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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Functional Consultant
Rank 515 472 481
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +9
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Functional Consultant 68 81 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 27
Average daily rate
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£520 £513 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £398 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £575 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £480 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.64% +23.87%
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 January 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 18 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 January 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 -32 61 £475 -9.52% 5
London -23 31 £525 -0.04% 2
East of England +8 10 £475 -
South East -1 10 £425 -26.88%
Cambridgeshire -6 7 £520 -
West Midlands -2 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £444 -
City of London +9 1 - -
Middlesex 0 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
North East - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Crawley - - - -
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -

SAP Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 119 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (19.33%) Manufacturing
2 23 (19.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 23 (19.33%) ERP
3 22 (18.49%) SAP BW
4 21 (17.65%) SAP Certification
5 20 (16.81%) SAP SD
6 17 (14.29%) Six Sigma
6 17 (14.29%) CRM
6 17 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
7 15 (12.61%) Migration
8 14 (11.76%) Release Management
8 14 (11.76%) Data Migration
9 13 (10.92%) ABAP
10 12 (10.08%) SAP FI
10 12 (10.08%) SAP MM
10 12 (10.08%) Change Control
10 12 (10.08%) Procure-to-pay
11 11 (9.24%) SAP CO
11 11 (9.24%) SAP FI/CO
11 11 (9.24%) BAPI
12 10 (8.40%) SAP CRM
12 10 (8.40%) Finance
12 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (8.40%) SAP SRM
12 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (8.40%) Data Cleansing
13 8 (6.72%) FMCG
13 8 (6.72%) SAP ALE
13 8 (6.72%) SAP FI-AP

SAP Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.04%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.68%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.84%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (16.81%) SAP SD
2 12 (10.08%) SAP FI
2 12 (10.08%) SAP MM
3 11 (9.24%) SAP CO
3 11 (9.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (8.40%) SAP CRM
4 10 (8.40%) SAP SRM
5 8 (6.72%) SAP FI-AP
5 8 (6.72%) SAP QM
6 6 (5.04%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (4.20%) SAP HCM
7 5 (4.20%) SAP PP
8 4 (3.36%) SAP APO
9 3 (2.52%) SAP WM
10 2 (1.68%) SAP BPC
10 2 (1.68%) SAP FI-GL
10 2 (1.68%) SAP SCM
10 2 (1.68%) SAP Retail
10 2 (1.68%) SAP CS
11 1 (0.84%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.84%) SAP BI
2 1 (0.84%) MS Access
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) LSMW
General
1 23 (19.33%) Manufacturing
1 23 (19.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (8.40%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Billing
4 4 (3.36%) Retail
4 4 (3.36%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Local Government
6 1 (0.84%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.84%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.84%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) BAPI
2 8 (6.72%) SAP ALE
3 3 (2.52%) HTML
4 2 (1.68%) EDI
4 2 (1.68%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.84%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.84%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.84%) XML
5 1 (0.84%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.72%) FMCG
3 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.84%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.84%) TRADACOMS
4 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) ERP
2 17 (14.29%) Six Sigma
2 17 (14.29%) CRM
2 17 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 15 (12.61%) Migration
4 14 (11.76%) Release Management
4 14 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 12 (10.08%) Change Control
5 12 (10.08%) Procure-to-pay
6 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.40%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (5.88%) Transition Management
8 6 (5.04%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.04%) Change Management
8 6 (5.04%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (4.20%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (4.20%) Service Management
9 5 (4.20%) ITIL
9 5 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.92%) ABAP
2 2 (1.68%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (17.65%) SAP Certification
2 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) Degree
4 1 (0.84%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 6 (5.04%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (6.72%) Open Text
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.84%) HP
3 1 (0.84%) webMethods
3 1 (0.84%) Primavera
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