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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 38 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing SAP 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.60% 4.17% 3.08%
As % of the Vendors category 6.96% 7.56% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £408 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-21.15% +48.57%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
158 119 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.35% 55.09% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 55 68
Average daily rate £275 £305 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 5
Average hourly rate £29.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.50 £79.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -5 8 £450 +8.43% 2
Blackburn - 1 £489 - 1
Chorley - - - - 1
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 2 (14.29%) DSDM
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
4 1 (7.14%) Maconomy
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
4 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
4 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (7.14%) TM1 Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) DSDM
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
1 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.14%) Maconomy
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