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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 31 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing SAP 69 79 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.05% 6.61% 10.09%
As % of the Vendors category 11.27% 14.71% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 72
Average daily rate
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£410 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £140 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +12.90%
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
612 537 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.77% 44.90% 43.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 241 272
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 70
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Bolton - 2 £350 -
Bury - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Wigan - - - -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (21.29%) Finance
2 23 (14.84%) CRM
3 20 (12.90%) ERP
4 17 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (10.32%) PRINCE2
6 15 (9.68%) ABAP
7 14 (9.03%) SAP ERP
7 14 (9.03%) MS Excel
7 14 (9.03%) SAP SD
7 14 (9.03%) SAP WM
8 13 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (8.39%) FMCG
9 12 (7.74%) SAP PP
9 12 (7.74%) Programme Management
10 11 (7.10%) SAP APO
10 11 (7.10%) SAP BW
10 11 (7.10%) NetWeaver
10 11 (7.10%) Oracle
11 10 (6.45%) SQL
11 10 (6.45%) OO
11 10 (6.45%) SAP MM
11 10 (6.45%) Manufacturing
11 10 (6.45%) Migration
11 10 (6.45%) Project Management
11 10 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 9 (5.81%) Billing
12 9 (5.81%) Marketing
12 9 (5.81%) Workflow
13 8 (5.16%) Microsoft
13 8 (5.16%) Linux

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (7.10%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.23%) MS Project
3 4 (2.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (9.03%) SAP SD
1 14 (9.03%) SAP WM
1 14 (9.03%) SAP ERP
2 12 (7.74%) SAP PP
3 11 (7.10%) SAP APO
4 10 (6.45%) SAP MM
4 10 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (5.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (4.52%) SAP FI
7 6 (3.87%) SAP PM
7 6 (3.87%) SAP PLM
8 5 (3.23%) SAP CRM
8 5 (3.23%) SAP CO
9 4 (2.58%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (2.58%) SAP BPC
10 3 (1.94%) SAP EHS
10 3 (1.94%) SAP SRM
10 3 (1.94%) SAP CS
11 2 (1.29%) SAP QM
11 2 (1.29%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.29%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) PaaS
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.10%) SAP BW
2 8 (5.16%) RDBMS
2 8 (5.16%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.52%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.87%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.87%) DB2
5 5 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.94%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.29%) SAP BI
8 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.65%) EDMS
9 1 (0.65%) QlikView
9 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.65%) WhereScape RED
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.94%) LSMW
General
1 33 (21.29%) Finance
2 10 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.81%) Billing
3 9 (5.81%) Marketing
4 6 (3.87%) Retail
5 5 (3.23%) Electronics
5 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.58%) Back Office
7 2 (1.29%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.65%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 73 (47.10%) Consultant
2 69 (44.52%) SAP Consultant
3 24 (15.48%) Project Manager
4 19 (12.26%) Analyst
5 15 (9.68%) SAP Manager
6 10 (6.45%) SAP SD Consultant
7 9 (5.81%) SAP PP Consultant
7 9 (5.81%) SAP WM Consultant
8 8 (5.16%) ABAP Consultant
9 7 (4.52%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.87%) Developer
10 6 (3.87%) SAP Project Manager
10 6 (3.87%) SAP APO Consultant
11 5 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.23%) SAP MM Consultant
11 5 (3.23%) SAP PLM Consultant
11 5 (3.23%) CRM Manager
12 4 (2.58%) SAP BPC Consultant
12 4 (2.58%) Service Desk Analyst
12 4 (2.58%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.52%) Web Dynpro
2 6 (3.87%) SAP Business Workflow
3 5 (3.23%) SAP Basis
4 3 (1.94%) SAP ALE
4 3 (1.94%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (1.94%) BAPI
5 1 (0.65%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.65%) Java EE
5 1 (0.65%) .NET
5 1 (0.65%) J2EE
5 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.39%) FMCG
2 8 (5.16%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.23%) DTV
5 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.94%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.65%) Informatics
8 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.65%) Life Science
8 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.16%) Linux
2 7 (4.52%) Windows
3 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.84%) CRM
2 20 (12.90%) ERP
3 17 (10.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (10.32%) PRINCE2
5 13 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.74%) Programme Management
7 10 (6.45%) Migration
7 10 (6.45%) Project Management
7 10 (6.45%) OO
8 9 (5.81%) Workflow
9 8 (5.16%) ITIL
9 8 (5.16%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.87%) PLM
10 6 (3.87%) Budget Control
11 5 (3.23%) People Management
11 5 (3.23%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (3.23%) Test Management
11 5 (3.23%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.68%) ABAP
2 10 (6.45%) SQL
3 7 (4.52%) Java
4 5 (3.23%) Groovy
5 3 (1.94%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.65%) PHP
6 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (2.58%) CCNP
1 4 (2.58%) CCNA
2 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.29%) ACCA
2 2 (1.29%) CIPFA
2 2 (1.29%) CIMA
2 2 (1.29%) ICAEW
3 1 (0.65%) Degree
3 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) PMP
3 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.29%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (7.10%) Oracle
2 8 (5.16%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.87%) Adobe
3 6 (3.87%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.23%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.23%) JBoss
5 4 (2.58%) Cisco
5 4 (2.58%) HP
5 4 (2.58%) Nortel
5 4 (2.58%) Avaya
5 4 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.94%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.29%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.29%) Cognos
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) CODA
8 1 (0.65%) Ariba
8 1 (0.65%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.65%) Informatica
8 1 (0.65%) Birst
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