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 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 10 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing SAP 32 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.30% 9.24% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 16.41% 20.00% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 1
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£313 £413 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
195 85 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 56.69% 46.20% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 45 27
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +70.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

SAP Daily Rate Histogram 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 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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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 -4 12 £450 +26.76%
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (32.50%) UNIX
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) DB2
3 7 (17.50%) ERP
3 7 (17.50%) SAP Basis
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.00%) Agresso
6 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.50%) SAP BW
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL
7 3 (7.50%) IBM
7 3 (7.50%) Windows
7 3 (7.50%) AIX
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (7.50%) PHP
7 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
7 3 (7.50%) SAN
7 3 (7.50%) Finance
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Data Security
8 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) PMI
8 2 (5.00%) SQL
8 2 (5.00%) .NET

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (2.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Agresso
2 1 (2.50%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.50%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.50%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP PS
2 1 (2.50%) SAP MDM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP PM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP QM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI-FM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) DB2
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SAP BW
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (5.00%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Architect
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) DBA
3 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Senior DBA
4 2 (5.00%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (5.00%) SAP Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) SAP Architect
4 2 (5.00%) DB2 Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.50%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) SAP Basis
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) Yii
3 1 (2.50%) Laravel
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) PMI
1 2 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) DTV
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) AIX
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) ERP
2 6 (15.00%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Logistics
6 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Security
7 1 (2.50%) MVC
7 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
7 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) PHP
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) VCP4
2 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Zend
3 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
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