Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 August 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 168 204
Rank change year-on-year -19 +36 +25
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 217 221 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.30% 1.37% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.45% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 107 115
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £326 £384 £316
90th Percentile £674 £680 £600
England median daily rate £521 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +4.25% +8.11% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £81.50 £28.58
% change year-on-year - +185.19% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,797 15,242 17,240
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.76% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,371 8,753 10,452
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £240
90th Percentile £580 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 673 754
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -9.15% +13.21%
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.50 £10.41
90th Percentile £50.65 £47.90 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.74%

SAP Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured SAP Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Consultant in the South East

SAP Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Consultant in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Consultant in the South East

SAP Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Consultant in the South East over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Consultant in the South East

SAP Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Consultant in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Consultant in the South East

SAP Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Hampshire -10 65 £500 -16.67% 8
Thames Valley -7 57 £550 +7.32% 4
Berkshire -19 48 £550 +2.33% 2
Surrey -18 46 £420 -3.47%
West Sussex +17 35 £550 +4.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +23 6 £550 +10.00% 2
East Sussex - 6 £550 - 1
Middlesex -1 3 £525 +31.25%
Oxfordshire -1 3 £700 +64.71%
Kent +10 1 - - 1
Sussex +1 1 £450 -
SAP Consultant
England

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, SAP Consultant 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 South East region featuring SAP Consultant in the job title.

1 217 (100.00%) SAP
2 52 (23.96%) Finance
3 44 (20.28%) SAP FI
4 36 (16.59%) ERP
5 31 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 30 (13.82%) SAP CO
7 28 (12.90%) SAP FI/CO
7 28 (12.90%) CRM
7 28 (12.90%) SAP ERP
7 28 (12.90%) SAP Data Services
8 27 (12.44%) SAP PSCD
8 27 (12.44%) Data Modelling
8 27 (12.44%) Migration
9 24 (11.06%) Telecoms
9 24 (11.06%) BusinessObjects
10 23 (10.60%) Revenue Management
11 20 (9.22%) Data Migration
12 19 (8.76%) General Ledger
12 19 (8.76%) Security Cleared
12 19 (8.76%) SAP HANA
12 19 (8.76%) Accounts Receivable
13 18 (8.29%) Accounts Payable
13 18 (8.29%) SuccessFactors
13 18 (8.29%) SC Cleared
13 18 (8.29%) SAP Implementation
13 18 (8.29%) Billing
13 18 (8.29%) SAP BW
13 18 (8.29%) SAP HR
14 17 (7.83%) webMethods
14 17 (7.83%) CCA

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (2.76%) NetWeaver
2 5 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.38%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 44 (20.28%) SAP FI
2 30 (13.82%) SAP CO
3 28 (12.90%) SAP ERP
3 28 (12.90%) SAP FI/CO
4 27 (12.44%) SAP PSCD
5 18 (8.29%) SAP HR
6 17 (7.83%) SAP S/4HANA
7 12 (5.53%) SAP BPC
7 12 (5.53%) SAP FI-CA
8 10 (4.61%) SAP PS
9 8 (3.69%) SAP IS-U
9 8 (3.69%) SAP MM
9 8 (3.69%) SAP WM
10 7 (3.23%) SAP PP
11 6 (2.76%) SAP HCM
11 6 (2.76%) SAP SD
12 5 (2.30%) SAP PM
12 5 (2.30%) SAP QM
13 3 (1.38%) SAP Business One
13 3 (1.38%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.29%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.38%) SaaS
2 3 (1.38%) Taleo
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) RFID
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.90%) SAP Data Services
2 24 (11.06%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (8.76%) SAP HANA
4 18 (8.29%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.84%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 4 (1.84%) Lumira
6 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.46%) DTS
8 1 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (3.69%) LSMW
2 2 (0.92%) NWDI
3 1 (0.46%) JMeter
General
1 52 (23.96%) Finance
2 24 (11.06%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.76%) General Ledger
4 18 (8.29%) Billing
5 8 (3.69%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.38%) Advertising
7 3 (1.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.46%) German Language
8 1 (0.46%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.83%) SAP XI
2 11 (5.07%) IDoc
3 8 (3.69%) EDI
4 6 (2.76%) SAP PI
5 5 (2.30%) Middleware
6 4 (1.84%) BAPI
6 4 (1.84%) SAP ALE
6 4 (1.84%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.92%) JDBC
7 2 (0.92%) REST
7 2 (0.92%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (0.92%) SOAP
8 1 (0.46%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.84%) Virtual Team
3 3 (1.38%) Clustering
3 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (1.38%) Life Science
3 3 (1.38%) Smart Meter
4 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.92%) FMCG
5 1 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.84%) Linux
2 3 (1.38%) AIX
2 3 (1.38%) SUSE
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.59%) ERP
2 31 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 28 (12.90%) CRM
4 27 (12.44%) Data Modelling
4 27 (12.44%) Migration
5 23 (10.60%) Revenue Management
6 20 (9.22%) Data Migration
7 19 (8.76%) Accounts Receivable
8 18 (8.29%) Accounts Payable
8 18 (8.29%) SAP Implementation
9 17 (7.83%) Master Data Management
10 16 (7.37%) Procure-to-Pay
11 15 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (6.45%) Supplier Relationship Management
13 12 (5.53%) Logistics
14 9 (4.15%) Validation
15 7 (3.23%) Demand Management
15 7 (3.23%) Integration Testing
16 6 (2.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (2.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.07%) ABAP
2 7 (3.23%) Java
2 7 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (0.46%) BeanShell
3 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (8.76%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.29%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.83%) CCA
4 16 (7.37%) Degree
5 5 (2.30%) SAP Certification
6 4 (1.84%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.30%) QA
2 4 (1.84%) IFRS
2 4 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.38%) SLA
4 2 (0.92%) GxP
5 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.46%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.76%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.38%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 217 (100.00%) SAP
2 17 (7.83%) webMethods
3 11 (5.07%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.15%) Ariba
5 7 (3.23%) HP
6 6 (2.76%) Oracle
7 4 (1.84%) hybris
8 2 (0.92%) Cognos
8 2 (0.92%) IBM
8 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.92%) Workday
9 1 (0.46%) Anaplan
9 1 (0.46%) Apple
9 1 (0.46%) Concur
9 1 (0.46%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.46%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.46%) Tableau