The median contractor rate for a SAP Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 449 496 506
Rank change year-on-year +47 +10  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Analyst 155 149 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 76 84
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +9.79% +0.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.61% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +91.17% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44592 53123 52813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.09% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28970 34603 31991
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1459 1537 2115
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

SAP Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SAP Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP Analyst in the UK

SAP Analyst
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 144 £413 +8.55% 41
London +28 50 £413 - 8
South East +30 26 £460 +8.23% 7
North West +26 14 £420 +10.38% 9
East Midlands -4 14 £310 -4.61% 3
Berkshire +24 12 £475 +11.76% 1
Yorkshire +28 9 £375 +10.29% 4
East of England -8 9 £450 +63.63% 2
Scotland +44 7 £363 -
West Midlands +10 6 £328 -3.67% 3
Manchester +7 6 £369 -3.08% 4
South West +1 6 £413 +17.85%
West Yorkshire +20 5 £386 +13.38% 3
West Sussex +16 5 £325 -
Cambridge +1 5 £450 +60.71%
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £450 +60.71%
Maidenhead -1 5 - -
City of London -9 5 £415 -5.68% 2
Hampshire - 5 £450 -
Hertfordshire +8 4 £400 - 2
North East +18 3 £240 -40.00% 2
Warwickshire +10 3 £425 +41.66%
Wiltshire +1 3 - -
Glasgow - 3 £425 -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Cumbria - 3 £695 -
Derbyshire - 3 £356 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Cheshire +28 2 £385 +6.94%
Reading +20 2 £396 +32.00% 1

SAP Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, SAP Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAP Analyst in the job title.

1 284 (100.00%) SAP
2 83 (29.23%) Finance
3 44 (15.49%) ERP
4 42 (14.79%) SAP FI
5 37 (13.03%) Microsoft Excel
6 35 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (12.32%) Migration
7 34 (11.97%) SAP FI/CO
7 34 (11.97%) SAP CO
8 32 (11.27%) SAP BW
9 30 (10.56%) Data Migration
10 29 (10.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (8.10%) Procure-to-Pay
11 23 (8.10%) Manufacturing
12 21 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (7.39%) Oracle
12 21 (7.39%) SAP Security
12 21 (7.39%) Security Cleared
13 20 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (7.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 20 (7.04%) Change Management
14 19 (6.69%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (6.69%) SAP Implementation
14 19 (6.69%) SAP BPC
15 18 (6.34%) Business Analysis
16 17 (5.99%) Retail
16 17 (5.99%) Microsoft
16 17 (5.99%) SQL
16 17 (5.99%) Test Scripting
17 15 (5.28%) CRM

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 5 (1.76%) NetWeaver
2 4 (1.41%) LiveCycle
3 2 (0.70%) SAS
4 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (13.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (14.79%) SAP FI
2 34 (11.97%) SAP CO
2 34 (11.97%) SAP FI/CO
3 19 (6.69%) SAP BPC
4 14 (4.93%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 13 (4.58%) SAP ERP
5 13 (4.58%) SAP PM
6 12 (4.23%) SAP HR
6 12 (4.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (3.87%) SAP GRC
7 11 (3.87%) SAP S/4HANA
8 9 (3.17%) SAP CRM
9 8 (2.82%) SAP SD
9 8 (2.82%) SAP SRM
10 7 (2.46%) SAP HCM
11 6 (2.11%) SAP WM
12 5 (1.76%) SAP MM
13 4 (1.41%) SAP PP
13 4 (1.41%) SAP PS
13 4 (1.41%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.27%) SAP BW
2 20 (7.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 19 (6.69%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (4.23%) MS Access
5 7 (2.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 7 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.11%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.41%) DB2
8 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.06%) QlikView
8 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.35%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.35%) OLAP
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) JIRA
1 2 (0.70%) LSMW
2 1 (0.35%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.35%) eCATT
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.35%) Selenium
2 1 (0.35%) SilkTest
2 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 83 (29.23%) Finance
2 23 (8.10%) Manufacturing
3 17 (5.99%) Retail
4 7 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.76%) Advertising
5 5 (1.76%) Marketing
6 4 (1.41%) Legal
7 3 (1.06%) Automotive
7 3 (1.06%) Back Office
7 3 (1.06%) Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Billing
8 2 (0.70%) Publishing
8 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.76%) SAP Basis
2 4 (1.41%) XML
3 3 (1.06%) SAP TM
4 2 (0.70%) EDI
4 2 (0.70%) Middleware
4 2 (0.70%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.70%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.35%) .NET
5 1 (0.35%) BAPI
5 1 (0.35%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.35%) JDBC
5 1 (0.35%) JMS
5 1 (0.35%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.35%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.82%) FMCG
4 4 (1.41%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.41%) Life Science
4 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.06%) Clustering
5 3 (1.06%) User Experience
6 2 (0.70%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.35%) NHS
7 1 (0.35%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.41%) Unix
2 1 (0.35%) Windows
2 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.49%) ERP
2 35 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (12.32%) Migration
3 30 (10.56%) Data Migration
4 29 (10.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (8.10%) Procure-to-Pay
6 21 (7.39%) SAP Security
6 21 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (7.04%) Change Management
8 19 (6.69%) SAP Implementation
9 18 (6.34%) Business Analysis
10 17 (5.99%) Test Scripting
11 15 (5.28%) CRM
11 15 (5.28%) Data Analysis
11 15 (5.28%) Project Management
12 14 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (4.93%) Workflow
13 13 (4.58%) Record to Report
14 11 (3.87%) Logistics
14 11 (3.87%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.99%) SQL
2 11 (3.87%) ABAP
3 9 (3.17%) Java
4 4 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.06%) C
6 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.70%) VBA
7 1 (0.35%) VB
7 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (7.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.52%) BC Cleared
3 8 (2.82%) Degree
3 8 (2.82%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.46%) ISEB
5 4 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.70%) ACCA
6 2 (0.70%) CIMA
6 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.70%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.35%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (2.82%) QA
3 6 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.41%) SLA
5 3 (1.06%) PMO
6 1 (0.35%) GMP
6 1 (0.35%) IFRS
6 1 (0.35%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 284 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (7.39%) Oracle
3 17 (5.99%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.52%) Ariba
4 10 (3.52%) Concur
4 10 (3.52%) OpenText
5 5 (1.76%) HP
6 4 (1.41%) Adobe
6 4 (1.41%) Remedy
6 4 (1.41%) webMethods
7 3 (1.06%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.06%) IBM
7 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.70%) BMC
8 2 (0.70%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.70%) Workday
9 1 (0.35%) hybris
9 1 (0.35%) IFS
9 1 (0.35%) ReadSoft
9 1 (0.35%) ServiceNow
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