The first table below looks at the demand for the SAP Technical Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Technical Consultant
Rank 571 521 576
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +55
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Technical Consultant 16 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.048% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.052% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Average daily rate £450 £500 £477
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.04% +4.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £500 £384
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +30.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

SAP Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAP Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

SAP Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Technical Consultant within the UK.

SAP Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP Technical Consultant
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 Technical Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -92 13 £450 -10.08% 2
London -19 10 £450 -18.18%
South East -14 3 - -
City of London - 2 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Reading - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Egham - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -

SAP Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Technical Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (24.14%) ABAP
2 7 (24.14%) ERP
3 6 (20.69%) SAP ERP
3 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 6 (20.69%) Validation
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
3 6 (20.69%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
4 5 (17.24%) BAPI
5 4 (13.79%) SAP CRM
5 4 (13.79%) LSMW
5 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
5 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) SAP BPC
6 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) SAP BI
6 3 (10.34%) SAP BW
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Billing
7 2 (6.90%) SAP SD
7 2 (6.90%) Informatica
7 2 (6.90%) IBM

SAP Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SAP Technical Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) SAP ERP
2 4 (13.79%) SAP CRM
3 3 (10.34%) SAP BPC
4 2 (6.90%) SAP SD
4 2 (6.90%) SAP FI
4 2 (6.90%) SAP MM
4 2 (6.90%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (3.45%) SAP HCM
5 1 (3.45%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.34%) SAP BI
3 3 (10.34%) SAP BW
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) LSMW
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.90%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) BAPI
2 2 (6.90%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) SAP PI
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) EDI
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.45%) FMCG
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) AS400
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ERP
2 6 (20.69%) Validation
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
4 4 (13.79%) CRM
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.45%) Data Governance
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Security
7 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) ABAP
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GxP
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.90%) Informatica
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe