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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP
Rank 18 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP 28 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.97% 4.19% 3.98%
As % of the Vendors category 12.28% 8.70% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £321 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £353 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -15.38%
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
228 92 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 56.72% 48.17% 41.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 50 35
Average daily rate £325 £273 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% -24.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £78 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.42% -18.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £21.55 £35.65
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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -10 10 £458 +34.55% 1
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (34.09%) DB2
2 13 (29.55%) UNIX
2 13 (29.55%) SAP Basis
3 6 (13.64%) Project Management
3 6 (13.64%) Programme Management
3 6 (13.64%) AIX
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) IBM
4 5 (11.36%) ERP
4 5 (11.36%) Finance
5 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Agresso
5 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.09%) Release Management
5 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 4 (9.09%) FMCG
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL
6 3 (6.82%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
6 3 (6.82%) SAN
6 3 (6.82%) ETL
6 3 (6.82%) HP
7 2 (4.55%) Data Security
7 2 (4.55%) Electronics
7 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
7 2 (4.55%) PMI

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (4.55%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Agresso
2 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.27%) SAP FI-FM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.27%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP PS
3 1 (2.27%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP MDM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) DB2
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) ERwin
1 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.27%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Architect
2 8 (18.18%) DBA
3 5 (11.36%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (9.09%) DB2 DBA
4 4 (9.09%) SAP Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.55%) SAP Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) DB2 Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Senior DBA
6 2 (4.55%) SAP Basis Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) FMCG
2 2 (4.55%) PMI
2 2 (4.55%) DTV
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) UNIX
2 6 (13.64%) AIX
3 2 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Project Management
1 6 (13.64%) Programme Management
2 5 (11.36%) ERP
3 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.09%) Migration
3 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 4 (9.09%) Release Management
4 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) ETL
5 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.55%) Data Security
5 2 (4.55%) Logistics
5 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) CAPA
6 1 (2.27%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (2.27%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PMP
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) IBM
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) Teradata
3 1 (2.27%) Business Objects