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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 123 126 123
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.074% 0.038%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.43% 0.72% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £455 £438
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £67.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £74.05 -
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -
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
350 279 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.35% 10.34% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 134 104
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.03 £45.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% -31.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.15 £32.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.85 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

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 28 January 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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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 - 3 - - 2
Manchester - 1 £425 -
Merseyside - - - - 1
SAP ERP
England

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (48.00%) CRM
2 12 (48.00%) Client/Server
2 12 (48.00%) NetWeaver
3 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
3 11 (44.00%) SAP BW
3 11 (44.00%) DB2
3 11 (44.00%) Linux
4 8 (32.00%) SAP Basis
4 8 (32.00%) RDBMS
4 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (24.00%) FMCG
5 6 (24.00%) PLM
5 6 (24.00%) SAP PLM
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.00%) CCNP
6 5 (20.00%) CCNA
6 5 (20.00%) Nortel
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (20.00%) Avaya
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) Dimensional Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (48.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) SAP PLM
2 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SAP BW
1 11 (44.00%) DB2
2 8 (32.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Consultant
1 9 (36.00%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) OBIEE Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.00%) OBIEE Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Configuration Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (24.00%) FMCG
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Life Science
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) ERP
2 12 (48.00%) CRM
3 6 (24.00%) PLM
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
8 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.00%) Network Management
8 1 (4.00%) BPR
8 1 (4.00%) B2B
8 1 (4.00%) B2C
8 1 (4.00%) SOA
8 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CCNP
1 5 (20.00%) CCNA
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) SAP
2 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) Nortel
3 5 (20.00%) Avaya
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle