Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Solutions Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 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 Solution Architect
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 343 331 365
Rank change year-on-year -12 +34 -8
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 31 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.15% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 13
South East median daily rate £600 £638 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.91% -4.35%
10th Percentile £575 £527 £463
90th Percentile £700 £775 £690
England median daily rate £625 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 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 15,766 14,396 17,115
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.28% 94.06% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,280 8,307 10,428
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £245 £230
90th Percentile £575 £553 £538
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 700 780
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -6.67% +7.45%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.23 £47.50 £50.33
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.54% +11.40%

SAP Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Solutions Architect in the South East

SAP Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Solutions Architect in the South East

SAP Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Solutions Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Solutions Architect in the South East

SAP Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Surrey -13 16 £600 - 2
Thames Valley -17 14 £650 -8.77% 1
Oxfordshire -3 7 £650 -13.33%
Berkshire -7 6 £625 -7.41% 1
Hampshire -14 1 £600 +9.09%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £650 -
SAP Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 South East region featuring SAP Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (38.71%) TOGAF
3 11 (35.48%) UML
4 9 (29.03%) SAP IS-U
5 8 (25.81%) CRM
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
6 7 (22.58%) SAP BW
7 6 (19.35%) ERP
7 6 (19.35%) SAP CRM
8 5 (16.13%) Smart Meter
8 5 (16.13%) SAP ERP
9 4 (12.90%) SAP BPC
10 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (9.68%) Logistics
10 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
10 3 (9.68%) Migration
10 3 (9.68%) Order to Cash
10 3 (9.68%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (6.45%) Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (6.45%) SDLC
11 2 (6.45%) Supplier Relationship Management
11 2 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
11 2 (6.45%) SAP Basis
11 2 (6.45%) SAP CO
11 2 (6.45%) EDI
11 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
11 2 (6.45%) FTP
11 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (6.45%) SAP FI

SAP Solutions Architect 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 1 (3.23%) NetWeaver
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (19.35%) SAP CRM
3 5 (16.13%) SAP ERP
4 4 (12.90%) SAP BPC
5 3 (9.68%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (6.45%) SAP CO
6 2 (6.45%) SAP FI
6 2 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
7 1 (3.23%) SAP PP
7 1 (3.23%) SAP SCM
7 1 (3.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.23%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) EDI
1 2 (6.45%) SAP ALE
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BSP
2 1 (3.23%) SAPUI5
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) TOGAF
2 11 (35.48%) UML
3 8 (25.81%) CRM
4 6 (19.35%) ERP
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Logistics
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Order to Cash
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.45%) SDLC
6 2 (6.45%) Supplier Relationship Management
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) Workflow Management
7 1 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) Ariba
2 1 (3.23%) hybris
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com