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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Business Consultant
Rank 581 561 514
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -47
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Business Consultant 16 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.021% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.023% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £370 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £80.00 -
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
49911 48452 42119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.38% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30221 29000 24202
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1962 2019 2153
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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 26 March 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 16 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 26 March 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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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 -15 15 £500 +25.00% 7
London +5 11 £600 +50.00% 3
South East - 2 £500 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £363 -
North West - 1 £450 - 1
Scotland - 1 £363 -
Manchester - 1 £450 - 1
Poole - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East of England - - - -
South West - - - -

SAP Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (37.84%) Finance
3 13 (35.14%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (35.14%) Business Objects
4 9 (24.32%) SQL
5 8 (21.62%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 7 (18.92%) ERP
6 7 (18.92%) SAP BW
6 7 (18.92%) SAP Business One
7 5 (13.51%) SaaS
8 4 (10.81%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (10.81%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (10.81%) SAP CO
8 4 (10.81%) SAP FI
8 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.11%) ABAP
9 3 (8.11%) Oracle
9 3 (8.11%) Migration
9 3 (8.11%) SAP XI
9 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (5.41%) SAP IS-U
10 2 (5.41%) Data Extraction
10 2 (5.41%) Business Development
10 2 (5.41%) Workflow
10 2 (5.41%) SAS
10 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
10 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports

SAP Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2 (5.41%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 8 (21.62%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 7 (18.92%) SAP Business One
3 4 (10.81%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (10.81%) SAP CO
3 4 (10.81%) SAP FI
4 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (5.41%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (2.70%) Exchequer
6 1 (2.70%) SAP CRM
6 1 (2.70%) SAP MM
6 1 (2.70%) SAP SD
6 1 (2.70%) SAP SRM
6 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
6 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (2.70%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (18.92%) SAP BW
3 4 (10.81%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) SAP BI
6 1 (2.70%) Xcelsius
6 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ERP
2 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Business Development
4 2 (5.41%) Workflow
4 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
5 1 (2.70%) Validation
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Logistics
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.70%) Data Governance
5 1 (2.70%) Analytics
5 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.70%) System Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) ABAP
3 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (35.14%) Business Objects
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Sage
4 1 (2.70%) Google