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 23 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.

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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 17 11 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing SAP 19 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.12% 8.96% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 11.24% 16.98% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 2
Average daily rate
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£281 £420 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.03% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £340 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £450 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £43.90 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-53.87% +158.23%
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
169 106 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 63.30% 52.74% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 60 38
Average daily rate £275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £130 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 14
Average hourly rate £12.42 £16.50 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.72% +36.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £19.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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
(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 -8 7 - - 4
Wirral - 7 £288 - 2
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) UNIX
3 6 (22.22%) DB2
3 6 (22.22%) ERP
3 6 (22.22%) SAP Basis
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Agresso
4 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) SAP BW
5 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) Windows
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) SAN
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Data Security
6 2 (7.41%) Finance
6 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.41%) .NET
6 2 (7.41%) AIX
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
6 2 (7.41%) QA

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (3.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Agresso
2 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.70%) SAP PM
2 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.70%) SAP R/3
2 1 (3.70%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) DB2
2 3 (11.11%) SAP BW
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
1 2 (7.41%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
1 6 (22.22%) DBA
2 4 (14.81%) Programme Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Project Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) SAP Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Service Continuity Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) DB2 Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Senior DBA
3 2 (7.41%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior SAP Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) SAP Basis
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Yii
3 1 (3.70%) Laravel
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.70%) FMCG
1 1 (3.70%) PMI
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) AIX
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ERP
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Data Security
5 1 (3.70%) Release Management
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Zend
3 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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