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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Architect
Rank 539 504 459
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -45
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Architect 87 108 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 61 56
Average daily rate £550 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £513 £600
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -14.58%
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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 30 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -24 79 £550 +1.14% 16
London 0 33 £500 -13.04% 8
South East +11 16 £563 +4.65% 3
West Midlands -11 10 £700 +60.00%
Berkshire +1 6 £513 -2.38%
Surrey -6 5 £520 -9.56% 1
Reading -6 5 £450 -25.00%
East Midlands -10 5 £500 +5.26% 2
Midlands - 4 £550 -
City of London +35 3 £511 -14.79% 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £523 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £526 -
Warwickshire - 3 £750 -
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £638 +24.39%
Milton Keynes +4 2 £638 +24.39%
North West -31 2 £533 +12.21% 1
Weybridge - 2 - -
Worthing - 2 £563 -
Cambridgeshire +10 1 - - 2
Canary Wharf +1 1 £468 -22.08%
East of England -2 1 - - 2
Merseyside -3 1 - -
Liverpool -6 1 - -
Cambridge -7 1 - - 2
Coventry -9 1 - -
West Yorkshire -10 1 - -
Manchester -15 1 £533 +6.60% 1
Yorkshire -22 1 - -
South West - 1 £525 -
Wiltshire - 1 £525 -

SAP Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 184 (100.00%) SAP
2 42 (22.83%) SAP HANA
3 30 (16.30%) CRM
4 29 (15.76%) Finance
5 28 (15.22%) Oracle
6 25 (13.59%) NetWeaver
6 25 (13.59%) TOGAF
7 23 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (11.96%) SAP PI
9 21 (11.41%) Manufacturing
9 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
10 20 (10.87%) SAP CRM
10 20 (10.87%) SAP BW
10 20 (10.87%) Retail
11 19 (10.33%) Migration
11 19 (10.33%) Java
11 19 (10.33%) ERP
12 18 (9.78%) Middleware
12 18 (9.78%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (9.24%) SAP Basis
14 15 (8.15%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (7.61%) IBM
15 14 (7.61%) Linux
15 14 (7.61%) QA
16 13 (7.07%) Marketing
16 13 (7.07%) Data Modelling
16 13 (7.07%) SOA
16 13 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (6.52%) Zachman Framework
18 11 (5.98%) Data Management

SAP Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (13.59%) NetWeaver
2 7 (3.80%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.72%) SAP EP
4 3 (1.63%) JBoss
5 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.09%) CMS
5 2 (1.09%) SAS
6 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.54%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (10.87%) SAP CRM
2 9 (4.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (3.80%) SAP ERP
4 6 (3.26%) SAP MDM
4 6 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (2.72%) SAP FI
5 5 (2.72%) SAP PP
6 4 (2.17%) SAP CO
6 4 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (2.17%) SAP MM
6 4 (2.17%) SAP Retail
7 3 (1.63%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (1.63%) SAP PM
7 3 (1.63%) SAP SD
7 3 (1.63%) SAP WM
8 2 (1.09%) Magento
8 2 (1.09%) SAP AFS
8 2 (1.09%) SAP BPC
8 2 (1.09%) SAP GRC
8 2 (1.09%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.89%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (3.26%) SaaS
3 3 (1.63%) Boomi
4 2 (1.09%) IaaS
4 2 (1.09%) PaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) SAN
2 3 (1.63%) Converged Networks
2 3 (1.63%) Network Security
2 3 (1.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.83%) SAP HANA
2 20 (10.87%) SAP BW
3 15 (8.15%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (4.35%) DB2
4 8 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.80%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (3.26%) SAP BI
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (1.63%) MySQL
8 3 (1.63%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.54%) Big Data
10 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.54%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) ERwin
1 1 (0.54%) LSMW
1 1 (0.54%) NWDI
1 1 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (15.76%) Finance
2 21 (11.41%) Manufacturing
3 20 (10.87%) Retail
4 13 (7.07%) Marketing
5 10 (5.43%) Banking
6 8 (4.35%) Billing
7 7 (3.80%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.72%) Publishing
9 4 (2.17%) Automotive
9 4 (2.17%) Electronics
9 4 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.63%) Back Office
11 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
11 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.96%) SAP PI
2 18 (9.78%) Middleware
3 17 (9.24%) SAP Basis
4 10 (5.43%) Web Services
5 8 (4.35%) SAP XI
6 6 (3.26%) BAPI
6 6 (3.26%) SAP ALE
7 5 (2.72%) .NET
8 3 (1.63%) REST
8 3 (1.63%) SAP MI
8 3 (1.63%) SOAP
9 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.09%) J2EE
9 2 (1.09%) SAPUI5
9 2 (1.09%) XML
10 1 (0.54%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (0.54%) JMS
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.54%) Web Dynpro
10 1 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (5.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.17%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (2.17%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (1.63%) FMCG
4 3 (1.63%) HACMP
4 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.63%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.63%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.54%) Clustering
5 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.54%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.54%) Social Media
5 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.61%) Linux
2 10 (5.43%) Windows
3 9 (4.89%) AIX
4 5 (2.72%) Unix
5 4 (2.17%) VMS
6 3 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.63%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.54%) HPUX
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.30%) CRM
2 25 (13.59%) TOGAF
3 23 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (10.33%) ERP
4 19 (10.33%) Migration
5 18 (9.78%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (7.07%) Data Modelling
6 13 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (7.07%) SOA
7 12 (6.52%) Zachman Framework
8 11 (5.98%) Data Management
9 10 (5.43%) High Availability
10 9 (4.89%) Project Management
10 9 (4.89%) SAP Implementation
11 8 (4.35%) Logistics
12 7 (3.80%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (3.80%) ITIL
12 7 (3.80%) Master Data Management
12 7 (3.80%) Procure-to-pay
13 6 (3.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.33%) Java
2 9 (4.89%) ABAP
3 6 (3.26%) SQL
4 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.54%) Perl
4 1 (0.54%) PHP
4 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.54%) Python
4 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.63%) CCNA
3 3 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.09%) Degree
4 2 (1.09%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) QA
2 5 (2.72%) COBIT
2 5 (2.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.09%) Basel III
System Software
1 7 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.63%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.63%) PowerHA
3 3 (1.63%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.54%) SCCM
1 1 (0.54%) SCOM
1 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 184 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (15.22%) Oracle
3 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.61%) IBM
5 8 (4.35%) VMware
6 6 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.26%) WSO2
7 5 (2.72%) Ariba
7 5 (2.72%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.17%) EMC
8 4 (2.17%) HP
8 4 (2.17%) hybris
8 4 (2.17%) Syclo
9 3 (1.63%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.63%) NetApp
9 3 (1.63%) Siebel
9 3 (1.63%) Sybase
10 2 (1.09%) Dell
10 2 (1.09%) Pega
10 2 (1.09%) webMethods
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