Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 582 541 508
Rank change year-on-year -41 -33 +6
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Analyst 296 315 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 182 231
UK median daily rate £425 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% +2.33% -0.66%
10th Percentile £313 £258 £279
90th Percentile £575 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £394 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
UK median hourly rate £39.75 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.14% -36.36% +48.65%
10th Percentile £29.98 £15.45 £15.64
90th Percentile £48.13 £34.95 £50.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £27.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year +43.24% +16.84% +30.14%

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 94,249 91,784 102,687
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,616 59,908 65,517
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,769 3,237 3,875
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +9.85%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -28 276 £425 +9.68% 36
UK excluding London -5 179 £420 +6.67% 30
London -46 83 £475 +26.67% 7
North of England +37 59 £408 +1.88% 13
North West +7 47 £408 +1.88% 7
South East -33 43 £400 +14.29% 4
Midlands +11 40 £450 +63.64% 8
East Midlands +9 22 £488 +57.26% 3
West Midlands +21 18 £400 +60.00% 4
South West 0 13 £475 +18.75% 2
Yorkshire +16 9 £375 -13.04% 6
Wales +21 8 £440 +76.00%
Scotland -17 8 £325 -13.33% 1
East of England -18 8 £363 -19.44% 2
North East +51 2 £550 +83.33%

SAP Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 296 (100.00%) SAP
2 108 (36.49%) Finance
3 56 (18.92%) SAP FI
4 53 (17.91%) SAP FI/CO
4 53 (17.91%) SAP CO
5 51 (17.23%) ERP
6 44 (14.86%) Migration
7 38 (12.84%) Analytics
8 36 (12.16%) Data Migration
9 35 (11.82%) Business Analysis
10 33 (11.15%) Manufacturing
10 33 (11.15%) Microsoft Excel
11 32 (10.81%) SAP BW
11 32 (10.81%) Data Analysis
12 31 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (10.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 30 (10.14%) SAP Implementation
13 30 (10.14%) Data Quality
13 30 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 29 (9.80%) Degree
15 26 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (8.78%) Data Mapping
16 24 (8.11%) Data Management
17 23 (7.77%) Data Modelling
18 22 (7.43%) SQL
19 21 (7.09%) Virtual Team
19 21 (7.09%) Banking
19 21 (7.09%) Retail
20 19 (6.42%) Microsoft Office

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 12 (4.05%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (11.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (18.92%) SAP FI
2 53 (17.91%) SAP CO
2 53 (17.91%) SAP FI/CO
3 18 (6.08%) SAP HR
4 17 (5.74%) SAP ERP
4 17 (5.74%) SAP SD
5 16 (5.41%) SAP MM
6 9 (3.04%) SAP MDM
6 9 (3.04%) SAP SRM
7 8 (2.70%) HFM
7 8 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
8 7 (2.36%) SAP R/3
9 6 (2.03%) SAP FI-AP
9 6 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (1.69%) Markit EDM
10 5 (1.69%) SAP APO
10 5 (1.69%) SAP MDG
10 5 (1.69%) SAP Payroll
10 5 (1.69%) SAP Retail
11 4 (1.35%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.68%) SMS
2 1 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.81%) SAP BW
2 17 (5.74%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (4.39%) SAP HANA
4 12 (4.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 10 (3.38%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.04%) SAP Data Services
7 8 (2.70%) MS Access
7 8 (2.70%) QlikView
8 7 (2.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.69%) DB2
10 5 (1.69%) Pentaho
10 5 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.69%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.68%) Lumira
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Smart View
12 1 (0.34%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.04%) LSMW
2 4 (1.35%) JIRA
3 2 (0.68%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.34%) Zephyr
General
1 108 (36.49%) Finance
2 33 (11.15%) Manufacturing
3 31 (10.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 21 (7.09%) Banking
4 21 (7.09%) Retail
5 15 (5.07%) General Ledger
6 9 (3.04%) Advertising
7 5 (1.69%) Billing
7 5 (1.69%) Legal
8 4 (1.35%) Marketing
9 3 (1.01%) Automotive
9 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.34%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.36%) SAP Basis
2 3 (1.01%) SAP XI
2 3 (1.01%) Web Services
3 2 (0.68%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.34%) .NET
4 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.34%) EDI
4 1 (0.34%) IDoc
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Core Interface
4 1 (0.34%) SAP MI
4 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.09%) Virtual Team
3 12 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.72%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.04%) User Experience
6 8 (2.70%) FMCG
6 8 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.69%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.35%) AS400
10 3 (1.01%) Life Science
10 3 (1.01%) LIMS
10 3 (1.01%) SCADA
11 2 (0.68%) Clustering
12 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.34%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.68%) Unix
2 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.23%) ERP
2 44 (14.86%) Migration
3 38 (12.84%) Analytics
4 36 (12.16%) Data Migration
5 35 (11.82%) Business Analysis
6 32 (10.81%) Data Analysis
7 31 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (10.14%) SAP Implementation
9 29 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (8.78%) Data Mapping
11 24 (8.11%) Data Management
12 23 (7.77%) Data Modelling
13 18 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (5.74%) Data Governance
14 17 (5.74%) Project Management
14 17 (5.74%) Validation
15 16 (5.41%) Data Analytics
16 15 (5.07%) Test Scripting
16 15 (5.07%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.43%) SQL
2 9 (3.04%) ABAP
3 6 (2.03%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.69%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.35%) Java
6 3 (1.01%) VBA
7 2 (0.68%) C#
8 1 (0.34%) C
8 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (9.80%) Degree
2 6 (2.03%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.35%) SAP Certification
4 3 (1.01%) CIMA
4 3 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.01%) ISEB
4 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.68%) CRISC
5 2 (0.68%) ISACA
5 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.68%) PMP
6 1 (0.34%) ACCA
6 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.14%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (2.70%) QA
4 6 (2.03%) GxP
5 5 (1.69%) PMO
6 2 (0.68%) COSO
7 1 (0.34%) IFRS
7 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 296 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (6.08%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.07%) Oracle
4 9 (3.04%) Tableau
5 8 (2.70%) Hyperion
6 6 (2.03%) HP
6 6 (2.03%) Informatica
7 5 (1.69%) Ariba
7 5 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.35%) Concur
9 3 (1.01%) IBM
9 3 (1.01%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.68%) OpenText
10 2 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.68%) Sun
11 1 (0.34%) Citrix
11 1 (0.34%) Cognos
11 1 (0.34%) Remedy
11 1 (0.34%) Sybase
11 1 (0.34%) VMware