Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 65 79
Rank change year-on-year -19 +14 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP 582 943 1,337
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.93% 3.46% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 7.75% 8.84% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 624 801
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £350 £350
90th Percentile £738 £775 £725
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £57.50 £33.48 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.77% +36.63% +8.89%
10th Percentile £46.25 £30.55 £19.65
90th Percentile £73.13 £35.64 £35.70
England median hourly rate £20.95 £30.57 £24.00
% change year-on-year -31.47% +27.38% +33.33%

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 7,511 10,671 17,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.77% 39.18% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,026 7,384 11,534
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £306 £255 £288
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 188 268
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +5.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £13.72 £12.44 £12.68
90th Percentile £68.00 £49.13 £39.65
Median hourly rate £22.17 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.53% +6.86% +0.40%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP in London

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP in London.

Daily rate trend for SAP in London

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP in London over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in London

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP in London.

Hourly rate trend for SAP in London

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SAP in London over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 -15 41 £508 -2.40% 30
West London -10 12 £575 +15.00% 7
South London +44 4 £525 -4.55% 1
East London +20 1 - - 6
North London +1 1 £375 -34.78% 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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.

1 264 (45.36%) Finance
2 209 (35.91%) Business Intelligence
3 189 (32.47%) Manufacturing
4 180 (30.93%) Marketing
5 174 (29.90%) Programme Management
6 166 (28.52%) Telecoms
6 166 (28.52%) Public Sector
7 163 (28.01%) Electronics
7 163 (28.01%) Digital Marketing
8 98 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (15.29%) Azure
10 78 (13.40%) SAP S/4HANA
11 73 (12.54%) Microsoft
12 69 (11.86%) Analytics
13 66 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 65 (11.17%) Oracle
15 63 (10.82%) Project Management
16 62 (10.65%) Data Modelling
17 61 (10.48%) Migration
18 54 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
19 52 (8.93%) AWS
19 52 (8.93%) ERP
19 52 (8.93%) Java
20 51 (8.76%) SQL
21 48 (8.25%) Web Services
22 45 (7.73%) Data Architecture
23 38 (6.53%) Data Governance
23 38 (6.53%) Power Platform
24 37 (6.36%) Data Analysis
25 34 (5.84%) SOA

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 15 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.41%) Mule
2 14 (2.41%) Red Hat Fuse
3 13 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (1.72%) CMS
4 10 (1.72%) Headless CMS
4 10 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (1.03%) Confluence
6 4 (0.69%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.52%) Appian
7 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.52%) SAS
8 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.17%) Snagit
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 78 (13.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 23 (3.95%) SAP FI
2 23 (3.95%) SAP Hybris
3 21 (3.61%) SAP CO
4 20 (3.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (3.09%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 13 (2.23%) SAP CRM
7 12 (2.06%) SAP ERP
8 11 (1.89%) SAP SD
9 8 (1.37%) SAP MDG
9 8 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (1.03%) SAP MDM
11 5 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (0.86%) Magento
11 5 (0.86%) SAP FSCM
11 5 (0.86%) SAP HR
11 5 (0.86%) SAP IS-U
11 5 (0.86%) SAP MM
12 4 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.69%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 89 (15.29%) Azure
2 52 (8.93%) AWS
3 38 (6.53%) Power Platform
4 32 (5.50%) SuccessFactors
5 20 (3.44%) SaaS
6 16 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (2.58%) Microsoft 365
8 14 (2.41%) IaaS
9 13 (2.23%) GCP
10 9 (1.55%) PaaS
11 8 (1.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 7 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (1.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (0.69%) Amazon EKS
13 4 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (0.69%) Boomi
13 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.52%) FinancialForce
14 3 (0.52%) Force.com
14 3 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.09%) HTTP
2 11 (1.89%) Firewall
3 6 (1.03%) VoIP
3 6 (1.03%) VPN
4 5 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.52%) Network Security
6 2 (0.34%) FTP
6 2 (0.34%) WAN
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.17%) DKIM
7 1 (0.17%) DMZ
7 1 (0.17%) DNS
7 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.17%) Internet
7 1 (0.17%) LAN
7 1 (0.17%) PSTN
7 1 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.15%) Power BI
2 28 (4.81%) SQL Server
3 23 (3.95%) SAP BW
4 22 (3.78%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (3.26%) SAP HANA
6 18 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.58%) Big Data
8 12 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.06%) SAP Data Services
9 10 (1.72%) Qlik Sense
9 10 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.55%) QlikView
10 9 (1.55%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.55%) Tableau
11 8 (1.37%) Pentaho
12 5 (0.86%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.69%) MS Access
13 4 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (4.30%) JIRA
2 10 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.37%) Ant
4 6 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.86%) LSMW
5 5 (0.86%) PowerDesigner
6 4 (0.69%) GitLab
6 4 (0.69%) Subversion
6 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.52%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.34%) ERwin
8 2 (0.34%) Maven
8 2 (0.34%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.17%) Gradle
9 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 264 (45.36%) Finance
2 189 (32.47%) Manufacturing
3 180 (30.93%) Marketing
4 166 (28.52%) Public Sector
4 166 (28.52%) Telecoms
5 163 (28.01%) Electronics
6 34 (5.84%) Retail
7 22 (3.78%) Billing
8 13 (2.23%) Banking
8 13 (2.23%) Legal
9 12 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.55%) French Language
11 7 (1.20%) Back Office
11 7 (1.20%) German Language
11 7 (1.20%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.86%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.86%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.69%) Publishing
14 2 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 110 (18.90%) Consultant
2 104 (17.87%) Architect
3 73 (12.54%) Developer
4 71 (12.20%) SAP Consultant
5 60 (10.31%) Analyst
6 48 (8.25%) Project Manager
7 45 (7.73%) SAP Manager
8 36 (6.19%) Data Architect
9 32 (5.50%) Java Developer
10 30 (5.15%) Business Analyst
11 29 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
12 28 (4.81%) Data Modeller
13 26 (4.47%) Integration Developer
14 24 (4.12%) SAP Analyst
14 24 (4.12%) SAP Architect
15 19 (3.26%) SAP Project Manager
15 19 (3.26%) Senior Developer
16 18 (3.09%) Data Analyst
16 18 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
17 17 (2.92%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (8.25%) Web Services
2 34 (5.84%) Middleware
2 34 (5.84%) SOAP
3 33 (5.67%) XML
4 30 (5.15%) JSON
5 27 (4.64%) RESTful
6 23 (3.95%) XSLT
7 14 (2.41%) Apache Camel
8 11 (1.89%) .NET
8 11 (1.89%) Node.js
9 10 (1.72%) HTML
9 10 (1.72%) SailPoint
10 9 (1.55%) REST
11 8 (1.37%) SAP Fiori
12 7 (1.20%) HTML5
13 6 (1.03%) SAP Basis
14 5 (0.86%) EDI
14 5 (0.86%) J2EE
14 5 (0.86%) MDX
14 5 (0.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.12%) FMCG
3 12 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.89%) EPoS
5 9 (1.55%) Reference Data
6 8 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.20%) NHS
8 6 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.03%) User Experience
9 5 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (0.86%) Life Science
9 5 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (0.86%) Social Media
10 4 (0.69%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.69%) Learning Management System
10 4 (0.69%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.52%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.52%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.98%) Windows
2 20 (3.44%) Linux
3 12 (2.06%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.89%) Unix
5 10 (1.72%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.03%) Android
6 6 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) MVS
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (35.91%) Business Intelligence
2 174 (29.90%) Programme Management
3 163 (28.01%) Digital Marketing
4 98 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (11.86%) Analytics
6 66 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (10.82%) Project Management
8 62 (10.65%) Data Modelling
9 61 (10.48%) Migration
10 52 (8.93%) ERP
11 45 (7.73%) Data Architecture
12 38 (6.53%) Data Governance
13 37 (6.36%) Data Analysis
14 34 (5.84%) CRM
14 34 (5.84%) SOA
15 33 (5.67%) E-Commerce
16 32 (5.50%) Problem-Solving
16 32 (5.50%) Project Delivery
17 31 (5.33%) ETL
17 31 (5.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (8.93%) Java
2 51 (8.76%) SQL
3 23 (3.95%) Python
3 23 (3.95%) XPath
4 18 (3.09%) C
5 15 (2.58%) JavaScript
6 14 (2.41%) ABAP
7 13 (2.23%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.20%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.03%) Apex Code
9 6 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.03%) Ruby
10 5 (0.86%) Ada
10 5 (0.86%) C#
10 5 (0.86%) Perl
11 4 (0.69%) VBA
12 3 (0.52%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (0.52%) R
12 3 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (4.64%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.78%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.26%) Degree
4 8 (1.37%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.20%) ISEB
5 7 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.20%) PMP
6 4 (0.69%) CISSP
7 2 (0.34%) ACCA
7 2 (0.34%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.34%) CIMA
7 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) GIAC
7 2 (0.34%) MBA
7 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.34%) SANS
7 2 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.17%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.17%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.44%) Data Quality
1 20 (3.44%) PMO
2 17 (2.92%) QA
3 9 (1.55%) SLA
4 7 (1.20%) NIST
5 6 (1.03%) GDPR
5 6 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.52%) COBIT
7 3 (0.52%) IFRS
7 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.34%) Dublin Core
8 2 (0.34%) GAAP
8 2 (0.34%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.34%) NCSC
8 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.20%) Docker
4 6 (1.03%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.37%) Kubernetes
1 8 (1.37%) SCCM
1 8 (1.37%) Terraform
2 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (1.03%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.69%) Ansible
4 4 (0.69%) Consul
4 4 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.52%) Grafana
5 3 (0.52%) Istio
5 3 (0.52%) Kibana
5 3 (0.52%) logstash
5 3 (0.52%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.52%) Rancher
6 2 (0.34%) Control-M
6 2 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.34%) Fluentd
6 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 73 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 65 (11.17%) Oracle
3 27 (4.64%) Remedy
3 27 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
4 26 (4.47%) hybris
5 22 (3.78%) Ariba
6 19 (3.26%) Sparx
7 14 (2.41%) ServiceNow
8 13 (2.23%) Informatica
9 11 (1.89%) Google
9 11 (1.89%) VMware
9 11 (1.89%) Workday
10 10 (1.72%) CyberArk
10 10 (1.72%) IBM
10 10 (1.72%) WSO2
11 7 (1.20%) Okta
12 5 (0.86%) BiZZdesign
12 5 (0.86%) Cisco
12 5 (0.86%) Databricks
12 5 (0.86%) HP