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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 57 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10  
Contract jobs citing SAP 791 789 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.01% 3.50% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 9.55% 8.49% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 467 525
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £636 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.30 £55.00 £49.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year +53.24% -5.55%  

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 8281 9297 9538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.02% 41.20% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5547 6225 6188
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 136 204
Median hourly rate £22.34 £20.05 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% +7.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.57 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 63 £438 -8.85% 20
Brentford 0 25 £378 -16.11% 1
Canary Wharf - 6 £625 -
Hayes - 3 £450 -
Croydon +11 2 £450 -10.00% 2
Uxbridge +1 2 £335 - 1
Hammersmith -1 1 £225 -
Bexley - 1 £450 -
West Drayton - 1 £575 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 527 (31.59%) Finance
2 330 (19.78%) Business Intelligence
3 299 (17.93%) ERP
4 257 (15.41%) Oracle
5 237 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
6 218 (13.07%) Manufacturing
7 204 (12.23%) Marketing
8 187 (11.21%) Programme Management
9 183 (10.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 180 (10.79%) Migration
11 177 (10.61%) Project Management
12 175 (10.49%) Telecoms
13 166 (9.95%) Microsoft
13 166 (9.95%) Digital Marketing
14 164 (9.83%) Electronics
15 154 (9.23%) CRM
16 152 (9.11%) SQL
17 150 (8.99%) Retail
18 143 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
19 137 (8.21%) Java
20 136 (8.15%) SAP FI
21 127 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
22 117 (7.01%) SQL Server
23 113 (6.77%) Data Migration
24 111 (6.65%) SAP CO
25 110 (6.59%) SAP HANA
26 107 (6.41%) MS Excel
27 106 (6.35%) SAP FI/CO
28 100 (6.00%) ABAP
29 95 (5.70%) Procure-to-Pay

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 85 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 29 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 27 (1.62%) Skype for Business
5 23 (1.38%) NetWeaver
6 22 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
7 21 (1.26%) Mule
8 20 (1.20%) SAS
9 19 (1.14%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.02%) Apache Spark
11 16 (0.96%) SAP Portal
12 15 (0.90%) Apache
13 13 (0.78%) CMS
14 12 (0.72%) Apache Pig
14 12 (0.72%) Documentum
15 11 (0.66%) IIS
16 10 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
17 9 (0.54%) Confluence
18 7 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
18 7 (0.42%) Magnolia
Applications
1 107 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (1.74%) MS Office
4 26 (1.56%) MS Project
5 15 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.36%) SPSS
8 3 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.12%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.12%) Weka
10 1 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.060%) InVision
10 1 (0.060%) Stata
Business Applications
1 183 (10.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 136 (8.15%) SAP FI
3 111 (6.65%) SAP CO
4 106 (6.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 81 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 60 (3.60%) SAP SD
7 50 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
8 49 (2.94%) SAP HR
9 40 (2.40%) SAP MM
10 38 (2.28%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 37 (2.22%) SAP Hybris
11 37 (2.22%) SAP Retail
12 33 (1.98%) SAP HCM
13 31 (1.86%) SAP CRM
14 29 (1.74%) SAP MDG
15 27 (1.62%) SAP ERP
15 27 (1.62%) SAP PM
16 25 (1.50%) SAP APO
17 22 (1.32%) SAP GRC
17 22 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 68 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (3.90%) SuccessFactors
3 50 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (2.76%) Office 365
5 25 (1.50%) Yammer
6 13 (0.78%) PaaS
7 10 (0.60%) Boomi
8 7 (0.42%) IaaS
9 6 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.36%) SaaS
10 5 (0.30%) Datadog
10 5 (0.30%) GitHub
11 4 (0.24%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.18%) Heroku
12 3 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
12 3 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.84%) FTP
2 12 (0.72%) Intranet
3 11 (0.66%) Firewall
4 10 (0.60%) HTTP
4 10 (0.60%) Internet
5 7 (0.42%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.36%) X.509
7 5 (0.30%) LDAP
7 5 (0.30%) SMTP
8 4 (0.24%) DNS
8 4 (0.24%) Skype
8 4 (0.24%) WAN
9 3 (0.18%) DKIM
9 3 (0.18%) DMARC
9 3 (0.18%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.18%) SAN
9 3 (0.18%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.12%) DHCP
10 2 (0.12%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 110 (6.59%) SAP HANA
3 94 (5.64%) SAP BW
4 93 (5.58%) BusinessObjects
5 47 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (2.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 41 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (1.98%) Relational Database
10 32 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
11 29 (1.74%) Big Data
12 28 (1.68%) MongoDB
13 24 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
14 22 (1.32%) DB2
14 22 (1.32%) MySQL
14 22 (1.32%) Power BI
15 21 (1.26%) Sybase ASE
16 20 (1.20%) Hadoop
16 20 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (1.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 38 (2.28%) Maven
2 30 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.26%) Jenkins
3 21 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (1.20%) JIRA
5 9 (0.54%) Gradle
5 9 (0.54%) Subversion
6 8 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.42%) Selenium
8 6 (0.36%) LSMW
9 5 (0.30%) Bazaar
9 5 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (0.30%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.24%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.24%) RSpec
11 3 (0.18%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.18%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (0.18%) Robolectric
11 3 (0.18%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.18%) webpack
General
1 527 (31.59%) Finance
2 218 (13.07%) Manufacturing
3 204 (12.23%) Marketing
4 175 (10.49%) Telecoms
5 164 (9.83%) Electronics
6 150 (8.99%) Retail
7 69 (4.14%) Banking
7 69 (4.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 28 (1.68%) Billing
9 27 (1.62%) Legal
10 25 (1.50%) Advertising
11 19 (1.14%) General Ledger
12 15 (0.90%) French Language
13 12 (0.72%) Back Office
13 12 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.54%) German Language
15 8 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.42%) Front Office
16 7 (0.42%) Law
16 7 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 488 (29.26%) Consultant
2 384 (23.02%) SAP Consultant
3 242 (14.51%) Analyst
4 205 (12.29%) Developer
5 169 (10.13%) Architect
6 146 (8.75%) SAP Manager
7 118 (7.07%) Project Manager
8 102 (6.12%) SAP Analyst
9 85 (5.10%) Business Analyst
10 79 (4.74%) SAP Architect
11 70 (4.20%) SAP Project Manager
12 68 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
13 65 (3.90%) SAP Developer
14 50 (3.00%) Data Analyst
15 46 (2.76%) SAP FI Consultant
16 43 (2.58%) SAP CO Consultant
17 41 (2.46%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
18 40 (2.40%) SAP Solutions Architect
19 39 (2.34%) Functional Consultant
20 38 (2.28%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (3.90%) .NET
2 64 (3.84%) Web Services
3 57 (3.42%) XML
4 47 (2.82%) JSON
5 43 (2.58%) CSS
5 43 (2.58%) HTML
6 39 (2.34%) REST
7 33 (1.98%) Middleware
8 31 (1.86%) Web Dynpro
9 30 (1.80%) SOAP
10 27 (1.62%) Swagger
10 27 (1.62%) XSLT
11 26 (1.56%) WireMock
12 25 (1.50%) COM
12 25 (1.50%) SAP Fiori
12 25 (1.50%) SAP PI
13 22 (1.32%) Apache Camel
14 16 (0.96%) SAP Basis
14 16 (0.96%) SAPUI5
14 16 (0.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 127 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (3.66%) FMCG
3 26 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 24 (1.44%) User Experience
5 19 (1.14%) e-Learning
6 18 (1.08%) Replication
6 18 (1.08%) Virtual Team
7 16 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 15 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 14 (0.84%) Life Science
10 12 (0.72%) Data Centre
11 10 (0.60%) Learning Management System
12 7 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.36%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.30%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.30%) PMI
14 5 (0.30%) SCORM
15 4 (0.24%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 61 (3.66%) Linux
2 52 (3.12%) Windows
3 41 (2.46%) Unix
4 11 (0.66%) Solaris
5 9 (0.54%) AIX
6 6 (0.36%) Android
6 6 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.36%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.24%) SUSE
8 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.12%) CentOS
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.060%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.060%) OS/400
11 1 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.060%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (19.78%) Business Intelligence
2 299 (17.93%) ERP
3 237 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (11.21%) Programme Management
5 180 (10.79%) Migration
6 177 (10.61%) Project Management
7 166 (9.95%) Digital Marketing
8 154 (9.23%) CRM
9 143 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 113 (6.77%) Data Migration
11 95 (5.70%) Procure-to-Pay
12 92 (5.52%) Change Management
13 73 (4.38%) ETL
14 72 (4.32%) Data Modelling
15 69 (4.14%) TDD
16 66 (3.96%) Analytics
17 62 (3.72%) SDLC
17 62 (3.72%) SOA
18 60 (3.60%) Scrum
19 59 (3.54%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (9.11%) SQL
2 137 (8.21%) Java
3 100 (6.00%) ABAP
4 55 (3.30%) JavaScript
5 43 (2.58%) Python
6 38 (2.28%) C#
7 32 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 26 (1.56%) XPath
9 23 (1.38%) Perl
10 22 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 21 (1.26%) Ruby
12 19 (1.14%) C
13 17 (1.02%) VBA
14 15 (0.90%) R
15 13 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.54%) Korn
17 8 (0.48%) Go
18 7 (0.42%) PHP
19 6 (0.36%) PowerShell
20 5 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 69 (4.14%) Security Cleared
2 62 (3.72%) Degree
3 56 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.84%) PMI Certification
5 10 (0.60%) PMP
6 9 (0.54%) CISA
7 8 (0.48%) ACCA
7 8 (0.48%) CIMA
8 7 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.36%) ISEB
9 6 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.30%) CISSP
10 5 (0.30%) MAPM
10 5 (0.30%) SAP Certification
10 5 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 3 (0.18%) APMP
11 3 (0.18%) CCA
11 3 (0.18%) CRISC
11 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.06%) QA
2 45 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.02%) PMO
4 16 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.72%) SLA
6 7 (0.42%) GxP
7 5 (0.30%) IFRS
7 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.18%) GDPR
9 3 (0.18%) GMP
9 3 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.12%) GAAP
10 2 (0.12%) GAMP
11 1 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.060%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.060%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.060%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.060%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 38 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.62%) Docker
3 10 (0.60%) Apache Flume
3 10 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.18%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.18%) XenServer
7 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.12%) HDFS
7 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.060%) GPFS
8 1 (0.060%) IAG
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.060%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.060%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.060%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.060%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (1.56%) Ansible
2 22 (1.32%) Puppet
3 14 (0.84%) Nagios
4 13 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.66%) Oozie
6 9 (0.54%) SCOM
6 9 (0.54%) Terraform
7 8 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.42%) Kibana
8 7 (0.42%) logstash
9 6 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.36%) Salt
10 5 (0.30%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.30%) SCCM
10 5 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.24%) FlexNet
11 4 (0.24%) Graphite
12 3 (0.18%) IBM BigFix
12 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.18%) QRadar
Vendors
1 257 (15.41%) Oracle
2 166 (9.95%) Microsoft
3 71 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 52 (3.12%) IBM
5 49 (2.94%) hybris
6 38 (2.28%) Tableau
7 28 (1.68%) Sybase
8 26 (1.56%) HP
8 26 (1.56%) OpenText
9 25 (1.50%) Infor
9 25 (1.50%) Informatica
10 21 (1.26%) JD Edwards
10 21 (1.26%) PeopleSoft
10 21 (1.26%) WSO2
11 20 (1.20%) Adobe
11 20 (1.20%) Workday
12 19 (1.14%) Ariba
12 19 (1.14%) VMware
13 13 (0.78%) Cognos
13 13 (0.78%) ServiceNow
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