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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 65 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP 23 61 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.26% 6.21% 4.06%
As % of the Vendors category 4.60% 13.56% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 7
Median daily rate £488 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £468 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +164.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +17.46%
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
500 450 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 49.21% 45.78% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 249 158
Median daily rate £425 £500 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £700 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 31
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +34.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -2 9 £449 -0.27% 1
Warrington -15 3 - -
Alderley Edge +3 2 £365 +44.55%
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 38 (63.33%) Finance
2 22 (36.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (21.67%) Data Modelling
4 13 (21.67%) ETL
5 12 (20.00%) Project Management
5 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 12 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (20.00%) Talend
6 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 8 (13.33%) Oracle
7 8 (13.33%) Degree
7 8 (13.33%) Scrum
8 7 (11.67%) SAP MDM
8 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
8 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
8 7 (11.67%) Java
8 7 (11.67%) SOA
8 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (11.67%) Star Schema
8 7 (11.67%) MySQL
8 7 (11.67%) DRM
8 7 (11.67%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (11.67%) ERwin
8 7 (11.67%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (11.67%) Docker

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 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) SAP MDM
2 4 (6.67%) SAP CO
2 4 (6.67%) SAP FI
2 4 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (5.00%) SAP SRM
4 2 (3.33%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.67%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.67%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.67%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.67%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon Kinesis
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon S3
1 7 (11.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 7 (11.67%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) GSM
1 1 (1.67%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon Redshift
1 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (11.67%) MySQL
1 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (11.67%) Star Schema
2 2 (3.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.67%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (11.67%) ERwin
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (63.33%) Finance
2 22 (36.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Business Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) ETL Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Senior ETL Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Consultant
6 8 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (11.67%) SAP Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Talend Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Database Developer
9 4 (6.67%) SAP Business Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Test Manager
10 3 (5.00%) Data Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Programme Director
10 3 (5.00%) SAP Manager
10 3 (5.00%) SAP MM Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) SAP SD Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) SAP SRM Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) Senior Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.67%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) NHibernate
2 1 (1.67%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.67%) WCF
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) WinForms
2 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.67%) Replication
3 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) Data Modelling
2 13 (21.67%) ETL
3 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (20.00%) Project Management
4 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.33%) Scrum
5 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
6 7 (11.67%) DRM
6 7 (11.67%) SOA
7 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
7 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.67%) CRM
8 4 (6.67%) Data Management
8 4 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) C
2 1 (1.67%) C#
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Talend
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle
3 7 (11.67%) Concur
3 7 (11.67%) Infor
3 7 (11.67%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.67%) Ariba
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.67%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
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