Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 82 62
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP 1,458 1,370 1,744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.79% 3.03% 3.97%
As % of the Vendors category 9.40% 7.63% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 804 1,028
London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% +8.87%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £340
90th Percentile £700 £681 £663
England median daily rate £500 £489 £480
% change year-on-year +2.30% +1.82% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 8
London median hourly rate £52.50 £17.50 £121.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -85.60% +523.08%
10th Percentile £17.85 £10.45 £31.17
90th Percentile £72.36 £18.75 £180.90
England median hourly rate £27.50 £26.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +45.83% -20.00%

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 15,514 17,949 18,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.30% 39.76% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,438 12,164 12,247
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £283 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 299 251
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.83 £46.17 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
West London +8 188 £480 -2.04% 26
Central London +3 163 £500 - 49
East London -3 22 £575 +12.20% 6
South London +42 14 £550 -12.00% 2
North London +3 7 £469 -25.00% 4
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 509 (34.91%) Finance
2 276 (18.93%) SAP S/4HANA
3 260 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
5 214 (14.68%) ERP
6 211 (14.47%) Manufacturing
7 175 (12.00%) Migration
8 159 (10.91%) Project Management
9 145 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 141 (9.67%) Programme Management
11 140 (9.60%) Marketing
12 126 (8.64%) Public Sector
13 124 (8.50%) Telecoms
14 123 (8.44%) Digital Marketing
15 120 (8.23%) Electronics
16 118 (8.09%) SAP HANA
17 116 (7.96%) Oracle
18 115 (7.89%) Ariba
19 110 (7.54%) Retail
20 109 (7.48%) SuccessFactors
21 100 (6.86%) DevOps
22 97 (6.65%) Azure
23 94 (6.45%) AWS
23 94 (6.45%) Scrum
24 91 (6.24%) SQL
24 91 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
24 91 (6.24%) Project Delivery
25 89 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
25 89 (6.10%) Data Migration
26 88 (6.04%) SAP FI

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 42 (2.88%) Apache Spark
2 30 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 14 (0.96%) NetWeaver
4 9 (0.62%) Pachyderm
5 7 (0.48%) Confluence
6 6 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (0.41%) Mule
6 6 (0.41%) SAP Portal
6 6 (0.41%) SAS
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.34%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.34%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.21%) Apache
10 2 (0.14%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.14%) CMS
10 2 (0.14%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (4.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.27%) Sketch
6 3 (0.21%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.069%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 276 (18.93%) SAP S/4HANA
2 88 (6.04%) SAP FI
3 79 (5.42%) SAP CO
4 76 (5.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 72 (4.94%) SAP ERP
6 54 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 50 (3.43%) SAP BPC
8 44 (3.02%) SAP HR
9 34 (2.33%) SAP Hybris
10 32 (2.19%) SAP HCM
11 28 (1.92%) SAP Retail
12 23 (1.58%) SAP MDG
13 21 (1.44%) SAP EWM
14 20 (1.37%) SAP CRM
14 20 (1.37%) SAP SD
15 18 (1.23%) SAP WM
16 17 (1.17%) SAP MM
17 15 (1.03%) OpenText VIM for SAP
18 13 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
18 13 (0.89%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 109 (7.48%) SuccessFactors
2 97 (6.65%) Azure
3 94 (6.45%) AWS
4 45 (3.09%) Power Platform
5 32 (2.19%) Amazon S3
5 32 (2.19%) Serverless
6 31 (2.13%) SaaS
7 30 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
8 28 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
8 28 (1.92%) CloudFront
9 26 (1.78%) Office 365
10 25 (1.71%) PaaS
11 19 (1.30%) IaaS
12 12 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 9 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 8 (0.55%) GitHub
16 7 (0.48%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.30%) Firewall
1 19 (1.30%) HTTP
2 13 (0.89%) DNS
3 11 (0.75%) RFID
4 8 (0.55%) Skype
5 7 (0.48%) Internet
6 6 (0.41%) Intranet
7 5 (0.34%) DHCP
7 5 (0.34%) RTP
7 5 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.34%) VLAN
8 4 (0.27%) SMTP
8 4 (0.27%) VPN
8 4 (0.27%) WAN
8 4 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.21%) DMZ
9 3 (0.21%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.21%) FTP
9 3 (0.21%) Profibus
9 3 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (8.09%) SAP HANA
2 78 (5.35%) SAP BW
3 57 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (3.50%) SQL Server
5 45 (3.09%) Power BI
6 41 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
7 30 (2.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 27 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (1.58%) SAP Data Services
10 22 (1.51%) Big Data
11 20 (1.37%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.30%) Hadoop
12 19 (1.30%) Relational Database
13 15 (1.03%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.69%) DataStage
14 10 (0.69%) MS Access
14 10 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (0.69%) Pentaho
15 8 (0.55%) NoSQL
16 7 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (5.35%) Git (software)
2 53 (3.64%) JIRA
3 23 (1.58%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (0.75%) HP UFT
6 9 (0.62%) Selenium
7 5 (0.34%) Maven
7 5 (0.34%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.27%) Ant
8 4 (0.27%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.27%) JUnit
8 4 (0.27%) LSMW
9 3 (0.21%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.21%) Mockito
9 3 (0.21%) Subversion
10 2 (0.14%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 509 (34.91%) Finance
2 211 (14.47%) Manufacturing
3 140 (9.60%) Marketing
4 126 (8.64%) Public Sector
5 124 (8.50%) Telecoms
6 120 (8.23%) Electronics
7 110 (7.54%) Retail
8 58 (3.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 43 (2.95%) Banking
10 32 (2.19%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.71%) Legal
12 23 (1.58%) Billing
13 16 (1.10%) Law
14 15 (1.03%) Back Office
15 11 (0.75%) French Language
16 9 (0.62%) Advertising
16 9 (0.62%) Publishing
17 7 (0.48%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.48%) German Language
17 7 (0.48%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 448 (30.73%) Consultant
2 359 (24.62%) SAP Consultant
3 179 (12.28%) Architect
4 165 (11.32%) Analyst
5 113 (7.75%) Developer
6 111 (7.61%) SAP Manager
7 107 (7.34%) SAP Architect
8 104 (7.13%) Project Manager
9 80 (5.49%) Business Analyst
10 63 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
11 57 (3.91%) SAP Project Manager
12 53 (3.64%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
13 47 (3.22%) SAP Analyst
14 46 (3.16%) Functional Consultant
15 45 (3.09%) SAP Developer
16 44 (3.02%) SAP FI Consultant
17 43 (2.95%) SAP CO Consultant
17 43 (2.95%) SAP Functional Consultant
18 42 (2.88%) Senior Consultant
19 41 (2.81%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.81%) XML
2 38 (2.61%) Web Services
3 37 (2.54%) Kafka
4 30 (2.06%) SAP Fiori
5 25 (1.71%) Middleware
6 23 (1.58%) SOAP
7 22 (1.51%) JSON
8 17 (1.17%) HTML
9 16 (1.10%) EDI
9 16 (1.10%) SAP PI
10 15 (1.03%) RESTful
11 14 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
11 14 (0.96%) XSD
12 13 (0.89%) .NET
12 13 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (0.89%) REST
12 13 (0.89%) SAP TM
13 12 (0.82%) BAPI
13 12 (0.82%) Spring
14 11 (0.75%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
3 60 (4.12%) FMCG
4 32 (2.19%) User Experience
5 26 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 23 (1.58%) Data Structures
7 22 (1.51%) Hedge funds
8 18 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (1.10%) e-Learning
10 15 (1.03%) Mobile App
11 14 (0.96%) Public Cloud
12 13 (0.89%) Data Centre
12 13 (0.89%) Life Science
12 13 (0.89%) Virtual Team
13 12 (0.82%) Social Media
14 10 (0.69%) Learning Management System
15 9 (0.62%) Replication
16 8 (0.55%) NHS
17 6 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 6 (0.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 77 (5.28%) Linux
2 76 (5.21%) Windows
3 31 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 28 (1.92%) Unix
5 12 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.41%) Android
7 6 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.41%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.27%) AIX
8 4 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (0.14%) SUSE
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.069%) CentOS
11 1 (0.069%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
3 214 (14.68%) ERP
4 175 (12.00%) Migration
5 159 (10.91%) Project Management
6 145 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 141 (9.67%) Programme Management
8 123 (8.44%) Digital Marketing
9 100 (6.86%) DevOps
10 94 (6.45%) Scrum
11 91 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
11 91 (6.24%) Project Delivery
12 89 (6.10%) Data Migration
13 79 (5.42%) Change Management
14 77 (5.28%) Logistics
15 74 (5.08%) Analytics
16 72 (4.94%) Data Modelling
17 64 (4.39%) Procure-to-Pay
18 57 (3.91%) CRM
19 55 (3.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 91 (6.24%) SQL
2 63 (4.32%) Java
3 59 (4.05%) Python
4 48 (3.29%) ABAP
5 36 (2.47%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.17%) PL/SQL
7 16 (1.10%) C
8 10 (0.69%) Apex Code
9 9 (0.62%) Julia
9 9 (0.62%) VB
10 8 (0.55%) PHP
10 8 (0.55%) PowerShell
10 8 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.48%) C#
11 7 (0.48%) Java 8
11 7 (0.48%) Ruby
12 6 (0.41%) VBA
13 5 (0.34%) SAPscript
13 5 (0.34%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 59 (4.05%) Degree
2 37 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.26%) AWS Certification
4 28 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.51%) ACCA
6 20 (1.37%) CIMA
7 15 (1.03%) PMP
8 14 (0.96%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.69%) SAP Certification
10 8 (0.55%) ISEB
11 7 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.48%) MBA
11 7 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (0.41%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.27%) CCA
13 4 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.21%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.09%) QA
2 35 (2.40%) PMO
3 25 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.55%) SLA
6 7 (0.48%) GDPR
7 4 (0.27%) IFRS
8 3 (0.21%) GxP
9 2 (0.14%) GAAP
9 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.14%) RMADS
9 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.069%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.069%) COBIT
10 1 (0.069%) GAMP
10 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.069%) NIST
10 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.069%) SEPA
System Software
1 28 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.58%) Docker
3 5 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.21%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.21%) vSphere
5 2 (0.14%) XenApp
5 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.069%) Firmware
6 1 (0.069%) HDFS
6 1 (0.069%) NFS
6 1 (0.069%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.069%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (1.78%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.23%) Ansible
3 17 (1.17%) Terraform
4 16 (1.10%) SCCM
5 15 (1.03%) AirWatch
6 14 (0.96%) Control-M
7 13 (0.89%) HP ALM
8 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.62%) Kubeflow
11 5 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.27%) Puppet
13 3 (0.21%) vRealize
13 3 (0.21%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 2 (0.14%) CloudHub
14 2 (0.14%) Consul
14 2 (0.14%) Salt
15 1 (0.069%) Mesos
15 1 (0.069%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 116 (7.96%) Oracle
2 115 (7.89%) Ariba
3 85 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 55 (3.77%) IBM
5 53 (3.64%) Informatica
6 44 (3.02%) hybris
7 41 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
8 36 (2.47%) IBM Sterling
9 31 (2.13%) Concur
10 30 (2.06%) Workday
11 25 (1.71%) ServiceNow
12 20 (1.37%) Google
13 19 (1.30%) Tableau
13 19 (1.30%) TIBCO
14 16 (1.10%) BMC
15 14 (0.96%) Adobe
16 13 (0.89%) MuleSoft
17 12 (0.82%) OpenText
17 12 (0.82%) Talend
18 11 (0.75%) Hyperion