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 13 February 2016 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 52 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP 782 988 1274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.75% 4.71% 5.80%
As % of the Vendors category 9.25% 10.45% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 579 693
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £600 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £34.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -35.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.07 £14.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £39.90
% change year-on-year
-6.57% -52.38%
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
8453 9457 9803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.52% 45.10% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5527 6284 6269
Average daily rate £438 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 190 218
Average hourly rate £21.70 £19.34 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.20% +3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016. 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 +1 87 £475 +6.74% 46
Brentford 0 34 £450 -
Feltham 0 6 £396 -1.12%
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £350 -
Croydon - 6 £355 -
Hounslow +5 3 £423 +5.62%
Uxbridge -9 3 - -
Greenwich - 3 £460 -
Canary Wharf +2 2 £468 -15.00%
Wembley 0 1 £403 +21.96%
Harrow -2 1 £265 -59.23%
SAP
England

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 481 (30.46%) Finance
2 297 (18.81%) Business Intelligence
3 225 (14.25%) Oracle
4 203 (12.86%) Project Management
5 193 (12.22%) ERP
6 180 (11.40%) Manufacturing
7 172 (10.89%) Migration
8 170 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
9 151 (9.56%) SQL
10 148 (9.37%) BusinessObjects
11 140 (8.87%) SAP BW
12 132 (8.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 130 (8.23%) Marketing
14 127 (8.04%) Programme Management
15 120 (7.60%) MS Excel
16 118 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
17 116 (7.35%) Data Migration
18 115 (7.28%) Microsoft
19 111 (7.03%) Telecoms
20 107 (6.78%) SAP FI
21 102 (6.46%) Digital Marketing
22 101 (6.40%) CRM
22 101 (6.40%) Electronics
23 100 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
23 100 (6.33%) Banking
24 99 (6.27%) Pharmaceutical
25 98 (6.21%) FMCG
26 96 (6.08%) User Acceptance Testing
27 91 (5.76%) Change Management
28 87 (5.51%) SAP HANA

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 59 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.58%) NetWeaver
3 24 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 20 (1.27%) WebLogic
5 18 (1.14%) SAS
6 16 (1.01%) CMS
6 16 (1.01%) Drupal
7 15 (0.95%) Documentum
8 12 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (0.76%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.70%) Apache Spark
9 11 (0.70%) JBoss
10 10 (0.63%) Confluence
10 10 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.57%) Apache
11 9 (0.57%) Apache Pig
11 9 (0.57%) IIS
11 9 (0.57%) MQSeries
12 8 (0.51%) Captiva
12 8 (0.51%) iPlanet
Applications
1 120 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 75 (4.75%) MS Office
3 34 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 30 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (1.58%) MS Project
6 11 (0.70%) SPSS
7 3 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.063%) Simulink
9 1 (0.063%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 132 (8.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 107 (6.78%) SAP FI
3 86 (5.45%) SAP MM
4 76 (4.81%) SAP CO
4 76 (4.81%) SAP FI/CO
5 53 (3.36%) SAP SRM
6 50 (3.17%) SAP ERP
7 46 (2.91%) SAP HR
8 41 (2.60%) SAP BPC
9 40 (2.53%) SAP GRC
10 36 (2.28%) SAP SD
11 35 (2.22%) SAP CRM
12 24 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
13 22 (1.39%) SAP HCM
14 21 (1.33%) Maximo
15 18 (1.14%) SAP PM
16 16 (1.01%) SAP IS-U
16 16 (1.01%) SAP Retail
17 15 (0.95%) SAP PP
17 15 (0.95%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 57 (3.61%) SuccessFactors
2 20 (1.27%) SaaS
3 13 (0.82%) Office 365
4 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.32%) Boomi
6 5 (0.32%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.25%) Taleo
8 3 (0.19%) AdWords
8 3 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.13%) Force.com
9 2 (0.13%) IaaS
9 2 (0.13%) PaaS
9 2 (0.13%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.063%) GitHub
10 1 (0.063%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.063%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.063%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.08%) Firewall
2 10 (0.63%) SAN
3 7 (0.44%) DNS
3 7 (0.44%) VPN
3 7 (0.44%) WAN
4 5 (0.32%) LDAP
5 4 (0.25%) HTTP
5 4 (0.25%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.19%) BGP
6 3 (0.19%) Converged Networks
6 3 (0.19%) DHCP
6 3 (0.19%) EIGRP
6 3 (0.19%) Junos
6 3 (0.19%) LAN
6 3 (0.19%) MPLS
6 3 (0.19%) OSPF
7 2 (0.13%) DMVPN
7 2 (0.13%) HSRP
7 2 (0.13%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (9.37%) BusinessObjects
2 140 (8.87%) SAP BW
3 87 (5.51%) SAP HANA
4 64 (4.05%) SQL Server
5 48 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
6 47 (2.98%) SAP Data Services
7 45 (2.85%) SAP BI
8 39 (2.47%) Oracle Database
9 36 (2.28%) Sybase ASE
10 30 (1.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 30 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
11 28 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 25 (1.58%) Big Data
13 22 (1.39%) MySQL
14 16 (1.01%) Hadoop
14 16 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (0.95%) MongoDB
15 15 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (2.09%) LSMW
2 17 (1.08%) JIRA
3 15 (0.95%) ERwin
4 10 (0.63%) Subversion
4 10 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.51%) Eclipse
5 8 (0.51%) LoadRunner
5 8 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (0.32%) JMeter
6 5 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
6 5 (0.32%) Selenium
6 5 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.25%) Rational Performance Tester
7 4 (0.25%) VisualVM
8 3 (0.19%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.19%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.13%) JUnit
9 2 (0.13%) Xcode
General
1 481 (30.46%) Finance
2 180 (11.40%) Manufacturing
3 130 (8.23%) Marketing
4 111 (7.03%) Telecoms
5 101 (6.40%) Electronics
6 100 (6.33%) Banking
7 99 (6.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 83 (5.26%) Retail
9 17 (1.08%) Billing
9 17 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 14 (0.89%) Back Office
10 14 (0.89%) Legal
11 12 (0.76%) General Ledger
11 12 (0.76%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.63%) Advertising
13 8 (0.51%) Law
14 6 (0.38%) French Language
15 4 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.25%) Danish Language
15 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 476 (30.15%) Consultant
2 400 (25.33%) SAP Consultant
3 250 (15.83%) Analyst
4 155 (9.82%) SAP Manager
5 153 (9.69%) Architect
6 142 (8.99%) Project Manager
7 127 (8.04%) Developer
8 108 (6.84%) SAP Analyst
9 87 (5.51%) Business Analyst
10 67 (4.24%) SAP Project Manager
11 65 (4.12%) SAP Architect
12 56 (3.55%) Data Consultant
13 53 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
14 52 (3.29%) Functional Consultant
15 51 (3.23%) SAP Data Consultant
16 44 (2.79%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 42 (2.66%) SAP MM Consultant
18 41 (2.60%) SAP FI Consultant
19 40 (2.53%) SAP Developer
20 38 (2.41%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.41%) .NET
2 36 (2.28%) BAPI
2 36 (2.28%) CSS
3 32 (2.03%) Web Services
4 30 (1.90%) HTML
5 29 (1.84%) jQuery
6 23 (1.46%) SAP Basis
7 17 (1.08%) Middleware
7 17 (1.08%) SAP PI
8 13 (0.82%) REST
9 12 (0.76%) HTML5
10 11 (0.70%) J2EE
10 11 (0.70%) SAP XI
11 10 (0.63%) CSS3
11 10 (0.63%) RESTful
11 10 (0.63%) SAP Fiori
11 10 (0.63%) SAPUI5
12 9 (0.57%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.57%) SAP ALE
12 9 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 170 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (6.21%) FMCG
3 83 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 29 (1.84%) Replication
5 26 (1.65%) Clustering
6 23 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 19 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 18 (1.14%) Data Integration
8 18 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 15 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (0.89%) PMI
11 13 (0.82%) Data Centre
11 13 (0.82%) NHS
12 12 (0.76%) Credit Risk
13 11 (0.70%) User Experience
14 9 (0.57%) AS400
14 9 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.57%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.57%) Statistics
15 8 (0.51%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 81 (5.13%) Linux
2 72 (4.56%) Windows
3 39 (2.47%) Unix
4 26 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (1.58%) Solaris
6 13 (0.82%) AIX
7 10 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.57%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.51%) zOS
10 5 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.32%) HPUX
10 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.19%) Android
11 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.063%) CatOS
12 1 (0.063%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.063%) Debian
12 1 (0.063%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.063%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (18.81%) Business Intelligence
2 203 (12.86%) Project Management
3 193 (12.22%) ERP
4 172 (10.89%) Migration
5 127 (8.04%) Programme Management
6 118 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 116 (7.35%) Data Migration
8 102 (6.46%) Digital Marketing
9 101 (6.40%) CRM
10 100 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
11 96 (6.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 91 (5.76%) Change Management
13 81 (5.13%) Data Modelling
14 74 (4.69%) ITIL
15 72 (4.56%) Analytics
15 72 (4.56%) ETL
15 72 (4.56%) Procure-to-pay
16 62 (3.93%) PRINCE2
17 58 (3.67%) Service Management
18 55 (3.48%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 151 (9.56%) SQL
2 80 (5.07%) Java
3 70 (4.43%) ABAP
4 44 (2.79%) Shell Script
5 43 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 28 (1.77%) VBA
7 25 (1.58%) PL/SQL
8 21 (1.33%) PowerShell
9 16 (1.01%) C
10 13 (0.82%) R
11 9 (0.57%) C#
11 9 (0.57%) PHP
12 8 (0.51%) Apex Code
12 8 (0.51%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.44%) C++
13 7 (0.44%) Python
14 6 (0.38%) Korn
14 6 (0.38%) Perl
14 6 (0.38%) VB
15 4 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 82 (5.19%) Degree
2 40 (2.53%) SAP Certification
3 28 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 15 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 15 (0.95%) PMP
7 14 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (0.82%) CISM
9 12 (0.76%) CISSP
10 11 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (0.63%) CISA
12 9 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.57%) CRISC
13 8 (0.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 8 (0.51%) CCSP
14 7 (0.44%) ACCA
14 7 (0.44%) CCA
14 7 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.23%) QA
2 39 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 32 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.70%) GxP
4 11 (0.70%) SLA
5 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.063%) Basel III
6 1 (0.063%) GAAP
6 1 (0.063%) GAMP
6 1 (0.063%) P3O
6 1 (0.063%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.51%) ClearTrust
5 5 (0.32%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.19%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.19%) XenApp
7 2 (0.13%) Firmware
7 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.063%) NFS
8 1 (0.063%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.063%) vCloud
8 1 (0.063%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.063%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (1.20%) Data Guard
4 17 (1.08%) Tivoli
5 10 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.38%) Control-M
8 4 (0.25%) Puppet
9 3 (0.19%) SCCM
10 1 (0.063%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.063%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.063%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.063%) Kibana
10 1 (0.063%) logstash
10 1 (0.063%) OpenView
10 1 (0.063%) SCOM
10 1 (0.063%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.063%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 225 (14.25%) Oracle
2 115 (7.28%) Microsoft
3 54 (3.42%) IBM
4 49 (3.10%) OpenText
5 45 (2.85%) Cognos
6 42 (2.66%) Sybase
7 38 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (2.34%) Ariba
9 33 (2.09%) Red Hat
10 32 (2.03%) Informatica
11 26 (1.65%) HP
12 23 (1.46%) hybris
12 23 (1.46%) Tableau
13 22 (1.39%) Teradata
14 21 (1.33%) VMware
15 20 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
16 19 (1.20%) BEA
17 18 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
18 16 (1.01%) JD Edwards
19 14 (0.89%) NetApp
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