Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 73 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP 1685 1560 1739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.74% 3.49% 3.73%
As % of the Vendors category 9.21% 8.23% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 975 934 1078
London median daily rate £500 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £290 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £675
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 13
London median hourly rate £43.25 £31.50 £33.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.30% -7.24% +69.80%
10th Percentile £18.98 £8.00 £17.05
90th Percentile £179.60 £76.25 £52.00
England median hourly rate £17.48 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -22.31% +12.50% -21.69%

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 18303 18949 19769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.67% 42.37% 42.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12396 12721 13098
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 278 442
London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -2.78% +2.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.33%

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 +3 177 £475 +13.10% 10
Central London +5 142 £500 +9.59% 26
East London -14 21 £500 +5.26% 2
South London +2 20 £525 +45.83% 4
North London -10 6 £525 +5.00%
SAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SAP.

1 658 (39.05%) Finance
2 393 (23.32%) Business Intelligence
3 344 (20.42%) Manufacturing
4 297 (17.63%) Programme Management
4 297 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
5 292 (17.33%) Marketing
6 290 (17.21%) Telecoms
7 277 (16.44%) Electronics
7 277 (16.44%) Digital Marketing
8 226 (13.41%) ERP
9 170 (10.09%) SAP FI
10 158 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 157 (9.32%) SQL
12 150 (8.90%) Security Cleared
13 149 (8.84%) SAP CO
14 146 (8.66%) Oracle
15 142 (8.43%) Project Management
16 141 (8.37%) Java
17 139 (8.25%) SC Cleared
18 136 (8.07%) SAP FI/CO
19 131 (7.77%) Migration
20 126 (7.48%) SAP HANA
21 119 (7.06%) Analytics
22 114 (6.77%) SAP BW
23 110 (6.53%) Microsoft
23 110 (6.53%) BusinessObjects
24 105 (6.23%) Data Modelling
25 104 (6.17%) Retail
26 102 (6.05%) Scrum
27 91 (5.40%) DevOps

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 40 (2.37%) Confluence
2 35 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 26 (1.54%) Apache Solr
4 20 (1.19%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.13%) Apache
6 15 (0.89%) NetWeaver
6 15 (0.89%) SAS
7 12 (0.71%) SAP Portal
7 12 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (0.65%) CMS
8 11 (0.65%) nginx
9 10 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.59%) JBoss
9 10 (0.59%) Mule
9 10 (0.59%) Mule ESB
10 9 (0.53%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.47%) IIS
12 7 (0.42%) Ethereum
12 7 (0.42%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 64 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.18%) SPSS
7 2 (0.12%) Stata
8 1 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.059%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.059%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 170 (10.09%) SAP FI
2 149 (8.84%) SAP CO
3 136 (8.07%) SAP FI/CO
4 85 (5.04%) SAP S/4HANA
5 71 (4.21%) SAP SD
6 58 (3.44%) SAP ERP
7 55 (3.26%) SAP Hybris
8 52 (3.09%) SAP HR
9 38 (2.26%) SAP MM
10 32 (1.90%) SAP CRM
11 31 (1.84%) SAP FSCM
12 29 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
13 28 (1.66%) SAP HCM
13 28 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 28 (1.66%) SAP Retail
14 20 (1.19%) OpenText VIM for SAP
15 19 (1.13%) SAP PM
16 18 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
17 16 (0.95%) SAP BPC
18 14 (0.83%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.15%) SuccessFactors
2 68 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (2.02%) SaaS
5 20 (1.19%) IaaS
6 17 (1.01%) Office 365
7 14 (0.83%) G Suite
8 11 (0.65%) PaaS
9 9 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (0.53%) Force.com
9 9 (0.53%) GitHub
9 9 (0.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 7 (0.42%) iPaaS
11 6 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 5 (0.30%) AdWords
12 5 (0.30%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.24%) Yammer
14 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.37%) Firewall
2 18 (1.07%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.95%) SAN
4 14 (0.83%) LAN
4 14 (0.83%) WAN
5 13 (0.77%) DNS
5 13 (0.77%) Internet
5 13 (0.77%) SSL
6 12 (0.71%) Network Security
7 11 (0.65%) HTTP
7 11 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (0.65%) WLAN
8 10 (0.59%) IPv6
9 9 (0.53%) HTTPS
9 9 (0.53%) SNMP
9 9 (0.53%) VPN
10 8 (0.47%) HSRP
10 8 (0.47%) MPLS
10 8 (0.47%) NGN
10 8 (0.47%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (7.48%) SAP HANA
2 114 (6.77%) SAP BW
3 110 (6.53%) BusinessObjects
4 57 (3.38%) Big Data
4 57 (3.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 57 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (3.26%) Hadoop
6 49 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (2.79%) MongoDB
7 47 (2.79%) SAP Data Services
8 35 (2.08%) MySQL
8 35 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 34 (2.02%) SQL Server
10 26 (1.54%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.42%) Qlik Sense
12 22 (1.31%) Sybase ASE
13 20 (1.19%) QlikView
14 19 (1.13%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.13%) Power BI
15 18 (1.07%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (4.93%) Git (software)
2 69 (4.09%) JIRA
3 32 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 21 (1.25%) LSMW
5 15 (0.89%) Artifactory
6 12 (0.71%) Cucumber
7 11 (0.65%) IntelliJ
7 11 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.53%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.53%) Selenium
10 8 (0.47%) GitLab
10 8 (0.47%) Maven
11 7 (0.42%) Ant
11 7 (0.42%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.36%) Subversion
12 6 (0.36%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.30%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.30%) JMeter
13 5 (0.30%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 658 (39.05%) Finance
2 344 (20.42%) Manufacturing
3 292 (17.33%) Marketing
4 290 (17.21%) Telecoms
5 277 (16.44%) Electronics
6 104 (6.17%) Retail
7 88 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 71 (4.21%) Banking
9 24 (1.42%) Law
10 23 (1.36%) Billing
11 22 (1.31%) Legal
12 21 (1.25%) Spanish Language
13 20 (1.19%) General Ledger
14 16 (0.95%) Advertising
14 16 (0.95%) French Language
14 16 (0.95%) Italian Language
15 13 (0.77%) Back Office
16 12 (0.71%) German Language
16 12 (0.71%) Portuguese Language
17 9 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 478 (28.37%) Consultant
2 421 (24.99%) SAP Consultant
3 203 (12.05%) Developer
4 185 (10.98%) Analyst
5 140 (8.31%) Architect
6 126 (7.48%) SAP Manager
7 111 (6.59%) Project Manager
8 79 (4.69%) SAP FI Consultant
9 75 (4.45%) Business Analyst
10 71 (4.21%) SAP CO Consultant
10 71 (4.21%) SAP Project Manager
11 70 (4.15%) SAP Analyst
12 64 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
13 63 (3.74%) SAP Architect
13 63 (3.74%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
14 59 (3.50%) SAP Developer
15 45 (2.67%) Functional Consultant
16 42 (2.49%) Data Analyst
17 41 (2.43%) SAP Functional Consultant
18 38 (2.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (3.92%) HTML
2 58 (3.44%) Web Services
3 57 (3.38%) Spring
4 53 (3.15%) JSON
5 43 (2.55%) CSS
6 42 (2.49%) SAP Fiori
7 37 (2.20%) Node.js
7 37 (2.20%) Spring Boot
8 36 (2.14%) REST
8 36 (2.14%) RESTful
9 35 (2.08%) SAP Basis
10 31 (1.84%) XML
11 29 (1.72%) JSP
11 29 (1.72%) SOAP
12 27 (1.60%) SAP PI
13 26 (1.54%) HTML5
14 22 (1.31%) .NET
15 21 (1.25%) Servlets
15 21 (1.25%) Spring MVC
16 19 (1.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 77 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (3.62%) FMCG
3 41 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
4 40 (2.37%) User Experience
5 34 (2.02%) Virtual Team
6 23 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 21 (1.25%) Fintech
7 21 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 15 (0.89%) Social Media
10 14 (0.83%) Replication
11 13 (0.77%) Computer Science
12 10 (0.59%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.59%) NHS
12 10 (0.59%) PKI
12 10 (0.59%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.42%) e-Learning
13 7 (0.42%) Robotics
14 6 (0.36%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (4.57%) Linux
2 50 (2.97%) Unix
3 30 (1.78%) Windows
4 15 (0.89%) Solaris
5 13 (0.77%) AIX
5 13 (0.77%) Android
6 9 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.24%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.18%) VMS
9 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.12%) SUSE
9 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.059%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.059%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (23.32%) Business Intelligence
2 297 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (17.63%) Programme Management
3 277 (16.44%) Digital Marketing
4 226 (13.41%) ERP
5 158 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 142 (8.43%) Project Management
7 131 (7.77%) Migration
8 119 (7.06%) Analytics
9 105 (6.23%) Data Modelling
10 102 (6.05%) Scrum
11 91 (5.40%) DevOps
12 88 (5.22%) CRM
13 78 (4.63%) Data Migration
14 76 (4.51%) Change Management
15 75 (4.45%) TDD
16 63 (3.74%) Procure-to-Pay
17 61 (3.62%) SAP Implementation
18 58 (3.44%) ITIL
19 56 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 157 (9.32%) SQL
2 141 (8.37%) Java
3 78 (4.63%) JavaScript
4 76 (4.51%) Python
5 50 (2.97%) ABAP
6 25 (1.48%) Shell Script
7 20 (1.19%) Perl
8 19 (1.13%) R
8 19 (1.13%) Ruby
9 18 (1.07%) T-SQL
10 16 (0.95%) Korn
11 13 (0.77%) C
12 11 (0.65%) PHP
13 10 (0.59%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.59%) C#
14 9 (0.53%) Go
14 9 (0.53%) VBA
15 6 (0.36%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.36%) SOQL
16 5 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 150 (8.90%) Security Cleared
2 139 (8.25%) SC Cleared
3 57 (3.38%) Degree
4 22 (1.31%) SAP Certification
5 12 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.59%) PMP
7 9 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.30%) CRISC
9 5 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.24%) ACCA
10 4 (0.24%) CIMA
10 4 (0.24%) ISACA
11 3 (0.18%) CBAP
11 3 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.18%) IIBA
11 3 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.73%) QA
2 31 (1.84%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.31%) SLA
4 21 (1.25%) PMO
5 18 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.77%) IFRS
7 6 (0.36%) GDPR
8 5 (0.30%) EMIR
9 4 (0.24%) COSO
9 4 (0.24%) IFRS 9
9 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.18%) GAAP
10 3 (0.18%) GxP
10 3 (0.18%) MiFID
10 3 (0.18%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.18%) WCAG
11 2 (0.12%) HL7
11 2 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 60 (3.56%) Docker
2 16 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.47%) HDFS
3 8 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.12%) iptables
5 2 (0.12%) NFS
5 2 (0.12%) SAP ITS
5 2 (0.12%) SRDF
5 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.059%) Firmware
6 1 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (2.37%) Puppet
2 39 (2.31%) Ansible
2 39 (2.31%) Kubernetes
3 22 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.89%) Kibana
5 14 (0.83%) Terraform
6 13 (0.77%) logstash
7 12 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (0.65%) HAProxy
9 8 (0.47%) Grafana
9 8 (0.47%) Salt
10 5 (0.30%) DatAdvantage
11 4 (0.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 4 (0.24%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.24%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.18%) Oozie
12 3 (0.18%) SCCM
13 2 (0.12%) SCOM
13 2 (0.12%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.12%) SCSM
Vendors
1 146 (8.66%) Oracle
2 110 (6.53%) Microsoft
3 65 (3.86%) hybris
4 48 (2.85%) IBM
5 47 (2.79%) Ariba
6 43 (2.55%) HP
6 43 (2.55%) Tableau
7 32 (1.90%) Adobe
8 29 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
9 26 (1.54%) VMware
10 25 (1.48%) Concur
10 25 (1.48%) Google
10 25 (1.48%) Sybase
11 23 (1.36%) Workday
12 22 (1.31%) ServiceNow
13 21 (1.25%) JD Edwards
14 16 (0.95%) Informatica
14 16 (0.95%) TIBCO
15 15 (0.89%) OpenText
15 15 (0.89%) PeopleSoft