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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 24 September 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 18 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing SAP 17 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.48% 6.72% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 10.12% 13.27% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Median daily rate £338 £293 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -49.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £233 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £411 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £25.13
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.39%
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
168 196 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 54.19% 50.65% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 88 61
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £173 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.30 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £22.50 £19.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing SAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +12 16 £350 +16.66%
Wirral -3 1 £325 -
SAP
North West

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for SAP.

1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (32.14%) SAP FI
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
4 5 (17.86%) Electronics
4 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
4 5 (17.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (17.86%) Marketing
4 5 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (14.29%) SAP BPC
5 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) CRM
6 3 (10.71%) DB2
6 3 (10.71%) BPR
6 3 (10.71%) SAP HR
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
7 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (7.14%) Release Management
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (32.14%) SAP FI
2 5 (17.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (14.29%) SAP BPC
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (10.71%) SAP HR
5 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (3.57%) SAP CO
6 1 (3.57%) SAP ECC
6 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
2 2 (7.14%) SAP HANA
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Electronics
2 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
2 5 (17.86%) Marketing
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Process Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) HR Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Report Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Architect
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Basis Architect
5 2 (7.14%) SAP HR Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Sun Support
6 1 (3.57%) DB2 Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) ODBC
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.57%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) BPR
5 2 (7.14%) B2B
5 2 (7.14%) BPEL
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.14%) Practice Management
5 2 (7.14%) Release Management
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (3.57%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) BMC
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Remedy
2 2 (7.14%) Sun
3 1 (3.57%) Ariba
3 1 (3.57%) Northgate
3 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft