Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 655 590 542
Rank change year-on-year -65 -48 0
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Analyst 253 306 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 207 209
UK median daily rate £413 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £307 £304 £219
90th Percentile £555 £575 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £423 £375
% change year-on-year -2.37% +12.67% +6.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
UK median hourly rate £17.96 £29.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.11% +18.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £16.21 £15.95 £18.05
90th Percentile £46.33 £46.25 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.96 £29.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -39.11% +15.69% -18.40%

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 99,385 98,013 97,683
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.93% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 65,815 64,975 63,714
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,045 2,860 3,314
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -36 242 £413 -5.71% 25
UK excluding London -54 167 £413 -2.37% 22
London +16 72 £425 -15.00% 4
South East -10 54 £463 +13.85% 4
North of England -19 47 £400 -4.76% 10
Midlands -25 34 £375 -17.81% 4
North West -28 29 £450 +7.14% 8
West Midlands -22 19 £375 -6.25% 2
East Midlands 0 15 £368 -24.62% 2
Yorkshire -6 14 £381 +1.67% 1
South West -28 12 £463 -2.63% 1
East of England -4 11 £525 +44.83% 2
Wales -28 6 £475 +7.95%
North East 0 3 £450 -18.18% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

SAP Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 253 (100.00%) SAP
2 63 (24.90%) Finance
3 50 (19.76%) ERP
4 46 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 37 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (12.25%) SAP BW
9 29 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (11.46%) Procure-to-Pay
10 27 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (9.88%) Microsoft Excel
11 25 (9.88%) Test Scripting
12 24 (9.49%) Migration
13 22 (8.70%) SQL
13 22 (8.70%) ISTQB
13 22 (8.70%) Data Migration
14 21 (8.30%) SAP ERP
15 20 (7.91%) Retail
16 19 (7.51%) Oracle
16 19 (7.51%) SAP FI
16 19 (7.51%) Change Management
17 18 (7.11%) ISEB
17 18 (7.11%) SAP CO
18 17 (6.72%) Project Management
18 17 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (6.72%) Manufacturing
18 17 (6.72%) SAP S/4HANA
19 16 (6.32%) SAP FI/CO
19 16 (6.32%) XML

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 (5.53%) NetWeaver
2 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.19%) SAP Portal
4 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (9.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (8.30%) SAP ERP
2 19 (7.51%) SAP FI
3 18 (7.11%) SAP CO
4 17 (6.72%) SAP S/4HANA
5 16 (6.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 14 (5.53%) SAP HR
6 14 (5.53%) SAP MM
7 9 (3.56%) SAP FI-CA
7 9 (3.56%) SAP Payroll
7 9 (3.56%) SAP PSCD
8 7 (2.77%) SAP PP
8 7 (2.77%) SAP SD
9 6 (2.37%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (2.37%) SAP APO
9 6 (2.37%) SAP BPC
9 6 (2.37%) SAP Hybris
9 6 (2.37%) SAP MDM
9 6 (2.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (1.58%) SAP HCM
11 3 (1.19%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.74%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.19%) Office 365
3 2 (0.79%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.25%) SAP BW
2 14 (5.53%) SAP HANA
3 9 (3.56%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (3.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 8 (3.16%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.77%) MS Access
6 6 (2.37%) Big Data
6 6 (2.37%) DB2
6 6 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.58%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.58%) Power BI
8 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.19%) Lumira
9 3 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (4.35%) JIRA
2 8 (3.16%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.58%) TestRail
4 2 (0.79%) LSMW
4 2 (0.79%) Toad
5 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 63 (24.90%) Finance
2 20 (7.91%) Retail
3 17 (6.72%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.19%) German Language
7 2 (0.79%) Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.79%) Law
7 2 (0.79%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.32%) XML
2 9 (3.56%) Web Dynpro
3 8 (3.16%) SAPUI5
4 4 (1.58%) IDoc
4 4 (1.58%) Middleware
4 4 (1.58%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.19%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (0.79%) EDI
6 2 (0.79%) SAP Business Workflow
7 1 (0.40%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.40%) SAP BSP
7 1 (0.40%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.40%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.56%) FMCG
3 4 (1.58%) Data Structures
3 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.58%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.19%) AS400
4 3 (1.19%) Clustering
4 3 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.79%) Life Science
6 1 (0.40%) Fintech
6 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.14%) Windows
2 8 (3.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.76%) ERP
2 46 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (17.39%) Business Analysis
4 35 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (11.46%) Procure-to-Pay
5 29 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 27 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (9.88%) Test Scripting
8 24 (9.49%) Migration
9 22 (8.70%) Data Migration
10 19 (7.51%) Change Management
11 17 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.72%) Project Management
12 15 (5.93%) Data Analysis
13 13 (5.14%) Data Mapping
14 12 (4.74%) Quality Management
14 12 (4.74%) Scenario Testing
14 12 (4.74%) Test Strategy
15 11 (4.35%) Validation
15 11 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.70%) SQL
2 13 (5.14%) ABAP
3 7 (2.77%) Java
4 5 (1.98%) VB
5 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 18 (7.11%) ISEB
3 13 (5.14%) Degree
4 10 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.79%) ACCA
6 2 (0.79%) HNC
6 2 (0.79%) HND
7 1 (0.40%) CIMA
7 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.53%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.56%) QA
3 7 (2.77%) SLA
4 3 (1.19%) GDPR
4 3 (1.19%) PMO
4 3 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.79%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.40%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (1.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.16%) HP ALM
2 5 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Kibana
3 1 (0.40%) logstash
Vendors
1 253 (100.00%) SAP
2 19 (7.51%) Oracle
3 15 (5.93%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.95%) Workday
5 8 (3.16%) Ariba
5 8 (3.16%) HP
6 7 (2.77%) hybris
7 6 (2.37%) JD Edwards
7 6 (2.37%) Remedy
8 5 (1.98%) Concur
9 3 (1.19%) Infor
9 3 (1.19%) Kronos
9 3 (1.19%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.79%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.79%) webMethods
11 1 (0.40%) Apple
11 1 (0.40%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft