The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 6 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP 4 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 9.52% 3.70% 28.00%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 12.50% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+43.57% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Vendors Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 47.62% 29.63% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 18
Average daily rate £368 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.63% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £470 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

SAP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (83.33%) SAP EWM
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) ERP
4 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (50.00%) SAP ERP
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Ariba
6 1 (16.67%) JDA
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 1 (16.67%) RedPrairie

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) SAP EWM
2 3 (50.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 6 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) SAP Manager
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Implementation Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Ariba
1 1 (16.67%) JDA
1 1 (16.67%) RedPrairie