The table below looks at the statistics for the SAP Consultant role 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Consultant
Rank 80 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 71 51 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.97% 1.64% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.77% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 28
Average daily rate
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£450 £331 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% -30.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £288 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £512 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £55.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
SAP Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3369 2874 2211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.25% 92.53% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1925 1552 1049
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 190 177
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.50 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

SAP Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP Consultant in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAP Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP Consultant
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 Consultant across the North West region.

SAP Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SAP Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SAP Consultant
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 Consultant across the North West region.

SAP Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SAP Consultant
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 Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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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 -22 21 £475 +48.43% 2
Cheshire +8 19 £406 -0.67% 2
Cumbria - 8 £473 -
Merseyside - 5 £465 -
SAP Consultant
England

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SAP Consultant in their job title 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 with SAP Consultant in their job title.

1 115 (100.00%) SAP
2 16 (13.91%) SAP BW
3 13 (11.30%) SAP FI
3 13 (11.30%) ABAP
3 13 (11.30%) Finance
3 13 (11.30%) Manufacturing
4 12 (10.43%) SAP CO
4 12 (10.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (10.43%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.57%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (9.57%) SAP Basis
5 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.70%) Quality Management
7 8 (6.96%) Change Management
7 8 (6.96%) SAP BI
7 8 (6.96%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (6.96%) Business Objects
7 8 (6.96%) SAP HR
7 8 (6.96%) SAP SD
7 8 (6.96%) Retail
7 8 (6.96%) SAP IS-U
8 7 (6.09%) Document Management
8 7 (6.09%) Logistics
8 7 (6.09%) SAP PLM
8 7 (6.09%) PLM
9 6 (5.22%) Workflow
9 6 (5.22%) Web Services
9 6 (5.22%) ERP
9 6 (5.22%) SAP APO
9 6 (5.22%) SAP Implementation

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited SAP Consultant in their job title 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 with SAP Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.35%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.87%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 13 (11.30%) SAP FI
2 12 (10.43%) SAP CO
3 11 (9.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (6.96%) SAP HR
4 8 (6.96%) SAP SD
4 8 (6.96%) SAP IS-U
5 7 (6.09%) SAP PLM
6 6 (5.22%) SAP APO
7 5 (4.35%) SAP Payroll
7 5 (4.35%) SAP MM
7 5 (4.35%) SAP PM
7 5 (4.35%) SAP Retail
8 4 (3.48%) SAP PP
9 3 (2.61%) Primavera
9 3 (2.61%) Teamcenter
9 3 (2.61%) SAP SRM
10 2 (1.74%) SAP CRM
10 2 (1.74%) SAP GRC
11 1 (0.87%) SAP FSCM
11 1 (0.87%) SAP LE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) SAP BW
2 8 (6.96%) SAP BI
2 8 (6.96%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (4.35%) DB2
4 3 (2.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.74%) Xcelsius
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.87%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) LSMW
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
1 13 (11.30%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.96%) Retail
3 3 (2.61%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.74%) Billing
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.87%) Front Office
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.57%) SAP Basis
2 6 (5.22%) Web Services
3 4 (3.48%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (2.61%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (2.61%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.87%) Middleware
5 1 (0.87%) .NET
5 1 (0.87%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) FMCG
2 4 (3.48%) User Experience
3 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.87%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.87%) HACMP
4 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.87%) Replication
4 1 (0.87%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (0.87%) UNIX
1 1 (0.87%) Windows
1 1 (0.87%) AIX
1 1 (0.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (8.70%) Quality Management
3 8 (6.96%) Change Management
4 7 (6.09%) Document Management
4 7 (6.09%) Logistics
4 7 (6.09%) PLM
5 6 (5.22%) Workflow
5 6 (5.22%) ERP
5 6 (5.22%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (3.48%) HOOD
6 4 (3.48%) Time Management
7 3 (2.61%) SAP Security
7 3 (2.61%) Migration
7 3 (2.61%) CRM
7 3 (2.61%) Data Modelling
8 2 (1.74%) Information Management
8 2 (1.74%) Business Analysis
8 2 (1.74%) Project Management
8 2 (1.74%) Data Governance
8 2 (1.74%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.30%) ABAP
2 3 (2.61%) SAPscript
2 3 (2.61%) Java
3 1 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (10.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.48%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) MBA
3 1 (0.87%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.87%) GxP
1 1 (0.87%) SLA
1 1 (0.87%) QA
Vendors
1 115 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (6.96%) Business Objects
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle
4 3 (2.61%) Siemens
5 2 (1.74%) Syclo
6 1 (0.87%) SEEBURGER
6 1 (0.87%) Cognos
6 1 (0.87%) IBM
6 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint