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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 129 129 138
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing SAP ERP 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.62% 1.33% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
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£548 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 - £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £67.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 - -
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
249 226 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.97% 7.89% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 95 162
Average daily rate £425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £271 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
Average hourly rate £67.00 £17.50 £32.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+282.85% -46.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

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 29 August 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 -4 10 £549 -
Cumbria - 2 - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
SAP ERP
England

SAP ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (100.00%) SAP
1 24 (100.00%) ERP
2 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (33.33%) SAP EWM
3 7 (29.17%) Client/Server
4 6 (25.00%) DB2
4 6 (25.00%) CRM
4 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 6 (25.00%) NetWeaver
4 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (20.83%) RedPrairie
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (20.83%) JDA
5 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) PLM
6 4 (16.67%) SAP Basis
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 4 (16.67%) CCNP
6 4 (16.67%) CCNA
6 4 (16.67%) Nortel
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (16.67%) Avaya
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) SAP PLM
6 4 (16.67%) FMCG

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (25.00%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) SAP EWM
2 4 (16.67%) SAP PLM
3 1 (4.17%) SAP APO
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.17%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) DB2
1 6 (25.00%) SAP BW
1 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.83%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Consultant
1 7 (29.17%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) SAP Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 3 (12.50%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) OBIEE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Package Solution Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Life Science
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) ERP
2 6 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) PLM
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
5 2 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
6 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) B2B
6 1 (4.17%) B2C
6 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CCNP
1 4 (16.67%) CCNA
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.83%) RedPrairie
3 5 (20.83%) JDA
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) Nortel
4 4 (16.67%) Avaya
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle