Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 158 195
Rank change year-on-year -9 +37 +4
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 240 220 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.43% 1.42% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.51% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 100 95
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £326 £375 £315
90th Percentile £725 £614 £600
England median daily rate £509 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £5.00 -
England median hourly rate - £80.00 -

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 15,771 14,534 17,139
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 94.05% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,290 8,380 10,421
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +1.32% +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £244 £228
90th Percentile £575 £551 £538
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 643 702 781
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.50 £10.29
90th Percentile £50.20 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.56% +11.43%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +16 78 £475 -9.52% 3
Thames Valley -23 57 £550 +12.82% 3
Berkshire -23 47 £613 +22.50% 2
West Sussex +11 44 £488 +8.33%
Surrey -34 43 £410 -3.53%
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £488 +14.71%
Oxfordshire +1 2 - - 1
Middlesex -10 2 £525 +31.25%
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Sussex -1 1 £450 -
Kent - 1 - -
SAP Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 240 (100.00%) SAP
2 73 (30.42%) Finance
3 56 (23.33%) SAP FI
4 46 (19.17%) Data Modelling
5 45 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 37 (15.42%) ERP
7 33 (13.75%) SAP ERP
8 32 (13.33%) CRM
9 30 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 29 (12.08%) SAP CO
11 28 (11.67%) BusinessObjects
12 27 (11.25%) SAP BW
12 27 (11.25%) SAP FI/CO
13 25 (10.42%) SAP HR
13 25 (10.42%) General Ledger
13 25 (10.42%) SAP PSCD
13 25 (10.42%) Accounts Receivable
14 24 (10.00%) Revenue Management
14 24 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
15 23 (9.58%) ABAP
15 23 (9.58%) SAP HANA
15 23 (9.58%) Accounts Payable
16 22 (9.17%) Master Data Management
17 21 (8.75%) SAP XI
17 21 (8.75%) webMethods
18 20 (8.33%) CCA
18 20 (8.33%) Migration
18 20 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
19 19 (7.92%) Degree
19 19 (7.92%) SAP BPC

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 3 (1.25%) NetWeaver
2 2 (0.83%) SAP Portal
2 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 56 (23.33%) SAP FI
2 33 (13.75%) SAP ERP
3 29 (12.08%) SAP CO
4 27 (11.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 25 (10.42%) SAP HR
5 25 (10.42%) SAP PSCD
6 19 (7.92%) SAP BPC
7 15 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
8 12 (5.00%) SAP HCM
8 12 (5.00%) SAP PS
9 11 (4.58%) SAP MM
10 9 (3.75%) SAP SD
11 7 (2.92%) SAP FI-CA
11 7 (2.92%) SAP PP
11 7 (2.92%) SAP WM
12 6 (2.50%) SAP CRM
12 6 (2.50%) SAP Retail
13 4 (1.67%) SAP Hybris
14 3 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 3 (1.25%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.25%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.67%) BusinessObjects
2 27 (11.25%) SAP BW
3 24 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
4 23 (9.58%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) LSMW
2 2 (0.83%) NWDI
3 1 (0.42%) JMeter
General
1 73 (30.42%) Finance
2 30 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 25 (10.42%) General Ledger
4 15 (6.25%) Billing
5 10 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.75%) Retail
7 5 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.83%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) German Language
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
9 1 (0.42%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.75%) SAP XI
2 8 (3.33%) IDoc
3 6 (2.50%) EDI
4 5 (2.08%) SAP Fiori
5 4 (1.67%) SAP ALE
5 4 (1.67%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.83%) JDBC
6 2 (0.83%) Middleware
6 2 (0.83%) REST
6 2 (0.83%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.83%) SOAP
7 1 (0.42%) BAPI
7 1 (0.42%) JSP
7 1 (0.42%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.42%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.42%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.25%) Data Structures
2 3 (1.25%) Life Science
3 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (0.83%) FMCG
4 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.67%) Linux
2 2 (0.83%) SUSE
2 2 (0.83%) Windows
3 1 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.17%) Data Modelling
2 45 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 37 (15.42%) ERP
4 32 (13.33%) CRM
5 25 (10.42%) Accounts Receivable
6 24 (10.00%) Revenue Management
7 23 (9.58%) Accounts Payable
8 22 (9.17%) Master Data Management
9 20 (8.33%) Migration
9 20 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
10 19 (7.92%) Supplier Relationship Management
11 14 (5.83%) Data Migration
12 13 (5.42%) Logistics
12 13 (5.42%) Procure-to-Pay
13 12 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
14 11 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
17 7 (2.92%) Demand Management
18 6 (2.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.58%) ABAP
2 5 (2.08%) Java
3 3 (1.25%) SQL
4 1 (0.42%) BeanShell
4 1 (0.42%) C
4 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (8.33%) CCA
2 19 (7.92%) Degree
3 12 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.67%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.25%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.42%) ACCA
7 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.33%) IFRS
2 3 (1.25%) QA
2 3 (1.25%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (2.08%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 240 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (8.75%) webMethods
3 10 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.92%) Ariba
4 7 (2.92%) hybris
5 6 (2.50%) HP
6 2 (0.83%) Concur
6 2 (0.83%) Workday
7 1 (0.42%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.42%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.42%) Kronos
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle