Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Functional Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 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 Functional Consultant
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 821 772 846
Rank change year-on-year -49 +74 -19
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Functional Consultant 69 90 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.091% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.096% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 34
UK median daily rate £550 £515 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +14.44% -6.25%
10th Percentile £423 £388 £391
90th Percentile £650 £575 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £523 £450
% change year-on-year +0.48% +16.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 96,600 93,694 102,007
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.92% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,416 61,277 66,597
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,154 2,815 3,199
UK median hourly rate £17.73 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% -1.58% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +5.71%

SAP Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Functional Consultant in the UK

SAP Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Functional Consultant in the UK

SAP Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Functional Consultant over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Functional Consultant in the UK

SAP Functional Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Functional Consultant in the UK

SAP Functional Consultant
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Functional Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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 65 £550 +7.32% 5
UK excluding London -29 44 £525 +0.48% 5
London -42 23 £550 +8.53%
South East +1 19 £550 +18.92% 3
Midlands -8 18 £475 -9.52% 1
West Midlands -20 16 £475 -11.63%
Wales -26 3 £538 +2.38%
East of England -11 2 £525 +87.50%
East Midlands +8 1 - - 1
South West -9 1 £525 -
North West -21 1 £425 -11.37% 1
North of England -31 1 £425 -18.66% 1

SAP Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, SAP Functional 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 Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) SAP
2 27 (39.13%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (15.94%) Test Scripting
4 9 (13.04%) Finance
4 9 (13.04%) Ariba
5 8 (11.59%) HP
5 8 (11.59%) SAP MM
5 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.59%) HP ALM
6 7 (10.14%) FMCG
6 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.70%) SAP Implementation
7 6 (8.70%) Migration
7 6 (8.70%) SAP HR
7 6 (8.70%) SAP WM
8 5 (7.25%) SAP SD
8 5 (7.25%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.25%) Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.80%) CRM
10 3 (4.35%) ERP
10 3 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (4.35%) SAP BW
10 3 (4.35%) ABAP
10 3 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
10 3 (4.35%) Retail
10 3 (4.35%) SAP CRM
10 3 (4.35%) SAP Payroll
10 3 (4.35%) Logistics

SAP Functional 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:

Business Applications
1 27 (39.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (11.59%) SAP MM
3 6 (8.70%) SAP HR
3 6 (8.70%) SAP WM
4 5 (7.25%) SAP SD
5 3 (4.35%) SAP CRM
5 3 (4.35%) SAP EWM
5 3 (4.35%) SAP HCM
5 3 (4.35%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (2.90%) SAP BPC
6 2 (2.90%) SAP CO
6 2 (2.90%) SAP FI
6 2 (2.90%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (2.90%) SAP MDG
6 2 (2.90%) SAP PP
7 1 (1.45%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (1.45%) SAP SCM
7 1 (1.45%) SAP SRM
7 1 (1.45%) SAP Travel Management
7 1 (1.45%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (4.35%) SAP BW
1 3 (4.35%) SAP HANA
2 2 (2.90%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Billing
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) EDI
1 2 (2.90%) IDoc
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) FMCG
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) Test Scripting
2 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (8.70%) Migration
4 6 (8.70%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (7.25%) Data Migration
5 5 (7.25%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (5.80%) CRM
6 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.35%) Data Governance
7 3 (4.35%) ERP
7 3 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.35%) Logistics
8 2 (2.90%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.90%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) Supplier Relationship Management
8 2 (2.90%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (2.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.90%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (13.04%) Ariba
3 8 (11.59%) HP
4 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.90%) hybris
5 1 (1.45%) IBM