Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP Solutions Architect was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 788 770 826
Rank change year-on-year -18 +56 -44
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Solutions Architect 103 101 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 49 42
UK median daily rate £625 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £508 £423 £463
90th Percentile £743 £679 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £545 £542
% change year-on-year +14.63% +0.69% +3.14%
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 98,386 90,114 104,687
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.95% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,408 58,344 68,084
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,166 2,933 3,152
UK median hourly rate £18.09 £18.70 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.26% -4.13% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% -6.47% +11.76%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -17 101 £625 +8.70% 19
UK excluding London -11 76 £625 +14.63% 13
South East -10 34 £600 +4.35% 2
Midlands -21 21 £650 +25.00% 2
London -58 18 £638 +6.25% 6
West Midlands -14 13 £650 +8.33% 2
North West -19 10 £556 -3.26% 2
North of England -20 10 £556 -3.26% 6
East of England +8 6 £625 -10.71% 2
East Midlands -9 4 - -
South West +7 3 £550 -4.35% 1
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 103 (100.00%) SAP
2 29 (28.16%) Finance
3 28 (27.18%) Manufacturing
4 17 (16.50%) SAP S/4HANA
5 16 (15.53%) SAP BW
5 16 (15.53%) Logistics
6 15 (14.56%) SAP Implementation
7 14 (13.59%) TOGAF
7 14 (13.59%) SAP HANA
8 13 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (12.62%) ERP
9 12 (11.65%) SAP BPC
10 11 (10.68%) UML
10 11 (10.68%) CRM
10 11 (10.68%) SAP ERP
11 9 (8.74%) SAP IS-U
11 9 (8.74%) SAP FI/CO
11 9 (8.74%) Migration
11 9 (8.74%) SAP CO
11 9 (8.74%) SAP FI
12 8 (7.77%) Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (6.80%) SDLC
13 7 (6.80%) SAP PP
13 7 (6.80%) SAP CRM
14 6 (5.83%) Retail
14 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (5.83%) SuccessFactors
15 5 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
15 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared

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 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
1 1 (0.97%) SAS
1 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 17 (16.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (11.65%) SAP BPC
3 11 (10.68%) SAP ERP
4 9 (8.74%) SAP CO
4 9 (8.74%) SAP FI
4 9 (8.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (8.74%) SAP IS-U
5 7 (6.80%) SAP CRM
5 7 (6.80%) SAP PP
6 4 (3.88%) SAP PM
7 3 (2.91%) SAP MM
8 2 (1.94%) SAP HCM
8 2 (1.94%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (1.94%) SAP PS
8 2 (1.94%) SAP QM
8 2 (1.94%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.97%) SAP FI-AP
9 1 (0.97%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 1 (0.97%) SAP MDG
9 1 (0.97%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) IaaS
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) SAP BW
2 14 (13.59%) SAP HANA
3 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.94%) Lumira
4 2 (1.94%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.97%) Big Data
5 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) LSMW
General
1 29 (28.16%) Finance
2 28 (27.18%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.83%) Retail
4 3 (2.91%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.91%) Automotive
4 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) French Language
5 2 (1.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) Middleware
2 2 (1.94%) EDI
2 2 (1.94%) SAP ALE
2 2 (1.94%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.94%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (1.94%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.97%) .NET
3 1 (0.97%) HTML
3 1 (0.97%) HTML5
3 1 (0.97%) IDoc
3 1 (0.97%) REST
3 1 (0.97%) SAP BSP
3 1 (0.97%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.97%) SAPUI5
3 1 (0.97%) SOAP
3 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (4.85%) Smart Meter
2 3 (2.91%) User Experience
3 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.97%) FMCG
3 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
3 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
3 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.97%) Linux
1 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.53%) Logistics
2 15 (14.56%) SAP Implementation
3 14 (13.59%) TOGAF
4 13 (12.62%) ERP
4 13 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (10.68%) CRM
5 11 (10.68%) UML
6 9 (8.74%) Migration
7 8 (7.77%) Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (6.80%) SDLC
9 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.85%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.88%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.88%) Business Analysis
12 3 (2.91%) Business Development
12 3 (2.91%) Data Migration
12 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (2.91%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (2.91%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.88%) ABAP
2 2 (1.94%) Java
2 2 (1.94%) SQL
3 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) ACCA
3 1 (0.97%) CCA
3 1 (0.97%) CIMA
3 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.97%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
1 3 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.97%) COBIT
2 1 (0.97%) GAMP
2 1 (0.97%) GxP
2 1 (0.97%) IFRS
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (4.85%) Ariba
3 3 (2.91%) hybris
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle
4 2 (1.94%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe
5 1 (0.97%) Citrix
5 1 (0.97%) Cognos
5 1 (0.97%) Informatica
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.97%) Software AG
5 1 (0.97%) Tableau
5 1 (0.97%) Unisys
5 1 (0.97%) VMware
5 1 (0.97%) webMethods