Period
to 28 January 2020

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

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
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 260 344 238
Rank change year-on-year +84 -106 -29
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 703 746 1,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.76% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.80% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 310 490
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.95% +5.32%
10th Percentile £406 £406 £400
90th Percentile £795 £725 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +4.00% -4.76% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £75.00 £60.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +23.97% +1110.00%
10th Percentile £38.50 £72.50 £60.25
90th Percentile £66.50 £77.50 £60.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 67,587 93,474 94,091
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.84% 94.67% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 43,935 61,911 62,510
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £240 £270 £260
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,701 2,878 2,799
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +1.08% +2.78%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £48.75 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -

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 28 January 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Consultant over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 28 January 2020. 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 +79 637 £525 - 55
UK excluding London +90 379 £520 +4.00% 34
London +84 232 £550 - 20
South East +58 151 £500 -1.96% 11
North of England +89 112 £550 +8.64% 9
North West +59 85 £625 +20.77% 6
Midlands +62 72 £545 +6.34% 12
West Midlands +64 53 £525 - 8
Yorkshire +31 19 £500 -2.44% 3
Scotland +23 14 £388 -20.51%
East Midlands +24 13 £583 +12.29% 4
Wales +35 11 £490 -2.00%
South West -2 9 £419 -11.84%
East of England +22 8 £550 - 2
North East +24 7 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £650 -

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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.

1 703 (100.00%) SAP
2 224 (31.86%) SAP S/4HANA
3 150 (21.34%) Finance
4 95 (13.51%) SAP FI
5 93 (13.23%) SAP CO
6 91 (12.94%) Migration
7 77 (10.95%) SAP FI/CO
8 68 (9.67%) ABAP
9 66 (9.39%) ERP
9 66 (9.39%) Ariba
10 65 (9.25%) SAP HANA
11 59 (8.39%) Manufacturing
12 56 (7.97%) SAP HCM
13 55 (7.82%) SAP BW
14 53 (7.54%) SuccessFactors
15 51 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
16 50 (7.11%) SAP Fiori
17 49 (6.97%) Security Cleared
18 44 (6.26%) Workflow
19 43 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
20 42 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
21 38 (5.41%) SAP Basis
22 37 (5.26%) Unit Testing
23 36 (5.12%) SC Cleared
23 36 (5.12%) SAP PP
24 35 (4.98%) SAP HR
25 34 (4.84%) SAP ERP
25 34 (4.84%) CRM
26 33 (4.69%) SAP MM

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 18 (2.56%) Confluence
2 15 (2.13%) NetWeaver
3 7 (1.00%) SAP Portal
4 3 (0.43%) Content Management Server
5 2 (0.28%) SAP EP
5 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.14%) Moodle
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 224 (31.86%) SAP S/4HANA
2 95 (13.51%) SAP FI
3 93 (13.23%) SAP CO
4 77 (10.95%) SAP FI/CO
5 56 (7.97%) SAP HCM
6 36 (5.12%) SAP PP
7 35 (4.98%) SAP HR
8 34 (4.84%) SAP ERP
9 33 (4.69%) SAP MM
10 32 (4.55%) SAP Payroll
10 32 (4.55%) SAP SD
11 30 (4.27%) SAP BPC
12 24 (3.41%) SAP IBP
13 19 (2.70%) SAP PS
14 18 (2.56%) SAP MDG
15 16 (2.28%) SAP EWM
15 16 (2.28%) SAP PSCD
16 15 (2.13%) SAP APO
16 15 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 13 (1.85%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 53 (7.54%) SuccessFactors
2 18 (2.56%) Trello
3 13 (1.85%) Azure
4 3 (0.43%) SaaS
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 2 (0.28%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.85%) RTP
2 4 (0.57%) RFID
3 3 (0.43%) HTTP
3 3 (0.43%) Skype
3 3 (0.43%) SWIFTNet
4 2 (0.28%) SSL
5 1 (0.14%) Broadband
5 1 (0.14%) FTP
5 1 (0.14%) Internet
5 1 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (9.25%) SAP HANA
2 55 (7.82%) SAP BW
3 29 (4.13%) BusinessObjects
4 23 (3.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 18 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
6 14 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.71%) SQL Server
8 8 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.57%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.43%) Big Data
11 3 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (0.28%) Lumira
12 2 (0.28%) Power BI
12 2 (0.28%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.14%) MaxDB
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (2.70%) JIRA
2 11 (1.56%) LSMW
3 5 (0.71%) PVCS
4 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.28%) JMeter
5 2 (0.28%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.28%) Selenium
5 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.14%) Gatling
6 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.14%) Maven
6 1 (0.14%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 150 (21.34%) Finance
2 59 (8.39%) Manufacturing
3 27 (3.84%) Public Sector
4 26 (3.70%) Billing
5 25 (3.56%) Retail
6 22 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (2.28%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.99%) General Ledger
9 11 (1.56%) Banking
10 7 (1.00%) German Language
11 5 (0.71%) Russian Language
12 4 (0.57%) French Language
12 4 (0.57%) Local Government
13 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.43%) Legal
13 3 (0.43%) Marketing
14 2 (0.28%) Environmental Health
14 2 (0.28%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.28%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.11%) SAP Fiori
2 38 (5.41%) SAP Basis
3 20 (2.84%) BAPI
4 19 (2.70%) SAP XI
5 18 (2.56%) SAPUI5
6 17 (2.42%) SAP PI
7 14 (1.99%) IDoc
8 8 (1.14%) SAP CO-PA
9 7 (1.00%) EDI
9 7 (1.00%) SAP Smart Forms
10 5 (0.71%) SAP ALE
11 4 (0.57%) .NET
11 4 (0.57%) SAP Business Workflow
11 4 (0.57%) SOAP
11 4 (0.57%) Web Services
12 3 (0.43%) HTML
12 3 (0.43%) HTML5
12 3 (0.43%) JMS
12 3 (0.43%) Web Dynpro
12 3 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (1.42%) Life Science
4 9 (1.28%) User Experience
5 8 (1.14%) Clustering
5 8 (1.14%) FMCG
5 8 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 5 (0.71%) Replication
7 4 (0.57%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.57%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.43%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.43%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.28%) BBC
9 2 (0.28%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.14%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.14%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.14%) Mashup
10 1 (0.14%) SCORM
10 1 (0.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.70%) Windows
2 14 (1.99%) Linux
3 9 (1.28%) AIX
3 9 (1.28%) SUSE
4 6 (0.85%) Unix
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (0.43%) VMS
7 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.28%) Solaris
7 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (12.94%) Migration
2 66 (9.39%) ERP
3 51 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (6.26%) Workflow
5 43 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 42 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 34 (4.84%) CRM
9 32 (4.55%) Logistics
9 32 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
10 31 (4.41%) Project Management
11 29 (4.13%) Data Migration
12 26 (3.70%) Change Management
12 26 (3.70%) Test Scripting
12 26 (3.70%) Time Management
13 25 (3.56%) SAP Implementation
13 25 (3.56%) Supplier Relationship Management
14 23 (3.27%) Order to Cash
15 22 (3.13%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 68 (9.67%) ABAP
2 30 (4.27%) SQL
3 20 (2.84%) Java
4 4 (0.57%) SAPscript
5 3 (0.43%) C
5 3 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.28%) C#
6 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (6.97%) Security Cleared
2 36 (5.12%) SC Cleared
3 19 (2.70%) Degree
4 13 (1.85%) CCA
5 9 (1.28%) SAP Certification
6 3 (0.43%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.28%) ACCA
7 2 (0.28%) CIMA
7 2 (0.28%) CISA
8 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.14%) CISM
8 1 (0.14%) CISSP
8 1 (0.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.70%) SLA
2 5 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.43%) GxP
3 3 (0.43%) PMO
4 2 (0.28%) QA
4 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.14%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) IFRS
5 1 (0.14%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) NFS
1 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.14%) Data Guard
1 8 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 703 (100.00%) SAP
2 66 (9.39%) Ariba
3 21 (2.99%) Oracle
4 11 (1.56%) Concur
4 11 (1.56%) Microsoft
5 10 (1.42%) webMethods
6 7 (1.00%) OpenText
7 4 (0.57%) hybris
7 4 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.43%) Informatica
8 3 (0.43%) ReadSoft
9 2 (0.28%) Anaplan
9 2 (0.28%) HP
9 2 (0.28%) Palantir
9 2 (0.28%) Reuters
9 2 (0.28%) Sage
9 2 (0.28%) Sybase
9 2 (0.28%) Workday
10 1 (0.14%) Gigya
10 1 (0.14%) ServiceNow