Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Solutions Architect was £613 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 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 Solution Architect
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 822 724 779
Rank change year-on-year -98 +55 -7
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 74 141 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.14% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.15% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 82 44
UK median daily rate £613 £600 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +11.63% -6.52%
10th Percentile £500 £475 £413
90th Percentile £770 £773 £734
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £600 £538
% change year-on-year - +11.63% -2.27%
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 95,102 92,258 100,985
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,208 60,233 64,366
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,777 3,239 3,822
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.76% +12.18%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

SAP Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Solutions Architect in the UK

SAP Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Solutions Architect in the UK

SAP Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Solutions Architect over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Solutions Architect in the UK

SAP Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 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 -65 72 £613 +2.08% 12
UK excluding London -15 51 £600 - 9
South East -14 27 £613 -14.04% 2
London -38 19 £700 +16.67% 3
Midlands -32 14 £550 -8.33% 1
East Midlands -6 11 £550 -8.33%
East of England -21 5 £625 - 5
North of England +41 3 £650 +11.83% 1
North West +12 3 £650 +11.83% 1
West Midlands -19 2 £500 -16.67% 1
South West +5 1 £500 +11.11%
Wales +5 1 - -

SAP Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, SAP Solutions Architect 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 74 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (33.78%) Finance
3 17 (22.97%) ERP
4 12 (16.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (16.22%) Retail
5 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.81%) Logistics
6 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (9.46%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (9.46%) SAP CO
7 7 (9.46%) SAP FI
8 6 (8.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
8 6 (8.11%) Migration
8 6 (8.11%) B2B
8 6 (8.11%) ABAP
8 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
8 6 (8.11%) Presales
9 5 (6.76%) Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (6.76%) DevOps
9 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
9 5 (6.76%) SAP ERP
9 5 (6.76%) SOA
10 4 (5.41%) SAP Retail
10 4 (5.41%) SAP IS-U
10 4 (5.41%) Order to Cash
11 3 (4.05%) Microservices
11 3 (4.05%) Dependency Management
11 3 (4.05%) Merchandise Planning

SAP Solutions Architect 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 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) SAP CO
1 7 (9.46%) SAP FI
1 7 (9.46%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (8.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (6.76%) SAP ERP
4 4 (5.41%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (5.41%) SAP Retail
5 2 (2.70%) Maximo
5 2 (2.70%) SAP CRM
5 2 (2.70%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (2.70%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (2.70%) SAP MDG
5 2 (2.70%) SAP SD
6 1 (1.35%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (1.35%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (1.35%) SAP GTS
6 1 (1.35%) SAP HCM
6 1 (1.35%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.35%) SAP MDM
6 1 (1.35%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) SaaS
1 2 (2.70%) Slack
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.35%) Lumira
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 25 (33.78%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Retail
3 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.70%) Billing
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Publishing
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) HTML
1 3 (4.05%) Spring
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.70%) EDI
2 2 (2.70%) JSON
2 2 (2.70%) JSP
2 2 (2.70%) REST
2 2 (2.70%) Servlets
2 2 (2.70%) SOAP
2 2 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (1.35%) CSS
3 1 (1.35%) HTML5
3 1 (1.35%) J2EE
3 1 (1.35%) Middleware
3 1 (1.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.35%) EPoS
3 1 (1.35%) FMCG
3 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.35%) IVR
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) ERP
2 12 (16.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.81%) Logistics
5 6 (8.11%) B2B
5 6 (8.11%) Migration
5 6 (8.11%) Presales
6 5 (6.76%) DevOps
6 5 (6.76%) Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (6.76%) SOA
7 4 (5.41%) Order to Cash
8 3 (4.05%) CRM
8 3 (4.05%) Dependency Management
8 3 (4.05%) Merchandise Planning
8 3 (4.05%) Microservices
8 3 (4.05%) Release Management
8 3 (4.05%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.70%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) ABAP
2 3 (4.05%) Java
2 3 (4.05%) SQL
3 1 (1.35%) C
3 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) EMIR
1 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (4.05%) hybris
2 3 (4.05%) Hyperion
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) Ariba
3 2 (2.70%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.70%) FXall
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.70%) Reuters
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) VMware