The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Functional 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 Functional Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Functional Consultant
Rank 578 568 472
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -96
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Functional Consultant 50 47 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.086% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.093% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 62
Average daily rate
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£488 £488 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £338 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £511 £498
% change year-on-year
-17.23% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

SAP Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Functional Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP Functional Consultant within the UK.

SAP Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Functional Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SAP Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Functional Consultant within the UK.

SAP Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Functional Consultant
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Functional Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 -31 44 £505 +3.58%
London -3 23 £563 +18.42%
South East -7 7 - -
Surrey 0 5 - -
Brentford -3 5 £469 -7.40%
East Midlands -6 4 £525 -
Midlands - 4 £420 -
Staines - 4 - -
West Midlands 0 3 £420 +5.32%
Birmingham +8 2 £420 -8.69%
East of England +1 1 - -
Manchester -13 1 £423 -
Nottinghamshire -17 1 £485 -
North West -20 1 £423 -
South West - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £485 -
Kenilworth - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £450 -

SAP Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Functional 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 Functional Consultant in their job title.

1 96 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (20.83%) SAP IS-U
2 20 (20.83%) CRM
3 18 (18.75%) Manufacturing
4 15 (15.63%) SAP CRM
5 14 (14.58%) ERP
6 13 (13.54%) Billing
7 12 (12.50%) SAP MM
8 11 (11.46%) SAP Certification
8 11 (11.46%) SAP BW
8 11 (11.46%) ITIL
8 11 (11.46%) ABAP
8 11 (11.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (10.42%) Retail
9 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (9.38%) Change Control
10 9 (9.38%) SAP Implementation
10 9 (9.38%) Finance
10 9 (9.38%) SAP SD
10 9 (9.38%) SAP FI
11 8 (8.33%) Six Sigma
11 8 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
12 7 (7.29%) Release Management
12 7 (7.29%) Integration Testing
12 7 (7.29%) FMCG
12 7 (7.29%) Logistics
12 7 (7.29%) Data Modelling
13 6 (6.25%) SLA
13 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing

SAP Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Functional 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 Functional Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 20 (20.83%) SAP IS-U
2 15 (15.63%) SAP CRM
3 12 (12.50%) SAP MM
4 9 (9.38%) SAP SD
4 9 (9.38%) SAP FI
5 4 (4.17%) SAP HR
6 3 (3.13%) SAP QM
6 3 (3.13%) SAP SRM
6 3 (3.13%) SAP FI-AP
7 2 (2.08%) SAP HCM
7 2 (2.08%) SAP FS
7 2 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (2.08%) SAP MDM
7 2 (2.08%) SAP CO
8 1 (1.04%) SAP PM
8 1 (1.04%) Teamcenter
8 1 (1.04%) Bankmaster
8 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.04%) SAP SCM
8 1 (1.04%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.04%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) LSMW
General
1 18 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 13 (13.54%) Billing
3 11 (11.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (10.42%) Retail
5 9 (9.38%) Finance
6 5 (5.21%) Automotive
7 2 (2.08%) Marketing
8 1 (1.04%) German Language
8 1 (1.04%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.04%) Legal
8 1 (1.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) Middleware
2 2 (2.08%) BAPI
3 1 (1.04%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.04%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.04%) HTML5
3 1 (1.04%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.04%) .NET
3 1 (1.04%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.29%) FMCG
3 1 (1.04%) User Experience
3 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) CRM
2 14 (14.58%) ERP
3 11 (11.46%) ITIL
4 9 (9.38%) SAP Implementation
4 9 (9.38%) Change Control
5 8 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
5 8 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 7 (7.29%) Data Modelling
6 7 (7.29%) Release Management
6 7 (7.29%) Logistics
6 7 (7.29%) Integration Testing
7 6 (6.25%) People Management
7 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.21%) Time Management
8 5 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.21%) Analytics
9 4 (4.17%) Transition Management
9 4 (4.17%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) ABAP
2 1 (1.04%) C
2 1 (1.04%) C#
2 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) SAP Certification
2 5 (5.21%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.13%) ACCA
4 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 96 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (3.13%) OpenText
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle
3 1 (1.04%) EMC
3 1 (1.04%) Siemens