Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Solutions Architect was £613 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 768 752 782
Rank change year-on-year -16 +30 -9
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 96 103 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 54 45
England median daily rate £613 £575 £585
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.52% -1.71% +7.59%
10th Percentile £499 £491 £493
90th Percentile £753 £725 £745
UK median daily rate £613 £575 £585
% change year-on-year +6.52% -1.71% +8.84%
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 89,182 86,148 94,110
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.90% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,237 56,759 62,212
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,863 2,568 2,848
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% -1.58% +5.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.02
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +5.56%

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 September 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 September 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 0 33 £600 +4.35% 1
London -2 21 £600 -2.04% 1
Midlands -3 21 £650 +18.18% 2
East Midlands +11 10 - - 2
North of England -8 8 £556 -3.26% 1
West Midlands -23 8 £625 +4.17%
North West -12 7 £556 -14.42%
South West -5 3 £550 +2.33%
East of England -14 3 £750 +86.32% 1
Yorkshire -10 1 - - 1
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 September 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 96 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (22.92%) Finance
3 21 (21.88%) Manufacturing
4 18 (18.75%) SAP BW
4 18 (18.75%) SAP HANA
5 15 (15.63%) TOGAF
6 14 (14.58%) Migration
7 13 (13.54%) ERP
7 13 (13.54%) SAP S/4HANA
8 12 (12.50%) SAP BPC
8 12 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
9 11 (11.46%) SAP ERP
9 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (11.46%) UML
9 11 (11.46%) CRM
10 9 (9.38%) Logistics
10 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.33%) Retail
11 8 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
12 7 (7.29%) SAP CRM
13 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
14 5 (5.21%) Smart Meter
14 5 (5.21%) SDLC
14 5 (5.21%) SAP FI/CO
14 5 (5.21%) SAP CO
14 5 (5.21%) Validation
14 5 (5.21%) GAP Analysis
14 5 (5.21%) SAP FI
14 5 (5.21%) SAP PP
14 5 (5.21%) EDI

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 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.04%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.04%) SAS
1 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 13 (13.54%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (12.50%) SAP BPC
3 11 (11.46%) SAP ERP
4 8 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
5 7 (7.29%) SAP CRM
6 5 (5.21%) SAP CO
6 5 (5.21%) SAP FI
6 5 (5.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (5.21%) SAP PP
7 4 (4.17%) SAP SD
8 3 (3.13%) SAP MM
9 2 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (2.08%) SAP EWM
9 2 (2.08%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 2 (2.08%) SAP HCM
9 2 (2.08%) SAP MDG
9 2 (2.08%) SAP PM
9 2 (2.08%) SAP SCM
9 2 (2.08%) SAP WM
10 1 (1.04%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) SAP BW
1 18 (18.75%) SAP HANA
2 3 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.13%) Lumira
3 2 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.04%) Big Data
4 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) LSMW
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 21 (21.88%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.13%) Automotive
4 3 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Billing
5 1 (1.04%) French Language
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) EDI
2 3 (3.13%) Middleware
2 3 (3.13%) SAP Basis
2 3 (3.13%) SAP XI
3 2 (2.08%) .NET
3 2 (2.08%) SAP ALE
3 2 (2.08%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (2.08%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.04%) AppFabric
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
4 1 (1.04%) HTML5
4 1 (1.04%) IDoc
4 1 (1.04%) REST
4 1 (1.04%) SAP BSP
4 1 (1.04%) SAPUI5
4 1 (1.04%) SOAP
4 1 (1.04%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.13%) FMCG
2 3 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) Linux
1 2 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.63%) TOGAF
2 14 (14.58%) Migration
3 13 (13.54%) ERP
4 12 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
5 11 (11.46%) CRM
5 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (11.46%) UML
6 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.38%) Logistics
7 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.21%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (5.21%) SDLC
8 5 (5.21%) Validation
9 4 (4.17%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.17%) Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (3.13%) Business Development
10 3 (3.13%) ITIL
10 3 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.13%) ABAP
2 2 (2.08%) Java
2 2 (2.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.04%) C#
3 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.04%) CCA
3 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.04%) COBIT
3 1 (1.04%) GAMP
3 1 (1.04%) GxP
3 1 (1.04%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 96 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (4.17%) Ariba
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (2.08%) hybris
3 2 (2.08%) IBM
3 2 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.04%) Citrix
4 1 (1.04%) Cognos
4 1 (1.04%) Informatica
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.04%) Tableau
4 1 (1.04%) Unisys