The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 21 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing SAP 6 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.20% 4.49% 14.96%
As % of the Vendors category 17.14% 13.73% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 14
Average daily rate
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£470 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.42% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £308 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £353 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.67% +12.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Vendors Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
35 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 24.48% 32.69% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 24
Average daily rate £438 £378 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.89% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £143 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

SAP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SAP HCM
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Line Management
4 2 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
5 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP HCM
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft