The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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 SE.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 20 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing SAP 19 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.90% 8.95% 10.16%
As % of the Vendors category 11.18% 14.89% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 14
Average daily rate £425 £313 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £260 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.94% -52.50%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
170 188 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 52.80% 60.06% 52.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 74 52
Average daily rate £400 £305 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -24.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £15.50 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SAP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool -9 7 £401 +3.48% 2
Wirral +2 5 - -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 13 (37.14%) SAP BW
2 10 (28.57%) DB2
3 8 (22.86%) AIX
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 8 (22.86%) CRM
3 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.86%) Migration
4 7 (20.00%) Finance
4 7 (20.00%) SAP Basis
4 7 (20.00%) SAP HANA
4 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (17.14%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (17.14%) OOP
5 6 (17.14%) OO
5 6 (17.14%) C#
6 5 (14.29%) Java
6 5 (14.29%) ABAP
6 5 (14.29%) SAP BI
6 5 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
6 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.43%) FMCG
7 4 (11.43%) SAP APO
7 4 (11.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (11.43%) SAP XI
7 4 (11.43%) Unix
8 3 (8.57%) SQL
8 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (8.57%) IBM
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (8.57%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.86%) SAP EP
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP APO
2 2 (5.71%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.86%) SAP EWM
3 1 (2.86%) SAP MDM
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.86%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) IBM PureFlex
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SAP BW
2 10 (28.57%) DB2
3 7 (20.00%) SAP HANA
4 5 (14.29%) SAP BI
5 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.86%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) German Language
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) SAP APO Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) SAP Basis Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.71%) DB2 Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Integration Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Procurement Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SAP BI Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Developer
5 2 (5.71%) SAP XI Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) SAP Basis
2 4 (11.43%) SAP XI
3 2 (5.71%) Flash
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) Laravel
4 1 (2.86%) Mason
4 1 (2.86%) WCF
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) FMCG
3 2 (5.71%) DLPAR
3 2 (5.71%) HACMP
3 2 (5.71%) LPAR
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) AIX
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) HPUX
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) CRM
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) OO
2 6 (17.14%) OOP
3 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 5 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.57%) High Availability
4 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) ERP
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C#
2 5 (14.29%) ABAP
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.71%) Legato
2 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.71%) Ariba
5 1 (2.86%) BMC
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) Zend