Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 66 83
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 -27
Contract jobs citing SAP 560 1,525 1,428
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.65% 3.81% 3.12%
As % of the Vendors category 8.93% 9.41% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 941 824
Median daily rate £550 £500 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.63% +2.70%
10th Percentile £363 £369 £363
90th Percentile £825 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +200.00% -58.46%
10th Percentile £30.85 £17.12 £10.35
90th Percentile £72.75 £72.36 £110.72
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +27.27% -12.00% +68.92%

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 6,270 16,212 18,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.82% 40.53% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,066 10,867 12,190
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £292 £263
90th Percentile £720 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 286 315
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -2.33% +13.16%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.89 £13.24
90th Percentile £48.75 £58.13 £47.83
Median hourly rate £22.55 £19.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.47% +5.72% +6.38%

SAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SAP in London

SAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP in London.

Daily rate trend for SAP in London

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP in London over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP in London

SAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP in London.

Hourly rate trend for SAP in London

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SAP in London over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 2020. 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 +38 76 £500 -4.76% 11
West London -18 35 £515 +7.01% 6
South London +46 13 £400 -27.27% 2
North London +13 4 £400 +3.23% 1
East London +24 2 £513 -10.87%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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.

1 217 (38.75%) Finance
2 147 (26.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 129 (23.04%) Business Intelligence
4 93 (16.61%) Manufacturing
5 91 (16.25%) Marketing
6 89 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (15.00%) Public Sector
8 83 (14.82%) Programme Management
9 82 (14.64%) Telecoms
10 79 (14.11%) Electronics
10 79 (14.11%) Digital Marketing
10 79 (14.11%) Azure
11 72 (12.86%) Migration
12 69 (12.32%) SQL
13 64 (11.43%) SAP HANA
14 62 (11.07%) ERP
14 62 (11.07%) Microsoft
15 61 (10.89%) Java
16 58 (10.36%) Analytics
17 56 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 53 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
19 52 (9.29%) Oracle
20 51 (9.11%) Project Management
21 50 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
22 43 (7.68%) Windows
22 43 (7.68%) DevOps
23 40 (7.14%) SAP BW
24 39 (6.96%) Ariba
25 34 (6.07%) Data Modelling
25 34 (6.07%) JavaScript

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 18 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.14%) Confluence
3 10 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.79%) NetWeaver
4 7 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.07%) Apache Pig
6 5 (0.89%) SAS
7 4 (0.71%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.54%) Apache
8 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.54%) JBoss
8 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Fuse
9 2 (0.36%) IIS
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.18%) CMS
10 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.18%) Figma
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 147 (26.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (3.39%) SAP BPC
2 19 (3.39%) SAP FI
3 18 (3.21%) SAP ERP
3 18 (3.21%) SAP MDG
4 16 (2.86%) SAP HR
5 15 (2.68%) SAP CO
5 15 (2.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 15 (2.68%) SAP SD
6 14 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (2.32%) SAP Hybris
8 12 (2.14%) SAP MM
9 9 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (1.43%) SAP SRM
11 5 (0.89%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 5 (0.89%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.89%) SAP IS-U
11 5 (0.89%) SAP MDM
11 5 (0.89%) SAP PS
12 4 (0.71%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 79 (14.11%) Azure
2 29 (5.18%) AWS
2 29 (5.18%) Power Platform
3 22 (3.93%) SaaS
4 19 (3.39%) PaaS
5 18 (3.21%) Office 365
5 18 (3.21%) SuccessFactors
6 16 (2.86%) IaaS
7 12 (2.14%) GCP
7 12 (2.14%) Serverless
8 11 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
10 7 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.25%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.25%) Azure Functions
11 6 (1.07%) Boomi
11 6 (1.07%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 5 (0.89%) Force.com
12 5 (0.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (0.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.32%) Firewall
2 12 (2.14%) DNS
3 6 (1.07%) Internet
4 5 (0.89%) HTTP
5 4 (0.71%) Skype
6 3 (0.54%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.54%) VPN
7 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.36%) WebEx
7 2 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.18%) Broadband
8 1 (0.18%) DMZ
8 1 (0.18%) FTP
8 1 (0.18%) Intranet
8 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.43%) SAP HANA
2 40 (7.14%) SAP BW
3 33 (5.89%) BusinessObjects
4 29 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (5.00%) Power BI
6 26 (4.64%) SQL Server
7 18 (3.21%) Data Lake
8 12 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (2.14%) MySQL
9 10 (1.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
10 9 (1.61%) Big Data
10 9 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 9 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (1.43%) Lumira
11 8 (1.43%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 7 (1.25%) Cosmos DB
12 7 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (4.82%) JIRA
2 16 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.68%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.79%) Selenium
5 9 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.07%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.71%) Ant
7 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.54%) eggPlant
8 3 (0.54%) gulp
8 3 (0.54%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.54%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (0.54%) Subversion
9 2 (0.36%) Appium
9 2 (0.36%) GitLab
9 2 (0.36%) Grunt
9 2 (0.36%) Maven
9 2 (0.36%) Rational Functional Tester
9 2 (0.36%) SilkTest
9 2 (0.36%) TestNG
General
1 217 (38.75%) Finance
2 93 (16.61%) Manufacturing
3 91 (16.25%) Marketing
4 84 (15.00%) Public Sector
5 82 (14.64%) Telecoms
6 79 (14.11%) Electronics
7 28 (5.00%) Retail
8 20 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (2.50%) Billing
10 10 (1.79%) Law
10 10 (1.79%) Legal
11 7 (1.25%) French Language
11 7 (1.25%) German Language
12 6 (1.07%) Banking
12 6 (1.07%) General Ledger
12 6 (1.07%) Local Government
12 6 (1.07%) Publishing
13 4 (0.71%) Back Office
14 3 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 122 (21.79%) Consultant
2 101 (18.04%) Architect
3 85 (15.18%) SAP Consultant
4 57 (10.18%) Developer
5 53 (9.46%) Analyst
6 45 (8.04%) SAP Architect
7 28 (5.00%) SAP Manager
8 26 (4.64%) SAP Analyst
9 25 (4.46%) Business Analyst
9 25 (4.46%) Project Manager
9 25 (4.46%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
10 20 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (2.68%) Chief Architect
11 15 (2.68%) Data Architect
12 14 (2.50%) Functional Consultant
12 14 (2.50%) SAP Project Manager
13 13 (2.32%) Lead Architect
13 13 (2.32%) Office 365 Engineer
13 13 (2.32%) SAP Business Analyst
14 12 (2.14%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.18%) HTML
2 20 (3.57%) SOAP
3 19 (3.39%) Web Services
3 19 (3.39%) XML
4 16 (2.86%) SAP Fiori
5 15 (2.68%) .NET
6 12 (2.14%) CSS
7 11 (1.96%) LDAP
7 11 (1.96%) REST
7 11 (1.96%) SailPoint
8 10 (1.79%) Kafka
8 10 (1.79%) Node.js
9 9 (1.61%) J2EE
10 8 (1.43%) JSP
10 8 (1.43%) Servlets
10 8 (1.43%) SPML
10 8 (1.43%) Spring
10 8 (1.43%) Velocity
11 7 (1.25%) SAP PI
12 6 (1.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.18%) FMCG
3 21 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (1.96%) Social Media
6 11 (1.96%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.79%) User Experience
8 9 (1.61%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.43%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.71%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.71%) NHS
12 3 (0.54%) Blog
12 3 (0.54%) Life Science
12 3 (0.54%) W3C
13 2 (0.36%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.36%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.36%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.68%) Windows
2 33 (5.89%) Linux
3 16 (2.86%) Unix
4 14 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.43%) AIX
6 8 (1.43%) Android
7 7 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.07%) Debian
8 6 (1.07%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.36%) VMS
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (23.04%) Business Intelligence
2 89 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (14.82%) Programme Management
4 79 (14.11%) Digital Marketing
5 72 (12.86%) Migration
6 62 (11.07%) ERP
7 58 (10.36%) Analytics
8 56 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 51 (9.11%) Project Management
10 50 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
11 43 (7.68%) DevOps
12 34 (6.07%) Data Modelling
13 30 (5.36%) Test Automation
14 28 (5.00%) Data Migration
15 25 (4.46%) Requirements Gathering
16 22 (3.93%) CRM
16 22 (3.93%) ETL
16 22 (3.93%) Integration Testing
16 22 (3.93%) Risk Management
17 21 (3.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 69 (12.32%) SQL
2 61 (10.89%) Java
3 34 (6.07%) JavaScript
4 33 (5.89%) Python
5 27 (4.82%) ABAP
6 12 (2.14%) C#
7 11 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.43%) C
8 8 (1.43%) Java 8
8 8 (1.43%) PHP
9 7 (1.25%) Perl
9 7 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.07%) Apex Code
10 6 (1.07%) R
11 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.89%) BeanShell
11 5 (0.89%) VBA
12 4 (0.71%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.54%) Go
Qualifications
1 32 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 28 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.11%) Degree
4 8 (1.43%) SAP Certification
5 6 (1.07%) ACCA
5 6 (1.07%) CIMA
5 6 (1.07%) ISEB
5 6 (1.07%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.71%) PMP
8 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.36%) CISM
9 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) CAPM
10 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.68%) Data Quality
1 15 (2.68%) PMO
1 15 (2.68%) QA
2 12 (2.14%) GDPR
3 9 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.25%) SLA
5 5 (0.89%) IFRS
6 4 (0.71%) WCAG
7 2 (0.36%) GAAP
7 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.18%) NIST
8 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.43%) Docker
3 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (3.21%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (1.43%) SCCM
5 7 (1.25%) Terraform
6 4 (0.71%) Ansible
7 3 (0.54%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.54%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.54%) Rancher
8 2 (0.36%) Control-M
8 2 (0.36%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (0.36%) Kibana
8 2 (0.36%) logstash
9 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.18%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.18%) Puppet
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.29%) Oracle
3 39 (6.96%) Ariba
4 24 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (3.04%) MuleSoft
6 16 (2.86%) hybris
7 13 (2.32%) Tableau
8 11 (1.96%) Concur
8 11 (1.96%) IBM
8 11 (1.96%) Workday
9 10 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.79%) Sybase
10 9 (1.61%) Infor
10 9 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.43%) HP
11 8 (1.43%) Novell
11 8 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
11 8 (1.43%) Sun
12 7 (1.25%) Google
13 6 (1.07%) HubSpot