Period
to 15 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 340 240 214
Rank change year-on-year -100 -26 +24
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 683 992 1,094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 1.08% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.14% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 451 574
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £363
90th Percentile £725 £713 £613
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
England median hourly rate £75.00 £71.50 £5.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +1330.00% -95.24%
UK median hourly rate £75.00 £71.50 £5.00
% change year-on-year +4.90% +1330.00% -95.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 86,251 86,858 84,425
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,625 58,298 55,636
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £644 £638 £609
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,575 2,524 2,868
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -2.70%

SAP Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured SAP Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Consultant in England

SAP Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Consultant in England

SAP Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Consultant in England over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Consultant in England

SAP Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Consultant in England

SAP Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -50 258 £550 +10.00% 21
South East +20 164 £525 +2.44% 26
North of England -93 79 £515 -6.36% 21
Midlands -67 50 £544 +3.57% 22
North West -70 46 £513 -8.89% 15
Yorkshire -24 30 £583 +10.95% 6
West Midlands -60 27 £550 - 20
East of England -21 21 £550 +4.76% 4
South West -39 18 £475 -13.64% 1
East Midlands -13 15 £481 -3.75% 2
North East -11 2 £425 -
South Coast 0 1 £425 -
SAP Consultant
UK

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, SAP Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring SAP Consultant in the job title.

1 683 (100.00%) SAP
2 118 (17.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 108 (15.81%) Finance
4 81 (11.86%) SAP MM
5 77 (11.27%) SAP FI
6 75 (10.98%) ERP
7 72 (10.54%) SAP BW
8 66 (9.66%) ABAP
8 66 (9.66%) SAP HANA
9 65 (9.52%) Migration
10 58 (8.49%) SAP CO
11 57 (8.35%) SAP FI/CO
12 50 (7.32%) SAP HR
12 50 (7.32%) SAP SD
12 50 (7.32%) SuccessFactors
13 46 (6.73%) Manufacturing
14 45 (6.59%) BusinessObjects
14 45 (6.59%) Ariba
15 42 (6.15%) Data Migration
15 42 (6.15%) SAP BPC
16 37 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (5.42%) Java
17 36 (5.27%) CRM
17 36 (5.27%) SAP ERP
18 35 (5.12%) Security Cleared
19 33 (4.83%) SAP Implementation
20 32 (4.69%) Retail
21 28 (4.10%) Procure-to-Pay
21 28 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
22 27 (3.95%) SC Cleared

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (2.49%) NetWeaver
2 13 (1.90%) SAP Portal
3 2 (0.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.15%) CMS
4 1 (0.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 118 (17.28%) SAP S/4HANA
2 81 (11.86%) SAP MM
3 77 (11.27%) SAP FI
4 58 (8.49%) SAP CO
5 57 (8.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 50 (7.32%) SAP HR
6 50 (7.32%) SAP SD
7 42 (6.15%) SAP BPC
8 36 (5.27%) SAP ERP
9 24 (3.51%) SAP Payroll
10 20 (2.93%) SAP HCM
10 20 (2.93%) SAP PM
10 20 (2.93%) SAP PP
11 18 (2.64%) SAP WM
12 17 (2.49%) SAP EWM
13 16 (2.34%) SAP GRC
14 15 (2.20%) SAP MDG
15 13 (1.90%) SAP PSCD
16 12 (1.76%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
16 12 (1.76%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.32%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.59%) Office 365
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Leonardo
6 1 (0.15%) Boomi
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.44%) RFID
2 2 (0.29%) FTP
2 2 (0.29%) WebEx
3 1 (0.15%) LAN
3 1 (0.15%) NAS
3 1 (0.15%) SAN
3 1 (0.15%) SMTP
3 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (10.54%) SAP BW
2 66 (9.66%) SAP HANA
3 45 (6.59%) BusinessObjects
4 25 (3.66%) SAP Data Services
5 13 (1.90%) Lumira
6 11 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 9 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 7 (1.02%) SQL Server
9 5 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.44%) DB2
11 2 (0.29%) OLAP
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.29%) QlikView
12 1 (0.15%) BODI
12 1 (0.15%) DTS
12 1 (0.15%) GIS
12 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (2.49%) LSMW
2 3 (0.44%) JIRA
2 3 (0.44%) NWDI
3 1 (0.15%) Ant
3 1 (0.15%) eCATT
3 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.15%) Hudson
3 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.15%) Maven
3 1 (0.15%) NWDS
3 1 (0.15%) Toad
3 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 108 (15.81%) Finance
2 46 (6.73%) Manufacturing
3 32 (4.69%) Retail
4 20 (2.93%) Banking
5 15 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (1.90%) Legal
7 11 (1.61%) Billing
7 11 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.32%) Advertising
8 9 (1.32%) Automotive
8 9 (1.32%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.73%) German Language
9 5 (0.73%) Marketing
10 4 (0.59%) Back Office
10 4 (0.59%) Law
11 3 (0.44%) French Language
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.95%) SAP PI
2 22 (3.22%) IDoc
3 20 (2.93%) SAP Basis
3 20 (2.93%) SAP XI
4 12 (1.76%) SAP Fiori
5 10 (1.46%) SAP TM
6 8 (1.17%) Web Services
7 7 (1.02%) SAPUI5
7 7 (1.02%) XSLT
8 6 (0.88%) EDI
9 5 (0.73%) BAPI
9 5 (0.73%) Middleware
10 4 (0.59%) J2EE
10 4 (0.59%) SAP ALE
11 3 (0.44%) EJB
11 3 (0.44%) JDBC
11 3 (0.44%) REST
11 3 (0.44%) Web Dynpro
11 3 (0.44%) XBRL
11 3 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (1.61%) User Experience
4 10 (1.46%) FMCG
5 8 (1.17%) Clustering
6 5 (0.73%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.59%) e-Learning
7 4 (0.59%) Learning Management System
8 3 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.44%) Life Science
8 3 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.44%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.29%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Fintech
10 1 (0.15%) iPad
10 1 (0.15%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.61%) Linux
2 10 (1.46%) AIX
3 8 (1.17%) SUSE
4 4 (0.59%) Unix
4 4 (0.59%) Windows
5 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (10.98%) ERP
2 65 (9.52%) Migration
3 42 (6.15%) Data Migration
4 37 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (5.27%) CRM
6 33 (4.83%) SAP Implementation
7 28 (4.10%) Procure-to-Pay
8 26 (3.81%) Logistics
9 25 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (3.51%) Test Scripting
11 20 (2.93%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (2.64%) Change Management
12 18 (2.64%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (2.64%) Project Management
12 18 (2.64%) Supplier Relationship Management
13 17 (2.49%) Business Analysis
13 17 (2.49%) ITIL
13 17 (2.49%) SAP Security
14 16 (2.34%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 66 (9.66%) ABAP
2 37 (5.42%) Java
3 24 (3.51%) SQL
4 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.15%) R
5 1 (0.15%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 35 (5.12%) Security Cleared
2 27 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.90%) Degree
4 10 (1.46%) CCA
5 4 (0.59%) CISM
5 4 (0.59%) CISSP
6 3 (0.44%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.29%) CIPD
8 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.05%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.90%) QA
3 12 (1.76%) IFRS
4 8 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.59%) GDPR
6 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.29%) GxP
8 1 (0.15%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.15%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (1.61%) HP ALM
2 8 (1.17%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 683 (100.00%) SAP
2 45 (6.59%) Ariba
3 19 (2.78%) Oracle
4 17 (2.49%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.61%) HP
5 11 (1.61%) webMethods
6 9 (1.32%) OpenText
7 5 (0.73%) Concur
7 5 (0.73%) hybris
7 5 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.73%) Workday
8 3 (0.44%) Adobe
9 2 (0.29%) Baan
9 2 (0.29%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.29%) Informatica
9 2 (0.29%) Kronos
9 2 (0.29%) Syclo
9 2 (0.29%) Tableau
10 1 (0.15%) Google
10 1 (0.15%) SEEBURGER