Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 224 229
Rank change year-on-year -97 +5 +8
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 742 1,157 1,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 1.23% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.30% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 508 571
England median daily rate £525 £513 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +8.47% +3.28%
10th Percentile £406 £404 £350
90th Percentile £725 £707 £613
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £470
% change year-on-year +2.44% +9.04% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
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% -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 90,113 89,260 91,639
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.89% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,258 59,454 60,363
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,765 2,648 2,969
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.67 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.92% +0.93% +2.78%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.91 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -101 251 £531 +6.25% 15
South East -26 170 £525 +5.00% 26
North of England -108 86 £525 -4.55% 24
Midlands -53 73 £500 -4.76% 14
North West -87 56 £525 -12.50% 21
West Midlands -31 55 £519 -5.68% 13
Yorkshire -23 28 £545 +4.81% 3
East of England -17 22 £513 -2.38% 2
South West -38 19 £475 -13.64% 3
East Midlands -24 12 £500 -1.96% 1
South Coast +3 3 £425 -
North East -8 1 £413 -8.33%
SAP Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 742 (100.00%) SAP
2 115 (15.50%) SAP S/4HANA
3 114 (15.36%) Finance
4 90 (12.13%) SAP FI
5 76 (10.24%) ERP
6 74 (9.97%) Migration
7 71 (9.57%) SAP MM
8 68 (9.16%) SAP CO
9 67 (9.03%) SAP FI/CO
10 65 (8.76%) SAP BW
10 65 (8.76%) ABAP
10 65 (8.76%) SAP HANA
11 61 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 55 (7.41%) Manufacturing
13 53 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
13 53 (7.14%) SAP HR
14 52 (7.01%) SAP SD
15 49 (6.60%) SuccessFactors
16 45 (6.06%) Data Migration
17 41 (5.53%) Security Cleared
18 39 (5.26%) SAP ERP
18 39 (5.26%) CRM
19 37 (4.99%) Ariba
19 37 (4.99%) SAP Data Services
20 34 (4.58%) Procure-to-Pay
20 34 (4.58%) SAP Implementation
21 32 (4.31%) Java
22 31 (4.18%) Logistics
22 31 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
22 31 (4.18%) 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 19 (2.56%) NetWeaver
2 11 (1.48%) SAP Portal
3 5 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.13%) Confluence
4 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 115 (15.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 90 (12.13%) SAP FI
3 71 (9.57%) SAP MM
4 68 (9.16%) SAP CO
5 67 (9.03%) SAP FI/CO
6 53 (7.14%) SAP HR
7 52 (7.01%) SAP SD
8 39 (5.26%) SAP ERP
9 27 (3.64%) SAP BPC
10 26 (3.50%) SAP HCM
10 26 (3.50%) SAP PP
11 22 (2.96%) SAP WM
12 20 (2.70%) SAP PSCD
13 19 (2.56%) SAP EWM
13 19 (2.56%) SAP Payroll
13 19 (2.56%) SAP PM
14 17 (2.29%) SAP GRC
15 14 (1.89%) SAP PS
16 13 (1.75%) SAP FI-CA
16 13 (1.75%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 49 (6.60%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.40%) Taleo
5 2 (0.27%) Boomi
5 2 (0.27%) Office 365
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Leonardo
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.54%) RFID
2 2 (0.27%) WebEx
3 1 (0.13%) FTP
3 1 (0.13%) Internet
3 1 (0.13%) LAN
3 1 (0.13%) NAS
3 1 (0.13%) SAN
3 1 (0.13%) SMTP
3 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (8.76%) SAP BW
1 65 (8.76%) SAP HANA
2 53 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 37 (4.99%) SAP Data Services
4 15 (2.02%) Lumira
5 13 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (1.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 10 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 10 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.81%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.27%) QlikView
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.13%) Big Data
10 1 (0.13%) GIS
10 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.13%) HBase
10 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (2.43%) LSMW
2 3 (0.40%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.40%) JIRA
2 3 (0.40%) NWDI
3 1 (0.13%) Ant
3 1 (0.13%) eCATT
3 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.13%) Hudson
3 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.13%) Maven
3 1 (0.13%) NWDS
3 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 114 (15.36%) Finance
2 55 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 27 (3.64%) Retail
4 26 (3.50%) Billing
5 24 (3.23%) Banking
6 17 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (2.16%) Advertising
8 14 (1.89%) Legal
8 14 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.75%) Automotive
9 13 (1.75%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.81%) Law
11 5 (0.67%) Back Office
11 5 (0.67%) German Language
12 4 (0.54%) Marketing
13 3 (0.40%) French Language
14 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.13%) Danish Language
15 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.83%) SAP Basis
1 21 (2.83%) SAP PI
1 21 (2.83%) SAP XI
2 19 (2.56%) IDoc
3 11 (1.48%) SAP TM
4 9 (1.21%) EDI
4 9 (1.21%) SAP Fiori
5 8 (1.08%) Web Services
6 7 (0.94%) BAPI
7 6 (0.81%) Middleware
8 5 (0.67%) Web Dynpro
9 4 (0.54%) J2EE
9 4 (0.54%) SAPUI5
9 4 (0.54%) XML
9 4 (0.54%) XSLT
10 3 (0.40%) SAP ALE
10 3 (0.40%) SAP Smart Forms
10 3 (0.40%) SOAP
11 2 (0.27%) HTML
11 2 (0.27%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (1.48%) FMCG
4 10 (1.35%) Clustering
4 10 (1.35%) User Experience
5 6 (0.81%) Virtual Team
6 5 (0.67%) e-Learning
7 4 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (0.54%) Learning Management System
7 4 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.54%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.40%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.40%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.40%) Life Science
8 3 (0.40%) Replication
8 3 (0.40%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) Fintech
10 1 (0.13%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.75%) AIX
1 13 (1.75%) Linux
2 11 (1.48%) SUSE
3 5 (0.67%) Unix
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (0.27%) Windows
5 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.13%) HPUX
5 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (10.24%) ERP
2 74 (9.97%) Migration
3 61 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (6.06%) Data Migration
5 39 (5.26%) CRM
6 34 (4.58%) Procure-to-Pay
6 34 (4.58%) SAP Implementation
7 31 (4.18%) Logistics
7 31 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (3.37%) Order to Cash
9 25 (3.37%) Test Scripting
10 23 (3.10%) ETL
11 22 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (2.56%) Supplier Relationship Management
13 18 (2.43%) Revenue Management
14 17 (2.29%) Business Analysis
14 17 (2.29%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (2.16%) Accounts Payable
15 16 (2.16%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 65 (8.76%) ABAP
2 32 (4.31%) Java
3 28 (3.77%) SQL
4 3 (0.40%) R
5 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.13%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 41 (5.53%) Security Cleared
2 31 (4.18%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.89%) CCA
4 11 (1.48%) Degree
5 5 (0.67%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.27%) CIMA
6 2 (0.27%) CIPD
6 2 (0.27%) MBA
7 1 (0.13%) ACCA
7 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.43%) QA
2 17 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 15 (2.02%) IFRS
4 5 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.54%) GxP
6 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) GAAP
7 1 (0.13%) GAMP
7 1 (0.13%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (1.75%) HP ALM
2 10 (1.35%) Data Guard
2 10 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 742 (100.00%) SAP
2 37 (4.99%) Ariba
3 19 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.29%) Oracle
5 14 (1.89%) webMethods
6 13 (1.75%) HP
7 8 (1.08%) hybris
8 7 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.67%) Concur
9 5 (0.67%) Workday
10 4 (0.54%) Adobe
11 2 (0.27%) Apple
11 2 (0.27%) Cognos
11 2 (0.27%) Dell
11 2 (0.27%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.27%) IBM
11 2 (0.27%) OpenText
11 2 (0.27%) Syclo
11 2 (0.27%) Tableau
12 1 (0.13%) Kronos