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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Architect
Rank 541 496 499
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +3
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Architect 65 96 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 27
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£500 £538 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £457
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £726
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £581 £530
% change year-on-year
-5.37% +9.66%
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
52339 48993 54685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.05% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31928 29282 30681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2649
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 25 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 16 September 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 -33 59 £500 -4.76% 11
London +5 27 £488 -2.50% 4
South East -3 15 £425 -29.16% 2
East of England -34 7 £600 +11.62%
Hertfordshire -14 6 £600 +11.62%
Hampshire -1 2 - -
Coventry -5 2 £400 - 1
West Midlands -25 2 £400 - 2
East Midlands -3 1 - -
Surrey -4 1 - -
Midlands -5 1 - - 1
South West -22 1 £575 -
Cambridge - 1 £375 -
Berkshire - 1 £625 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -
North West - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Egham - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

SAP Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 135 (100.00%) SAP
2 36 (26.67%) Finance
3 29 (21.48%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (17.78%) SAP BW
5 18 (13.33%) SAP FI
6 17 (12.59%) Oracle
6 17 (12.59%) ERP
6 17 (12.59%) SAP FI/CO
6 17 (12.59%) SAP CO
7 14 (10.37%) CRM
7 14 (10.37%) SAP PI
8 13 (9.63%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (8.89%) ABAP
10 11 (8.15%) SAP BI
10 11 (8.15%) SAP SD
10 11 (8.15%) Migration
11 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (7.41%) Retail
11 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
12 9 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 9 (6.67%) TOGAF
12 9 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
12 9 (6.67%) Manufacturing
12 9 (6.67%) NetWeaver
13 8 (5.93%) VMS
13 8 (5.93%) QA
13 8 (5.93%) Data Migration
13 8 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (5.19%) SAP HANA

SAP Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (6.67%) NetWeaver
2 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.48%) SAS
4 2 (1.48%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.74%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 18 (13.33%) SAP FI
2 17 (12.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 17 (12.59%) SAP CO
3 11 (8.15%) SAP SD
4 6 (4.44%) SAP CRM
5 5 (3.70%) SAP Retail
6 4 (2.96%) SAP ERP
6 4 (2.96%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (2.22%) SAP BPC
7 3 (2.22%) SAP FI-GL
7 3 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (2.22%) SAP SRM
8 2 (1.48%) SAP PLM
8 2 (1.48%) SAP PM
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.74%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 1 (0.74%) SAP GTS
9 1 (0.74%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.74%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.74%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) WAN
1 5 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.78%) SAP BW
2 11 (8.15%) SAP BI
3 7 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (5.19%) SAP HANA
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.48%) Informix
6 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.48%) ROLAP
6 2 (1.48%) OLAP
6 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Xcelsius
7 1 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.74%) QlikView
7 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 36 (26.67%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Retail
3 9 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.19%) Billing
4 7 (5.19%) General Ledger
5 6 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.96%) Automotive
7 3 (2.22%) Marketing
8 2 (1.48%) German Language
8 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.74%) Legal
9 1 (0.74%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) SAP PI
2 7 (5.19%) SAP XI
2 7 (5.19%) Middleware
3 6 (4.44%) SAP Basis
4 4 (2.96%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (2.96%) Cocoa
5 2 (1.48%) Web Services
6 1 (0.74%) EDI
6 1 (0.74%) SAML
6 1 (0.74%) HTML
6 1 (0.74%) .NET
6 1 (0.74%) J2EE
6 1 (0.74%) BAPI
6 1 (0.74%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.74%) MEAP
6 1 (0.74%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.74%) HTML5
6 1 (0.74%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.74%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.70%) HACMP
3 3 (2.22%) BBC
3 3 (2.22%) FMCG
4 2 (1.48%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.74%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.74%) iPhone
5 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.74%) Open Source
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) User Experience
5 1 (0.74%) Handset
5 1 (0.74%) PDA
5 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.74%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.93%) VMS
2 7 (5.19%) Windows
2 7 (5.19%) AIX
3 6 (4.44%) Linux
4 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (0.74%) UNIX
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.48%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (12.59%) ERP
3 14 (10.37%) CRM
4 13 (9.63%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (8.15%) Migration
6 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 9 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 9 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
7 9 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
8 8 (5.93%) Data Migration
8 8 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.19%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (5.19%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (5.19%) Logistics
9 7 (5.19%) ITIL
9 7 (5.19%) Six Sigma
10 6 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.89%) ABAP
2 4 (2.96%) Objective-C
2 4 (2.96%) SQL
3 2 (1.48%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.74%) PAS 55
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) PowerHA
2 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 135 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (12.59%) Oracle
3 7 (5.19%) IBM
3 7 (5.19%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 5 (3.70%) VMware
4 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.70%) EMC
5 3 (2.22%) JDA
5 3 (2.22%) NetApp
5 3 (2.22%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 2 (1.48%) Siebel
7 1 (0.74%) Sybase
7 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.74%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.74%) Teradata
7 1 (0.74%) Infor
7 1 (0.74%) Sencha
7 1 (0.74%) Syclo
7 1 (0.74%) Appcelerator
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