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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Basis
Rank 127 130 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 15 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.072% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.81% 0.26% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£450 - £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £71.25
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
827 784 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.20% 28.12% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 434 343
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £21.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £43.50 £29.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
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 2 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
SAP Basis
England

SAP Basis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 13 (65.00%) UNIX
3 12 (60.00%) NetWeaver
4 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 11 (55.00%) DB2
5 10 (50.00%) ERP
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (35.00%) Migration
7 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (35.00%) SAP HANA
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (30.00%) High Availability
9 4 (20.00%) SAP ERP
9 4 (20.00%) CRM
9 4 (20.00%) SAP BW
10 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
10 3 (15.00%) SAN
10 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (15.00%) ITIL
10 3 (15.00%) IBM
11 2 (10.00%) Project Management
11 2 (10.00%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (60.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) DB2
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (35.00%) SAP HANA
3 4 (20.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
1 7 (35.00%) SAP Architect
2 6 (30.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (10.00%) DB2 Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Business Objects Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior SAP Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Business Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) UNIX
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ERP
2 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (35.00%) Migration
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) High Availability
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Data Security
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Security
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) VCP4
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Nortel
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco