The median contractor rate for a SAP Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Consultant
UK / England
Rank 186 233 144
Rank change year-on-year +47 -89  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 560 508 780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.36% 1.04% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.09% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 235 344
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £65.00 - £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SAP Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured SAP Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Consultant in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Consultant in England

SAP Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Consultant in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 177 £478 +0.52% 30
South East +13 108 £438 -2.71% 16
North West +66 65 £544 +20.83% 9
South West +27 38 £450 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +16 35 £525 +11.70% 1
West Midlands +18 32 £463 -11.90% 7
Yorkshire +23 19 £550 +25.71% 1
Midlands +14 11 - -
East of England -21 10 £400 -8.57% 3
North East -12 7 £420 -1.17%
South Coast +3 1 - -
SAP Consultant
UK

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, SAP Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring SAP Consultant in the job title.

1 1132 (100.00%) SAP
2 196 (17.31%) Finance
3 146 (12.90%) SAP FI
3 146 (12.90%) ABAP
4 141 (12.46%) SAP CO
5 128 (11.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 127 (11.22%) Migration
7 109 (9.63%) SAP BW
8 104 (9.19%) Retail
9 100 (8.83%) ERP
10 97 (8.57%) SAP SD
11 87 (7.69%) Data Migration
12 86 (7.60%) SAP HR
13 85 (7.51%) SAP HANA
14 77 (6.80%) Manufacturing
15 75 (6.63%) SAP MM
16 73 (6.45%) CRM
17 71 (6.27%) Security Cleared
18 64 (5.65%) Billing
18 64 (5.65%) SAP Retail
19 61 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
20 59 (5.21%) Logistics
20 59 (5.21%) SAP IS-U
20 59 (5.21%) SAP HCM
21 54 (4.77%) SC Cleared
22 50 (4.42%) SAP Implementation
22 50 (4.42%) Pharmaceutical
22 50 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
23 44 (3.89%) SAP S/4HANA
24 42 (3.71%) Procure-to-Pay

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 35 (3.09%) NetWeaver
2 12 (1.06%) SAP Portal
3 8 (0.71%) Documentum
4 4 (0.35%) SAP EP
5 2 (0.18%) Apache
5 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.088%) CMS
6 1 (0.088%) MTS
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.088%) SAS
6 1 (0.088%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.088%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (0.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.27%) MS Office
2 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.088%) MS Project
4 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 146 (12.90%) SAP FI
2 141 (12.46%) SAP CO
3 128 (11.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 97 (8.57%) SAP SD
5 86 (7.60%) SAP HR
6 75 (6.63%) SAP MM
7 64 (5.65%) SAP Retail
8 59 (5.21%) SAP HCM
8 59 (5.21%) SAP IS-U
9 44 (3.89%) SAP S/4HANA
10 36 (3.18%) SAP PP
11 35 (3.09%) SAP Payroll
12 33 (2.92%) SAP CRM
13 32 (2.83%) SAP MDG
14 31 (2.74%) SAP BPC
15 29 (2.56%) SAP ERP
15 29 (2.56%) SAP WM
16 28 (2.47%) SAP GRC
16 28 (2.47%) SAP GTS
17 22 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.71%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.088%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.088%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.27%) SMS
2 2 (0.18%) RTP
3 1 (0.088%) Firewall
3 1 (0.088%) HTTP
3 1 (0.088%) LDAP
3 1 (0.088%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (9.63%) SAP BW
2 85 (7.51%) SAP HANA
3 50 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
4 40 (3.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 34 (3.00%) SAP Data Services
6 17 (1.50%) DB2
7 12 (1.06%) SQL Server
8 10 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
9 7 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 7 (0.62%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.27%) DataStage
10 3 (0.27%) Lumira
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.27%) Power BI
11 2 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.18%) OLAP
11 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.088%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 18 (1.59%) LSMW
2 2 (0.18%) NWDI
3 1 (0.088%) NWDS
3 1 (0.088%) Visual Composer
General
1 196 (17.31%) Finance
2 104 (9.19%) Retail
3 77 (6.80%) Manufacturing
4 64 (5.65%) Billing
5 50 (4.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 27 (2.39%) Legal
7 26 (2.30%) Banking
8 24 (2.12%) Marketing
9 21 (1.86%) General Ledger
10 15 (1.33%) French Language
11 12 (1.06%) Advertising
11 12 (1.06%) German Language
11 12 (1.06%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.88%) Dutch Language
13 8 (0.71%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.62%) Back Office
15 4 (0.35%) Automotive
16 3 (0.27%) Czech Language
16 3 (0.27%) Norwegian Language
16 3 (0.27%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.53%) SAP Basis
2 35 (3.09%) SAPUI5
3 31 (2.74%) Web Dynpro
4 28 (2.47%) SAP Fiori
5 24 (2.12%) SAP PI
6 22 (1.94%) EDI
7 18 (1.59%) SAP XI
8 10 (0.88%) Web Services
9 9 (0.80%) Middleware
10 8 (0.71%) SAP Business Workflow
11 7 (0.62%) BAPI
11 7 (0.62%) SAP ALE
11 7 (0.62%) SAP Smart Forms
12 5 (0.44%) CSS
13 4 (0.35%) REST
13 4 (0.35%) SAP TM
14 3 (0.27%) SOAP
14 3 (0.27%) XML
15 2 (0.18%) HTML
15 2 (0.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.45%) FMCG
3 13 (1.15%) Learning Management System
4 10 (0.88%) Data Structures
4 10 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (0.71%) Life Science
6 7 (0.62%) EPoS
6 7 (0.62%) Replication
7 6 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.27%) User Experience
8 3 (0.27%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.18%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.18%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.18%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.18%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.18%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.088%) Animation
10 1 (0.088%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.088%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.088%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (0.97%) Linux
2 9 (0.80%) AIX
3 6 (0.53%) Solaris
3 6 (0.53%) Unix
4 5 (0.44%) Windows
5 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.088%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (11.22%) Migration
2 100 (8.83%) ERP
3 87 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 73 (6.45%) CRM
5 61 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
6 59 (5.21%) Logistics
7 50 (4.42%) SAP Implementation
8 42 (3.71%) Procure-to-Pay
9 34 (3.00%) Time Management
10 32 (2.83%) Data Modelling
10 32 (2.83%) Project Management
11 31 (2.74%) Data Management
11 31 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (2.39%) Business Analysis
13 26 (2.30%) Change Management
14 25 (2.21%) Coaching
14 25 (2.21%) GAP Analysis
14 25 (2.21%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (2.21%) Workflow
15 24 (2.12%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 146 (12.90%) ABAP
2 41 (3.62%) Java
3 30 (2.65%) SQL
4 7 (0.62%) C
5 5 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.18%) VBA
7 1 (0.088%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.088%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (6.27%) Security Cleared
2 54 (4.77%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.24%) CCA
4 12 (1.06%) Degree
4 12 (1.06%) SAP Certification
5 8 (0.71%) ACCA
5 8 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.62%) CIMA
7 6 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.088%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.088%) CIPFA
8 1 (0.088%) CISA
8 1 (0.088%) CISM
8 1 (0.088%) CISSP
8 1 (0.088%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.088%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.03%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.33%) SLA
3 11 (0.97%) QA
4 7 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.35%) GxP
6 3 (0.27%) GMP
7 2 (0.18%) GAMP
7 2 (0.18%) GCP
7 2 (0.18%) IFRS
8 1 (0.088%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.088%) GAAP
8 1 (0.088%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.088%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.088%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.088%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.088%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.18%) FlexNet
3 2 (0.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.088%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1132 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (2.47%) Oracle
3 20 (1.77%) hybris
3 20 (1.77%) Microsoft
4 17 (1.50%) IBM
4 17 (1.50%) OpenText
5 11 (0.97%) webMethods
6 7 (0.62%) Ariba
6 7 (0.62%) BMC
6 7 (0.62%) HP
7 5 (0.44%) Adobe
7 5 (0.44%) CA
7 5 (0.44%) Sun
7 5 (0.44%) Syclo
8 4 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.35%) Sybase
8 4 (0.35%) VMware
9 3 (0.27%) Concur
9 3 (0.27%) Informatica
9 3 (0.27%) Red Hat
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