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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 36 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.50% 1.68% 2.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 3.92% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +11.11%
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
84 102 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 42.00% 42.86% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 62 35
Median daily rate £413 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 16
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -60.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Chester region with a requirement for SAP.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MM Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing