The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 27 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP 16 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.10% 3.09% 4.39%
As % of the Vendors category 8.60% 8.06% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
Median daily rate £375 £438 £565
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £533
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £597
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.15% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.18 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.69%
SAP
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
186 211 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 59.24% 38.36% 57.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 156 148
Median daily rate £375 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.79 £41.82 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Lancashire region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SAP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -3 5 £300 -31.42% 1
Burnley - 3 - -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SAP.

1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 16 (45.71%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (40.00%) ERP
4 9 (25.71%) Logistics
5 8 (22.86%) SAP HANA
5 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
6 7 (20.00%) SQL
6 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
7 6 (17.14%) Electronics
7 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
7 6 (17.14%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (17.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (17.14%) Marketing
7 6 (17.14%) Web Development
8 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (14.29%) MS Office
8 5 (14.29%) SAP BW
9 4 (11.43%) Process Management
9 4 (11.43%) Change Management
9 4 (11.43%) Workflow
9 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.43%) .NET
9 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Drupal
2 2 (5.71%) Joomla!
2 2 (5.71%) WordPress
3 1 (2.86%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
3 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (8.57%) SAP Business One
3 2 (5.71%) OpenCart
4 1 (2.86%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.86%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SAP HANA
2 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.29%) SAP BW
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Toad
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (17.14%) Electronics
3 6 (17.14%) Marketing
3 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Workflow Developer
4 3 (8.57%) SAP Change Manager
4 3 (8.57%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) SAP Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Business Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Change Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Change Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Business Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Business One Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) RIA
2 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (40.00%) ERP
3 9 (25.71%) Logistics
4 6 (17.14%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
4 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) Web Development
5 4 (11.43%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (11.43%) Change Management
5 4 (11.43%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (11.43%) ETL
5 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.43%) Process Management
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.43%) Transition Management
5 4 (11.43%) Workflow
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PHP
2 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
2 4 (11.43%) VB
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) ABAP
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) CODA
2 3 (8.57%) Cognos
2 3 (8.57%) Concur
2 3 (8.57%) Maconomy
2 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.71%) Nintex
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle