The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Basis skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP Basis over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Basis
Rank 152 124 117
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 15 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.39% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 1.48% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
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£450 £548 £508
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +7.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £429 £492
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £580 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SAP Basis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1055 809 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.39% 26.22% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 473 453
Average daily rate £388 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 13 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £30.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

SAP Basis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAP Basis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP Basis
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SAP Basis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Basis
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Basis across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SAP Basis Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SAP Basis
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP Basis across the North West region.

SAP Basis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Basis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP Basis within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Merseyside - 9 £380 -
Cheshire -12 3 £535 +52.85%
Cumbria - 2 £450 -
Manchester -23 1 - -
SAP Basis
England

SAP Basis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP Basis 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 Basis.

1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 18 (46.15%) DB2
3 10 (25.64%) NetWeaver
4 8 (20.51%) SAP Implementation
5 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (15.38%) IBM
7 5 (12.82%) SAP BW
7 5 (12.82%) CRM
7 5 (12.82%) Java
7 5 (12.82%) ABAP
7 5 (12.82%) Change Management
7 5 (12.82%) SAP HR
7 5 (12.82%) SAP CRM
7 5 (12.82%) FMCG
7 5 (12.82%) Release Management
8 4 (10.26%) QA
8 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.26%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (10.26%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (10.26%) Workflow
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.26%) ERP
8 4 (10.26%) Windows
9 3 (7.69%) AIX
9 3 (7.69%) SAN
9 3 (7.69%) UNIX
9 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) Finance

SAP Basis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP Basis 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 Basis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.64%) NetWeaver
2 2 (5.13%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP HR
1 5 (12.82%) SAP CRM
2 4 (10.26%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.56%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) DB2
2 5 (12.82%) SAP BW
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Consultant
1 20 (51.28%) SAP Consultant
2 19 (48.72%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) DBA
4 5 (12.82%) Junior
4 5 (12.82%) Junior Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) SAP Basis Specialist
4 5 (12.82%) Junior SAP Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Junior SAP Basis Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) SAP HR Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) DB2 DBA
5 4 (10.26%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) DB2 Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.56%) DB2 Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) FMCG
2 1 (2.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) AIX
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) SAP Implementation
2 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (12.82%) Release Management
4 5 (12.82%) CRM
4 5 (12.82%) Change Management
5 4 (10.26%) Workflow
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) ERP
5 4 (10.26%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Data Security
8 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.56%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Java
1 5 (12.82%) ABAP
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Certification
1 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle