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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 29 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing SAP 87 84 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.63% 6.87% 7.41%
As % of the Vendors category 13.30% 14.81% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 29
Average daily rate
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£475 £469 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £322 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -28.54%
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
654 567 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.33% 46.36% 43.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 272 192
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 40
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.33 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.96% -23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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 - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 43 (24.29%) Finance
2 29 (16.38%) Oracle
3 28 (15.82%) ERP
3 28 (15.82%) SAP BW
4 25 (14.12%) Manufacturing
5 24 (13.56%) FMCG
6 22 (12.43%) NetWeaver
7 21 (11.86%) SQL
8 18 (10.17%) SAP FI
8 18 (10.17%) Migration
9 17 (9.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 16 (9.04%) Project Management
10 16 (9.04%) CRM
10 16 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (7.91%) ABAP
11 14 (7.91%) Business Objects
11 14 (7.91%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (7.34%) SAP CO
13 12 (6.78%) SAP SRM
13 12 (6.78%) SAP SD
13 12 (6.78%) SQL Server
14 11 (6.21%) Data Governance
14 11 (6.21%) SAP ERP
14 11 (6.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 10 (5.65%) SAP PLM
15 10 (5.65%) SAP APO
15 10 (5.65%) SAP MM
15 10 (5.65%) Marketing
15 10 (5.65%) Workflow
15 10 (5.65%) SAP FI/CO

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 22 (12.43%) NetWeaver
2 4 (2.26%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.13%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (10.17%) SAP FI
2 17 (9.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (7.34%) SAP CO
4 12 (6.78%) SAP SD
4 12 (6.78%) SAP SRM
5 11 (6.21%) SAP ERP
6 10 (5.65%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (5.65%) SAP PLM
6 10 (5.65%) SAP APO
6 10 (5.65%) SAP MM
7 5 (2.82%) Agresso
7 5 (2.82%) SAP HR
8 4 (2.26%) SAP BPC
8 4 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (1.69%) SAP LE
10 2 (1.13%) SAP CRM
10 2 (1.13%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (1.13%) SAP CS
11 1 (0.56%) SAP PM
11 1 (0.56%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.26%) Office 365
1 4 (2.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) WAN
2 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.82%) SAP BW
2 14 (7.91%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.82%) DB2
7 3 (1.69%) SAP BI
7 3 (1.69%) MySQL
8 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.56%) Big Data
9 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.56%) QlikView
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) LSMW
2 2 (1.13%) Subversion
2 2 (1.13%) JIRA
2 2 (1.13%) JUnit
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 43 (24.29%) Finance
2 25 (14.12%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.65%) Marketing
4 9 (5.08%) Electronics
4 9 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.39%) Retail
7 5 (2.82%) Billing
7 5 (2.82%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.69%) Local Government
9 2 (1.13%) French Language
9 2 (1.13%) Banking
9 2 (1.13%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.13%) Automotive
9 2 (1.13%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.56%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 55 (31.07%) Consultant
2 53 (29.94%) SAP Consultant
3 30 (16.95%) SAP Manager
4 29 (16.38%) Analyst
5 18 (10.17%) Project Manager
6 16 (9.04%) SAP Project Manager
7 11 (6.21%) Architect
8 10 (5.65%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.65%) PMO Manager
9 9 (5.08%) SAP PLM Consultant
9 9 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (4.52%) ABAP Consultant
10 8 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.95%) Developer
11 7 (3.95%) SAP APO Consultant
11 7 (3.95%) SAP Analyst
12 6 (3.39%) SAP BW Specialist
12 6 (3.39%) SAP Trainer
12 6 (3.39%) Trainer
13 5 (2.82%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.95%) Web Dynpro
2 6 (3.39%) SAP Business Workflow
3 5 (2.82%) .NET
4 4 (2.26%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.69%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (1.69%) BAPI
5 3 (1.69%) Ajax
5 3 (1.69%) SAP ALE
5 3 (1.69%) CSS
5 3 (1.69%) HTML
5 3 (1.69%) jQuery
6 2 (1.13%) J2EE
6 2 (1.13%) JSP
6 2 (1.13%) XML
6 2 (1.13%) XSD
6 2 (1.13%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.13%) Spring
7 1 (0.56%) LINQ
7 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.56%) FMCG
2 9 (5.08%) DTV
3 5 (2.82%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.82%) E-Learning
3 5 (2.82%) PMI
4 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.26%) Life Science
5 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.69%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.39%) Linux
2 5 (2.82%) Windows
3 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.13%) UNIX
5 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.82%) ERP
2 18 (10.17%) Migration
3 16 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (9.04%) CRM
3 16 (9.04%) Project Management
4 11 (6.21%) Data Governance
5 10 (5.65%) Workflow
5 10 (5.65%) PLM
6 9 (5.08%) Programme Management
6 9 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (4.52%) Change Management
7 8 (4.52%) ITIL
7 8 (4.52%) PRINCE2
7 8 (4.52%) OO
8 7 (3.95%) Logistics
8 7 (3.95%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (3.39%) Data Migration
9 6 (3.39%) Data Management
9 6 (3.39%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.86%) SQL
2 14 (7.91%) ABAP
3 7 (3.95%) Java
4 5 (2.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.69%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.56%) VBA
6 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.56%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.56%) VBScript
6 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.39%) VCP4
2 5 (2.82%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.13%) Degree
3 2 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) CCNP
4 1 (0.56%) CCNA
4 1 (0.56%) CCA
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.56%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.26%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.26%) Xen
2 4 (2.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (16.38%) Oracle
2 14 (7.91%) Business Objects
3 8 (4.52%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.95%) Citrix
5 6 (3.39%) Adobe
5 6 (3.39%) VMware
6 5 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.82%) EMC
7 4 (2.26%) Progress
7 4 (2.26%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.26%) Lotus
8 2 (1.13%) IBM
8 2 (1.13%) hybris
8 2 (1.13%) Avaya
8 2 (1.13%) HP
8 2 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.56%) Cognos
9 1 (0.56%) Dell
9 1 (0.56%) Ariba
9 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
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