The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 21 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.08% 9.23% 5.03%
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% 19.35% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.63 £43.90 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-55.29% +150.85%
SAP
Northern Ireland

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

Vendors Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
47 31 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 48.96% 47.69% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 32
Average daily rate £177 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £9.13 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

SAP
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -10 2 - - 1
Newtownabbey - - - -
SAP
Northern Ireland

SAP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) General Ledger
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HR

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Trainer
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Trainer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft