Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAP Solutions Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 216 201
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15 +17
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 18 59 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.22% 0.60% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.63% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 12
Midlands median daily rate £550 £600 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +23.08% +21.88%
10th Percentile £498 £475 £413
90th Percentile £610 £688 £713
England median daily rate £600 £600 £538
% change year-on-year - +11.63% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7794 9319 8011
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 95.37% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4873 5659 4629
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £231 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 371 458
Midlands median hourly rate £15.55 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.67% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.00 £10.09
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

SAP Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Solutions Architect in the Midlands

SAP Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Solutions Architect in the Midlands

SAP Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Solutions Architect in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Solutions Architect in the Midlands

SAP Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
East Midlands -17 11 £550 -8.33% 1
West Midlands +12 5 £500 -16.67% 2
SAP Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, SAP Solutions Architect 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 Midlands region featuring SAP Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (50.00%) ERP
2 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (38.89%) Logistics
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) B2B
4 6 (33.33%) ABAP
4 6 (33.33%) Presales
5 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) CRM
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) SAP HANA
7 3 (16.67%) Dependency Management
7 3 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (16.67%) SAP CRM
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Release Management
7 3 (16.67%) Retail
8 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
8 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (11.11%) Time Management
8 2 (11.11%) Maximo
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.11%) Hyperion
8 2 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (5.56%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (5.56%) SAPUI5
9 1 (5.56%) Planning and Forecasting
9 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team

SAP Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP CRM
2 2 (11.11%) Maximo
2 2 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (5.56%) SAP GTS
3 1 (5.56%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Retail
3 1 (5.56%) SAP SD
3 1 (5.56%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SAP HANA
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (5.56%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) IVR
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ERP
2 7 (38.89%) Logistics
3 6 (33.33%) B2B
3 6 (33.33%) Presales
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Dependency Management
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Business Forecasting
7 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Decision Table
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) ABAP
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Hyperion