The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Consultant
Rank 133 105 87
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -18
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 813 948 1227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.53% 1.86% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 2.01% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 380 401
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £363 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £125.00 £57.50 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.39% +17.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £53.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -33 715 £450 -5.26% 166
London -13 340 £463 -7.50% 47
West Midlands -16 66 £410 -13.68% 16
South East -31 64 £408 -9.44% 31
North West +9 59 £350 -22.22% 27
Manchester +11 36 £345 -23.33% 14
City of London -9 31 £463 -7.50% 8
South West -19 24 £500 +18.34% 7
East of England -14 20 £500 +11.11% 4
East Midlands -15 20 £500 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire -1 19 £500 -0.24% 10
Birmingham -20 18 £443 +34.09% 13
Coventry -14 15 £489 -11.04%
West Yorkshire +1 13 £433 -14.94% 7
Cambridgeshire -2 12 £538 +43.33% 2
Bristol -10 12 £488 +21.87%
North East -11 12 £488 -11.36% 6
Hampshire -11 11 £371 -12.64% 10
Leeds -2 10 £433 -14.94% 4
Scotland -14 10 £600 +41.17% 2
Middlesex -6 9 £458 -8.90% 1
Surrey -9 9 £360 -25.58% 2
Nottinghamshire +19 8 £500 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 7 £450 -10.00% 2
Berkshire -4 7 £550 +4.76% 10
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £495 +10.00% 4
Nottingham +15 5 £500 - 1
Aberdeen +4 5 £600 +37.14%
Cambridge 0 5 £538 +19.44% 2
Solihull +4 4 £425 +6.31%

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1755 (100.00%) SAP
2 219 (12.48%) SAP FI
3 210 (11.97%) Finance
4 198 (11.28%) ABAP
5 193 (11.00%) SAP CO
6 178 (10.14%) SAP BW
7 170 (9.69%) SAP FI/CO
8 152 (8.66%) SAP SD
8 152 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
9 149 (8.49%) ERP
10 148 (8.43%) SAP MM
11 134 (7.64%) Migration
12 130 (7.41%) Manufacturing
13 114 (6.50%) SAP SRM
14 106 (6.04%) Data Migration
15 103 (5.87%) CRM
16 93 (5.30%) Logistics
17 91 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 91 (5.19%) SAP APO
18 83 (4.73%) Procure-to-pay
19 82 (4.67%) SAP PP
20 81 (4.62%) SAP Implementation
21 76 (4.33%) SAP PM
22 74 (4.22%) SAP IS-U
23 73 (4.16%) SAP HR
24 70 (3.99%) SAP BI
25 69 (3.93%) SAP CRM
26 68 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
26 68 (3.87%) Business Objects
27 67 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing

SAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 34 (1.94%) NetWeaver
2 19 (1.08%) SAP Portal
3 10 (0.57%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.40%) SAS
5 4 (0.23%) SAP EP
6 2 (0.11%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.057%) IIS
7 1 (0.057%) Apache
7 1 (0.057%) MTS
7 1 (0.057%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.057%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.057%) LiveLink
Applications
1 28 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.51%) MS Project
3 5 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.23%) MS Office
5 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.057%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 219 (12.48%) SAP FI
2 193 (11.00%) SAP CO
3 170 (9.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 152 (8.66%) SAP SD
5 148 (8.43%) SAP MM
6 114 (6.50%) SAP SRM
7 91 (5.19%) SAP APO
8 82 (4.67%) SAP PP
9 76 (4.33%) SAP PM
10 74 (4.22%) SAP IS-U
11 73 (4.16%) SAP HR
12 69 (3.93%) SAP CRM
13 57 (3.25%) SAP WM
14 56 (3.19%) SAP HCM
15 54 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 53 (3.02%) SAP BPC
17 52 (2.96%) SAP QM
18 48 (2.74%) SAP ERP
19 46 (2.62%) SAP MRS
20 36 (2.05%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.057%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.57%) RTP
2 5 (0.28%) LDAP
3 1 (0.057%) CTI
3 1 (0.057%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (10.14%) SAP BW
2 70 (3.99%) SAP BI
3 68 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
4 39 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
5 31 (1.77%) SAP HANA
6 14 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 13 (0.74%) SQL Server
8 11 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.40%) OLAP
11 6 (0.34%) Xcelsius
11 6 (0.34%) DB2
12 5 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (0.28%) BODI
12 5 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.23%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle Discoverer
14 3 (0.17%) MS Access
14 3 (0.17%) QlikView
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 65 (3.70%) LSMW
2 3 (0.17%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.11%) SAP CE
4 1 (0.057%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.057%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.057%) NWDI
4 1 (0.057%) NWDS
4 1 (0.057%) eCATT
4 1 (0.057%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 210 (11.97%) Finance
2 130 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 91 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 64 (3.65%) Billing
5 59 (3.36%) Retail
6 39 (2.22%) German Language
7 37 (2.11%) Automotive
8 30 (1.71%) Legal
9 29 (1.65%) Banking
10 18 (1.03%) Dutch Language
10 18 (1.03%) French Language
11 16 (0.91%) Marketing
12 15 (0.85%) Telecoms
13 12 (0.68%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.40%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.28%) Back Office
15 5 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
15 5 (0.28%) Russian Language
15 5 (0.28%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.23%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.39%) SAP Basis
1 42 (2.39%) BAPI
2 37 (2.11%) SAP PI
3 34 (1.94%) EDI
4 27 (1.54%) SAP ALE
5 22 (1.25%) Middleware
6 17 (0.97%) SAP XI
7 14 (0.80%) Web Dynpro
7 14 (0.80%) Web Services
8 12 (0.68%) SAP CO-PA
8 12 (0.68%) XML
9 7 (0.40%) SOAP
10 6 (0.34%) SAP TM
10 6 (0.34%) SAP Smart Forms
11 5 (0.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 4 (0.23%) .NET
13 3 (0.17%) XSLT
13 3 (0.17%) EDIFACT
14 2 (0.11%) MDX
15 1 (0.057%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (3.70%) FMCG
2 17 (0.97%) Data Conversion
3 10 (0.57%) SWIFT
4 9 (0.51%) Mobile App
4 9 (0.51%) Data Integration
5 8 (0.46%) Management Information System
6 7 (0.40%) Data Extraction
6 7 (0.40%) Life Science
7 6 (0.34%) Mathematics
7 6 (0.34%) Replication
8 3 (0.17%) Open Source
8 3 (0.17%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.11%) AS400
10 1 (0.057%) DTV
10 1 (0.057%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.057%) Clustering
10 1 (0.057%) GIS
10 1 (0.057%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.057%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.057%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (0.57%) VMS
2 7 (0.40%) AIX
3 5 (0.28%) Linux
4 4 (0.23%) UNIX
4 4 (0.23%) Windows
5 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.057%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
2 149 (8.49%) ERP
3 134 (7.64%) Migration
4 106 (6.04%) Data Migration
5 103 (5.87%) CRM
6 93 (5.30%) Logistics
7 83 (4.73%) Procure-to-pay
8 81 (4.62%) SAP Implementation
9 67 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 56 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 54 (3.08%) Project Management
12 50 (2.85%) Time Management
13 48 (2.74%) Test Scripting
14 47 (2.68%) Change Management
15 45 (2.56%) Integration Testing
16 43 (2.45%) Validation
17 42 (2.39%) GAP Analysis
18 36 (2.05%) Data Modelling
19 35 (1.99%) Unit Testing
20 33 (1.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 198 (11.28%) ABAP
2 25 (1.42%) SQL
3 20 (1.14%) Java
4 6 (0.34%) SAPscript
5 4 (0.23%) C
6 3 (0.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.057%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.057%) PHP
8 1 (0.057%) VB
8 1 (0.057%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (1.65%) SAP Certification
2 24 (1.37%) Degree
3 19 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 17 (0.97%) CCA
5 11 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.28%) CIMA
8 3 (0.17%) ACCA
9 2 (0.11%) CISA
10 1 (0.057%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.057%) PMP
10 1 (0.057%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.057%) CCAB
10 1 (0.057%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.54%) QA
2 12 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (0.63%) SLA
4 6 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.17%) GAAP
5 3 (0.17%) RosettaNet
6 2 (0.11%) GxP
7 1 (0.057%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (0.057%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.057%) PowerHA
1 1 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.11%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1755 (100.00%) SAP
2 68 (3.87%) Business Objects
3 38 (2.17%) Oracle
4 32 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 23 (1.31%) Open Text
6 16 (0.91%) Pegasus
7 15 (0.85%) IBM
8 12 (0.68%) Syclo
9 11 (0.63%) Hyperion
10 8 (0.46%) HP
11 7 (0.40%) JD Edwards
11 7 (0.40%) JDA
12 5 (0.28%) Adobe
13 4 (0.23%) Sybase
13 4 (0.23%) Ariba
14 3 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.17%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (0.17%) Siebel
15 2 (0.11%) Jaspersoft
15 2 (0.11%) Infor
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