The table below looks at the statistics for SAP ERP skills 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 ERP 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 80 74 99
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 0.25% 0.066%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.93% 2.59% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£563 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+78.66% -11.76%
SAP ERP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
135 116 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.83% 9.54% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 53 95
Average daily rate £380 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -43.49%

SAP ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SAP ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAP ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP ERP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing SAP ERP 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 ERP.

1 14 (100.00%) SAP
1 14 (100.00%) ERP
2 7 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 6 (42.86%) SAP BW
3 6 (42.86%) NetWeaver
3 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) DB2
3 6 (42.86%) CRM
3 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 4 (28.57%) SAP PLM
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 4 (28.57%) Nortel
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Avaya
4 4 (28.57%) FMCG
4 4 (28.57%) SAP Basis
4 4 (28.57%) PLM
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) People Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) Life Science
6 1 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) SaaS

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing SAP ERP 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 ERP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP PLM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP APO
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) DB2
1 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 6 (42.86%) SAP BW
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) SAP PLM Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SAP APO Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Basis
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (28.57%) FMCG
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ERP
2 6 (42.86%) CRM
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) PLM
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) B2B
5 1 (7.14%) B2C
5 1 (7.14%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Nortel
3 4 (28.57%) Avaya