The first table below looks at the demand for SAP ERP skills 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 ERP over the 3 months to 30 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 of the Business Applications category 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 113 129 135
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 15 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.32% 1.24% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£513 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £430 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £67.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+436.00% -
Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
282 242 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.40% 8.94% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 108 159
Average daily rate £406 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £51.00 £30.50 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.21% -32.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.12 £43.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.90 £46.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.76%
SAP ERP
England

SAP ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP ERP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP ERP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAP ERP
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 ERP across the North West region.

SAP ERP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SAP ERP
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 ERP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cumbria - 2 - -
SAP ERP
England

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP ERP 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 ERP.

1 18 (100.00%) SAP
1 18 (100.00%) ERP
2 9 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (44.44%) SAP EWM
4 5 (27.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (27.78%) JDA
4 5 (27.78%) RedPrairie
5 4 (22.22%) FMCG
5 4 (22.22%) SAP PLM
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) PLM
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) SAP APO
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (5.56%) SAP SCM
7 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing SAP ERP 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 ERP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) SAP EWM
2 4 (22.22%) SAP PLM
3 1 (5.56%) SAP APO
3 1 (5.56%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (27.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) SAP Manager
2 5 (27.78%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (16.67%) SAP PLM Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Test Manager
5 2 (11.11%) OBIEE Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior SAP Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) SAP APO Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) ERP
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) PLM
3 2 (11.11%) Test Management
3 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) JDA
2 5 (27.78%) RedPrairie
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
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