The median contractor rate for a SAP Solutions Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 613 574
Rank change year-on-year +56 -39  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 48 35 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.065% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.068% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 28
Median daily rate £550 £550 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £529 £500
% change year-on-year +1.60% +5.80%  
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 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Solutions Architect in the UK

SAP Solutions Architect
Top 28 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 29 March 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 +59 44 £550 - 6
London +29 12 £550 -8.40% 3
East Midlands +2 10 £510 +2.00%
Derby - 9 £510 -
Derbyshire - 9 £510 -
South East +15 8 £675 +25.58% 1
Hampshire +15 4 £563 +18.42%
East of England - 4 £750 - 2
West Midlands +16 3 £540 -1.81%
Southampton - 3 £563 -
Leeds - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Berkshire +27 2 £675 +22.72% 1
Cambridge - 2 £750 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £750 - 2
North West +30 1 £575 +7.87%
Manchester +19 1 £575 +7.87%
Oxfordshire - 1 £750 -
Oxford - 1 £750 -
South West - 1 £575 -
Newport - 1 £450 -
Bristol - 1 £575 -
South Wales - 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £480 -
Wales - 1 £450 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 124 (100.00%) SAP
2 28 (22.58%) Finance
3 22 (17.74%) SAP BW
3 22 (17.74%) ERP
4 21 (16.94%) SAP HANA
5 19 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (14.52%) SAP FI
7 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (12.90%) Manufacturing
9 14 (11.29%) SAP HR
9 14 (11.29%) SAP CO
9 14 (11.29%) Retail
10 13 (10.48%) SAP FI/CO
11 12 (9.68%) SAP Implementation
11 12 (9.68%) SAP ERP
11 12 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (8.87%) Project Management
12 11 (8.87%) SuccessFactors
13 10 (8.06%) Presales
13 10 (8.06%) SAP Retail
13 10 (8.06%) Migration
13 10 (8.06%) TOGAF
14 9 (7.26%) Logistics
14 9 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (7.26%) SAP HCM
14 9 (7.26%) B2B
14 9 (7.26%) ABAP
14 9 (7.26%) SAP FSCM
15 8 (6.45%) Cash Management
15 8 (6.45%) SaaS

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 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (14.52%) SAP FI
2 14 (11.29%) SAP CO
2 14 (11.29%) SAP HR
3 13 (10.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 12 (9.68%) SAP ERP
5 10 (8.06%) SAP Retail
6 9 (7.26%) SAP FSCM
6 9 (7.26%) SAP HCM
7 7 (5.65%) SAP GRC
8 6 (4.84%) SAP Travel Management
9 5 (4.03%) SAP GTS
10 4 (3.23%) SAP MM
10 4 (3.23%) SAP PS
10 4 (3.23%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (2.42%) SAP Payroll
11 3 (2.42%) SAP SD
12 2 (1.61%) SAP BPC
12 2 (1.61%) SAP CAR
12 2 (1.61%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
12 2 (1.61%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (6.45%) SaaS
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.81%) Boomi
4 1 (0.81%) Office 365
4 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.74%) SAP BW
2 21 (16.94%) SAP HANA
3 12 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.61%) GIS
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 28 (22.58%) Finance
2 16 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 14 (11.29%) Retail
4 6 (4.84%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.42%) Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.84%) .NET
1 6 (4.84%) SAP TM
2 3 (2.42%) REST
2 3 (2.42%) SOAP
3 2 (1.61%) JDBC
3 2 (1.61%) JMS
3 2 (1.61%) JSON
3 2 (1.61%) Middleware
3 2 (1.61%) Web Services
3 2 (1.61%) XML
4 1 (0.81%) EJB
4 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.81%) JSP
4 1 (0.81%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.81%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.81%) Servlets
4 1 (0.81%) Spring
4 1 (0.81%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.23%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.74%) ERP
2 19 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (9.68%) SAP Implementation
4 11 (8.87%) Project Management
5 10 (8.06%) Migration
5 10 (8.06%) Presales
5 10 (8.06%) TOGAF
6 9 (7.26%) B2B
6 9 (7.26%) Logistics
6 9 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.45%) Cash Management
7 8 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (6.45%) Process Improvement
8 7 (5.65%) CRM
9 6 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.84%) Planning and Forecasting
10 5 (4.03%) Order to Cash
11 4 (3.23%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (3.23%) Record to Report
11 4 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.26%) ABAP
2 2 (1.61%) C#
2 2 (1.61%) Java
2 2 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.61%) PMP
2 2 (1.61%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.81%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 124 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (5.65%) Ariba
2 7 (5.65%) Concur
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.03%) Oracle
4 3 (2.42%) HP
5 2 (1.61%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.61%) ESRI
5 2 (1.61%) FXall
5 2 (1.61%) Reuters
5 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.81%) Apigee
6 1 (0.81%) Birst
6 1 (0.81%) CA
6 1 (0.81%) Dell
6 1 (0.81%) hybris
6 1 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.81%) Workday
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