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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Business Consultant
Rank 571 563 581
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Business Consultant 24 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.028% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.030% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £431 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 17 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 22 August 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 -18 22 £450 +4.34% 4
London +24 14 £450 +2.85% 2
North West +4 4 £450 +5.88% 1
South East - 4 £275 -
West Midlands - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1

SAP Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 47 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (42.55%) Business Objects
2 20 (42.55%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (27.66%) SAP Business One
4 10 (21.28%) ETL
5 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (19.15%) Finance
5 9 (19.15%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (14.89%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (12.77%) SAP BW
7 6 (12.77%) Project Management
7 6 (12.77%) BODI
7 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (10.64%) System Testing
8 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
8 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
8 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.51%) SQL
9 4 (8.51%) Oracle
9 4 (8.51%) Data Management
9 4 (8.51%) SAP BI
9 4 (8.51%) SAP HANA
9 4 (8.51%) SAP BPC
10 3 (6.38%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.38%) Retail
10 3 (6.38%) Mathematics

SAP Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.38%) SAS
Business Applications
1 13 (27.66%) SAP Business One
2 4 (8.51%) SAP BPC
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (4.26%) SAP FI
4 2 (4.26%) SAP CRM
4 2 (4.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (4.26%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (2.13%) SAP MDM
5 1 (2.13%) Agresso
5 1 (2.13%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (19.15%) SAP Data Services
3 7 (14.89%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (12.77%) SAP BW
4 6 (12.77%) BODI
4 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
6 4 (8.51%) SAP BI
6 4 (8.51%) SAP HANA
7 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.26%) OLAP
8 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.13%) Xcelsius
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.13%) FMCG
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ETL
2 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.77%) Project Management
4 5 (10.64%) System Testing
4 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Data Management
6 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.38%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
7 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.13%) Data Reconciliation
8 1 (2.13%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) Time Management
8 1 (2.13%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) ABAP
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (42.55%) Business Objects
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) JDA
5 2 (4.26%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.13%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (2.13%) DataFlux