Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 65 74
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -20
Contract jobs citing SAP 1,427 1,687 1,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.09% 3.79% 3.49%
As % of the Vendors category 7.79% 9.24% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 980 926
London median daily rate £513 £500 £457
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +9.47% -3.33%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £289
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £490 £488 £445
% change year-on-year +0.51% +9.67% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 16
London median hourly rate £17.50 £43.25 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.54% +37.30% -8.64%
10th Percentile £10.45 £18.98 £8.00
90th Percentile £18.75 £179.60 £76.25
England median hourly rate £26.00 £17.74 £22.50
% change year-on-year +46.56% -21.16% +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 18,326 18,251 18,880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.72% 40.95% 42.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,390 12,369 12,687
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 252 275
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -5.94%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.32 £47.83 £49.68
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 15 October 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
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 15 October 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 +7 197 £513 +2.50% 46
West London -6 173 £488 +2.63% 33
East London -12 32 £513 +2.50% 4
South London -16 26 £481 -8.33% 3
North London -4 3 £625 +19.05% 4
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 486 (34.06%) Finance
2 277 (19.41%) Business Intelligence
3 228 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (13.88%) ERP
5 188 (13.17%) Oracle
6 170 (11.91%) SQL
7 164 (11.49%) Microsoft
8 140 (9.81%) Manufacturing
8 140 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 140 (9.81%) SAP HANA
9 132 (9.25%) SAP S/4HANA
9 132 (9.25%) Programme Management
10 130 (9.11%) Marketing
11 128 (8.97%) Project Management
12 124 (8.69%) Migration
13 123 (8.62%) Java
14 122 (8.55%) BusinessObjects
15 118 (8.27%) Telecoms
16 114 (7.99%) Analytics
17 109 (7.64%) Electronics
17 109 (7.64%) Digital Marketing
18 107 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
19 97 (6.80%) SAP BW
20 92 (6.45%) SQL Server
21 90 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
22 87 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
23 85 (5.96%) Retail
24 84 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
25 81 (5.68%) Data Migration
26 80 (5.61%) Security Cleared

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 35 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 26 (1.82%) SAS
4 18 (1.26%) Apache
5 17 (1.19%) IIS
6 13 (0.91%) NetWeaver
7 8 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.49%) CMS
8 7 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.42%) Confluence
9 6 (0.42%) Liferay
10 5 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.35%) Mule
10 5 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (0.35%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.28%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.21%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 84 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.28%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.28%) Windchill
7 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.070%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.070%) SPSS
8 1 (0.070%) Stata
Business Applications
1 132 (9.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 79 (5.54%) SAP FI
3 74 (5.19%) SAP CO
4 70 (4.91%) SAP FI/CO
5 65 (4.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 57 (3.99%) SAP HR
7 56 (3.92%) SAP Hybris
8 45 (3.15%) SAP ERP
9 38 (2.66%) SAP BPC
10 35 (2.45%) SAP MM
11 34 (2.38%) SAP HCM
12 30 (2.10%) SAP SD
13 20 (1.40%) SAP GRC
14 16 (1.12%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
14 16 (1.12%) SAP Payroll
15 15 (1.05%) Actimize
16 13 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
16 13 (0.91%) SAP MDG
17 11 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
17 11 (0.77%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 87 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (5.12%) SuccessFactors
3 65 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.98%) Office 365
5 13 (0.91%) SaaS
6 10 (0.70%) IaaS
7 8 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.56%) PaaS
8 7 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (0.49%) GitHub
9 6 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (0.28%) Boomi
10 4 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.28%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.21%) SAP Leonardo
11 3 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.19%) Firewall
2 14 (0.98%) SAN
2 14 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.84%) Wireless
4 9 (0.63%) LAN
5 7 (0.49%) Internet
5 7 (0.49%) WAN
6 6 (0.42%) HTTP
6 6 (0.42%) SMTP
6 6 (0.42%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.28%) DNS
7 4 (0.28%) VPN
8 3 (0.21%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.21%) ICMP
8 3 (0.21%) Profibus
8 3 (0.21%) SSL
8 3 (0.21%) WebEx
9 2 (0.14%) FTP
9 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (9.81%) SAP HANA
2 122 (8.55%) BusinessObjects
3 97 (6.80%) SAP BW
4 92 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 55 (3.85%) Power BI
6 50 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (3.29%) Big Data
8 42 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 39 (2.73%) SAP Data Services
10 37 (2.59%) Relational Database
11 34 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 33 (2.31%) NoSQL
13 27 (1.89%) Lumira
14 23 (1.61%) MarkLogic
14 23 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (1.54%) MongoDB
16 21 (1.47%) Data Lake
16 21 (1.47%) HBase
16 21 (1.47%) MySQL
17 20 (1.40%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 47 (3.29%) JIRA
2 27 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 20 (1.40%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.19%) LSMW
5 15 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.56%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.49%) HP UFT
8 7 (0.49%) Maven
9 6 (0.42%) SonarQube
9 6 (0.42%) TestRail
10 5 (0.35%) Subversion
10 5 (0.35%) Xdebug
11 4 (0.28%) Ant
11 4 (0.28%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.28%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.28%) NWDS
12 3 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.21%) webpack
General
1 486 (34.06%) Finance
2 140 (9.81%) Manufacturing
3 130 (9.11%) Marketing
4 118 (8.27%) Telecoms
5 109 (7.64%) Electronics
6 85 (5.96%) Retail
7 69 (4.84%) Banking
8 46 (3.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 31 (2.17%) Legal
10 28 (1.96%) Billing
11 21 (1.47%) Back Office
12 20 (1.40%) Investment Banking
13 17 (1.19%) Advertising
14 15 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 15 (1.05%) Law
15 7 (0.49%) Italian Language
15 7 (0.49%) Publishing
16 6 (0.42%) German Language
17 5 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
18 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 352 (24.67%) Consultant
2 257 (18.01%) SAP Consultant
3 200 (14.02%) Analyst
4 171 (11.98%) Architect
5 145 (10.16%) Developer
6 102 (7.15%) Business Analyst
7 95 (6.66%) SAP Manager
8 91 (6.38%) Project Manager
9 66 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
10 59 (4.13%) SAP Analyst
11 55 (3.85%) SAP Architect
12 46 (3.22%) SAP Developer
12 46 (3.22%) SAP Project Manager
13 39 (2.73%) Data Analyst
14 36 (2.52%) SAP FI Consultant
14 36 (2.52%) Technical Architect
15 34 (2.38%) SAP CO Consultant
16 32 (2.24%) Functional Consultant
17 30 (2.10%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
18 25 (1.75%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (4.20%) XML
2 50 (3.50%) HTML
2 50 (3.50%) Middleware
3 48 (3.36%) J2EE
4 44 (3.08%) .NET
5 41 (2.87%) Spring
6 36 (2.52%) Web Services
7 29 (2.03%) CSS
7 29 (2.03%) EDI
8 26 (1.82%) JSON
9 23 (1.61%) REST
9 23 (1.61%) RESTful
10 21 (1.47%) Kafka
10 21 (1.47%) SAP Fiori
11 19 (1.33%) SOAP
12 15 (1.05%) IDoc
13 12 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (0.70%) AngularJS
14 10 (0.70%) SAML
14 10 (0.70%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.01%) Management Information System
3 36 (2.52%) FMCG
4 35 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (2.38%) User Experience
6 30 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (1.68%) Data Centre
8 23 (1.61%) Computer Science
9 22 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.12%) Clustering
11 14 (0.98%) Public Cloud
12 12 (0.84%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.56%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.49%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.49%) Replication
15 6 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.42%) NHS
16 5 (0.35%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 54 (3.78%) Linux
2 48 (3.36%) Unix
3 36 (2.52%) Windows
4 15 (1.05%) Solaris
5 11 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 10 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
8 8 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.49%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.35%) Android
10 5 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.28%) AIX
12 3 (0.21%) SUSE
13 2 (0.14%) CentOS
13 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.070%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.070%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (19.41%) Business Intelligence
2 228 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (13.88%) ERP
4 140 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 132 (9.25%) Programme Management
6 128 (8.97%) Project Management
7 124 (8.69%) Migration
8 114 (7.99%) Analytics
9 109 (7.64%) Digital Marketing
10 90 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
11 81 (5.68%) Data Migration
12 79 (5.54%) Data Modelling
13 78 (5.47%) DevOps
14 71 (4.98%) Business Analysis
15 70 (4.91%) Change Management
16 69 (4.84%) Scrum
17 68 (4.77%) ETL
18 59 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
19 58 (4.06%) E-Commerce
20 55 (3.85%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 170 (11.91%) SQL
2 123 (8.62%) Java
3 60 (4.20%) ABAP
4 54 (3.78%) JavaScript
5 41 (2.87%) Python
6 26 (1.82%) XPath
7 24 (1.68%) XQuery
8 15 (1.05%) PHP
9 13 (0.91%) Bash Shell
10 12 (0.84%) R
11 10 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.56%) Ruby
13 7 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 7 (0.49%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.49%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.49%) VBA
14 6 (0.42%) VB
15 5 (0.35%) ActionScript
15 5 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
16 4 (0.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 80 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 61 (4.27%) Degree
3 56 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
5 12 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.77%) CISA
6 11 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (0.70%) ISEB
7 10 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
8 9 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.63%) PMP
9 8 (0.56%) ACCA
9 8 (0.56%) CIMA
10 7 (0.49%) CCA
11 5 (0.35%) ACTC
11 5 (0.35%) MCITP
11 5 (0.35%) MCP
11 5 (0.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.08%) QA
2 30 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.89%) PMO
4 24 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (1.33%) GDPR
6 14 (0.98%) SLA
7 10 (0.70%) IFRS
8 7 (0.49%) COBIT
9 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.35%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.28%) HL7
11 4 (0.28%) SEPA
12 3 (0.21%) GxP
12 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.14%) COSO
13 2 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.33%) Docker
3 18 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 14 (0.98%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.42%) HDFS
7 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.14%) etcd
8 2 (0.14%) flannel
8 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.14%) Postfix
9 1 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.070%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.070%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (1.47%) Ansible
2 18 (1.26%) HP ALM
3 16 (1.12%) Terraform
4 14 (0.98%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.84%) Puppet
6 10 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.56%) Kibana
7 8 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 6 (0.42%) logstash
9 6 (0.42%) Oozie
10 4 (0.28%) SCCM
10 4 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.14%) Forum Sentry
11 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.14%) MOM
11 2 (0.14%) rkt
11 2 (0.14%) Salt
11 2 (0.14%) WSUS
12 1 (0.070%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 188 (13.17%) Oracle
2 164 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 65 (4.56%) hybris
4 57 (3.99%) IBM
5 39 (2.73%) Ariba
5 39 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
6 37 (2.59%) Adobe
7 36 (2.52%) Tableau
8 27 (1.89%) VMware
9 24 (1.68%) Jaspersoft
10 21 (1.47%) Informatica
11 18 (1.26%) Workday
12 17 (1.19%) Alteryx
12 17 (1.19%) Google
12 17 (1.19%) HP
13 16 (1.12%) Talend
14 14 (0.98%) Apple
15 11 (0.77%) Concur
15 11 (0.77%) OpenText
15 11 (0.77%) Snow