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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Consultant
Rank 147 110 96
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -14
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 832 985 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 1.84% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.99% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 420 397
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £363 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £600 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.80 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00

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
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
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 £235
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 2007 2141 2629
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 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 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 -35 725 £475 - 116
London -29 339 £475 -3.06% 51
West Midlands -15 77 £460 +15.00% 13
South East -22 67 £400 -15.78% 15
Yorkshire +26 48 £500 +2.56% 3
North West -15 39 £451 +0.22% 20
Coventry +16 33 £475 -17.39% 2
City of London +1 31 £425 -16.12% 11
West Yorkshire +11 26 £465 -4.56%
South West -19 26 £463 +8.82%
Leeds +6 18 £433 -11.28%
Hampshire +1 18 £380 -29.30% 2
East Midlands -5 17 £500 +17.64% 2
Manchester -11 15 £513 +13.88% 12
North East -11 14 £525 -4.54% 2
North Yorkshire +20 13 £500 +33.33% 1
Berkshire +11 13 £445 -1.11% 6
Birmingham -20 13 £460 +40.45% 7
East of England -26 13 £500 - 4
Middlesex -6 12 £475 -5.94% 1
Middlesbrough - 12 £500 -
Bristol -14 11 £450 -17.99%
Scotland -18 9 £600 +43.71% 2
Surrey -3 8 £425 -8.10% 2
Nottinghamshire +22 7 £500 -
Tyne and Wear -19 7 £525 -4.54% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 6 £538 +43.33% 1
Hertfordshire -13 6 £413 -21.42% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 6 £525 -4.54% 1
Aberdeen +7 5 £600 +20.00% 1

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1616 (100.00%) SAP
2 198 (12.25%) Finance
3 183 (11.32%) SAP FI
4 176 (10.89%) SAP BW
5 175 (10.83%) ABAP
6 158 (9.78%) SAP CO
7 143 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
7 143 (8.85%) SAP SD
8 139 (8.60%) Migration
9 137 (8.48%) ERP
10 133 (8.23%) Manufacturing
11 132 (8.17%) SAP FI/CO
12 129 (7.98%) SAP MM
13 107 (6.62%) SAP SRM
14 106 (6.56%) Data Migration
15 89 (5.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 86 (5.32%) SAP PP
17 81 (5.01%) CRM
18 79 (4.89%) SAP APO
19 76 (4.70%) Logistics
19 76 (4.70%) Procure-to-pay
20 75 (4.64%) BusinessObjects
20 75 (4.64%) Business Objects
21 74 (4.58%) SAP Implementation
22 72 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
23 70 (4.33%) SAP HR
24 66 (4.08%) SAP IS-U
25 64 (3.96%) SAP HCM
26 61 (3.77%) LSMW
27 60 (3.71%) SAP QM

SAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 53 (3.28%) NetWeaver
2 16 (0.99%) SAP Portal
3 10 (0.62%) WebSphere
4 8 (0.50%) SAS
5 6 (0.37%) SAP EP
6 3 (0.19%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.12%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.12%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.062%) IIS
8 1 (0.062%) Apache
8 1 (0.062%) MTS
8 1 (0.062%) LiveLink
Applications
1 31 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.99%) MS Project
3 8 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.43%) MS Office
5 6 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.062%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 183 (11.32%) SAP FI
2 158 (9.78%) SAP CO
3 143 (8.85%) SAP SD
4 132 (8.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 129 (7.98%) SAP MM
6 107 (6.62%) SAP SRM
7 86 (5.32%) SAP PP
8 79 (4.89%) SAP APO
9 70 (4.33%) SAP HR
10 66 (4.08%) SAP IS-U
11 64 (3.96%) SAP HCM
12 60 (3.71%) SAP QM
13 59 (3.65%) SAP PM
14 54 (3.34%) SAP WM
15 52 (3.22%) SAP BPC
16 50 (3.09%) SAP CRM
17 41 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 37 (2.29%) SAP ERP
19 34 (2.10%) SAP FSCM
20 29 (1.79%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.43%) RTP
2 5 (0.31%) LDAP
3 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.12%) Intranet
4 1 (0.062%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.062%) SAN
4 1 (0.062%) CTI
4 1 (0.062%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (10.89%) SAP BW
2 75 (4.64%) BusinessObjects
3 59 (3.65%) SAP BI
4 44 (2.72%) SAP Data Services
5 25 (1.55%) SAP HANA
6 18 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 13 (0.80%) SQL Server
8 11 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (0.50%) OLAP
11 7 (0.43%) DB2
11 7 (0.43%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.37%) BODI
12 6 (0.37%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.31%) Xcelsius
14 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
15 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.19%) Oracle Discoverer
15 3 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 61 (3.77%) LSMW
2 2 (0.12%) SAP CE
3 1 (0.062%) NWDI
3 1 (0.062%) NWDS
3 1 (0.062%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.062%) eCATT
3 1 (0.062%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.062%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.062%) LoadRunner
General
1 198 (12.25%) Finance
2 133 (8.23%) Manufacturing
3 89 (5.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 57 (3.53%) Retail
5 53 (3.28%) Billing
6 41 (2.54%) German Language
7 37 (2.29%) Automotive
8 30 (1.86%) Banking
9 29 (1.79%) Legal
10 16 (0.99%) Marketing
11 15 (0.93%) French Language
11 15 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 13 (0.80%) Dutch Language
13 11 (0.68%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.37%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.31%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.25%) Back Office
17 3 (0.19%) Law
17 3 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
17 3 (0.19%) Czech Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.60%) BAPI
2 40 (2.48%) SAP Basis
3 29 (1.79%) SAP PI
4 20 (1.24%) Middleware
5 18 (1.11%) EDI
5 18 (1.11%) SAP ALE
6 17 (1.05%) SAP XI
7 12 (0.74%) XML
7 12 (0.74%) SAP CO-PA
8 11 (0.68%) Web Services
8 11 (0.68%) Web Dynpro
9 6 (0.37%) SOAP
10 5 (0.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (0.25%) HTML
11 4 (0.25%) SAP Smart Forms
12 3 (0.19%) XSLT
12 3 (0.19%) SAP TM
12 3 (0.19%) MEAP
13 2 (0.12%) REST
13 2 (0.12%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 49 (3.03%) FMCG
2 16 (0.99%) Data Conversion
3 15 (0.93%) Data Extraction
4 12 (0.74%) SWIFT
5 10 (0.62%) Management Information System
5 10 (0.62%) Replication
6 9 (0.56%) Data Integration
6 9 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.37%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.25%) Life Science
8 4 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.19%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.19%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.19%) Open Source
9 3 (0.19%) AS400
9 3 (0.19%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.062%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.062%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.062%) DTV
10 1 (0.062%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (0.56%) AIX
2 8 (0.50%) VMS
3 7 (0.43%) Linux
4 6 (0.37%) UNIX
4 6 (0.37%) Windows
5 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.062%) Android
6 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.062%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.062%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
2 139 (8.60%) Migration
3 137 (8.48%) ERP
4 106 (6.56%) Data Migration
5 81 (5.01%) CRM
6 76 (4.70%) Logistics
6 76 (4.70%) Procure-to-pay
7 74 (4.58%) SAP Implementation
8 72 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 55 (3.40%) Project Management
10 54 (3.34%) Integration Testing
11 50 (3.09%) Change Management
12 45 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (2.78%) Test Scripting
12 45 (2.78%) Time Management
13 42 (2.60%) Data Modelling
14 41 (2.54%) Workflow
14 41 (2.54%) Validation
15 32 (1.98%) GAP Analysis
15 32 (1.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 175 (10.83%) ABAP
2 26 (1.61%) SQL
3 18 (1.11%) Java
4 7 (0.43%) SAPscript
5 5 (0.31%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.25%) VBA
6 4 (0.25%) C
7 3 (0.19%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.19%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.062%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (2.29%) SAP Certification
2 19 (1.18%) Degree
2 19 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 16 (0.99%) CCA
4 11 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.37%) CIMA
6 5 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.19%) ACCA
8 2 (0.12%) CISA
9 1 (0.062%) PMP
9 1 (0.062%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.062%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.062%) CCNP
9 1 (0.062%) CCNA
9 1 (0.062%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.062%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.17%) QA
2 12 (0.74%) SLA
3 10 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.31%) GAAP
6 4 (0.25%) GxP
7 3 (0.19%) RosettaNet
8 1 (0.062%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.062%) PAS 55
System Software
1 1 (0.062%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.062%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.062%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 15 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.062%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1616 (100.00%) SAP
2 75 (4.64%) Business Objects
3 38 (2.35%) Oracle
4 33 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 22 (1.36%) Open Text
6 17 (1.05%) Pegasus
7 13 (0.80%) IBM
8 8 (0.50%) Hyperion
9 7 (0.43%) JDA
9 7 (0.43%) Syclo
10 6 (0.37%) Informatica
10 6 (0.37%) HP
10 6 (0.37%) Ariba
11 5 (0.31%) Adobe
12 4 (0.25%) Sybase
12 4 (0.25%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (0.25%) Progress
12 4 (0.25%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.19%) Red Hat
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