The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Basis
Rank 123 118 130
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing SAP Basis 12 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 1.25% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£548 £493 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.16% +51.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £491 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £495 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £456
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -28.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
748 797 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.70% 29.13% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 421 565
Average daily rate £325 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 38
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
SAP Basis
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (78.57%) DB2
2 11 (78.57%) NetWeaver
3 9 (64.29%) CRM
4 8 (57.14%) SAP BW
5 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (35.71%) SAP CRM
5 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
5 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) ERP
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 4 (28.57%) SAP XI
6 4 (28.57%) SAP ERP
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) UNIX
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) ABAP
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) CCNP
7 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) Nortel
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Avaya
7 2 (14.29%) SAP BPC
8 1 (7.14%) Life Science

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (78.57%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) SAP CRM
2 4 (28.57%) SAP ERP
3 2 (14.29%) SAP BPC
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) DB2
2 8 (57.14%) SAP BW
3 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) SAP Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) SAP Basis Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) CRM
2 4 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Nortel
3 2 (14.29%) Avaya
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