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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 45 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing SAP 3 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.74% 4.71% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 10.42% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 1
Average daily rate £273 £440 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.06% -23.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.12 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £39.90
% change year-on-year
-6.57% -52.38%
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
184 192 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 45.43% 45.18% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 123 25
Average daily rate £375 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 10 6
Average hourly rate £38.63 £32.54 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% +109.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £22.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.95 £63.70 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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
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 14 February 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
(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
Chorley 0 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £273 -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (35.71%) ERP
1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
3 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Baan
3 3 (21.43%) SAP SD
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Infor
4 2 (14.29%) SAP ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) SAP HR
4 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) SuccessFactors

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP SD
2 2 (14.29%) SAP ERP
2 2 (14.29%) SAP HR
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Manager
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) HR Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP HR Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Baan
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Infor
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) IronPort
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec