Period
to 26 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 September 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 Analyst
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 650 582 558
Rank change year-on-year -68 -24 -42
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Analyst 245 300 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 195 205
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £309 £309 £224
90th Percentile £570 £565 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 8
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £29.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.78% +9.26% -56.80%
10th Percentile £16.21 £14.80 £14.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £41.00 £47.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £29.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +6.78% +9.26% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97,367 94,039 101,286
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.91% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,971 61,522 66,115
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,155 2,815 3,206
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.92 £18.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.51% +1.60% +3.52%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £48.25 £48.75 £46.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.28
% change year-on-year -2.78% -1.50% +4.43%

SAP Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Analyst in the UK

SAP Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Analyst in the UK

SAP Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Analyst over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Analyst in the UK

SAP Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Analyst in the UK

SAP Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Analyst over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP Analyst in the UK

SAP Analyst
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 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
England -61 229 £425 - 22
UK excluding London -40 173 £425 - 17
South East -14 62 £463 +7.56% 10
London -14 56 £425 -5.56% 5
North of England -28 41 £375 -6.25% 3
Midlands -22 35 £405 -6.03% 1
North West -28 23 £419 +3.72% 2
West Midlands -15 18 £401 +0.13% 1
East Midlands +4 17 £413 -19.51%
Yorkshire -7 14 £344 -7.84% 1
East of England -7 12 £506 +19.12% 3
Wales -12 11 £475 +11.76%
South West -25 9 £300 -24.05%
North East -14 3 £294 -25.63%
Scotland -15 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

SAP Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, SAP Analyst 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 featuring SAP Analyst in the job title.

1 245 (100.00%) SAP
2 64 (26.12%) Finance
3 51 (20.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (19.59%) ERP
5 46 (18.78%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (16.33%) Business Analysis
7 39 (15.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 38 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (14.69%) SAP BW
11 29 (11.84%) Migration
12 26 (10.61%) Data Migration
13 25 (10.20%) Procure-to-Pay
14 24 (9.80%) SQL
15 23 (9.39%) Retail
15 23 (9.39%) Test Scripting
16 22 (8.98%) SAP S/4HANA
17 21 (8.57%) Data Analysis
17 21 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
17 21 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (7.76%) Data Modelling
19 18 (7.35%) Change Management
20 17 (6.94%) ABAP
20 17 (6.94%) SAP FI
20 17 (6.94%) SAP MM
21 15 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO
21 15 (6.12%) Workflow
21 15 (6.12%) SAP HR
21 15 (6.12%) XML
21 15 (6.12%) SAP ERP

SAP Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (5.71%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.22%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.41%) SAP EP
Applications
1 21 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (8.98%) SAP S/4HANA
2 17 (6.94%) SAP FI
2 17 (6.94%) SAP MM
3 15 (6.12%) SAP CO
3 15 (6.12%) SAP ERP
3 15 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (6.12%) SAP HR
4 9 (3.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (3.67%) SAP APO
5 8 (3.27%) SAP FI-CA
5 8 (3.27%) SAP MDM
5 8 (3.27%) SAP Payroll
5 8 (3.27%) SAP PSCD
6 5 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (2.04%) SAP PM
6 5 (2.04%) SAP PP
6 5 (2.04%) SAP SD
7 4 (1.63%) SAP CRM
7 4 (1.63%) SAP SRM
8 3 (1.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.12%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.22%) Office 365
3 2 (0.82%) Taleo
4 1 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.69%) SAP BW
2 14 (5.71%) SAP HANA
3 11 (4.49%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.08%) Big Data
5 9 (3.67%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (3.67%) Data Lake
6 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 7 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.04%) DB2
10 4 (1.63%) MS Access
11 3 (1.22%) Power BI
12 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.82%) QlikView
13 1 (0.41%) MySQL
13 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.49%) JIRA
2 8 (3.27%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.45%) LSMW
4 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.41%) TestRail
General
1 64 (26.12%) Finance
2 23 (9.39%) Retail
3 11 (4.49%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.04%) Banking
6 2 (0.82%) Back Office
6 2 (0.82%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.12%) XML
2 14 (5.71%) IDoc
3 10 (4.08%) Web Dynpro
4 8 (3.27%) SAPUI5
5 4 (1.63%) EDI
5 4 (1.63%) Middleware
5 4 (1.63%) SAP Fiori
5 4 (1.63%) SAP PI
6 3 (1.22%) SAP XI
6 3 (1.22%) Web Services
7 2 (0.82%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.82%) SAP Business Workflow
8 1 (0.41%) BAPI
8 1 (0.41%) LDAP
8 1 (0.41%) SAP MI
8 1 (0.41%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.27%) FMCG
3 7 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.45%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.04%) AS400
6 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.22%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.82%) Clustering
8 2 (0.82%) Life Science
8 2 (0.82%) User Experience
9 1 (0.41%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.27%) Windows
2 7 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 48 (19.59%) ERP
3 40 (16.33%) Business Analysis
4 39 (15.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 38 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (11.84%) Migration
8 26 (10.61%) Data Migration
9 25 (10.20%) Procure-to-Pay
10 23 (9.39%) Test Scripting
11 21 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (8.57%) Data Analysis
12 19 (7.76%) Data Modelling
13 18 (7.35%) Change Management
14 15 (6.12%) Data Management
14 15 (6.12%) Data Mapping
14 15 (6.12%) Workflow
15 14 (5.71%) Analytics
15 14 (5.71%) Project Management
15 14 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.80%) SQL
2 17 (6.94%) ABAP
3 6 (2.45%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.63%) VB
5 3 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (5.31%) Degree
1 13 (5.31%) ISTQB
2 12 (4.90%) ISEB
3 9 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.82%) HNC
4 2 (0.82%) HND
4 2 (0.82%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.41%) CCA
5 1 (0.41%) CIMA
5 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.12%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.27%) QA
3 6 (2.45%) SLA
4 4 (1.63%) PMO
5 3 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.82%) GDPR
6 2 (0.82%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.41%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (5.31%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 245 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.90%) HP
4 11 (4.49%) Oracle
5 7 (2.86%) JD Edwards
6 5 (2.04%) Ariba
6 5 (2.04%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.04%) Remedy
6 5 (2.04%) Workday
7 3 (1.22%) hybris
7 3 (1.22%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.22%) Infor
7 3 (1.22%) Kronos
8 2 (0.82%) Concur
8 2 (0.82%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.41%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.41%) Apple
9 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com