The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Lancashire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 25 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs citing SAP 23 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.25% 1.82% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 10.75% 4.00% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£513 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 - £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 - £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
214 125 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 48.86% 45.62% 50.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 50 103
Average daily rate £341 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.08% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 11
Average hourly rate £21.87 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.40 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
SAP
North West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Blackburn - 1 - - 1
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) SaaS
2 17 (47.22%) SuccessFactors
2 17 (47.22%) ResourceLink
3 15 (41.67%) Java
3 15 (41.67%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) VBA
4 14 (38.89%) PL/SQL
5 13 (36.11%) Python
5 13 (36.11%) Perl
5 13 (36.11%) Software AG
5 13 (36.11%) Dell
5 13 (36.11%) Shell Script
5 13 (36.11%) webMethods
5 13 (36.11%) Degree
6 8 (22.22%) ERP
7 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
7 7 (19.44%) Business Objects
7 7 (19.44%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (16.67%) IBM
8 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.67%) Cognos
8 6 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (13.89%) DSDM
9 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.89%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (11.11%) Project Management
11 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (8.33%) Oracle

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Documentum
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (47.22%) ResourceLink
2 5 (13.89%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.78%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.78%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.78%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) SaaS
1 17 (47.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
4 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.78%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) ERwin
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Architect
2 10 (27.78%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Integration Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (11.11%) SAP Manager
6 3 (8.33%) TM1 Developer
6 3 (8.33%) TM1 Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Cognos Developer
8 1 (2.78%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Designer
8 1 (2.78%) SAP BW Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) J2EE
1 1 (2.78%) EJB
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) JDBC
1 1 (2.78%) JSP
1 1 (2.78%) Servlets
1 1 (2.78%) Struts
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) XHTML
1 1 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) NHS
1 1 (2.78%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ERP
2 5 (13.89%) DSDM
2 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) MVC
5 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.78%) Information Management
5 1 (2.78%) Document Management
5 1 (2.78%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.78%) CAFM
5 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) VBA
2 14 (38.89%) PL/SQL
3 13 (36.11%) Perl
3 13 (36.11%) Python
3 13 (36.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (36.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Dell
1 13 (36.11%) Software AG
1 13 (36.11%) webMethods
2 7 (19.44%) Business Objects
3 6 (16.67%) Cognos
3 6 (16.67%) IBM
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) Primavera
6 1 (2.78%) ESRI
6 1 (2.78%) Maconomy
6 1 (2.78%) Kronos
6 1 (2.78%) Infor