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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Consultant
Rank 112 92 113
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 940 1068 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.79% 2.12% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.30% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 430 266
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £461 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £70.00 £62.45 £71.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% -12.35%
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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -29 815 £475 - 100
London -29 370 £450 -5.26% 39
South East -43 109 £450 -5.26% 17
East of England +61 73 £480 -12.72% 7
West Midlands -8 73 £475 +5.55% 4
Cambridgeshire +35 48 £490 -12.88%
North West -38 45 £523 +18.75% 7
Hampshire +8 33 £433 +16.89% 1
Yorkshire -8 29 £469 -8.98% 4
Surrey +13 27 £493 -1.50% 5
City of London -3 27 £463 +8.82% 4
East Midlands +5 24 £500 -5.66% 2
Midlands +1 20 £380 -5.00%
South West -40 19 £500 -1.23% 3
North East +12 18 £450 +7.46%
Coventry +2 16 £550 +11.11%
West Sussex -9 16 £450 -19.64% 3
Berkshire -29 16 £388 -13.88% 2
Hertfordshire +19 15 £488 -10.13% 3
Manchester -32 15 £500 +11.11% 2
Nottinghamshire +2 13 £530 -
Birmingham -13 10 £450 +25.00%
Leeds -9 9 £423 -17.81% 1
Scotland -11 9 £738 +87.89% 3
West Yorkshire -16 9 £423 -17.81% 2
Somerset - 8 £500 - 1
Tyne and Wear +12 7 £500 +42.85%
Derbyshire +7 6 - - 1
Cheshire -2 6 £530 +20.45% 2
South Yorkshire -2 6 £340 - 1

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1787 (100.00%) SAP
2 260 (14.55%) SAP BW
3 249 (13.93%) Finance
4 239 (13.37%) SAP FI
5 187 (10.46%) SAP CO
6 186 (10.41%) ABAP
7 181 (10.13%) SAP FI/CO
8 169 (9.46%) ERP
9 164 (9.18%) Manufacturing
10 152 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
11 140 (7.83%) SAP SD
12 136 (7.61%) SAP IS-U
13 130 (7.27%) CRM
14 129 (7.22%) SAP MM
15 126 (7.05%) Migration
16 116 (6.49%) Pharmaceutical
17 103 (5.76%) SAP APO
18 93 (5.20%) SAP WM
18 93 (5.20%) Data Migration
19 90 (5.04%) Logistics
20 84 (4.70%) NetWeaver
21 81 (4.53%) SAP BPC
22 80 (4.48%) FMCG
23 79 (4.42%) SAP PP
24 76 (4.25%) SAP SRM
25 75 (4.20%) SAP BI
26 74 (4.14%) SAP CRM
27 72 (4.03%) Change Management
28 71 (3.97%) SAP HR
28 71 (3.97%) SAP Implementation

SAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 84 (4.70%) NetWeaver
2 19 (1.06%) SAP Portal
3 7 (0.39%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.34%) SAP EP
5 3 (0.17%) SAS
5 3 (0.17%) CMS
6 2 (0.11%) Apache
6 2 (0.11%) Lync
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.11%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.056%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.056%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.056%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.056%) Documentum
7 1 (0.056%) SAP Web AS
7 1 (0.056%) LiveLink
Applications
1 16 (0.90%) MS Project
2 13 (0.73%) MS Office
2 13 (0.73%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 239 (13.37%) SAP FI
2 187 (10.46%) SAP CO
3 181 (10.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 140 (7.83%) SAP SD
5 136 (7.61%) SAP IS-U
6 129 (7.22%) SAP MM
7 103 (5.76%) SAP APO
8 93 (5.20%) SAP WM
9 81 (4.53%) SAP BPC
10 79 (4.42%) SAP PP
11 76 (4.25%) SAP SRM
12 74 (4.14%) SAP CRM
13 71 (3.97%) SAP HR
14 67 (3.75%) SAP ERP
15 54 (3.02%) SAP QM
16 53 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 43 (2.41%) SAP HCM
18 37 (2.07%) SAP Payroll
19 35 (1.96%) SAP PM
20 34 (1.90%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.34%) RTP
2 4 (0.22%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.11%) FTP
4 1 (0.056%) HTTP
4 1 (0.056%) SSL
4 1 (0.056%) Intranet
4 1 (0.056%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (14.55%) SAP BW
2 75 (4.20%) SAP BI
3 60 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
4 32 (1.79%) SAP HANA
5 27 (1.51%) SAP Data Services
6 18 (1.01%) SQL Server
7 13 (0.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 10 (0.56%) DB2
8 10 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.17%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.17%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.11%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.056%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (2.18%) LSMW
2 2 (0.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.056%) JIRA
3 1 (0.056%) NWDI
3 1 (0.056%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 249 (13.93%) Finance
2 164 (9.18%) Manufacturing
3 116 (6.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 70 (3.92%) Retail
5 55 (3.08%) Billing
6 47 (2.63%) General Ledger
7 28 (1.57%) Automotive
8 25 (1.40%) Banking
9 22 (1.23%) Legal
10 16 (0.90%) German Language
11 14 (0.78%) French Language
11 14 (0.78%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.56%) Marketing
13 7 (0.39%) Publishing
13 7 (0.39%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.22%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.22%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.17%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.11%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (3.25%) SAP Basis
2 41 (2.29%) BAPI
3 32 (1.79%) SAP ALE
3 32 (1.79%) EDI
4 30 (1.68%) SAP XI
5 28 (1.57%) SAP PI
6 20 (1.12%) XML
7 13 (0.73%) Web Dynpro
8 12 (0.67%) HTML
9 10 (0.56%) Web Services
9 10 (0.56%) SAP Business Workflow
10 8 (0.45%) EDIFACT
10 8 (0.45%) SAP Smart Forms
11 7 (0.39%) Middleware
11 7 (0.39%) SOAP
11 7 (0.39%) .NET
12 5 (0.28%) CSS
12 5 (0.28%) JSP
12 5 (0.28%) Servlets
12 5 (0.28%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 80 (4.48%) FMCG
2 65 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (0.95%) Data Extraction
4 10 (0.56%) Data Structures
5 8 (0.45%) Management Information System
6 7 (0.39%) Replication
6 7 (0.39%) User Experience
6 7 (0.39%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.34%) Data Conversion
7 6 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.28%) TRADACOMS
9 4 (0.22%) Learning Management System
9 4 (0.22%) Equities
10 3 (0.17%) Economics
10 3 (0.17%) Life Science
10 3 (0.17%) EFT
10 3 (0.17%) LIMS
10 3 (0.17%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.17%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (0.84%) UNIX
1 15 (0.84%) Linux
2 10 (0.56%) VMS
3 7 (0.39%) Windows
4 6 (0.34%) AIX
5 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.056%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.056%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.056%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (9.46%) ERP
2 152 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
3 130 (7.27%) CRM
4 126 (7.05%) Migration
5 93 (5.20%) Data Migration
6 90 (5.04%) Logistics
7 72 (4.03%) Change Management
8 71 (3.97%) SAP Implementation
9 68 (3.81%) Workflow
10 63 (3.53%) Time Management
11 59 (3.30%) GAP Analysis
12 55 (3.08%) Procure-to-pay
13 49 (2.74%) SAP Security
13 49 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
14 46 (2.57%) Integration Testing
15 45 (2.52%) Project Management
16 40 (2.24%) ITIL
16 40 (2.24%) Test Scripting
17 32 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (1.79%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (10.41%) ABAP
2 39 (2.18%) Java
3 31 (1.73%) SQL
4 15 (0.84%) SAPscript
5 9 (0.50%) C
6 4 (0.22%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.11%) VBA
9 1 (0.056%) XQuery
9 1 (0.056%) C#
9 1 (0.056%) XPath
9 1 (0.056%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (2.80%) SAP Certification
2 40 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 30 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.78%) Degree
5 13 (0.73%) CCA
6 11 (0.62%) VCP4
7 9 (0.50%) CIMA
8 5 (0.28%) ACCA
9 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.22%) PMP
9 4 (0.22%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.11%) MBA
10 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.056%) HND
11 1 (0.056%) APMP
11 1 (0.056%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.056%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.056%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (0.95%) QA
2 15 (0.84%) SLA
2 15 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.39%) GxP
5 6 (0.34%) GAAP
6 1 (0.056%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.056%) Basel II
6 1 (0.056%) PAS 55
System Software
1 8 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.056%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.056%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.056%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1787 (100.00%) SAP
2 60 (3.36%) Business Objects
3 32 (1.79%) Oracle
4 24 (1.34%) Microsoft
5 19 (1.06%) Open Text
6 11 (0.62%) webMethods
7 10 (0.56%) HP
8 7 (0.39%) Primavera
8 7 (0.39%) Syclo
9 6 (0.34%) Ariba
10 5 (0.28%) Lotus
10 5 (0.28%) Adobe
10 5 (0.28%) Twitter
11 4 (0.22%) Remedy
11 4 (0.22%) StreamServe
11 4 (0.22%) EMC
11 4 (0.22%) Cognos
11 4 (0.22%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.17%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.17%) Siemens
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