The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Business Consultant 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 Business Consultant 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 Business Consultant
Rank 580 576 591
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Business Consultant 26 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.030% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.033% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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 Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Business Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Business Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SAP Business Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Business Consultant
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Business Consultant 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 +5 23 £450 +5.88% 4
London +21 13 £450 +20.00% 1
North West +1 5 £450 +5.88% 1
South East - 4 £275 -
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Egham - - - -

SAP Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Business Consultant 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 Business Consultant in their job title.

1 51 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (41.18%) Business Objects
2 21 (41.18%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (25.49%) SAP Business One
4 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (19.61%) ETL
5 9 (17.65%) SAP Data Services
6 8 (15.69%) Finance
7 7 (13.73%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (13.73%) SAP BW
8 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (11.76%) Project Management
8 6 (11.76%) Oracle
8 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 6 (11.76%) BODI
9 5 (9.80%) Data Management
9 5 (9.80%) SAP BI
9 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
9 5 (9.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (9.80%) System Testing
9 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.80%) SAP HANA
10 4 (7.84%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (7.84%) SAP BPC
10 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
10 4 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (5.88%) JDA
11 3 (5.88%) SQL

SAP Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Business Consultant 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 Business Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) SAS
Business Applications
1 13 (25.49%) SAP Business One
2 4 (7.84%) SAP BPC
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (3.92%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.92%) SAP CRM
4 2 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (3.92%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.96%) SAP MDM
5 1 (1.96%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.96%) Agresso
5 1 (1.96%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.96%) SAP Business ByDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (17.65%) SAP Data Services
3 7 (13.73%) SAP BW
3 7 (13.73%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (11.76%) BODI
5 5 (9.80%) SAP BI
5 5 (9.80%) SAP HANA
5 5 (9.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.92%) DB2
7 2 (3.92%) OLAP
7 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.96%) Xcelsius
8 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
5 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.96%) FMCG
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) UNIX
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) ETL
1 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (11.76%) Project Management
3 5 (9.80%) Data Management
3 5 (9.80%) System Testing
3 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.84%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Security
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.96%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.96%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.96%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) ABAP
2 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (41.18%) Business Objects
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) JDA
5 2 (3.92%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.96%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.96%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.96%) Birst