Period
to 4 April 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 4 April 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 76 85
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9 -30
Contract jobs citing SAP 905 1,340 1,417
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.60% 3.15% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 9.08% 7.80% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 801 852
Median daily rate £525 £525 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.48% +10.00%
10th Percentile £361 £350 £327
90th Percentile £806 £725 £675
England median daily rate £510 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +22.31% +72.86%
10th Percentile £31.75 £20.86 £12.40
90th Percentile £35.38 £78.10 £101.05
England median hourly rate £33.48 £24.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +36.63% +20.99% +12.50%

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 9,971 17,177 18,569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.61% 40.38% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,623 11,527 12,562
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £455 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +1.06% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 275 354
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -2.33% +4.88%
10th Percentile £13.85 £12.76 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -

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 4 April 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
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 4 April 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 +58 147 £525 -4.55% 22
West London -22 51 £485 +7.78% 16
South London +13 12 £525 -2.33% 1
East London +36 8 £488 -18.75% 5
North London +21 7 £538 -2.27%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 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.

1 327 (36.13%) Finance
2 186 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
3 175 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (17.24%) SAP S/4HANA
5 127 (14.03%) Manufacturing
6 121 (13.37%) Marketing
7 118 (13.04%) ERP
8 115 (12.71%) Migration
9 114 (12.60%) Oracle
10 113 (12.49%) Microsoft
11 109 (12.04%) Programme Management
12 106 (11.71%) SQL
13 101 (11.16%) Telecoms
13 101 (11.16%) Azure
14 100 (11.05%) Java
15 98 (10.83%) Public Sector
16 92 (10.17%) Electronics
16 92 (10.17%) Digital Marketing
17 82 (9.06%) Data Modelling
18 79 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
18 79 (8.73%) DevOps
19 77 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
19 77 (8.51%) SAP HANA
20 76 (8.40%) Analytics
21 75 (8.29%) JIRA
22 73 (8.07%) Project Management
23 64 (7.07%) Project Delivery
24 61 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
24 61 (6.74%) ETL
25 58 (6.41%) SAP BW

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 31 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.65%) Confluence
3 15 (1.66%) NetWeaver
4 10 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (0.77%) CMS
7 6 (0.66%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.66%) JBoss
8 5 (0.55%) Apache
9 4 (0.44%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 4 (0.44%) SAS
10 3 (0.33%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Fuse
10 3 (0.33%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.33%) WildFly
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.22%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 35 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.33%) Sketch
6 2 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 156 (17.24%) SAP S/4HANA
2 39 (4.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 33 (3.65%) SAP FI
4 31 (3.43%) SAP ERP
5 30 (3.31%) SAP BPC
5 30 (3.31%) SAP CO
6 25 (2.76%) SAP FI/CO
7 24 (2.65%) SAP HR
7 24 (2.65%) SAP Hybris
8 23 (2.54%) SAP SD
9 17 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
10 16 (1.77%) SAP MM
11 15 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
12 10 (1.10%) SAP Business One
12 10 (1.10%) SAP PS
13 9 (0.99%) SAP CRM
13 9 (0.99%) SAP IBP
13 9 (0.99%) SAP MDG
14 7 (0.77%) Maximo
15 6 (0.66%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 101 (11.16%) Azure
2 55 (6.08%) SuccessFactors
3 37 (4.09%) AWS
4 32 (3.54%) Power Platform
5 27 (2.98%) SaaS
6 26 (2.87%) Office 365
7 22 (2.43%) PaaS
8 21 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
9 16 (1.77%) IaaS
10 13 (1.44%) GCP
11 10 (1.10%) Boomi
12 5 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.55%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.55%) GitHub
12 5 (0.55%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.55%) Serverless
12 5 (0.55%) Yammer
13 4 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.10%) Firewall
2 12 (1.33%) DNS
3 8 (0.88%) Internet
4 6 (0.66%) HTTP
4 6 (0.66%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.55%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.44%) Broadband
6 4 (0.44%) SSL
7 3 (0.33%) Skype
7 3 (0.33%) VPN
7 3 (0.33%) WAN
8 2 (0.22%) Intranet
8 2 (0.22%) Network Security
8 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.11%) DHCP
9 1 (0.11%) FTP
9 1 (0.11%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (8.51%) SAP HANA
2 58 (6.41%) SAP BW
3 54 (5.97%) BusinessObjects
3 54 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (5.52%) SQL Server
5 31 (3.43%) Power BI
6 29 (3.20%) Data Lake
7 27 (2.98%) Hadoop
8 25 (2.76%) Big Data
9 22 (2.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 19 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.88%) NoSQL
11 17 (1.88%) SAP Data Services
12 16 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
13 13 (1.44%) PowerCenter
14 12 (1.33%) MySQL
15 11 (1.22%) Relational Database
16 9 (0.99%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 9 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (8.29%) JIRA
2 40 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 39 (4.31%) Jenkins
4 30 (3.31%) Visual Studio Team System
5 24 (2.65%) Maven
6 18 (1.99%) Gradle
6 18 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.44%) Selenium
8 10 (1.10%) PowerDesigner
9 8 (0.88%) Subversion
10 7 (0.77%) ER Studio
10 7 (0.77%) ERwin
11 5 (0.55%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.55%) eggPlant
12 4 (0.44%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.44%) JUnit
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.44%) Rational Functional Tester
12 4 (0.44%) SilkTest
13 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
General
1 327 (36.13%) Finance
2 127 (14.03%) Manufacturing
3 121 (13.37%) Marketing
4 101 (11.16%) Telecoms
5 98 (10.83%) Public Sector
6 92 (10.17%) Electronics
7 46 (5.08%) Retail
8 26 (2.87%) Banking
9 21 (2.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.66%) Back Office
10 15 (1.66%) German Language
11 13 (1.44%) Billing
11 13 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.44%) Law
12 12 (1.33%) French Language
12 12 (1.33%) Legal
13 7 (0.77%) Local Government
14 6 (0.66%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.66%) Publishing
15 4 (0.44%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 214 (23.65%) Consultant
2 162 (17.90%) SAP Consultant
3 120 (13.26%) Architect
4 107 (11.82%) Developer
5 84 (9.28%) Analyst
6 57 (6.30%) SAP Manager
7 51 (5.64%) SAP Architect
8 48 (5.30%) Project Manager
8 48 (5.30%) SAP Developer
9 34 (3.76%) SAP Analyst
10 27 (2.98%) Business Analyst
10 27 (2.98%) SAP Project Manager
11 23 (2.54%) Data Architect
11 23 (2.54%) Data Engineer
12 22 (2.43%) SAP Engineer
12 22 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (2.32%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
14 17 (1.88%) Data Analyst
14 17 (1.88%) Functional Consultant
15 14 (1.55%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.97%) Web Services
2 38 (4.20%) HTML
3 35 (3.87%) SOAP
4 34 (3.76%) RESTful
5 29 (3.20%) XML
6 27 (2.98%) Spring
7 26 (2.87%) J2EE
7 26 (2.87%) SAP Fiori
8 25 (2.76%) .NET
9 20 (2.21%) CSS
10 19 (2.10%) Node.js
10 19 (2.10%) SAPUI5
11 17 (1.88%) Spring Batch
12 13 (1.44%) REST
13 12 (1.33%) SAP PI
14 11 (1.22%) IDoc
15 10 (1.10%) JSON
16 9 (0.99%) AngularJS
16 9 (0.99%) Apache Cordova
16 9 (0.99%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.09%) User Experience
3 23 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.32%) Data Structures
4 21 (2.32%) FMCG
5 16 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.33%) Social Media
7 10 (1.10%) Virtual Team
8 9 (0.99%) Data Centre
8 9 (0.99%) Hedge funds
9 8 (0.88%) Public Cloud
10 7 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.44%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.44%) LPAR
11 4 (0.44%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.44%) PDA
12 3 (0.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 43 (4.75%) Windows
2 36 (3.98%) Linux
3 25 (2.76%) Unix
4 14 (1.55%) Android
5 13 (1.44%) Windows 10
6 9 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.66%) AIX
9 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.22%) Debian
10 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.11%) Solaris
11 1 (0.11%) VME
11 1 (0.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
2 175 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (13.04%) ERP
4 115 (12.71%) Migration
5 109 (12.04%) Programme Management
6 92 (10.17%) Digital Marketing
7 82 (9.06%) Data Modelling
8 79 (8.73%) DevOps
8 79 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 76 (8.40%) Analytics
10 73 (8.07%) Project Management
11 64 (7.07%) Project Delivery
12 61 (6.74%) ETL
12 61 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
13 56 (6.19%) Data Migration
14 49 (5.41%) Test Automation
15 44 (4.86%) Scrum
16 40 (4.42%) Collaborative Working
17 39 (4.31%) CRM
17 39 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (11.71%) SQL
2 100 (11.05%) Java
3 49 (5.41%) ABAP
4 46 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 26 (2.87%) Python
6 15 (1.66%) PL/SQL
7 13 (1.44%) C
8 11 (1.22%) Apple Swift
8 11 (1.22%) Objective-C
8 11 (1.22%) VBA
9 8 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.77%) C#
10 7 (0.77%) PHP
10 7 (0.77%) Ruby
11 6 (0.66%) Dart
11 6 (0.66%) Perl
12 5 (0.55%) R
12 5 (0.55%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 34 (3.76%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.65%) Degree
4 13 (1.44%) ACCA
5 11 (1.22%) CIMA
6 9 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.99%) PMP
7 8 (0.88%) ISEB
7 8 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.88%) SAP Certification
8 6 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.55%) CISSP
9 5 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.44%) CISM
11 3 (0.33%) CCA
11 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.22%) CCSP
12 2 (0.22%) GIAC
12 2 (0.22%) MBA
12 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.43%) QA
2 26 (2.87%) Data Quality
3 21 (2.32%) PMO
4 14 (1.55%) GDPR
5 7 (0.77%) SLA
6 6 (0.66%) NIST
7 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.44%) WCAG
8 3 (0.33%) IFRS
8 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.22%) NCSC
9 2 (0.22%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.11%) COBIT
10 1 (0.11%) GxP
10 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.10%) Docker
3 4 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.11%) HDFS
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (2.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (0.88%) Ansible
3 6 (0.66%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.55%) Control-M
4 5 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.44%) Puppet
5 4 (0.44%) SCCM
5 4 (0.44%) Terraform
6 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.11%) CASB
7 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) Kubeflow
7 1 (0.11%) logstash
7 1 (0.11%) QRadar
7 1 (0.11%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 114 (12.60%) Oracle
2 113 (12.49%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.97%) hybris
4 43 (4.75%) Ariba
5 31 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (3.09%) Informatica
6 28 (3.09%) Workday
7 22 (2.43%) Adobe
8 19 (2.10%) Google
8 19 (2.10%) IBM
8 19 (2.10%) ServiceNow
9 16 (1.77%) Concur
10 14 (1.55%) Ab Initio
10 14 (1.55%) Talend
11 13 (1.44%) MuleSoft
11 13 (1.44%) Sybase
12 12 (1.33%) Gigya
12 12 (1.33%) Tableau
13 10 (1.10%) VMware
14 9 (0.99%) Red Hat