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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Technical Architect
Rank 602 581 539
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -42
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Technical Architect 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.014% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
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£450 £600 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £475
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
51461 50245 44013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.35% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31311 30831 25140
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2031 2007 2180
Average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 3 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 4 May 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 -13 7 £450 -25.00%
London +2 3 £450 -25.00%
North West - 3 - -

SAP Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (53.33%) UNIX
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) NetWeaver
3 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (46.67%) SAP HANA
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) ABAP
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) ERP
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) IBM
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) DB2
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) AIX
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) High Availability
6 3 (20.00%) SAP Data Services

SAP Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 7 (46.67%) NetWeaver
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SAP HANA
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) DB2
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) AIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) ABAP
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.67%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp