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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 26 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 115 83 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.35% 5.81% 7.65%
As % of the Vendors category 16.27% 14.14% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 51 29
Average daily rate £434 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.25 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +6.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.94% -52.50%
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
707 587 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.02% 41.11% 47.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 325 287
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.40 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £250 -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 47 (27.17%) Finance
2 35 (20.23%) SAP HR
3 34 (19.65%) SAP BW
4 31 (17.92%) ERP
5 28 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (14.45%) Migration
7 24 (13.87%) Manufacturing
7 24 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (13.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (12.72%) Oracle
10 21 (12.14%) SAP Payroll
11 20 (11.56%) BusinessObjects
11 20 (11.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 19 (10.98%) SAP Implementation
12 19 (10.98%) SQL
12 19 (10.98%) Workflow
13 17 (9.83%) Project Management
14 16 (9.25%) ABAP
14 16 (9.25%) FMCG
15 15 (8.67%) Marketing
15 15 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (8.67%) Change Management
16 14 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (8.09%) SAP BPC
17 13 (7.51%) Digital Marketing
17 13 (7.51%) Electronics
17 13 (7.51%) Telecoms
17 13 (7.51%) Programme Management
17 13 (7.51%) SQL Server
18 12 (6.94%) MS Excel

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (6.94%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.58%) Confluence
2 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.73%) MS Project
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 35 (20.23%) SAP HR
2 21 (12.14%) SAP Payroll
3 20 (11.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (8.09%) SAP BPC
5 12 (6.94%) SAP SRM
6 8 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (4.62%) SAP CO
6 8 (4.62%) SAP FI
6 8 (4.62%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (2.89%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (2.89%) SAP ERP
8 4 (2.31%) SAP APO
8 4 (2.31%) SAP MDM
9 3 (1.73%) Primavera
9 3 (1.73%) SAP Business One
9 3 (1.73%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (1.73%) SAP PS
9 3 (1.73%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (1.16%) SAP CRM
10 2 (1.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.05%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) DHCP
1 1 (0.58%) DNS
1 1 (0.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.65%) SAP BW
2 20 (11.56%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (7.51%) SQL Server
4 12 (6.94%) SAP Data Services
5 8 (4.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (3.47%) SAP BI
7 5 (2.89%) DB2
7 5 (2.89%) OLAP
7 5 (2.89%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.16%) BODI
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.58%) DTS
9 1 (0.58%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.58%) Ingres
9 1 (0.58%) MySQL
9 1 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.16%) JIRA
2 2 (1.16%) Moq
3 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.58%) JUnit
3 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 47 (27.17%) Finance
2 24 (13.87%) Manufacturing
3 15 (8.67%) Marketing
4 13 (7.51%) Electronics
4 13 (7.51%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.47%) Legal
6 3 (1.73%) Advertising
7 2 (1.16%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Banking
8 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (37.57%) Analyst
2 45 (26.01%) Consultant
3 42 (24.28%) SAP Analyst
4 39 (22.54%) SAP Consultant
5 20 (11.56%) Business Analyst
6 17 (9.83%) HR Analyst
7 13 (7.51%) SAP HR Analyst
8 11 (6.36%) Project Manager
8 11 (6.36%) SAP Manager
9 10 (5.78%) SAP BW Consultant
10 9 (5.20%) SAP BPC Consultant
11 8 (4.62%) SAP Project Manager
12 7 (4.05%) Developer
12 7 (4.05%) HR Consultant
12 7 (4.05%) Payroll Consultant
13 6 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
13 6 (3.47%) ERP Manager
13 6 (3.47%) SAP BW Analyst
13 6 (3.47%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
13 6 (3.47%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.78%) SAP Basis
2 3 (1.73%) .NET
3 2 (1.16%) CSS
3 2 (1.16%) HTML
3 2 (1.16%) jQuery
4 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (0.58%) CSS3
4 1 (0.58%) Ember.js
4 1 (0.58%) HTML5
4 1 (0.58%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.58%) JSP
4 1 (0.58%) REST
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.58%) SOAP
4 1 (0.58%) Spring
4 1 (0.58%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.58%) Web Services
4 1 (0.58%) XML
4 1 (0.58%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.25%) FMCG
3 5 (2.89%) Life Science
3 5 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.31%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.73%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.16%) Clustering
6 2 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.47%) Windows
2 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.58%) Linux
3 1 (0.58%) Unix
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.92%) ERP
2 25 (14.45%) Migration
3 24 (13.87%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (13.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (10.98%) SAP Implementation
5 19 (10.98%) Workflow
6 17 (9.83%) Project Management
7 15 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.67%) Change Management
8 14 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (7.51%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (7.51%) Programme Management
10 10 (5.78%) Data Migration
10 10 (5.78%) Performance Management
10 10 (5.78%) PRINCE2
11 9 (5.20%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.62%) Data Analysis
12 8 (4.62%) E-Procurement
13 6 (3.47%) Asset Management
13 6 (3.47%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.98%) SQL
2 16 (9.25%) ABAP
3 9 (5.20%) Java
4 2 (1.16%) VB
4 2 (1.16%) VBScript
5 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.58%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 8 (4.62%) Degree
2 5 (2.89%) DBS Check
3 4 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.73%) HND
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) Data Quality
1 5 (2.89%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (12.72%) Oracle
2 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.89%) Citrix
3 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.73%) Tableau
5 1 (0.58%) Ariba
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco
5 1 (0.58%) CODA
5 1 (0.58%) Dell
5 1 (0.58%) hybris
5 1 (0.58%) Maconomy
5 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.58%) Sage
5 1 (0.58%) VMware
5 1 (0.58%) WatchGuard
5 1 (0.58%) Wyse
5 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
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