The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Solutions Architect 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Solution Architect
Rank 575 551 560
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 21 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.059% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.063% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 11
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£475 £500 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £438 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £538 £550
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -2.27%
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
51582 48912 54385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.74% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31504 29191 30441
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2115 2659
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

SAP Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SAP Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Solutions Architect
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 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 -31 18 £488 -2.50% 5
London +12 10 £488 -2.50% 3
Coventry -5 2 £400 -
West Midlands -20 2 £400 -
East of England -24 1 £375 -
Cambridge - 1 £375 -
South East - 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Egham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
South West - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

SAP Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Solutions Architect 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 15 (28.85%) Finance
3 13 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (21.15%) SAP FI
5 10 (19.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (19.23%) SAP CO
6 9 (17.31%) SAP BW
6 9 (17.31%) CRM
7 8 (15.38%) SAP SD
8 7 (13.46%) SAP BI
8 7 (13.46%) SAP PI
9 6 (11.54%) TOGAF
9 6 (11.54%) VMS
10 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.62%) General Ledger
11 4 (7.69%) Logistics
11 4 (7.69%) ERP
11 4 (7.69%) ABAP
11 4 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
12 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.77%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (5.77%) Automotive
12 3 (5.77%) BBC
12 3 (5.77%) SAP CRM
12 3 (5.77%) Retail
12 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
12 3 (5.77%) Billing
12 3 (5.77%) Product Management

SAP Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Solutions Architect 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 11 (21.15%) SAP FI
2 10 (19.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (19.23%) SAP CO
3 8 (15.38%) SAP SD
4 3 (5.77%) SAP CRM
5 2 (3.85%) SAP BPC
5 2 (3.85%) SAP FI-GL
5 2 (3.85%) SAP PM
5 2 (3.85%) SAP Retail
6 1 (1.92%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (1.92%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.92%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SAP BW
2 7 (13.46%) SAP BI
3 3 (5.77%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) General Ledger
3 3 (5.77%) Automotive
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Billing
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.92%) SAP TM
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) BBC
2 2 (3.85%) FMCG
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Handset
3 1 (1.92%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (17.31%) CRM
3 6 (11.54%) TOGAF
4 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
5 4 (7.69%) Logistics
5 4 (7.69%) ERP
5 4 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.77%) Product Management
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.85%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (3.85%) Cash Management
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.92%) Line Management
8 1 (1.92%) Migration
8 1 (1.92%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (3.85%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.92%) Siebel
3 1 (1.92%) Amdocs
3 1 (1.92%) Teradata
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