Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 55 69
Rank change year-on-year -26 +14 -18
Contract jobs citing SAP 1,407 1,772 1,558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.09% 4.14% 3.45%
As % of the Vendors category 7.81% 9.93% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 1,034 954
London median daily rate £515 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.95% +8.11% -2.63%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
England median daily rate £488 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.54% +73.00% -10.65%
10th Percentile £10.13 £15.25 £15.48
90th Percentile £96.25 £177.00 £44.50
England median hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +52.78% -21.74% +15.00%

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 18,013 17,840 19,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.61% 41.65% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,184 11,994 12,886
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £276 £263
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 244 231
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +11.43% -6.47%
10th Percentile £13.30 £12.33 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £41.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% -1.43%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in London

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP in London

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in London over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP in London

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP in London

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in London over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor 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 21 August 2018. 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 +4 193 £500 - 30
West London -9 183 £500 +6.78% 20
East London -12 32 £513 +5.13% 1
South London -43 17 £563 +4.65% 4
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 560 (39.80%) Finance
2 279 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
3 251 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
4 212 (15.07%) ERP
5 181 (12.86%) Oracle
6 171 (12.15%) Microsoft
7 161 (11.44%) SQL
8 154 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 149 (10.59%) Manufacturing
10 148 (10.52%) SAP HANA
11 130 (9.24%) Programme Management
12 129 (9.17%) Migration
13 127 (9.03%) Telecoms
14 125 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
15 124 (8.81%) Marketing
16 123 (8.74%) Analytics
17 122 (8.67%) Project Management
18 115 (8.17%) Electronics
19 114 (8.10%) Digital Marketing
20 112 (7.96%) SAP BW
21 110 (7.82%) BusinessObjects
22 105 (7.46%) SAP S/4HANA
23 104 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
24 101 (7.18%) Microsoft Excel
25 98 (6.97%) SQL Server
26 93 (6.61%) SAP FI
27 92 (6.54%) Java
28 91 (6.47%) DevOps
29 89 (6.33%) Scrum
30 87 (6.18%) Change Management

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 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.06%) Apache Spark
3 26 (1.85%) SAS
4 17 (1.21%) NetWeaver
5 15 (1.07%) Apache
5 15 (1.07%) IIS
6 10 (0.71%) CMS
7 9 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (0.50%) Liferay
10 6 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.36%) Confluence
11 5 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.21%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.21%) Mule
13 3 (0.21%) nginx
13 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 101 (7.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.50%) Windchill
7 4 (0.28%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.071%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.071%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.071%) SPSS
9 1 (0.071%) Stata
Business Applications
1 105 (7.46%) SAP S/4HANA
2 93 (6.61%) SAP FI
3 86 (6.11%) SAP CO
4 82 (5.83%) SAP FI/CO
5 75 (5.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 60 (4.26%) SAP ERP
7 53 (3.77%) SAP HR
8 45 (3.20%) SAP Hybris
9 42 (2.99%) SAP BPC
10 29 (2.06%) SAP HCM
10 29 (2.06%) SAP SD
11 26 (1.85%) SAP MM
12 18 (1.28%) SAP Payroll
13 14 (1.00%) Actimize
13 14 (1.00%) SAP GRC
14 11 (0.78%) SAP Business One
15 10 (0.71%) SAP EWM
15 10 (0.71%) SAP MDG
15 10 (0.71%) SAP PLM
15 10 (0.71%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 86 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (4.98%) SuccessFactors
4 18 (1.28%) SaaS
5 13 (0.92%) Office 365
6 11 (0.78%) IaaS
7 9 (0.64%) PaaS
8 8 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
8 8 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (0.57%) GitHub
9 7 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.28%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.28%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.28%) Serverless
13 3 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.42%) Firewall
2 19 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.00%) Internet
4 11 (0.78%) DNS
4 11 (0.78%) HTTP
5 10 (0.71%) SAN
5 10 (0.71%) Wireless
6 8 (0.57%) LAN
7 7 (0.50%) SMTP
7 7 (0.50%) SSL
8 6 (0.43%) VPN
8 6 (0.43%) WebEx
9 5 (0.36%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.36%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.28%) WAN
11 3 (0.21%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.21%) FTP
11 3 (0.21%) Profibus
11 3 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (10.52%) SAP HANA
2 112 (7.96%) SAP BW
3 110 (7.82%) BusinessObjects
4 98 (6.97%) SQL Server
5 55 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (3.91%) Power BI
6 51 (3.62%) Big Data
7 46 (3.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 46 (3.27%) Hadoop
8 40 (2.84%) Relational Database
9 34 (2.42%) Lumira
9 34 (2.42%) SAP Data Services
10 33 (2.35%) MySQL
11 29 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (1.92%) MongoDB
13 26 (1.85%) Data Lake
13 26 (1.85%) Spotfire
14 24 (1.71%) HBase
15 18 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (2.99%) JIRA
2 31 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 25 (1.78%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (0.64%) Eclipse
5 9 (0.64%) LSMW
5 9 (0.64%) Maven
6 8 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.57%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.57%) Xdebug
7 7 (0.50%) SonarQube
7 7 (0.50%) Subversion
8 6 (0.43%) Artifactory
8 6 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.36%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.28%) Ant
10 4 (0.28%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.28%) NWDS
10 4 (0.28%) webpack
11 3 (0.21%) TestRail
General
1 560 (39.80%) Finance
2 149 (10.59%) Manufacturing
3 127 (9.03%) Telecoms
4 124 (8.81%) Marketing
5 115 (8.17%) Electronics
6 82 (5.83%) Retail
7 63 (4.48%) Banking
8 45 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 41 (2.91%) Legal
10 23 (1.63%) Billing
11 20 (1.42%) Back Office
12 17 (1.21%) Advertising
12 17 (1.21%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.92%) Law
14 12 (0.85%) French Language
14 12 (0.85%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.57%) Games
15 8 (0.57%) German Language
16 7 (0.50%) Italian Language
17 6 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 321 (22.81%) Consultant
2 247 (17.56%) SAP Consultant
3 179 (12.72%) Analyst
4 162 (11.51%) Developer
5 154 (10.95%) Architect
6 98 (6.97%) SAP Manager
7 95 (6.75%) Project Manager
8 80 (5.69%) Business Analyst
9 69 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
10 57 (4.05%) SAP Analyst
11 54 (3.84%) SAP Developer
12 45 (3.20%) SAP Architect
13 42 (2.99%) Data Analyst
14 40 (2.84%) SAP Project Manager
15 34 (2.42%) SAP CO Consultant
15 34 (2.42%) SAP FI Consultant
16 29 (2.06%) SAP Business Analyst
17 28 (1.99%) DevOps Engineer
18 27 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
19 26 (1.85%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.98%) HTML
2 54 (3.84%) XML
3 44 (3.13%) Web Services
4 43 (3.06%) Middleware
5 42 (2.99%) .NET
6 35 (2.49%) CSS
7 34 (2.42%) RESTful
8 33 (2.35%) Spring
9 32 (2.27%) JSON
10 31 (2.20%) J2EE
11 28 (1.99%) EDI
12 22 (1.56%) SOAP
13 21 (1.49%) REST
14 19 (1.35%) Kafka
15 18 (1.28%) SAP Fiori
16 15 (1.07%) HTML5
17 14 (1.00%) SAML
18 13 (0.92%) CSS3
19 12 (0.85%) IDoc
20 11 (0.78%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 125 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 39 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (2.70%) FMCG
5 29 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 29 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (1.71%) User Experience
7 18 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.14%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.07%) Virtual Team
10 13 (0.92%) Public Cloud
11 12 (0.85%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.57%) Clustering
12 8 (0.57%) e-Learning
12 8 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (0.57%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.57%) NHS
13 7 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 60 (4.26%) Linux
2 49 (3.48%) Unix
3 33 (2.35%) Windows
4 12 (0.85%) Solaris
5 11 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.71%) Mac OS X
6 10 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.57%) Mac OS X Server
8 5 (0.36%) Android
8 5 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.28%) AIX
10 3 (0.21%) SUSE
11 2 (0.14%) CentOS
11 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.071%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.071%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
2 251 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (15.07%) ERP
4 154 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (9.24%) Programme Management
6 129 (9.17%) Migration
7 123 (8.74%) Analytics
8 122 (8.67%) Project Management
9 114 (8.10%) Digital Marketing
10 104 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
11 91 (6.47%) DevOps
12 89 (6.33%) Scrum
13 87 (6.18%) Change Management
14 82 (5.83%) Data Modelling
15 80 (5.69%) Data Migration
16 74 (5.26%) ETL
17 60 (4.26%) Visualisation
18 59 (4.19%) Business Analysis
19 58 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
20 55 (3.91%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 161 (11.44%) SQL
2 92 (6.54%) Java
3 63 (4.48%) ABAP
4 59 (4.19%) JavaScript
5 56 (3.98%) Python
6 18 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 17 (1.21%) PHP
8 15 (1.07%) Ruby
9 13 (0.92%) VBA
10 11 (0.78%) R
11 9 (0.64%) C#
12 8 (0.57%) Perl
12 8 (0.57%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.50%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.43%) ActionScript
14 6 (0.43%) ActionScript 2.0
15 5 (0.36%) C
15 5 (0.36%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 77 (5.47%) Security Cleared
2 70 (4.98%) Degree
3 62 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.07%) TOGAF Certification
5 12 (0.85%) ISEB
6 10 (0.71%) CCA
6 10 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.71%) PMP
7 9 (0.64%) ACCA
7 9 (0.64%) CIMA
8 6 (0.43%) CISA
8 6 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.43%) MCITP
8 6 (0.43%) MCTS
9 5 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.36%) MCP
10 4 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.91%) QA
2 34 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.92%) PMO
3 27 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (1.21%) GDPR
5 12 (0.85%) COBIT
5 12 (0.85%) SLA
6 9 (0.64%) IFRS
7 5 (0.36%) HL7
7 5 (0.36%) SEPA
8 4 (0.28%) GxP
8 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.14%) HAZOP
10 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.071%) COSO
11 1 (0.071%) PSD2
System Software
1 28 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.49%) Docker
3 14 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.71%) Apache Flume
5 9 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (0.36%) HDFS
7 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.21%) etcd
8 3 (0.21%) flannel
9 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.14%) Postfix
10 1 (0.071%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.071%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.071%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (1.35%) Ansible
2 18 (1.28%) Puppet
3 17 (1.21%) Terraform
4 15 (1.07%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 10 (0.71%) HP ALM
7 9 (0.64%) Kibana
8 8 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.43%) MOM
9 6 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.36%) logstash
10 5 (0.36%) Oozie
10 5 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.21%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.21%) rkt
11 3 (0.21%) SCCM
11 3 (0.21%) WSUS
12 2 (0.14%) Forum Sentry
13 1 (0.071%) CloudHub
13 1 (0.071%) Grafana
Vendors
1 181 (12.86%) Oracle
2 171 (12.15%) Microsoft
3 55 (3.91%) IBM
4 54 (3.84%) hybris
5 45 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
6 41 (2.91%) Tableau
7 30 (2.13%) Adobe
7 30 (2.13%) Ariba
8 25 (1.78%) Alteryx
9 24 (1.71%) Workday
10 21 (1.49%) Informatica
10 21 (1.49%) VMware
11 20 (1.42%) Snow
12 19 (1.35%) Concur
13 16 (1.14%) Google
14 15 (1.07%) JD Edwards
15 12 (0.85%) HP
16 11 (0.78%) Ping Identity
16 11 (0.78%) ServiceNow
17 10 (0.71%) Talend