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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 33 33 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing SAP 3 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.24% 3.25% 10.32%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% 6.61% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£381 £220 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.29% -48.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £148 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £292 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -6.66%
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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
95 121 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.26% 49.19% 53.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 18
Average daily rate £413 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £202 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £730 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.62% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.34 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 24 April 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 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (16.67%) BPR
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) DTS
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (16.67%) Maximo

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (16.67%) Maximo
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) DTS
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) BPR
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects