The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 19 31 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing SAP 83 50 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.78% 4.82% 11.40%
As % of the Vendors category 16.47% 10.55% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 54
Average daily rate
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£380 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.10% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £217 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.62 £18.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% +25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £18.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £18.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.36%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
504 474 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.14% 45.66% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 225 251
Average daily rate £325 £320 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 49
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.49 £34.00 £32.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
SAP
North West

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 11 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

SAP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 31 (19.75%) Finance
2 28 (17.83%) CRM
3 20 (12.74%) ERP
4 17 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (10.19%) FMCG
6 15 (9.55%) SAP Implementation
6 15 (9.55%) PRINCE2
6 15 (9.55%) MS Excel
6 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (9.55%) SAP CRM
7 14 (8.92%) ABAP
7 14 (8.92%) SAP WM
7 14 (8.92%) SAP SD
8 13 (8.28%) SAP APO
8 13 (8.28%) Manufacturing
9 12 (7.64%) Migration
9 12 (7.64%) SAP PP
10 11 (7.01%) Billing
10 11 (7.01%) Project Management
11 10 (6.37%) Oracle
11 10 (6.37%) Microsoft
11 10 (6.37%) Data Migration
12 9 (5.73%) SAP CO
12 9 (5.73%) SQL
12 9 (5.73%) SAP FI
12 9 (5.73%) SAP MM
13 8 (5.10%) SAP FI/CO
13 8 (5.10%) HP
13 8 (5.10%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (5.10%) Windows

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (1.27%) NetWeaver
1 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (9.55%) SAP CRM
2 14 (8.92%) SAP SD
2 14 (8.92%) SAP WM
3 13 (8.28%) SAP APO
4 12 (7.64%) SAP PP
5 9 (5.73%) SAP CO
5 9 (5.73%) SAP FI
5 9 (5.73%) SAP MM
6 8 (5.10%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (5.10%) SAP ERP
7 7 (4.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (3.82%) SAP PM
9 5 (3.18%) SAP PLM
10 3 (1.91%) SAP EHS
10 3 (1.91%) SAP SRM
11 2 (1.27%) SAP SCM
11 2 (1.27%) SAP HCM
11 2 (1.27%) SAP IS-U
11 2 (1.27%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) Intranet
2 1 (0.64%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.10%) SQL Server
1 8 (5.10%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.82%) SAP BW
3 6 (3.82%) SAP BI
4 4 (2.55%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.91%) Cognos Query Studio
5 3 (1.91%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 3 (1.91%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (1.91%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (1.91%) Cognos Connection
5 3 (1.91%) Cognos Event Studio
5 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.91%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) WhereScape RED
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.91%) LSMW
3 1 (0.64%) SAP CE
General
1 31 (19.75%) Finance
2 13 (8.28%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.01%) Billing
4 7 (4.46%) Marketing
5 5 (3.18%) Retail
6 3 (1.91%) Back Office
6 3 (1.91%) Electronics
6 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) German Language
7 1 (0.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 74 (47.13%) Consultant
2 70 (44.59%) SAP Consultant
3 23 (14.65%) Project Manager
4 21 (13.38%) SAP Manager
5 15 (9.55%) Analyst
6 12 (7.64%) Senior Consultant
6 12 (7.64%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 9 (5.73%) SAP PP Consultant
7 9 (5.73%) SAP WM Consultant
7 9 (5.73%) SAP APO Consultant
7 9 (5.73%) SAP SD Consultant
7 9 (5.73%) Developer
8 8 (5.10%) SAP CRM Consultant
8 8 (5.10%) CRM Consultant
9 7 (4.46%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 6 (3.82%) Architect
10 6 (3.82%) SAP Project Manager
10 6 (3.82%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) SAP BI Consultant
11 5 (3.18%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.18%) Middleware
2 3 (1.91%) Web Services
2 3 (1.91%) SAP BSP
3 1 (0.64%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) EDI
3 1 (0.64%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.64%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) FMCG
2 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.91%) DTV
3 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.64%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.10%) Windows
2 2 (1.27%) Linux
2 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.83%) CRM
2 20 (12.74%) ERP
3 17 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (9.55%) PRINCE2
4 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (9.55%) SAP Implementation
5 12 (7.64%) Migration
6 11 (7.01%) Project Management
7 10 (6.37%) Data Migration
8 7 (4.46%) Change Management
8 7 (4.46%) OO
8 7 (4.46%) Programme Management
9 6 (3.82%) ETL
9 6 (3.82%) ITIL
9 6 (3.82%) Budget Control
9 6 (3.82%) Procure-to-pay
10 5 (3.18%) PLM
10 5 (3.18%) Logistics
10 5 (3.18%) Business Analysis
11 4 (2.55%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.92%) ABAP
2 9 (5.73%) SQL
3 8 (5.10%) Java
4 5 (3.18%) Groovy
5 3 (1.91%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.27%) ACCA
2 2 (1.27%) CIPFA
2 2 (1.27%) CIMA
2 2 (1.27%) ICAEW
3 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) PMP
3 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (6.37%) Oracle
1 10 (6.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.10%) HP
2 8 (5.10%) Business Objects
3 5 (3.18%) JBoss
3 5 (3.18%) Cognos
4 4 (2.55%) Informatica
4 4 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.91%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.27%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) Ariba
7 1 (0.64%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.64%) i2
7 1 (0.64%) Kalido
7 1 (0.64%) CODA
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