The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 7 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.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Consultant
Rank 78 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 18 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 1.66% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.80% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 11
Average daily rate
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£475 £315 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.79% -37.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £288 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £398 £712
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £496
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
SAP Consultant
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1528 1279 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.17% 92.08% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 674 400
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 58 81
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.49 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

SAP Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Consultant in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAP Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SAP Consultant in their job title 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 with SAP Consultant in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 7 (20.59%) Change Management
4 6 (17.65%) PLM
4 6 (17.65%) Document Management
4 6 (17.65%) SAP PLM
5 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
6 4 (11.76%) Quality Management
6 4 (11.76%) SAP FI
6 4 (11.76%) Logistics
6 4 (11.76%) SAP CO
6 4 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (11.76%) SAP Basis
7 3 (8.82%) FMCG
7 3 (8.82%) Business Objects
7 3 (8.82%) SAP Payroll
7 3 (8.82%) Retail
7 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (8.82%) SAP BW
7 3 (8.82%) SAP HR
7 3 (8.82%) SAP APO
8 2 (5.88%) SAP SD
8 2 (5.88%) NetWeaver
8 2 (5.88%) CRM
8 2 (5.88%) ERP
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) SAP SRM
8 2 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (5.88%) Data Governance

SAP Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited SAP Consultant in their job title 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 with SAP Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) SAP PLM
2 4 (11.76%) SAP FI
2 4 (11.76%) SAP CO
2 4 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (8.82%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (8.82%) SAP HR
3 3 (8.82%) SAP APO
4 2 (5.88%) SAP SD
4 2 (5.88%) SAP SRM
5 1 (2.94%) SAP EHS
5 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
5 1 (2.94%) SAP LE
5 1 (2.94%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (2.94%) SAP xRPM
5 1 (2.94%) SAP BPC
5 1 (2.94%) SAP MDM
5 1 (2.94%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.94%) SAP WM
5 1 (2.94%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (8.82%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.94%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) LSMW
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.94%) EDI
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) FMCG
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Change Management
2 6 (17.65%) PLM
2 6 (17.65%) Document Management
3 4 (11.76%) Quality Management
3 4 (11.76%) Logistics
4 2 (5.88%) CRM
4 2 (5.88%) ERP
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (5.88%) Data Governance
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.94%) Master Data Management
5 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Business Development
5 1 (2.94%) Data Management
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.94%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle