Period
to 22 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 191 251
Rank change year-on-year -80 +60 -74
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 876 1,179 1,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.96% 1.40% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.47% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 539 506
England median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% -1.05%
10th Percentile £388 £375 £325
90th Percentile £725 £665 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £461
% change year-on-year - +8.40% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
England median hourly rate - £80.00 £52.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.39% -25.49%
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 £58.58
% change year-on-year - +2.43% -13.22%

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 86,744 79,934 93,598
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.97% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,303 52,011 61,588
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,792 2,614 2,842
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.70 £19.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.95% -5.78% +13.40%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -109 263 £525 +5.00% 16
South East -19 230 £475 -1.81% 9
North of England -81 115 £540 -1.82% 8
Midlands -50 94 £485 -3.00% 6
North West -61 88 £535 -2.73% 7
West Midlands -12 71 £469 -1.32% 3
East of England +9 30 £490 +22.50%
Yorkshire -22 27 £540 +0.47% 1
South West -32 14 £490 +8.89% 1
East Midlands -63 14 £495 -3.41% 2
South Coast -1 1 £425 -
SAP Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 876 (100.00%) SAP
2 202 (23.06%) Finance
3 141 (16.10%) SAP FI
4 104 (11.87%) SAP CO
5 99 (11.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 95 (10.84%) SAP S/4HANA
7 85 (9.70%) ERP
8 84 (9.59%) SAP BW
9 78 (8.90%) SAP HANA
10 75 (8.56%) Manufacturing
11 73 (8.33%) ABAP
12 69 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 66 (7.53%) Migration
14 65 (7.42%) Test Scripting
15 60 (6.85%) Data Modelling
15 60 (6.85%) SAP HR
16 58 (6.62%) SAP MM
17 53 (6.05%) BusinessObjects
18 52 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
18 52 (5.94%) CRM
19 51 (5.82%) SAP ERP
20 50 (5.71%) SAP SD
20 50 (5.71%) Logistics
21 46 (5.25%) Data Migration
22 45 (5.14%) Security Cleared
23 42 (4.79%) SuccessFactors
24 41 (4.68%) SAP Implementation
24 41 (4.68%) Retail
25 40 (4.57%) Procure-to-Pay
26 39 (4.45%) SAP HCM

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 10 (1.14%) NetWeaver
2 4 (0.46%) Apache Spark
2 4 (0.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.11%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 141 (16.10%) SAP FI
2 104 (11.87%) SAP CO
3 99 (11.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 95 (10.84%) SAP S/4HANA
5 60 (6.85%) SAP HR
6 58 (6.62%) SAP MM
7 51 (5.82%) SAP ERP
8 50 (5.71%) SAP SD
9 39 (4.45%) SAP HCM
10 38 (4.34%) SAP PP
11 31 (3.54%) SAP BPC
12 29 (3.31%) SAP PS
13 28 (3.20%) SAP PSCD
14 26 (2.97%) SAP APO
15 24 (2.74%) SAP WM
16 23 (2.63%) SAP PLM
17 22 (2.51%) SAP SCM
18 18 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 17 (1.94%) SAP EWM
20 16 (1.83%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.79%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.46%) Boomi
4 3 (0.34%) SaaS
5 2 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.34%) RFID
1 3 (0.34%) WebEx
2 1 (0.11%) Internet
2 1 (0.11%) Intranet
2 1 (0.11%) SMS
2 1 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.59%) SAP BW
2 78 (8.90%) SAP HANA
3 53 (6.05%) BusinessObjects
4 37 (4.22%) SAP Data Services
5 20 (2.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 10 (1.14%) Lumira
6 10 (1.14%) SQL Server
7 9 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 8 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.57%) Big Data
10 4 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.46%) HBase
10 4 (0.46%) HDInsight
10 4 (0.46%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.46%) MySQL
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.46%) Power BI
10 4 (0.46%) Redis
10 4 (0.46%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 19 (2.17%) LSMW
2 3 (0.34%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.23%) NWDI
4 1 (0.11%) Ant
4 1 (0.11%) eCATT
4 1 (0.11%) JMeter
4 1 (0.11%) Maven
4 1 (0.11%) NWDS
General
1 202 (23.06%) Finance
2 75 (8.56%) Manufacturing
3 41 (4.68%) Retail
4 33 (3.77%) Billing
4 33 (3.77%) General Ledger
4 33 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.37%) Advertising
5 12 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.03%) Legal
7 7 (0.80%) Banking
7 7 (0.80%) Polish Language
8 6 (0.68%) Automotive
9 5 (0.57%) German Language
10 4 (0.46%) Back Office
10 4 (0.46%) French Language
11 3 (0.34%) Korean Language
12 2 (0.23%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.23%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.08%) SAP XI
2 16 (1.83%) EDI
3 14 (1.60%) SAP PI
4 12 (1.37%) SAP Basis
4 12 (1.37%) SAP Fiori
4 12 (1.37%) SAP TM
5 10 (1.14%) IDoc
6 7 (0.80%) Middleware
7 6 (0.68%) BAPI
7 6 (0.68%) XML
8 5 (0.57%) SAP ALE
9 4 (0.46%) SAP CO-PA
9 4 (0.46%) SOAP
10 3 (0.34%) REST
10 3 (0.34%) SAP Smart Forms
11 2 (0.23%) JDBC
11 2 (0.23%) RESTful
11 2 (0.23%) SAPUI5
11 2 (0.23%) Web Services
12 1 (0.11%) Stripes Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (1.37%) e-Learning
3 12 (1.37%) FMCG
4 7 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (0.57%) Data Structures
5 5 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.46%) Life Science
7 3 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.34%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.23%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.11%) Blog
9 1 (0.11%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.11%) LIMS
9 1 (0.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.57%) Linux
2 3 (0.34%) Unix
3 2 (0.23%) SUSE
3 2 (0.23%) VMS
3 2 (0.23%) Windows
4 1 (0.11%) AIX
4 1 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (9.70%) ERP
2 69 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 66 (7.53%) Migration
4 65 (7.42%) Test Scripting
5 60 (6.85%) Data Modelling
6 52 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (5.94%) CRM
7 50 (5.71%) Logistics
8 46 (5.25%) Data Migration
9 41 (4.68%) SAP Implementation
10 40 (4.57%) Procure-to-Pay
11 33 (3.77%) Problem-Solving
12 32 (3.65%) PLM
12 32 (3.65%) Supplier Relationship Management
13 30 (3.42%) Accounts Payable
13 30 (3.42%) Accounts Receivable
14 28 (3.20%) Revenue Management
14 28 (3.20%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (2.85%) Master Data Management
16 22 (2.51%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (8.33%) ABAP
2 21 (2.40%) SQL
3 9 (1.03%) Java
4 5 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.46%) Python
6 3 (0.34%) SAPscript
7 2 (0.23%) C
7 2 (0.23%) R
8 1 (0.11%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.11%) C#
8 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (5.14%) Security Cleared
2 36 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 28 (3.20%) Degree
4 24 (2.74%) CCA
5 13 (1.48%) SAP Certification
6 5 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.23%) ACCA
9 1 (0.11%) APMG
9 1 (0.11%) CIMA
9 1 (0.11%) CIPD
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.94%) QA
2 10 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.14%) IFRS
3 9 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.68%) SLA
5 5 (0.57%) PMO
6 2 (0.23%) GDPR
6 2 (0.23%) GxP
7 1 (0.11%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (0.68%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 876 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (2.85%) Ariba
3 24 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 21 (2.40%) webMethods
5 15 (1.71%) hybris
6 12 (1.37%) Workday
7 11 (1.26%) Concur
8 8 (0.91%) HP
9 7 (0.80%) Oracle
10 5 (0.57%) Dell
10 5 (0.57%) IBM
10 5 (0.57%) OpenText
11 3 (0.34%) Capita
11 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.23%) Anaplan
12 2 (0.23%) Cognos
12 2 (0.23%) Kenexa
12 2 (0.23%) SumTotal
13 1 (0.11%) Alteryx
13 1 (0.11%) Tableau