Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 657 551 568
Rank change year-on-year -106 +17 -8
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Analyst 233 291 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 182 211
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £370
% change year-on-year +4.62% +9.80% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 10
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.54% +11.32% -
10th Percentile £16.46 £15.25 £15.98
90th Percentile £58.95 £38.75 £47.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +45.16% +16.98% -

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 98,147 90,386 104,656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.93% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,297 58,570 68,073
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,163 2,922 3,150
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% -1.59% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% -6.47% +11.76%

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 19 July 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 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP Analyst in the UK

SAP Analyst
Top 15 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 19 July 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 -101 218 £425 +2.41% 34
UK excluding London -48 146 £425 +4.62% 32
London -47 67 £425 +2.41% 5
South East -15 48 £450 +3.75% 6
North of England -18 41 £388 +3.33% 18
Midlands -14 24 £450 +33.33% 5
North West -17 24 £438 +6.06% 15
Yorkshire -18 15 £344 -8.33% 3
East of England -3 14 £475 +5.56%
West Midlands -9 13 £393 +12.14% 3
East Midlands -11 11 £458 +35.56% 2
South West -9 8 £283 -29.38%
Wales -5 7 £410 - 1
Scotland -50 3 - - 2
North East -4 2 £138 -34.52%

SAP Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 233 (100.00%) SAP
2 75 (32.19%) Finance
3 46 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (16.74%) ERP
7 38 (16.31%) Business Analysis
8 37 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (15.45%) SAP BW
10 34 (14.59%) Migration
11 31 (13.30%) Data Migration
12 30 (12.88%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (11.16%) SAP FI
13 26 (11.16%) SQL
14 24 (10.30%) SAP FI/CO
14 24 (10.30%) Data Modelling
14 24 (10.30%) SAP CO
15 23 (9.87%) Retail
16 21 (9.01%) Data Analysis
16 21 (9.01%) SAP S/4HANA
17 18 (7.73%) Procure-to-Pay
17 18 (7.73%) Analytics
17 18 (7.73%) SAP MM
17 18 (7.73%) Microsoft Excel
17 18 (7.73%) Project Management
18 17 (7.30%) SQL Server
18 17 (7.30%) Data Quality
19 15 (6.44%) SAP HANA
19 15 (6.44%) IDoc

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 8 (3.43%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.72%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.43%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (7.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.86%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (11.16%) SAP FI
2 24 (10.30%) SAP CO
2 24 (10.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 21 (9.01%) SAP S/4HANA
4 18 (7.73%) SAP MM
5 13 (5.58%) SAP SD
6 12 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (4.72%) SAP HR
8 9 (3.86%) SAP APO
8 9 (3.86%) SAP ERP
9 8 (3.43%) SAP BPC
9 8 (3.43%) SAP MDM
9 8 (3.43%) SAP PM
10 7 (3.00%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (3.00%) SAP Payroll
11 6 (2.58%) SAP HCM
12 4 (1.72%) SAP PP
13 3 (1.29%) HFM
13 3 (1.29%) SAP CRM
13 3 (1.29%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.72%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.86%) Taleo
3 1 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.86%) SMS
2 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.45%) SAP BW
2 17 (7.30%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.44%) SAP HANA
4 12 (5.15%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (4.29%) Big Data
6 9 (3.86%) Data Lake
7 8 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.00%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (2.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 6 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.15%) DB2
11 4 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (1.72%) Power BI
11 4 (1.72%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.29%) MS Access
12 3 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.86%) GIS
13 2 (0.86%) QlikView
14 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.58%) JIRA
2 6 (2.58%) LSMW
3 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.86%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.43%) Selenium
5 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.43%) TestRail
General
1 75 (32.19%) Finance
2 23 (9.87%) Retail
3 14 (6.01%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (5.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.15%) Banking
5 5 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.72%) Legal
7 3 (1.29%) Marketing
8 2 (0.86%) Back Office
8 2 (0.86%) Law
8 2 (0.86%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.44%) IDoc
2 8 (3.43%) EDI
3 5 (2.15%) SAP Basis
3 5 (2.15%) SAP XI
4 4 (1.72%) SAP PI
4 4 (1.72%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (1.72%) XML
5 3 (1.29%) Web Services
6 2 (0.86%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.43%) BAPI
7 1 (0.43%) LDAP
7 1 (0.43%) Middleware
7 1 (0.43%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.43%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.00%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.00%) FMCG
3 7 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.15%) AS400
5 5 (2.15%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.72%) User Experience
7 2 (0.86%) Clustering
7 2 (0.86%) Life Science
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 42 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 39 (16.74%) ERP
4 38 (16.31%) Business Analysis
5 37 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (14.59%) Migration
7 31 (13.30%) Data Migration
8 30 (12.88%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (10.30%) Data Modelling
11 21 (9.01%) Data Analysis
12 18 (7.73%) Analytics
12 18 (7.73%) Procure-to-Pay
12 18 (7.73%) Project Management
13 15 (6.44%) Data Management
14 14 (6.01%) SAP Implementation
15 12 (5.15%) Waterfall
16 11 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (4.72%) CRM
16 11 (4.72%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.16%) SQL
2 7 (3.00%) ABAP
3 6 (2.58%) T-SQL
3 6 (2.58%) VBA
4 4 (1.72%) C#
5 3 (1.29%) Java
5 3 (1.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (5.58%) Degree
2 10 (4.29%) ISEB
3 7 (3.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.86%) HNC
6 2 (0.86%) HND
6 2 (0.86%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.43%) CCA
7 1 (0.43%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.30%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.72%) PMO
3 2 (0.86%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.86%) QA
3 2 (0.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.43%) GxP
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (5.58%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 233 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (6.01%) Oracle
3 13 (5.58%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.72%) HP
5 7 (3.00%) Hyperion
5 7 (3.00%) JD Edwards
6 5 (2.15%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.72%) Ariba
7 4 (1.72%) hybris
8 3 (1.29%) Tableau
8 3 (1.29%) Workday
9 2 (0.86%) Anaplan
9 2 (0.86%) Concur
9 2 (0.86%) Kronos
9 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.43%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.43%) Apple
10 1 (0.43%) OpenText