Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 217 225
Rank change year-on-year -116 +8 -16
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 812 1,262 1,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 1.23% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.30% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 536 613
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +9.04% +4.16%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £350
90th Percentile £725 £700 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £525 £463
% change year-on-year -2.38% +13.51% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
UK median hourly rate £75.00 £71.50 £5.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +1330.00% -94.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.58

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 98,581 97,095 98,647
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.93% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 65,074 64,004 64,347
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,064 2,905 3,280
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.93 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -97 742 £525 +2.44% 86
UK excluding London -102 395 £513 -2.38% 71
London -101 251 £531 +6.25% 17
South East -26 170 £525 +5.00% 26
North of England -108 86 £525 -4.55% 23
Midlands -53 73 £500 -4.76% 14
North West -87 56 £525 -12.50% 20
West Midlands -31 55 £519 -5.68% 13
Yorkshire -23 28 £545 +4.81% 3
East of England -17 22 £513 -2.38% 3
South West -38 19 £475 -13.64% 3
Scotland -18 16 £405 -14.74%
East Midlands -24 12 £500 -1.96% 1
Wales -25 7 £760 +60.00% 2
Northern Ireland +40 1 £650 +30.00%
North East -8 1 £413 -8.33%

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 812 (100.00%) SAP
2 118 (14.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 117 (14.41%) Finance
4 104 (12.81%) SAP FI
5 82 (10.10%) Migration
6 80 (9.85%) SAP CO
6 80 (9.85%) ERP
7 78 (9.61%) SAP FI/CO
8 77 (9.48%) SAP MM
9 68 (8.37%) ABAP
10 67 (8.25%) SAP BW
11 66 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 66 (8.13%) SAP HANA
12 58 (7.14%) Manufacturing
12 58 (7.14%) SAP SD
13 56 (6.90%) SAP HR
14 54 (6.65%) BusinessObjects
15 51 (6.28%) SuccessFactors
16 50 (6.16%) Data Migration
17 43 (5.30%) CRM
18 41 (5.05%) Logistics
18 41 (5.05%) Security Cleared
19 40 (4.93%) SAP ERP
20 39 (4.80%) Ariba
21 38 (4.68%) SAP Data Services
21 38 (4.68%) Procure-to-Pay
22 34 (4.19%) SAP Implementation
23 33 (4.06%) User Acceptance Testing
23 33 (4.06%) Java
24 32 (3.94%) Retail

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 19 (2.34%) NetWeaver
2 11 (1.35%) SAP Portal
3 5 (0.62%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.12%) Confluence
4 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 118 (14.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 104 (12.81%) SAP FI
3 80 (9.85%) SAP CO
4 78 (9.61%) SAP FI/CO
5 77 (9.48%) SAP MM
6 58 (7.14%) SAP SD
7 56 (6.90%) SAP HR
8 40 (4.93%) SAP ERP
9 28 (3.45%) SAP BPC
9 28 (3.45%) SAP HCM
10 27 (3.33%) SAP PP
11 23 (2.83%) SAP PM
12 22 (2.71%) SAP WM
13 21 (2.59%) SAP EWM
13 21 (2.59%) SAP Payroll
14 20 (2.46%) SAP PSCD
15 18 (2.22%) SAP GRC
16 16 (1.97%) SAP GTS
17 15 (1.85%) SAP APO
18 14 (1.72%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.28%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.37%) Taleo
5 2 (0.25%) Boomi
5 2 (0.25%) Office 365
5 2 (0.25%) SAP Leonardo
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.49%) RFID
2 2 (0.25%) WebEx
3 1 (0.12%) FTP
3 1 (0.12%) Internet
3 1 (0.12%) LAN
3 1 (0.12%) NAS
3 1 (0.12%) SAN
3 1 (0.12%) SMTP
3 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (8.25%) SAP BW
2 66 (8.13%) SAP HANA
3 54 (6.65%) BusinessObjects
4 38 (4.68%) SAP Data Services
5 15 (1.85%) Lumira
6 13 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (1.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 11 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 10 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.74%) SQL Server
11 2 (0.25%) QlikView
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.12%) Big Data
12 1 (0.12%) GIS
12 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.12%) HBase
12 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (2.22%) LSMW
2 3 (0.37%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.37%) JIRA
2 3 (0.37%) NWDI
3 1 (0.12%) Ant
3 1 (0.12%) eCATT
3 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.12%) Hudson
3 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.12%) Maven
3 1 (0.12%) NWDS
3 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 117 (14.41%) Finance
2 58 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 32 (3.94%) Retail
4 28 (3.45%) Billing
5 25 (3.08%) Banking
6 18 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (1.97%) Advertising
8 14 (1.72%) General Ledger
8 14 (1.72%) Legal
8 14 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.60%) Automotive
10 8 (0.99%) French Language
10 8 (0.99%) German Language
11 6 (0.74%) Law
12 5 (0.62%) Back Office
12 5 (0.62%) Marketing
13 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Danish Language
13 2 (0.25%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.59%) SAP Basis
1 21 (2.59%) SAP PI
1 21 (2.59%) SAP XI
2 20 (2.46%) IDoc
3 13 (1.60%) SAP Fiori
4 12 (1.48%) Web Services
5 11 (1.35%) SAP TM
6 10 (1.23%) EDI
7 7 (0.86%) BAPI
7 7 (0.86%) Middleware
8 5 (0.62%) Web Dynpro
9 4 (0.49%) J2EE
9 4 (0.49%) SAPUI5
9 4 (0.49%) XML
9 4 (0.49%) XSLT
10 3 (0.37%) SAP ALE
10 3 (0.37%) SAP Smart Forms
10 3 (0.37%) SOAP
11 2 (0.25%) REST
11 2 (0.25%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (1.48%) FMCG
4 10 (1.23%) Clustering
4 10 (1.23%) User Experience
5 9 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 8 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.74%) Virtual Team
8 5 (0.62%) e-Learning
8 5 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.49%) Learning Management System
9 4 (0.49%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.49%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.37%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.37%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.37%) Life Science
10 3 (0.37%) Replication
10 3 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.25%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.60%) AIX
1 13 (1.60%) Linux
2 11 (1.35%) SUSE
3 5 (0.62%) Unix
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (0.25%) Windows
5 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.12%) HPUX
5 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (10.10%) Migration
2 80 (9.85%) ERP
3 66 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (6.16%) Data Migration
5 43 (5.30%) CRM
6 41 (5.05%) Logistics
7 38 (4.68%) Procure-to-Pay
8 34 (4.19%) SAP Implementation
9 33 (4.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (3.69%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (3.45%) Test Scripting
12 27 (3.33%) Order to Cash
13 25 (3.08%) ETL
14 20 (2.46%) GAP Analysis
14 20 (2.46%) Supplier Relationship Management
15 19 (2.34%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (2.22%) Analytics
16 18 (2.22%) Project Management
16 18 (2.22%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (8.37%) ABAP
2 33 (4.06%) Java
3 28 (3.45%) SQL
4 3 (0.37%) R
5 2 (0.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.12%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.12%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 41 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 31 (3.82%) SC Cleared
3 19 (2.34%) Degree
4 14 (1.72%) CCA
5 5 (0.62%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.25%) CIMA
6 2 (0.25%) CIPD
6 2 (0.25%) MBA
7 1 (0.12%) ACCA
7 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.22%) Data Quality
1 18 (2.22%) QA
2 15 (1.85%) IFRS
3 5 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.49%) GxP
5 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) GAAP
6 1 (0.12%) GAMP
6 1 (0.12%) GDPR
6 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (1.60%) HP ALM
2 10 (1.23%) Data Guard
2 10 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 812 (100.00%) SAP
2 39 (4.80%) Ariba
3 19 (2.34%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.09%) Oracle
5 14 (1.72%) webMethods
6 13 (1.60%) HP
7 11 (1.35%) hybris
8 10 (1.23%) SEEBURGER
9 7 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.74%) Concur
11 5 (0.62%) Workday
12 4 (0.49%) Adobe
13 3 (0.37%) OpenText
14 2 (0.25%) Apple
14 2 (0.25%) Cognos
14 2 (0.25%) Dell
14 2 (0.25%) Fujitsu
14 2 (0.25%) IBM
14 2 (0.25%) Syclo
14 2 (0.25%) Tableau