Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAP Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 December 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
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 545 514
Rank change year-on-year -41 -31 0
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Analyst 300 356 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 206 244
UK median daily rate £438 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £308 £225 £280
90th Percentile £575 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £351
% change year-on-year +12.00% +6.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
UK median hourly rate £39.75 £25.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.00% -20.00% +68.92%
10th Percentile £29.98 £18.05 £14.35
90th Percentile £48.13 £28.50 £50.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +55.88% -7.27% +50.68%

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 97314 97205 107393
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.71% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 64526 63412 68502
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.94% +2.22%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2848 3287 4072
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +6.06%

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 16 December 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 6 months to 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 -36 278 £438 +16.67% 33
UK excluding London -18 187 £420 +12.00% 29
London -79 71 £500 +33.33% 4
North of England +46 55 £420 +5.00% 14
South East -25 55 £388 +10.71% 4
North West +6 46 £420 +5.00% 10
Midlands +15 41 £456 +52.08% 7
East Midlands +8 24 £488 +57.26%
West Midlands +14 17 £400 +45.45% 7
South West -10 10 £475 +26.67% 1
Scotland -2 9 £325 -13.33%
East of England -18 9 £363 -19.44% 2
Wales +19 8 £440 +76.00%
Yorkshire +15 6 £375 +13.21% 4
North East +69 2 £550 +83.33%

SAP Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 300 (100.00%) SAP
2 112 (37.33%) Finance
3 54 (18.00%) SAP FI
4 50 (16.67%) ERP
4 50 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 50 (16.67%) SAP CO
5 41 (13.67%) Migration
6 38 (12.67%) Business Analysis
7 34 (11.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 33 (11.00%) Data Migration
8 33 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (11.00%) SAP BW
8 33 (11.00%) Analytics
9 32 (10.67%) Manufacturing
9 32 (10.67%) Data Analysis
10 31 (10.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 29 (9.67%) SAP Implementation
11 29 (9.67%) Degree
12 28 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (9.00%) Microsoft Excel
13 27 (9.00%) Retail
14 26 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (7.33%) Data Mapping
16 21 (7.00%) Data Quality
16 21 (7.00%) Banking
16 21 (7.00%) Data Modelling
16 21 (7.00%) SAP MM
17 20 (6.67%) SAP SD
17 20 (6.67%) Virtual Team
18 19 (6.33%) SQL

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 10 (3.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (9.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 54 (18.00%) SAP FI
2 50 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 50 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 21 (7.00%) SAP MM
4 20 (6.67%) SAP SD
5 17 (5.67%) SAP ERP
6 15 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA
7 14 (4.67%) SAP HR
8 10 (3.33%) SAP MDM
8 10 (3.33%) SAP SRM
9 9 (3.00%) SAP Retail
10 8 (2.67%) HFM
11 7 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (1.67%) SAP APO
12 5 (1.67%) SAP FI-AP
12 5 (1.67%) SAP GRC
12 5 (1.67%) SAP HCM
12 5 (1.67%) SAP Payroll
12 5 (1.67%) SAP R/3
13 4 (1.33%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.67%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.67%) SMS
2 1 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.00%) SAP BW
2 17 (5.67%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 13 (4.33%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.00%) SAP HANA
6 7 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.33%) MS Access
7 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (1.00%) DB2
9 3 (1.00%) QlikView
10 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.67%) Lumira
10 2 (0.67%) OLAP
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle Smart View
10 2 (0.67%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 8 (2.67%) LSMW
2 3 (1.00%) JIRA
3 2 (0.67%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 112 (37.33%) Finance
2 32 (10.67%) Manufacturing
3 31 (10.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 27 (9.00%) Retail
5 21 (7.00%) Banking
6 15 (5.00%) General Ledger
7 7 (2.33%) Advertising
8 5 (1.67%) Billing
9 4 (1.33%) Legal
9 4 (1.33%) Marketing
10 3 (1.00%) Automotive
10 3 (1.00%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.67%) French Language
12 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.33%) Electronics
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.67%) SAP Basis
2 3 (1.00%) SAP MI
2 3 (1.00%) SAP XI
2 3 (1.00%) Web Services
3 2 (0.67%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.33%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Core Interface
4 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.67%) Virtual Team
3 14 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.00%) FMCG
5 7 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.33%) AS400
7 4 (1.33%) Life Science
7 4 (1.33%) User Experience
8 3 (1.00%) LIMS
8 3 (1.00%) SCADA
9 2 (0.67%) Clustering
9 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.33%) Replication
10 1 (0.33%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.67%) ERP
2 41 (13.67%) Migration
3 38 (12.67%) Business Analysis
4 34 (11.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 33 (11.00%) Analytics
5 33 (11.00%) Data Migration
5 33 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (10.67%) Data Analysis
7 29 (9.67%) SAP Implementation
8 28 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (7.33%) Data Mapping
10 21 (7.00%) Data Modelling
11 19 (6.33%) Test Scripting
12 17 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (5.33%) Data Analytics
13 16 (5.33%) Use Case
13 16 (5.33%) Validation
14 15 (5.00%) Project Management
15 14 (4.67%) Data Management
15 14 (4.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.33%) SQL
2 9 (3.00%) ABAP
3 6 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.33%) Java
5 2 (0.67%) C
5 2 (0.67%) VBA
6 1 (0.33%) C#
6 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (9.67%) Degree
2 9 (3.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.33%) ISEB
4 4 (1.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.33%) SAP Certification
5 3 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.67%) CIMA
6 2 (0.67%) CRISC
6 2 (0.67%) ISACA
6 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.67%) PMP
7 1 (0.33%) ACCA
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.00%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.00%) GxP
3 6 (2.00%) PMO
3 6 (2.00%) QA
4 2 (0.67%) COSO
4 2 (0.67%) IFRS
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 300 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (5.33%) Oracle
3 15 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.67%) Ariba
4 8 (2.67%) HP
4 8 (2.67%) Hyperion
5 4 (1.33%) Tableau
6 3 (1.00%) IBM
6 3 (1.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.33%) BT
8 1 (0.33%) Citrix
8 1 (0.33%) Cognos
8 1 (0.33%) Google
8 1 (0.33%) Informatica
8 1 (0.33%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.33%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.33%) Sage
8 1 (0.33%) Sybase
8 1 (0.33%) VMware