Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

SAP Consultant
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 225 209
Rank change year-on-year +8 -16 -52
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 1264 1240 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.18% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.25% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 617 570
UK median daily rate £513 £465 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.22% +3.05% -8.38%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £355
90th Percentile £700 £638 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +13.51% +2.78% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
UK median hourly rate £71.50 £5.00 £85.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1330.00% -94.12% -
10th Percentile £62.35 £5.00 £68.75
90th Percentile £81.45 £57.80 £103.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.58 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -56.03% -

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 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +8 1159 £513 +9.04% 69
UK excluding London +13 611 £525 +13.51% 43
London -6 421 £500 +5.26% 24
North of England +96 194 £550 +10.00% 16
South East -18 178 £500 +5.26% 10
North West +73 147 £600 +20.00% 13
Midlands -10 131 £525 +10.82% 13
West Midlands +15 70 £550 +22.22% 12
East Midlands -9 46 £510 +7.37% 1
East of England -2 42 £525 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire +34 38 £520 +4.00% 3
South West -19 35 £550 +25.00%
Scotland -3 18 £475 +1.06% 1
Wales +12 11 £475 +18.75%
North East +56 6 £450 -2.17%
Northern Ireland -49 2 £500 +11.11%

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, SAP Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 1264 (100.00%) SAP
2 200 (15.82%) SAP FI
3 193 (15.27%) Finance
4 176 (13.92%) SAP CO
5 160 (12.66%) SAP FI/CO
6 133 (10.52%) Retail
7 131 (10.36%) SAP SD
8 128 (10.13%) ERP
9 121 (9.57%) SAP HANA
10 119 (9.41%) SAP BW
11 107 (8.47%) Migration
12 106 (8.39%) SAP MM
13 104 (8.23%) ABAP
14 101 (7.99%) Manufacturing
15 87 (6.88%) Data Migration
16 83 (6.57%) SAP Retail
17 80 (6.33%) SAP S/4HANA
18 79 (6.25%) Logistics
19 72 (5.70%) Procure-to-Pay
20 70 (5.54%) SAP ERP
21 68 (5.38%) Security Cleared
22 67 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
23 64 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
23 64 (5.06%) SAP HR
24 59 (4.67%) SC Cleared
25 58 (4.59%) SAP Implementation
26 56 (4.43%) SAP Fiori
27 55 (4.35%) Ariba
28 51 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
29 50 (3.96%) SuccessFactors

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 33 (2.61%) NetWeaver
2 21 (1.66%) SAP Portal
3 4 (0.32%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.24%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.079%) IIS
5 1 (0.079%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.079%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 200 (15.82%) SAP FI
2 176 (13.92%) SAP CO
3 160 (12.66%) SAP FI/CO
4 131 (10.36%) SAP SD
5 106 (8.39%) SAP MM
6 83 (6.57%) SAP Retail
7 80 (6.33%) SAP S/4HANA
8 70 (5.54%) SAP ERP
9 64 (5.06%) SAP HR
10 46 (3.64%) SAP Payroll
11 45 (3.56%) SAP HCM
12 36 (2.85%) SAP IS-U
13 32 (2.53%) SAP PP
14 31 (2.45%) SAP PM
15 30 (2.37%) SAP CRM
16 29 (2.29%) SAP WM
17 26 (2.06%) SAP APO
17 26 (2.06%) SAP BPC
18 25 (1.98%) SAP FSCM
19 24 (1.90%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.96%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.32%) Boomi
3 3 (0.24%) SaaS
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.079%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.079%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.079%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.24%) Wireless
2 2 (0.16%) Internet
2 2 (0.16%) SMS
3 1 (0.079%) FTP
3 1 (0.079%) Intranet
3 1 (0.079%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (9.57%) SAP HANA
2 119 (9.41%) SAP BW
3 49 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
4 40 (3.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 25 (1.98%) SAP Data Services
6 10 (0.79%) SQL Server
7 9 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 8 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.40%) Big Data
10 4 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.32%) DB2
11 2 (0.16%) OLAP
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.16%) Sybase ASE
12 1 (0.079%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.079%) Endeca
12 1 (0.079%) QlikView
12 1 (0.079%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.079%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (1.82%) LSMW
General
1 193 (15.27%) Finance
2 133 (10.52%) Retail
3 101 (7.99%) Manufacturing
4 51 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 49 (3.88%) Billing
6 42 (3.32%) Banking
7 25 (1.98%) General Ledger
8 18 (1.42%) Legal
9 17 (1.34%) Aerospace
10 15 (1.19%) Advertising
11 13 (1.03%) Italian Language
12 10 (0.79%) Automotive
13 9 (0.71%) Marketing
13 9 (0.71%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.63%) German Language
14 8 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
15 5 (0.40%) French Language
16 4 (0.32%) Retail Finance
16 4 (0.32%) Telecoms
17 2 (0.16%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.43%) SAP Fiori
2 44 (3.48%) SAP Basis
3 32 (2.53%) SAP PI
4 20 (1.58%) IDoc
5 18 (1.42%) SAPUI5
6 15 (1.19%) BAPI
7 14 (1.11%) EDI
8 13 (1.03%) SAP Smart Forms
8 13 (1.03%) Web Services
9 11 (0.87%) SAP XI
10 10 (0.79%) SAP CO-PA
11 8 (0.63%) HTML
12 7 (0.55%) HTML5
12 7 (0.55%) SAP Business Workflow
13 5 (0.40%) Apache Cordova
13 5 (0.40%) MEAP
13 5 (0.40%) SAP ALE
13 5 (0.40%) SAP TM
13 5 (0.40%) SOAP
13 5 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
1 33 (2.61%) FMCG
2 21 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (1.11%) User Experience
4 11 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 9 (0.71%) Data Structures
5 9 (0.71%) Virtual Team
6 6 (0.47%) EPoS
6 6 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (0.47%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.40%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.32%) NHS
9 3 (0.24%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.16%) Clustering
10 2 (0.16%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.16%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.16%) Replication
11 1 (0.079%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.079%) Life Science
11 1 (0.079%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.27%) Windows
2 11 (0.87%) Linux
3 5 (0.40%) Android
3 5 (0.40%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.40%) Unix
4 4 (0.32%) SUSE
5 2 (0.16%) AIX
5 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.16%) VMS
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (10.13%) ERP
2 107 (8.47%) Migration
3 87 (6.88%) Data Migration
4 79 (6.25%) Logistics
5 72 (5.70%) Procure-to-Pay
6 67 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 64 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
8 58 (4.59%) SAP Implementation
9 49 (3.88%) CRM
10 44 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 39 (3.09%) Project Management
12 38 (3.01%) SAP Security
13 33 (2.61%) Workflow
14 32 (2.53%) Order to Cash
15 31 (2.45%) Integration Testing
16 30 (2.37%) GAP Analysis
17 29 (2.29%) Time Management
18 28 (2.22%) Process Improvement
19 24 (1.90%) Change Management
19 24 (1.90%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (8.23%) ABAP
2 28 (2.22%) SQL
3 16 (1.27%) Java
4 11 (0.87%) JavaScript
5 9 (0.71%) SAPscript
6 3 (0.24%) BeanShell
6 3 (0.24%) C
7 2 (0.16%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.16%) XQuery
8 1 (0.079%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.079%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.079%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.079%) VB
8 1 (0.079%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 59 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 21 (1.66%) Degree
3 21 (1.66%) SAP Certification
4 8 (0.63%) CCA
5 2 (0.16%) ACCA
5 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.16%) CIMA
5 2 (0.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.079%) AAT
6 1 (0.079%) CFA
6 1 (0.079%) CISA
6 1 (0.079%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.079%) ICAEW
6 1 (0.079%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.079%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.58%) Data Quality
2 9 (0.71%) IFRS
3 8 (0.63%) QA
4 7 (0.55%) SLA
5 4 (0.32%) PMO
5 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.24%) GAAP
7 2 (0.16%) GDPR
7 2 (0.16%) HL7
7 2 (0.16%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.079%) EMIR
8 1 (0.079%) GMP
8 1 (0.079%) MiFID
8 1 (0.079%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.079%) Control-M
2 1 (0.079%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1264 (100.00%) SAP
2 55 (4.35%) Ariba
3 15 (1.19%) hybris
3 15 (1.19%) Microsoft
4 14 (1.11%) OpenText
5 13 (1.03%) Oracle
6 9 (0.71%) HP
6 9 (0.71%) JD Edwards
6 9 (0.71%) Sybase
7 4 (0.32%) Adobe
7 4 (0.32%) Syclo
8 3 (0.24%) Concur
8 3 (0.24%) Kronos
8 3 (0.24%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.24%) Tableau
9 2 (0.16%) BMC
9 2 (0.16%) CA
9 2 (0.16%) IBM
9 2 (0.16%) NGA Human Resources