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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 35 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing SAP 9 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.13% 3.27% 3.46%
As % of the Vendors category 4.81% 8.20% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£625 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £19.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -36.38%
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
187 61 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.31% 39.87% 51.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 24 108
Average daily rate £350 £310 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 7
Average hourly rate £31.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% -42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 -8 5 £625 +19.04% 2
Chorley -1 2 - - 2
Ormskirk - - - - 1
Skelmersdale - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 1
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 19 (63.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SuccessFactors
3 17 (56.67%) SaaS
3 17 (56.67%) ResourceLink
4 15 (50.00%) Java
4 15 (50.00%) SQL
5 14 (46.67%) VBA
5 14 (46.67%) PL/SQL
5 14 (46.67%) Dell
6 13 (43.33%) Software AG
6 13 (43.33%) webMethods
6 13 (43.33%) Shell Script
6 13 (43.33%) Perl
6 13 (43.33%) Python
6 13 (43.33%) Degree
7 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
10 4 (13.33%) Finance
11 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (6.67%) LSMW
12 2 (6.67%) Project Management
12 2 (6.67%) SAP CO
12 2 (6.67%) Cash Management
12 2 (6.67%) General Ledger
12 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
12 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
12 2 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
12 2 (6.67%) SAP FI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (56.67%) ResourceLink
2 2 (6.67%) SAP CO
2 2 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (6.67%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.33%) SAP PP
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.33%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (60.00%) SuccessFactors
2 17 (56.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) LSMW
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.33%) ERwin
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) General Ledger
2 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Integration Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Trainer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SAP PP Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Trainer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) TM1 Developer
7 1 (3.33%) TM1 Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) EJB
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) JDBC
1 1 (3.33%) JSP
1 1 (3.33%) Servlets
1 1 (3.33%) Struts
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) J2EE
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) XHTML
1 1 (3.33%) Ajax
1 1 (3.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.67%) Project Management
2 2 (6.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) UML
3 1 (3.33%) OO
3 1 (3.33%) RAD
3 1 (3.33%) DSDM
3 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.33%) ERP
3 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.33%) ETL
3 1 (3.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.33%) MVC
3 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) VBA
2 14 (46.67%) PL/SQL
3 13 (43.33%) Shell Script
3 13 (43.33%) Perl
3 13 (43.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (43.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Dell
2 13 (43.33%) Software AG
2 13 (43.33%) webMethods
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Cognos
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Compaq
5 1 (3.33%) ESRI
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago