Period
to 19 June 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 19 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 Solution Architect
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 769 729 780
Rank change year-on-year -40 +51 -29
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 84 86 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.10% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.11% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 41
England median daily rate £625 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £498 £438 £475
90th Percentile £718 £688 £738
UK median daily rate £625 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
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 86,307 79,643 92,763
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.97% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,003 51,880 61,012
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £421
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.07% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,775 2,628 2,812
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% -6.49% +14.27%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.90
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.72 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.86% -6.39% +14.29%

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 19 June 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 19 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
South East -6 30 £600 -
Midlands -6 20 £650 +25.00% 3
London -71 13 £650 +11.59% 10
West Midlands -10 12 £650 +8.33% 2
North West -11 7 £513 -10.87% 2
North of England -28 7 £513 -10.87% 2
East of England +1 6 £625 -10.71%
East Midlands -9 4 - - 1
South West +4 1 £500 -13.04% 3
South Coast - 1 - -
SAP Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 84 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 24 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 14 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 14 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 13 (15.48%) Logistics
4 13 (15.48%) SAP Implementation
5 12 (14.29%) SAP BPC
5 12 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
6 11 (13.10%) ERP
6 11 (13.10%) UML
7 10 (11.90%) CRM
8 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.71%) SAP ERP
8 9 (10.71%) SAP IS-U
8 9 (10.71%) SAP HANA
9 8 (9.52%) SAP CO
9 8 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (9.52%) SAP FI
9 8 (9.52%) Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (8.33%) SAP CRM
11 6 (7.14%) SAP PP
11 6 (7.14%) Retail
12 5 (5.95%) SDLC
12 5 (5.95%) Smart Meter
12 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
12 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
12 5 (5.95%) Migration
13 4 (4.76%) SAP PM
13 4 (4.76%) Asset Management

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 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 12 (14.29%) SAP BPC
1 12 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (10.71%) SAP ERP
2 9 (10.71%) SAP IS-U
3 8 (9.52%) SAP CO
3 8 (9.52%) SAP FI
3 8 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (8.33%) SAP CRM
5 6 (7.14%) SAP PP
6 4 (4.76%) SAP PM
7 2 (2.38%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (2.38%) SAP MM
7 2 (2.38%) SAP PS
7 2 (2.38%) SAP SD
8 1 (1.19%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 1 (1.19%) SAP HR
8 1 (1.19%) SAP MDG
8 1 (1.19%) SAP PLM
8 1 (1.19%) SAP QM
8 1 (1.19%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 9 (10.71%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.19%) Big Data
4 1 (1.19%) Lumira
4 1 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) LSMW
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
1 24 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Automotive
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) French Language
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) Middleware
2 2 (2.38%) EDI
2 2 (2.38%) SAP ALE
2 2 (2.38%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.19%) .NET
3 1 (1.19%) IDoc
3 1 (1.19%) REST
3 1 (1.19%) SAP BSP
3 1 (1.19%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.19%) SAPUI5
3 1 (1.19%) SOAP
3 1 (1.19%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.19%) FMCG
4 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Linux
1 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 13 (15.48%) Logistics
2 13 (15.48%) SAP Implementation
3 11 (13.10%) ERP
3 11 (13.10%) UML
4 10 (11.90%) CRM
5 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.52%) Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (5.95%) Migration
7 5 (5.95%) SDLC
8 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.57%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.57%) Coaching
9 3 (3.57%) Order to Cash
9 3 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (3.57%) Validation
10 2 (2.38%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) ABAP
2 1 (1.19%) Java
2 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) ACCA
2 1 (1.19%) CCA
2 1 (1.19%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) COBIT
3 1 (1.19%) GAMP
3 1 (1.19%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (3.57%) Ariba
3 2 (2.38%) hybris
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe
4 1 (1.19%) Citrix
4 1 (1.19%) IBM
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle
4 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.19%) Software AG
4 1 (1.19%) VMware
4 1 (1.19%) webMethods