Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 83 74
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 -17
Contract jobs citing SAP 1,292 1,473 1,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.78% 3.13% 3.46%
As % of the Vendors category 9.27% 7.80% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 899 947
London median daily rate £525 £523 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.48% +4.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £358 £350 £352
90th Percentile £706 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £499 £500
% change year-on-year +0.20% -0.20% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
London median hourly rate £25.50 £23.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.87% -23.97% +13.08%
10th Percentile £18.25 £11.65 £12.89
90th Percentile £40.88 £35.55 £178.30
England median hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £17.12
% change year-on-year -13.46% +51.91% -18.50%

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 13,934 18,895 19,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.80% 40.12% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,496 12,834 13,091
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £276 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 309 300
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.60 £47.14 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.94%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 +42 185 £500 - 37
West London +1 124 £483 +1.58% 12
East London +37 19 £575 -4.17% 5
South London +28 13 £550 -0.45% 3
North London +13 10 £550 -12.00% 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 (37.62%) Finance
2 253 (19.58%) SAP S/4HANA
3 235 (18.19%) Business Intelligence
4 229 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (16.64%) Manufacturing
6 199 (15.40%) ERP
7 174 (13.47%) Migration
8 162 (12.54%) Marketing
9 157 (12.15%) Programme Management
10 146 (11.30%) Public Sector
11 141 (10.91%) Oracle
12 139 (10.76%) Telecoms
13 138 (10.68%) Digital Marketing
14 135 (10.45%) Electronics
15 128 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 128 (9.91%) Project Management
16 127 (9.83%) Microsoft
17 110 (8.51%) SQL
17 110 (8.51%) SAP HANA
18 100 (7.74%) SuccessFactors
19 99 (7.66%) Azure
20 96 (7.43%) Data Migration
21 94 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
22 86 (6.66%) Ariba
22 86 (6.66%) Data Modelling
23 85 (6.58%) Analytics
24 78 (6.04%) DevOps
25 77 (5.96%) ETL
26 74 (5.73%) Scrum
27 73 (5.65%) Retail

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 26 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.47%) Confluence
3 17 (1.32%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.32%) NetWeaver
4 8 (0.62%) SAP Portal
5 6 (0.46%) JBoss
5 6 (0.46%) Pachyderm
6 5 (0.39%) Apache
6 5 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.31%) CMS
7 4 (0.31%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.23%) SAS
8 3 (0.23%) WildFly
9 2 (0.15%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.15%) Mule
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.31%) Sketch
7 3 (0.23%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.077%) InDesign
8 1 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.077%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 253 (19.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 63 (4.88%) SAP FI
3 59 (4.57%) SAP CO
3 59 (4.57%) SAP ERP
4 55 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 53 (4.10%) SAP FI/CO
6 41 (3.17%) SAP BPC
7 32 (2.48%) SAP HR
8 25 (1.93%) SAP SD
9 22 (1.70%) SAP Hybris
10 21 (1.63%) SAP IBP
10 21 (1.63%) SAP MDG
10 21 (1.63%) SAP MM
11 15 (1.16%) SAP CRM
12 14 (1.08%) SAP APO
13 13 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
13 13 (1.01%) OpenText VIM for SAP
13 13 (1.01%) SAP HCM
14 12 (0.93%) SAP Retail
15 11 (0.85%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 100 (7.74%) SuccessFactors
2 99 (7.66%) Azure
3 60 (4.64%) AWS
4 51 (3.95%) Power Platform
5 28 (2.17%) SaaS
6 24 (1.86%) Office 365
7 22 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
8 20 (1.55%) PaaS
9 13 (1.01%) IaaS
10 12 (0.93%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (0.93%) CloudFront
10 12 (0.93%) Serverless
11 10 (0.77%) Amazon Kinesis
12 9 (0.70%) GitHub
13 8 (0.62%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 7 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.54%) GCP
14 7 (0.54%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.32%) Firewall
2 16 (1.24%) HTTP
3 10 (0.77%) DNS
4 7 (0.54%) WAN
5 6 (0.46%) Bluetooth
5 6 (0.46%) DHCP
5 6 (0.46%) RFID
5 6 (0.46%) VPN
6 5 (0.39%) RTP
6 5 (0.39%) VLAN
6 5 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.31%) Internet
7 4 (0.31%) Intranet
7 4 (0.31%) Skype
7 4 (0.31%) SSL
8 3 (0.23%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.23%) Profibus
8 3 (0.23%) SMTP
8 3 (0.23%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.15%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (8.51%) SAP HANA
2 67 (5.19%) SAP BW
3 65 (5.03%) SQL Server
4 64 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (3.95%) Power BI
6 50 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
7 33 (2.55%) SAP Data Services
8 31 (2.40%) Big Data
9 29 (2.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 29 (2.24%) Hadoop
10 28 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (1.78%) Data Lake
12 20 (1.55%) Relational Database
13 15 (1.16%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.08%) Oracle Database
15 13 (1.01%) NoSQL
16 9 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (0.70%) PowerCenter
17 8 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (3.95%) JIRA
2 42 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.70%) HP UFT
4 9 (0.70%) PowerDesigner
4 9 (0.70%) Selenium
5 7 (0.54%) Maven
5 7 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.46%) LSMW
7 5 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.39%) ER Studio
7 5 (0.39%) JUnit
8 4 (0.31%) Ant
8 4 (0.31%) ERwin
8 4 (0.31%) Moq
8 4 (0.31%) MSTest
9 3 (0.23%) Subversion
10 2 (0.15%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 486 (37.62%) Finance
2 215 (16.64%) Manufacturing
3 162 (12.54%) Marketing
4 146 (11.30%) Public Sector
5 139 (10.76%) Telecoms
6 135 (10.45%) Electronics
7 73 (5.65%) Retail
8 42 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 37 (2.86%) Banking
10 23 (1.78%) Financial Institution
11 20 (1.55%) Law
12 17 (1.32%) Billing
13 16 (1.24%) Publishing
14 15 (1.16%) Legal
15 13 (1.01%) German Language
16 10 (0.77%) French Language
17 7 (0.54%) Advertising
17 7 (0.54%) Back Office
17 7 (0.54%) Investment Banking
18 5 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 360 (27.86%) Consultant
2 294 (22.76%) SAP Consultant
3 142 (10.99%) Architect
4 136 (10.53%) Analyst
5 119 (9.21%) Developer
6 106 (8.20%) SAP Manager
7 94 (7.28%) Project Manager
8 69 (5.34%) SAP Architect
9 59 (4.57%) Business Analyst
10 53 (4.10%) SAP Project Manager
11 50 (3.87%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
12 45 (3.48%) SAP Developer
13 42 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
14 33 (2.55%) SAP Analyst
15 27 (2.09%) Change Manager
15 27 (2.09%) Data Consultant
16 26 (2.01%) Data Analyst
17 25 (1.93%) Functional Consultant
17 25 (1.93%) SAP CO Consultant
17 25 (1.93%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.63%) SAP Fiori
2 33 (2.55%) XML
3 31 (2.40%) SOAP
4 26 (2.01%) HTML
5 25 (1.93%) Web Services
6 24 (1.86%) SAPUI5
7 20 (1.55%) JSON
8 18 (1.39%) .NET
8 18 (1.39%) CSS
8 18 (1.39%) Node.js
9 14 (1.08%) BAPI
9 14 (1.08%) SAP PI
9 14 (1.08%) TIBCO EMS
9 14 (1.08%) XSD
10 13 (1.01%) Apache Cordova
10 13 (1.01%) Flutter
10 13 (1.01%) Kafka
10 13 (1.01%) REST
10 13 (1.01%) SAP Basis
11 12 (0.93%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.64%) FMCG
3 36 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (2.79%) User Experience
4 30 (2.32%) Mobile App
5 23 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 19 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 17 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 15 (1.16%) e-Learning
8 15 (1.16%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.16%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.08%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (0.85%) Social Media
12 9 (0.70%) Replication
13 8 (0.62%) Life Science
14 7 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.54%) NHS
15 6 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
15 6 (0.46%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 62 (4.80%) Linux
2 59 (4.57%) Windows
3 34 (2.63%) Unix
4 25 (1.93%) Windows 10
5 21 (1.63%) Android
6 11 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.15%) AIX
12 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.15%) SUSE
13 1 (0.077%) CentOS
13 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.077%) Solaris
13 1 (0.077%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (18.19%) Business Intelligence
2 229 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (15.40%) ERP
4 174 (13.47%) Migration
5 157 (12.15%) Programme Management
6 138 (10.68%) Digital Marketing
7 128 (9.91%) Project Management
7 128 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 96 (7.43%) Data Migration
9 86 (6.66%) Data Modelling
10 85 (6.58%) Analytics
11 78 (6.04%) DevOps
12 77 (5.96%) ETL
13 74 (5.73%) Scrum
14 69 (5.34%) Problem-Solving
14 69 (5.34%) Project Delivery
15 65 (5.03%) Change Management
16 61 (4.72%) Logistics
17 57 (4.41%) Procure-to-Pay
18 53 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (8.51%) SQL
2 56 (4.33%) ABAP
2 56 (4.33%) Java
3 37 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 35 (2.71%) Python
5 25 (1.93%) PL/SQL
6 23 (1.78%) C
7 15 (1.16%) Apple Swift
7 15 (1.16%) Objective-C
8 13 (1.01%) Dart
8 13 (1.01%) Ruby
9 10 (0.77%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.62%) PowerShell
10 8 (0.62%) R
10 8 (0.62%) VBA
11 7 (0.54%) Apex Code
11 7 (0.54%) C#
11 7 (0.54%) PHP
11 7 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.46%) Julia
Qualifications
1 49 (3.79%) Degree
2 46 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.86%) ACCA
5 22 (1.70%) CIMA
6 16 (1.24%) PMP
7 13 (1.01%) AWS Certification
8 10 (0.77%) SAP Certification
9 9 (0.70%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.62%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.39%) ISEB
13 4 (0.31%) CCNA
13 4 (0.31%) CISSP
13 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.31%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.31%) MBA
14 3 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.10%) QA
2 35 (2.71%) PMO
3 24 (1.86%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.62%) GDPR
4 8 (0.62%) SLA
5 7 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.46%) NIST
7 5 (0.39%) GxP
7 5 (0.39%) WCAG
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.15%) IFRS
9 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.15%) NCSC
9 2 (0.15%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.077%) COBIT
10 1 (0.077%) GAMP
10 1 (0.077%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.077%) RMADS
System Software
1 19 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.08%) Docker
3 6 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.23%) vSphere
5 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.15%) XenApp
5 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.077%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.077%) Firmware
6 1 (0.077%) HDFS
6 1 (0.077%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.077%) NFS
6 1 (0.077%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (2.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (1.16%) SCCM
3 13 (1.01%) Kubernetes
4 12 (0.93%) Ansible
4 12 (0.93%) Control-M
5 11 (0.85%) AirWatch
6 10 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (0.62%) Terraform
8 6 (0.46%) Kubeflow
8 6 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.39%) HP ALM
9 5 (0.39%) Puppet
10 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.15%) Salt
12 1 (0.077%) CASB
12 1 (0.077%) Consul
12 1 (0.077%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.077%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.077%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 141 (10.91%) Oracle
2 127 (9.83%) Microsoft
3 86 (6.66%) Ariba
4 38 (2.94%) Informatica
4 38 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 35 (2.71%) ServiceNow
6 31 (2.40%) Workday
7 30 (2.32%) hybris
8 27 (2.09%) Google
9 26 (2.01%) Concur
10 23 (1.78%) IBM
11 21 (1.63%) VMware
12 19 (1.47%) Tableau
13 18 (1.39%) TIBCO
14 17 (1.32%) Adobe
15 14 (1.08%) MuleSoft
15 14 (1.08%) Talend
16 13 (1.01%) Xamarin
17 12 (0.93%) Alteryx
17 12 (0.93%) BMC