The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Technical 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 Technical Architect 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 Technical Architect
Rank 576 544 531
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -13
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Technical Architect 7 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.020% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
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£525 £600 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - -
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 Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Technical Architect
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Technical Architect 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 -19 7 £525 -12.50%
Berkshire - 4 £525 -
South East - 4 £525 -
Slough - 3 £525 -
Middlesex - - - -

SAP Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (56.25%) SAP BW
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Middleware
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) SAP XI
4 5 (31.25%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (31.25%) SAP PI
4 5 (31.25%) AIX
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (25.00%) ABAP
5 4 (25.00%) DB2
5 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (18.75%) SAP HANA
6 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
6 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects

SAP Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SAP BW
2 4 (25.00%) DB2
3 3 (18.75%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (18.75%) SAP HANA
3 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.25%) ROLAP
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Middleware
2 5 (31.25%) SAP XI
2 5 (31.25%) SAP PI
3 1 (6.25%) BAPI
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Sencha Touch
3 1 (6.25%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) PDA
1 1 (6.25%) iPhone
1 1 (6.25%) HACMP
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) ETL
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) ABAP
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) PAS 55
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
5 1 (6.25%) Infor
5 1 (6.25%) Sencha
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase
5 1 (6.25%) Syclo
5 1 (6.25%) Appcelerator