Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Business Analyst was £460 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 May 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.

Business Analyst - SAP
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 753 767
Rank change year-on-year -50 +14 -24
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Business Analyst 85 82 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.091% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.096% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 45 61
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +10.39% -9.41%
10th Percentile £375 £355 £320
90th Percentile £638 £558 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -24.47% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £28.95 £43.40
90th Percentile £62.22 £38.38 £47.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year +26.76% -24.47% -

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 96,302 85,805 100,552
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.92% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,219 55,693 65,164
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £253
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.69% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,024 2,888 3,149
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.97% -6.28% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +16.63%

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 25 May 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Business Analyst over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP Business Analyst in the UK

SAP Business Analyst
Top 11 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 25 May 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 -44 83 £460 +8.24% 9
UK excluding London -28 45 £450 +5.88% 7
London -46 35 £550 +29.41% 2
Midlands 0 12 £450 +16.13% 2
North West -8 12 £425 +3.03% 2
North of England -19 12 £425 +7.32% 2
South East -23 11 £460 -8.00% 2
East Midlands +7 9 £450 - 1
South West +6 6 £385 -9.41% 1
East of England +4 3 £475 +1.06%
West Midlands -23 3 £413 +6.45% 1

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, SAP Business 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 Business Analyst in the job title.

1 85 (100.00%) SAP
2 36 (42.35%) Finance
3 29 (34.12%) Business Analysis
4 23 (27.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (24.71%) ERP
6 18 (21.18%) Retail
7 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (16.47%) SAP FI
9 13 (15.29%) SAP FI/CO
9 13 (15.29%) SAP CO
10 12 (14.12%) SAP BW
11 11 (12.94%) Project Management
12 10 (11.76%) SAP SD
13 9 (10.59%) User Stories
13 9 (10.59%) Virtual Team
14 8 (9.41%) Procure-to-Pay
14 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (9.41%) Order to Cash
14 8 (9.41%) SAP HANA
14 8 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (9.41%) Degree
14 8 (9.41%) Logistics
14 8 (9.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (9.41%) ISEB
14 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
15 7 (8.24%) Change Management
15 7 (8.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 7 (8.24%) Waterfall
16 6 (7.06%) Problem-Solving

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:

Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (16.47%) SAP FI
2 13 (15.29%) SAP CO
2 13 (15.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (11.76%) SAP SD
4 7 (8.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (5.88%) SAP ERP
6 4 (4.71%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (4.71%) SAP BPC
6 4 (4.71%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (3.53%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 3 (3.53%) SAP HCM
7 3 (3.53%) SAP MM
8 2 (2.35%) SAP Retail
9 1 (1.18%) SAP CCM
9 1 (1.18%) SAP EWM
9 1 (1.18%) SAP HR
9 1 (1.18%) SAP LE
9 1 (1.18%) SAP PP
9 1 (1.18%) SAP SRM
9 1 (1.18%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.18%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SAP BW
2 8 (9.41%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.18%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) JIRA
2 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.18%) LSMW
3 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (42.35%) Finance
2 18 (21.18%) Retail
3 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.53%) Advertising
5 3 (3.53%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Billing
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Virtual Team
2 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) FMCG
4 3 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) RIA
6 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) Business Analysis
2 23 (27.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (24.71%) ERP
4 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.94%) Project Management
6 9 (10.59%) User Stories
7 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.41%) Logistics
7 8 (9.41%) Order to Cash
7 8 (9.41%) Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.24%) Change Management
8 7 (8.24%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.06%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.06%) SAP Implementation
9 6 (7.06%) UML
10 5 (5.88%) Analytics
10 5 (5.88%) Business Process Modelling
10 5 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
1 8 (9.41%) ISEB
2 4 (4.71%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) PMO
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 85 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (3.53%) OpenText
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) Anaplan
3 2 (2.35%) Concur
4 1 (1.18%) hybris
4 1 (1.18%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.18%) IFS
4 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards