Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £518 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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.

SAP Consultant
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 193 242
Rank change year-on-year -101 +49 -39
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 901 1,342 1,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 1.39% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.46% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 578 595
UK median daily rate £518 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.50% +8.11% -2.63%
10th Percentile £392 £397 £325
90th Percentile £725 £697 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £455
% change year-on-year - +9.89% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
UK median hourly rate - £80.50 £52.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +54.35% -19.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.16

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 96,976 91,624 103,086
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.99% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,463 59,515 67,206
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% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,115 2,815 3,125
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +5.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £46.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +9.99%

SAP Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Consultant in the UK

SAP Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Consultant in the UK

SAP Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Consultant over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Consultant in the UK

SAP Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Consultant in the UK

SAP Consultant
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 -97 823 £521 +4.25% 79
UK excluding London -76 485 £500 - 61
London -121 250 £525 +5.00% 20
South East -19 217 £475 -5.00% 17
Midlands -40 99 £505 -0.98% 15
North of England -122 83 £550 +1.15% 18
West Midlands -1 79 £515 +3.00% 13
North West -89 66 £563 +2.27% 17
East of England +1 32 £490 +8.89% 5
Scotland -34 24 £450 -10.00% 3
South West -36 16 £475 -5.00% 3
Yorkshire -22 15 £540 +3.85% 1
Wales -11 13 £525 -2.33%
East Midlands -53 13 £498 -2.45% 2
Northern Ireland +26 1 £650 -
North East -17 1 £413 -14.06%

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, SAP Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 901 (100.00%) SAP
2 179 (19.87%) Finance
3 147 (16.32%) SAP FI
4 113 (12.54%) SAP CO
5 108 (11.99%) SAP FI/CO
6 97 (10.77%) SAP S/4HANA
7 85 (9.43%) ERP
8 82 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 79 (8.77%) Manufacturing
10 74 (8.21%) SAP HR
11 72 (7.99%) Migration
12 67 (7.44%) SAP BW
13 65 (7.21%) SAP MM
14 62 (6.88%) SAP HANA
15 59 (6.55%) BusinessObjects
16 58 (6.44%) ABAP
17 57 (6.33%) SAP SD
18 54 (5.99%) Data Migration
19 51 (5.66%) Test Scripting
20 49 (5.44%) SAP ERP
21 46 (5.11%) SuccessFactors
22 44 (4.88%) Security Cleared
23 43 (4.77%) SAP Data Services
23 43 (4.77%) Procure-to-Pay
24 42 (4.66%) CRM
25 40 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
26 37 (4.11%) Data Modelling
26 37 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
27 36 (4.00%) Logistics
28 35 (3.88%) Billing

SAP Consultant 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 15 (1.66%) NetWeaver
2 6 (0.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.33%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.11%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 147 (16.32%) SAP FI
2 113 (12.54%) SAP CO
3 108 (11.99%) SAP FI/CO
4 97 (10.77%) SAP S/4HANA
5 74 (8.21%) SAP HR
6 65 (7.21%) SAP MM
7 57 (6.33%) SAP SD
8 49 (5.44%) SAP ERP
9 35 (3.88%) SAP PP
10 33 (3.66%) SAP HCM
11 30 (3.33%) SAP WM
12 28 (3.11%) SAP BPC
12 28 (3.11%) SAP PSCD
13 22 (2.44%) SAP Payroll
13 22 (2.44%) SAP PS
14 20 (2.22%) SAP APO
14 20 (2.22%) SAP PLM
15 18 (2.00%) SAP EWM
15 18 (2.00%) SAP FI-CA
16 16 (1.78%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.11%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.33%) SaaS
3 3 (0.33%) Taleo
4 2 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.11%) Boomi
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.44%) RFID
2 3 (0.33%) WebEx
3 1 (0.11%) Internet
3 1 (0.11%) Intranet
3 1 (0.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.44%) SAP BW
2 62 (6.88%) SAP HANA
3 59 (6.55%) BusinessObjects
4 43 (4.77%) SAP Data Services
5 19 (2.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 15 (1.66%) Lumira
7 12 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 12 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.11%) SQL Server
9 9 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.44%) Big Data
10 4 (0.44%) QlikView
11 3 (0.33%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.33%) HBase
11 3 (0.33%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.33%) Power BI
11 3 (0.33%) Redis
11 3 (0.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 20 (2.22%) LSMW
2 5 (0.55%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.22%) Ant
3 2 (0.22%) eCATT
3 2 (0.22%) Maven
3 2 (0.22%) NWDI
3 2 (0.22%) NWDS
4 1 (0.11%) JMeter
General
1 179 (19.87%) Finance
2 79 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 35 (3.88%) Billing
4 31 (3.44%) Retail
5 28 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.66%) General Ledger
7 16 (1.78%) Advertising
8 14 (1.55%) Automotive
9 13 (1.44%) Legal
9 13 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.22%) Banking
11 7 (0.78%) French Language
11 7 (0.78%) German Language
12 6 (0.67%) Law
13 4 (0.44%) Polish Language
14 3 (0.33%) Korean Language
15 2 (0.22%) Danish Language
15 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.22%) Publishing
15 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.22%) SAP XI
2 18 (2.00%) EDI
3 16 (1.78%) SAP Fiori
4 15 (1.66%) IDoc
5 14 (1.55%) SAP Basis
6 12 (1.33%) SAP PI
7 9 (1.00%) Middleware
7 9 (1.00%) SAP TM
8 7 (0.78%) Web Services
9 5 (0.55%) BAPI
9 5 (0.55%) SAP ALE
9 5 (0.55%) SOAP
10 4 (0.44%) REST
10 4 (0.44%) SAPUI5
11 3 (0.33%) SAP CO-PA
11 3 (0.33%) SAP Smart Forms
11 3 (0.33%) XML
12 2 (0.22%) HTML
12 2 (0.22%) J2EE
12 2 (0.22%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 25 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (1.66%) FMCG
4 6 (0.67%) Life Science
4 6 (0.67%) Virtual Team
5 5 (0.55%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.44%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (0.44%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.33%) Clustering
7 3 (0.33%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.22%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.22%) Replication
8 2 (0.22%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.11%) Blog
9 1 (0.11%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.11%) Derivative
9 1 (0.11%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (0.78%) Linux
2 5 (0.55%) AIX
3 4 (0.44%) SUSE
4 3 (0.33%) Unix
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.11%) HPUX
6 1 (0.11%) Solaris
6 1 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (9.43%) ERP
2 82 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (7.99%) Migration
4 54 (5.99%) Data Migration
5 51 (5.66%) Test Scripting
6 43 (4.77%) Procure-to-Pay
7 42 (4.66%) CRM
8 40 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (4.11%) Data Modelling
9 37 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (4.00%) Logistics
11 33 (3.66%) SAP Implementation
12 28 (3.11%) Supplier Relationship Management
13 26 (2.89%) Revenue Management
14 24 (2.66%) Accounts Receivable
15 23 (2.55%) Accounts Payable
15 23 (2.55%) Order to Cash
16 22 (2.44%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (2.33%) ETL
18 20 (2.22%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 58 (6.44%) ABAP
2 26 (2.89%) SQL
3 14 (1.55%) Java
4 4 (0.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.33%) Python
5 3 (0.33%) R
5 3 (0.33%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.11%) BeanShell
6 1 (0.11%) C
6 1 (0.11%) C#
6 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 35 (3.88%) SC Cleared
3 24 (2.66%) Degree
4 23 (2.55%) CCA
5 9 (1.00%) SAP Certification
6 4 (0.44%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.22%) CIMA
8 1 (0.11%) ACCA
8 1 (0.11%) CIPD
8 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.11%) MBA
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.78%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.22%) IFRS
3 8 (0.89%) QA
3 8 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.55%) PMO
4 5 (0.55%) SLA
5 4 (0.44%) GxP
6 2 (0.22%) GDPR
7 1 (0.11%) GAMP
7 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.22%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 7 (0.78%) HP ALM
2 3 (0.33%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 901 (100.00%) SAP
2 31 (3.44%) Ariba
3 17 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 17 (1.89%) webMethods
4 13 (1.44%) hybris
4 13 (1.44%) Workday
5 11 (1.22%) Concur
6 9 (1.00%) Oracle
7 8 (0.89%) HP
8 5 (0.55%) IBM
8 5 (0.55%) Siemens
9 3 (0.33%) SEEBURGER
9 3 (0.33%) Tableau
10 2 (0.22%) Anaplan
10 2 (0.22%) Cognos
10 2 (0.22%) Kenexa
10 2 (0.22%) OpenText
10 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.22%) SumTotal
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe