Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Consultant was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 205 212
Rank change year-on-year -34 +7 -71
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 1,106 1,210 1,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 1.26% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.33% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 618 525
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -6.25%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £355
90th Percentile £713 £613 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
UK median hourly rate £60.50 £5.00 £105.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1110.00% -95.24% +50.00%
10th Percentile £60.25 £5.00 £102.50
90th Percentile £60.75 £89.63 £107.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £5.00 -

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 96,268 90,980 101,049
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.77% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,959 59,313 64,684
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.71% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,851 3,247 3,676
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.17 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

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 February 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 21 February 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 -30 1,014 £513 +7.89% 80
UK excluding London -4 581 £525 +10.53% 57
London -40 332 £500 +4.71% 27
South East -16 188 £513 +13.89% 15
North of England +46 177 £550 +10.00% 14
North West +40 115 £563 +12.50% 11
Midlands -52 108 £510 +7.37% 14
West Midlands -2 66 £538 +13.16% 13
Yorkshire +14 57 £525 +7.69% 3
East of England +1 44 £525 +23.53% 6
East Midlands -43 28 £500 +5.26% 1
Scotland -8 26 £525 +2.44% 2
South West -9 26 £600 +38.17% 3
Wales -2 10 £450 -21.74% 3
North East +30 4 £425 -
Northern Ireland -10 2 £500 +15.94%

SAP Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1,106 (100.00%) SAP
2 201 (18.17%) Finance
3 180 (16.27%) SAP FI
4 145 (13.11%) SAP CO
5 132 (11.93%) SAP FI/CO
6 124 (11.21%) ABAP
7 108 (9.76%) SAP S/4HANA
8 101 (9.13%) SAP SD
9 100 (9.04%) SAP BW
10 99 (8.95%) SAP HANA
11 98 (8.86%) ERP
12 96 (8.68%) Retail
12 96 (8.68%) Migration
13 93 (8.41%) SAP MM
14 84 (7.59%) Manufacturing
15 79 (7.14%) Logistics
16 71 (6.42%) Data Migration
17 67 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
18 65 (5.88%) CRM
19 60 (5.42%) Procure-to-Pay
20 59 (5.33%) SAP Implementation
21 56 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
22 55 (4.97%) SAP ERP
23 54 (4.88%) SAP Retail
24 52 (4.70%) Billing
25 50 (4.52%) SAP HR
25 50 (4.52%) BusinessObjects
26 49 (4.43%) Security Cleared
27 44 (3.98%) Data Modelling
28 43 (3.89%) SC Cleared

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 17 (1.54%) NetWeaver
2 13 (1.18%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.090%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.090%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.090%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.090%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.090%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.090%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.090%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 180 (16.27%) SAP FI
2 145 (13.11%) SAP CO
3 132 (11.93%) SAP FI/CO
4 108 (9.76%) SAP S/4HANA
5 101 (9.13%) SAP SD
6 93 (8.41%) SAP MM
7 55 (4.97%) SAP ERP
8 54 (4.88%) SAP Retail
9 50 (4.52%) SAP HR
10 40 (3.62%) SAP PP
11 37 (3.35%) SAP Payroll
12 35 (3.16%) SAP HCM
12 35 (3.16%) SAP IS-U
13 32 (2.89%) SAP PS
14 30 (2.71%) SAP APO
15 28 (2.53%) SAP PM
15 28 (2.53%) SAP WM
16 27 (2.44%) SAP BPC
17 26 (2.35%) SAP CRM
18 21 (1.90%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.44%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (0.45%) Boomi
3 3 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.090%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.27%) Wireless
2 1 (0.090%) ADSL
2 1 (0.090%) Firewall
2 1 (0.090%) FTP
2 1 (0.090%) Intranet
2 1 (0.090%) SSL
2 1 (0.090%) VLAN
2 1 (0.090%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (9.04%) SAP BW
2 99 (8.95%) SAP HANA
3 50 (4.52%) BusinessObjects
4 28 (2.53%) SAP Data Services
5 20 (1.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.45%) Big Data
6 5 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.36%) SQL Server
8 3 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.18%) MySQL
9 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.090%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.090%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.090%) HBase
10 1 (0.090%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.090%) Redis
10 1 (0.090%) Riak
10 1 (0.090%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (2.08%) LSMW
2 1 (0.090%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.090%) Introscope
General
1 201 (18.17%) Finance
2 96 (8.68%) Retail
3 84 (7.59%) Manufacturing
4 52 (4.70%) Billing
5 33 (2.98%) General Ledger
6 31 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 26 (2.35%) Banking
8 19 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.36%) Advertising
9 15 (1.36%) Legal
10 11 (0.99%) Italian Language
11 10 (0.90%) Marketing
12 9 (0.81%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.81%) Automotive
12 9 (0.81%) German Language
13 6 (0.54%) French Language
14 4 (0.36%) Polish Language
15 3 (0.27%) Back Office
15 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.18%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.62%) SAP Fiori
2 26 (2.35%) SAP PI
3 21 (1.90%) SAP Basis
3 21 (1.90%) SAP XI
4 12 (1.08%) EDI
4 12 (1.08%) SAP TM
5 11 (0.99%) BAPI
5 11 (0.99%) IDoc
6 10 (0.90%) XML
7 9 (0.81%) Middleware
7 9 (0.81%) SAP Smart Forms
7 9 (0.81%) Web Services
8 6 (0.54%) SAP CO-PA
8 6 (0.54%) SOAP
9 5 (0.45%) SAPUI5
10 4 (0.36%) SAP ALE
11 3 (0.27%) HTML
11 3 (0.27%) JSON
11 3 (0.27%) Web Dynpro
11 3 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (1.81%) FMCG
4 13 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 11 (0.99%) e-Learning
6 10 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 9 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (0.54%) EPoS
9 5 (0.45%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.36%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.36%) NHS
11 3 (0.27%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.27%) Replication
11 3 (0.27%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.27%) User Experience
12 2 (0.18%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.090%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.090%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.090%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.090%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.54%) Linux
2 4 (0.36%) VMS
3 3 (0.27%) Windows
4 2 (0.18%) SUSE
4 2 (0.18%) Unix
5 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.090%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (8.86%) ERP
2 96 (8.68%) Migration
3 79 (7.14%) Logistics
4 71 (6.42%) Data Migration
5 67 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (5.88%) CRM
7 60 (5.42%) Procure-to-Pay
8 59 (5.33%) SAP Implementation
9 56 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (3.98%) Data Modelling
11 39 (3.53%) Test Scripting
12 38 (3.44%) Project Management
13 32 (2.89%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (2.71%) Data Management
14 30 (2.71%) Order to Cash
15 26 (2.35%) Change Management
15 26 (2.35%) SAP Security
16 24 (2.17%) GAP Analysis
16 24 (2.17%) PLM
17 21 (1.90%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 124 (11.21%) ABAP
2 24 (2.17%) SQL
3 12 (1.08%) Java
4 8 (0.72%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.36%) C
6 3 (0.27%) BeanShell
7 2 (0.18%) C#
7 2 (0.18%) SAPscript
7 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.18%) XQuery
8 1 (0.090%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.090%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.090%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.090%) Python
8 1 (0.090%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (4.43%) Security Cleared
2 43 (3.89%) SC Cleared
3 20 (1.81%) Degree
4 17 (1.54%) SAP Certification
5 15 (1.36%) CCA
6 3 (0.27%) ACCA
7 2 (0.18%) CIMA
7 2 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.090%) AAT
8 1 (0.090%) APMG
8 1 (0.090%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.090%) CFA
8 1 (0.090%) CISA
8 1 (0.090%) ICAEW
8 1 (0.090%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.08%) IFRS
2 19 (1.72%) QA
3 13 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.45%) SLA
6 2 (0.18%) GMP
6 2 (0.18%) HL7
7 1 (0.090%) EMIR
7 1 (0.090%) GDPR
7 1 (0.090%) MiFID
7 1 (0.090%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.090%) CA Wily
1 1 (0.090%) Control-M
1 1 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.090%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.090%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1,106 (100.00%) SAP
2 38 (3.44%) Ariba
3 21 (1.90%) hybris
4 14 (1.27%) OpenText
5 13 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 11 (0.99%) Oracle
7 10 (0.90%) webMethods
8 6 (0.54%) HP
9 5 (0.45%) Concur
9 5 (0.45%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.36%) Capita
10 4 (0.36%) Dell
10 4 (0.36%) Kronos
11 3 (0.27%) Adobe
12 2 (0.18%) IBM
12 2 (0.18%) Progress
12 2 (0.18%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.18%) SEEBURGER
12 2 (0.18%) Sybase