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 31 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Consultant
Rank 613 588 571
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -17
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Business Consultant 18 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.043% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.047% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 6
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£453 £450 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £308 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £488
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 12 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 31 August 2015. 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 -36 16 £453 +0.55% 11
London -6 5 £475 +5.55% 3
North West -32 2 £453 +0.55% 2
West Midlands - 2 £453 - 3
Derby - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
South East -33 1 £450 +63.63% 2
Reading - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
North East - 1 - -

SAP Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (51.85%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (44.44%) SAP BW
4 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (29.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (18.52%) SAP BI
8 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
9 3 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
9 3 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (11.11%) Smart Meter
9 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.11%) SAP Business One
10 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
10 2 (7.41%) Crystal Analysis
10 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
10 2 (7.41%) EXTOL
10 2 (7.41%) Change Management
10 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
10 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
10 2 (7.41%) Migration
10 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
10 2 (7.41%) ERP
10 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
10 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
10 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared

SAP Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP Business One
1 3 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
2 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.70%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (44.44%) SAP BW
3 8 (29.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) SAP BI
5 2 (7.41%) Crystal Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
6 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
2 3 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Business Development
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.70%) System Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ACCA
2 1 (3.70%) CIMA
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) EXTOL
3 1 (3.70%) Sage