The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Consultant
Rank 182 144 104
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -40
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 705 840 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.24% 1.54% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.66% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 306 397
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£465 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £344 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £65.00 £125.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +108.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £60.00

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

SAP Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SAP Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SAP Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Consultant
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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -44 581 £469 +1.90% 80
London -45 239 £488 +5.40% 17
South East -7 76 £450 +9.75% 13
North West -30 54 £450 +19.84% 12
West Midlands -11 52 £458 +7.64% 6
East of England +17 38 £475 -5.00% 5
Brentford -1 31 £488 +8.33%
Birmingham +17 29 £420 -8.69% 4
East Midlands +1 22 £488 -4.87% 1
South West -11 22 £450 -10.00% 3
Manchester -20 22 £445 +28.05% 3
Midlands +15 21 £420 -11.57%
Cambridgeshire +9 21 £538 - 2
Surrey +7 21 £475 +31.94% 2
City of London -17 21 £500 - 5
Scotland 0 20 £450 -25.00% 1
Hampshire -8 15 £456 +22.89% 3
Cumbria -8 15 £473 -5.50% 1
Somerset +15 14 £510 -
West Sussex +3 14 £550 +57.14% 2
Berkshire +9 13 £438 -20.45% 1
Hertfordshire +1 12 £475 +5.55% 2
Cambridge -3 10 £500 -6.97% 2
Yorkshire -41 10 £375 -25.00% 2
Warwickshire - 9 £463 -
Taunton - 8 - -
Derbyshire -3 7 £465 -7.23% 1
Nottinghamshire -9 7 £485 -3.00%
Merseyside -8 6 £380 -7.31%
Staines +3 5 £330 -2.94%

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 1478 (100.00%) SAP
2 193 (13.06%) Finance
3 174 (11.77%) SAP BW
4 170 (11.50%) SAP FI
5 168 (11.37%) Manufacturing
6 154 (10.42%) ABAP
7 137 (9.27%) SAP SD
8 134 (9.07%) SAP CO
9 131 (8.86%) SAP MM
10 128 (8.66%) SAP FI/CO
11 115 (7.78%) ERP
12 111 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
13 109 (7.37%) CRM
14 107 (7.24%) Migration
15 95 (6.43%) BusinessObjects
16 91 (6.16%) Logistics
17 88 (5.95%) Pharmaceutical
18 80 (5.41%) SAP CRM
18 80 (5.41%) SAP IS-U
19 75 (5.07%) Retail
20 72 (4.87%) SAP Implementation
21 71 (4.80%) Data Migration
21 71 (4.80%) SAP WM
22 67 (4.53%) SAP BI
23 59 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
24 57 (3.86%) SAP PP
25 54 (3.65%) SAP HR
25 54 (3.65%) Security Cleared
26 52 (3.52%) SAP Basis
27 51 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management

SAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (2.64%) NetWeaver
2 13 (0.88%) SAP Portal
3 4 (0.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.20%) SAP EP
5 2 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.14%) Apache
5 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.068%) Gentran
6 1 (0.068%) CMS
6 1 (0.068%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.068%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (0.88%) MS Office
1 13 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.41%) MS Project
3 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 170 (11.50%) SAP FI
2 137 (9.27%) SAP SD
3 134 (9.07%) SAP CO
4 131 (8.86%) SAP MM
5 128 (8.66%) SAP FI/CO
6 80 (5.41%) SAP CRM
6 80 (5.41%) SAP IS-U
7 71 (4.80%) SAP WM
8 57 (3.86%) SAP PP
9 54 (3.65%) SAP HR
10 50 (3.38%) SAP EWM
11 44 (2.98%) SAP BPC
12 42 (2.84%) SAP APO
13 41 (2.77%) SAP QM
13 41 (2.77%) SAP SRM
14 37 (2.50%) SAP PM
15 36 (2.44%) SAP Retail
16 35 (2.37%) SAP ERP
17 28 (1.89%) SAP Payroll
18 27 (1.83%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.068%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.068%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.27%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.068%) X.509
3 1 (0.068%) RFID
3 1 (0.068%) WebEx
3 1 (0.068%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (11.77%) SAP BW
2 95 (6.43%) BusinessObjects
3 67 (4.53%) SAP BI
4 47 (3.18%) SAP HANA
5 39 (2.64%) SAP Data Services
6 16 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 11 (0.74%) SQL Server
7 11 (0.74%) DB2
8 9 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.34%) Lumira
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.27%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.20%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.20%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.14%) OLAP
12 2 (0.14%) Xcelsius
13 1 (0.068%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 29 (1.96%) LSMW
2 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.068%) NWDI
3 1 (0.068%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.068%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.068%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.068%) PowerBuilder
General
1 193 (13.06%) Finance
2 168 (11.37%) Manufacturing
3 88 (5.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 75 (5.07%) Retail
5 46 (3.11%) Automotive
6 43 (2.91%) Billing
7 23 (1.56%) General Ledger
8 21 (1.42%) German Language
9 20 (1.35%) Banking
10 17 (1.15%) Telecoms
11 15 (1.01%) Marketing
12 13 (0.88%) Legal
13 9 (0.61%) Back Office
14 8 (0.54%) French Language
15 5 (0.34%) Dutch Language
15 5 (0.34%) Polish Language
16 3 (0.20%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.14%) Russian Language
17 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (3.52%) SAP Basis
2 30 (2.03%) SAP PI
3 25 (1.69%) EDI
4 21 (1.42%) BAPI
4 21 (1.42%) SAP XI
5 17 (1.15%) Middleware
6 16 (1.08%) Web Services
7 14 (0.95%) Web Dynpro
8 13 (0.88%) SAP ALE
9 11 (0.74%) EDIFACT
10 10 (0.68%) XML
11 9 (0.61%) SAP Smart Forms
12 8 (0.54%) SAP Business Workflow
13 5 (0.34%) HTML
14 4 (0.27%) .NET
14 4 (0.27%) SOAP
14 4 (0.27%) HTML5
15 3 (0.20%) SAP BSP
16 2 (0.14%) SAP CO-PA
16 2 (0.14%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 59 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (3.38%) FMCG
3 15 (1.01%) User Experience
4 11 (0.74%) Data Structures
5 9 (0.61%) Smart Meter
6 7 (0.47%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.41%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.27%) Learning Management System
8 4 (0.27%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.20%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.20%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.20%) EFT
9 3 (0.20%) PKI
9 3 (0.20%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.14%) Life Science
11 1 (0.068%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.068%) Derivative
11 1 (0.068%) Statistics
11 1 (0.068%) HACMP
11 1 (0.068%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.08%) VMS
2 11 (0.74%) Windows
3 10 (0.68%) UNIX
3 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (0.61%) Linux
5 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.20%) AIX
6 3 (0.20%) Solaris
7 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (7.78%) ERP
2 111 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
3 109 (7.37%) CRM
4 107 (7.24%) Migration
5 91 (6.16%) Logistics
6 72 (4.87%) SAP Implementation
7 71 (4.80%) Data Migration
8 51 (3.45%) Procure-to-pay
8 51 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (3.45%) Change Management
9 50 (3.38%) Time Management
10 48 (3.25%) Project Management
11 45 (3.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 42 (2.84%) Data Modelling
13 37 (2.50%) Workflow
13 37 (2.50%) SAP Security
14 34 (2.30%) Quality Management
15 27 (1.83%) Six Sigma
16 26 (1.76%) GAP Analysis
16 26 (1.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 154 (10.42%) ABAP
2 22 (1.49%) Java
3 19 (1.29%) SQL
4 9 (0.61%) SAPscript
5 6 (0.41%) C
6 4 (0.27%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.20%) C#
8 2 (0.14%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.14%) XPath
8 2 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 54 (3.65%) Security Cleared
2 42 (2.84%) SAP Certification
3 41 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 11 (0.74%) CCA
6 9 (0.61%) Degree
7 6 (0.41%) ACCA
7 6 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.14%) CIMA
9 2 (0.14%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.068%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.068%) CISSP
10 1 (0.068%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (0.88%) QA
3 11 (0.74%) SLA
4 10 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.47%) GxP
6 2 (0.14%) GAAP
System Software
1 5 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1478 (100.00%) SAP
2 26 (1.76%) Ariba
3 20 (1.35%) Oracle
4 14 (0.95%) Microsoft
4 14 (0.95%) OpenText
5 8 (0.54%) Twitter
5 8 (0.54%) IBM
6 7 (0.47%) Siemens
6 7 (0.47%) webMethods
7 6 (0.41%) Pegasus
7 6 (0.41%) HP
8 4 (0.27%) Informatica
9 2 (0.14%) Syclo
9 2 (0.14%) Google
9 2 (0.14%) PTC
9 2 (0.14%) Northgate
9 2 (0.14%) EMC
9 2 (0.14%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.068%) CA
10 1 (0.068%) JD Edwards
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