The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Implementation 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 Implementation over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Implementation
Rank 74 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SAP Implementation 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£493 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £463
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -11.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -
SAP Implementation
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
903 615 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.62% 74.91% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 332 292
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 35
Average hourly rate £17.42 £28.25 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% -10.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

SAP Implementation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Implementation across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SAP Implementation Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAP Implementation
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SAP Implementation Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAP Implementation
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 Implementation within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £493 -
SAP Implementation
North West

SAP Implementation
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 5 (71.43%) SAP BW
2 5 (71.43%) NetWeaver
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) ABAP
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) SAP Basis
5 2 (28.57%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
6 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
6 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing

SAP Implementation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP Implementation 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 Implementation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SAP BW
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP HR Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BI Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) HP