The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 25 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing SAP 49 52 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.12% 6.68% 6.79%
As % of the Vendors category 12.89% 13.23% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 24
Average daily rate
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£393 £413 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.84% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -16.66%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
380 393 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.44% 50.45% 54.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 150 247
Average daily rate £350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £19.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +83.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £44.90 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SAP
North West

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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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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
Chester +1 13 £350 -14.63%
Warrington -7 13 £463 +8.82% 1
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
Nantwich - - - - 2
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP 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.

1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.99%) Project Management
4 15 (18.52%) DB2
5 13 (16.05%) Manufacturing
6 12 (14.81%) ERP
7 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.35%) Oracle
8 10 (12.35%) CA
8 10 (12.35%) SAP EWM
9 9 (11.11%) Veeam
9 9 (11.11%) Becrypt
9 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 9 (11.11%) SAP BW
9 9 (11.11%) NetWeaver
9 9 (11.11%) Adobe
9 9 (11.11%) Citrix
9 9 (11.11%) ABAP
9 9 (11.11%) SQL
9 9 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (11.11%) MS Office
9 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 9 (11.11%) CRM
9 9 (11.11%) SAP Basis
9 9 (11.11%) Validation
9 9 (11.11%) VMware
9 9 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (11.11%) Symantec
9 9 (11.11%) McAfee
9 9 (11.11%) Sophos

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SAP 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.11%) NetWeaver
2 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.47%) Apache
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.23%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Office
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Project
3 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (12.35%) SAP EWM
2 8 (9.88%) SAP CRM
2 8 (9.88%) SAP ERP
3 5 (6.17%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.47%) SAP PM
4 2 (2.47%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.47%) SAP APO
4 2 (2.47%) SAP MM
4 2 (2.47%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.23%) SAP R/3
5 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.23%) CA Clarity
5 1 (1.23%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) DHCP
1 2 (2.47%) FTP
1 2 (2.47%) DNS
1 2 (2.47%) SAN
1 2 (2.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) DB2
2 9 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 9 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (2.47%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.47%) MS Access
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.23%) OLAP
6 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.23%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.23%) QlikView
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.23%) BODI
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) LSMW
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Manufacturing
3 9 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.94%) Automotive
5 2 (2.47%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) French Language
6 1 (1.23%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 14 (17.28%) Consultant
2 13 (16.05%) Project Manager
3 12 (14.81%) Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) SAP Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) SAP Manager
8 4 (4.94%) SAP Basis Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) PMO Lead
9 3 (3.70%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Implementation Manager
10 2 (2.47%) SAP Administrator
10 2 (2.47%) SAP Developer
10 2 (2.47%) SAP Basis Administrator
10 2 (2.47%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) SAP Basis
2 6 (7.41%) SAP XI
3 2 (2.47%) .NET
3 2 (2.47%) BAPI
4 1 (1.23%) OLE
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.23%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.23%) DTV
3 1 (1.23%) CMDB
3 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) UNIX
1 4 (4.94%) Windows
1 4 (4.94%) HPUX
2 3 (3.70%) AIX
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.47%) Linux
3 2 (2.47%) SUSE
4 1 (1.23%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) Project Management
2 12 (14.81%) ERP
3 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (11.11%) CRM
4 9 (11.11%) Validation
5 8 (9.88%) Resource Management
6 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (8.64%) Migration
6 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.41%) Change Management
8 5 (6.17%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.94%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (4.94%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.94%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) ITIL
10 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.70%) Service Management
10 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.70%) Time Management
10 3 (3.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) ABAP
1 9 (11.11%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) Java
3 3 (3.70%) VB
4 2 (2.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (1.23%) C
5 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) SAP Certification
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle
2 10 (12.35%) CA
3 9 (11.11%) Veeam
3 9 (11.11%) Becrypt
3 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.11%) Adobe
3 9 (11.11%) Citrix
3 9 (11.11%) VMware
3 9 (11.11%) Symantec
3 9 (11.11%) McAfee
3 9 (11.11%) Sophos
4 7 (8.64%) IBM
5 5 (6.17%) JDA
5 5 (6.17%) HP
5 5 (6.17%) RedPrairie
6 3 (3.70%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.47%) Ariba
7 2 (2.47%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.47%) TIBCO
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
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