The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Basis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Basis over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Basis
Rank 57 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 6 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 1.29% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 4.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £508 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £325 £438
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
200 254 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.97% 29.71% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 126 193
Average daily rate £325 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.56 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

SAP Basis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP Basis Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAP Basis
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP Basis across the Cheshire region.

SAP Basis Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAP Basis
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP Basis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP Basis.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (77.78%) DB2
2 7 (77.78%) NetWeaver
3 6 (66.67%) SAP CRM
3 6 (66.67%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) SAP XI
4 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) SAP BPC
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) ABAP
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle

SAP Basis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP Basis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP Basis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) SAP CRM
2 2 (22.22%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) DB2
2 3 (33.33%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Basis Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Basis Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SAP XI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle