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 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 27 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 84 74 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.19% 5.84% 6.19%
As % of the Vendors category 11.52% 14.18% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 26
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £288 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -18.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £22.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-14.24% +8.53%
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
729 522 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.03% 41.17% 47.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 293 253
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £34.37 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 2015. 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 £430 -
Stockport - 1 £195 - 1
Wigan - 1 £100 -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 53 (30.11%) Finance
2 40 (22.73%) Manufacturing
3 28 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (15.34%) Microsoft
5 26 (14.77%) FMCG
6 25 (14.20%) Oracle
7 24 (13.64%) Project Management
7 24 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 22 (12.50%) Migration
8 22 (12.50%) Citrix
9 21 (11.93%) VMware
9 21 (11.93%) Marketing
10 19 (10.80%) Electronics
10 19 (10.80%) Telecoms
10 19 (10.80%) DTV
10 19 (10.80%) Digital Marketing
10 19 (10.80%) Programme Management
10 19 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (10.80%) Oracle Database
11 18 (10.23%) SAP Implementation
12 17 (9.66%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (9.66%) EMC
12 17 (9.66%) Lotus
12 17 (9.66%) IBM Notes
12 17 (9.66%) ERP
12 17 (9.66%) SCCM
13 16 (9.09%) Hyper-V
13 16 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
13 16 (9.09%) Office 365
13 16 (9.09%) Xen

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 17 (9.66%) IBM Notes
2 5 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.70%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.70%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.14%) IIS
4 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.14%) SAS
4 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.14%) LiveCycle
4 2 (1.14%) Confluence
4 2 (1.14%) Lync
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.41%) MS Office
3 4 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (5.68%) SAP HR
3 9 (5.11%) SAP Payroll
4 6 (3.41%) SAP CO
4 6 (3.41%) SAP SD
4 6 (3.41%) SAP FI
4 6 (3.41%) SAP ERP
5 5 (2.84%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (2.27%) SAP GRC
6 4 (2.27%) SAP BPC
7 3 (1.70%) SAP MM
8 2 (1.14%) SAP PP
8 2 (1.14%) SAP CRM
8 2 (1.14%) SAP APO
8 2 (1.14%) SAP R/3
8 2 (1.14%) SAP MDM
8 2 (1.14%) Agresso
8 2 (1.14%) SAP Business One
8 2 (1.14%) SAP PLM
8 2 (1.14%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) WAN
2 4 (2.27%) DHCP
2 4 (2.27%) DNS
3 3 (1.70%) SAN
3 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.57%) LAN
5 1 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.80%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.95%) SAP Data Services
3 11 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (5.68%) SAP BW
5 6 (3.41%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.27%) SAP BI
7 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.14%) MySQL
8 2 (1.14%) MS Access
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.14%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.14%) QlikView
8 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.14%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.14%) Big Data
9 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Subversion
1 2 (1.14%) JIRA
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.14%) JUnit
2 1 (0.57%) LSMW
General
1 53 (30.11%) Finance
2 40 (22.73%) Manufacturing
3 21 (11.93%) Marketing
4 19 (10.80%) Electronics
4 19 (10.80%) Telecoms
5 11 (6.25%) Local Government
6 9 (5.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (3.98%) Automotive
8 3 (1.70%) Retail
9 2 (1.14%) Law
10 1 (0.57%) Legal
10 1 (0.57%) Back Office
10 1 (0.57%) Billing
10 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.57%) Publishing
10 1 (0.57%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.57%) French Language
10 1 (0.57%) German Language
10 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.57%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (23.86%) Consultant
2 38 (21.59%) SAP Consultant
3 33 (18.75%) Analyst
4 30 (17.05%) SAP Manager
5 20 (11.36%) Architect
6 17 (9.66%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (7.95%) Project Manager
8 11 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
9 10 (5.68%) PMO Manager
9 10 (5.68%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.55%) Developer
10 8 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (3.98%) SAP Project Manager
11 7 (3.98%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.41%) SAP HR Analyst
13 5 (2.84%) Junior SAP Basis Consultant
13 5 (2.84%) Report Writer
13 5 (2.84%) Junior SAP Consultant
13 5 (2.84%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.95%) SAP Basis
2 4 (2.27%) EDI
2 4 (2.27%) HTML
2 4 (2.27%) CSS
3 3 (1.70%) XML
3 3 (1.70%) .NET
3 3 (1.70%) Middleware
3 3 (1.70%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (1.14%) Spring
4 2 (1.14%) Ajax
4 2 (1.14%) Spring MVC
4 2 (1.14%) WCF
4 2 (1.14%) jQuery
4 2 (1.14%) Akka
4 2 (1.14%) J2EE
4 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.14%) XSD
4 2 (1.14%) JSP
5 1 (0.57%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.77%) FMCG
2 19 (10.80%) DTV
3 13 (7.39%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.84%) Life Science
4 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.14%) Clustering
5 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.14%) User Experience
5 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.57%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.55%) Windows
2 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.27%) Linux
3 4 (2.27%) UNIX
4 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.14%) VMS
6 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (13.64%) Project Management
3 22 (12.50%) Migration
4 19 (10.80%) Programme Management
4 19 (10.80%) Digital Marketing
5 18 (10.23%) SAP Implementation
6 17 (9.66%) ERP
7 16 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 11 (6.25%) CRM
9 10 (5.68%) Change Management
9 10 (5.68%) Integration Testing
10 9 (5.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (3.98%) Workflow
13 6 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (3.41%) Test Strategy
14 5 (2.84%) OO
14 5 (2.84%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.95%) SQL
2 13 (7.39%) ABAP
3 5 (2.84%) Java
4 3 (1.70%) C
5 2 (1.14%) C#
5 2 (1.14%) C++
5 2 (1.14%) VBScript
5 2 (1.14%) VB
5 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.57%) VBA
6 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.70%) CCA
2 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.57%) MCITP
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.57%) MCSE
3 1 (0.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) GAMP
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (9.66%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (9.09%) Xen
3 16 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.14%) XenApp
6 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (9.66%) SCCM
2 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.20%) Oracle
3 22 (12.50%) Citrix
4 21 (11.93%) VMware
5 17 (9.66%) Lotus
5 17 (9.66%) EMC
6 11 (6.25%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.84%) HP
8 3 (1.70%) IBM
8 3 (1.70%) Ariba
9 2 (1.14%) CA
9 2 (1.14%) Adobe
9 2 (1.14%) Tableau
9 2 (1.14%) Birst
9 2 (1.14%) SEEBURGER
9 2 (1.14%) hybris
10 1 (0.57%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.57%) Veeam
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco
10 1 (0.57%) NetApp
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