Period
to 25 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 631 539 582
Rank change year-on-year -92 +43 -51
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Analyst 256 294 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 189 188
UK median daily rate £425 £396 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +7.39% -3.09%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £268
90th Percentile £575 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £396 £350
% change year-on-year +6.06% +13.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +65.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.28 £15.25 £12.20
90th Percentile £57.31 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £33.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +34.33% +67.50% +5.26%

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 95,901 86,525 101,559
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 94.89% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,021 56,233 65,530
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,957 2,968 3,322
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -2.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.57 £48.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

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 25 April 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 25 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP Analyst in the UK

SAP Analyst
Top 14 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 25 April 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 -59 239 £425 +6.25% 29
UK excluding London -50 145 £420 +6.06% 22
London -57 85 £425 +3.41% 7
North of England -12 50 £420 +8.95% 11
South East -28 36 £425 +19.72% 2
North West -3 35 £425 +6.25% 6
Midlands -9 19 £431 +35.83% 4
South West +9 16 £304 -28.47% 1
East of England -11 14 £475 +5.56% 3
Yorkshire -16 14 £375 - 4
West Midlands -10 11 £363 +11.54% 1
East Midlands -17 8 £456 +47.18% 3
Wales -7 5 £440 +76.00% 1
Scotland -31 4 £500 +39.86%

SAP Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 256 (100.00%) SAP
2 85 (33.20%) Finance
3 37 (14.45%) Business Analysis
3 37 (14.45%) SAP FI
4 36 (14.06%) Data Analysis
5 35 (13.67%) SAP CO
5 35 (13.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 35 (13.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 35 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (12.89%) Migration
8 30 (11.72%) ERP
9 29 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (11.33%) Retail
9 29 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (10.55%) Data Migration
11 27 (10.55%) SQL
11 27 (10.55%) SAP BW
12 25 (9.77%) Analytics
13 23 (8.98%) Data Quality
14 21 (8.20%) BusinessObjects
14 21 (8.20%) SAP Implementation
15 20 (7.81%) Data Modelling
15 20 (7.81%) Procure-to-Pay
15 20 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (7.42%) Oracle
16 19 (7.42%) SAP SD
16 19 (7.42%) Manufacturing
17 18 (7.03%) Project Management

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 4 (1.56%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Portal
2 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (13.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (5.86%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (14.45%) SAP FI
2 35 (13.67%) SAP CO
2 35 (13.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 19 (7.42%) SAP SD
4 17 (6.64%) SAP S/4HANA
5 14 (5.47%) SAP HR
6 10 (3.91%) HFM
6 10 (3.91%) SAP MM
7 9 (3.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (2.73%) SAP R/3
9 6 (2.34%) SAP BPC
9 6 (2.34%) SAP ERP
9 6 (2.34%) SAP PM
10 5 (1.95%) Markit EDM
10 5 (1.95%) OpenText VIM for SAP
11 4 (1.56%) SAP HCM
11 4 (1.56%) SAP MDG
11 4 (1.56%) SAP Retail
12 3 (1.17%) SAP CRM
12 3 (1.17%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.52%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.55%) SAP BW
2 21 (8.20%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (5.47%) SAP HANA
4 9 (3.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 9 (3.52%) MS Access
4 9 (3.52%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 6 (2.34%) QlikView
6 6 (2.34%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.95%) Pentaho
7 5 (1.95%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.95%) Star Schema
8 3 (1.17%) Lumira
8 3 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.17%) Power BI
9 2 (0.78%) DB2
9 2 (0.78%) GIS
10 1 (0.39%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 8 (3.13%) LSMW
2 6 (2.34%) JIRA
3 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.39%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.39%) Selenium
4 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.39%) TestRail
4 1 (0.39%) Zephyr
General
1 85 (33.20%) Finance
2 29 (11.33%) Retail
3 19 (7.42%) Manufacturing
4 18 (7.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.95%) Advertising
5 5 (1.95%) Banking
5 5 (1.95%) Legal
6 4 (1.56%) Marketing
6 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.17%) Law
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.47%) IDoc
2 6 (2.34%) EDI
2 6 (2.34%) SAP PI
2 6 (2.34%) Web Services
3 5 (1.95%) SAP Basis
3 5 (1.95%) SAP XI
4 3 (1.17%) XML
5 1 (0.39%) .NET
5 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.39%) LDAP
5 1 (0.39%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.30%) Virtual Team
3 10 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.52%) User Experience
5 8 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.13%) FMCG
6 5 (1.95%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.17%) LIMS
8 3 (1.17%) SCADA
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) RIA
9 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.78%) Unix
1 2 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.45%) Business Analysis
2 36 (14.06%) Data Analysis
3 35 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (12.89%) Migration
6 30 (11.72%) ERP
7 29 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (10.55%) Data Migration
10 25 (9.77%) Analytics
11 21 (8.20%) SAP Implementation
12 20 (7.81%) Data Modelling
12 20 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (7.81%) Procure-to-Pay
13 18 (7.03%) Project Management
14 17 (6.64%) Data Management
15 13 (5.08%) Order to Cash
15 13 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
16 12 (4.69%) Logistics
16 12 (4.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.55%) SQL
2 9 (3.52%) VBA
3 8 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 6 (2.34%) C#
5 5 (1.95%) ABAP
6 1 (0.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (5.47%) Degree
2 10 (3.91%) ISEB
3 7 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (1.56%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.39%) CIMA
6 1 (0.39%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.98%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.17%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) PMO
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 256 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (7.42%) Oracle
3 16 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.47%) Hyperion
5 8 (3.13%) Tableau
6 6 (2.34%) Informatica
7 5 (1.95%) Concur
7 5 (1.95%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.56%) hybris
9 3 (1.17%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.17%) OpenText
10 2 (0.78%) Anaplan
10 2 (0.78%) Ariba
10 2 (0.78%) HP
10 2 (0.78%) Sun
11 1 (0.39%) Avature
11 1 (0.39%) IFS
11 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.39%) Remedy
11 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com