Period
to 20 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 201 235
Rank change year-on-year -68 +34 -72
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 991 1,237 1,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 1.36% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.44% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 582 536
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% -2.63%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £350
90th Percentile £725 £613 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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 95,560 86,173 100,394
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.90% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,787 55,896 65,029
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £252
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,996 2,928 3,142
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.97% -6.28% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.92 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +17.47%

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 20 May 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 15 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 20 May 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 -73 916 £509 +7.11% 78
UK excluding London -52 549 £500 +5.26% 50
London -103 266 £550 +15.79% 28
South East -6 236 £475 +5.56% 11
North of England -39 136 £540 +6.67% 14
North West -36 99 £563 +7.14% 9
Midlands -74 90 £525 +10.53% 15
West Midlands -9 63 £525 +10.53% 10
East of England +13 41 £525 +23.53% 4
Yorkshire -20 36 £525 - 5
Scotland -21 25 £534 +6.75% 1
East Midlands -78 15 £495 -1.00% 5
South West -33 12 £470 +4.44% 4
Wales -9 9 £525 -4.55%
North East -8 1 £425 -5.56%

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 991 (100.00%) SAP
2 225 (22.70%) Finance
3 170 (17.15%) SAP FI
4 122 (12.31%) SAP CO
5 111 (11.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 104 (10.49%) SAP S/4HANA
7 95 (9.59%) ABAP
8 88 (8.88%) ERP
9 86 (8.68%) SAP HANA
10 85 (8.58%) SAP BW
11 77 (7.77%) Manufacturing
11 77 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 70 (7.06%) Migration
12 70 (7.06%) Test Scripting
13 68 (6.86%) SAP MM
14 67 (6.76%) SAP SD
15 65 (6.56%) SAP HR
16 63 (6.36%) Data Modelling
17 62 (6.26%) CRM
18 56 (5.65%) Logistics
19 55 (5.55%) SAP ERP
20 53 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
21 51 (5.15%) Data Migration
22 50 (5.05%) Retail
23 48 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
24 46 (4.64%) SAP PP
25 45 (4.54%) SAP Implementation
25 45 (4.54%) Security Cleared
25 45 (4.54%) SuccessFactors
26 43 (4.34%) Procure-to-Pay

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 13 (1.31%) NetWeaver
2 4 (0.40%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.30%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.10%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.10%) SAP EP
Applications
1 11 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.10%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 170 (17.15%) SAP FI
2 122 (12.31%) SAP CO
3 111 (11.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 104 (10.49%) SAP S/4HANA
5 68 (6.86%) SAP MM
6 67 (6.76%) SAP SD
7 65 (6.56%) SAP HR
8 55 (5.55%) SAP ERP
9 46 (4.64%) SAP PP
10 37 (3.73%) SAP HCM
11 34 (3.43%) SAP BPC
11 34 (3.43%) SAP PS
12 27 (2.72%) SAP APO
12 27 (2.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 27 (2.72%) SAP WM
13 24 (2.42%) SAP PSCD
14 21 (2.12%) SAP CRM
14 21 (2.12%) SAP Retail
15 20 (2.02%) SAP SCM
16 19 (1.92%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.54%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.30%) Boomi
5 2 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.10%) GitHub
6 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.30%) WebEx
2 2 (0.20%) RFID
3 1 (0.10%) ADSL
3 1 (0.10%) Firewall
3 1 (0.10%) Intranet
3 1 (0.10%) SMS
3 1 (0.10%) SSL
3 1 (0.10%) VLAN
3 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (8.68%) SAP HANA
2 85 (8.58%) SAP BW
3 48 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
4 28 (2.83%) SAP Data Services
5 21 (2.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 8 (0.81%) SQL Server
7 6 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.50%) Big Data
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.40%) HBase
9 4 (0.40%) HDInsight
9 4 (0.40%) Lumira
9 4 (0.40%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.40%) MySQL
9 4 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.40%) Power BI
9 4 (0.40%) Redis
9 4 (0.40%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 18 (1.82%) LSMW
2 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.20%) NWDI
3 1 (0.10%) Ant
3 1 (0.10%) eCATT
3 1 (0.10%) Introscope
3 1 (0.10%) JMeter
3 1 (0.10%) Maven
3 1 (0.10%) NWDS
General
1 225 (22.70%) Finance
2 77 (7.77%) Manufacturing
3 50 (5.05%) Retail
4 36 (3.63%) General Ledger
5 35 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 34 (3.43%) Billing
7 18 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.01%) Legal
9 8 (0.81%) Advertising
9 8 (0.81%) Banking
9 8 (0.81%) Polish Language
10 7 (0.71%) Automotive
10 7 (0.71%) German Language
11 4 (0.40%) French Language
12 3 (0.30%) Back Office
12 3 (0.30%) Czech Language
12 3 (0.30%) Korean Language
12 3 (0.30%) Marketing
13 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.72%) SAP XI
2 24 (2.42%) SAP Fiori
3 16 (1.61%) EDI
3 16 (1.61%) SAP Basis
4 15 (1.51%) SAP PI
5 12 (1.21%) IDoc
5 12 (1.21%) SAP TM
6 8 (0.81%) Middleware
7 7 (0.71%) XML
8 5 (0.50%) Web Services
9 4 (0.40%) SAP ALE
9 4 (0.40%) SAP CO-PA
9 4 (0.40%) SAP Smart Forms
9 4 (0.40%) SOAP
10 3 (0.30%) BAPI
10 3 (0.30%) JDBC
10 3 (0.30%) REST
11 2 (0.20%) SAPUI5
12 1 (0.10%) HTML5
12 1 (0.10%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 24 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (1.21%) e-Learning
3 11 (1.11%) FMCG
4 8 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (0.50%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.30%) Life Science
8 3 (0.30%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.20%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.20%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.20%) Replication
9 2 (0.20%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.10%) Blog
10 1 (0.10%) LIMS
10 1 (0.10%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.10%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (0.71%) Linux
2 3 (0.30%) Windows
3 2 (0.20%) SUSE
3 2 (0.20%) Unix
3 2 (0.20%) VMS
4 1 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (8.88%) ERP
2 77 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (7.06%) Migration
3 70 (7.06%) Test Scripting
4 63 (6.36%) Data Modelling
5 62 (6.26%) CRM
6 56 (5.65%) Logistics
7 53 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
8 51 (5.15%) Data Migration
9 45 (4.54%) SAP Implementation
10 43 (4.34%) Procure-to-Pay
11 38 (3.83%) Accounts Receivable
12 35 (3.53%) Accounts Payable
13 34 (3.43%) Supplier Relationship Management
14 32 (3.23%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (2.93%) Project Management
16 28 (2.83%) Change Management
16 28 (2.83%) PLM
17 25 (2.52%) Master Data Management
17 25 (2.52%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (9.59%) ABAP
2 16 (1.61%) SQL
3 11 (1.11%) Java
4 6 (0.61%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.40%) C
5 4 (0.40%) Python
6 3 (0.30%) SAPscript
7 2 (0.20%) C#
8 1 (0.10%) BeanShell
8 1 (0.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (4.54%) Security Cleared
2 38 (3.83%) SC Cleared
3 27 (2.72%) Degree
4 26 (2.62%) CCA
5 11 (1.11%) SAP Certification
6 5 (0.50%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.10%) ACCA
8 1 (0.10%) APMG
8 1 (0.10%) CIPD
8 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.42%) IFRS
2 14 (1.41%) QA
3 9 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.81%) SLA
5 5 (0.50%) PMO
6 1 (0.10%) GDPR
6 1 (0.10%) GMP
System Software
1 4 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.20%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 7 (0.71%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.10%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 991 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (2.32%) Ariba
3 21 (2.12%) Microsoft
3 21 (2.12%) webMethods
4 19 (1.92%) hybris
5 11 (1.11%) Concur
5 11 (1.11%) Workday
6 9 (0.91%) HP
7 8 (0.81%) Oracle
8 7 (0.71%) OpenText
9 5 (0.50%) Siemens
10 4 (0.40%) Dell
11 3 (0.30%) Capita
11 3 (0.30%) IBM
12 2 (0.20%) Kenexa
12 2 (0.20%) SEEBURGER
12 2 (0.20%) SumTotal
12 2 (0.20%) Sybase
13 1 (0.10%) Alteryx
13 1 (0.10%) Fujitsu