Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 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
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 81 55
Rank change year-on-year +9 -26 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 1,379 1,377 1,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.42% 3.02% 4.05%
As % of the Vendors category 8.48% 7.65% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 805 1,015
London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +3.31%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £338
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £494 £450
% change year-on-year +1.27% +9.72% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
London median hourly rate £62.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +25.00% -13.98%
10th Percentile £22.07 £13.75 £13.02
90th Percentile £78.10 £120.39 £153.75
England median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 16,260 17,995 16,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.38% 39.47% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,869 12,180 11,149
London median daily rate £500 £488 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.84% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 331 220
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +8.64% +6.58%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.00 £11.85
90th Percentile £49.98 £55.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -2.78%

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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
West London +21 195 £450 -14.29% 25
Central London +9 164 £550 +6.28% 16
East London -24 31 £600 +17.07% 1
South London +12 13 £525 +18.31% 1
North London -3 6 £550 -4.35% 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 486 (35.24%) Finance
2 263 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (16.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 213 (15.45%) ERP
5 199 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
6 161 (11.68%) Manufacturing
7 146 (10.59%) Marketing
8 143 (10.37%) Project Management
9 142 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 131 (9.50%) Programme Management
10 131 (9.50%) Retail
11 126 (9.14%) Migration
11 126 (9.14%) SAP HANA
12 118 (8.56%) Telecoms
13 117 (8.48%) Oracle
14 116 (8.41%) SAP BW
15 113 (8.19%) Digital Marketing
16 112 (8.12%) Electronics
17 105 (7.61%) DevOps
18 102 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
19 97 (7.03%) SQL
20 96 (6.96%) SAP FI
21 93 (6.74%) Scrum
22 87 (6.31%) SuccessFactors
23 86 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
24 85 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
24 85 (6.16%) SAP BPC
24 85 (6.16%) Java
25 82 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
25 82 (5.95%) Analytics

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 34 (2.47%) Apache Spark
2 24 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 13 (0.94%) NetWeaver
4 10 (0.73%) Confluence
5 9 (0.65%) SAS
6 7 (0.51%) Apache
6 7 (0.51%) SAP Portal
7 5 (0.36%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.36%) Mule
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.22%) JBoss
9 3 (0.22%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.15%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.15%) Documentum
10 2 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 77 (5.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.80%) Adobe Captivate
6 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.15%) Sketch
8 1 (0.073%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 227 (16.46%) SAP S/4HANA
2 96 (6.96%) SAP FI
3 85 (6.16%) SAP BPC
4 76 (5.51%) SAP CO
5 74 (5.37%) SAP ERP
5 74 (5.37%) SAP FI/CO
6 59 (4.28%) SAP Hybris
7 47 (3.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 38 (2.76%) SAP HR
9 32 (2.32%) SAP Retail
10 30 (2.18%) SAP SD
11 27 (1.96%) SAP HCM
11 27 (1.96%) SAP MM
12 21 (1.52%) SAP CRM
13 16 (1.16%) OpenText VIM for SAP
14 15 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
15 14 (1.02%) SAP MDG
16 13 (0.94%) SAP PM
17 12 (0.87%) SAP IS-U
17 12 (0.87%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 87 (6.31%) SuccessFactors
2 85 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (2.25%) Power Platform
5 26 (1.89%) Amazon S3
6 23 (1.67%) SaaS
7 19 (1.38%) Office 365
7 19 (1.38%) Serverless
8 18 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
9 17 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
9 17 (1.23%) CloudFront
10 11 (0.80%) IaaS
10 11 (0.80%) PaaS
11 9 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
11 9 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.51%) Datadog
13 6 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.74%) Internet
2 21 (1.52%) HTTP
3 7 (0.51%) Firewall
4 6 (0.44%) Intranet
5 5 (0.36%) DNS
6 4 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.22%) FTP
7 3 (0.22%) RFID
7 3 (0.22%) Skype
7 3 (0.22%) SMTP
7 3 (0.22%) VPN
8 2 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.15%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.15%) NAS
8 2 (0.15%) Network Security
8 2 (0.15%) Profibus
8 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.15%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (9.14%) SAP HANA
2 116 (8.41%) SAP BW
3 43 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
4 37 (2.68%) SQL Server
5 32 (2.32%) Big Data
6 31 (2.25%) Power BI
7 25 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 23 (1.67%) Hadoop
9 22 (1.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 20 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 17 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.02%) Oracle Database
13 12 (0.87%) Data Lake
14 11 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (0.73%) Redis
16 9 (0.65%) HBase
16 9 (0.65%) MongoDB
16 9 (0.65%) SAP Data Services
17 8 (0.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 74 (5.37%) Git (software)
2 52 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 45 (3.26%) JIRA
4 19 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 12 (0.87%) Selenium
6 11 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
7 9 (0.65%) Subversion
8 6 (0.44%) Maven
8 6 (0.44%) Mockito
8 6 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.36%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.36%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.36%) JUnit
10 4 (0.29%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.29%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.29%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.22%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.22%) LSMW
11 3 (0.22%) Rational Performance Tester
11 3 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 486 (35.24%) Finance
2 161 (11.68%) Manufacturing
3 146 (10.59%) Marketing
4 131 (9.50%) Retail
5 118 (8.56%) Telecoms
6 112 (8.12%) Electronics
7 54 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 49 (3.55%) Banking
9 24 (1.74%) Legal
10 20 (1.45%) Back Office
10 20 (1.45%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.38%) Billing
12 15 (1.09%) General Ledger
13 12 (0.87%) French Language
14 10 (0.73%) Law
15 9 (0.65%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.44%) Advertising
16 6 (0.44%) Automotive
16 6 (0.44%) German Language
16 6 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 355 (25.74%) Consultant
2 283 (20.52%) SAP Consultant
3 190 (13.78%) Analyst
4 168 (12.18%) Architect
5 137 (9.93%) SAP Manager
6 112 (8.12%) Project Manager
7 104 (7.54%) SAP Architect
8 101 (7.32%) Developer
9 94 (6.82%) Business Analyst
10 83 (6.02%) SAP Analyst
11 76 (5.51%) SAP Project Manager
12 51 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
13 49 (3.55%) SAP FI Consultant
14 44 (3.19%) SAP Business Analyst
15 41 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
15 41 (2.97%) SAP CO Consultant
16 39 (2.83%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
17 36 (2.61%) Senior Consultant
18 35 (2.54%) Data Analyst
19 33 (2.39%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.34%) Middleware
2 45 (3.26%) XML
3 34 (2.47%) Web Services
4 32 (2.32%) SAP Fiori
5 31 (2.25%) HTML
6 30 (2.18%) Kafka
7 25 (1.81%) REST
7 25 (1.81%) SOAP
7 25 (1.81%) Spring
8 23 (1.67%) SAP PI
9 22 (1.60%) .NET
9 22 (1.60%) J2EE
10 19 (1.38%) JSON
11 16 (1.16%) Elastic Stack
12 15 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
12 15 (1.09%) RESTful
13 12 (0.87%) AngularJS
14 11 (0.80%) CSS
14 11 (0.80%) EDI
15 10 (0.73%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
3 55 (3.99%) FMCG
4 38 (2.76%) User Experience
5 24 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 21 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 20 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.02%) Hedge funds
9 14 (1.02%) Learning Management System
10 11 (0.80%) e-Learning
11 10 (0.73%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.51%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.51%) Reference Data
13 6 (0.44%) Blog
13 6 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.44%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.44%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.44%) Reinsurance
14 5 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (4.35%) Linux
2 34 (2.47%) Windows
3 15 (1.09%) Unix
4 13 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.29%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.22%) Android
9 2 (0.15%) AIX
9 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.073%) CentOS
10 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.073%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (15.45%) ERP
3 199 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
4 143 (10.37%) Project Management
5 142 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 131 (9.50%) Programme Management
7 126 (9.14%) Migration
8 113 (8.19%) Digital Marketing
9 105 (7.61%) DevOps
10 93 (6.74%) Scrum
11 86 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
12 82 (5.95%) Analytics
13 72 (5.22%) Change Management
14 68 (4.93%) Data Modelling
15 66 (4.79%) Data Migration
16 62 (4.50%) Procure-to-Pay
17 56 (4.06%) CRM
18 50 (3.63%) OO
19 47 (3.41%) E-Commerce
20 44 (3.19%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 97 (7.03%) SQL
2 85 (6.16%) Java
3 59 (4.28%) Python
4 43 (3.12%) ABAP
5 37 (2.68%) JavaScript
6 16 (1.16%) C#
7 11 (0.80%) T-SQL
7 11 (0.80%) VB
8 9 (0.65%) Java 8
8 9 (0.65%) PHP
9 8 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 8 (0.58%) C
9 8 (0.58%) Julia
9 8 (0.58%) VBA
10 7 (0.51%) R
11 4 (0.29%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.29%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.29%) Ruby
11 4 (0.29%) SAPscript
12 3 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 70 (5.08%) Degree
2 54 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 48 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.67%) AWS Certification
5 14 (1.02%) ACCA
6 13 (0.94%) SAP Certification
7 11 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.73%) CIMA
9 9 (0.65%) PMP
10 8 (0.58%) ISEB
10 8 (0.58%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
11 7 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.44%) MBA
13 5 (0.36%) CISA
13 5 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.05%) QA
2 26 (1.89%) PMO
3 24 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.65%) GDPR
5 9 (0.65%) SLA
6 7 (0.51%) IFRS
7 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.15%) GAAP
8 2 (0.15%) GAMP
8 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.073%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.073%) COSO
9 1 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.073%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.073%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.073%) RMADS
System Software
1 29 (2.10%) Docker
2 20 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.44%) IAG
5 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.15%) Cronacle
6 2 (0.15%) HDFS
6 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.073%) Varnish
7 1 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (2.68%) Ansible
2 27 (1.96%) Kubernetes
3 24 (1.74%) Terraform
4 17 (1.23%) Puppet
5 16 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.80%) HP ALM
7 6 (0.44%) Control-M
7 6 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.44%) vRealize
7 6 (0.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.15%) SELinux
8 2 (0.15%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.073%) Consul
9 1 (0.073%) Graphite
9 1 (0.073%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.073%) Kibana
9 1 (0.073%) logstash
9 1 (0.073%) Mesos
Vendors
1 117 (8.48%) Oracle
2 77 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 76 (5.51%) Ariba
4 66 (4.79%) hybris
5 53 (3.84%) IBM
6 39 (2.83%) Informatica
7 31 (2.25%) Workday
8 28 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (1.81%) Concur
10 24 (1.74%) IBM Sterling
11 18 (1.31%) Red Hat
11 18 (1.31%) Tableau
12 16 (1.16%) Google
12 16 (1.16%) OpenText
13 15 (1.09%) Adobe
14 13 (0.94%) Databricks
14 13 (0.94%) HP
15 12 (0.87%) BMC
15 12 (0.87%) Remedy
15 12 (0.87%) ServiceNow