Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 70 49
Rank change year-on-year +14 -21 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP 1773 1547 1811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.15% 3.42% 3.92%
As % of the Vendors category 10.02% 8.15% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1030 946 1117
London median daily rate £500 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £340 £300 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £675
England median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 10
London median hourly rate £43.25 £25.00 £27.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.00% -10.65% +24.36%
10th Percentile £15.25 £15.48 £17.88
90th Percentile £177.00 £44.50 £54.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.54
% change year-on-year -21.74% +17.71% -20.24%

SAP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 17695 18983 20353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.42% 41.96% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11905 12846 13319
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £278 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.64% +5.00% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 231 482
London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.44% +3.92%
10th Percentile £12.10 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.45% -1.43% +2.94%

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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017. 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 +4 183 £463 +8.82% 24
Central London +16 147 £500 +8.11% 17
East London -8 24 £475 +5.56% 3
South London +6 17 £538 +34.38% 4
North London -11 6 £575 +15.00% 2
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SAP.

1 676 (38.13%) Finance
2 422 (23.80%) Business Intelligence
3 341 (19.23%) Manufacturing
4 323 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
5 308 (17.37%) Programme Management
6 302 (17.03%) Marketing
7 296 (16.69%) Telecoms
8 289 (16.30%) Electronics
9 288 (16.24%) Digital Marketing
10 236 (13.31%) ERP
11 172 (9.70%) Project Management
12 165 (9.31%) SQL
12 165 (9.31%) Oracle
12 165 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 160 (9.02%) Migration
14 158 (8.91%) Java
15 156 (8.80%) SAP FI
16 152 (8.57%) Security Cleared
17 148 (8.35%) SAP HANA
18 141 (7.95%) SC Cleared
19 138 (7.78%) SAP CO
20 126 (7.11%) SAP FI/CO
21 124 (6.99%) Retail
22 116 (6.54%) Analytics
23 114 (6.43%) Scrum
24 112 (6.32%) Microsoft
25 108 (6.09%) Data Modelling
26 104 (5.87%) BusinessObjects
26 104 (5.87%) Data Migration
27 102 (5.75%) CRM

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 48 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 43 (2.43%) Confluence
3 30 (1.69%) Apache Solr
4 22 (1.24%) Apache
5 21 (1.18%) SAS
6 20 (1.13%) NetWeaver
7 18 (1.02%) Apache Spark
8 17 (0.96%) JBoss
9 14 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (0.79%) SAP Portal
10 13 (0.73%) MS Exchange
10 13 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.68%) CMS
11 12 (0.68%) nginx
12 11 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (0.62%) IIS
12 11 (0.62%) Mule
13 9 (0.51%) Documentum
13 9 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.23%) SPSS
7 3 (0.17%) Stata
8 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.056%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.056%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 156 (8.80%) SAP FI
2 138 (7.78%) SAP CO
3 126 (7.11%) SAP FI/CO
4 70 (3.95%) SAP S/4HANA
5 61 (3.44%) SAP HR
6 59 (3.33%) SAP SD
7 55 (3.10%) SAP Hybris
8 52 (2.93%) SAP ERP
9 46 (2.59%) SAP MM
10 38 (2.14%) SAP CRM
11 37 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
12 32 (1.80%) SAP HCM
12 32 (1.80%) SAP Retail
13 24 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 24 (1.35%) SAP PM
14 22 (1.24%) OpenText VIM for SAP
15 20 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
15 20 (1.13%) SAP BPC
16 19 (1.07%) SAP FSCM
17 14 (0.79%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 73 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
3 49 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.13%) Office 365
5 19 (1.07%) SaaS
6 14 (0.79%) G Suite
7 12 (0.68%) IaaS
8 9 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.45%) GitHub
9 8 (0.45%) PaaS
10 7 (0.39%) AdWords
10 7 (0.39%) Yammer
11 6 (0.34%) Force.com
11 6 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 6 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 5 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.23%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.17%) Datadog
14 3 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.37%) Firewall
2 17 (0.96%) SAN
3 16 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.85%) HTTP
5 14 (0.79%) LAN
6 13 (0.73%) SSL
7 12 (0.68%) Network Security
7 12 (0.68%) WAN
8 11 (0.62%) DNS
8 11 (0.62%) HTTPS
8 11 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (0.62%) WLAN
9 10 (0.56%) IPv6
9 10 (0.56%) VPN
10 9 (0.51%) SNMP
11 8 (0.45%) MPLS
11 8 (0.45%) NGN
11 8 (0.45%) OSPF
11 8 (0.45%) TACACS
11 8 (0.45%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (8.35%) SAP HANA
2 104 (5.87%) BusinessObjects
3 99 (5.58%) SAP BW
4 59 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (3.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 57 (3.21%) Big Data
7 54 (3.05%) MongoDB
8 48 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
9 47 (2.65%) Hadoop
10 43 (2.43%) SQL Server
11 39 (2.20%) Relational Database
12 37 (2.09%) SAP Data Services
13 34 (1.92%) MySQL
14 28 (1.58%) Sybase ASE
15 26 (1.47%) RDBMS
16 25 (1.41%) Power BI
17 23 (1.30%) Qlik Sense
18 21 (1.18%) QlikView
19 18 (1.02%) NoSQL
20 15 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 81 (4.57%) Git (software)
2 72 (4.06%) JIRA
3 29 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 23 (1.30%) LSMW
5 21 (1.18%) Maven
6 15 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 13 (0.73%) Artifactory
8 11 (0.62%) Gradle
8 11 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 10 (0.56%) IntelliJ
9 10 (0.56%) SoapUI
10 9 (0.51%) Selenium
10 9 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (0.39%) Ant
11 7 (0.39%) GitLab
12 5 (0.28%) Grunt
12 5 (0.28%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.28%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (0.23%) Robolectric
General
1 676 (38.13%) Finance
2 341 (19.23%) Manufacturing
3 302 (17.03%) Marketing
4 296 (16.69%) Telecoms
5 289 (16.30%) Electronics
6 124 (6.99%) Retail
7 88 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 65 (3.67%) Banking
9 35 (1.97%) Legal
10 28 (1.58%) Law
11 19 (1.07%) Spanish Language
12 17 (0.96%) Advertising
12 17 (0.96%) Back Office
13 16 (0.90%) French Language
14 13 (0.73%) Billing
14 13 (0.73%) General Ledger
15 12 (0.68%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
17 8 (0.45%) Front Office
18 7 (0.39%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 495 (27.92%) Consultant
2 418 (23.58%) SAP Consultant
3 229 (12.92%) Developer
4 192 (10.83%) Analyst
5 156 (8.80%) SAP Manager
6 145 (8.18%) Architect
7 129 (7.28%) Project Manager
8 82 (4.62%) SAP Project Manager
9 73 (4.12%) Business Analyst
10 69 (3.89%) SAP Analyst
10 69 (3.89%) SAP FI Consultant
11 66 (3.72%) SAP Developer
12 63 (3.55%) SAP CO Consultant
13 61 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
14 59 (3.33%) SAP Architect
15 55 (3.10%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
16 48 (2.71%) Java Developer
17 47 (2.65%) Functional Consultant
18 44 (2.48%) Data Analyst
19 41 (2.31%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (4.17%) HTML
2 65 (3.67%) Web Services
3 62 (3.50%) Spring
4 60 (3.38%) CSS
5 57 (3.21%) JSON
6 50 (2.82%) SAP Fiori
7 44 (2.48%) REST
8 41 (2.31%) Node.js
8 41 (2.31%) SAP Basis
9 40 (2.26%) Spring Boot
9 40 (2.26%) XML
10 37 (2.09%) JSP
11 32 (1.80%) .NET
12 30 (1.69%) RESTful
12 30 (1.69%) Servlets
12 30 (1.69%) SOAP
13 28 (1.58%) HTML5
14 26 (1.47%) Spring MVC
15 24 (1.35%) SAP PI
15 24 (1.35%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 92 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (3.84%) FMCG
3 42 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (2.31%) User Experience
5 32 (1.80%) Virtual Team
6 24 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 19 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 15 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 14 (0.79%) e-Learning
10 12 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.62%) Fintech
11 11 (0.62%) Private Cloud
11 11 (0.62%) Replication
12 10 (0.56%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.56%) PKI
13 9 (0.51%) Data Centre
13 9 (0.51%) Learning Management System
13 9 (0.51%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.51%) Social Media
14 7 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 99 (5.58%) Linux
2 60 (3.38%) Unix
3 35 (1.97%) Windows
4 27 (1.52%) Solaris
5 19 (1.07%) AIX
6 17 (0.96%) Android
7 12 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.28%) SUSE
8 5 (0.28%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.056%) OS/400
12 1 (0.056%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.056%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (23.80%) Business Intelligence
2 323 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (17.37%) Programme Management
4 288 (16.24%) Digital Marketing
5 236 (13.31%) ERP
6 172 (9.70%) Project Management
7 165 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 160 (9.02%) Migration
9 116 (6.54%) Analytics
10 114 (6.43%) Scrum
11 108 (6.09%) Data Modelling
12 104 (5.87%) Data Migration
13 102 (5.75%) CRM
14 96 (5.41%) Change Management
15 94 (5.30%) TDD
16 90 (5.08%) DevOps
17 69 (3.89%) E-Commerce
18 65 (3.67%) ITIL
19 63 (3.55%) Procure-to-Pay
20 59 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 165 (9.31%) SQL
2 158 (8.91%) Java
3 85 (4.79%) JavaScript
4 67 (3.78%) Python
5 62 (3.50%) ABAP
6 31 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 30 (1.69%) Perl
8 28 (1.58%) T-SQL
9 23 (1.30%) C
9 23 (1.30%) Korn
9 23 (1.30%) Ruby
10 14 (0.79%) C#
10 14 (0.79%) R
11 13 (0.73%) PHP
12 12 (0.68%) Go
13 10 (0.56%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.45%) VBA
15 7 (0.39%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.34%) SOQL
17 4 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 152 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 141 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 48 (2.71%) Degree
4 15 (0.85%) PMI Certification
4 15 (0.85%) SAP Certification
5 13 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (0.68%) PMP
7 11 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.28%) ACCA
9 5 (0.28%) CIMA
9 5 (0.28%) CISSP
9 5 (0.28%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.23%) CRISC
10 4 (0.23%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.17%) CISA
11 3 (0.17%) ISACA
11 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.21%) QA
2 35 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.41%) SLA
4 16 (0.90%) PMO
4 16 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (0.85%) IFRS
6 9 (0.51%) GxP
7 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.28%) GMP
9 4 (0.23%) GAAP
9 4 (0.23%) IFRS 9
9 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.17%) COSO
10 3 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.17%) GDPR
10 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.11%) RMADS
11 2 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 68 (3.84%) Docker
2 25 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (0.34%) HDFS
3 6 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.11%) iptables
5 2 (0.11%) NFS
5 2 (0.11%) SAP ITS
5 2 (0.11%) SRDF
6 1 (0.056%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.056%) Firmware
6 1 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.056%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.056%) vSphere
6 1 (0.056%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (2.48%) Puppet
2 41 (2.31%) Ansible
3 38 (2.14%) Kubernetes
4 26 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.79%) Kibana
5 14 (0.79%) logstash
6 11 (0.62%) HAProxy
6 11 (0.62%) Terraform
7 10 (0.56%) Salt
8 9 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.45%) Grafana
10 7 (0.39%) DatAdvantage
11 5 (0.28%) SCCM
11 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 4 (0.23%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.17%) Nagios
14 2 (0.11%) EMC TimeFinder
14 2 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 165 (9.31%) Oracle
2 112 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 65 (3.67%) hybris
4 49 (2.76%) IBM
4 49 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
5 46 (2.59%) HP
5 46 (2.59%) Tableau
6 37 (2.09%) Sybase
7 35 (1.97%) Ariba
8 31 (1.75%) Adobe
9 27 (1.52%) Concur
10 26 (1.47%) VMware
11 24 (1.35%) Google
12 23 (1.30%) JD Edwards
13 20 (1.13%) OpenText
13 20 (1.13%) ServiceNow
14 16 (0.90%) Informatica
14 16 (0.90%) Workday
15 15 (0.85%) TIBCO
16 14 (0.79%) PeopleSoft