The median contractor rate for a SAP Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst - SAP
UK
Rank 561 583 564
Rank change year-on-year +22 -19  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Business Analyst 48 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 34
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £345 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +21.42% -15.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.44% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -34.44% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SAP Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SAP Business Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Business Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Business Analyst in the UK

SAP Business Analyst
Top 27 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 44 £425 +6.25% 4
London +25 18 £425 -3.40% 1
Yorkshire +20 6 £375 +7.14% 1
South West - 6 £425 -
Swindon - 6 £425 -
Wiltshire - 6 £425 -
North West +27 3 £419 +7.30% 2
South East +23 3 £413 +10.00%
East Midlands - 3 - -
Scotland +24 2 £376 -
Manchester +17 2 £419 +10.05% 2
West Yorkshire +15 2 £425 +21.42%
Cheshire +31 1 - -
Surrey +9 1 £475 +11.76%
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £470 -
City of London -1 1 £425 -3.40%
East of England -13 1 £470 +21.29%
Midlands - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £350 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £470 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Hull - 1 - -

SAP Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 90 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (23.33%) Finance
3 17 (18.89%) Business Analysis
4 15 (16.67%) SAP FI
5 14 (15.56%) Manufacturing
5 14 (15.56%) Change Management
6 12 (13.33%) Migration
6 12 (13.33%) ERP
7 11 (12.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 11 (12.22%) SAP CO
7 11 (12.22%) Process Improvement
8 9 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
8 9 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (10.00%) SAP PP-PI
8 9 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.00%) SAP PP
8 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.89%) Project Management
9 8 (8.89%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (8.89%) SAP XI
9 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.89%) Defect Management
9 8 (8.89%) SAP MII
9 8 (8.89%) Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 8 (8.89%) Feasibility Study
9 8 (8.89%) Business Process Modelling
10 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (7.78%) Retail

SAP Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 11 (12.22%) SAP CO
2 11 (12.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (10.00%) SAP PP
3 9 (10.00%) SAP PP-PI
4 8 (8.89%) SAP MII
5 6 (6.67%) SAP PM
5 6 (6.67%) SAP SD
6 5 (5.56%) SAP BPC
6 5 (5.56%) SAP CRM
6 5 (5.56%) SAP HR
6 5 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (4.44%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 4 (4.44%) SAP WM
8 3 (3.33%) SAP ERP
8 3 (3.33%) SAP MM
8 3 (3.33%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (2.22%) SAP Business One
9 2 (2.22%) SAP HCM
9 2 (2.22%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.22%) QlikView
5 1 (1.11%) Lumira
5 1 (1.11%) MS Access
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 14 (15.56%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.78%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (2.22%) Billing
5 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.11%) Automotive
6 1 (1.11%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) SAP XI
2 2 (2.22%) Middleware
3 1 (1.11%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.11%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) User Experience
3 2 (2.22%) FMCG
4 1 (1.11%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.89%) Business Analysis
2 14 (15.56%) Change Management
3 12 (13.33%) ERP
3 12 (13.33%) Migration
4 11 (12.22%) Process Improvement
5 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 9 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.89%) Business Process Modelling
6 8 (8.89%) Defect Management
6 8 (8.89%) Feasibility Study
6 8 (8.89%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (8.89%) Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (8.89%) Project Management
6 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 7 (7.78%) CRM
8 6 (6.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) ABAP
1 2 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) IIBA
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (4.44%) OpenText
3 3 (3.33%) Concur
4 1 (1.11%) Ariba
4 1 (1.11%) hybris
4 1 (1.11%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle
4 1 (1.11%) ReadSoft