Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAP Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Business Analyst - SAP
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 785 779 766
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 -58
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Business Analyst 111 107 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 58 62
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.49% +4.69%
10th Percentile £375 £354 £313
90th Percentile £575 £504 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £28.50 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -54.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.50 -

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 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

SAP Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAP Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Business Analyst in the UK

SAP Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Business Analyst.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Business Analyst in the UK

SAP Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Business Analyst over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Business Analyst in the UK

SAP Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Business Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Business Analyst in the UK

SAP Business 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 Business Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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 0 106 £450 +5.88% 13
UK excluding London +17 60 £444 +4.41% 10
London +2 34 £500 +21.14% 2
Midlands +50 30 £494 +16.18% 1
East Midlands +10 16 £525 +23.53%
West Midlands +31 14 £400 - 1
North of England +48 12 £400 -15.79% 9
North West +19 10 £400 -11.11% 7
South East -14 9 £425 +7.32%
Wales - 4 £475 -
South West -4 3 £400 +23.08%
North East - 2 £550 -
Scotland 0 1 - -
East of England -8 1 £388 -7.19%

SAP Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, SAP Business 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 Business Analyst in the job title.

1 111 (100.00%) SAP
2 59 (53.15%) Finance
3 31 (27.93%) Business Analysis
4 25 (22.52%) SAP FI
5 24 (21.62%) ERP
6 23 (20.72%) SAP FI/CO
6 23 (20.72%) SAP CO
7 18 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (15.32%) Analytics
9 16 (14.41%) Use Case
9 16 (14.41%) Retail
10 15 (13.51%) General Ledger
11 14 (12.61%) SAP SD
11 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (12.61%) Banking
11 14 (12.61%) Degree
12 13 (11.71%) Data Analytics
13 12 (10.81%) Virtual Team
13 12 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (9.91%) Manufacturing
14 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (9.91%) Translating Business Requirements
15 10 (9.01%) SAP BW
16 8 (7.21%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 8 (7.21%) Migration
17 7 (6.31%) Order to Cash
18 6 (5.41%) Business Process Modelling
18 6 (5.41%) Project Management
19 5 (4.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley

SAP Business 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 3 (2.70%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (22.52%) SAP FI
2 23 (20.72%) SAP CO
2 23 (20.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (12.61%) SAP SD
4 5 (4.50%) SAP ERP
4 5 (4.50%) SAP Retail
5 4 (3.60%) SAP HR
6 3 (2.70%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (2.70%) SAP MM
7 2 (1.80%) SAP Business One
7 2 (1.80%) SAP MDM
7 2 (1.80%) SAP MRS
7 2 (1.80%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (1.80%) SAP SEM
8 1 (0.90%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.90%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.90%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.90%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) SAP BW
2 8 (7.21%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.80%) QlikView
4 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.90%) Big Data
5 1 (0.90%) MS Access
5 1 (0.90%) OLAP
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Smart View
5 1 (0.90%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 59 (53.15%) Finance
2 16 (14.41%) Retail
3 15 (13.51%) General Ledger
4 14 (12.61%) Banking
5 12 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (9.91%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.70%) Billing
8 2 (1.80%) Advertising
9 1 (0.90%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.90%) French Language
9 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.90%) Marketing
9 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Virtual Team
2 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) Business Analysis
2 24 (21.62%) ERP
3 18 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (15.32%) Analytics
5 16 (14.41%) Use Case
6 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (11.71%) Data Analytics
8 12 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (9.91%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (7.21%) Migration
11 7 (6.31%) Order to Cash
12 6 (5.41%) Business Process Modelling
12 6 (5.41%) Project Management
13 5 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (4.50%) Data Migration
13 5 (4.50%) IT Strategy
13 5 (4.50%) Quote-to-Cash
14 4 (3.60%) Scenario Testing
14 4 (3.60%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) ABAP
2 3 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.90%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) GAAP
3 1 (0.90%) IFRS
Vendors
1 111 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle
3 2 (1.80%) Ariba
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.80%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (0.90%) hybris
4 1 (0.90%) Hyperion
4 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.90%) Minitab
4 1 (0.90%) Sage
4 1 (0.90%) Tableau