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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Consultant
Rank 147 123 90
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -33
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 846 889 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 1.71% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.84% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 365 368
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £331 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £461
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £58.15 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.10 £57.50
% change year-on-year
- -0.69%

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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -18 714 £500 +5.26% 137
London -38 275 £500 +5.26% 49
South East -10 131 £450 -14.28% 24
North West +32 85 £509 +7.10% 16
West Midlands -24 49 £450 +12.50% 8
Manchester +13 39 £493 +23.12% 6
Yorkshire +22 36 £525 +22.09% 5
Surrey +13 33 £498 +13.71% 7
East Midlands +2 23 £375 -28.57% 8
West Sussex +18 22 £415 +3.75% 6
Scotland -10 22 £500 - 5
North Yorkshire - 22 £525 - 1
City of London -36 20 £338 -19.88% 7
East of England -20 19 £509 +13.05% 2
Berkshire -19 18 £463 -11.90% 5
Derbyshire +9 13 - - 3
Coventry +4 12 £475 -
Birmingham -12 12 £463 +54.16% 7
North East -26 12 £500 +30.71% 4
Midlands 0 11 £450 -5.26% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 11 £509 +16.28%
Hampshire -23 9 £525 +9.09% 3
West Yorkshire +3 8 £500 +16.27% 4
Cheshire +14 7 £438 -15.04% 2
Reading +13 7 £550 +4.76% 1
Derby +7 7 - - 1
Aberdeen 0 7 £500 - 3
Hertfordshire -9 7 £525 +16.66% 1
South West -30 6 £500 +20.84% 3
Cambridge +4 5 £450 +2.85%

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1708 (100.00%) SAP
2 225 (13.17%) Finance
3 194 (11.36%) SAP BW
4 184 (10.77%) SAP FI
5 182 (10.66%) ABAP
6 147 (8.61%) ERP
7 146 (8.55%) SAP CO
8 145 (8.49%) Migration
9 143 (8.37%) SAP SD
10 141 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
11 134 (7.85%) Manufacturing
12 127 (7.44%) SAP FI/CO
13 113 (6.62%) SAP MM
14 111 (6.50%) SAP IS-U
15 103 (6.03%) Data Migration
16 102 (5.97%) CRM
17 91 (5.33%) SAP PP
18 88 (5.15%) SAP HR
18 88 (5.15%) SAP APO
19 86 (5.04%) SAP SRM
20 84 (4.92%) NetWeaver
21 82 (4.80%) SAP QM
22 75 (4.39%) BusinessObjects
22 75 (4.39%) Business Objects
22 75 (4.39%) SAP Implementation
23 73 (4.27%) Pharmaceutical
24 71 (4.16%) SAP HCM
25 70 (4.10%) Logistics
26 67 (3.92%) SAP BPC
26 67 (3.92%) Workflow

SAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 84 (4.92%) NetWeaver
2 14 (0.82%) SAP Portal
3 7 (0.41%) SAP EP
4 5 (0.29%) SAS
5 4 (0.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.12%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.12%) Lync
7 1 (0.059%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.059%) SAP Web AS
7 1 (0.059%) JBoss
7 1 (0.059%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (1.23%) MS Project
2 19 (1.11%) MS Excel
3 11 (0.64%) MS Office
3 11 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 184 (10.77%) SAP FI
2 146 (8.55%) SAP CO
3 143 (8.37%) SAP SD
4 127 (7.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 113 (6.62%) SAP MM
6 111 (6.50%) SAP IS-U
7 91 (5.33%) SAP PP
8 88 (5.15%) SAP APO
8 88 (5.15%) SAP HR
9 86 (5.04%) SAP SRM
10 82 (4.80%) SAP QM
11 71 (4.16%) SAP HCM
12 67 (3.92%) SAP BPC
13 62 (3.63%) SAP ERP
14 59 (3.45%) SAP CRM
15 53 (3.10%) SAP WM
16 51 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 48 (2.81%) SAP PM
18 43 (2.52%) SAP Payroll
19 35 (2.05%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.53%) RTP
2 3 (0.18%) LDAP
3 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.12%) Intranet
4 1 (0.059%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.059%) SAN
4 1 (0.059%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (11.36%) SAP BW
2 75 (4.39%) BusinessObjects
3 66 (3.86%) SAP BI
4 34 (1.99%) SAP Data Services
5 29 (1.70%) SAP HANA
6 21 (1.23%) SQL Server
7 18 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 12 (0.70%) DB2
9 9 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.53%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.41%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.35%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.29%) BODI
12 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.23%) Xcelsius
14 3 (0.18%) OLAP
14 3 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 55 (3.22%) LSMW
2 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.059%) JIRA
3 1 (0.059%) eCATT
3 1 (0.059%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 225 (13.17%) Finance
2 134 (7.85%) Manufacturing
3 73 (4.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 65 (3.81%) Retail
5 63 (3.69%) Billing
6 43 (2.52%) Automotive
7 40 (2.34%) German Language
8 28 (1.64%) Legal
9 25 (1.46%) Banking
9 25 (1.46%) General Ledger
10 24 (1.41%) French Language
11 15 (0.88%) Dutch Language
12 14 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.59%) Marketing
14 7 (0.41%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.29%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.29%) Publishing
16 4 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
17 3 (0.18%) Back Office
18 2 (0.12%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (3.04%) SAP Basis
2 47 (2.75%) BAPI
3 31 (1.81%) SAP XI
4 25 (1.46%) SAP PI
5 16 (0.94%) SAP ALE
6 15 (0.88%) EDI
7 14 (0.82%) Middleware
8 10 (0.59%) HTML
8 10 (0.59%) SAP CO-PA
9 9 (0.53%) SAP Business Workflow
9 9 (0.53%) SAP Smart Forms
10 8 (0.47%) XML
11 7 (0.41%) Web Services
11 7 (0.41%) Web Dynpro
12 4 (0.23%) XML Messaging
12 4 (0.23%) EDIFACT
13 3 (0.18%) XSLT
13 3 (0.18%) REST
13 3 (0.18%) MEAP
14 2 (0.12%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (3.57%) FMCG
2 58 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (1.35%) Data Extraction
4 15 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 14 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 11 (0.64%) Data Conversion
7 10 (0.59%) Replication
8 7 (0.41%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.29%) Smart Meter
9 5 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.23%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.23%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.18%) LIMS
11 3 (0.18%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.18%) Open Source
11 3 (0.18%) TRADACOMS
12 2 (0.12%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.12%) Learning Management System
12 2 (0.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.12%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 12 (0.70%) Linux
2 11 (0.64%) AIX
3 10 (0.59%) UNIX
4 9 (0.53%) VMS
5 5 (0.29%) Windows
6 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.059%) Android
6 1 (0.059%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.059%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (8.61%) ERP
2 145 (8.49%) Migration
3 141 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
4 103 (6.03%) Data Migration
5 102 (5.97%) CRM
6 75 (4.39%) SAP Implementation
7 70 (4.10%) Logistics
8 67 (3.92%) Workflow
9 56 (3.28%) Change Management
9 56 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 54 (3.16%) Procure-to-pay
11 47 (2.75%) Project Management
12 46 (2.69%) GAP Analysis
13 39 (2.28%) Data Modelling
14 38 (2.22%) Integration Testing
15 37 (2.17%) Time Management
16 34 (1.99%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (1.93%) Validation
18 32 (1.87%) Quality Management
18 32 (1.87%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 182 (10.66%) ABAP
2 30 (1.76%) SQL
3 21 (1.23%) Java
4 18 (1.05%) SAPscript
5 6 (0.35%) C
6 5 (0.29%) VBA
7 3 (0.18%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.18%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.12%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.059%) VB
9 1 (0.059%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (3.04%) SAP Certification
2 26 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.00%) Degree
3 17 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.94%) CCA
5 10 (0.59%) CIMA
6 6 (0.35%) ACCA
7 2 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.059%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.059%) CCAB
8 1 (0.059%) PMP
8 1 (0.059%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.059%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.059%) HND
8 1 (0.059%) CCNP
8 1 (0.059%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.35%) QA
2 14 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (0.64%) SLA
4 8 (0.47%) GAAP
4 8 (0.47%) GxP
5 7 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.059%) PAS 55
6 1 (0.059%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (0.059%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.059%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.059%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 21 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.059%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.059%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1708 (100.00%) SAP
2 75 (4.39%) Business Objects
3 34 (1.99%) Oracle
4 29 (1.70%) Microsoft
5 14 (0.82%) Open Text
6 12 (0.70%) HP
7 11 (0.64%) Pegasus
8 7 (0.41%) webMethods
9 6 (0.35%) Adobe
10 5 (0.29%) Lotus
10 5 (0.29%) Hyperion
10 5 (0.29%) Informatica
10 5 (0.29%) Syclo
11 4 (0.23%) Ariba
11 4 (0.23%) Primavera
11 4 (0.23%) StreamServe
11 4 (0.23%) IBM
11 4 (0.23%) Progress
12 3 (0.18%) Siebel
12 3 (0.18%) VMware
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