The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Solution Architect
Rank 546 530 524
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 23 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.054% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.058% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 7
Average daily rate
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£488 £588 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.09% +6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £471 £492
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £625 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £470 £540
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -12.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
SAP Solutions Architect
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 +1 12 £500 -15.11% 2
West Midlands -12 7 £400 -
South East - 1 - - 3
South West - - - -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
SAP Solutions Architect
UK

SAP Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 68 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (36.76%) SAP FI
3 24 (35.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 24 (35.29%) SAP CO
4 22 (32.35%) Finance
5 20 (29.41%) SAP BW
6 15 (22.06%) General Ledger
7 13 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (16.18%) SAP SD
8 11 (16.18%) VMS
8 11 (16.18%) SAP FI-GL
8 11 (16.18%) Cash Management
9 10 (14.71%) Procure-to-pay
10 9 (13.24%) SAP BI
10 9 (13.24%) CRM
11 7 (10.29%) SAP PI
12 6 (8.82%) TOGAF
13 5 (7.35%) Logistics
13 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
13 5 (7.35%) ABAP
13 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (7.35%) ERP
14 4 (5.88%) Automotive
14 4 (5.88%) Billing
15 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
15 3 (4.41%) Information Management
15 3 (4.41%) BBC
15 3 (4.41%) SAP CRM
15 3 (4.41%) SAP MDM
15 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical

SAP Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (4.41%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 25 (36.76%) SAP FI
2 24 (35.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 24 (35.29%) SAP CO
3 11 (16.18%) SAP SD
3 11 (16.18%) SAP FI-GL
4 3 (4.41%) SAP CRM
4 3 (4.41%) SAP MDM
5 2 (2.94%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (2.94%) SAP BPC
5 2 (2.94%) SAP Retail
6 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.47%) SAP SRM
6 1 (1.47%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.47%) SAP PM
6 1 (1.47%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) SAP BW
2 9 (13.24%) SAP BI
3 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) General Ledger
3 4 (5.88%) Automotive
3 4 (5.88%) Billing
4 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.47%) SAP TM
2 1 (1.47%) Middleware
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) BBC
2 1 (1.47%) Handset
2 1 (1.47%) Life Science
2 1 (1.47%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (16.18%) Cash Management
3 10 (14.71%) Procure-to-pay
4 9 (13.24%) CRM
5 6 (8.82%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.35%) Logistics
6 5 (7.35%) ERP
6 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.41%) Information Management
7 3 (4.41%) ETL
7 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.41%) Product Management
7 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.94%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (2.94%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.94%) Migration
8 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.47%) Scrum
9 1 (1.47%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) ABAP
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (4.41%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.47%) Siebel
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Amdocs
3 1 (1.47%) Teradata