The median contractor rate for a SAP Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 228 138
Rank change year-on-year +44 -90  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 640 583 905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.41% 1.08% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.13% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 259 368
Median daily rate £475 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% -2.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £70.00 - £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43148 51543 50918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.77% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 33436 30785
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1488 1586 2043
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

SAP Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SAP Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP Consultant in the UK

SAP Consultant
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 575 £475 - 76
London +19 183 £490 +3.15% 28
South East +9 113 £442 -4.54% 11
North West +70 66 £538 +13.15% 10
East Midlands +12 40 £525 +7.14% 1
South West +27 39 £450 -
West Midlands +19 33 £475 -9.52% 7
Manchester +30 30 £600 +6.66% 5
Wiltshire +27 30 £450 +16.12%
Hampshire +22 27 £475 +2.70% 1
Swindon +22 26 £450 -
Surrey +22 25 £425 -13.66% 1
Derbyshire +4 25 £525 +7.14% 1
Derby +8 22 £525 - 1
Cheshire +52 21 £488 +21.87%
Berkshire +3 20 £475 +7.34% 2
West Sussex 0 20 £446 -10.75% 6
Yorkshire +26 19 £550 +25.71% 3
West Yorkshire +23 16 £550 +15.78% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -3 16 £425 -12.29%
Wales +22 15 £525 - 1
Leeds +17 15 £550 +29.41%
Birmingham +12 14 £475 -9.52% 5
South Wales +27 12 £575 - 1
Midlands +15 11 - -
Coventry +2 11 £425 -22.72%
Portsmouth - 11 £477 - 1
Scotland +26 10 £500 +17.64%
Reading +14 10 £513 +2.50%
City of London +4 10 £375 -28.57% 3

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1233 (100.00%) SAP
2 212 (17.19%) Finance
3 164 (13.30%) ABAP
4 155 (12.57%) SAP FI
5 147 (11.92%) SAP CO
6 140 (11.35%) Migration
7 134 (10.87%) SAP FI/CO
8 110 (8.92%) ERP
9 106 (8.60%) SAP BW
10 105 (8.52%) Retail
11 104 (8.43%) SAP SD
12 98 (7.95%) Data Migration
13 94 (7.62%) SAP HR
14 93 (7.54%) Manufacturing
15 86 (6.97%) Security Cleared
16 83 (6.73%) SAP HANA
17 80 (6.49%) SAP MM
18 74 (6.00%) CRM
19 68 (5.52%) Billing
20 67 (5.43%) SAP HCM
20 67 (5.43%) SAP IS-U
21 66 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
22 65 (5.27%) SAP Retail
23 58 (4.70%) Logistics
24 57 (4.62%) SC Cleared
25 54 (4.38%) Pharmaceutical
26 52 (4.22%) BusinessObjects
26 52 (4.22%) SAP Implementation
27 47 (3.81%) SuccessFactors
28 46 (3.73%) SAP S/4HANA

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 36 (2.92%) NetWeaver
2 12 (0.97%) SAP Portal
3 8 (0.65%) Documentum
4 4 (0.32%) SAP EP
5 2 (0.16%) Apache
5 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.081%) CMS
6 1 (0.081%) MTS
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.081%) SAS
6 1 (0.081%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.081%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (0.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.24%) MS Office
4 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.081%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.081%) InDesign
5 1 (0.081%) MS Project
5 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 155 (12.57%) SAP FI
2 147 (11.92%) SAP CO
3 134 (10.87%) SAP FI/CO
4 104 (8.43%) SAP SD
5 94 (7.62%) SAP HR
6 80 (6.49%) SAP MM
7 67 (5.43%) SAP HCM
7 67 (5.43%) SAP IS-U
8 65 (5.27%) SAP Retail
9 46 (3.73%) SAP S/4HANA
10 43 (3.49%) SAP Payroll
11 38 (3.08%) SAP PP
12 33 (2.68%) SAP CRM
12 33 (2.68%) SAP ERP
13 32 (2.60%) SAP WM
14 30 (2.43%) SAP BPC
15 29 (2.35%) SAP GRC
15 29 (2.35%) SAP MDG
16 27 (2.19%) SAP GTS
17 24 (1.95%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.81%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (0.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.081%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.081%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.24%) SMS
2 2 (0.16%) RTP
3 1 (0.081%) Firewall
3 1 (0.081%) HTTP
3 1 (0.081%) LDAP
3 1 (0.081%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (8.60%) SAP BW
2 83 (6.73%) SAP HANA
3 52 (4.22%) BusinessObjects
4 40 (3.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 36 (2.92%) SAP Data Services
6 19 (1.54%) DB2
7 15 (1.22%) SQL Server
8 10 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 10 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
9 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.24%) DataStage
12 3 (0.24%) Lumira
12 3 (0.24%) MaxDB
12 3 (0.24%) Power BI
13 2 (0.16%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (0.16%) OLAP
13 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (1.30%) LSMW
2 2 (0.16%) NWDI
3 1 (0.081%) NWDS
3 1 (0.081%) Visual Composer
General
1 212 (17.19%) Finance
2 105 (8.52%) Retail
3 93 (7.54%) Manufacturing
4 68 (5.52%) Billing
5 54 (4.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 32 (2.60%) Legal
7 28 (2.27%) Banking
8 26 (2.11%) Marketing
9 22 (1.78%) General Ledger
10 17 (1.38%) Aerospace
11 16 (1.30%) French Language
12 15 (1.22%) Advertising
12 15 (1.22%) German Language
13 12 (0.97%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.81%) Dutch Language
15 6 (0.49%) Back Office
16 4 (0.32%) Automotive
16 4 (0.32%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.24%) Norwegian Language
17 3 (0.24%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.49%) SAP Basis
2 33 (2.68%) SAPUI5
3 31 (2.51%) SAP Fiori
3 31 (2.51%) Web Dynpro
4 28 (2.27%) SAP XI
5 24 (1.95%) SAP PI
6 20 (1.62%) EDI
7 17 (1.38%) BAPI
8 16 (1.30%) SAP Smart Forms
9 10 (0.81%) Middleware
9 10 (0.81%) Web Services
10 8 (0.65%) SAP ALE
10 8 (0.65%) SAP Business Workflow
11 5 (0.41%) CSS
11 5 (0.41%) REST
12 4 (0.32%) SAP TM
12 4 (0.32%) XML
13 3 (0.24%) SOAP
14 2 (0.16%) HTML
14 2 (0.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (3.33%) FMCG
2 39 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (1.05%) Learning Management System
4 11 (0.89%) Data Structures
5 10 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (0.57%) Life Science
6 7 (0.57%) Replication
7 6 (0.49%) Driving Licence
7 6 (0.49%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.41%) EPoS
9 4 (0.32%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.32%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.24%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.24%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.24%) User Experience
10 3 (0.24%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.16%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.16%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.081%) Biotechnology
12 1 (0.081%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.05%) Linux
2 11 (0.89%) AIX
3 9 (0.73%) Solaris
3 9 (0.73%) Unix
4 7 (0.57%) Windows
5 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.081%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (11.35%) Migration
2 110 (8.92%) ERP
3 98 (7.95%) Data Migration
4 74 (6.00%) CRM
5 66 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (4.70%) Logistics
7 52 (4.22%) SAP Implementation
8 39 (3.16%) Procure-to-Pay
9 36 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (2.92%) Time Management
10 35 (2.84%) Project Management
11 34 (2.76%) Data Management
11 34 (2.76%) Data Modelling
11 34 (2.76%) Workflow
12 29 (2.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (2.27%) Business Analysis
13 28 (2.27%) Change Management
14 27 (2.19%) GAP Analysis
15 26 (2.11%) Performance Monitoring
16 25 (2.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 164 (13.30%) ABAP
2 43 (3.49%) Java
3 35 (2.84%) SQL
4 8 (0.65%) C
5 5 (0.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.24%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.24%) VBA
7 1 (0.081%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.081%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (6.97%) Security Cleared
2 57 (4.62%) SC Cleared
3 16 (1.30%) Degree
3 16 (1.30%) SAP Certification
4 15 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 15 (1.22%) CCA
5 9 (0.73%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.57%) ACCA
6 7 (0.57%) CIMA
7 1 (0.081%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.081%) CIPFA
7 1 (0.081%) CISA
7 1 (0.081%) CISM
7 1 (0.081%) CISSP
7 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.081%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.78%) Data Quality
2 15 (1.22%) SLA
3 13 (1.05%) QA
4 7 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.32%) GxP
6 3 (0.24%) GMP
7 2 (0.16%) GAMP
7 2 (0.16%) GCP
7 2 (0.16%) IFRS
8 1 (0.081%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.081%) GAAP
8 1 (0.081%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.081%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.081%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.081%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.16%) FlexNet
3 2 (0.16%) SCCM
4 1 (0.081%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1233 (100.00%) SAP
2 34 (2.76%) Oracle
3 22 (1.78%) hybris
3 22 (1.78%) Microsoft
4 20 (1.62%) IBM
5 15 (1.22%) Adobe
6 14 (1.14%) OpenText
7 11 (0.89%) webMethods
8 10 (0.81%) Ariba
9 8 (0.65%) HP
10 7 (0.57%) BMC
10 7 (0.57%) CA
11 6 (0.49%) Sun
12 5 (0.41%) Informatica
12 5 (0.41%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.41%) Syclo
13 4 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.32%) Sybase
13 4 (0.32%) VMware
14 3 (0.24%) Veritas
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