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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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 SE.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 34 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 88 91 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.79% 6.07% 7.05%
As % of the Vendors category 11.07% 13.87% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 38
Median daily rate £419 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -59.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +17.46%
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
795 656 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.28% 43.79% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 330 266
Median daily rate £381 £325 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £177 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 39
Median hourly rate £13.55 £16.83 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.47% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £38.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 3 £400 -
Stockport -11 1 £413 +83.33% 1
Oldham - 1 £200 -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SAP.

1 47 (25.27%) Finance
2 32 (17.20%) SAP HR
3 31 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (15.59%) Project Management
6 27 (14.52%) ERP
6 27 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (13.98%) Manufacturing
8 25 (13.44%) SAP BW
8 25 (13.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 22 (11.83%) Oracle
10 21 (11.29%) Change Management
10 21 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (11.29%) Programme Management
11 20 (10.75%) SAP Payroll
11 20 (10.75%) Marketing
11 20 (10.75%) CRM
11 20 (10.75%) SAP Implementation
12 19 (10.22%) MS Excel
13 18 (9.68%) Microsoft
13 18 (9.68%) Workflow
14 16 (8.60%) Electronics
14 16 (8.60%) Telecoms
14 16 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
15 15 (8.06%) BusinessObjects
16 14 (7.53%) FMCG
17 13 (6.99%) SAP BPC
18 12 (6.45%) SAP SRM
18 12 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (5.91%) NetWeaver

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.91%) NetWeaver
2 5 (2.69%) Oracle UPK
3 2 (1.08%) Apache
3 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) CMS
4 1 (0.54%) Confluence
4 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.54%) IIS
4 1 (0.54%) JBoss
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.61%) MS Project
3 2 (1.08%) MS Office
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (17.20%) SAP HR
2 25 (13.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (10.75%) SAP Payroll
4 13 (6.99%) SAP BPC
5 12 (6.45%) SAP SRM
6 10 (5.38%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (5.38%) SAP CRM
7 9 (4.84%) SAP CO
7 9 (4.84%) SAP FI
7 9 (4.84%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (4.30%) SAP hybris
9 6 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (3.23%) SAP ERP
10 4 (2.15%) SAP PS
11 3 (1.61%) Primavera
11 3 (1.61%) SAP FI-GL
11 3 (1.61%) SAP MM
11 3 (1.61%) SAP PM
11 3 (1.61%) SAP SD
11 3 (1.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.30%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.08%) DHCP
1 2 (1.08%) DNS
1 2 (1.08%) Firewall
2 1 (0.54%) HTTP
2 1 (0.54%) LAN
2 1 (0.54%) PABX
2 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.54%) VoIP
2 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.44%) SAP BW
2 15 (8.06%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (4.84%) SAP BI
4 6 (3.23%) DB2
5 5 (2.69%) OLAP
5 5 (2.69%) SAP HANA
6 4 (2.15%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.08%) MySQL
7 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.54%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.54%) GIS
8 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.54%) MS Access
8 1 (0.54%) QlikView
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) JUnit
2 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 47 (25.27%) Finance
2 26 (13.98%) Manufacturing
3 20 (10.75%) Marketing
4 16 (8.60%) Electronics
4 16 (8.60%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.76%) Legal
6 5 (2.69%) Banking
7 3 (1.61%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.08%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Back Office
9 1 (0.54%) French Language
9 1 (0.54%) German Language
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (35.48%) Analyst
2 44 (23.66%) Consultant
3 39 (20.97%) SAP Consultant
4 35 (18.82%) SAP Analyst
5 21 (11.29%) Business Analyst
6 15 (8.06%) HR Analyst
7 13 (6.99%) Project Manager
8 12 (6.45%) Trainer
9 11 (5.91%) SAP Manager
9 11 (5.91%) SAP Trainer
10 10 (5.38%) Programme Manager
10 10 (5.38%) SAP HR Analyst
11 9 (4.84%) Architect
11 9 (4.84%) SAP BPC Consultant
12 8 (4.30%) SAP BW Consultant
13 7 (3.76%) Change Analyst
13 7 (3.76%) Developer
13 7 (3.76%) ERP Manager
13 7 (3.76%) SAP Business Analyst
14 6 (3.23%) HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.84%) SAP Basis
2 8 (4.30%) .NET
3 3 (1.61%) jQuery
3 3 (1.61%) Middleware
4 2 (1.08%) CSS
4 2 (1.08%) EDI
4 2 (1.08%) Spring
4 2 (1.08%) XML
5 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.54%) Ajax
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.54%) HTML
5 1 (0.54%) J2EE
5 1 (0.54%) JDBC
5 1 (0.54%) JSON
5 1 (0.54%) JSP
5 1 (0.54%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.54%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.53%) FMCG
3 6 (3.23%) Life Science
3 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.15%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.61%) Clustering
6 2 (1.08%) Psychology
7 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.23%) Windows
2 4 (2.15%) Linux
2 4 (2.15%) Unix
3 3 (1.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (15.59%) Project Management
3 27 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (14.52%) ERP
4 21 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.29%) Change Management
4 21 (11.29%) Programme Management
5 20 (10.75%) CRM
5 20 (10.75%) SAP Implementation
6 18 (9.68%) Workflow
7 16 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.91%) Performance Management
10 10 (5.38%) Time Management
11 9 (4.84%) E-Procurement
11 9 (4.84%) Migration
11 9 (4.84%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.23%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.23%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.38%) Java
2 6 (3.23%) ABAP
3 5 (2.69%) SQL
4 3 (1.61%) VB
5 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.08%) VBScript
6 1 (0.54%) C
6 1 (0.54%) C#
6 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.38%) Degree
2 6 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.61%) HND
4 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.08%) MCP
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.08%) OCP
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.08%) PMP
4 2 (1.08%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (11.83%) Oracle
2 18 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.91%) hybris
4 10 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.23%) Tableau
6 5 (2.69%) HP
7 3 (1.61%) Ariba
7 3 (1.61%) Cisco
7 3 (1.61%) IBM
8 2 (1.08%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.54%) Apple
9 1 (0.54%) CODA
9 1 (0.54%) Dell
9 1 (0.54%) Maconomy
9 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.54%) Niku
9 1 (0.54%) VMware
9 1 (0.54%) Wyse
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