Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 2021 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
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 79 70 72
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +16
Contract jobs citing SAP 844 596 1,417
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.24% 3.34% 3.53%
As % of the Vendors category 8.36% 8.63% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 362 823
10th Percentile £400 £350 £360
25th Percentile £456 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £542 £523
Median % change year-on-year +3.32% +3.64% +1.95%
75th Percentile £675 £645 £625
90th Percentile £738 £775 £735
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
10th Percentile " £27.97 £18.44
25th Percentile £36.25 £29.43 £37.88
Median hourly rate £47.50 £33.48 £62.50
Median % change year-on-year +41.90% -46.44% +257.14%
75th Percentile £65.94 £39.00 £63.75
90th Percentile £78.88 £44.85 £78.10
England median hourly rate £21.00 £33.23 £27.00
% change year-on-year -36.79% +23.06% +3.85%

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 10,099 6,903 15,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.76% 38.68% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,760 4,730 10,680
10th Percentile £340 £285 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £625 £606 £600
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
England median daily rate £498 £470 £465
% change year-on-year +6.03% +1.08% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 87 239
10th Percentile £13.63 £12.58 £12.70
25th Percentile £16.71 £18.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate £26.75 £26.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.88% +23.81% +1.16%
75th Percentile £47.44 £40.61 £33.75
90th Percentile £68.17 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +6.86%

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 19 June 2021.

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 19 June 2021.

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 19 June 2021. 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 -30 61 £500 -4.31% 21
West London -12 16 £518 +3.50% 9
South London +30 5 £581 +22.37%
North London +4 4 £388 -32.61% 1
East London +11 1 - - 5
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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.

1 369 (43.72%) Finance
2 218 (25.83%) Business Intelligence
3 208 (24.64%) Social Skills
4 186 (22.04%) Manufacturing
5 184 (21.80%) SAP S/4HANA
6 160 (18.96%) Marketing
7 157 (18.60%) Programme Management
8 155 (18.36%) Public Sector
9 148 (17.54%) Digital Marketing
10 147 (17.42%) Telecoms
11 143 (16.94%) Electronics
12 138 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
13 128 (15.17%) ERP
14 124 (14.69%) Azure
15 101 (11.97%) Migration
16 97 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 92 (10.90%) Microsoft
18 91 (10.78%) Oracle
19 86 (10.19%) Analytics
20 83 (9.83%) Data Modelling
21 81 (9.60%) Project Management
22 76 (9.00%) AWS
23 75 (8.89%) SQL
24 66 (7.82%) Retail
25 65 (7.70%) SAP HANA
26 64 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
27 58 (6.87%) SuccessFactors
28 57 (6.75%) SAP BW
29 55 (6.52%) Logistics
29 55 (6.52%) Data Architecture

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 (2.13%) Apache Spark
1 18 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.78%) Apache
3 12 (1.42%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (0.71%) CMS
4 6 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (0.59%) Confluence
5 5 (0.59%) Headless CMS
5 5 (0.59%) SAS
6 3 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.36%) NetWeaver
6 3 (0.36%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.24%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.24%) JBoss
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (2.01%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.24%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.12%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.12%) InVision
6 1 (0.12%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 184 (21.80%) SAP S/4HANA
2 36 (4.27%) SAP ERP
3 32 (3.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 30 (3.55%) SAP FI
5 25 (2.96%) SAP CO
6 24 (2.84%) SAP FI/CO
6 24 (2.84%) SAP Hybris
7 20 (2.37%) SAP Retail
8 18 (2.13%) SAP SD
9 17 (2.01%) SAP MM
10 15 (1.78%) SAP MDG
11 13 (1.54%) SAP FSCM
12 11 (1.30%) SAP HR
13 10 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
14 8 (0.95%) OpenText VIM for SAP
14 8 (0.95%) SAP BPC
15 7 (0.83%) Magento
15 7 (0.83%) NetSuite
15 7 (0.83%) SAP SCM
16 6 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 124 (14.69%) Azure
2 76 (9.00%) AWS
3 58 (6.87%) SuccessFactors
4 48 (5.69%) Power Platform
5 38 (4.50%) IaaS
6 34 (4.03%) SaaS
7 32 (3.79%) PaaS
8 30 (3.55%) Microsoft 365
9 23 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (1.90%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 11 (1.30%) GitHub
12 10 (1.18%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 10 (1.18%) Serverless
13 9 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (1.07%) GCP
14 7 (0.83%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.83%) Azure Functions
14 7 (0.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 7 (0.83%) Snowflake
15 6 (0.71%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.37%) HTTP
2 12 (1.42%) VPN
2 12 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (0.59%) DNS
3 5 (0.59%) Firewall
4 4 (0.47%) FTP
5 3 (0.36%) Internet
5 3 (0.36%) Network Security
6 2 (0.24%) Skype
6 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.12%) DHCP
7 1 (0.12%) DKIM
7 1 (0.12%) DMARC
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.12%) LAN
7 1 (0.12%) PBX
7 1 (0.12%) PSTN
7 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (7.70%) SAP HANA
2 57 (6.75%) SAP BW
3 42 (4.98%) Power BI
4 38 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (4.15%) SQL Server
6 25 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (2.84%) Big Data
8 21 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (2.37%) Relational Database
10 15 (1.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 14 (1.66%) Data Lake
12 13 (1.54%) MySQL
12 13 (1.54%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.42%) MongoDB
14 11 (1.30%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (1.07%) Lumira
16 9 (1.07%) Tableau
17 7 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (3.67%) JIRA
2 25 (2.96%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.90%) Subversion
4 15 (1.78%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.18%) PowerDesigner
6 6 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (0.59%) LSMW
8 4 (0.47%) ERwin
8 4 (0.47%) JUnit
8 4 (0.47%) Maven
8 4 (0.47%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.36%) Ant
9 3 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.36%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.36%) ER Studio
9 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.24%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.24%) Hudson
10 2 (0.24%) QUnit
10 2 (0.24%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 369 (43.72%) Finance
2 208 (24.64%) Social Skills
3 186 (22.04%) Manufacturing
4 160 (18.96%) Marketing
5 155 (18.36%) Public Sector
6 147 (17.42%) Telecoms
7 143 (16.94%) Electronics
8 66 (7.82%) Retail
9 64 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (4.27%) Presentation Skills
11 31 (3.67%) Billing
12 25 (2.96%) Banking
13 23 (2.73%) Legal
14 21 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (1.90%) General Ledger
16 12 (1.42%) Publishing
17 11 (1.30%) Investment Banking
18 10 (1.18%) Law
19 8 (0.95%) German Language
20 6 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 171 (20.26%) Consultant
2 146 (17.30%) Architect
3 117 (13.86%) SAP Consultant
4 94 (11.14%) Analyst
5 72 (8.53%) Developer
6 70 (8.29%) Project Manager
7 55 (6.52%) SAP Manager
8 54 (6.40%) Solutions Architect
9 50 (5.92%) Business Analyst
10 48 (5.69%) Data Architect
11 41 (4.86%) SAP Architect
12 37 (4.38%) SAP Analyst
13 28 (3.32%) SAP Project Manager
14 27 (3.20%) SAP Developer
15 26 (3.08%) Data Modeller
16 22 (2.61%) Test Manager
17 21 (2.49%) Enterprise Architect
17 21 (2.49%) Financial Analyst
17 21 (2.49%) Functional Consultant
18 20 (2.37%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.55%) Web Services
2 20 (2.37%) SOAP
2 20 (2.37%) XML
3 17 (2.01%) JSON
3 17 (2.01%) Node.js
4 16 (1.90%) REST
4 16 (1.90%) Spring
5 14 (1.66%) RESTful
6 13 (1.54%) SAP Basis
6 13 (1.54%) SAP Fiori
7 12 (1.42%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (1.30%) Middleware
9 10 (1.18%) EDI
10 9 (1.07%) .NET
10 9 (1.07%) HTML
10 9 (1.07%) IDoc
11 8 (0.95%) Java EE
11 8 (0.95%) SAP PI
11 8 (0.95%) SAPUI5
12 7 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 19 (2.25%) FMCG
3 18 (2.13%) Virtual Team
4 15 (1.78%) Public Cloud
5 14 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (1.54%) Social Media
7 11 (1.30%) User Experience
8 9 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.07%) Reference Data
9 7 (0.83%) Life Science
9 7 (0.83%) NHS
10 6 (0.71%) Cloud Native
10 6 (0.71%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.47%) Clustering
11 4 (0.47%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.36%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.36%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.21%) Linux
2 34 (4.03%) Windows
3 16 (1.90%) Unix
4 15 (1.78%) Android
4 15 (1.78%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.30%) Mac OS X
5 11 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
6 10 (1.18%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.83%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.36%) Solaris
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) Debian
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.12%) SUSE
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (25.83%) Business Intelligence
2 157 (18.60%) Programme Management
3 148 (17.54%) Digital Marketing
4 138 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
5 128 (15.17%) ERP
6 101 (11.97%) Migration
7 97 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 86 (10.19%) Analytics
9 83 (9.83%) Data Modelling
10 81 (9.60%) Project Management
11 55 (6.52%) Data Architecture
11 55 (6.52%) Logistics
12 51 (6.04%) Data Migration
13 47 (5.57%) DevOps
14 43 (5.09%) Data Governance
14 43 (5.09%) Project Delivery
15 42 (4.98%) Scrum
16 41 (4.86%) Change Management
16 41 (4.86%) ETL
17 39 (4.62%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (8.89%) SQL
2 46 (5.45%) Java
3 42 (4.98%) Python
4 38 (4.50%) ABAP
5 31 (3.67%) JavaScript
6 18 (2.13%) T-SQL
7 16 (1.90%) C
8 15 (1.78%) Ruby
9 13 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 13 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.83%) C#
10 7 (0.83%) R
11 6 (0.71%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.59%) Ada
12 5 (0.59%) Kotlin
12 5 (0.59%) VBA
13 4 (0.47%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.47%) Perl
13 4 (0.47%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.36%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 35 (4.15%) Degree
2 26 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.66%) PMI Certification
5 13 (1.54%) PMP
6 12 (1.42%) ACCA
7 11 (1.30%) CIMA
8 8 (0.95%) ISEB
9 7 (0.83%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.71%) CISA
10 6 (0.71%) CRISC
11 5 (0.59%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.59%) SAP Certification
12 4 (0.47%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.47%) CGEIT
12 4 (0.47%) CISM
12 4 (0.47%) CISSP
12 4 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.36%) GIAC
13 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.32%) Data Quality
2 21 (2.49%) QA
3 17 (2.01%) PMO
4 8 (0.95%) GDPR
4 8 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.71%) IFRS
5 6 (0.71%) ITGC
6 4 (0.47%) COBIT
6 4 (0.47%) GRC
6 4 (0.47%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.36%) GxP
7 3 (0.36%) NIST
7 3 (0.36%) SLA
8 2 (0.24%) Good Clinical Practice
8 2 (0.24%) HL7
9 1 (0.12%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.12%) GAAP
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.12%) NCSC
9 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.95%) Docker
2 8 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (2.61%) Terraform
2 17 (2.01%) Ansible
3 14 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (1.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 11 (1.30%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.07%) SCCM
7 5 (0.59%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.36%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.24%) Control-M
9 2 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.24%) Forum Sentry
9 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.24%) Puppet
9 2 (0.24%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.24%) Salt
9 2 (0.24%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.24%) WSUS
10 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 92 (10.90%) Microsoft
2 91 (10.78%) Oracle
3 49 (5.81%) Salesforce.com
4 32 (3.79%) hybris
5 22 (2.61%) Remedy
5 22 (2.61%) Workday
6 20 (2.37%) Ariba
7 19 (2.25%) Databricks
8 17 (2.01%) BiZZdesign
8 17 (2.01%) IBM
9 15 (1.78%) Informatica
10 12 (1.42%) Concur
10 12 (1.42%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.30%) Google
11 11 (1.30%) MuleSoft
11 11 (1.30%) Samsung
12 10 (1.18%) Sparx
12 10 (1.18%) VMware
13 9 (1.07%) Alteryx
14 8 (0.95%) ServiceNow