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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Consultant
Rank 120 81 105
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +24
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 927 1083 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 2.25% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.43% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 444 272
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 £338 £373 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £70.00 £59.90 £71.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.86% -15.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.90 £70.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.42%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -38 790 £465 -2.10% 111
London -16 387 £465 -2.10% 35
South East -27 126 £450 -10.00% 13
East of England +44 60 £475 -7.31% 5
West Midlands -18 51 £465 +9.41% 8
North West -34 42 £520 +18.85% 13
Cambridgeshire +20 35 £475 - 2
Surrey +12 32 £493 -27.03% 2
City of London +5 32 £450 +5.88% 8
West Sussex +5 30 £420 -20.75% 4
East Midlands +14 29 £475 -9.52% 4
Hampshire -12 24 £431 +1.47% 2
Yorkshire -9 20 £525 +1.94% 10
Manchester -22 17 £514 +14.16% 5
North East +1 16 £450 +9.09% 2
Scotland -12 16 £725 +88.31% 4
Berkshire -37 16 £550 +15.78% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 15 £530 -
Midlands +4 15 £390 -2.50% 5
Hertfordshire +5 13 £500 -4.76% 1
South West -32 13 £500 - 1
Coventry +1 12 £575 +0.87%
Birmingham -12 12 £450 +26.76% 4
Tyne and Wear -2 9 £463 +32.14%
West Yorkshire -10 7 £425 -17.47%
Leeds -16 7 £425 -17.47%
Derbyshire +15 6 - - 3
Cheshire -1 6 £487 +10.73%
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 6 £525 +50.00%
Reading -8 6 £550 +18.91%

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1725 (100.00%) SAP
2 270 (15.65%) SAP BW
3 239 (13.86%) Finance
4 231 (13.39%) SAP FI
5 190 (11.01%) ABAP
6 173 (10.03%) SAP CO
7 170 (9.86%) ERP
8 166 (9.62%) SAP FI/CO
9 158 (9.16%) Manufacturing
10 148 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
11 140 (8.12%) SAP SD
12 137 (7.94%) Migration
13 136 (7.88%) SAP IS-U
14 129 (7.48%) CRM
15 120 (6.96%) SAP MM
16 108 (6.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 103 (5.97%) Data Migration
18 95 (5.51%) SAP APO
19 91 (5.28%) NetWeaver
20 88 (5.10%) SAP SRM
21 81 (4.70%) SAP BPC
22 74 (4.29%) SAP PP
22 74 (4.29%) Logistics
23 73 (4.23%) SAP HR
24 72 (4.17%) Workflow
24 72 (4.17%) SAP Implementation
24 72 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
25 71 (4.12%) FMCG
25 71 (4.12%) SAP CRM
25 71 (4.12%) SAP BI

SAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 91 (5.28%) NetWeaver
2 20 (1.16%) SAP Portal
3 7 (0.41%) SAP EP
4 5 (0.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.23%) SAS
6 3 (0.17%) CMS
7 2 (0.12%) Lync
7 2 (0.12%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.058%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.058%) Documentum
8 1 (0.058%) Apache
8 1 (0.058%) JBoss
8 1 (0.058%) SAP Web AS
8 1 (0.058%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.058%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.058%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (1.28%) MS Project
2 14 (0.81%) MS Excel
3 13 (0.75%) MS Office
4 9 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 231 (13.39%) SAP FI
2 173 (10.03%) SAP CO
3 166 (9.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 140 (8.12%) SAP SD
5 136 (7.88%) SAP IS-U
6 120 (6.96%) SAP MM
7 95 (5.51%) SAP APO
8 88 (5.10%) SAP SRM
9 81 (4.70%) SAP BPC
10 74 (4.29%) SAP PP
11 73 (4.23%) SAP HR
12 71 (4.12%) SAP CRM
13 68 (3.94%) SAP ERP
14 65 (3.77%) SAP QM
14 65 (3.77%) SAP WM
15 53 (3.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 51 (2.96%) SAP HCM
17 36 (2.09%) SAP Payroll
18 31 (1.80%) SAP FI-CA
19 29 (1.68%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.41%) RTP
2 2 (0.12%) Intranet
2 2 (0.12%) FTP
3 1 (0.058%) HTTP
3 1 (0.058%) SSL
3 1 (0.058%) LDAP
3 1 (0.058%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (15.65%) SAP BW
2 71 (4.12%) SAP BI
3 62 (3.59%) BusinessObjects
4 25 (1.45%) SAP HANA
5 23 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
6 18 (1.04%) SQL Server
7 16 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 12 (0.70%) DB2
9 8 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.23%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.23%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.17%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.12%) OLAP
14 2 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (2.61%) LSMW
2 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.058%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.058%) JIRA
General
1 239 (13.86%) Finance
2 158 (9.16%) Manufacturing
3 108 (6.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 65 (3.77%) Retail
5 63 (3.65%) Billing
6 42 (2.43%) General Ledger
7 29 (1.68%) Automotive
7 29 (1.68%) Banking
8 23 (1.33%) Legal
9 19 (1.10%) German Language
10 14 (0.81%) French Language
11 13 (0.75%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.58%) Marketing
13 9 (0.52%) Dutch Language
14 8 (0.46%) Publishing
15 5 (0.29%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
16 4 (0.23%) Italian Language
17 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.25%) SAP Basis
2 41 (2.38%) BAPI
3 32 (1.86%) SAP XI
4 31 (1.80%) EDI
5 29 (1.68%) SAP PI
6 28 (1.62%) SAP ALE
7 20 (1.16%) XML
8 14 (0.81%) HTML
9 11 (0.64%) Web Services
9 11 (0.64%) Web Dynpro
10 10 (0.58%) SAP Business Workflow
11 8 (0.46%) Middleware
12 7 (0.41%) EDIFACT
12 7 (0.41%) SAP Smart Forms
13 6 (0.35%) .NET
13 6 (0.35%) SOAP
14 4 (0.23%) SAP CO-PA
14 4 (0.23%) SAP TM
14 4 (0.23%) XML Messaging
14 4 (0.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.12%) FMCG
3 19 (1.10%) Data Extraction
4 16 (0.93%) Data Structures
5 13 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 10 (0.58%) Data Conversion
7 7 (0.41%) Replication
8 6 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.29%) SWIFT
9 5 (0.29%) TRADACOMS
10 4 (0.23%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.23%) Equities
10 4 (0.23%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.17%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.17%) LIMS
11 3 (0.17%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.17%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.17%) Economics
12 2 (0.12%) Life Science
12 2 (0.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (0.64%) UNIX
2 10 (0.58%) Linux
3 7 (0.41%) VMS
4 6 (0.35%) AIX
5 4 (0.23%) Windows
6 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.058%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.058%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.058%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (9.86%) ERP
2 148 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
3 137 (7.94%) Migration
4 129 (7.48%) CRM
5 103 (5.97%) Data Migration
6 74 (4.29%) Logistics
7 72 (4.17%) Workflow
7 72 (4.17%) SAP Implementation
8 61 (3.54%) Change Management
9 59 (3.42%) Procure-to-pay
10 53 (3.07%) GAP Analysis
11 50 (2.90%) Integration Testing
12 47 (2.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 46 (2.67%) Time Management
14 44 (2.55%) SAP Security
15 36 (2.09%) Test Scripting
15 36 (2.09%) Lean Six Sigma
15 36 (2.09%) Six Sigma
16 35 (2.03%) Project Management
16 35 (2.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 190 (11.01%) ABAP
2 41 (2.38%) Java
3 30 (1.74%) SQL
4 17 (0.99%) SAPscript
5 9 (0.52%) C
6 4 (0.23%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.23%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.23%) VBA
7 3 (0.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.12%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.058%) XQuery
9 1 (0.058%) R
9 1 (0.058%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (3.65%) SAP Certification
2 30 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.75%) CCA
4 13 (0.75%) Degree
5 11 (0.64%) CIMA
6 7 (0.41%) ACCA
7 4 (0.23%) PMP
7 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.12%) MBA
8 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.058%) HND
9 1 (0.058%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.058%) CCNP
9 1 (0.058%) CCNA
9 1 (0.058%) APMP
9 1 (0.058%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.058%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.22%) QA
2 18 (1.04%) SLA
3 17 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.46%) GxP
6 7 (0.41%) GAAP
7 1 (0.058%) PAS 55
7 1 (0.058%) Basel II
7 1 (0.058%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 5 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.058%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.058%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.058%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.058%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.058%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1725 (100.00%) SAP
2 62 (3.59%) Business Objects
3 25 (1.45%) Open Text
4 24 (1.39%) Oracle
5 21 (1.22%) Microsoft
6 10 (0.58%) HP
6 10 (0.58%) webMethods
7 6 (0.35%) Syclo
7 6 (0.35%) Adobe
8 5 (0.29%) Informatica
8 5 (0.29%) Pegasus
8 5 (0.29%) Lotus
9 4 (0.23%) StreamServe
9 4 (0.23%) Ariba
9 4 (0.23%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.23%) Primavera
9 4 (0.23%) Remedy
9 4 (0.23%) Progress
10 3 (0.17%) Cognos
10 3 (0.17%) Red Hat
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