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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Solution Architect
Rank 567 565 554
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 44 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.051% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.055% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 8
Average daily rate
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£569 £475 £569
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.73% -16.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £415 £472
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £545 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £530 £438 £470
% change year-on-year
+21.14% -6.91%
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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
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 1944 2005 2147
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 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 2015.

SAP Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Solutions Architect
Top 21 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 28 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 -14 35 £569 +16.66%
South East -7 10 £525 -
West Midlands +1 9 £523 +30.62%
West Sussex - 9 £510 -
London -4 7 £738 +47.50%
Worthing - 6 £510 -
Warwickshire - 4 £535 -
Midlands 0 3 - -
Yorkshire -25 2 £430 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £538 -
East of England - 2 £538 -
Coventry 0 1 - -
East Midlands -2 1 £725 -
West Yorkshire -18 1 £500 -
Hull - 1 £360 -
Kenilworth - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £500 -
Cambridge - 1 £538 -
Chesterfield - 1 £725 -
Derbyshire - 1 £725 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £360 -

SAP Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 83 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (34.94%) Technical Architecture
3 20 (24.10%) Manufacturing
4 19 (22.89%) SAP PI
5 18 (21.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (19.28%) ERP
7 15 (18.07%) SAP EP
7 15 (18.07%) SAP CO
7 15 (18.07%) Data Management
7 15 (18.07%) Master Data Management
8 14 (16.87%) SAP FI/CO
8 14 (16.87%) Adobe
8 14 (16.87%) CRM
8 14 (16.87%) Oracle
8 14 (16.87%) SAP FI
9 13 (15.66%) SAP CRM
10 12 (14.46%) Finance
10 12 (14.46%) NetWeaver
11 10 (12.05%) SAP APO
11 10 (12.05%) Automotive
11 10 (12.05%) SAP PSCD
11 10 (12.05%) Revenue Management
11 10 (12.05%) SAP EWM
12 9 (10.84%) SAP BW
12 9 (10.84%) SAP PP
13 8 (9.64%) ETL
13 8 (9.64%) SAP MDM
13 8 (9.64%) SAP HCM
13 8 (9.64%) SAP FI-CA
14 7 (8.43%) SAP QM

SAP Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 15 (18.07%) SAP EP
2 12 (14.46%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.20%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 15 (18.07%) SAP CO
2 14 (16.87%) SAP FI
2 14 (16.87%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (15.66%) SAP CRM
4 10 (12.05%) SAP EWM
4 10 (12.05%) SAP APO
4 10 (12.05%) SAP PSCD
5 9 (10.84%) SAP PP
6 8 (9.64%) SAP MDM
6 8 (9.64%) SAP HCM
6 8 (9.64%) SAP FI-CA
7 7 (8.43%) SAP QM
8 3 (3.61%) SAP MM
9 1 (1.20%) SAP HR
9 1 (1.20%) SAP WM
9 1 (1.20%) SAP SRM
9 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
9 1 (1.20%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (1.20%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
1 1 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Network Security
2 1 (1.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.82%) SAP BI
3 3 (3.61%) DB2
3 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
General
1 20 (24.10%) Manufacturing
2 12 (14.46%) Finance
3 10 (12.05%) Automotive
4 5 (6.02%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Billing
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) German Language
6 1 (1.20%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) SAP PI
2 3 (3.61%) Middleware
3 2 (2.41%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.20%) PKI
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) UNIX
1 4 (4.82%) VMS
2 3 (3.61%) AIX
3 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) Technical Architecture
2 18 (21.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (19.28%) ERP
4 15 (18.07%) Data Management
4 15 (18.07%) Master Data Management
5 14 (16.87%) CRM
6 10 (12.05%) Revenue Management
7 8 (9.64%) ETL
8 6 (7.23%) Logistics
9 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.02%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.02%) PLM
10 4 (4.82%) Project Management
11 3 (3.61%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.61%) Strategic Planning
12 2 (2.41%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
12 2 (2.41%) Project Planning
12 2 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (2.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) ABAP
2 2 (2.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 83 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (16.87%) Adobe
2 14 (16.87%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.20%) IBM
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft