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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 29 July 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 18 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing SAP 25 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.98% 4.62% 1.87%
As % of the Vendors category 15.63% 9.91% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 0
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£431 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-15.20% +18.42%
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
160 212 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.69% 46.59% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 117 49
Average daily rate £413 £333 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.06% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £238 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 17
Average hourly rate £21.91 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £18.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £125.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Preston +5 16 £438 -19.72%
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 14 (40.00%) SuccessFactors
2 12 (34.29%) ERP
3 11 (31.43%) Oracle
4 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
5 9 (25.71%) HP
5 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (22.86%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) SAP HR
7 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
8 6 (17.14%) Data Mapping
8 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
8 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (17.14%) Migration
8 6 (17.14%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 5 (14.29%) ETL
9 5 (14.29%) Baan
9 5 (14.29%) ETL Development
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 5 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (14.29%) SAP HCM
10 4 (11.43%) Retail
10 4 (11.43%) Data Management
10 4 (11.43%) SAP Retail
10 4 (11.43%) SDLC
10 4 (11.43%) HOOD
10 4 (11.43%) MS Visio

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) SAP HR
2 5 (14.29%) SAP HCM
3 4 (11.43%) SAP Retail
4 3 (8.57%) ResourceLink
4 3 (8.57%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.86%) SAP PS
5 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (5.71%) Boomi
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) FTP
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Data Migration Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) SAP Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.71%) SAP Support
7 2 (5.71%) SAP Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.86%) SAP PS Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Tester
8 1 (2.86%) EDI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) EDI
1 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
1 1 (2.86%) EDIFACT
1 1 (2.86%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ERP
2 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
3 6 (17.14%) Data Mapping
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 5 (14.29%) ETL
4 5 (14.29%) ETL Development
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
5 4 (11.43%) HOOD
5 4 (11.43%) Data Management
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (8.57%) Logistics
6 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.71%) VBA
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) HP
3 6 (17.14%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (14.29%) Baan
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.57%) webMethods
7 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.71%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) Software AG
7 2 (5.71%) Lotus
8 1 (2.86%) Adobe
8 1 (2.86%) Talend