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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Consultant
Rank 97 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -9
Contract jobs requiring an SAP Consultant 45 73 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.32% 2.62% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 2.80% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 38
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£520 £440 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £494 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £59.90 £70.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.42%
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
3148 2611 2175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.10% 93.65% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1707 1340 1067
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 207 179
Average hourly rate £19.35 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -36 15 £500 +11.11% 4
Cheshire -3 5 £500 +13.63% 1
Lancashire - 5 £700 -
Merseyside -19 2 - -
SAP Consultant
England

SAP Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 132 (100.00%) SAP
2 23 (17.42%) Finance
3 19 (14.39%) PLM
4 18 (13.64%) SAP PLM
5 16 (12.12%) ABAP
6 15 (11.36%) SAP CO
7 14 (10.61%) SAP FI
8 13 (9.85%) SAP MM
8 13 (9.85%) SAP FI/CO
9 12 (9.09%) Document Management
9 12 (9.09%) Manufacturing
9 12 (9.09%) Quality Management
9 12 (9.09%) SAP BW
9 12 (9.09%) FMCG
10 11 (8.33%) ERP
10 11 (8.33%) SAP APO
11 9 (6.82%) SAP PM
11 9 (6.82%) Change Management
11 9 (6.82%) SAP IS-U
12 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
12 8 (6.06%) SAP SD
12 8 (6.06%) Retail
13 7 (5.30%) Billing
13 7 (5.30%) Logistics
13 7 (5.30%) Workflow
13 7 (5.30%) SAP HR
13 7 (5.30%) NetWeaver
13 7 (5.30%) SC Cleared
13 7 (5.30%) SAP ERP
14 6 (4.55%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (5.30%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 18 (13.64%) SAP PLM
2 15 (11.36%) SAP CO
3 14 (10.61%) SAP FI
4 13 (9.85%) SAP MM
4 13 (9.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (8.33%) SAP APO
6 9 (6.82%) SAP PM
6 9 (6.82%) SAP IS-U
7 8 (6.06%) SAP SD
8 7 (5.30%) SAP HR
8 7 (5.30%) SAP ERP
9 6 (4.55%) SAP QM
10 5 (3.79%) SAP Retail
10 5 (3.79%) SAP BPC
11 4 (3.03%) Teamcenter
11 4 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (3.03%) SAP Payroll
12 3 (2.27%) SAP SRM
12 3 (2.27%) SAP CS
13 2 (1.52%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.52%) SAP BI
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.52%) DB2
4 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) LSMW
General
1 23 (17.42%) Finance
2 12 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.06%) Retail
4 7 (5.30%) Billing
5 5 (3.79%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.27%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.52%) Front Office
7 2 (1.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.76%) Automotive
8 1 (0.76%) French Language
8 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) Web Dynpro
1 4 (3.03%) SAP Business Workflow
2 3 (2.27%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (2.27%) BAPI
2 3 (2.27%) SAP Basis
2 3 (2.27%) SAP ALE
3 1 (0.76%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) FMCG
2 3 (2.27%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.27%) Linux
2 2 (1.52%) UNIX
3 1 (0.76%) Windows
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.39%) PLM
2 12 (9.09%) Quality Management
2 12 (9.09%) Document Management
3 11 (8.33%) ERP
4 9 (6.82%) Change Management
5 7 (5.30%) Workflow
5 7 (5.30%) Logistics
6 6 (4.55%) Migration
7 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.79%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.03%) OO
8 4 (3.03%) CRM
8 4 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (3.03%) HOOD
9 3 (2.27%) Project Management
9 3 (2.27%) Integration Testing
9 3 (2.27%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.27%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (1.52%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.12%) ABAP
2 3 (2.27%) SAPscript
3 2 (1.52%) Java
3 2 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) VCP4
4 1 (0.76%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) GxP
1 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.76%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 132 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (4.55%) Oracle
3 4 (3.03%) Adobe
3 4 (3.03%) HP
3 4 (3.03%) Primavera
3 4 (3.03%) StreamServe
4 3 (2.27%) Syclo
4 3 (2.27%) Siemens
4 3 (2.27%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.76%) Cognos
5 1 (0.76%) IBM
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.76%) Sage
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