Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 761 816
Rank change year-on-year -48 +55 -57
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Business Analyst 78 99 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.10% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 64 56
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.74% +0.30%
10th Percentile £375 £371 £359
90th Percentile £575 £568 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +2.78% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -24.47% -24.80%
10th Percentile £42.50 £28.95 £31.60
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.38 £47.31
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 96,973 90,883 103,062
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.99% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,439 59,031 67,193
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.16% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,109 2,785 3,127
UK median hourly rate £17.80 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.81% -1.58% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £46.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.78 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.57% -6.42% +9.73%

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 20 August 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
Top 12 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 20 August 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 -33 73 £450 +4.35% 6
UK excluding London -44 44 £463 +2.78% 5
London -25 29 £425 - 1
South East -7 16 £475 -5.00% 3
Midlands -25 14 £450 -12.20% 2
East Midlands -5 10 £460 -12.38% 1
North West -15 8 £475 +18.75%
North of England -35 8 £475 +18.75%
West Midlands -23 4 £325 -18.75% 1
Wales -12 3 £475 -5.00%
East of England -9 2 £500 +6.38%
South West -13 1 £385 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 78 (100.00%) SAP
2 39 (50.00%) Finance
3 31 (39.74%) Business Analysis
4 30 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (20.51%) Retail
7 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 10 (12.82%) ERP
9 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (11.54%) Change Management
10 9 (11.54%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (10.26%) SAP FI
12 7 (8.97%) SAP BW
12 7 (8.97%) Project Management
12 7 (8.97%) MS Visio
12 7 (8.97%) SAP CO
12 7 (8.97%) SAP FI/CO
12 7 (8.97%) Logistics
12 7 (8.97%) SuccessFactors
13 6 (7.69%) User Stories
13 6 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (7.69%) ISEB
14 5 (6.41%) Banking
14 5 (6.41%) Cash Management
14 5 (6.41%) Degree
14 5 (6.41%) Portfolio Management
14 5 (6.41%) Business Process Modelling
15 4 (5.13%) Strategic Thinking

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 7 (8.97%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (10.26%) SAP FI
3 7 (8.97%) SAP CO
3 7 (8.97%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (5.13%) SAP BPC
4 4 (5.13%) SAP SD
4 4 (5.13%) SAP SRM
5 3 (3.85%) SAP HR
5 3 (3.85%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (2.56%) SAP ERP
6 2 (2.56%) SAP HCM
6 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (2.56%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (1.28%) iTrent
7 1 (1.28%) SAP Business One
7 1 (1.28%) SAP CCM
7 1 (1.28%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (1.28%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (1.28%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.28%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.56%) Power BI
2 2 (2.56%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (20.51%) Retail
3 5 (6.41%) Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) Back Office
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
6 1 (1.28%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Law
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) FMCG
2 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Business Analysis
2 30 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 10 (12.82%) ERP
7 9 (11.54%) Change Management
8 7 (8.97%) Logistics
8 7 (8.97%) Project Management
9 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.69%) User Stories
10 5 (6.41%) Business Process Modelling
10 5 (6.41%) Cash Management
10 5 (6.41%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (5.13%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 4 (5.13%) Content Development
11 4 (5.13%) Prototyping
11 4 (5.13%) Record to Report
11 4 (5.13%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) ISEB
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.28%) PMO
1 1 (1.28%) QA
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) hybris
3 1 (1.28%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.28%) Wallstreet Suite