Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 56 64
Rank change year-on-year -26 +8 -20
Contract jobs citing SAP 1,387 1,613 1,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.02% 4.08% 3.49%
As % of the Vendors category 7.60% 9.68% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 1,022 897
London median daily rate £525 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +3.83% -3.17%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £495 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.69% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 20
London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -17.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.62 £14.95
90th Percentile £110.72 £155.25 £57.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.25%

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 18,248 16,660 17,939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.71% 42.17% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,372 11,194 12,041
London median daily rate £488 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £286 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 224 270
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.04 £11.23
90th Percentile £56.25 £50.00 £46.89
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +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 25 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 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 -34 172 £500 - 38
West London -18 145 £510 +13.33% 32
East London -12 38 £513 +7.89% 9
South London -31 23 £463 +2.78% 2
North London +1 4 £575 +6.98% 1
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 576 (41.53%) Finance
2 277 (19.97%) Business Intelligence
3 236 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (15.14%) ERP
5 170 (12.26%) Microsoft
5 170 (12.26%) SQL
6 168 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 157 (11.32%) Oracle
8 155 (11.18%) Manufacturing
9 152 (10.96%) SAP HANA
10 135 (9.73%) Project Management
11 134 (9.66%) Telecoms
11 134 (9.66%) Marketing
12 123 (8.87%) Programme Management
13 117 (8.44%) Migration
13 117 (8.44%) Analytics
14 113 (8.15%) Electronics
14 113 (8.15%) Digital Marketing
15 112 (8.07%) SAP FI
16 105 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
17 102 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
18 99 (7.14%) SAP BW
19 98 (7.07%) SAP CO
20 97 (6.99%) BusinessObjects
21 94 (6.78%) SAP FI/CO
21 94 (6.78%) SAP S/4HANA
22 93 (6.71%) SuccessFactors
23 92 (6.63%) Microsoft Excel
24 91 (6.56%) SQL Server
24 91 (6.56%) Scrum

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 33 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 23 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 13 (0.94%) NetWeaver
4 11 (0.79%) Apache
4 11 (0.79%) CMS
5 10 (0.72%) IIS
5 10 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (0.58%) SAS
6 8 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.50%) JBoss
8 6 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.29%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.29%) Confluence
10 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.29%) Mule
10 4 (0.29%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.22%) Liferay
11 3 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 92 (6.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.50%) Windchill
7 4 (0.29%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.072%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.072%) SPSS
8 1 (0.072%) Stata
Business Applications
1 112 (8.07%) SAP FI
2 98 (7.07%) SAP CO
3 94 (6.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 94 (6.78%) SAP S/4HANA
4 80 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 55 (3.97%) SAP ERP
6 54 (3.89%) SAP HR
7 48 (3.46%) SAP Hybris
8 39 (2.81%) SAP MM
8 39 (2.81%) SAP SD
9 30 (2.16%) SAP BPC
10 26 (1.87%) SAP HCM
11 20 (1.44%) SAP PM
12 16 (1.15%) SAP EWM
13 15 (1.08%) SAP APO
14 14 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
14 14 (1.01%) SAP FSCM
14 14 (1.01%) SAP Payroll
15 13 (0.94%) SAP CRM
15 13 (0.94%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 93 (6.71%) SuccessFactors
2 83 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (1.73%) SaaS
5 15 (1.08%) Office 365
6 12 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.65%) PaaS
9 6 (0.43%) IaaS
9 6 (0.43%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.29%) Boomi
12 3 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.22%) FinancialForce
12 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (0.22%) Serverless
12 3 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.23%) Firewall
2 14 (1.01%) Internet
3 13 (0.94%) HTTP
4 11 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.72%) DNS
5 10 (0.72%) SMS
5 10 (0.72%) WebEx
6 8 (0.58%) SSL
7 6 (0.43%) LAN
8 5 (0.36%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.36%) VPN
9 4 (0.29%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.29%) WAN
10 3 (0.22%) DKIM
10 3 (0.22%) DMARC
10 3 (0.22%) SAN
10 3 (0.22%) Skype
10 3 (0.22%) Wireless
11 2 (0.14%) Intranet
11 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (10.96%) SAP HANA
2 99 (7.14%) SAP BW
3 97 (6.99%) BusinessObjects
4 91 (6.56%) SQL Server
5 65 (4.69%) Power BI
6 60 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (4.04%) Hadoop
8 52 (3.75%) Big Data
9 47 (3.39%) Relational Database
10 42 (3.03%) Lumira
10 42 (3.03%) MySQL
11 38 (2.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 38 (2.74%) Spotfire
12 37 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
13 34 (2.45%) Data Lake
14 31 (2.24%) MongoDB
15 29 (2.09%) HBase
16 26 (1.87%) SAP Data Services
17 24 (1.73%) HDInsight
18 23 (1.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (1.66%) JIRA
2 21 (1.51%) Git (software)
3 19 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (0.58%) Xdebug
8 7 (0.50%) Artifactory
8 7 (0.50%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.50%) LSMW
8 7 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.36%) Maven
10 4 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.29%) Subversion
11 3 (0.22%) Ant
11 3 (0.22%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.22%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.22%) TestRail
12 2 (0.14%) NWDS
12 2 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 576 (41.53%) Finance
2 155 (11.18%) Manufacturing
3 134 (9.66%) Marketing
3 134 (9.66%) Telecoms
4 113 (8.15%) Electronics
5 90 (6.49%) Retail
6 41 (2.96%) Legal
7 40 (2.88%) Banking
8 35 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (1.44%) Games
10 18 (1.30%) Advertising
11 15 (1.08%) Billing
12 12 (0.87%) French Language
13 10 (0.72%) Back Office
14 9 (0.65%) German Language
15 7 (0.50%) Polish Language
16 6 (0.43%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.36%) Automotive
17 5 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 334 (24.08%) Consultant
2 273 (19.68%) SAP Consultant
3 171 (12.33%) Analyst
4 158 (11.39%) Developer
5 133 (9.59%) Architect
6 101 (7.28%) SAP Manager
7 97 (6.99%) Project Manager
8 77 (5.55%) Business Analyst
8 77 (5.55%) SAP Analyst
9 57 (4.11%) SAP Developer
10 52 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
11 43 (3.10%) SAP Project Manager
12 42 (3.03%) SAP FI Consultant
13 36 (2.60%) SAP CO Consultant
14 35 (2.52%) SAP Business Analyst
15 33 (2.38%) SAP Architect
16 32 (2.31%) Data Analyst
17 29 (2.09%) Financial Analyst
18 28 (2.02%) Test Manager
19 26 (1.87%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.74%) HTML
2 36 (2.60%) RESTful
3 34 (2.45%) .NET
4 33 (2.38%) CSS
5 32 (2.31%) Web Services
6 24 (1.73%) Spring
7 23 (1.66%) XML
8 22 (1.59%) EDI
8 22 (1.59%) SOAP
9 21 (1.51%) J2EE
10 19 (1.37%) REST
11 18 (1.30%) JSON
11 18 (1.30%) SAP PI
12 17 (1.23%) Middleware
13 14 (1.01%) HTML5
14 13 (0.94%) CSS3
15 12 (0.87%) IDoc
15 12 (0.87%) SAP Fiori
16 11 (0.79%) SAML
17 10 (0.72%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.24%) FMCG
4 35 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (2.31%) User Experience
6 29 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.09%) Virtual Team
7 22 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 11 (0.79%) Reference Data
9 10 (0.72%) Smart Meter
10 9 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.65%) NHS
11 8 (0.58%) Replication
12 7 (0.50%) e-Learning
13 6 (0.43%) iPad
13 6 (0.43%) Social Media
14 5 (0.36%) iSeries
14 5 (0.36%) Market Risk
14 5 (0.36%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 36 (2.60%) Linux
2 26 (1.87%) Unix
3 23 (1.66%) Windows
4 7 (0.50%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.29%) Android
7 3 (0.22%) AIX
7 3 (0.22%) Solaris
7 3 (0.22%) VMS
7 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.14%) SUSE
8 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.072%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (19.97%) Business Intelligence
2 236 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (15.14%) ERP
4 168 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 135 (9.73%) Project Management
6 123 (8.87%) Programme Management
7 117 (8.44%) Analytics
7 117 (8.44%) Migration
8 113 (8.15%) Digital Marketing
9 102 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
10 91 (6.56%) Scrum
11 79 (5.70%) Change Management
11 79 (5.70%) Data Migration
12 75 (5.41%) ETL
13 63 (4.54%) Data Modelling
14 62 (4.47%) Visualisation
15 60 (4.33%) DevOps
15 60 (4.33%) Waterfall
16 53 (3.82%) E-Commerce
17 50 (3.60%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 170 (12.26%) SQL
2 71 (5.12%) Java
3 67 (4.83%) ABAP
4 64 (4.61%) JavaScript
5 60 (4.33%) Python
6 25 (1.80%) VBA
7 18 (1.30%) C#
8 14 (1.01%) Ruby
9 13 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 13 (0.94%) PHP
9 13 (0.94%) PL/SQL
10 9 (0.65%) C
11 8 (0.58%) Perl
11 8 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.43%) R
13 5 (0.36%) ActionScript
13 5 (0.36%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (0.29%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.29%) VB
15 3 (0.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 73 (5.26%) Degree
2 71 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 57 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
5 15 (1.08%) Master's Degree
6 12 (0.87%) ISEB
6 12 (0.87%) PMP
7 11 (0.79%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.72%) CCA
9 8 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.43%) MCSE
11 6 (0.43%) SAP Certification
12 5 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.36%) CIMA
12 5 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.36%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.10%) QA
2 35 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 26 (1.87%) PMO
4 24 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (1.37%) IFRS
6 12 (0.87%) COBIT
7 7 (0.50%) GDPR
8 4 (0.29%) SLA
9 3 (0.22%) HL7
10 2 (0.14%) HAZOP
10 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 2 (0.14%) SEPA
10 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.072%) COREP
11 1 (0.072%) FATCA
11 1 (0.072%) FIPS 140-2
11 1 (0.072%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.072%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.072%) PSD2
11 1 (0.072%) TARGET2
System Software
1 18 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.15%) Docker
3 5 (0.36%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.22%) etcd
5 3 (0.22%) flannel
5 3 (0.22%) HDFS
5 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.072%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.072%) vSphere
7 1 (0.072%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (1.08%) Puppet
2 11 (0.79%) Kubernetes
3 10 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 7 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.43%) Ansible
5 6 (0.43%) MOM
6 5 (0.36%) HP ALM
6 5 (0.36%) Terraform
7 4 (0.29%) Oozie
7 4 (0.29%) SCCM
8 3 (0.22%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.22%) Kibana
8 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.22%) rkt
8 3 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.22%) WSUS
9 2 (0.14%) Grafana
10 1 (0.072%) FlexNet
10 1 (0.072%) logstash
10 1 (0.072%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 170 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 157 (11.32%) Oracle
3 59 (4.25%) hybris
4 52 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
5 46 (3.32%) IBM
6 44 (3.17%) Tableau
7 39 (2.81%) Ariba
8 32 (2.31%) Concur
9 29 (2.09%) Workday
10 22 (1.59%) Alteryx
11 20 (1.44%) JD Edwards
12 18 (1.30%) Informatica
13 17 (1.23%) Adobe
14 16 (1.15%) Snow
15 15 (1.08%) ServiceNow
16 12 (0.87%) Cognos
17 10 (0.72%) Google
17 10 (0.72%) HP
17 10 (0.72%) Ping Identity
17 10 (0.72%) VMware