The first table below looks at the demand for SAP ERP 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 ERP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Cheshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 59 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% - 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.27% - 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £433 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+436.00% -
Business Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
71 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.85% 7.55% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 23
Average daily rate £435 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.68% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £305 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.70 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.90% -3.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -21.73%
SAP ERP
North West

SAP ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SAP ERP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAP ERP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP ERP 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 ERP.

1 8 (100.00%) SAP
1 8 (100.00%) ERP
1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (100.00%) SAP EWM
2 5 (62.50%) RedPrairie
2 5 (62.50%) JDA
2 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP ERP 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 ERP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) SAP EWM
General
1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (37.50%) SAP Manager
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation Manager
5 1 (12.50%) ERP Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Senior SAP Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) JDA
2 5 (62.50%) RedPrairie