Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 197 240
Rank change year-on-year -117 +43 -7
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 766 1,210 1,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.82% 1.35% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.42% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 549 533
England median daily rate £525 £513 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +10.22% -1.85%
10th Percentile £406 £398 £328
90th Percentile £725 £708 £600
UK median daily rate £523 £513 £465
% change year-on-year +1.95% +10.22% -0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
England median hourly rate - £81.50 £5.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1530.00% -95.24%
UK median hourly rate - £80.50 £5.00
% change year-on-year - +1510.00% -94.12%

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 88,256 84,956 93,781
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.90% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,675 56,097 61,905
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,835 2,514 2,891
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +8.39%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.92 £18.94
% change year-on-year -7.51% -0.08% +6.02%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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 -123 242 £550 +10.00% 16
South East -15 192 £500 -2.44% 25
Midlands -57 94 £538 +3.37% 18
West Midlands -10 72 £538 +2.38% 16
North of England -139 68 £545 -0.91% 20
North West -107 49 £550 -4.35% 19
East of England -21 24 £525 +12.00% 2
South West -22 19 £475 -13.64% 4
Yorkshire -43 17 £540 +3.85% 1
East Midlands -43 17 £498 -2.45% 2
South Coast - 3 £425 -
North East -21 1 £413 -14.06%
SAP Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 766 (100.00%) SAP
2 149 (19.45%) Finance
3 113 (14.75%) SAP FI
4 93 (12.14%) SAP S/4HANA
5 84 (10.97%) SAP CO
6 81 (10.57%) SAP FI/CO
7 75 (9.79%) ERP
8 70 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 70 (9.14%) Manufacturing
9 69 (9.01%) SAP HANA
10 66 (8.62%) SAP BW
10 66 (8.62%) Migration
11 61 (7.96%) SAP HR
12 60 (7.83%) SAP MM
13 57 (7.44%) BusinessObjects
14 51 (6.66%) SAP SD
15 47 (6.14%) Data Migration
16 46 (6.01%) ABAP
17 42 (5.48%) SAP Data Services
18 40 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
18 40 (5.22%) SAP ERP
19 39 (5.09%) Test Scripting
19 39 (5.09%) Procure-to-Pay
20 37 (4.83%) Retail
20 37 (4.83%) Logistics
21 36 (4.70%) CRM
21 36 (4.70%) SuccessFactors
22 34 (4.44%) Security Cleared
23 33 (4.31%) Ariba
23 33 (4.31%) Business Intelligence

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 12 (1.57%) NetWeaver
2 4 (0.52%) Apache Spark
2 4 (0.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.39%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.13%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 113 (14.75%) SAP FI
2 93 (12.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 84 (10.97%) SAP CO
4 81 (10.57%) SAP FI/CO
5 61 (7.96%) SAP HR
6 60 (7.83%) SAP MM
7 51 (6.66%) SAP SD
8 40 (5.22%) SAP ERP
9 29 (3.79%) SAP WM
10 28 (3.66%) SAP PP
11 27 (3.52%) SAP PSCD
12 26 (3.39%) SAP HCM
13 21 (2.74%) SAP BPC
13 21 (2.74%) SAP PS
14 20 (2.61%) SAP Payroll
15 18 (2.35%) SAP EWM
16 17 (2.22%) SAP APO
16 17 (2.22%) SAP Business One
17 16 (2.09%) SAP FI-CA
18 15 (1.96%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.70%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.39%) Taleo
4 2 (0.26%) Office 365
4 2 (0.26%) SaaS
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Leonardo
5 1 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.13%) Boomi
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.52%) RFID
2 2 (0.26%) WebEx
3 1 (0.13%) Internet
3 1 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.01%) SAP HANA
2 66 (8.62%) SAP BW
3 57 (7.44%) BusinessObjects
4 42 (5.48%) SAP Data Services
5 17 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 15 (1.96%) Lumira
7 13 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (1.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 12 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.17%) SQL Server
10 5 (0.65%) Big Data
11 4 (0.52%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.52%) HBase
11 4 (0.52%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.39%) HDInsight
12 3 (0.39%) MySQL
12 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.39%) Redis
12 3 (0.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 20 (2.61%) LSMW
2 4 (0.52%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.26%) Ant
3 2 (0.26%) eCATT
3 2 (0.26%) JIRA
3 2 (0.26%) Maven
3 2 (0.26%) NWDS
4 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 149 (19.45%) Finance
2 70 (9.14%) Manufacturing
3 37 (4.83%) Retail
4 30 (3.92%) Billing
5 25 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.35%) Advertising
6 18 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (2.22%) Banking
7 17 (2.22%) General Ledger
8 16 (2.09%) Automotive
9 15 (1.96%) Legal
10 6 (0.78%) Law
11 5 (0.65%) Back Office
11 5 (0.65%) German Language
12 4 (0.52%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.35%) SAP XI
2 16 (2.09%) EDI
3 14 (1.83%) IDoc
4 12 (1.57%) SAP Basis
5 9 (1.17%) SAP PI
6 8 (1.04%) Middleware
6 8 (1.04%) SAP Fiori
6 8 (1.04%) SAP TM
7 6 (0.78%) BAPI
8 5 (0.65%) SAPUI5
8 5 (0.65%) Web Services
9 4 (0.52%) SAP Smart Forms
9 4 (0.52%) SOAP
10 3 (0.39%) HTML
10 3 (0.39%) REST
10 3 (0.39%) SAP ALE
10 3 (0.39%) SAP CO-PA
10 3 (0.39%) Web Dynpro
10 3 (0.39%) XML
11 2 (0.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (1.70%) FMCG
4 6 (0.78%) Life Science
4 6 (0.78%) Virtual Team
5 5 (0.65%) Data Structures
5 5 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.52%) e-Learning
6 4 (0.52%) Smart Meter
6 4 (0.52%) User Experience
7 3 (0.39%) Clustering
8 2 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.26%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.26%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.26%) Replication
8 2 (0.26%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.13%) Blog
9 1 (0.13%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (0.91%) Linux
2 5 (0.65%) AIX
3 4 (0.52%) SUSE
4 3 (0.39%) Unix
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.13%) HPUX
6 1 (0.13%) Solaris
6 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (9.79%) ERP
2 70 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 66 (8.62%) Migration
4 47 (6.14%) Data Migration
5 40 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 39 (5.09%) Procure-to-Pay
6 39 (5.09%) Test Scripting
7 37 (4.83%) Logistics
8 36 (4.70%) CRM
9 33 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (3.92%) SAP Implementation
11 25 (3.26%) Revenue Management
12 23 (3.00%) Order to Cash
12 23 (3.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
13 21 (2.74%) Accounts Payable
13 21 (2.74%) Data Modelling
13 21 (2.74%) ETL
14 19 (2.48%) Accounts Receivable
15 18 (2.35%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (2.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 46 (6.01%) ABAP
2 30 (3.92%) SQL
3 11 (1.44%) Java
4 5 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.39%) Python
5 3 (0.39%) R
5 3 (0.39%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 24 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 20 (2.61%) CCA
4 19 (2.48%) Degree
5 7 (0.91%) SAP Certification
6 4 (0.52%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.26%) CIMA
7 2 (0.26%) MBA
8 1 (0.13%) ACCA
8 1 (0.13%) CIPD
8 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.96%) IFRS
3 13 (1.70%) QA
4 8 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.52%) GxP
6 3 (0.39%) PMO
7 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.26%) SLA
8 1 (0.13%) GAMP
8 1 (0.13%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.44%) HP ALM
2 3 (0.39%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 766 (100.00%) SAP
2 33 (4.31%) Ariba
3 18 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 15 (1.96%) webMethods
5 11 (1.44%) HP
6 10 (1.31%) Workday
7 8 (1.04%) hybris
7 8 (1.04%) Oracle
8 7 (0.91%) Concur
9 5 (0.65%) IBM
10 3 (0.39%) Tableau
11 2 (0.26%) Adobe
11 2 (0.26%) Anaplan
11 2 (0.26%) Apple
11 2 (0.26%) Cognos
11 2 (0.26%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.26%) Kenexa
11 2 (0.26%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.26%) SumTotal