The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Certification
Rank - 113 127
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 0 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.57% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £425 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £463 £575
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
642 445 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.23% 18.48% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 193 284
Average daily rate £375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £490 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 37 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £29.85 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
SAP Certification
England

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
SAP Certification
England

SAP Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) ABAP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (33.33%) SAP XI
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis
3 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) LSMW
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BSP
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC
3 1 (33.33%) NWDS
3 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC
1 1 (33.33%) SAP APO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HANA
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LSMW
1 1 (33.33%) NWDS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ABAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Tester
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BPC Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SAP XI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Basis
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BSP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Primavera