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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Consultant
Rank 130 112 101
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 892 943 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.66% 1.82% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.97% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 363 322
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £70.00 £55.00 £71.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 March 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 March 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 -18 772 £475 - 88
London -51 283 £475 -5.00% 26
South East -27 111 £450 - 17
West Midlands 0 84 £475 +5.55% 12
East of England +61 74 £480 -9.43% 3
North West -11 69 £500 +11.11% 12
Cambridgeshire +30 45 £490 -6.66% 2
Hampshire +9 32 £450 +14.64% 4
Surrey +12 31 £485 +43.70% 4
Yorkshire -10 28 £469 -8.98% 2
Cambridge +19 24 £500 -4.76%
Midlands +5 22 £400 - 1
East Midlands +2 22 £475 -10.37% 1
North East +16 21 £500 +21.21%
Manchester -29 20 £490 +5.94% 8
Berkshire -15 19 £403 -10.55% 4
Coventry +5 18 £500 +3.09%
City of London -11 18 £475 +10.72% 1
Scotland +4 17 £499 +44.63% 2
South West -30 16 £400 -18.98% 2
Hertfordshire +14 15 £475 -11.21% 1
West Sussex -12 15 £450 -10.00% 1
Cheshire +1 14 £450 +1.12% 2
Nottinghamshire - 12 £510 -
Somerset +8 9 - -
West Yorkshire -8 9 £425 -17.47% 2
Leeds -14 9 £425 -17.47% 1
Birmingham -20 9 £450 +25.00% 8
Essex - 9 £438 -
South Yorkshire +3 6 £340 -

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1763 (100.00%) SAP
2 260 (14.75%) SAP BW
3 243 (13.78%) SAP FI
4 240 (13.61%) Finance
5 188 (10.66%) SAP CO
6 186 (10.55%) ABAP
7 181 (10.27%) SAP FI/CO
8 170 (9.64%) ERP
9 166 (9.42%) Manufacturing
10 154 (8.74%) SAP SD
11 150 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
12 137 (7.77%) Migration
13 133 (7.54%) SAP IS-U
14 131 (7.43%) SAP MM
15 125 (7.09%) Pharmaceutical
16 119 (6.75%) CRM
17 103 (5.84%) Logistics
18 97 (5.50%) Data Migration
19 94 (5.33%) SAP WM
20 91 (5.16%) SAP APO
21 80 (4.54%) FMCG
22 77 (4.37%) SAP SRM
23 76 (4.31%) SAP Implementation
23 76 (4.31%) SAP BI
24 74 (4.20%) NetWeaver
24 74 (4.20%) Retail
25 72 (4.08%) Change Management
25 72 (4.08%) SAP PP
26 68 (3.86%) SAP HR
27 67 (3.80%) SAP CRM

SAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 74 (4.20%) NetWeaver
2 21 (1.19%) SAP Portal
3 6 (0.34%) SAP EP
3 6 (0.34%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.17%) Apache
4 3 (0.17%) CMS
4 3 (0.17%) SAS
5 2 (0.11%) Lync
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.057%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.057%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.057%) Documentum
6 1 (0.057%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.057%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 16 (0.91%) MS Office
2 15 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 12 (0.68%) MS Project
4 6 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 243 (13.78%) SAP FI
2 188 (10.66%) SAP CO
3 181 (10.27%) SAP FI/CO
4 154 (8.74%) SAP SD
5 133 (7.54%) SAP IS-U
6 131 (7.43%) SAP MM
7 94 (5.33%) SAP WM
8 91 (5.16%) SAP APO
9 77 (4.37%) SAP SRM
10 72 (4.08%) SAP PP
11 68 (3.86%) SAP HR
12 67 (3.80%) SAP CRM
13 66 (3.74%) SAP ERP
13 66 (3.74%) SAP BPC
14 63 (3.57%) SAP QM
15 50 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 40 (2.27%) SAP HCM
17 36 (2.04%) SAP Retail
18 33 (1.87%) SAP SCM
19 32 (1.82%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.10%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.34%) RTP
2 4 (0.23%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.11%) FTP
3 2 (0.11%) Internet
4 1 (0.057%) LDAP
4 1 (0.057%) HTTP
4 1 (0.057%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (14.75%) SAP BW
2 76 (4.31%) SAP BI
3 64 (3.63%) BusinessObjects
4 37 (2.10%) SAP Data Services
5 33 (1.87%) SAP HANA
6 18 (1.02%) SQL Server
7 13 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 7 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.40%) DB2
9 7 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.17%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.17%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.11%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.057%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 40 (2.27%) LSMW
2 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.057%) NWDI
3 1 (0.057%) JIRA
General
1 240 (13.61%) Finance
2 166 (9.42%) Manufacturing
3 125 (7.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 74 (4.20%) Retail
5 49 (2.78%) Billing
6 44 (2.50%) General Ledger
7 40 (2.27%) Automotive
8 25 (1.42%) Legal
8 25 (1.42%) Banking
9 17 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.74%) French Language
10 13 (0.74%) German Language
11 11 (0.62%) Marketing
12 6 (0.34%) Dutch Language
13 5 (0.28%) Polish Language
13 5 (0.28%) Publishing
14 3 (0.17%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.17%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.17%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.11%) Romanian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (3.06%) SAP Basis
2 40 (2.27%) BAPI
3 38 (2.16%) EDI
4 33 (1.87%) SAP ALE
5 27 (1.53%) SAP XI
6 23 (1.30%) SAP PI
6 23 (1.30%) XML
7 16 (0.91%) EDIFACT
8 13 (0.74%) Web Services
9 12 (0.68%) Web Dynpro
10 11 (0.62%) HTML
11 9 (0.51%) .NET
12 8 (0.45%) SOAP
12 8 (0.45%) SAP Smart Forms
13 7 (0.40%) Middleware
14 5 (0.28%) JSP
14 5 (0.28%) Servlets
14 5 (0.28%) CSS
14 5 (0.28%) SAP TM
14 5 (0.28%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 80 (4.54%) FMCG
2 67 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (0.68%) Data Structures
4 10 (0.57%) Data Extraction
4 10 (0.57%) Management Information System
5 9 (0.51%) User Experience
6 8 (0.45%) Replication
7 6 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (0.34%) Data Conversion
7 6 (0.34%) Data Integration
8 5 (0.28%) Learning Management System
8 5 (0.28%) TRADACOMS
9 4 (0.23%) Equities
10 3 (0.17%) EFT
10 3 (0.17%) LIMS
10 3 (0.17%) Economics
10 3 (0.17%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.17%) Life Science
10 3 (0.17%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (1.08%) VMS
2 12 (0.68%) UNIX
2 12 (0.68%) Linux
3 10 (0.57%) Windows
4 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (9.64%) ERP
2 150 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
3 137 (7.77%) Migration
4 119 (6.75%) CRM
5 103 (5.84%) Logistics
6 97 (5.50%) Data Migration
7 76 (4.31%) SAP Implementation
8 72 (4.08%) Change Management
9 64 (3.63%) Time Management
10 60 (3.40%) Workflow
11 57 (3.23%) SAP Security
12 56 (3.18%) Procure-to-pay
13 55 (3.12%) GAP Analysis
14 48 (2.72%) Integration Testing
15 47 (2.67%) Project Management
16 44 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 40 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
18 39 (2.21%) ITIL
18 39 (2.21%) Test Scripting
19 33 (1.87%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (10.55%) ABAP
2 43 (2.44%) Java
3 32 (1.82%) SQL
4 14 (0.79%) SAPscript
5 9 (0.51%) C
6 4 (0.23%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.11%) C#
8 2 (0.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.11%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.057%) VBA
9 1 (0.057%) XQuery
9 1 (0.057%) XPath
9 1 (0.057%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (2.50%) SAP Certification
2 39 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.85%) Degree
5 13 (0.74%) CCA
6 7 (0.40%) CIMA
7 5 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.23%) PMP
8 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.23%) ACCA
8 4 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.11%) MBA
11 1 (0.057%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.057%) APMP
11 1 (0.057%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 15 (0.85%) SLA
2 15 (0.85%) QA
3 14 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.51%) GxP
5 3 (0.17%) GAAP
6 1 (0.057%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.057%) Basel II
System Software
1 8 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.057%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.057%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.057%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1763 (100.00%) SAP
2 64 (3.63%) Business Objects
3 25 (1.42%) Oracle
4 23 (1.30%) Microsoft
5 20 (1.13%) OpenText
6 12 (0.68%) Ariba
7 11 (0.62%) webMethods
8 10 (0.57%) HP
9 7 (0.40%) Syclo
9 7 (0.40%) Twitter
10 5 (0.28%) Lotus
11 4 (0.23%) Remedy
11 4 (0.23%) StreamServe
11 4 (0.23%) EMC
11 4 (0.23%) Cognos
11 4 (0.23%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.17%) Siemens
12 3 (0.17%) IBM
12 3 (0.17%) Primavera
13 2 (0.11%) Northgate
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