The table below looks at the statistics for SAP Certification 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 Certification over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP Certification
Rank 167 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.25 - -
SAP Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
862 850 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.42% 21.38% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 375 303
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 92 83
Average hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +105.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.00 £55.00 £35.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

SAP Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Certification across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SAP Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP Certification
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 Certification across the North West region.

SAP Certification Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Certification
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 Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £340 -
SAP Certification
England

SAP Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP Certification 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 Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) OCP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Psychology
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Lead
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Test Lead
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) OCP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP