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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 30 42 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing SAP 16 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.64% 2.63% 4.23%
As % of the Vendors category 8.56% 6.48% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate
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£150 £450 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +10.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £428
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.66%
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
187 216 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 42.50% 40.60% 48.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 119 43
Average daily rate £301 £280 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £436 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £28.50 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +49.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £33.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +9 9 £425 +1.49%
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 12 (32.43%) ERP
2 11 (29.73%) SAP HR
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) SaaS
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
4 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
4 5 (13.51%) Data Mapping
4 5 (13.51%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (10.81%) Retail
5 4 (10.81%) SAP Retail
5 4 (10.81%) SDLC
5 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
5 4 (10.81%) ABAP
5 4 (10.81%) HOOD
5 4 (10.81%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (10.81%) Baan
5 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.81%) Adobe
6 3 (8.11%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Workflow
6 3 (8.11%) Finance
6 3 (8.11%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) SAS
6 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Data Cleansing

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 3 (8.11%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (29.73%) SAP HR
2 4 (10.81%) SAP Retail
3 3 (8.11%) SAP ERP
3 3 (8.11%) ResourceLink
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.70%) SAP PS
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.70%) SAP HCM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) SaaS
2 5 (13.51%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (5.41%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) SAP Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Support
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Trainer
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Trainer
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Business Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ERP
2 5 (13.51%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Data Mapping
3 4 (10.81%) SDLC
3 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
3 4 (10.81%) HOOD
4 3 (8.11%) Workflow
4 3 (8.11%) CRM
4 3 (8.11%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.11%) Logistics
5 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
6 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL
6 1 (2.70%) OOP
6 1 (2.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
1 4 (10.81%) ABAP
2 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) VBA
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CIMA
3 1 (2.70%) ACCA
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Baan
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Adobe
3 3 (8.11%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.41%) webMethods
4 2 (5.41%) Dell
4 2 (5.41%) Software AG
4 2 (5.41%) Lotus
5 1 (2.70%) Talend
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