Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Business Analyst was £455 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 758 775
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -58
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Business Analyst 102 92 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.097% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 48 63
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £375 £321 £313
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.47% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £57.09 - £45.00
10th Percentile £44.88 - £42.50
90th Percentile £69.58 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00

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 94,674 90,224 102,619
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,858 58,807 65,678
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,812 3,216 3,763
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

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 18 February 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 18 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 February 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 0 99 £460 +8.24% 16
UK excluding London -14 50 £431 +1.47% 10
London -16 42 £550 +22.22% 6
Midlands +23 22 £450 +10.77% 1
East Midlands +10 14 £463 +8.82% 1
North of England +13 8 £420 -6.67% 5
West Midlands +12 8 £400 +6.31%
South West +5 7 £400 -5.88%
North West +2 7 £420 -6.67% 5
South East -31 7 £419 -6.94% 3
East of England -16 3 £388 -3.13% 1
Scotland -24 1 - -
Wales - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £550 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 102 (100.00%) SAP
2 50 (49.02%) Finance
3 32 (31.37%) Business Analysis
4 31 (30.39%) ERP
5 19 (18.63%) SAP FI
6 18 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
7 17 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (16.67%) SAP CO
8 16 (15.69%) Retail
8 16 (15.69%) Manufacturing
9 15 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (14.71%) Virtual Team
10 14 (13.73%) Analytics
10 14 (13.73%) Project Management
10 14 (13.73%) SAP SD
10 14 (13.73%) Degree
11 13 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (12.75%) SAP BW
12 11 (10.78%) Order to Cash
13 10 (9.80%) Translating Business Requirements
14 9 (8.82%) SAP HANA
14 9 (8.82%) Use Case
15 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (7.84%) Migration
15 8 (7.84%) Quote-to-Cash
16 7 (6.86%) Procure-to-Pay
16 7 (6.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 7 (6.86%) Oracle
16 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2

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 (2.94%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (18.63%) SAP FI
2 17 (16.67%) SAP CO
2 17 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (13.73%) SAP SD
4 6 (5.88%) SAP ERP
4 6 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.94%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (2.94%) SAP Retail
5 3 (2.94%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (1.96%) SAP Business One
6 2 (1.96%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.96%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.98%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.98%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.98%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.98%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.98%) SAP SEM
7 1 (0.98%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) SAP BW
2 9 (8.82%) SAP HANA
3 7 (6.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.98%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.98%) MS Access
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Smart View
6 1 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.98%) LSMW
General
1 50 (49.02%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Manufacturing
2 16 (15.69%) Retail
3 15 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (6.86%) General Ledger
5 5 (4.90%) Advertising
6 4 (3.92%) Banking
7 3 (2.94%) Billing
8 2 (1.96%) Law
9 1 (0.98%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.98%) French Language
9 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Virtual Team
2 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.98%) RIA
4 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.37%) Business Analysis
2 31 (30.39%) ERP
3 18 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (13.73%) Analytics
5 14 (13.73%) Project Management
6 13 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (10.78%) Order to Cash
8 10 (9.80%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (8.82%) Use Case
10 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.84%) Migration
10 8 (7.84%) Quote-to-Cash
11 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
11 7 (6.86%) Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (5.88%) Change Management
12 6 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
13 5 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (4.90%) Data Analytics
13 5 (4.90%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.92%) ABAP
2 2 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) ISEB
3 2 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.98%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 102 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle
3 3 (2.94%) OpenText
4 2 (1.96%) Anaplan
4 2 (1.96%) Concur
4 2 (1.96%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.98%) hybris
5 1 (0.98%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.98%) IFS
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft