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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Consultant
Rank 184 140 106
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -34
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 680 803 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.26% 1.53% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.65% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 319 331
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £471 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -46 575 £485 +2.10% 105
London -58 227 £500 +5.26% 46
North West +8 73 £469 +46.48% 4
South East -27 73 £450 +1.12% 11
West Midlands -30 47 £475 +21.79% 7
Brentford +2 31 £488 +4.00% 2
East of England +1 26 £475 -10.58% 6
Scotland +17 25 £470 - 7
Hampshire +9 22 £450 +13.92%
Yorkshire -7 20 £475 -6.95% 8
City of London -7 20 £475 +12.09% 5
Manchester -22 20 £475 +48.43% 2
Cheshire +5 19 £406 -7.72% 1
East Midlands -1 18 £475 -13.63% 2
Surrey -2 17 £485 -3.00% 5
South West -6 15 £438 -13.96% 1
Midlands +3 14 £450 +28.57% 2
Coventry +7 12 £500 +3.09%
South Yorkshire +1 12 £491 - 1
North East -12 12 £500 +11.11%
Cambridgeshire -11 11 £575 +5.74% 1
Berkshire -7 10 £423 -19.52%
West Sussex -13 10 - - 2
Birmingham -23 10 £469 +31.11% 4
Somerset +25 9 £510 -
Nottinghamshire -2 8 £485 -
Cumbria - 8 £473 -
Hertfordshire +3 7 £467 +41.51% 4
Sheffield -3 7 £520 -
Essex +8 6 £525 - 1

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1623 (100.00%) SAP
2 246 (15.16%) SAP BW
3 228 (14.05%) Finance
4 209 (12.88%) SAP FI
5 173 (10.66%) Manufacturing
6 166 (10.23%) SAP CO
7 165 (10.17%) ABAP
8 160 (9.86%) SAP FI/CO
9 147 (9.06%) ERP
10 144 (8.87%) SAP SD
11 141 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
12 135 (8.32%) SAP MM
13 134 (8.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 117 (7.21%) Migration
15 112 (6.90%) CRM
16 103 (6.35%) Logistics
17 100 (6.16%) SAP WM
18 96 (5.91%) SAP IS-U
19 87 (5.36%) Data Migration
20 76 (4.68%) Retail
21 75 (4.62%) SAP CRM
21 75 (4.62%) SAP BI
22 74 (4.56%) Time Management
22 74 (4.56%) SAP SRM
22 74 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
23 73 (4.50%) SAP Implementation
24 70 (4.31%) SAP APO
24 70 (4.31%) Change Management
25 65 (4.00%) FMCG
26 61 (3.76%) BusinessObjects

SAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (3.20%) NetWeaver
2 16 (0.99%) SAP Portal
3 5 (0.31%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.18%) CMS
4 3 (0.18%) SAP EP
5 2 (0.12%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.12%) Apache
5 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.062%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.062%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.062%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.062%) Documentum
6 1 (0.062%) LiveLink
Applications
1 16 (0.99%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.80%) MS Office
3 9 (0.55%) MS Project
4 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 209 (12.88%) SAP FI
2 166 (10.23%) SAP CO
3 160 (9.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 144 (8.87%) SAP SD
5 135 (8.32%) SAP MM
6 100 (6.16%) SAP WM
7 96 (5.91%) SAP IS-U
8 75 (4.62%) SAP CRM
9 74 (4.56%) SAP SRM
10 70 (4.31%) SAP APO
11 60 (3.70%) SAP BPC
12 59 (3.64%) SAP PP
13 53 (3.27%) SAP HR
14 45 (2.77%) SAP SCM
14 45 (2.77%) SAP ERP
15 42 (2.59%) SAP QM
16 37 (2.28%) SAP Retail
17 35 (2.16%) SAP EWM
18 33 (2.03%) SAP PM
19 29 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (0.31%) SaaS
3 2 (0.12%) Boomi
4 1 (0.062%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.18%) Internet
3 2 (0.12%) FTP
4 1 (0.062%) WebEx
4 1 (0.062%) Intranet
4 1 (0.062%) RFID
4 1 (0.062%) HTTP
4 1 (0.062%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (15.16%) SAP BW
2 75 (4.62%) SAP BI
3 61 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
4 36 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
5 35 (2.16%) SAP HANA
6 12 (0.74%) SQL Server
7 11 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 9 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.49%) DB2
9 8 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.12%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.12%) Xcelsius
13 1 (0.062%) BODI
13 1 (0.062%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.062%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 37 (2.28%) LSMW
2 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.062%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.062%) NWDI
3 1 (0.062%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.062%) Eclipse
General
1 228 (14.05%) Finance
2 173 (10.66%) Manufacturing
3 134 (8.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 76 (4.68%) Retail
5 35 (2.16%) Billing
5 35 (2.16%) Automotive
6 31 (1.91%) General Ledger
7 24 (1.48%) Banking
8 20 (1.23%) Legal
9 14 (0.86%) Marketing
10 13 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 11 (0.68%) German Language
12 7 (0.43%) French Language
13 5 (0.31%) Polish Language
14 4 (0.25%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.18%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.18%) Publishing
16 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.12%) Front Office
16 2 (0.12%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (3.27%) SAP Basis
2 39 (2.40%) EDI
3 30 (1.85%) SAP ALE
4 27 (1.66%) BAPI
5 26 (1.60%) SAP PI
6 22 (1.36%) XML
7 19 (1.17%) Web Dynpro
7 19 (1.17%) Web Services
8 15 (0.92%) SAP XI
9 14 (0.86%) EDIFACT
10 13 (0.80%) Middleware
11 9 (0.55%) SAP Smart Forms
12 8 (0.49%) .NET
12 8 (0.49%) SAP Business Workflow
13 7 (0.43%) SOAP
14 6 (0.37%) CSS
14 6 (0.37%) HTML
15 5 (0.31%) SAP TM
15 5 (0.31%) JSP
15 5 (0.31%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 74 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (4.00%) FMCG
3 16 (0.99%) Data Structures
4 15 (0.92%) User Experience
5 8 (0.49%) Management Information System
6 7 (0.43%) Data Integration
6 7 (0.43%) Smart Meter
7 6 (0.37%) Replication
7 6 (0.37%) Data Conversion
8 5 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.25%) Equities
10 3 (0.18%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.18%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.18%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.18%) PKI
10 3 (0.18%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.18%) Life Science
10 3 (0.18%) EFT
11 2 (0.12%) NHS
11 2 (0.12%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 19 (1.17%) VMS
2 10 (0.62%) UNIX
2 10 (0.62%) Windows
2 10 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (0.55%) Linux
4 4 (0.25%) AIX
4 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (9.06%) ERP
2 141 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
3 117 (7.21%) Migration
4 112 (6.90%) CRM
5 103 (6.35%) Logistics
6 87 (5.36%) Data Migration
7 74 (4.56%) Time Management
8 73 (4.50%) SAP Implementation
9 70 (4.31%) Change Management
10 61 (3.76%) Procure-to-pay
11 60 (3.70%) SAP Security
12 51 (3.14%) Project Management
12 51 (3.14%) Workflow
13 47 (2.90%) Integration Testing
14 46 (2.83%) GAP Analysis
15 45 (2.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 40 (2.46%) User Acceptance Testing
17 34 (2.09%) Unit Testing
18 33 (2.03%) Test Scripting
19 31 (1.91%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (10.17%) ABAP
2 38 (2.34%) Java
3 19 (1.17%) SQL
4 9 (0.55%) SAPscript
5 6 (0.37%) C
6 5 (0.31%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.18%) XPath
8 2 (0.12%) C#
9 1 (0.062%) R
9 1 (0.062%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.062%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.062%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.062%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 51 (3.14%) SAP Certification
2 47 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.62%) Degree
5 8 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.37%) ACCA
6 6 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.31%) CCA
7 5 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.25%) CIMA
8 4 (0.25%) PMP
8 4 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.12%) MBA
11 1 (0.062%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.062%) APMP
11 1 (0.062%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.17%) SLA
2 18 (1.11%) QA
3 17 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.49%) GxP
6 1 (0.062%) Basel II
6 1 (0.062%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 8 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1623 (100.00%) SAP
2 61 (3.76%) Business Objects
3 23 (1.42%) OpenText
4 21 (1.29%) Ariba
5 19 (1.17%) Microsoft
6 18 (1.11%) Oracle
7 7 (0.43%) Twitter
8 5 (0.31%) Syclo
8 5 (0.31%) Pegasus
8 5 (0.31%) JD Edwards
8 5 (0.31%) webMethods
9 4 (0.25%) Remedy
9 4 (0.25%) Informatica
9 4 (0.25%) HP
10 3 (0.18%) EMC
10 3 (0.18%) Siemens
10 3 (0.18%) IBM
10 3 (0.18%) Cognos
11 2 (0.12%) PTC
11 2 (0.12%) CA
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