Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 74 59
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15 0
Contract jobs citing SAP 1,483 1,627 1,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.17% 3.42% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 7.91% 8.48% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 944 1,081
London median daily rate £521 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 22
London median hourly rate £37.00 £30.25 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.31% +13.08% -12.24%
10th Percentile £35.50 £12.89 £5.00
90th Percentile £38.50 £178.30 £96.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -16.67% +5.00%

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 18,746 19,193 18,995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.09% 40.37% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,717 13,071 12,616
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 303 288
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.83 £50.00
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +15 188 £500 - 35
West London +2 182 £475 -1.04% 27
South London -15 30 £525 +2.44% 1
East London -30 23 £600 +20.00% 3
North London -10 6 £588 +11.90% 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 481 (32.43%) Finance
2 294 (19.82%) Business Intelligence
3 236 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (13.49%) ERP
5 193 (13.01%) Oracle
6 165 (11.13%) Programme Management
6 165 (11.13%) SAP S/4HANA
7 161 (10.86%) Manufacturing
8 156 (10.52%) Marketing
9 150 (10.11%) SQL
9 150 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 148 (9.98%) Project Management
11 145 (9.78%) Microsoft
12 134 (9.04%) Java
13 132 (8.90%) Telecoms
13 132 (8.90%) Digital Marketing
14 129 (8.70%) Electronics
15 120 (8.09%) SAP HANA
16 119 (8.02%) SAP BW
17 114 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
18 110 (7.42%) Migration
18 110 (7.42%) Retail
19 108 (7.28%) DevOps
20 102 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
21 96 (6.47%) Analytics
22 90 (6.07%) SuccessFactors
23 87 (5.87%) Change Management
24 84 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
24 84 (5.66%) Security Cleared
25 83 (5.60%) Problem-Solving

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 37 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.89%) SAS
3 27 (1.82%) Apache Spark
4 12 (0.81%) NetWeaver
5 10 (0.67%) Apache
5 10 (0.67%) Confluence
5 10 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.54%) CMS
6 8 (0.54%) IIS
6 8 (0.54%) SAP Portal
7 5 (0.34%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.34%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.20%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.20%) Mule
9 3 (0.20%) nginx
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 84 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.27%) Windchill
7 1 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.067%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.067%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 165 (11.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 77 (5.19%) SAP FI
3 66 (4.45%) SAP CO
4 65 (4.38%) SAP BPC
5 64 (4.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 58 (3.91%) SAP Hybris
7 49 (3.30%) SAP HR
8 44 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 42 (2.83%) SAP ERP
10 38 (2.56%) SAP MM
11 29 (1.96%) SAP SD
12 25 (1.69%) SAP HCM
13 21 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
14 19 (1.28%) SAP MDG
15 17 (1.15%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
15 17 (1.15%) SAP GRC
16 15 (1.01%) SAP Retail
17 13 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
17 13 (0.88%) SAP Payroll
18 12 (0.81%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 102 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (6.07%) SuccessFactors
3 66 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.35%) PaaS
4 20 (1.35%) SaaS
5 16 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
6 15 (1.01%) IaaS
6 15 (1.01%) Office 365
7 12 (0.81%) GitHub
8 9 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
8 9 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.40%) Yammer
11 5 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.27%) Boomi
12 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.27%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.08%) Firewall
1 16 (1.08%) TCP/IP
2 14 (0.94%) Wireless
3 8 (0.54%) SAN
4 6 (0.40%) Internet
4 6 (0.40%) LAN
5 5 (0.34%) HTTP
5 5 (0.34%) WAN
6 4 (0.27%) FTP
6 4 (0.27%) SMTP
6 4 (0.27%) VPN
7 3 (0.20%) DNS
7 3 (0.20%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.20%) ICMP
7 3 (0.20%) Profibus
7 3 (0.20%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.13%) WebEx
8 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (8.09%) SAP HANA
2 119 (8.02%) SAP BW
3 114 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
4 74 (4.99%) SQL Server
5 67 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
6 59 (3.98%) Power BI
7 42 (2.83%) Big Data
8 40 (2.70%) Hadoop
8 40 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (2.36%) NoSQL
9 35 (2.36%) SAP Data Services
10 31 (2.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 31 (2.09%) Relational Database
11 25 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 24 (1.62%) Data Lake
13 23 (1.55%) MarkLogic
14 22 (1.48%) HBase
14 22 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
14 22 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (1.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 55 (3.71%) JIRA
2 43 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 34 (2.29%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.08%) LSMW
5 13 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (0.61%) HP UFT
7 8 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.54%) TestRail
8 7 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.47%) Maven
8 7 (0.47%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.40%) GitLab
10 5 (0.34%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.34%) Selenium
10 5 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.20%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.20%) PostCSS
11 3 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
11 3 (0.20%) Subversion
11 3 (0.20%) webpack
General
1 481 (32.43%) Finance
2 161 (10.86%) Manufacturing
3 156 (10.52%) Marketing
4 132 (8.90%) Telecoms
5 129 (8.70%) Electronics
6 110 (7.42%) Retail
7 65 (4.38%) Banking
8 46 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 29 (1.96%) Legal
10 22 (1.48%) Billing
10 22 (1.48%) Law
11 17 (1.15%) Advertising
11 17 (1.15%) Back Office
12 14 (0.94%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.61%) Publishing
15 6 (0.40%) German Language
16 5 (0.34%) French Language
16 5 (0.34%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 372 (25.08%) Consultant
2 266 (17.94%) SAP Consultant
3 223 (15.04%) Analyst
4 157 (10.59%) Architect
5 140 (9.44%) Developer
6 118 (7.96%) SAP Manager
7 116 (7.82%) Project Manager
8 106 (7.15%) Business Analyst
9 72 (4.86%) SAP Analyst
10 70 (4.72%) SAP Project Manager
11 63 (4.25%) SAP Architect
12 46 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
13 44 (2.97%) Data Analyst
14 41 (2.76%) SAP Developer
15 39 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
16 35 (2.36%) SAP FI Consultant
17 34 (2.29%) Technical Architect
18 33 (2.23%) Functional Consultant
19 31 (2.09%) Programme Manager
19 31 (2.09%) SAP CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (3.57%) XML
2 45 (3.03%) Middleware
3 42 (2.83%) HTML
4 41 (2.76%) .NET
5 37 (2.49%) J2EE
6 34 (2.29%) Spring
7 29 (1.96%) Web Services
8 27 (1.82%) Kafka
9 24 (1.62%) EDI
9 24 (1.62%) JSON
9 24 (1.62%) REST
9 24 (1.62%) SAP Fiori
10 22 (1.48%) CSS
11 18 (1.21%) SAP Basis
12 17 (1.15%) SOAP
13 15 (1.01%) AngularJS
14 13 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
15 11 (0.74%) RESTful
15 11 (0.74%) SAP PI
15 11 (0.74%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (2.36%) User Experience
3 33 (2.23%) FMCG
3 33 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 24 (1.62%) Data Centre
6 23 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 20 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 17 (1.15%) Virtual Team
10 13 (0.88%) Clustering
10 13 (0.88%) Public Cloud
11 10 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (0.67%) PMI
11 10 (0.67%) Replication
12 8 (0.54%) Reference Data
13 7 (0.47%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.40%) e-Learning
14 6 (0.40%) Learning Management System
15 5 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 69 (4.65%) Linux
2 37 (2.49%) Unix
3 36 (2.43%) Windows
4 13 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 12 (0.81%) Mac OS X
6 11 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
7 10 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.61%) Solaris
8 9 (0.61%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.40%) SUSE
10 5 (0.34%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.27%) Android
11 4 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.20%) AIX
12 3 (0.20%) CentOS
13 2 (0.13%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.067%) HPUX
14 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.067%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (19.82%) Business Intelligence
2 236 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (13.49%) ERP
4 165 (11.13%) Programme Management
5 150 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 148 (9.98%) Project Management
7 132 (8.90%) Digital Marketing
8 110 (7.42%) Migration
9 108 (7.28%) DevOps
10 96 (6.47%) Analytics
11 87 (5.87%) Change Management
12 83 (5.60%) Problem-Solving
13 81 (5.46%) Data Modelling
14 71 (4.79%) Data Migration
15 70 (4.72%) Business Analysis
15 70 (4.72%) Scrum
16 60 (4.05%) Procure-to-Pay
17 59 (3.98%) ITIL
17 59 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
18 57 (3.84%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 150 (10.11%) SQL
2 134 (9.04%) Java
3 56 (3.78%) ABAP
4 46 (3.10%) Python
5 41 (2.76%) JavaScript
6 27 (1.82%) XPath
7 24 (1.62%) XQuery
8 18 (1.21%) R
9 16 (1.08%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.01%) T-SQL
11 12 (0.81%) PHP
12 11 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 9 (0.61%) Ruby
14 8 (0.54%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.54%) VB
15 7 (0.47%) C#
15 7 (0.47%) VBA
16 6 (0.40%) C
16 6 (0.40%) Java 8
16 6 (0.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 84 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 57 (3.84%) Degree
2 57 (3.84%) SC Cleared
3 15 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 14 (0.94%) PMP
5 13 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
6 12 (0.81%) ACCA
6 12 (0.81%) CISA
6 12 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.67%) CIMA
7 10 (0.67%) ISEB
8 9 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.40%) ACSP
10 6 (0.40%) ACTC
10 6 (0.40%) MCP
11 5 (0.34%) MCITP
11 5 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.10%) QA
2 36 (2.43%) PMO
3 27 (1.82%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.35%) GDPR
5 16 (1.08%) SLA
6 15 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.54%) IFRS
8 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.27%) GxP
10 4 (0.27%) SEPA
11 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.20%) WCAG
12 2 (0.13%) HL7
12 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.067%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.067%) COSO
13 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 1 (0.067%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.69%) Docker
3 20 (1.35%) Apache Flume
4 10 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (0.34%) HDFS
7 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.13%) Ceph
9 2 (0.13%) etcd
9 2 (0.13%) flannel
9 2 (0.13%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.13%) SkyDNS
10 1 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.067%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 50 (3.37%) Ansible
2 32 (2.16%) Terraform
3 21 (1.42%) HP ALM
3 21 (1.42%) Puppet
4 17 (1.15%) Kubernetes
5 16 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.61%) Kibana
7 8 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.47%) logstash
9 4 (0.27%) Oozie
9 4 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.20%) Graphite
10 3 (0.20%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.20%) SCCM
11 2 (0.13%) CASB
11 2 (0.13%) Packer
11 2 (0.13%) Pingdom
11 2 (0.13%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.13%) Salt
11 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 193 (13.01%) Oracle
2 145 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 65 (4.38%) hybris
4 53 (3.57%) Ariba
5 41 (2.76%) IBM
6 39 (2.63%) Workday
7 32 (2.16%) Tableau
8 31 (2.09%) Adobe
9 28 (1.89%) Informatica
9 28 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.62%) Jaspersoft
11 23 (1.55%) Alteryx
12 21 (1.42%) Talend
13 19 (1.28%) OpenText
14 18 (1.21%) VMware
15 17 (1.15%) Splunk
16 16 (1.08%) Google
17 15 (1.01%) Apple
17 15 (1.01%) HP
18 14 (0.94%) JD Edwards