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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Certification
Rank 129 124 141
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing SAP Certification 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.076% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.40% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £500 £444
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.67%
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
530 494 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.88% 18.81% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 219 336
Average daily rate £328 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £479 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 45
Average hourly rate £21.50 £31.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.20% +45.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (80.00%) MS Project
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (40.00%) SAP BPC
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) ABAP
3 2 (40.00%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (80.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Business Objects Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Business Objects