Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Solutions Architect was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 December 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 Solution Architect
UK > England
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 769 738
Rank change year-on-year -39 -31 +59
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 57 92 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.097% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 75
England median daily rate £625 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +11.63%
10th Percentile £490 £500 £475
90th Percentile £795 £775 £765
UK median daily rate £625 £625 £600
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 90,278 89,592 90,420
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.88% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,552 59,979 59,531
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,723 2,605 2,989
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.83 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £46.79
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

SAP Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured SAP Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Solutions Architect in England

SAP Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Solutions Architect in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Solutions Architect in England

SAP Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Solutions Architect in England over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Solutions Architect in England

SAP Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 16 December 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 +6 16 £588 -12.96% 4
South East -30 13 £700 +13.13% 2
Midlands -28 11 £554 +0.68%
East Midlands +3 8 £488 -11.36%
North of England -10 7 £788 +21.15%
North West -7 5 £788 +21.15%
South West -26 4 £645 +29.00% 1
East of England -4 3 £625 - 1
West Midlands -19 3 £600 +20.00%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
SAP Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, SAP Solutions Architect 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (28.07%) Finance
3 12 (21.05%) SAP S/4HANA
4 11 (19.30%) SAP HANA
5 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
6 9 (15.79%) Migration
7 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.04%) Retail
8 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.53%) Logistics
9 6 (10.53%) SAP BW
10 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.77%) EDI
10 5 (8.77%) ERP
10 5 (8.77%) FMCG
11 4 (7.02%) SAP Implementation
11 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
11 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.02%) Ariba
11 4 (7.02%) SAP FI
11 4 (7.02%) SAP Fiori
12 3 (5.26%) SDLC
12 3 (5.26%) Lumira
12 3 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 3 (5.26%) SAP PP
12 3 (5.26%) Oracle
12 3 (5.26%) CRM
12 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
12 3 (5.26%) Business Development

SAP Solutions Architect 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 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.75%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Portal
1 1 (1.75%) SAS
Business Applications
1 12 (21.05%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (7.02%) SAP FI
3 3 (5.26%) SAP CO
3 3 (5.26%) SAP ERP
3 3 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (5.26%) SAP PP
4 2 (3.51%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (3.51%) SAP EWM
4 2 (3.51%) SAP MM
4 2 (3.51%) SAP SD
4 2 (3.51%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.75%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.75%) SAP GTS
5 1 (1.75%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.75%) SAP MDG
5 1 (1.75%) SAP MDM
5 1 (1.75%) SAP PLM
5 1 (1.75%) SAP QM
5 1 (1.75%) SAP Retail
5 1 (1.75%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) LAN
1 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SAP HANA
2 6 (10.53%) SAP BW
3 3 (5.26%) Lumira
4 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
3 8 (14.04%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) EDI
2 4 (7.02%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (5.26%) SAP XI
4 2 (3.51%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.75%) .NET
5 1 (1.75%) AppFabric
5 1 (1.75%) HTML
5 1 (1.75%) HTML5
5 1 (1.75%) Middleware
5 1 (1.75%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) FMCG
2 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Migration
2 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.53%) Logistics
5 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.77%) ERP
6 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.02%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (5.26%) Business Development
7 3 (5.26%) CRM
7 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.26%) PLM
7 3 (5.26%) SDLC
8 2 (3.51%) Business Transformation
8 2 (3.51%) ITIL
8 2 (3.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) ABAP
2 1 (1.75%) C
2 1 (1.75%) C#
2 1 (1.75%) Java
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ACCA
2 1 (1.75%) CIMA
2 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) IFRS
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (7.02%) Ariba
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) hybris
4 2 (3.51%) Siemens
5 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.75%) CA
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) Cognos
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Informatica
5 1 (1.75%) JDA
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.75%) Tableau
5 1 (1.75%) Unisys
5 1 (1.75%) VMware