Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £524 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 211 237
Rank change year-on-year -28 +26 -73
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 996 1,109 1,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.08% 1.23% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.29% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 582 495
England median daily rate £524 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.21% +5.56% -6.25%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £355
90th Percentile £713 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £521 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +9.74% +5.56% -9.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
England median hourly rate £71.50 £5.00 £105.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1330.00% -95.24% -
10th Percentile £62.35 £5.00 £102.50
90th Percentile £81.45 £65.78 £107.50
UK median hourly rate £71.50 £5.00 £105.00
% change year-on-year +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 87,524 85,696 92,649
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,725 56,452 59,910
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £609 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,539 2,913 3,545
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.51
% change year-on-year +2.78% -2.76% +12.18%

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 17 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Consultant in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 6 months to 17 January 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 -47 352 £500 +5.26% 53
North of England +71 169 £550 +10.00% 29
South East -49 142 £513 +13.89% 28
North West +52 115 £563 +12.50% 20
Midlands -35 114 £525 +10.53% 19
West Midlands -2 63 £550 +14.58% 14
East of England -9 52 £525 +23.53% 1
Yorkshire +26 47 £525 +5.00% 9
East Midlands -33 36 £500 +11.11% 5
South West 0 30 £550 +22.22% 1
North East +44 4 £425 -2.86%
South Coast +1 1 - -
SAP Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 996 (100.00%) SAP
2 177 (17.77%) Finance
3 166 (16.67%) SAP FI
4 133 (13.35%) SAP CO
5 122 (12.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 117 (11.75%) SAP SD
7 103 (10.34%) ERP
8 102 (10.24%) SAP MM
9 101 (10.14%) ABAP
10 98 (9.84%) SAP S/4HANA
11 97 (9.74%) Retail
12 91 (9.14%) SAP HANA
13 86 (8.63%) SAP BW
14 84 (8.43%) Migration
15 80 (8.03%) Manufacturing
16 73 (7.33%) Logistics
17 68 (6.83%) Data Migration
18 61 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
19 59 (5.92%) SAP Retail
20 57 (5.72%) CRM
21 56 (5.62%) SAP ERP
21 56 (5.62%) SAP Implementation
22 53 (5.32%) Procure-to-Pay
23 52 (5.22%) SAP HR
24 51 (5.12%) Security Cleared
25 47 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
26 45 (4.52%) SC Cleared
27 44 (4.42%) SuccessFactors
27 44 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
27 44 (4.42%) Billing

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 29 (2.91%) NetWeaver
2 13 (1.31%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.10%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.10%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 166 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 133 (13.35%) SAP CO
3 122 (12.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 117 (11.75%) SAP SD
5 102 (10.24%) SAP MM
6 98 (9.84%) SAP S/4HANA
7 59 (5.92%) SAP Retail
8 56 (5.62%) SAP ERP
9 52 (5.22%) SAP HR
10 34 (3.41%) SAP Payroll
11 32 (3.21%) SAP IS-U
12 28 (2.81%) SAP PM
13 27 (2.71%) SAP PP
14 26 (2.61%) SAP CRM
15 25 (2.51%) SAP HCM
16 22 (2.21%) SAP WM
17 21 (2.11%) SAP PS
17 21 (2.11%) SAP SRM
18 20 (2.01%) SAP FSCM
19 18 (1.81%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.42%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.40%) Boomi
3 3 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.30%) Wireless
2 2 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.10%) Intranet
3 1 (0.10%) SMS
3 1 (0.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (9.14%) SAP HANA
2 86 (8.63%) SAP BW
3 44 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
4 26 (2.61%) SAP Data Services
5 23 (2.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.40%) DB2
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.30%) SQL Server
8 3 (0.30%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.20%) Big Data
10 1 (0.10%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.10%) Endeca
10 1 (0.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.10%) MaxDB
10 1 (0.10%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.10%) Riak
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (2.51%) LSMW
2 1 (0.10%) Introscope
General
1 177 (17.77%) Finance
2 97 (9.74%) Retail
3 80 (8.03%) Manufacturing
4 44 (4.42%) Billing
5 33 (3.31%) Banking
6 31 (3.11%) General Ledger
7 24 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (1.71%) Advertising
9 15 (1.51%) Legal
10 14 (1.41%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.20%) Automotive
12 10 (1.00%) Italian Language
12 10 (1.00%) Marketing
12 10 (1.00%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.90%) German Language
14 6 (0.60%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
16 2 (0.20%) Arabic Language
16 2 (0.20%) Czech Language
16 2 (0.20%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.11%) SAP Fiori
2 28 (2.81%) SAP PI
3 25 (2.51%) SAP Basis
4 21 (2.11%) SAP XI
5 16 (1.61%) IDoc
6 13 (1.31%) BAPI
7 12 (1.20%) EDI
7 12 (1.20%) SAP Smart Forms
8 9 (0.90%) Middleware
8 9 (0.90%) Web Services
8 9 (0.90%) XML
9 6 (0.60%) SAP CO-PA
9 6 (0.60%) SOAP
10 5 (0.50%) SAP TM
10 5 (0.50%) SAPUI5
11 4 (0.40%) HTML
11 4 (0.40%) SAP ALE
11 4 (0.40%) SAP Business Workflow
11 4 (0.40%) Web Dynpro
12 3 (0.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (2.51%) FMCG
3 10 (1.00%) Data Structures
4 9 (0.90%) Management Information System
4 9 (0.90%) User Experience
5 8 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (0.60%) e-Learning
6 6 (0.60%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.40%) NHS
7 4 (0.40%) Replication
8 3 (0.30%) EPoS
9 2 (0.20%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.20%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.20%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.10%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.10%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.10%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.10%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.10%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.60%) Linux
2 5 (0.50%) Windows
3 4 (0.40%) Unix
4 2 (0.20%) SUSE
4 2 (0.20%) VMS
4 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.10%) AIX
5 1 (0.10%) Android
5 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (10.34%) ERP
2 84 (8.43%) Migration
3 73 (7.33%) Logistics
4 68 (6.83%) Data Migration
5 61 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (5.72%) CRM
7 56 (5.62%) SAP Implementation
8 53 (5.32%) Procure-to-Pay
9 47 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (3.92%) Project Management
11 32 (3.21%) Order to Cash
12 29 (2.91%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (2.61%) Data Management
14 24 (2.41%) Process Improvement
15 23 (2.31%) Integration Testing
16 22 (2.21%) Change Management
17 21 (2.11%) GAP Analysis
18 20 (2.01%) Workflow
19 19 (1.91%) Data Modelling
20 18 (1.81%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 101 (10.14%) ABAP
2 21 (2.11%) SQL
3 16 (1.61%) Java
4 7 (0.70%) SAPscript
5 6 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.30%) BeanShell
6 3 (0.30%) C
7 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.20%) XQuery
8 1 (0.10%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.10%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.10%) C#
8 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (5.12%) Security Cleared
2 45 (4.52%) SC Cleared
3 18 (1.81%) Degree
4 12 (1.20%) SAP Certification
5 11 (1.10%) CCA
6 2 (0.20%) ACCA
6 2 (0.20%) CIMA
6 2 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.10%) AAT
7 1 (0.10%) CFA
7 1 (0.10%) CISA
7 1 (0.10%) ICAEW
7 1 (0.10%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.21%) IFRS
2 19 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.31%) QA
4 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.50%) SLA
5 2 (0.20%) GDPR
5 2 (0.20%) GMP
5 2 (0.20%) HL7
5 2 (0.20%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.10%) EMIR
6 1 (0.10%) MiFID
6 1 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.10%) CA Wily
1 1 (0.10%) Control-M
1 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 996 (100.00%) SAP
2 38 (3.82%) Ariba
3 19 (1.91%) hybris
4 13 (1.31%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.20%) OpenText
6 10 (1.00%) Oracle
7 7 (0.70%) JD Edwards
8 6 (0.60%) webMethods
9 4 (0.40%) Capita
9 4 (0.40%) HP
9 4 (0.40%) Kronos
9 4 (0.40%) Sybase
10 3 (0.30%) Concur
11 2 (0.20%) Adobe
11 2 (0.20%) CA
11 2 (0.20%) Dell
11 2 (0.20%) NGA Human Resources
11 2 (0.20%) SEEBURGER
11 2 (0.20%) Syclo
11 2 (0.20%) Wallstreet Suite