The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 24 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 Liverpool 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 16 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing SAP 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.85% 4.32% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 8.47% 9.59% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £340 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +48.57%
Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
59 73 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 45.38% 45.06% 46.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 43
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £12.49 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.48% +5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
SAP
Merseyside

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Liverpool region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Liverpool region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) SAP BW
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) SAP SD
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Solvency II
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) SAP XI
4 2 (13.33%) General Ledger
4 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (13.33%) SAP WM
4 2 (13.33%) DB2
4 2 (13.33%) Demand Management
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (6.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (13.33%) SAP WM
3 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
3 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) SAP BI
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LSMW
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Data Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Data Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) SAP WM Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Demand Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Casewise