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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Consultant
Rank 68 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 7 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.74% 0.92% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.98% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Average daily rate £350 £487 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% +10.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £443 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £528 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £59.90
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
856 717 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.97% 94.22% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 419 426
Average daily rate £400 £376 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 49 71
Average hourly rate £15.09 £19.00 £22.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.57% -15.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £42.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Warrington -5 7 £350 -33.26%
SAP Consultant
North West

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) ABAP
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) SAP HR
3 4 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) SAP Basis
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) NetWeaver
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) SAP SRM
4 3 (18.75%) QA
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (18.75%) SAP HCM
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Security
5 2 (12.50%) SAP MII
5 2 (12.50%) Logistics
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (6.25%) E-Procurement
6 1 (6.25%) Replication
6 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (6.25%) Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) SAP CO

SAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (18.75%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SAP HR
2 3 (18.75%) SAP HCM
2 3 (18.75%) SAP SRM
3 2 (12.50%) SAP MII
4 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
4 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (6.25%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) SAP BI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
2 1 (6.25%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) ERP
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Security
3 2 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) E-Procurement
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) ABAP
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Siemens