Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Solutions Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 797 784 770
Rank change year-on-year -13 -14 +33
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 90 99 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.099% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 50 65
UK median daily rate £600 £598 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.38% -0.38% +12.15%
10th Percentile £502 £499 £478
90th Percentile £739 £775 £723
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £575 £590
% change year-on-year +4.35% -2.54% +12.33%
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 98,006 95,137 99,937
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.95% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,458 62,516 65,127
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +4.38% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,140 2,832 3,269
UK median hourly rate £17.99 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.82% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.49
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

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 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Solutions Architect in the UK

SAP Solutions Architect
Top 13 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 23 October 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 -11 88 £600 +0.38% 3
UK excluding London -7 64 £600 +4.35% 3
South East -7 32 £625 +2.04%
London -18 20 £594 -5.00%
Midlands -11 17 £600 +9.09% 2
East Midlands +14 12 £488 -11.36% 2
North of England -10 6 £700 +7.69% 1
South West -18 5 £600 +20.00%
West Midlands -23 5 £600 +20.00%
North West -10 4 £700 +7.69% 1
East of England +10 3 £625 +55.27%
Yorkshire -7 2 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, SAP Solutions Architect 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 90 (100.00%) SAP
2 24 (26.67%) Finance
3 17 (18.89%) SAP HANA
4 16 (17.78%) SAP S/4HANA
4 16 (17.78%) SAP BW
5 15 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 14 (15.56%) TOGAF
7 13 (14.44%) Migration
7 13 (14.44%) CRM
7 13 (14.44%) ERP
8 11 (12.22%) UML
8 11 (12.22%) SAP ERP
9 10 (11.11%) Retail
10 9 (10.00%) SAP BPC
11 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.89%) Logistics
11 8 (8.89%) SAP IS-U
12 7 (7.78%) SAP CRM
12 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.78%) EDI
13 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
14 5 (5.56%) Smart Meter
14 5 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
14 5 (5.56%) Validation
14 5 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
14 5 (5.56%) SAP FI
14 5 (5.56%) SDLC
15 4 (4.44%) Lumira

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 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.11%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Portal
1 1 (1.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 16 (17.78%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (12.22%) SAP ERP
3 9 (10.00%) SAP BPC
4 8 (8.89%) SAP IS-U
5 7 (7.78%) SAP CRM
6 5 (5.56%) SAP FI
7 4 (4.44%) SAP CO
7 4 (4.44%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (4.44%) SAP PP
8 3 (3.33%) SAP SD
9 2 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (2.22%) SAP EWM
9 2 (2.22%) SAP MDG
9 2 (2.22%) SAP MM
9 2 (2.22%) SAP WM
10 1 (1.11%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
10 1 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (1.11%) SAP IBP
10 1 (1.11%) SAP MDM
10 1 (1.11%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) FTP
2 1 (1.11%) LAN
2 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) SAP HANA
2 16 (17.78%) SAP BW
3 4 (4.44%) Lumira
4 3 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
5 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) LSMW
General
1 24 (26.67%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 10 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.22%) Automotive
5 2 (2.22%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Billing
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) EDI
2 4 (4.44%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (3.33%) SAP Basis
3 3 (3.33%) SAP XI
4 2 (2.22%) SAP ALE
4 2 (2.22%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.11%) .NET
5 1 (1.11%) AppFabric
5 1 (1.11%) HTML
5 1 (1.11%) HTML5
5 1 (1.11%) IDoc
5 1 (1.11%) Middleware
5 1 (1.11%) SAP BSP
5 1 (1.11%) SAPUI5
5 1 (1.11%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.33%) FMCG
2 3 (3.33%) User Experience
3 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.56%) TOGAF
2 13 (14.44%) CRM
2 13 (14.44%) ERP
2 13 (14.44%) Migration
3 11 (12.22%) UML
4 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.89%) Logistics
4 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (5.56%) SDLC
7 5 (5.56%) Validation
8 4 (4.44%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.44%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.44%) IT Strategy
8 4 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (3.33%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.33%) ABAP
2 2 (2.22%) SQL
3 1 (1.11%) C
3 1 (1.11%) C#
3 1 (1.11%) Java
3 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) ACCA
2 1 (1.11%) CIMA
2 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) IFRS
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) Ariba
3 3 (3.33%) hybris
4 2 (2.22%) Citrix
4 2 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.11%) Cognos
5 1 (1.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.11%) Informatica
5 1 (1.11%) JDA
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.11%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.11%) Tableau
5 1 (1.11%) Unisys