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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Basis
Rank 125 111 132
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 11 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.65% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 2.18% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Average daily rate
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£548 £495 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +65.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £523 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £356 £438
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
796 873 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.18% 29.98% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 474 576
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 30
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.28 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +10.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 12 (80.00%) DB2
3 11 (73.33%) NetWeaver
4 10 (66.67%) CRM
5 7 (46.67%) SAP BW
6 6 (40.00%) SAP CRM
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
7 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
7 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 4 (26.67%) SAP ERP
8 4 (26.67%) ERP
8 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (20.00%) SAP XI
9 3 (20.00%) UNIX
10 2 (13.33%) SAP BPC
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle
10 2 (13.33%) ITIL
10 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (13.33%) Cisco
10 2 (13.33%) CCNP
10 2 (13.33%) CCNA
10 2 (13.33%) Nortel
10 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (13.33%) Avaya
11 1 (6.67%) Project Management
11 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (6.67%) IBM
11 1 (6.67%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SAP CRM
2 4 (26.67%) SAP ERP
3 2 (13.33%) SAP BPC
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) DB2
2 7 (46.67%) SAP BW
3 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) SAP Basis Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Business Objects Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Security
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Nortel
3 2 (13.33%) Avaya
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.67%) IBM