Period
to 3 July 2020

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 279 257 279
Rank change year-on-year -22 +22 -88
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 358 977 973
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 1.05% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.11% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 416 410
Median daily rate £540 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
10th Percentile £405 £406 £375
90th Percentile £699 £669 £714
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £56.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -36.36% - -

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 38,699 87,992 97,795
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.53% 94.57% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,236 57,871 63,992
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £268 £269
90th Percentile £658 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,581 2,896 3,164
Median hourly rate £22.85 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.18% +8.33% -3.74%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.88 £47.83
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.18 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.04% +3.86% -1.52%

SAP Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAP Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP Consultant in the UK

SAP Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAP Consultant.

Daily rate trend for SAP Consultant in the UK

SAP Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAP Consultant over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAP Consultant in the UK

SAP Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAP Consultant.

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 3 July 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 -10 280 £525 +5.00% 22
UK excluding London +16 188 £525 +5.00% 14
South East +70 104 £525 +5.00% 3
London -9 90 £550 +7.74% 11
Work from Home -13 55 £550 +10.00% 5
North of England +70 34 £500 +8.11% 3
North West +66 28 £500 - 2
Midlands +27 24 £513 +2.50% 4
West Midlands +25 15 £550 +13.87% 3
Wales +37 8 £600 +9.09%
East Midlands +48 7 £500 -19.09% 1
Scotland +45 7 £300 -33.33%
Northern Ireland -17 7 - - 4
Yorkshire +50 5 £356 -20.83% 1
South West +63 3 £413 -8.33%
East of England +49 1 - -

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 358 (100.00%) SAP
2 125 (34.92%) SAP S/4HANA
3 86 (24.02%) Finance
4 47 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (10.06%) SuccessFactors
5 36 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (9.50%) SAP BW
7 33 (9.22%) ABAP
8 32 (8.94%) ERP
9 31 (8.66%) Migration
9 31 (8.66%) SAP HCM
10 29 (8.10%) SAP HANA
11 27 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (7.54%) Requirements Gathering
11 27 (7.54%) SAP CO
11 27 (7.54%) SAP FI
12 25 (6.98%) SAP FI/CO
13 24 (6.70%) Workflow
13 24 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
14 23 (6.42%) Project Management
14 23 (6.42%) CRM
15 22 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (6.15%) Logistics
15 22 (6.15%) Security Cleared
16 21 (5.87%) Ariba
17 20 (5.59%) Problem-Solving
18 19 (5.31%) SAP SD
18 19 (5.31%) BusinessObjects
18 19 (5.31%) Oracle
19 18 (5.03%) SQL

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 (3.63%) Confluence
2 10 (2.79%) NetWeaver
3 6 (1.68%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 125 (34.92%) SAP S/4HANA
2 31 (8.66%) SAP HCM
3 27 (7.54%) SAP CO
3 27 (7.54%) SAP FI
4 25 (6.98%) SAP FI/CO
5 19 (5.31%) SAP SD
6 15 (4.19%) SAP PP
7 14 (3.91%) SAP MM
8 12 (3.35%) SAP HR
8 12 (3.35%) SAP Payroll
9 11 (3.07%) SAP BPC
9 11 (3.07%) SAP PS
9 11 (3.07%) SAP WM
10 10 (2.79%) SAP ERP
10 10 (2.79%) SAP Travel Management
11 9 (2.51%) SAP APO
12 8 (2.23%) SAP Business One
12 8 (2.23%) SAP EWM
12 8 (2.23%) SAP IS-U
13 7 (1.96%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.06%) SuccessFactors
2 13 (3.63%) Trello
3 10 (2.79%) Azure
4 7 (1.96%) AWS
5 2 (0.56%) Boomi
5 2 (0.56%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.56%) Skype
2 1 (0.28%) Broadband
2 1 (0.28%) FTP
2 1 (0.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.50%) SAP BW
2 29 (8.10%) SAP HANA
3 19 (5.31%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (3.07%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 10 (2.79%) SAP Data Services
6 9 (2.51%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.96%) SQL Server
8 6 (1.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.40%) Lumira
10 4 (1.12%) OLAP
11 2 (0.56%) DB2
12 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (3.63%) JIRA
2 4 (1.12%) LSMW
2 4 (1.12%) PVCS
3 3 (0.84%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.28%) Gatling
5 1 (0.28%) JMeter
5 1 (0.28%) Selenium
5 1 (0.28%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 86 (24.02%) Finance
2 14 (3.91%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.35%) Billing
4 10 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (2.51%) French Language
5 9 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.23%) General Ledger
6 8 (2.23%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.23%) Retail
7 5 (1.40%) Banking
8 4 (1.12%) German Language
8 4 (1.12%) Legal
8 4 (1.12%) Marketing
9 3 (0.84%) Environmental Health
9 3 (0.84%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.56%) Romanian Language
10 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.28%) Serbian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.03%) SAP Fiori
2 14 (3.91%) SAP Basis
3 10 (2.79%) SAP TM
4 8 (2.23%) SAPUI5
5 7 (1.96%) SAP PI
5 7 (1.96%) SAP XI
6 6 (1.68%) EDI
7 4 (1.12%) XML
8 3 (0.84%) .NET
8 3 (0.84%) SAP Business Workflow
9 2 (0.56%) BAPI
9 2 (0.56%) CSS
9 2 (0.56%) LDAP
10 1 (0.28%) HTML
10 1 (0.28%) Java EE
10 1 (0.28%) JDBC
10 1 (0.28%) JMS
10 1 (0.28%) Middleware
10 1 (0.28%) XHTML
10 1 (0.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.68%) Clustering
6 5 (1.40%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.84%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.84%) FMCG
8 2 (0.56%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.28%) BBC
9 1 (0.28%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.28%) Derivative
9 1 (0.28%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.28%) Life Science
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Social Media
9 1 (0.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.23%) Linux
2 7 (1.96%) AIX
2 7 (1.96%) SUSE
3 5 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (1.40%) Windows
4 3 (0.84%) VMS
5 2 (0.56%) Solaris
5 2 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (8.94%) ERP
4 31 (8.66%) Migration
5 27 (7.54%) Requirements Gathering
6 24 (6.70%) Workflow
7 23 (6.42%) CRM
7 23 (6.42%) Project Management
8 22 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (6.15%) Logistics
9 20 (5.59%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (5.03%) ITIL
10 18 (5.03%) Time Management
11 17 (4.75%) Data Migration
12 16 (4.47%) SAP Implementation
13 15 (4.19%) Supplier Relationship Management
14 14 (3.91%) Change Management
14 14 (3.91%) Test Scripting
15 13 (3.63%) Procure-to-Pay
15 13 (3.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.22%) ABAP
2 18 (5.03%) SQL
3 13 (3.63%) Java
4 4 (1.12%) C
4 4 (1.12%) VBA
5 2 (0.56%) C#
5 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.51%) Degree
4 8 (2.23%) SAP Certification
5 7 (1.96%) CCA
6 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.84%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.63%) SLA
2 11 (3.07%) IFRS
3 3 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 6 (1.68%) Data Guard
1 6 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 358 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (5.87%) Ariba
3 19 (5.31%) Oracle
4 8 (2.23%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.96%) Concur
6 5 (1.40%) OpenText
6 5 (1.40%) webMethods
7 4 (1.12%) hybris
8 3 (0.84%) IBM
9 2 (0.56%) Cognos
9 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.28%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.28%) Adobe
10 1 (0.28%) Dell
10 1 (0.28%) HP
10 1 (0.28%) Murex
10 1 (0.28%) Reuters
10 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.28%) Siebel