May 22, 2018 SAP consultants have a high demand in today’s day and age. What is SAP? SAP is a German enterprise resource planning (ERP) software .It stands for Systems Applications and Products in data processing. It was founded in 1972 by German Engineers Claus Wellenreuther, Dietmar Hopp, Hans-Werner Hector, Hasso Plattner and KlausTschira. It is used by organizations to integrate various business processes smoothly. The major modules of SAP system are:- Logistic Module- Sales and Distribution, Production, Material Management etc. Financial Module- Investment management, Financial Accounting, Controlling etc. Human Resource management Module- Personnel Management etc. SAP has emerged as a big success and is used by various business entities.It is ranked at no.3 among the largest independent software supplier in the world accounting for more than 12 million users, 121000 installations globally, more than 1500 SAP partners and more than 41200 customers in 120 countries. Why Are SAP Consultants in high demand? SAP technology continues to stay the highest demanded skill in the IT sector. With the introduction of latest SAP modules, entities are constantly making an effort to stay updated with the technological upgradations. According to the SSP/Computer Weekly Survey, there was a rise in SAP skills by 53%. Let us discuss a few reasons for the high demand of SAP Consultants. Skilled Professionals- Although there are various SAP training programs available all over, lack of skilled, trained and experienced SAP professionals has led to an increase in the demand for qualified SAP Professionals. Challenging Task –The job of a SAP Consultant is no easy task. It forms the core part of a business entity. A minute error can cost millions. End User application uses SAP –As SAP proves to be a faster, reliable and an updated technology, the number of end user applications using SAP has improved and so there is an increasing demand for qualified SAP professionals. Need to stay updated – With the digital world progressing at a rapid pace, business organizations feel a constant need to stay up to date with the latest developments in the technological world. Qualified and professional SAP consultants hence are the most sought after in this regard.