The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Solution Architect
Rank 560 520 529
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 19 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.066% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.071% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 9
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£475 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £618 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £575 £550
% change year-on-year
-30.43% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP Solutions Architect
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1956 2521
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

SAP Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Solutions Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP Solutions Architect across the England region.

SAP Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Solutions Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

SAP Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Solutions Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 10 £488 -7.14%
West Midlands -12 3 £400 -
South East - 2 - -
East of England -21 1 £375 - 1
South West - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
SAP Solutions Architect
UK

SAP Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SAP Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SAP Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 60 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (35.00%) SAP FI
3 20 (33.33%) Finance
3 20 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 20 (33.33%) SAP CO
4 16 (26.67%) SAP BW
5 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (18.33%) SAP SD
6 11 (18.33%) General Ledger
7 9 (15.00%) VMS
7 9 (15.00%) CRM
7 9 (15.00%) SAP BI
8 8 (13.33%) SAP PI
8 8 (13.33%) Procure-to-pay
9 7 (11.67%) SAP FI-GL
9 7 (11.67%) Cash Management
10 6 (10.00%) Logistics
10 6 (10.00%) TOGAF
11 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
12 4 (6.67%) ABAP
12 4 (6.67%) ERP
12 4 (6.67%) Billing
13 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
13 3 (5.00%) SAP CRM
13 3 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (5.00%) BBC
13 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (5.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies

SAP Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SAP Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SAP Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 21 (35.00%) SAP FI
2 20 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 20 (33.33%) SAP CO
3 11 (18.33%) SAP SD
4 7 (11.67%) SAP FI-GL
5 3 (5.00%) SAP CRM
6 2 (3.33%) SAP BPC
6 2 (3.33%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (3.33%) SAP Retail
6 2 (3.33%) SAP PM
7 1 (1.67%) SAP SRM
7 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (1.67%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.67%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SAP BW
2 9 (15.00%) SAP BI
3 3 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) General Ledger
3 4 (6.67%) Billing
4 2 (3.33%) Automotive
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.67%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) BBC
2 1 (1.67%) Handset
2 1 (1.67%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.67%) FMCG
2 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (15.00%) CRM
3 8 (13.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 7 (11.67%) Cash Management
5 6 (10.00%) Logistics
5 6 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.67%) ERP
8 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.00%) Product Management
9 2 (3.33%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.33%) Migration
9 2 (3.33%) ETL
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.67%) Document Management
10 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) ABAP
2 2 (3.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (5.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.67%) Siebel
3 1 (1.67%) Amdocs
3 1 (1.67%) Teradata