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 22 May 2015 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 AG.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 30 32 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing SAP 5 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.07% 2.33% 8.57%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% 4.76% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £310 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £310 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £24.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -6.60%
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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
110 105 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 45.64% 48.84% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 34 15
Average daily rate £401 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £730 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £16.84 £42.50 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.37% -5.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £24.05 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £52.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (12.50%) Maximo

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (12.50%) Maximo
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Development
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) BPR
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards