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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 27 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing SAP 22 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.60% 2.42% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 10.63% 5.38% 1.94%
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 £428 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+48.57% +9.37%
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
207 130 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 52.67% 44.98% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 50 107
Average daily rate £301 £305 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% -23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £237 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £410 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £26.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -23.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £21.85 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 - 17 £545 -
Blackburn - 1 - - 1
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - - 1
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 20 (55.56%) 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
4 14 (38.89%) Dell
5 13 (36.11%) Software AG
5 13 (36.11%) webMethods
5 13 (36.11%) Shell Script
5 13 (36.11%) Python
5 13 (36.11%) Perl
5 13 (36.11%) Degree
6 7 (19.44%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (19.44%) ERP
6 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
6 7 (19.44%) Business Objects
7 6 (16.67%) Cognos
7 6 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (16.67%) IBM
8 5 (13.89%) Project Management
8 5 (13.89%) DSDM
8 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.89%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.33%) Finance

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Documentum
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%) Maximo
4 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
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%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) ERwin
2 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (8.33%) 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 6 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (11.11%) SAP Manager
7 3 (8.33%) TM1 Developer
7 3 (8.33%) TM1 Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Data Architect
8 2 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Cognos Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) Delivery Project Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Business Objects Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Ajax
1 1 (2.78%) XHTML
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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) GIS
1 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ERP
2 5 (13.89%) Project Management
2 5 (13.89%) DSDM
2 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.56%) ETL
3 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) MVC
4 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.78%) Information Management
4 1 (2.78%) Document Management
4 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.78%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.78%) CAFM
4 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.78%) Benchmarking
4 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
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%) Shell Script
3 13 (36.11%) Python
3 13 (36.11%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (36.11%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Dell
2 13 (36.11%) Software AG
2 13 (36.11%) webMethods
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Business Objects
4 6 (16.67%) Cognos
4 6 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) ESRI
6 1 (2.78%) Kronos
6 1 (2.78%) Maconomy
6 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.78%) Infor
6 1 (2.78%) Primavera
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Compaq