The median contractor rate for an SAP Solutions Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 607 595
Rank change year-on-year +45 -12  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 45 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.083% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.087% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 25
Median daily rate £575 £563 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £478 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £748 £740
UK excluding London median daily rate £558 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +1.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SAP Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Solutions Architect in the UK

SAP Solutions Architect
Top 29 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +38 44 £575 +2.22% 3
London +2 17 £595 -17.93% 1
South East +26 9 £558 +1.40% 1
West Midlands +21 4 £600 -
Berkshire +21 4 £575 -9.80% 1
East of England -5 3 £380 -27.60%
East Midlands -6 3 £520 +15.55%
Derbyshire - 3 £520 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Derby - 3 £520 -
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £380 -
Yorkshire - 2 £575 -
West Sussex - 2 £541 -
Huntingdon - 2 £380 -
Worthing - 2 £541 -
Bradford - 2 £575 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £575 -
Birmingham +18 1 £600 +9.09%
Hampshire +8 1 - -
Staines +7 1 - -
Surrey 0 1 - -
Maidenhead -2 1 £575 +21.05%
City of London -4 1 £600 -
Uxbridge - 1 £425 -
Tamworth - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £575 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £575 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 90 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (24.44%) ERP
3 16 (17.78%) Finance
3 16 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (14.44%) Migration
5 12 (13.33%) Manufacturing
5 12 (13.33%) Logistics
5 12 (13.33%) SAP HANA
6 11 (12.22%) Presales
6 11 (12.22%) ABAP
6 11 (12.22%) B2B
6 11 (12.22%) SAP HR
7 10 (11.11%) Retail
8 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.00%) Project Management
8 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (10.00%) Oracle
9 8 (8.89%) SAP BW
9 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
9 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
9 8 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (7.78%) SAP Implementation
10 7 (7.78%) SAP Retail
10 7 (7.78%) SAP SD
11 6 (6.67%) SAP ERP
11 6 (6.67%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (6.67%) Data Migration
11 6 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA

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 (2.22%) NetWeaver
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Portal
1 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (12.22%) SAP HR
2 7 (7.78%) SAP Retail
2 7 (7.78%) SAP SD
3 6 (6.67%) SAP ERP
3 6 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (5.56%) SAP HCM
5 4 (4.44%) SAP CO
5 4 (4.44%) SAP FI
5 4 (4.44%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (3.33%) SAP MDG
6 3 (3.33%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (3.33%) SAP WM
7 2 (2.22%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 2 (2.22%) SAP CAR
7 2 (2.22%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (2.22%) SAP GRC
7 2 (2.22%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (1.11%) SAP BPC
8 1 (1.11%) SAP GTS
8 1 (1.11%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) SaaS
2 2 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) Boomi
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Office 365
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) SAP HANA
2 8 (8.89%) SAP BW
3 5 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.22%) GIS
7 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 10 (11.11%) Retail
4 5 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) IDoc
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Basis
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Fiori
1 2 (2.22%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (1.11%) Google Maps API
2 1 (1.11%) J2EE
2 1 (1.11%) JDBC
2 1 (1.11%) JMS
2 1 (1.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) REST
2 1 (1.11%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.11%) SOAP
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.22%) FMCG
3 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Life Science
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Android
1 1 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) ERP
2 13 (14.44%) Migration
3 12 (13.33%) Logistics
4 11 (12.22%) B2B
4 11 (12.22%) Presales
5 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.00%) Project Management
5 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (7.78%) SAP Implementation
8 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (6.67%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.56%) CRM
9 5 (5.56%) Order to Cash
9 5 (5.56%) Time Management
9 5 (5.56%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.44%) EAM
10 4 (4.44%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) ABAP
2 1 (1.11%) Java
2 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.33%) SAP Certification
3 2 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) SAP
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) Adobe
3 4 (4.44%) Concur
3 4 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (2.22%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.22%) FXall
4 2 (2.22%) Kronos
4 2 (2.22%) Reuters
5 1 (1.11%) Ariba
5 1 (1.11%) CA
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco
5 1 (1.11%) Dell
5 1 (1.11%) ESRI
5 1 (1.11%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.11%) Google
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.11%) VMware
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