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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Basis
Rank 125 133 106
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 25 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.064% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 0.26% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£438 £310 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.12% -37.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £310 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £310 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £438 £468
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
884 766 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.74% 24.42% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 451 328
Average daily rate £375 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £20.90 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £43.65 £145.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Manchester - 12 £425 -
Merseyside - 7 £465 -
Cumbria - 5 - -
SAP Basis
England

SAP Basis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 14 (41.18%) DB2
3 12 (35.29%) UNIX
3 12 (35.29%) NetWeaver
4 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (20.59%) Windows
4 7 (20.59%) Linux
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) SAP HANA
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (17.65%) High Availability
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (17.65%) ERP
5 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 5 (14.71%) SAP HR
7 4 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.76%) FMCG
7 4 (11.76%) IBM
7 4 (11.76%) SAP Payroll
7 4 (11.76%) Workflow
8 3 (8.82%) Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) Finance
8 3 (8.82%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 12 (35.29%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) SAP HR
2 4 (11.76%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (5.88%) SAP CRM
4 1 (2.94%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) DB2
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (20.59%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) DBA
2 7 (20.59%) Architect
2 7 (20.59%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) SAP Architect
2 7 (20.59%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) DB2 DBA
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) SAP HR Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Junior
5 3 (8.82%) Junior Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Junior SAP Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Junior SAP Basis Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Basis Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Basis Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) DB2 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) FMCG
2 1 (2.94%) PMI
2 1 (2.94%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) UNIX
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (17.65%) High Availability
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (17.65%) ERP
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Workflow
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
4 3 (8.82%) Release Management
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Data Security
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) SAP
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) IBM