The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Consultant role 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Consultant
Rank 62 66 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 19 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.93% 0.38% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.41% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
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£406 £440 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.72% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £336 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £494 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
SAP Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
920 729 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.69% 91.13% 90.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 383 288
Average daily rate £425 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 44 44
Average hourly rate £16.16 £33.75 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.11% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

SAP Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Consultant in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAP Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SAP Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAP Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Consultant across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

SAP Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SAP Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Consultant within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +2 1 £406 +30.96%
Warrington -11 1 - - 1
SAP Consultant
North West

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited SAP Consultant in their job title 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 with SAP Consultant in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 10 (38.46%) ABAP
3 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (23.08%) SAP BW
3 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 6 (23.08%) SAP FI
3 6 (23.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (23.08%) SAP CO
4 4 (15.38%) SAP BI
4 4 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) Syclo
4 4 (15.38%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (11.54%) SAP PM
5 3 (11.54%) SAP Business Workflow
5 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (11.54%) SAPscript
5 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
5 3 (11.54%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow
5 3 (11.54%) Finance
6 2 (7.69%) Banking
6 2 (7.69%) Information Management
6 2 (7.69%) NetWeaver
6 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (7.69%) Xcelsius
6 2 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
6 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.85%) SAP HCM

SAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited SAP Consultant in their job title 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 with SAP Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) SAP FI
1 6 (23.08%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (23.08%) SAP CO
2 3 (11.54%) SAP PM
3 1 (3.85%) SAP SRM
3 1 (3.85%) SAP HCM
3 1 (3.85%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (3.85%) SAP GRC
3 1 (3.85%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.85%) SAP HR
3 1 (3.85%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SAP BW
2 4 (15.38%) SAP BI
3 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) LSMW
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) Web Dynpro
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Smart Forms
3 3 (11.54%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) HACMP
1 1 (3.85%) Life Science
1 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.54%) Workflow
3 2 (7.69%) Information Management
3 2 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Security
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Fund Management
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) EAM
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) ABAP
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GxP
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (15.38%) Syclo
3 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.85%) Cognos
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint