX
4 9 (0.41%) PowerHA
5 7 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.091%) HDFS
8 1 (0.045%) XenApp
8 1 (0.045%) vSphere
8 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.045%) Squid
8 1 (0.045%) Firmware
8 1 (0.045%) Samba
Systems Management
1 32 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (0.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 6 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 5 (0.23%) SCCM
5 5 (0.23%) SCOM
5 5 (0.23%) Control-M
6 2 (0.091%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.091%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.091%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.091%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.045%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.045%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.045%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.045%) WSUS
7 1 (0.045%) MOM
Vendors
1 248 (11.25%) Oracle
2 131 (5.94%) Business Objects
3 117 (5.31%) Microsoft
4 54 (2.45%) IBM
5 35 (1.59%) JD Edwards
6 30 (1.36%) VMware
7 28 (1.27%) Adobe
8 27 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
9 26 (1.18%) HP
10 25 (1.13%) Hyperion
11 24 (1.09%) Citrix
12 23 (1.04%) Open Text
13 21 (0.95%) Primavera
14 20 (0.91%) Siebel
15 18 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (0.77%) Cognos
16 17 (0.77%) NetApp
16 17 (0.77%) hybris
17 15 (0.68%) Cisco
18 13 (0.59%) TIBCO
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
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Rate: £500 - £520 per day
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Rate: £465 per day £465 a day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
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Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Verticality Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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