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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 87 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.74% 2.78% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£538 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% +10.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
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
146 144 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.70% 11.47% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 78 45
Average daily rate £450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +192.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-37.92% -4.11%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP GRC
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
3 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security

SAP ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BI
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects