The first table below looks at the demand for SAP Basis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Basis 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 of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Chester 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Basis
Rank 16 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.51% 3.18% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 13.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £495 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £456
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -28.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.83% 22.93% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 13
Average daily rate £320 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
SAP Basis
Cheshire

SAP Basis
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP Basis Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SAP Basis
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SAP Basis Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SAP Basis
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Chester

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

1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (87.50%) DB2
2 7 (87.50%) NetWeaver
3 5 (62.50%) SAP CRM
3 5 (62.50%) CRM
4 4 (50.00%) SAP XI
4 4 (50.00%) SAP BW
5 2 (25.00%) SAP BPC
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) ABAP
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle

SAP Basis
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SAP CRM
2 2 (25.00%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) DB2
2 4 (50.00%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Basis Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SAP XI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle