The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 9 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 35 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP 22 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.46% 1.70% 3.66%
As % of the Vendors category 7.89% 4.34% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 17
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £18.05 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-22.43% -3.73%
SAP
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
279 392 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.87% 39.12% 49.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 250 177
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £234 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £34.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +6 8 £413 +3.06%
Warrington +6 6 £500 -
Chester +3 3 £338 -32.50%
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Winsford - 1 £400 -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Validation
5 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (14.29%) Windows
5 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (14.29%) Logistics
6 4 (11.43%) SAP MDM
6 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) Quality Management
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.57%) UML
7 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
7 3 (8.57%) MS Access
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) ERP
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.57%) VB
7 3 (8.57%) C#
7 3 (8.57%) C++
7 3 (8.57%) .NET

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) Apache Pig
1 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.86%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP MDM
2 2 (5.71%) SAP CO
2 2 (5.71%) SAP FI
2 2 (5.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.86%) SAP EWM
3 1 (2.86%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MS Access
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.71%) DataStage
3 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.71%) HBase
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) OLAP
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (5.71%) Pentaho
3 2 (5.71%) QlikView
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.71%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) French Language
5 1 (2.86%) Front Office
5 1 (2.86%) German Language
5 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) SAP Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) SAP Business Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Trainer
7 3 (8.57%) Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.57%) SAP Financial Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Digital Transformation
8 2 (5.71%) Digital Transformation Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Finance Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
1 3 (8.57%) WCF
1 3 (8.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Logistics
3 5 (14.29%) Validation
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) Quality Management
5 3 (8.57%) Conflict Management
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) ERP
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 3 (8.57%) UML
5 3 (8.57%) User Stories
5 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Customer Insight
6 2 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (5.71%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) C++
2 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.57%) VB
3 2 (5.71%) C
3 2 (5.71%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Certification
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Ab Initio
3 2 (5.71%) Actian
3 2 (5.71%) Informatica
3 2 (5.71%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (5.71%) ParAccel
3 2 (5.71%) Sybase
3 2 (5.71%) Teradata
4 1 (2.86%) Workday