The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 125 129 138
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 12 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.11% 1.73% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £575 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £67.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+78.66% -11.76%
SAP ERP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
292 231 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.14% 7.81% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 102 177
Average daily rate £425 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £271 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 5
Average hourly rate £67.00 £17.50 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+282.85% -61.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -43.49%

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
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 ERP across the North West region.

SAP ERP Hourly 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 22 September 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 -6 8 £563 - 1
Cumbria - 3 - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
SAP ERP
England

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 25 (100.00%) SAP
1 25 (100.00%) ERP
2 8 (32.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (32.00%) SAP EWM
3 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
4 6 (24.00%) DB2
4 6 (24.00%) CRM
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (24.00%) SAP BW
4 6 (24.00%) NetWeaver
4 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (20.00%) RedPrairie
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (20.00%) JDA
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) PLM
6 4 (16.00%) SAP Basis
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) CCNP
6 4 (16.00%) CCNA
6 4 (16.00%) Nortel
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (16.00%) Avaya
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) SAP PLM
6 4 (16.00%) FMCG

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) SAP EWM
2 4 (16.00%) SAP PLM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP APO
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.00%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) DB2
1 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (24.00%) SAP BW
1 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
1 7 (28.00%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) SAP Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (12.00%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) OBIEE Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Test Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.00%) Java EE
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.00%) FMCG
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) ERP
2 6 (24.00%) CRM
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) PLM
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) People Management
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Test Management
7 1 (4.00%) Time Management
7 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.00%) Network Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CCNP
1 4 (16.00%) CCNA
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.00%) RedPrairie
3 5 (20.00%) JDA
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) Nortel
4 4 (16.00%) Avaya
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle