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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Solution Architect
Rank 578 595 555
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -40
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 47 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.038% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.041% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 13
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£600 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £830 £525 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £438 £575
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -23.91%
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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 August 2015.

SAP Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP Solutions Architect
Top 20 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 August 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 +7 38 £600 +26.31% 2
West Midlands +8 11 £499 +24.68%
South East -13 8 £600 -
East of England +9 7 £813 +116.66%
Cambridgeshire 0 7 £813 +116.66%
West Sussex - 6 £525 -
London +13 5 £725 +48.71% 2
Cambridge -3 4 £681 +81.66%
Worthing - 4 £525 -
Midlands - 4 - -
Warwickshire - 4 £535 -
Coventry -2 3 £488 +21.87%
Yorkshire - 2 £430 -
Hull - 1 £360 -
Brighton - 1 £690 -
Kenilworth - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £360 -
East Sussex - 1 £690 -

SAP Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 92 (100.00%) SAP
2 30 (32.61%) Technical Architecture
3 21 (22.83%) CRM
3 21 (22.83%) ERP
4 20 (21.74%) SAP PI
5 19 (20.65%) Manufacturing
6 18 (19.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 17 (18.48%) SAP CRM
7 17 (18.48%) NetWeaver
8 16 (17.39%) Oracle
8 16 (17.39%) SAP EP
8 16 (17.39%) Data Management
8 16 (17.39%) Master Data Management
9 15 (16.30%) Adobe
10 14 (15.22%) SAP CO
11 13 (14.13%) SAP FI/CO
11 13 (14.13%) SAP FI
12 11 (11.96%) SAP BW
12 11 (11.96%) Finance
13 10 (10.87%) SAP APO
13 10 (10.87%) SAP EWM
13 10 (10.87%) SAP PSCD
13 10 (10.87%) Revenue Management
14 9 (9.78%) SAP FI-CA
14 9 (9.78%) SAP PP
14 9 (9.78%) SAP MDM
15 8 (8.70%) Automotive
15 8 (8.70%) ETL
15 8 (8.70%) SAP HCM
16 7 (7.61%) PLM

SAP Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (18.48%) NetWeaver
2 16 (17.39%) SAP EP
3 2 (2.17%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) CMS
Business Applications
1 17 (18.48%) SAP CRM
2 14 (15.22%) SAP CO
3 13 (14.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (14.13%) SAP FI
4 10 (10.87%) SAP APO
4 10 (10.87%) SAP PSCD
4 10 (10.87%) SAP EWM
5 9 (9.78%) SAP FI-CA
5 9 (9.78%) SAP MDM
5 9 (9.78%) SAP PP
6 8 (8.70%) SAP HCM
7 7 (7.61%) SAP QM
8 3 (3.26%) SAP MM
9 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (1.09%) SAP SRM
10 1 (1.09%) SAP ERP
10 1 (1.09%) SAP HR
10 1 (1.09%) SAP MII
10 1 (1.09%) SAP SM
10 1 (1.09%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Network Security
2 1 (1.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.35%) SAP BI
3 3 (3.26%) DB2
3 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.17%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
General
1 19 (20.65%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.96%) Finance
3 8 (8.70%) Automotive
4 6 (6.52%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Billing
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) German Language
6 1 (1.09%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) SAP PI
2 3 (3.26%) Middleware
2 3 (3.26%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.09%) PKI
2 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) VMS
2 3 (3.26%) AIX
2 3 (3.26%) UNIX
3 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Technical Architecture
2 21 (22.83%) CRM
2 21 (22.83%) ERP
3 18 (19.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (17.39%) Master Data Management
4 16 (17.39%) Data Management
5 10 (10.87%) Revenue Management
6 8 (8.70%) ETL
7 7 (7.61%) PLM
8 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.43%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.35%) Project Management
10 4 (4.35%) Logistics
11 3 (3.26%) Data Modelling
12 2 (2.17%) Service Management
12 2 (2.17%) Change Management
12 2 (2.17%) Strategic Planning
12 2 (2.17%) Project Planning
12 2 (2.17%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) ABAP
2 3 (3.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Certification
1 1 (1.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (17.39%) Oracle
3 15 (16.30%) Adobe
4 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.09%) IBM
5 1 (1.09%) hybris
5 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com