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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 28 28 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing SAP 76 69 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.42% 5.97% 11.40%
As % of the Vendors category 12.10% 13.24% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 45
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £360 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +18.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.15 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.40 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -23.07%
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
628 521 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.83% 45.11% 49.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 275 294
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £135 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 32 39
Average hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Wigan - - - -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 33 (22.60%) Finance
2 29 (19.86%) ERP
2 29 (19.86%) SAP BW
3 25 (17.12%) NetWeaver
4 21 (14.38%) CRM
5 19 (13.01%) SAP ERP
6 18 (12.33%) Oracle
7 16 (10.96%) Project Management
8 15 (10.27%) SQL
8 15 (10.27%) ABAP
8 15 (10.27%) Migration
8 15 (10.27%) FMCG
9 14 (9.59%) Linux
10 13 (8.90%) ITIL
10 13 (8.90%) Client/Server
10 13 (8.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (8.22%) SAP FI
12 11 (7.53%) DB2
12 11 (7.53%) Red Hat
12 11 (7.53%) Workflow
12 11 (7.53%) Programme Management
13 10 (6.85%) Manufacturing
14 9 (6.16%) PRINCE2
14 9 (6.16%) RDBMS
14 9 (6.16%) PLM
14 9 (6.16%) SAP Basis
14 9 (6.16%) SAP SRM
14 9 (6.16%) SAP PLM
14 9 (6.16%) Relational Database

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 25 (17.12%) NetWeaver
2 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.05%) MS Project
3 2 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (13.01%) SAP ERP
2 13 (8.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (8.22%) SAP FI
4 9 (6.16%) SAP SRM
4 9 (6.16%) SAP PLM
5 8 (5.48%) SAP APO
6 7 (4.79%) SAP CO
6 7 (4.79%) SAP MM
6 7 (4.79%) SAP SD
7 5 (3.42%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (2.74%) SAP BPC
8 4 (2.74%) SAP HR
9 3 (2.05%) SAP CRM
9 3 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (1.37%) SAP SCM
10 2 (1.37%) SAP LE
10 2 (1.37%) SAP HCM
10 2 (1.37%) SAP CS
11 1 (0.68%) SAP PM
11 1 (0.68%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.86%) SAP BW
2 11 (7.53%) DB2
3 9 (6.16%) RDBMS
3 9 (6.16%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.79%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (2.05%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.68%) EDMS
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.68%) MySQL
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.05%) LSMW
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (22.60%) Finance
2 10 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.42%) Electronics
3 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.42%) Marketing
3 5 (3.42%) Retail
4 4 (2.74%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.05%) Billing
5 3 (2.05%) Back Office
6 2 (1.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) French Language
7 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (35.62%) Consultant
2 51 (34.93%) SAP Consultant
3 31 (21.23%) Analyst
4 17 (11.64%) Project Manager
5 14 (9.59%) SAP Manager
6 13 (8.90%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) SAP Project Manager
8 8 (5.48%) ABAP Consultant
8 8 (5.48%) SAP Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 7 (4.79%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Trainer
10 6 (4.11%) SAP Trainer
11 5 (3.42%) SAP APO Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) Architect
12 4 (2.74%) Technical Project Manager
12 4 (2.74%) Support Analyst
12 4 (2.74%) SAP Basis Consultant
12 4 (2.74%) SAP BPC Consultant
12 4 (2.74%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.16%) SAP Basis
2 6 (4.11%) Web Dynpro
2 6 (4.11%) SAP Business Workflow
3 4 (2.74%) .NET
4 3 (2.05%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (2.05%) BAPI
4 3 (2.05%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.68%) Java EE
5 1 (0.68%) LINQ
5 1 (0.68%) jQuery
5 1 (0.68%) HTML
5 1 (0.68%) Ajax
5 1 (0.68%) J2EE
5 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) JDBC
5 1 (0.68%) Web Services
5 1 (0.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) FMCG
2 13 (8.90%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.42%) E-Learning
3 5 (3.42%) DTV
4 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.05%) Life Science
5 3 (2.05%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.37%) PMI
6 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) Informatics
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.68%) Open Source
7 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.59%) Linux
2 4 (2.74%) Windows
3 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.86%) ERP
2 21 (14.38%) CRM
3 16 (10.96%) Project Management
4 15 (10.27%) Migration
5 13 (8.90%) ITIL
6 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (7.53%) Workflow
7 11 (7.53%) Programme Management
8 9 (6.16%) PLM
8 9 (6.16%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.79%) OO
9 7 (4.79%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (4.11%) Resource Management
10 6 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.11%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.42%) Data Governance
11 5 (3.42%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (3.42%) Logistics
12 4 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.27%) SQL
1 15 (10.27%) ABAP
2 5 (3.42%) Java
2 5 (3.42%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.05%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.68%) VBA
4 1 (0.68%) C#
4 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.68%) VBScript
4 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.42%) CCNP
1 5 (3.42%) CCNA
1 5 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.05%) Degree
3 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.68%) GxP
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (12.33%) Oracle
2 11 (7.53%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.79%) Business Objects
4 6 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.11%) Adobe
4 6 (4.11%) Avaya
5 5 (3.42%) Nortel
5 5 (3.42%) Cisco
6 3 (2.05%) HP
6 3 (2.05%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.37%) IBM
7 2 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.68%) Cognos
8 1 (0.68%) Progress
8 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.68%) Ariba
8 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
Manchester
Boss ERP Consulting
Rate: £425 - £600+ per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago