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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 142 114 128
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 9 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.66% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.33% 6.85% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
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£300 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.80% +10.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £500 £433
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +15.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £67.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £67.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-55.22% +436.00%
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
386 292 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.97% 9.65% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 153 111
Average daily rate £450 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 5
Average hourly rate £21.64 £51.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.56% +67.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £35.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.66 £67.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP ERP across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

SAP ERP Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 August 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 -14 5 £538 +3.66%
Lancashire - 3 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
SAP ERP
England

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (100.00%) SAP
1 11 (100.00%) ERP
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (27.27%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Lotus
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) SAP MDM
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) MS Access
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP MDM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) MS Access
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Support
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Architect
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) MI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Excel Developer
3 1 (9.09%) MI Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VBA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (18.18%) Lotus
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau