Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SAP Solutions Architect was £596 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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 Solution Architect
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 753 786
Rank change year-on-year -27 +33 -3
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 95 143 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.14% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 78 52
UK median daily rate £596 £600 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.75% +11.63% +2.38%
10th Percentile £500 £472 £413
90th Percentile £775 £715 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £590 £538
% change year-on-year -2.54% +9.77% -
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 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -20 93 £596 -0.75% 5
UK excluding London -11 58 £575 -2.54% 4
London -31 28 £631 -2.88% 1
South East +12 27 £596 +3.57% 1
Midlands -14 17 £550 -8.33% 3
East Midlands -1 10 £550 -8.33% 1
South West +12 6 £500 +11.11%
North of England +56 5 £650 +13.04%
West Midlands +6 5 £500 -16.67% 2
North West +20 3 £650 +13.04%
East of England -14 2 £425 -19.05%
Yorkshire - 2 £575 -
Wales +15 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 95 (100.00%) SAP
2 32 (33.68%) Finance
3 22 (23.16%) ERP
4 21 (22.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (14.74%) Migration
6 14 (14.74%) Retail
6 14 (14.74%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (13.68%) Logistics
8 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.58%) SAP SD
9 10 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
10 9 (9.47%) SAP FI
10 9 (9.47%) SAP CO
10 9 (9.47%) Data Migration
11 8 (8.42%) SAP FI/CO
11 8 (8.42%) SAP WM
11 8 (8.42%) CRM
11 8 (8.42%) ABAP
12 7 (7.37%) SAP HANA
13 6 (6.32%) Procure-to-Pay
13 6 (6.32%) Presales
13 6 (6.32%) B2B
13 6 (6.32%) SAP Retail
13 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
13 6 (6.32%) SAP ERP
13 6 (6.32%) SAP Implementation
14 5 (5.26%) SOA
14 5 (5.26%) EAM
14 5 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical

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 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.05%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 11 (11.58%) SAP SD
2 10 (10.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (9.47%) SAP CO
3 9 (9.47%) SAP FI
4 8 (8.42%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (8.42%) SAP WM
5 6 (6.32%) SAP ERP
5 6 (6.32%) SAP Retail
6 5 (5.26%) SAP MDG
7 4 (4.21%) SAP CRM
7 4 (4.21%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (2.11%) Maximo
8 2 (2.11%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 2 (2.11%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (2.11%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (1.05%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 1 (1.05%) SAP GTS
9 1 (1.05%) SAP MDM
9 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (1.05%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Slack
2 1 (1.05%) IaaS
2 1 (1.05%) PaaS
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) SAP HANA
2 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.11%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.05%) Lumira
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
General
1 32 (33.68%) Finance
2 14 (14.74%) Retail
3 5 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Billing
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Publishing
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (3.16%) HTML
2 3 (3.16%) Spring
3 2 (2.11%) .NET
3 2 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.11%) EDI
3 2 (2.11%) IDoc
3 2 (2.11%) JSON
3 2 (2.11%) JSP
3 2 (2.11%) REST
3 2 (2.11%) Servlets
3 2 (2.11%) SOAP
3 2 (2.11%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (2.11%) XML
4 1 (1.05%) CSS
4 1 (1.05%) HTML5
4 1 (1.05%) J2EE
4 1 (1.05%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.05%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.05%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.11%) FMCG
2 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.05%) IVR
3 1 (1.05%) Life Science
3 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) ERP
2 21 (22.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (14.74%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (14.74%) Migration
4 13 (13.68%) Logistics
5 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.47%) Data Migration
7 8 (8.42%) CRM
8 6 (6.32%) B2B
8 6 (6.32%) Presales
8 6 (6.32%) Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (6.32%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (5.26%) DevOps
9 5 (5.26%) EAM
9 5 (5.26%) SOA
10 4 (4.21%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.21%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.21%) Change Control
11 3 (3.16%) Business Continuity Planning
11 3 (3.16%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) ABAP
2 3 (3.16%) Java
2 3 (3.16%) SQL
3 1 (1.05%) C
3 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.05%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle
3 3 (3.16%) hybris
4 2 (2.11%) Adobe
4 2 (2.11%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.11%) Concur
4 2 (2.11%) FXall
4 2 (2.11%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.11%) Reuters
5 1 (1.05%) Ariba
5 1 (1.05%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.05%) Kronos
5 1 (1.05%) VMware