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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP
Rank 25 22 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing SAP 78 77 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.31% 6.76% 12.07%
As % of the Vendors category 14.97% 14.34% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 26 72
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £140 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £18.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.81 £18.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
521 537 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.15% 47.15% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 248 263
Average daily rate £323 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 57
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £18.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.19 £31.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 31 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 31 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 31 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
Bury - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 2
Stockport - - - -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 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 29 (20.28%) Finance
2 28 (19.58%) CRM
3 20 (13.99%) ERP
4 17 (11.89%) PRINCE2
5 16 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (9.79%) Migration
6 14 (9.79%) SAP WM
7 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 13 (9.09%) SAP ERP
8 12 (8.39%) FMCG
8 12 (8.39%) SAP SD
8 12 (8.39%) SAP PP
8 12 (8.39%) SAP CRM
9 11 (7.69%) Manufacturing
9 11 (7.69%) ABAP
10 10 (6.99%) Oracle
10 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (6.99%) Project Management
10 10 (6.99%) Data Migration
11 9 (6.29%) SAP Implementation
11 9 (6.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (6.29%) Billing
11 9 (6.29%) Programme Management
11 9 (6.29%) ITIL
11 9 (6.29%) SAP APO
11 9 (6.29%) SAP MM
11 9 (6.29%) Microsoft
12 8 (5.59%) Java
12 8 (5.59%) Windows
12 8 (5.59%) SQL

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 7 (4.90%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.50%) MS Project
3 4 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (9.79%) SAP WM
2 13 (9.09%) SAP ERP
3 12 (8.39%) SAP PP
3 12 (8.39%) SAP SD
3 12 (8.39%) SAP CRM
4 9 (6.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (6.29%) SAP APO
4 9 (6.29%) SAP MM
5 8 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (4.90%) SAP CO
6 7 (4.90%) SAP FI
7 6 (4.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (4.20%) SAP PM
8 5 (3.50%) SAP PLM
9 4 (2.80%) SAP SRM
10 3 (2.10%) SAP EHS
11 2 (1.40%) SAP HCM
11 2 (1.40%) SAP SCM
12 1 (0.70%) SAP QM
12 1 (0.70%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.70%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) RDBMS
1 7 (4.90%) SAP BW
1 7 (4.90%) Oracle Database
1 7 (4.90%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.50%) DB2
3 5 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.10%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.40%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.40%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.70%) EDMS
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) WhereScape RED
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.70%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.40%) LSMW
3 1 (0.70%) SAP CE
General
1 29 (20.28%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.29%) Billing
4 8 (5.59%) Marketing
5 5 (3.50%) Retail
6 4 (2.80%) Electronics
6 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.10%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (44.76%) Consultant
2 60 (41.96%) SAP Consultant
3 24 (16.78%) Project Manager
4 19 (13.29%) SAP Manager
5 17 (11.89%) Analyst
6 9 (6.29%) SAP PP Consultant
6 9 (6.29%) SAP WM Consultant
7 8 (5.59%) Developer
7 8 (5.59%) SAP SD Consultant
8 6 (4.20%) SAP Project Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (4.20%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) SAP APO Consultant
8 6 (4.20%) Senior SAP Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) CRM Manager
10 4 (2.80%) SAP PLM Consultant
10 4 (2.80%) SAP MM Consultant
10 4 (2.80%) SAP CRM Consultant
10 4 (2.80%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.80%) SAP Basis
2 3 (2.10%) SAP BSP
2 3 (2.10%) Web Services
3 1 (0.70%) Middleware
3 1 (0.70%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.70%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) FMCG
2 6 (4.20%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.80%) DTV
4 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) Informatics
5 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.70%) Life Science
5 1 (0.70%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.59%) Windows
2 7 (4.90%) Linux
3 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.58%) CRM
2 20 (13.99%) ERP
3 17 (11.89%) PRINCE2
4 16 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (9.79%) Migration
6 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (6.99%) Project Management
6 10 (6.99%) Data Migration
7 9 (6.29%) SAP Implementation
7 9 (6.29%) ITIL
7 9 (6.29%) Programme Management
8 7 (4.90%) OO
9 6 (4.20%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.20%) Budget Control
10 5 (3.50%) Procure-to-pay
10 5 (3.50%) Test Management
10 5 (3.50%) PLM
11 4 (2.80%) Logistics
11 4 (2.80%) ETL
11 4 (2.80%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.69%) ABAP
2 8 (5.59%) Java
2 8 (5.59%) SQL
3 5 (3.50%) Groovy
4 3 (2.10%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (2.80%) CCNP
1 4 (2.80%) CCNA
2 3 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.40%) ACCA
3 2 (1.40%) CIPFA
3 2 (1.40%) CIMA
3 2 (1.40%) ICAEW
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) PMP
4 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (6.99%) Oracle
2 9 (6.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.20%) HP
4 5 (3.50%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.50%) JBoss
4 5 (3.50%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.80%) Cisco
5 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.80%) Nortel
5 4 (2.80%) Avaya
6 3 (2.10%) Cognos
6 3 (2.10%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.40%) Informatica
7 2 (1.40%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.70%) Kalido
8 1 (0.70%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) CODA
8 1 (0.70%) Ariba
8 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
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