The median contractor rate for a SAP Support was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Support
UK
Rank 558 603 579
Rank change year-on-year +45 -24  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Support 35 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.077% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.081% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 23
Median daily rate £375 £365 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £394 £395
% change year-on-year -11.11% -0.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £43.75 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £66.25 -
% change year-on-year -33.96% -  

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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

SAP Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAP Support in the UK

SAP Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP Support.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP Support in the UK

SAP Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Support over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP Support in the UK

SAP Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Support.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP Support in the UK

SAP Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP Support over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAP Support in the UK

SAP Support
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Support within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +27 32 £375 +2.73% 7
London +29 9 £463 +32.14%
South East +20 4 £325 -22.61% 3
East of England -9 4 £400 +6.31%
South West - 4 £208 - 2
Wiltshire - 4 £208 -
North West - 3 £225 -
Manchester - 3 £225 -
Hertfordshire +6 2 £400 -3.03%
Essex - 2 £400 -
Colchester - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire +14 1 £375 -9.09% 1
Hampshire +10 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +7 1 £375 -9.09% 1
West Sussex +2 1 £325 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - -
East Midlands -7 1 £375 -
Derbyshire -10 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Slough - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Andover - 1 - -
Beaconsfield - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £375 - 1
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
Chesterfield - 1 £375 -
Wales - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £350 -

SAP Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, SAP Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (37.88%) Finance
3 20 (30.30%) SAP FI
4 19 (28.79%) SAP CO
4 19 (28.79%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (16.67%) ERP
6 8 (12.12%) ITIL
7 7 (10.61%) SAP BW
8 6 (9.09%) SAP SD
8 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.09%) Oracle
8 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 6 (9.09%) MS Office
8 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 6 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (9.09%) Migration
8 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
9 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
9 5 (7.58%) Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (7.58%) Logistics
9 5 (7.58%) CRM
9 5 (7.58%) Windows
10 4 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (6.06%) ABAP
10 4 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
10 4 (6.06%) Pegasus
10 4 (6.06%) Pegasus Opera

SAP Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 6 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (30.30%) SAP FI
2 19 (28.79%) SAP CO
2 19 (28.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (9.09%) SAP SD
4 4 (6.06%) Pegasus Opera
4 4 (6.06%) SAP HR
5 3 (4.55%) SAP BPC
5 3 (4.55%) SAP HCM
6 2 (3.03%) SAP CRM
6 2 (3.03%) SAP EWM
6 2 (3.03%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (1.52%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (1.52%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.52%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (1.52%) SAP GRC
7 1 (1.52%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.52%) SAP QM
7 1 (1.52%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (1.52%) SAP SRM
7 1 (1.52%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) VPN
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SAP BW
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.52%) MaxDB
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) NWDI
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.03%) German Language
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Publishing
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) EDI
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.52%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.52%) e-Learning
1 1 (1.52%) FMCG
1 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
1 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
2 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) ERP
2 8 (12.12%) ITIL
3 6 (9.09%) Migration
4 5 (7.58%) CRM
4 5 (7.58%) Logistics
4 5 (7.58%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (4.55%) Project Management
5 3 (4.55%) Record to Report
5 3 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.03%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.03%) Change Management
6 2 (3.03%) Data Conversion
6 2 (3.03%) Data Entry
6 2 (3.03%) Data Management
6 2 (3.03%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.03%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) ABAP
2 1 (1.52%) C
2 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) CCA
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.55%) PMO
2 3 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Pegasus
3 4 (6.06%) QAD
3 4 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) Concur
4 1 (1.52%) Lotus
4 1 (1.52%) OpenText
4 1 (1.52%) Remedy
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.52%) Sybase