The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Architect
Rank 536 483 444
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -39
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Architect 76 104 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 41 36
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£525 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £433 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £675 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £580 £588
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52636 48524 50207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.72% 92.71% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33069 29347 28320
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2131 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

SAP Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP Architect within the UK.

SAP Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

SAP Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Architect within the UK.

SAP Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Architect
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 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
England -67 69 £525 -2.32% 11
London -19 31 £535 +1.90% 6
South East -18 15 £444 -23.81% 1
East of England -14 9 £538 +10.25% 1
Surrey -2 5 - -
North West - 4 £463 -
City of London +15 3 £550 +19.95% 2
East Midlands -8 2 - -
West Midlands -11 2 - - 2
South West -29 2 £413 - 1
Bristol - 2 £413 -
Berkshire +5 1 £625 - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £538 +10.25%
Hampshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Egham - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -

SAP Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP 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 Architect in their job title.

1 138 (100.00%) SAP
2 42 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (25.36%) Finance
4 24 (17.39%) SAP BW
5 22 (15.94%) Oracle
6 19 (13.77%) ERP
6 19 (13.77%) SAP BI
7 15 (10.87%) Migration
8 14 (10.14%) Manufacturing
8 14 (10.14%) SAP PI
9 13 (9.42%) IBM
9 13 (9.42%) CRM
10 12 (8.70%) ABAP
11 11 (7.97%) ETL
11 11 (7.97%) SAP FI
11 11 (7.97%) SAP Implementation
11 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (7.25%) TOGAF
12 10 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (7.25%) SAP XI
13 9 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO
13 9 (6.52%) SAP CO
13 9 (6.52%) Retail
13 9 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (6.52%) Business Objects
13 9 (6.52%) AIX
13 9 (6.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 9 (6.52%) Data Migration
13 9 (6.52%) SAP HANA
14 8 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement

SAP Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.80%) NetWeaver
2 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.72%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 11 (7.97%) SAP FI
2 9 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (6.52%) SAP CO
3 8 (5.80%) SAP SD
4 7 (5.07%) SAP IS-U
5 6 (4.35%) SAP CRM
6 4 (2.90%) SAP ERP
6 4 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (2.17%) SAP BPC
8 2 (1.45%) SAP HR
8 2 (1.45%) SAP MM
8 2 (1.45%) SAP PP
8 2 (1.45%) SAP HCM
8 2 (1.45%) SAP PM
8 2 (1.45%) SAP Retail
8 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (1.45%) SAP SRM
8 2 (1.45%) SAP PLM
9 1 (0.72%) SAP GTS
9 1 (0.72%) SAP MRS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) WAN
1 6 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.39%) SAP BW
2 19 (13.77%) SAP BI
3 9 (6.52%) SAP HANA
3 9 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (5.80%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.17%) DB2
8 2 (1.45%) OLAP
8 2 (1.45%) MySQL
8 2 (1.45%) ROLAP
8 2 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.72%) Xcelsius
9 1 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.72%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 35 (25.36%) Finance
2 14 (10.14%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.52%) Retail
4 7 (5.07%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.90%) Billing
6 3 (2.17%) Banking
6 3 (2.17%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.17%) Legal
7 2 (1.45%) Marketing
7 2 (1.45%) German Language
7 2 (1.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.14%) SAP PI
2 10 (7.25%) SAP XI
3 6 (4.35%) Middleware
4 5 (3.62%) SAP Basis
4 5 (3.62%) Web Services
5 4 (2.90%) Cocoa
5 4 (2.90%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (1.45%) JDBC
7 1 (0.72%) HTML
7 1 (0.72%) EDI
7 1 (0.72%) SAML
7 1 (0.72%) BAPI
7 1 (0.72%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.72%) MEAP
7 1 (0.72%) HTML5
7 1 (0.72%) SAP TM
7 1 (0.72%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.35%) HACMP
3 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.90%) FMCG
4 2 (1.45%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.72%) iPhone
5 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.72%) Open Source
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) AS400
5 1 (0.72%) BBC
5 1 (0.72%) PDA
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.52%) AIX
2 8 (5.80%) Windows
3 7 (5.07%) Linux
4 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.90%) VMS
6 1 (0.72%) Android
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (13.77%) ERP
3 15 (10.87%) Migration
4 13 (9.42%) CRM
5 11 (7.97%) ETL
5 11 (7.97%) SAP Implementation
6 10 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (7.25%) TOGAF
7 9 (6.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 9 (6.52%) Data Migration
8 8 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.80%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (5.80%) Data Modelling
9 7 (5.07%) ITIL
9 7 (5.07%) Six Sigma
9 7 (5.07%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (5.07%) Logistics
9 7 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.07%) Lean Six Sigma
10 6 (4.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.70%) ABAP
2 7 (5.07%) SQL
3 4 (2.90%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.45%) Java
5 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.72%) PAS 55
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) PowerHA
2 6 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 138 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (15.94%) Oracle
3 13 (9.42%) IBM
4 9 (6.52%) Business Objects
5 6 (4.35%) VMware
5 6 (4.35%) EMC
6 5 (3.62%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.62%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.90%) Hyperion
7 4 (2.90%) Cognos
8 3 (2.17%) NetApp
9 1 (0.72%) Siemens
9 1 (0.72%) Infor
9 1 (0.72%) Sencha
9 1 (0.72%) Syclo
9 1 (0.72%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.72%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 1 (0.72%) Siebel
9 1 (0.72%) Sybase
9 1 (0.72%) JDA
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