Period
to 19 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 221 178
Rank change year-on-year -2 -43 +23
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 174 160 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.03% 0.95% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.00% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 78 117
South East median daily rate £525 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -
10th Percentile £400 £413 £350
90th Percentile £688 £750 £610
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £5.00
England median hourly rate £75.00 £71.50 £5.00
% change year-on-year +4.90% +1330.00% -95.24%

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 15,855 15,966 15,159
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 94.40% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,567 9,534 9,008
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 627 763
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.26% +6.92%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.29
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.40 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +3.89% -

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 December 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 December 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
Thames Valley +29 58 £531 +2.41% 7
Berkshire +10 50 £475 -20.83% 4
Hampshire -19 41 £525 -4.55% 9
West Sussex -10 33 £558 +23.89%
Surrey -15 25 £450 +3.45% 3
East Sussex -5 10 - -
Buckinghamshire +18 6 £675 +35.00% 3
Middlesex +14 3 - -
Oxfordshire +15 2 £700 +64.71%
SAP Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 174 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (19.54%) ERP
2 34 (19.54%) SAP S/4HANA
3 30 (17.24%) Migration
4 26 (14.94%) Finance
4 26 (14.94%) CRM
5 23 (13.22%) Java
5 23 (13.22%) ABAP
6 22 (12.64%) SAP BW
6 22 (12.64%) SuccessFactors
7 20 (11.49%) SAP ERP
7 20 (11.49%) Security Cleared
7 20 (11.49%) BusinessObjects
7 20 (11.49%) SAP Data Services
8 18 (10.34%) SAP HANA
8 18 (10.34%) Ariba
8 18 (10.34%) SAP PI
8 18 (10.34%) SC Cleared
9 17 (9.77%) SAP XI
10 16 (9.20%) Oracle
10 16 (9.20%) Data Migration
10 16 (9.20%) SAP Implementation
11 14 (8.05%) SAP PSCD
11 14 (8.05%) webMethods
11 14 (8.05%) SAP MM
11 14 (8.05%) Telecoms
12 13 (7.47%) SAP FI
12 13 (7.47%) Revenue Management
12 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (7.47%) IDoc

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 10 (5.75%) SAP Portal
2 8 (4.60%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (19.54%) SAP S/4HANA
2 20 (11.49%) SAP ERP
3 14 (8.05%) SAP MM
3 14 (8.05%) SAP PSCD
4 13 (7.47%) SAP FI
5 10 (5.75%) SAP CO
5 10 (5.75%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (5.17%) SAP PP
6 9 (5.17%) SAP SD
7 8 (4.60%) SAP IS-U
8 7 (4.02%) SAP BPC
9 6 (3.45%) SAP GRC
9 6 (3.45%) SAP PM
10 5 (2.87%) SAP FI-CA
10 5 (2.87%) SAP HR
10 5 (2.87%) SAP MDG
10 5 (2.87%) SAP SRM
11 4 (2.30%) SAP CRM
11 4 (2.30%) SAP Payroll
11 4 (2.30%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.64%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.15%) Office 365
3 2 (1.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) LAN
1 1 (0.57%) NAS
1 1 (0.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.64%) SAP BW
2 20 (11.49%) BusinessObjects
2 20 (11.49%) SAP Data Services
3 18 (10.34%) SAP HANA
4 11 (6.32%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.02%) Lumira
6 4 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.72%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.57%) DTS
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (2.87%) LSMW
2 3 (1.72%) NWDI
3 1 (0.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 26 (14.94%) Finance
2 14 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.75%) General Ledger
4 9 (5.17%) Billing
5 6 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.72%) Advertising
7 3 (1.72%) German Language
8 2 (1.15%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Local Government
9 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.34%) SAP PI
2 17 (9.77%) SAP XI
3 13 (7.47%) IDoc
4 12 (6.90%) SAP Basis
5 6 (3.45%) XSLT
6 4 (2.30%) BAPI
6 4 (2.30%) EDI
7 3 (1.72%) EJB
7 3 (1.72%) J2EE
7 3 (1.72%) JDBC
7 3 (1.72%) Middleware
7 3 (1.72%) SAP ALE
7 3 (1.72%) Web Services
8 2 (1.15%) .NET
8 2 (1.15%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (1.15%) SAP TM
9 1 (0.57%) SAPUI5
9 1 (0.57%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.75%) Clustering
3 5 (2.87%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.30%) User Experience
5 3 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.72%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.15%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.57%) Fintech
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
7 1 (0.57%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.57%) Replication
7 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.75%) AIX
1 10 (5.75%) Linux
1 10 (5.75%) SUSE
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.54%) ERP
2 30 (17.24%) Migration
3 26 (14.94%) CRM
4 16 (9.20%) Data Migration
4 16 (9.20%) SAP Implementation
5 13 (7.47%) Revenue Management
6 12 (6.90%) Supplier Relationship Management
6 12 (6.90%) Test Scripting
7 10 (5.75%) Accounts Receivable
7 10 (5.75%) Master Data Management
7 10 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.17%) Accounts Payable
8 9 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (5.17%) SAP Security
8 9 (5.17%) Validation
9 8 (4.60%) Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.02%) Logistics
10 7 (4.02%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.22%) ABAP
1 23 (13.22%) Java
2 12 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.90%) CCA
4 4 (2.30%) CISM
4 4 (2.30%) CISSP
5 2 (1.15%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.57%) Degree
6 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.30%) GDPR
3 3 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) IFRS
4 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (6.90%) HP ALM
2 10 (5.75%) Data Guard
2 10 (5.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (5.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 174 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (10.34%) Ariba
3 16 (9.20%) Oracle
4 14 (8.05%) webMethods
5 12 (6.90%) HP
6 11 (6.32%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.15%) Baan
8 2 (1.15%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.15%) Informatica
8 2 (1.15%) Kronos
8 2 (1.15%) Workday
9 1 (0.57%) Adobe
9 1 (0.57%) Anaplan
9 1 (0.57%) Google
9 1 (0.57%) hybris
9 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.57%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.57%) Tableau