Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 57 57
Rank change year-on-year -24 0 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP 1,395 1,660 1,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.97% 4.02% 3.64%
As % of the Vendors category 7.39% 9.36% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 1,088 926
London median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -0.55%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 22
London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -9.68% +23.67%
10th Percentile £17.46 £5.00 £15.04
90th Percentile £69.31 £97.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -17.50% -3.03%

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 18,866 17,737 17,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.18% 42.93% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,927 11,841 11,756
London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £255
90th Percentile £650 £634 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.99% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 287 311
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.03 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.23% +10.68% +7.95%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.91 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.90 £50.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.34%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -53 146 £513 +20.59% 42
West London -13 143 £460 +2.22% 35
South London -26 32 £450 - 4
East London -20 24 £513 +7.89% 5
North London -2 10 £575 +27.78% 2
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 536 (38.42%) Finance
2 283 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
3 214 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
4 202 (14.48%) Manufacturing
5 179 (12.83%) ERP
6 168 (12.04%) Marketing
7 160 (11.47%) Telecoms
8 153 (10.97%) Programme Management
9 146 (10.47%) Project Management
10 145 (10.39%) SQL
10 145 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 140 (10.04%) Digital Marketing
12 139 (9.96%) Electronics
13 133 (9.53%) SAP FI
14 126 (9.03%) Microsoft
15 125 (8.96%) Oracle
16 112 (8.03%) SAP CO
17 110 (7.89%) Migration
18 107 (7.67%) SAP FI/CO
18 107 (7.67%) SAP HANA
19 105 (7.53%) BusinessObjects
20 102 (7.31%) Retail
21 100 (7.17%) SAP BW
22 99 (7.10%) Analytics
23 92 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
24 86 (6.16%) SuccessFactors
25 81 (5.81%) SAP S/4HANA
26 78 (5.59%) Java
27 75 (5.38%) Security Cleared
28 70 (5.02%) Data Migration

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 21 (1.51%) Apache Spark
1 21 (1.51%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.00%) CMS
3 12 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 10 (0.72%) Apache
4 10 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (0.65%) JBoss
5 9 (0.65%) NetWeaver
6 8 (0.57%) Confluence
7 7 (0.50%) Mule
7 7 (0.50%) Mule ESB
7 7 (0.50%) SAS
7 7 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.43%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.43%) IIS
8 6 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.36%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.22%) Windchill
8 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.072%) SPSS
8 1 (0.072%) Stata
Business Applications
1 133 (9.53%) SAP FI
2 112 (8.03%) SAP CO
3 107 (7.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 81 (5.81%) SAP S/4HANA
5 68 (4.87%) SAP SD
6 50 (3.58%) SAP Hybris
7 49 (3.51%) SAP HR
8 46 (3.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 45 (3.23%) SAP MM
10 34 (2.44%) SAP ERP
11 28 (2.01%) SAP FSCM
12 26 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
13 20 (1.43%) SAP HCM
14 18 (1.29%) OpenText VIM for SAP
15 17 (1.22%) SAP CRM
15 17 (1.22%) SAP Payroll
15 17 (1.22%) SAP SRM
16 16 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
16 16 (1.15%) SAP PM
16 16 (1.15%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 86 (6.16%) SuccessFactors
2 59 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (2.87%) SaaS
5 19 (1.36%) Office 365
6 17 (1.22%) PaaS
7 15 (1.08%) IaaS
8 14 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.43%) iPaaS
9 6 (0.43%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.29%) Force.com
11 3 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.22%) Boomi
11 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.22%) FinancialForce
11 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.14%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.93%) SMS
2 11 (0.79%) Firewall
3 8 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.50%) Internet
5 6 (0.43%) WebEx
6 4 (0.29%) DNS
6 4 (0.29%) Skype
7 3 (0.22%) FTP
7 3 (0.22%) SAN
7 3 (0.22%) WAN
8 2 (0.14%) HTTP
8 2 (0.14%) Intranet
8 2 (0.14%) NAS
8 2 (0.14%) Network Security
8 2 (0.14%) SSL
8 2 (0.14%) VPN
9 1 (0.072%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.072%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.072%) LAN
9 1 (0.072%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (7.67%) SAP HANA
2 105 (7.53%) BusinessObjects
3 100 (7.17%) SAP BW
4 63 (4.52%) SQL Server
5 53 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (3.58%) Power BI
7 44 (3.15%) Hadoop
8 40 (2.87%) Big Data
9 36 (2.58%) SAP Data Services
10 30 (2.15%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 27 (1.94%) Relational Database
12 26 (1.86%) MySQL
13 25 (1.79%) Lumira
13 25 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 23 (1.65%) Data Lake
15 22 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (1.58%) Spotfire
16 18 (1.29%) HBase
17 17 (1.22%) MongoDB
18 16 (1.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (2.01%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.36%) JIRA
2 19 (1.36%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 12 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.57%) LSMW
4 8 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (0.36%) Artifactory
6 4 (0.29%) JMeter
6 4 (0.29%) Selenium
6 4 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.22%) Burp Suite
7 3 (0.22%) JUnit
7 3 (0.22%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.22%) Protractor
8 2 (0.14%) GitLab
8 2 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.14%) Spock
8 2 (0.14%) TestRail
General
1 536 (38.42%) Finance
2 202 (14.48%) Manufacturing
3 168 (12.04%) Marketing
4 160 (11.47%) Telecoms
5 139 (9.96%) Electronics
6 102 (7.31%) Retail
7 47 (3.37%) Banking
8 45 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 33 (2.37%) Billing
10 32 (2.29%) Advertising
11 30 (2.15%) Legal
12 19 (1.36%) Italian Language
13 13 (0.93%) Games
13 13 (0.93%) German Language
14 12 (0.86%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.65%) Publishing
16 8 (0.57%) Back Office
16 8 (0.57%) Law
17 6 (0.43%) Spanish Language
18 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 385 (27.60%) Consultant
2 332 (23.80%) SAP Consultant
3 203 (14.55%) Analyst
4 147 (10.54%) Developer
5 131 (9.39%) Architect
6 101 (7.24%) Business Analyst
7 98 (7.03%) Project Manager
8 95 (6.81%) SAP Manager
9 88 (6.31%) SAP Analyst
10 56 (4.01%) SAP Project Manager
11 55 (3.94%) SAP FI Consultant
11 55 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
12 53 (3.80%) SAP Developer
13 48 (3.44%) SAP Architect
14 44 (3.15%) SAP CO Consultant
15 42 (3.01%) SAP Business Analyst
16 40 (2.87%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
17 37 (2.65%) SAP SD Consultant
18 31 (2.22%) Data Analyst
19 30 (2.15%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.44%) Web Services
2 30 (2.15%) HTML
3 28 (2.01%) RESTful
4 26 (1.86%) .NET
5 25 (1.79%) Spring
6 22 (1.58%) SOAP
7 21 (1.51%) CSS
7 21 (1.51%) SAP PI
8 17 (1.22%) J2EE
8 17 (1.22%) XML
9 16 (1.15%) REST
9 16 (1.15%) SAP Basis
10 15 (1.08%) Middleware
11 14 (1.00%) ASP.NET
11 14 (1.00%) SAP Fiori
12 13 (0.93%) EDI
13 12 (0.86%) JSON
14 9 (0.65%) HTML5
14 9 (0.65%) IDoc
15 8 (0.57%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 92 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (4.44%) FMCG
3 36 (2.58%) Management Information System
4 35 (2.51%) User Experience
5 29 (2.08%) Virtual Team
6 24 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 24 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (1.51%) Computer Science
8 12 (0.86%) Fintech
9 11 (0.79%) Reference Data
10 10 (0.72%) Replication
10 10 (0.72%) Social Media
11 9 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.65%) Smart Meter
12 7 (0.50%) NHS
13 6 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.36%) EPoS
14 5 (0.36%) Market Risk
14 5 (0.36%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (2.37%) Windows
2 28 (2.01%) Unix
3 24 (1.72%) Linux
4 6 (0.43%) VMS
5 5 (0.36%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.14%) Android
7 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.072%) AIX
8 1 (0.072%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.072%) MVS
8 1 (0.072%) SUSE
8 1 (0.072%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
2 214 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (12.83%) ERP
4 153 (10.97%) Programme Management
5 146 (10.47%) Project Management
6 145 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 140 (10.04%) Digital Marketing
8 110 (7.89%) Migration
9 99 (7.10%) Analytics
10 70 (5.02%) Data Migration
11 69 (4.95%) Change Management
11 69 (4.95%) CRM
12 66 (4.73%) Scrum
13 63 (4.52%) Procure-to-Pay
14 58 (4.16%) ETL
15 57 (4.09%) Data Modelling
16 52 (3.73%) DevOps
16 52 (3.73%) Visualisation
17 49 (3.51%) Data Management
17 49 (3.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 145 (10.39%) SQL
2 78 (5.59%) Java
3 70 (5.02%) ABAP
4 52 (3.73%) JavaScript
5 51 (3.66%) Python
6 18 (1.29%) VBA
7 17 (1.22%) C#
7 17 (1.22%) PL/SQL
8 13 (0.93%) R
9 12 (0.86%) C
10 8 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.50%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.36%) Ruby
13 4 (0.29%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.29%) BeanShell
13 4 (0.29%) Korn
13 4 (0.29%) Perl
14 3 (0.22%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.22%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (0.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 65 (4.66%) Degree
3 55 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.15%) SAP Certification
5 13 (0.93%) Master's Degree
6 10 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
8 8 (0.57%) ISEB
9 7 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.50%) PMP
10 6 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.36%) CIMA
12 4 (0.29%) ACCA
12 4 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.29%) CISSP
12 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.80%) Data Quality
2 33 (2.37%) QA
3 26 (1.86%) PMO
4 22 (1.58%) IFRS
5 19 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.93%) GDPR
7 5 (0.36%) EMIR
8 4 (0.29%) MiFID
8 4 (0.29%) SLA
9 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.14%) GMP
10 2 (0.14%) HL7
10 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.072%) COREP
11 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.072%) FIPS 140-2
11 1 (0.072%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.072%) NIST 800
System Software
1 16 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.79%) Docker
3 5 (0.36%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.22%) HDFS
5 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.072%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.072%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.072%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (0.79%) Ansible
2 10 (0.72%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.65%) Puppet
4 7 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.43%) logstash
5 6 (0.43%) SCCM
6 5 (0.36%) Kibana
6 5 (0.36%) Oozie
6 5 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.36%) Terraform
7 4 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.22%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.22%) Nessus
9 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.14%) Grafana
9 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.14%) WSUS
10 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 126 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 125 (8.96%) Oracle
3 62 (4.44%) hybris
4 46 (3.30%) Ariba
4 46 (3.30%) Tableau
5 37 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (2.08%) IBM
6 29 (2.08%) Workday
7 23 (1.65%) Informatica
8 22 (1.58%) Concur
9 19 (1.36%) JD Edwards
10 17 (1.22%) OpenText
11 16 (1.15%) Cognos
11 16 (1.15%) ServiceNow
12 12 (0.86%) Alteryx
13 11 (0.79%) VMware
14 9 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
15 8 (0.57%) Adobe
15 8 (0.57%) HP
15 8 (0.57%) MicroStrategy