The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PP over the 3 months to 27 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 60 61 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.31% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.53% 6.67% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £434 £475
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -8.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Business Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
79 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.21% 5.30% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 9
Average daily rate £465 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £210 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

SAP PP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SAP PP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SAP PP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SAP PP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing SAP PP 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 PP.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) ABAP
2 5 (55.56%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
6 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 1 (11.11%) Automotive

SAP PP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing SAP PP 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 PP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP MM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Implementation
2 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) ABAP
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) EMC