Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 71 52
Rank change year-on-year +11 -19 -16
Contract jobs citing SAP 1752 1515 1779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.94% 3.40% 3.81%
As % of the Vendors category 9.62% 8.07% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 915 1122
London median daily rate £500 £451 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.99% -5.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £340 £288 £310
90th Percentile £663 £638 £675
England median daily rate £480 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +9.71% -2.78% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 10
London median hourly rate £121.50 £19.50 £30.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +523.08% -36.02% +35.47%
10th Percentile £31.17 £6.58 £18.10
90th Percentile £180.90 £53.80 £54.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +1.12% -14.69%

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 18205 18768 20077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.90% 42.16% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12328 12670 13291
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 254 457
London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.28 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.29% -0.29% +4.04%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +4 182 £477 +12.12% 8
Central London +22 152 £500 +11.11% 14
East London -13 26 £500 +5.26%
South London -1 22 £525 +31.25% 1
North London -10 6 £575 +15.00% 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 681 (38.87%) Finance
2 410 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
3 346 (19.75%) Manufacturing
4 321 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
5 304 (17.35%) Programme Management
6 297 (16.95%) Marketing
7 294 (16.78%) Telecoms
8 284 (16.21%) Electronics
8 284 (16.21%) Digital Marketing
9 231 (13.18%) ERP
10 165 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 162 (9.25%) SQL
12 161 (9.19%) SAP FI
13 158 (9.02%) Java
14 155 (8.85%) Oracle
15 149 (8.50%) Project Management
16 148 (8.45%) Security Cleared
17 141 (8.05%) SAP CO
18 139 (7.93%) Migration
19 138 (7.88%) SC Cleared
20 134 (7.65%) SAP HANA
21 129 (7.36%) SAP FI/CO
22 120 (6.85%) Analytics
23 115 (6.56%) Retail
24 114 (6.51%) SAP BW
25 113 (6.45%) Scrum
26 109 (6.22%) Data Modelling
26 109 (6.22%) Microsoft
27 103 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
28 96 (5.48%) DevOps

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 41 (2.34%) Confluence
2 35 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 28 (1.60%) Apache Solr
4 23 (1.31%) Apache
5 18 (1.03%) Apache Spark
6 17 (0.97%) SAS
7 15 (0.86%) NetWeaver
8 14 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.80%) JBoss
9 12 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 12 (0.68%) CMS
9 12 (0.68%) IIS
9 12 (0.68%) Mule
9 12 (0.68%) nginx
9 12 (0.68%) SAP Portal
9 12 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.63%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.57%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 66 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.29%) SPSS
6 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.23%) Stata
7 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.057%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.057%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 161 (9.19%) SAP FI
2 141 (8.05%) SAP CO
3 129 (7.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 83 (4.74%) SAP S/4HANA
5 64 (3.65%) SAP SD
6 59 (3.37%) SAP ERP
7 58 (3.31%) SAP Hybris
8 54 (3.08%) SAP HR
9 41 (2.34%) SAP MM
10 36 (2.05%) SAP CRM
11 32 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 31 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
13 29 (1.66%) SAP HCM
14 28 (1.60%) SAP FSCM
14 28 (1.60%) SAP Retail
15 21 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
15 21 (1.20%) SAP PM
16 18 (1.03%) OpenText VIM for SAP
17 17 (0.97%) SAP BPC
18 13 (0.74%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 67 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (3.77%) SuccessFactors
3 49 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.71%) SaaS
5 18 (1.03%) IaaS
6 17 (0.97%) Office 365
7 14 (0.80%) G Suite
8 12 (0.68%) PaaS
9 11 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (0.51%) Force.com
10 9 (0.51%) GitHub
10 9 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 7 (0.40%) AdWords
11 7 (0.40%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 5 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.29%) iPaaS
14 4 (0.23%) Yammer
15 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.17%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.40%) Firewall
2 19 (1.08%) SAN
3 16 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.80%) LAN
4 14 (0.80%) WAN
5 13 (0.74%) SSL
6 12 (0.68%) Internet
6 12 (0.68%) Network Security
7 11 (0.63%) DNS
7 11 (0.63%) HTTP
7 11 (0.63%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.63%) VPN
7 11 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (0.63%) WLAN
8 10 (0.57%) IPv6
9 9 (0.51%) SNMP
10 8 (0.46%) HSRP
10 8 (0.46%) MPLS
10 8 (0.46%) NGN
10 8 (0.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (7.65%) SAP HANA
2 114 (6.51%) SAP BW
3 103 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 61 (3.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 59 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
6 56 (3.20%) Big Data
6 56 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
7 52 (2.97%) MongoDB
8 51 (2.91%) Hadoop
9 46 (2.63%) SAP Data Services
10 40 (2.28%) SQL Server
11 36 (2.05%) Relational Database
12 35 (2.00%) MySQL
13 27 (1.54%) Qlik Sense
14 26 (1.48%) RDBMS
15 23 (1.31%) Sybase ASE
16 22 (1.26%) QlikView
17 18 (1.03%) Power BI
18 17 (0.97%) NoSQL
18 17 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 85 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 71 (4.05%) JIRA
3 29 (1.66%) Jenkins
4 23 (1.31%) LSMW
5 15 (0.86%) Cucumber
6 14 (0.80%) Maven
7 13 (0.74%) Artifactory
8 11 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.57%) IntelliJ
9 10 (0.57%) Selenium
10 9 (0.51%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.46%) GitLab
12 7 (0.40%) Ant
12 7 (0.40%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.34%) Gradle
13 6 (0.34%) Subversion
14 5 (0.29%) Grunt
14 5 (0.29%) JMeter
14 5 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 681 (38.87%) Finance
2 346 (19.75%) Manufacturing
3 297 (16.95%) Marketing
4 294 (16.78%) Telecoms
5 284 (16.21%) Electronics
6 115 (6.56%) Retail
7 95 (5.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 75 (4.28%) Banking
9 29 (1.66%) Legal
10 26 (1.48%) Law
11 20 (1.14%) Spanish Language
12 17 (0.97%) Billing
12 17 (0.97%) General Ledger
13 16 (0.91%) Back Office
14 15 (0.86%) French Language
15 14 (0.80%) Advertising
16 12 (0.68%) Investment Banking
17 9 (0.51%) German Language
17 9 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
18 8 (0.46%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 487 (27.80%) Consultant
2 419 (23.92%) SAP Consultant
3 219 (12.50%) Developer
4 184 (10.50%) Analyst
5 154 (8.79%) Architect
6 147 (8.39%) SAP Manager
7 120 (6.85%) Project Manager
8 81 (4.62%) SAP Project Manager
9 75 (4.28%) SAP FI Consultant
10 72 (4.11%) Business Analyst
11 70 (4.00%) SAP Architect
11 70 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
12 67 (3.82%) SAP Analyst
12 67 (3.82%) SAP CO Consultant
13 59 (3.37%) SAP Developer
13 59 (3.37%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
14 46 (2.63%) Functional Consultant
15 43 (2.45%) Java Developer
16 42 (2.40%) Data Analyst
17 41 (2.34%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (4.11%) HTML
2 60 (3.42%) Spring
3 59 (3.37%) Web Services
4 53 (3.03%) JSON
5 49 (2.80%) CSS
6 45 (2.57%) SAP Fiori
7 41 (2.34%) Node.js
8 38 (2.17%) REST
8 38 (2.17%) Spring Boot
9 37 (2.11%) XML
10 35 (2.00%) RESTful
10 35 (2.00%) SAP Basis
11 31 (1.77%) JSP
12 29 (1.66%) HTML5
12 29 (1.66%) SAP PI
13 28 (1.60%) .NET
13 28 (1.60%) SOAP
14 24 (1.37%) Servlets
15 23 (1.31%) Spring MVC
16 20 (1.14%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 88 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (3.37%) FMCG
3 44 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (2.40%) User Experience
5 37 (2.11%) Virtual Team
6 23 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 22 (1.26%) Data Structures
8 19 (1.08%) Fintech
9 15 (0.86%) Computer Science
10 14 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 14 (0.80%) Replication
11 13 (0.74%) Social Media
12 11 (0.63%) e-Learning
13 10 (0.57%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.57%) PKI
13 10 (0.57%) Private Cloud
14 7 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.34%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.34%) Data Centre
15 6 (0.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 83 (4.74%) Linux
2 52 (2.97%) Unix
3 28 (1.60%) Windows
4 17 (0.97%) Android
4 17 (0.97%) Solaris
5 14 (0.80%) AIX
6 11 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.40%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.17%) VMS
10 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.11%) SUSE
10 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.057%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.057%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.057%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.057%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
2 321 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (17.35%) Programme Management
4 284 (16.21%) Digital Marketing
5 231 (13.18%) ERP
6 165 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 149 (8.50%) Project Management
8 139 (7.93%) Migration
9 120 (6.85%) Analytics
10 113 (6.45%) Scrum
11 109 (6.22%) Data Modelling
12 96 (5.48%) DevOps
13 93 (5.31%) CRM
14 87 (4.97%) Data Migration
15 86 (4.91%) Change Management
16 83 (4.74%) TDD
17 64 (3.65%) E-Commerce
18 60 (3.42%) ITIL
18 60 (3.42%) SAP Implementation
19 59 (3.37%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 162 (9.25%) SQL
2 158 (9.02%) Java
3 85 (4.85%) JavaScript
4 72 (4.11%) Python
5 53 (3.03%) ABAP
6 26 (1.48%) Shell Script
7 24 (1.37%) Perl
8 21 (1.20%) Ruby
8 21 (1.20%) T-SQL
9 18 (1.03%) C
9 18 (1.03%) Korn
10 16 (0.91%) R
11 13 (0.74%) PHP
12 12 (0.68%) C#
13 11 (0.63%) Go
14 10 (0.57%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.51%) VBA
16 6 (0.34%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.34%) SOQL
17 4 (0.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 148 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 138 (7.88%) SC Cleared
3 60 (3.42%) Degree
4 21 (1.20%) SAP Certification
5 15 (0.86%) PMI Certification
6 12 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (0.68%) PMP
7 11 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.29%) ACCA
10 5 (0.29%) CIMA
10 5 (0.29%) CRISC
10 5 (0.29%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.23%) ISACA
12 3 (0.17%) CCNA
12 3 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.17%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.17%) MCSE
12 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.97%) QA
2 35 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.37%) SLA
4 20 (1.14%) PMO
5 16 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.74%) IFRS
7 6 (0.34%) GxP
8 5 (0.29%) EMIR
8 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.23%) COSO
9 4 (0.23%) GAAP
9 4 (0.23%) GMP
9 4 (0.23%) IFRS 9
10 3 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.11%) GDPR
11 2 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.11%) MiFID
11 2 (0.11%) RMADS
11 2 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 61 (3.48%) Docker
2 17 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.46%) HDFS
3 8 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.11%) iptables
6 2 (0.11%) NFS
6 2 (0.11%) SAP ITS
6 2 (0.11%) SRDF
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.057%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.057%) Firmware
7 1 (0.057%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (2.28%) Ansible
1 40 (2.28%) Puppet
2 38 (2.17%) Kubernetes
3 24 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.86%) Kibana
5 13 (0.74%) logstash
5 13 (0.74%) Terraform
6 12 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (0.63%) HAProxy
8 10 (0.57%) Salt
9 8 (0.46%) Grafana
10 6 (0.34%) DatAdvantage
11 5 (0.29%) SCCM
11 5 (0.29%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 4 (0.23%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.11%) Oozie
13 2 (0.11%) SCOM
13 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 155 (8.85%) Oracle
2 109 (6.22%) Microsoft
3 69 (3.94%) hybris
4 48 (2.74%) IBM
5 47 (2.68%) Tableau
6 46 (2.63%) Ariba
7 45 (2.57%) HP
8 40 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
9 33 (1.88%) Adobe
10 28 (1.60%) Sybase
11 27 (1.54%) Concur
11 27 (1.54%) VMware
12 26 (1.48%) Google
13 24 (1.37%) JD Edwards
14 20 (1.14%) Workday
15 19 (1.08%) ServiceNow
16 15 (0.86%) Cisco
16 15 (0.86%) Informatica
16 15 (0.86%) OpenText
16 15 (0.86%) TIBCO