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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 43 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing SAP 4 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.33% 1.90% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.47% 5.23% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £375 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.53 £19.13
% change year-on-year
-10.93% -3.13%
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
162 153 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.00% 36.43% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 83 131
Median daily rate £410 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £181 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £17.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £47.33 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Blackburn - 1 £375 -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) ERP
3 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (32.00%) SAP HANA
5 7 (28.00%) Logistics
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Transition Management
7 4 (16.00%) RIA
8 3 (12.00%) SAP Business One
8 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.00%) Back Office
9 2 (8.00%) Electronics
9 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
9 2 (8.00%) Workflow
9 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (8.00%) Migration
9 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (8.00%) Data Management
9 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
9 2 (8.00%) Process Management
9 2 (8.00%) Change Management
9 2 (8.00%) SharePoint

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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Business One
2 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (4.00%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SAP HANA
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Electronics
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Change Manager
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Change Manager
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Business Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Change Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Logistics Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Business Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Business One Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Workflow Developer
5 1 (4.00%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Product Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) RIA
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ERP
2 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (28.00%) Logistics
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Transition Management
6 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Data Management
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) Kanban
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Process Management
7 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) ABAP
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Nintex
2 1 (4.00%) CODA
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos
2 1 (4.00%) Concur
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Maconomy
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow