The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 42 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Contract jobs citing SAP 44 75 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.37% 6.28% 11.07%
As % of the Vendors category 7.77% 13.71% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 64
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£483 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £140 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £528 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
SAP
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
566 547 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.34% 45.77% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 251 247
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 51 68
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 £350 - 1
Bury - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Wigan - - - -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 28 (20.90%) Finance
2 26 (19.40%) CRM
3 20 (14.93%) ERP
4 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (11.94%) PRINCE2
6 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
6 14 (10.45%) SAP WM
6 14 (10.45%) SAP ERP
7 12 (8.96%) SAP PP
7 12 (8.96%) Programme Management
8 11 (8.21%) SAP SD
8 11 (8.21%) FMCG
8 11 (8.21%) Migration
9 10 (7.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 10 (7.46%) Oracle
9 10 (7.46%) Manufacturing
10 9 (6.72%) SAP CRM
10 9 (6.72%) SAP MM
10 9 (6.72%) Project Management
10 9 (6.72%) SQL
10 9 (6.72%) ABAP
10 9 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.72%) Marketing
10 9 (6.72%) Billing
11 8 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (5.97%) Data Migration
11 8 (5.97%) Client/Server
11 8 (5.97%) Windows
11 8 (5.97%) Linux
11 8 (5.97%) Java

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (5.97%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.73%) MS Project
3 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (10.45%) SAP WM
1 14 (10.45%) SAP ERP
2 12 (8.96%) SAP PP
3 11 (8.21%) SAP SD
4 10 (7.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (6.72%) SAP CRM
5 9 (6.72%) SAP MM
6 8 (5.97%) SAP APO
6 8 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (4.48%) SAP PM
8 5 (3.73%) SAP PLM
9 4 (2.99%) SAP CO
9 4 (2.99%) SAP FI
10 3 (2.24%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (2.24%) SAP EHS
10 3 (2.24%) SAP SRM
11 2 (1.49%) SAP GRC
11 2 (1.49%) SAP HCM
11 2 (1.49%) SAP SCM
12 1 (0.75%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Intranet
2 1 (0.75%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) RDBMS
1 8 (5.97%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.22%) SAP BW
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.48%) DB2
4 5 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.24%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.75%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.75%) QlikView
8 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) WhereScape RED
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.49%) LSMW
3 1 (0.75%) SAP CE
General
1 28 (20.90%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.72%) Billing
3 9 (6.72%) Marketing
4 6 (4.48%) Retail
5 5 (3.73%) Electronics
5 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 59 (44.03%) Consultant
2 55 (41.04%) SAP Consultant
3 22 (16.42%) Project Manager
4 18 (13.43%) Analyst
5 14 (10.45%) SAP Manager
6 9 (6.72%) SAP PP Consultant
6 9 (6.72%) SAP WM Consultant
7 7 (5.22%) Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.22%) SAP SD Consultant
8 5 (3.73%) SAP APO Consultant
8 5 (3.73%) CRM Manager
9 4 (2.99%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 4 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) SAP Project Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) SAP MM Consultant
9 4 (2.99%) CRM Consultant
9 4 (2.99%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 4 (2.99%) SAP CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.73%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.49%) SAP BSP
2 2 (1.49%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) Middleware
3 1 (0.75%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.75%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.75%) Java EE
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) FMCG
2 8 (5.97%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.73%) DTV
4 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Informatics
5 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.75%) Life Science
5 1 (0.75%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.97%) Windows
1 8 (5.97%) Linux
2 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.40%) CRM
2 20 (14.93%) ERP
3 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (11.94%) PRINCE2
5 12 (8.96%) Programme Management
6 11 (8.21%) Migration
7 9 (6.72%) Project Management
7 9 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.97%) ITIL
8 8 (5.97%) Data Migration
9 7 (5.22%) OO
10 6 (4.48%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.48%) Budget Control
11 5 (3.73%) Test Management
11 5 (3.73%) PLM
11 5 (3.73%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (3.73%) Procure-to-pay
11 5 (3.73%) B2B
12 4 (2.99%) Change Management
12 4 (2.99%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.72%) SQL
1 9 (6.72%) ABAP
2 8 (5.97%) Java
3 5 (3.73%) Groovy
4 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (2.99%) CCNP
1 4 (2.99%) CCNA
2 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.49%) ACCA
2 2 (1.49%) CIPFA
2 2 (1.49%) CIMA
2 2 (1.49%) ICAEW
3 1 (0.75%) Degree
3 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) PMP
3 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (7.46%) Oracle
2 8 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.73%) HP
4 5 (3.73%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.73%) JBoss
5 4 (2.99%) Nortel
5 4 (2.99%) Avaya
5 4 (2.99%) Cisco
5 4 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.24%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.49%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.49%) Cognos
8 1 (0.75%) Ariba
8 1 (0.75%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.75%) Informatica
8 1 (0.75%) Birst
8 1 (0.75%) Kalido
8 1 (0.75%) IBM
8 1 (0.75%) CODA
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