Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 67 65
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +21
Contract jobs citing SAP 1,128 483 1,495
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.37% 3.58% 3.82%
As % of the Vendors category 8.78% 8.76% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 288 892
10th Percentile £400 £363 £363
25th Percentile £475 £448 £424
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% +0.49%
75th Percentile £675 £675 £600
90th Percentile £738 £738 £700
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 15
10th Percentile £39.31 £30.60 £17.85
25th Percentile £43.91 £36.00 £25.25
Median hourly rate £53.13 £45.00 £52.50
Median % change year-on-year +18.06% -14.29% +262.07%
75th Percentile £62.66 £46.88 £63.75
90th Percentile £67.44 £48.00 £72.36
England median hourly rate £50.00 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +47.06% +23.64% +14.58%

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 12,847 5,514 15,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.41% 40.84% 39.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,718 3,735 10,504
10th Percentile £340 £306 £275
25th Percentile £440 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £625 £588
90th Percentile £725 £720 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 45 243
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.72 £12.50
25th Percentile £15.38 £17.00 £15.55
Median hourly rate £24.35 £27.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -9.81% +31.71% +5.13%
75th Percentile £42.94 £47.25 £29.96
90th Percentile £55.63 £51.21 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +9.13%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -34 67 £496 -5.62% 33
West London -30 12 £518 -2.36% 12
North London +3 4 £388 -3.13%
South London -4 4 £513 +28.13%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 469 (41.58%) Finance
2 303 (26.86%) Social Skills
3 269 (23.85%) Business Intelligence
4 236 (20.92%) Manufacturing
5 232 (20.57%) SAP S/4HANA
6 195 (17.29%) Marketing
7 182 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 180 (15.96%) Azure
8 180 (15.96%) Public Sector
9 179 (15.87%) Programme Management
10 176 (15.60%) Telecoms
11 170 (15.07%) Digital Marketing
12 165 (14.63%) Electronics
13 163 (14.45%) ERP
14 162 (14.36%) Oracle
15 160 (14.18%) Migration
16 131 (11.61%) Microsoft
17 130 (11.52%) SQL
18 118 (10.46%) AWS
19 112 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
20 107 (9.49%) Project Management
21 106 (9.40%) SAP HANA
22 105 (9.31%) Data Modelling
23 104 (9.22%) Analytics
24 99 (8.78%) Data Migration
25 87 (7.71%) Salesforce.com
26 85 (7.54%) Retail
27 83 (7.36%) Java
28 71 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
29 66 (5.85%) Logistics

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 34 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.66%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.33%) Apache
4 13 (1.15%) Confluence
5 12 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
5 12 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (1.06%) SAS
6 6 (0.53%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.35%) CMS
8 4 (0.35%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.27%) JBoss
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.18%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.18%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 27 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.35%) SPSS
6 3 (0.27%) Camtasia
6 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) InVision
7 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.089%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.089%) Figma
8 1 (0.089%) Flinto
8 1 (0.089%) Marvel
8 1 (0.089%) Sketch
8 1 (0.089%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 232 (20.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 46 (4.08%) SAP Hybris
3 43 (3.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 41 (3.63%) SAP FI
5 30 (2.66%) SAP CO
5 30 (2.66%) SAP ERP
6 29 (2.57%) SAP FI/CO
7 22 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
8 21 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
9 20 (1.77%) SAP Retail
10 17 (1.51%) SAP MDG
11 15 (1.33%) SAP HR
12 14 (1.24%) SAP MM
13 13 (1.15%) SAP SD
14 12 (1.06%) NetSuite
15 11 (0.98%) OpenText VIM for SAP
15 11 (0.98%) SAP BPC
16 10 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
16 10 (0.89%) SAP FSCM
16 10 (0.89%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 180 (15.96%) Azure
2 118 (10.46%) AWS
3 64 (5.67%) Power Platform
4 48 (4.26%) SuccessFactors
5 44 (3.90%) SaaS
6 39 (3.46%) IaaS
7 36 (3.19%) PaaS
8 30 (2.66%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 25 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
10 23 (2.04%) Microsoft 365
11 22 (1.95%) GCP
12 19 (1.68%) GitHub
13 18 (1.60%) Amazon S3
13 18 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
14 17 (1.51%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 17 (1.51%) Serverless
15 16 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
16 13 (1.15%) Azure Functions
17 11 (0.98%) PowerApps
18 10 (0.89%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.60%) HTTP
2 12 (1.06%) FTP
3 7 (0.62%) VPN
3 7 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.44%) DNS
5 4 (0.35%) Firewall
5 4 (0.35%) Internet
5 4 (0.35%) Network Security
5 4 (0.35%) Skype
6 2 (0.18%) DHCP
6 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.089%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.089%) ICMP
7 1 (0.089%) Multicast
7 1 (0.089%) PBX
7 1 (0.089%) SAN
7 1 (0.089%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (9.40%) SAP HANA
2 60 (5.32%) SAP BW
3 54 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (4.79%) Power BI
4 51 (4.52%) SQL Server
5 42 (3.72%) Metadata
6 41 (3.63%) BusinessObjects
7 32 (2.84%) Data Lake
8 29 (2.57%) Big Data
9 28 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (2.39%) Relational Database
11 24 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 24 (2.13%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (1.60%) MongoDB
14 17 (1.51%) Hadoop
14 17 (1.51%) Metadata Repository
14 17 (1.51%) MySQL
15 16 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 16 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (3.63%) JIRA
2 31 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 26 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 26 (2.30%) PowerDesigner
4 22 (1.95%) Subversion
5 9 (0.80%) ER Studio
6 8 (0.71%) ERwin
7 7 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (0.62%) Maven
7 7 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.44%) Bitbucket Server
8 5 (0.44%) Hudson
9 4 (0.35%) JUnit
9 4 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.27%) CircleCI
10 3 (0.27%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.27%) GitLab
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.27%) Zephyr
General
1 469 (41.58%) Finance
2 303 (26.86%) Social Skills
3 236 (20.92%) Manufacturing
4 195 (17.29%) Marketing
5 180 (15.96%) Public Sector
6 176 (15.60%) Telecoms
7 165 (14.63%) Electronics
8 85 (7.54%) Retail
9 71 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
10 57 (5.05%) Presentation Skills
11 39 (3.46%) Banking
12 33 (2.93%) Billing
13 29 (2.57%) General Ledger
13 29 (2.57%) Legal
14 21 (1.86%) Law
15 18 (1.60%) Investment Banking
16 17 (1.51%) Organisational Skills
17 15 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (1.06%) Influencing Skills
19 10 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 231 (20.48%) Consultant
2 181 (16.05%) Architect
3 176 (15.60%) SAP Consultant
4 142 (12.59%) Analyst
5 134 (11.88%) Developer
6 89 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 76 (6.74%) Business Analyst
8 72 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
9 70 (6.21%) Data Architect
10 59 (5.23%) SAP Manager
11 55 (4.88%) SAP Analyst
12 44 (3.90%) SAP Developer
13 38 (3.37%) Functional Consultant
13 38 (3.37%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
14 37 (3.28%) SAP Architect
15 33 (2.93%) Azure Architect
15 33 (2.93%) SAP Project Manager
16 32 (2.84%) SAP Business Analyst
17 30 (2.66%) SAP Functional Consultant
18 28 (2.48%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.01%) Web Services
2 27 (2.39%) J2EE
2 27 (2.39%) Spring
3 24 (2.13%) HTML
3 24 (2.13%) Middleware
4 23 (2.04%) CSS
4 23 (2.04%) Node.js
5 22 (1.95%) .NET
5 22 (1.95%) REST
5 22 (1.95%) RESTful
6 20 (1.77%) SOAP
7 17 (1.51%) SAP Fiori
7 17 (1.51%) XML
8 14 (1.24%) JSON
9 13 (1.15%) React
10 12 (1.06%) Kafka
11 10 (0.89%) EDI
11 10 (0.89%) IDoc
11 10 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (0.89%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 26 (2.30%) Legacy Systems
3 23 (2.04%) Virtual Team
4 19 (1.68%) Legacy Applications
4 19 (1.68%) Public Cloud
4 19 (1.68%) User Experience
5 18 (1.60%) FMCG
5 18 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (1.51%) Cloud Native
7 15 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.24%) Reference Data
9 11 (0.98%) Data Structures
10 10 (0.89%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.71%) NHS
11 8 (0.71%) Social Media
12 7 (0.62%) Robotics
13 6 (0.53%) Life Science
13 6 (0.53%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (4.70%) Linux
2 32 (2.84%) Windows
3 12 (1.06%) Android
3 12 (1.06%) Apple iOS
4 11 (0.98%) Unix
5 10 (0.89%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.35%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.27%) Debian
10 3 (0.27%) Solaris
10 3 (0.27%) VMS
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.089%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.089%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.089%) SUSE
12 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (23.85%) Business Intelligence
2 182 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (15.87%) Programme Management
4 170 (15.07%) Digital Marketing
5 163 (14.45%) ERP
6 160 (14.18%) Migration
7 112 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 107 (9.49%) Project Management
9 105 (9.31%) Data Modelling
10 104 (9.22%) Analytics
11 99 (8.78%) Data Migration
12 66 (5.85%) Data Architecture
12 66 (5.85%) Logistics
12 66 (5.85%) Project Delivery
13 61 (5.41%) CRM
13 61 (5.41%) DevOps
14 53 (4.70%) E-Commerce
15 52 (4.61%) Data Governance
16 50 (4.43%) ETL
17 49 (4.34%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 130 (11.52%) SQL
2 83 (7.36%) Java
3 60 (5.32%) JavaScript
4 49 (4.34%) Python
5 41 (3.63%) ABAP
6 25 (2.22%) C#
7 21 (1.86%) T-SQL
8 19 (1.68%) C
9 18 (1.60%) PowerShell
10 16 (1.42%) Ruby
11 14 (1.24%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.06%) PHP
13 10 (0.89%) Perl
13 10 (0.89%) R
14 9 (0.80%) Go
15 8 (0.71%) Kotlin
16 7 (0.62%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.53%) VBA
18 5 (0.44%) ActionScript 2.0
18 5 (0.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 49 (4.34%) Degree
2 45 (3.99%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.51%) ACCA
5 16 (1.42%) CIMA
6 14 (1.24%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.89%) PMP
8 9 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (0.71%) CISA
9 8 (0.71%) CRISC
10 6 (0.53%) CGEIT
10 6 (0.53%) CISM
10 6 (0.53%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.44%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.44%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.18%) APMP
12 2 (0.18%) MBA
12 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.089%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.089%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.96%) Data Quality
2 25 (2.22%) QA
3 19 (1.68%) PMO
4 14 (1.24%) GDPR
5 13 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.89%) IFRS
7 8 (0.71%) GAAP
7 8 (0.71%) ITGC
8 7 (0.62%) Accessibility
8 7 (0.62%) COBIT
9 3 (0.27%) GRC
10 2 (0.18%) Good Clinical Practice
10 2 (0.18%) GxP
10 2 (0.18%) HL7
11 1 (0.089%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.089%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.089%) NIST
11 1 (0.089%) P3O
11 1 (0.089%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.089%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.15%) Docker
3 7 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.53%) HDFS
5 4 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.089%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.089%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (2.13%) Terraform
2 19 (1.68%) Kubernetes
3 17 (1.51%) Ansible
4 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (0.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 6 (0.53%) SCCM
7 3 (0.27%) Control-M
7 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.27%) Kibana
7 3 (0.27%) Puppet
7 3 (0.27%) QRadar
8 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.18%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.18%) Rancher
8 2 (0.18%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 162 (14.36%) Oracle
2 131 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 87 (7.71%) Salesforce.com
4 57 (5.05%) hybris
5 32 (2.84%) BiZZdesign
5 32 (2.84%) Databricks
6 30 (2.66%) Workday
7 29 (2.57%) Ariba
8 24 (2.13%) Google
8 24 (2.13%) IBM
9 19 (1.68%) Informatica
10 17 (1.51%) MuleSoft
10 17 (1.51%) Sparx
11 16 (1.42%) Concur
11 16 (1.42%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.42%) Remedy
12 15 (1.33%) BT
13 12 (1.06%) Alteryx
13 12 (1.06%) ServiceNow
13 12 (1.06%) VMware