The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Basis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Basis over the 3 months to 30 January 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Basis
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.46% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £403 £450
% change year-on-year
+36.64% -10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - £71.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 34 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.96% 17.89% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 26
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £433 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

SAP Basis
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP Basis Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SAP Basis
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP Basis across the Merseyside region.

SAP Basis Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SAP Basis
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing SAP Basis 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 Basis.

1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (85.71%) DB2
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Data Security
6 1 (14.29%) SAP XI
6 1 (14.29%) PMI
6 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (14.29%) AIX
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
6 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 1 (14.29%) SAP BPC

SAP Basis
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing SAP Basis 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 Basis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) DB2 Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SAP Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) IBM