The median contractor rate for a SAP Engineer was £588 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 Engineer
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 639 624
Rank change year-on-year +52 -15  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Engineer 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.002% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £588 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £589 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £66.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £66.25 -
% change year-on-year -75.84% -  

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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Engineer in the UK

SAP Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Engineer.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Engineer in the UK

SAP Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Engineer over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Engineer in the UK

SAP Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Engineer in the UK

SAP Engineer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Engineer 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 - 13 £588 -
South East - 6 £590 -
London - 5 £525 -
Surrey - 4 £589 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £589 -
Middlesex - 2 £603 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £435 -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £435 -

SAP Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, SAP Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Sybase
4 9 (47.37%) SAP HANA
5 8 (42.11%) SAP Basis
5 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) SUSE
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team Management
7 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
8 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
9 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
9 3 (15.79%) Unix
9 3 (15.79%) Solaris
9 3 (15.79%) Perl
9 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.79%) ABAP
9 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) Korn
9 3 (15.79%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
9 3 (15.79%) SAP MDG
9 3 (15.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Docker
10 2 (10.53%) SAP PI

SAP Engineer 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP MDG
2 2 (10.53%) SAP SD
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SAP HANA
2 3 (15.79%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) SAP Basis
2 2 (10.53%) SAP PI
2 2 (10.53%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (5.26%) SAP ALE
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) SUSE
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
1 5 (26.32%) SDLC
1 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team Management
2 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) ABAP
1 3 (15.79%) Korn
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
1 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
1 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (52.63%) Sybase
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Capita
4 1 (5.26%) LANDesk