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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Consultant
Rank 84 78 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 54 52 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.66% 1.83% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.01% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 26
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£505 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £392 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.55 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- +19.10%
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
2998 2581 2743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.22% 90.94% 90.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1291 1392
Average daily rate £350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 186 213
Average hourly rate £15.72 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £42.24 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
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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 -10 20 £500 +14.28% 8
Cheshire +4 6 £482 -6.35% 1
Lancashire -18 5 £625 +19.04% 4
Merseyside - - - - 4
SAP Consultant
England

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) SAP
2 20 (16.39%) PLM
3 19 (15.57%) SAP PLM
4 16 (13.11%) Finance
5 15 (12.30%) ABAP
6 14 (11.48%) FMCG
7 12 (9.84%) SAP BW
8 11 (9.02%) SAP MM
8 11 (9.02%) ERP
8 11 (9.02%) SAP ERP
9 9 (7.38%) SAP IS-U
9 9 (7.38%) SAP CO
10 8 (6.56%) Document Management
10 8 (6.56%) NetWeaver
10 8 (6.56%) Workflow
11 7 (5.74%) SAP APO
11 7 (5.74%) SAP FI
11 7 (5.74%) SAP PM
11 7 (5.74%) SAP FI/CO
12 6 (4.92%) SAP SRM
12 6 (4.92%) SAP BPC
12 6 (4.92%) SAP Basis
12 6 (4.92%) Billing
12 6 (4.92%) Logistics
12 6 (4.92%) SAP HR
12 6 (4.92%) CRM
12 6 (4.92%) Business Objects
12 6 (4.92%) ETL
12 6 (4.92%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 8 (6.56%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 19 (15.57%) SAP PLM
2 11 (9.02%) SAP MM
2 11 (9.02%) SAP ERP
3 9 (7.38%) SAP IS-U
3 9 (7.38%) SAP CO
4 7 (5.74%) SAP APO
4 7 (5.74%) SAP FI
4 7 (5.74%) SAP PM
4 7 (5.74%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (4.92%) SAP SRM
5 6 (4.92%) SAP BPC
5 6 (4.92%) SAP HR
6 5 (4.10%) SAP QM
7 4 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (3.28%) SAP SD
7 4 (3.28%) SAP PP
8 3 (2.46%) SAP PS
8 3 (2.46%) SAP SCM
8 3 (2.46%) Teamcenter
8 3 (2.46%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) SAP BW
2 6 (4.92%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (4.10%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.28%) BODI
4 4 (3.28%) DB2
4 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.64%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) LSMW
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Billing
3 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.46%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.64%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.64%) Front Office
6 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) French Language
6 1 (0.82%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) SAP Basis
2 4 (3.28%) SAP Business Workflow
2 4 (3.28%) Web Dynpro
2 4 (3.28%) BAPI
3 3 (2.46%) SAP ALE
3 3 (2.46%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.82%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) FMCG
2 4 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.46%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.28%) Linux
2 2 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.39%) PLM
2 11 (9.02%) ERP
3 8 (6.56%) Document Management
3 8 (6.56%) Workflow
4 6 (4.92%) Logistics
4 6 (4.92%) CRM
4 6 (4.92%) ETL
5 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (4.10%) OO
5 5 (4.10%) Migration
6 4 (3.28%) Data Migration
6 4 (3.28%) Supply Chain Management
6 4 (3.28%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (2.46%) Change Management
7 3 (2.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (2.46%) Integration Testing
7 3 (2.46%) SAP Security
8 2 (1.64%) Cash Management
8 2 (1.64%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.30%) ABAP
2 4 (3.28%) SAPscript
3 3 (2.46%) SQL
4 1 (0.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.82%) CCNP
3 1 (0.82%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.82%) GxP
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 122 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (4.92%) Business Objects
3 4 (3.28%) StreamServe
3 4 (3.28%) Adobe
3 4 (3.28%) HP
4 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle
5 2 (1.64%) Syclo
5 2 (1.64%) Siemens
6 1 (0.82%) Primavera
6 1 (0.82%) Sage
6 1 (0.82%) Nortel
6 1 (0.82%) Avaya
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco
6 1 (0.82%) IBM
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