Period
to 23 October 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 October 2020 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 62 83
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP 483 1,393 1,427
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.40% 3.81% 3.09%
As % of the Vendors category 8.46% 9.62% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 889 874
Median daily rate £550 £513 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% - +2.50%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £363
90th Percentile £738 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 3
Median hourly rate £46.25 £52.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +200.00% -58.46%
10th Percentile £31.00 £17.05 £10.45
90th Percentile £78.75 £63.75 £18.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +7.69% +57.58%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 5,706 14,485 18,141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.18% 39.58% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,690 9,811 12,273
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £275 £268
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 255 297
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.73% +7.89% -2.56%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.44 £12.75
90th Percentile £65.33 £50.00 £45.38
Median hourly rate £32.25 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +65.38% +11.43% +0.26%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in London

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP in London.

Daily rate trend for SAP in London

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP in London over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in London

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP in London.

Hourly rate trend for SAP in London

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SAP in London over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SAP in London

SAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the London region over the 6 months to 23 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +31 39 £525 +10.53% 18
West London -20 27 £535 +7.00% 4
South London +39 9 £375 -31.82%
North London +9 4 - - 1
East London +34 1 £475 -17.39%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for SAP.

1 196 (40.58%) Finance
2 146 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
3 126 (26.09%) Manufacturing
4 116 (24.02%) Marketing
5 110 (22.77%) Public Sector
6 108 (22.36%) SAP S/4HANA
7 107 (22.15%) Programme Management
8 106 (21.95%) Telecoms
9 105 (21.74%) Electronics
10 104 (21.53%) Digital Marketing
11 77 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
12 59 (12.22%) Azure
13 57 (11.80%) Java
14 56 (11.59%) SQL
15 54 (11.18%) Oracle
16 52 (10.77%) Analytics
17 49 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 48 (9.94%) Migration
19 45 (9.32%) ERP
19 45 (9.32%) Microsoft
20 44 (9.11%) SAP HANA
21 43 (8.90%) Project Management
22 39 (8.07%) Security Cleared
23 36 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
23 36 (7.45%) Power Platform
24 35 (7.25%) FMCG
24 35 (7.25%) Data Modelling
25 34 (7.04%) Power BI
26 33 (6.83%) DevOps
27 32 (6.63%) Windows

SAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (2.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (2.07%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.07%) Red Hat Fuse
3 7 (1.45%) Mule
3 7 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (1.24%) SAS
4 6 (1.24%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.04%) Confluence
6 4 (0.83%) Apache
6 4 (0.83%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.83%) Appian
6 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.62%) IIS
7 3 (0.62%) JBoss
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.41%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 18 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.21%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.21%) Figma
5 1 (0.21%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 108 (22.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 18 (3.73%) SAP FI
3 15 (3.11%) SAP CO
3 15 (3.11%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (2.90%) SAP MDG
5 12 (2.48%) SAP BPC
6 10 (2.07%) SAP ERP
6 10 (2.07%) SAP HR
7 9 (1.86%) SAP MM
7 9 (1.86%) SAP SD
8 7 (1.45%) SAP Hybris
8 7 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (1.24%) SAP Payroll
10 5 (1.04%) Lawson
11 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.83%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 4 (0.83%) SAP MII
11 4 (0.83%) SAP PM
11 4 (0.83%) SAP SRM
11 4 (0.83%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 59 (12.22%) Azure
2 36 (7.45%) Power Platform
3 25 (5.18%) AWS
4 18 (3.73%) SuccessFactors
5 13 (2.69%) GCP
5 13 (2.69%) SaaS
6 12 (2.48%) Azure Data Factory
7 10 (2.07%) Serverless
8 8 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (1.45%) Azure Functions
9 7 (1.45%) Office 365
9 7 (1.45%) PaaS
10 6 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.24%) Amazon EKS
10 6 (1.24%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.24%) Boomi
11 5 (1.04%) IaaS
12 4 (0.83%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.28%) HTTP
2 8 (1.66%) Firewall
3 6 (1.24%) Internet
4 5 (1.04%) DNS
5 4 (0.83%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.83%) VPN
6 3 (0.62%) WebEx
7 2 (0.41%) DMZ
7 2 (0.41%) Network Security
7 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.41%) VoIP
7 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.21%) Broadband
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.21%) FTP
8 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.11%) SAP HANA
2 34 (7.04%) Power BI
3 26 (5.38%) SQL Server
4 25 (5.18%) BusinessObjects
5 22 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (3.93%) SAP BW
7 18 (3.73%) Data Lake
8 15 (3.11%) Tableau
9 13 (2.69%) SAP Data Services
10 11 (2.28%) Big Data
11 10 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 7 (1.45%) MySQL
15 5 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
15 5 (1.04%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
15 5 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (2.90%) Git (software)
1 14 (2.90%) JIRA
2 12 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.04%) GitLab
4 3 (0.62%) Ant
4 3 (0.62%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.62%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.62%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.41%) Appium
5 2 (0.41%) gulp
5 2 (0.41%) JMeter
5 2 (0.41%) JUnit
5 2 (0.41%) Maven
5 2 (0.41%) Mockito
5 2 (0.41%) Selenium
5 2 (0.41%) Subversion
5 2 (0.41%) TestNG
5 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.41%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.21%) GoCD
General
1 196 (40.58%) Finance
2 126 (26.09%) Manufacturing
3 116 (24.02%) Marketing
4 110 (22.77%) Public Sector
5 106 (21.95%) Telecoms
6 105 (21.74%) Electronics
7 21 (4.35%) Retail
8 15 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.86%) Law
10 8 (1.66%) Billing
11 7 (1.45%) French Language
11 7 (1.45%) Legal
12 5 (1.04%) Back Office
12 5 (1.04%) Banking
12 5 (1.04%) Spanish Language
12 5 (1.04%) Ukrainian Language
13 4 (0.83%) Local Government
14 3 (0.62%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.62%) German Language
14 3 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (18.63%) Consultant
2 88 (18.22%) Architect
3 63 (13.04%) SAP Consultant
4 62 (12.84%) Developer
5 48 (9.94%) Analyst
6 37 (7.66%) Business Analyst
7 33 (6.83%) SAP Architect
8 24 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 22 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
10 19 (3.93%) SAP Business Analyst
10 19 (3.93%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
11 18 (3.73%) Data Architect
11 18 (3.73%) SAP Manager
12 17 (3.52%) Project Manager
13 13 (2.69%) Data Engineer
14 12 (2.48%) Lead Architect
15 11 (2.28%) Azure Architect
15 11 (2.28%) Integration Developer
16 10 (2.07%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.42%) XML
2 22 (4.55%) HTML
2 22 (4.55%) Middleware
2 22 (4.55%) Web Services
3 19 (3.93%) SOAP
4 18 (3.73%) RESTful
5 17 (3.52%) JSON
6 13 (2.69%) CSS
6 13 (2.69%) Node.js
6 13 (2.69%) SAP Fiori
7 12 (2.48%) XSLT
8 11 (2.28%) .NET
8 11 (2.28%) Kafka
9 10 (2.07%) J2EE
9 10 (2.07%) REST
10 9 (1.86%) HTML5
11 8 (1.66%) EDI
11 8 (1.66%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (1.45%) AngularJS
13 6 (1.24%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.25%) FMCG
3 20 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (1.66%) User Experience
6 7 (1.45%) Cloud Native
6 7 (1.45%) EPoS
7 6 (1.24%) e-Learning
7 6 (1.24%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.24%) NHS
7 6 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.04%) Social Media
9 4 (0.83%) Learning Management System
9 4 (0.83%) Life Science
9 4 (0.83%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.62%) AS400
10 3 (0.62%) Blog
10 3 (0.62%) iSeries
10 3 (0.62%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.62%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.63%) Windows
2 31 (6.42%) Linux
3 11 (2.28%) Unix
4 8 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (1.66%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.04%) Android
7 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.83%) Debian
7 4 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.62%) AIX
9 2 (0.41%) HPUX
9 2 (0.41%) SUSE
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.21%) MVS
10 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
2 107 (22.15%) Programme Management
3 104 (21.53%) Digital Marketing
4 77 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (10.77%) Analytics
6 49 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (9.94%) Migration
8 45 (9.32%) ERP
9 43 (8.90%) Project Management
10 35 (7.25%) Data Modelling
11 33 (6.83%) DevOps
12 26 (5.38%) Data Migration
12 26 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (4.55%) Requirements Gathering
14 21 (4.35%) ETL
15 20 (4.14%) Test Automation
16 19 (3.93%) E-Commerce
16 19 (3.93%) Integration Testing
17 17 (3.52%) TDD
17 17 (3.52%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.80%) Java
2 56 (11.59%) SQL
3 32 (6.63%) Python
4 29 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (3.93%) ABAP
6 15 (3.11%) XPath
7 12 (2.48%) C
8 10 (2.07%) C#
9 8 (1.66%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.66%) Perl
10 6 (1.24%) Groovy
10 6 (1.24%) Java 8
10 6 (1.24%) PHP
10 6 (1.24%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.83%) ActionScript
11 4 (0.83%) ActionScript 2.0
11 4 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.83%) R
11 4 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 39 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.55%) Degree
4 6 (1.24%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) ACCA
6 2 (0.41%) CIMA
6 2 (0.41%) CISSP
6 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.41%) PMP
6 2 (0.41%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.21%) CISM
7 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.07%) GDPR
2 10 (2.07%) PMO
2 10 (2.07%) QA
2 10 (2.07%) SLA
3 8 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.66%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.24%) NIST
5 4 (0.83%) IFRS
6 3 (0.62%) COBIT
7 2 (0.41%) GAAP
7 2 (0.41%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.41%) WCAG
8 1 (0.21%) GxP
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.21%) NCSC
System Software
1 15 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.28%) Docker
3 5 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.21%) iptables
Systems Management
1 19 (3.93%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.07%) Terraform
3 7 (1.45%) Ansible
4 6 (1.24%) Prometheus
4 6 (1.24%) Rancher
4 6 (1.24%) SCCM
4 6 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.04%) AirWatch
5 5 (1.04%) Kibana
5 5 (1.04%) logstash
6 4 (0.83%) Consul
6 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.62%) Forum Sentry
7 3 (0.62%) Grafana
7 3 (0.62%) Istio
8 1 (0.21%) Fluentd
8 1 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.21%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.21%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 54 (11.18%) Oracle
2 45 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.59%) Ariba
4 14 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (2.69%) Infor
5 13 (2.69%) MuleSoft
6 11 (2.28%) Google
6 11 (2.28%) hybris
7 10 (2.07%) Concur
8 9 (1.86%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.66%) VMware
9 8 (1.66%) webMethods
10 7 (1.45%) Informatica
10 7 (1.45%) WSO2
11 6 (1.24%) Teradata
11 6 (1.24%) Workday
12 5 (1.04%) Dell
12 5 (1.04%) IBM
12 5 (1.04%) Maconomy
13 4 (0.83%) HP