The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank - 22 18
Contract jobs citing SAP 0 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 2.88% 9.55%
As % of the Vendors category - 5.41% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Average daily rate - £481 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.94% -52.50%
SAP
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 74 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.68% 53.24% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 34
Average daily rate £360 £376 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.12% -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.84 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.65% -50.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.09 £14.00 £23.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.13 £52.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

SAP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) ABAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) SAP MII
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) SAPUI5
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP MII
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SAPUI5 Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) SAPUI5
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Siemens
1 1 (33.33%) VMware